There are numerous books found within Genshin Impact that feature short fantasy stories, or reveal history and lore about the world of Teyvat.

Players can find books just about anywhere, but some are given by NPCs after talking to them or as a reward for quests, or simply bought from shops.

List of Books

Currently, there are 115 books on the wiki:

Title Image Rarity Description
The Boar Princess (I) 41 Star A long, long time ago, in the forest kingdom… What legends occurred there?

The Boar Princess, Part 1. A story about friendship, love, and death.

The Boar Princess (II) 41 Star A lifeless ice field, a land even the gentle Anemo Archon has never visited. How is it that it still has its lonely inhabitants?

The Boar Princess, Part 2. The story continues on the glacier.

The Boar Princess (III) 41 Star “Now and evermore shall you be bereft of hope.” What fate awaits the wolf pup who bears such a cruel curse?

The Boar Princess, Part 3.

The Boar Princess (IV) 41 Star The wolf pup grew up in the cold loneliness. The secret past of the lone wolf is now revealed.

The Boar Princess, Part 4

The Boar Princess (V) 41 Star “No-one deserves this fate.” The good princess sheds a tear of compassion. For those who persevere as true companions, even the ice shall melt before their determination.

The Boar Princess, Part 5

The Boar Princess (VII) 41 Star All the sacrifices made out in the frozen plains were not in vain. The perfect ending of friendship, love, life and death!

This is the end to the famous and touching story, The Boar Princess.

The Boar Princess (VI) 41 Star unknown
A Drunkard's Tale (I) 31 Star One of many popular tales told of Mondstadt’s drinkers. This one is the story of a drunkard who stumbled into wolven territory and the lone, starving wolf he encountered there.
A Drunkard's Tale (II) 31 Star One of many Mondstadt tales told of popular drinkers. This story is the one of the time a lone, starving wolf met a drunken Mondstadt man.
A Drunkard's Tale (III) 31 Star One of the popular, many tales told by the drinkers of Mondstadt. This drunkard is the one who told the lone wolf of an ancient story.
A Drunkard's Tale (IV) 31 Star One of many drinking tales popularly told in Mondstadt. This wolf told a tale of wine and wolf to a drunken man of Mondstadt.
Biography of Gunnhildr 01 Star A history book on the life of the apical ancestor of the Gunnhildr Clan compiled by Eckhard Gunnhildr, a modern historian of Mondstadt. It consists of fragmented stories and legends from the aristocratic period.
1000 Years of Loneliness 01 Star The beginning of the Springvale Hunter’s tragic fantasy journey. Where did misfortune first befall him? What marks the start and finish of the 1000-year journey of loneliness? Let this first volume of 1000 Years of Loneliness be your guide through the fantastical fog that is the life of Gothson.
The Pale Princess and the Six Pygmies (I) 41 Star A fairytale story that has been told throughout Teyvat for ages. This is part one, which tells the story of the Land of Night and the Moonlight Forest.
The Mondstadt Tower (I) 21 Star In the age of depression and tyranny, the outlander girl met the ominous orphan. Does this fateful encounter foretell a tragic ending?

The historic romance novel, The Mondstadt Tower, begins!

Teyvat Travel Guide - Mondstadt 01 Star A magazine by the Adventurers’ Guild. Each issue introduces great sceneries across Teyvat. This issue includes a short traveling diary of Alice the Traveler on her experiences in Mondstadt.
Vera's Melancholy (I) 41 Star I don't think the world is monotonous. It's just that interesting things happen in far away galaxies.
The great adventure of Vera, an ordinary girl always fascinated by distant lands, secretly begins.
Vera's Melancholy (II) 41 Star Everything's just boring. Everything, all the time. It's not depression. It's just reaching the age of 14. So begins Vera's adventure.
Vera's Melancholy (III) 41 Star The Andromeda Empire stretches across half the galaxy group. Every planet within the Empire has its own demons and deities, dragons and monsters. "I've come up with a story for every star from your home."

