You must be a diehard fan of A Game of Thrones and few other fantasy books. You must be in love with the characters of Harry Potter and must have wondered if you could be a part of that magical world. The fantasy genre has always taken the minds and hearts of people around the world. Most often we find individuals choosing the fantasy genres for the read. Reading books has always been a favourite habit for individuals around the world. Books reflect one’s feelings, emotions, and most often the reality of life. Being a writer has become a famous profession today. However, a writer cannot stand alone. Becoming a great writer requires its audiences who read. In this regard, a reader equally contributes to the world of books. If you belong to the class of readers, then you are at the right place to read all about books that are the best among many. Here, we will be talking about the best fantasy books that you can read.
There are various genres in the books’ reading and writing sections. There are popular genres like romance, thriller, fiction, non-fiction, and also fantasy. A fantasy genre is not only about supernatural powers, magic, and gods, but these genres also help one to confront it. A good fantasy book will not only give you a different world view but will also keep you close to your real life. It shows you elements that could be found in our real-life but with a different shape. The fantasy world is always known for its lighting and beauty. This is the reason; readers often choose fantasy books to escape themselves from the hardships of life and to live in a dream world.
If you are in search of reading or reviewing the best fantasy books of all time, then read through the write-up. We will be providing you with the list of top ten fantasy books that you can pick up in your free time. Since, due to Covid 19 situations, you are getting more time to spend on yourself, you can choose to read an old book that you have missed out or it’s been a long time without reading. You can also choose to read a new fantasy book from the list. So, let’s have a look into this fantasy world:
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin was published on July 1, 1996. This book revolves around a medieval civil war that was fought between the seven kingdoms of Westeros for a single iron throne. Reading this amazing piece of work will let you understand how people still fight for land, power, and love. The entire book is set up in a complex mode of writing and each time different locations are brought into pages according to the essentials of characters. The entire story is explained from nine different points of view and that is the reason it has become one of the most sophisticated fantasy novels so far. This fantasy book will take you through their world of kingdoms, dragons, and powers. Most often you will end up being a character you like the most. A game of thrones is a book that is still as fresh and loud as it was earlier. So if you are trying to find out a piece of writing which is diverse in form, interesting, and full of fantasy, a game of thrones is the one.
Witchshadowby Susan Dennard is the New York bestselling fantasy book. The story revolves around Iseult, the threadwitch. The story of this book begins with a war of Witchlands and towards the latter part of the story, Iseult meets her sister Safi. The entire plot of the story is described in brief for a better understanding of the readers. While reading through this masterpiece, readers often end up imagining themselves around the witchlands. There are various incidents in the story where you can find supernatural elements and powers that are used to save lives. All the villains from the plot rise to a fight in the Witchlands and all of these can be stopped only with the mythical power holder. You can choose this book to read and take the advantage of reading a story of witches and their land.
Twilight by Stephanie is another fantasy story that is divided into many sets of books. The first book of twilight starts with the story of vampires. This piece of writing is magical and remarkable to read. The writer of this story has made sure to use supernatural elements to juxtapose them with the real world. Apart from the vampires, the story shows how a life of a normal human can be affected. A reader falls in love with the characters of the story while reading. You cannot stop reading one plot of the story only; you have to move ahead looking after what happens next? This is the power of this story and the writer. Readers find solace and peace while reading this book and its magical world of vampires. Twilight is almost everyone’s favourite from fantasy picks. If you are yet to read this series of stories, you are at loss. If you love powers and magic, if you want to connect fantasy to the real world, then this book should be a must in your library.
Black Water Sister by Zen Cho is a new book that includes the essence of the fantasy genre. This book is among the best books written by Zen Cho so far. This story is rural and is related to the world of ghosts, gods, and family tales. Readers can relate to their through this story because of the special presence of components that explicates what a family attains in practical life. The main role of the novel, Jessamyn is presented as a jobless graduate who is broke and decides to leave America to return home. But as she decides to return, she can hear a voice around her mind. Later she realizes that this voice is similar to her grandfather, who was dead and he used to worship a goddess named the black water sister. The book is named under the same title as the black water sister. In the latter part of the story, it can be seen that she gets more deeply into the world of magic and family secrets. Thus, if you are looking for a fantasy book that is somewhat related to grounds, then this can be your next pick.
