The story is enchanting, and Morgan shapes her characters into fully realized people with compelling hopes, poignant histories, and sometimes desperate ambitions... Morgan's incantatory prose and independent-minded women will delight fans of Alice Hoffman and Sarah Addison Allen with this tale of female self-realization and magical realism. A highly enjoyable read
An Austen-esque romance, a heart-racing mystery full of dangerous twists and an anxiety-inducing yet enthralling family feud, Louisa Morgan's The Age of Witches is anything but a traditional tale of good versus evil.
This is a book about witches, told from their perspective. As such, it's a lyrically and lovely written triumph about independent, unusual women
[A] robust tale of matriarchal magic in a lushly depicted Gilded Age New York . . . Readers will root for these powerful women as they struggle to overcome the social limitations of their time, whether through magic or force of personality
A must-read for those who like magic, love, and a little bit of feel-good feminism in their historical fiction
Morgan's beautifully conjured tale of three women, social mores, and the sanctity of self-determination is thoroughly enthralling