"That's not possible. Looking from here, the Andromeda Galaxy is only one fifth the size of your moon." So continues Vera's adventure.

Vera's Melancholy (V) 41 Star You can't have picnics on the sides of a galactic highway! Even the deities will be held fully responsible for road accidents that might occur! The doorway to a study in a simple village connects to anywhere in space and time! Having hide-and-seek across time... Vera's great adventure continues!

So continues Vera's adventure.

Vera's Melancholy (IX) 41 Star "Vera's so beautiful, like a shining star in the universe, but I..." "Boys at this age are always more petite than girls of a similar age." Childhood must be let go of to welcome the coming of the adolescent years. It's not too late to think about it now... Real melancholy finally hits Vera.
Vera's Melancholy (X) 41 Star "It's enough. Let's go home... The furthest place I've dreamt of, is the Delphi where you are." Though the explanation is delayed, you should know that Delphi is the center of Greek mythology. Vera's Melancholy - the perfect ending... or is it?

So continues Vera's adventure.

Hilichurl Ballad Selection (I) 31 Star The masterpiece of the Poet Laureate of Hilichurlian! Scholar Jacob Musk will show you the mysterious spiritual world of the hilichurls through this poetry collection!
The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (I) 41 Star "Dandelion, Dandelion, ride the wind to a faraway land," the Fox chants.
An unforgettable Mondstadt fairytale about a hunter and a fox. The Fox in the Dandelion Sea, an 11-part story, begins here.
The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (II) 41 Star "Be good and stay put." Trapped by a Mist Flower, what does fate have in store by the fox who met a hunter? The story of the Hunter and the Fox continues in part 2.
The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (III) 41 Star The Hunter of fruitless hunts was awoken by a commotion outside.

Who is at the door?
The story of the Hunter and the Fox continues. The Fox in the Dandelion Sea, Part 3.

The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (IV) 41 Star unknown
The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (V) 41 Star Upon accepting the Fox's conditions, he came to the place where all the prey who disappeared had eventually gone to — an endless field of dandelions.

The story of the Hunter and the Fox in the sea of dandelions. The Fox in the Dandelion Sea, Part 5.

The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (VI) 41 Star "Why do you want to learn the language of humans?" "So I can befriend humans when I become one."

The child-like voice says, in the sea of dandelions. The Fox in the Dandelion Sea, Part 6.

The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (VII) 41 Star "Dandelion, Dandelion, ride the wind to a faraway land," the Fox chants.

Can the Hunter also learn magic to make his wish come true? The Fox in the Dandelion Sea, Part 7.

The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (VIII) 41 Star unknown
The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (IX) 41 Star unknown
The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (X) 41 Star The somber parting has finally arrived... The Fox bids farewell to its mother, teacher, and the dandelion sea.

It's time to live up to the promise.

The Fox in the Dandelion Sea, Part 10.

The Fox in the Dandelion Sea (XI) 41 Star "Dandelion, Dandelion, ride the wind to a faraway land," the Fox chants.

An unforgettable Mondstadt fairytale about a hunter and a fox.
The Fox in the Dandelion Sea, the final installment.

