The story is centered on heroic characters, and the action takes place on a grand scale.

See also epic poetry and epic fantasy.

New Releases Tagged "Epic"

Kill the Queen (Crown of Shards, #1)
The Disappearance of Winter's Daughter  (The Riyria Chronicles, #4)
Suit (44 Chapters, #4)
Perversion (Perversion Trilogy, #1)
Port of Shadows (The Chronicles of the Black Company, #1.5)
Barren (Demon Cycle, #5.5)
The Ember Blade (The Darkwater Legacy #1)
Grey Sister (Book of the Ancestor, #2)
Scion of Ikshvaku (Ram Chandra #1)
Legends of Ahn (King's Dark Tidings, #3)
Sita: Warrior of Mithila (Ram Chandra #2)
The Void of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #3)
The Lore of the Evermen (Evermen Saga, #4)
The Banished of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #1)
The Core (The Demon Cycle, #5)
The Gravity of Us (Elements, #4)
The Ciphers of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #2)
Fool's Assassin (The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy, #1)
Sufficiently Advanced Magic (Arcane Ascension, #1)
The Blood Mirror (Lightbringer, #4)
The Shadow of What Was Lost (The Licanius Trilogy, #1)
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinJ.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set by J.R.R. TolkienThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. LewisThe Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
The Best Epic Fantasy
2,854 books — 22,332 voters
The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick RothfussThe Alloy of Law by Brandon SandersonA Dance with Dragons by George R.R. MartinRise of Empire by Michael J. SullivanFirst Contact by Brent LeVasseur
Best Fantasy of 2011
50 books — 32 voters

Fallen Crest High by TijanBeautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireBully by Penelope DouglasFallen Crest Family by TijanFallen Crest Public by Tijan
Love him, love them!
279 books — 420 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Best Novels in Female Perspective
571 books — 418 voters

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
The Odyssey
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
The Hobbit
The Iliad
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)
The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3)

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