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If you like Sarah J. Maas...

Are you obsessed with Sarah J. Maas and the worlds of Prythian and Erilea? Wondering what to do after you've finished reading A Court of Wings and Ruin? Don't despair, check out some of these adventure fantasy novels that contain just the right amount of romance, intrigue, action and strong female heroines.

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Seventeen-year-old Ismae avoids an arranged marriage by making a place for herself at the convent of St. Martin, where she learns of her unique gifts and must determine whether she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death.

Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Betrothed to the demon who rules her country, Nyx must now fulfill her destiny and move to the castle to be his wife. She hopes to use her skills to thwart Ingnifex's power and save her homeland from his control. Yet when the time comes, she cannot shake the desire she develops for him.

Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Agnieszka loves her valley home, even if it is close to the corrupted Wood which stands on the border, full of malevolent power. Her people rely on the cold wizard known only as the Dragon to keep its powers at bay. But the Dragon demands one young woman from the village every ten years. The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka is afraid.

The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski
Also available in: e-audiobook

Kestrel, daughter of an imperial general, is inexplicably moved to pay an exorbitant price for Arin, a handsome, musically gifted slave who is up for auction. Kestrel soon realizes that she's attracted to Arin as they both bond through their love of music. However, the tables are turned when the enslaved Herrani take over the city and Kestrel herself becomes Arin's prisoner and slave.

Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

As the only daughter and youngest child of Lord Colum of Sevenwaters, Sorcha grows up protected and pampered by her six older brothers. But when a sorceress's evil magic transforms her brothers into swans, only Sorcha's efforts can break the curse.

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Also available in: audiobook

Orphaned by the Border Wars, Alina Starkov is taken to become the protegé of the mysterious Darkling, who trains her to join the magical elite in the belief that she is the Sun Summoner who can destroy the monsters of the Fold.

Poison Study by Maria V Snyder

About to be executed for murder, Yelena is offered a way out. She'll have to be a poison taster for the Commander of Ixia. As Yelena tries to escape her new dilemma, disasters keep mounting. Rebels plot to seize Ixia and Yelena develops magical powers she can't control.

The Falconer by Elizabeth May
Also available in: e-book

In 1844 Edinburgh, Lady Aileana Kameron is neither an ordinary debutante, nor a murderess. She is a Falconer, a female warrior born with the gift for hunting and killing the faeries who prey on mankind and who killed her mother.

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard
Also available in: e-book | audiobook

As the Twenty Year Truce in their homeland's centuries long war is about to end, two magic-wielding witches team up with a royal privateer to outmaneuver a vengeful witch and preserve the balance of power in their world.

Also available in: e-book

A fearful young princess discovers her heroic destiny after being married off to the king of a neighboring country in turmoil and pursued by enemies seething with dark magic.

The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima
Also available in: e-book

Former street gang leader Han Alister takes possession of an amulet that once belonged to an evil wizard that almost destroyed the world a millennium ago. Meanwhile, Princess Raisa uncovers a conspiracy in the Grey Wolf Court. The Seven Realms will tremble when the lives of Hans and Raisa collide, fanning the flames of the smoldering war to come.

Also available in: audiobook

Laia is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire's greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother from execution.

The Wrath & the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh
Also available in: audiobook

In this retelling of The Arabian Nights, Shahrzad plans to avenge the death of her dearest friend by volunteering to marry the murderous boy-king of Khorasan. Clever, stubborn, and reckless, Shahrzad wields stories like weapons as she piques her new husband's interest and maneuvers through palace intrigue. But she never envisioned that the cold, brilliant, boy king could kindle her desire.

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born—three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it’s not just a game of win or lose, it’s life or death. The night the sisters turn of age, the battle begins.

And I Darken by Kiersten White
Also available in: audiobook

Lada is the first child born to Vlad Dracula in Transylvania. At first rejected by her father and always ignored by her mother, she will grow up to be Lada Dragwlya, a vicious and brutal princess, destined to rule and destroy her enemies - no matter the cost.

Have you read any of these novels, and if so what were your thoughts? Do you recommend any other Sarah J. Maas read-a-likes? Comment below and share your thoughts with us.