Lord of the Rings is a classic fantasy epic that has captivated readers for decades. If you’re a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece, you might be wondering where to turn for your next epic fantasy adventure. Look no further – here are 15 books like Lord of the Rings that you won’t want to put down.
- The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis – In this beloved series, children travel to the magical land of Narnia and encounter talking animals, witches, and other fantastical creatures. The series teaches important lessons about bravery, faith, and the power of love.
- The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan – This epic 14-book series follows Rand al’Thor and his companions as they battle against the Dark One and try to restore balance to their world. With political intrigue, magical battles, and unforgettable characters, this series is a must-read for any fantasy fan.
- The Kingkiller Chronicle series by Patrick Rothfuss – In this two-book series, we follow Kvothe, a legendary magician and musician, through his early years as an orphan and his journey to becoming a powerful wizard. The series is known for its intricate world-building and lyrical prose.
- The Stormlight Archive series by Brandon Sanderson – This ten-book series is set in a world where magical storms ravage the land, and powerful knights known as the Knights Radiant protect humanity from the horrors that emerge from these storms. With unforgettable characters and breathtaking battles, this series is a must-read for any fantasy fan.
- The Earthsea Cycle by Ursula K. Le Guin – In this six-book series, young wizard Ged journeys to master magic and defeat the forces of evil. With dragons, sorcerers, and other magical beings, this series is a must-read for any fan of “Lord of the Rings.”
- The Belgariad series by David Eddings – In this five-book series, farm boy Garion discovers he’s part of an ancient prophecy that will determine the fate of the world. With a cast of eccentric characters and plenty of adventure, this series is a classic in the fantasy genre.
- The Malazan Book of the Fallen series by Steven Erikson – This ten-book series is known for its intricate plot and world-building, featuring gods, demons, and other supernatural beings. With political intrigue and plenty of action, this series is a must-read for any fantasy fan.
- The First Law trilogy by Joe Abercrombie – This dark and gritty trilogy features a group of characters battling a looming threat in a brutal and violent world. With nuanced characters and intricate plotting, this series is a must-read for fans of “Lord of the Rings.”
- The Dark Tower series by Stephen King – In this seven-book series, gunslinger Roland journeys through a post-apocalyptic world in search of the Dark Tower. With elements of fantasy, horror, and western genres, this series is a unique and unforgettable read.
- The Mistborn series by Brandon Sanderson – In this three-book series, young woman Vin discovers she has powerful abilities that can help her overthrow an oppressive government. With a unique magic system based on metal ingestion, this series is a must-read for any fantasy fan.
- The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb – In this trilogy, royal bastard FitzChivalry Farseer trains as an assassin and spy for the ruling family, navigating court politics and magical powers to protect his family and kingdom from threats both internal and external.
- The Riftwar Saga by Raymond E. Feist – In this series, young orphan Pug becomes an apprentice magician and is soon embroiled in a conflict between two worlds. With dragons, magic, and political intrigue, this series is a must-read for any fantasy fan.
- The Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind – In this series, woodsman Richard Cypher discovers he is the prophesied hero who will defeat the forces of evil. With epic battles and unforgettable characters, this series is a classic in the fantasy genre.
- The Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher – In this series, wizard Harry Dresden solves supernatural crimes and battles against supernatural threats in modern-day Chicago. With plenty of action and humor, this series is a must-read for any fantasy fan.
- The Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy by Tad Williams – In this trilogy, young kitchen boy Simon discovers he is part of an ancient prophecy that will determine the fate of the world. With dragons, magic, and ancient legends, this series is a classic in the fantasy genre.
Whether you’re looking for political intrigue, epic battles, or unforgettable characters, these 15 books like Lord of the Rings are sure to satisfy your cravings for adventure and magic. Don’t miss out on these unforgettable journeys into the world of fantasy.
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