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Month: December 2015

best fantasy books of 2015

Top 25 Best Fantasy Books of 2015

by Ben

And here we have it: at the end of another year. And what does that mean? It means yet another Best Fantasy Books Year in Review list, written by yours truly, Ben aka the lazy fantasy book critic who occasionally writes best lists. Now following last year’s format (when I somehow managed to cook up […]

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Five things that we'd like to see from Fantasy in 2016

Five things we’d like to see from Fantasy in 2016

by Jon Snow

Categories:Articles

2014 was a great year in fantasy, lots of big names came to play. The likes of Lynch were back, Hobb brought back Fitz and a new epic fantasy and new player called Brian Staveley emerged. Fast forward to the present day and I would say that 2015 was a fizzer compared with 2014. Besides […]

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Review: Steel, Blood and Fire by Allan Batchelder

by Jon Snow

My interest in Steel, Blood and Fire peaked when Allan became active on the BestFantasyBooks forum and several of the members read and rated it highly. I received one of five eBooks the author gave freely to the first five who replied to his message. Nonetheless I’ll give a honest review. This book revolves primarily around […]

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Staff Picks

Best Fantasy Books of 2015: BFB Staff Picks

by Jon Snow

Note that this isn’t the official BFB top 2015 list. A lot of the staff don’t read 2015 published books, so don’t be frustrated that your favourite is not on here. What this is, is a good indication of what books are probably worth reading and what is not. @sneakyburrito In no particular order: The Vagrant […]

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Interview with Mitchell Hogan

by danica

We talk his book The Crucible of Souls, self published to getting signed, ‘the business of writing’ and if geography matters as an author these days? My review: For a summary, listen to the first minute or so of the recording of have a look at this blurb from amazon “When Caldan’s parents are brutally […]

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Best Fantasy Book of the Year: Forum Picks

by Jon Snow

Something we’ve done this year is to keep a record of the 2015 books that forum members have read. If they feel so inclined, they give the book a rating. Note that some forum members who have read the book, decided not to vote but wrote a review instead, as they don’t like giving books […]

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Review: Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

by Jon Snow

I actually had no idea that this book was in the pipelines when it came out. I’m glad I got the chance to read the Aeronaut’s Windlass. I love Dresden and so I have always wanted to read something from Butcher that wasn’t Dresden. I have heard many good things about Codex Alera but never […]

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