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    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 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 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 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

    Hadon of Ancient Opar by Philip Jose Farmer

Twelve thousand years ago the great lost city of Opar was in its prime, with its Atlantean tradition, its fabled jewels, its living goddess and Hadon, son of ancient Opar, whose claim to a throne launches him upon an enthralling and dangerous venture.

Year: 1974
Genre: Epic Fantasy

    The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien

The story of the creation of the world and of the First Age, this is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part. The three Silmarils were jewels created by Fëanor, most gifted of the Elves.

Year: 1977
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 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 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

    Arrow's Flight by Mercedes Lackey

Talia could scarcely believe that she had finally earned the rank of full Herald. Yet though this seemed like the fulfillment of all her dreams, it also meant she would face trials far greater than those she had previously survived.

Year: 1987
Genre: Epic Fantasy

 

 

Titles

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1937The Hobbit: or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien Epic Fantasy, Lord of the Rings
1954The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien Epic Fantasy, Lord of the Rings
1954The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien Epic Fantasy, Lord of the Rings
1955The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien Epic Fantasy, Lord of the Rings
1974Hadon of Ancient Opar by Philip Jose Farmer Epic Fantasy
1977The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien Epic Fantasy
1982The Gunslinger by Stephen King Dark Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Dark Tower
1983The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett Epic Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
1986The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett Epic Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
1987Arrow's Flight by Mercedes Lackey Epic Fantasy, Valdemar
1987Arrows of the Queen by Mercedes Lackey Epic Fantasy, Valdemar
1987Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett Epic Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
1987Mort by Terry Pratchett Epic Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
1987The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King Dark Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Dark Tower
1988Arrow's Fall by Mercedes Lackey Epic Fantasy, Valdemar
1991The Waste Lands by Stephen King Dark Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Dark Tower
1996A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin Epic Fantasy, A Song of Ice and Fire
1999A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin Epic Fantasy, A Song of Ice and Fire
2000A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin Epic Fantasy, A Song of Ice and Fire
2001The Ring of Five Dragons by Eric Van Lustbader Epic Fantasy, The Pearl Saga
2002Exile's Honor by Mercedes Lackey Epic Fantasy, Valdemar
2002The Veil of a Thousand Tears by Eric Van Lustbader Epic Fantasy, The Pearl Saga
2003Exile's Valor by Mercedes Lackey Epic Fantasy, Valdemar
2004Mistress of the Pearl by Eric Van Lustbader Epic Fantasy, The Pearl Saga
2004The Knight by Gene Wolfe Epic Fantasy
2004The Wizard by Gene Wolfe Epic Fantasy
2005A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin Epic Fantasy, A Song of Ice and Fire
2008The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan Epic Fantasy, A Land Fit For Heroes
2011A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin Epic Fantasy, A Song of Ice and Fire
2011The Cold Commands by Richard K. Morgan Epic Fantasy, A Land Fit For Heroes
2014The Dark Defiles by Richard K. Morgan Epic Fantasy, A Land Fit For Heroes
2014The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin Epic Fantasy
2015The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin Epic Fantasy, Post Apocalypse, Broken Earth
2016The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin Epic Fantasy, Post Apocalypse, Broken Earth
2017The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin Epic Fantasy, Post Apocalypse, Broken Earth

 

 

 


 

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