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Fantasy Books That Swept Us Away

Our staff's all-time favorite fantasy books, from high fantasy about dragon riding to contemporary fantasy about TikTok witches.

A Taste of Gold and Iron

By: Alexandra Rowland
Narrated by: Casey Jones
Length: 18 hours 20 minutes

A place in your home. A place at your hearth.Kadou, the shy prince of Arast, finds himself at odds with one of the most powerful ambassadors at court—the body-father of the queen’s new child—in an altercation that results in his humiliation.To prove his loyalty to the queen, his sister, Kadou takes responsibility for the investigation of a... Read more

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The City of Brass

A Novel

By: S. A. Chakraborty
Narrated by: Soneela Nankani
Length: 20 hours 1 minute

“S.A. Chakraborty introduces a fantasy set in the Middle East that thrusts us into the magical world of Daevabad. The City of Brass follows, in parallel, Nahri, a con artist and naturally gifted healer, and Ali, prince of Daevabad and fiercely trained soldier. Nahri and Ali find themselves learning new lessons on how to survive changing... Read more

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Paladin's Grace

Saint of Steel: Book #1

By: T. Kingfisher
Narrated by: Joel Richards
Length: 12 hours 30 minutes

Stephen's god died on the longest day of the year . . .

Three years later, Stephen is a broken paladin, living only for the chance to be useful before he dies. But all that changes when he encounters a fugitive named Grace in an alley and witnesses an assassination attempt gone wrong. Now the pair must navigate a web of treachery, beset on all... Read more

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Starling House

A Reese's Book Club Pick

By: Alix E. Harrow
Narrated by: Natalie Naudus
Length: 12 hours 25 minutes

“Alix E. Harrow my love, you will always be famous to meeeeeee! I don't know where to begin - this is the infamous house book, the beautiful gothic masterpiece about the haunted, living house. It's perfect. How can I talk about this book besides to weep and throw myself to my knees, rending my hair from my scalp? Starling House will creep beneath... Read more

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Saint Death's Daughter

By: C. S. E. Cooney
Narrated by: C. S. E. Cooney
Length: 23 hours 12 minutes

Brought to you by Penguin.

Life gets complicated when Death gets involved.

To be born into a family of royal assassins pretty much guarantees that your life is going to be... rather unusual. Especially if, like Miscellaneous "Lanie" Stones, you also have a vicious allergy to all forms of violence and bloodshed, and an uncanny affinity for bringing... Read more

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The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth: Book #1

By: N. K. Jemisin
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 15 hours 27 minutes

“This book is everything: complex characters, gorgeous settings, and a masterclass in worldbuilding. Robin Miles is one of the best narrators in the industry, and I would listen to every book she narrates. Her voice is rich and complex and she gives every character a distinct personality and voice. The Fifth Season is one of the best fantasy... Read more

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A Deadly Education

A Novel

The Scholomance: Book #1

By: Naomi Novik
Narrated by: Anisha Dadia
Length: 10 hours 58 minutes

“I loved this book so much. It's great both written and as an audio. Wry, irascible El is such a fantastic narrator who you can't help but to cheer for. Sets up nicely for book two without leaving the plot unfulfilled. Read more

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Nettle & Bone

By: T. Kingfisher
Narrated by: Amara Jasper
Length: 9 hours 3 minutes

From Hugo, Nebula, and Locus award-winning author T. Kingfisher comes an original and subversive fantasy adventure.

This isn't the kind of fairytale where the princess marries a prince.
It's the one where she kills him.


Marra never wanted to be a hero.

As the shy, convent-raised, third-born daughter, she escaped the traditional fate of princesses,... Read more

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

By: V. E. Schwab
Narrated by: Julia Whelan
Length: 17 hours 9 minutes

“Unlike anything I have ever read. Stunning, masterful, epic, dark and rich! Even my friends who usually scoff at sci-fi/fantasy books, loved this one. No short synopsis will properly prepare you, just dive in. Read more

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Jade City

The Green Bone Saga: Book #1

By: Fonda Lee
Narrated by: Andrew Kishino
Length: 19 hours 6 minutes

“A slow burn with frequent bursts of action. For fans of mafia dramas and martial arts action. The Green Bone culture & mythology are unique & captivating. This book and its characters got better and better as the story progressed. Lee writes like a watchmaker, and this book ticks away like a finely-tuned machine. Read more

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Babel

Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of The Oxford Translators' Revolution

