If you have to reach to justify posting, then your book probably doesn't fit. Please include a blurb and/or Goodreads and/or Amazon link in your post so that it makes it easier for future viewers of this thread. You don't want me hungry in a romance thread. Psy-Changeling by Nalini Singh - animal shifters and psychic abilities wage war for control. Slightly more mature romance. 14. Okay I got a heads up that this was happening so I put the baby down for a nap and made a huge plate of nachos. Simon is a kitchen boy but when ancient evil stirs, he is pulled into a war as unlike any his world has seen, leaving the only home he has ever known to battle creatures once thought lost to the past. Spirit Caller Novella Series by Krista D. Ball. Finally, if you don't care about big series and just want stand-alone action-adventure sci-fi, Captain Vorpatril's Alliance is a more recently published one with a wonderfully upside-down romance. Strange, liminal, "not easily defined. /r/Fantasy is the internet's largest discussion forum for the greater Speculative Fiction genre. The Wheel of Time is one of the preeminent fantasy series of the late ’90s/early 2000s. Daughter of Mystery by Heather Rose Jones. The book isn't marketed as a fantasy romance, but I think it's totally a fantasy romance. They do not have to be first in a series. The Spanish Pearl by Catherine Friend. No. Schwab uses when tasked with naming her favorite fantasy novels. Scout's Progress and Mouse and Dragon are also romantic, but the HEA for that couple is still yet to be confirmed after literal decades, so maybe stick with Local Custom. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. 1. Several of the Vorkosigan Saga sci-fi novels are straight up romance as well and I liked them just as much as her action adventures. Read hot and popular stories about fantasy-romance on Wattpad. Fantasy of manners. Encrypted by Lindsay Buroker. A list of the best Fantasy TV shows, as ranked by IMDb users, like you. All paranormal & fantasy romances are welcome. Read Fantasy novels online free from your Pc or Mobile. Shards of Honour by Lois McMaster Bujold. Have you ever tried Anne Bishop? 170 comments. Sword and sorcery. I think it's better to list different kinds of books with some descriptions and/or the things we liked about those books. This is an enormous extended universe, with several standalones and interlinked series. I don't think that I saw a single male character in any of those novels that didn't make me roll my eyes almost to the back of my head. Definitely. Most recently, Tasha Suri's Empire of Sand was amazing, I really suggest it. Check the descriptions to see if they fit your flavor, but I'd rec most anything by Kate Elliott, Sarah J Maas, Maria Snyder, or Tamora Pierce. This doesn't work for some people, but that's okay. I’m also a sucker for romance. Young adult books are booming, and the fantasy genre makes up a huge chunk. Really appreciate it. High heat but the themes of the books are always found families and that EVERYONE deserves love. The following novels and series are not an exhaustive look at the best fantasy novels of all time, but rather a sampling taken from various eras from the past to the present. Three Sisters Island, In the Garden Trilogy, and Signs of Seven are personal favorites. Includes sex scenes. Non-explicit sex scenes. It is problematical searching my library's catalogue when you leave out "ci" ;-) Cecilia. F/M romance. Buroker writes fantasy series with romance elements, but the spin-off trilogy Forgotten Ages (prequels to her Emperor's Edge series) can be read standalone and is much more of a romance series. 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The Elemental Masters series and the Thousand Kingdoms series by Mercedes Lackey - these are both retellings of fairy tales as fantasy romance. Fire & Rescue Shifters Collection 1: Books 1-3 (Fire & Rescue Shifters Series Box Set) Zoe Chant. It also features some of the most awkward sex ever found in romance. She doesn’t want to live in the castle, wear sophisticated gowns and jewellery. Kingmaker Chronicles by Amanda Bouchet - fantasy trilogy following a single couple, heavily based on Greek/Roman mythology. Mystic and Rider by Sharon Shinn. She hires her neighbor to impregnate her within a month as a last ditch effort to save her people. Not quite enemies to lovers, but certainly mutual mistrust to love! All 4 books are on my reread list. Lord of the Rings tells the story of the Hobbit Frodo who needs to venture on a dangerous journey to the mountain of doom to destroy the ring that rules them all, thereby preventing the rise of evil Sauron in the process. I adore those books and deeply wish they got more attention. At the intersection of romance and fantasy is Mark Helprin's 1983 novel, Winter's Tale. TW though, it's pretty dark and violent and deals with some really mature themes. Most of her romance trilogies have supernatural or fantasy elements. Historical Romance, because Krista said I could. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/ReredditLink.f7b66a91705891e84a09.css.map*/Author Appreciation: Mercedes Lackey from user u/lyrrael. I love this book. Friends to lovers. F/M romance. Does this have to be only m/f relationships? I hope this helps! $4.99 #38. 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