Fantasy is a world where we humans love to dwell. Therefore, books can provide you fantastic mood of the fantasy of distinct minds and perceptions. It’s already October, three more months to enter the year 2023. But, have you read all the best fantasy fiction of this year? In this article, we have the 10 best fantasy fiction books of 2022 so far. Happy reading!
10 Best Fantasy Fiction Books of 2022
- Book of Night by Holly Black
- Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan
- This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi
- The Starless Crown by James Rollins
- Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
- A Prayer for the Crown-Shy by Becky Chambers
- The Candy House by Jennifer Egan
- Ordinary Monsters by J. M. Miro
- Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young
- Fairy Tale by Stephen King
Book of Night by Holly Black
In the world of Charlie Hall, shadows can be changed for the purpose of entertainment and cosmetic preferences, but also to expand influence and power. You have the power to alter someone’s feelings, and memories – but when you attempt to manipulate shadows it has a cost. It can take days or hours from your existence. The shadow consists all of which that you want to keep concealed, but sometimes it also has a life of its own. Charlie is a low level con-artist who is trying to stay away from the underground shadow trading. When a horrifying figure of her past reappears, all of Charlie’s future looks blur. For the sake of survivals she drowns herself in the dark world.
Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan
This book begins with a romantic and enchanting d duology. Xingjian grew up with the moon and hence, she is well familiar with the moon. Afraid, alone, and powerless, she makes her way to the Kingdom. With her disguise, she can also seize the opportunity to learn magic and archery alongside the emperor’s son. To protect her mother Xingyin embarks on an expedition confronting legendary creatures as well as brutal elements.
This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi
Alizeh is a disposable servant according to the world. She works as a main in a prominent household and tries to do good work, and be left alone. Alizeh is the heir of the Jinn crown and she must cover herself and take refuge as a servant girl. The crown prince of Kamran has heard the prophecies foretelling the demise of his king. But what I unbelievable for him is what I ahavenot achieved.
The Starless Crown by James Rollins
A talented student foretells an apocalypse and her reward is a death sentence. She is drawn into a group of outcasts. A drunken prince who steps out from his loving brother’s and owns his purpose; a broken soldier who takes up the weapon he’s prohibited to use and carves a trackback dwelling; an imprisoned thief who runs away from the dark and discovers a luminous artifact. They are being hunted by old and new enemies. The group must learn to trust each other to endure in a world that evolved in deadly and beautiful ways and expose ancient secrets that have the key to salvation.
Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
Eighteen-year-old Edwin St. Andrew crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from a respectful society following an ill-conceived diatribe. Edwin enters the spell-bounding beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and abruptly hears the violin coming from an airship terminal. This experience shocks him to his core.
After two centuries a popular writer named Olive Llewellyn is on a book tour. Her home is the second moon society, with towers, white stone, and artificial beauty. In a text of Olive’s best-selling pandemic writing, there is a passage that resembles Edwin’s violin experience in the forest. Then detective Gaspery-Jacques Roberts is hired to investigate and slowly all the secrets and facts disclose.
A Prayer for the Crown-Shy by Becky Chambers
Sibling Dex, a tea monk, and Mosscap, a robot sent on an expedition to determine what humanity truly needs. After touring the Panga rural areas, they turn their attention to the cities and villages of the little moon they refer to as home. They hope to find the answers they are looking for, while making new friends, experiencing the entropic nature of the universe, and learning new notions.
The Candy House by Jennifer Egan
2010 – Successful tech entrepreneur Bix Bouton is frantic about a new concept and idea. He stumbles upon Columbian professors and one of them is experimenting with downloading memory. Within a decade, Bouton’s new technology named Own Your Unconscious was prepared which allows you to access all the memory you’ve ever had. Not only that it also allows you to share your memory and in exchange access to the memories of others.
Ordinary Monsters by J. M. Miro
16-year-old Charlie despite lifetime cruelty has no mark on him. His body heals itself with or without his want. A foundling from a railway freight car, Marlowe, shines with a surreal bluish light. He can mend or melt flesh. When two detectives are employed to escort them to safety, they are compelled to confront the aspect of difference, belonging, and the shadowy peripheries of the monstrous. The journey follows from the gas-lit streets of London to the strange estate outside Edinburgh, where other gifted children have been gathered. As the secrets of the institute unfold Marlowe, Charlie, and the rest will discover the truth about their capabilities.
Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young
Emery and August were meant to be together. They were both born in a small mystical island community off the coast named Saiorse. Emery doesn’t want to stay on this island and plans to run away after graduation. But, everything alters when Emery’s best friend is found dead and August is the prime suspect. August and his mother left without a word leaving Emery miserable. After 14 years, August returns to the island to bury his mother’s ashes at her request, and several old feelings and secrets will resurface.
Fairy Tale by Stephen King
Stephen King created this spellbinding novel Fairy Tale with the help of his profound imagination. The story follows a 17-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a parallel world. He is compelled to play the hero under certain circumstances. It is a place where both good and evil conflict. The hazard of this other world could not be any higher for their world and ours. This story is as old as myth and as iconic and astounding as King’s other works. The outcome of this novel is both fascinating and fulfilling.
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