I loved The Rules of Magic!
I was a little cautious to be reading Alice Hoffman, because I sort of remembered finding one of her prior books being, um, kind of dark. Something above about doves, I think. I’m not sure.
I must have blocked it out.
This book, however, is a jewel. It’s a tale of two sisters and a brother, Jet, Franny, and Vincent. As they grow up, they become aware that they have magic in their bloodline, in their blood, but they also have a curse. Light and dark. This is the story of how they grow up and live their lives in the spotlight of, and in the shadow of, both.
I won’t kid you–there are some heartbreaking events in this book, but don’t we all have those in our lives?
I very much felt like I was right there in the story with…
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