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See below for a selection of the latest books from Fantasy category. Presented with a red border are the Fantasy books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Fantasy books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

A Sky Beyond the Storm

A Sky Beyond the Storm

Author: Sabaa Tahir Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2020

Prepare for the jaw-dropping finale of Sabaa Tahir's beloved New York Times bestselling An Ember in the Ashes fantasy series, and discover: Who will survive the storm? Picking up just a few months after A Reaper at the Gates left off... The long-imprisoned jinn are on the attack, wreaking bloody havoc in villages and cities alike. But for the Nightbringer, vengeance on his human foes is just the beginning. At his side, Commandant Keris Veturia declares herself Empress, and calls for the heads of any and all who defy her rule. At the top of the list? The Blood Shrike and her remaining family. Laia of Serra, now allied with the Blood Shrike, struggles to recover from the loss of the two people most important to her. Determined to stop the approaching apocalypse, she throws herself into the destruction of the Nightbringer. In the process, she awakens an ancient power that could lead her to victory-or to an unimaginable doom. And deep in the Waiting Place, the Soul Catcher seeks only to forget the life-and love-he left behind. Yet doing so means ignoring the trail of murder left by the Nightbringer and his jinn. To uphold his oath and protect the human world from the supernatural, the Soul Catcher must look beyond the borders of his own land. He must take on a mission that could save-or destroy-all that he knows.

Angelopolis

Angelopolis

Author: Danielle Trussoni Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2020

The Burning God

The Burning God

Author: R.F. Kuang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R.F. Kuang's acclaimed, award-winning epic fantasy that combines the history of 20th-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect. After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead. Despite her losses, Rin hasn't given up on those for whom she has sacrificed so much - the people of the southern provinces and especially Tikany, the village that is her home. Returning to her roots, Rin meets difficult challenges - and unexpected opportunities. While her new allies in the Southern Coalition leadership are sly and untrustworthy, Rin quickly realizes that the real power in Nikan lies with the millions of common people who thirst for vengeance and revere her as a goddess of salvation. Backed by the masses and her Southern Army, Rin will use every weapon to defeat the Dragon Republic, the colonizing Hesperians, and all who threaten the shamanic arts and their practitioners. As her power and influence grows, though, will she be strong enough to resist the Phoenix's intoxicating voice urging her to burn the world and everything in it?

The Dark Archive

The Dark Archive

Author: Genevieve Cogman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

A mysterious archive. A powerful enemy. And a cunning plan. Danger is part of the day job for a Librarian spy. So Irene's hoping for a relaxing weekend. However, her jaunt to Guernsey proves no such thing. Instead of retrieving a rare book, she's almost assassinated, Kai is poisoned and Vale barely escapes with his life. Then the attacks continue in London - targeting those connected with the Fae-dragon peace treaty. Irene knows she must stop the plot before the treaty fails. Or someone dies. But when Irene and friends are trapped underground, in a secret archive, things don't look so good. Then an old enemy demands vengeance, and a shocking secret is revealed. Can Irene really seize victory from chaos? The Dark Archive is the seventh book in the Invisible Library series by Genevieve Cogman. Praise for the series: 'I absolutely loved this' - N. K. Jemisin 'Irene is a great heroine: fiery, resourceful and no one's fool' - Guardian

Call of the Bone Ships

Call of the Bone Ships

Author: RJ Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

'Swashbuckling awesomeness . . . a definite winner' John Gwynne, author of Malice A brilliantly imagined saga of honour, glory and warfare, Call of the Bone Ships is the captivating epic fantasy sequel to RJ Barker's The Bone Ships. Dragons have returned to the Hundred Isles. But their return heralds only war and destruction. When a horde of dying slaves are discovered in the bowels of a ship, Shipwife Meas and the crew of the Tide Child find themselves drawn into a vicious plot that will leave them questioning their loyalties and fighting for their lives.

The Burning God

The Burning God

Author: R.F. Kuang Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R.F. Kuang's acclaimed, award-winning epic fantasy that combines the history of 20th-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect. After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead. Despite her losses, Rin hasn't given up on those for whom she has sacrificed so much - the people of the southern provinces and especially Tikany, the village that is her home. Returning to her roots, Rin meets difficult challenges - and unexpected opportunities. While her new allies in the Southern Coalition leadership are sly and untrustworthy, Rin quickly realizes that the real power in Nikan lies with the millions of common people who thirst for vengeance and revere her as a goddess of salvation. Backed by the masses and her Southern Army, Rin will use every weapon to defeat the Dragon Republic, the colonizing Hesperians, and all who threaten the shamanic arts and their practitioners. As her power and influence grows, though, will she be strong enough to resist the Phoenix's intoxicating voice urging her to burn the world and everything in it?

