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Books like Harry Potter

Enjoyed Harry Potter? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to Harry Potter. Here are 44 books that you may like if you liked Harry Potter.

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His Dark Materials
Philip Pullman - Oct 01, 2011 (first published in 2000)
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Northern Lights introduces Lyra, an orphan, who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. In The Subtle Knife she is joined on her journey by Will, a ...
The Magicians
A Novel (Magicians Trilogy)
The Magicians Series
Lev Grossman - May 25, 2010
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A thrilling and original coming-of-age novel for adults about a young man practicing magic in the real world.Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A senior in high school, he’s still secretly preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. Imagine his surprise when he finds himself unexp...
Inkheart
Cornelia Funke - May 01, 2005 (first published in 2003)
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Alternate cover edition: 9780439709101From internationally acclaimed storyteller Cornelia Funke, this bestselling, magical epic is now out in paperback!One cruel night, Meggie's father reads aloud from a book called INKHEART-- and an evil ruler escapes the boundaries of fiction and lands in their living room. Suddenly, Meggie is smack in the middle...
The Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series
Rick Riordan - Jan 01, 2013 (first published in 2005)
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Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. With the help of a satyr and a daughter of Athena, Percy must journey across the United States to catch a thief who has stolen the original weapon of mass destruction — Zeus’ master bolt. Along the way, he must face a host of mythological enemies determined to stop him. Most ...
A Darker Shade of Magic
A Novel (Shades of Magic (1))
Shades of Magic Series
V. E. Schwab - Jan 19, 2016
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Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black.Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London and the court of George III in the...
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Series
Ransom Riggs - Jun 04, 2013 (first published in 2011)
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A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a...
The Alchemyst
The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
Michael Scott - Jun 24, 2008
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An alternate cover edition exists here.Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on 28 September 1330. Nearly seven hundred years later, he is acknowledged as the greatest Alchemyst of his day. It is said that he discovered the secret of eternal life. The records show that he died in 1418. But his tomb is empty and Nicholas Flamel lives. The secret of eter...
Neverwhere Illustrated Edition
Neil Gaiman - Sep 26, 2017 (first published in 1996)
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Under the streets of London there's a place most people could never even dream of. A city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels, knights in armour and pale girls in black velvet. This is the city of the people who have fallen between the cracks.Richard Mayhew, a young businessman, is going to find out more than enough about this other London...
The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern - Jul 03, 2012
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The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway—a due...
Artemis Fowl
Artemis Fowl Series
Eoin Colfer - Oct 02, 2018 (first published in 2001)
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Artemis Fowl II is the son of a European crime lord, Artemis Senior. At the beginning of the book, his father has disappeared, along with the familys fortune, and as a result his mother has gone into a catatonic state. Along with his friend and bodyguard Butler, Fowl discovers the existence of fairies and in order to capture one, decodes their Book...
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Shah Rukh Khan
The Chronicles of Narnia
C. S. Lewis - Aug 14, 2007 (first published in 1956)
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The hardcover boxed set of C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, with cover art by three-time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner and the full black-and-white original interior art by Pauline Baynes.Journeys into magical realms, battles between good and evil, talking creatures, and more, await readers of all a...
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Chris Anderson
The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Inheritance Cycle Series 4 Book Set Collection Eragon, Eldest, Brisngr by Christopher Paolini
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
The Iron Trial by Holly Black
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
The Grisha Trilogy Boxed Set by Leigh Bardugo
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
Redwall by Brian Jacques
The Kane Chronicles, Book One The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
The Uncommoners #1 by Jennifer Bell
Magyk by Angie Sage
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Pennyroyal Academy by M. A. Larson
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker