David Farland is a prolific author who has written more than fifty books in his career. He is well known for writing book series including the Runelords, Serpent Catch, Golden Queen, Ravenspell, and Nightingale series.

Farland began writing back in 1986, but it wasn’t until the mid-90s that he began to follow his love by focusing on the science fiction and fantasy genres. In addition to his work as an author, Farland has also helped to train many other top writers including Stephanie Meyer, Brandon Sanderson, and James Dashner. He has also written a non-fiction book to help other aspiring writers.

Publication Order of Nightingale Books

Publication Order of Ravenspell Books

Of Mice and Magic (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Wizard of Ooze (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Freaky Fly Day (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of The Runelords Books

The Runelords (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Brotherhood of the Wolf (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Wizardborn (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Worldbinder (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Lair of Bones (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Sons of the Oak (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Wyrmling Horde (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Chaosbound (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Tale of Tales (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Barbarians (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ashes and Starlight (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

In the Company of Angels (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Sweetly the Dragon Dreams (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
After a Lean Winter (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Rarefied View At Dawn (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
We Blazed (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Wheatfields Beyond (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Siren Song at Midnight (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mooncalfe (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
My Favorite Christmas (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Feeding the Feral Children (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Stone Mother's Curse (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
At The Virgin's Doorstep (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Skyfish (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Smiling Man (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Charley in the Wind (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
No Bird (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ship of Fools (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Big and Shady (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Woven of Shadow (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Hellfire on the High Frontier (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The King's Despatcher (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Million Dollar Writing Books

Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Million Dollar Outlines (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Non-User-Friendly Guide for Aspiring TV Writers: Experience and Advice from the Trenches (By: Steven L. Sears) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Blockbuster Book Signings (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
NaNoWriMo Inspirations (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Write That Novel! (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Million Dollar Book Signings (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Daily Meditations: Writer Tips for 100 Days (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Silk Road Takedown (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Writing Wonder (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Oz Reimagined Books

Dorothy Dreams (By: Simon R. Green) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Emeralds to Emeralds, Dust to Dust (By: Seanan McGuire) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Boy Detective of Oz (By: Tad Williams) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Meeting in Oz (By: Jeffrey Ford) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Off to See the Emperor (By: Orson Scott Card) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Cobbler of Oz (By: Jonathan Maberry) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Lost Girls of Oz (By: Theodora Goss) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Blown Away (By: Jane Yolen) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Tornado of Dorothys (By: Kat Howard) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Veiled Shanghai (By: Ken Liu) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dead Blue (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Great Zeppelin Heist of Oz (By: C.C. Finlay,Rae Carson) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Beyond the Naked Eye (By: Rachel Swirsky) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
City So Bright (By: Dale Bailey) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
One Flew Over the Rainbow (By: Robin Wasserman) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of L. Ron Hubbard Presents: Writers of the Future Books

