Children’s Fantasy: Eight of the Best – Part One
 

8 of the Best Children's Fantasy Books

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In Defence of the Chosen One
 

In Defence of the Chosen One

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Fantasy Book Club – April 2014: Daughter of the Empire by Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts

Fantasy Book Club – April 2014: Daughter of the Empire by Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts 

This month we are reading Daughter of the Empire by Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts as our selection for an Asian inspired SFF. Magic and murder engulf the realm of Kelewan. Fierce warlords ignite a bitter blood feud to enslave the empire of Tsuranuanni. While in the opulent Imperial courts, assassins and spymasters plot […]

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Fantasy Book Club – March 2014: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Fantasy Book Club – March 2014: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman 

For March, we were looking for books with a female protagonist. Our book club selected Seraphina by Rachel Hartman. I’ve seen some great reviews for this one, including on here on Fantasy-Faction where it earned a 10 star rating. I look forward to reading it myself and hope a number of people join us. In […]

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Fantasy Book Club – February 2014: Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay

Fantasy Book Club – February 2014: Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay 

For February, our book club has selected The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay. I have heard so much praise for Kay’s books and that his prose is just a joy to read, so I am really looking forward to finally reading one of his books, and even happier that I get to read […]

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Fantasy Book Club – January 2014: Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson

Fantasy Book Club – January 2014: Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson 

January is the time for New Year’s resolutions. It’s too early in the year to give up and have excuses, right? Well, our book club read this month is going to be Garden’s of the Moon by Steven Erikson. It’s the start to a very established series in the genre, Malazan Book of the Fallen. […]

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Fantasy Book Club – December 2013: Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway

Fantasy Book Club – December 2013: Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway 

Our theme for December was Award Nominees from this year, and our members voted to read Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway. Award List: – Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee for Best Novel (2013) – Winner of The Kitschies for Red Tentacle (Novel) (2012) Praise: “Angelmaker is another cracking book from Nick Harkaway. It’s a mix of […]

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Sci-Fi Book Club – November 2013: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Sci-Fi Book Club – November 2013: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie 

In November, we’ll be reading Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie. I’ve heard a number of positive reviews for this recently and hope to see a many of you join us! If you are debating, keep in mind this is looking to be our final Science Fiction Book Club read, so please consider showing your support […]

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Fantasy Book Club – November 2013: The Dirty Streets of Heaven by Tad Williams

Fantasy Book Club – November 2013: The Dirty Streets of Heaven by Tad Williams 

Our theme for November was Urban/Contemporary Fantasy and our members voted to read The Dirty Streets of Heaven by Tad Williams. Hope you can join in our discussions! Bobby Dollar is an angel—a real one. He knows a lot about sin, and not just in his professional capacity as an advocate for souls caught between […]

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Fantasy Book Club – October 2013: The Steel Remains by Richard Morgan

Fantasy Book Club – October 2013: The Steel Remains by Richard Morgan 

Our theme for October was Dark Fantasy and our members voted to read The Steel Remains by Richard Morgan. I’ve heard good things about this one and am looking forward to lively discussions on it. A dark lord will rise. Such is the prophecy that dogs Ringil Eskiath—Gil, for short—a washed-up mercenary and onetime war […]

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Sci-Fi Book Club – October 2013: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

Sci-Fi Book Club – October 2013: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson 

In October, our Science Fiction Book Club will finally be reading Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson. This book has been nominated and come in a close second a number of times, hopefully now that it has won, we’ll get some good participation for it. In reality, Hiro Protagonist delivers pizza for Uncle Enzo’s CosoNostra Pizza […]

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Sci-Fi/Horror Book Club – September 2013: I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

Sci-Fi/Horror Book Club – September 2013: I Am Legend by Richard Matheson 

Our Sci-Fi Book Club honors the memory Richard Matheson, a true legend of the genre, with our September book Club read. Matheson received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement as well as the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Horror Writers Association and has been inducted to The Science Fiction Hall of […]

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Fantasy Book Club – September 2013: The Folding Knife by K. J. Parker

Fantasy Book Club – September 2013: The Folding Knife by K. J. Parker 

In September, we will be reading The Folding Knife by K. J. Parker. In case you missed it last week, Jared Shurin wrote up a wonderful and persuasive plea on why you should read along with us. I won’t be able to do better than that, so if you did not read it before, please […]

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Sci-fi/Horror Book Club – August 2013: The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu

Sci-fi/Horror Book Club – August 2013: The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu 

Our Sci-Fi/Horror Book Club returns to Science Fiction this month with a read of The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu. I read this book earlier this year and found it to be a novel fun read. I’ll also admit, it is extremely rare for a book to actually make me laugh out loud, and […]

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