Definition of urban fantasy
- … a sub-genre that has become increasingly popular—urban fantasy. A number of authors have recently told stories of elves and other fairy folk coming to our mundane world, usually setting up shop not in the wooded groves of the past but in crowded modern cities.
- —William Marden, The Orlando (Florida) Sentinel, 26 Nov. 2000
- It's an elaborate urban fantasy about sisters Makeda and Abby—the offspring of a human mother and benevolent demigod.
- —Mindy Farabee, The Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar. 2013