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10 Great Fantasy Series to Read While You're Waiting for George R.R. Martin's Next Book

10 Great Fantasy Series to Read While You're Waiting for George R.R. Martin's Next Book
Marykate, Charlie, you've totally won my love and neverending devotion for including The Farseer in this list. There's a part of me that wants to say it's one of the most under-appreciated fantasy series of all time. If I can throw out some of my recommendations: Melanie Rawn's Sunrunner trilogies (six thick books full of magic, intrigue, romance, and a preponderance of twins, which seems to be some weird fetish of Rawn's. The books cover the struggle for power over a beautiful fantasy land, with an awesome sunlight- and moonlight-based magic system and plenty of symbolism.) Raymond Feist's "Magician" (now separated into Magician: Apprentice and Magician: Master, I feel this is one of the seminal works of fantasy. Feist's and Janny Wurts's Empire trilogy (an easy favorite for me, as this retells the events of Magician from the point-of-view of the invaders. The Wheel of Time (uh, duh.)

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