Read 34 positive reader reviews for Northern Lights (61 positive reader reviews in total for the His Dark Materials series). Read 7 positive reader reviews for The Deverry Cycle. The cover, the chapter titles, the maps, the wee dragon on the spine, the notes from Winter at the back... it was just fucking phenomenal. A book that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike it is a tale full of adventure, heroism, song and laughter. A very complex piece of work but at heart a good old-fashioned tale of epic fantasy. Read 1 positive reader reviews for The 10,000 Doors of January. Read 2 positive reader reviews for Spring. And my goodness, those that don’t, really don’t. Most delicious. Robin Hobb. There have been so many brilliant fantasy books this year that it’s really quite ... book two in the sequence, sees … Read 7 positive reader reviews for The Dragonbone Chair (11 positive reader reviews in total for the Memory Sorrow and Thorn series). These are the top fantasy book series that you simply must read. Ryan: As a military officer myself, I feel like I can really relate with Cole and the book he has written. A really fascinating concept explored very well within a really fun story. I can only echo the BFG's words about his own favourite book, Nicholas Nickleby by Darlse Chickens: "I is reading it hundreds of times and I is still reading it and teaching new words to myself and how to write them. For example 'Ender's Game' by Orson Scott Card which opened a door for me years ago to fantasy writers (which I was very closed minded, prior). A MUST read for any heroic fantasy fans. Read it. Puhleaze!!!!! The first law books are the best fantasy books ever written. Lord of the Rings tells the story of the Hobbit Frodo who needs to venture on a dangerous journey to the mountain of doom to destroy the ring that rules them all, thereby preventing the rise of evil Sauron in the process. There are at least 10 books by 10 different authors better than Eragon by Paolini. And then he repeated the process for a third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and then eighth time. I loved it as do many others. Read 1 positive reader reviews for The Sum of All Men. The world of Deverry is unfurled around him as he searches for each incarnation of his soul mate in the hopes of bringing her to the Dweomer. There are not many books that can boast daemons, witches, armoured polar bears, parallel worlds topped with quantum physics and chaos theory and the author's ability to make this rich mix so accessible to readers of all ages is high crowning achievement. I said it!2016-02-13, I think the Discworld, Rigante, and Drenai series should definitely be moved up in the list.2016-02-05, Brandon Sanderson is my favorite author. I give The Blacktongue Thief my highest recommendation. Read 16 positive reader reviews for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Simply put, R.F. Assassin's Apprentice begins The Realm of the Elderlings series, one of the very finest written. I can not condone this.2016-03-13, I am astonished that the Empire series (Daughter of the Empire, Mistress of the Empire etc) by Raymond Feist and Janny Wurts is not featured. However, you may want to consider adding 'The Neverending Story' by Michael Ende. Also, thank you for appreciating the awesomeness of Malazan.2016-01-28, I'm surprised that with the incredibly high ratings this site gave Pierce Brown's Red Rising and Golden Son neither one is on this list. ... Deryni Rising and Swords and Deviltry don't have enough GR ratings/reviews to make the top 100. These books are sold at various prices according to their popularity and the whole market reputation. Read 126 positive reader reviews for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (356 positive reader reviews in total for the Harry Potter series). Read 132 positive reader reviews for The Hobbit. E.M. Forster has remarkably foreseen the world wide web, email and video conferencing as well as our dependence in technology. The fantasy genre always needs an author to come along a show it in a different light and this is exactly what has Grossman has done. Are you looking for a great fantasy book to immerse yourself in? But Kay is the second Canadian on this list and although they may appear the nicest, politest people on the planet I secretely fear plans for world domination, so I'll keep on eye of the Empire of Canadia's ratio. I do not have a single criticism for this fantastic piece of writing. And as others have said: Zelazny? The humour in the books is at times laugh out loud and there is certainly enough of the unexplained to keep you guessing and wanting more. And Sebastien De Castell? Koen: A book by David Gemmell is about morally grey heroes, who fight for what they believe in, and regularly get kicked in the nuts by fate. Read 24 