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Monday, September 18, 2017

ON TO THE QUARTERFINALS (Best Modern Fantasy Poll Results)

What is the best modern fantasy novel or series?

We now have culled the massive initial list from your nominations. Below the results of the most recent poll are ALL the titles that will be going on to the quarterfinals–which will start tomorrow.

Text results at the bottom of the page.
Master List of Titles Going on To the Quarterfinals

The Kingkiller Chronicle Patrick Rothfuss
The Dresden Files
Mistborne Brandon Sanderson
Small Gods- Pratchett
American Gods Neil Gaiman
Brandon Sanderson's Stormlight Chronicles.
The Inheritance Trilogy- N.K. Jemison
Harry Potter J.K. Rowling

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Night Watch T. Pratchett
The First Law trilogy, by Joe Abercrombie
Song of Ice and Fire GRR Martin 

Harry Potter JK Rowling

The Magicians- L. Grossman
The Dresden Files- J. Butcher

The Graveyard Book- N. Gaiman
Farseer Trilogy- R. Hobb
Malazan Book of the Fallen series- S. Eriksen'
The Lightbringer Series- B. Weeks
Name of the Wind 'trilogy' by Patrick Rothfuss
Nnedi Okorafor for Who Fears Death]
Radiance - Catherynne M. Valente
Uprooted - Naomi Novik

Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rick Riordan
His Dark Materials- Philip Pullman
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Sabriel (the Abhorson trilogy) by Garth Nix
Kushiel's Legacy- J. Carey
East- E. Pattou
The Hollows Series- K. Harrison
The Mercy Thompson Series- P. Briggs

Results of this poll in text form
Kushiel's Legacy- J. Carey 17 19.54%
East- E. Pattou 15 17.24%
The Hollows Series- K. Harrison 13 14.94%
The Mercy Thompson Series- P. Briggs 12 13.79%
The Night Angel Trilogy- B. Weeks 12 13.79%
Libriomancer Series- J. C. Hines 11 12.64%
The Magicians' Guild- T. Canavan 6 6.9%
The Underneath-K. Appelt 1 1.15%
 Dawn of Wonder: The Wakening- J. Renshaw 0 0%


  1. Are not "The Kingkiller Chronicles" and "The Name of the Wind Trilogy" the same thing?

    1. I don't know, but I can check into that.

    2. I think they are the same thing; Harry Potter is also on here twice (first and second group).

    3. Yep. I noticed that one too. I think the latest poll should help clean this up.