Book List of Magical Realism Novels

Readers who enjoy the rich creations of magical realism often also appreciate themes of invention storytelling forms like folklore, ghost stories, and fairy tales.

Posted by on December 16, 2021

Dead Girls and Other Stories

A haunting collection of short stories with an engaging insight on life and death.

Posted by on October 26, 2021

Fish and Sun

Fish is cold and bored in his dark underwater home, so he swims up to the water’s surface. Soon after, warm Sun comes out. Fish and Sun become fast friends Read more...

Posted by on October 21, 2021

Curse Words

An evil wizard (named Wizord) is sent from an awful neighboring dimension to destroy our world. But once he gets here, he kinda likes the place so he decides to Read more...

Posted by on October 19, 2021

Fantastic Fantasy Novels

Lose yourself in a new world in one of these fantastic fantasy novels from our collection.

Posted by on October 14, 2021

Manga Essentials

Enjoy this selection of essential manga by Westmont Public Library Librarian, Gil!

Posted by on September 23, 2021

The Unbroken

Touraine was kidnapped as a child by the Balladaire Empire and forced to become a soldier. Now, years later, she and her company are returning to her homeland Qazal to Read more...

Posted by on September 21, 2021

Essential Graphic Novels

Enjoy this selection of some of the best graphic novels available with your Westmont Library card!

Posted by on September 16, 2021

Monarch Festival 2021: Resource Guide

Use this resource guide as a starting out point to learn more about monarchs, butterflies, and pollinators. Watch a WPL librarian talk about some of these resources here. And ask Read more...

Posted by on September 1, 2021

Throne of Glass

Celaena Sardothien is Adarlan’s greatest assassin. After being enslaved and imprisoned, she accepts the Crown Prince’s offer to compete with other assassins and thieves for a chance to serve as Read more...

Posted by on August 12, 2021

Vampirates: Demons of the ocean

After their father’s death, twins Grace and Connor set sail on the open sea in hopes of finding a better life.  When caught in the eye of a storm they Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 2000s

Veronica Mars by Rob Thomas After her best friend is murdered, and her father is removed as county Sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in Read more...

Posted by on July 26, 2021

Invincible Vol 1: Family Matters

Invincible follows teenage hero Mark Grayson as he develops his powers at the age of seventeen. Son of the Viltrumite (but human-passing) superhero Omni-man and unpowered human woman, Deborah, Mark Read more...

Posted by on July 8, 2021

Binge Worthy YA Series

This list contains YA series that are complete, from a variety genres. Start with book one and binge your way through the series without having to wait for any upcoming Read more...

Posted by on July 1, 2021

A Magic Spark

This first book in the Fairylight Friends series from Scholastic Books is aimed at helping beginning readers develop skill, confidence, and joy in reading. The plot follows three best friends Read more...

Posted by on May 13, 2021

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