Last Memoria by Rachel Emma Shaw – SPFBO #6 Finals Review
 

Last Memoria

SPFBO #6 Finals Review

 
The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons
 

The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons

Review

 
Oh, That Shotgun Sky by Sarah Chorn
 

Oh, That Shotgun Sky

New Release Review

 

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Last Memoria by Rachel Emma Shaw – SPFBO #6 Finals Review

Last Memoria by Rachel Emma Shaw – SPFBO #6 Finals Review
3.5

Sarilla has learnt one thing from stealing memories. Everybody lies. There’s nothing Sarilla hates more than stealing memories, but the king forces her to, just so he can keep his subjects in line. She wants to escape to where nobody knows what she is or what she can do, but her plans go awry when […]

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Oh, That Shotgun Sky by Sarah Chorn

Oh, That Shotgun Sky by Sarah Chorn
4.5

The other night I caught the Cohen Brothers’ remake of True Grit. When I saw it in the theater, I thought it a profound meditation on the price of freedom—that fabled freedom of the Old West, which comes at such a high cost that most of us would choose the safety and strictures of “civilization.” […]

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Infernal by Mark de Jager

Infernal by Mark de Jager
4.25

A man called Stratus wakes up paralysed in the middle of nowhere. He has no memory of how he got there or of anything else, except his first name. Vultures are preparing to eat his unmoving body. Stratus is ‘rescued’ by a group of soldiers, led by a Deacon who heals him with magic. His […]

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The Children of D’Hara by Terry Goodkind – Excerpt

The Children of D’Hara by Terry Goodkind – Excerpt 

Last year we lost one of epic fantasy’s biggest names, Terry Goodkind. Goodkind appeared on the scene in 1994 with the first book in his world-famous Sword of Truth series, Wizard’s First Rule. Since then, the series has been translated into 20 languages and sold 26 million copies. The Children of D’Hara series picks up […]

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Black Stone Heart by Michael R. Fletcher – SPFBO #6 Finals Review

Black Stone Heart by Michael R. Fletcher – SPFBO #6 Finals Review
4

A broken man, Khraen awakens alone and lost. His stone heart has been shattered, littered across the world. With each piece, he regains some small shard of the man he once was. He follows the trail, fragment by fragment, remembering his terrible past. There was a woman. There was a sword. There was an end […]

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Fantasy-Themed Cookbooks

Fantasy-Themed Cookbooks 

Hello fellow nerds! A little while back I wrote about the Firefly: Big Damn Cookbook and how awesome it was to prepare recipes inspired by the show. Well, that got me thinking, are there other cookbooks themed around our favorite fantasy books and movies and such? Hell yes, there are! Here are a few that […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Most Anticipated Books of 2021

Fantasy-Faction’s Most Anticipated Books of 2021 

Let us add to your tbr pile once again (we do see that as our main duty and responsibility) with these most anticipated books of 2021!

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The Name of All Things by Jenn Lyons

The Name of All Things by Jenn Lyons
4.5

Many fantasy stories tend to focus on a set of characters within one central setting. Then, there are the stories that take place across generations and various locations. The former follows a story that can end within one book, and the latter can result with either a saga, or a series. Jenn Lyons does the […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Favourite Books of 2020

Fantasy-Faction’s Favourite Books of 2020 

Here they are, Fantasy-Faction’s Favourite books of 2020 and we hope your TBR pile explodes!

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The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons
4.5

Stories are told as entertainment, and we all become familiar with certain tropes: the lost heir, the fulfillment of the prophecy, the quest for a mythical sword, etc. Nowadays, some of these stories twist readers’ expectations of these tropes to the point where one cannot predict what will happen next. Then, there are the stories […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus

Holiday Microfiction: “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus 

Today, we have S. H. Paulus and “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story”. – – – “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus Soth was terrified she would have to bury her son on Christmas Day. It began with him complaining his throat was sore. Then […]

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The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
3.5

I never enjoy describing things with, “It’s like X meets Y!” since I always felt it was a rather lazy way to describe something. No one says, “Hamsters are like if Rats met Gerbils!” or “Oranges are like if Apples met A Different Color!” (At least, I hope no one has ever said that.) Yet […]

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