Magical Realism

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.

New Releases Tagged "Magical Realism"

The Dreamers
The Winter of the Witch (Winternight Trilogy, #3)
The Binding
In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children, #4)
An Orchestra of Minorities
The Whispers
99 Nights in Logar
All the Lonely People
A Cathedral of Myth and Bone
Cream
Once Upon a River
Where the Forest Meets the Stars
Elevation
The Winter of the Witch (Winternight Trilogy, #3)
The Immortalists
Long Way Down
The Keeper of Lost Things
The Next Person You Meet in Heaven
In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children, #4)
Daughters of the Lake
Once Upon a River
The Underground Railroad
Matchmaking for Beginners
The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1)
The Girl in the Tower (Winternight Trilogy, #2)
Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children, #1)
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Song of the Sea
46 books — 17 voters
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Dreamscapes
55 books — 16 voters

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YA Magical Realism
67 books — 48 voters
Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerParable of the Sower by Octavia E. ButlerBeloved by Toni MorrisonThe Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. JemisinWild Seed by Octavia E. Butler
Speculative Fiction by Authors of Color
584 books — 323 voters


One Hundred Years of Solitude
The House of the Spirits
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
The Night Circus
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Kafka on the Shore
Like Water for Chocolate
Garden Spells (Waverley Family, #1)
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Love in the Time of Cholera
The Girl Who Chased the Moon
Midnight's Children
Bone Gap
1Q84
The Master and Margarita

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