Recommended Reading: Epic Fantasy

In the mood for swords and sorcery? These are the books for you!

Note: When I'm recommending a series, I will only post the first book of the series. Beyond that, I figure you can use your own judgement to decide if you want to keep reading.

In alphabetical order (ignoring "a" and "the")

  • Black Prism by Brent Weeks
  • Black Unicorn by Tanith Lee
  • Cast in Shadow by Michelle Sarara
  • any Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett
  • The Dragonbone Chair by Tad Williams
  • The Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey
  • Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
  • The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
  • The Last Stormlord by Glenda Larke
  • The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
  • Lord of the Changing Winds by Rachel Neumeier
  • The Magician's Guild by Trudi Canavan
  • Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
  • The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
  • Path of Fate by Diana Pharaoh Francis
  • Priestess of the White by Trudi Canavan
  • The Resistance by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Rhapsody by Elizabeth Haydon
  • Song in the Silence by Elizabeth Kerner
  • A Spell for Chameleon by Piers Anthony
  • The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
  • The Thief's Gambit by Juliet E. McKenna
  • Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson
  • The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
  • Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind