Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna ClarkePerfume by Patrick SüskindLittle, Big by John CrowleyThe Shadow of the Torturer by Gene WolfeThe Princess Bride by William Goldman
World Fantasy Award Winners
8th out of 52 books — 225 voters
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna ClarkeStardust by Neil GaimanSunshine by Robin McKinleyAnansi Boys by Neil GaimanHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. Rowling
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Winners
15th out of 65 books — 217 voters

Hush, Hush by Becca FitzpatrickGrishma by Kelly Anne BlountFallen by Lauren KateGraceling by Kristin CashoreFire by Kristin Cashore
Best Fantasy Book Covers
71st out of 1,004 books — 1,097 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
56th out of 1,083 books — 1,414 voters

The Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingA Storm of Swords by George R.R. MartinHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
Best Fantasy Books of the 21st Century
213th out of 1,479 books — 5,356 voters
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. TolkienThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyDaughter of the Forest by Juliet MarillierThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
The Best of Mythic Fiction
53rd out of 427 books — 548 voters

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónThe Way of Shadows by Brent WeeksThe Shadow Rising by Robert JordanLuck in the Shadows by Lynn FlewellingHeir to the Shadows by Anne Bishop
The Shadow knows!
6th out of 214 books — 66 voters

Alphabet of Thorn by Patricia A. McKillipThe Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillipRiddle-Master by Patricia A. McKillipThe Book of Atrix Wolfe by Patricia A. McKillipIn the Forests of Serre by Patricia A. McKillip
The Best of Patricia A. McKillip
13th out of 23 books — 32 voters
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyAlanna by Tamora PierceWicked by Gregory MaguireKushiel's Dart by Jacqueline CareyA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Speculative Fiction that Passes the Bechdel Test
83rd out of 363 books — 251 voters

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienWatership Down by Richard AdamsThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinAlice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
Highbrow Fantasy Books
118th out of 332 books — 473 voters
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk KiddCoraline by Neil GaimanThe Lovely Bones by Alice SeboldLamb by Christopher MooreLost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde
Best Books of 2002
24th out of 280 books — 106 voters

It Lives in The Basement by Sahara FoleyOutpassage by Janet E. MorrisThe IX by Andrew P. WestonThe Secret of Excalibur by Sahara Foley1984 by George Orwell
Stand Alone Fantasy/Sci-Fi
20th out of 83 books — 74 voters
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. ForsterThe October Country by Ray BradburySpeak, Memory by Vladimir NabokovDombey and Son by Charles DickensA Death in the Family by James Agee
Moderately Underrated Books (1,000 - 10,000 ratings)
159th out of 1,711 books — 425 voters

The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienThe Two Towers by J.R.R. TolkienThe Return of the King by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hobbit by Chuck DixonThe Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Best Fantasy that is Really Fantasy
96th out of 300 books — 219 voters
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Eye of the World by Robert JordanAmerican Gods by Neil Gaiman
Fantasy Books Written for Adults
159th out of 620 books — 916 voters

The Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienGuards! Guards! by Terry PratchettA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Return of the King by J.R.R. TolkienPerdido Street Station by China Miéville
Favourite Fictional Cities
25th out of 124 books — 85 voters
Saving Francesca by Melina MarchettaEverlost by Neal ShustermanJinx by Meg CabotInside Out by Maria V. SnyderThe King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner
Books You Wish More People Knew About
1527th out of 13,845 books — 12,834 voters

Graceling by Kristin CashorePoison Study by Maria V. SnyderFire by Kristin CashoreThe Goose Girl by Shannon HaleHowl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
Magic, Adventure, Romance
154th out of 948 books — 2,930 voters
The Sacred Band by Janet E. MorrisThe Fish the Fighters and the Song-Girl by Janet E. MorrisTempus by Janet E. MorrisThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienShadow Over Avalon by C.N. Lesley
Mythopoeic Fantasy Books
18th out of 81 books — 79 voters

Geek Love by Katherine DunnLamb by Christopher MooreThe Contortionist's Handbook by Craig ClevengerA Dirty Job by Christopher MooreInvisible Monsters by Chuck Palahniuk
Best Books You've Never Heard Of
115th out of 678 books — 622 voters
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Best Fantasy Books
287th out of 931 books — 1,186 voters

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Best Books of the Decade: 2000s
1282nd out of 4,949 books — 24,112 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
97th out of 333 books — 688 voters

Hush, Hush by Becca FitzpatrickTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldFallen by Lauren KateNew Moon by Stephenie Meyer
Best Book Cover Art
1803rd out of 5,073 books — 5,015 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
913th out of 1,163 books — 1,068 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeTwilight by Stephenie MeyerPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Books Ever
11780th out of 35,931 books — 137,999 voters
Bear of a Storm by Sahara FoleyCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareJonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna ClarkeHis Majesty's Dragon by Naomi NovikA Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin
Best Fantasy Novels of the 21st century
28th out of 162 books — 48 voters

Fallen by Lauren KateHush, Hush by Becca FitzpatrickShiver by Maggie StiefvaterNightshade by Andrea CremerHalo by Alexandra Adornetto
I Picked It Up Because Of The Cover
290th out of 927 books — 712 voters
Keeper of the Unicorns by Sahara FoleyThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienPoseidon’s Children by Michael  WestHades' Disciples by Michael  WestSpellbent by Lucy A. Snyder
Must Reads for Fantasy
16th out of 141 books — 28 voters

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