The Dreaded Adverb Problem
 

The Dreaded Adverb Problem

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Exploring Rural Landscape
 

Exploring Rural Landscape

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Plotting – What Happens Next?
 

Plotting – What Happens Next?

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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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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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‘The Faithful and the Fallen’ Read Along – Introduction

‘The Faithful and the Fallen’ Read Along – Introduction 

Fellow fans of the fantastical written word, welcome! On Monday the 21st of September I began a read along of my favourite series, The Faithful and the Fallen. Anyone who has spent more than two minutes in my company will have no doubt heard me bellowing the brilliance of this series. Ordinarily I can finish a […]

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Way of Kings Read Along (Chapters 1-3)

Way of Kings Read Along (Chapters 1-3) 

Hey there my WOK Readalongees, Firstly, I want to thank each and every one of you who has decided to commit and join me on this journey through one of the decade’s finest fantasy books. Whether you are simply following this readalong to catch yourself up and jog your memory ready for Brandon Sanderson’s Words […]

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Way of Kings Readalong – Launch Post

Way of Kings Readalong – Launch Post 

We’re not far away from the release of one of the most anticipated novels of our generation, Words of Radiance : The Stormlight Archive Book Two. Fantasy-Faction is most excited about the launch of this one and we’re teaming up with Gollancz, the UK publishers, to do a readalong of the first book, Way of […]

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Red Seas Under Red Skies – Read Along – Part 3

Red Seas Under Red Skies – Read Along – Part 3 

So, this month, after farrrrr too long waiting, The Republic of Thieves has been released. Yes, it has been a good few years since the release of Red Seas Under Red Skies, and we’re not ones who like to go into a book unprepared; so we at Fantasy-Faction thought a Read Along was very much in order. […]

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Red Seas Under Red Skies – Read Along – Part 2

Red Seas Under Red Skies – Read Along – Part 2 

So, this month, after farrrrr too long waiting, The Republic of Thieves has been released. Yes, it has been a good few years since the release of Red Seas Under Red Skies, and we’re not ones who like to go into a book unprepared; so we at Fantasy-Faction thought a Read Along was very much in order. […]

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Red Seas Under Red Skies – Read Along – Part 1

Red Seas Under Red Skies – Read Along – Part 1 

Welcome to the first week of our Red Seas Under Red Skies Read-Along. What a week it was too! I honestly can’t think of many books which start as excitingly and with as much intrigue as Red Seas Under Red Skies does. Not only that, but there is such a huge variety of emotions you are led […]

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Red Seas Under Red Skies – Read Along Launch

Red Seas Under Red Skies – Read Along Launch 

Hey Fantasy Factioners & Gollancz Geeks, I hope you enjoyed The Lies of Locke Lamora Read-Along and share the same burning desire as me to continue on with the series by way of Red Seas Under Red Skies. I found the Read-Along dynamic very rewarding. It was awesome to be able to discuss certain, more complex, events or passages […]

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Gentleman Bastard Read Along – Chapters 13-16

Gentleman Bastard Read Along – Chapters 13-16 

Welcome to the final week of our Lies of Locke Lamora Read-Along. I hope you’ve enjoyed the last four weeks as much as I have and that you’ve gotten a more enjoyable, fuller and deeper appreciation of the work Scott Lynch put into this novel than if you’d read it on your own. Certainly this is the case for […]

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Gentleman Bastard Read Along – Chapters 9-12

Gentleman Bastard Read Along – Chapters 9-12 

Welcome to Week 3 of our Lies of Locke Lamora Read Along. I hope you had a great bank holiday (if you are in the UK) and that you are enjoying your time in Camorr! So, this week was all about the Grey King’s plan coming together and Locke and Jean losing pretty much everything they own. […]

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Gentleman Bastard Read Along – Chapters 5-8

Gentleman Bastard Read Along – Chapters 5-8 

Welcome to the second week of our incredibly in-depth Read Along of The Lies of Locke Lamora. Last week was great fun, there were some really intelligent answers to the array of questions I raised and, as I expected, this Read Along is really enhancing the reading experience for me  It’s interesting to see the love-hate relationship […]

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