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Browse a wide selection of fantasy books and discover new worlds. We have newly released fantasy books by the most celebrated authors available at competitive prices from our independent sellers. Find your favorite science fiction book, or shop for books with free shipping. Compare prices from our sellers to find a book for any budget to begin your next adventure.

Best-selling Fantasy Fiction titles

A Court of Thorns and Roses A Court of Thorns and Roses

Sarah J Maas
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A Court of Mist and Fury A Court of Mist and Fury

Sarah J Maas
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Iron Flame Iron Flame

Rebecca Yarros
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A Court of Wings and Ruin A Court of Wings and Ruin

Sarah J Maas
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A Court of Frost and Starlight A Court of Frost and Starlight

Sarah J Maas
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A Court of Silver Flames A Court of Silver Flames

Sarah J Maas
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Reckless Reckless

Lauren Roberts
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Crown of Midnight Crown of Midnight

Sarah J Maas
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Queen of Shadows Queen of Shadows

Sarah J Maas
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Empire of Storms Empire of Storms

Sarah J Maas
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The Assassin's Blade: The Throne of Glass Prequel Novellas The Assassin's Blade: The...

Sarah J Maas
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Frank Herbert's Dune Saga 3-Book Boxed Set: Dune, Dune Messiah, and Children of Dune Frank Herbert's Dune Saga 3...

Frank Herbert
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Kingdom of Ash Kingdom of Ash

Sarah J Maas
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Powerful: A Powerless Story Powerful: A Powerless Story

Lauren Roberts
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The Ashes & the Star-Cursed King: Book 2 of the Nightborn Duet The Ashes & the Star-Cursed...

Carissa Broadbent
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J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings: The Hobbit, the Fellowship of the Ring, the Two Towers, the Return of the King J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed...

J.R.R. Tolkien
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The Invisible Life of Addie Larue The Invisible Life of Addie...

V E Schwab
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Zodiac Academy: The Awakening Zodiac Academy: The Awakening

Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti
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House of Earth and Blood House of Earth and Blood

Sarah J Maas
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When the Moon Hatched When the Moon Hatched

Sarah A Parker
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Once Upon A Broken Heart Once Upon A Broken Heart

Stephanie Garber
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Dune Dune

Frank Herbert
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The Serpent & the Wings of Night: The Nightborn Duet Book One The Serpent & the Wings of...

Carissa Broadbent
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The Sword of Kaigen: A Theonite War Story The Sword of Kaigen: A...

M L Wang
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Fantasy Books FAQs

Fantasy novels are fiction books that have magic or other surreal or paranormal elements that cannot happen in reality. Unlike science fiction, fantasy draws on imagination and folk myths to create new worlds. In fantasy books, the plot might revolve around magic, take place on another world, or focus on mythical creatures.

Fantasy is not to be confused with science fiction, though. Although there are science fantasy novels, science fiction novels draw on technological advancements we've already discovered in real life, while also combining scientific elements with the real world. Meanwhile, fantasy books revolve around things that aren't possible, like wizardry.

When looking for your next great adventure, you might wonder what fantasy book series you should try. A few of the best fantasy book series include:

  • Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
    The Harry Potter series is one of the most popular fantasy book series of all time. It's so popular that it inspired a movie franchise everyone knows and loves. These books are set around Hogwarts, a school for wizardry in which we follow young Harry Potter on his journey to learn magic.
  • The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
    The Lord of the Rings is a popular fantasy series for teens and adults, following the adventures of mythical creatures like hobbits, elves, dwarves, and men to destroy a ring that corrupts whoever wears it.
  • The Chronicles of Narnia by C S Lewis
    The Chronicles of Narnia is a seven-book fantasy series in which children discover a magical world in a wardrobe. These books follow the adventures of children who explore and save Narnia from different villainous characters.
  • A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin
    This is the series that spawned the popular HBO show Game of Thrones and is a fantasy series that's currently unfinished. Five out of seven books are published that you can read, and they're inspired by the real-life War of the Roses with characters that will delight you, for better or worse.

Many of the top fantasy fiction authors are those who wrote the series we listed above, but others have written single fantasy novels that were a huge hit. Good fantasy fiction authors and their books you can discover at Alibris include:

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