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Practical Magic - Alice Hoffman
Practical Magic
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Sorcery is the legacy of Gillian and Sally Owens, a legacy they both try to escape until they realize their magic is a gift, not an affliction. By the author of Turtle Moon and Second Coming.
Sorcery is the legacy of Gillian and Sally Owens, a legacy they both try to escape until they realize their magic is a gift, not an affliction. By the author of Turtle Moon and Second Coming.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780399140556 (0399140557)
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 244
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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