5. The Hobbit
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is as early as your parents’ and is known for its classical mode of writing. This fantasy book will give you a close view of the style of writing from the earlier part of the century as well. Not be too old and not new, this book is all the mixture of what you are looking for. Tolkien writes this book as a prologue to the lord of the rings. The hero of the novel, Bilbo Baggins is convinced to accompany Thorin and his 12 dwarfs to rescue their stolen wealth, which is being watched by the dragon Smaug. During his search, he finds a magical ring. The entire story shows you the journey of Biblofrom being a seeker of calm and chill to a fighter with a humble attitude. So basically if you are an introvert seeking calmness and chill in your life read through this book to understand how life can take your through magic and change your perception in life.
Uprooted by Naomi Novik is a thrilling fantasy book that tells you about a secret witchery that decays the village that Agnieszka loves. She loves everything about her village, the sky, the streams and all. She calls it her home. Many villagers have been lost to the nearby magical forest. The villagers depend on a mysterious wizard to protect them; however, the wizard known as dragon asks something in return for their safety which costs a lot to the villagers. For instance, the dragon will ask one young woman to serve him for ten years which was way worse than getting into the woods. Agnieszka fears that her best friend Kasia will be the next girl chosen. She knows that the dragon will choose Kasia: elegant, beautiful, and bright all the things Agnieszka is not, and her most beloved companion in the world. And there is no alternative to save her. But meanwhile, the wizard comes; it’s not Kasia he chooses. To know about whom the dragon chooses and why pick up this amazing piece of writing for a read.
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov is a piece of writing which was published only after the death of its writer. This story is a combination of magical elements and satires with dark comedy and Christian philosophy. The novel has two settings, one which talks about the arrival of Satan and the other begins with the introduction of margarita, the master’s mistress, who refuses to despair of her lover and his work. The plot of the story ends with peaceful Moscow, where one of the major charactersIvonbecomes the professor of philosophy but end up writing poetry. If you are curious about knowing how he ends poetry and how the elements of fantasy make this book elegant, you must get a copy of this book.
Malice by John Gwynne is an epic fantasy story that cannot be missed out on for reading. The story spins around the psychology of a murder and a skilled narrative by the writer. Osama Nonoguchi, the author of children’s works, finds the body of a fellow author, Kunihiko Hidaka, in his locked office. The title of the book itself is reflective in a way to understand an adult’s life. The title has got its underlying meaning g associated with the story. You can relate the depth of the story to your real-life since malice is present in everyday life. The urge of malice is very dangerous as compared to have the randomness of malice. This book holds power, battles, and dark prophecies making it one of the best-claimed fantasies in the world of writing. So get a copy of this book and enjoy reading it.
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkie is the first part of three epic novels which are followed by the two towers and the return of the king. Tolkie is known for his writing skills and how he juxtaposes reality and magic in this writing. This book is a must-read for understanding all of the continuing parts of the story. It is because the fantasy of this complete story begins from this book. The story takes place within a fictional world which the readers appreciate in a fantasy genre. The story begins with a prologue with the story of hobbit to set the plot for the story to begin. As you read through the pages of this book, you have to keep asking yourself what’s next. This is the power of Tolkie’swriting fantasy stories. The story shows ordinary acts of courage through its characters. As a whole, the book is all about greed, power, enlightenment, and innocence. In this regard, read this book once in your life to understand the world of the fantasy genre.
10. Harry Potter
Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling is an all-time favourite pick for children as well as youths. This book has given an entirely different look into the world of the fantasy genre. It can be called one of the eldest fantasy books that all you must have gone through. However, if you have only watched the series of this story, then you must also take a chance to read all of its books. Reading this series of harry potter books will take you to another level of a fantasy world. It holds magic, friendship, truth, and reality. Rowling did an excellent job in creating a masterpiece that can be the truth as reality prevails and also an escape from reality. The world of Hogwarts is presented so gracefully through the entire story that the readers are in love with its world of existence. You might often wonder to visit Hogwarts and have a magical life as well. If you are getting bored and want to grab something back from your high school days, then this story cannot be beaten by any other.
Thus, these are the top ten fantasy books of all time in the world of writing and reading. You can choose your next pick from any one of these books and can a good time with your book and a sip of coffee.