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Practical Magic - Alice Hoffman
Practical Magic
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From the New York Times best-selling author of The Dovekeepers... For more than two hundred years, the Owens women had been blamed for everything that went wrong in their Massachusetts town. And Gillian and Sally endured that fate as well; as children, the sisters were outsiders. Their elderly... show more
From the New York Times best-selling author of The Dovekeepers... For more than two hundred years, the Owens women had been blamed for everything that went wrong in their Massachusetts town. And Gillian and Sally endured that fate as well; as children, the sisters were outsiders. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, but all Gillian and Sally wanted was to escape. One would do so by marrying, the other by running away. But the bonds they shared brought them back-almost as if by magic...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425190371 (0425190374)
ASIN: 425190374
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 286
Edition language: English
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Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it
2.5 Quick Thoughts: Practical Magic
Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman For so many reasons I couldn't quite pinpoint--and had required a long, thorough think--this book was both frustrating and fascinating at the same time. I went through a roller coaster of thinking: "Man, this book is not working for me" to "Hmm... this is actual...
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady rated it
3.5 Practical Magic
I saw the film of Practical Magic, which was made, I think, in 1998, years ago, and it's a fun movie. It is, however, rather different from the novel, and I can see why. Both the title and set-up are solid movie material (there are witches among us, and one of them has a very nasty ex-boyfriend,...
Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
0.0 Practical Magic
This is book is very big on flashy sensory descriptors to give counterpoint to internalized thoughts and emotions. In a way, the plot execution is in a rather sleight-of-hand manner. It feigns in one direction and then doubles back, or something totally unexpected happens -- quite entertaining reall...
A Love for the Written Word
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2.5 stars.This book was a mixed bag for me.On the one hand, I pretty much dig the writing style and the mood that Alice Hoffman sets in this one. I tend to like magic realism, and this is the "chick lit" version. It was another seasonal fall read for me, and I was pretty receptive to what it had to ...
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