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Publishers Weekly Review
When Margot, a teenage witch with performance anxiety, fails her spell licensing exam for the third time, she flies off to Midnight Froth Doughnuts to drown her sorrows in chocolate. There, she meets and immediately clashes with Elena, a human musician struggling to find a following while working a day job at the doughnut shop. After the girls' blowout argument, Margot accidentally curses a doughnut that Elena subsequently eats. That evening, when Margot learns the curse has caused a disaster at Elena's gig, she feels guilty and tracks Elena down to deliver an antidote. Once the girls reconcile their initial animosity, they begin spending time together, quickly but naturally developing a romantic relationship as Elena's next show and Margot's next exam approach. Lorinczi uses simple paneling, thin black line art, and varying blue hues paired with splashes of bubblegum pink to strike a lighthearted, low-conflict tone. The characters' genuine chemistry and uplifting, mutual appreciation and support for one another capably epitomize healthy teen relationships. This fast-paced enemies-to-lovers romance, filled with magic, music, and pastries, is an upbeat confection. Characters cue as white. Ages 13--17. (Sept.)
Kirkus Review
A fluffy, feel-good story about a witch and a guitarist who cross paths and make sparks fly. Literally. Margot Grapes is a witch who just can't seem to pass the exam to obtain her spell license. Until then she's stuck making potions to earn a living. On the day she fails the test yet again, Margot, in need of cheering up, goes with her snake familiar, Stanley, to buy some chocolate doughnuts. But moments before their arrival, all the chocolate ones were dropped on the floor by shop employee Elena Rogers, who is a punk rock guitarist in the band Bird!Bird!Bird! Feeling frustrated, Margot wreaks havoc in the doughnut shop and accidentally curses Elena. Feeling guilty, Margot tries to make amends, but the curse, which manifests as an electrical charge, just won't let up. The two grow closer as Elena and Margot work together to mitigate the curse's effects and try to avoid the wrath of Katie Banks, a senior witch from the local witch hub who is looking to ban Margot. Lorinczi's whimsical illustration style and pastel blue-and-pink color scheme give this adventure a light and cozy feel, fitting the book's low-stakes, slice-of-life storyline. Readers may find themselves wanting more, as the story concludes a bit abruptly. Most characters read White. A quick and sweet supernatural romance. (Graphic fantasy. 12-17) Copyright (c) Kirkus Reviews, used with permission.
Being a teenage witch-or rock star-is tougher than it looks! But maybe enemies can become friends...or more? Flying brooms and electric guitars set hearts aflame in this fantastically fizzy graphic novel.

When Margot meets Elena, emotions run high, magic is in the air, and doughnuts...float? One is a stressed-out witch trying to get her potions business off the ground, the other is a struggling rock musician whose band is going nowhere. Neither of them are having a good time! No wonder things quickly escalate from words to literal sparks flying when they first meet. Could this be the start of a delicious new relationship...or is a bad-luck curse leading them to certain doom?
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