By: R. F. Kuang
Narrated by: Chris Lew Kum Hoi & Billie Fulford-Brown
Length: 21 hours 45 minutes

“Finishing a book like this is equal parts pleasure and pain: pleasure in reading something so striking and beautiful juxtaposed by the pain of it ending. Few books have brought tears to my eyes; Kuang’s Babel is now numbered among them. Read more

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The Bone Orchard

By: Sara A. Mueller
Narrated by: Ell Potter
Length: 14 hours 7 minutes

Sara A. Mueller's Bone Orchard is a fascinating whodunit set in a lush, gothic world of secrets and magic—where a dying emperor charges his favorite concubine with solving his own murder, and preventing the culprit, which undoubtedly is one of his three terrible sons, from taking control of an empire.

Charm is a witch, and she is alone. The last... Read more

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The House in the Cerulean Sea

Cerulean Chronicles: Book #1

By: TJ Klune
Narrated by: Daniel Henning
Length: 12 hours 12 minutes

“Escape with me to a wonderful world where magic and magical creatures exist. Linus Baker, a quiet and lonely man, finds an unexpected and challenging task as he's assigned by the government to report on an island where an orphanage with extremely classified magical children reside and a charming caretaker with many secrets. He encounters many... Read more

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Empire of Sand

The Books of Ambha: Book #1

By: Tasha Suri
Narrated by: Soneela Nankani
Length: 16 hours 59 minutes

“This sweeping and epic tale, narrated perfectly by Soneela Nankani, will transport you to the Salt desert and the colorful dreamfire storms of Irinah. Tasha Suri's Empire of Sand is filled with intrigue, betrayal, and romance; you won't want to stop listening to Mehr's story. Read more

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Princess Floralinda and the Forty-Flight Tower

By: Tamsyn Muir
Narrated by: Moira Quirk
Length: 4 hours 9 minutes

When the witch built the forty-flight tower, she made very sure to do the whole thing properly. Each flight contains a dreadful monster, ranging from adiamond-scaled dragon to a pack of slavering goblins. Should a prince battle his way to the top, he will be rewarded with a golden sword—and the lovely Princess Floralinda. But no prince has... Read more

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Thornhedge

By: T. Kingfisher
Narrated by: Jennifer Blom
Length: 3 hours 43 minutes

From USA Today bestselling author T. Kingfisher, Thornhedge is the tale of a kind-hearted, toad-shaped heroine, a gentle knight, and a mission gone completely sideways.

There's a princess trapped in a tower. This isn't her story.

Meet Toadling. On the day of her birth, she was stolen from her family by the fairies, but she grew up safe and loved... Read more

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Legends & Lattes

A Novel of High Fantasy and Low Stakes

Legends & Lattes

By: Travis Baldree
Narrated by: Travis Baldree
Length: 7 hours 18 minutes

“This is the cozy and heartwarming fantasy novel you didn't know you needed! It's a tender story with delightful characters in a snug setting. The kind of tale that Dungeon Masters will feel inspired to have for their next laid-back D&D campaign. So if you are a fan of wholesome, found-family stories do yourself a favor and listen to this book! Read more

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Black Water Sister

By: Zen Cho
Narrated by: Catherine Ho
Length: 11 hours 37 minutes

A reluctant medium discovers the ties that bind can unleash a dangerous power in this compelling Malaysian-set contemporary fantasy.
Jessamyn Teoh is closeted, broke and moving back to Malaysia, a country she left when she was a toddler. So when Jess starts hearing voices, she chalks it up to stress. But there's only one voice in her head, and it... Read more

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Ninth House

Ninth House Series: Book #1

By: Leigh Bardugo
Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang & Michael David Axtell
Length: 16 hours 22 minutes

“The charter of the Leahy house is to manage and police the secret houses of the veil on the campus of Yale University. When a murder is connected to the magical activities of the houses, Galaxy Stern, Alex, the newest member of the Ninth House must find out what happened even if it means losing her place at Yale or her life. Ninth House grips... Read more

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To Shape a Dragon's Breath

The First Book of Nampeshiweisit

By: Moniquill Blackgoose
Narrated by: Charley Flyte
Length: 16 hours 52 minutes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • FINALIST FOR THE NEBULA, LOCUS, AND LODESTAR AWARDS • “My favorite book of the year . . . a coming-of-age story that is cozy and hair-raising in equal measure.”—Charlie Jane Anders, The Washington Post

“I tore through it, caught up in an enthusiasm for dragons that I hadn’t experienced since I was a teenager obsessed with...
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