Alice Hoffman

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Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty works of fiction, including The World That We Knew, The Rules of Magic, The Marriage of Opposites, Practical Magic, The Red Garden, the Oprah’s Book Club selection Here on Earth, The Museum of Extraordinary Things, and The Dovekeepers. Her most recent novel is The World That We Knew. She lives near Boston.

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The Giver is one of my favorite books!! It's brilliant.
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The Dovekeepers

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Here on Earth

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The Red Garden

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The Ice Queen

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The Story Sisters

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“Books may well be the only true magic.”
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“Sometimes the right thing feels all wrong until it is over and done with.”
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“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. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can.”
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