Magical Realism

Magical realism is fiction genre in which magical elements blend to create a realistic atmosphere that accesses a deeper understanding of reality. The story explains these magical elements as normal occurrences, presented in a straightforward manner that places the "real" and the "fantastic" in the same stream of thought.

The Girl at Midnight (The Girl at Midnight, #1)
A Desperate Fortune
The Game of Love and Death
Lumberjanes, Vol. 1
Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures (Pip Bartlett, #1)
Imaginary Things
Genuine Sweet
Dreamscape: Saving Alex
Memory House
The Walls Around Us
The Bookseller
Bone Gap
Reluctantly Charmed


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    Release date: Apr 30, 2015
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