Novels

These are the publication eras of Dragonlance fiction:

  1. Historical
  2. Preludes
  3. Classic  ← start here!
  4. Chaos War
  5. Fifth Age
  6. War of Souls
  7. Age of Mortals

Generally speaking, within each era there are Core novels, which progress the main saga and establish the basics of the timeline, and Supplemental novels and stories, which explore and flesh out the various peoples and events of the era. Therefore, we recommend you progress era by era, beginning with the Classics and branching out, unlocking the era by reading its Core books and reading whatever Supplemental books interest you.

You may also be interested in a list of just the Core books.

Or, you may wish to browse all the books in publication order, below.

The Best of Tales Vol. I

The Best of Tales Vol. I

From Wizards.com: Fantastical monsters and dragons of every hue. Accursed wizards and mysterious villains. Deadly battles and otherworldly spectacles. The untold adventures of the beloved Companions. Here are the collected best short stories of the original Dragonlance Tales series, unfolding a world of heroism, magic, and fantasy. It is a treasury for loyal fans of the saga, and for new readers it is an enthralling introduction to the world of Krynn.

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The Nightmare Lands

The Nightmare Lands

From Wizards.com: The next Dragonlance novel in the trilogy that launched the entire Dragonlance line, Dragons of Winter Night has been adapted to a format specifically targeted at young readers. The novel has been divided into two volumes, The Nightmare Lands and To the Gates of Palanthas, that are sized to fit the young reader market. These titles contain brand new cover art and interior art and are a continuation of the overall young reader adaptation of the entire Dragonlance Chronicles trilogy.

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The Crystal Chalice

The Crystal Chalice

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Series: Elidor Trilogy, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: As the Defiler's curse holds Vael's health hostage, Elidor searches for a way to rescue her without succumbing to the evil wizard's demands. Somewhere within the lost city of Taeloc, a crystal chalice may hold the answers to his prayers. A group of shady mercenaries offers to protect Elidor on the journey and give him the chalice, in exchange for his help in locating the city. Desperate to save his love, Elidor reluctantly agrees. But nothing goes exactly as planned...

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The Middle of Nowhere

The Middle of Nowhere

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Series: Crossroads, Book 5
Genre: Novels
Tag: Fifth Age Era

From Wizards: The latest title in the world-spanning Crossroads series. Popular Dragonlance author Paul B. Thompson pens the latest novel that explores an area of the setting that has previously been mentioned but not previously described in detail to readers.

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Silver Dragon Codex

Silver Dragon Codex

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Series: The Dragon Codices, Book 6
Genre: Novels
Tag: Young Adult

Jace, a high-wire acrobat in a traveling circus, thought he knew the thrill of adventure. But when he meets Belen, a strange girl with no memory of her past, he soon discovers how much more adventure--and danger--awaits him. Not long after Belen joins the circus, a wizard arrives and stops the show--not by magic, but by accusation. Belen is not human, he says: she is a shapeshifting dragon, who destroyed a nearby town. As Jace and Belen set off in a race against time to clear Belen's name and recover her memory, mysterious forces conspire to throw them off track. Can Jace learn to fly through the air with the greatest of ease--on the back of a dragon--before time runs out?

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Return of the Exile

Return of the Exile

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Series: Linsha Trilogy, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tag: War of Souls Era

Return of the Exile concludes a trilogy that centers on Linsha Majere, the grandchild of one of the central characters in the entire Dragonlance saga. This trilogy advances the story of post-War of Souls events in the Dragonlance world and introduces a major new villain to the setting.

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Elven Nations Omnibus

Elven Nations Omnibus

The classic story of Kith-Kanan and the Kinslayer Wars.

The leader of the Silvanesti dies, leaving his twin sons to promote very different course for the elves they lead equally. Other nations see only weakness in the elves, and the brothers cannot lay aside their own differences to lead their people when a bitter territory war begins. It becomes a war of elf against elf, of isolation versus connection, until Kith-Kanan and his followers found the homeland of Qualinost. But their troubles do not stop there.

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Knights of the Rose

Knights of the Rose

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Series: Warriors, Book 5
Genre: Novels
Tag: Historical Era

This time Sir Pirvan the Wayward must devise a plan to defend a fortress against some corrupt Knights of Solamnia, and a mercenary. Joining forces with the unlikely help of fifty elven archers and the powers of a red robed mage, Pirvan will try to advance in the Orders of the Knighthood.

