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message 1: by Inge, Mad Hatter (new)

Inge (omgitsinge) | 1361 comments Mod
Do you need help finding a book with an awesome world? I'm sure we can come up with something for you.

Here are some of mine:

- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
- The Lightning Thief
- First Year
- The Extinction Trials
- A Darker Shade of Magic
- The Night Circus
- Ivory and Bone

Share your recommendations below!


message 2: by Puck, Knave of Hearts (new)

Puck | 981 comments Mod
So many amazing books to choice from! Here are some of my favorites:

- The Bear and the Nightingale (historical-fiction)
- The Scorpio Races (magical-realism)
- The Call (horror)
- The Fifth Season (fantasy/scifi)
- City of Stairs (fantasy/scifi)
- The Golem and the Jinni (historical-fiction)


message 3: by Ashley Marie (last edited Jul 02, 2018 05:22AM) (new)

Ashley Marie  | 368 comments I heartily second CITY OF STAIRS.

Also:
- The Lies of Locke Lamora (fantasy)
- Ink and Bone (urban fantasy)
- Written in Red (urban fantasy)
- Soulless (paranormal fantasy)
- Dread Nation (alt-history)
- Scythe (fantasy/sci-fi)


Natulcien_reads | 257 comments Ashley *Hufflepuff Kitten* wrote: "I heartily second CITY OF STAIRS.

Also:
- The Lies of Locke Lamora (fantasy)
- Ink and Bone (urban fantasy)
- Written in Red (urban fantasy)
- [book..."


Yes to both Written in Red and Scythe :-D


message 5: by Ashley Marie (new)

Ashley Marie  | 368 comments Natulcien wrote: "Ashley *Hufflepuff Kitten* wrote: "I heartily second CITY OF STAIRS.

Also:
- The Lies of Locke Lamora (fantasy)
- Ink and Bone (urban fantasy)
- [book:Written in Re..."


I was really surprised by how much I loved Written in Red! The world-building was fantastic :)


Natulcien_reads | 257 comments Ashley *Hufflepuff Kitten* wrote: "Natulcien wrote: "Ashley *Hufflepuff Kitten* wrote: "I heartily second CITY OF STAIRS.

Also:
- The Lies of Locke Lamora (fantasy)
- Ink and Bone (urban fantasy)
- [..."


Me too, I've read the entire series (except for Lake Silence) last year during summer break and I loved it :-)


message 8: by Inge, Mad Hatter (new)

Inge (omgitsinge) | 1361 comments Mod
Stien wrote: "My recommendations:

- Daughter of Smoke & Bone
- Every Heart a Doorway
- Throne of Glass
- The Kiss of Deception"


It would be a scandal not to recommend Laini Taylor, really!


message 9: by Katie (new)

Katie Fowler (katiefowlerhawkins) I second (or third?) Scythe for sure! I also just finished the first 5 Throne of Glass books and enjoyed them.

Also:
-Wool Omnibus & Sand
-The Passage


message 10: by Natulcien_reads (new)

Natulcien_reads | 257 comments Stien wrote: "My recommendations:

- Daughter of Smoke & Bone
- Every Heart a Doorway
- Throne of Glass
- The Kiss of Deception"


I loved the setting of Every Heart a Doorway and also Down Among the Sticks and Bones


message 11: by Inge, Mad Hatter (new)

Inge (omgitsinge) | 1361 comments Mod
Katie wrote: "I second (or third?) Scythe for sure! I also just finished the first 5 Throne of Glass books and enjoyed them.

Also:
-Wool Omnibus & Sand
-[book:Th..."


I... fourth the Scythe recommendation? :D


message 12: by Bobbi (new)

Bobbi | 22 comments I loved Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge. It's one of the few young adult fantasy novels I thought translated well into an older demographic.
- Crimson Bound


message 13: by Inge, Mad Hatter (new)

Inge (omgitsinge) | 1361 comments Mod
Calina wrote: "I loved Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge. It's one of the few young adult fantasy novels I thought translated well into an older demographic.
- Crimson Bound"


Thank you! Downloading the free sample right now. I'm also planning to read Cruel Beauty by Hodge soon. :)


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