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5 Fantastic New Fantasy Novels

What a great week it is to escape into an intriguing fantasy world. Get lost in magical realms and fall in love with these majestic characters that will make you want to  jump into the story. A fantasy world is the perfect one to escape to during these times and these novels will give your mind a welcome break from reality.

 

 1. House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas

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House of Earth and Blood tells the story of Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar. Bryce used to have the perfect life, until her friends were murdered, and now even though the criminals are behind bars, similar crimes begin to happen again. Now, Bryce is doing everything she can to avenge the death of her friends. Hunt is a fallen angel with great strength, but enslaved by the archangels. In order to regain his freedom he has to help Bryce find the demon wrecking havoc. As the two work together they discover a dark power that threatens everything and everyone. They also find a passion within each other that could set them on fire – if they let it.

 

2. Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

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Chain of Gold follows Tessa and Will’s two children, James and Lucie Herondale. James and Lucie have grown up during a peaceful time for shadowhunters in Edwardian London. They have heard countless tales of good conquering evil, but now things are about to change with the Carstairs and Blackthorns arrival in London. James wants to fall in love and believes his true love is Grace Blackthorn. Meanwhile, Cordelia Carstairs wants to become a hero, and on her journey she falls for James. On Cordelia’s road to become a hero, she and the rest of her friends find themselves on an adventure that will reveal dark powers, and the price of being a hero.

3. The Kingdom of Black by Marie Lu

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The Kingdom of Black tells the story of two siblings, Nanneral Mozart and Wolfgang. Nanneral is a gifted musician and she delights audiences with her music. Unfortunately, her father will only allow her to perform music until she reaches a marriageable age. It is the 18th century and she is a woman, and even though composing music is what she dreams of, it cannot happen. As the years go by, Wolfgang’s musical talent begins to shine brighter than Nanneral’s, until one day a man from a magical land comes to town and makes Nanneral an incredible offer. However, if Nanneral takes the deal, it could cost her everything.

 

4. Imagine Me by Tahereh Mafi

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Imagine Me is the final book in the Shatter Me series. Ella now knows the truth about Juliette and what she was created for. Now, Ella struggles with the past and is unsure of what the future holds. Everything between Juliette and Ella, and right and wrong, is a blur. Even her destiny may not be in her control, with old enemies looming, and the day of reckoning with Reestablishment approaching. All things considered, Ella is unsure of what side she stands on.

5. The City We Became by N.K Jemisin

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The City We Became. is about New York City and her five ‘souls’. In the lore of the book, all cities have souls, and with souls come a dark side. Underneath the earth there is an evil stirring that threatens to destroy the city, and now the five souls within the city must band together to destroy it before it destroys them.

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