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Enjoyed The Way of Kings? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to The Way of Kings. Here are 11 books that you may like if you liked The Way of Kings.

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The Codex Alera
Jim Butcher - 2011-01-01
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In a world where magic and power reign supreme, The Codex Alera series is an epic adventure of courage and ingenuity. Follow Tavi and the last Aleran legions as they fight against an inhuman army threatening their civilization's survival. Will their human ingenuity prove to be enough to counter the fury-born powers of their enemies? Find out in this compulsively fast-paced fantasy series.
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Kushiel's Dart
Jacqueline Carey - 2003-09-05 (first published in 2001)
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In a world of beauty and grace, the people of Terre d'Ange live by one rule: love as thou wilt. Phèdre nó Delaunay is a skilled spy and courtesan, chosen to forever experience pain and pleasure as one. When she uncovers a plot that threatens her homeland, she must navigate treachery and sacrifice to save all she holds dear. Set in a world of deadly courtiers and grand conspiracies, this epic tale is a masterpiece of grandeur, betrayal, and the birth of a new age.
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The Warded Man
Book One of The Demon Cycle
The Demon Cycle Series
Peter V. Brett - 2009-03-10 (first published in 2008)
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Discover a world where demons with supernatural powers rise as darkness falls. For hundreds of years, they have terrorized humanity, culling them behind fragile magical wards. But three young survivors of vicious demon attacks refuse to give up hope. They embark on a daring quest to regain the lost secrets of the past and stand against the night. Will they succeed? Find out in this gripping fantasy novel.
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Stormlight Archive MM Boxed Set I, Books 1-3
The Way of Kings, Words of Radiance, Oathbringer (The Stormlight Archive)
Brandon Sanderson - 2020-08-25
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Get ready for a journey to the fantastical world of Roshar in this epic fantasy boxed set by a #1 New York Times bestselling author. The first three books of the Stormlight Archive series explore a world of magic, hurricanes, and a war between humans and the mysterious Parshendi. Dive headfirst into this incredible universe with The Way of Kings, Words of Radiance, and Oathbringer.
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The King Must Die
A Novel
Mary Renault - 2013-09-10 (first published in 1958)
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This captivating novel explores the real-life identity of the mythical hero Theseus, known for slaying the Minotaur in ancient Crete. Author Mary Renault draws on archaeological findings and modern scholarship to bring a lifelike quality to Theseus, imbuing him with immense charisma and boundless determination, as well as weakness and implacable prophecy. Follow along on Theseus's adventures from Troizen to Eleusis and from Athens to Crete, to witness the title's prophesied death and his becoming king of the victims. Richly imbued with the spirit of the time, this daring tale is as thrilling as it is imaginative.
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Lens of the World
R. A. MacAvoy - 1990-01-01
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This captivating tale follows the journey of Nazhuret, a determined orphan on a quest to discover his identity. With the help of his mentor, the eccentric Powl, he endures grueling mental and physical tests and gains invaluable knowledge that will guide him through war, darkness, and death. Don't miss out on this incredible adventure filled with surprises and amazing rewards.
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The Spirit Thief
Rachel Aaron - 2010-10-01
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Experience a new fantasy world with a charming and talented thief who's also a wizard, the greatest of the age. Accompanied by a swordsman and a demonseed, together they plan to steal big and increase the bounty on their heads. Starting small with a theft no one will miss, they have their sights set on a big target: a king.
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The Eye of the World
The Wheel of Time Series
Robert Jordan - 1990-11-15
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Mystery and magic are abound in this epic tale of tradition and legend. As the Wheel of Time turns, the lines between truth and myth are blurred, and mortals must rely on powerful beings to guide them through uncharted territory. What happens when the shadow threatens to consume everything? Find out in this captivating read.
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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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