Low Fantasy

Sharps by K.J. Parker

There’s this relatively new rage in fantasy, and I’ve never been a fan of it. Authors—like Daniel Abraham and Joe Abercrombie—create a rich world with a lot of history, but zoom in on only one aspect of their world’s story …

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The Magician King by Lev Grossman

Following the events in The Magicians, Quentin and his friends Eliot, Janet and Julia are living the high life in Fillory as kings and queens of their magical kingdom. They have no real responsibilities, so naturally, they spend their time …

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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

Akata Witch is a young adult standalone novel by the award-winning Nnedi Okorafor. Our protagonist is twelve-year-old Sunny, who grew up in America but lives in Nigeria. Though she has West African features, Sunny is also albino, so she doesn’t quite …

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