Outlander: Detailed historical research, a timeless premise, deep characters, brilliant, epic romance.
Ember in the Ashes: Adventure, danger, drama, suspense.
Game of Thrones: Nail-biting action, compelling characters, amazing patience in story-development. I hope the pay off is worth it. And Jon and Dany better have a happily-ever-after…
Dark Days Club: Complex magic system, slow-burning romance, Darcy-ish hero. What’s not to love?
Graceling: Elaborate world-building and high stakes
The Princess Bride: A classic of fantasy and romance, full of humor and wit.
Grave Mercy: Surprisingly juicy given that the heroine is a nun. An assassin nun, no less.
Darkfever: A hot concoction of fantasy and spice. This is a guilty pleasure.
The Gantean: Detailed, complex, unique.
Kindle the Flame: No one on this list did dragons better. Also– DRAGONS. And drama, and war, and love.