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 1 (By: Algis Budrys) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 2 (By: Algis Budrys) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 3 (By: Algis Budrys) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 4 (By: Algis Budrys) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 5 (By: Algis Budrys) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 7 (By: Algis Budrys) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 8 (By: Algis Budrys) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future9 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future10 (As: Dave Wolverton) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future11 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future12 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future13 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future14 (As: Dave Wolverton, With: L. Ron Hubbard) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 15 (By: Algis Budrys) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future16 (By: Algis Budrys,L. Ron Hubbard) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future17 (By: Algis Budrys,L. Ron Hubbard) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future19 (By: Algis Budrys,L. Ron Hubbard) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 20 (By: Algis Budrys) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 21 (By: Algis Budrys) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future22 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 23 (By: Algis Budrys) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future24 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 25 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future26 (By: L. Ron Hubbard,Jason Fischer,Tom Crosshill,Brad R. Torgersen,Laurie Tom,Adam Colston,Scott W. Baker,Simon Cooper,Brent Knowles,K.C. Ball,Lael Salaets,Jeff Young,Alex Black) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 27 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 28 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 29 (By: L. Ron Hubbard,Andrea G. Stewart) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future30 (With: L. Ron Hubbard) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 31 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future32 (With: L. Ron Hubbard,Stephen C. Merlino) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future33 (With: Anne McCaffrey,Todd J. McCaffrey,L. Ron Hubbard) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future34 (With: L. Ron Hubbard) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future35 (With: L. Ron Hubbard) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future36 (With: L. Ron Hubbard) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 37 (With: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Orson Scott Card,L. Ron Hubbard,Jody Lynn Nye,Barbara Lund,Elizabeth Chatsworth,Brittany Rainsdon,Craig Elliott,Christopher Bowthorpe,John M. Campbell,Ryan Cole,Anj Dockrey,K. D. Julicher,Erik Lynd,Sara Fox,Elaine Midcoh,Trent Walter,Emma Washburn,Luke Wildman) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future38 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 39 (By: L. Ron Hubbard) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
L. Ron Hubbard Presents: Writers of the Future, Vol. 40 (By: S.M. Stirling,Bob Eggleton,L. Ron Hubbard,Lisa Silverthorne,Jody Lynn Nye,Gregory Benford,Nancy Kress,Jack Nash,Lucas Durham,Galen Westlake,Stephannie Tallent,James Davies,Tom Vandermolen,Chris Arias,Amir Agoora,Kal M,Sky McKinnon,Rosalyn Robilliard,Lance Robinson,John Eric Schleicher,Mary Wordsmith,Dan Dos Santos,Ashley Cassaday,Gigi Hooper,Jennifer Mellen,Pedro Nascimento,Steve Bentley,Connor Chamberlain,Selena Meraki,Guelly Rivera,Tyler Vail,Carina Zhang,May Zheng) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of The X-Files Books

Goblins (By: Charles L. Grant) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ground Zero (By: Kevin J. Anderson) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Whirlwind (By: Charles L. Grant) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ruins (By: Kevin J. Anderson) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Hunter (By: Charles L. Grant) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Antibodies (By: Kevin J. Anderson) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Skin (By: Ben Mezrich) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fight the Future (By: Elizabeth Hand) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
I Want to Believe (By: Max Allan Collins) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Trust No One (By: Gayle Lynds,Heather Graham,Jonathan Maberry,Max Allan Collins,Kevin J. Anderson,Tim Lebbon,Keith R.A. DeCandido,Brian Keene,Peter Clines,Gini Koch) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Truth Is Out There (With: Jonathan Maberry,Kelley Armstrong,Rachel Caine,Hank Schwaeble,Kami Garcia,Jon McGoran,Hank Phillippi Ryan) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Perihelion (By: Claudia Gray) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 29(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Oz Reimagined(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dead Man's Hand(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fantasy For Good: A Charitable Anthology(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Pulse Pounders(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Game of Horns: A Red Unicorn Anthology(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Heroic: Tales of the Extraordinary(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Truth Is Out There(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Champions of Aetaltis(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Darker Realms(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Unfettered II: New Tales By Masters of Fantasy(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Submerged(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Joe Ledger: Unstoppable(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tales of Ruma(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Rebirth: Havok Season One(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
How I Got Published and What I Learned Along the Way(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Infinite Stars(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Grifty Shades of Fey(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Relics, Wrecks and Ruins(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Of Wizards and Wolves: Tales of Transformation(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

If You Like David Farland Books, You’ll Love…

The Runelords is the first book in the series of the same name. The story begins with the young Prince Gaborn Val Orden of Mystarria traveling in disguise to ask for the hand in marriage of Princess Iome of Sylvarresta. The Prince and his warrior bodyguard decide to make a stop at a tavern along the way when they spot assassins who have their sights set on his father. The Prince and his bodyguard decide to delay their journey to return to the kingdom to warn the king of what is coming. There is much more than family at risk here as the very fate of the Earth hangs in the balance.

Farland is also the author of the Ravenspell series which begins with Of Mice and Magic. Benjamin Ravenspell wants a pet and gets a mouse named Amber. However, Amber turns out to be much more than he bargained for as when he gets her home, Amber turns him into a mouse. It turns out that Amber has magical abilities while Ben is a familiar who can store magical energy. Together, they make a powerful wizard. Now, they’ll need each other to battle a powerful enemy who holds the fate of the world in his crazed hands.

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