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[BHE 297] Science Fiction and Fantasy Titles in My Reading List

"Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory..." - J.R.R. Tolkien


While I read mostly fiction, I like to delve into fantasy and, on rare occasion, science fiction to change things up a bit. Below you will find books that I’m hoping to read and/or finish this year. I finished reading The Wizards of Once earlier this month. I started The Name of the Wind last year but have yet to finish it.

“Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory… If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if we’re partisans of liberty, then it’s our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can!” — J.R.R. Tolkien

Any sci-fi/fantasy novels on your reading list? I would be happy to hear your recommendations! Check out mine below!


Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave


The Novice by Taran Matharu (Summoner, #1)
The Inquisition by Taran Matharu (Summoner, #2)


The Mistborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson

Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
The Hero of Ages (Mistborn, #3)


The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline


Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde


The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell (The Wizards of Once, #1)
Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan (Shadow Magic, #1)


Saga by Brian K. Vaughn (Saga, Book One)
Artemis by Andy Weir


The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)


World of Warcraft: Chronicle (Vol 1) by Chris Metzen
World of Warcraft: Chronicle (Vol 2) by Chris Metzen


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Illustrated Edition (U.S. cover)
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The Art of Harry Potter by Mark Sumerak (B&N Exclusive)


Harry Potter: The Wand Collection

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7 comments on “[BHE 297] Science Fiction and Fantasy Titles in My Reading List

  1. There is a WAND COLLECTION?????? Oh Em Gee. I think Myka will still appreciate this. Perhaps for International Book Exchange Day – otherwise known as Valentine’s??? AND AND AND How are you finding The Name of the Wind??? I have yet to read it – but would like to hear your preliminary thoughts, first?

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    • Fats Suela

      Yes, it’s a nice addition to her collection. It tells the history of every wand that appeared in the films. I am more than halfway through The Name of the Wind. It’s so, so good!


  2. One final Q: is the wand included with the book????? I just checked BD – it seems like it’s just the book???


  3. Myra, you can find a lot of wands on Etsy, if you are in the market for a wand 🙂
    Great looking batch of books!

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    • Fats Suela

      Thanks, Tabatha! I also have a few Ursula K. le Guin books on their way, so I’m excited for those as well!


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