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Impractical Love: Book Review of ‘Practical Magic’

A book about magic, set in a small New England town with a late ‘90s/early 2000s vibe seemed like the perfect easy read for me. And Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman certainly had a promising start. 958 more words


Galentine's Day

For Galentine’s Day I reached out to the amazing ladies in my life for some female friendship literature! Here were their suggestions:

Jen (the childhood friend): … 401 more words


Book Challenge 7 of 24: Practical Magic

Novel vs. Movie vs. Prequel

I had very high hopes for Practical Magic. Too high, in fact. As a lover of the fantasy world of magic, the… 841 more words

Mind & Body

10 Reasons to love 'Practical Magic'

If you’re a 90s girl, like myself, you probably remember the 1998 movie ‘Practical Magic’ or – even more likely – you saw it when you were, say… 5 years old and completely forgot about it, although you had some reminiscences now and then growing up. 348 more words


Writing Down the Bones

I’m re-reading Writing Down the Bones. I say re-reading although I don’t remember having read it before. It was first published over 30 years ago and I graduated college almost 20 years ago. 2,001 more words

Narcissistic Recovery

A letter from a Querent

Q: Do you think there is something like a magical person, Bob? Are some people really magical or is it an illusion we create?

A: There are mystics, who seem moved by the spirit of something ineffable and there are those who are so integrated with the world around them that they seem to make things happen. 335 more words