published 2008, avg rating 4.44 — 746,480 ratings — Refresh and try again. And a lot of it takes place at a college. published 2001, avg rating 4.39 — And Gollum. 717,458 ratings — published 1999, avg rating 4.56 — Press J to jump to the feed. 218,381 ratings — published 2006, avg rating 4.00 — published 1995, avg rating 4.05 — 442,933 ratings — Magic book name generator . I've read WoK and WoR, and own Oathbringer but haven't started yet. Others conjure images of a wizard P.I. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. In all Sanderson books you find the technology, armour, weapons and magic of his world are intricately detailed to the nth degree and utterly believable. published 2013, avg rating 3.85 — published 1955, avg rating 3.88 — Find the latest books for fans of fantasy stories and magical tales! I'll check out The Magic Goes Away, thanks! ... What it's about: Magic is frowned upon in Sam's small Georgia town. 348,226 ratings — published 2015, avg rating 4.48 — 0 people liked it, 1 chapters — published 2007, avg rating 4.57 — published 2007, avg rating 4.03 — I’ve compiled a list of 15 fantasy novels with a nod to diversity. Welcome back. If you’re interested in works of natural history of the time you’ll find it tonally similar. published 2012, 1 chapters — I've read most of the most common fantasy series talked about here; for hard(ish) magic, that includes Mistborn Era 1, the first 2 Stormlight novels (3rd soon), Codex Alera, Kingkiller, Gideon the Ninth. published 1996, avg rating 4.20 — 6. Magic is controlled by high level math and the British MI7 special branch in charge of occult issues is one large I.T. 370,711 ratings — 512,309 ratings — Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone book. There seems to be a growing tend these days towards hard magic systems, which I don't mind, but I'd be really interested in a series that actually shows someone DISCOVERING these rules and laws and limitations of the magic, through testing and experimentation and failure and so on. Jemisin, Neil Gaiman, Sabaa Tahir, Tomi Adeyemi, Diana Gabaldon, George … published 2008, avg rating 3.99 — published 1998, avg rating 4.62 — That and Piranesi have both been high on my tbr for a long time! Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonell Emmy was a good girl. I don't usually do webfiction, but that sounds so perfect I'll have to check it out! I'd recommend you Foundryside and Shorefall by Robert Jackson Bennett. At least she tried very hard to be good. updated Sep 08, 2016 12:16PM — 785,928 ratings — I just finished the Mistborn trilogy, and in the first book when Vin was learning all of the rules of allomancy, I found myself wondering how someone found out these rules in the first place. 314,019 ratings — These books can be adventurous, thrilling, and even a bit scary. Very "hard" system of magic, a lot of magitek and experimentation, and all in all, this is almost cyberpunk in fantasy world. You have warlocks with terrible fashion sense and even worse morals, devils, demons, Lovecraftian gods, ghouls, witches, guns, a large spider woman (very polite), and a man studying Analytical Necromancy to defeat the great enemy of all mortals. The Way of Kings is this gifted author at his very best. I highly recommend the audiobooks as each of the narrator's are fantastic. published 2007, avg rating 3.99 — published 2008, avg rating 4.50 — published 2005, avg rating 4.50 — Death itself. The Ring. 240,712 ratings — Master of the Five Magics by Lyndon Hardy. 29 YA Fantasy Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2020. /r/Fantasy is the internet's largest discussion forum for the greater Speculative Fiction genre. 192,690 ratings — Mysteries, magic, magical creatures, monsters, stories, and betrayal, this heart-stopping fantasy adventure will keep you up all night reading. 782,857 ratings — A scientist of magic, if you will. It's definitely moving up now. I’m currently working on book two of our new magic academy series, “Academy of Falling Kingdoms.” Don’t forget, you can also win a $100 giftcard and download 100 more free fantasy books in our summer promo. 2,699,530 ratings — avg rating 4.48 — The word magic comes from the Greek magikos, from magos. published 2006, avg rating 4.06 — One of the great delights of fantasy literature is getting to watch an unlikely protagonist learn just how special they really are – and things are even more fun when the one chosen for greatness is a plucky kid. published 2011, avg rating 4.26 — A little bit like how the power rings work in the Green Lantern comic books, except set in a fantasy world. Much of writing a novel is like an iceberg. Best romantic fantasy books and novels by diverse writers from around the world. 384,422 ratings — took, offering extremely simple magic systems that apply a very, very small instructional set. A guy is transported to another world and, instead of becoming a prophesized hero or slaying dragons, does scientific biological research. Just go with me. published 1996, avg rating 3.60 — published 2007, avg rating 3.99 — 2,205,295 ratings — published 2009, avg rating 4.07 — This is a list of fantasy authors, authors known for writing works of fantasy, fantasy literature, or related genres of magic realism, horror fiction, science fantasy.Many of the authors are known for work outside the fantasy genres. Often set in a world very different from our own and inhabited by not only humans but perhaps dwarves, elves, orcs, goblins, paranormal and ethereal beings. (I do see you liked mistborn tho so you are likely to just enjoy the series anyway), I'm haven't gotten to Rhythm of War yet, but it's on my TBR! Thaumaturgy, alchemy, magic, sorcery, and wizardry are each governed by one or two laws that are easy to learn but take a lifetime to master. 305,333 ratings — Grab your magic wand, strap in, and get ready to visit some awesome … If you like an antihero with a huge amount of character growth, you'll love this. Lose yourself in the magical worlds of fantasy. The sheer joy of escaping reality and letting go of expectations is enough to bring me back to the genre again and again. Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrel is explicitly about the rediscovery of lost magic in England circa Napoleonic Wars, though I have to admit the “system” is soft. 738,903 ratings — They might even have been the books that prompted your question. published 2008, avg rating 4.34 — Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling is the most obvious answer to this question, but I’m guessing you’ve already read these ones. 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