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The Spirit of Place, Love and Art

I’m a fan of Alice Hoffman’s prolific work and her most recent, The Marriage of Opposites, reminds me why. She often incorporates elements of little-known history with a touch of the mystical. 250 more words


Wicked Wednesday--Who Are Your Aspirationals?

The weekend before last we all heard Elizabeth George say you should read writers who are better than you are. That’s the best way to improve your craft. 573 more words

Wicked Wednesday

what's your favorite book?

I don’t have a favorite book.

That sentence makes me cringe as I write it because, someone who loves to read should have a favorite book, right? 738 more words

Books And Reading

Book Review: The Marriage of Opposites

Always pay heed to the woman who comes before you.

If he’s treated her badly,

he will treat you much the same.

– Alice Hoffman,  258 more words


Illuminating Diversity in Martha’s Vineyard: A Review of Illumination Night

Illumination Night by Alice Hoffman is not a book that evokes good feelings, at least not for much of the time. That being said, the narrative is well-written, tight without any parts that could have been excised. 541 more words

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