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Books like A Game of Thrones

Enjoyed A Game of Thrones? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to A Game of Thrones. Here are 46 books that you may like if you liked A Game of Thrones.

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The Name of the Wind
The Kingkiller Chronicle Series
Patrick Rothfuss - 2007-04-01
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Follow Kvothe's journey from a young boy in a traveling troupe to one of the most renowned magicians in his world. This captivating first-person narrative takes readers through the highs and lows of Kvothe's life, including his time as a near-feral orphan and his daring entrance into a legendary school of magic. Immerse yourself in the mind and body of a wizard in this thrilling novel.
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An Ember in the Ashes
An Ember in the Ashes Series
Sabaa Tahir - 2016-02-09 (first published in 2015)
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In a world inspired by ancient Rome, Laia is a slave living in poverty with her family. When her brother is arrested for treason, she agrees to spy for rebels in exchange for help. At the military academy, she meets Elias, a soldier being trained to enforce the empire's tyranny. As their destinies become intertwined, they must make choices that will change the fate of the Empire itself.
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The Way of Kings
Book One of the Stormlight Archive
The Stormlight Archive Series
Brandon Sanderson - 2010-08-31
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This epic fantasy tale transports readers to a world torn apart by war and storms. Once living in Heaven, mankind was forced to take root on Roshar after the Voidbringers captured their previous home. The Almighty gifted humans with powerful Shardblades to defend themselves against the Voidbringers, and led by ten orders of knights known as Radiants, they appear to have won the war. But centuries later, the world is still at war with itself, each king vying for more Shardblades to unite all of mankind under one throne. Join a young spearman in his journey to fight a war against an unknown enemy and uncover the forgotten secrets of this mysterious world.
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Prince of Thorns
The Broken Empire Series
Mark Lawrence - 2011-08-02
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Amidst a world in chaos, with violence and nightmares everywhere, follow the story of Jorg Ancrath as he transforms from a privileged royal to the leader of a band of outlaws known as the "Prince of Thorns". With the ability to master the living and the dead, Jorg faces his childhood horrors and carves out a path to the throne. A tale of blood, treachery, and brotherhood, this debut novel by Mark Lawrence is both compelling and brutal, with unexpected twists and moments of beauty.
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Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Marlon James - 2020-02-04 (first published in 2019)
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A mercenary with a unique skillset is hired to find a missing child in this captivating mix of myth, fantasy, and history. Tracker joins a group of unusual characters, including a shape-shifting man-animal, to search for the boy. Drawing from African history and mythology, Marlon James has penned an unforgettable adventure that explores truths, power, ambition, and our need to understand them all. The first novel in the Dark Star trilogy, Black Leopard, Red Wolf defies categorization and is an ambitious, involving read.
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The Iron King
Maurice Druon - 2013-04-11 (first published in 1955)
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This historical fiction delves into the scandalous reign of Philip the Fair, the cold and unyielding king who rules with an iron fist. His family is plagued with weakness and adultery, and scandal and intrigue are weaving a web around him. But his downfall will come from an unexpected source when he persecutes the Knights Templar, drawing upon himself a curse that will destroy his entire dynasty. A must-read for any fan of Game of Thrones.
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A Wizard of Earthsea
Ursula K. le Guin - 2004-09-28 (first published in 1968)
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Embark on an epic journey of power and redemption with a young sorcerer named Ged, who unleashes a dark force upon the world in his pursuit of knowledge. Follow his quest to master the powerful words of magic, subdue a fierce dragon, and face death itself to restore balance to Earthsea.
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DanClara Jeffery
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A Game of Thrones
A Song of Ice and Fire Series
George R. R. Martin - 2005-08-01 (first published in 1996)
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A world of magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure awaits in this modern fantasy masterpiece. The first volume of an epic series, this tale of lords, ladies, soldiers, and sorcerers features the harsh Starks of Winterfell at its center, surrounded by supernatural forces massing beyond the protective Wall. As winter looms and conflict brews, characters traverse a land of extremes and undertake dangerous journeys, all for the ultimate prize: the game of thrones.
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The Fifth Season
The Broken Earth Series
N. K. Jemisin - 2015-08-04
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In a world familiar with struggle, a land known as the Stillness is torn apart when three terrible events occur in a single day. A schoolteacher, Essun must navigate through the fall of an empire, a world-changing rift, and the kidnapping of her daughter. Armed with the power of the earth and willing to break the world apart to save her child, Essun is a force to be reckoned with in this riveting tale.
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Throne of Glass
Throne of Glass Series
Sarah J. Maas - 2023-01-01 (first published in 2012)
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When magic has disappeared from the land, a vicious king reigns from his throne of glass. In a brutal competition to find the greatest assassin in the kingdom, a female assassin named Celaena Sardothien fights not to kill, but to win her freedom. As her competitors start dying, one by one, Celaena's fight for freedom becomes a desperate quest to uncover the source of the evil before it destroys her world. With a provocative Crown Prince and a loyal Captain of the Guard by her side, she'll need every ounce of skill to survive.
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A Song of Ice and Fire
George R. R. Martin - 2011-07-22 (first published in 2000)
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This epic fantasy series, often compared to J.R.R. Tolkien's works, has earned millions of loyal readers and international acclaim for its immersive storytelling. The entire collection, which inspired HBO's "Game of Thrones," is now available in one boxed set. Follow the powerful and wealthy Lannisters, the noble Starks of Winterfell, and the exiled Targaryens as they navigate the treacherous politics of the Seven Kingdoms. A must-read for any fan of the genre.
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