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Alice Hoffman has written adult novels, young adult novels, and children’s books and is known for her magic realism, unusual characters, and alternative relationships. She believes in the power of creativity over adversity and has said: “Even in times when it's difficult to figure out, how do you go forward, art - and books - always help.”

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Green Heart
by Alice Hoffman
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 ashes are everywhere, Green retreats into the ruined realm of her garden. But in destroying...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Teen Lit
Practical Magic
by Alice Hoffman
“[A] delicious fantasy of witchcraft and love in a world where gardens smell of lemon verbena and happy endings are possible.”— Cosmopolitan The Owens sisters confront the challenges of life and love in this bewitching novel from New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman. For more than two hundred years, the Owens...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Blackbird House
by Alice Hoffman
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 Massachusetts house over a span of two hundred years. In a rare and gorgeous departure...
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Categories: Literary Fiction
The Red Garden
by Alice Hoffman
In exquisite prose, Hoffman offers a transforming glimpse of small-town America, presenting more than three hundred years of passion, dark secrets, loyalty, and redemption in a web of tales where characters' lives are intertwined by fate and by their own actions. T he Red Garden introduces us to the luminous and haunting world of...
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Categories: All Fantasy; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Survival Lessons
by Alice Hoffman
One of America's most beloved writers shares her suggestions for finding beauty in the world even during the toughest times. Survival Lessons provides a road map of how to reclaim your life from this day forward, with ways to reenvision everything—from relationships with friends and family to the way you see yourself. As Alice...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
The Story Sisters: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
From the New York Times Bestselling Author of The Third Angel Alice Hoffman’s previous novel, The Third Angel , was hailed as "an unforgettable portrait of the depth of true love" ( USA Today ), "stunning" (Jodi Picoult), and "spellbinding" ( Miami Herald ). Her new novel, The Story Sisters , charts the lives of three...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Ice Queen: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
From the bestselling author of Here on Earth , a miraculous, enthralling tale of a woman who is struck by lightning, and finds her frozen heart is suddenly burning. Be careful what you wish for. A woman who was touched by tragedy as a child now lives a quiet life, keeping other people at a cool distance. She even believes she wants it...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Women's Fiction
Illumination Night: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
A moving novel of fear, desire, loss, and discovery on Martha’s Vineyard, from the New York Times –bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and Seventh Heaven .  Elizabeth Renny has only made two decisions of consequence in her seventy-plus years. While the first, marrying her husband, had adequate results, the...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Green Witch
by Alice Hoffman
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 a prison as she grapples with life, love, and loss in a post-disaster world.
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Here on Earth
by Alice Hoffman
The bestselling author of The Dovekeepers  tells her most seductive and mesmerizing tale yet--the story of March Murray, who returns to her small Massachusetts hometown after nineteen years, encountering her childhood sweetheart...and discovering the heartbreaking and complex truth about their reckless and romantic love.
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Categories: All Romance; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Seventh Heaven: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
A New York Times bestseller about a 1950s suburb transformed by the arrival of a divorced mother: “part American Graffiti , part early Updike” ( The New York Times ). On Hemlock Street, the houses are identical, the lawns tidy, and the families traditional. A perfect slice of suburbia, this Long Island community shows no...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Skylight Confessions: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
Writing at the height of her powers, Alice Hoffman conjures three generations of a family haunted by love.      Cool, practical, and deliberate, John is dreamy Arlyn's polar opposite. Yet the two are drawn powerfully together even when it is clear they are bound to bring each other grief. Their difficult marriage leads them and their...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
The Third Angel: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
A magical and stunningly original story that charts the lives of three women in love with the wrong men from bestselling author Alice Hoffman. Headstrong Madeleine Heller finds herself hopelessly attracted to her sister’s fiancé. Frieda Lewis, a doctor’s daughter and a runaway, becomes the muse of an ill-fated rock star. And...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Second Nature
by Alice Hoffman
From the New York Times best-selling author of The Dovekeepers , 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, uncivilized man into her world-meanwhile coping with...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
The Marriage of Opposites
by Alice Hoffman
“A luminous, Marquez-esque tale” ( O, The Oprah Magazine ) from the New York Times bestselling author of The Museum of Extraordinary Things : a forbidden love story set on a tropical island about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism. Growing up on idyllic St. Thomas in...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Literary Fiction; World Literature
The River King
by Alice Hoffman
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 prestigious prep school don't mix with locals; even within the school, hierarchy...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
Turtle Moon
by Alice Hoffman
New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman presents a “captivating...truly original novel” ( Cosmopolitan ). “Ms. Hoffman writes quite wonderfully about the magic in our lives and in the battered, indifferent world. ”— The New York Times Book Review When Keith Rosen runs away from his Florida home—inexplicably...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Sex & Erotica; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Local Girls
by Alice Hoffman
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 life brings to every family... "Pulls the reader in effortlessly...Hoffman...
