The story is centered on heroic characters, and the action takes place on a grand scale.

See also epic poetry and epic fantasy.

New Releases Tagged "Epic"

Circle of Shadows (Circle of Shadows, #1)
Dark Rain (The Anrodnes Chronicles #1)
A Place Without You
Two Witches and a Whiskey (The Guild Codex: Spellbound, #3)
Epoch (Transcend Duet, #2)
Transcend (Transcend Duet, #1)
The Void of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #3)
The Ciphers of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #2)
Grey Sister (Book of the Ancestor, #2)
Legends of Ahn (King's Dark Tidings, #3)
Scion of Ikshvaku (Ram Chandra #1)
Kings of the Wyld (The Band, #1)
Sita: Warrior of Mithila (Ram Chandra #2)
The Banished of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #1)
The Gravity of Us (Elements, #4)
Skysworn (Cradle, #4)
Paint It All Red (Mindf*ck, #5)
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
The Odyssey
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
The Iliad
The Hobbit or There and Back Again
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)
The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3)
The Way of Kings by Brandon SandersonThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienThe Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
Real Epic Fantasy
118 books — 312 voters

Hell Bound by Andrew P. WestonKnight of Flame by Scott EderThe Sacred Band by Janet E. MorrisAlbion Imperilled by Ruth  ThomasHaunted Tree by Scott Robert Scheller
Great Fantasy/Scifi Reads
47 books — 28 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Best Novels in Female Perspective
575 books — 420 voters

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Ken Follett
Ken Follett Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
He made the Middle Ages come to life in The Pillars of the Earth, and now the history buff starts fresh in the 20th century with an epic chronicle, Fall of Giants.
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Percy Bysshe Shelley
And on the pedestal these words appear: 'My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!' Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away. ...more
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ozymandias

Brandon Sanderson
I wasn’t a nerd, mind you, but I’d spent a lot of my youth studying Epics, so I’d had limited experience with social interaction. I mixed with ordinary people about the same way that a bucket of paint mixed with a bag of gerbils.
Brandon Sanderson, Firefight

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