The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

The Rules of Magic

Practical Magic #0

Alice Hoffman

fiction fantasy historical magical realism emotional reflective medium-paced

369 pages | first published 2017

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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 man.Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to cha...
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Moods

emotional 77%
mysterious 43%
adventurous 41%
reflective 40%
hopeful 38%
sad 36%
dark 23%
inspiring 19%
lighthearted 18%
relaxing 10%
funny 9%
tense 3%
challenging 2%

Pace

medium 67%
slow 22%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 56% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | No: 7% | It's complicated: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 6% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.01