Doddery old wizards, wart-encrusted witches, pyromaniac
dragons, cryptic prophecies, over-ambitious Arthurian
knights, smug fairies and sickenly cute elves. Bring it on!!

The graveyard book
by Neil Gaiman (2008)
Across the nightingale floor
by Lian Hearn (2002)
First book in the Tales of the Otori series

by Naomi Novik (2006)
First book in the Temeraire series

by Christopher Paolini (2002)
First book in the Inheritance series
The fellowship of the ring
by J.R.R. Tolkien (1954)
First book in the Lord of the rings series