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September 2015: We are currently working on this list…

Here are our very favorite fantasy novels and series (the first book in a series is shown). Not that every one of us loves every one of these books, but as a group of 19 reviewers, these are the ones that we were able to agree on.  You might also be interested in the archive of our Best of the Year lists.

FAVORITE FINISHED ADULT SERIES (first book or omnibus is shown). Hover over title for notes.

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FAVORITE UNFINISHED ADULT SERIES (first book or omnibus is shown). Hover over title for notes.

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FAVORITE ADULT NOVELS

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YOUNG ADULT SERIES

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YOUNG ADULT NOVELS

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MIDDLE GRADE SERIES

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MIDDLE GRADE NOVELS

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