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Alice Hoffman's "The Rules of Magic"

“It was an ending and a beginning, for the month itself was like a gate. October began as a golden hour and ended with Samhain, the day when the worlds of the living and the dead opened to each other. 

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The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman: a Book Review

The Rules of Magic, by Alice Hoffman is a novel about love, the ties of family, loss, identity and fate. This novel powerfully conjures the condition of the human heart with all of its’ joy, longing, and agony. 1,071 more words

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BOOK REVIEW: The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

Last week, Alice Hoffman delighted fans with the release of a prequel to one of her most beloved novels: Practical Magic. That’s right. Over twenty years after readers delved into the world of two unruly witch sisters, the author’s new book, … 177 more words


Quote of the Week

There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. 26 more words


Book Review: The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman (Prequel to Practical Magic)

The Rules of Magic: Do as you will, but harm no one. What you give, will be returned to you threefold. Fall in love whenever you can. 1,119 more words

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NPR Reviews: AN UNKINDNESS OF GHOSTS by Rivers Solomon and THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman

So many amazing books have come out these last two months, and it’s been my privilege to read and discuss them. Here are another two. 312 more words

It's supposed to be Autumn but it feels like Mid-Summer

Ugh! the weather has me completely knackered this month, after hurricanes and tropical storms the weather has not made the usual transition to fall like weather here in Florida.  382 more words