Fantasy Horse
Collection Development Find Your Patrons’ Next Favorite Fantasy Audiobook

From gritty urban cities infused with magic to medieval castles and everything in between, fantasy settings can be vastly different. When patrons have finished their favorite fantasy books or series, what should they listen to next? We have recommendations that will help you help them find the next world to fall into!

If they like George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones, try:

Blood Song
Author: Anthony Ryan
Read by: Steven Brand
“Ryan hits all the high notes of epic fantasy—a gritty setting, ancient magics, ruthless intrigue, divided loyalties, and bloody action.”  —Publishers Weekly

If they like Kevin Hearne’s Scourged, try:

Brief Cases
Author: Jim Butcher
Read By: Various, Jim Butcher and James Marsters
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
“Newcomers to the series will find plenty to keep them engaged with the world…There’s plenty to enjoy here, and this newest installment is definitely worth picking up.”  —Den of Geek!

If they like Lev Grossman’s The Magicians, try:

The Dirty Streets of Heaven
“A tightly woven, action-packed adventure…fascinating characters, and high stakes will leave the reader both satisfied and eager for the next installment.  —Publishers Weekly, starred review

If they like Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes, try:

Ash Princess
Author: Laura Sebastian
Read by: Saskia Maarleveld
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
“An emotionally complex, breathtakingly suspenseful series starter.”  —Booklist

If they like Tamora Pierce’s Tempests and Slaughter, try:

Furyborn
Author: Claire Legrand
Read by: Fiona Hardingham
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
“Fiona Hardingham expertly narrates this thrilling fantasy, giving voice to two remarkable young women.”  —AudioFile

If they like Terry Brooks’s The Sword of Shannara, try:

Prince of the Blood
Author: Raymond E. Feist
Read by: Peter Joyce
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
“A solid backdrop and engaging characters inhabit a well-rounded fantasy land”  —Publishers Weekly
 

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