If you’ve enjoyed one or more of these titles, Helene Wecker’s imaginative storytelling may be a great match for your reading moods. She blends folklore, adventure, historical fiction, romance, and fantasy with lush worldbuilding and contemporary style. Learn even more by listening firsthand to a virtual conversation Tuesday, June 22, at 7pm. It’s the perfect opportunity to be enchanted!
The Golem and the Jinni series is for you if you liked….
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Why? Irresistible tales of real life infused with magic told in rich, lyrical style
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
Why? Expansive, character-driven stories incorporating both mastery of craft and golem lore
Circe by Madeline Miller
Why? Atmospheric historical fantasy drawing from mythology but translated to innovative frame
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Why? Fantastical epics with mystical soul mates that draw readers in to worlds beyond ours
Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
Why? Supernatural characters navigate adventures while discovering their place in our world
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Why? Equal parts history and mind-bending fantasy presented in complex, rewarding style
The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman
Why? Full immersion in historical setting combined with thoughtful reimagining of Jewish folklore
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Why? Enchanted tales inspired by myth from parts of world other than Western Europe
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