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Top Fantasy Books and Series-List of best 10 fantasy book series. Fantasy sagas i love the most. Tolkien, Glen Cook, Steven Erikson, R. E. Feist, R. Zelazny, G. R. R. Martin, R. Jordan and more.

My Top 10 Fantasy book Sagas

1. Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

Lord of the Rings

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Legendary fantasy series. Fellowship of the Ring must save Middle-earth from dark Lord Sauron.

Lord of the Rings books:
The Fellowship of the Ring
The Two Towers
The Return of the King
2. The Black Company by Glen Cook

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The Black Company

Excellent dark fantasy about Black Company, an elite legion pf mercenaries who fighting for money and fame. They are not good nor evil. They simply must survive at all cost.

The Black Company books:
The Books of the North
The Black Company
Shadows Linger
The White Rose

Black company story continues in The Books of South and in The Books of the Glittering Stone.

3. Malazan Book of the Fallen by Steven Erikson

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Malazan Book of Fallen

Awesome fantasy epic saga focused on wars in Malazan empire. Chronicles of The Bridgeburners and other special units. Huge, complicated and awesome series.

Malazan saga books:
Gardens of the Moon
Deadhouse Gates
Memories of Ice
House of Chains
Midnight Tides
The Bonehunters
Reaper’s Gale
Toll the Hounds
Dust of Dreams
The Crippled God

4. The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski

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The Witcher

An excellent Polish fantasy saga focused on a mutated Witcher who is killing monsters for money. Brutal, sad and excellent story. It got a great action fantasy RPG game and it will get an another part soon. I have read these books probably 5 times.

The Witcher saga books:
Blood of Elves
Times of Contempt
Baptism of Fire
The Swallow’s Tower
Lady of the Lake

5. A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin.

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A Song of Ice and Fire

The fantasy chronicling of a dynastic civil war for control of Westeros between several competing families, the rising threat of the Others who dwell beyond an immense wall of ice that forms Westeros’ northern border; and the ambition of Daenerys Targaryen, the exiled daughter of a king who was murdered in another civil war fifteen years previously, to return to Westeros and claim her rightful throne.

A Song of Ice and Fire books:
A Game of Thrones
A Clash of Kings
A Storm of Swords
A Feast for Crows
A Dance with Dragons
The Winds of Winter
A Dream of Spring

6. The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan

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The Wheel of Time

The Wheel of Time has been named the New LOTR. In Wheel of Time fantasy world, the Dark One, the embodiment of pure evil, is breaking free from his prison. The overall plot is about a man who learns that he is the reincarnation of the world’s messiah and is once again destined to save the world from the Dark One.

The Wheel of Time books:
New Spring
The Eye of the World
The Great Hunt
The Dragon Reborn
The Shadow Rising
The Fires of Heaven
Lord of Chaos
A Crown of Swords
The Path of Daggers
Winter’s Heart
Crossroads of Twilight
Knife of Dreams
The Gathering Storm
Towers of Midnight
A Memory of Light (2011)

7. Thieves’ World by Robert Aprin

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Thieves World

Thieves’ World is set in the city of Sanctuary, located at the edge of the Rankan Empire. The city was depicted as a place where many were downtrodden and where the invading Rankan gods and the Ilsigi gods they had ousted begin a struggle for primacy. Thieves’ World is a shared world fantasy series created by Robert Lynn Asprin in 1978. The original series comprised twelve anthologies, including stories by such science fiction authors as Poul Anderson, John Brunner, Andrew J. Offutt, C. J. Cherryh, Janet Morris, Chris Morris.

Thieves’ World books:
Thieves’ World
Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn
Shadows of Sanctuary
Storm Season
The Face of Chaos
Wings of Omen
The Dead of Winter
Soul of the City
Blood Ties
Uneasy Alliances
Stealers’ Sky
Turning Points
Enemies of Fortune

8. Saga of the Noble Dead series by Barb and J.C. Hendee.

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Noble Dead

Story of Magiera, a Dhampir. Dhampir is half human, half vampire. Magiere was born to serve but she changed her fate. Excellent dark fantasy story about vamps, magic and true heroes.

Noble Dead saga books:
Thief of Lives
Sister of the Dead
Traitor to the Blood (2006, ISBN 0-451-46066-9)
Rebel Fay
Child of a Dead God

Second Series:
In Shade and Shadow
Through Stone and Sea
Third book (working title: Of Truth & Beasts) (scheduled for 2011)

9. Riftwar Saga by Reymond E. Feist

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Rift War Saga

One of the most facinating series of books I’ve ever read. Magician, is simply great book with numerous characters and trully living world. Destinies of two worlds are changed forever.

Riftwar Saga books:
A Darkness at Sethanon

10. Amber saga

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Amber series

Fantasy and our real world. The first 5 books chronicle the adventures and plots for the crown of Prince Corwin, one of nine princes of Amber. Amber is the true reality that casts off many shadow or parallel worlds. The second series within the book follows the life of Merlin, Corwins son.

Amber saga books:
Nine Princes in Amber
The Guns of Avalon
Sign of the Unicorn
The Hand of Oberon
The Courts of Chaos

Second series:
Trumps of Doom
Blood of Amber
Sign of Chaos
Knight of Shadows
Prince of Chaos

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