The best books to transport you into another world

The Books I Picked & Why

Hunted by the Sky

By Tanaz Bhathena

Hunted by the Sky

Why this book?

Filled with magic, prophecy, and ancient goddesses, Hunted By the Sky transports you to a world where a girl with a star-shaped birthmark seeks revenge for the murder of her parents, and a boy who is willing to do anything to save his father will soon meet. In this beautiful novel, you will find thoughtful worldbuilding and fantastical mirrors to our own reality, exploring identity, class, and love. 


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Dustborn

By Erin Bowman

Dustborn

Why this book?

A transporting and unforgettable blend of science fiction, dystopia, and Old West. The world of Dustborn is both familiar and unfamiliar at once, filled with tight-knit communities, dangerous villains, and maps to a better place. In these pages, you'll find a story of survival, family, and hope


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Travelers Along the Way: A Robin Hood Remix

By Aminah Mae Safi

Travelers Along the Way: A Robin Hood Remix

Why this book?

While this novel is not set in another world, it does show a side of our world and history too often ignored. Travelers Along the Way is a heartfelt and humorous take on the Robin Hood tale, brimming with sisterhood, cunning disguises, and dangerous heists. It transports through clever details and unforgettable characters. 


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Crown of Feathers

By Nicki Pau Preto

Crown of Feathers

Why this book?

A thoughtfully built world that includes people who ride into battle on the backs of phoenixes? Yes. Everyone needs this in their life. Sister queens, found family, and bonds with magical creatures -- Crown of Feathers is brimming with details that make this world feel real and lived in. 


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The Shadow Queen

By C. J. Redwine

The Shadow Queen

Why this book?

Magic, dragons, and royalty in hiding. This is an epic fantasy novel and fairy tale retelling all tied up in one package, told in a way that takes you straight into the world of Ravenspire and doesn't let you out until the last page is finished. This is a different kind of Snow White story, filled with shapeshifting dragons, politics, and epic battles.  


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