Best Indie Fantasy Books
These books are the unsung heroes of the new wave of fantasy literature. Some make us cry,some make us laugh; they are all wonderful works of art that stir us to dream of other worlds.

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1 The Orb of Truth (The Horn ...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 165 ratings
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2 Blood Song (A Raven's Shado...
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4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 16,163 ratings
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3 The Silver Sphere
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 164 ratings
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4 The Emperor's Edge (The Emp...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 4,298 ratings
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5 Galactic Energies
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4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 290 ratings
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6 Blood and Betrayal (The Emp...
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4.47 of 5 stars 4.47 avg rating — 1,701 ratings
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7 Deadly Games (The Emperor's...
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 2,156 ratings
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8 The Crown Conspiracy (The R...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 5,853 ratings
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9 Crashing Down to Earth (Par...
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4.62 of 5 stars 4.62 avg rating — 69 ratings
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10 Conspiracy (The Emperor's E...
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 1,880 ratings
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11 Dream Caster (Dream Cycle, #1)
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 128 ratings
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12 Bentwhistle the Dragon in a...
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4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 112 ratings
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13 Dark Currents (The Emperor'...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 2,516 ratings
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14 The Last Dragon Slayer (Dea...
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 60 ratings
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15 Circle of Five (Pha Yul, #1)
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4.77 of 5 stars 4.77 avg rating — 103 ratings
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16 New Yesterdays
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 41 ratings
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17 Elfhunter
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 345 ratings
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18 The Dry
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4.79 of 5 stars 4.79 avg rating — 77 ratings
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19 Ancient Blood: A Novel of t...
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4.49 of 5 stars 4.49 avg rating — 87 ratings
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20 The Iron Butterfly (Iron Bu...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 4,098 ratings
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21 Baby (Species Intervention ...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 470 ratings
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22 The Skinwalker's Apprentice
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 52 ratings
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22 Witch in the Woods (Witch i...
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4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 40 ratings
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24 The Fallen Star (Fallen Sta...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 16,769 ratings
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25 Critical Failures
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 208 ratings
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26 Farsighted (Farsighted, #1)
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 769 ratings
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27 The God Eaters
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 1,442 ratings
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28 Searching for Arthur (The R...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 227 ratings
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29 Armageddon Cometh (Species ...
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4.62 of 5 stars 4.62 avg rating — 182 ratings
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30 Theft of Swords (The Riyria...
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 14,510 ratings
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31 Caged in Darkness (Caged, #1)
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 530 ratings
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32 Echo (Species Intervention ...
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4.48 of 5 stars 4.48 avg rating — 259 ratings
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33 Hive (Species Intervention ...
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4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 217 ratings
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34 Neveah Standing Broken
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4.81 of 5 stars 4.81 avg rating — 21 ratings
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35 Dying To Forget (The Statio...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 898 ratings
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36 Heir of Novron (The Riyria ...
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4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 9,931 ratings
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37 A Story of River
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 48 ratings
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38 Neveah
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 39 ratings
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39 Neveah Breaking the Wicked ...
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4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 14 ratings
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39 Desiccate (Sphere of Vision...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 14 ratings
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41 The Fire of Merlin (The Ret...
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4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 166 ratings
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42 Shatter (The Children of Ma...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,128 ratings
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43 Forged in Blood II (The Emp...
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 1,054 ratings
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44 Forged in Blood I (The Empe...
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4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 1,320 ratings
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45 Griffin's Daughter (Griffin...
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 547 ratings
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46 My Boyfriend Merlin (My Mer...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 1,239 ratings
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46 Eulogy
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 45 ratings
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48 The Time Cavern
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 143 ratings
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49 Muse Unexpected
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 70 ratings
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50 Zero Sight (Zero Sight, #1)
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 2,790 ratings
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51 My Blood Approves (My Blood...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 19,636 ratings
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52 The Web
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3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings
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53 The Verkreath Horror (Death...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 21 ratings
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54 Becoming a Legend (Blue Eye...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 270 ratings
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55 The Black God's War (Splend...
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 310 ratings
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56 The Destiny of Shaitan
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 44 ratings
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57 Ada: Legend of a Healer
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 110 ratings
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58 Fire-Heart (Tales of Alterr...
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 126 ratings
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59 Max and the Gatekeeper
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 150 ratings
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60 Almost Human (Almost Human,...
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 293 ratings
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61 Cross-Winds (Seventh Cross,...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings
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62 The Lost Secret of Fairies ...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 33 ratings
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63 Exiles (Legends in Time, Bo...
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4.83 of 5 stars 4.83 avg rating — 12 ratings
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64 Kira (Shadow of the Dragon,...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 240 ratings
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65 Shadow of the Ghost: Book 1...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 10 ratings
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66 Sorcerer and Apprentice (In...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 16 ratings
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67 Tab Bennett and the Inbetwe...
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 336 ratings
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67 The Iron-Jawed Boy (The Sky...
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4.34 of 5 stars 4.34 avg rating — 236 ratings
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67 The Empire of the Zon
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4.9 of 5 stars 4.90 avg rating — 10 ratings
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67 Become
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 11 ratings
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67 The Dry
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4.79 of 5 stars 4.79 avg rating — 77 ratings
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72 The Spaces Between: a Novel
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 18 ratings
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72 The Book of the Forsaken (T...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 69 ratings
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74 The Trees and the Night (Th...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 53 ratings
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75 The Pool and the Pedestal (...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 67 ratings
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75 Sacrifice (Gryphon, #3)
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4.64 of 5 stars 4.64 avg rating — 171 ratings
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77 Impulse (Mageri, #3)
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 2,271 ratings
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78 The Merchant and the Menace...
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 88 ratings
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79 Wisdom (My Blood Approves, #4)
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 12,307 ratings
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80 Tribesman (Tribesman, #1)
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 62 ratings
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81 Fate (My Blood Approves, #2)
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 15,245 ratings
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82 Seeking a Scribe
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 49 ratings
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83 Ravenshade (Tales of Alterr...
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4.34 of 5 stars 4.34 avg rating — 93 ratings
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84 Jatta
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3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 226 ratings
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85 Mighty Hammer Down
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3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 92 ratings
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85 The Book of Nonsense (Sacre...
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 107 ratings
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87 Griffin's Shadow (Griffin's...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 257 ratings
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88 Griffin's Destiny (Griffin'...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 219 ratings
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89 The Hourglass of Souls (Max...
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 24 ratings
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89 Triane's Son Reigning (Bitt...
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 41 ratings
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91 Persephane Pendrake and the...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings
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92 The Contrived Senator (Lege...
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings
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93 Traphis: A Wizard's Tale
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 68 ratings
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94 The Stormholder
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings
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95 Pickity Witch - The Chosen One
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
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96 Jane of Chelsea: Lady Amara...
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1.67 of 5 stars 1.67 avg rating — 3 ratings
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97 The Rebirth Of Rhin
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings
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98 Sir Thomas the Hesitant and...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 30 ratings
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98 Bloodlust
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 25 ratings
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98 ANGELWOOD. KINGS & QUEENS
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message 1: by Breanne (new)

Breanne Tiger saga all the way :)


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The Ballad of Young Tam Lin. New in October, romance, fantasy, superior writing, humorous and thoughtful.


message 3: by Tura (new)

Tura How is Emperor's Edge so high on this? It su... was not very good. Are the other ones on the top as good?


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