Between the news and social distancing, now is the perfect time to dig into a fantasy series! These titles will take you beyond Harry Potter and Game of Thrones and into another world.
The Broken Earth Series by N.K. Jemisin
It’s the end of the world. Again and again and again. If you love powerful world building be sure to grab the first book, The Fifth Season.
The Daevabad Trilogy by S. A. Chakraborty
City of Brass, the first book in the series, is surprising, harrowing, and will immerse you in Middle Eastern myths and magic.
Chronicles by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
You can practically hear the 20 sided die rolling as you read this series and its first installment, Dragons of Autumn Twilight.
Legacy of Orïsha by Tomi Adeyemi
The Children of Blood and Bone, the series’ first book was a stand out in 2018 and its sequel, The Children of Virtue and Vengeance did not disappoint. The audiobooks are wonderfully evocative of the African inspired mythology.
The Red Rising Saga by Pierce Brown
Cinematic in style with bold characters, Red Rising is a complex, political, thriller set among the moons of Jupiter, Mars, and Venus.
Southern Vampires by Charlaine Harris
Sexy vampires take center stage in this campy series that focuses on the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse beginning with Dead Until Dark