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The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss - Apr 07, 2009 (first published in 2007)
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This is the riveting first-person narrative of Kvothe, a young man who grows to be one of the most notorious magicians his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, The Name o...
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An Ember in the Ashes
Sabaa Tahir - Feb 09, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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This is an alternative cover edition for ISBN-13: 9781595148049.Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free.Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear.It is in this brutal world, inspired by...
The Way of Kings
Book One of the Stormlight Archive
Brandon Sanderson - Mar 04, 2014
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According to mythology mankind used to live in The Tranquiline Halls. Heaven. But then the Voidbringers assaulted and captured heaven, casting out God and men. Men took root on Roshar, the world of storms. And the Voidbringers followed...They came against man ten thousand times. To help them cope, the Almighty gave men powerful suits of armor and m...
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Prince of Thorns
Mark Lawrence - Jul 31, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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Before the thorns taught me their sharp lessons and bled weakness from me I had but one brother, and I loved him well. But those days are gone and what is left of them lies in my mother's tomb. Now I have many brothers, quick with knife and sword, and as evil as you please. We ride this broken empire and loot its corpse. They say these are violent ...
Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Marlon James - Feb 04, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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In the first novel in Marlon James's Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child. Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: "He has a nose," people say. Engaged to track down a mysterious boy who disappeared three years earlier, Tracker breaks ...
The Iron King
Maurice Druon - Apr 11, 2013 (first published in 1955)
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‘This is the original game of thrones’ George R.R. MartinFrom the publishers that brought you A Game of Thrones comes the series that inspired George R.R. Martin’s epic work.“Accursed! Accursed! You shall be accursed to the thirteenth generation!”The Iron King – Philip the Fair – is as cold and silent, as handsome and unblinking as a statue. He gov...
A Wizard of Earthsea
Ursula K. Le Guin - Sep 11, 2012 (first published in 1968)
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Ged, the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, was called Sparrowhawk in his reckless youth. Hungry for power and knowledge, Sparrowhawk tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to resto...
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A Game of Thrones
George R. R. Martin - May 28, 2002 (first published in 1996)
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Here is the first volume in George R. R. Martin’s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a worl...
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The Fifth Season
N. K. Jemisin - Aug 04, 2015
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Original cover edition here THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS. AGAIN.Three terrible things happen in a single day.Essun, masquerading as an ordinary schoolteacher in a quiet small town, comes home to find that her husband has brutally murdered their son and kidnapped their daughter. Mighty Sanze, the empire whose innovations have been civilization's ...
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Throne of Glass
Sarah J. Maas - Aug 07, 2012
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There is an alternate cover edition for this ISBN here."Nothing is a coincidence. Everything has a purpose. You were meant to come to this castle, just as you were meant to be an assassin."When magic has gone from the world, and a vicious king rules from his throne of glass, an assassin comes to the castle. She does not come to kill, but to win her...
The Poppy War
A Novel
R. F Kuang - Apr 23, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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A "Best of May" Science Fiction and Fantasy pick by Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Audible, The Verge, SyFy Wire, and Kirkus“I have no doubt this will end up being the best fantasy debut of the year [...] I have absolutely no doubt that [Kuang’s] name will be up there with the likes of Robin Hobb and N.K. Jemisin.” -- BooknestA brilliantly imaginative t...
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Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
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The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
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Mistborn Trilogy TPB Boxed Set by Brandon Sanderson
Fool's Quest by Robin Hobb
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The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel
Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
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The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie
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Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames
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Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
The Void of Muirwood by Jeff Wheeler
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The Dark Is Rising Sequence by Susan Cooper
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Alanna by Tamora Pierce
The Earthsea Trilogy by Ursula K. Le Guin
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The Broken Earth Trilogy by N. K. Jemisin
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A Time of Dread by John Gwynne
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Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima
The Shadow and Bone Trilogy Boxed Set by Leigh Bardugo
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Deathcaster by Cinda Williams Chima
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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
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The Books of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
The City of Brass by S. A Chakraborty
Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan
The Other Wind by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Skull Throne by Peter V. Brett
Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny
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The Dragon Songs Saga by Jc Kang
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Radiance by Grace Draven
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Guardians of the Flame by Joel Rosenberg
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Rule of Thieves by C. Greenwood
The Dark Tower Series Books Volume 1 - 8 Collection Set by Stephen King by Stephen King
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City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett
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Out of Exile by Derek Alan Siddoway
The Broken Empire Series By Mark Lawrence - 3 Book Set by Mark Lawrence
Robert Jordan The Wheel of Time Collection 14 Books Set, A Memory Of Light by
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The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever by Stephen R. Donaldson
J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
The Dragons of Nova by Elise Kova
Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey
The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin
A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab
Goblin Emperor by Addison
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The Lost Queen by Signe Pike
The Gormenghast Novels by Mervyn Peake
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
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God's Daughter by Heather Day Gilbert
The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Tales from Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Robert the Bruce by Nigel G Tranter
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The King Must Die by Mary Renault
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Sandry's Book by Tamora Pierce
Wheel of Time Role Playing Game by Robert Jordan by
The Perfect Song by Dennis Miller
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The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King
Echoes of Understorey by Thoraiya Dyer
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
The Killing Moon by N. K. Jemisin
Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi
The White Princess by Philippa Gregory
The Reluctant Swordsman by Dave Duncan
The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Fire & Blood by George R. R. Martin
Deerskin by Robin Mckinley
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The Dragon's Path by Daniel Abraham
Tides of the Titans by Thoraiya Dyer
The Half-Drowned King by Linnea Hartsuyker
The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho
The Half-Made World by Felix Gilman
Gates of Stone by Angus Macallan
The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan
The Written by Ben Galley
Shadowmarch by Tad Williams
The Briar King by Greg Keyes
Iron Council by China Mieville
The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison
Godslayer by Jacqueline Carey
The Dragon's Legacy by Deborah A. Wolf
Godblind by Anna Stephens
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The Axe and the Throne by M. D. Ireman
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The Magicians by Lev Grossman
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Shadow Magic by Patricia C. Wrede
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Banewreaker by Jacqueline Carey
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Song of the Lioness Boxed Set # 1- 4 by Tamora Pierce