Urban Fantasy

Urban fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy in which the narrative uses supernatural elements in a 19th-century to 21st-century (or equivalent) urban society. It usually takes place in the present day (or the equivalent of the "present day").

Works of urban fantasy may be set in an approximation of our world in which fantastic exists secretly or in a world (such as an alternative history) in which it occurs openly, or some combination of the above. Elements such as magic, paranormal beings, other worlds and so on, may exist here. Common themes include coexistence or conflict between humans and other

A Lesson in Vengeance
Billy Summers
The Dead and the Dark
The Witch Haven
The Devil Makes Three
The Wild Ones
A Terrible Fall of Angels
Breaking Badger (Honey Badger Chronicles, #4)
Bad Witch Burning
Paper & Blood (Ink & Sigil, #2)
Mercury Boys
Dark Waters (Small Spaces, #3)
Vampires, Hearts, & Other Dead Things
Ghost Girl
Cazadora (Wolves of No World, #2)
Forgotten in Death (In Death, #53)
When Sorrows Come (October Daye, #15)
True Dead (Jane Yellowrock, #14)
A Court of Honey and Ash (Honey and Ice Trilogy, #1)
Klutz: Phoenix Down (But Did You Die?, #1)
Breaking Badger (Honey Badger Chronicles, #4)
Wild Lands (Savage Lands, #2)
Sin & Magic (Demigod of San Francisco #2)
Her Dragon Daddy (Black Claw Dragons, #1)
Dead Lands (Savage Lands, #3)
Magical Midlife Madness (Leveling Up #1)
Broken Moon (Kait Silver, #1)
Magical Midlife Meeting (Leveling Up #5)
Black Hat, White Witch (Black Hat Bureau #1)
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Eye of the World by Robert JordanAmerican Gods by Neil Gaiman
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Golden Compass by Philip PullmanSabriel by Garth NixElla Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineGraceling by Kristin Cashore
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Legal Briefs by N.M. SilberThe King by J.R. WardMy Clarity by M.  ClarkeCaptive by Samantha JacobeyCity of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
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Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)
Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2)
Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3)
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3)
Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4)
Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4)
Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4)
Death Masks (The Dresden Files, #5)
Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, #5)
Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5)

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