20 Best Fantasy Novels Which You Should Read

20 Best Fantasy Novels Which You Should Read

Well, who doesn’t love fantasy stories? They take us into a whole different world and even make us forget our worries and other problems. Over the past few years, we have come across a number of fantasy novels. But, the question is, which of them really stand out? We’ve made it easier by listing below twenty best fantasy books which you must read.

Harry Potter

Harry Potter

This book, no doubt is the best ever. It is the story of a boy wizard who initially, was living with his aunt and uncle in a cupboard under the stairs. Sounds interesting right? Read the book to know the many adventures and mysteries Harry faces. The book was written by author Joanne Kathleen Rowling and it was one of the bestselling books all over the world.

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Princess Bride is also one of the best fantasy books. It was written by William Goldman. It has all those pirates, giants and other stuff which keeps you glued to the book.

The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings

This book was written by J.R.R Tolkien. If you are a fantasy lover, then you definitely should read this book. It has these characters like wizards, dwarves and elves. Also, it has some battles in it and you just can’t stop reading.

Percy Jackson

Percy Jackson

This story is about a demigod named Percy. It has the story of Greek gods and all that stuff. Also, it is an adventure book. Rick Riordan narrates the story in a thrilling manner and keeps the reader captivated.

The Chronicles of Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia

The series written by C.S Lewis has been every child’s favourite since the twentieth century. It has many thrilling adventures in it and after reading the book, every child will start loving Narnia!

Peter Pan and Wendy

Peter Pan and Wendy

This book was written by J.M Barry and has been one of the best ever since. The story is about the boy Peter Pan who never grows up. Well, who wouldn’t love never growing up?

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

This is another amazing fantasy book by Lewis Carroll. It includes the adventures down a rabbit hole which Alice enters.

Charmed Life

Charmed Life

This is a book by Diana Wynne Jones. It is the story about magically gifted orphans. Jones is an excellent author and is a genius in storytelling.

The Neverending Story

The Neverending Story

The book written by Michael Ende is about a boy who hides from bullies in his attic and opens a book where a kingdom gets consumed by nothingness as people no longer read about it. Want to know more? Then what are you waiting for? Go grab a book!

The Last Unicorn

The Last Unicorn

This book is about a unicorn who is in search for the rest of her kind. This book is written by Peter S. Beagle.

American Gods

American Gods

This book was written by Neil Gaiman. It has tales within tales which keeps you hooked to the book.

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

This book was written by Susanna Clarke. She visualizes a world in which magic is reality. There are many twists and turns in the story and the narration is simply brilliant.

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

This is another book by J.R.R. Tolkien. The plot is that a gang of dwarves, aided by a hobbit set out to rescue their mountain home and treasure from a prowling dragon.’

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Written by Ray Bradbury, the story is about a small town American carnival which can reverse or even speed up one’s aging. Sounds interesting right?

Stardust

Stardust

Stardust is a book by Neil Gaiman. Soon, it was loved by all. The book is really amazing and Gaiman is the first graphic novelist.

A Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones

Written by George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones is a pleasure to read. The book includes almost everything that a fantasy story has to have and you just can’t stop reading!

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The book was written by L. Frank Baum. It keeps the reader spell bound and is a delight to read.

A Wizard of Earthsea

A Wizard of Earthsea

The story is about the early career of Ged, who is young and talented and turned wizard-in-training. Ursula K. Le Guin narrates the story skilfully and i’m sure you’ll enjoy it.

Gormenghast

Gormenghast

The story is about how the people of Gormenghast castle are trapped by their adherence to the strict rules and how their young heir, Titus Groan rebels against the rituals. Mervyn Peake has made the novel interesting and well, a bit strange.

The City and the City

The City and the City

Written by China Miéville, The City and the City is a murder mystery with a twist.