First released in 2000, A Storm of Swords by George RR Martin is a splendid epic fantasy novel. It is the 3rd book in the bestselling series A Song of Ice and Fire series (widely referred to as Game of Thrones series). Just like its prequels, the book has received generally positive responses from critics and won several awards since its release.
A Clash of Kings by George RR Martin is a marvelous fantasy novel first published in 1998. It is the 2nd book in the ongoing A Song of Ice and Fire series (now widely known as the Game of Thrones series). Like its prequel, it has gained worldwide critical and commercial success. It has also won several awards since its publication.
Originally published in 1996, A Game of Thrones by George RR Martin is a magnificent and bestselling fantasy novel. It is the 1st book in the epic series A Song of Ice and Fire—since the TV series became massive hit, the book series also simply known as Game of Thrones series. The book and the series have become a global success critically as well as commercially. It has successfully reached the #1 spot in the New York Times Bestseller list and won several prestigious awards.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is a wonderful philosophic novel originally released in 1988. The allegorical book builds its story around a young Andalusian shepherd and his fantastic adventure in pursuing his dream to Egypt. After having a profound recurring dream, young Santiago believed that the pyramids held his most precious treasure. Thus he began a long intercontinental journey where he met interesting characters and experienced valuable lessons. All of those guided him in finding and revealing what his treasure was.
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger is a bestselling romantic book with an exciting science-fictional fantasy idea. The novel chronicles the love story between Henry DeTamble and Clare Anne Abshire. What makes it stands out from the other love stories is Henry’s unique disposition. He is a man with peculiar genetic disorder that makes him time travel in unpredictable and sudden manner. It’s a situation that makes his artist wife Clare overwhelmed by unease and bewilderment in their relationship.
The magical fantasy series Howl’s Moving Castle ends brilliantly with the third and final novel House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones. In this wonderful book readers will see more of the exceptional main characters of the first book: Howl the wizard, Sophie Pendragon, and Calcifer the fire demon. However, just like the second book, readers can enjoy this as a standalone novel, without having to read the 2 prequels first.
Fast-paced and bewildering, Castle in the Air by Diana Wynne Jones is the second novel in the How’s Moving Castle series. Although not directly connected with the story in its prequel, the book brings an enriching addition to the young adult, fantasy series. Even readers who have not read the first book can still get as much enjoyment from it as a standalone book.
Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones is a bestselling fantasy novel first published in 1986. The dazzling story and remarkable characters in the book has enchanted readers of all ages: children, young adult and even adult readers. It is the first volume in the series and it is followed by Castle in the Air.