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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!

The Dragon of Jin-Sayeng

The Dragon of Jin-Sayeng

Author: K. S. Villoso Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

The stunning finale to the Chronicles of the Bitch Queen trilogy where the queen of a divided land must unite her people against the enemies who threaten to tear her country apart. Queen Talyien is finally home, but dangers she never imagined await her in the shadowed halls of her father's castle. War is on the horizon. Her son has been stolen from her, her warlords despise her and, across the sea, a cursed prince threatens her nation with invasion in order to win her hand. Worse yet, her father's ancient secrets are dangerous enough to bring Jin-Sayeng to ruin. Dark magic tears rifts in the sky, preparing to rain down madness, chaos, and the possibility of setting her nation aflame. Bearing the brunt of the past and uncertain about her future, Talyien will need to decide between fleeing her shadows or embracing them before the whole world becomes an inferno. Praise for the series: 'K. S. Villoso is a powerful new voice in fantasy' Kameron Hurley 'An action-packed plot and deep, vivid world-building' Melissa Caruso 'Intricate, intimate and intensely plotted' Nicholas Eames

Kingdom Alliance

Kingdom Alliance

Author: Robert Stanek Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A Deadly Education

A Deadly Education

Author: Naomi Novik Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

____________ In the start of an all-new series, the bestselling author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver introduces you to a dangerous school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death - until one girl begins to rewrite its rules. ____________ Enter a school of magic unlike any you have ever encountered. There are no teachers, no holidays, friendships are purely strategic, and the odds of survival are never equal. Once you're inside, there are only two ways out: you graduate or you die. El Higgins is uniquely prepared for the school's many dangers. She may be without allies, but she possesses a dark power strong enough to level mountains and wipe out untold millions - never mind easily destroy the countless monsters that prowl the school. Except, she might accidentally kill all the other students, too. So El is trying her hardest not to use it... that is, unless she has no other choice. Wry, witty, endlessly inventive, and mordantly funny - yet with a true depth and fierce justice at its heart - this enchanting novel reminds us that there are far more important things than mere survival. ____________ 'Hilarious and wild! Take any fictional magic school, make it as over-the-top dangerous as possible, and populate it with a bunch of snarky teenagers; the result is pure batshit fun.' N.K. Jemisin, three-time Hugo Award winner and author of The Fifth Season 'Novik deliciously undoes expectations about magic schools, destined heroes, and family legacies. A gorgeous book about monsters and monstrousness, chockablock with action, cleverness, and wit.' Holly Black, #1 New York Times bestselling author 'The Scholomance is the dark school of magic I've been waiting for, and its wise, witty, and monstrous heroine is one I'd happily follow anywhere-even into a school full of monsters.' Katherine Arden, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Bear and the Nightingale 'The wonderful cast of characters will grab a hold of your heart and you'll never want to leave this deadly school ... a fantasy that delights on every level. I loved this brilliant book.' Stephanie Garber, #1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Caraval series 'Eyeball-meltingly brilliant. Novik is, quite simply, a genius.' Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of And I Darken 'Sharp, witty, and darkly effervescent, A Deadly Education is Naomi Novik's fresh take on the concept of the magic school. One of my favorite reads of the year.' Rory Power, New York Times bestselling author of Wilder Girls 'Naomi Novik reinvents the magical school story by working a strange, funny, wild, dark magic all her own. This is not just your next great read - it's your new obsession.' Gwenda Bond 'A delightfully brutal world ... and a practical, ruthless heroine with the guts and wits to survive it.' Emily Skrutskie 'Fresh, smart, and delightfully unique. It's Hogwarts with higher stakes and sharper claws, and I absolutely loved it.' Alix E. Harrow 'A nightmare from which I never wished to wake. Savage, inventive, and soulful, Novik grasps the totems of childhood that linger in your mind-schools of magic, curses, cutthroat classmates, monsters-only to twist them into a grand new tale that'll make you believe in magic again.' Pierce Brown, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Age

The Shadow of the Gods

The Shadow of the Gods

Author: John Gwynne Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2021

Set in a brand-new, Norse-inspired world, and packed with myth, magic and bloody vengeance, The Shadow of the Gods begins an epic new fantasy saga from bestselling author John Gwynne. After the gods warred and drove themselves to extinction, the cataclysm of their fall shattered the land of Vigrid. Now a new world is rising, where power-hungry jarls feud and monsters stalk the woods and mountains. A world where the bones of the dead gods still hold great power for those brave - or desperate - enough to seek them out. Now, as whispers of war echo across the mountains and fjords, fate follows in the footsteps of three people: a huntress on a dangerous quest, a noblewoman who has rejected privilege in pursuit of battle fame, and a thrall who seeks vengeance among the famed mercenaries known as the Bloodsworn. All three will shape the fate of the world as it once more falls under the shadow of the gods . . . Praise for John Gwynne 'John Gwynne is one of the modern masters of heroic fantasy' Adrian Tchaikovsky 'Reminds me of why I became a fantasy enthusiast in the first place' Robin Hobb 'John Gwynne writes fantasy with the heart of a hero and the inventiveness of a master mage' Sebastien de Castell 'Extraordinarily good . . . Gwynne is setting a new benchmark in fantasy' Giles Kristian