Heart's Desire - Crystal Glaze 41 Star A collection of fantasy stories Centered around a mysterious antique shop. It's widely popular around Teyvat.
Heart's Desire - Moonlight 41 Star A collection of fantasy stories Centered around a mysterious antique shop. It's widely popular around Teyvat.
Hilichurl Ballad Selection (II) 31 Star Are wine and poetry a part of the hilichurl lifestyle? Do they have pure and devout desires? Expert on the hilichurls, Jacob Musk, is here to answer!
Wind, Courage and Wings (Book) 01 Star A book mistakenly taken by Amber... about fables?
Ballads of the Squire (I) 31 Star Ballads that have been passed down since the aristocratic period and are said to come from Ragnvindr the Dawn Knight himself. They tell of Ragnvindr’s days as a knight’s squire.
Ballads of the Squire (II) 31 Star Ballads that have been passed down since the aristocratic period and are said to have come from Ragnvindr the Dawn Knight himself. They tell of Ragnvindr’s friendship with a sword-dancer.
Knights of Favonius Handbook - 5th Edition 01 Star A code of conduct covering language usage and behavioral norms for Mondstadt's Knights of Favonius, personally edited by Acting Grand Master Jean. All knights are expected to strictly abide by these rules and regulate their words and deeds accordingly.
The Legend of Vennessa (I) 31 Star A popular song since the reconstruction of Mondstadt. It tells the story of Vennessa, the founder of the Knights of Favonius, in her early years as a slave in Mondstadt.
The Legend of Vennessa (II) 31 Star A popular song since the reconstruction of Mondstadt. It tells the story of Vennessa, the founder of the Knights of Favonius, in her early years when she met Barbatos, the Anemo Archon, as well as how she defeated the drake and overthrew the Aristocrats.
Diary of Roald the Adventurer - Luhua Pool 31 Star A diary left behind by the famed adventurer, Roald, at a makeshift camp. It seems to have been dipped in water, with the watermark of a fox’s footprint.
Diary of Roald the Adventurer - Yaoguang Shoal 31 Star A diary left behind by the famed adventurer, Roald. The pages smell like the sea breeze.
Rex Incognito (I) 31 Star A Liyue fantasy novel that tells the tales of Rex Lapis' incognito excursions in the mortal realm. Set in an age when the treasures of the world flocked fourth, fact merges with fiction and both blend with old dreams in this charming tale set in the commercial port of Liyue.
Rex Incognito (II) 31 Star A Liyue fantasy novel that tells the tales of Rex Lapis' incognito excursions in the mortal realm. Between lofty mountain peaks where bounteous jade lies beneath, substantial ideas and empty lies are suddenly shown up side by side.
Legend of the Lone Sword (II) 41 Star A popular martial arts novel in Liyue Harbor. In a world without elemental energy or alchemy, a tale unfolds of love and hate between friends and foes. This volume tells of Jin the Seventy-Second's arrival in Tupi Village.
Legend of the Lone Sword (III) 41 Star A popular martial arts novel in Liyue Harbor. In a world without elemental energy or alchemy, a tale unfolds of love and hate between friends and foes. This volume tells of Jin the Seventy-Second's duel with the chief of Tupi Village.
Heart of Clear Springs (I) 31 Star A legendary tale passed down by Springvale hunters that portrays an encounter between an unknown young boy and a spring fairy.
Heart of Clear Springs (II) 31 Star A legendary tale passed down by Springvale hunters that recounts the acquaintance of a spring fairy and a young boy.
Heart of Clear Springs (III) 31 Star A legendary tale passed down by Springvale hunters that recounts a promise made between a spring fairy and a young boy.
Heart of Clear Springs (IV) 31 Star A legendary tale passed down by Springvale hunters that recounts a bitter ending finally faced by a boy who was no longer young and a spring fairy who had not grown old.
Gliding Instruction Manual 01 Star A guidebook for the ones new to using wind gliders. It also serves as a mandatory reading material to get a gliding license in Mondstadt. It contains all the necessary info any user must know.
Records of Jueyun - Palace Beneath the Sea 31 Star A collection of folk stories, myths, and legends from Liyue.

It’s quite a page-turner. This segment is on ancient fictional stories.

Records of Jueyun - Stone Beasts 31 Star A collection of folk stories, myths, and legends from Liyue. It’s quite a page turner. This segment is on the legends of stone beasts.
Along with Divinity - Prologue 01 Star “Have you ever thought about what our lives would’ve been like without the archons?”

Come and join the author in an exploration of “divinity” with humor and logic.

