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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

The Bridge Across Times, Giuliana Sica

Fantasy, Magical Realism

Porzia’s journey continues. From the first page, Magic carries Porzia and all of us into an exotic and fantastic world. Emerging from two years of grief, her quest for a soul mate takes her to Japan where an unexpected encounter with a mysterious and fatally attractive artist unleashes an irresistible whirlwind of passion. Music entangles … Read more