Best Fantasy: Unique Worlds

Fantasy allows authors to showcase the human experience in a best, worst or shades-of-grey scenario. Setting is not the be-all of a good fantasy novel, but a truly original world with internally coherent rules can prove to be as interesting and/or thought-provoking as more complicated character development.

This list is for "must read" books simply because they are so different. They don't have to be the best at plot or character development; you and I love them because--while we also love the characters and what happens to and with them--as readers, we celebrate anyone who can provide us with a different frame of reference, even if it falls a little short in some other regards.
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message 1: by Michaelbrent (new)

Michaelbrent Collings For consideration on this list:

Billy: Messenger of Powers by Michaelbrent Collings (check it out at www.whoisbillyjones.com)


message 2: by Molly (new)

Molly For consideration: The Court of the Air.


message 3: by Anjali (new)

Anjali Negi For consideration : A face like glass and gullstruck island by frances hardinge, Belgariad by david Eddings, the chronicles of prydain by Lloyd alexander


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