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Subject: Christian Fantasy?
Date Posted: 8/19/2007 10:08 PM ET
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I have just discovered Frank Peretti's books and I'm eating them up!  Do you know any other authors with a style like this? 

Date Posted: 8/20/2007 10:49 AM ET
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i dont know about Frank Peretti but if your looking for the quintessential Christian fantasy you have to start with the Chronicles of Narnia.

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Date Posted: 8/20/2007 11:10 AM ET
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I have a couple things on my shelf you might enjoy - Abaddon by Bob Larson and The Oath by Frank Peretti.  Also have a lot of the Left Behind series if you are interested in those.

Lisa

Date Posted: 8/20/2007 4:43 PM ET
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There is a book titled The Lure.  It is a futuristic storyline.  Can't recall the author.  Good luck!

Date Posted: 8/20/2007 6:23 PM ET
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Karen Hancock writes some neat fantasy. I loved her book Arena.

Melissa

Date Posted: 8/21/2007 12:20 PM ET
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I think that Randy Alcorn is similar to Peretti....

Date Posted: 8/21/2007 12:42 PM ET
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I think the  most similar author to Peretti is Ted Dekker.

Donita K. Paul writes Christian fantasy.

Wayne Thomas Batson and R.K. Mortenson both have out Christian fantasy YA series.

Check out this link for more titles, it's the most comprehensive listing of Christian fantasy/sci-fi I've come across.

www.wherethemapends.com

 



Last Edited on: 8/21/07 12:43 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/21/2007 2:14 PM ET
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TED Dekker is very similar to frank perreti in fact they wrote one book together called house.  Awesome book!! I read it in like one day it was soooo good.

 

Hope this helps

caery A.

Date Posted: 8/22/2007 1:52 PM ET
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Thank you guys soo much!!  This gives me quite a bit of books to explore.  :) 

Date Posted: 9/14/2007 12:16 PM ET
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Thanks for the link to WhereTheMapEnds.com - I'd been looking for a resource like that for quite some time!

Date Posted: 9/15/2007 7:04 PM ET
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I've bookmarked WhereTheMapEnds.com too...thanks!

Date Posted: 9/17/2007 7:53 AM ET
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Firebird Trilogy is a good futuristic series.

Date Posted: 9/17/2007 3:36 PM ET
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I was also going to suggest Ted Dekker.

Date Posted: 9/17/2007 6:34 PM ET
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Sharon Hinck's The Restorer series is really good...sort of Mom-lit fantasy.

Also Lisa T. Bergren's Gifted series- The Begotten and the Betrayed

 

Date Posted: 9/18/2007 12:44 PM ET
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I just posted Wormwood on my bookshelf and it is similar in style.  Peretti is definitely the best, I just love his stuff - especially This Present Darkness and Piercing The Darkness.  The Dragon series by Donita Paul is supposed to be excellent as well.  I have it wishlisted :-)

Date Posted: 9/20/2007 8:34 AM ET
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You'll love this blog....Speculative Faith

Date Posted: 9/20/2007 10:14 PM ET
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I second Ted Dekker. His Circle trilogy was amazing!

Date Posted: 9/21/2007 10:52 PM ET
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There's a series that's really good - all I can remember is the first book is "Firebird."  There's also another series, again, one of the books is "DragonKnight"  Sorry, I'm terrible with authors. :P

Date Posted: 9/26/2007 1:06 PM ET
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I agree with the people who said read Donita K. Paul's Dragonkeepers Chronicles.  I have heard of many of th eothers but never read them, so I can't help you there.  Also try L. B. Graham's Binding of the Blade series.  These are great.

Date Posted: 9/26/2007 4:21 PM ET
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Heres another  that is awesome, Bill Meyer and also Brandilyn Collins.  These authors keep you glued to the book till the end.