5 Must-Read Dark Fantasy Novels

Dark fantasy novels tend to have elements of horror, supernatural happening, magical abilities along with a main character who have some form of evil arrayed against her or him. Dark fantasy books can include gory imagery, terrifying mythical creatures, dystopian settings, and downright evil characters. Readers may feel an undertone of dread or ominousness throughout the story, desperate to see whether or not good prevails. If you’re looking for stories with reliably happy endings, you’ll w... [Read More...]

The Accidental Archmage Series – Epic Fantasy Odyssey by Edmund A.M. Batara

If you’re on a quest for an epic saga that will keep you engaged and entertained all autumn long, The Accidental Archmage fantasy series should be at the top of your list. Written by author Edmund A.M. Batara, an active member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), these books delightfully combine elements of mythology, sci-fi, magic, and humor to describe the protagonist’s out-of-this-world adventures. Omnbus: Arc One (The Accidental Archmage Series) Earthling Tyler... [Read More...]

Inspector Mage – YA Mystery/Fantasy Trilogy

Fans of young adult mystery novels are in luck! Author Aleese Hughes has created a genre-bending new series that combines elements of fantasy with romance, murder-mystery, and plenty of adventure to keep you on the edge of your seat. In the debut novel of her Inspector Mage trilogy, you’ll be introduced to a spellbinding world where magic is a normal part of life — but this doesn’t always make things easier. Inspector Mage: Blood on the Floor Julie was born into the prestigious Melton fam... [Read More...]

Keeping the Balance Between Good and Evil: The GrimFaerie Chronicles

Fans of thrillers and fantasy novels alike shouldn’t hesitate to pick up The GrimFaerie Chronicles by Whit McClendon. This compelling trilogy is part of the growing urban fantasy genre, a literary style that combines elements of crime thrillers and fantasy novels. Urban fantasy books are often set in modern times in real-world locations, but characters can range from humans to demons to faeries. Protagonists tend to be fiercely loyal with a strong moral code that motivates them to use their p... [Read More...]

YA Urban Fantasy Novels by Hadley Thorne

Realism, myth, magic, and sci-fi collide in a gripping urban fantasy saga by author and podcast creator Hadley Thorne. Thorne expertly ties in supernatural and mythical elements with relevant current events, including the Covid-19 pandemic. Her books are geared towards teenagers, but anyone who enjoys fantasy is sure to be captured by this series! Tapestry of Worlds Part One: The White Raven Awakens Erika Lily has found herself in the midst of a strange group of friends, ranging from her boyfri... [Read More...]

YA Fantasy Adventure Series

Have you ever wished that you could live within your favorite fantasy novel? An exciting 4-part book series by Willliam David Ellis explores this concept with adventurous characters, mythical creatures, time travel, and plenty of humor to keep readers enraptured. If you enjoyed The Princess Bride, this series is for you. Ellis’s series, The Harry Ferguson Chronicles, is geared towards teens and young adults, but people of all ages will find the story unpredictably entertaining and delightful. ... [Read More...]

Top 20 Fantasy Book Blogs

Whether you’re into J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, or C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia, you likely can’t help but to become completely absorbed in a great fantasy novel. The exciting tales of magical creatures, wizards, dark magic, castles, and enchanted forests can hold anyone captive for hours on end, and yet the book always seems to come to an end far too soon. If you adore fantasy novels, you’re certainly not alone. There are many blogs ... [Read More...]