The story is centered on heroic characters, and the action takes place on a grand scale.

See also epic poetry and epic fantasy.

New Releases Tagged "Epic"

She Who Became the Sun (The Radiant Emperor, #1)
The Empire's Ruin (Ashes of the Unhewn Throne, #1)
The Clockmaker’s Wife
The Jasmine Throne (Burning Kingdoms, #1)
The Coward (Quest for Heroes, #1)
The Wife Between Us
The Stillwater Girls
The Girl in Cabin 13 (Emma Griffin FBI Mystery, #1)
Lying Next to Me
Here To Stay
Rhythm of War (The Stormlight Archive, #4)
Dawnshard (The Stormlight Archive, #3.5)
The Girl That Vanished (Emma Griffin FBI Mystery, #2)
A Cold Trail (Tracy Crosswhite, #7)
Close to Home (Tracy Crosswhite, #5)
The Trapped Girl (Tracy Crosswhite, #4)
In the Clearing (Tracy Crosswhite, #3)
The Eighth Sister (Charles Jenkins, #1)
The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club, #19)
Say You're Sorry (Morgan Dane, #1)
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
The Odyssey
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
The Iliad
The Hobbit, or There and Back Again
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)
The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, #1)
The Odyssey by HomerThe Iliad by HomerBeowulf by UnknownThe Divine Comedy by Dante AlighieriParadise Lost by John Milton
Best of Epic Poetry
116 books — 203 voters

The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hobbit by Chuck DixonI Am Lilith by Melanie DuftyA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Princess Bride by William Goldman
Epic Fantasy
147 books — 199 voters
Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Thorn Birds by Colleen McCulloughThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettLes Misérables by Victor HugoWar and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Big, Epic Historical Fiction
218 books — 229 voters

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