Nicole J Simms/ January 24, 2021/ Blog/ 0 comments

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My Indie Paranormal and Urban Fantasy Reading List

Hi everyone! I’m back with another post for you all. So, what do I have for you today? Well, today, I’m going to share my indie paranormal and urban fantasy reading list.

If you’ve read my ‘2021 and Q1 Writing and Reading Goals’ blog post, you would know that I plan to self-publish an urban fantasy (possibly paranormal) series. Now, if you’ve followed me on my writing journey so far, you know I like to read books in the genres I want to write in — this helps me to figure out if my story is in the genre I thought it was, what the tropes are, what readers expect from the genre and what’s already been done. And this is why I have created this reading list.

With this list, unlike my previous reading lists, I have focused on indie authors since I want to become an indie author—hey, you gotta support your fellow indie author.

Most indie authors offer the first book in their series for free, so I was able to add a lot of urban fantasy/paranormal books to this list. So, enough waffle, let’s get to the list.

Here are the books on my indie paranormal and urban fantasy reading list:

  • Beyond the Veil (The Veil Series) by Pippa Dacosta — Pippa is a UK hybrid author, which is what I want to be. I would also like to read Hidden Blade, which is part of The Soul Eater Series.
  • Bound to Darkness (Shadow Bound Series) by Ciara Graves
  • Hunter of the Night (Lark Nation Series) by Clara Coulson
  • Once Blessed, Thrice Cursed (A Sister Witches Urban Fantasy Series) by Coralie Moss
  • Getting Wilde (Immortal Vegas Series) by Jenn Stark
  • Rivals by Kit Bladegrave
  • Crossroads of Bones (The Katie Bishop Series) by Luanne Bennett
  • Demon Hunter (Viking Soul Series) by Rachel Medhurst
  • A Fistful of Evil (A Madison Fox Adventure Series) by Rebecca Chastain (was free when I downloaded it, but not free anymore)
  • Death’s Hand (The Descent Series) by SM Reine
  • Induction (Sid & Sin Series) by T. K. Eldridge
  • Keystone (The Crossbreed Series) by Dannika Dark (not free)—She’s had over two million sales, so I definitely want to check her book out.

So, there is my indie paranormal and urban fantasy reading list. Have you read any of these books? Or do you have any indie paranormal and urban fantasy book recommendations? Let me know in the comments below.

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