High Fantasy

High fantasy is defined as fantasy fiction set in an alternative, entirely fictional ("secondary") world, rather than the real, or "primary" world. The secondary world is usually internally consistent but its rules differ in some way(s) from those of the primary world. By contrast, low fantasy is characterized by being set in the primary, or "real" world, or a rational and familiar fictional world, with the inclusion of magical elements.

Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass, #7)
Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer, #2)
Shadow of The Fox (Shadow of the Fox, #1)
Damsel
The Boneless Mercies
Blanca & Roja
Kill the Queen (Crown of Shards, #1)
The Disappearance of Winter's Daughter  (The Riyria Chronicles, #4)
The Brilliant Death
The Lost Sisters (The Folk of the Air, #1.5)
Black Wings Beating (Skybound #1)
Beneath the Citadel
Priest of Bones (War for the Rose Throne #1)
West (East, #2)
The Monster Baru Cormorant (The Masquerade, #2)
Pain (Curse of the Gods, #5)
Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass, #7)
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air, #1)
Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass, #6)
Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass, #5)
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)
Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
Spinning Silver
Girls of Paper and Fire
Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer, #2)
Glass Sword (Red Queen, #2)
The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass, #0.1-0.5)
The Lost Sisters (The Folk of the Air, #1.5)
The Hobbit
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, #1)
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)

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Without Bardawulf's pelt about me I felt naked before the crowds, yet I knew what I would invite if folk saw me wearing it. The whispers would become shouts, the shouts accusations, and finally cries of terror, and even if they did not whip me at the post or burn me for my gramarye, the fear would swell within their minds. Their thoughts would focus on naught but me. And I would find myself at the mercy of an onslaught of geiste from which even Lynae would be unable to defend me.
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