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Land of the Minotaurs

Land of the Minotaurs

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Series: Lost Histories, Book 4
Genre: Novels
Tag: Historical Era

This is a continuation of the story of Kaz, friend and companion of Huma Dragonbane. Kaz must return to Mithas on an errand to save his honorable race. With the help of the kender, Delbin, and his mate, Helati, Kaz must challenge what seems like the entire race of minotaurs to save them from one high up in the religious ranks.

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The Best of Tales Vol. 2

The Best of Tales Vol. 2

A second volume of some of Krynn's favorite tales. In addition to some of the stories that are collected here from the other Tales books, the second volume also includes "The Anvil of Time", an original adventure module by Tracy Hickman that was published in Dungeon Magazine #86.

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Hope’s Flame

Hope’s Flame

An all-new young reader adaptation of the third Dragonlance novel. The third Dragonlance novel in the trilogy that launched the entire Dragonlance novel line, Dragons of Spring Dawning, has been adapted to a format for young readers. The novel has been divided into two volumes, Hope's Flame and A Dawn of Dragons.

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City of Fortune

City of Fortune

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Series: Elidor Trilogy, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: In the ancient lost city of Taeloc, Elidor's hopes of renewing Vael's health have been betrayed. Unwilling to give up on her, Elidor tracks the Chalice to Gwynned, where danger awaits those with wishes and the Defiler still lurks in the shadows.Loyalties must be questioned at every turn. Who can Elidor trust?

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Relics and Omens

Relics and Omens

In these short stories set after the Chaos War and in the dawn of the Fifth Age, the gods have vanished, taking magic with them. Fresh heroes, monsters, and quests arise as the new world takes shape, at once strange and familiar.

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Gold Dragon Codex

Gold Dragon Codex

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Series: The Dragon Codices, Book 7
Genre: Novels
Tag: Young Adult

Would you dare to awaken a dragon? When the blue dragon Lazuli threatens to destroy Anders's village and steal his father away, Anders takes a terrible risk. In one legendary battle Lazuli magically petrified a gold dragon, once Hartfall's sworn protector but Anders is sure he can revive the beast. In the dead of night, he sneaks out onto the gold dragon's ledge. And there he stumbles onto a secret that throws everything he thought he knew about his home and his family into question. Filled with everything I love about dragons -- power, action, and intrigue -- this tale shows what one boy can accomplish when he finds the strength of a dragon lies within himself.

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Dragons: World Afire

Dragons: World Afire

From Amazon.com: Four worlds, four authors, four artists, one mythical beast. Experience in words and pictures the many faces of the dragons from the worlds of Forgotten Realms, Dragonlance, Magic: The Gathering, and Eberron. Featuring new novellas by R.A. Salvatore and Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman!

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Legend Gift Set

Legend Gift Set

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Series: Legends, Book 4
Genre: Novels
Tags: Core, Classic Era

The Legends gift set is a 3-volume edition of the classic Legends trilogy, which tells the story of Raistlin and Caramon, and their trials following the War of the Lance. A must-read for any Dragonlance fan.

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The Wayward Knights

The Wayward Knights

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Series: Warriors, Book 7
Genre: Novels
Tag: Historical Era

"Wayward Knights" is the conclusion of Sir Pirvan's unlikely tale. In this installment, Pirvan must unlock the mystery of Suivinari island, defeat a renagde wizard and make peace with the minatours. But first he must learn the truth about the sevents of silence, the Kingpriest's dark henchmen.

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The Gully Dwarves

The Gully Dwarves

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Series: Lost Histories, Book 5
Genre: Novels
Tag: Classic Era

Who would have thought that a green dragon would have chosen better companions than gully dwarves, but Verden Leafglow is no ordinary dragon. Rejected by Takhisis and reformed to the ways of goodness, Verden has been charged by Reorx to help a hero. Of course, it is no one other than Bron, the son of the thane of the Bulp clan of Aghar.

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Reavers of the Blood Sea

Reavers of the Blood Sea

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Series: Chaos War, Book 4
Genre: Novels
Tag: Chaos War Era

From Wizards.com: "The minotaur pirates of the Blood Sea face a terrible choice as the world around them seems to crumble during the Summer of Chaos."

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Before the Mask

Before the Mask

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Series: Villains Series, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tag: Classic Era

This is the story of a young Verminaard, the boy who grew into the dragon highlord of note in the War of the Lance. In the Khalkist Mountains, a child was born amidst the ominous prophecy of a druidess. As Verminaard grew, he traded his earthly loyalties to a mysterious Voice, a voice which one day he would call his Queen.

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