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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


The Re-Reading Project: Practical Magic

For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in town. If a damp spring arrived, if cows in the pasture gave milk that was runny with blood, if a colt died of colic or a baby was born with a red birthmark stamped onto his cheek, everyone believed that fate must have been twisted, at least a little, by those women over on Magnolia Street.

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Pop Culture

Book review: The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

One of the most mesmerizing reads ever. What an amazing story lines and how they come together. 78 more words



The Museum of Extraordinary Things. Alice Hoffman.

One of the best new releases on bookshelves or Kindle has to be Alice Hoffman’s, The Museum of Extraordinary Things. 364 more words