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Subject: i need recoomendations for Fantasy novels with fairies, dwarfs, dragons, wi
Date Posted: 10/29/2010 4:01 PM ET
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I like reading books with dragons dwarves elfs and so on, but im running out of ideas for good books.I liked the sea of trolls,lord of the rings,and even steven brust books about vlad taltos (doesent rlly fit into the catargory i said but whatever).I also liked eragon(still waiting on forth one to come out).I like more mature ones but i may read young adult books.Please help me find a book that i may like!!!!

Subject: Gordon R. Dickson and Christopher Stasheff
Date Posted: 10/29/2010 6:28 PM ET
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Dickson has the Dragon and the George or Dragon Knight series.  Several books modern day guy and his girl friend get magically translated to an alternate dimension where he is turned into a dragon who has to rescue his girlfriend. 

Christopher Stasheff has the Warlock in Spite of himself series.  Several books where the main character lands on the planet Gramary in his space ship but finds he has to deal with dwarves, warlocks, witches, little people and the Church.

Christopher Stasheff has another series called the Wizard in Rhyme series.  Several books, magic, dragons, elves, etc.

Date Posted: 10/29/2010 8:40 PM ET
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thanks i will check them out :)

Date Posted: 10/30/2010 4:46 PM ET
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The Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey is very good.

The first in the series: Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern Bk 1) :: Anne McCaffrey

Date Posted: 10/30/2010 7:57 PM ET
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Patty Brigg's two Dragon books, Dragon Bones and Dragon Blood. 

Date Posted: 11/1/2010 6:55 PM ET
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Wow, I haven't read a die-hard Fantasy with Elves and Trolls in a minute. :) I need to pick one up!

Lorna Freeman has a great series, that's relatively under the radar as far as I know. It's amazing! But the critters tend to be more Anthro, but there's a whole nice Realm of Fae! It starts off with Covenants

And do you remember the movie Willow? Well George Lucas and Chris Claremont continued the story of Elora Dannon in Shadow Moon Shadow Dawn Shadow Star. It's fun! :)



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Date Posted: 11/20/2010 6:28 PM ET
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You might give "Three Hearts and Three Lions" by Poul Anderson a try.  Has fairies, a dragon, a dwarf, elves, and a magic sword.  

Date Posted: 11/20/2010 10:50 PM ET
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Dragonhaven by Robin McKinley might be something you're interested in.  It's more realistic but has dragons.  Also along those lines is a YA book Voices of Dragons by Carrie Vaughn.  Might not be exactly what you're looking for, but pretty damn amazing books.

Date Posted: 11/21/2010 4:22 PM ET
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Thanks for the recoomendations people!II just recently read the green rider and that was a really good book.Try it it is good

Date Posted: 11/21/2010 5:06 PM ET
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Naomi Novik's series about the dragon Temeraire is very good.  The first is called His Majesty's Dragon. 

Subject: kk
Date Posted: 11/21/2010 7:07 PM ET
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Thanks it looks like a good series,as soon as i trade another one of my books i will order it :)

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Date Posted: 11/26/2010 7:05 PM ET
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Don't forget the classic TSR books "Dragonlance".  Many to chose from.

Date Posted: 11/27/2010 1:55 AM ET
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If you like Tolkien, try out Dennis Mckiernan, the same sort of thing, lots of different races; Elves, Dwarves, Warrows (sort of like hobbits), and more. Big epic battles, good versus evil! They are amazing. I'd start with the duology "Into the Fire" and "Into the Forge". Also, you should check out the Tairen Soul series by C.L Wilson, not dragons per se, but still fantastic, although it's definitely more of woman's fantasy... there's a love story, haha. Not sure how you feel about that. Oh, and the Chronicles of Elantra series is excellent, Again, lots of different races, action&adventure, and the author's world building is just...wow!! (Same with C.L Wilson).