"Not all those who wander are lost."
-J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
"Never run from anything immortal. It attracts their attention."
-Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn
"Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day."
-Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues
“People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes."
-Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings
"Friends can betray you, but with an old enemy, you always know where you stand."
-Raymond E. Feist, Krondor: The Betrayal
"Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times."
-Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear
"Fortunately, where reason failed, blind panic served well enough."
-N.K. Jemisin, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
"Darkness shields as much as it threatens."
-R. Scott Bakker, The Judging Eye
"So there's an iPhone app for fighting zombies. Interesting.”
-Amelia Beamer, The Loving Dead
“Twenty percent? What am I, your waiter? I got you five vampires, not a BLT.”
-Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“I'm steel-toed boots in a ballet-slipper world.”
-Richard Kadrey, Sandman Slim
“Love is a tempestuous mistress. And none of us shall ever master her.”
-Lisa Ann Sandell, Song of the Sparrow
“His head was an hour-glass; it could stow an idea, but it had to do it a grain at a time, not the whole idea at once.”
-Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
“Why is it that what we do know can save us, but what we don't know can kill us?”
-T.A. Barron, Ultimate Magic
“Fairy Tales always have a happy ending.” “That depends... on whether you are Rumpelstiltskin or the Queen.”
-Jane Yolen, Briar Rose
“There's really nothing quite like someone's wanting you dead to make you want to go on living.”
-Roger Zelazny, This Immortal
“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
"Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?" "That is the only time a man can be brave."
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
“Ah, pay no heed if your enemies laugh. They'll not be able to once you lop off their heads.”
-Christopher Paolini, Eragon, Eldest & Brisingr

Epic Fantasy

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    A Dance with Dragons
    George R.R. Martin

    In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance...

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    Throne of the Crescent Moon
    Saladin Ahmed

    The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, land of djenn and ghuls, holy warriors and heretics, Khalifs and...

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    The Sacred Band
    David Anthony Durham

    As The Sacred Band begins, Queen Corinn bestrides the world as a result of her mastery of...

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    Casket of Souls
    Lynn Flewelling

    The Nightrunners are back in this gripping novel full of Lynn Flewelling’s trademark action,...

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    The Kingdom of Gods
    N.K. Jemisin

    The incredible conclusion to the Inheritance Trilogy. For two thousand years the Arameri...

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    Snuff
    Terry Pratchett

    For nearly three decades, Terry Pratchett has enthralled millions of fans worldwide with his...

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    The Kingdoms of Dust
    Amanda Downum

    With her master dead and her oaths foresworn, necromancer and spy Isyllt Iskaldur finds...

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    Who Fears Death?
    Nnedi Okorafor

    In a far-future, post-apocalyptic Saharan Africa, genocide plagues one region. When the only...

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    When the Sea is Rising Red
    Cat Hellisen

    After seventeen-year-old Felicita’s dearest friend Ilven kills herself to escape an arranged...

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    The Cloud Roads
    Martha Wells

    Moon has spent his life hiding what he is - a shape-shifter able to transform himself into a...

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    Best Served Cold
    Joe Abercrombie

    Springtime in Styria. And that means war. There have been nineteen years of blood. The ruthles...

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    The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
    N.K. Jemisin

    Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious...

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    The Lies of Locke Lamora
    Scott Lynch

    In this stunning debut, author Scott Lynch delivers the wonderfully thrilling tale of an...

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    The Blade Itself
    Joe Abercrombie

    Logen Ninefingers, infamous barbarian, has finally run out of luck. Caught in one feud too...

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    Acacia: War with the Mein
    David Anthony Durham

    The first book in David Anthony Durham’s acclaimed fantasy series, the Acacia Trilogy—a...

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    Fire Logic
    Laurie J. Marks

    Earth * Air * Water * Fire

    These elements have sustained the peaceful people of...

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    Kings of the North
    Elizabeth Moon

    Peace and order have been restored to the kingdoms of Tsaia and Lyonya, thanks to the crowning...

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    The Curse of Chalion
    Lois McMaster Bujold

    A man broken in body and spirit, Cazaril has returned to the noble household he once served as...

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    The Drowning City
    Amanda Downum

    Symir -- the Drowning City. home to exiles and expatriates, pirates and smugglers. And violent...

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    The Last Stormlord
    Glenda Larke

    Shale is the lowest of the low-an outcast from a poor village in the heart of the desert. In...

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    Changer of Days
    Alma Alexander

    The child Anghara Kir Hama was forced to flee the kingdom she rightfully ruled, escaping the...

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    Beguilement
    Lois McMaster Bujold

    An epic fantasy of devotion, destiny, and perilous magic, from author Lois McMaster Bujold.

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    Banewreaker
    Jacqueline Carey

    If all that is good thinks you evil... are you?

    Once upon a time, the Seven Shapers...

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    Daughter of Exile
    Lisa Goldstein as Isabel Glass

    Lady Angarred Hashan was raised in exile far from Pergodi, the capital city. Angarred never...

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    Sisters of the Raven
    Barbara Hambly

    The Yellow City is in crisis. The wells are running dry, and the Sun Mages have been unable to...

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    The Princes Of The Golden Cage
    Nathalie Mallet

    Prince Amir lives in a lavish and beautiful cage. He lives in a palace with hundreds of his...

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    The Adamantine Palace
    Stephen Deas

    The power of the Realms depends on its dragons. With their terrifying natures tempered by a...

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    The Glasswrights' Master
    Mindy L. Klasky

    In the conclusion of the Glasswright series, Rani confronts her past-and begins to regret...

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    A Cavern of Black Ice
    J.V. Jones

    As a newborn Ash March was abandoned--left for dead at the foot of a frozen mountain. Found...

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    Skinwalker
    Faith Hunter

    Jane Yellowrock is a supernatural skinwalker--one sharing her body with the soul of a mountain...

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    The Fellowship of the Ring
    J.R.R. Tolkien

    The dark, fearsome Ringwraiths are searching for a Hobbit. Frodo Baggins knows that they are...

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    A Wizard of Earthsea
    Ursula K. Le Guin

    Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless...

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    Conan the Barbarian
    Robert E. Howard

    Conan the Barbarian is one of the greatest fictional heroes ever created—a swordsman who cuts...

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    The Birthgrave
    Tanith Lee

    The Birthgrave is Tanith Lee's first published novel -- the first book of a trilogy of stunnin...

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    Swords Against Death
    Fritz Leiber

    Swords Against Death, the second story in the Lankhmar series, finds Fafhrd and the Gray...

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    The Black Company
    Glen Cook

    Some feel the Lady, newly risen from centuries in thrall, stands between humankind and evil....

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    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
    C.S. Lewis

    They open a door and enter a world, Narnia... a land frozen in eternal winter... a country...

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    A Game of Thrones
    George R.R. Martin

    Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a...

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    The Summer Tree
    Guy Gavriel Kay

    The Summer Tree is the first novel of Guy Gavriel Kay’s critically acclaimed fantasy trilogy,...

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    Elric of Melnibone
    Michael Moorcock

    It is the colour of a bleached skull, his flesh; and the long hair that flows below his...