History & Criticism Fantasy Books

Last updated: December 31, 2011
  1. Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, The (Barron's Book Notes)
    1. Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, The (Barron's Book Notes) by J. R. R. Tolkien Published: January 23, 1986 Score: 17
  2. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Broadview Literary Texts (BLT))
    2. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Broadview Literary Texts (BLT)) by Lewis Carroll and Richard Kelly Published: September 13, 2000 Score: 5.7
  3. The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter
    3. The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter by Allan Zola Kronzek and Elizabeth Kronzek Published: August 10, 2004 Score: 2.41
  4. The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter
    4. The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter by David Colbert Published: March 21, 2001 Score: 1.59
  5. The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition
    5. The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition by Lewis Carroll, Martin Gardner and John Tenniel Published: November 17, 1999 Score: 1.59
  6. The Marvel Encyclopedia
    6. The Marvel Encyclopedia by Daniel Wallace, Tom Brevoort, Andrew J. Darling and Tom DeFalco Published: October 16, 2006 Score: 0.92
  7. The Wizard of Oz
    7. The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Published: January 1, 1987 Score: 0.59
  8. Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book
    8. Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book by Gerard Jones Published: October 12, 2004 Score: 0.47
  9. The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion
    9. The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull Published: December 27, 2005 Score: 0.45
  10. Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts
    10. Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts by David Baggett, Shawn E. Klein and William Irwin Published: September 10, 2004 Score: 0.41
  11. The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus
    11. The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus by Bev Vincent Published: September 28, 2004 Score: 0.4
  12. Finding God in the Lord of the Rings
    12. Finding God in the Lord of the Rings by Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware Published: October 24, 2001 Score: 0.38
  13. Ultimate Unofficial Guide to the Mysteries of Harry Potter (Analysis of Books 1-4)
    13. Ultimate Unofficial Guide to the Mysteries of Harry Potter (Analysis of Books 1-4) by Galadriel Waters and Astre Mithrandir Published: January 1, 2003 Score: 0.33
  14. The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind the Lord of the Rings
    14. The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind the Lord of the Rings by Peter Kreeft Published: October 1, 2005 Score: 0.33
  15. J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century
    15. J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century by T. A. Shippey Published: September 8, 2002 Score: 0.31
  16. The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One (The History of Middle-Earth, Vol. 6)
    16. The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One (The History of Middle-Earth, Vol. 6) by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien Published: September 1, 2000 Score: 0.27
  17. The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines
    17. The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines by Mike Madrid Published: September 1, 2009 Score: 0.26
  18. Superman: The Ultimate Guide to the Man of Steel
    18. Superman: The Ultimate Guide to the Man of Steel by Scott Beatty Published: May 15, 2006 Score: 0.21
  19. Hollow Earth: The Long and Curious History of Imagining Strange Lands, Fantastical Creatures, Advanced Civilizations, and Marvelous Machines Below the Earth's Surface
    19. Hollow Earth: The Long and Curious History of Imagining Strange Lands, Fantastical Creatures, Advanced Civilizations, and Marvelous Machines Below the Earth's Surface by David Standish Published: July 10, 2006 Score: 0.19
  20. Conan: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Savage Barbarian
    20. Conan: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Savage Barbarian by Roy Thomas Published: September 4, 2006 Score: 0.19
  21. Fact, Fiction, and Folklore in Harry Potter's World: An Unofficial Guide
    21. Fact, Fiction, and Folklore in Harry Potter's World: An Unofficial Guide by George Beahm Published: June 1, 2005 Score: 0.19
  22. The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth
    22. The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth by Ralph C. Wood Published: October 31, 2003 Score: 0.19
  23. The Treason of Isengard (The History of The Lord of the Rings, Vol. 2)
    23. The Treason of Isengard (The History of The Lord of the Rings, Vol. 2) by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien Published: September 1, 2000 Score: 0.19
  24. Mapping the World of Harry Potter
    24. Mapping the World of Harry Potter by Mercedes Lackey and Leah Wilson Published: December 11, 2005 Score: 0.16
  25. J R R Tolkiens Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle Earth
    25. J R R Tolkiens Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle Earth by Bradley J. Birzer Published: November 1, 2002 Score: 0.15

See also:

  1. Fantasy Books
  2. Magic & Wizards Fantasy Books
  3. Contemporary Fantasy Books
  4. Arthurian Fantasy Books
  5. Epic Fantasy Books
  6. Fantasy Anthologies
  7. Historical Fantasy Books
  8. Biographies & Memoirs from New England
  9. Mythology Books
  10. Leadership Training Books
  11. Florida Travel Guides
  12. Allen Iverson Biographies
  13. Nursing Reviews & Study Guides Books
  14. Watercolor Painting Books
  15. Mormonism Books
  16. Sikhism
  17. Romanian Language Literature & Fiction
  18. Children's Sports Coaching
  19. Outdoors & Nature Reference Books