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Interested in book-to-movie adaptations? We sure are! Love it or hate it, we want to discuss it with you. Each month we will pick a book that has, or will be, made into a movie or television show and discuss it over Zoom! This book club is recommended for adults. 

We’ll be meeting Wednesday, May 12th at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to discuss THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman. 

For more information, or to sign up, contact Lynda at lynda@anunlikelystory.com

ABOUT THE BOOK:
An instant New York Times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick from beloved author Alice Hoffman—the spellbinding prequel to Practical Magic.

Find your magic.

For 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 change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. Difficult Franny, with skin as pale as milk and blood red hair, shy and beautiful Jet, who can read other people’s thoughts, and charismatic Vincent, who began looking for trouble on the day he could walk.

From the start Susanna sets down rules for her children: No walking in the moonlight, no red shoes, no wearing black, no cats, no crows, no candles, no books about magic. And most importantly, never, ever, fall in love. But when her children visit their Aunt Isabelle, in the small Massachusetts town where the Owens family has been blamed for everything that has ever gone wrong, they uncover family secrets and begin to understand the truth of who they are. Yet, the children cannot escape love even if they try, just as they cannot escape the pains of the human heart. The two beautiful sisters will grow up to be the memorable aunts in Practical Magic, while Vincent, their beloved brother, will leave an unexpected legacy.

Alice Hoffman delivers “fairy-tale promise with real-life struggle” (The New York Times Book Review) in a story how the only remedy for being human is to be true to yourself. Thrilling and exquisite, real and fantastical, The Rules of Magic is “irresistible…the kind of book you race through, then pause at the last forty pages, savoring your final moments with the characters” (USA TODAY, 4/4 stars).

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 11:00am
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The Rules of Magic: A Novel (The Practical Magic Series #2) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501137488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - June 26th, 2018

Signed Copies

Due to the nature of virtual events, signed copies may not always be available. Information about signed copies will be included in the event description.

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