Tags » Alice Hoffman

Building Characters

“When it’s possible to ‘think inside someone else’s head,’ we know we’ve succeeded in breathing life into a fictional person. Once this happens, we can stand back. 338 more words

Week 30: The Third Angel

meaning of marriage?

In this three-part novel, there are many marriages, engagements and other couplings that seem to dominate women’s lives. As some of the story is set in an earlier time period, it is understandable how marriage consumes the minds and lives of women. 1,199 more words

July 2014

Illumination Night

  • Written by: Alice Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 7.8 Hours
  • Format: Unabridged
  • Release date: 08-01-2014
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio
  • Program Type: Audiobook

Publisher’s Summary

A New York Times Notable Book… 597 more words


Review, The Museum of Extraordinary Things

I picked up The Museum of Extraordinary Things at the bookstore.  

I hadn’t heard of it nor had I read anything about the author, Alice Hoffman. 561 more words


A Summer of Magical Reading

Ho. Lee. Crap.  I love summertime.

I’m lucky enough to live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, which is the best place to summer in the entire universe.   1,047 more words


Review: The Museum of Extraordinary Things

The Museum of Extaordinary Things: A Novel, by Alice Hoffman, is filled with symbolism and analogies that she has filled the pages with.

For instance, the character Eddie steals a watch from the young son of a wealthy family who owns the factory he works in. 638 more words

Book Reviews

Literary crush...

I have to quietly admit after reading,  The Museum of Extraordinary Things, (see previous post) and now halfway through an older novel, Here on Earth… I have come to the conclusion that I have a huge literary crush on Alice Hoffman… 48 more words