The 50 Best Fantasy Books of the 21st Century (So Far) - PasteI think it really shows my personal preferences when it comes to what I read. I love fantastic world-building, and mysteries at the heart of a book. I enjoy grand stories, with poignant social commentary, that focus in on characters and family. If you want an example of incredible world-building, then The City of Brass is a perfect choice. The Stone Sky is the final installment in one of the best fantasy trilogies — not of the year, but period. The series centers on a woman named Essun who is an orogene, which means she can control the movement of stones beneath the earth.
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Update: The book originally ranked No. We have replaced it and adjusted the rank accordingly, moving the previous No. Consider the Sugar Sky mix-up a spoiler for the version of this list. Well, this was certainly a year in which we all could use a little escape from reality. Fantasy novels offered us new worlds to explore or alternate visions of our own, though hardly all of that is respite — in these new imaginings come parallels and allegories, direct or subtle, that reflect and refract our familiar world through magic, monsters, and impossibilities made real. Here are the ten best fantasy novels of
But the 21st century has been a particularly fruitful time of fantasy literature, with J. Many readers have worked their way back from movies like the Lord of the Rings franchise or TV series like Game of Thrones to their fantasy novel origins, seeking out new authors after devouring J. Storm Front by Jim Butcher Jim Butcher layers fantasy elements on top of hardboiled mysteries, following magician-for-hire and Chicago P. Miri will steal your heart. Also, cats talk.
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The future is filled with serious girl power, if the best science fiction books of have anything to say about it. A robotics engineer is tasked with keeping a culture of sourdough bread alive. She must feed it, play it music, and learn to bake with it. Neil Johns has just started his dream job as a code breaker in the NSA when his brother, Paul, a mycologist, goes missing on a trip to collect samples in the Amazon jungle. Paul returns with a gap in his memory and a fungal infection that almost kills him. But once he recuperates, he has enhanced communication, memory, and pattern recognition.