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Top 10 best fantasy books

Fantasy books take you into a world that transcends the normal world. A world that is often inhabited by magical creatures, strict rulers, and terrifying figures. The best fantasy authors blur the line between dream and reality. In this top 10, we have collected the best fantasy books for you.

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best Fantasy books of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

 Fantasy Books Author
The Name of the WindPatrick Rothfuss
The Fifth SeasonN. K. Jemisin
A Game of ThronesGeorge R. R. Martin
The Way of KingsBrandon Sanderson
The Eye of the World Robert Jordan
The Lord of the RingsJ. R. R. Tolkien
The Lies of Locke LamoraScott Lynch
Assassin’s ApprenticeRobin Hobb
A Wizard of EarthseaUrsula K. Le Guin
The Night CircusErin Morgenstern

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On Unfaithful Wings: An Icarus Fell Dark Urban Fantasy (Icarus Fell Urban Fantasy Series Book 1)

When Icarus Fell dies, he meets archangel Michael. But how can this be? He doesn’t even believe in God or that heaven exists. Then they do him an offer he simply can’t refuse, but can he handle the task?

Magic on the Map #4: Escape From Camp California

This book is part of the ‘Magic on the map’ series. Twins Molly and Finn travel to California this time, and they will tell your child about everything the state has to offer. Their adventure in California starts with helping out during a wildfire.

On These Magic Shores

Minerva is different than the other kids in her school. After her mother disappears, she is now taking care of her two sisters and finding out where her mother has gone. With a little magic she seems to find her way. Will this story end well?

The Ruins on Stone Hill (Heroes of Ravenford Book 1)

Glolindir seems to find trouble even if he is not looking for it. His friends help him out and together they fight, but monsters keep showing up at his doorstep. Will they be able to keep their place safe from further monster attacks?

Witching on a Star (Academy of Witches Book 1)

When Max finishes high school, the next step for her is to go to Witch’s Academy. This is her destiny, and she is eager to learn new skills. The big question is, if she can handle the new responsibilities that come with the new skills.

The Door on Half-Bald Hill

With the Bloodmoon came death and despair… And the only one who can do something about the whole situation is Idris. He is the Keeper of the Sacred World, and he needs to take action before the next Bloodmoon wrecks havoc.

Star Force: Blood on the Stars (Star Force Universe Book 82)

We like this book, because the setting is the science fiction world of genetic engineering and space exploration. This is where project Furya begins. Ready to step aboard?

Angels In America: A Gay Fantasia On National Themes

‘Angels in America’ is not only an award winning book, but also an award-winning film, and because of the originality and success of its contents, we put this book in our top ten list.

We Unleash the Merciless Storm (We Set the Dark on Fire)

Carmen Santos is part of the La Voz army, and after her cover is blown, she needs to return home. Can she handle what she finds in the La Voz headquarters? And will she fight for the girl she adores, or stay right where she is?

The Last Kids on Earth

Jack Sullivan decides to move to his tree house when the monsters came to his town. He has enough supplies to stay there for a while, and his tree house is armed enough to withstand the monsters. Can he find others to help him fight the monsters? Or will he stay in his tree house all alone?

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