Fantasy

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Rust in the Root is an absolute delight of a book, with thick worldbuilding, a complex magic system, discussions of race, power, gender, and sexuality—all wrapped

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“This is a fairly engaging work of fiction, if not terribly layered or complex.”

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“Kingfisher has a singular talent for balancing frightening details with humor and characters who will immediately find a home in readers’ hearts.

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The Discord of Gods is the explosive conclusion to Jenn Lyons’ five-book, million-word fantasy epic series A Chorus of Dragons that began in 2019 with The Ruin of Kings.

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“All in all, Sanderson has given the reader another home run, a wildly inventive, fast-paced romp that proves, once again, he is the leader in modern fantasy.”

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In this genderbending and queer retelling of Sleeping Beauty, treasure hunter Fi finds herself tasked with saving the cursed prince Briar Rose.

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“The plot barrels along at an intense pace, straight into . . . a shocking cliffhanger of an ending.

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“Klune has a way of elevating life’s tender, beautifully ordinary moments to highlight how achingly special they actually are.”

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“A novel that is disturbing as well as heartwrenching with its look at the possible fate of mankind.”

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“A skillful blending of magic and mayhem, the supernatural with the mundane.

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The Witch’s Heart is gripping, evocative, and alternatingly joyful and heart-breaking. Gornichec’s prose is lyrical and fierce, just like her protagonists.”

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“A gender-flip version of Faust, and also a haunting love story that will linger.”

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“When a dangerous trick goes awry one evening and threatens to kill her, Thalia unexpectedly shape-shifts.

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The plot is unexceptional, but it is an easy, fun enough story to divert the reader for a few hours.”

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T. J. Klune’s latest title could be the lovechild of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Ransom Riggs) and a Nora Roberts’ second chances, found family romance.

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an exciting tapestry of love, loss, bittersweet melancholy, and adrenalin pumping action.”

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“The story is great fun, full of biting (no pun intended) satire, sharp irony, and witty one-liners, with a well-written storyline that calls for an Action Hero, such as ‘Bruce Willis in a

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“As all good stories do, The Starless Sea immerses the reader in romance and adventure before finally arriving at a heart-warming, enchanting ending . . .”

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Once you open the cover, be prepared for an evening to disappear like a werewolf with a portal ring.”

Monster Hunters Unite!

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“A good book for knight versus dragon diehards but perhaps not as much for fantasy readers looking to be transported to worlds not seen before.”

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“another captivating adventure in which time traveling crime sleuth extraordinaire Kendra Donovan continues her exploits through pre-Victorian England.”

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The Last Tsar’s Dragons does not make for a comforting read.”

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“a great gift for the movie buff as well as the art student.

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“This isn’t a novel to reinforce easy faith.

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“this dive into the internecine struggles of the undying and the complexities of their interaction with humanity are a welcome expansion on the world and characters of Lord’s first novel.”

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