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Fantasy Series

Abe, Shana

The Drakon

CBG: unrated

Abercrombie, Joe

First Law Trilogy

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Abraham, Daniel

Long Price Quartet

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Alexander, Lloyd

Prydain Chronicles

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Anderson, Poul

King of Ys

CBG: unrated

Operation Otherworld

CBG: unrated

Three Hearts and Three Lions

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Anthony, Piers

Apprentice Adept

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Incarnations of Immortality

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Applegate, K.A.

Everworld Series

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Asprin, Robert


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Thieves World

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Bach, Richard

Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

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The Bridge Across Forever

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Bakker, R. Scott

Prince of Nothing

CBG: unrated

Barrie, J.M.

Peter Pan

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Barron, T.A.

Lost of Years of Merlin

CBG: unrated

Great Tree of Avalon

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Baum, L. Frank


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Bellairs, John Anthony

The Face in the Frost

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Berg, Carol


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Berman, Judith

Bear Daughter

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Bertin, Joanne


CBG: unrated

Black, Holly

The Spiderwick Chronicles

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Bradley, Marion Zimmer

Atlantean series

CBG: unrated

Avalon series

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Colin McLaren series

CBG: unrated

Darkover series

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Shadow's Gate series

CBG: unrated

Bradshaw, Gillian

Hawk of May

CBG: unrated

The Wolf Hunt

CBG: unrated

Brennan, James Herbert

Faerie Wars

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Briggs, Patricia

Raven Duology

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Brooks, Terry

Shannara series

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Word and Void

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Bull, Emma

War for the Oaks

CBG: unrated

Brust, Stephen

Vlad Taltos

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Bunch, Chris

Dragonmaster Trilogy

CBG: unrated

The Last Legion

CBG: unrated

Seer King Trilogy

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Burbank, L.G.

Lords of Darkness

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Burroughs, Edgar Rice


CBG: unrated

Butcher, Jim

Codex Alera

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Dresden Files

CBG: unrated

Butler, Octavia

Wild Seed

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Campbell, Alan

Deepgate Codex

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Card, Orson Scott

Alvin Maker

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Hart's Hope

CBG: unrated

Carey, Jacqueline

Kushiel's Legacy

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Carl, Lillian Stewart

Lucifer's Crown

CBG: unrated

Sabazel Series

CBG: unrated

Carroll, Jonathan

Answered Prayers Sextex

CBG: unrated

Cherryh, C.J.

Fortress Series

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Cochran, Molly & Warren Murphy

The Broken Sword

CBG: unrated

The Forever King

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Cook, Glen

The Black Company

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Tower of Fear

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Crowley, John

Little, Big

CBG: unrated

Davis, Bryan

Dragons in our Midst

CBG: unrated

Deary, Terry

The Fire Thief Trilogy

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de Camp, Lyon Sprague

Gavagan's Bar

CBG: unrated

Harold Shea

CBG: unrated

Pusadian Series

CBG: unrated

Devereux, David

Hunter's Moon

  • Cataclysmic Crow: 3 (surprised to see more than one CBGian has read this. Good premise, but doesn't use the genre properly)
  • Sdragon1984: 3

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Donaldson, Stephen R.

Chronicles of Thomas Covenant

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Douglas, Sara

Wayfarer Redemption Sextet

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Drake, David

Lord of the Isles

CBG: unrated

Durham, David Anthony


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Duane, Diane

Young Wizards

CBG: unrated

Eddings, David

The Belgariad

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The Dreamers

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The Mallorean

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Erikson, Stephen

Malzan Book of the Fallen

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Farland, David

The Runelords

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Feist, Raymond

Riftwar Saga

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Flewelling, Lynn


CBG: unrated

Flint, Kenneth C.

Sidhe Series

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Freidman, Cecilia S.

