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Good books that are like Harry Potter, the Sookie Stackhouse collection or the Twilight saga?

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Posted on 1 Mar 2014 22:26:43 GMT
Turtle Egg says:
The Name of The Wind and its follow up The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss are kinda Harry Potter mixed with epic fantasy. Both books are quite chunky tomes though and the third in the trilogy is yet to be published so if you get as hooked as I did be prepared for a long wait :)

Posted on 26 Feb 2014 02:48:41 GMT
Thanks guys!

Posted on 24 Nov 2012 11:56:28 GMT
samb says:
Try 'Brian, His Granddad & the Cup of Ages'. Similar in style and content to Harry Potter. Full of wizards, magic and mystery.

In reply to an earlier post on 24 Nov 2012 11:33:01 GMT
A. G. Wilson says:
What error was that? Please explain, I'm intrigued. =)

Posted on 23 Nov 2012 16:50:19 GMT
j m c says:
there's lots of magic in the Belgariad series by David Eddings which starts with Belgariad 1: Pawn of Prophecy (The Belgariad).

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Nov 2012 11:05:39 GMT
Try Jenny Sullivan's "Full Moon" and "Magic Apostrophe" series. They're good ~ I know, I wrote them!

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Nov 2012 08:57:28 GMT
Kresley Cole's Immortals After Dark series, Gena Showalter's Lords Of The Underworld series, J R Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood series. I adore each and every one of these ladies books and these series will also lead you on to more. They are more of an adult theme (there is sex, nudity and swearing etc) so they are not YA books.

Posted on 22 Nov 2012 23:28:38 GMT
G Whitehead says:
Phillip Pullman starting with 'Northern Lights'.....

Posted on 22 Nov 2012 12:00:54 GMT
nanosecond says:
All the Septimus Heap books. Fantastic! (By Angie Sage)

Posted on 22 Nov 2012 10:52:18 GMT
Last edited by the author on 22 Nov 2012 10:52:37 GMT
Angelfee says:
I loved the twilight series when i first read it but then i read Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead and twilight just doesnt hold a candle to it in my opinion.

Posted on 21 Nov 2012 21:56:56 GMT
I have loved all the books you mentioned, and here are some of the others I have enjoyed too as something to read to fill the HP void!
Ben Aaronovitch - Rivers of London, Moon Over Soho, Whispers Underground
Suzanne Collins - The Hunger Games trilogy
Malorie Blackman - Noughts and Crosses trilogy
Neil Gaiman - The Graveyard Book, Stardust, Neverwhere, American Gods
Deborah Harkness - A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night
Cassandra Clare - just started Mortal Intruments - City of Bones, good so far.

Happy reading!

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Nov 2012 11:55:30 GMT
LEP says:
Alison Croggon - The Pellinor series is very good.

No vampires but plenty of magic. Very adventurous and a very good story running throughout the books. It is YA, but I didn't realise that when I read it, even though the heroine is 16.

Posted on 17 Nov 2012 21:10:21 GMT
All of the above and:
The Psy-Changeling Series by Nalini Singh
The Immortals after Dark by Kresley Cole

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Nov 2012 13:15:19 GMT
LEP says:
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Morganville Vampires - Rachel Caine

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Nov 2012 13:08:14 GMT
LEP says:
Trudi Canavan - The Black Magicians Guild (YA)

Posted on 17 Nov 2012 11:41:05 GMT
Rick Riordan.....Percy Jackson series. Not quite as well written as the Harry Potter series but have the same sort of feel about them.

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Nov 2012 08:31:54 GMT
jillxxx says:
Kim harrison the hollows series she is the best

Posted on 16 Nov 2012 23:20:14 GMT
Try Sherrilynn Kenyon, P C Cast, can't recommend them enough. I Am a big Charlainne Harris lover - even with her occasional bloopers - Sookie's dishwasher error???

Initial post: 16 Nov 2012 19:21:08 GMT
Any good books that are similar to the topics.. Since I have read every book I have at least three times I need something new to read, any help will be much appreciated! :-)
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