Top Ten Fantasy books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week, is a different Top Ten book themed topic. This weeks theme is the Top Ten Books I Would Recommend To Someone Who Has Never Read [genre].

I have chosen Fantasy

Many of these will be big, well known books – but they’re popular for a reason!

The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)

1. Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss – Magic, adventure, love and lots of luck.

2. The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch – Thieves, elaborate plot and twists, and violence.

3. Game of Thrones by George R. R Martin – Many houses fighting for the Iron Throne, deceit, lies, sex and violence, No one is safe.

ImageThe Magicians' Guild (The Black Magician Trilogy, #1)Theft of Swords (The Riyria Revelations, #1-2)

4. Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas – Assassins

5. The Magician’s Guild by Trudi Canavan (Or any of her series for that matter!) – Magicians

6. Theft of Swords by Michael J Sullivan – Assassins and thieves,

Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms, #1)Divine by Mistake (Partholon, #1)

7. Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes – Magic, battling kingdoms and love.

8.  Divine by Mistake by P.C.Cast – for younger readers, Godessess, Centaurs, Myths and War.

9. The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkein – definitely easier than LOTR! Hobbits, Dwarves, Wizards and Dragons.

10. Harry Potter by J.K.Rowling – “Yer a wizard, Harry!”

What would be your in your recommendations for fantasy?


2 thoughts on “Top Ten Fantasy books

    • I just had a look! What an awesome genre you chose. I personally have never really been into comics, but my room mate ADORES Marvel, so I will have a look and see if she has any of the ones you suggested. I would totally pay to see them turn Captain America – Streets of Poison into a movie!

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