posted on Feb, 7 2020 @ 02:49 PM
a reply to: Atsbhct
One that I've enjoyed is an urban fantasy tetrology by Anne Bishop - Marked in Flesh, Written in Red, Murder of Crows, and Vision in Silver. I know
urban fantasy deals usually fairly heavily with bodice ripping type stuff, but while there is an element of romance this series, it's understated and
sweet. There are some sexual themes there, but the story itself is engaging and there is humor to it also. I always enjoy this set enough to go back
Stephan Baxter's Flood and Ark are two books that do fit together, but you don't need to read one to get the other. The setting is a world that is
slowly flooding in a complete waterworld (only without the tops of the highest mountains left exposed). One is the story of trying to survive that and
thoroughly grounded on earth. The other is the fight to launch an ark to the stars in the face of that and what happens to those people after.
Six books by E.E. Knight, The Age of Fire series. Dragon Champion, Dragon Avenger, Dragon Outcast, Dragon Strike, Dragon Rule, Dragon Fate. The first
three are the separate coming of age tales of three dragon siblings, each starting at the same identical place and diverging, told in that sibling's
voice and from its perspective. The last three are what happens when those siblings meet up as adults and how they change the world.
Brent Weeks' Night Angel Trilogy. The Way of Shadows, Shadows Edge, Beyond the Shadows. It's a very complex set of novels about a young gutter rat who
ends up growing up to be a legendary, feared assassin. There's so much more to it than that, but it's hard to get into it without going way, way into