Mar 28, 2016 so i decided that i wanted to do another book recommendations post, so since i have been getting super into the genre of fantasy, i decided to recommend some booksseries in this genre. If you are a fan of stabby fantasy and good villain backstories, then this is the video for you. In the 2000s, the harry potter novels became the rare series read by fantasy fans and non fantasy fans, book lovers and non book lovers, basically everyone on planet earth. The books are in descending order from 1 to 105, with the ones at the top of the list being voted on the most by the r fantasy community. Nov 15, 2018 11 new scifi and fantasy books to check out in late november new, 12 comments epic fantasties, a trip to the verse, and more to curl up with before thanksgiving.
Martins epic fantasy series takes place on the fictional continents of westeros and essos, and revolves around three central plotlines. Timeless chapter books every child should read at least once. We reserve the right to remove discussion that does not fulfill the mission of rfantasy. So if you love good fantasy books about magic and wizardry, the harry potter series is one of the best fantasy series of alltime. Written in the early 50s these books have endured and are as enjoyable today as they were back then. The first one you should definitely consider picking up is the throne of glass series by sarah j.
Rise of the skywalker novelization arrives on march 17, 2020, but we also get new cyberpunk, space opera, and fantasy novels from n. Discussion in children and young adult books started by hazra, feb 24. Keep talking to librarians, book sellers or looking on goodreads because so much great 812 fantasy is published each year that its a shame to need to resort to buying teenadult fiction for her. Apr 11, 2018 in the 2000s, the harry potter novels became the rare series read by fantasy fans and non fantasy fans, book lovers and non book lovers, basically everyone on planet earth. His seven book series is kind of the odd ball out of this list.
Mar 25, 2020 science and fantasy mix marvelously in this acclaimed series, which began in 2017. All of the harry potter books your kid could wish for. Book series recommendations i am about to finish a song of ice and fire and i was looking for some recommendations on what to read after. Young adult books are booming, and the fantasy genre makes up a huge chunk. Providing a great leap into chapter books, these clever stories follow the discoveries of zoey a girl so. And of course, theres always harry potter, which is, without a doubt, my favorite kids book series. Eddisons nietzschean supermen heroes are quite different from most modern fantasy. The 51 best fantasy series ever written whether youre a swords and sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, theres. He bends genres with abandon and gives out a handful of overt nods to his favorite writers and influences at every turn. Youll find a wide variety here, excellent books that appeal to a range of preteen interests, backgrounds, and even moods. He particularly enjoys fantasy distopian type books. If, by some miracle, your kids havent read this series yet, 4th or 5th grade is the perfect time to start.
Jan 19, 2018 fantasy book club recommendations for your next literary meetup. Not in terms of quality mind you, but certainly in terms of style. Science and fantasy mix marvelously in this acclaimed series, which began in 2017. Fantasy sci fi book recommendations for 11 year old mumsnet. Fantasy sci fi book recommendations for 11 year old. Theres also no denying that certain authors dominate the genre. Jordan was an absolute titan of fantasy, with his books selling upwards of 80 million copies, according to. Three siblings who move into their ancestral estate after their fathers murder discover their new homes magical keys, which must be used in their stand against an evil creature who wants the keys and their powers.
Nov 01, 2018 new books hitting stores in november and late october, include stories of timetravelers, magical archipelagos, social media operatives, and more. Fantasy book recommendations the perks of being a book freak. Below youll find the best of the middlegrade chapter books that are spoton for maturity and readability. Things my 10 yo fantasy lover has read recently includes the apprentice witch, beetleboy, scarlet and ivy series and the school of good and evil series. Top 20 female characters who show how strong girls are. The hobbit was the first real novel i read as a kid and ever since ive been on a steady readers diet of magic and adventure. See whats streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with common sense media plus. More to the point, it has an enormous presence on goodreads. Mission rfantasy is the internets largest discussion forum for the greater speculative fiction genre.
