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The Museum of Extraordinary Things

During the time when seeing and watching the unusual or “freaks of nature” were the norm, The Museum of Extraodinary Things follows Coralie and her pursuit of the world outside her father’s Museum of Extraodinary Things. 185 more words



I am a great fan of Alice Hoffman and her magical 
realism. The Marriage of Opposites was a nice read but 
slower paced than I enjoy. 122 more words

Book Review: The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman (2/5)

I’ve tried Alice Hoffman before. That time was also for a book club and we read The Ice Queen. I gave it 1 out of 5 stars. 861 more words


The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

In brief: The story of Rachel Pomie, the mother of impressionist painter Camille Pissarro growing up on the small island of St Thomas.

The good: 757 more words

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WQW - Alice Hoffman

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Author Alice Hoffman knows a thing or two about writing novels.  To date, she has published twenty-five adult novels, one non-fiction book, one middle reader, and seven young adult novels.  305 more words

Writer's Quote Wednesday

Cary, Anthony, & Alice: More Books

Summer’s nearly over. Here’s a few titles to carry you through Labor Day.

Princess Bride fans take note. Cary Elwes, the actor who played Wesley, has written a memoir about the making of the 1987 movie, based on the 1973 book by William Goldman. 256 more words


Review: Blue Diary

Blue Diary, by Alice Hoffman, takes on several moral questions within the pages. Lies are the foundation of the story, and they set off a chain reaction of events. 446 more words

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