2020 may be more than halfway over (thank goodness!), but that doesn't mean that the rest of the year isn't chock full of great new releases that are sure to satsify your craving for fantasy romance or romantic fantasy. Come on, let's take a peek at the goodies coming up. (Titles are listed in order … Continue reading Upcoming Romantic Fantasy/Fantasy Romance Titles in 2020
If you're a member of our Facebook group, chances are you're familiar with self-published books. Many of the book recommendations made there are novels written by independent ("indie") authors, who don't go through a traditional publishing house like Penguin or Hachette, but oversee their books' preparation and publishing on their own. Self-published books can have … Continue reading Here’s Your List of Romantic Reads From the 2020 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO)!
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Reverse harem fantasy authors have often been inspired by the wealth of folklore and mythology across many cultures, both current and ancient. Who wouldn’t love to have a harem of immortal gods who are conjuring magic all day to please their ladies? However, when it comes to ancient Egypt, things get a little tricky. The … Continue reading N. J. Adel: Fantasy and Egypt
You love a good romance. We all do, that’s why we’re here! When two characters fall in love and overcome adversity: nothing better! Sometimes there’s another love interest, and the infamous triangle emerges: who will she choose? But now you’re looking for something more. Something new and different. Enter reverse harem (RH) or #WhyChoose, a … Continue reading Catharine Glen: 5 Books To Read To Jump Into Reverse Harem Fantasy Romance
Sometimes a book draws you in so completely that you only remember you meant to go to bed hours ago after you emerge, blinking, from the very last page. I mean, look at that opening sentence: Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley.Uprooted, p1 How … Continue reading AJ Lancaster: Book Review of Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Here's a list of books if you like strong women who wield magic. These books were selected by our administrators and community members. We hope you find your next favorite read! 1. Mystic and Rider by Sharon Shinn Gillengaria seethes with unrest. In the south, hostility toward magic and its users has risen to a … Continue reading 15 Books to Read If You Love Women Mages
If like me you’ve balked at how un-feminist our classic fairy tales can be, then you understand how reluctant I was, last Christmas, when my niece asked me to read her Cinderella. For a start, three of the women in the story come in for very harsh descriptions, they’re either, ugly, stupid, or evil. As … Continue reading Rose Amberly: Fairy tales, Fantasy and legends hold up a mirror to real life
Here's a list of books if you like Gaslamp. These books were selected by our administrators and community members. We hope you find your next favorite read! 1. Nefertiti's Heart by A.W. Exley Cara Devon has always been impulsive, but tangling with a serial killer might cure that. Permanently. "I love everything about the story. … Continue reading 13 Books to Read If You Love Gaslamp