A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies

By Alix E. Harrow, first published in Apex Magazine.

A boy visits the Ulysses County library seeking books that allow him to escape into distant worlds. As the witch-librarian chooses stories for him and senses him becoming more and more desperate, she eventually lends him a book that literally allows him to leave his world.

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