Waiting on Wednesday: The Babysitters Coven by Kate Williams

Title: The Babysitters Coven
Author: Kate Williams
Release Date: 9/17/2019
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages: 368
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Adventures in Babysitting meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this funny, action-packed novel about a coven of witchy babysitters who realize their calling to protect the innocent and save the world from an onslaught of evil. 

Seventeen-year-old Esme Pearl has a babysitters club. She knows it’s kinda lame, but what else is she supposed to do? Get a job? Gross. Besides, Esme likes babysitting, and she’s good at it.

And lately Esme needs all the cash she can get, because it seems like destruction follows her wherever she goes. Let’s just say she owes some people a new tree.

Enter Cassandra Heaven. She’s Instagram-model hot, dresses like she found her clothes in a dumpster, and has a rebellious streak as gnarly as the cafeteria food. So why is Cassandra willing to do anything, even take on a potty-training two-year-old, to join Esme’s babysitters club?

The answer lies in a mysterious note Cassandra’s mother left her: “Find the babysitters. Love, Mom.”

Turns out, Esme and Cassandra have more in common than they think, and they’re about to discover what being a babysitter really means: a heroic lineage of superpowers, magic rituals, and saving the innocent from seriously terrifying evil. And all before the parents get home.

We truly are being blessed with the witchy books in 2019 and I am so here for it! This is another one I discovered through Destiny at Howling Libraries (she really does talk about and find the best books) and I instantly went over to NetGalley to request it. Fingers crossed I get approved because this book sounds like a wicked good time! I’ve never seen more than one season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (I know I know….) and I actually don’t know at all what Adventures in Babysitting is, but since this book is being compared to them I kind of want to find out?

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