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Fiction

Stories, novels and series set in the Middle Ages or in medieval-styled worlds.

  • Fiction for Early ReadersFiction for Early Readers
    Early readers are classified as ages 4-8, though most selections are appropriate "read aloud" books for any age. Includes books by Brian Jacques, Bruce Coville, Dr. Seuss and many more.
  • Fiction for Middle GradesFiction for Middle Grades
    Middle Grade readers are classified as ages 9-12. Some selections are appropriate for advanced Early readers, and enjoyed by Young Adult readers and adults.
  • Fiction for Young AdultsFiction for Young Adults
    Young Adult readers are classified as ages 12-15, though some selections are appropriate for advanced Middle Grade readers, and enjoyed by adults. Includes books by Karen Cushman, Tamora Pierce and many more.
  • Historical Fiction for AdultsHistorical Fiction for Adults
    Historical fiction set in the Middle Ages. Some selections are appropriate for mature Young Adults. Includes singles and series by Ellis Peters, Bernard Cornwell, Sharon Kay Penman and others.
  • Fantasy Fiction for AdultsFantasy Fiction for Adults
    Set in the Middle Ages or medieval-styled worlds where magicians, dragons and other mythical creatures thrive. Includes time travel novels and series. Some selections are appropriate for mature Young Adults.
  • Arthurian FictionArthurian Fiction
    The many worlds of Avalon, Camelot, King Arthur and Guinnevere, and the Knights of the Round Table. For adults and mature Young Adults. Includes series by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Jack Whyte and Stephen Lawhead.
  • Fairy and Folk TalesFairy and Folk Tales
    Fairy and folk tales from England, Scotland and Ireland. Includes some non-fiction titles for further study of these classic stories. Selections for all ages.
  • Ballads and LiteratureBallads and Literature
    Popular ballads and early literature from England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and France. For adults and mature Young Adults.