War for the Oaks

10 best books like War for the Oaks (Emma Bull): The Privilege of the Sword, Fire and Hemlock, Ironside: A Modern Faery's Tale, Tam Lin, The Anvil of the World, Welcome to Bordertown, Minor Mage, Daughter of Hounds, Moonheart, Dreams Underfoot

AuthorEllen Kushner
ISBN0553382683
Welcome to Riverside, where the aristocratic and the ambitious battle for power in the city's ballroom, brothels and boudoirs. Into this alluring world walks Katherine, a well-bred country girl versed in the rules of conventional society. Her mistake is thinking that they apply. For Katherine's...
AuthorDiana Wynne Jones
ISBN0060298855
Polly has two sets of memories...

One is normal: school, home, friends. The other, stranger memories begin nine years ago, when she was ten and gate-crashed an odd funeral in the mansion near her grandmother's house. Polly's just beginning to recall the sometimes marvelous, sometimes frightening...
AuthorHolly Black
ISBN0689868200
In the realm of Faerie, the time has come for Roiben's coronation. Uneasy in the midst of the malevolent Unseelie Court, pixie Kaye is sure of only one thing -- her love for Roiben. But when Kaye, drunk on faerie wine, declares herself to Roiben, he sends her on a seemingly impossible quest. Now Kaye can't...
AuthorPamela Dean
In the ancient Scottish ballad Tam Lin, headstrong Janet defies Tam Lin to walk in her own land of Carterhaugh . . . and then must battle the Queen of Faery for possession of her lover’s body and soul.

In this version of Tam Lin Janet is a college student, "Carterhaugh" is Carter Hall at the university...
AuthorKage Baker
ISBN0765349078
Kage Baker's stories and novels of the mysterious organization that controls time travel, The Company, have made her famous in SF. So has her talent for clever dialogue, and pointed social commentary with a light touch.

The Anvil of the World is her first fantasy novel, a journey across a fantastic...
AuthorHolly Black
ISBN0375867058
Bordertown: a city on the border between our human world and the elfin realm. Runaway teens come from both sides of the border to find adventure, to find themselves. Elves play in rock bands and race down the street on spell-powered motorbikes. Human kids recreate themselves in the squats and clubs and...
Minor Mage
AuthorT. Kingfisher
Oliver was a very minor mage. His familiar reminded him of this several times a day.

He only knew three spells, and one of them was to control his allergy to armadillo dander. His attempts to summon elementals resulted in nosebleeds, and there is nothing more embarrassing than having your elemental...
AuthorCaitlín R. Kiernan
ISBN0451461258
They are the Children of the Cuckoo. Stolen from their cribs and concealed in shadows to be raised by ghouls, they are now changelings in service to the creatures who rule the world Below and despise the world Above. Any human contact is strictly forbidden and punishment is swift and severe for those who...
Moonheart
AuthorCharles de Lint
ISBN0312890044
When Sara and Jamie discovered the seemingly ordinary artifacts, they sensed the pull of a dim and distant place. A world of mists and forests, of ancient magics, mythical beings, ageless bards...and restless evil.

Now, with their friends and enemies alike--Blue, the biker; Keiran, the...
Dreams Underfoot
AuthorCharles de Lint
ISBN0765306794
Welcome to Newford…

Welcome to the music clubs, the waterfront, the alleyways where ancient myths and magic spill into the modern world. Come meet Jilly, painting wonders in the rough city streets; and Geordie, playing fiddle while he dreams of a ghost; and the Angel of Grasso Street gathering...
Jack of Kinrowan: Jack the Giant-Killer / Drink Down the Moon
AuthorCharles de Lint
ISBN0312869592
Jack of Kinrowan An acknowledged classic of contemporary fantasy, Jack of Kinrowan brings together in one volume Charles de Lint's rollicking saga of wild faerie magic on the streets of the city. Hurled into the mythical land of Faerie by a faceless gang of bikers, young Jacky Rowan is stunned when she...
AuthorTerri Windling
ISBN0765302934
Leaving behind her fashionable West Coast life, Maggie Black comes to the Southwestern desert to pursue her passion and her dream. Her mentor, the acclaimed poet Davis Cooper, has mysteriously died in the canyons east of Tucson, bequeathing her his estate and the mystery of his life--and death.

Maggie...
The Girl in the Green Silk Gown
AuthorSeanan McGuire
The second book in the Ghost Roads series returns to the highways of America, where hitchhiking ghost Rose Marshall continues her battle with her killer--the immortal Bobby Cross.

Once and twice and thrice around,
Put your heart into the ground.
Four and five and six tears shed,
...
AuthorTerri Windling
ISBN0812522621
On the border between the World and Elfland sits Bordertown, a place of half-lit neighborhoods of hidden magic, of flamboyant artists and pagan motorcycle gangs. Bordertown is a hothouse laboratory for the return of magic to the life of the World--and the return of life to magic. It's an attitude and...
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