Practical and Magic

I’m reblogging this from my other blog, it seems to fit here!


Recently I have had the good fortune to read new books by 2 of my favourite authors: Alice Hoffman and Jodi Picoult. I have been inspired by the magic of these wise women for a long time.

Alice Hoffman writes beautiful, lyrical, highly creative and spellbinding novels. Her words tell a story but they paint a picture, too. Reading her novels is an emotional experience for me, she literally moves me to tears. Every book has been like a little gift of magic. Her latest book, Faithful, is no exception. This time around, I have the double delight of her including dogs as essential characters. Books and dogs, it doesn’t get much better than this!! Guilt has destroyed Shelby’s soul, and it is through her interactions with dogs that she very slowly learns to live again, to trust and to love. Shelby rescues 3 dogs in New York City…

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