Did you love Game of Thrones? Then try reading these epic fantasy series.
The First Law Series
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
An epic, grimdark series where there are no heroes.
The Long Price Quartet Series
A Shadow in Summer by Daniel Abraham
A powerful civilization, where words bring to life both weapons and tools, hovers on the brink of destruction or rebellion.
The Eternal Sky Series
Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear
A missing heir, a wizard, a lost love; this series takes traditional fantasy tropes from Tolkein and spins them into a world based on 14th century Asia.
The World of the Five Gods Series
The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold
A political fantasy based on Reconquista Spain, with dynamic characters and a fascinating theology.
The Malazan Book of the Fallen Series
Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erickson
With an epic scope and a wide cast of characters, this series is a good fit for those who love worldbuilding.
The Farseer Trilogy
Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb
An illegitimate prince trains as an assassin and learns to control his innate powers to try and save the kingdom.
The Broken Earth Series
The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin
On the continent known as "The Stillness", people called "orogenes" have the power to harness the earth and prevent or cause earthquakes. But large-scale seismic activity can lead to extinction events that leave the characters struggling to survive.
The Wheel of Time Series
The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
A farm boy is driven from his home and into the wider world where a terrible destiny awaits.
The Deed of Paksenarrion Series
The Deed of Paksenarrion by Elizabeth Moon
Follow the journey of Paks as she runs away from her parent's sheep farm, joins a mercenary group and eventually becomes a paladin fighting to place the true king on the throne.