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If you read Fantasy-Faction there is a high chance you like dragons. We sure do! We even made our mascot a dragon (her name is Scarlette btw). <3 So, we’re sure you’ll- What? You say dragons in fantasy are overplayed? While we heartily disagree, this is not the first time we’ve heard this particular complaint. […]
John Gwynne is a favourite here at Fantasy Faction. His The Faithful and the Fallen series has been named in our ‘best of’ and ‘most anticipated’ lists time and again, and for good reason. His debut, Malice, won the David Gemmell Morningstar award, and the next three books (Valour, Ruin, and Wrath) were all shortlisted […]
If you’ve been keeping up with the recent retellings of Alice in Wonderland by Christina Henry, you will surely be excited to hear that she is set to release a new version of Peter Pan. For those who haven’t picked up Alice or its sequel The Red Queen yet, much of the story matches the […]
A few weeks ago I was sent a book called The Iron Ship, the first thing that struck me about this particular book was the fantastic cover art. It is far from your typical fantasy cover, but at the same time it is somewhat familiar. I think it reminds me of older adventure novels. As […]
Today, F-F is lucky enough to be allowed to host an extract of Tom Pollock‘s latest novel in his Skyscraper Throne series, The Glass Republic. Last year, Tom’s City’s Son made numerous ‘top 10’ lists and, personally, I feel it was probably the best Young Adult releases of 2012. So, suffice to say, I’m pretty […]
Today we have an extract of a book that many fantasy fans have been keeping a close-eye on, Wolfhound Century. Those who have already received the book (mostly my fellow bloggers) have been quick to provide it with 4/5 star reviews and demand Mr Higgins get on with writing the sequel: “Very dark, very […]
Earlier this year I heard, with moderate surprise, that someone I knew was writing a book. That someone was Tom Pollock and the reason for my surprise was that I’d always seen him as more of a critic than a writer. When you meet Tom, who is one of the most confident and charismatic guys I know, […]