In the second episode of Pillars of the Genre, I mistakenly call it Foundations of the Genre and reflect on my most recent reread of The Hobbit. It did my soul a lot of good, and I hope this video encourages you to dust it off.
CT Phipps and Michael Suttkus have written a hilariously enjoyable Buffyesque urban fantasy.
Rebel Rising by Beth Revis is an excellent entry to the new Star Wars canon. Its YA tone and pacing paired with the excellent character origin story for Jyn make it perfect for fans of Rogue One especially.