web analytics

Archives

Recent Posts

Tendrils of Darkness — Epilogue

Epilogue   With No Man’s Land finally behin...

Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 50: Final Confrontation

Final Confrontation   Years of sentinel train...

Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 49: Secrets Revealed

Secrets Revealed   Circling Copius, the owlbe...

Categories

half the world

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More
best fantasy books of 2015 forum member picks

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 […]

Read More

Review: Half The World by Joe Abercrombie

by Ben

I think Abercrombie has done it again. This is another great book, right up there with Before They Are Hanged and The Heroes. The sequel to Half a King, Half The World is entertaining, funny, frustrating and full of little twists and turns. What is the most genius about this book is that while Father […]

Read More

Upcoming Books in February 2015

by Ben

Hope everyone had a good rest and spent time with family and friends in Dec/Jan. Obviously there have been some great books in Jan with Firefight, Golden Son and Providence of Fire among many others. Providence of Fire is the front runner in my opinion, but a couple of books in Feb could over take […]

Read More

Review: Half The World by Joe Abercombie

by Ben

This is the book I never knew I needed! This trilogy is marketed as YA (young adult) but Half a King (book 1) is pretty much just Abercrombie without sex and swearing. Half The World is different (book 2), it lends itself to a coming of age story. Please don’t be put off, just read […]

Read More

Want Recommendations?

Check out our Sister Recommendations Sites