Short Story Saturday: The Bookstore Sisters by Alice Hoffman

Author: Alice Hoffman
Publisher: Amazon Original Stories
Released: November 1, 2022
Received: Own

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Fans of Alice Hoffman probably rejoiced when her latest work was announced, a short story revolving around a bookstore and two sisters, The Bookstore Sisters. I finally finished reading it this week and am so glad I did.

The story follows Isabel Gibson, a sister who has gotten exceptionally talented at forgetting things – especially the darker moments of her past that would otherwise haunt her. She walked away from the family bookstore, her small little town, and her sister. Only, she’s now being pulled back to the place she left behind, and with it, all these memories come flooding back.

Wow! This was such a beautiful and emotional read. It’s incredible how much Hoffman could fit into a mere thirty-six-page short story. I walked away feeling like I had read an entire novel, as it was easy to surmise much of what was left unsaid here.


About Liz (AKA Cat)

I am an avid animal lover, photographer, reader, and much more. While my photography blog is feeling a bit neglected at the moment, the other sites I'm involved in are going strong. ✧I review books, comics, and basically anything else in the literary world over at Quirky Cat's Fat Stacks (of Books). ✧I review comics and books, as well as write content for Word of the Nerd. ✧I review comics for Monkeys Fighting Robots. ✧I write content for Screen Rant and CBR. ✧I write book reviews for The Review Crew.
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