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    Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett

A dying wizard tries to pass his staff on to the eighth son of an eighth son. When it is revealed that the he is a girl named Esk, the news of the female wizard sends the citizens of Discworld into a tail-spin.

Year: 1987
Genre: Epic FantasySatire

    Mort by Terry Pratchett

bestselling author Sir Terry Pratchett makes Death a central character in Mort, his fourth sojourn to Discworld, the fantasy cosmos where even the angel of darkness needs some assistance. When inept, but well-intentioned Mort gets only one offer for an apprenticeship--with Death--he can't exactly turn it down. But Mort finds that being Death's right-hand man isn't as bad as it seems--until he falls back to his old, bumbling ways.

Year: 1987
Genre: Epic FantasySatire

    The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

Imagine, if you will . . . a flat world sitting on the backs of four elephants who hurtle through space balanced on a giant turtle. In truth, the Discworld is not so different from our own. Yet, at the same time, very different . . . but not so much.

Year: 1983
Genre: Epic FantasySatire

    The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King

Beginning just less than seven hours after The Gunslinger ends, in the second installment to the thrilling Dark Tower Series, Roland encounters three mysterious doorways on a deserted beach along the Western Sea. Each one enters into a different person’s life in New York—here, he joins forces with the defiant young Eddie Dean, and with the beautiful, brilliant, and brave Odetta Holmes, to save the Dark Tower.

Year: 1987
Genre: Dark FantasyEpic Fantasy

    The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in The Hobbit.

Year: 1954
Genre: Epic Fantasy

    The Gunslinger by Stephen King

A #1 national bestseller, The Gunslinger introduces readers to one of Stephen King’s most powerful creations, Roland of Gilead: The Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which mirrors our own in frightening ways, Roland tracks The Man in Black, encounters an enticing woman named Alice, and begins a friendship with the boy from New York named Jake.

Year: 1982
Genre: Dark FantasyEpic Fantasy

    The Hobbit: or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien

A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure.

Year: 1937
Genre: Epic Fantasy

    The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett

The side-splitting sequel to The Color of Magic, The Light Fantastic by bestselling author Sir Terry Pratchett takes readers on another offbeat journey with bumbling wizard Rincewind and hapless tourist Twoflower--both last seen falling off the edge of Discworld.

Year: 1986
Genre: Epic FantasySatire

    The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

As the Shadow of Mordor grows across the land, the Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures. And all the while the armies of the Dark Lord are massing as the One Ring draws ever nearer to the Cracks of Doom.

Year: 1955
Genre: Epic Fantasy

    The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom.

Year: 1954
Genre: Epic Fantasy

    The Waste Lands by Stephen King

There are new evils…new dangers to threaten Roland’s little band in the devastated city of Lud and the surrounding wastelands, as well as horrific confrontations with Blaine the Mono, the piratical Gasher, and the frightening Tick-Tock Man.

Year: 1991
Genre: Dark FantasyEpic Fantasy

 

TitleAuthorSeriesGenres & Tags

Equal Rites Terry Pratchett DiscworldEpic FantasySatire
Mort Terry Pratchett DiscworldEpic FantasySatire
The Color of Magic Terry Pratchett DiscworldEpic FantasySatire
The Drawing of the Three Stephen King Dark TowerDark FantasyEpic Fantasy
The Fellowship of the Ring J.R.R. Tolkien Lord of the RingsEpic Fantasy
The Gunslinger Stephen King Dark TowerDark FantasyEpic Fantasy
The Hobbit: or There and Back Again J.R.R. Tolkien Lord of the RingsEpic Fantasy
The Light Fantastic Terry Pratchett DiscworldEpic FantasySatire
The Return of the King J.R.R. Tolkien Lord of the RingsEpic Fantasy
The Two Towers J.R.R. Tolkien Lord of the RingsEpic Fantasy
The Waste Lands Stephen King Dark TowerDark FantasyEpic Fantasy