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The Best Books With Magic in the Title

Updated April 5, 2021 395 votes 51 voters 4.0k views

It turns out that books with magic in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 100+ good books with magic in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles aren't books about magic or spells, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word magic in the title.

Books with magic in the title include The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann, Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman, and Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig. If you have a favorite magic book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has magic in the name, it belongs on this list.

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    Practical Magic

    Alice Hoffman

    First Published1995

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    The Colour of Magic

    Terry Pratchett

    First Published1983

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    First Published1924

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, 20th century, Germany

    Genres (Book)Bildungsroman, Fiction

    Original LanguageFrench Language, German Language

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    The Magic Barrel

    Bernard Malamud

    First Published1958

    SubjectsItaly

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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    SubjectsGames, Classics, Animal

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Picture book, Children's literature, Fiction

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    Sensuous Magic

    Patrick Califia

    SubjectsSex, Marriage, Human sexuality, Relationships, Fitness

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    Magic Tree House Series

    Mary Pope Osborne
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    Irish Magic

    Susan Wiggs, Morgan Llywelyn
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    The Magic Bicycle

    Brian Patten

    SubjectsEnglish Literature

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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    SubjectsPhilosophy, Hawaii, Religion

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    SubjectsSports, Recreation, African American, Basketball

    Genres (Book)Poetry, Children's literature

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    SubjectsFolklore, Japan

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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    SubjectsAnimal

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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    Atomic Magic

    Ormond McGill

    SubjectsGames, Theatre, Performing arts

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    Our Story Magic

    Gcina Mhlophe

    SubjectsFolklore, Africa, Places, South Africa

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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    The Magic of Numbers

    Eric Temple Bell

    SubjectsMathematics, Science, History, Mathematical logic, Arithmetic

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    SubjectsAnimal, Australia

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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    SubjectsCivilization, Renaissance

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    Of Mice and Magic

    Leonard Maltin

    SubjectsUnited States of America

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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    Magic Time

    Marc Scott Zicree, Barbara Hambly

    SubjectsEpic film, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy

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    Magic Time

    Doug Marlette

    SubjectsMississippi

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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    Magic Fire

    Christopher Pike

    SubjectsCalifornia

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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    SubjectsDeath

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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    Old Magic

    Marianne Curley

    SubjectsSupernatural, Schools, Love, Time travel

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Fantasy

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    Dance Magic

    Todd Strasser
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