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06-22-2013, 02:35 PM
What's your favorite fantasy novel/series?

My favs are: Harry Potter & LOTR

06-23-2013, 02:34 PM
I'm not a big novel reader, but i truly love what of The Witcher novels have an English translation (The Last Wish, Blood Of Elves and Times of Contempt [Once that it gets realeased at some point this year]) I guess that came from how much i enjoy the story when i played the Witcher games.

07-05-2013, 01:03 AM
"The Chronicles of Narnia" and "The Dark Tower".

07-05-2013, 01:10 AM
A Song of Ice and Fire

07-05-2013, 01:07 PM
The Last Unicorn I recommend highly

Tenrou Nogitsune
07-05-2013, 01:16 PM
High Bloods and Ravenous. Not recommended for persons under 16.

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07-05-2013, 05:48 PM
Harry Potter and Inheritance Cycle.

07-15-2013, 11:17 PM
"The Amber Chronicles."

07-31-2013, 06:28 PM
For good character development and interaction I highly recommend Lois McMaster Bujold. Her Vorkosigan Saga is fun - that's SF, and The Curse of Chalion and Paladin of Souls (fantasy) are among the best fantasy I've read.

For other exciting fantasy, try Brandon Sanderson (yea, he's the guy who took over for Robert Jordan and finished The Wheel of Time series.). His Mistborn Trilogy is basically high fantasy meets wire-fu in its execution, and the magic system is pretty awesome. The sequel book, Alloy of Law, is basically fantasy meets the wild west (without the zombies of the Deadlands RPG setting).

Beyond that - George R.R. Martin, Elizabeth Moon, Jennifer Roberson, Kristin Britain, and Brent Weeks are all decent reads, too.

My 2 yen,


12-11-2013, 11:21 AM
many and different novels of the Forgotten Realms, specially those that go around Drizzt's life and other novels will Dark Elves such as Liriel.
I also adore the Warcraft Lore novels <3

12-11-2013, 11:27 AM
Lord of the rings and the Chronicles of Narnia.

12-15-2013, 05:23 PM
I really like the Painted Man series by Peter V Brett

12-21-2013, 06:16 PM
At first I thought this said "Final Fantasy Novel". I was about to die from excitement overload lol.

Off the top of my head, I think my favorites would be The Inheritance Cycle from Christopher Paolini, and "The Talisman" from Stephen King. The Dark Tower series is really awesome as well. Then there's "The Hobbit" and the LoTR trilogy... But there's also The Vampire Chronicles from Anne Rice, especially "The Vampire Lestat"...

Let's just say I really like Fantasy. =D

12-21-2013, 06:37 PM
The Dragonriders of Pern series for me. ^.^

12-23-2013, 11:32 PM
The Temeraire series by Naomi Novik, A Song of Ice and Fire series, Beasts of Burden (comics), and I kind of like Fables.

12-24-2013, 10:27 PM
The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor

Not like high fantasy or anything, but definitely fantasy. Also my favorite book/series ever. x3

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01-15-2014, 02:17 AM
Dresden Files - Jim Butcher
Nightside Novels - Simon R Green

01-17-2014, 08:57 AM
My favorites are:
1. Percy Jackson & The Olympians
2. LOTR/Hobbit
3. Harry Potter

01-19-2014, 09:32 AM
1) Harry Potter... need I even elaborate... these books are the reigning champion of fantasy!
2) Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs... if you like a good urban fantasy, I would highly recommend this series. It's got a little bit of everything. More so a series for females, but still good nonetheless.

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03-06-2014, 10:58 AM
The Wardstone Chrinicles by Joseph Delany
That guy is a genius. http://www.animeforum.com/images/smilies/cool.png

03-19-2014, 04:56 PM
The Dark Tower series by Stephen King. i've read through all seven novels about three times.

06-26-2014, 04:23 PM
Mine are mostly repeats: ASOIAF, Inheritance series (yay for whoever else said this one as well ^^) and The Sword of Truth series.

Chronicles of the Necromancer by Gail Z. Martin were pretty amazing.

On a side note: am I the only one who HATED reading LoTR? They read so much like Dickens that it was pulling teeth to finish that series. However, do not confuse my use of hate for hating LoTR in general. I love the movies :>

08-23-2014, 04:23 PM
I binge read the first four Song of Ice and Fire books in a couple of months. I didn't realize the story wasn't going to end :(

I recommend Monster by A. Lee Martinez. Easy read, light, funny with wacky villains and heroes.
Also just finished The Mark by Ino Lee. Worth checking out. It has tons of fighting in it with ninjas, demons, Shaolin warriors, sumos, etc.

08-25-2014, 10:06 PM
In no particular order

A Song of Ice and Fire
Dune (dont bother telling me this isnt Fantasy)
Harry Potter
Dark Tower (King's Magnum Opus (what a fitting name for the modern day King of authors))

11-02-2014, 08:35 PM
The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan. It's absolutely brilliant. Although that's about all the fantasy I've read aside from a little bit of David Eddings (which I didn't really like).

11-14-2014, 04:22 PM
Malazan of the fallen.

11-14-2014, 04:57 PM
Novels- Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit


The Twelve Houses by Sharon Shinn
Sevenwaters by Juliet Marriller
Old Kingdom by Garth Nix
Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn (historical fantasy)
The Fionavar Tapestry by Guy Gavriel Kay

11-18-2014, 02:55 PM
All the Harry Potter books.

12-17-2014, 04:36 AM
My favorite book is The Riders by Tim Winton. When novelists write about what they know best…

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01-11-2016, 12:49 AM
-Harry Potter
-Artemis Fowl
-Percy Jackson and the Olympians

01-11-2016, 12:54 AM
I liked the whole Inheritance Cycle when I read it in High School, I like Harry Potter, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Maze Runner, and a whole long list of other things. I really like the Fantasy genre and that coupled with Horror are my go-to's when it comes to books.

01-14-2016, 01:46 AM
The Eye of the World, since it's what really sparked my interest in reading in general, especially in fantasy.

The Wing Man
04-15-2016, 02:09 AM
Probably Dune and then something like Watership Down.

04-16-2016, 09:38 AM
1. Harry Potter
2. The Hobbit

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04-16-2016, 11:27 AM
The throne of glass series is amazing..... I haven't read the last book yet but more r on the way....it's really something...
Also left hand of God is cool....
I like Percy Jackson(although I think his newly written is better....) And of course HP....:cool:
My list is endless........

04-17-2016, 12:18 PM
Lord of the Rings! its like my bible...

04-17-2016, 09:37 PM
My favorite single novel is One Door Away From Heaven by Dean Koontz. My favorite series has been A Song Of Ice And Fire by George R.R. Martin.

04-21-2016, 04:04 AM
A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin!The Divergent series by Veronica Roth and the Hunger
Games series by Suzanne Collins is cool too,but I'm not really sure they are fantasy novels..more like Dystopian-Fantasy books.

04-23-2016, 04:22 AM
1. The Kingkiller Chronicles
2. The Stormlight Archive
3. The Lord of the Rings
4. His Dark Materials
5. The First Law
The best in me

04-23-2016, 01:50 PM
Jeremy Thatcher Dragon Hatcher

Anything By Terry Pratchett

Piers Anthony's Xanth Series and Robert Asprin's Myth series

And so many more I can't possibly write them all down

07-10-2016, 07:57 AM