Moonlit Bamboo Forest (I) 31 Star When a small-town boy looking to leave his sleepy hometown behind gets lost in a bamboo forest at sundown, what long-forgotten dreams will he encounter?
Moonlit Bamboo Forest (II) 31 Star As the moon slowly rises in the night sky, small-town boy meets bamboo-forest girl -- but is he voyaging into the realm of the adepti, or setting foot in some monstrous trap?
Moonlit Bamboo Forest (III) 31 Star Deep in the bamboo forest, reality has coincided with a story from the distant past. But the crossover ends as the bright moon reaches its peak in the night sky, and small-town boy disappears into an indescribable dream.
Legend of the Lone Sword (IV) 41 Star A popular martial arts novel in Liyue Harbor. In a world without elemental energy or alchemy, a tale unfolds of love and hate between friends and foes. This volume tells of Jin the Seventy-Second's treacherous trek into the mountains.
Legend of the Lone Sword (I) 41 Star A popular martial arts novel in Liyue Harbor. In a world without elemental energy or alchemy, a tale unfolds of love and hate between friends and foes. This volume tells of the origins of Jin the Seventy-Second's revenge.
Hex & Hound (I) 41 Star Sometimes, feelings are like the summer rain, coming out of nowhere and catching you unprepared. A nostalgic summer story set in the age of aristocrats begins right here.
Customs of Liyue - Flower Ball 01 Star A book on the cultures and customs of Liyue originally compiled by Fadhlan, a scholar from Sumeru residing in Liyue. It was then edited by many local scholars and published. It is one of the bestsellers in Liyue.
Stone Tablet Compilations (I) 01 Star A history book compiled and translated from ancient stone tablets of Liyue by the historian Zichang. It contains various fragmented historical events.
Verses of Equilibrium 01 Star Legend has that it contains ancient incantations used to pay respects to Rex Lapis and the yaksha adepti. It also serves as a historical record of the ancient belief in the Geo Archon.
Legend of the Shattered Halberd (VI) 41 Star Mir once again chanted the forgotten spell. The maiden was reunited with him again. "So, this is what you truly look like."
"The world is beyond repair. It shall be born anew from the ashes of the last." The mad Celestial Emperor sentenced all living things of the world to a hard punishment.
"But you, you would understand me, wouldn't you?" The nameless thief who stole the national treasure said this to his lord.
"No. No apologies necessary, for you are benevolent."
Hex & Hound (II) 41 Star Money doesn't solve all your problems, but it can certainly solve a lot of them! A young woman's summer vacation in Mondstadt opens to the melodic tune of a symphonic sum of Mora.
Hex & Hound (III) 41 Star Even when you live in a safe city, you should watch out for the wolves that lurk in the night... Something more impossible to master than mass hypnosis is revealed within these pages.
Hex & Hound (IV) 41 Star Even a dog can learn basic things like upper-class etiquette — or so insists a certain non-nonsense teacher from afar.
Hex & Hound (V) 41 Star "Be a good dog! Yes, there's no reward for getting it right, but there's still a punishment for getting it wrong!" The witch in black makeup smirked.
Hilichurl Cultural Customs (IV) 31 Star It contains the investigations and observations into the cultural customs of the hilichurls by the "Poet Laureate of Hilichurlian," Jacob Musk, a Mondstadt ecologist. This volume explores the diverse cultural customs of the hilichurls in relation to Mondstadt's.
Hilichurl Cultural Customs (III) 31 Star unknown
Hilichurl Cultural Customs (II) 31 Star It contains the investigations and observations into the cultural customs of the hilichurls by the "Poet Laureate of Hilichurlian," Jacob Musk, a Mondstadt ecologist. This volume explores the diverse cultural customs of the hilichurls in relation to Mondstadt's.
Hilichurl Cultural Customs (I) 31 Star It contains the investigations and observations into the cultural customs of the hilichurls by the "Poet Laureate of Hilichurlian," Jacob Musk, a Mondstadt ecologist. This volume features the social structure and characteristics of the hilichurls.
Vera's Melancholy (IV) 41 Star unknown
Vera's Melancholy (VI) 41 Star unknown
Legend of the Shattered Halberd (I) 41 Star In ancient times when Axis Mundi was unobstructed, there were nine realms, each a world of its own. The realm of humans was known as the Zhongzhou, while the gods reside in Shenxiao.

