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The list is imperfect and always growing. Please add descriptions where necessary and if there is a book you feel is missing, feel free to add it.


Title Author Description Book Cover
1001 Arabian Nights Various Ancient collection of Middle-Eastern folk tales and short stories. Contains such famous tales as "Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp" and "The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor"
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A Song of Ice and Fire Series Martin, George R. R. A refreshing take on the timeworn, high-fantasy genre where magic and gritty realism go hand in hand. Beautifully written and nuanced characters who don't fall into simple 'good' and 'evil' categories.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream Shakespeare. William
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The Aeneid Virgil An Epic Poem about the hero Aeneas' wanderings to Italy and victory in War against the Latins. tcenter

Beowulf

Anonymous Epic Anglo-Saxon Poem about the hero Beowulf and his battles against the monster Grendel, Grendel's mother, and an unnamed red dragon.
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The Black Company Cook, Glenn
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The Chronicles of Amber Zelazny, Roger
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Conan the Barbarian Anthology Howard, Robert Series of pulp-fiction stories featuring the original barbarian Conan.
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The Dark Tower Series King, Stephen Stephen King's magnum opus about a gunslinger searching for the nexus of all realities, The Dark Tower, in a world that is slowly falling apart at the seams.
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The Darkness That Comes Before Bakker, R. Scott
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The Earthsea Quartet Le Guin, Ursula
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Elric Anthology Moorecock, Michael
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Exile Salvatore, R.A.
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The Eye of the World Jordan, Robert
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Fables Willingham, Bill A series of comics dealing with a number of fairy tale and fable (hence the name) characters that have been forced out of their homes and formed a small chinatown like community within New York City.
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The Fafhrd and Gray Mouser Series Leiber, Fritz In seven volumes, this series consists of Leiber's sword-and-sorcery defining stories about two thieves, the barbarian Fafhrd and the failed wizard's apprentice Gray Mouser.
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Gardens of the Moon Erikson, Steven
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Good Omens Pratchet, Terry & Gaiman, Neil
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Grimm's Fairy Tales Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm The collection that most people know their fairy tales from. Contains Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Little Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin, and many many more.
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The Hobbit Tolkien, J.R.R. There and Back Again. The children's classic about the titular hobbit, Bilbo Baggins' adventure with the thirteen dwarves and the wizard Gandalf to reclaim Lonely Mountain from the dragon Smaug.
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The House on the Borderland Hodgson, William Hope
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The Iliad Homer
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The King of Elfland's Daughter Lord Dunsany
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The Last Unicorn Beagle, Peter S.
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The Lord of the Rings Tolkien, J.R.R.
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The Name of the Wind Rothfuss, Patrick
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The Odyssey Homer
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The Once and Future King White, T.S.
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The Princess Bride Goldman, William
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The Silmarillion Tolkien, J.R.R.
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The Wise Man's Fear Rothfuss, Patrick Day two of the Kingkiller Chronicles, Sequel to The Name of the Wind
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The Wizard Knight Wolfe, Gene
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