J.R.R. Tolkien, in full John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, was an English writer who knew how to make the words sing and achieved famed with The Hobbit (1937) and his epic fantasy The Lord of the Rings (1954-55). Born January 3, 1892, Ronald, as he was known in his family, was a good… Read MoreJ.R.R. Tolkien Quotes
“The entrance to the Underworld is in Los Angeles.” Welcome to Riordanverse, the young adult fantasy inspired by mythology and written by Rick Riordan, a media franchise made up of multiple series, companion books, short stories and graphic novels. The Riordanverse encompass The Camp Half-Blood Chronicles (itself encompassing the Percy… Read MoreRiordanverse: A Percy Jackson Reading Order, with The Kane Chronicles, Magnus Chase and more
A Court of Thorns and Roses is a romantic fantasy series for young adults written by american author Sarah J. Maas. It is inspired and retell multiple fairy tales, including The Beauty and the Beast, Hades and Persephone or the Tale of Tam Lin. It follows the journey of huntress… Read MoreA Court of Thorns and Roses Series: In what order to read Sarah J. Maas’s books?
The Kingkiller Chronicle is, for the moment, an unfinished fantasy book series by Patrick Rothfuss, telling the story of Kvothe, an adventurer and musician. Kvothe is clever, intelligent, quick-witted, a talented musician and the hero of a legend in The Four Corners of Civilization. The plot is divided into two… Read MoreThe Kingkiller Chronicle Series: In what order to read Patrick Rothfuss’s books?
The Cosmere universe is where many of Brandon Sanderson books take place. Those stories all share a single cosmology and underlying rules of magic, and some characters from one world will make appearances on other worlds. There is no reference to Earth, as our dear planet is not in the… Read MoreThe Cosmere Universe Book Series in Order (with Elantris, Mistborn, Stormlight Archive, Warbreaker)
“There is a plot, Harry Potter. A plot to make most terrible things happen at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year.” Merlin is the most famous wizard of all time, and he even was immortalized on a Chocolate Frog Card. But Harry Potter, hero of the Harry Potter… Read MoreHarry Potter Reading Order: The Wizarding World of J.K. Rowling
Written by British author C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of seven fantasy novels set in the fictional realm of Narnia, a fantasy world of magic where the woods are thick and cold, where Talking Beasts are called to life… It follows various children from the real… Read MoreThe Chronicles of Narnia Series in Order (by C.S. Lewis)
“Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there any more.” Welcome to Realm of the Elderlings, the world of Robin Hobb, also known as the World of Eda and El. It is… Read MoreThe Realm of the Elderlings Reading Order: In what order to read Robin Hobb’s Book series?