"Not all those who wander are lost."
-J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
"Never run from anything immortal. It attracts their attention."
-Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn
"Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day."
-Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues
“People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes."
-Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings
"Friends can betray you, but with an old enemy, you always know where you stand."
-Raymond E. Feist, Krondor: The Betrayal
"Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times."
-Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear
"Fortunately, where reason failed, blind panic served well enough."
-N.K. Jemisin, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
"Darkness shields as much as it threatens."
-R. Scott Bakker, The Judging Eye
"So there's an iPhone app for fighting zombies. Interesting.”
-Amelia Beamer, The Loving Dead
“Twenty percent? What am I, your waiter? I got you five vampires, not a BLT.”
-Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“I'm steel-toed boots in a ballet-slipper world.”
-Richard Kadrey, Sandman Slim
“Love is a tempestuous mistress. And none of us shall ever master her.”
-Lisa Ann Sandell, Song of the Sparrow
“His head was an hour-glass; it could stow an idea, but it had to do it a grain at a time, not the whole idea at once.”
-Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
“Why is it that what we do know can save us, but what we don't know can kill us?”
-T.A. Barron, Ultimate Magic
“Fairy Tales always have a happy ending.” “That depends... on whether you are Rumpelstiltskin or the Queen.”
-Jane Yolen, Briar Rose
“There's really nothing quite like someone's wanting you dead to make you want to go on living.”
-Roger Zelazny, This Immortal
“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
"Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?" "That is the only time a man can be brave."
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
“Ah, pay no heed if your enemies laugh. They'll not be able to once you lop off their heads.”
-Christopher Paolini, Eragon, Eldest & Brisingr

Urban Fantasy

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    Ghost Story
    Jim Butcher

    When we last left the mighty wizard detective Harry Dresden, he wasn't doing well. In fact, he...

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    Flirt
    Laurell K. Hamilton

    Anita Blake has been asked to raise the dead - but the results aren't going to make everybody...

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    One Salt Sea
    Seanan McGuire

    October "Toby" Daye is settling into her new role as Countess of Goldengreen. She's actually...

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    The Neon Court
    Kate Griffin

    A daimyo of the Neon Court is dead and all fingers point towards their ancient enemy - The...

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    The Magician King
    Lev Grossman

    Quentin Coldwater should be happy. He escaped a miserable Brooklyn childhood, matriculated at...

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    Control Point
    Myke Cole

    Army Officer. Fugitive. Sorcerer.

    Across the country and in every nation, people are wa...

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    Meeting
    Nina Kiriki Hoffman

    When Maya Andersen and her family moved to Spores Ferry, Oregon, they didn't know there'd be...

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    Discount Armageddon
    Seanan McGuire

    Ghoulies. Ghosties. Long-legged beasties. Things that go bump in the night... The Price family...

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    The Chaos
    Nalo Hopkinson

    An acclaimed fantasy author navigates the world between myth and chaos in this compelling...

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    Angel Town
    Lilith Saintcrow

    Jill Kismet is back from the grave in this explosive conclusion to Lilith Saintcrow's urban...

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    Blood and Iron
    Elizabeth Bear

    She is known as Seeker. Spellbound by the Faerie Queen, she has abducted human children for...

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    Anansi Boys
    Neil Gaiman

    Fat Charlie Nancy's normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead on a Florida karaoke...

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    Night Watch
    Sergei Lukyanenko

    The Night Watch series has caused a sensation never before seen in Russia -- its popularity is...

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    Fool Moon
    Jim Butcher

    Could a werewolf be loose in Chicago? Common sense says no. The grisly evidence says yes. So...

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    Dead Witch Walking
    Kim Harrison

    The underground population of witches, vampires, werewolves—creatures of dreams and nightmares...

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    Working for the Devil
    Lilith Saintcrow

    When the Devil needs a rogue demon killed, who does he call?

    The Player: Necromanc...

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    Sunshine
    Robin McKinley

    There hadn't been any trouble out at the lake in years. Sunshine just needed a spot where she...

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    A Fistful of Sky
    Nina Kiriki Hoffman

    Gypsum LaZelle is a misfit in a family of spellcasters-she possesses no magical ability...

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    The Secret History of Moscow
    Ekaterina Sedia

    Every city contains secret places. Moscow in the tumultuous 1990s is no different, its citizen...

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    The Sorcerer's House
    Gene Wolfe

    In a contemporary town in the American Midwest where he has no connections, an educated man...

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    A Kiss of Shadows
    Laurell K. Hamilton

    “My name is Meredith Gentry, but of course it’s not my real name. I dare not even whisper my...

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    Red-Headed Stepchild
    Jaye Wells

    In a world where being of mixed-blood is a major liability, Sabina Kane has the only professio...

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    Succubus Blues
    Richelle Mead

    Succubus (n.) An alluring, shape-shifting demon who seduces and pleasures mortal men. Pathetic...

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    Killing Rites
    M.L.N. Hanover

    Jayné Heller has discovered the source of her uncanny powers: something else is living inside...

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    Dog Days
    John Levitt

    First in a new urban fantasy series-with a bite as magical as its bark.

    Mason used...

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    Night Season
    Eileen Wilks

    Lupine sorcerer Cullen Seabourne and FBI Agent Cynna Weaver are just coming to terms with...

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    The Mall of Cthulhu
    Seamus Cooper

    A decade ago, college student Laura Harker was saved from a fate worse than death at the hands...

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    Thicker Than Water
    Mike Carey

    Names and faces he thought he'd left behind in Liverpool resurface in London, bringing Castor...

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    Magic Bites
    Ilona Andrews

    Mercenary Kate Daniels cleans up urban problems of a paranormal kind. But her latest prey, a...

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    As Lie the Dead
    Kelly Meding

    Evangeline Stone, a rogue bounty hunter, never asked for a world divided between darkness and...

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    War for the Oaks
    Emma Bull

    Eddi McCandry sings rock and roll. But her boyfriend just dumped her, her band just broke up,...

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    American Gods
    Neil Gaiman

    Released from prison, Shadow finds his world turned upside down. His wife has been killed; a...

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    Interview with the Vampire
    Anne Rice

    Here are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly erotic, this is a...

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    Circus of the Damned
    Laurell K. Hamilton

    In Circus of the Damned a rogue master vampire hits town, and Anita gets caught in the middle...

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    Expiration Date
    Tim Powers

    Twelve-year-old Koot Hoomie Parganas's parents prepared him for a career as a metaphysical...

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    Talking Man
    Terry Bisson
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    The Sinful Ones
    Fritz Leiber

    Carl Mackay had an okay job, a beautiful woman, and a lot of big plains. But one day he met a...

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    Black Light
    Elizabeth Hand

    The privileged daughter of famous television actors, Charlotte, "Lit," Moylan is ready to...

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    The Vampire Tapestry
    Suzy McKee Charnas

    Edward Weyland is far from your average vampire: not only is he a respected anthropology...

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    Moonheart
    Charles de Lint

    When Sara and Jamie discovered the seemingly ordinary artifacts, they sensed the pull of a dim...