Fantasy lovers everywhere are going crazy for this series in which dragons are brilliant, logical thinkers. While fantasy is still a less popular genre overall, some of these. The wheel of time is one of the preeminent fantasy series of the late 90searly 2000s. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe the chronicles of narnia series is another classic set of books that deserve attention. Some of the best work in fantasy these days is being done in series excluded from the list. Geralt of rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles. The series i chose are a combination of wellknown and established fantasy pillars and exciting new additions to the genre. This is the first book in a new high fantasy series of the same name.
Reddits top fantasy reads of all time list challenges. A book with more ratings may garner more lower ratings simply because of the increased reader. Roleplay gaming and fantasy novels have gone handinhand for most of their existence, but its a. 11 new scifi and fantasy books to check out in late november new, 12 comments epic fantasties, a trip to the verse, and more to curl up with before thanksgiving. Fantasy book recommendations fantasy books, fantasy. Please resubmit your vote as the first book, song of sorcery. Nov 25, 2019 an introduction to the fantasy book genre and a list of the best fantasy book recommendations based on what you already read. Step through the wardrobe to adventures one could only begin to imagine. Fantasy book recommendations the fantasy book genre covers a vast array of categories, from young adult fantasy to magical realism to epic high fantasy series. New books hitting stores in november and late october, include stories of timetravelers, magical archipelagos, social media operatives, and more. It doesnt have to be fantasy, but i would like something close to a song of ice and fire in terms of worldbuilding. Vote for your favorite fantasy series, trilogies, and duologies.
The big problem i always have is that its very difficult to actually learn about the existence of books that might appeal to me. But given those things, i can see why a primer of the top fantasy books for this age category might be necessary. Based on historical events, the poppy war, brilliantly written, shows you how this war orphan aced the keju, a test that finds the most talented youth, entered the most elite military school, and discovered her unknown power. As for goerge r r marin i read the first two books, have yet to read book three, a very good series. Knight kicks off a new fantasy series, following 14yearold ileth, an orphan who dreams of working with dragons. Darby stanchfield, connor jessup, emilia jones, jackson robert scott. The best fantasy book series of all time the daily dot. Best fantasy series, trilogies, and duologies 1522 books. Lexile levels br90 100190 200290 300390 400490 500590 600690 700790 800890 900990 1090 11001190 12001290 090 adventures of benny and watch by gertrude chandler warner lexile levels br 360 amelia bedelia i can read books level 2 by peggy parish, herman parish lexile levels 50 460 arthur specials by marc brown, peter hirsch. The grisha trilogy has been a quietly beloved fantasy ya staple since the first book in the trilogy was published in 2012 and itll soon be a movie, so now is a good time to read it. The 10 best completed sf and fantasy series according to. One of the easiest ways to get kids hooked on reading is to get them into a great book series. All it takes is a captivating book 1, and theyre off and running.
Fantasy book series for 9 12 year old boys the lion, the witch and the wardrobe the chronicles of narnia series is another classic set of books that deserve attention. Want to keep your 11 yearolds, 6th graders, reading good books. Yes arthur c clarke is a genius and a great great writer and like hg wells was a great visionary. The 52,851 subscribers of the r fantasy subreddit were asked to list their top 5 favorite fantasy books series theyve ever read, and the users posted favorites were combined to make a top 105. Howls moving castle is the first book in the series of. Okay, so i love fantasy, but as much as i dont like to admit it, i havent really delved too far into the genre. Sep 25, 2018 the wheel of time is one of the preeminent fantasy series of the late 90searly 2000s. May 09, 2020 so if you love good fantasy books about magic and wizardry, the harry potter series is one of the best fantasy series of alltime. The twentysided sorceress, by annie bellet 7 books youre in luck, binge reader. Oct 14, 2016 another twofer with a third book due in early 2017, daniel jose olders bone street rumba series is a remarkably fresh take on the genre, even as it celebrates some of its most reliable tropes. Kuang, you will find a military fantasy with an orphan girl at the center of it all. The first four books of this awesome series have just been gathered into a large omnibus entitled level grind, with the rest to follow in a second volume next year, boss fight. Nov 19, 2018 the actual number of ratings might be too low. His favourites include christopher paolini inheritance series currently re reading them all garth nix keys to the kingdom the hunger games the maze runner terry brooks susan cooper the dark is rising.
