The Best Fantasy Books to Read
for Fun and Relaxation

The best fantasy books provide an escape... they suck you in and don't let go until you've turned your very last page. And even then they sometimes leave you hungering for more.

There is nothing like falling into a world beyond anything you've ever dreamed to experience the wicked, wondrous imaginations of all your favorite fantasy authors.

Each and every page weilds a magic of it's own that entices you to read more.

The characters are entriguing and heroic, and the stories are full of unimaginable adventure. A world beyond reality.

While we don't have a magic wand that we can wave to select a fantasy book for you, we do have the power to gather a list of what we feel are some of the best books to read in the fantasy genre.

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Fantasy Book Recommendations

Categories:      Fantasy book series   Young Adult Fantasy   Fantasy Authors


artemis fowl

The Arctic Incident
Artemis Fowl 2
by Eoin Colfer
Young adult fantasy


artemis fowl

Artemis Fowl
Artemis Fowl 1
by Eoin Colfer
Young adult fantasy


the last apprentice

Attack of the Fiend
The Last Apprentice 4
by Joseph Delaney
Young adult fantasy


rangers apprentice

The Battle for Skandia
Rangers Apprentice 4
by John Flanagan
Young adult fantasy


eragon books

Brisingr
Inheritance Series 3
by Christopher Paolini
Young adult fantasy


rangers apprentice

The Burning Bridge
Rangers Apprentice 2
by John Flanagan
Young adult fantasy


harry potter 2

Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter 2
by JK Rowling
Young adult fantasy


the last apprentice

Clash of the Demons
The Last Apprentice 6
by Joseph Delaney
Young adult fantasy


the last apprentice

Curse of the Bane
The Last Apprentice 2
by Joseph Delaney
Young adult fantasy


rachel morgan

Dead Witch Walking
Rachel Morgan 1
by Kim Harrison
Young adult fantasy


harry potter 7

The Deathly Hallows
Harry Potter 7
by J K Rowling
Young adult fantasy


the dragon heir

The Dragon Heir
The Heir Trilogy
by Cinda Chima
Young adult fantasy


eragon books

Eldest
Inheritance Series 2
by Christopher Paolini
Young adult fantasy


eon dragoneye reborn

Eon: Dragoneye Reborn
Eon Duology
by Alison Goodman
Young adult fantasy


eragon books

Eragon
Inheritance Series 1
by Christopher Paolini
Young adult fantasy


artemis fowl

The Eternity Code
Artemis Fowl 3
by Eoin Colfer
Young adult fantasy


lord of the rings

Fellowship of the Ring
Lord of the Rings 1
by JRR Tolkien
Young adult fantasy


the lost years of merlin

The Fires of Merlin
Lost Years of Merlin 3
by TA Barron
Young adult fantasy


harry potter 4

The Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter 4
by JK Rowling
Young adult fantasy


harry potter 6

The Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter 6
by JK Rowling
Young adult fantasy


black magician trilogy

The High Lord
Black Magician Trilogy 3
by Trudi Canavan
Young adult fantasy


rangers apprentice

The Icebound Land
Rangers Apprentice 3
by John Flanagan
Young adult fantasy


artemis fowl

The Lost Colony
Artemis Fowl 5
by Eoin Colfer
Young adult fantasy


the lost years of merlin

Lost Years of Merlin
Lost Years of Merlin 1
by TA Barron
Young adult fantasy


black magician trilogy

The Magicians' Guild
Black Magician Trilogy 1
by Trudi Canavan
Young adult fantasy


the lost years of merlin

The Mirror of Merlin
Lost Years of Merlin 4
by TA Barron
Young adult fantasy


the last apprentice

Night of the Soul Stealer
The Last Apprentice 3
by Joseph Delaney
Young adult fantasy


black magician trilogy

The Novice
Black Magician Trilogy 2
by Trudi Canavan
Young adult fantasy


artemis fowl

The Opal Deception
Artemis Fowl 4
by Eoin Colfer
Young adult fantasy


harry potter 5

Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter 5
by JK Rowling
Young adult fantasy


harry potter 3

The Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter 3
by JK Rowling
Young adult fantasy


the last apprentice

Revenge of the Witch
The Last Apprentice 1
by Joseph Delaney
Young adult fantasy


the return of the king

The Return of the King
Lord of the Rings 3
by J R R Tolkien
Young adult fantasy


rangers apprentice

The Ruins of Gorlan
Rangers Apprentice 1
by John Flanagan
Young adult fantasy


the lost years of merlin

Seven Songs of Merlin
Lost Years of Merlin 2
by TA Barron
Young adult fantasy


rangers apprentice

Sorcerer of the North
Rangers Apprentice 5
by John Flanagan
Young adult fantasy


harry potter 1

The Sorcerers Stone
Harry Potter 1
by JK Rowling
Young adult fantasy


the two towers

The Two Towers
Lord of the Rings 2
byJ R R Tolkien
Young adult fantasy


the warrior heir

The Warrior Heir
The Heir Trilogy
by Cinda Chima
Young adult fantasy


the lost years of merlin

Wings of Merlin
Lost Years of Merlin 5
by TA Barron
Young adult fantasy


the wizard heir

The Wizard Heir
The Wizard Heir
by Cinda Chima
Young adult fantasy


the last apprentice

Wrath of the Bloodeye
The Last Apprentice 5
by Joseph Delaney
Young adult fantasy


the return of the king

The Return of the King
Lord of the Rings 3
by J R R Tolkien
Young adult fantasy


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