The Best Epic Fantasy (fiction) ( books)Bear in mind that the Wikipedia list I am drawing from will likely change in future, so this is a snapshot as at June No surprises here, given its initial and enduring popularity, its status as a fantasy classic, and the recent resurgence in popularity due to the Peter Jackson films. Additionally, many would dub it a series rather than a single volume, as that is how it is now sold. It sits at 50 million. They also appear to sell a lot of copies, so would fill up the list if I were to include them!
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To help you get over this lull, we have put together a list of 12 more epic fantasy books like Game of Thrones : full of action, drama, and some pretty fantastic worldbuilding. Titled after the villain of the series, the trilogy follows the Fellowship of the Ring in their quest to destroy the One Ring — as the future of all Middle-earth rests on their shoulders. No pressure!
The Best Epic Fantasy (fiction)
How do we determine what makes a top fantasy book? Some bestselling books may not that be good. We can use ratings but as Rioter Tasha discovered when she looked at the highest rated books on Goodreads , reader-generated rankings and lists lead to other problems. The actual number of ratings might be too low. A book with more ratings may garner more lower ratings simply because of the increased reader pool. Many excellent series populate the fantasy genre , and the longer the series, the more readers the first book is likely to have.
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Epic fantasy is arguably the father of all fantasy subgenres. It's also the most popular fantasy genre, with hordes of new epic fantasy books being released each month. Unfortunately, the epic fantasy genre has become cluttered with cliches. It's hard to sort through all the "fat fantasy crap" to find the best in the genre. What is Epic Fantasy? Epic Fantasy always includes some nation or world impacting events at play in the story and a hero or cast of heroes who embark on a quest to save it.