The Last of a Kind: Extinction in Fantasy
 

Extinction in Fantasy

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Roses and Rot by Kat Howard
 

Roses and Rot

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2016 Locus Award Winners Announced!
 

Locus Award Winners Announced!

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Superfan Interview: Malazan Book of the Fallen

Superfan Interview: Malazan Book of the Fallen 

Welcome to the first edition of Fantasy-Faction’s Superfan Interviews feature. The concept of this brand new feature is simple: go out, find some Superfans and interview them about why they appreciate an author’s work as much as they do. This feature has a place near to my heart, because I consider myself a Superfan of […]

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Help Fantasy-Faction do cool things! =)

Help Fantasy-Faction do cool things! =) 

Fantasy-Faction has a Patreon page! For years, people have been suggesting we set something like this up, but we’ve always held off. I’ve seen Patreon as a great website for artists, but one that you need to have some great rewards or wild ambitions in order to justify. Well, this year I’ve come to the […]

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Cover Reveal for Jay Kristoff’s “Nevernight”

Cover Reveal for Jay Kristoff’s “Nevernight” 

I’ve been a huge fan of Jay Kristoff’s since reading Stormdancer back in 2012. Admittedly, the themes of Japan, Martial Arts, Fantasy, Mythical Creatures and Technology pretty much answered my prayers… but the writing style, the kick ass characters, the fun and keep-you-guessing plot were surely enjoyed by most fantasy readers too. Of course, I’ve […]

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Dominion Cover Reveal & Extract

Dominion Cover Reveal & Extract 

A lot of Fantasy-Factioners will have read and enjoyed Peter McLean’s Drake by now. If you’ve not, it’s about an anti-hero named Don Drake who is forced to carry out an assassination to pay his debt to a demon. There is a catch to this transaction though, and very quickly Drake finds himself facing death at […]

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Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
4.5

Just like the smash hit Red Rising by Pierce Brown, Sleeping Giants has been turning heads because it has managed to sell movie rights before even being published. Its Publishers and early reviews from all around the world are promising that this is the next World War Z, The Martian, Gravity or Interstellar. That’s a […]

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Angry Robot signs Eric Fischl

Angry Robot signs Eric Fischl 

We keep a close eye on Angry Robot’s latest signings here at Fantasy-Faction HQ. This is because we know that when Angry Robot snap an author up, there’s two things guaranteed: brilliantness and something a little bit different. Need examples? Wesley Chu, Chuck Wendig, Anne Lyle, Adam Christopher, Laura Lam and many, many more besides should do! […]

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Interview with Sylvain Neuvel

Interview with Sylvain Neuvel 

I was lucky enough to get a super-early Advanced Review Copy of Sleeping Giants. It was a book that immediately grabbed me and kept hold of me until I turned the final page. For anyone who has read The Three by Sarah Lotz, the style is rather similar. We are presented articles, transcripts and logs […]

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Excerpt from ‘Wrong Place, Wrong Time’ – A short story from Sharp Ends by Joe Abercrombie

Excerpt from ‘Wrong Place, Wrong Time’ – A short story from Sharp Ends by Joe Abercrombie 

There are very few authors that Fantasy-Faction forum users and Facebook group members talk about more than Joe Abercrombie. There are many reasons for this, but in addition to truly enjoying his books, there is a feeling amongst the community that Joe Abercrombie is at least part responsible for the favourable direction that our genre has headed […]

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Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: April 2016 Edition

Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: April 2016 Edition 

Welcome to the second edition of the Small Press version of Fantasy-Faction’s popular ON OUR RADAR feature. This is the post in which we show readers all the Small Press books they should be looking out for during the course of the coming month. Savvy readers will notice this post is running a little bit […]

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The Passage Readalong: Chapters 1-5

The Passage Readalong: Chapters 1-5 

Hello everyone, Ah… What a week! If this is your first time reading The Passage, then I hope you are enjoying the ride. I think these early chapters may have surprised you a little, right? What you have probably noticed is that this is a book as much about characters and humanity as it is […]

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Dragon Hunters by Marc Turner

Dragon Hunters by Marc Turner
4

The first book in Marc Turner’s Chronicles of Exile series, When The Heavens Fall, got an array of positive reviews when it was released in 2015. We found it to be a Malazan style epic with nods to the fantasy of days gone by. Although this hit the spot for readers who like the big, sprawling epics being […]

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The Passage Readalong: Introduction

The Passage Readalong: Introduction 

The Passage is just 99p on the Amazon Kindle to encourage you guys to join our readalong! Click here to pick it up if you are in the UK! A plot that extends thousands of years, humanity at the brink, bloodthirsty vampires, and a young girl who may hold the key to survival… If you […]

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