Top 10 Books by Terry Brooks

 

Terry brooks was the most popular writer amongst fiction lovers from all over the world, hail did not fall for writing perchance. The writing journey of Terence Dean Brooks began with “who goes by the name”. Terry Brooks started right from the high school where he used to scribe in fiction, and non-fiction genres. It was only after reading The Lord of the Rings by R. R. Tolkien that he got inspired to articulate hispuissant imagination into writings. Terry brooks landed on the earth on January 8, 1944, in the town of Sterling, Illinois,obtained his B.A. degree in English Literature in 1966 and ended up becoming one of the biggest fantasy novels writers. Before becoming a full time writer, he practiced law also. Terry brook holds 23 New York Times bestsellers to his credit. Amid the top 10 books by Terry Brooks, one will find fantasy work only.Having his writing style inspired from William Faulkner, Terry Brooks released his maiden novel The Sword of Shannara in 1977. After this novel, he wrote a six-novel series Landover, depicting stories from a land inhibited by magical creatures and fairies. Following this, Brooks wrote many books for the Shannara series as well. Now a day, Brooks lives with his wife Judine in northwestern Oregon.

 

The Sword of Shannara

First among the Terry Brooks popular novels. The story revolves around Shea Ohmsford who happens to be the last heir Shannara and who has the responsibility to stop Warlock Lord from destroying the world.

Read it For:
The book is definitely a must read for fantasy lovers. Chances are they won’t be able to put it down once they start reading it.
Don't Read it For:
People having likeness for non-fiction might not prefer giving this book a go.
What makes this book stand out?:
Having got written from one of the fantasy writing legends is the book’s USP.

The Elfstone of Shannara

Second in the series of Shannara where Wil Ohmsford guards Amberle who is on a quest to find a new seed for the dying ancient tree.

Read it For:
The readers of the first book can’t afford to miss this one as it forms the second part of the story.
Don't Read it For:
Non-fiction lovers and those disappointed with the first part might not prefer reading this one.
What makes this book stand out?:
As the book continues the story left in between in the first book so reading this one becomes quite a need.

The Wishsong of Shannara

One of the Terry Brooks bestseller where Brin, daughter of Wil Ohmsford, embarks on a perilous journey and her brother Jair goes after her to save her.

Read it For:
If you read the first two books then you will definitely read this one too.
Don't Read it For:
For those criticizing the previous books destructively should not be laying their hands on this one.
What makes this book stand out?:
The tag of the New York Times Bestseller and being third in the series make the book stand out.

First King of Shannara

Prequel to the Shannara series where Bremen unites the people of Four Lands against the Warlock Lord Brona to save the world.

Read it For:
Reading the book becomes quite necessity for the erstwhile readers of Brooks as it forms the first of the series, chronologically.
Don't Read it For:
Don’t read the book if you hate prequels coming after sequels.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book happens to be the first of the series as per the happening of events so the book matters.
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The Elf Queen of Shannara

Another from the treasure of Terry Brooks bestseller. Wren Ohmsford is summoned to assist the shade of Allanon fight the unbridled power of the Federation.

Read it For:
Must read for fantasy lovers and new readers.
Don't Read it For:
If you have not read the previous books of the series, you should read this one either.
What makes this book stand out?:
Another Terry Brooks popular novel where one gets to travel to fancy lands is a specialty of the book.

The Scion of Shannara

Another fancied journey of Terry Brooks where Par Ohmsford retrieves the sword of Shannara after the death of Allanon.

Read it For:
Readers of fantasy genre must read this one.
Don't Read it For:
Don’t read the book if you have not started liking the writing style of Terry yet.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book ended being the New Your Times bestseller. It also happens to be the first of the series Heritage of Shannara.

The Talismans of Shannara

The shannarans are being killed by Shadowen and Par must devise a way to stop it.

Read it For:
Fans of fantasy work cannot afford to miss this Terry Brooks bestseller.
Don't Read it For:
Don’t read it after The Scion of Shannara as it is the fourth on the heritage series. Read it only after the third to make sense.
What makes this book stand out?:
Another gem from the Terry Brooks popular novels where Par saves the Four Lands.

The Druid of Shannara

Walker Boh’s struggle to defeat and destroy the evil Shadowen continues in this book.

Read it For:
Must read to see the destruction of the evil force Shadowen.
Don't Read it For:
If you are bored by the persistence of Shadowen to exist then prefer skipping this one.
What makes this book stand out?:
The suspense whether Shadowen would be killed is enough to keep the loyal readers on their toes.

A Knight of the Word

John Ross along with Nest Freework must overcome every hurdle to stop the dark forces.

Read it For:
Loyal readers of Terry Books popular novels will definitely read this one too. Every fantasy and combat reader is also advised to read this novel.
Don't Read it For:
Keep distance from the book if you prefer reality based writings only.
What makes this book stand out?:
The USP of the book is the quaint writing style of our author Terry Brooks.

Running With The Demon

With the series Word & Void, Terry revitalizes his fantasy world by introducing some new characters to his readers.

Read it For:
Those enchanted by the peculiar and quaint style of Terry Brooks must read this book as it will quench their thrust forTerry Brooks books.
Don't Read it For:
If you have read any book of Terry Brook at all and still not satisfied then nothing can please you in the world of fantasy.
What makes this book stand out?:
After Terry Brooks bestseller series Shannara¸this is the beginning of another series Word &Void. Following the success of the previous series, this book automatically finds itself a special place among the fantasy readers.

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