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List Weird

15 Best Weird Fantasy Books

Weird fantasy has to leave me with a “That was great, but what the hell did I just read?” feeling. The books below all fit the bill.

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Adventure List

27 Best Fantasy Adventure Books

 

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Sometimes, at the end of a long day (or even a short one), I want to be thrown into the middle of a bunch of exploding weirdness and not have to think too hard. Or, if a book is going to make me think when I’m tired, it had better be sneaky about it, and do it while I’m having a lot of fun.

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Almost Won List

12 Best Fantasy Books that Almost Won the Hugo Award

So close! These books were all nominated but failed to win the Hugo.

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Book Review Funny Horror Series

Review: What the Hell Did I Just Read by David Wong

What the Hell Did I Just Read is the third book in the John Dies at the End series, and it’s fantastic. Like the other books, it’s a hilarious, wild, gruesome ride.

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21st Century List

27 Best Fantasy Books of the 21st Century

There were way more than 27 great fantasy books written in the 21st century, but I had to draw the line somewhere or we’d be here all day.

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Book Review Horror

Review: The Hollow Ones by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan

I’m a big fan of Guillermo del Toro’s movies (Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, The Devil’s Backbone, Pacific Rim, The Shape of Water) so I was excited to read his new book The Hollow Ones, co-written by Chuck Hogan.

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Book Review

Review: Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

Mistborn is a very fun, fast-paced heist story by current fantasy superstar Brandon Sanderson.

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Funny List

17 Funniest Fantasy Books

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It takes a steady hand to write a fantasy story that’s exciting, interesting, and funny as hell.

Or maybe it’s just that people are funny, and no matter what you do with them, like putting them on dragons or in the afterlife, they’re going to do something ridiculous.

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List Post-apocalyptic

19 Best Post-apocalyptic Fantasy Books

Gathering this list together in mid-2020 makes me think I should read post-apocalyptic books not for entertainment, but for practical tips and tricks.

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Book Review Stand-alone

Review: The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle

The Last Unicorn is a quirky little masterpiece. It’s short, and anyone who likes fantasy should read it: it’s one of the best fantasy books in existence.