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When addressing the origins of YA literature (we’re not talking SFF specific here for now, but bear with me) it all depends from which angle you decide to approach. I think the fact that often what classifies as “young adult” all depends on marketing and how a publisher and audience decide to view a book: [...]
So, this is one of the newest Young Adult titles to come out of Tor Teen this year. While perusing the bookstore on my birthday with my fiancé, I noticed the lovely jacket cover (pictured below). Because it is human nature, and we all judge everything first by appearance, I was immediately intrigued by the [...]
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 [...]
Welcome to the first Classics Corner, where I’ll be reviewing fantasy novels from the mists of time. Well, not quite; more the books I’d missed out on reading when I’d given up on the genre between 1990 and 2004. If you’d like to make a comment or suggestion for a book to review (it doesn’t [...]
Gifted and cursed with a unique memory, the foundling son of a notorious traitor, Rhodri joins an elite cavalry unit. There, struggling with his own memories of his father, he begins to discover a sense of belonging. Until a face from the past reveals a secret that will change not only Rhodri’s life, but the [...]
On certain rare occasions, Netflix releases a show that it made in house. Hemlock Grove is their first foray into anything science fiction/fantasy/horror related (that I know of). There’s an evil medical corporation, werewolves, and a gory body count which leads me to think that they tried to do everything all at once for all [...]