Fantastical Fiction – Fantasy

Welcome to Part Two of our Fantastical Fiction blog tie-in, where we focus on some of the best classic and newly-published fantasy novels.  You can see Part One here, with some of our favorite science fiction titles.  Click on a cover or a title to place a hold, and make sure to come in and check out our display in person!

 

Classics

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Watership Down by Richard Adams

The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

 

High/Epic Fantasy

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Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Uprooted by Naomi Novik

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

 

Historical

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Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern

Smoke by Dan Vyleta

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

 

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy

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Storm Front by Jim Butcher

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris

Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning

 

Steampunk

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Soulless by Gail Carriger

Perdido Street Station by China Mieville

Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

The Iron Wyrm Affair by Lilith Saintcrow

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

 

YA

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The Star Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

 

Happy reading!

—Katie, Adult Reference