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Sufficiently Advanced Magic by Andrew Rowe – SPFBO Review

Sufficiently Advanced Magic by Andrew Rowe – SPFBO Review
4.25

Five years ago, Corin Cadence’s brother entered the Serpent Spire—a colossal tower with ever-shifting rooms, traps, and monsters. Those who survive the spire’s trials return home with an attunement: a mark granting the bearer magical powers. According to legend, those few who reach the top of the tower will be granted a boon by the […]

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The Way Into Chaos by Harry Connolly – SPFBO Review

The Way Into Chaos by Harry Connolly – SPFBO Review
3.5

The city of Peradain is the heart of an empire built with steel, spears, and a monopoly on magic. Until, in a single day, it falls, overthrown by a swarm of supernatural creatures of incredible power and ferocity. Neither soldier nor spellcaster can stand against them. The empire’s armies are crushed, its people scattered, its […]

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The War of Undoing by Alex Perry – SPFBO Review

The War of Undoing by Alex Perry – SPFBO Review
2

“My name is Tay Raining, and this is my brother Ellstone. I wonder if you’ve heard of us . . . I have a birthmark shaped like a question mark on my hand, I think it might mean something but I’m not sure what. My brother is probably important too, though I can’t imagine how. […]

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Pilgrimage to Skara & Devil’s Night Dawning – Double SPFBO Reviews

Pilgrimage to Skara & Devil’s Night Dawning – Double SPFBO Reviews 

Pilgrimage to Skara by Jonathan Pembroke Self-Published – July 28, 2016 Fantasy Ebook     3.5/10 stars It has been nearly two decades since Pell Wendt abandoned the power and prestige of Collum. Ruled by the semi-divine Ajudicar, the city had been his home all his life, but no longer. Spurned by the woman he loved, […]

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Fixer by James Jakins – SPFBO Review

Fixer by James Jakins – SPFBO Review
3.5

Jack Bloodfist fixes things. That’s what his card says, anyway. When the orcs and goblins of Summervale, Virginia need something done they call Jack. He’s the one who convinces the local PD to ignore any tribal violence. The guy who makes sure the goblins aren’t evicted whenever they do something decidedly goblin. He also does […]

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The Crimson Queen by Alec Hutson – SPFBO Review

The Crimson Queen by Alec Hutson – SPFBO Review
3.5

Long ago the world fell into twilight, when the great empires of old consumed each other in sorcerous cataclysms. In the south the Star Towers fell, swallowed by the sea, while the black glaciers descended upon the northern holdfasts, entombing the cities of Min-Ceruth in ice and sorcery. Then from the ancient empire of Menekar […]

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Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J. Hayes – SPFBO Review

Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J. Hayes – SPFBO Review
4

For some reason, the archetypal pirate accent from Hollywood movies always comes out of my mouth (and pen) as a farmer from deepest Wiltshire or Somerset… it doesn’t have quite the same menace. Few folks are scared of a man with a piece of straw between his teeth rather than a knife or cutlass. Anyway, […]

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Year in Anime – 2017

Year in Anime – 2017 

My interest in anime has been rather lacking since 2013. Despite occasionally re-watching classics or catching up on stuff that I missed, I actually thought anime had become rather repetitive and dull, and I was rather saddened by what I thought was an impending death of a creative media. Three years later, it is a […]

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Tiger Lily by K. Bird Lincoln – SPFBO Review

Tiger Lily by K. Bird Lincoln – SPFBO Review
2.5

Lily isn’t supposed to hunt game in the Daimyo’s woods. She’s just the cook’s daughter. It isn’t her place to talk to nobility. And she definitely isn’t supposed to sing the old Jindo religious songs. But Lily was born in the year of the Tiger, and can’t ever be like other village girls. In the […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2017

Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2017 

2017 was a heck of a year! And we mean that we a giant *SIGH* right after it. But while the world around us seem to darken as the year went by, in the universe of fantasy fiction there were hundreds of new stars born to lighten our paths! It was a great year for […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: 2017 In Review

Small Press, Big Stories: 2017 In Review 

While the world goes to hell in a handcart, it’s still been a heck of a year in fantasy fiction. And small and independent presses have definitely had their fair share of the highlights! Grimbold Books won Best Independent Press at the British Fantasy Awards, of course, and though their output this year has been […]

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Help Us Choose The Best Fantasy Books of 2017!

Help Us Choose The Best Fantasy Books of 2017! 

2017 was a heck of a year wasn’t it? Unforgettable! One that we’ll remember for a long- No, no. Please don’t cry. We know this year has tried to beat us all to hell, but there must have been some good in it right? Right?? Of course we’re right. But it was certainly not thanks […]

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