Epic Comparisons and Reading Recommendations: Finding the Right High Fantasy to Read Next

I’ve been searching a long time for means and methods to truly know if a certain series or even just a lone book is the right fit for me before I dive in to try reading it. I always have an overly long list of books to read. Too often, however, the books on that list don’t match what I thought I was told to expect, and I end up spending my time and energy elsewhere.