Alice Hoffman


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    Historical

    Aug-2015

    From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Dovekeepers" and "The Museum of Extraordinary Things" a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro--the F...

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    Horror

    Mar-2015

    Just when you think you know what's going to happen next, the world surprises you. This is especially true in Sidwell, small town in the Berkshires. Rumor has it that Sidwell is home to a monster, and tales of sightings draw in as many tourists as...

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    Historical

    Feb-2014

    Mesmerizing and illuminating, Alice Hoffman’s The Museum of Extraordinary Things is the story of an electric and impassioned love between two vastly different souls in New York during the volatile first decades of the twentieth century. Coralie ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2012

    A two-fold tale of grief and hope, loss and love, told as only Alice Hoffman can. When her family is lost in a terrible disaster, 15-year-old Green is haunted by loss and the past. Struggling to survive in a place where nothing seems to grow and a...

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    Historical

    Oct-2011

    Over five years in the writing, The Dovekeepers is Alice Hoffman's most ambitious and mesmerizing novel, a tour de force of imagination and research, set in ancient Israel. In 70 C.E., nine hundred Jews held out for months against armies of Rom...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2011

    The Red Garden introduces us to the luminous and haunting world of Blackwell, Massachusetts, capturing the unexpected turns in its history and in our own lives. In exquisite prose, Hoffman offers a transforming glimpse of small-town America, pr...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2010

    Green - 2

    From bestselling author Alice Hoffman, a resonant tale of overcoming grief and tragedy, as only she could tell it. 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...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2009

    The Story Sisters charts the lives of three sisters -- Elv, Claire, and Meg. Each has a fate she must meet alone: one on a country road, one in the streets of Paris, and one in the corridors of her own imagination. Inhabiting their world are a charis...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2008

    Alice Hoffman is one of our most beloved writers. Here on Earth was an Oprah Book Club selection. Practical Magic and Aquamarine were both bestselling books and Hollywood movies. Her novels have received mention as notable books of the year by the Ne...

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    Romance

    Jan-2007

    A stunning new novel about three generations of a family haunted by love from the bestselling author of Practical Magic and Here on Earth. Arlyn Singer believes in destiny and in love. But fate seems to be playing a trick on the night when John Moody...

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    Historical

    Oct-2006

    This kind of knowing you can never tell to anyone. If you want us to survive, you cannot trust a soul. Estrella de Madrigal thought she knew herself: daughter, granddaughter, dearest friend. But truth is rare in this cruel and unforgiving century in...

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    Fantasy

    Sep-2005

    Now available in paperback, The Foretelling is a transformative story that asks many profound questions, for which there are many answers. Rain is girl of the Amazon tribe of women warriors, born in a time of blood and fear. As the future leader of ...

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    Suspense

    Apr-2005

    A woman who leads a quiet life, keeping other people at a cool distance, one day utters an idle wish to be struck by lightning -- and her wish is granted. Instead of killing her, this cataclysmic event marks a strange and powerful new beginning as th...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2004

    An irresistible Halloween tale by one of Scholastic Press' most gifted storytellers. Michael McKenzie and his sister Hazel are awakened a few nights before Halloween by growling and howling. The next morning, they find their front yard in shambles, a...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2004

    With "incantatory prose" that "sweeps over the reader like a dream," ("Philadelphia Inquirer)," Hoffman follows her celebrated bestseller "The Probable Future," with an evocative work that traces the lives of the various occupants of an old Massachus...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2003

    Green - 1

    THIS IS HOW IT HAPPENED. Left on her own when her family dies in a terrible disaster, fifteen-year-old Green is haunted by loss and by the past. Struggling to survive physically and emotionally in a place where nothing seems to grow and ashes are ev...

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    Suspense

    Jul-2003

    The women of the Sparrow family have lived in New England for generations. Each is born in the month of March, and at the age of thirteen, each develops an unusual gift. Elinor can literally smell a lie. Her daughter, Jenny, can see people's dreams a...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2003

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    Fantasy

    Sep-2001

    A SUMMER TO REMEMBER... Hailey and Claire are spending their last summer together when they discover something at the bottom of the murky pool at the Capri Beach Club. There in the depths is a mysterious and beautiful creature with a sharp tongue an...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-2001

    From the "New York Times" best-selling author of "The Dovekeepers," a "New York Times" Bestseller and Notable Book.The courage to face the unthinkable is at the core of this magnificent new novel. How do we manage to confront the truths in our lives ...

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    Suspense

    Jul-2000

    From the best-selling author of The Dovekeepers, The River King confirms Alice Hoffman as "one of our quirkiest and most interesting novelists" (Jane Smiley, USA Today).People tend to stay in their place in the town of Haddan. The students at the pre...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1999

    From the New York Times best-selling author of The Dovekeepers, Alice Hoffman is at her haunting, thought-provoking best with these interconnected stories about a Long Island family, the Samuelsons, and the lessons in survival and transformation that...

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    Romance

    Sep-1997

    The bestselling author of Practical Magic and Turtle Moon in her most seductive and mesmerizing story. After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up. For all this time, March has been her o...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1995

    From the bestselling author of Blue Diary comes a novel that reveals what happens when magic competes with real love. At the heart of this work are Gillian and Sally Owens, whose conjuring spinster aunts raised them not with square meals and curfews ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Feb-1994

    A New York Times bestseller, Second Nature tells the story of a suburban woman, Robin Moore, who discovers her own free spirit through a stranger she brings home to her perfectly ordered neighborhood. As Robin impulsively draws this beautiful, uncivi...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1992

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1990

    In SEVENTH HEAVEN, Alice Hoffman takes us to a typical suburban community in the typical suburban decade of the 1950s to explore what happens when Nora Silk comes to town. Nora is extraordinary. Strong, sexy, passionate, and mysterious, she is det...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jul-1988

    In a novel the Village Voice calls "memorable" and "striking," Alice Hoffman vividly portrays a family shattered by tragedy when eleven-year-old Amanda is diagnosed with AIDS...""Brilliant...explosive...heart-rending."" --Chicago Tribune" "Graceful.....

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-1987

    Elizabeth is an elderly widow suffering from spells of fantasy and failing sight. Andre and Vonny are a young couple trying to make ends meet. Jody is a teenage runaway. On the island of Chilmark near Martha's Vineyard, they all come together. A New ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Apr-1985

    A New York Times Notable Book, from the bestselling author of Here on Earth and Practical Magic. Hoffman tells the story of two young women, one young, unmarried, and far from home as she awaits the birth of her first child, the other a mother who lo...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Apr-1982

    When Teresa was a little girl, she dreamed of dark-eyed, fearless heroes on white horses who would sweep her away. But now, as the adult Teresa negotiates life and love, she begins to understand that fairy tales don't always come true......

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1979

    The matriarch of a Long Island clan with a stubbornly suicidal son and a defiant, restless granddaughter, Esther has hired a Russian landscaper to watch over the family as well as the grounds of their secluded waterfront estate. But he has been watch...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1977

    A lonely outsider determinedly tries to become the property of a local gang's brooding leader--but she discovers what can and cannot be possessed and what can happen when you hand your heart over to a man who claims to care nothing about love....

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    Contemporary Romance

    The bestselling author of Practical Magic offers "an affecting love story, laced with humor" (Booklist) that tells the tale of a man and a woman, an activist and a therapist, so consumed with helping others that they are in danger of failing in their...

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