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Terry Brooks


(Terry Dean Brooks)
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Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty books, including the Dark Legacy of Shannara adventures Wards of Faerie and Bloodfire Quest; the Legends of Shannara novels Bearers of the Black Staff and The Measure of the Magic; the Genesis of Shannara trilogy Armageddon's Children, The Elves of Cintra and The Gypsy Morph; and The Sword of Shannara. The author was a practising attorney for many years but now writes full time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.
 

Awards: WFA (2017)  see all

Genres: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
October 2024

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Galaphile
(First Druids of Shannara, book 1)
Series
Shannara
   1. The Sword of Shannara (1977)
   2. The Elfstones of Shannara (1982)
   3. The Wishsong of Shannara (1985)
   First King of Shannara (1996)
   The World of Shannara (2001) (with Teresa Patterson)
   3.5. Indomitable (2011)
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Magic Kingdom of Landover
   1. Magic Kingdom for Sale - Sold! (1986)
   2. The Black Unicorn (1987)
   3. Wizard at Large (1988)
   4. The Tangle Box (1994)
   5. Witches' Brew (1995)
   6. A Princess of Landover (2009)
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Voyage of the Jerle Shannara
   1. Ilse Witch (2000)
   2. Antrax (2001)
   3. Morgawr (2002)
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High Druid of Shannara
   1. Jarka Ruus (2003)
   2. Tanequil (2004)
   3. Straken (2005)
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Dark Legacy of Shannara
   1. Wards of Faerie (2012)
   2. The Bloodfire Quest (2013)
   3. Witch Wraith (2013)
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Fall of Shannara
   1. The Black Elfstone (2017)
   2. The Skaar Invasion (2018)
   3. The Stiehl Assassin (2019)
   4. The Last Druid (2020)
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Viridian Deep
   1. Child of Light (2021)
   2. Daughter of Darkness (2022)
   3. Sister of Starlit Seas (2023)
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Novels
   Hook (1991)
   Street Freaks (2018)
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Collections
   Terry Brooks Collection (2014)
   Small Magic (2021)
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Anthologies edited
   Trolltown I (1998)
   Trolltown II (1999)
   Trolltown III (1999)
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Series contributed to
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Books containing stories by Terry Brooks
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Unfettered III (2019)
(Unfettered, book 3)
edited by
Shawn Speakman
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Unfettered II (2016)
(Unfettered, book 2)
edited by
Shawn Speakman

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Awards
2017 World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement

Award nominations
1998 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Running with the Demon
1987 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Magic Kingdom for Sale - Sold!
1986 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : The Wishsong of Shannara
1983 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : The Elfstones of Shannara


Terry Brooks recommends
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Pinquickle's Folly (2024)
(DemonWars: The Buccaneers, book 1)
R A Salvatore
"An enthralling epic adventure."
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The King-Killing Queen (2023)
(King-Killing Queen, book 1)
Shawn Speakman
"A fine addition to the Speakman trove of good fantasy. Readers will rejoice."
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To Shape a Dragon's Breath (2023)
(Nampeshiweisit, book 1)
Moniquill Blackgoose
"Imagine a world full of dragons where a newborn chooses you to be its caregiver. Imagine you have to go to a special school to learn how to train it. Imagine that almost no one at the school wants you there. This is how the well-written, compelling tale of To Shape a Dragon's Breath begins, and once underway it doesn't let you go."

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