Coldfire Trilogy

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Gaiman, Neil

American Gods/Anansi Boys

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Good Omens

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Gardner, Craig Shaw

His "Humorous" Series

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Goldman, William

The Princess Bride

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Goldstein, Lisa

The Alchemist's Door

CBG: unrated

Goodkind, Terry

The Sword of Truth

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Harlan, Thomas

Oath of Empire

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Harris, Deborah Turner

The Adept

CBG: unrated

Caledon Trilogy

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Hawke, Simon

Dark Sun: Tribe of One

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Haydon, Elizabeth

Symphony of Ages

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Hill, Stuart

Icemark Chronicles

CBG: unrated

Hobb, Robin

The Farseer Trilogy

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Fool's Trilogy

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Howard, Robert


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Jones, J.V.

Book of Words

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Sword of Shadows

CBG: unrated

Jordan, Robert

The Wheel of Time

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Conan Chronicles

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Kay, Guy Gavriel

The Fionavar Tapestry

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Kerr, Katherine

Deverry Books

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Keyes, Gregory

Age of Unreason

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Kiernan, Caitlin R.

The Five of Cups

CBG: unrated

King, Stephen

The Dark Tower

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  • Acrimone: 4
  • Ishmayl: 4
  • khyron: 3
  • Llum: 4
  • LordVreeg: 3
  • NinjaD!: 5
  • Steerpike: 4
  • Light Dragon: 2

Kurtz, Katherine

Chronicles of the Deryni

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  • LordVreeg: 3

Lawhead, Stephen R.

King Raven

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  • Stargate: 4

LeGuin, Ursula


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  • Acrimone: 3
  • Advachiel: 4
  • Ishmayl: 3
  • LordVreeg: 2
  • Pellanor: 4
  • Phoenix: 3
  • Raelifin: 3
  • Light Dragon: 1

Lewis, C.S.

Chronicles of Narnia

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Lieber, Fritz

Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser

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Lisle, Holly


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CBG: unrated

Bard's Tale

CBG: unrated

Devil's Point

CBG: unrated

The Secret Texts

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Llywelyn, Morgan

The Elementals

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Red Branch

CBG: unrated

Lovecraft, H.P.

Cthulu Mythos

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  • Light Dragon: 5
  • Joker: 4
  • khyron: 4
  • LordVreeg: 4
  • Steerpike: 4
  • Cataclysmic Crow: 4
  • Phoenix: 3
  • Raelifin: 3

Lukyanenko, Serge

Night Watch Series

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MacDonald, George

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MacHale, D.J.

The Pendragon Adventure

CBG: unrated

Maguire, Gregory


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Marillier, Juliet

Saga of the Light Isles (Wolfskin/Foxmask)

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Martin, George R.R.

Song of Ice and Fire

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McCaffery, Anne

Dragonriders of Pern

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  • Acrimone: 3
  • Lath: 5
  • Llum: 3
  • LordVreeg: 3
  • Pellanor: 3
  • Light Dragon: 2

McGarry, Terry


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McKiernan, Dennis L.

Iron Tower

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Meyer, Stephen

Twilight Series

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Mieville, China

CBG Thread: Mieville Discussion


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King Rat

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Modesitt Jr, L.E.

The Saga of Recluce

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Moon, Elizabeth

The Deed of Paksenarrion

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Moorcock, Michael


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  • khyron: 4
  • LordVreeg: 3

Elric Saga

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  • Acrimone: 3
  • khyron: 4
  • LordVreeg: 4
  • Phoenix: 4


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Morwood, Peter

Horse Lords

CBG: unrated

Novik, Naomi


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Paolini, Christopher

Inheritance Cycle

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  • Ishmayl: 3
  • Llum: 4
  • Nomadic: 3
  • Stargate: 2
  • Steerpike: 1

Paver, Michelle

Chronicles of Ancient Darkness

CBG: unrated

Pierce, Meredith Ann

Birth of the Firebringer

CBG: unrated

Pierce, Tamora

Circle of Magic

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  • Higgs Boson: 4
  • khyron: 3

Prachett, Terry


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  • Advachiel: 4
  • Light Dragon: 5
  • Cataclysmic Crow: 4
  • Joker: 5
  • khyron: 5
  • Llum: 4
  • LordVreeg: 4
  • Luminous Crayon: 4
  • Phoenix: 3
  • Ravenspath: 5
  • snakefing: 4
  • Stargate: 4