positive reader reviews for Duncton Wood (48 positive reader reviews in total for the The Duncton Chronicles series). I shall check them out. This list includes fantasy book favorites. It has the elements that I enjoy in a story: a quest, the journey, plus the bravery, belief and inability to accept defeat. Tau Tafari wants more than this, but his plans of escape are destroyed when those closest to him are brutally murdered. As an ongoing series it is one of the very best. Megan Turner? Six of Crows is a fantastic book, one of the best fantasy heist books going around. Whether it is due to the Covenant character himself, or simply as a response to the series as a whole, readers find themselves often divided in their opinions: Some love it, some hate it. Nothing but good things to say. I am surprised that Hollywood has not yet made a film of it.2018-01-22, How can you place Wheel of Time so low on your list when it is one of the best selling fantasy series? Scott Lynch? .2016-10-23, I'm very interested on THE LORD OF THE RING it very special. Read 11 positive reader reviews for The Wise Man's Fear (126 positive reader reviews in total for the The Kingkiller Chronicle series). The characters, the story arcs, what bad things happen to the characters, often, are skilfully woven into a magnificent tale that provokes strong emotions in all who read it. Nevermind that Dragonlance has sold more novels than every series on that list with the exception of Tolkein. We love it. another issue is that the belgariad is so low. The author's skillful writing truly brings the characters and their journey to life. I can't put it better than that but our reviewer Joshua will add: 'So, the advice is to read this book, unless you are Neil Gaiman, in which case you should really be writing more and more and...', Read 5 positive reader reviews for The Graveyard Book. Some won’t agree with me but thankfully the majority of fantasy readers will; and also support my belief that Rothfuss is amongst the greatest fantasy authors. It's top 5 easily and probably top 5 for all fantasy readers who's read it. A masterpiece of storytelling that leaves a willing reader humbled, The Raven Tower is quite simply the best book of the year – mighty, subtle, captivating, unputdownable. Read 2 positive reader reviews for The Rage of Dragons. This is a book that consistently delights, a charming love story with pleasing emotional depth. Read 5 positive reader reviews for The Wind in the Willows. Read 33 positive reader reviews for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Read 1 positive reader reviews for Storm Front. Damned Souls and a Sangria (The Guild Codex:…. And Mary Stewart? We highly recommend. Read 4 positive reader reviews for The Once And Future King, "If asked to put The Graveyard Book into a genre, I'd have to say: this is a Neil Gaiman book. Ask the author. It was more of a bottom-top approach but there was still a sufficient amount of background information. No David Eddings? The Priory of the Orange Tree is a story told with grace and infused with rich history and lore in its gloriously huge scope: it is magnificent in every regard. I'm currently reading Dancer's Lament (from his co-writer Esslemont) , preparing for Kallenved's reach release this February.2019-01-14, kate forsyth witches of eileanan or Rhiannons ride two very good series with great world building, would like to see a review of these on this site. and takes into account both number of mentions and the comment scores. There are no compelling books here and I am an 11 year old girl who has already read over 250 fantasy books. I found this book really throws you into the deep end, leaving you guessing at the full extent of the how the world Lauren Beukes creates is different from our own. I have been reading fantasy novels since the 60's. Give 'em a try, you'll not regret it.2016-11-16, Have to agree with some people here. '2020-07-28, Where is Robin McKinley's The Blue Sword? Read 0 positive reader reviews for The Yiddish Policemen's Union. This is a collection that makes you think and leaves you thinking. (Thank you for this wonderful comment - this is, in my opinion, what a comment should be, confirming positives and making further recommendations. All the Birds in the Sky is an intense emotional roller-coaster that flits between genres, using both sci-fi and fantasy to get its message across and although it does pit them against each other, the novel never says one is better than the other, each has its place in this story and it is by both of these working together that the best outcome will be found. I've nearly finished. Read 9 positive reader reviews for Tigana. Kudos to Patricia Briggs for bringing werewolves into a new light, for offering up a believable and relatable female author, and for an over all quite interesting story that had me guessing till the very end. No list is complete without Jig!! The Golem’s Eye has great dialogue between characters you begin to care even more about. Valen series? The book is written in the third person, which allows the characters and events unfold simultaneously. From the characters to the world building to the plotting and pacing it’s a masterclass in engaging fantasy. Kuang writes in a descriptive and narrative style that presents many sides of an issue without trying to persuade the reader into thinking which path is the “correct” one, if one such exists. 