10 Best Fantasy Novels - List by Independent™

10 Best Fantasy Novels

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Title: Fools Quest

The harrowing adventures of FitzChivalry Farseer and his enigmatic friend the Fool continue in Robin Hobbs triumphant follow-up to Fools Assassin. But Fools Quest is more than just a sequel. With the artistry and imagination her fans have come to expect, Hobb builds masterfully on all that has gone before, revealing devastating secrets and shocking conspiracies that cast a dark shadow over the history of Fitz and his worlda shadow that now stretches to darken all future hope.
Author(s): Robin Hobb
ISBN 13: 9780553392920
Pages: 768
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Title: The Invisible Library

Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, a shadowy organization that collects important works of fiction from all of the different realities. Most recently, she and her enigmatic assistant Kai have been sent to an alternative London. Their mission: Retrieve a particularly dangerous book. The problem: By the time they arrive, it's already been stolen.
Author(s): Genevieve Cogman
ISBN 13: 9781101988640
Pages: 352
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Title: Six of Crows

Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price--and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone...
Author(s): Leigh Bardugo
ISBN 13: 9781627792127
Pages: 480
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Title: Queen of Shadows

Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she's at last returned to the empire-for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past... She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight.
Author(s): Sarah J. Maas
ISBN 13: 9781619636040
Pages: 672
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Title: Arcadia

In 1960s Oxford, Professor Henry Lytten is attempting to write a fantasy novel that forgoes the magic of his predecessors, J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. He finds an unlikely confidante in his quick-witted, inquisitive young neighbor Rosie. One day, while chasing Lyttens cat, Rosie encounters a doorway in his cellar. She steps through and finds herself in an idyllic, pastoral land where Storytellers are revered above all others. There she meets a young man who is about to embark on a quest of his ownand may be the one chance Rosie has of returning home. These breathtaking adventures ultimately intertwine with the story of an eccentric psychomathematician whose breakthrough discovery will affect all of these different lives and worlds.
Author(s): Iain Pears
ISBN 13: 9781101946824
Pages: 528
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Title: Shadows of Self

Shadows of Self shows Mistborn's society evolving as technology and magic mix, the economy grows, democracy contends with corruption, and religion becomes a growing cultural force, with four faiths competing for converts. This bustling, optimistic, but still shaky society now faces its first instance of terrorism, crimes intended to stir up labor strife and religious conflict. Wax and Wayne, assisted by the lovely, brilliant Marasi, must unravel the conspiracy before civil strife stops Scadrial's progress in its tracks.
Author(s): Brandon Sanderson
ISBN 13: 9780765378552
Pages: 384
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Title: Half a War

New York Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie delivers the stunning conclusion to the epic fantasy trilogy that began with Half a King, praised by George R. R. Martin as a fast-paced tale of betrayal and revenge that grabbed me from page 1 and refused to let go.
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN 13: 9780804178464
Pages: 384
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Title: The Mime Order

Paige Mahoney has escaped the brutal prison camp of Sheol I, but her problems have only just begun: many of the survivors are missing and she is the most wanted person in London . . . As Scion turns its all-seeing eye on Paige, the mime-lords and mime-queens of the city's gangs are invited to a rare meeting of the Unnatural Assembly. Jaxon Hall and his Seven Seals prepare to take center stage, but there are bitter fault lines running through the clairvoyant community and dark secrets around every corner.
Author(s): Samantha Shannon
ISBN 13: 9781620408957
Pages: 528
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Title: Wake of Vultures

Monsters, magic and the supernatural combine in this epic debut where a young woman must defeat the evil hiding beneath the surface. Nettie Lonesome dreams of a better life than toiling as a slave in the sandy desert. But late one night, a stranger attacks her -- and Nettie wins more than the fight.
Author(s): Lila Bowen
ISBN 13: 9780316264310
Pages: 352
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Title: Angel of Storms

Tyen is teaching mechanical magic at a school respected throughout the worlds. News arrives that the formidable ruler of all worlds, long believed to be dead, is back and enforcing his old laws - including the one forbidding schools of magic. As teachers and students flee, Tyen is left with no home and no purpose...except the promise he made to Vella, the sorcerer imprisoned in a book. Tyen must decide what he is willing to do to free her.
Author(s): Trudi Canavan
ISBN 13: 9780316209236
Pages: 576
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