Staff picks tagged "fantasy"

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The Queen of the Tearling

4

Is "Games of Thrones" getting a bit ponderous? Maybe it's time to take a break and get started on Erika Johansen's brisk and manageable trilogy. Read more...

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Snow White: A Graphic Novel

4

This nostalgic, historical retelling of "Snow White" will leave you breathless. Read more...

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Upside-Down Magic

4

Nory is always trying to be normal. If she keeps this up, she will never know how amazing she can be. Read more...

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The Everything Box

5

It's the end of the world as we know it and I laughed my way through it. Read more...

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Midnight Crossroad

4

Everything is not as it seems in Midnight, Texas. Read more...

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Front Lines

4

What if, in 1940, Uncle Sam decided women should fight in WWII? Imagine how that would change the most deadly war ever, and the gals who enlist. Read more...

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Revenge and the Wild

5

Get ready for a page-turning, steampunk-esque, Wild West adventure crawling with supernatural creatures! Read more...

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The Love that Split the World

5

Sold to me as "The Time Traveler's Wife" meets "Friday Night Lights," but what I got was so much more. Read more...

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Toy Dance Party

4

If "Toy Story" and "The Velveteen Rabbit" had a book together, it would be just like this. Read more...

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Six of Crows

4

For months, I couldn't go anywhere without hearing about this book. Now that I've read it, I know why. Read more...

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Zeroes

4

Ever want to read the story of some zeroes instead of heroes? Yeah, me too. Read more...

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The Weight of Feathers

5

"The Night Circus" meets "Eleanor and Park" in this atmospheric, magical read. Read more...

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The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

4

A tale of mystery and intrigue, featuring a mechanical octopus that steals socks. Read more...

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Almost Super

4

It's heroes vs. villains in this story of people with superpowers who live among us. Read more...

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The Pirate Pig

5

This is a high seas caper involvin' a skull-and-crossbones-wearin' pig, a stout captain and t' unwanted attention o' Barracuda Bill. Read more...

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Get in Trouble

4

These genre-defying stories combine fantasy, sci-fi and literary fiction, bringing surprise and delight to their exploration of realistic themes. Read more...

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Jackaby

4

Perfect for that between-Sherlock-and-Doctor-Who-seasons-time. Read more...

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Ms. Marvel

4

Move over, boys. There's a new superhero in town. Read more...

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The Whispering Skull

4

If you liked Harry Potter, you should read this. There. I said it. Read more...

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Emma and the Blue Genie

4

This fantasy has a tiny genie, a pesky pup, a spitting dromedary and a blue-patterned grandmother. It is everything I never knew I wanted. Read more...

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The Bone Clocks

3

Is "The Bone Clocks" ambitious? Absolutely! Inventive? Without a doubt! Expertly crafted? Yes! A truly great book? Well, that I'm not so sure about... Read more...

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Stories of Your Life and Others

5

Eight tales of mind-bending science fiction and fantasy. Read more...

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Blackbringer

4

Sometimes I just want a book to wrap me up in a nice warm hug and take me on a magical adventure. Lucky for me, there's Laini Taylor. Read more...

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Landline

5

Georgie isn't looking for magic, but she finds it right when she needs it the most. How fortuitous. Read more...

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Outlander

5

War, romance, history and just a dash of time travel made this book one of my all-time favorites. Read more...

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As She Climbed Across the Table

5

Black holes are no match for true love. Read more...

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone

5

A gorgeous, dangerous, magical fantasy that I never want to be done with. Read more...

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Magic Marks the Spot

5

Pirates and magic and gargoyles-- oh my! This is a fantastical pirate tale that will make landlubbers wish for life on the high seas. Read more...

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Half Bad

4

Witches living among humans, in England, undetected. A teen boy with magical powers. Thinking of Harry Potter? Think again. Read more...

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Six-Gun Snow White

4

The fairest of them all is packing heat. Read more...

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The Screaming Staircase

4

Chomping at the bit for the new season of "Sherlock" to start? Try this for a fix. Read more...

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

5

Listening to this novel reminds you of being a little kid tucked in tight while your favorite grandparent reads you a dark and magical bedtime story. Read more...

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Teeth

5

Read this haunting novel while wrapped in a blanket with your favorite cup of coffee in hand. This book will pull you in and chill you to the bone. Read more...

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Seraphina

5

If you've always been a little curious (or dubious) about fantasy or teen books, TRUST ME. Once you read this, you'll see the error of your ways. Read more...

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Unspoken

4

Kami and the entire cast of characters are entirely likeable, but also unfailingly human. Read more...

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The Diviners

4

"The Diviners" is nothing if not ambitious, comparing favorably to such supernatural classics as "The Stand" and "American Gods." Read more...

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Croak

4

Dark and twisty, with a healthy dose of black humor. Read more...

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Bitterblue

4

When your past is full of pain-- for you and everyone around you-- how far into history do you dig? Read more...

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The One and Only Ivan

4

The One and Only Ivan tugs at the heartstrings in a way that only a true story can. Read more...

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The Immortal Rules

4

If Walking Dead were a vampire book, it would be this book. Read more...

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The Knife of Never Letting Go

4

Brisk and violent, The Knife of Never Letting Go is an alternate reality that's not for the squeamish. Read more...

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Finnikin of the Rock

5

This book was awesome. A very solid high school read. Read more...