Fantasy Books

9 Lyrically Written Books Like the Name of the Wind

We are in the midst of the Golden Age of fantasy literature and people are eagerly looking for more books like the Name of the Wind.  There is a rising demand for stylized prose, puns, lengthy tomes offering the reader a long, rich, and deeply immersive experience, and clever, even unreliable narrators. Patrick Rothfuss, and

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6 New Fantasy Books You Absolutely Must Read

Are you looking for new fantasy books to read? Hold on, let me shut the door. Do you want to see the collection of new fantasy novels I have gathered from dark and treacherous lands?  Stealing these works from an author's study is not an easy task.  Within this pile there are many grim and

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Best Fantasy Books of 2013

Looking for the best fantasy books of 2013? I consulted the Goodreads choice awards, Buzzfeed, and Amazon’s category to compile the candidates for the best fantasy books of 2013. My interest in this is mostly cultural, so I am less recommending these books to read (though certainly that must be going on to a degree)

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Drizzt Do’Urden Quotes from the Icewind Dale Trilogy

Since I have been reading through the Icewind Dale fantasy books series, I have come across a number of Drizzt Do’Urden quotes. In a few instances I have cheated a little by adding in some of the surrounding narrative, so while it’s not technically a Drizzt quote, I thought it helpfully enhanced what the drow

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7 Intriguing Books within Fantasy Novels

One of the most interesting things about fantasy novels is the books that the characters within them read.  I think it also provides an interesting glimpse into the mind of fantasy authors, as this is an easy place to slip in a respectful allusion to another writer the author admired. 7 Intriguing Books within Fantasy

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Everville: The First Pillar Kindle ebook Giveaway Contest

UPDATE: The winner has been chosen!  A BIG thank you to all those who participated. Even if you did not win this time, there is still a huge opportunity for you get a copy of the free ebook, Everville: The First Pillar. There is going to be a free Kindle eBook promotion from 8/25 to

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Best Fantasy Book Titles of All Time

More than anything, I am drawn to fantasy books and their titles.  Many people are sold on book covers, and while I certainly love a good book cover, I'm sold on two things: the title and the first 500 words (sometimes even the first sentence, in the case of Nietzsche). I thought this would be

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