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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 - 1996-04-16 (first published in 1995)
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Enter a parallel universe where science, theology, and magic intertwine. Follow Lyra, an orphan, on her quest to understand the mysterious Dust phenomenon and to rescue kidnapped children. Along the way, Lyra joins forces with Will, who possesses a knife that cuts windows between different worlds. As the young duo fights against celestial powers, they uncover the truth about Lyra's destiny and the war they are caught up in. Experience a spellbinding adventure featuring armoured polar bears, witches and daemons. HIS DARK MATERIALS blends metaphysical speculations with bravura storytelling, reimagining Milton's Paradise Lost in an audacious and profound way. A monumental and enduring achievement.
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The Magicians
A Novel (Magicians Trilogy)
The Magicians Series
Lev Grossman - 2009-08-11
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A young man's fantasies become a reality when he is unexpectedly admitted to a secret college of magic. But as he and his friends discover the real-life consequences of practicing sorcery, they also uncover a terrifying truth about their childhood dreams. Lev Grossman's The Magicians takes readers on a thrilling journey through an utterly original world where nothing is as it seems and magic comes at a terrible price.
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Cornelia Funke - 2005-05-01 (first published in 2003)
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Inkheart is an enchanting tale about a young girl, Meggie, who finds herself in the middle of a real-life adventure when the characters from the book her father read aloud, suddenly come to life. Meggie must learn to harness the magical power to prevent the story from changing her life forever. This magical epic by Cornelia Funke is a timeless reminder about the power of books and imagination. Dare to read it aloud.
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The Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series
Rick Riordan - 2006-03-01 (first published in 2005)
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Embark on a thrilling adventure as twelve-year-old Percy Jackson sets out to catch a thief who has stolen Zeus' master bolt - the original weapon of mass destruction. Accompanied by a satyr and a daughter of Athena, Percy travels across the United States, facing mythical foes and coming to terms with a father he never knew. Don't miss this quest full of danger, betrayal, and self-discovery.
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A Darker Shade of Magic
A Novel (Shades of Magic (1))
Shades of Magic Series
V. E. Schwab - 2015-02-24
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This captivating story follows Kell, one of the last magicians with the rare ability to travel between parallel Londons. When an illegal exchange goes wrong and dangerous magic threatens to rise, Kell teams up with cut-purse Delilah Bard for a treacherous adventure across multiple worlds. Can they survive and save all the worlds from impending doom?
Escape into a world of mystery and danger with Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. After a family tragedy, Jacob embarks on a journey to a remote island off the coast of Wales where he discovers the abandoned ruins of an orphanage with a collection of strange photographs. As Jacob uncovers the truth about Miss Peregrine's children, he realizes that they may still be alive and dangerous. This unforgettable novel blends fiction and photography for a thrilling reading experience.
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The Alchemyst
The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
Michael Scott - 2010-08-05 (first published in 2007)
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Discover the legend of Nicholas Flamel, the greatest Alchemyst of all time who discovered the secret of eternal life. The Book of Abraham the Mage is the most powerful book ever made, and in the wrong hands, it could destroy the world. When Dr. John Dee steals the book, Sophie and Josh Newman are humanity's last hope. This thrilling novel will take you on a journey through time, magic and legend, to save the world.
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Neverwhere Illustrated Edition
Neil Gaiman - 2003-09-02 (first published in 1996)
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Explore the mysterious underworld of London filled with saints, monsters, angels, and more, in this illustrated edition of a timeless classic. Follow Richard Mayhew as he discovers a hidden world beneath the city, after a single act of kindness leads him down a path unlike any other. Prepare to be enchanted and unnerved in equal measure with Neverwhere.
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The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern - 2011-09-13
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Enchanting and mysterious, Le Cirque des Rêves is a magical circus that appears out of nowhere and opens only at night. But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is brewing between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who are battling for supremacy under the watchful eyes of their perilous mentors. Yet, as they begin to fall for each other, their love threatens to derail everything they've been working towards. With rich descriptions and alluring prose, this captivating tale of imagination and desire will cast a spell on your heart.
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Matt Haig
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Artemis Fowl
Artemis Fowl Series
Eoin Colfer - 2003-04-01 (first published in 2001)
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Explore the world of Artemis Fowl II, the son of a European crime lord who is on a quest to capture fairies. With his friend Butler, Artemis decodes the Book of fairy secrets and captures LEPrecon officer Captain Holly Short. But when the fairies attack Fowl Manor to free their comrade, Artemis must use all his wit and cunning to escape unharmed. Full of high-tech weaponry, memorable characters, and witty humor, Artemis Fowl is a must-read rollercoaster of a plot that will leave you entertained to the last page.
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Shah Rukh Khan
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The Chronicles of Narnia
C. S. Lewis - 2014-01-01 (first published in 1956)
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Indulge in a timeless classic fantasy series with this boxed set of seven tales. Follow along as you embark on journeys through magical realms, witness battles between good and evil, and encounter talking creatures. With cover art by acclaimed illustrator David Wiesner and full interior art by original illustrator Pauline Baynes, readers of all ages will be captivated by The Chronicles of Narnia. This beloved series includes titles such as The Magician's Nephew, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and The Last Battle.
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Chris Anderson
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
The Inheritance Cycle Series 4 Book Set Collection Eragon, Eldest, Brisngr by Christopher Paolini
The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan
Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
The Iron Trial by Holly Black
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
The Grisha Trilogy Boxed Set by Leigh Bardugo
Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Redwall by Brian Jacques
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
The Kane Chronicles, Book One The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
The Uncommoners #1 by Jennifer Bell
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Magyk by Angie Sage
Pennyroyal Academy by M. A. Larson
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker