Magic Lessons: A Prequel to Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Magic Lessons: A Prequel to Practical Magic

Practical Magic #0.1

Alice Hoffman

fiction fantasy historical magical realism emotional mysterious reflective slow-paced

416 pages | first published 2020

Description

From New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman comes the origin story of her beloved novel and basis for the cult classic film Practical Magic—taking us on a captivating journey to the Salem witch trials, featuring the indomitable matriarch ...
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Moods

emotional 75%
adventurous 49%
dark 49%
hopeful 37%
mysterious 35%
reflective 27%
sad 22%
inspiring 17%
tense 16%
challenging 5%
informative 5%
relaxing 3%
funny 2%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 68%
slow 25%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 42% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | No: 9% | It's complicated: 7%

Average rating

4.14