Epic Fantasy

High fantasy or epic fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy that is set in invented or parallel worlds. High fantasy originated with the writings of William Morris, George MacDonald, and Lord Dunsany, and came to fruition through the work of authors such as J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, whose major fantasy works were published in the 1950s. High fantasy, along with (Robert E. Howards) sword and sorcery, has become one of the two genres most commonly associated with the general term fantasy.

Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive, #2)
The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)
Death Sworn (Death Sworn, #1)
Stolen Songbird (The Malediction Trilogy, #1)
The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass, #0.1-0.5)
The High Druid's Blade (The Defenders of Shannara #1)
Blood and Iron
The Barrow
The Tropic of Serpents (Memoir by Lady Trent #2)
The Lascar's Dagger (The Forsaken Lands, #1)
The Boy with the Porcelain Blade
Journey to Landaran (Spirit Mage Saga #1)
Talus and the Frozen King
The Gospel of Loki
The Waking Engine

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  • Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3)
    Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #2)
    Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
    The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
    A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold (A Song of Ice and Fire #3, Part 2 of 2)
    The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass, #0.1-0.5)
    Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
    Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
    Inheritance (The Inheritance Cycle, #4)
    The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, #2)
    A Dance with Dragons: After the Feast (A Song of Ice and Fire #5, Part 2 of 2)
    Rebel Spring (Falling Kingdoms, #2)
    Death Sworn (Death Sworn, #1)
    The Rithmatist (Rithmatist, #1)
    The Royal Ranger (Ranger's Apprentice, #12)
    Green Flame Assassin by Morgan BlaydeRed Moon Demon by Morgan BlaydeBentwhistle the Dragon in A Threat from the Past by Paul CudeThe Last Dragon Slayer by Martyn StanleyBentwhistle The Dragon in A Chilling Revelation by Paul Cude
    Dragon Books NOT ROMANCE
    48 books — 14 voters
    The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
    Best Fantasy World
    408 books — 570 voters

    A Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Way of Kings by Brandon SandersonMistborn Trilogy Boxed Set by Brandon Sanderson
    Great Fantasy Reads
    135 books — 211 voters

    The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienMistborn by Brandon SandersonA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Eye of the World by Robert JordanThe Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
    Magical Lands
    100 books — 37 voters
    Poison Study by Maria V. SnyderGraceling by Kristin CashoreCaller of Light by T.J. ShawLord of the Fading Lands by C.L. WilsonFire by Kristin Cashore
    Epic Fantasy Romance
    194 books — 189 voters

    A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
    A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
    A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
    The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)
    The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
    A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
    The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
    The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
    A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
    The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
    The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
    The Great Hunt (Wheel of Time, #2)
    Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
    The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
    The Dragon Reborn (Wheel of Time, #3)

    Terry Brooks
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