Graceling by Kristin CashoreVampire Academy by Richelle MeadAlanna by Tamora PiercePoison Study by Maria V. SnyderMoon Called by Patricia Briggs
Best "Strong Female" Fantasy Novels
303rd out of 3,289 books — 8,409 voters
The Orb of Truth by Brae WyckoffBaby by J.K. AccinniEcho by J.K. AccinniArmageddon Cometh by J.K. AccinniEvil Among Us by J.K. Accinni
Best Fantasy Books Under the Radar
43rd out of 942 books — 1,302 voters

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. LewisThe Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
The Best Epic Fantasy
247th out of 2,141 books — 14,701 voters
Pawn of Prophecy by David EddingsMagician by Raymond E. FeistThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyThe Elfstones Of Shannara by Terry BrooksQueen of Sorcery by David Eddings
Best Fantasy of the 80s
54th out of 203 books — 224 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeFlow Down Like Silver by Ki Longfellow
Strong Female Characters Written by Female Authors
129th out of 1,017 books — 944 voters
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyAlanna by Tamora PierceWicked by Gregory MaguireKushiel's Dart by Jacqueline CareySoulless by Gail Carriger
Speculative Fiction that Passes the Bechdel Test
38th out of 305 books — 182 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. LewisThe Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Best Fantasy Series, Trilogies, and Duologies
288th out of 1,498 books — 6,567 voters
Alanna by Tamora PierceThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsGraceling by Kristin CashoreFirst Test by Tamora PierceMoon Called by Patricia Briggs
Amazons, Female Warriors, and Wonder Women
52nd out of 340 books — 274 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsDivergent by Veronica RothWhen Earthlings Weep by Michael  BarnettStarshine by G.S. JennsenNobody Loves a Bigfoot Like a Bigfoot Babe by Simon Okill
Fantasy/Sci-Fi Books with Strong Female Characters
98th out of 598 books — 564 voters
The Ladies of Mandrigyn by Barbara HamblyThe Rook by Daniel O'MalleyDealing with Dragons by Patricia C. WredeCold Magic by Kate ElliottThe Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold
Best sci-fi/fantasy books about female friendships
1st out of 77 books — 7 voters

Swords and Deviltry by Fritz LeiberThe Coming of Conan the Cimmerian by Robert E. HowardA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinElric of Melniboné by Michael MoorcockTales of the Dying Earth by Jack Vance
Best Sword and Sorcery
37th out of 97 books — 85 voters
City of Bones by Cassandra ClareMoon Called by Patricia BriggsVampire Academy by Richelle MeadHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingDead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
The Best Urban Fantasy
913th out of 2,307 books — 8,589 voters

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Golden Compass by Philip PullmanSabriel by Garth NixElla Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Best Heroine in a Fantasy Book
392nd out of 908 books — 1,212 voters
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths by Ingri d'AulaireWhere Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. ForsterThe October Country by Ray BradburyThe Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan AikenSpeak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
Moderately Underrated Books (1,000 - 10,000 ratings)
265th out of 1,512 books — 393 voters

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienMagician by Raymond E. FeistLegend by David Gemmell
Best Heroic Fantasy
263rd out of 427 books — 595 voters
Mistborn by Brandon SandersonThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Way of Kings by Brandon SandersonThe Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Most Interesting Magic System
604th out of 1,394 books — 4,626 voters

Divergent by Veronica RothThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingGraceling by Kristin CashoreCity of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Original Stories . . . a Breath of Fresh Air
797th out of 2,498 books — 4,776 voters
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Eye of the World by Robert JordanThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussAmerican Gods by Neil Gaiman
Fantasy Books Written for Adults
225th out of 482 books — 801 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsVampire Academy by Richelle MeadGraceling by Kristin CashoreCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsCity of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Kick-Butt Heroines
626th out of 1,741 books — 1,974 voters
The Hidden Icon by Jillian KuhlmannThe Anvil of Ice by Michael Scott RohanBridge of Birds by Barry HughartCold Magic by Kate ElliottMythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
Best obscure fantasy novels
10th out of 57 books — 23 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. LewisThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Five Star Fantasy Books
403rd out of 1,141 books — 1,467 voters
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinA Storm of Swords by George R.R. MartinA Clash of Kings by George R.R. MartinA Feast for Crows by George R.R. MartinThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
Medieval Fantasy Books
110th out of 264 books — 646 voters

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathThe Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Best Feminist Fiction
373rd out of 741 books — 1,631 voters
Harry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsGabriel's Inferno by Sylvain ReynardTo Live and Drink in L.A. by Ben PellerTwilight by Stephenie Meyer
Authors you'd most like to meet
119th out of 542 books — 332 voters

City of Bones by Cassandra ClareClockwork Angel by Cassandra ClareThe Merchant and the Menace by Daniel McHughThe Pool and the Pedestal by Daniel McHughThe Trees and the Night by Daniel McHugh
My All-Time Favourite Books
117th out of 134 books — 29 voters
A Handful of Dust by Evelyn WaughThe Tempest by William ShakespeareThe Odyssey by HomerThe Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria von TrappThe Collected Short Fiction of C.J. Cherryh by C.J. Cherryh
On the sandy shelves of my desert island hut...
80th out of 138 books — 4 voters

The First Pillar by Roy HuffHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingWizard's First Rule by Terry GoodkindPhantom by Terry GoodkindChainfire by Terry Goodkind
My Favorite SciFi/Fantasy Series
86th out of 181 books — 10 voters
The Firebrand by Marion Zimmer BradleyAnge'el by Jamie Le FayThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyThe Oathbound by Mercedes LackeyFray by Joss Whedon
Feminist Fantasy Favorites
9th out of 18 books — 6 voters

The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du BoisThe Keeper and the Rune Stone by Paige W. PendletonThe Secret World of Og by Pierre BertonThe Keeper and the Alabaster Chalice by Paige W. PendletonWorzel Gummidge by Barbara Euphan Todd
Unknown Fantasy Classics
58th out of 128 books — 41 voters
The Orb of Truth by Brae WyckoffThe Dry by Rebecca NolenThe Summoner by Randy MasseyFifth Grave Past the Light by Darynda JonesThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Fantasy Books That Should Be Required Reading
74th out of 86 books — 100 voters

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