Fantasy Books

A Listmania! list by karen maki
The list author says: "Here's a list of my favorite fantasy books. None are science fiction."
Shadow & Claw: The First Half of 'The Book of the New Sun'
1.  Shadow & Claw: The First Half of 'The Book of the New Sun' by Gene Wolfe
The list author says:
  "The Shadow and Claw and the second half Sword and Citadel are well written. This is the best anti hero fiction I've ever read. His prose isn't the easiest but well worth it. This is the best written fantasy book in the past 30 years."
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Arrows of the Queen ( The Heralds of Valdemar, Book 1)
2.  Arrows of the Queen ( The Heralds of Valdemar, Book 1) by Mercedes Lackey
The list author says:
  "This is the first book in Lackey's series.  They are fast reads but I do like them. Romance is prevelant in the series.  My guilty pleasure."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (201 customer reviews)

Neverwhere: A Novel
3.  Neverwhere: A Novel by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "This is a book about two realities in the same city.  Gaiman is brilliant."
$9.27   Used & New from: $3.27
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,205 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

American Gods
4.  American Gods by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "This is my favorite book of all time.  Anyone who reads fantasy needs to read this book."
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Lord Foul's Bane (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Book 1)
5.  Lord Foul's Bane (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Book 1) by Stephen R. Donaldson
The list author says:
  "This series, save "Against All Things Ending" is a great anti hero series."
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Mordant's Need: The Mirror of Her Dreams & a Man Rides Through
6.  Mordant's Need: The Mirror of Her Dreams & a Man Rides Through by Stephen R. Donaldson
The list author says:
  "Donaldson knows how to write conflicted characters."
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Dragon Wing (The Death Gate Cycle, Book 1)
7.  Dragon Wing (The Death Gate Cycle, Book 1) by Margaret Weis
The list author says:
  "Well written."
$7.28   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Is the Kindle edition the Author's Preferred Text version? 0 Nov 19, 2013
Can't decide between the 10th anniversary edition or the old one 0 Oct 23, 2012
Where's the Kindle Edition? 6 Oct 21, 2012
Good books for the whole family.... 3 Sep 11, 2012
Does the mysogyny in Shadow & Claw relent? 8 Aug 30, 2012
Author's Preferred edition? 0 Aug 16, 2012
Looking for Urban Fantasy Book Recommendations 4 Aug 11, 2012
Kindle-ize please! 3 Apr 18, 2012
Kindle edition--cheaper? 5 Apr 18, 2012
Yet another example of an overpriced Kindle edition. 1 Feb 15, 2012
OCR error 0 Feb 1, 2012
How hard was it for you to put this book down? 14 Aug 7, 2011
 
   

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