Xanth Series

43 primary works • 48 total works
Enter the world of Xanth, where every citizen has their own unique Talentor magical abilityand centaurs, demons and dragons abound. Piers Anthonys Xanth books are among the most loved series in fantasy, with millions of copies purchased around the world.


See also Xanth Graphic Novels.

Book 1

A Spell for Chameleon
3.91
· 43435 Ratings · 1659 Reviews · published 1977 · 48 editions
Xanth was the enchanted land where magic ruled -…
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Book 2

The Source of Magic
3.88
· 23469 Ratings · 414 Reviews · published 1979 · 29 editions
Ordered by King Trent to determine the source of…
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Book 3

Castle Roogna
3.89
· 23787 Ratings · 293 Reviews · published 1979 · 31 editions
Millie, a ghost for 800 years wants only one…
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Book 4

Centaur Aisle
3.79
· 18349 Ratings · 194 Reviews · published 1981 · 25 editions
Dor agreed to act as King of Xanth so long as…
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Book 5

Ogre, Ogre
3.75
· 16357 Ratings · 206 Reviews · published 1982 · 25 editions
Smash, himself, was part ogre. Although ogres…
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Book 6

Night Mare
3.84
· 17666 Ratings · 182 Reviews · published 1982 · 23 editions
Although the Nextwave of barbarian warriors was…
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Book 7

Dragon on a Pedestal
3.76
· 13261 Ratings · 157 Reviews · published 1983 · 23 editions
There is trouble in Xanth again. The Gap Dragon…
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Book 8

Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn
3.72
· 12611 Ratings · 133 Reviews · published 1984 · 7 editions
Jordan was a ghost in Castle Roogna now. Although…
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Book 9

Golem in the Gears
3.70
· 12462 Ratings · 107 Reviews · published 1986 · 21 editions
Grundy Golem got no respect. So, to prove…
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Book 10

Vale of the Vole
3.61
· 9793 Ratings · 90 Reviews · published 1987 · 6 editions
When Esk, a young ogre-nymph-human, began his…
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Book 11

Heaven Cent
3.66
· 10028 Ratings · 93 Reviews · published 1988 · 19 editions
In the mind of Xanth's precious shapeshifting…
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Book 12

Man from Mundania
3.72
· 9831 Ratings · 95 Reviews · published 1989 · 12 editions
For a bored, young princess of Xanth, there's…
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Book 13

Isle of View
3.70
· 9288 Ratings · 81 Reviews · published 1990 · 17 editions
Lovelorn
Loveworn Love Lost

Perplexed Prince Dolph,…

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Book 14

Question Quest
3.72
· 7158 Ratings · 80 Reviews · published 1991 · 14 editions
Youth is Wasted on the Young

Being grown up is a…

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Book 15

The Color of Her Panties
3.68
· 7669 Ratings · 72 Reviews · published 1992 · 13 editions
We See England, We See Xanth, We See Mels's…
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Book 16

Demons Don't Dream
3.80
· 7949 Ratings · 103 Reviews · published 1992 · 5 editions
Beloved by millions of readers around the world,…
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Book 17

Harpy Thyme
3.72
· 6663 Ratings · 74 Reviews · published 1994 · 3 editions
Gloha is the only creature of her kind in all the…
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Book 18

Geis of the Gargoyle
3.71
· 5386 Ratings · 52 Reviews · published 1995 · 12 editions
Since Xanth began, the gargoyles of that magical…
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Book 19

Roc and a Hard Place
3.75
· 5980 Ratings · 43 Reviews · published 1995 · 4 editions
Seeking a solution to a perplexing personal…
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Book 20

Yon Ill Wind
3.76
· 3936 Ratings · 50 Reviews · published 1996 · 9 editions
An All-New Xanth Adventure
First Paperback…
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Book 21

Faun & Games
3.76
· 4156 Ratings · 45 Reviews · published 1997 · 7 editions
The miraculous and mirth-filled land of Xanth…
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Book 22

Zombie Lover
3.79
· 4473 Ratings · 52 Reviews · published 1998 · 8 editions
Horrors and Hilarity Collide as a Vivacious Young…
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Book 23

Xone of Contention
3.74
· 2834 Ratings · 44 Reviews · published 1999 · 1 edition
New York Times bestselling author of Zombie Lover…
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Book 24

