Evelyn Skye Interview
 

Evelyn Skye

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The Last Exodus by Paul Tassi
 

The Last Exodus by Paul Tassi

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Sun Wukong, AKA The Monkey King
 

Celebrating Chinese New Year with The Monkey King

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The Last Exodus by Paul Tassi

The Last Exodus by Paul Tassi
4.25

I don’t read much Science-Fiction, but: “What would happen if you threw Independence Day, The Walking Dead, and Guardians of the Galaxy into a blender? I can’t say for sure, but it’d probably look something like The Last Exodus.“ How could I not check it out, right? Things kick of with a grim view of […]

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Expecto Patronum named best Harry Potter spell

Expecto Patronum named best Harry Potter spell 

What!? You didn’t know that it was Harry Potter Book Night last night? You didn’t make it to one of the 10,500+ parties scattered across the UK? Missed out on the Butterbeer, cake and various wizarding activities? Well, as part of the celebrations, Bloomsbury Books invited readers to use Social Media to vote on their favourite spell from […]

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A Darker Shade of Magic – TV Series!?

A Darker Shade of Magic – TV Series!? 

Some exciting news landed on our desks today: V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade Of Magic, which we named as one of our best books of 2015, has been picked up for a television adaption. Interestingly, the production company who has acquired the rights are the same people as are behind London Has Fallen, the sequel to […]

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Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: February 2016 Edition

Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: February 2016 Edition 

Welcome to the second edition of ‘On Our Radar’, your guide to Fantasy titles being release in the month ahead. Looking at the quality of titles this month, doesn’t it make you a little sad that it’s pretty much impossible to read everything being released these days? I guess it’s all about choosing what you pickup carefully […]

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The Top 15 Tweets & Top 7 Blog Posts from Robert Jackson Bennett

The Top 15 Tweets & Top 7 Blog Posts from Robert Jackson Bennett 

Top 15 Tweets The Twitter-feed of Robert Jackson Bennett is a wondrous, but dangerous place to spend time. If you follow Robert in addition to another 1000 or so people, the normality and reason of the masses will likely dilute the strangeness and zaniness of Robert’s feed to the extent there will be no lasting damage […]

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Cover Reveal: Joe Abercrombie’s ‘Half A War’

Cover Reveal: Joe Abercrombie’s ‘Half A War’ 

When Joe Abercrombie announced that he would be working on a ‘Young Adult’ series of novels a few years back, no one really knew what to expect. Would the books turn out to be watered down versions of his First Law novels? Would they end up being too tame for current readers to enjoy? Too […]

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Cover for Lucy Hounsom’s Heartland

Fantasy-Faction contributor Lucy Hounsom’s debut novel, Starborn, attracted a huge amount of praise last year upon its release. Fans of coming-of-age stories by authors such as Trudi Canavan took to review sites and social media to rave about Lucy’s memorable characters, incredible worldbuilding and movie-like pace. That particular book is released in paperback tomorrow (January 28th), […]

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Cover Reveal for Jay Kristoff’s Nevernight

Cover Reveal for Jay Kristoff’s Nevernight 

Wayyyyyyyyyyy back in 2012 I was lucky enough to be sent an advanced copy of a strange fantasy/martial arts/steampunk-hybrid called Stormdancer. I enjoyed that book and gave it a favourable review, but the beautiful prose, the complex story, the kickass female lead and Jay Kristoff’s seamless ability to merge/cross genres led me to believe he would go on […]

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Frances Hardinge wins Costa Award

Frances Hardinge wins Costa Award 

For the first time since Phillip Pullman’s The Amber Spyglass in 2001, a Children’s book has won The Costa Book Award. That book is The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge and it is the seventh novel from the author who has made a career writing fantastically diverse and unusual books where important issues and ideas are […]

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Interview with Robert Jackson Bennett

Interview with Robert Jackson Bennett 

I’m rather excited today, because I get to bring you an interview with Robert Jackson Bennett. For those who are unfamiliar with Robert’s work or fancy a bit of a recap, RJB is an American author who had his first novel – Mr Shivers – published at the age of 25. Despite his youth (still only […]

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Secret Mistborn Novella – Jan 30th!

Secret Mistborn Novella – Jan 30th! 

This post has been updated as Brandon Sanderson has released further details about Mistborn: Secret History following the launch of The Bands of Mourning. The story begins a few weeks ago when Amazon accidentally leaked the last few pages of The Bands of Mourning online. Within these final pages was a Postscript from the author. It […]

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The Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson

The Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson
4.5

The Bands of Mourning is the third and penultimate book in Brandon Sanderson’s Wax and Wayne series. For those unfamiliar with the concept, these titles are set generations after the events of Sanderson’s breakout Mistborn trilogy, with the characters who saved the world within those books now serving as anything from long-dead legends to shadowy figures operating […]

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