Top 10 Books by Piers Anthony

 

Piers Anthony is an English-American writer, who predominantly writes in the sci-fi and fantasy genres. His most famous creation is the creation of the land of Xanth. The man has written some of the most famous books and has been featured on the New York Times List.

Out of all his books, some of his best works are mentioned in the top 10 books by Piers Anthony.

 

On a Pale Horse

After Zane shoots death, he takes over the world of Mortis. With his pale horse or limo, he goes around the world putting people to hell or heaven rather than sending them to purgatory after measuring the good and evil intentions of the people.

Read it For:
An impressive tale from one of the biggest and best selling sci-fi authors of this world. The book takes you through a story which has never been heard before
Don't Read it For:
The book may be a little hard to understand, as it is a fantasy book it creates many things, which may be deemed as childish by many.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is a beautifully written book. The author has always been capable of creating may thought-provoking stories, this book is one of those.

A Spell for Chameleon

The first installment of the Xanth world, this book is the first introduction to the story and the world of the mystical and yet beautiful, Xanth. A land of magical beasts, this world is ruled by magic and other magical things. Bink of North Village had no magic, and the others believed so too. But poor Blink needed magic, and that too fast or else he would be exiled. But his magic charts showed that he possessed magic.

Read it For:
The book is a magical world of centaurs and dragons and basilisks. With magic brimming, the story is one of the best books on fantasy to read.
Don't Read it For:
This book is old, so most readers may feel as if there is nothing new.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is one of the best Piers Anthony best sellers.

Castle Roonga

The third book of the Xanth series, sees a ghost of eight-hundred years wishing for only one man, Jonathan. Millie the ghost knows that her love is a zombie. To prove himself the  Magician Dor creates a potion to reinstate the zombie to his life, but Dor must go back in time to do this

Read it For:
Adventure! This book is filled with adventure and spine-chilling incidents.
Don't Read it For:
The book is a bit slow and does not have much of a story.
What makes this book stand out?:
The idea of the story is an out-of-the-world kind of idea.

Bearing an Hourglass

After finding his life pointless, Norton takes up a job at the incarnation of time. Even if this job made his life backward, he accepted it gladly. He saw the coming of War, Death and other immortal beings, and he felt welcomed. He was even welcomed by Satan and was given gifts. But soon, the boy realizes that his gifts have traps in them, and he is stuck in a complex web of them!

Read it For:
Another impressive journey and adventure awaits the reader in this book.
Don't Read it For:
One of the best books to read on fantasy, but if you are not a fan of fantasy, this book will not sit well with you.
What makes this book stand out?:
A great book to read.
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With a Tangled Skein

The woman Weaver Niobe 21, finally learns to love her husband Cedric 16 But her husband dies in the stead of Weaver Niobe 21 in a plan of Satan. And then, she plans her revenge on Satan and to save the people dearest to her the woman navigates through the very depths of hell and faces many illusions.

Read it For:
A great book with an impressive lead character.
Don't Read it For:
This book may be a little dark for some readers, but is an entertaining read
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is a great book to read in the fantasy genre.

The Source of Magic

King Trent orders Blink and his friends to find out the source of Xanth’s power, but the group is surrounded by mysterious and extremely dangerous things during their journey.

Read it For:
This book is another installment of the Xanth’s impressive adventure.
Don't Read it For:
The book may seem annoying if you have not read this before.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is a book a which will have you hooked to the story.

Wielding a Red Sword

When the princess falls in love with Orb, her father has another marriage planned for her.

Read it For:
The book is well-written and well sketched.
Don't Read it For:
The book may become slow and may drag a bit, and it lacks the excitement of Piers Anthony books.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book has some thought-provoking incidents.

Centaur Aisle

Dor agrees to act as the king when Trent goes away for a week, but can he handle the responsibilities of the king?

Read it For:
A story, filled with funny instances as well as great incidents of adventure.
Don't Read it For:
The book has no problems
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is a great book to read.

Night Mare

Although Xanth is being invaded, Mare Imbrium realizes that ever since she has gained the half-soul, her mares have begun to mishandle her dreams.

Read it For:
A different kind of story, a story unlike any other.
Don't Read it For:
A great book to read for fans.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is a well-written imaginative story.

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