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15 September 2010 @ 01:52 am
I already asked this on twitter (& got good recommendations :D) but let me ask here too :)

I'm looking for recommendations on fantasy books (& you can skip the LoTR, I know about that one :P) Suggestions?
Mood: sleepysleepy
mcchica: SM_Siwon&Yoona_sweaterhadashi_no_eden on September 14th, 2010 11:56 pm (UTC)
I don't read a lot of fantasy, but my husband does. He really likes the Forgotten Realms series by RA Salvatore.

nana_komatsu7nana_komatsu7 on September 15th, 2010 12:06 am (UTC)
Terry Godkind is my suggestion :D
toi_dix_moistoi_dix_mois on September 15th, 2010 01:34 am (UTC)
Robert Jordan's books... an amazing story ! And Robin Hobb's novels too of course!
オレンジ: 成瀬領の涙smapxorenji on September 15th, 2010 01:41 am (UTC)
the two authors provided above are pretty veteran fantasy writers. they've written tons of books!

you can try Brent Weeks too. His Night Angel trilogy(Released on 2008) sold very well in my ex-company last year. =)
Vixachu!myxstorie on September 15th, 2010 11:31 am (UTC)
seconding Brent Weeks - I just finished the Night Angel trilogy, and they are FANTASTIC. I found him much easier to read than Salvatore and Jordan, too :)

Also, Ursula Le Guin's Earthsea books. I was asking around work (I work in a bookstore) for fantasy recs, and the first books from EVERYONE's mouths were these.
Khleio: buskhleio on September 15th, 2010 11:25 am (UTC)
Highly recommended : A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin =D
Hellcat88dana1013 on September 15th, 2010 03:15 pm (UTC)
Llynn Flewelling - Nightrunner Series

The protagonists are two men...who become a couple later on. If you don't have a problem with this, give it a try! Great fantasy books!!
kotori_chan: ++ajikan++kotori_chan on September 15th, 2010 07:08 pm (UTC)
No sé si lees ya Canción de Hielo y Fuego de G.R.R. Martin, pero recomendadísimo, aunque es fantasía rara xD

También están genial los de la Saga de Geralt de Rivia, de Andrzej Sapkowski. Son 7 libros "cortitos" y aunque algunas veces la historia se pone un poco coñazo, en general son muy recomendables. El primero se llama El último deseo.
Kaikaitoz on September 16th, 2010 07:18 pm (UTC)
If we're talking about fantasy, then Terry Pratchett's books, of course XD
Also I'd recommend the Bartimaeus Trilogy (by Jonathan Stroud. It seems it's actually considered for children but I wouldn't say...)
Kitin Mirandakatietorresm on September 20th, 2010 02:00 pm (UTC)
I'm soo late, but here goes:
The Bartimaeous Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud.
Diana Wynne Jones books like the Dalemark Quartet and Hexwood, and of course, the Chronicles of Chrestomanci and all the books about Howl and Sophie, starting with Howl's Moving Castle
Inkheart, Inkspell and Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke, also The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
Susan Cooper's the Dark is Rising Sequence.
These are actually some of my favorite books. :)
Tarasanjihan on September 22nd, 2010 01:03 am (UTC)
Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's Good Omens. Any of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series. Neil Gaiman's Stardust among many of his wonderful works. Robert Aspirin also does really hilarious punning and things in his works. I especially love the "Myth Adventures" and "Phule's Company" series. Patricia C. Wrede also has a really lovely young adult series, "The Enchanted Chronicles," that is princesses and dragons and kingdoms and just a really wonderful read. I could probably go on, but these are great. :)
marta: p ; nightmare ; jack/sallytaigrin on October 10th, 2010 03:33 pm (UTC)
CANCIÓN DE HIELO Y FUEGO, MEJOR SAGA DE LIBROS DE FANTASÍA DEL MUNDO (y un poco complicados de encontrar peeeeero en La Casa del Libro había una buena montaña hace cosa de un mes!!!)
Jisatsupinkujisatsu on October 10th, 2010 03:42 pm (UTC)
aun estuve ayer en la casa del libro y en edición de bolsillo (ke es lo ke compro por precio y por comodidad ya que leo mucho fuera de casa) hay muy poca variedad en libros de fantasia :/

Se que había libros de George R. R. Martin pero no recuerdo cuales ahora, me fijaré la próxima vez que vaya.
marta: tv ; asoiaf ; jon & fantasmataigrin on October 10th, 2010 03:49 pm (UTC)
Pues igual en edición de bolsillo ya no queda porque una amiga se lo fue a comprar (soy muy pesada con estos libros XDDD) y cogió la edición normal :S

Lo único de fantasía que he leído ha sido estos y Tolkien así que no entiendo mucho pero te digo que a mi madre no le gusta leer -y menos la fantasía- y se los ha leído todos :D