7 New and Forthcoming Epic Fantasies

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7 New and Forthcoming Epic Fantasies

Why read about our world when you can read about others? Epic fantasy is the perfect form of escapism from an Earth that can sometimes seem like it’s...
6 Royal Romances to Read Before the Royal Wedding

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6 Royal Romances to Read Before the Royal Wedding

The royal wedding, between a British prince and an American actress who met doing volunteer work, will offer viewers across the country a frothy bit of...
6 Queer Historical YA Romances

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6 Queer Historical YA Romances

I love historical romance. Perhaps it’s my little ace heart thriving on the complicated dances that partners undergo—sometimes literally—to find...
7 New Fantasies You’ll Love…and 7 Past Favorites to Pair Them With

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7 New Fantasies You’ll Love…and 7 Past Favorites to Pair Them With

Some books lend themselves easily to comparisons of books past. Take, for instance, Dhonielle Clayton’s incredible new novel The Belles, which pulls...
8 Historical Romances to Love, from the Deliciously Decorous to the Downright Scandalous

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8 Historical Romances to Love, from the Deliciously Decorous to the Downright Scandalous

So this is love. While movie romcoms tend to give me such bad secondhand embarrassment I need to bury my head between my knees, there’s something...
6 YA Graphic Novels for Fans of Black Panther

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6 YA Graphic Novels for Fans of Black Panther

​​We can’t stop talking about Black Panther—and, for those just discovering it through the blockbuster film, there are plenty of Black Panther...
7 Diverse Historical Fantasy Novels

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7 Diverse Historical Fantasy Novels

There’s something about the rich worldbuilding of historical novels and fantasy that make the genres the perfect complement to each other. And both...
7 of the Best New and Upcoming Fantasy Standalones

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7 of the Best New and Upcoming Fantasy Standalones

​I don’t have the attention span for series. There are so many books to read that keeping up with a three-  or six- or ten-book series is just too...
7 YA Novels Starring Fierce Female Pirates

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7 YA Novels Starring Fierce Female Pirates

​One of my all-time favorite historical figures is Grace O’Malley, Ireland’s pirate queen. She took over her Irish clan, made herself a...
6 YA Novels Starring Evil (and Irresistible) Magical Ladies

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6 YA Novels Starring Evil (and Irresistible) Magical Ladies

One of my favorite things to read about is ambitious ladies. Magical ambitious ladies. Magical ambitious ladies willing to do whatever it takes to get what...
6 Novels in Verse About Women’s Experiences

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6 Novels in Verse About Women’s Experiences

Something incredible happens when a story is told in verse. Poetry carries its emotional heart to the front and center, telling a tale with fewer words...
8 Diverse Fantasy Reads for Harry Potter fans

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8 Diverse Fantasy Reads for Harry Potter fans

You love Harry Potter. I love Harry Potter. Odds are most of the people you know love Harry Potter. And while we all love to reread Harry Potter—I do it...

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