For more than two hundred years, the Owens women had been blamed for everything that went wrong in their Massachusetts town. And Gillian and Sally endured that fate as well: As children, the sisters were forever outsiders, taunted, talked about, pointed at. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, with their musty house and their exotic concoctions and their crowd of black cats. But all Gillian and Sally wanted was to escape. One would do so by marrying, the other by running away. But the bonds they shared, even into adulthood, brought them back--almost as if by magic...
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
|Grouped Work ID||395aa247-d3c5-8fcf-1129-c7cf408c45aa|
|Grouping Title||practical magic|
|Grouping Author||hoffman alice|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-15 23:02:48PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-07-15 23:42:32PM|
|author2-role||Moore, Christina.|Narrator, OneClick Digital (Firm), Recorded Books, LLC.|
|detailed_location_school||Hillsboro High - Teen Fiction|
"[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 women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally have endured that fate as well: as children, the sisters were forever outsiders, taunted, talked about, pointed at. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, with their musty house and their exotic concoctions and their crowd of black cats. But all Gillian and Sally wanted was to escape.
One will do so by marrying, the other by running away. But the bonds they share will bring them back—almost as if by magic...
"Splendid...Practical Magic is one of [Hoffman's] best novels, showing on every page her gift for touching ordinary life as if with a wand, to reveal how extraordinary life really is."—Newsweek
|format_category_school||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
|format_school||Book, eAudiobook, eBook|
|isbn||9780399140556, 9780425152492, 9780425168462, 9780425190371, 9781440673757, 9781464047879, 9781508250005|
|item_details||OneClickdigital:rbz99005535|rbz99005535|OneClickdigital|Online OneClickdigital|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OneClickdigital||http://nashvilletn.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781464047879||Available Online||OneClickdigital||, ils:CARL0000074076|35192025650262|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Hoffman|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||MN||, ils:CARL0000074076|35192038508242|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Hoffman|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000074076|35192046738476|Bellevue - Adult Fiction|Fiction Hoffman|||1|false|false|||||On Hold Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000074076|35192047099183|Bordeaux - Adult Fiction|Fiction Hoffman|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BX||, ils:CARL0000074076|35192047099191|Annex - Adult Fiction|Fiction Hoffman|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||AX||, ils:CARL0000074076|QQ00237477|Hillsboro High - Teen Fiction|F HOF|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||66435||, overdrive:30dcdd93-bcd0-4acf-8865-89e9c35e0a29|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|3|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Checked Out||||, overdrive:d96463e2-9bbb-4ef6-9aca-9ad24973f0e0|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|5|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Checked Out|||||
|record_details||OneClickdigital:rbz99005535|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Recorded Books ;|2012, p1995.|1 sound file (9 hr., 30 min.) : digital., ils:CARL0000074076|Book|Books||English|Putnam,|c1995.|244 p. ; 24 cm., overdrive:30dcdd93-bcd0-4acf-8865-89e9c35e0a29|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Simon & Schuster Audio|2012|, overdrive:d96463e2-9bbb-4ef6-9aca-9ad24973f0e0|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Publishing Group|||
|series||Practical magic novels|
|series_with_volume||Practical magic novels||
|subject_facet||Downloadable audio books, Fantastic fiction, Paranormal fiction, American, Witchcraft -- Fiction, Women -- Fiction|
|title_full||Practical Magic, Practical magic / by Alice Hoffman, Practical magic [electronic resource] / by Alice Hoffman|
|topic_facet||Fantasy, Fiction, Literature, Paranormal fiction, American, Witchcraft, Women|