Summer reading: The perfect time to choose unexpected, delicious books to dive into all season long. So what better read to escape into on a sizzling hot summer night than a plot with a dose of magical realism? Most widely popularized by Gabriel Garcia Marquez in the 60s, magical realism is a literary tool used by writers to imply magic that’s accepted as rational in the “real” world of a novel. From dream traveling to a girl morphing into glass, these 14 tomes will remind you that there really can be a bit of magic all around us—we just need to open our eyes (and turn the page) to see it.
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