HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 49 – Fantasy Fiction

Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a roundtable discussion with our guest around an engaging and interesting topic — Fantasy Fiction

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Fantasy Fiction

Our guest for this episode is Lisa Brien, Fiction Librarian to discuss the genre of Fantasy Fiction and recommend some great reads.


Recommended Fantasy Fiction

Find these books at the library or place a request at


  • The Game of Thrones seres by George R. R. Martin
  • The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
  • Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
  • The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
  • Between Two Fires by Christopher Buehlman
  • The Dark Tower series by Stephen King
  • The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
  • The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb
  • The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb
  • The Death Gate Cycle by Weis and Hickman
  • The Abhorsen trilogy by Garth Nix
  • Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
  • The Ravin Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs


Your turn to talk

Continue the conversation about Fantasy Fiction. What have you read? What do you recommend? Talk to us here on the blog, or on the library’s Goodreads group.

Thad Thad

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Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, Community Novel Project leader, HUSH podcaster, and frequent library customer. She reads a new book every few days, but recently enjoyed Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley.