Looking for something like George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones? Here are a few of our recommendations:
Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
Gritty fantasy with plenty of intrigue, betrayal, and danger.
Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan
Gunpowder-based magic, complex characters, and a bloody military coup.
The Mechanical by Ian Tregillis
A novel of spies, alchemy, and free will set in a grim alternate version of the early 1900s.
GMCL staff is always ready to help answer Readers’ Advisory questions. Now we are taking it a step further with providing shareable infographics that suggest titles and link to the RCLS catalog where you can request a copy of the book to be sent to your favorite Riverside County Libary.