- Set in fictional universe
- Uses magic or other supernatural elements
- Magic and magical creatures are common in this genre
- Tends to be speculative (i.e. What if vampires were real?)
- Is a sub-genre of fantasy
- Magic or supernatural presented in a real world/mundane setting
- Shows the world through someone's eyes, and tends to not be speculative
When discussing this genre, please share:
- What have you read?
- Was it fantasy or magical realism? What elements demonstrated it was one genre versus the other?
- Did you enjoy the book?
- Would you recommend this read to others?