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Recommended Reading from Shire Post Mint Fans

We recently asked our fans for recommendations of immersive fiction or nonfiction books to lose oneself in. Check with your local bookstores to see if they can ship books to you! Here are their suggestions in no particular order:

  • The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
  • The Broken Earth trilogy by N.K. Jemisin
  • The Royal Road to Romance by Richard Halliburton
  • The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss
  • Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
  • Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts by Christopher de Hamel
  • The Way of the Kings by Brandon Sanderson
  • The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty
  • Dune by Frank Herbert
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan-Doyle 
  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien 
  • The Thieves' Guild by Jeff Crook
  • Dragonlance: Crossroads Series by Mary H. Herbert
  • The Vorkosigan Saga by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie
  • The Mistborn Series by Brandon Sanderson
  • The Chronicles Of Amber series by Roger Zelazny
  • Nevernight by Jay Kristoff
  • The Belgariad series by David Eddings
  • The Riftwar Saga series by Raymond E. Feist
  • Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky
  • The Night Angel trilogy by Brent Weeks
  • The Painted Man by Peter V Brett (and following books in Demon Cycle series)
  • The Temeraire series by Naomi Novik
  • anything by Carl Hiaasen
  • The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
  • Idlewild series by Nick Sagan
  • Ranger's Apprentice by John Flanagan
  • The Silmarillion through Return of The King by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Shadowmarch by Tad Williams
  • The Lies of Loch Lamora by Scott Lynch
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
  • The Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger
  • Crescent City by Sarah J. Maas
  • Red Rising series by Pierce Brown
  • Riley Sager and Simone St James great for twisty thrillers!
  • The Shades of Magic Series by V.E Schwab
  • Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
  • Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  • Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  • American Sherlock by Kate Winkler Dawson
  • The Rook by Daniel O'Malley
  • How To Die by Seneca 
  • On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  • Travels with Charley by Steinbeck
  • The Man Who Walked through Time by Colin Fletcher
  • The Expanse series by James S. A. Corey
  • A Court Series by Sarah J Maas
  • The Mayor of Noobtown by Ryan Rimmel
  • The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
  • Recursion & Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
  • The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
  • SilverFin by Charlie Higson
  • Hopeless, Maine by Tom Brown & Nimue Brown
  • The Skystone by Jack Whyte
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
  • MaddAddam trilogy by Margret Attwood
  • The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason
  • Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
  • The Soul Summoner Series by Elicia Hyder
  • The Illuminatus! Trilogy by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson
  • The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
  • The Night Watch series by Sergei Lukyanenko
  • The Helldivers series by Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Galaxy Outlaws series by J. S. Morin
  • Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb
  • The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
  • Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
  • The Lost World by Arther Conan-Doyle
  • Neuromancer by William Gibson
  • Fight: Winning the Battles That Matter Most by Craig Groeschel
  • The Windup Girl by Paolo Bagicalupi
  • Ninth House and Six of Crows/Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  • Annals of the Former World by John McPhee
  • Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
  • Riyria Revelations series by Michael Sullivan
  • Legend by David Gemmell
  • Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
  • Mosquitoland by David Arnold
  • A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
  • Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
  • In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
  • anything by Anna Marie McLemore or Carolina De Robertis
  • Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
  • Eating Dirt by Charlotte Gill
  • The Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon
  • The Witcher series by Andrzej Sapowski
  • Chaos Walking series by Patrick Ness
  • The Martian by Andy Weir
  • Beren and Lúthien, The Children of Húrin, The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. and Christopher Tolkien
  • The Old Man Who Read Love Stories by Luis Sepúlveda
  • The Sandman comics by Neil Gaiman
  • Runaways - both the original run by Brian K Vaughan and the current run by Rainbow Rowell
  • Fables by Brian K Vaughan
  • Mrs Everything by Jennifer Weiner
  • (nonfic) Educated by Tara Westover
  • Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
  • Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  • "Vicious" and "Vengeful" as well as the "Shades of Magic" series by V.E. Schwab
  • Invisible Library series by Genevieve Cogman
  • The Magicians series by Lev Grossman

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