Fall is coming, so what better time than to curl up with a fun fantasy novel? From books about a mystical Rubicus Prophecy to stories about royalty and magical creatures, here are some fantastical suggestions for those days when you just want to escape into another world. Read up on our favorite fantasy books coming out fall 2019.
The Rubicus Prophecy by Alane Adams
It is Abigail’s second year at the Tarkana Witch Academy and she is faced with the impending message of the Rubicus Prophecy. The chosen witchling, who will break Odin’s curse, walks among Abigail and the rest of the students at Tarkana. Soon, another mystery arrives in the form of Robert Barconian, who seeks Abigail’s assistance to retrieve a missing item. Abigail and her friends find themselves in the catacombs beneath Tarkana and discover something much darker than they ever could have imagined in the latest novel from Alane Adams.
Unnatural Magic by C.M. Waggoner
After Onna is rejected by a prestigious magic academy, she makes her way to the city of Hexos where she is confronted by a mystery unlike any other. As Onna soon discovers, trolls are being attacked in sinister acts of sorcery. In this one-of-a-kind story of magical creatures and spectacular spells, Onna must band together with the troll clan leader’s daughter, Tsira, so that they can stop this evil before it destroys their world and everyone in it.
Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin
Lou ran from her coven two years ago to the city of Cesarine. Unfortunately, in Cesarine witches are hunted and they are burned by the huntsmen of the church. When huntsman Reid Diggory encounters Lou, they are forced to marry. In this book of dark magic and romance, Lou must learn to control her growing feelings for Reid or her secret will be revealed to all.
The Blacksmith Queen by G.A. Aiken
Keeley Smythe is the furthest thing from royal – she is a village blacksmith with a simple life. This all changes with the death of the Old King and it is revealed that Keeley’s younger sister is likely to become the next ruler to take the throne. To defend her family from the wrath of the Old King’s bitter sons, Keeley must band together with a clan of unruly mountain warriors known as the Amichai. In this story of humor and battle, only one person will be given the privilege to take the throne.
The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis
When five girls are sold to a “welcome house” in the city of Arketta, they are branded as the Good Luck Girls. These girls feel anything but lucky. After one of them accidentally kills a man, they must go on the run to escape the powerful forces that rule over the city. As they make the dangerous journey out of the city, the only thing that brings them hope for their freedom is an old bedtime story passed by one Good Luck Girl to another.
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
When graduate student Zachary Ezra Rawlins finds an old library book, he is shocked to read a story from his own childhood. Determined to understand where the book came from, Zachary follows clues that lead him on a journey to an archive deep within the Earth that holds secrets and the answers to mysteries lost long ago. Guided by two guardians of this new world, Mirabel and Dorian, Zachary decides he must explore deeper to understand his life’s true purpose.
The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
January Schaller feels like she just does not belong. Living in the house of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she cannot seem to find her place amongst all of his beautiful treasure. This all changes when she finds a book filled with the lure of fairy tales and magic. The more she reads, the more January yearns to find her purpose that she believes lies in between the lines of the peculiar, old book.
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