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List Rules Epic fantasy novels that you would probably like if you enjoyed the ‘Game of Thrones’ books.

Are you looking for similar books to Game of Thrones? First and foremost, if you haven’t finished the entire series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, you should. Then you can join everyone else in the world who bellyaches about how long it’s taking for the next book in the series, The Winds of Winter, to come out. If you’re all caught up on ASOIAF, however, you’re looking for alternatives, books like Game of Thrones.

This list includes several excellent recommendations by some of the best fantasy authors of all time, and chances are, you’ll find at least one or two books you like enough to delve into another epic fantasy series. And by all means, if you’re a GOT fan and you’ve got additional books that you feel must be on this list, add them. Vote up the books you think others with similar tastes will enjoy, and of course, vote down any books on this list that you think don’t necessarily belong.

If you’re into reading great fantasy series’ (and really, of course you are, you’re here), some of the best, hands down, are The Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan (start with The Eye of the World), the Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss (start with The Name of the Wind), the Malazan Book of the Fallen series by Steven Erikson (start with Gardens of the Moon) and The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb (start with Assassin’s Apprentice). All of these books are filled with compelling, memorable characters and most of them are dark, gritty and intriguing (especially The Wheel of Time series).

And really, if you’re a die-hard George R. R. Martin fan, you’re going to want to read everything else he’s written, too. Don’t forget, also, to check out and vote on all of Ranker’s great Game of Thrones lists, including the best Game of Thrones characters and the hottest women from the Game of Thrones HBO TV series.
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The Lord of the Rings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Lord of the Rings J. R. R. Tolkien

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The Wise Man's Fear is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Wise Man's Fear Patrick Rothfuss

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The Way of Kings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Way of Kings Brandon Sanderson

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Words of Radiance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Words of Radiance Brandon Sanderson

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The Name of the Wind is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Name of the Wind Patrick Rothfuss

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Dune is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Dune Frank Herbert

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The Wheel of Time is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Wheel of Time Robert Jordan

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Dragons of Autumn Twilight is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Dragons of Autumn Twilight Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

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Mistborn: The Well of Ascensio... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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Magician is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Magician Raymond E. Feist

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Assassin's Apprentice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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Mistborn: The Hero of Ages is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Mistborn: The Hero of Ages Brandon Sanderson

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The Lies of Locke Lamora is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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The Dragonriders of Pern: Drag... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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The Eye of the World is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Eye of the World Robert Jordan

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Time of the Twins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Time of the Twins Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

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War of the Twins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
War of the Twins Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

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The Blade Itself is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Blade Itself Joe Abercrombie

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Mistborn: The Final Empire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Mistborn: The Final Empire Brandon Sanderson

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A Wizard of Earthsea is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin

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The Black Company is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Black Company Glen Cook

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Test of the Twins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Test of the Twins Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

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The Malazan Book of the Fallen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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Pawn of prophecy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Pawn of prophecy David Eddings

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The Chronicles of Amber is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Chronicles of Amber Roger Zelazny

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Elric of Melniboné is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Elric of Melniboné Michael Moorcock

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The Once and Future King is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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The Dragonlance Saga: Book One is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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The Sword of Shannara is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Sword of Shannara Terry Brooks

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The Dark Tower VII: The Dark T... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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Furies of Calderon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Furies of Calderon Jim Butcher

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The Dragonbone Chair is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Dragonbone Chair Tad Williams

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Watership Down is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Watership Down Richard Adams

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Guards! Guards! is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Guards! Guards! Terry Pratchett

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Conan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Conan L. Sprague de Camp, Robert E. Howard, Lin Carter

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The Way of Shadows is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
The Way of Shadows Brent Weeks - The perfect killer has no friends. Only targets. For Durzo Blint, assassination is an art. And he is the city’s most accomplished artist, his talents required from alleyway to courtly boudoir.For Azoth, survival is ...

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Wizard's First Rule is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Wizard's First Rule Terry Goodkind

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Prince of Thorns is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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A Spell for Chameleon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
A Spell for Chameleon Piers Anthony

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To Green Angel Tower is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
To Green Angel Tower Tad Williams

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Kushiel's Dart is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Kushiel's Dart Jacqueline Carey

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Gardens of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Gardens of the Moon Steven Erikson

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Lord Foul's Bane is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Lord Foul's Bane Stephen R. Donaldson

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Magic Kingdom for Sale -- Sold... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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The Chronicles of Prydain is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love

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Stone of Farewell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Stone of Farewell Tad Williams

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His Dark Materials is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
His Dark Materials Nicholas Wright

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Stone of Tears is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Stone of Tears Terry Goodkind

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Sabriel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love
Sabriel Garth Nix

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Assassin's Quest Robin Hobb is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Other Books Game of Thrones (ASOIAF) Fans Will Love