May 062014

Cover for The Wizard's Promise by Cassandra Rose Clarke. The cover is green, with illustrated flora in the borders. In the center stands the wizard with a deer skull for a head, a colorful blue poncho with symbols of the seasons on it, and furry bear-looking legs. (I don't quite understand it either, but I'm intrigued for sure.)All Hanna Euli wants is to become a proper witch – but unfortunately, she’s stuck as an apprentice to a grumpy fisherman. When their boat gets caught up in a mysterious storm and blown wildly off course, Hanna finds herself further away from home than she’s ever been before.

As she tries to get back, she learns there may be more to her apprentice master than she realized, especially when a mysterious, beautiful, and very non-human boy begins following her through the ocean, claiming that he needs Hanna’s help.