BOOKS OF THE BORDERLANDS: Books Which Mix Magic & Myth With Reality

A Listmania! list by Maria Dahvana Headley (Seattle, WA United States)
The list author says: "I wrote the novel Queen of Kings, which is a wild hybrid of history, myth, fantasy, horror, Antony and Cleopatra, the Roman army, and a love story that transcends time. Here are some other books which use genre in unusual ways."
Queen of Kings
1.  Queen of Kings by Maria Dahvana Headley
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American Gods
2.  American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Used & New from: $0.62
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,635 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel
3.  Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel by Susanna Clarke
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,294 customer reviews)

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The Last Light Of The Sun
4.  The Last Light Of The Sun by Guy Gavriel Kay
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

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Kraken
5.  Kraken by China Miéville
Used & New from: $0.36
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (202 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Sandman, The: Fables & Reflections - Book VI (Sandman Collected Library)
6.  Sandman, The: Fables & Reflections - Book VI (Sandman Collected Library) by Neil Gaiman
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

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The Brief Lives (Sandman)
7.  The Brief Lives (Sandman) by Neil Gaiman
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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Magic for Beginners
8.  Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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Metamorphoses: A New Translation
9.  Metamorphoses: A New Translation by Ovid
$12.40   Used & New from: $4.50
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
10.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
$10.39   Used & New from: $0.78
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7,505 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2)
11.  A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2) by George R. R. Martin
$13.59   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,462 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

The Bull from the Sea
12.  The Bull from the Sea by Mary Renault
$41.95   Used & New from: $7.02
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
13.  The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (990 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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A Dark Matter
14.  A Dark Matter by Peter Straub
$7.02   Used & New from: $0.01
2.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (176 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Ghost Story
15.  Ghost Story by Peter Straub
$7.09   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (213 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Tiger's Wife: A Novel
16.  The Tiger's Wife: A Novel by Téa Obreht
$15.86   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (799 customer reviews)

The Brief History of the Dead
17.  The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier
$11.04   Used & New from: $0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)

The Penelopiad (Canongate Myths)
18.  The Penelopiad (Canongate Myths) by Margaret Atwood
$12.76   Used & New from: $2.67
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews)

The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition
19.  The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition by Brian Sibley
$11.49   Used & New from: $4.74
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7,191 customer reviews) | 27 customer discussions