The best fantasy books of 2019 tell tales of supernatural creatures and magical places. No matter who is telling the story in these fantasy selections, the goal is always to take the reader to a place that defies reason. Check out these 30 fantasy novels 2019 that are already creating buzz and need to be read by any fan of the genre.
Some of these new fantasy books in 2019 are part of a continuing series of works. Pierce Brown’s Red Rising Series wrapped up in 2019 with the fifth and final novel Dark Age, which debuted in July to rave reviews. Meanwhile, Emily A. Duncan started her Something Dark and Holy Series in 2019 with the first book in the collection called Wicked Saints.
Several Young Adult fantasy novels also made the cut. Elizabeth Lim's Spin the Dawn and Joan He’s Descendant of the Crane have generated rave reviews from its young readers.
Which 2019 fantasy book releases are the biggest page-turners? Vote up the best new fantasy novels.
Book 1 of The Age of Madness Series
Book 4 of the Black Dagger Legacy Series
Book 1 of The Blood of Stars Series
Book 3 of The Books of Babel Series
Book 2 of the Berserk Series
Book 3 of the Winternight Trilogy
Book 3 of the Book of the Ancestor Series
Book 1 of the Something Dark and Holy Series
Book 5 of the Red Rising Series
Book 1 of The Grave of Empires Series
Book 1 of The Dark Star Trilogy Series
Book 4 of the Wayward Children Series
Book 2 of The Daevabad Trilogy
Book 1 of the Eterean Empire Series
Book 2 of the War for the Rose Throne Series
Book 1 of the Teixcalaan Series