Pullman, Philip

His Dark Materials

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  • Acrimone: 2
  • Light Dragon: 3
  • Cataclysmic Crow: 4
  • khyron: 5
  • Llum: 5
  • LordVreeg: 4
  • Sdragon: 5

Rawn, Melany

Dragon Prince

CBG: unrated

Golden Key

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Sunrunner Saga

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Rice, Anne

The Vampire Chronicles

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  • Acrimone: 3
  • Advachiel: 3
  • Ishmayl: 3
  • khyron: 3
  • Lath: 4
  • LordVreeg: 2
  • Pellanor: 2
  • Phoenix: 4
  • Sdragon: 2

The Mayfair Witches

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Rothfus, Patrick

Kingkiller Chronicles

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Rowley, Christopher

Brazil Boketail

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Rowling, J.K.


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  • Acrimone: 3
  • Advachiel: 3
  • Cataclysmic Crow: 5
  • Light Dragon: 3
  • Elemental Elf: 3
  • Higgs Boson: 4
  • Ishmayl: 3
  • Joker: 3
  • Khyron: 3
  • Llum: 4
  • LordVreeg: 4
  • NinjaD!: 2
  • Phoenix: 4
  • Raelifin: 2
  • Sdragon: 4
  • Stargate: 3
  • Steerpike: 3
  • Steve Landers: 3

Russell, Sean

Initiate Brother

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Moontide and Magic Rise/River Into Darkness

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Swan's War

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Saberhagen, Fred

The Book of Swords

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Salvatore, R.A.

Cleric Quintet

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  • Pellanor: 3
  • Phoenix: 1
  • Raelifin: 2

Drizzt Saga

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  • Acrimone: 2
  • Advachiel; 2
  • Elemental Elf: 4
  • Joker: 4
  • Light Dragon: 4 (If this includes the Entreri/Jarlaxle books then it rates a 4; if this only refers to Icewind Dale, then it rates a 3, if this refers to the thousand orcs series, it rates a 1 or a 2.)
  • Llum: 2
  • Pellanor: 3
  • Phoenix: 2
  • Raelifin: 2

Sanderson, Brandon


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Stroud, Jonathan

Bartimaeus Trilogy

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Tolkien, Christopher

Children of Hurin

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Tolkien, J.R.R.

The Lord of the Rings/Other Middle Earth

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Turtledove, Harry

Viddesos Cycle

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The Last Legion

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Light dragon are you sure this is by Harry Turtledove? The only "Last Legion" I know of is by Valerio Massimo Manfredi. Turrtledove's legion books were part of the Viddesos Cycle, according to Wikipedia.--Phoenix 17:31, 13 June 2009 (UTC)

Vance, Jack


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  • snakefing: 4
  • Steerpike: 5

Tales of the Dying Earth

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Walton, Evangeline

Children of Llyr

CBG: unrated

Weiss, Margarett

Deathgate Cycle

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Weis, Margaret & Tracy Hickman


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  • Acrimone: 3
  • Higgs Boson: 5
  • Ishmayl: 2
  • Llum: 2
  • LordVreeg: 3
  • Pellanor: 3
  • Steve Landers: 4
  • Light Dragon: 4

War of Souls

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Wellington, David

Monster Trilogy

CBG: unrated

White, T.H.

The Once and Future King

CBG: unrated

Whyte, Jack

Camulod Chronicles

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Williams, Tad

Memory, Sorrow, Thorn

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Wolfe, Gene

Long Sun

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  • Advachiel: 4
  • LordVreeg: 5
  • Raelifin: 4
  • snakefing: 5

New Sun

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Soldier Series

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Wooding, Chris

The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray

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Wurtz, Janny

Cycle of Fire

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Zapkowski, Andrezej

Last Wish

  • Cataclysmic Crow: 4 (some interesting allusions to dark versions of fairy tales and some good ideas)
  • Halfling Fritos: 4 (The story of the Witcher. Interesting if not overwhelmingly so.)

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Zelazny, Roger

Chronicles of Amber

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Creatures of Light and Darkness

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Lords of Light

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Zindell, David

Ea Cycle

CBG: unrated

Varying Authors

L5R: Clan Wars Saga

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