Fantasy romance and romantic fantasy are sub-genres of fantasy literature that blend elements of romance and fantasy to create compelling stories that transport readers to new and exciting worlds. We’ll be highlighting ten fantasy kingdoms that you should be reading about:
The Kingdom of Cavanos—Shadow Frost series by Coco Ma
The Kingdom of Cavanos is a magical realm threatened by a powerful and deadly enemy. The Shadow Frost series follows the adventures of Princess Aurora and her friends as they journey across Cavanos to find a cure for a deadly disease that has infected the kingdom.
The Kingdom of Eldr—The Ravenspire series by C.J. Redwine
The Kingdom of Eldr is a land of magic and dragons that is ruled by a cruel and tyrannical queen. The Ravenspire series depicts the adventures of various heroines who must overcome the queen and her minions to save Eldr and its people.
The Kingdom of Winter—Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw
The Kingdom of Winter is a magical and mysterious place that is home to the Winterwood, a dark and enchanted forest that holds many secrets. Winterwood is the story of Nora Walker, a young girl who must navigate the dangers of Winterwood to uncover the truth about her past and save the kingdom from a deadly curse.
The Kingdom of Rynmere—Air Awakens: Vortex Chronicles by Elise Kova
The Kingdom of Rynmere is a place of magic and political intrigue that is home to a powerful and ancient artifact known as the Vortex. The Air Awakens: Vortex Chronicles series features the adventures of Vi Solaris, a young mage who is tasked with protecting the Vortex and uncovering the secrets of her past.
The Kingdom of Sandrin—The Black Mage series by Rachel E. Carter
The magical realm of the Sandrin Kingdom is home to a prestigious school of magic known as the Academy. The Black Mage series follows Ryiah, a young girl who dreams of becoming a mage and serving her kingdom, as she navigates the challenges of the Academy and the deadly politics of Sandrin.
The Kingdom of Silverwood—Of Silver and Shadow by Jennifer Gruenke
The Kingdom of Silverwood is a land of magic and rebellion that is ruled by a corrupt and brutal king. Of Silver and Shadow is the story of Ren Kolins, a notorious thief who becomes embroiled in a rebellion against the king and must fight to save Silverwood from tyranny.
The Kingdom of Terrasen—Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
A nation of magic and warfare, the Kingdom of Terrasen is home to the powerful and feared assassin, Celaena Sardothien, who navigates the treacherous political landscape of Terrasen and fights to save her kingdom from a deadly enemy.
The Kingdom of Ravka—The Grishaverse series by Leigh Bardugo
The Kingdom of Ravka is a land of darkness and danger, where a magical force known as the Shadow Fold has cut off a significant part of the kingdom from the rest of the world. Alina Starkov, our protagonist, is a young woman who discovers she has the power to save Ravka from the Shadow Fold and the dangerous forces that seek to control it. Along the way, she navigates political intrigue, dangerous enemies, and a forbidden romance with the notorious Darkling.
The Kingdom of Delasance—The Blood and Ash series by Jennifer L. Armentrout
A place of magic and political intrigue, the Kingdom of Delasance is home to Poppy, the Maiden, a powerful figure who is believed to be the key to saving the kingdom from a powerful enemy. The Blood and Ash series follows Poppy as she navigates the dangers of her position and fights to save her kingdom from destruction.
The Kingdom of Orisha—Children of Blood and Bone series by Tomi Adeyemi
The Kingdom of Orisha is a land of magic and oppression, where the ruling class has outlawed magic and seeks to eradicate those who possess it. The Children of Blood and Bone series features the adventures of Zelie, a young woman with magical powers, as she fights to restore magic to Orisha and overthrow the oppressive ruling class.
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