Fantasy is a genre of literature that we hold dear. It is characterized by the presence in the story of elements that do not occur in real life, that is unrealistic and practically impossible, or that are due to magic. Typical of fantasy stories is the use of mythological, folkloric, and fairy tale elements. Although difficult to distinguish, it is often considered its own genre, separate from fiction.

Authors of fantasy books include J. R. R. Tolkien, Robert Jordan, Robert Howard, Raymond Feist, George R. R. Martin, David Eddings, Terry Brooks, Terry Goodkind, Christopher Paolini, R. A. Salvatore, the tandem of Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman, J. K. Rowling, Sarah J. Maas, David Gemel, Robert Stanek, Robin Hobb, Stephen Erickson, Tad Williams, Nick Perumov, J. R. Ward, Darinda Jones, Janine Frost, Laurel K. Hamilton, Rick Reardon, Richelle Mead, Karen Marie Mooning, Rachel Hawkins, L.J. Smith, Veronica Roth, Cassandra Clare, Deborah Harkens, Lee Bardugo and many more.

Famous works in the fantasy genre include Song of Fire and Ice, Nebula, Belgariad, Vampire Academy, Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Vampire Diaries, Glass Throne, Brotherhood of the Black Dagger, Heroes of Olympus, The Chronicles of Kane The Immortals, Anti-Utopia (Divergent), I the Witch, The Relics of the Mortals, the Grisha series and many more.

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