Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Practical Magic

Practical Magic #1

Alice Hoffman

fiction fantasy magical realism emotional mysterious medium-paced

286 pages | first published 1995

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

mysterious 60%
emotional 51%
lighthearted 40%
hopeful 29%
reflective 27%
dark 23%
funny 21%
adventurous 20%
tense 11%
inspiring 10%
sad 9%
relaxing 6%
challenging 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 29%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 61% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 4% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | No: 13% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 86% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 4% | Yes: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.59