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World of Warcraft Series

World of Warcraft books in order

The World of Warcraft series begins one year before the game Warcraft: Orcs & Humans and runs concurrent with all Warcraft games up to the most recent World of Warcraft expansion.Some other Warcraft books are separated into different series here on Goodreads:
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Book 1
Cycle of Hatred
Keith R. A. Decandido - Feb 01, 2006
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Cycle of Hatred...
Book 2
Rise of the Horde (Warcraft
Christie Golden - Oct 15, 2018 (first published in 2006)
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Though the young Warchief Thrall ended the demon curse that had plagued his people for generations, the orcs still wrestle with the sins of their bloody past. As the rampaging Horde, they waged a number of devastating wars against their perennial enemy — the Alliance. Yet the rage and bloodlust that drove the orcs to destroy everything in their pat...
Book 3
Tides of Darkness
Aaron Rosenberg - Aug 28, 2007
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After killing the corrupt Warchief Blackhand, Orgrim Doomhammer was quick to seize control over the Orcish Horde. Now he is determined to conquer the rest of Azeroth so that his people will once again have a home of their own in the... WORLD OF WARCRAFT Anduin Lothar, former Champion of Stormwind, has left his shattered homeland behind and led ...
Book 4
Beyond the Dark Portal
Beyond the Dark Portal
Aaron Rosenberg - Jun 24, 2008
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The aging orc shaman Ner'zhul has seized control of the Horde and reopened the Dark Portal. His brutal warriors once again encroach upon Azeroth, laying siege to the newly constructed stronghold of Nethergarde Keep. There, the archmage Khadgar and the Alliance commander, Turalyon, lead humanity and its elven and dwarven allies in fighting this new ...
Book 5
Night of the Dragon
Night of the Dragon
Richard A. Knaak - Nov 18, 2008
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Grim Batol: its dark legacy stretches back into the mists of Azeroth's past. But most know it as the site of a terrible tragedy -- where the vile orcs corrupted the hatchlings of the noble Dragonqueen, Alexstrasza, and used them as weapons of war. Though a band of heroes, led by the enigmatic mage, Krasus, defeated the orcs and freed the captive dr...
Book 6
Christie Golden - Apr 02, 2009
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Frostmourne. It was caught in a hovering, jagged chunk of ice, the runes that ran the length of its blade glowing a cool blue. Below it was a dais of some sort, standing on a large gently raised mound that was covered in a dusting of snow. A soft light, coming from somewhere high above where the cavern was open to daylight, shone down on the runebl...
Book 7
Richard A. Knaak - Feb 05, 2010
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When the world of Azeroth was young, the god-like titans brought order to it by reshaping its lands and seas. Throughout their great work, they followed a magnificent design for what they envisioned Azeroth would become. Although the titans departed Azeroth long ago, that design endures to this day. It is known as the Emerald Dream, a lush and sava...
Book 8
The Shattering
The Shattering
Christie Golden - Oct 19, 2010
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His eyes were open now, watching the path of the tiny flame. If you continue your path, little spark, you will cause great harm.I must burn! I must live!There are places where your glow and heat are welcome. Find them, do not destroy the dwellings or take the lives of my people!For a second, he seemed to wink out of existence but then blazed back w...
Book 9
Christie Golden - Feb 28, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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When Azeroth was young, the noble titans appointed the five great dragonflights to safeguard the budding world. Each of the flights' leaders was imbued with a portion of the titans' vast cosmic powers. Together, these majestic Dragon Aspects committed themselves to thwarting any force that threatened the safety of the . . . Over ten thousand years ...
Book 10
World of Warcraft
Richard A. Knaak - May 29, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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Now in paperback—New York Times bestselling author Richard A. Knaak continues the thrilling story begun in the record-breaking MMO game expansion World of Warcraft: Cataclysm.In the wake of the Cataclysm, conflict has engulfed every corner of Azeroth. Hungering for more resources amid the turmoil, the Horde has pressed into Ashenvale to feed its bu...
Book 11
World of Warcraft
Jaina Proudmoore
Christie Golden - Aug 28, 2012 (first published in 2008)
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“Nothing is free, Go’el,” Jaina Proudmoore said. “Your knowledge and skills were bought at a cost. The . . . orc you left behind in your place had done much harm in your absence. If I have heard about what is going on in Orgrimmar and Ashenvale, surely you must have!” Go’el’s mien, which had been deeply peaceful, now looked troubled. “I have heard,...
World of Warcraft by Michael A. Stackpole
War Crimes by Christie Golden
Illidan by William King
Before the Storm by Christie Golden
Zero Fail by Carol Leonnig
Shadows Rising by Madeleine Roux
Sylvanas by Christie Golden