Top 10 Fantasy book series of all time

Dive into a magical world of witches, wizards, fairies, elf and many more. Start reading a fantasy book and let your imagination do the rest.

Check our list of top 10 fantasy book series and add your favorites.

#10 The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

This is epic adventure, filled with heraldic magic and and you will enjoy high-sea adventures. Whether you have watched a movie or not, you will be dragged into this world, with no doors to escape.

Books in order:

  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
  • Prince Caspian (1951)
  • The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
  • The Silver Chair (1953)
  • The Horse and His Boy (1954)
  • The Magician`s Nephew (1955)
  • The Last Battle (1956)

#9 The Dark Tower by Stephen King

Stephen King is one of the best modern authors and this is his masterpiece. The Dark Tower Series plot is about Roland Deschain is the last living member of a knightly order and the last of the line of “Arthur Eld”, his world’s analogue of King Arthur. It is a bit complicated to explain in short so we suggest you to start reading!

Books in order:

  • The Little Sisters of Eluria (1998)
  • The Gunslinger (1982)
  • The Drawing of the Three (1987)
  • The Waste Lands (1991)
  •  Wizard and Glass
  • The Wind Through the Keyhole (2012)
  • Wolves of the Calla (2003)
  • Song of Susannah (2004)
  • The Dark Tower (2004)

#8 Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

This is an amazing story about world that still has dragons, in which dragons and their riders communicate by telepathy. You will wish to have your own dragon after reading this!

Books in order:

  • Dragonflight (1968; composed in part of McCaffrey’s first two Pern novellas, Weyr Search and Dragonrider, originally published in 1967)
  • Dragonquest (1970)
  • The White Dragon (1978)

#7 The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie

Does barbarians, wizards and multi-territory conflicts sound good enough for a fantasy book? Add to it perfect characterization and you will have a short glimpse to what these books are all about.

Books in order:

  • The Blade Itself (2006)
  • Before They Are Hanged (2007)
  • Last Argument of Kings (2008)

#6 Temeraire by Naomi Novik

This is interesting and totally different than everything else you have read. It is both fantasy and alternative history book series. It includes Napoleonic wars and dragons!

Books in order:

  • His Majesty’s Dragon (2006)
  • Throne of Jade (2006)
  • Black Powder War (2006)
  • Empire of Ivory (2007)
  • Victory of Eagles (2008)
  • Tongues of Serpents (2010)
  • Crucible of Gold (2012)
  • Blood of Tyrants (2013)
  • League of Dragons (2016)

#5 The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent

This is a story about assassin with magical talent, such as the ability to muffle sound or to block an attack, but then tries to leave it all behind and finally becomes the avatar of retribution: the Night Angel.

Books in order:

  • The Way of Shadows (2008)
  • Shadows` Edge (2008)
  • Beyond the Shadows (2008)

#4 The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan

We now it is a lot, fourteen books to read ahead of you! But trust us, you will start an amazing journey with numerous elements of both European and Asian mythology. A journey you will never forget.

Books in order:

  • New Spring (2004)
  • The Eye of the world (1990)
  • The Great Hunt (1990)
  • The Dragon Reborn (1991)
  • The Shadows Rising (1992)
  • The Fires of Heaven (1993)
  • Lord of Chaos (1994)
  • A Crown of Swords (1996)
  • The Path of Daggers (1998)
  • Winter`s Heart (2000)
  • Crossroads of Twilight (2003)
  • Knife of Dreams (2005)
  • The Gathering Storm (2009)
  • Towers of Midnight (2010)
  • A Memory of light (2013)

#3 A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Do we have to say something more about the biggest TV phenomenon lately? Prepare yourself, the books contain much more information and charactes than show.

Books in order:

  • A Game of Thrones (1996)
  • A Clash of Kings (1998)
  • A Storm of Swords (2000)
  • A Feast for Crows (2005)
  • A Dance with Dragons (2011)
  • The Winds of Winter (forthcoming)
  • A Dream of Spring (forthcoming)

#2 The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

A masterpiece of fantasy genre, The Lord of the Rings trilogy is also one of the greatest book series ever written. Tolkin invented an entire new world and language and you will be grateful to be part of it, even from other side of the page.

Books in order:

  • The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Two Towers
  • The Return of the King

#1 Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

You are never too old for magical world of Harry Potter. Pick up your wand and enjoy adventures of this special boy, maybe you will see them different with your adult eyes.

Books in order:

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (1997)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (1998)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (1999)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2000)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2003)
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2005)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007)

Which one is your favorite?

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