Category Archives: Magical Realism

That Thing about Bollywood – Supriya Kelkar

That Thing about Bollywood – Supriya Kelkar; Simon Kids; 9781534466739, 2021 Format: hardcover Rating 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4  Genre: fantasy or magical realism  What did you like about the book? Sonali is an Indian American … Continue reading

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Home is Not a Country by Safia Elhillo

Home is Not a Country by Safia Elhillo. Make Me a World, (9780593177051), 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: novel in verse; science fiction or magical realism What did you like … Continue reading

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Miss Meteor by Tehlor Kay Mejia and Anna-Marie McLemore

 Miss Meteor by Tehlor Kay Mejia and Anna-Marie McLemore, HarperTeen, 9780062869913, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Magical realism What did you like about the book?  Lita and Chicky, former best friends, … Continue reading

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Daughters of Jubilation – by Kara Lee Corthron

  Daughters of Jubilation – by Kara Lee Corthron, Simon & Schuster, 9781481459501, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  A truly unique entry into … Continue reading

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The Salt in Our Blood by Ava Morgyn

The Salt in Our Blood by Ava Morgyn. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807572276 Format: ARC (3/21 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Magic realism What did you like about the book? This is an … Continue reading

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the Time of Green Magic – Hilary McKay

     the Time of Green Magic – Hilary McKay, Margaret K. McElderry, (978153446276), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: Magical fiction What did you like about the book? When Abi’s … Continue reading

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Into the Tall Tall Grass by Loriel Ryon

Into the Tall Tall Grass by Loriel Ryon. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 9781534449671, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Magical realism What did you like about the book?  Twelve-year-old Yolanda and … Continue reading

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When You Trap a Tiger – Tae Keller

  When You Trap a Tiger – Tae Keller, Random House; (9781524715700), 2020 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: magical realism What did you like about the book? “Sometimes believing is the … Continue reading

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Friend or Fiction – Abby Cooper

 Friend or Fiction – Abby Cooper, Charlesbridge, (9781623541088), 2019  Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5  Genre: Contemporary, mostly realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? Jade lives in this strange town … Continue reading

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Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby

 Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby, Balzer & Bray (Harper Collins), October 2019. 9780062317643 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical Fiction/ Magical Realism  What did you like about the book? Frankie lives … Continue reading

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