5 Star Fridays · Fiction

Practical Magic

Made into a movie starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman, Practical Magic originally got its fame from the Alice Hoffman novel of the same name.

For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally have endured that fate as well: as children, the sisters were forever outsiders, taunted, talked about, pointed at. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, with their musty house and their exotic concoctions and their crowd of black cats. But all Gillian and Sally wanted was to escape.

One will do so by marrying, the other by running away. But the bonds they share will bring them back—almost as if by magic…

Follow the story of Gillian and Sally as they return to their roots in magic and as they explore their bond as sister witches.

This book has a little bit of everything: magic, love, murder, mystery…great for adult lovers of Harry Potter!

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