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Alice Hoffman


Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman is the author of more than 30 works of fiction, including 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. She lives near Boston.

Photo Credit: Deborah Feingold

Books by Alice Hoffman

by Alice Hoffman - Fiction, Historical Fiction

For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the ’60s, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. From the start, she sets down rules for them, the most important of which is to never, ever, fall in love. But when her children visit their Aunt Isabelle, in the small Massachusetts town where the Owens family has been blamed for everything that has ever gone wrong, they uncover family secrets and begin to understand the truth of who they are. Yet the children cannot escape love even if they try, just as they cannot escape the pains of the human heart.

by Alice Hoffman - Fiction

Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when a life is turned inside out? When love is something so distant it may as well be a star in the sky? A fan of Chinese food, dogs, bookstores, and men she should stay away from, Shelby has to fight her way back to her own future. In New York City she finds a circle of lost and found souls --- including an angel who’s been watching over her ever since that fateful icy night.

written by Alice Hoffman; read by Gloria Reuben, Tina Benko and Santino Fontana - Fiction, Historical Fiction
by Alice Hoffman - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Historical Romance, Mystery, Romance

Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The Museum of Extraordinary Things, a Coney Island boardwalk freak show that thrills the masses. One night, Coralie stumbles upon a striking young man taking pictures of moonlit trees. When Eddie Cohen photographs the devastation on the streets of New York following the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, he becomes embroiled in the suspicious mystery behind a young woman’s disappearance and ignites the heart of Coralie.

by Alice Hoffman - Fiction

In this powerful, lovely sequel to GREEN ANGEL, Green must learn the stories of a number of "witches" and free her true soul mate from a prison as she grapples with life, love and loss in a post-disaster world.

by Alice Hoffman - Historical Fiction

During the time of the Spanish Inquisition, Estrella is one of a community of Spanish Jews living double lives as Catholics. She is living in a house of secrets, raised by a family who practices underground the ancient and mysterious Kabbalah. When Estrella discovers her family’s true identity, she confronts a world she’s never imagined, where new love burns and where friendship ends in flame and ash, where trust is all by vanquished and betrayal has tragic and bitter consequences.

by Alice Hoffman - Fiction

Rain is girl of the Amazon tribe of women warriors, born in a time of blood and fear. As the future leader of her people, she must seek and hold fast to her inner warrior. What she encounters along her poignant and harrowing path toward her destiny --- a kind young man, a strange, recurrent prophecy, and a condemned baby brother --- lead her, against odds, to forge mercy, love, and peace.