Excellent fantasy novels

A Listmania! list by Fantasy Lover "Dragon Lover" (Missouri)
 
Elantris
1.  Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
The list author says:
  "A masterpiece of Brandon Sanderson. His first novel, and an amazing one at that!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

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Warbreaker (Sci Fi Essential Books)
2.  Warbreaker (Sci Fi Essential Books) by Brandon Sanderson
The list author says:
  "Another Sanderson epic. Not as good as Elantris, but still very good."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

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The Way of Kings (Stormlight Archive)
3.  The Way of Kings (Stormlight Archive) by Brandon Sanderson
The list author says:
  "Ah, The Way of Kings! Sanderson's start to what promises to be a truly epic series, if this book is any judge!"
Used & New from: 10.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (223 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Night Angel Trilogy
4.  The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks
The list author says:
  "My current favorite series. The writing isn't as polished as most fantasy novels, but the story makes up for it. You'll find yourself cheering for the secondary characters more than the main, though."
Used & New from: 14.89
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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The Black Prism: Book 1 of Lightbringer (Lightbringer Trilogy)
5.  The Black Prism: Book 1 of Lightbringer (Lightbringer Trilogy) by Brent Weeks
The list author says:
  "Week's second series beginner. Writing is more polished here, but you will still wish he wrote more Night Angel books!"
Used & New from: 4.50
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

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Shadow's Son
6.  Shadow's Son by Jon Sprunk
The list author says:
  "Caim is awesome, and so is his mysterious ghostly sidekick!"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Lord of the Clans: Lord of the Clans No. 2 (Warcraft Archives Series)
7.  Lord of the Clans: Lord of the Clans No. 2 (Warcraft Archives Series) by Christie Golden
The list author says:
  "Even if you're not a fan of Warcraft, you'll still find yourself cheering and crying over certain parts in this well-written tie-in novel."
5.24   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Warded Man
8.  The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett
The list author says:
  "Excellent start to what appears to be a great fantasy series."
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Baudino Gael : Strands of Starlight (Signet)
9.  Baudino Gael : Strands of Starlight (Signet) by Gael Baudino
The list author says:
  "Before I read Elantris, this was my favorite fantasy book. Its simply haunting and so well written that you won't wonder if Gael herself is an Elf."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Eye of the World: 1/14 (Wheel of Time)
10.  The Eye of the World: 1/14 (Wheel of Time) by Robert Jordan
The list author says:
  "The start to a superb epic fantasy series. The last novels are being written by the amazing Brandon Sanderson."
Used & New from: 17.79
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (305 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
11.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "No fantasy list is complete without this trilogy on it. Read it, and you'll know why Tolkien is the king of fantasy."
Used & New from: 4.55
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,210 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Silmarillion
12.  The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "Tolkien's lifework. It became published after  his death, which is a great tragedy, as this book is just as good as the LoTR trilogy."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (287 customer reviews)

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The Hobbit
13.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "The book that started it all. If you are new to fantasy, start here. You won't regret it."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,936 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Mistborn Trilogy Set
14.  Mistborn Trilogy Set by Brandon Sanderson
The list author says:
  "Despite all the hype surrounding it, I didn't love Mistborn as much as the other Sanderson novels. Still good reads though."
Used & New from: 13.20
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Magic's Pawn
15.  Magic's Pawn by Mercedes Lackey
The list author says:
  "Lackey's writing can be immature at times, but these books got me started on fantasy, especially this trilogy. Amazing and beautiful."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Wicked Gentlemen (Hells Below)
16.  Wicked Gentlemen (Hells Below) by Ginn Hale
The list author says:
  "More steampunk than fantasy, but has magic and demons. Gay romance, but thats not the main plot of the book. Ginn Hale's writing is amazing. She makes you feel like you're there."
7.60   Used & New from: 2.78
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

A Strong and Sudden Thaw
17.  A Strong and Sudden Thaw by R. W. Day
The list author says:
  "Another book that looks like fantasy, but isn't QUITE. Fantasy at first, then you find out the truth and it turns into more sci-fi."
12.00   Used & New from: 5.73
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Archer's Heart
18.  The Archer's Heart by Astrid Amara
The list author says:
  "Very long, but well worth the time and effort. Detailed world and characters."
Used & New from: 33.86
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner)
19.  Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner) by Lynn Flewelling
The list author says:
  "Great fantasy series with strong characters and well-written plot."
4.78   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

The Bone Doll's Twin (Bantam Spectra Book)
20.  The Bone Doll's Twin (Bantam Spectra Book) by Lynn Flewelling
The list author says:
  "Sort-of prequel to the Nightrunner series, though it doesn't need to be read to understand and enjoy Nightrunner."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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