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Age of Myth (Legends of the First Empire #1) by Michael J. Sullivan // Sullivan’s Riyria Revelations and Chronicles are two of my favorite fantasy series ever. I adore them, and have grown immensely attached to the main characters. So why haven’t I read this book? I even own a copy…
This Savage Song (This Savage Song #1) by Victoria Schwab // I adore Victoria’s books, but I think I’ve only ever read books she has published under V.E. Schwab. I have heard so many great things about this duology though, so I really need to buy a copy of this book.
The Way of Kings (Stormlight Archive #1) by Brandon Sanderson // Listen, this book is intimidating, okay? It’s so long and the font in the mass market paperback copy I have is absolutely tiny. I will get to it at some point though. This year! Maybe. Hopefully…
The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) by N.K. Jemisin // I truly enjoyed The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms and The Broken Kingdoms, so I want to explore more of her writing. The Broken Earth series is so well-known in the bookish/fantasy community, and it’s a bit scary to start. Once again: I will read it! I promise.
Daughter of the Blood (The Black Jewels #1) by Anne Bishop // Anne Bishop’s The Others series is one of my favorite series. I’ve re-read the first few books multiple times in the past 4 years, and will continue to do so because they’re absolutely incredible. I haven’t ventured into any of her older works though. This series seems intriguing, and I own the first book so I really have no excuse for not reading it yet.
The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien // No, I have not read this book yet. I do love Lord of the Rings but I will be the first to admit that his books are not easy to read. They take quite a bit of concentration and attention, and I haven’t been able to lend that to the book. So I haven’t read it yet. It’s so intimidating!
Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) by Laini Taylor // Once again, I am so far behind on the hype. I haven’t read Laini Taylor’s latest release for one main reason: the paperback version was released so late compared to the hardcover one and I far prefer reading paperbacks. May sound stupid, but it’s the truth.
The Mad Ship (Liveship Traders #2) by Robin Hobb // Help me, I’m scared. I need to continue the series before I lose momentum and never finish the Realm of the Elderlings. And I really enjoyed the first book as well! They’re just so long…
Walk on Earth a Stranger (Gold Seer #1) by Rae Carson // There’s no excuse. Rae Carson’s Girl of Fire and Thorns is one of my favorite YA fantasy series so I wanted to read her new series when it was released. Years later, I still haven’t done it.
The Wise Man’s Fear (Kingkiller Chronicles #2) by Patrick Rothfuss // Someone save me. It’s been so long since I’ve read the first book that I’ve forgotten most of what happens in it. I don’t want to re-read it before reading this one because IT IS SO LONG. But I also don’t want to go into this book without remembering!!
There you go, 10 books I really should’ve read a long time ago…
Have you read any of these books?
Which books by your favorite authors are still on your to-read list?