Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Perhaps Hoffman's most well known book, and made into a film back in the 90's starring Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock, this book tells the story of the Owens sisters and their peculiar family. This is one of my very favourite books by Hoffman, and her most magical. Following the death of their parents, two …

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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

In 1959, Nathan Price, a zealous Baptist preacher from Georgia, with his wife and four daughters go to a village in the Belgian Congo to preach and convert the people. The story is told from the very different perspectives of Orleanna, the wife, her beautiful eldest Rachel, her twins, pious Leah and silent Adah, and …

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