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The Most Anticipated Fantasy Books of 2017

by Jon Snow

Find out what the must-read fantasy books are over the 2017 year! 2017 looks to be an interesting year for fantasy book releases. Truth be told, it looks to be a much stronger year for fantasy than 2016 was (see our best fantasy books of 2016 list). Some of the most anticipated fantasy books (Winds […]

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50+ Most Anticipated Fantasy Books of 2016 (Updated)

by Jon Snow

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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Upcoming Fantasy Books in April

by Jon Snow

Here’s a selection of the top fantasy books being released this month (April). Some good reads you’ll definitely want to keep your eye on. For us. we are looking forward to The Malice as one of the most anticipated fantasy books of 2016.   APRIL FANTASY BOOK RELEASES   Burned (Alex Verus #7) by Benedict […]

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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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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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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: Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

by Jon Snow

The last and final book in The Shattered Seas trilogy brings a somewhat familiar ending. We get the usual delight of grimdark from the Lord himself (did you know that his twitter handle @grimdark was a joke at the time of creation, but also a self-fulfulling prophecy) and an array of motley crew. Half a […]

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Half an Interview

by Ben

I recently interviewed Joe Abercrombie, and it was totally awesome. I was crazy excited for weeks. I read both his AMA’s from top to bottom and read through pretty much all of his previous interviews to make sure I didn’t ask boring questions. I also read sooo many blogs about conducting an interview and even […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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