High Fantasy

High fantasy is defined as fantasy fiction set in an alternative, entirely fictional ("secondary") world, rather than the real, or "primary" world. The secondary world is usually internally consistent but its rules differ in some way(s) from those of the primary world. By contrast, low fantasy is characterized by being set in the primary, or "real" world, or a rational and familiar fictional world, with the inclusion of magical elements.

Caraval (Caraval, #1)
The Bear and the Nightingale
Frostblood (Frostblood Saga, #1)
Windwitch (The Witchlands, #2)
Dawn Study (Soulfinders, #3; Study, #6)
The Alchemists of Loom (Loom Saga, #1)
Poison's Kiss (Poison's Kiss, #1)
Breath of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #2)
The Summer Palace (Captive Prince Short Stories #2)
Heartstone
Crossroads of Canopy (Titan's Forest, #1)
The Heart of What Was Lost
The Cursed Queen (The Impostor Queen, #2)
Ever the Hunted (Clash of Kingdoms, #1)
Crystal Storm (Falling Kingdoms, #5)
King's Cage (Red Queen, #3)
Caraval (Caraval, #1)
A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
Glass Sword (Red Queen, #2)
Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, #2)
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
Heartless
First Year (The Black Mage, #1)
An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass, #4)
Three Dark Crowns (Three Dark Crowns, #1)
Uprooted
Apprentice  (The Black Mage, #2)
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
The Hobbit
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, #1)
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)

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