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BBT's Top 5 Novels of 2014

Although there are still several novels published in 2014 on my TBR list (I blame it on my heavy college workload, tee hee.), I did manage to read and enjoy several awesome books this year. 489 more words


The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman

Although I had enjoyed the previous novel by this author, I wanted to see if I could find something darker and more in the adult realm by her so I chose this one. 155 more words


Alice Hoffman - Blackbird House

113. Blackbird House by Alice Hoffman (2004)
Length: 225 pages
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Started: 25 November 2014
Finished: 26 November 2014
Where did it come from? 490 more words


At Risk

by Alice Hoffman

Time: Present (1980s)

Published: 1988

Read: September, 1989

A very moving story about 11-year-old Amanda who develops AIDS as a result of a blood transfusion. 182 more words

Book Reports

The Museum of Extraordinary Things

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

It took me a long time to get through this book, it was lovely and it was very evocative of a growing New York at the beginning of the 20th century but it was quite slow paced and nothing really happens (that much anyway) until the end. 46 more words


My Top 5 Biggest Book Let-Downs

With the release of the Mocking Jay movies soon the internet will be reignited with comments about the general disapproval of the trilogies ending and wonderings if the film will be just the same.  2,973 more words

Alice Hoffman

Incantation by Alice Hoffman

I know that Alice Hoffman is quite a big literary figure. There are whole shelves and sections in the library dedicated to her work and she has written books on a variety of topics. 253 more words