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Favorite Fantasy Book

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  • #113712
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @beth20 Cool idea! Here’re mine, in no particular order:

    Lord of The Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien

    The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien

    Ranger’s Apprentice series – John Flanagan (Mild swearing alert)

    All the Percy Jackson series – Rick Riordan (Greek mythology, with their gods and goddesses and all)

    Airman – Eoin Colfer (Mild swearing)

    Harry Potter – J.K. Rowling (I know some people don’t like how dark it gets further on in the series. I haven’t read the whole thing, still on book 4 or something, but so far I’m good)

    All the Sherlock Holmes books – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (I guess this isn’t really fantasy, but…)

    And lots of others XD


    @tal
    Theo Boone is awesome!! My brother and I love those books.

     

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    #113717
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    @eitan

    Yeah, language doesn’t really bother me but things that are inappropriate are just….blah! haha

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    #113718
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    @anne_the_noob14

    Yeah I like The Rangers Apprentice books!! I’ve heard of all the others except Airman. 🙂

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    #114102
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    @kimlikesart and @thedarkninja03

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    #114105
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    @beth20

    The Remnants Series by Lisa T. Bergren is my favorite fantasy book/series.

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    Passion = A Willingness To Suffer

    #114115
    TheDarkNinja03
    @thedarkninja03

    @beth20 I like The Door Within series, Wings of Fire series, and the Geronimo Stilton books. I don’t know if I could pick a favorite. I also like my book so far. It is pretty high up in my favorites. Lol

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    #114132
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    @kimlikesart

    Never heard of it, I should look it up!


    @thedarkninja03

    Yeah, I’ve heard of the Door Within, and The Wings of Fire! Haha, that’s hilarious!!

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    #120172
    R.M. Archer
    @r-m-archer

    The Door Within (except the fourth book)

    The fourth book… The short story The Blackwood? (I like The Door Within, The Final Storm, and The Blackwood,  personally; I wasn’t as big a fan of Antoinette’s voice in Rise of the Wyrm Lord, for some reason.)

    I also really like Wayne Thomas Batson’s Dreamtreaders trilogy.

    The Terrestria Chronicles

    I haven’t read those in a while. They’re fairly simplistic for my normal reading these days, although I do still read The Quest for Seven Castles over and over again and The Great War was really good. I definitely enjoyed them back when I first read them, and I’m fairly sure I read all of them several times. 🙂

    LOTR and The Wingfeather Saga are definitely right up at the top for me. I’m not sure if I can pick a favorite out of the two, lol.

    Favorite characters… That’s a hard question. XD From The Wingfeather Saga I really like Kalmar and he’s probably my top favorite, but Janner has some super relatable moments. I’m an oldest child, so all of his big brother instincts (and struggles) felt familiar, and that time that he was upset and simultaneously wanted someone to come after him and wanted to be left alone… That was super relatable. So he’s probably in second.

    From LOTR, I love Sam. He’s awesome in the movies, but he’s even more awesome in the books. And that time he threw an apple at a dude’s head? Priceless. Merry is also fantastic, and the fact that Tolkien wrote so much about Merry’s loneliness while he was traveling with the Rohirrim helped me connect with him so much on my recent re-read as I was dealing with similar feelings and thinking “No one writes about this.” And then of course there’s… everyone else. Really, all of the characters in LOTR are fantastic. And there are so many that I feel like get forgotten about! Nob and Beregond and Bergil and the head of the Houses of Healing and Butterbur and Fredegar Bolger and Quickbeam and… I’ll stop gushing now. XD But Tolkien is definitely not legendary for nothing.

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    #120285
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    LOTR and The Wingfeather Saga are definitely right up at the top for me.

    Cool! I love LotR! And I’ve heard so many good things about The Wingfeather Sage, I really should just read them!!!

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    #120401
    LydiaJoy
    @lydiajoy

    Some of my favorites:

    LOTR (obviously, and the Hobbit, though I prefer LOTR over the Hobbit)

    Narnia (especially The Horse and His Boy)

    The Methuselah Project by Rick Barry (only kinda fantasy, basic storyline is that a WW2 pilot gets shot down and experimented on by a German scientist…eventually the pilot lives to 2015 and escapes and gets back to the US where he meets a girl caught up in this whole Nazi thing. It’s awesome, and I’m so excited for the sequel that comes out in less than a month!)

    Kiriath’s Quest also by Rick Barry

    The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini (aka the Eragon series)

    The Ranger’s Apprentice by John Flanagan (and all the side-series like Brotherband and the Royal Ranger)

    The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson

    The Wilderking Trilogy by Jonathan Rogers

    I’m sure there are tons more I’m just not thinking of right now, but this post is pretty long anyway, so I’ll leave it at that. (And my list isn’t necessarily in order, but LOTR is always first.)

    #120546
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    LOTR (obviously, and the Hobbit, though I prefer LOTR over the Hobbit)

    I like the Hobbit over LOTR lol!

    Narnia (especially The Horse and His Boy)

    Yes! That one and The Magicians Nephew!

    The Methuselah Project by Rick Barry

    That sounds really good! I should see if my library has it!

    The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini (aka the Eragon series)

    Read the first and part of the second!

    The Ranger’s Apprentice by John Flanagan

    I’m on the 8th one!

    The Wilderking Trilogy by Jonathan Rogers

    I actually have the first one, but I haven’t read it yet.

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    #120547
    LydiaJoy
    @lydiajoy

    @beth20, what are some of your favorite books?

    #120806
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    @beth20, what are some of your favorite books?

    (Sorry for the late reply!)

    Mistmantle by M.I. McAllister

    Redwall by Brian Jacques

    Ashtown Burials and any fantasy book by N.D. Wilson

    LotR by J.R.R. Tolkien

    Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan

    Guardians of Ga’Hoole

     

    (Not necessarily favorites)

    Prydain Chronicles

    Narnia and Spiderwick

    Ella Enchanted

    Warriors

     

     

     

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    #121567
    Maya Joelle
    @mayajoelle

    ahhhh why would you do this to me?? XD It’s very hard to pick favorites. I’ll try.

    • Till We Have Faces and Narnia, C.S. Lewis
    • Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien
    • Ashtown Burials + 100 Cupboards, N.D. Wilson
    • The Forgotten Beasts of Eld, Patricia A. McKillip
    • Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke
    • The Wingfeather Saga, Andrew Peterson
    • Tales of Goldstone Wood, Anne Elisabeth Stengl
    • The Blue Sword, The Hero and the Crown, Spindle’s End, Chalice, and Beauty, Robin McKinley
    • Moonscript, H.S.J. Williams
    • Prydain Chronicles, Lloyd Alexander
    • Fawkes, Nadine Brandes
    • Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling
    • The Sherwood Ring and The Perilous Gard, Elizabeth Marie Pope

    That’s enough for now. I’m sure there are more though… 😉

    • This reply was modified 10 months, 1 week ago by Maya Joelle.

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    #121602
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    ahhhh why would you do this to me?? XD It’s very hard to pick favorites. I’ll try.

    Lol!

    Ashtown Burials + 100 Cupboards, N.D. Wilson

    Yass!

    Prydain Chronicles, Lloyd Alexander

    Just started reading these! I so far have read books 1 and 2!

    Jominkreesa! For the weirdos who know what it means! 😉 I love you guys!

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