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Favorite Fantasy Reads - and Suggestions

After coming up with a long list of fantasy cliches, I started thinking about makes GOOD fantasy and then about my favorite fantasy reads. Here's my list:


Stand-alone


Calenture (Storm Constantine)

The City of Dreaming Book (Walter Moers)

Imajica (Clive Barker)

The Lathe of Heaven (Ursula K. Le Guin)

Perdido Street Station (China Mieville)

The Scar (China Mieville)

Sign for the Sacred (Storm Constantine)

Thin Air (Storm Constantine)

The Thorn Boy (Storm Constantine)

Tourniquet: Tales from the Renegade City (Kim Lakin-Smith)

Wicked Gentlemen (Ginn Hale)


Series


Dream and a Lie (Fiona McGavin)

Bridge of D'Arnath (Carol Berg)

Earthsea (Ursula K. Le Guin)

Harry Potter (J.K. Rowling)

Kushiel's Legacy (Jacqueline Carey)

Lighthouse (Carol Berg)

Nightrunner (Lynn Flewelling)

Magravandias (Storm Constantine)

Stone Dance of the Chameleon (Ricardo Pinto)

Tales of the Flat Earth (Tanith Lee)

Tamir Triad (Lynn Flewelling)

Wraeththu (2 trilogies + singles) (Storm Constantine)


Story Anthologies


The Birthday of the World and Other Stories (Ursula K. Le Guin)

Dreams of Dark and Light (Tanith Lee)

Mythanima (Storm Constantine)

The Oracle Lips (Storm Constantine)


Suggestions?



So, based on this, what else might I like? I like my fantasy WEIRD.
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