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Top Ten Favorite Authors In Fantasy Genre
Obviously, there are some well known heavy weights in this genre, especially in adult fantasy (R. R. Martin, anyone?). But the authors I choose are either old favorites of mine or more recently discovered authors who blew me away.
1. Julia Kagawa (Iron Fey series, Iron Prince, Immortal Rules)
2. Terry Pratchett (Discworld series, Wee Free Men series, Bromeliad series)
3. Garth Nix (Abhorsen series, Keys to the Kingdom series)
4. J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter series)
5. Jennifer A. Nielsen (Ascendance Trilogy, Underworld Chronicles)
6. Rae Carson (Fire and Thorn series)
7. Kristin Cashore (Graceling series)
8. Leigh Bardugo (Shadow and Bone)
9. Megan Whalen Turner (The Queen's Thief series)
10. Gail Carson Levine (Ella Enchanted, A Tale of Two Castles, Two Princesses of Bamarre)
11. Neil Gaiman (Graveyard Book, Coraline, Stardust, Neverwhere, American Gods, Anansi Boys)
What are some of your favorite fantasy authors?