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  1. A.M.P.

    A.M.P. People Buy My Books for the Bio Photo Contributor

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    Recommend me a Fantasy Novel

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by A.M.P., Feb 10, 2016.

    I got a $10 discount off Chapters/indigo and I'd like to use it.
    Coupon expires tomorrow >.>

    Any recommendation for quality fantasy novels?
    I was considering The Magicians box set but somehow I'm extremely hesitant on reading it.
    I'm afraid I won't like it as much as I do the TV show (which is totally weird)

    I loved The Child Thief, The Lies of Locke Lamora, The Nightrunner Series, A Land Fit for Heroes, and... so much more.

    I'll check out any suggestions so let me know if there is a must read fantasy book (That you actually liked and isn't a pretentious way of showing us how literate you are :p)
     
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    Komposten Insanitary pile of rotten fruit Staff Supporter Contributor

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    My all-time favourite fantasy novel is definitely Imajica by Clive Barker.
    Most of the other books by him that I have read are close to the top of my list too (Weaveworld, The Abarat trilogy, Mr. B Gone, etc.).

    (Note: some of his books are classified as horror, though I don't think it classify those kinda read as such, except maybe Mr. B Gone.)
     
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    I.A. By the Barn A very lost time traveller Contributor

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    North Child (Or Rose, it has two titles) by Edith Pattou
    Momo by Michael Ende (Same bloke who did the neverending story)
    Death & Co. by Debbie McCune
    A Face like Glass by Frances Hardinge
    Stravaganza by Mary Hoffman BEST FANTASY SERIES EVER. And you can read the first book stand alone too.
    They're all YA or childrens fantasy really but still a good read as I'm a big kid :crazy:
     
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    Kingtype Always writing or thinking things XD Staff Role Play Moderator Contributor

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    Dresden Files or Cinder Spires or Codex Alera by Jim Butcher
    Discworld by Terry Pratchett
    Almost anything by Christopher Moore (If you're also into literary comedy)
    Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (good foil to Lies of Lock Lamora somewhat)
     
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    A.M.P. People Buy My Books for the Bio Photo Contributor

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    Hm.. I might get the box set for Final Empire, that one kinda peaked my interest.
     
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    Best Served Cold, Abercrombie.
     
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    The Face in the Frost, John Bellairs
     
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    A.M.P. People Buy My Books for the Bio Photo Contributor

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    @Jack Asher
    I like how Chapters doesn't have a book synopsis >.>

    And for everyone else who suggested things, thank you!
    I looked through all your suggest (every single one) and some were rather interesting
    However, I went with Rules of Ever After (Not sure how I stumbled on it)

    Thanks for all the great suggestions, I'll probably keep them in mind for my next book browsing :3
     
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    Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett
     
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    Matt E Stormblessed

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    If you mean the series by Sanderson, I strongly recommend this one! One of my favorite fantasy novels!
     
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    A.M.P. People Buy My Books for the Bio Photo Contributor

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    @Matt E

    Yeap.
    I just got gifted a 25$ gift card to indigo.

    Might buy a book from the series once I need new material.
     
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    The Croning by Laird Barron is an excellent Dark Fantasy.
     
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    The Witcher by Andzej Sapkowski is an awesome book saga. It's Dark Fantasy, and the first one in the series is "The Last Wish". It's a collection of short stories that introduces you to the world of the Witcher.
     
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    A.M.P. People Buy My Books for the Bio Photo Contributor

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    Yeah, I considered buying one of his books but never did.
    It sounds like a good enough read so I might give it a shot one day.

    Currently, no time for books anymore :(
     

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