The Dastard
3.81
· 3145 Ratings · 36 Reviews · published 2000 · 3 editions
Many malevolent menaces have imperiled the…
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Book 25

Swell Foop
3.78
· 2988 Ratings · 38 Reviews · published 2001 · 6 editions
Someone-or some thing-has kidnapped the dreaded…
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Book 26

Up in a Heaval
3.82
· 2457 Ratings · 31 Reviews · published 2002 · 9 editions
A Spot of Trouble

An innocent piece of Mundane…
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Book 27

Cube Route
3.83
· 2339 Ratings · 38 Reviews · published 2003 · 6 editions
For nearly three decades, Piers Anthony's…
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Book 28

Currant Events
3.86
· 2063 Ratings · 31 Reviews · published 2004 · 5 editions
When Clio, the Muse of History, sat down to pen…
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Book 29

Pet Peeve
3.87
· 2344 Ratings · 38 Reviews · published 2005 · 4 editions
A relentless horde of renegade robots has plunged…
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Book 30

Stork Naked
3.88
· 1986 Ratings · 40 Reviews · published 2006 · 6 editions
Surprise Golem and her beloved husband, Umlaut,…
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Book 31

Air Apparent
3.91
· 1799 Ratings · 34 Reviews · published 2007 · 5 editions
Wira is wild with worry. Her beloved husband,…
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Book 32

Two to the Fifth
3.86
· 1290 Ratings · 49 Reviews · published 2008 · 8 editions
Cyrus, a naïve young Cyborg, is in a curious…
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Book 33

Jumper Cable
3.91
· 1215 Ratings · 55 Reviews · published 2009 · 2 editions
In the thirty-third thrilling escapade in Piers…
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Book 34

Knot Gneiss
3.92
· 1158 Ratings · 48 Reviews · published 2010 · 7 editions
Wenda Woodwife expected to live Happily Ever…
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Book 35

Well-Tempered Clavicle
3.84
· 842 Ratings · 51 Reviews · published 2011 · 1 edition
For an animated skeleton, kept alive by the Magic…
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Book 36

Luck of the Draw
3.93
· 704 Ratings · 57 Reviews · published 2012 · 4 editions
For eighty-year-old Bryce, life didnt hold much…
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Book 37

Esrever Doom
3.77
· 574 Ratings · 46 Reviews · published 2013 · 4 editions
Piers Anthony's 37th adventure in Xanth changes…
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Book 38

Board Stiff
3.79
· 753 Ratings · 83 Reviews · published 2013 · 14 editions
Be careful what you wish for...

"I'm actually a…
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Book 39

Five Portraits
4.01
· 409 Ratings · 34 Reviews · published 2014 · 13 editions
The magical land of Xanth is in peril in this…
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Book 40

Isis Orb
3.79
· 353 Ratings · 44 Reviews · published 2016 · 8 editions
A quest to fulfill a lifelong wish turns into an…
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Book 41

Ghost Writer in the Sky
3.79
· 282 Ratings · 51 Reviews · published 2017 · 6 editions
Two Ordinary People from Mundania travel to Xanth…
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Book 42

Fire Sail
4.00
· 113 Ratings · 18 Reviews · published 2019 · 4 editions
The New York Timesbestselling series continues…
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Book 43

Jest Right
4.15
· 48 Ratings · 9 Reviews · published 2020 · 4 editions
All of Xanth is a stage as an unlikely hero saves…
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Book 1-3

Xanth: The Quest for Magic
4.06
· 5201 Ratings · 32 Reviews · published 1979 · 9 editions
Twenty-five years ago, Piers Anthony fascinated…
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Book 4-6

More Magic of Xanth
4.23
· 393 Ratings · 2 Reviews · 3 editions
The world of Xanth is a jumbo pun fest, a…
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Book 7-9

Spellbound Xanth
4.23
· 381 Ratings · 5 Reviews · published 1986 · 1 edition
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Book 16-17

Xanth by Two: Demons Don't Dream and Harpy Thyme
4.30
· 322 Ratings · 5 Reviews · published 2010 · 1 edition
Demons Don't Dream begins a Xanth sequence as…
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Book guide

Piers Anthony's Visual Guide to Xanth
3.92
· 1264 Ratings · 14 Reviews · published 1989 · 4 editions
Readers take a guided tour to the strange…
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