Alice Hoffman Reads from The Story Sisters

If you love beautiful, magical, luminescent fiction, chances are you’ve read Alice Hoffman. And if you haven’t, here’s your chance! Her latest novel, The Story Sisters, is now available in paperback.

Read an excerpt of The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman.

Jodi Picoult has famously said that Alice Hoffman is her favorite writer. She describes The Story Sisters as a “classic fairy tale, where one must suffer fear and loss before stumbling upon a happy ending. Hoffman reminds us with every sentence that words have the power to transport us to alternate worlds, to heal a broken heart, and to tie us irrevocably to the people we love.”

hoffman_alice Alice Hoffman is a favorite among book groups and booksellers alike, and it’s a real treat to listen to her at one of her readings. If you’re not able to see her live, the next best thing is to listen to her read via podcast. Listen to Alice Hoffman read from The Story Sisters.

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About Kira Walton

Kira Walton

KIRA WALTON has been stalking books all her life as a college English teacher, bookseller, book club consultant, author, and editor.

  • jennifer jacobs

    i would love to receive this book and share it with my sisters

  • jennifer jacobs

    i cant wait to read this book

  • janflora

    I have read several Alice Hoffman books and think she is one of the best writers we have today. She truly weaves a beautiful story. This looks like another great work.

  • Tanechols

    Very interesting read. I can’t wait to read the book!

  • Liza

    I listened to this book on audio. Loved it. I love Alice Hoffman’s books. They are full of intrigue, suspense, love, hate and insight.

  • Kira, editor at Read It Forward

    Janflora, we couldn’t agree with you more!

    Liza, books on audio are great, aren’t they? Glad you enjoyed it, thanks for your thoughts.

  • Christi terSteeg

    Having two sisters myself, it would be interesting to see sisterhood from a new perspective.

  • nancy barker

    Alice Hoffman books have always been on the top of my reading list. This book really interiges me because I am the sister of two and sister of two brothers. Over the years I started out as a sibling that learned to use her imagination to keep them all quite as being the oldest I was given the duty of making sure they did not get into trouble, fell asleep quickly,and were generally “good” when out of the parents sight.This is because Iwas the oldest child and to my parents this was my job.
    Over the years we have become distant and live far apart from one another. It would be interesting to she another sisters viewpoint. I often wonder what my sisters and brothers remember from those years we were so close. I wonder if they understood the pressure I was feeling at the time to make sure our parents were happy with our actions. I would like to read how other sisters and families remember their childhood and it;s dynamics.

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