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Blue Diary
by Alice Hoffman
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 and find forgiveness in the most unforgiving of circumstances? How do we love truly...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
White Horses: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
A powerful and haunting story about the seductive allure of fairy tales and the freedom that comes with waking up to reality When Teresa sleeps—sometimes for days at a time, the scent of roses surrounding her—she dreams of the Arias, outlaw riders on white steeds, who roam the desert at night. She was told about the dark-eyed...
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Categories: Unknown
The Drowning Season: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
Alice Hoffman’s magical novel of a Long Island family matriarch and her namesake granddaughter who discover the power the past holds over their present. Esther the Black is eighteen years old and ready to leave the Compound, the collection of cottages on the North Shore of Long Island where she has lived all her life. But as July...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Aquamarine
by Alice Hoffman
Best-selling author Alice Hoffman's luminous tale of nostalgia and enchantment, for readers both young and old. 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...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Angel Landing: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
“A good, old-fashioned love story . . . Alice Hoffman’s writing at its precise and heartbreaking best.” — The Washington Post Things have changed in Fisher’s Cove, the Long Island harbor town where Natalie spent her summers as a girl. The water used to be clean, and from her aunt Minnie’s boarding house you could see...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
At Risk: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
The New York Times bestseller from the author of The Marriage of Opposites : In 1980s America, a family copes with their daughter’s terrifying diagnosis. In a lovely old house near the coast of Massachusetts, the Farrells go through the routines of a typical August morning. Eight-year-old Charlie, a junior biologist and...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Fortune's Daughter: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
An “intimate, lovely novel, most of whose concerns swirl about the pain and joys of motherhood,” from the New York Times –bestselling author of Faithful ( People ). Rae Perry has been in love with Jessup since high school. Two weeks before her eighteenth birthday, they ran away from Boston together and have been moving ever...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
The Museum of Extraordinary Things: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
The “spellbinding” ( People , 4 stars), New York Times bestseller from the author of The Dovekeepers : an extraordinary novel about an electric and impassioned love affair—“an enchanting love story rich with history and a sense of place” ( USA TODAY ). Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction; World Literature
Nightbird
by Alice Hoffman
Bestselling author Alice Hoffman’s bewitching Nightbird is perfect for ages 10-13: love and friendship empower a lonely girl to embrace her uniqueness and discover her strengths.   Twig lives in Sidwell, where people whisper that fairy tales are real. After all, her town is rumored to hide a monster. And two hundred years ago, a...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
The Probable Future (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
by Alice Hoffman
Alice Hoffman’s most magical novel to date—three generations of extraordinary women are driven to unite in crisis and discover the rewards of reconciliation and love.  Women of the Sparrow family have unusual gifts. Elinor can detect falsehood. Her daughter, Jenny, can see people’s dreams when they sleep. Granddaughter Stella...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Green Angel
by Alice Hoffman
Alice Hoffman is at her magical best in a new novel about loss and healing. When her family is lost in a terrible disaster, 15-yr-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 everywhere, Green retreats into the ruined realm of her...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Teen Lit
Incantation
by Alice Hoffman
Estrella is a Marrano: During the time of the Spanish Inquisition, she is one of a community of Spanish Jews living double lives as Catholics. And she is living in a house of secrets, raised by a family who practices underground the ancient and mysterious way of wisdom known as kabbalah. When Estrella discovers her family's true...
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Categories: All Teen Lit; Bestsellers
Faithful: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Marriage of Opposites and The Dovekeepers comes a soul-searching story about a young woman struggling to redefine herself and the power of love, family, and fate. Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Conjure
by Alice Hoffman
"It was August, when the crickets sang slowly and the past lingered in bright pools of glorious light, even though it would soon be gone, the way summer was all but over, yet the heat was still on the rise. The weather had been extreme that month: days of drenching rain, sudden showers of hail, temperatures passing record highs. Local...
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Categories: Literary Fiction
The Foretelling: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
New York Times Bestseller: A lyrical, suspenseful coming-of-age story based on Greek myths of the Amazons, woman warriors living near the Black Sea. Born out of sorrow in an ancient time of blood and war, Rain is a girl marked by destiny. Her mother, Alina, is the proud queen of a tribe of female warriors, yet she refuses to touch...
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Categories: All Fantasy
The Dovekeepers: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman
The Dovekeepers is Alice Hoffman’s most ambitious and mesmerizing novel: “striking….Hoffman grounds her expansive, intricately woven, and deepest new novel in biblical history, with a devotion and seriousness of purpose” ( Entertainment Weekly ). Nearly two thousand years ago, nine hundred Jews held out for months against...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; World Literature
Property Of, The Drowning Season, Fortune's Daughter, and At Risk: Four Novels in One Collection
by Alice Hoffman
Four acclaimed novels by “a born storyteller,” the New York Times –bestselling author of Faithful and The Dovekeepers ( Entertainment Weekly ). One of today’s most beloved authors of lyrical fiction with a touch of magic, Alice Hoffman boasts a body of work that has been praised by readers and critics from the very...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Rules of Magic: A Novel (The Practical Magic Series Book 1)
by Alice Hoffman
From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic . Find your magic . 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 sixties, when the whole...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Horror; Literary Fiction
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