Sea Witch Rising (Hardcover)

By Sarah Henning

Katherine Tegen Books, 9780062931474, 368pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2019

List Price: 17.99*
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About the Author

Sarah Henning is a recovering journalist who has worked for the Palm Beach Post, the Kansas City Star, and the Associated Press, among others. When not hunched over her computer, she runs ultramarathons, hangs out with her husband, Justin, and goes on absurdly long walks with her two adorable kids. Sarah lives in Lawrence, Kansas, hometown of Langston Hughes, William S. Burroughs, and a really good basketball team. Sea Witch is her first novel. You can visit her online at www.sarahhenningwrites.com.


Praise For Sea Witch Rising

“Henning’s dive into Little Mermaid lore is equal parts dark and tantalizing. Like the sea it sings of, this story has a strong pull. I found myself unable to set it down!”
— Ryan Graudin, award-winning author of Wolf by Wolf

“All hail a new Queen of the Sea! Mystery, romance and revenge sweep you in—and there is magic on every page.”
— Danielle Paige, New York Times bestselling author of Dorothy Must Die

“Deftly transforming a fairy tale into a richly layered exploration of culture and relationships, Henning tells the origin story of the Sea Witch from Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Little Mermaid.’”
— Publishers Weekly

“Readers who gobble up every watery paranormal story will certainly enjoy this angst-drenched tale of forbidden love.”
— Kirkus Reviews

“This enjoyable read will entertain and be a great fit for collections where fairy-tale retellings are popular.”
— School Library Journal

“This spin on “The Little Mermaid” is full of plot twists and heart-in-throat action.
Fans of twisted fairy tales will find plenty to love.”

— ALA Booklist