At the end of the last calamity, a war between the gods broke out. The God King fell, setting the nine realms ablaze, obliterating all living things. The realms have now been born anew, life again thrives, but the passageway between the nine realms by Axis Mundi has been sealed off. An all-new graphic novel on the epic journey in search of the God King's Halberd begins!

Legend of the Shattered Halberd (II) 41 Star Mir, having stumbled onto the journey to retrieve the swords by accident, encountered a huge crisis before the journey had even begun. Imperial Guard and Imperial Escort elites were slain by enemies holding the Ominous Swords. Amidst grave danger, Mir recalled a spell taught by his father. Legend has that, the Celestial Emperor has a young daughter whose name was not known to the world; she now possessed Weiyang's body and revealed herself. Who would prevail? The wielders of the Ominous Swords who had turned into ferocious demons? Or Mir who could somewhat hold his own in a fight?
Legend of the Shattered Halberd (III) 41 Star "Just stay with the name 'Weiyang' for convenience's sake on the road. With the official documents from the government in hand, you should be free to go as you wish throughout the kingdom." Still worried about Weiyang, Mir decided to accompany her on her journey and kill any demons they may encounter. Though they had already collected five Ominous Swords and all seemed to be well, they knew in their hearts that the way forward would only get more treacherous and perilous.
Legend of the Shattered Halberd (IV) 41 Star "Calm down, my son. Listen, Mir. I am not your real father..."

"Noooooo!"
The once Mister of Imperial Banquets was, in truth, Khan the Asura from Jotunheim. Leaving the capital was but an act in collaboration with the Minister of Ceremonies and the Grand Secretary to protect the daughter of the Celestial Emperor.
"The late Celestial Emperor Shenxiao, the now Contra Mundi, was once a dear friend of mine. But now, knowing that you have successfully summoned her, all my wishes have been fulfilled."

Legend of the Shattered Halberd (V) 41 Star "There are many among the military officials who wish to unseal Axis Mundi since the world in chaos would greatly elevate the position and importance of the Martial Artists."

"They want to wage another War of the Asuras?"
"He does."
The tug-of-war between the civil and military officials and the schemes of the past gods once again threatens all of the nine realms!

Heart's Desire - Sapphire 41 Star A collection of fantasy stories centered around a mysterious antique shop. It's widely popular around Teyvat.
Heart's Desire - Stone Heart 41 Star A collection of fantasy stories centered around a mysterious antique shop. It's widely popular around Teyvat.
Someone's Diary I - Yaoguang Shoal 31 Star A diary left behind by someone in the wilderness that tells of the owner's unfortunate encounters at Yaoguang Shoal.
Someone's Diary II - Guili Plains 31 Star A diary left behind by someone in the wilderness that tells of the owner's unfortunate encounters at Guili Plains.
Someone's Diary IV - Liyue Harbor 31 Star A diary left behind by someone in Liyue that tells of the owner's adventures there.
Diary of Roald the Adventurer - Guyun Stone Forest 31 Star A diary left behind by the famed adventurer, Roald, by chance. The pages are damp and seem to have been soaked in water.
Diary of Roald the Adventurer - Sal Terrae 31 Star A diary left behind by the famed adventurer, Roald. The pages are littered with small amount of shiny but bitter salt crystals.
Diary of Roald the Adventurer - Qingyun Peak, Jueyun Karst 31 Star A diary left behind by the famed adventurer, Roald. The pages have the scent of flowers that grow on cliffs.
Diary of Roald the Adventurer - Aozang Lake, Jueyun Karst 31 Star A diary of the famed adventurer, Roald, left by the lake. It tells of his plans after his adventures on Mt. Aozang.
Tales From the Waves: Rising Tide 31 Star The legendary tale of an anonymous seafarer set in a time when Liyue was plagued by sea monsters.
Tales From the Waves: Wild Storm 31 Star To the never-ending tune of the ocean, the seafarer fought against the phenomenal foe of fate, fighting to the bitter end...
Tales From the Waves: Receding Torrent 31 Star Finally, when the tempest eased and the ocean sufrace was tranquil once more, the soft wind played a poignant homecoming tune...
Moonlit Bamboo Forest (IV) 31 Star As dawn gently approaches, the fate of the two youngsters diverges, and they go their separate ways. But the echoes of that ancient story still resound within the forest, waiting for the day that they may welcome small-town boy back into their midst once more.
Rex Incognito (III) 31 Star A Liyue fantasy novel that tells the tales of Rex Lapis' incognito excursions in the mortal realm.

