Myth & Folklore

Fathomfolk, Eliza Chan

Revolution is brewing in the semi-submerged city of Tiankawi, between humans and the fathomfolk who live in its waters. This gloriously imaginative debut fantasy, inspired by East Asian mythology and ocean folk tales, is a novel of magic, rebellion and change.Read more at Hachette Book Group.

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Never Whistle at Night, Shane Hawk, Theodore C. Van Alst Jr., et al.

Many Indigenous people believe that one should never whistle at night. This belief takes many forms: for instance, Native Hawaiians believe it summons the Hukai’po, the spirits of ancient warriors, and Native Mexicans say it calls Lechuza, a witch that can transform into an owl. But what all these legends […]

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Threads that Bind, Kika Hatzopoulou

Kika Hatzopoulou’s new novel Threads That Bind is everything. A noir detective story that explores the ethical and existential questions inherent in a soulmate romance—set in a post-apocalyptic, dystopian world where the descendants of long-dead gods walk the earth and monsters rise from the sea each night—Threads That Bind is […]

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Wolfish, Christiane M. Andrews

Inspired by Roman mythology, this mysterious and uniquely magical adventure explores the intricate roles of nature and fate in our lives, the power of language to shape our world, and the boundless importance of love and kindness. See more at Hachette Book Group.

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Monsters Born and Made, Tanvi Berwah

Eco-fiction is fiction that addresses the relationship between humans and their environment head-on rather than using it only as setting. …My upcoming dystopian fantasy novel, Monsters Born and Made, is set on an island stripped of resources surrounded by a vicious, unforgiving sea. The world burns with a hot sun, […]

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Weird Fishes, Rae Mariz

When Ceph, a squid-like scientist, discovers proof of the ocean’s slowing currents, she makes the dangerous ascent from her deep-sea civilization to the uncharted surface above. Out of her depths and helpless in her symbiotic mech suit, Ceph relies on Iliokai, a seal-folk storyteller, who sings the state of the […]

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A Snake Falls to Earth, Darcie Little Badger

Darcie Little Badger introduced herself to the world with Elatsoe. In A Snake Falls to Earth, she draws on traditional Lipan Apache storytelling structure to weave another unforgettable tale of monsters, magic, and family. It is not to be missed. I get how there’s a lot of uncertainty about the […]

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