Better Than Magic

Edith Swann is smart, curious and creative. Sheis determined to be herself in spite of controlling parents. Her nightmare is the 7th grade bully, Dante Cooper. When Edith finds a magic mirror, she suddenly has the power to make her problems disappear and her parents proud. That is, until she accidentally sets free all her anger; her “Inner Eddie.” Before Edith can stop Eddie from destroying the whole neighborhood, the mirror breaks. Without magic, Edith needs all her wits, her strength and especially her friends to defeat Eddie.

About the Author

Marcia Calhoun Forecki is from Kansas City, Missouri. She is a legal assistant and teaches ESL in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She has published nonfiction and short stories, and contributes to Midwest Boomer online, an internet zine. Better Than Magic is her first novel.