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Westerly Library is now available by appointment only. Some sections of the first floor will be available for browsing material and to utilize the public computer lab, by reservation only. During this initial reopening phase we are unable to accommodate walk-ins. To make a reservation please call 401.596.2877 ext 930 for Circulation and ext 311 for the computer lab. Please check back for updates! Library Takeout Service is still available via the Books & Materials tab for contact-free pickup and the book drop is now open for material returns.

Fantastic Fiction Book List

The Flame of Olympus (Pegasus Series)

Age 8+ By Kate O'Hearn

When Pegasus crashes into a Manhattan roof during a terrible storm, Emily's life changes forever

 

The Menagerie

Age 8+ By Tui T Sutherland

In a small town lies the Menagerie, a top secret facility filled with unicorns, dragons, phoenixes, and other fairy tale creatures.

 

Nightbird

Age 10+ By Alice Hoffman

Love and friendship empower a lonely girl to embrace her uniqueness and discover her strengths.

 

The Language of Spells

Age 10+ By Garret Weyr

A story full of adventure about remembering old stories, making new ones, and the power of friendship.

 

The Wishing Spell (Land of Stories Series)

Age 8+ By Chris Colfer

A fast-paced adventure that combines modern day world with classic fairy tales

 

Dealing with Dragons

Age 10+ By Patricia Wrede

A princess who refuses to be proper runs away to live with one of the most powerful and dangerous dragon.

 

Sky Raiders (Five Kingdoms Series)

Ages 8+ By Brandon Mull

In a world that lies between reality and imagination, a “fanciful, action-packed adventure” awaits.

 

Knights vs. Dinosaurs

Age 8+ By Matt Phelan

Known for their ability to fight mythical creatures, the Knights must face their most dangerous opponents yet.

 

Aleca Zamm is a Wonder (Aleca Zamm Series)

Age 7+ By Ginger Rue

Aleca Zamm is an ordinary ten-year-old with an extraordinary ability: she can stop time

 

Of Giants and Ice (Ever After Series)

Age 8+ By Shelby Bach

Rory embarks on a classic quest to fulfill her destiny

 

The Sasquatch Escape (Imaginary Veterinary Series)

Age 8+ By Suzanne Selfors

A wild journey filled with mythical creatures and zany adventures that are anything but imaginary.

 

Fairest of All (Whatever After Series)

Age 8+ By Sarah Mylnowski

When a magic mirror transports Abby and Josh into classic fairy tales, they accidentally mess up the stories and must find a way to set things right

 

The Magic Misfits (Magic Misfits Series)

Age 8+ By Neil Patrick Harris

When street magician Carter runs away, he never expects to find friends and magic in a sleepy New England town

 

A Wrinkle in Time

Age 10+ By Madeleine L’Engle

A story of the adventures in space and time, Meg and her friends search for her father, who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

Howl’s Moving Castle

Age 8+ Diana Wynne Jones

Sophie finds herself under a spell. Her only chance at breaking it lies in Howl's castle.

 

Wicked Nix

Age 8+ By Lena Coakley

This new fairytale explores the timeless bonds of family and the joy of finding home in unexpected places.

 

The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire Series)

Age  8+ By Tui T. Sutherland

The five young dragons are destined to end the war that's been raging between the tribes of Pyrrhia.

 

The Trials of Apollo  (The Hidden Oracle Series )

Age 10+ By Rick Riordan

After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. 

 

The Adventurers Guild

Age 9+ By Zack Loran Clark

In one of the last cities standing after the world fell to monsters, Zed and Brock have high hopes for the future 

 

Story Thieves (Story Thieves Series)

Age 8+ By James Riley

 Bethany is half-fictional and has been searching every book she can find for her missing father, a fictional character.

 

Half Upon a Time (Half Upon a Time Series)

Age 8+ James Riley

Jack, son of the infamous Jack who stole the magic beans from the giant, works hard to restore his family's reputation.

 

The Tail of Emily Windsnap (Series)

Age 8+ By Liz Kessler

An enchanting fantasy about family secrets, loyal friendship, and the power of love.

 

Sandry’s Book  (Circle of Magic series)

Age 12+ By Tamora Pierce

Four misfits are taught how to use their magic, but when disaster strikes, it's up to Sandry to weave together four different kinds of power to save herself, her friends, and Winding Circle.

 

Keeper of the Lost Cities (Keeper of the Lost Cities Series)

Age 8+  By Shannon Messenger

A telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world.

 

Peter and the Starcatchers  (Peter Pan Series)

Age 10+ By Dave Barry

Adventure awaits as Peter and his mates are sent to an island ruled by the evil King Zarboff.

 

Storybound (Land of Stories Series)

Age 8+ Marissa Burt

In the land of Story, kids go to school to learn to be the perfect character.

 

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Age 10+ Kelly Barnhill

After being raised by a witch, Luna must figure out how to handle the magical powers she was accidentally given. 

 

The Apprentice Witch

Age 8+ James Nicol

A story of magic and courage, Arianwyn sets out to prove that she is capable of greatness in a world of witches.