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14 Fantasy Series Every Bookworm Must Read

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Title: George R. R. Martins a Game of Thrones Leather-Cloth Boxed Set (Song of Ice and Fire Series)

Winter is coming. Such is the stern motto of House Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off Kings Landing. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell rules in Roberts name. There his family dwells in peace and comfort: his proud wife, Catelyn; his sons Robb, Brandon, and Rickon; his daughters Sansa and Arya; and his bastard son, Jon Snow. Far to the north, behind the towering Wall, lie savage Wildings and worseunnatural things relegated to myth during the centuries-long summer, but proving all too real and all too deadly in the turning of the season.
Author(s): George R.R. Martin
ISBN 13: 9781101965481
Pages: 5280
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Title: The Lord of the Rings Deluxe Edition

Author(s): J. R. R. Tolkien
ISBN 13: 9780544273443
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Title: Outlander (Outlander Series #1)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES Unrivaled storytelling. Unforgettable characters. Rich historical detail. These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldons work. Her New York Times bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics and captured the hearts of millions of fans. Here is the story that started it all, introducing two remarkable characters, Claire Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser, in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages. OUTLANDER Scottish Highlands, 1945. Claire Randall, a former British combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenachan outlanderin a Scotland torn by war and raiding clans in the year of Our Lord . . . 1743. Claire is catapulted into the intrigues of a world that threatens her life, and may shatter her heart. Marooned amid danger, passion, and violence, Claire learns her only chance of safety lies in Jamie Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior. What begins in compulsion becomes urgent need, and Claire finds herself torn between two very different men, in two irreconcilable lives.
Author(s): Diana Gabaldon
ISBN 13: 9780385319959
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Title: The Name of the Wind

he riveting first-person narrative of a young man who grows to be the most notorious magician his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime- ridden city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, The Name of the Wind is a masterpiece that transports readers into the body and mind of a wizard. It is a high-action novel written with a poet's hand, a powerful coming-of-age story of a magically gifted young man, told through his eyes: to read this book is to be the hero.
Author(s): Patrick Rothfuss
ISBN 13: 9780756405892
Pages: 661
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Title: The Chronicles of Narnia One Volume

<p>Journeys to the end of the world, fantastic creatures, and epic battles between good and evil what more could any reader ask for in one book? The book that has it all is the lion, the witch and the wardrobe, written in 1949 by C. S. Lewis. But Lewis did not stop there. Six more books followed, and together they became known as The Chronicles of Narnia.</p> <p>For the past fifty years, The Chronicles of Narnia have transcended the fantasy genre to become part of the canon of classic literature. Each of the seven books is a masterpiece, drawing the reader into a world where magic meets reality, and the result is a fictional world whose scope has fascinated generations.</p> <p>This edition presents all seven books unabridged in one impressive volume. The books are presented here according to Lewis's preferred order, each chapter graced with an illustration by the original artist, Pauline Baynes. This edition also contains C. S. Lewis's essay "On Three Ways of Writing for Children," in which he explains precisely how the magic of Narnia and the realm of fantasy appeal not only to children but to discerning readers of all ages. Deceptively simple and direct, <b>The Chronicles of Narnia</b> continue to captivate fans with adventures, characters, and truths that speak to all readers, even fifty years after the books were first published.</p>
Author(s): C. S. Lewis
ISBN 13: 9780060598242
Pages: 784
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Title: The Wheel of Time

The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, and Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.
Author(s): Robert Herron;Robert Jordan
ISBN 13: 9780812538366
Pages: 2272
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Title: Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn Series #1)

Author(s): Brandon Sanderson
ISBN 13: 9780765311788
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Title: Darkover

The Darkover series by famed female author Marion Zimmer Bradley are science fantasy, including both science fiction and sweeping fantasy themes. There are more than 30 in publication about a human colony on a faraway planet
Author(s): Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN 13: 9780099154105
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Title: Harry Potter Complete series

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
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Title: Sword of Truth

In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, appears in Richard Cypher's forest sanctuary seeking help . . . and more. His world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence.
Author(s): Terry Goodkind
ISBN 13: 9780765300270
Pages: 576
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Title: Storm Front (The Dresden Files)

For Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard, business, to put it mildly, stinks. So when the police bring him in to consult on a grisly double murder committed with black magic, Harry's seeing dollar signs. But where there's black magic, there's a black mage behind it. And now that mage knows Harry's name.
Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451461971
Pages: 311
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Title: The Eyre Affair (A Thursday Next Novel)

In a world where one can literally get lost in literature, Thursday Next, a Special Operative in literary detection, tries to stop the world's Third Most Wanted criminal from kidnapping characters, including Jane Eyre, from works of ...
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN 13: 9780142001806
Pages: 374
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Title: Gardens of the Moon - (Malazan Book of the Fallen)

The Malazan Empire simmers with discontent, bled dry by interminable warfare, bitter infighting and bloody confrontations with ancient and implacable sorcerers. Even the imperial legions, long inured to the bloodshed, yearn for some respite. Yet Empress Laseen's rule remains absolute, enforced by her dread Claw assassins.
Author(s): Steven Erikson
ISBN 13: 9780765322883
Pages: 496
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