The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories.

The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories.

Author: Charlaine Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

For the first time together in one volume, the complete Sookie Stackhouse short stories - with new introductions from Charlaine Harris New fans can fill in the gaps in their Sookie lore, while old friends can revisit some of their favourite moments and characters. From investigating the murder of a local fairy to learning that her cousin was a vampire, from remodelling Tara's house to attending a wedding with her shapeshifting boss Sam, Sookie navigates the perils and pitfalls of the paranormal world. Gather round the bar at Bon Temps' favourite watering hole and hear stories that will make you wish that Sookie never left, including: 'Fairy Dust' 'One Word Answer' 'Dracula Night' 'Lucky' 'Gift Wrap' 'Two Blondes' 'If I Had a Hammer' 'Small-Town Wedding' 'Playing Possum' 'In the Blue Hereafter' This definitive collection is the perfect binge read for people who like their stories with bite! 'Charlaine Harris is a phenomenon' SFX

Hollow Empire

Hollow Empire

Author: Sam Hawke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

It started with poison and rebellion. It continues with war and witchcraft. The deadly siege of Silasta woke the ancient spirits, and the city-state must find its place in this new world of magic. But people and politics are always treacherous, and it will take all of Jovan and Kalina's skills to save the city-state when witches and assassins set their sights to domination. Poison was only the beginning . . .

The Stone Knife

The Stone Knife

Author: Anna Stephens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

An astonishing new fantasy trilogy of gods and monsters by the acclaimed author of GODBLIND. In the humid jungles of Ixachipan, a war has been raging for fifty years as the Pechaqueh, by order of their supreme ruler the Singer, conquer their neighbouring tribes and bring them into the glory of the Empire of Songs. Only the Yaloh and their neighbours, the Tokob of the hills, remain. Meanwhile, the Tokob fight a second war - against the Drowned. Clawed and fanged humanoid predators who dwell in water, luring unwary victims to their deaths. As the Pechaqueh army advances ever closer, conquering Yaloh land and taking its people as slaves to the glory of the Singer and their gods, the Tokob must find a way to survive the war and the waters both. But within their home, the Sky City, not everyone is who they seem, and one people's gods are another's monsters.

The Stone Knife

The Stone Knife

Author: Anna Stephens Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

An astonishing new fantasy trilogy of gods and monsters by the acclaimed author of GODBLIND. In the humid jungles of Ixachipan, a war has been raging for fifty years as the Pechaqueh, by order of their supreme ruler the Singer, conquer their neighbouring tribes and bring them into the glory of the Empire of Songs. Only the Yaloh and their neighbours, the Tokob of the hills, remain. Meanwhile, the Tokob fight a second war - against the Drowned. Clawed and fanged humanoid predators who dwell in water, luring unwary victims to their deaths. As the Pechaqueh army advances ever closer, conquering Yaloh land and taking its people as slaves to the glory of the Singer and their gods, the Tokob must find a way to survive the war and the waters both. But within their home, the Sky City, not everyone is who they seem, and one people's gods are another's monsters.

Infernal

Infernal

Author: Mark De Jager Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

The Bourne Identity meets Game of Thrones The US debut of the Gemmell Award shortlisted fantasy novel Culturefly called magical, fast-paced and imaginative The US debut of the Gemmell Award shortlisted fantasy novel! Stratus wakes alone, with no memory of his past. All he knows is his name and that he is not human. Possessing immense strength, powerful sorcery and an insatiable hunger, he sets out across a landscape torn apart by a war, as a dark magic drives the world to the brink of destruction. Disoriented and pursued relentlessly by enemies, he will have to learn what he truly is, or risk bringing the world into ruin...

The Poison Prince

The Poison Prince

Author: S. C. Emmett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

The lady-in-waiting to the princess of a conquered kingdom must navigate a treacherous imperial court, in the second book in a medieval East Asia-inspired epic fantasy trilogy. The crown princess has been assassinated, reigniting tensions between her native Khir and the great Zhaon empire. Now her lady-in-waiting, Komor Yala, is alone in a foreign court, a pawn for imperial schemes. To survive and avenge her princess, Yala will have to rely on unlikely allies-the sly Third Prince and the war-hardened general who sacked her homeland. But as the Emperor lies upon his deathbed, the palace is more dangerous than ever before-for there are six princes, and only one throne.