The Golem and the Jinni, written by Helene Wecker, is a captivating gaslamp fantasy novel that combines Jewish and Arab folklore with historical fiction. Set in 19th-century New York City, it tells the story of Chava, a golem brought to life by a disgraced rabbi, and Ahmad, a jinni released from an ancient copper flask. As they navigate the immigrant communities of New York, Chava and Ahmad form an unlikely friendship and face challenges that test their humanity. Wecker's lyrical prose and vivid characters make The Golem and the Jinni a truly enchanting read.