Welcome to Mysterious Galaxy -- books of Martians, Murder, Magic and Mayhem (with occasional Masks, Matchmaking, and Munchkins). We are physically a specialty genre store in Southern California with a focus on SF, Fantasy, Mystery, Suspense, and Horror. Here on the web we offer a whole world of book choices, some physically on our shelves, some immediately available for your ebook reader, and many more available for special order!

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The Trick Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501155826
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - September 19th, 2017

Prague, 1934. As the world descends into war around him, a young boy named Mosche finds wonder and magic in a traveling circus act. The Trick follows young Mosche as he leaves his world—and his Jewish identity—behind to join the circus as a stage magician. In alternating chapters we watch Mosche grow into adulthood in world ravaged by hate as modern day 10 year old Max seeks out the now elderly, cantankerous magician in attempt to restore his family. Two boys. Two stories. Two lives converging into one poignant and utterly absorbing story of love and hate, rejection and belonging, defeat and victory. Like a true magician, Bergmann casts a spell, weaving a tale that will make us all believe in the eternal magic of storytelling. – Kelly

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Signed Books

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Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316154727
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little Brown and Company - May 30th, 2017

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