Mythical Creatures

Stardust by Neil Gaiman

In the vein of cult classic film The Princess Bride, Neil Gaiman presents a story in Stardust that feels at once like both a classic fairytale and something more modern, with the slightest hints of darkness around the edges. The result …

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Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson

Already an accomplished journalist and graphic novelist, G. Willow Wilson makes her novel writing debut with Alif the Unseen, an urban fantasy that feels like surreal science fiction. It follows a teenaged Arab-Indian hacker, who goes by the handle Alif, …

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Taken (Alex Verus #3) by Benedict Jacka

Taken is the third installment in British author Benedict Jacka’s urban fantasy series centering around a wizard named Alex Verus. Having run-ins with experienced battlemages and coming out victorious seems to boost one’s reputation. Such is Alex Verus discovering. Where …

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