The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs

The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs

New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe returns to the world of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane with a bewitching story of a New England history professor who must race against time to free her family from a curseConnie Goodwin is an expert on America’s fractured past with witchcraft. A young, tenure-track professor in Boston, she’s earned career success by s...

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Title:The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs
Author:Katherine Howe
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The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs Reviews

  • Katherine Howe

    I mean. I'm biased.

  • Corisa

    Katherine Howe writes the exact type of book I like to read. It’s a bit historical with elements of romance, mystery, and the supernatural all rolled into one beautiful, witchy story. As a fan of the Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, I was excited to jump back into the world of Connie Goodwin. I love that Howe wrote this is as a self-contained novel instead of an outright sequel to the first book. She does a good job of summarizing events here and there so new readers won’t be lost but also answ

    Katherine Howe writes the exact type of book I like to read. It’s a bit historical with elements of romance, mystery, and the supernatural all rolled into one beautiful, witchy story. As a fan of the Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, I was excited to jump back into the world of Connie Goodwin. I love that Howe wrote this is as a self-contained novel instead of an outright sequel to the first book. She does a good job of summarizing events here and there so new readers won’t be lost but also answers some of the burning questions that were left to mystery in the first novel.

    Even though this story has action, history, and magic, at its core this is a story about family and relationships. I love the strong female friendships presented in this book, as well as the generational history of Connie’s family. The final act is beautifully executed and I learned quite a few things from history that I didn’t know before. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane is still my favorite book from Katherine Howe, but this one didn’t disappoint.

  • Susan Graves

    For lack of a better term this book was magical. This book was filled with incredible fantasy and vivid scenery. Perhaps what I loved the most was that you can visit some of the places mentioned most aptly Salem. It may be just me but when fantasy books are placed in real locations you can visit it makes the world come alive a little bit more.

  • Justin Longino

    I had the fortunate chance to read an advance readers copy. Wow! I was immediately pulled back into the world of Connie Goodwin. Howe does not disappoint with this thrilling chase to solve a centuries long curse.

    The novel starts out 10 years later with Connie approaching tenure at a university while completing her book. The story interweaves the present day and interludes in the 1800s. Connie has a secret she is holding back from Sam. This secret could be detrimental to Sam's well being. We see

    I had the fortunate chance to read an advance readers copy. Wow! I was immediately pulled back into the world of Connie Goodwin. Howe does not disappoint with this thrilling chase to solve a centuries long curse.

    The novel starts out 10 years later with Connie approaching tenure at a university while completing her book. The story interweaves the present day and interludes in the 1800s. Connie has a secret she is holding back from Sam. This secret could be detrimental to Sam's well being. We see Connie's best friend Liz come back. The introduction of Zazi, a grad student that Connie is working with. Thomas comes back and unseemlying follows in the footsteps of a sinister past figure. We get to visit Cambridge and the Milk Street House in Marblehead.

    I felt this novel was superb. Katherine Howe continues to deliver history with a twist felt for you to determine if its supernatural or a trick of the eye. In my opinion, it slows down a little bit but its world and character building durning this time.

    The Daughters of Temperance Hobb is a must read for new and old enthusiast of the witch trials or Howe's previous lovers of her work.

  • Susan

    I am, without pause, a fan of Katherine Howe. I’ve read her adult and young adult novels, and enjoyed each of them. As such, it will come as little surprise that I also quite liked The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs, her latest endeavor, a book featuring many of the same characters as The Physick book of Deliverance Dane. This book, like Physick is a story about women taking power for themselves, presented in the form of a family saga which features a number of different women among Constance Goo

    I am, without pause, a fan of Katherine Howe. I’ve read her adult and young adult novels, and enjoyed each of them. As such, it will come as little surprise that I also quite liked The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs, her latest endeavor, a book featuring many of the same characters as The Physick book of Deliverance Dane. This book, like Physick is a story about women taking power for themselves, presented in the form of a family saga which features a number of different women among Constance Goodwin’s ancestry and their struggles to survive in a world that both venerates and condemns a cunning woman.

    In this book as in her others, Howe crafts a story that offers its readers history and mystery in equal measure. Through interludes, the book shows the daily lives and struggles of Connie’s female ancestors. These moments both acts as a reminder of the difficult, wonderful lives we live and also offer a nod to the general strife women have lived through to present day. It also gives us a good dose of romance, two measures of female friendship, and spoonful of mother-daughter love. In short, it was a delicious read, good enough to prompt me to set my alarm an hour early so that I could finish the book before I dressed for work. Read it.

  • Shawn

    Fans of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane will surely love slipping back into the world of Connie Goodwin. Since the book is not set to be released until next year I wont comment on the storyline but, again, its nice to be back among the fictional world of my many times great grandmother.

  • ❀⊱RoryReads⊰❀

    4 Stars. Review to follow. This one was so good; almost the perfect witchy read.

  • Debra

    The daughters or Temperance Hobbs picks up several years after the book

    ends. Connie and Sam are still together and living in Boston while Connie is a young tenure track professor writing a book. Her area of expertise - the history of magic in Colonial America, focusing on home medicines and recipes and the threats against women who had these skills. Connie is also the descendant of a woman who was tried as a witch in Salem. Through her studies and research,

    The daughters or Temperance Hobbs picks up several years after the book

    ends. Connie and Sam are still together and living in Boston while Connie is a young tenure track professor writing a book. Her area of expertise - the history of magic in Colonial America, focusing on home medicines and recipes and the threats against women who had these skills. Connie is also the descendant of a woman who was tried as a witch in Salem. Through her studies and research, Connie learns that Sam's life may be in danger and she undertakes a quest, if you will, to solve her family's deadly curse.

    The plus for me in this book was the look back in time to the female members of Connie's family. Learning about their lives, their fate, and what life was like for them was magical. These sections really set the ground work for the novel.

    I mentioned that this book picks up after the previous book, but this book will also serve as a stand-alone novel. But, if you have read the first, you may find that it is nice to see where these characters picked up. Speaking of characters, I found that I liked Connie more in the previous book than in this book. I can't quite put my finger on why.

    Another plus for this book is the amount of research the Author did. She knows her history! She also knows plants and their Latin names. Both of which were very nice touches to this book. So why three stars? BTW- 3 stars means I enjoyed the book. But for me, there was just something missing in the story. I wanted more oomph. I never felt as if anyone was in danger nor did I feel magic between Connie and Sam - not like I felt in

    . For me, I wished there was more drama and less of the academic stuff. The academic stuff really slowed the book down for me.

    Thank you to Henry Holt and Co. and NetGalley who provided me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All the thoughts and opinions are my own.

  • Jypsy

    The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs is my first book by Katherine Howe. Some things were a bit confusing, but some backstory was provided here and there, so I wasn't completely lost. I liked Connie. She's a strong intelligent character. I learned so much about witches from this book. The story is lively and engaging. It's a good read, and it's informative. Thanks to NetGalley for an arc in exchange for an honest review.

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