My Magic Summer


Brian Carmody YA&Teenfiction

1 read

Who are these moon maidens?
Summer of ’94 and Connor Whelan is excited to spend the last three months before his senior year with his uncle in Texas. Aware this trip is due to his mom’s cancer treatments, he still hopes this will be a season of magic.
He gets his wish when he encounters three magical women one night. Claiming to be from the moon itself, bewitching Iluna, flighty Eiru, and motherly Cassiopeia are about to make Connor’s last summer of childhood one to remember.
However, his interest in local girl Laura puts him in hot water with her tough boyfriend. His fascination with Iluna also confuses him. Will the moon maidens’ lessons about joy, wonder, and hope get him through this crazy summer?


Latest Updated



I know this is all a lot to take in, and even more to believe. Maybe if you’re a stickler for flat facts, you’ll tell me the lunar patterns don’t match up. That I said it was full when it should have been waning or waxing when the sky was new. But then you could hire men to stand outside your chimney or send skeptics ……