The following works of fantasy are newly available through the Allen County Public Library.
“Piranesi” by Susanna Clarke
Living in a labyrinthine house of endless corridors, flooded staircases and thousands of statues, Piranesi assists the dreamlike dwelling's only other resident throughout a mysterious research project before evidence emerges of an astonishing alternate world.
“Queen of Storms” by Raymond E. Feist
Posing as innkeepers and awaiting instructions from their Kingdom of Night masters, Hatushaly and Hava are assassins from the mysterious island of Coaltachin and are called to arms when the Greater Realms of Tembria are threatened.
“Trouble the Saints” by Alaya Dawn Johnson
Forced to give up her identity and the man she loves after a decade in the glittering underworld of Manhattan, a Harlem assassin fights the ghosts of her past at the dawn of World War II.
“Stealing Thunder” by Alina Boyden
A trans girl who is a sought-after dancer in the desert city of Bikampur catches the attention of the dragon-riding prince, but must carefully guard her true identity as the former crown prince of the Sultanate of Nizam.
“A Deadly Education” by Naomi Novik
An unwilling dark sorceress destined to rewrite the rules of magic clashes with a popular combat sorcerer while resolving to spare the lives of innocents.
“A Wild Winter Swan” by Gregory Maguire
The best-selling author of “Wicked” reimagines Hans Christian Andersen's “The Wild Swans” in this story of an Italian-American rebel who encounters a handsome swan boy during the Christmas season in 1960s New York.