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Magical realism is a 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. ...more
Author, journalist, public intellectual, and (in recent years) comic book writer, Ta-Nehisi Coates is an Extremely Busy Person by any metric, and...
“ The rocks pummeled her belly. Something rose in her throat and when she tried to speak, from her mouth she dislodged a rock. She was made of rocks. She couldn’t move from the fossilized casing she’d once called her body. Heat crackled nearby. A conversation wove through the fire. A child’s sweaty body curled at her lap, chest rhythms of breathing, up and down, pressing against her. 'I didn’t want to believe it was happening again. ...more ”
“ The closet is a closet, but it’s also a rocket or a tree house. Your mind is a palace, as long as you go in the right rooms. ”
A group where we can be spirited away by sharing our experiences of this genre & hopefully be ab…more
[close] A group where we can be spirited away by sharing our experiences of this genre & hopefully be able to expand on discovering and establishing books that have yet to be listed under this underrepresented genre!
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Celebrating adult fantasy, scifi, and horror books that promote diversity and inclusion. Abo…more
[close] Celebrating adult fantasy, scifi, and horror books that promote diversity and inclusion. About us: We are a friendly and chatty group with monthly reads and an annual book challenge. Request to Join Info: a) We love new members but only accept those with active public profiles. b) There is a mandatory question with the request to join button, don't forget to enter your answer. :) c) Authors are welcome to join, but self-promotion is not allowed. We also have a sister group, Women of the Future, which focuses on adult Sci-Fi and Speculative Fiction written by womxn and NB authors
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A place to discuss residency or semester readings!
[close] A place to discuss residency or semester readings!
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[close] Bailey & Adara's book club.
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