The Shadow of the Gods

The Shadow of the Gods

Author: John Gwynne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

The Shadow of the Gods begins a brand new Norse-inspired epic fantasy series from bestselling author John Gwynne, packed with action, magic and monsters After the gods warred and drove themselves to extinction, the cataclysm of their fall shattered the land of Vigrid. Now a new world is rising, where power-hungry jarls feud and monsters stalk the woods and mountains. A world where the bones of the dead gods still hold great power for those brave - or desperate - enough to seek them out. Now, as whispers of war echo across the mountains and fjords, fate follows in the footsteps of three people: a huntress on a dangerous quest, a noblewoman who has rejected privilege in pursuit of battle fame, and a thrall who seeks vengeance among the famed mercenaries known as the Bloodsworn. All three will shape the fate of the world as it once more teeters on the edge of chaos. Praise for John Gwynne 'John Gwynne is one of the modern masters of heroic fantasy' Adrian Tchaikovsky 'Reminds me of why I became a fantasy enthusiast in the first place' Robin Hobb 'John Gwynne writes fantasy with the heart of a hero and the inventiveness of a master mage' Sebastien de Castell 'Extraordinarily good . . . Gwynne is setting a new benchmark in fantasy' Giles Kristian

Master Artificer

Master Artificer

Author: Justin Call Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2021

The fabulous sequel to 2019's hit debut novel: Master of Sorrows. 'Master of Sorrows is a brilliant and riveting tale about having the courage to find and choose one's path. I recommend this book for lovers of classic epic fantasy looking for a modern voice' NOVEL NOTIONS 'A wonderful mix of the old and the new . . . if you're a fan of coming-of-age stories, magic schools, and the idea of what's right and what's wrong, then Master of Sorrows is the book for you' THE FANTASY INN 'A very strong dark fantasy debut that will appeal directly to fans of The Poppy War and The Name of the Wind. It's intense, mystical and brutal' fantasybookreview.co.uk 'This is an adventure well-worth embarking on, one filled with monsters, gods, deception and betrayal' booktopia.com

Master Artificer

Master Artificer

Author: Justin Call Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

The fabulous sequel to 2019's hit debut novel: Master of Sorrows. 'Master of Sorrows is a brilliant and riveting tale about having the courage to find and choose one's path. I recommend this book for lovers of classic epic fantasy looking for a modern voice' NOVEL NOTIONS 'A wonderful mix of the old and the new . . . if you're a fan of coming-of-age stories, magic schools, and the idea of what's right and what's wrong, then Master of Sorrows is the book for you' THE FANTASY INN 'A very strong dark fantasy debut that will appeal directly to fans of The Poppy War and The Name of the Wind. It's intense, mystical and brutal' fantasybookreview.co.uk 'This is an adventure well-worth embarking on, one filled with monsters, gods, deception and betrayal' booktopia.com

Solo Leveling, Vol. 2 (light novel)

Solo Leveling, Vol. 2 (light novel)

Author: Chugong, Chugong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2021

With the help of the system, Jinwoo Sung has gone from the Weakest Hunter of All Mankind to...well, something else entirely! However, his situation hasn't gone unnoticed like he'd hoped and he's starting to attract some unwanted attention. As Jinwoo's abilities reach new heights, will he be able to continue leveling up in peace?

Interspecies Reviewers, Vol. 2 (light novel)

Interspecies Reviewers, Vol. 2 (light novel)

Author: Amahara, Tetsu Habara, masha Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2021

The boys (and Crim) are back for round two! But when they stumble across a marionette shop that promises a puppet resembling anyone your heart desires, Stunk gets a bit carried away and dreams up the spitting image of Meidri! They better hope she never finds out about this!

Realm Breaker

Realm Breaker

Author: Victoria Aveyard Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2021

Who is left when the heroes fall? Corayne lives at the end of the world. Year after year, she watches her pirate mother sail away to adventures she'll never share with Corayne. So when a mysterious immortal and deadly assassin appear on Corayne's doorstep telling her she is the last member of a dying bloodline, and the only one who can save the world, Corayne seizes the chance to have her own adventure. But the world is in graver danger than they ever imagined; Corayne and her rag-tag group of allies are alone in a world that is slowly coming apart at the seams with little but their fading hope to guide them. Now is not the age of heroes, but courage can bloom even in the darkest corners. And it just might be enough to save everything.

Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside, Vol. 3 LN

Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside, Vol. 3 LN

Author: Zappon, Yasumo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2021

A cold snap in winter leaves the usually warm Zoltan blanketed in snow, providing Red and Rit with the perfect excuse to get cozy with each other. At the same time, Ruti, having found a way to free herself from the restraints of her blessing, makes her way to Zoltan in search of Red. Will this powerful little sister finally reunite with her beloved older brother?

I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level, Vol. 10

I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level, Vol. 10

Author: Kisetsu Morita, Benio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2021

I've been killing slimes for three hundred years-and now Falfa wants us to sell sweets at a festival? She's a little too excited about this-but I can't say no to someone so cute. This time, we met a singing fortuneteller, and went on an adventure with a certain girl who loves white. (The Return of Azuzard!) And maybe, just maybe, Flatorte will learn to be good...