Fantasy is a genre which has speculative fiction in an unrealistic world inspired by myth or folklore. There are numerous books within different fantasy genres. Discussed below are the four best fantasy books (in any order).

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

This is an epic fantasy book with multiple, very complicated storylines and a massive cast of characters. These characters are of all kinds, including wizards, ladies, lords, and knights, among others, and none of them is safe from harm. And the shocking death at the end makes it more interesting.

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Part of the Kingkiller Chronicle series, the Name of the Wind is heroic fantasy which features a character, Kvothe. Kvothe narrates how after his parents were killed, he became a street pickpocket, and later joined university, which is the solution to his problems. Kvothe is a magician, sword-fighter and a musician.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

This book features a young wizard, Harry Potter. He discovers his parents’ magical inheritance on his eleventh birthday. Harry Potter joins the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and with the help of his friends there, he faces Lord Voldemort, the dark wizard who killed his parents and defeated him. This book shows the heroic nature of the wizard.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis

In this fantasy story, there is the land of Narnia ruled by an evil white witch. Lucy visits the land of Narnia through the magic wardrobe first. She later visits Narnia with her three other siblings. There, the lion sacrifices his life to save one of the children, rises from the dead, kills the evil white witch and crowns the kids as the kings and queens of Narnia.

Fantasy books are great. They take you to an imaginary world, giving you an exceptional experience.