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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 3: Grim Oath

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The Best Fantasy Books of 2016 – The Year in Review

2016 has come and gone and the 2017 year is upon u...

Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 2: The Sentinel

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The Best Fantasy Books of 2016 – The Year in Review

by Jon Snow

2016 has come and gone and the 2017 year is upon us. This list is a few weeks late, but better late than never. Overall, 2016 has been a decent year of good fantasy releases, though by no means exceptional compared to some of the previous years. There were a few highlights and a few lowlights, […]

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Riyria Graphic Novel: The Death of Dulgath by Michael J. Sullivan

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Dabel Brothers Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of it’s first-ever Kickstarter full-color graphic novel in partnership with bestselling author Michael J. Sullivan. Riyria: The Death of Dulgath will be adapted by Dabel Brothers Publisher Derek Ruiz (scripter of Dean Koontz’s Fear Nothing, Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, and Becca Fitzpatrick’s Hush, Hush) and illustrated […]

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Books to look forward to in October

by Jon Snow

Wall of Storms by Ken Liu October 4th The Grace of Kings was a success in terms of fan engagement and reader enjoyment. Readers loved the fast paced, Asian influenced fantasy style. Wall of Storms is the sequel which details how Kuni is trying to rebuild his country into his vision but all good things take […]

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Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

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The Aeronaut’s Windlass, the first book of Jim Butcher’s new fantasy series The Cinder Spires, was released in September 2015. I only just picked it up this summer, because I have an abiding distaste for hardback books (this often leaves me out of the loop following a book’s immediate release). The first time I saw […]

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Marc Turner Interview

by Jon Snow

We met Marc Turner, author of the Chronicles of the Exile Series, in a noisy London hotel lobby. Despite the muzak backing track we managed to learn about what he writes and how, along with some intriguing stuff about how people perceive good and evil, favourite magic systems and clues as to whether he is […]

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50+ Most Anticipated Fantasy Books of 2016 (Updated)

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Note: this has been updated as of August 2016 There’s a lot of fantasy books released every year — too much in fact to keep tabs on. But we give it our best attempt with this huge list of the most anticipated fantasy books of 2016. This comprehensive list is NOT a list of every […]

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The Apocalypse Bell by Angela N. Hunt

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Up for release in July 2016, we have The Apocalypse Bell by Angela N. Hunt, which is apparently the latest in a loosely related series called Curse and Quanta. To be honest, I don’t actually know how this book fits into the series itself, because I had never heard of the series before I was […]

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Tales from the Flat Earth by Tanith Lee

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I read the first three books of this series last March in the omnibus Lords of Darkness (now out of print) and I loved it immensely. It wasn’t love at first sight though. It was more of an intimate kind of love, one that slowly develops over time, rough patches here and there, perhaps moments […]

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Review: Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

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Hex is the English Language debut by best selling Dutch writer, Thomas Olde Heuvelt. At it’s core, it’s a paranormal thriller, though paranormal fantasy or urban fantasy wouldn’t go astray. Black Spring is a town that is cursed. An evil witch resides in the town and compels everyone born there or has settled there to never […]

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Review: Chronicle of The Unhewn Throne by Brian Staveley

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Chronicle of The Unhewn Throne is a trilogy by Brian Staveley. It comprises of The Emperor’s Blades, The Providence of Fire and The Last Mortal Bond, the last of which just came out in March. The trilogy begins with an assassination of an Emperor (like many books do) and the catastrophe the happens afterwards. The […]

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