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Magic Realism or magical realism is a style of fiction that depicts fantastical story elements in an often mundane or real-world setting. It often blurs the lines between fantasy and reality.

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No Bones About It by Rachel Ford: Book Review

No Bones About It by Rachel Ford is a most amusing romp through a world where the dead have risen and for the most part they are average folks again.

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The Papercutter by Cindy Rizzo: Book Review

The Papercutter by Cindy Rizzo is a YA dystopian novel with a focus on Jewish youth trapped in an increasingly dangerous situation. It’s the future and the USA has split

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Rand by Silvia Shaw: Book Review

Rand by Silvia Shaw begins on an archeological dig deep in an Algerian desert before magically whisking you away to a glorious fantasy realm ruled by a benevolent, though somewhat

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Art of Magic by KJ: Book Review

Art of Magic by KJ is a delightful blend of art-house movie and dramatic romance. Cath Monroe is the always sassy, sometimes emotionally distant, definitely enjoys a casual sexual partner,

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Hurricane Child by Kacen Callender: Book Review

Hurricane Child by Kacen Callender is a touching juvenile fiction novel that deals with first love, grief and self-discovery and there are a lot of supernatural and magical elements that

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The Feasting Virgin by Georgia Kolias: Book Review

The Feasting Virgin by Georgia Kolias is a unique slow burn romance that has magical realism and a lot of delicious meals and recipes embedded within it. Xeni’s life seems

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The Stars And The Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus

The Stars And The Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus is a magnificent literary tapestry that contains magical realism, irreparable losses and timeless love. Port of Spain, Trinidad. Audre is

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The Fires of Winter by Cameron Darrow and Hall Of Mirrors by Cameron Darrow: Book Review

The Fires of Winter by Cameron Darrow and Hall Of Mirrors by Cameron Darrow are being reviewed jointly because Hall of Mirrors is the third book in a series and

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Passing Strange by Ellen Klages: Book Review

Passing Strange by Ellen Klages is a lightly fantastic tale of life in San Francisco’s lesbian culture in the 1940s: part wistful romance, part mystery, and with a modern framing

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Confucius Jane by Katie Lynch: Book Review

Confucius Jane by Katie Lynch is her debut novel. This new adult romance is so cute and lovely, it was a delight to read from the first page to the

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