Tag Archives: Epic

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

Betrayed (House of Night, Book 2)

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird has managed to settle in at the House of Night.  She’s come to terms with the vast powers the vampyre goddess, Nyx, has given her, and is getting a handle on being the new Leader of the Dark Daughters. Best of […]

A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle, Book 1)

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin Publisher: Bantam Product Description A boy grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world as an apprentice to the Master Wizard. Amazon.com Review Often compared to Tolkien’s Middle-earth or Lewis’s Narnia, Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea is a stunning fantasy world that grabs quickly […]

Forever Neverland

Author: Heather Killough-Walden Publisher: Product Description It has been five years since Wendy Darling and her brothers returned home after a harrowing ordeal in which they’d “gone missing” for several days and nights. To Wendy, they returned by fairy magic, fresh from the fight with Captain Hook, a little mussed up but none the worse […]

Bearers of the Black Staff: Legends of Shannara

Author: Terry Brooks Publisher: Del Rey Product Description For more than three decades, New York Times bestselling author Terry Brooks has ruled the epic fantasy realm with his legendary Shannara series. With each new novel the mythos has deepened, ever more fascinating characters have arisen, and increasingly breathtaking vistas of magical adventure have emerged. Now […]

The Unsuspecting Mage (The Morcyth Saga)

Author: Brian S. Pratt Publisher: Brian S. Pratt Product Description ‘Magic! Real Magic! Ever wanted to learn? We require someone with intelligence and a disciplined mind. Those well versed in fantasy novels and role playing games a plus. May need to travel.’ Little did James realize when he answered the ad in the paper that […]

Bearers of the Black Staff (Legends of Shannara)

Author: Terry Brooks Publisher: Del Rey Product Description For more than three decades, New York Times bestselling author Terry Brooks has ruled the epic fantasy realm with his legendary Shannara series. With each new novel the mythos has deepened, ever more fascinating characters have arisen, and increasingly breathtaking vistas of magical adventure have emerged. Now […]

The Lord of the Rings

Rating: (1504 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description For over fifty years, J.R.R. Tolkien’s peerless fantasy has accumulated worldwide acclaim as the greatest adventure tale ever written. No other writer has created a world as distinct as Middle-earth, complete with its own geography, history, languages, and legends. And no one has created […]

The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition

Rating: (261 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Mariner Books Product Description One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, […]

Shadowrealm: The Twilight War Book III

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Paul S. Kemp Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Product Description The stunning conclusion to the Twilight War! One of the Forgotten Realms world’s most compelling villains–the Archwizards of Shade–have come down from their flying city with their sights set on the merchant realm of Sembia. They come in the guise of […]

The Gypsy Morph (The Genesis of Shannara, Book 3)

Author: Terry Brooks Publisher: Del Rey Product Description Terry Brooks won instant acclaim with his phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Sword of Shannara. Its sequels earned Brooks legendary status. Then his darkly enthralling The Word and the Void trilogy revealed new depths and vistas to his mastery of epic fantasy. Armageddon’s Children and The […]

The Complete Chronicles of Narnia CD Box Set

Rating: (38 reviews) Author: C. S. Lewis Publisher: HarperAudio Product Description Journeys to the end of the world, fantastic creatures, and epic battles between good and evil — what more could any reader ask for? The lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, written in 1949 by Clive Staples Lewis, had all this and more. But […]

The Absolute Sandman, Vol. 3

Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: Vertigo Book Description The third volume collecting Neil Gaiman’s seminal, award-winning series starring the Dream King in deluxe format. ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 3 presents several key SANDMAN tales in a slipcased hardcover edition, including “Brief Lives,” in which the Sandman’s sister Delirium prevails upon her older brother to help her find […]

Fahrenheit 451

Rating: (1237 reviews) Author: Ray Bradbury Publisher: Del Rey Amazon.com In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury’s classic, frightening vision of the future, firemen don’t put out fires–they start them in order to burn books. Bradbury’s vividly painted society holds up the appearance of happiness as the highest goal–a place where trivial information is good, and knowledge […]

Ender’s Game Boxed Set: Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, Shadow of the Hegemon

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Tor Books Book Description Boxed Set contains Mass Market Editions of Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, and Shadow of the Hegemon Ender’s Game Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child […]

Children of the Mind (Ender, Book 4)

Rating: (199 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Tor Science Fiction Amazon.com Children of the Mind, fourth in the Ender series, is the conclusion of the story begun in the third book, Xenocide. The author unravels Ender’s life and reweaves the threads into unexpected new patterns, including an apparent reincarnation of his threatening older brother, […]

The Elves of Cintra (The Genesis of Shannara, Book 2)

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Terry Brooks Publisher: Del Rey Book Description With his groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Sword of Shannara and its acclaimed sequels, Terry Brooks brought a new audience to epic fantasy. Then he gave the genre a darkly compelling contemporary twist in his trilogy of the Word and the Void. Last […]

The Man in the High Castle

Rating: (158 reviews) Author: Philip K. Dick Publisher: Vintage Book Description It’s America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. the few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some 20 years earlier the United States lost a war–and […]

Shadowbred (The Twilight War, Book 1)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Paul S. Kemp Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Book Description The Lady has spoken to me. It has already begun. Shadows move out of the shrinking desert, south to the rich and arrogant cities of Sembia. “Be brave, little man,” says the shadowman, and the boy thinks his voice is surprisingly […]

The Hobbit (Collector’s Edition)

Rating: (1589 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it […]

His Dark Materials Trilogy (The Golden Compass; The Subtle Knife; The Amber Spyglass)

Rating: (688 reviews) Author: Philip Pullman Publisher: Laurel Leaf Amazon.com In the epic trilogy His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman unlocks the door to worlds parallel to our own. Dæmons and winged creatures live side by side with humans, and a mysterious entity called Dust just might have the power to unite the universes–if it isn’t […]

The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniversary Edition)

Rating: (135 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description The Fellowship of the Ring, part one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, first reached these shores on October 21, 1954, arriving, as C. S. Lewis proclaimed, “like lightning from a clear sky.” Fifty years and nearly one hundred million American readers later comes a […]