Category Archives: magical realism

Book Review: The Frangipani Hotel – Stories by Violet Kupersmith

Title: The Frangipani Hotel: Stories Author: Violet Kupersmith Genre: Magical realism, short stories Publisher: Spiegel & Grau Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher for a tour with TLC Book Tours Number of pages: 256 Goodreads … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen; The Dinner by Herman Koch; and The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

Title: The Peach Keeper Author: Sarah Addison Allen Genre: Contemporary fiction, magical realism Publisher: Bantam Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: The day Paxton Osgood took the box of heavy-stock, … Continue reading

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My favorite speculative fiction of 2010

(These are speculative fiction titles that I read in 2010, but were not necessarily released in 2010.) The Passage by Justin Cronin From my review: “This is an epic story, with multiple points-of-view, a intricately layered plot, and amazing characters … Continue reading

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