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Audiobook Review: THE MUSEUM OF EXTRAORDINARY THINGS by Alice Hoffman

Format: Audio; 12 hrs, 18 mins
Narrators: Judith Light, Grace Gummer, Zach Appelman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Released: February 18, 2014
Source: Review copy from the publisher… 483 more words


Review: The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

Published: February 18, 2014

Number of pages: 361

Format: hardcover

Publisher: Scribner

Genre: romance, mystery, historical fiction, feminism

Rating: older adults

Verdict: 5 hoots out of 5… 571 more words

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Alice Hoffman sez writing novels is a cinch!

This assemblage of tips from novelist Alice Hoffman purports to show you how to write a novel. To summarize:

1) Start with an image.

2) Write lists (random words mainly). 257 more words


40 women writers on "the day my life changed"


Author Alice Hoffman asked 40 women writers with a connection to Boston and/or New England to pen 40 words on “the day my life changed” in support of the 40th anniversary of Rosie’s Place, a women’s shelter in Boston. 

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In Defense of Librarians

Over at BuzzFeed Books, I write about 11 modern librarians in contemporary literature that break away from the tropes normally associated with the term “librarian.” The list includes characters by Haruki Murakami, Rebecca Makkai, Jennine Capo Crucet, Laura van den Berg, Dan Chaon, and others.

Here’s the link.