Any recommended magic/dragon/space opera related fantasy novel ?
Does anyone know some good magic/dragon/space opera
related fantasy novel ? No starwars or startrek please...
My favourite list :
A. Magic related :
1. Harry Potter series
2. Black Magicians trilogy (Trudi Canavan)
B.Dragon related :
1. Temeraire series (His Majesty's dragon,...) (Naomi Novik)
2. Inheritance trilogy (Eragon,..) (Christopher Paolini)
C.Space opera related :
1. Giants series (Inherit the stars,...) (James P. Hogan)
I don't really like Eldest though...
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Dragon Rider, Magyk, Flyte, and Dragon Bait are some
- irish1Lv 61 decade ago
The Unexpected Dragon Trilogy: By Mary Brown
Pigs Don't Fly, Master of Many Treasures, and Dragonne's Egg
The Enchanted Forest Chronicles: By Patricia Wrede
Dealing with Dragons, Searching for Dragons, Calling on Dragons, Talking to Dragons
- 1 decade ago
George R R Martin's series, "Song of Wind and Fire". It's a New York Times Bestseller, but I'm an avid fantasy fan and I love them too. There's currently 4 books out, so it's plenty of books to get you really into the storyline. It contains elements of magic and dragons, but it is not based on either. Also, it is more mature than Harry Potter, so I wouldn't suggest starting it before the age of at least 16.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Dragonjousters series(joust,alta,sanctuary) by Mercedes Lackey.The setting is ancient Egypt.Hunger, anger, and hatred are constants for young Vetch, rendered a brutally mistreated and overworked serf by the Tian conquest of his homeland. But everything improves when a Tian jouster requisitions Vetch to become the first serf ever to be a dragon boy. His training is intense, and his duty clear-cut: to tend his jouster, Ari, and his dragon, Kashet. That is only the beginning.The rest of the books are about his escape to Alta,how the war between the two kingdoms is stopped etc.
Mercedes Lackey's Take a Thief is the tale of Skif, a young orphan reminiscent of Oliver Twist, making his way in the knock-and-tumble neighborhood between two of Haven's outermost walls. Skif is intelligent, good-hearted and creative enough to forage up three meals a day in a place where food is scarce and kindness almost unheard of. After a chain of events leave him homeless, Skif lands in the lair of Bazie, an Faginish ex-mercenary who trains thieves...until he is "Chosen" by one of Valdemar's magical horses and becomes a Herald serving the Queen.
Furies of Calderon (Codex Alera, Book 1) by Jim Butcher.(From Publishers Weekly)At the start of Butcher's absorbing fantasy, the first in a new series, the barbarians are at the gates of the land of Alera, which has a distinct flavor of the Roman Empire (its ruler is named Quintus Sextus and its soldiers are organized in legions). Fortunately, Alera has magical defenses, involving the furies or elementals of water, earth, air, fire and metal, that protect against foes both internal and external. Amara, a young female spy, and her companion, Odiana, go into some of the land's remoter territories to discover if military commander Atticus Quentin is a traitor—another classic trope from ancient Rome. She encounters a troubled young man, Tavi, who has hitherto been concerned mostly with the vividly depicted predatory "herdbanes" that threaten his sheep.Thinking that Amara is an escaping slave, Tavi decides to help her and is immediately sucked in over his head into a morass of intrigues, military, magical and otherwise.Warning:A character gets raped.
The Time-Master trilogy By Louise Cooper.(review from Amazon)The books are 'The Initiate',The Outcast and The Master.It tells the story of Tarod a fascinating anti-hero, evolving throughout the series from a loyal disciple of Order to the God of Chaos that is his true heritage, with the repeated examination of his humanity thrown into the mix.
Belgariad book series-David EddingsSource(s): http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0756401534/qid=11... http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0756400589/qid=11... http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0441011993/104-20...
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- Anonymous1 decade ago
MAGIC: Cornelia Funke is excellent. Tamora Pierce is good for younger readers (they are not completely magic related). Terry Prachett is wondeful as well.
DRAGONS: Anne McCaffery.
SPACE OPERA: Erm.... it isn't really in this category, but The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams and the other four books in the trilogy are good.
- K.K.Lv 51 decade ago
I highly recommend The Myth Series by Robert Asprin. It can go under magic and dragon...and a whole lot of humor!
- 1 decade ago
i would recomend eragon and eldest. the third one is the inheritence series i think.( the series name ) ive read it 2 times already and i dont EVER read books twice. theyre soooooooo good!