Reference librarian, Cathy Haynes, has made many bookmarks listing read alike authors in many different categories.
This is her list for Tolkien read alikes.

Additional authors were contributed by Damien Morgan from the Manchester Public Library!

If you like J. R. R. Tolkien,
you'll like these authors too!

Lloyd Alexander
Piers Anthony
Leigh Brackett
Terry Brooks
James Branch Cabell
Joy Chant
C. J. Cherryh
Susan Cooper
Seamus Cullen
Stephen R. Donaldson
David Eddings
E.R. Eddison
John M. Ford
Ed Greenwood
H, Rider Haggard
Barbara Hambly
Neil Hancock
Tracy Hickman
Katherine Kurtz
Madeleine L'Engle
Fritz Leiber
Ursula LeGuin
C.S. Lewis
R. A. MacAvoy
Anne McCaffrey
Patricia McKillip
Michael Moorcock
Andre Norton
A. Offut and R.K. Lyon
Mervyn Peake
Terry Pratchett
R.A. Salvatore
Clifford Simak
Jack Vance
Evangeline Walton
Margaret Weis
T. H. White
Robert Anton Wilson
Roger Zelazny

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