Read-Alikes for ‘House of Flame and Shadow’ by Sarah J. Maas | LibraryReads

House of Flame and Shadow by Sarah J. Maas is the top holds title of the week. LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

House of Flame and Shadow by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury) is the top holds title of the week. LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

In the third entry of the “Crescent City” romantasy series, after House of Sky and Breath, half-fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan is stranded in a strange world and just wants to return to her family and friends in Midgard. Meanwhile, fallen angel Hunt Athalar finds himself back in the Asteri’s dungeons again, desperate to help Bryce. With their world on the brink of collapse, the future depends on them.—LJ Reviews

Queen of Myth and Monsters by Scarlett St. Clair (Bloom)

Appeared on the December 2022 LibraryReads list

“Vampire King Adrian and his beloved Queen Isolde return in this searing erotic romance in which peril hides at every turn. St. Clair takes the reader on another high-stakes thrill ride as the couple works to establish their reign in a dark fantasy realm of mortals and immortals. Perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Guild Hunters."—Donna Rasmussen, LibraryReads Ambassador, NJ

Book of Night by Holly Black (Tor; LJ starred review)

Appeared on the May 2022 LibraryReads list

“Charlie is a hot mess. The more she tries to get on the straight and narrow, the more things fall apart. Due to childhood trauma, she trusts only herself, and maybe her shadow. But in a world where shadows can be altered, stolen, and weaponized, she has to be wary. Lots of atmospheric world building and stage setting, and perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo, Neil Gaiman, and V.E. Schwab.” —Emily Plagens, Allen Public Library, Allen, TX

Kingdom of Exiles by Maxym M. Martineau (Sourcebooks Casablanca)

Appeared on the June 2019 LibraryReads list

"An epic fantasy love story that hooks readers from the beginning with its expert world-building. The characters are skillfully crafted, realistic and sympathetic. Readers will look forward to continuing the journey in this new series. For fans of Whims of Fae and Blood Oath."—Leanna Frankland, New York Public Library, New York, NY

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