What to Read When Reality Bites

 Sheltering in place is getting very old. You never imagined you could so look forward to the now death-defying act of grocery shopping.  The dog has been walked so often he or she can't even get excited about it, anymore. Your nearest and dearest are driving you crazy with habits you never used to notice. You're ready to "get back to normal" but after reading the morning paper, you worry about what "normal" is going to look like from now on.  

You sound like someone who could use a good fantasy that looks nothing like your life. Here are some Fantasy ebooks to try when reality bites too hard.

https://sccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/75511 Fantasy Fiction ebooks

List created by SCCLD LIBRARIANS FOR ADULTS

Reality really bites right now. Take a break from the news with some new and classic fantasy ebooks.

If you want an original fantasy read set in the Western Hemisphere and based on Mexican and Mayan mythology, try this Nebula Award finalist.

50th anniversary edition of this Winner of the Hugo and the Nebula award

A young painter discovers an unknown work by a famous artist, and unintentionally sets off events that send him on a perilous journey.

"For centuries, he struck fear in hearts far and wide as Wyvern, Lord Highfire of the Highfire Eyrie—now he goes by Vern." Eoin Colfer combines comedy and fantasy in his novel set in the Bayous of contemporary Louisiana when Vern befriends a teenaged boy in trouble with a crooked local constable after he witnessed what he should not have seen.

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Killing Commendatore by Harukki Murakami
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