Blackwing by Ed McDonald
 

Blackwing

Review

 
Worlds Within Worlds – Part Three: Old Grey Beards
 

Worlds Within Worlds

Part Three: Old Grey Beards

 
Games Wizards Play by Diane Duane
 

Games Wizards Play

Review

 

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Tough Travels: Strongholds

Tough Travels: Strongholds 

At the start of every month, Fantasy-Faction will lead you (yes, YOU!) on a tour of the fantasy genre. From high to low, from classics to new releases, from epic to urban; each month, we will guide you in search of a different trope, theme or cliché. Lest we become lost, we’ll be referring to […]

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Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding

Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding
3

I feel like I have a thing for crews. In my first review here I praised the quirky scoundrels that took centre stage in Patrick Weeke’s The Palace Job and, after a brief stint in Earthsea, I’m back with another review involving another gang of less-than-reputable thieves. No, these are not the beloved crews of […]

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Ace of Skulls by Chris Wooding

Ace of Skulls by Chris Wooding
2.5

All good things come to those who wait, and this is it, the last stand of the crew of the Ketty Jay. They’ve been shot down, set up, double crossed and ripped off. They’ve stolen priceless treasures, destroyed a 10,000 year old Azryx city and sort of blew up the Archdukes son and heir. Now […]

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The Braided Path by Chris Wooding

The Braided Path by Chris Wooding
3.5

Chris Wooding’s first move into adult fiction could not have been more of a success. The books follow the life of Kaiku and her desperate struggle to avenge the death of her family and come to terms with what she is whilst the world falls down around her. Unlike most fantasy writers Wooding does not […]

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Fantasy Book Club – March 2013: Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding

Fantasy Book Club – March 2013: Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding 

Our theme for nominations and voting for March was set to Pirates, and Retribution Falls (Tales of the Ketty Jay #1) had a decisive win. I have already read this book and can tell you, it really is great choice for book club. I’m looking forward to the discussions for this one and hope to […]

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The Fade by Chris Wooding

The Fade by Chris Wooding
5

The opportunity for creative worldbuilding is one of the many (many, many, many) things that makes fantasy the bestest genre in the known ‘verse. Discovering a new world, especially a new world that is successfully brought to life by sparkly-awesome location descriptions and original yet relatable characters, might be one of the greatest pleasures there […]

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