2018’s The Hazel Wood is the first volume in Melissa Albert’s Hazel Wood young-adult fantasy series.
Plagued by bad luck, Alice and her mother Ella have spent years moving from temporary home to temporary home. Then a letter informs Ella that her mother, reclusive cult fantasy author Althea Proserpine, has died. A relieved Ella believes that this mean the end of bad luck.
Ella is very wrong.