June 15, 2005

Practical Magic

“Fourth time’s the charm,” she says to people who ask her what the secret of a happy marriage is, but that’s not the way she feels about it. She knows now that when you don’t lose yourself in the bargain, you find you have double the love you started with, and that’s one recipe that can’t be tampered with.

26. Practical Magic, by Alice Hoffman. Accurately summed up by Pix as being much better than the film. An easy one-day read, which is just what you need sometimes.