Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Practical Magic

Practical Magic #1

Alice Hoffman

279 pages first pub 1995 (editions)

fiction fantasy magical realism emotional mysterious medium-paced

Description

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 th...

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Moods

emotional 60%
mysterious 58%
lighthearted 30%
hopeful 29%
dark 27%
adventurous 26%
reflective 26%
funny 18%
inspiring 10%
tense 10%
sad 9%
relaxing 8%
challenging 3%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 32%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 62% | A mix: 31% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 87% | Yes: 5% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 5%

Average rating

3.59

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