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List of best books about wizards, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on wizards are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched wizard bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about wizards. If you're looking for a list of top books on wizards then you're in the right place.

Books include everything from The Sorcerer to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about Wizards?" after checking out this list.

This greatest wizards book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these wizards books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

J. K. Rowling, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Terry Pratchett have all written books about Wizards.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly H... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the seventh and final novel of the Harry Potter series, written by British author J. K. Rowling. The book was released on 21 July 2007 by Bloomsbury ...more

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The Hobbit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
J. R. R. Tolkien The Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a fantasy novel and children's book by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical acclaim, being nominated for ...more

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Harry Potter and the Half-Bloo... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is the sixth and penultimate novel in the Harry Potter series, written by British author J. K. Rowling. Set during protagonist Harry Potter's sixth year at ...more

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Death Masks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher Death Masks is a 2003 novel by science fiction and fantasy author Jim Butcher. It is the fifth novel in The Dresden Files, his first published series that follows the character of Harry Dresden, ...more

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the fourth novel in the Harry Potter series, written by British author J. K. Rowling. It follows Harry Potter, a wizard in his fourth year at Hogwarts ...more

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Storm Front is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher Storm Front is a 2000 novel by science fiction and fantasy author Jim Butcher. It is the first novel in The Dresden Files, his first published series and it follows the character of Harry ...more

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third novel in the Harry Potter series, written by J. K. Rowling. The book follows Harry Potter, a young wizard, in his third year at Hogwarts ...more

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Dead Beat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher Dead Beat is the 7th book in The Dresden Files, Jim Butcher's continuing series about wizard detective Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. It is available in print and e-book.

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Harry Potter and the Order of ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is the fifth novel in the Harry Potter series, written by J. K. Rowling. It follows Harry Potter's struggles through his fifth year at Hogwarts School ...more

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the first novel in the Harry Potter series and J. K. Rowling's debut novel. The plot follows Harry Potter, a young wizard who discovers his magical ...more

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Small Favor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher Small Favor is the tenth book in The Dresden Files, Jim Butcher's continuing series about wizard detective Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. The book stayed on the New York Times Best Seller ...more

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Blood Rites is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher Blood Rites is the 6th book in The Dresden Files, Jim Butcher's continuing series about wizard detective Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden.

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Harry Potter and the Chamber o... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second novel in the Harry Potter series, written by J. K. Rowling. The plot follows Harry's second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and ...more

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Summer Knight is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher Summer Knight is a 2002 contemporary fantasy novel by author Jim Butcher. It is the fourth novel in The Dresden Files, which follows the character of Harry Dresden, present-day Chicago's only ...more

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Proven Guilty is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher Proven Guilty is the 8th book in The Dresden Files, Jim Butcher's continuing series about wizard detective Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. Proven Guilty had a release date of May 2, 2006. ...more

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Fool Moon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher Fool Moon is a 2001 contemporary fantasy novel by author Jim Butcher. It is the second novel in The Dresden Files, which follows the character of Harry Dresden, present-day Chicago's only ...more

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White Night is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher White Night is the 9th book in The Dresden Files, Jim Butcher's continuing series about wizard detective Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. The cover art by illustrator Christian McGrath ...more

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The Sword of Truth Gift Set, B... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Wizards

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Grave Peril is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jim Butcher Grave Peril is a 2001 urban fantasy novel by author Jim Butcher. It is the third novel in The Dresden Files, which follows the character of Harry Dresden, present-day Chicago's only professional ...more

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A Wizard of Earthsea is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Ursula K. Le Guin A Wizard of Earthsea is a young-adult fantasy novel written by the American author Ursula K. Le Guin, first published by the small press Parnassus in 1968. Set in the fictional archipelago of ...more

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Confessor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Terry Goodkind Confessor is the eleventh novel in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth, and the last in the Chainfire trilogy bringing an end to the current story arc involving the Imperial ...more

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Temple of the Winds is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Terry Goodkind Temple of the Winds is the fourth book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth.

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The Last Enchantment is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Mary Stewart The Last Enchantment is a 1979 fantasy novel by Mary Stewart. It is the third in a quintet of novels covering the Arthurian legend, preceded by The Hollow Hills and succeeded by The Wicked Day.

