Recommended Reading List

Here is a clickable list of recommended series let me know what I am missing in the comments. All the books are linked to the goodreads page for more info about them.

Author Book or Series Start with My Raiting
Alex Marshall The Crimson Empire series A Crown for Cold Silver 4.25
Anne Bishop The Black Jewels  Daughter of the Blood
Anne McCaffrey Dragonriders of Pern  Dragonflight 3.75
Bernard Cornwell The Saxon Stories The Last Kingdom 5
Bernard Cornwell The Arthur Books The Winter King 4
Bernard Cornwell Grail Quest The Archer’s Tale 4.25
Blaise Corvin Delvers LLC Welcome to Ludus 4
Bradley P. Beaulieu The Song of the Shattered Sands Twelve Kings in Sharakhai 4
Brandon Sanderson The Stormlight Archive  The Way of Kings 5
Brandon Sanderson Mistborn  The Final Empire 4.75
Brandon Sanderson Mistborn – Alloy Era series The Alloy of Law 5
Brandon Sanderson Reckoners Steelheart 4.5
Brent Weeks The Night Angel Trilogy The Way of Shadows 4.5
Brent Weeks Lightbringer The Black Prism 5
Brian McClellan Powder Mage Promise of Blood 5
Brian McClellan Gods of Blood and Powder Sins of Empire 5
Brian Staveley Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne The Emperor’s Blades 4.75
Brian Staveley Skullsworn Skullsworn 4.25
C.S. Friedman The Coldfire Trilogy  Black Sun Rising 4.25
C.T. Phipps Cthulhu Armageddon Cthulhu Armageddon 4
C.T. Phipps The Supervillainy Saga The Rules of Supervillainy 4
Cassandra Clare  The Mortal Instruments  City of Bones 3.5
Cassandra Clare The Infernal Devices Clockwork Angel
Charles de Lint Newford  Dreams Underfoot
Christopher Paolini The Inheritance Cycle  Eragon 3.75
D. Rus Play to Live AlterWorld 4.5
Dan Abnett The Horus Heresy  Horus Rising 3.5
David Eddings The Belgariad Pawn of Prophecy 3
David Eddings The Malloreon  Guardians of the West 3
David Farland The Runelords  Runelords 4.25
David Hair Moontide Quartet Mage’s Blood 4.5
Davis Ashura The Castes and the OutCastes A Warrior’s Path 4
Diana Rowland White Trash Zombie My Life as a White Trash Zombie 4
Django Wexler The Shadow Campaigns The Price of Valor 4.75
Douglas Addams The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy 4.5
Drew Hayes Fred, the Vampire Accountant The Utterly Uninteresting and Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant 4.25
Drew Hayes Villains’ Code series Forging Hephaestus 4.75
Drew Hayes Spells, Swords, & Stealth NPCs 4.75
Dyrk Ashton Paternus Paternus 4.25
Frank Herbert, continued by Brian Herbert Dune series  Dune 3.75
Garth Nix Abhorsen series  Sabriel 3.75
George R.R. Martin A Song of Ice and Fire  A Game of Thrones 4
Glen Cook The Black Company The Black Company 4.25
Graham Austin-King  The Riven Wyrde Saga  Fae – The Wild Hunt 4.25
Guy Gavriel Kay Under Heaven series Begin with Under Heaven 4.5
Guy Gavriel Kay The Fionavar Tapestry The Summer Tree 3.5
J.P. Ashman Black Powder Wars Black Cross
J.V. Jones Sword of Shadows series A Cavern of Black Ice
Jacqueline Carey Kushiel’s Legacy series ((Phèdre’s Trilogy) Kushiel’s Dart 3
James Clemens The Banned and the Banished Wit’ch Fire 3
James Islington The Licanius Trilogy The Shadow of What Was Lost 4.75
Jay Kristoff The Lotus War Stormdancer 4.25
Jim Butcher The Dresden Files Stormfront 4.25
Jim Butcher Codex Aleria Furies of Calderon 4.75
Joanne Bertin Dragonlord series The Last Dragonlord
Joe Abercrombie Shattered Sea Half a King 4.25
Joe Abercrombie The First Law The Blade Itself 5
John Gwynne The Faithful and the Fallen Malice
Julian May Saga of the Pliocene Exile The Many-Coloured Land
Julian May Galactic Milieu Trilogy Jack the Bodiless
Justin Cronin The Passage Trilogy The Passage
Katharine Kerr Deverry series  Daggerspell
Kenny Soward GnomeSaga Rough Magick 4.5
Kevin Hearne The Iron Druid Chronicles Hounded 4.5
Kevin J. Anderson The Saga of Seven Suns  Hidden Empire
