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

 
The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams
 

The Witchwood Crown

Review

 

Browsing all articles tagged with cover art.

Cover Reveal for PATERNUS by Dyrk Ashton

Cover Reveal for PATERNUS by Dyrk Ashton 

Hello everyone! Some of you may be familiar with my novel, Paternus, from last year’s SPFBO competition hosted by Mark Lawrence (Archsaint of self-published authors). Paternus was Fantasy-Faction’s pick for the final round and ended up taking third place out of three hundred entries. Even with that success, I’ve decided to give the book a new cover. […]

Continue reading...

Cover Reveal for Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng

Cover Reveal for Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng 

Fantasy-Faction is excited to host the cover reveal for Jeannette Ng’s Under the Pendulum Sun! Due out in October 2017 from our friends at Angry Robot, Under the Pendulum Sun is a creepy, dark gothic fantasy in which missionaries visit fairyland to spread the word of the Lord. What they don’t bank on however, is […]

Continue reading...

Books Do Not Sell Without Covers

Books Do Not Sell Without Covers 

The secret to book selling is not so secret anymore. The answer lies in the unspoken pact between an author and reader, which agrees a great cover equals excellent writing. Honestly, we know the premise is false—great stories exist inside shoddy covers and vice versa—but the expectation remains. In fact, I know readers who have […]

Continue reading...

Red Sister by Mark Lawrence – US Cover Reveal

Red Sister by Mark Lawrence – US Cover Reveal 

When Fantasy-Faction started out it was just a tiny review site with a forum full of readers and writers with too much free time on their hands. One of the writers who would hang out and chat fantasy with us was Mark Lawrence. We watched as his career took off and followed him fondly from […]

Continue reading...

Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller – Cover Reveal

Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller – Cover Reveal 

Today we are lucky enough to be hosting the cover reveal for Michael R. Miller’s next novel, Veiled Intentions, second book in The Dragon’s Blade series. If the author’s name and series title sounds familiar to you, there is a good reason. The first book in Miller’s series, The Reborn King, is was the winner […]

Continue reading...

The Heart of Stone by Ben Galley – Cover Art Reveal

The Heart of Stone by Ben Galley – Cover Art Reveal 

Here on Fantasy-Faction we are fans of both cool cover art and cool authors. Today we are lucky to have a little of both! Our once contributor, now successful self-published author, Ben Galley, has a new novel coming out next spring and its cover is AMAZING! But before we show you the pretties, let’s get […]

Continue reading...

Kojiki by Keith Yatsuhashi – Cover Reveal & Excerpt

Kojiki by Keith Yatsuhashi – Cover Reveal & Excerpt 

Here on Fantasy-Faction we have hosted many a cover reveal. Of those covers a good deal of my personal favs have been from Angry Robot Books. Today’s reveal is no exception. But before I get ahead of myself, why don’t we take a look at the summary for today’s novel: Kojiki by Keith Yatsuhashi. Every civilization […]

Continue reading...

Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #2: Cover Up?

Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #2: Cover Up? 

We’ve had a look at the covers to all 30 books on the Fantasy-Faction list for the Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off and picked our favourite three. Why did we do this? Because Mark Lawrence asked us to, that’s why. Why he did that…you’ll either know by now or will find out soon! A great cover […]

Continue reading...

Bloodmage by Stephen Aryan – Cover Reveal

Bloodmage by Stephen Aryan – Cover Reveal 

It seems this is cover reveal week on Fantasy-Faction! Today with have the pleasure of revealing the second book in Stephen Aryan’s Age of Darkness series: Bloodmage. The first book, Battlemage, featured a fireball slinging wizard. Bloodmage’s cover follows the theme of battle with a more traditional weapon. But before we reveal the main attraction, […]

Continue reading...

Emma Newman’s Split Worlds – New Cover Designs

Emma Newman’s Split Worlds – New Cover Designs 

We are big fans of Emma Newman here on Fantasy-Faction. Back in the olden times of 2013 we were lucky enough to host a short story from her Split Worlds universe as a lead up to the release of Between Two Thorns. We were also able to do the cover reveal for the second Split […]

Continue reading...

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 […]

Continue reading...

Dragon Hunters Cover Reveal & Notes from Marc Turner

Dragon Hunters Cover Reveal & Notes from Marc Turner 

We here at Fantasy-Faction are delighted to be revealing the cover of the latest Chronicles of the Exile novel by Marc Turner today. When I was first invited to do the cover reveal for the novel called  ‘Dragon Hunters’ I was of course hoping for some kind of badass Dragon to be involved… and I certainly wasn’t disappointed… […]

Continue reading...