Top 5 Fantasy Novels That Aren’t ‘Lord of the Rings’ or ‘Game of Thrones’

Top 5 Fantasy Novels That Aren’t ‘Lord of the Rings’ or ‘Game of Thrones’

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Being a fantasy fan means you’re often bombarded with the same recommendations over and over again. Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Chronicles of Narnia, Tales From Earthsea, Dragonriders of Pern… it can get a little tiring after a while! But here at Bookstr, we look for the obscure as well as the famous. So, here are a few fantasy novels that fall outside of the norm and have just as much magic, action, and world building as you’d crave, just not by typical authors like Tolkien or Martin. Enjoy!   5. The Axe and the Throne by M.D. Ireman   Image Via Goodreads …

Top 5 Fantasy Novels That Aren't 'Lord of the Rings' or 'Game of Thrones'

Top 5 Fantasy Novels That Aren't 'Lord of the Rings' or 'Game of Thrones'

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Being a fantasy fan means you’re often bombarded with the same recommendations over and over again. Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Chronicles of Narnia, Tales From Earthsea, Dragonriders of Pern… it can get a little tiring after a while! But here at Bookstr, we look for the obscure as well as the famous. So, here are a few fantasy novels that fall outside of the norm and have just as much magic, action, and world building as you’d crave, just not by typical authors like Tolkien or Martin. Enjoy!   5. The Axe and the Throne by M.D. Ireman   Image Via Goodreads …

Top 5 Delicious Fictional Foods We WISH Existed

Top 5 Delicious Fictional Foods We WISH Existed

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Food. We can’t live without it, and luckily, it is, in all its delicious forms, one of life’s greatest pleasures. This is well reflected in the media landscape, with numerous TV shows devoted to the art of fine cuisine (Man V Food, I’m looking at you). Books are no stranger to the glorification of food, and writers have conjured astonishingly meals that are guaranteed to make your mouth water.   Here are five of the best fictional foods we wish really existed; each one devoted to making your mouth water!   5. Lembas bread from The lord of the rings   …

The Top 5 Best Pets in Literature

The Top 5 Best Pets in Literature

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Pets are amazing. Often they have just as much personality as actual people and sometimes, they can be more compelling to us than our fellow man, being simplistic yet full of life. To celebrate the lives of our furry friends, here are some of the best pets in literature, from the fantastical to the mundane, always providing key companionship to our favorite heroes throughout their journeys.   5. Ramoth from Dragonriders of Pern   Image Via Syfy.com Who wouldn’t want a dragon as a pet? No one, that’s who and Ramoth from Dragonriders of Pern personifies this beautifully. Bonding with a lowly …