L.E. Modesitt Jr. The Saga of Recluce The Magic of Recluce 3.75
L.E. Modesitt Jr. Imager Portfolio Imager 4.25
L.E. Modesitt Jr. Corean Chronicles Legacies 3.75
Lois McMaster Bujold The Vorkosigan Saga  Shards of Honor
Luke Scull Grim Company The Grim Company 4.25
Marc Turner The Chronicle of the Exile When the Heavens Fall 5
Margeret Weis and Tracy Hickman Dragonlance  Dragons of Autumn Twilight 3.75
Margeret Weis and Tracy Hickman The Death Gate Cycle  Dragon Wing
Marie Brennan The Memoirs of Lady Trent A Natural History of Dragons 3.5
Marion Zimmer Bradley Avalon series The Mists of Avalon 3.75
Mark Lawrence The Broken Empire Prince of Thorns 4.75
Mark Lawrence The Red Queen’s War Prince of Fools 4.5
Mark Lawrence Book of the Ancestor series Red Sister 5
Matthew Woodring Stover The Acts of Caine Heroes Die 4
Mazarkis Williams Tower and Knife Trilogy The Emperor’s Knife 4.25
Melanie Rawn The Exiles  The Ruins of Ambrai
Mercedes Lackey Valdemar The Black Gryphon 3.75
Michael J. Sullivan The Riyria Revelations series  The Crown Conspiracy 4
Michael J. Sullivan The Legends of the First Empire Age of Myth 4.25
Michael Moorcock Elric  Elric of Melniboné 3.75
Michael R. Fletcher Manifest Delusions Beyond Redemption 4
Michael R. Miller The Dragon’s Blade The Reborn King 4
Miles Cameron The Traitor Son Cycle The Red Knight 4
Mitchell Hogan Sorcery Ascendant Sequence At the Sign of the Crow and Moon 3.75
Myke Cole Shadow Ops Control Point 4
N.K. Jemisin The Broken Earth The Fifth Season 4.75
Patrick Rothfuss Kingkiller Chronicles  The Name of the Wind 5
Peter Newman The Vagrant The Vagrant 5
Peter V. Brett  The Demon Cycle The Warded Man 4.25
Pierce Brown Red Rising Red Rising 4.5
Piers Anthony Apprentice Adept series  Split Infinity
Piers Anthony The Incarnations of Immortality  On a Pale Horse
Piers Anthony Xanth  A Spell for Chameleon
R. A. Salvatore The Legend of Drizzt serie  Homeland  3.75
R. A. Salvatore Saga of the First King The Highwayman 3.75
R. A. Salvatore The DemonWars Saga The Demon Awakens 4
Rachel Aaron The Legend of Eli Monpress The Spirit Thief 3.50
Rachel Aaron Heartstrikers Nice Dragons Finish Last 3.75
Raymond E. Feist The Riftwar Saga Magician: Apprentice 4
Raymond E. Feist The Empire Trilogy Daughter of the Empire 4.25
Richard Knaak Dragonrealm series Firedrake 3.75
Richard Knaak Black city Black City Saint 4
Robert Asprin Thieves’ World  Thieves’ World
Robert Asprin Myth Adventures  Another Fine Myth
Robert Bevan Caverns and Creatures Critical Failures 4.25
Robert Jordan The Wheel of Time The Eye of the World 5
Robin Hobb Farseer Trilogy  Assassin’s Apprentice 3.75
Roger Zelazny The Chronicles of Amber Nine Princes in Amber 4
Sara Douglass The Wayfarer Redemption  The Wayfarer Redemption
Scott Lynch Gentleman Bastard series  The Lies of Locke Lamora 5
Scott Meyer Magic 2.0 Off to Be the Wizard 5
Scott Westerfeld Leviathan Leviathan 3.75
Simon R. Green Deathstalker Deathstalker 3.5
Simon R. Green Hawk & Fisher Hawk & Fisher 3
Simon R. Green Forest Kingdom Blue Moon Rising 3.5
Stephen King The Dark Tower  The Gunslinger 4.25
Stephen R. Donaldson The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever Lord Foul’s Bane 4
Stephen R. Donaldson The Gap series The Gap Into Conflict
Steven Erikson The Malazan Book of the Fallen series  Gardens of the Moon 3
Susan Ee Penryn & the End of Days Angelfall 4
Tad Williams Memory, Sorrow and Thorn  The Dragonbone Chair 3
Terry Brooks The (original) Shannara Trilogy The Sword of Shannara 3.75
Terry Brooks Magic Kingdom of Landover  Magic Kingdom For Sale/Sold 3.5
Terry Goodkind The Sword of Truth  Wizard’s First Rule 2
Terry Pratchett Discworld  The Color of Magic 5
Terry Pratchett The Long Earth The Long Earth 3.75


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