Tag Archives: magical realism

First Lines Fridays: August 11th

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? The Rules: Pick a book off … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Genres: literary fiction; magical realism; contemporary Why I read it: The description. I’m a sucker for magical realism, and this sounded like something very relevant right now. Who I’d recommend it to: I think this is one that I would … Continue reading

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First Lines Fridays: June 16th

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? The Rules: Pick a book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Burntown by Jennifer McMahon

  Genres: mystery/thriller/suspense; a little horror; a touch of paranormal   Why I read it: I really liked The Winter People, so when I saw Jennifer McMahon’s newest book on NetGalley, I had to request it, and was lucky enough to be … Continue reading

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ARC Review: The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life by Sharon Pywell

Genres: historical fiction; romance; mystery; magical realism(?) Why I read it: The cover caught my eye on Net Galley, and the description sounded really interesting. Who I’d recommend it to: Historical fiction fans (around WWII era), people who enjoyed The Lovely … Continue reading

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Upcoming Reviews

Sarah Addison Allen’s newest book, First Frost, reunites us with the beloved Waverly family we met in Garden Spells. I actually only read any of Ms. Allen’s books last year, and my first was Garden Spells. I thought it was wonderfully enchanting … Continue reading

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