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The Lonely Hearts Hotel, Heather O’Neill

Historical Fiction, Magical Realism, Romance

The Lonely Hearts Hotel is a love story with a difference. Set throughout the roaring twenties, it is a wicked fairytale of circus tricks and child prodigies, radical chorus girls, drug-addicted musicians and brooding clowns, set in an underworld whose economy hinges on the price of a kiss. It is the tale of two dreamers, abandoned … Read more

The Open Portal, Michael Scott Clifton

Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Magical Realism

But with dreams, there can also be nightmares Lonely and plain-featured, Mona Parker is just another faceless teenager at Spring Hill High School. One day she runs afoul of Lady Anne Golightly, a beautiful and arrogant classmate who turns Mona’s colorless life into a hellish existence. Bullied relentlessly and with nowhere to turn, Mona considers … Read more

The Museum of Bullshit, Brad Rau

Magical Realism

In a curio museum on Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula, the greatest zoological discovery of the twenty-first century is about to be unveiled. Either that, or it’s all an enormous hoax.The pending exhibition pulls together an unlikely team: a Bigfoot researcher who’s lost her faith, an angry radical who’s running thin on fury, and a man … Read more