Looking for a fantastic escape from reality? These five fantasy series will take you on unforgettable adventures through magical worlds, epic battles, and heart-stopping romance.

  1. A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, a sprawling epic that follows the political and social struggles of several noble houses in the fictional continent of Westeros. With an intricate plot, complex characters, and shocking twists, this series is not for the faint of heart.

  2. The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss, a beautifully written series that centers around the story of Kvothe, a legendary wizard and musician who has fallen on hard times. Through his eyes, we explore a richly imagined world filled with magic, music, and mystery.

  3. The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson, an epic fantasy series that takes place on the world of Roshar, where humans and other creatures battle against the forces of nature and ancient evils. With vivid world-building, intricate magic systems, and compelling characters, this series is a must-read for any fantasy fan.

  4. The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan, a classic of the genre that spans fourteen volumes and follows the journey of Rand al’Thor, a young man who discovers that he is the prophesied savior of the world. With sprawling battles, memorable characters, and a richly imagined world, this series is a must-read for fans of epic fantasy.

  5. The Mistborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson, a fast-paced series that takes place in a world where certain individuals are born with the ability to ingest and burn metals to gain magical powers. With a unique magic system, a heist plot, and complex characters, this series is a great entry point for anyone new to the genre.

So, which of these fantasy series will you pick up first? Happy reading!