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Alice Hoffman - Author


Alice Hoffman is the bestselling author of eighteen acclaimed novels, including The Ice Queen, Practical Magic, Here on Earth, The River King, Blue Diary, Illumination Night, Turtle Moon, Seventh Heaven, and At Risk. She lives in Massachusetts.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Alice Hoffman

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman
The Rules of Magic
Alice Hoffman
The stunning prequel to Alice Hoffman's bestselling and most beloved novel ever, Practical Magic, taking us into the lives of Jet and Frances Owens.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017
Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
Practical Magic
Alice Hoffman
Everyone needs a little magic in their lives... and for the Owens sisters, magic is inevitable. Practical Magic is the beloved novel by Alice Hoffman, inspiration for the classic film starring Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman
A wonderful American author who writes across a diverse array of areas, often touching gently on the fey. This is unusual for her for, as with The Dovekeepers, it is historical. Concerning a museum of freaks and the owner’s daughter...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2015
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman
A wonderful American author who writes across a diverse array of areas, often touching gently on the fey. This is unusual for her for, as with The Dovekeepers, it is historical. Concerning a museum of freaks and the owner’s...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2015
The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
The Dovekeepers
Alice Hoffman
The lives of four sensuous, bold and remarkable women intersect in the year 70 AD, in the desperate days of the siege of Masada, when supplies are dwindling and the Romans are drawing near. All are dovekeepers, and all are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2012
The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
The Third Angel
Alice Hoffman
She is one of my favourite authors with a large back catalogue that fluctuates between tales with a magical or fey slant and stories of American life. This is the first one she has set in London. It centres around...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2009
The Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman
The Blue Diary
Alice Hoffman
An idyllic family are shattered by a phone call that reveals a terrible crime, committed years before. Alice Hoffman once again has hit gold with a story that will leave you feeling a plethora of emotions as you watch a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2002
Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman
Turtle Moon
Alice Hoffman
January 2014 Guest Editor Jodi Picoult on Turtle Moon, because it was my first Alice Hoffman novel. This was the first book I remember reading for pleasure after I got out of college, and I fell in love with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2002
Seventh Heaven by Alice Hoffman
Seventh Heaven
Alice Hoffman
June 2011 Guest Editor Suzannah Dunn on Seventh Heaven... I regard myself as having a very sensitive whimsy-ometer; my most common and damning complaint about a novel is that it’s ‘whimsical’. Well, this novel has whimsy in spades, but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2013

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