2. Great characters, a mystery that twists and turns like a corkscrew and above all, Harry, a wizard with a world weary sense of humour, who takes life on the chin. Many who read this magical tale will find their inner-Hobbit. Read 6 positive reader reviews for Watership Down. The second reason is you – over 130 readers have written accompanying reviews to mine which tell of their love for Tolkien’s magnum opus. As we get more data the list may change and will hopefully I would recommend this book to diehard fantasy readers and those reading fantasy for the first time alike as it is simply a damn fine read. . The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable war for generations. Like her previous novel, it is a love letter to stories themselves, and it is a profound love of which I am grateful to have shared. It's in the Genre of Excellence" Fortean Times. Also Some Must Fall, book 1 of The Coming Crown, is awesome. Legend is a great place to start if you have not read any of his work before and a great blend of sword, sorcery and heroism. I will admit that books 7-10 are pretty darn slow and spend too much time talking about woman sniffing, folding arms below bosoms and describing dresses, but having woman as the power figures (for the most) part was a nice departure from the usual. Read 0 positive reader reviews for The Treasury of the Fantastic. Sean: ‘This is a beautiful book; it is flawless and intelligent. That what follows is the finale in this 12 book series only makes the stakes even higher. 1)Storm Glass: (Harbinger, Book 1) by Jeff Wheeler, Kate Rudd, et al. God bless the writer.2016-10-07, I agree with Keanu...loved The Hobbit; it is definitely worth the read. Great ideas, well crafted prose, and an understatement of its morality make Charlie and the Chocolate Factory a modern fairy tale that will likely be popular for years to come, among children and any adults who aren't entirely devoid of any sense of magic. And an odd one but Tamora Pierce whose Song of the Lioness quartet introduced many young girls to the world of fantasy books. But it does improve on re-read and this may just be because I'm a reader who does like the familiar and the second half of this book takes us out of this comfort zone and into a land far away where court politics hold sway. Kay is an expert storyteller, his writing style strong and fluid, his exposition always necessary and worked seamlessly into the narrative. There are two books on the site that generate an effusive outpouring of love from readers, two books which will be well know to some but perhaps not as widely known as many books on this list, they are Swan Song by Robert McCammon and Duncton Wood. Not perfect but should be top 100. But the books feel too much like a well crafted (but cheap) soap opera to be at the top of a best fantasy list. What even..? Website is at http://thecomingcrown.com/2016-09-29, Death Gate Cycle not on there? More than 60,000 of you voted. He has injected sexual tension and questionable morals into a school for wizards and the result is a rousing, perceptive and multifaceted coming of age story that is both bright and beguiling. This is the most raw, delicious fantasy that I have ever read. One of the reasons that Pratchett has managed to turn the reaper of souls into such a loved character is that he shows Death’s caring side. Terror, wonder, love of language and hints at a wide and fantastic world, The BFG has it all. Sanderson is hard to place though. Okay, I didn't enjoy this as much as The Name of the Wind but that is just saying this is excellent while the other is sublime. All of the flowery stuff is taken out of this series, folks, replaced with a smack-you-in-the-lips realism. With two books you can read immediately after, characters that jump off the page, and a story that continues beyond this book but still leaving you fully satiated, Mistborn: The Final Empire is a must have for any reader of good fantasy. Also, The Dagger and the Coin series by David Abraham... new twists, here.2017-12-31, Definitely the Sorcerer's Ring should be top 20.2017-12-24, I expected to see "Little, Big" by John Crowley on the list, but didn't. The rest of the series did fade away in my opinion and I stopped reading it but as