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Fantasy Books to Transport You to Another World

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 9:58am -- SEgan

Fantasy books have the power to transport you to a world far away - where magic is real, monsters have stories to tell, and romance that will whisk you off your feet. With powerful and detailed world building, breathtaking magical beings, and enchanting new lands, these recently published fantasy books are certain to delight and amaze.

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House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas

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Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life—working hard all day and partying all night—until a demon murdered her closest friends, leaving her bereft, wounded, and alone. When the accused is behind bars but the crimes start up again, Bryce finds herself at the heart of the investigation. She’ll do whatever it takes to avenge their deaths.

 

Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline

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 A propulsive, stunning and sensuous novel inspired by the traditional Métis story of the Rogarou - a werewolf-like creature that haunts the roads and woods of Métis communities.

Trouble the Saints by Alaya Dawn Johnson

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Amidst the whir of city life, a girl from Harlem is drawn into the glittering underworld of Manhattan, where she’s hired to use her knives to strike fear amongst its most dangerous denizens.

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

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In 1893, there's no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at the ballot box.

The Awakening by Nora Roberts

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In the realm of Talamh, a teenage warrior named Keegan emerges from a lake holding a sword—representing both power and the terrifying responsibility to protect the Fey. In another realm known as Philadelphia, a young woman has just discovered she possesses a treasure of her own…

The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence

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On Abeth the vastness of the ice holds no room for individuals. Survival together is barely possible. No one survives alone. To resist the cold, to endure the months of night when even the air itself begins to freeze, requires a special breed. Variation is dangerous, difference is fatal. And Yaz is not the same.

This list compiled by Reference Staff at Barrington Public Library. Please contact us at 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions or if you would like help placing a hold on one of these titles.

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