10 Must-Read Adult Fantasy Books

These powerful fantasies prove the genre isn't just for young readers.

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Buy Dhalgren at Amazon


By Samuel R. Delany

Buy Silver Birch, Blood Moon at Amazon

Silver Birch, Blood Moon

By Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

Buy Bride of the Rat God at Amazon

Bride of the Rat God

By Barbara Hambly

Buy Deerskin at Amazon


By Robin McKinley

Buy The Poppy War at Amazon

The Poppy War

By R.F. Kuang

Buy Good Omens at Amazon

Good Omens

By Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Buy Wicked at Amazon


By Gregory Maguire

Buy The Lies of Locke Lamora at Amazon

The Lies of Locke Lamora

By Scott Lynch

Buy A Game of Thrones at Amazon

A Game of Thrones

By George R.R. Martin

Buy The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms at Amazon

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

By N.K. Jemisin