Youngsters are taking to reading a lot these days, whether it’s on a mobile device or an actual hard copy. Books can provide a haven for those who want to escape the daily pressures of life. The best escape route for those looking for an alternate reality is in fantasy books. Fantasy books are based on the imagination of the author to create a character or creature that exist only in dreams or nightmares. However, the problem with reading books is that once you finish it, you don’t know what to do. As a book lover, there is always a thirst to find new books to feed your fantasy book obsession.
A Court of Thorns and Roses Series
A young huntress absorbed into a world of lies, beauty, and deceit. Feyre Archeon is the youngest daughter of a poor merchant; she spends most of her time hunting in the woods for food to feed her family. Until one day she takes down a faerie. Overnight, Feyre finds herself transported to the faerie world where she is to spend the rest of her life with her dreaded enemy. ‘A Court of Thorns and Rose’s is a series that is written from Feyre’s Point of View, and it follows her as she struggles to become accustomed to the faerie world. However, she sees that there is more to the strange world and soon finds a means to love her captor. When she discovers that there is an ancient curse upon the land, Feyre must find a way to break it, lest she loses the love of her life. This book delivers when it comes to love, angst and passion, and of course fantasy.
Throne of Glass Series
Another novel series that has a female protagonist, ‘Throne of Glass’ follows the story of 18-year-old Celaena Sardothein. She is a killer who makes a bargain for her freedom, in exchange for her services as a royal assassin. While living in the palace, the character Celaena tries not to be side-tracked by the daily distractions of the castle. The charming prince Dorian shows interest in her and the quiet/cold captain of the guard gets close to her. In the series, she faces a new threat when competitors from a tournament start ending up dead. To ensure her freedom, Celaena must find the killer quickly, before she becomes a victim. The book is filled with page-turning suspense that readers adore.
‘Beastly’ is a book written from a male’s perspective; it reveals the life of Kyle Kingsbury, a student with money, popularity and good looks. He leads a perfect life that every student only dreams about. However, he hides a secret. Kyle becomes a victim of a cruel spell, from a witch in his English class. So Kyle describes himself to be a beast, not from fairy tales, not a bear or a wolf but something more dangerous. Breaking the spell that turns him back from his monstrous appearance seems to be the only option. The book is beautiful and a modern yet captivating take on Beauty and the Beast.
This book is based on a world where everyone is born with witchery talent. Iseult and Safi, the leading characters’ main objective are to save enough money to buy their planned future in the Hundred Isles. Iseult is a Threadwitch capable of seeing the emotional threads in the world, and Safi is a Truthwitch that many would kill to have on their side. With the help of a Windwitch called Prince Merik and a Bloodwitch hell-bent on revenge, the characters must stay alive and preserve the balance of their world. Complete fantasy and hundred percent enthralling are what ‘Truthwitch’ is.