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A sprinkle of spirits /

by Meriano, Anna [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Meriano, Anna. Love sugar magic: bk. 2.Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2019.Edition: First edition.Description: 309 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780062498496; 0062498495.Subject(s): Witches -- Juvenile fiction | Magic -- Juvenile fiction | Family secrets -- Fiction | Apparitions -- Juvenile fiction | Bakeries -- Juvenile fiction | Witches -- Fiction | Magic -- Fiction | Bakers and bakeries -- FictionSummary: Lenora Logroño has finally been introduced to her family's bakery burja magic - but that doesn't mean all is sugar and spice. Her special power hasn't show up yet, her family still won't let her perform her own spells, and they now act rude every time Caroline comes by to help Leo with her magic training. She knows that the family magic should be kept secret, but Caroline is her best friend, and she's been feeling lonely ever since her mom passed away. Why should Leo have to choose between being a good bruja and a good friend? In the midst of her confusion, Leo wakes up one morning to a startling sight: her dead grandmother, standing in her room, looking as alive as she ever was. Bot Leo and her abuela realize this might mean trouble - especially once they discover that Abuela isn't the only person who has been pulled back to life from the other side. Spirits are popping up all over town, causing all sorts of trouble! Is this Leo's fault? And can she reverse the spell before it's too late?
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<p>The second book in this breakout series that's been called "charming and delectably sweet." (Zoraida Córdova, award-winning author of the Brooklyn Brujas series)</p> <p>Leonora Logroño has finally been introduced to her family's bakery bruja magic--but that doesn't mean everything is all sugar and spice. Her special power hasn't shown up yet, her family still won't let her perform her own spells, and they now act rude every time Caroline comes by to help Leo with her magic training.</p> <p>She knows that the family magic should be kept secret, but Caroline is her best friend, and she's been feeling lonely ever since her mom passed away. Why should Leo have to choose between being a good bruja and a good friend?</p> <p>In the midst of her confusion, Leo wakes up one morning to a startling sight: her dead grandmother, standing in her room, looking as alive as she ever was. Both Leo and her abuela realize this might mean trouble--especially once they discover that Abuela isn't the only person in town who has been pulled back to life from the other side.</p> <p>Spirits are popping up all over town, causing all sorts of trouble! Is this Leo's fault? And can she reverse the spell before it's too late?</p> <p>Anna Meriano's unforgettable family of brujas returns in a new story featuring a heaping helping of amor, azúcar, and magia.</p>

Lenora Logroño has finally been introduced to her family's bakery burja magic - but that doesn't mean all is sugar and spice. Her special power hasn't show up yet, her family still won't let her perform her own spells, and they now act rude every time Caroline comes by to help Leo with her magic training. She knows that the family magic should be kept secret, but Caroline is her best friend, and she's been feeling lonely ever since her mom passed away. Why should Leo have to choose between being a good bruja and a good friend? In the midst of her confusion, Leo wakes up one morning to a startling sight: her dead grandmother, standing in her room, looking as alive as she ever was. Bot Leo and her abuela realize this might mean trouble - especially once they discover that Abuela isn't the only person who has been pulled back to life from the other side. Spirits are popping up all over town, causing all sorts of trouble! Is this Leo's fault? And can she reverse the spell before it's too late?

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Following her discovery in Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble (rev. 3/18) that she (like all the females in her family) is a bruja, Leonora Logroo is busy learning about potions and spells while working in the familys bakery, Amor y Azcar Panaderia. Such intense study, however, locks out her BFF Caroline, so Caroline (who acquired a little knowledge of spells in the earlier book), decides to try a little brujera on her own. She manages to bungle a spell to see her recently deceased mother once again, summoning a gang of spirits from el Otro Lado. A wide-ranging cast of characters (fully introduced in the first volume, but perhaps confusing for those new to the series) tries to contain the spirits and send them back; the result is pure slapstick, conjuring up images of the Keystone Cops playing Whac-A-Mole. Meriano smoothly incorporates universal pre-adolescent issues of friendship and family relationships throughout, as well as including a poignant scene in which the spirit of Carolines mother discusses the grieving process. With an intriguing epilogue, it appears that the Logroo family may be cooking up yet another volume in the series. Buen provecho! betty carter July/Aug p.134(c) Copyright 2019. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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