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1''Circle of Three'' is a young adult series by Isobel Bird about three teenage girls--Kate, Annie, and Cooper--who come together after Kate finds a book of spells in the school library and casts a love spell that has disastrous results.˛˛Fantastical-sounding description aside, the series is actually about the girls' lives as they study {{UsefulNotes/Wicca}}, and presents it all (mostly) realistically.˛˛There are 15 books in the series:˛* ''So Mote It Be''˛* ''Merry Meet''˛* ''Second Sight''˛* ''What the Cards Said''˛* ''In the Dreaming''˛* ''Ring of Light''˛* ''Blue Moon''˛* ''The Five Paths''˛* ''Through the Veil''˛* ''Making the Saint''˛* ''The House of Winter''˛* ''Written in the Stars''˛* ''And It Harm None''˛* ''The Challenge Box''˛* ''Initiation''˛˛----˛!!This series contains examples of:˛* AlphaBitch: Sherrie.˛* ArtisticLicenseReligion: Many in-universe examples, but mostly in ''The Five Paths''.˛* AuthorTract: The series was written deliberately to show teens how Wicca is actually practiced in real life.˛* CharacterDevelopment: The point of the series, particularly for Kate.˛* DeadpanSnarker˛* FreudianTrio: The main characters- Cooper is the id, Kate the ego and Annie the superego.˛* GirlPosse: The Graces.˛* InfoDrop: The coven that the Crones' Circle store owners belong to goes unnamed until the last book.˛* MagicMisfire: Starts the whole thing off.˛* MagicRealism: Certain aspects of the series, especially the bits dealing with ghosts and spirits, press the belief of even the most devout Wiccan.˛* {{Magick}}˛* MoustacheDePlume: Inverted-- author Isobel Bird is actually Michael Thomas Ford.˛* UsefulNotes/NeoPaganism˛* {{Reincarnation}}: It is strongly implied that Cooper was in a Nazi concentration camp in a past life.˛* TarotMotifs: All over the place, but mostly in ''What The Cards Said''


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