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Old 10-21-2012, 08:21 PM
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Default Series Recommendations

I am looking to start a new series. I like in-depth ones so I can get *really* into them.

Some of the ones I like (names of the first book, not the series' name):

Golden Compass
Hunger Games
Harry Potter
Girl w/ the Dragon Tattoo
Game of Thrones

Authors I read a lot of:
Nora Roberts
JD Robb
Laurell K. Hamilton
Janet Evanovich
Jodi Picoult
Kay Hooper
Karen Marie Moning

I'm feeling for another fantasy-ish series but will take any suggestions.
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Old 10-21-2012, 08:25 PM
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Daughter of the Forest (The Sevenwater's Trilogy Book 1)

That's the first book of the series and I really love it. I like a lot of the books by that author in general too.

Tamora Peirce stuff is my YA fantasy crack and always fun.

I know all these amazing books and whenever asked my mind blanks. I'll come up with some more since Fantasy is my favorite!
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Old 10-21-2012, 08:28 PM
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Ender's Game, omg favorite book series EVER.

There are 4 books in the "regular" series, and another 4 (5? 6?) in the parallel series, plus a couple random other books. SO GOOD, and I hate 99% of sci fi stuff.
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Old 10-21-2012, 08:34 PM
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The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan. Should keep you busy for a while, lol! Seriously... it's great. The last one (14th) will be out in January too.

Otherwise two other series that are not finished yet - The Name of the Wind from Patrich Rothfuss (second one is the Wise Man's Fear, waiting for the 3rd). Really good.

And I absolutely loved The way of Kings from Brandon Sanderson (he's the person finishing the Wheel of Time series too). But it's just the first one of a series of 10 probably... he's writing the second one right now. All that's fantasy. The Mistborn series by Sanderson is really good too.

If you like space opera, anything by Peter F.Hamilton too. Loved the series that started with Pandora Star (it's 5 books total... I think? First series is 2 then the second is 2 or 3). Another great one (6 books) starts with the Reality Disfunction.
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Old 10-21-2012, 08:36 PM
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Ilona Andrews, both the Kate Daniels series, and the Edge series.
Kelley Armstrong has a fun fantasy series..

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Old 10-21-2012, 08:41 PM
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Neil Gaiman's work if you haven't although it's not a series. He uses a lot of the same motifs in his work. For any sci-fi/fantasy fan, I think he's a must read.

Dune is good although I really wasn't fond of the books past the first two. But the first two are really good.

Lord of the Rings is always a good one. I know a lot of people get stuck on the writing style though.

Ender's Game is good.

I know I have a lot more sci-fi/fantasy but my mind is blanking.

I've read a couple of Martha Well's books and liked them a lot.

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Old 10-21-2012, 08:50 PM
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All of these authors have series:

Raymond E. Feist, Kristen Britian's Greenrider series is really good, Trudi Caravan, Anne Bishop is an amazing author if you like dark fantasy with adult content. If you're looking for a good light-hearted fantasy I always recommend Donita K. Paul. I always read her when I'm feeling depressed.
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Old 10-21-2012, 08:56 PM
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Firekeeper series (begins with Through Wolf's Eyes)
Winterlands (begins with Dragonsbane)
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Old 10-21-2012, 08:58 PM
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Oh, Robin Hobb! She has two trilogies about the same protagonist, FitzChivalry Farseer that is AWESOME!
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Old 10-21-2012, 09:04 PM
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Brent Weeks Night Angel Trilogy:

Karen Miller King Maker King Breaker series *2 books*:

Personally Brent Weeks series is probably one of my most favorite series ever.

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