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The Best Books With Magic in the Title

Updated November 16, 2017 400 votes 47 voters 3.6k 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 Magic1
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    Practical Magic

    Alice Hoffman

    First Published1995

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  • Magic Tree House Series2
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    3

    Magic Tree House Series

    Mary Pope Osborne
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  • Sensuous Magic3
    7
    2

    Sensuous Magic

    Patrick Califia

    SubjectsSex, Marriage, Human sexuality, Relationships, Fitness

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  • The Magic Mountain4
    9
    7

    First Published1924

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, 20th century, Germany

    Genres (Book)Bildungsroman, Fiction

    Original LanguageFrench Language, German Language

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  • The Magic Barrel5
    7
    4

    The Magic Barrel

    Bernard Malamud

    First Published1958

    SubjectsItaly

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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  • Sylvester and the Magic Pebble6

    SubjectsGames, Classics, Animal

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

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  • Irish Magic7
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    7

    Irish Magic

    Susan Wiggs, Morgan Llywelyn
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  • The Magic Bicycle8
    4
    7

    The Magic Bicycle

    Brian Patten

    SubjectsEnglish Literature

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • Hawaiian Religion and Magic9
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    SubjectsPhilosophy, Hawaii, Religion

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  • Take It To The Hoop, Magic Johnson10

    SubjectsSports, Recreation, African American, Basketball

    Genres (Book)Poetry, Children's literature

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  • The Magic Listening Cap11
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    SubjectsFolklore, Japan

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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  • The Magic Donkey Ride12
    2
    2

    SubjectsAnimal

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • Atomic Magic13
    2
    2

    Atomic Magic

    Ormond McGill

    SubjectsGames, Theatre, Performing arts

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  • Our Story Magic14
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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 Numbers15
    2
    2

    The Magic of Numbers

    Eric Temple Bell

    SubjectsMathematics, Science, History, Mathematical logic, Arithmetic

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  • Possum Magic16
    2
    2

    SubjectsAnimal, Australia

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • Eros and Magic in the Renaissance17

    SubjectsCivilization, Renaissance

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  • Of Mice and Magic18
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    Of Mice and Magic

    Leonard Maltin

    SubjectsUnited States of America

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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  • Magic Time19
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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 Time20
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    Magic Time

    Doug Marlette

    SubjectsMississippi

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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  • Magic Fire21
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    Magic Fire

    Christopher Pike

    SubjectsCalifornia

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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  • This One and Magic Life22

    SubjectsDeath

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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  • Old Magic23
    2
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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 Magic24
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    Dance Magic

    Todd Strasser
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  • The Magic Backpack25
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    The Magic Backpack

    Julia Jarman

    SubjectsSchools, Memory, Ghana

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

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