Iron-clad concepts of rules or equity fade into nothingness in this fantastical tale.

Rex Incognito (IV) 31 Star A Liyue fantasy novel that tells the tales of Rex Lapis' incognito excursions in the mortal realm. In an age of reflection on the treasures of the world, one humble witticism was all it took to expose all lies.
Breeze Amidst the Forest Supplement - The Dragon Tome 01 Star A supplement to the "Breeze Amidst the Forest" ballad selection with excerpts from various sources.
It tells the story of the Dragon of Mondstadt.
Teyvat Travel Guide - Liyue 01 Star A magazine by the Adventurers’ Guild. Each issue introduces great sceneries across Teyvat. This issue includes a short traveling diary of Alice the Traveler in Liyue.
Teyvat Wilderness Survivalist's Recipes 01 Star Field-cooking skills are paramount to surviving in the wilderness. Lynn, a 10-year Adventurers' Guild veteran, teaches you how to cook delicious and fulfilling food in times of emergency in the wilderness!
Diary of Roald the Adventurer - Qingce Village 31 Star A diary left behind by the famed adventurer, Roald, at a makeshift camp. It still looks new, and smells like the fragrant herbs of Mt. Qingce.
History of Kings and Clans - Prologue 01 Star A comprehensive history of Mondstadt edited and compiled by the Northland History Society.
First Apprentice of Guhua 1 Star A novel by Chang the Ninth. Its thickness and weight say much about the effort he put in.
Breeze Amidst the Forest - Ballad Selection 01 Star A collection of Mondstadt ballads, recorded, compiled, and arranged by scholars centuries ago.
Diary of Roald the Adventurer - Qingxu Pool 31 Star Diary of a renowned adventurer, Roald. Spots of shiny green moss can be seen among the pages.
Records of the Gallant - The Hermit 01 Star A compilation of stories and legends of various knights-errant in Liyue. Some of them have been told for a long time but are still popular among the people.
Ragged Notebook 1 Star Anonymously authored notes.

They describe a place seemingly not far from here.

Thick Notebook 1 Star Notes written by Henry Morton.

They describe a place seemingly not far from here.

Humor From Tianheng 01 Star A poetry collection by Pingshan, The Mystic. The quality of the poems is all over the place, but it has long been a reference book or young poets or poet-wannabes in Liyue.
Letter for Dongdong 01 Star A letter treasured by Dongdong from Qingce Village. It seems to be a letter from his father.
Vera's Melancholy (VII) 41 Star unknown
Vera's Melancholy (VIII) 41 Star unknown
Someone's Diary III - Jueyun Karst 31 Star A diary left behind by someone in the wilderness that tells of the owner's adventures at Jueyun Karst.
Linling's Anthology of Selected Poetry 01 Star A collection of poetry that Linling published at her own expense. It is her first publication, and she is very proud of it.
Legend of the Geo Archon: God of History 21 Star Stories about the Geo Archon and his divine duties as the God of History.

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