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Reader's Corner: Fantasy

Looking for a good book to read but don't know where to start? This guide covers popular, award-winning, and just plain great nonfiction and fiction genres and books.

Staff Picks


Fantasy is a genre that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, and/or setting.  In its broadest sense, fantasy comprises themes from ancient myths and legends to many newer fantasy creations embraced by a wide audience today.

For more content on the fantasy genre and its various subgenres take a look at this separate guide.

Fantasy Booklists in the BPL Online Catalog

A Game of Thrones  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone The GunslingerThe Lord of the Rings

Check out the complete list of BPL staff booklists here.