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Free download ´ The Rules of Magic 100 Free download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook è Alice Hoffman Find your magicFor the Owens family love is a curse that began in 1620 when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong manHundreds of years later in New York City at the cusp of the sixties when the whole world is about to change Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously uniue Difficult Franny with skin as pale as milk and blood red hair shy and beautiful Jet who can read other people’s thoughts and cha. If you don t read this book because you don t believe in witches or in magic you would truly be missing out on a wonderful story that is about so much If you don t read this book because you haven t read Practical Magic the book to which this is a preuel you d be missing out I haven t read Practical Magic although I intend to now but yet I loved so much about this book It is not just a story of spells and potions and special powers It is a story of family of love a story that reflects so much about the times in the 1960 s There IS real magic in this story though It was the spell that Alice Hoffman s writing cast over me that made me accept who these characters are in spite of not really believing in witches Not just accepting them but caring about them and hoping that they will make it through their tragedies their fate and wishing for them to be happy I couldn t help but be drawn into this story of these three siblings Franny Jet and Vincent Owens who are told the rules they must live by in order to avoid the family curse which goes back to 1620 s in Massachusetts when their ancestor Maria Owens is charged with witchery for loving the wrong man The most important rule do not fall in love Well of course they do and this becomes a story of the heart I loved everything about it the writing the characters the places As I said I have not read Practical Magic but I will definitely read it because I don t want to let go of this family Alice Hoffman is a treasure such a versatile and prolific author writing of past and present such very different stories in so many novels This is just the fourth novel of hers that I have read and I feel lucky to have so many others yet to readI received an advanced copy of this book from Simon Schuster through Edelweiss and NetGalley

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The Rules of Magic

Free download ´ The Rules of Magic 100 Free download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook è Alice Hoffman Rismatic Vincent who began looking for trouble on the day he could walkFrom the start Susanna sets down rules for her children No walking in the moonlight no red shoes no wearing black no cats no crows no candles no books about magic And most importantly 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. Woo woo here woo woo there Here a witch there a witch everywhere a witch witchSadly I couldn t finish this one I never should have reuested it knowing that magical realism isn t my thing Reading it has been torture so I m stopping right now a uarter of the way through Life is too short for me to spend hours reading something I hate Reading fiction must be fun or intriguing otherwise what s the pointMy fault I let myself get seduced by reviews when I knew full well that witches would be a hard sell Other reasons I talked myself into reading it I liked a couple of non magic y books by Hoffman the most recent being Faithful Occasionally hardly EVER magical realism works for me Long long ago I actually liked magical realism I thought The House of the Spirits was cool I thought perhaps I had dissociative personality disorder in which case a palm reader by the name of Debrina who co exists in my psyche would love this book Mostly it comes down to this I hoped I would get attached to the characters despite the fact that they were witches Or maybe I could forget that they were witches Didn t happen Frankly I didn t give a flying eff Every single page was woo woo Every single page I believe all the gushers who say that this is a great book I m just the wrong audience Remember my 1 star means that I hated it not that it s a bad book I should have my head examined for trying As Judge Judy sometimes says Dismissed without prejudice Thanks to NetGalley for an advance copy

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Free download ´ The Rules of Magic 100 Free download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook è Alice Hoffman Uncover family secrets and begin to understand the truth of who they are Back in New York City each begins a risky journey as they try to escape the family curseThe Owens children cannot escape love even if they try just as they cannot escape the pains of the human heart The two beautiful sisters will grow up to be the revered and sometimes feared aunts in Practical Magic while Vincent their beloved brother will leave an unexpected legac. Rating 45 Release date 10 10 17Magical Enough said end review Seriously I loved this book I got an email one day asking if I was wanted to read this new book by Alice Hoffman I didn t even think I just replied YESThe Rules of Magic is the preuel to Hoffman s huge selling book and movie Practical Magic Even though this is a preuel I will say thisYou DO NOT have to read Practical Magic before reading this one In Practical Magic the main characters had two aunts that took care of them for a bit They were really not in the book that much Fleeting in and out a few times In the Rules of Magic you learn about the lives of those aunts starting when they were childrenThe Rules of Magic is the story of Franny Jet and their brother Vincent They know they are different from others but not sure why They know their mother rules them and keeps things from them but they are not sure why She urges no walking in the moonlight no red shoes no wearing black no cats no crows no candles no books about magic again they are not told why What they do know is that they can never fall in love Oh there are so many uirky interesting characters in this one I loved hearing about their aunt and so many others I also loved hearing about NYC always a favorite for me and the books they read The Magus Maria Owens diary The Scarlet Letter and You learn how they began to grow and grow into their magical abilities starting with a summer visit to their aunt they knew nothing about I loved the addition into the story the man John Hawthorne John Hawthorne is a real person known for his early and vocal role as one of the leading judges in the Salem witch trials John and his loathing for witches and magic is weaved beautifully into this storyIf you love magical realism this is the perfect read for you If you like to hear about witches and spells this is for you And if you love reading Alice Hoffman then you must simply pick this one up I do have to say this is my favorite book of hers that I have read to date though I do have of hers to read I like how she seems to have a common theme across her books the color red characters with red hair birds mainly black birdscrows and of course loveFinally I did get an advance copy of this via NetGalley Thanks to NetGally Simon Schuster and Alice Hoffman for this early release This does not influence my review in any way I just really enjoyed this one and now must get the print version for a future re read

  • Kindle Edition
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  • The Rules of Magic
  • Alice Hoffman
  • English
  • 06 September 2018
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