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The Wings of Merlin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
T. A. Barron The Wings of Merlin is a children's fantasy novel by T.A. Barron. It is the fifth book in the Lost Years of Merlin epic about the legendary wizard Merlin's youth. It was published by Philomel in ...more

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Stealing Magic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Tanya Huff

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The fires of Merlin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
T. A. Barron The Fires of Merlin is a 1998 fantasy novel by T. A. Barron published by Penguin. It is the third of The Lost Years of Merlin, a five-book series providing a childhood story for the legendary ...more

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The Amulet of Samarkand is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jonathan Stroud The Amulet of Samarkand is the first book in the Bartimaeus trilogy written by Jonathan Stroud. It is well known for its liberal use of footnotes to voice the title character's sarcastic ...more

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Elminster in hell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Ed Greenwood Elminster in Hell is a fantasy novel by the Canadian writer Ed Greenwood, set in the Forgotten Realms, the setting for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game created by himself. The novel ...more

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The Seven Songs of Merlin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
T. A. Barron The Seven Songs of Merlin is a work of literature by T. A. Barron, published by Penguin. The Seven Songs of Merlin is the second story in a five story epic known as The Lost Years of Merlin. ...more

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Smoke and Ashes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Tanya Huff

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Into a Dark Realm is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Raymond E. Feist Into a Dark Realm is a fantasy novel by Raymond E. Feist. It is the second book in the Darkwar Saga and was published in 2006. It was preceded by Flight of the Nighthawks and followed by the ...more

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Hogfather is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Terry Pratchett Hogfather is the 20th Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett, and a 1997 British Fantasy Award nominee. The Hogfather is also a character in the book, representing something akin to Father ...more

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My Son, the Wizard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Christopher Stasheff

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The Mirror of Merlin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
T. A. Barron The Mirror of Merlin is a 1999 fantasy novel by T. A. Barron published by Penguin. It is the fourth of The Lost Years of Merlin, a five-book series providing a childhood story for the legendary ...more

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Magyk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Angie Sage Magyk is a fantasy novel by Angie Sage. It is the first book in the seven-book Septimus Heap series. The sequel, Flyte was released in March 2006, Physik in March 2007, Queste in 2008, Syren in ...more

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The Crystal Cave is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Mary Stewart The Crystal Cave is a 1970 fantasy novel by Mary Stewart. The first in a quintet of novels covering the Arthurian legend, it is followed by The Hollow Hills.

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A Wizard Named Nell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Jackie French Koller

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The Coming of the King is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Nikolai Tolstoy The Coming of the King: The First Book of Merlin is a 1988 historical fantasy novel by Nikolai Tolstoy drawing upon Arthurian legend and more broadly, Celtic and Germanic mythology. The novel is ...more

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The Last Continent is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Terry Pratchett The Last Continent is the twenty-second Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett. First published in 1998, it mocks the aspects of time travel such as the grandfather paradox and the Ray Bradbury ...more

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The wizard comes to town is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books About Wizards

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The Hollow Hills is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Mary Stewart The Hollow Hills is a novel by Mary Stewart. It is the second in a quintet of novels covering the Arthurian Legends. This book is preceded by The Crystal Cave and succeeded by The Last ...more

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Physik is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Angie Sage

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
L. Frank Baum The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children's novel written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow. Originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900, it has ...more

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The Forgotten Beasts of Eld is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Patricia A. McKillip The Forgotten Beasts of Eld is a fantasy novel by Patricia A. McKillip, first published by Atheneum Publishers in 1974, and later Magic Carpet Books in 1996. It is the winner of the 1975 World ...more

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A wizard in a feud is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Christopher Stasheff

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The crusading wizard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Christopher Stasheff

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Cormyr is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb

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The Oathbound Wizard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Christopher Stasheff

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The Return of Merlin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Deepak Chopra The Return of Merlin is the first novel by writer, lecturer and spiritualist Deepak Chopra. It is a reworking of the classic Merlin Myth based in the modern era. It examines all the ...more

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Flight of the Nighthawks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books About Wizards
Raymond E. Feist Flight of the Nighthawks is a fantasy novel by Raymond E. Feist. It is the first book in the Darkwar Saga and was published in 2005. It was followed by Into a Dark Realm which was published in