Updated March 24, 2018 by Richard Lynch

The 10 Best Fantasy Books

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Harry Potter
The Name of the Wind
Good Omens

We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. From Middle Earth to Westeros and everywhere in between, fantasy books have been bringing incredible worlds to life for many years. With so many great novels coming out nearly every day, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with options. To help narrow your search, here are some of our picks for what you should read next. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best fantasy book on Amazon.

10. "Uprooted" by Naomi Novik

9. Brandon Sanderson's "Mistborn"

8. A Darker Shade of Magic

7. The Goblin Emperor

6. The Last Wish

5. A Song of Ice and Fire

4. The Lord of the Rings

3. Good Omens

2. Harry Potter

1. The Name of the Wind

Richard Lynch
Last updated on March 24, 2018 by Richard Lynch

Richard grew up in the part of New York state that doesn’t have any tall buildings. When he’s not writing, he spends most of his time reading and playing video games. A massive fan all things sci-fi, he’ll happily talk with you for hours about everything from the deserts of Arrakis to the forests of Endor.

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