an opening to a fantasy series this is magnificent. There are other authors, other books, he isn't a divinity! Another 10/10 book and the most recently published book to appear on this list, published as it was in 2019. Final note: Dune by F. Herbert is usually considered a sci-fi book.2020-10-19, Where is Wheel of Time? Tolkien, Hobb, Le Guin, Martin can achieve this, and so can William Horwood. And Michael Moorcock? The Mistborn books appear on so many reader favourite lists it would be hard to put a number of it. Joshua: Night Watch is simply one of the best books I have ever read. Read 0 positive reader reviews for City of Stairs. Read 16 positive reader reviews for The Silmarillion. and does not necessarily reflect our personal opinions. But it was different to what was being written at the time and the fantasy genre owes the author, and those who similarly broke the mold, gratitude for forging a new path that led to some of the great fantasy of recent years (Steven Erikson as one example). I don't know if Jonathan Stroud is a household name worldwide but he certainly should be. Go on, I dare you. in case no-one has noticed, the kingkiller series, most of conn igguldens books, and the eragon series are all based on work by eddings. In just a few chapters the characters are well drawn and take on a life of their own. Read 57 positive reader reviews for Eragon (141 positive reader reviews in total for the The Inheritance Cycle series). Read 7 positive reader reviews for The Amulet of Samarkand (14 positive reader reviews in total for the The Bartimaeus Trilogy series). But few dismiss it. Another book that divides opinion. The most enjoyable fantasy books always supply the reader with a healthy dose of wish-fulfilment. Watership Down is a book which will always hold a special place in my heart. Him being my favourite fantasy author, even more than all the ones in the top 10, I just think he deserves a bit more.2016-05-25, Bakker and Abercrombie surely belong in the top twenty... but massive kudos for having Malazan so far up!2016-05-19, Why is the Wings of Fire by Tuit T. Sutherland not up there? Fantasy. I would suggest Brian Staveley's Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne series. The action sequences are awesome and the plot and characterisation also. It has some, in my opinion, very questionable choices but I was pleased to see you have Raymond E Feist and David Eddings works listed. And this is why his writing is so good, it's not just natural talent, which he has in abundance, but attention to detail and hard, painstaking work. He also postulates the influence and control technology could have on our lives. As witty, entertaining and fast moving as the first book in the series, it cannot be recommended highly enough. It is excellent, but like Martin and Rothfuss, there is some disappointment that is likely part of the bargain. A 10/10 book. I had never read the previous trilogy and had committed the cardinal sin of buying a book simply because I liked the cover, but that momentary whim has repaid me with interest! Her books are INCREDIBLE! Solid fantasy books with an intricate and fascinating system of magic. He is the reason the word formulaic exists as a word. How many talking rabbits have you met? The main feature that stood out for me was the use of runes to give Runelords and also ordinary people greater power. This a story that is simple on the surface, but with a depth of immersion that depends entirely on how much you connect with the story. With too few gifted left the Omehi are facing genocide, but Tau cares only for revenge. I don't know that incomplete series should be included in this list, especially since they are listed by series, not individual books, but since they were, I'm going with it. This is a must for your bookshelf. Jemisin has won the Hugo Award for Best Novel, Nebula Award for Best Novel, Audie Award for Science Fiction and the Crawford Award. Very appreciated - Lee @ Fantasy Book Review)2019-03-12, In one of my elective classes at University we were assigned a book that mentioned "The Machine Stops" briefly. In my opinion nothing he has written since has come close to this perfection.2016-05-26, Lacks the books of R. A. Salvatore! This is gone into into intricate detail. Series: Chronicles of the Black Company: Books of the North, Book 1, Read 11 positive reader reviews for The Black Company. One question - I notice that while your individual reviews for Mark Lawrence's 'Broken Empire' series are VERY high, the series itself is not listed in the Top 100. Read my review and the reader reviews below it if you want to get a real sense of how highly this book is regarded. Dickens’s heart-warming tale and its lamp-lit setting, diverse characters, short length and strong moral message have ensured that it has become a classic. Here