Best fantasy series…not futuristic, please…and GO!Best fantasy series…not futuristic, please…and GO! Ruth #recommend #fantasy
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Tue-Rah series is my favorite.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
@Elizabeth yes, this.
@Hillary – one of my favs! Shatter Me is my one of my other YA favs❤️
@Elizabeth lunar chronicles are wonderful but probably not what the OP is looking for
I’m not even sure if Daughter of Smoke and Bone is fantasy but close though. I haven’t read Lunar chronicles yet. I’ll add it to the tbr. Thank you!
I love the Black Witch Chronicles — 4 books are out so far, another to be published next year.
I am also really enjoying the Kingkiller Chronicles — read the first book and am in the middle of the second one. The final one should be out this year, I hope.
That’s tough…so many are futuristic without being sci-fi.
@Mari for some reason, futuristic is more sci-fi to me and not my preferred genre
Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs
The Fever series of you like romance fantasy
The Emperors Edge series of not. It’s not “futuristic”, more post apocalyptic where they have gone back to steam engines. It’s one of my favorites
@Mary just read this and LOVED it
Fever series, that is
Mary Beth Edwards loved this series! ???. I’ve met the author and gone to her amazing book launches.
Robin Hobb’s Fitz series! And all her other series to be fair – all excellent and I’m not even a big lover of fantasy !
Game of Thrones
@Ann is it really worth the read I noticed each book was like nine hundred pages and there’s seven books and Imhaving a really hard time committing to them cause there so long
Ann VonTungeln BlevinsYES!!!!
@Jenni actually there are only five books in the series. A Game of Thrones. A Clash of Kings. A Storm of Swords. A Dance with Dragons. The first one takes a bit to get into because you are introduced to so many characters. Rather violent at times as is the series on HBO but I am obsessed with it.☺???
@Ann I read this series back to back summer 2016. I seriously felt like my mind was burned after I finished and I didn’t read a book for weeks.
The series is most excellent and I’ve not stopped thinking about it. I don’t recommend reading it back to back though. So many characters. And it’s very intense.
I honestly wonder why I’m still too nervous to dive into War and Peace (on my to read list for ~35 years) after reading this series.
@Linda I totally agree. I don’t think I could have read them back to back. I had to take a break. Have you watched it on HBO? I am recording it and will binge watch it in six weeks. I had to hide all of my Game of Thrones pages on Facebook for the next six weeks☺???I have never read War and Peace but may have to look into it?
@Ann we started watching the series around Christmas and are on season 5.
They’ve done a really good job with the series!
Eragon ( inheritance cycle) such an amazing tale, well written. The film was just murder to the first book. Would love to see it shot right and all the books.
@Monica I agree.
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon, Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Black dagger brotherhood series by jr ward
The All Souls trilogy by Deborah Harkness 🙂
@Jadyn but not the new one
Yeah that one was definitely a downer… :/
Memory, Sorrow and Thorn series by Tad Williams ❤️
@Carol just downloaded
PS I’d honestly put it right up there with Lord of the Rings, if not higher for me
Lord of the Rings.
Stormlight Archives by Brandon Sanderson
There are so many lol ? but game of thrones is great and I actually read all the books, still waiting on winds of war… Looking at George Martin and tapping my foot impatiently lol ?
Any series by Brandon Sanderson
Outlander, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings
@Joanie all read
@Joanie. Reading Lord of the Rings( book 1) right now.Got them as far as weathertop.
The Bear and the Nightengale series
@Anne one of my favs!
The Rain Wilds series by Robin Hobb
I see people recommending Fablehaven. I read this series with my son and now he’s 21 and we have read the sequel.
But what I want to recommend (also middle grades) is Gregor the Overlander. It’s written by the author of the Hunger Games. My son has read the series at least 5 times. I liked The Hunger Games. I loved Gregor!
not a series—although I still have hope— The All Souls’ trilogy by Deborah Harkness it begins with ‘A Discovery of Witches’
The dark ink Chronicles by Elle Jasper
Mistborn Trilogy, Brandon Sanderson; The Stormlight Archive, also Brandon Sanderson; The Book of Deacon, Joseph Lallo (available as a one-volume anthology, very inexpensive). The Way of Kings is the first book in The Stormlight Archive.
The Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind. The first book is called Wizard’s First Rule. It is a fantastic fantasy series. One of my favourites!
The Magician by Raymond E Feist
Trying to pick something not said yet 😀 The Katherine Kurtz Deryni novels are very good!
Throne of Glass and A Court of Thorns and Roses both by Sarah J Maas
The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant – Unbeliever.
@Tash brilliant books
@Pauline Brilliant but hard work at times. And I must confess, not a big Linden Avery fan…….
The mirror of her dreams
The Kushiels Dart series and The Abhorson Trilogy
Bear and The Nightingale.
Anything by Mercedes Lackey. The Broken Earth series by N. K. Jemison
The Kingfountain Series by Jeff Wheeler (this series is great because it’s also “clean” fantasy) I binge read about 18 books by him in a couple months because I was hooked.
The Magic of Xanth by Piers Anthony – you will laugh out loud
@Taylor I still can’t get into it…?
I’d say Twilight..easy to read..
Xanth by Piers Anthony
Anything by Brandon Sanderson, Grishaverse by Leigh Bardugo (the Six of Crows Duo is my fave tho), Lightbringer by Brent Weeks, Riyria by Michael J. Sullivan, Gentleman Bastard by Scott Lynch
Game of thrones !!! Each book is around 1000 pages… should keep you busy for a while!
Finnikin of The Rock by Melina Marchetta it’s a brilliant trilogy
G. A. Aiken- Dragon Kin series
Lord of the Rings!
Lyonnesse trilogy, by Jack Vance.
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