Here at Tor Books, we LOVE a fantasy world. We love intricate magic systems, far-flung cosmologies, and all the interlocking customs and informational tidbits that combine to create our favorite adventures.
But! That can be a lot to keep track of!
Good news: Renowned fantasist Brian McClellan has provided a fun resource to help us understand the world of In the Shadow of Lighting, the first in his epic new Glass Immortals series! We’ve got n educational diagram on the properties of godglass and an interpretive letter from The Grent Royal Glassworks
The TTRPG game masters among us know that behind all the epic moments and fun is a lot of work! Preparing characters, setting up the fantasy world, and then you’ve got to set up the story of the campaign after that!
So in the interest of more fun and less work, we at Tor Books have put together a list of epic fantasy novels with worlds ready-made for your next DnD campaign!
From Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, Sands of Dune is a collection of four shorter standalone works in the Dune universe. Take this quiz to determine with which great house of the Dune universe you align! Will you stand for House Atreides or fly your flag for House Harkonnen?
In the Shadow of Lightning is the first in an expansive new epic fantasy series from epic fantasist Brian McClellan (of Powder Mage Trilogy fame)! His new Glass Immortals series introduces us to a world where there is magic and it is finite. Factions squabble to claim the last dregs of power. This land is rife with danger.
And! What’s better for navigating a dangerous land than a map? We’re sharing the interior map that you’ll find within In the Shadow of Lightning right here!
Book of Night, the adult fantasy debut of (#1 New York Times bestselling) author Holly Black has been out in the big bad world for almost a month now, entrancing readers the world over with its spectral tale of shadow magic!
Truly, it’s a book to die for
So we made a quiz! That’ll tell you how you would die in a fantasy novel! And we’ll give you a book recommendation tailored to each death! It’s totally fun and safe, we promise!
Charlie Halls’s been on her best behavior: She’s keeping to herself, has a steady boyfriend, her gunshot wound is healing, and she even found a regular job! But all of that good-natured restraint is tested when a visitor from her past drops by Rapture Bar & Lounge.
Today, we are celebrating the release of Holly Black’s long-anticipated adult fantasy debut, Book of Night! How are we celebrating? Good question! Answer? With some incredible video interviews with Holly herself!