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Books like The Hobbit

Enjoyed The Hobbit? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to The Hobbit. Here are 13 books that you may like if you liked The Hobbit.

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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 Mists of Avalon
Avalon Series
Marion Zimmer Bradley - 2001-07-15 (first published in 1982)
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Experience the legend of King Arthur like never before. THE MISTS OF AVALON brings to life the powerful women who guided him from the shadows. This spellbinding novel is a literary achievement that will leave a lasting impression.
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The Apothecary
Maile Meloy - 2011-10-04
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"Travel back in time to 1950s London and join young Janie and Benjamin Burrows as they uncover the secrets of a mysterious apothecary and his sacred book - the Pharmacopoeia. When Benjamin's father is kidnapped, the two young friends must use their wit and bravery to keep the book out of the hands of Russian spies and prevent a disaster. Filled with intriguing characters, unimaginable potions, and a thrilling race against time, this book will keep you on the edge of your seat!"
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The Two Princesses of Bamarre
Gail Carson Levine - 2004-03-01 (first published in 2001)
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Two sisters from the kingdom of Bamarre have vastly different personalities, but unwavering love for each other. When a deadly plague ravages the kingdom, the sisters' roles become reversed as Princess Meryl falls ill. To save her sister, Princess Addie must leave the safety of the castle and embark on a perilous journey full of dragons and unknown magic. Will she be able to fulfill an ancient prophecy and save her sister's life, along with the future of their kingdom?
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The Fog Diver
Joel Ross - 2015-05-26
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Adventure, danger, and hope abound in this imaginative fantasy series debut by Joel Ross. In a world where the deadly Fog has covered the earth, humanity now resides on the rooftops and slum children like Chess and his friends risk everything to survive. When they set out to save their beloved Mrs. E from fogsickness in the miraculous city of Port Oro, they find themselves pursued by a ruthless enemy, and Chess must confront his fears to protect his friends. Perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Brandon Mull.
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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 Vengekeep Prophecies
Brian Farrey - 2012-10-23
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This middle-grade fantasy breaks all barriers with its unpredictable storyline and unique protagonist - a clumsy boy born into a family of thieves. His family lands in prison due to his clumsiness, but a prophecy that names them as heroes of Vengekeep may be their ticket out. But when the prophecy starts coming true, Jaxter isn't so sure he wants to be a hero. With the help of new friend Callie, he faces down monsters, thieves, and sorcerers to become the hero he was born to be. Full of adventure, twists, and friendship, this book is a rich fantasy that doesn't let up.
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Ilbei Spadebreaker and the Harpy's Wild
John Daulton - 2014-03-25
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A mining community in Three Tents is terrorized by Ergo the Skewer and his band of bandits. As if that wasn't bad enough, the harpies have returned, causing chaos and death. The miners send for help, and Sergeant Ilbei Spadebreaker arrives to uncover a web of deceit and corruption far beyond what anyone imagined. This standalone prequel to a bestselling series is a charming blend of medieval-style humor and adventure that will leave readers wanting more.
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Story Thieves
James Riley - 2015-01-20
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Immerse yourself in a thrilling adventure where anything is possible. Follow Owen and his classmate Bethany as they journey through different books in search of her missing father, a fictional character. But when secrets are revealed, the future of an entire book series hangs in the balance. Will they find Bethany's father and make it out unscathed? Find out in this exciting page-turner.
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Rachel Hartman - 2013-01-01 (first published in 2012)
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Discover a world where dragons and humans coexist, but mistrust persists. In this Morris Award-winning debut, Rachel Hartman delivers some of the most interesting dragons in fantasy, lauded by Eragon-author Christopher Paolini. Follow Seraphina, an unusually gifted musician, as she navigates the court and uncovers a sinister plot to destroy the peace. But as she works with the dangerously perceptive Prince Lucian Kiggs to solve a murder, she struggles to protect her own dark secret - one that could mean her very life.
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On the Blue Comet
Rosemary Wells - 2010-09-28
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Experience the thrill of trains and time travel in a captivating adventure for ages 10 and up. Follow eleven-year-old Oscar Ogilvie as he embarks on an incredible journey from coast to coast and through different decades in search of his father, after the Crash of 1929 forces them to sell their home and separate. Witness a stunning crime and encounter Hollywood stars and historical figures in this warm and humorous novel by Rosemary Wells, beautifully illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.
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