Best Fantasy Audiobooks Launches Exclusive New Guide to the Most Essential Works

Guide draws on panel of genre experts to highlight the standouts, from mass-market favorites like the Lord of the Rings to little-known masterpieces, Best Fantasy Audiobooks reports

Florham Park, NJ -- (SBWire) -- 04/08/2015 --Best Fantasy Audiobooks published at a unique, comprehensive new guide to the most essential fantasy audiobooks. Covering everything from fan favorites like Roy Dotrice's narration of George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones saga to top-quality productions of lesser renown, the new guide is the best online resource of all for those looking to immerse themselves in the world of fantasy audiobooks. Best Fantasy Audiobooks is the top Internet destination for those who love fantasy fiction and enjoy the convenience and accessibility of the audiobook format, publishing the widest range of in-depth reviews to be found anywhere.

"Whether through the timeless works of J.R.R. Tolkien or the intrigue and thrilling twists of the Game of Thrones," Best Fantasy Audiobooks Megan Kingsley observed, "more people than ever are discovering how exciting and uplifting fantasy fiction can be. The audiobook format is one of the best ways of all to enjoy the magical worlds these imaginative authors give birth to, as our new guide to the most essential fantasy audiobooks of all will make clear."

Long considered something of a lesser cousin to fiction of more realistic sorts, fantasy writing has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years. Two of the most important contributors to this rebirth been the highly successful Lord of the Rings and Hobbit series of movies directed by Peter Jackson, films that combined to generate nearly $6 billion in worldwide box office revenue.

With HBO's ongoing Game of Thrones television series attracting an impressive audience of its own, interest in fantasy fiction has taken firm root in the mainstream. Although the Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones make for obvious, satisfying entry points into the genre, many new fans have trouble figuring out just which of the thousands of other fantasy works are most worth their time.

Since the site's founding at, Best Fantasy Audiobooks has grown to become one of the most important online resources for those looking for the best in fantasy fiction in the audiobook format. With a focus on providing the kinds of assessments that allow visitors to quickly make gratifying purchasing decisions, the site's review collection is the richest and most useful of its kind on the Internet.

The new Best Fantasy Audiobooks guide to the top fantasy audiobooks of all, then, will make for especially interesting reading for those who are new to the genre, as well as for veterans looking for something different and rewarding. In addition to acknowledged classics like the Lord of the Rings and Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series, it highlights less famous but equally engrossing newer works like Joe Abercrombie's First Law series of books.

The important new guide to the most essential listening in the fantasy audiobook genre is available free of charge at As with all of the Best Fantasy Audiobooks offerings, it accounts not only for the quality of each underlying work, but also the narration, production quality, and other characteristics of the audiobook version.

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