If You Enjoy "Game of Thrones"

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Abercrombie, Joe The Blade Itself Logen Ninefingers, infamous barbarian, has finally run out of luck. Caught in one feud too many, he's on the verge of becoming a dead barbarian - leaving nothing behind him but bad songs, dead friends, and a lot of happy enemies.
Bakker, R. Scott The Darkness That Comes Before In a world scarred by an apocalyptic past, four people are swept up in the launch of an imminent crusade, during which they are ensnared by mysterious traveler Anasurimbor Kellhus, whose magical, philosophical, and military talents have origins in a distant time.
Brooks, Terry The Sword of Shannara Unaware of the wars of ancient Evil that have pitted the human race against all other races, half-elfin Shea finds his peaceful life disrupted when he is charged with saving the world from a dread Warlock Lord.
Feist, Raymonde E. Flight of the Nighthawks Pug, a sorcerer, searches for the meaning of a prophetic nightmare that portends the destruction of the world of Midkemia, while two young brothers, untrained and unprepared, become a part of the Conclave of Shadows.
Friedman, C.S. Black Sun Rising This is the story of two men: one, a warrior priest ready to sacrifice anything and everything for the cause of humanity's progress; the other, a sorcerer who has survived for countless centuries by a total submission to evil. They are absolute enemies who must unite to conquer an evil greater than anything their world has ever known.
Herbert, Frank Dune Set on the desert planet Arrakis, this is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib, avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family, and bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream.
Hobb, Robin Dragon Keeper Trader's wife Alise and 16-year-old Thymara must join the caravan traveling up the toxic and inhospitable Rain Wild River, with the aim of relocating weakened dragons from outside their home town of Cassarick to the long-lost city of Kelsingra.
Jordan, Robert The Eye of the World This volume begins Jordan's long-running series and relates the tale of the bestial Trollocs, the witch Moiraine, and three boys, one of whom is fated to become the Dragon--the World's only hope and the sure means of its destruction.
Keyes, J. Gregory The Briar King Two millennia after humans were freed from the tyranny of slavery, the Briar King, a legendary portent of death, reawakens, and the fate of the kingdom lies in the hands of the king's woodsman, a rebellious girl, and a new-made knight.
King, Stephen The Eyes of the Dragon The kingdom of Delain is in turmoil as the old king dies and his successor must do battle for the throne. Pitted against an evil wizard and a would-be rival, Prince Peter makes a daring escape and rallies the forces of Good to fight for what is rightfully his.
  The Gunslinger Eerie, dreamlike, set in a world that is weirdly related to our own, The Gunslinger introduces Roland Deschain as he pursues his adversary across a strangely timeless landscape to the mountains that separate the desert from the Western Sea. The people he encounters are left behind, or worse—left dead.
Lynch, Scott The Lies of Locke Lamora Set in a fantastic city pulsing with the lives of decadent nobles and daring thieves, here is a story of adventure, loyalty, and survival that is one part Robin Hood, one part Ocean's Eleven, and entirely enthralling.
Marchetta, Melina Finnikin of the Rock Finnikin was a child during the five days of the unspeakable, when the royal family of Lumatere were brutally murdered, and an imposter seized the throne. Now a curse binds all who remain inside Lumatere’s walls, and those who escaped roam the surrounding lands as exiles, persecuted and despairing, dying by the thousands.
Parker, K.J. Devices and Desires Sentenced to death for a minor infraction of guild laws, engineer Ziani Vaatzes flees Mezentia to seek refuge in enemy Eremia, where he offers to teach engineering techniques to the Eremians, all the while plotting revenge on his accusers.
Rothfuss, Patrick The Name of the Wind A hero named Kvothe, now living under an assumed name as the humble proprietor of an inn, recounts his transformation from a magically gifted young man into the most notorious wizard, musician, thief, and assassin in his world.
Sanderson, Brandon The Way of Kings A new epic series introduces the world of Roshar through the experiences of a war-weary royal compelled by visions, a highborn youth condemned to military slavery and a woman who would save her impoverished house.
Stephenson, Neal Anathem Having lived in a monastery since childhood,away from the violent upheavals of the outside world, Raz becomes one of a group of formerly cloistered scholars who are appointed by a fear-driven higher power to avert an impending catastrophe.
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings This trilogy tells of a great quest undertaken by Frodo and the Fellowship of the Ring to journey across Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, and destroy the insidious One Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom.
Williams, Tad Shadowmarch With the fate of humanity hanging in the balance, twins Barrick and Briony must save Southmarch Castle and the surrounding lands from their inhuman enemies, the ageless Qar, while another threat arises, leading to a brutal murder that destroys trust and shrouds their kingdom in darkness.