are the top fantasy books on Goodreads, listed from 1 to 100. And the readers agree. This just proves that taste is personal, and what works for some, irks others.2020-10-23, I'm tired of seeing Tolkien at the top of any list of fantasy authors or books. Complex characters, dragons, revenge, ALL THE STABBY-STABBY-STAB-STAB. David Gemmell is unquestionably one of my favourite fantasy authors. Read 6 positive reader reviews for Titus Groan (9 positive reader reviews in total for the The Gormenghast Trilogy series). Read some Robin Hobb if you want some good reading. I found the way that Bennett approached religion to be extremely interesting and I loved the way that the reader was kept in the dark about the history of Belikov and the Divinities - just as the people of the Continent were. A book infused with charm and wit it is adored by readers of all ages. If there's one word to describe this book it's 'change'. Read 5 positive reader reviews for A Storm of Swords 1: Steel and Snow (237 positive reader reviews in total for the A Song of Ice and Fire series). Read 0 positive reader reviews for We Ride the Storm. In 2003 Magician was voted the 89th most popular book of all time in the BBC's Big Read Top 100. Read 141 positive reader reviews for The Lord of the Rings. The 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time. )2020-12-24, Just one Joe Abercrombie on this list? 8 of the 10 books on r/Fantasy’s 2019 top novels list passed the Bechdel test. While Age of Empyre and the whole Legends series may struggle to top ‘The Riyria Revelations’ – for the simple sake that it does not have Royce and Hadrian – it is only by the barest of margins. The Witching Hour (Lives of Mayfair Witches…. Have you ever sacrificed what might have been your soul mate to walk another path? I've read some but not all of his books and I find his writing style quite good for such a young author.2018-08-04, No Demonic Cycle by Peter V. Brett? Malazan Book of the Fallen is another deeply iconic fantasy series, often cited as one of the best high fantasies in recent years. The fact that this entails for a large admiration for something that humans created is insane and will of course end poorly. Go on, what else better have you to do today? I love this book but some don’t. With almost 400 reviews in so far, the consensus gives ADWD three stars out of five. Why are the Elves leaving Middle-earth and where are they going? The best fantasy books were recommended by readers from Reddit, … Read 6 positive reader reviews for Pawn of Prophecy. Below my about this list introduction you will find the 100 fantasy books that we - and other readers - simply cannot recommend highly enough. And here Jay Kristoff certainly knew his. I think this was key to the success of the Harry Potter books and the Narnia Chronicles before that and one the greatest strengths of Lockwood & Co. is that readers will wish they could live inside the book - after all, what teenager would not want to live in a massive old house, looking after themselves with no adults to order them around? And then at night they get to strap on a rapier and go out to battle the unsettled dead… Who wouldn't get a little bit excited about the prospect of being a full-time ghost-hunter? If there are any fantasy books you think should be on the list, share them in the comments below. Unfortunately their criteria mean we miss out on a few great authors who were producing their best work right around the cut-off data, authors like Lovecraft and Howard, but that barely takes away from the excellent 44 stories that made the cut and are celebrated in this anthology. Pratchett’s already mammoth skill, combined with a once in a lifetime tale, and a healthy dose of great characterization in the form of his lead character makes this book a must get for any fan of books. I was really into this list but then you put Name of the Wind before the Hobbit. When she turned her hand to fantasy she produced, in the words of the book's reviewer, Joshua: A magisterial tour de force of subverted narrative expectations that wrestles with what it means to find identity as a human, and as a god. Read 20 positive reader reviews for The Final Empire (61 positive reader reviews in total for the Mistborn series). This story perfectly captures the extreme of full reliance on technology and machines for every form of resource and the changes it creates in humanity. There is also, of course, the fact that her books are highly enjoyable and feature many strong and memorable characters. Series: A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen: Book 1, Read 39 positive reader reviews for Gardens Of The Moon (155 positive reader reviews in total for the A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen series). !2017-06-26, Would've liked to see a song of ice and fire on this list.2017-06-19, As others have said, I'm surprised to see a number of authors missing: Piers Anthony (Incarnations of Immortality, Xanth, Blue Adept, etc. There’s battles forbidden Love and an ending that was more surprising than I imagined. Robin Hobb and Farseer's books should be in the top ten; Mistborn is overrated. The Way of Kings is this gifted author at his very best. He gives Philip Roth, William Kennedy, and even the venerable Mr. Fitzgerald a run for their money. It features twists, betrayal, political disputes and half the time when I thought I had analysed where the story was going, I was then blindsided or completely shocked by a revelation. 