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Wolf Encounter   Zeph was beginning to think ...

Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 41: The Onyx Stone

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Preview: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

by Ben

I’m always excited when Brandon Sanderon produces something new, it never seems long before he has something out. Steelheart is perhaps not something every fantasy reader would pick up. Urban Fantasy at best, it is about superhumans called Epics who rule the world, yet they rule it with an iron fist. A small group of […]

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Upcoming Books in December

by Ben

      A couple of days late. Sorry!   The Unreal and the Real, selected Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin Vol 1: Where on Earth (that was a mouthful) is the first of two parts which encompass 40 stories from Le Guin’s past. She is best known for the Wizard of Earthsea which […]

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Publisher Press Release: Chephrael’s Hand

by Ben

Publisher press release: Melissa McPhail’s new book, Cephrael’s Hand marks her debut as a fantasy writer. Every so often a writer incorporates all of the successful elements that reader’s demand: a good plot (yet not too predictable), characters that are complex and intriguing, a good mix of humor with action, and enough twists to keep […]

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Download Brandon Sanderson’s Newest Book Warbreaker for FREE

by Ben

So, Brandon Sanderson, author of the Elantris, the amazing Mistborn trilogy, and Robert Jordan’s soon-to-be-finished final Wheel of Time book (well, now a trilogy) is doing something quite unique: he’s giving away for FREE a FULL verison of his latest novel, War Breaker. Granted, the novel is in draft mode, but the final version will […]

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Robert Stanek’s Keeper Martin’s Tale Book Review (The Worst Book in the World)

by Ben

Keeper Martin’s Tale — Officially the Worst Book I’ve Ever Read. A few posts ago, I talked about the Amazon Fake Reviews issue. One of the posterboy’s of this new author-writing-fake-review phenomenon is Robert Stanek. A while ago I wrote an actual review of his terrible book, Keeper Martin’s Tale. Stanek got Amazon to take […]

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Don’t Trust Amazon Reviews: They’re Fake

by Ben

So I thought I would address an issue that’s bothering me: Amazon (fake) reviews. Most people who are thinking about buying a book head off to Amazon to read the reviews. Many of you do this and put little thought to the validity and source of the reviews. There is a dark side to the […]

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The Magic Thief Book Review

by Ben

Review of The Magic Theif by Sarah Prineas There are many children’s fantasy books seeking to take the throne recently abandoned by JK Rowling. One of these contenders is Sarah Prineas who has written an entertaining juvenile fantasy series. Her first effort is The Magic Thief, first book in her new trilogy. The story revolves […]

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Robert Jordan Wheel of Time Book 12 Press Release

by Ben

TOR sent me a press release for the new Robert Jordan book. I thought I’d pass it along to you guys: Tor announces The Gathering Storm, Book Twelve of Robert Jordan’s legendary Wheel of Time® fantasy series New York, NY: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Tor Books is proud to announce the November 3rd, 2009 on-sale […]

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