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message 1: by Donna (last edited Mar 08, 2010 06:48AM) (new)

Donna  (ncdonnas) These are my to be reads that I have either on audio or the book. I hope to finish all of them this year. If there are any others in the fantasy genre you think I should add, please feel free to make suggestions! These aren't in any particular reading order and most of them are series so if I don't like the first book, I won't finish the series and I'll take them off of here.

Brent Weeks -
The way of Shadows
Shadows Edge
Beyond the Shadows

Juliet Marillier -
The Dark Mirror (The Bridei Chronicles, #1) by Juliet Marillier - started 3/3/2010 finished 3/7/2010
Blade of Fortriu - started 3/8/2010
Well of Shades
Daughter of the Forest
Son of The Shadows
Child of the Prophesy

Charles De Lint -
The Dreaming Place
From a Whisper to a Scream
Dreams Underfoot
Memory and Dream

Neil Gaiman
Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman finished 3/3/2010
Stardust
Good Omens
American Gods

Guy Gavriel Kay
A Song For Arbonne
The Summer Tree
The Wandering Fire
The Darkest Road

Steven Erikson-
Gardens of the Moon
Deadhouse Gates
Memories of Ice
the rest of the series if I like it

Brandon Sanderson -
Elantris
The final Empire
The Well Of Ascension
The Hero Of Ages

Brandon Mull -
Fablehaven
Rise of the Evening Star
Grip of the Shadow Plague

Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman -
Dragons of Autumn Twilight
Dragons of Winter Night
Dragons of Spring Dawning

Garth Nix -
Sabriel
Lirael
Abhorsen

Kristen Britain -
Green Rider
First Riders Call
The High Kings Tomb

Simon R Green
Blue Moon Rising
Blood and Honour
Down Among the Dead Men
Beyond the Blue Moon

Roger Zelazny -
Nine Princes in Amber
The Guns of Avalon
Sign of the Unicorn
The Hand of Oberon
The Courts of Chaos

Patricia McKillip -
The Riddle-Master of Hed
Heir of Fire and Sea
Harpist in the Wind

Phillip Jose Farmer - To Your Scattered Bodies Go

E.E. Knight -
Dragon Champion
Way of the Wolf
Choice of the Cat

Maria V Snyder - Storm Glass

Karen Marie Moning -
Bloodfever
Darkfever
Beyond the Highland Mist

Robert VS Redick - Red Wolf Conspiracy

Raymond Fiest -
Magician-Apprentice
Magician - Master
Silverthorn
A Darkness at Sethanon
Faerie Tale

Patricia Wrede -
Caught In Crystal
Shadows Over Lyra
The Raven Ring
Daughter Of Witches

Barbara Hambly -
Ladies of Mandrign
Witches of Wenshar
Sisters of the Raven
Circles of the Moon

Elizabeth Scarborough - Bronwyns Bane

Joe Abercrombie -
The Blade Itself
Before They are Hanged
Last Argument of Kings

J. Gregory Keyes -
The Briar King
The Charnel Prince
The Blood Knight

Beth Hoffman -Saving Cee Cee Honeycutt

I had to add that last one after reading the description and the reviews!


message 2: by Usako (new)

Usako (bbmeltdown) | 654 comments Good fantasy choices there, Donna! Daughter of the Forest is really good. Stardust will be quick and painless to finish BUT the movie ends on a better note.

I should look at your book shelf to compare our fantasy choices!


message 3: by Donna (new)

Donna  (ncdonnas) Thanks Tanja! I was debating starting another Gaiman book but I've heard so much about Marillier that I really wanted to read something from her. And to be perfectly honest, I usually prefer female authors.
I just started the Bridei series and I'm enjoying it. Although, it seems like Bridei as a young child has an oddly analytic mind. Unless it just seems that way to me because my own kids seem incapable of rational thought most of the time! lol
If you happen to have anything on your own list that you think I would enjoy, please recommend it to me, I'm always looking for something new to read!


message 4: by [ A ] (new)

[ A ] | 9 comments If you enjoy Simon R. Green, I highly recommend the Deathstalker series. :) It starts with Deathstalker (obviously, hah!).

I'm finishing the very last book right now, and it's been quite a grand adventure. It's a Science Fiction adventure series with lots of political intrigue and violence.


message 5: by Donna (new)

Donna  (ncdonnas) Thanks Amanda!! I haven't read any Sci-fi at all before but I will definitely start with that one when I hit that genre! I don't know if I enjoy Simon R. Green yet, these will be the first books of his that I read.
I do appreciate the recommendation though, to be honest, 99% of that list is what people have recommended that I read.


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