Other Forgotten Realms novels

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  1. Roland_of_Gilead

    Roland_of_Gilead New Member

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    Hey,

    I'd like for you all to chime in with some recommendations of other Forgotten Realms novels. Specifically none that were penned by R.A. Salvatore. So far I've read Dark Elf and Icewind Dale. I was hoping you guys could point me toward some other good books in the FR universe. Thanks. :faceit:
     
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    There are plenty of good novels........... the Avatar series is one of my favourites....... the series of events take place during the Time of Troubles, and shaped Faerun into what it is today. Read the Return of the Archwizards........ really good series. Read anything by Ed Greenwood, as he invented the Realms....... the new trilogy, The Last Mythal is really good so far, Forgotten House being the first of the trilogy. The War of the Spider Queen is really good. R.A. Salvatore doesn't write in it, but he did concieve the idea........ it's a very good series, and it's also nearing it's completion. Keep reading the Salvatore novels though....... they are definitely good. Lastly, they're re-releasing the Moonshae Trilogy, the very first novels published about the Forgotten Realms........ there. That should do you for awhile.
     
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    I would not recommend "The Scions of Arrabar" trilogy by Thomas Reid. The first book is decent, but the second book is just awful. Not worth your time or money, even if you are a die hard FR fan, in my opinion.

    I do recommend two of the Rogue books, "The Alabaster Staff," and "The Yellow Silk." Both are very entertaining and also complete books. One is about a theif, and the other about a bard, respectively.

    I am just about to read "The Moonshae Trilogy," which were the first books ever written in the FR setting. I am curious to see how they compare to the current world, with so much more development now.
     
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    They're a really good read, but you can really tell that the Realms were in their beginning.
     
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    in fatc
    all the books are good
    my reading was (and is always) french version
    but the forgotten realms all will not be translated
    so i think i start by the avatar's series
    but if you think that there is a b"etter series, you can say to me
     
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    The Harpers books are a good start as they are all about different parts of Faerun and have different characters.
     
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    Yes I think too, but these books aren't new
    I can buy used version
    and i only want to have got new version
     
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    Elaine Cunningham's books are good, especially for those who are fond of a strong female main character. Personally I prefer her male characters though, Danilo Thann from her Moonblade books in the Harpers series is one of my all time favourites. Elaith Craulnober is good too.