While fantasy is still a less popular genre overall, some of these books have broken through into popular culture. The mercy thompson books by patricia briggs are also quite good, and the southern vampire mysteries by charlaine harris and the hollows. So i decided that i wanted to do another book recommendations post, so since i have been getting super into the genre of fantasy, i decided to recommend some booksseries in this genre. With maturity developing and a wide range of reading abilities among preteens and tweens, middle grade novels books for ages 9 and up begin to soar with welldeveloped fantastical worlds, a gentle increase in the complexities of social and emotional plot developments, smaller fonts, and more pages. The 10 best completed sf and fantasy series according to me. Which is why a list of essential fantasy series makes perfect sense as my first official reading list. Lotr, harry potter and his dark materialsalthough i dont technically call it fantasycurrently im working on fablehaven, and i love it.
Note that an article on a series of novels should be categorized in the subcategory category. Today im here with 11 book recommendations for dark fantasy and fantasy with morally gray characters. If youve conquered the big three and are looking for some new reading recommendations, heres a list of. In a twisted version of brooklyn haunted by things far worse than hipsters and skyrocketing rents, halfdead ghosthunter carlos delacruz works. Before the awardwinning hbo series game of thrones, there was a song of ice and fire. If not in an omnibus or boxed set, please only vote for the first book in the series. Jade crow is a comic book store owner and secret sorceress who uses her wits and nerdy knowledge to help her and. Preteens need good books that both resonate with their complex lives as well as educate and entertain them. The 50 best fantasy books of the 21st century so far paste. In todays video i am sharing 11 of my favorite middle grade fantasy books and series. The books are in descending order from 1 to 105, with the ones at the top of the list being voted on the most by the rfantasy community.
Howls moving castle is the first book in the series of the same name by diana wynne jones. Aug 19, 2019 fantasy book recommendations the fantasy book genre covers a vast array of categories, from young adult fantasy to magical realism to epic high fantasy series. Removed both arrows flight and arrows fall by mercedes lackey as they are the second and third books in the series. In the 2000s, the harry potter novels became the rare series read by fantasy fans and nonfantasy fans, book lovers and nonbook lovers, basically everyone on planet earth. When a human prince is murdered and dragons are blamed, the relationship between the two species is stretched to its limits. I really love some fantasy writers from half a century ago, but i actually have not found any newly written and released books that look appealing in decades. The 52,851 subscribers of the rfantasy subreddit were asked to list their top 5 favorite fantasy booksseries theyve ever read, and the users posted favorites were combined to make a top 105. Want to keep your 11yearolds, 6th graders, reading good books. We reserve the right to remove discussion that does not fulfill the mission of rfantasy vision.
Heres every captivating book in the wings of fire series. The best graphic novels for kids right now sign up for our newsletter. The 20 best new scifi and fantasy books to read in march. A book with more ratings may garner more lower ratings simply because of the increased reader pool. Please do not add science fiction or supernaturalromance series. Im not typically much of a fan of fantasy but this book was incredibly good. Which brings us to this book list our 50 best books for 11 and 12 yearolds, curated by a panel of childrens literature experts. Removed the unicorn creed by elizabeth ann scarborough as it is the second book in the series. We welcome respectful dialogue related to speculative fiction in literature, games, film, and the wider world. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.860 1339 1241 850 1200 646 776 703 878 684 341 1177 282 798 1125 227 225 531 1299 1072 1411 1411 635 988 644 1032 1563 731 524 633 375 419 107 656 1428 298 23 823 173 521 1240 494 745