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Epic Fantasy to read while waiting for more Game of Thrones

The next season of "Game of Thrones" isn't airing until 2019! How can you fill the time until then? By reading some epic fantasy series that are 100% completed- no waiting necessary.
 
Series Book One
"The First Law" by Joe Abercrombie

An epic, grimdark series where there are no heroes.
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The Blade Itself
"The Long Price Quartet" by Daniel Abraham

A powerful civilization, where words bring to life both weapons and tools, hovers on the brink of destruction or rebellion.
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A Shadow in Summer
"The Eternal Sky" by Elizabeth Bear

A missing heir, a wizard, a lost love; this series takes traditional fantasy tropes from Tolkein and spins them into a world based on 14th century Asia.
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Range of Ghosts
"World of the Five Gods" by Lois McMaster Bujold

A political fantasy based on Reconquista Spain, with dynamic characters and a fascinating theology.
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The Curse of Chalion
"Malazan Book of the Fallen" by Steven Erickson

With an epic scope and a wide cast of characters, this series is a good fit for those who love worldbuilding.
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Gardens of the Moon
"The Farseer Trilogy" by Robin Hobb

An illegitimate prince trains as an assassin and learns to control his innate powers to try and save the kingdom.
 
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Assassin's Apprentice
"The Broken Earth" series by N.K. Jemisin

On the continent known as "The Stillness", people called "orogenes" have the power to harness the earth and prevent or cause earthquakes. But large-scale seismic activity can lead to extinction events that leave the characters struggling to survive.
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The Fifth Season
"The Wheel of Time" by Robert Jordan

A farmboy is driven from his home and into the wider world where a terrible destiny awaits.
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The Eye of the World
"The Deed of Paksenarrion" by Elizabeth Moon

Follow the journey of Paks as she runs away from her parent's sheep farm, joins a mercenary group and eventually becomes a paladin fighting to place the true king on the throne.
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The Deed of Paksenarrion

Happy reading!
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