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The latest season of Game of Thrones is coming to an end this weekend, which means that you’re going to need to get your epic fantasy fix somewhere else, possibly until 2019. You could go back and re-read the entire A Song of Ice and Fire series, but you could also take the time to discover an entirely new fantasy world.

Fantasy literature has a long history, and there are tons of excellent books that you might not have come across. Here’s 8 epic fantasy novels that kick off an entire series that you should check out, which should be more than enough to keep you occupied while we wait for the final season of Game of Thrones.

The Black Company by Glen Cook

Long ago, a rebellion overthrew an evil wizard known as The Dominator, who can…

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