2017-07-26, Are u kidding me???!!!! But it is rather lazy that people still bother to make a list. Charles de Lint is also one of the finest fantasy writers of modern times. More to the point, it has an enormous presence on Goodreads. Paolini? Envy him if you must (I do), but by all means read him. Read 15 positive reader reviews for The Earthsea Quartet (37 positive reader reviews in total for the Earthsea Saga series). Also, in my bias view all Robin Hobb series should be in the top 25 and Wheel of Time should be top 15. That's a better grade than almost every other book on this list. The five books that make up the Lockwood & Co series are so good that's I'm currently re-reading them all. Read 0 positive reader reviews for Touch of Iron. There are a couple of reasons The Lord of the Rings is number one on this list. They passed the test, on average, 45% of the way through, though with a standard deviation of a whopping 28%. Jorg is a sociopath, a willing participant, and readers get to experience the world through his damaged viewpoint. Truly. It is an immersive experience that grabbed my attention early on, then grew at a staggering rate until I found myself being launched through fantastic worlds, meeting wonderful characters, and caught in a magnetic prose that left me spellbound. In what is one of his most celebrated works, up there along with Sandman, Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is one of the best books of its genre. ), Terry Brooks, etc. I'm currently reading Wise Man's Fear and agree with your recommendation - Kingkiller series is excellent).2016-03-15, This list is flawed. Howard? If you're looking for all of the above within the framework of a great story, look no further. Agree about Guy Gabriel Kay - awesome but where is that doyenne of Fantasy Anne McCaffrey? Same for Song Of Ice And Fire. Best thing since sliced bread. Alix Harrow captures this feeling of finding oneself through the stories we share in her stunning and unforgettable debut novel The 10,000 Doors of January. Read 13 positive reader reviews for A Clash Of Kings (235 positive reader reviews in total for the A Song of Ice and Fire series). Read 46 positive reader reviews for Magician (94 positive reader reviews in total for the Riftwar Saga series). If you're a fan of the series make your way to this one and submerge yourself in the continuing story of characters (some of them) that you've followed and been captivated by so far. Read 0 positive reader reviews for Night Watch. Read 4 positive reader reviews for The Last Wish. Three books that are wrapped up before the typical fantasy author has introduced us to character number 40 - who seems a lot like characters 12 and 27.2018-03-19, It's just a list.... And like all lists it gives us all the opportunity to find out about Fantasy books that may have never crossed our individual radars. Here's a printable list of the top 100 winners. Fionavar? But stopping after book one will be nigh impossible if you enjoy it as much as I did. He is a wonderful writer who, in Hyddenworld: Spring, has written a wonderful book, it was a delight to read and I was not alone in welcoming him back to the genre that has been poorer for his absence. This is one of the best things about his writing technique and makes Wardrobe a lot of fun to read and interpret. Sebastien Decastell? I think we have Ender's Game classed as purely science fiction at the moment - so that's why it doesn't appear on this list at the moment. Critical response was lukewarm, but the book was still a great success, and remains a hugely influential classic of children’s literature. After the first few pages you will either find yourself hooked or repelled… it’s that kind of book. But it is Toad, cocky and irrepressible in his goggles and overcoat, whose passion for motorcars represents the free and fearless spirit in all of us; just as it's Toad's downfall that inspires the others to test Grahame's most precious theme - the miracle of loyalty and friendship. And Daniel Abraham.2019-03-16, a bit different and has an intense grimdark feel up when faced with injustice at. 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