For a period of time, witches were everywhere. From Harry Potter to Coven, they were the hero and/or villain du jour. And, while they may no longer have the same cache as a few years ago, that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve our love and affection — especially around Halloween. The unique thing about witches is that, unlike most pop-culture monsters, they’re usually human. They rarely fall squarely under the good or evil category, which makes them more interesting than your average supernatural. You either love them or you love to hate them. Ahead, our 13 favorite witches for your Friday reading pleasure.