Miles Cameron Interview – The Fall of Dragons
 

Miles Cameron

Interview - The Fall of Dragons

 
The Ten Strangest Races in Fantasy Literature
 

10 Strange Races in Fantasy

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Don’t Show, Don’t Tell – Guest Blog by K. C. Alexander
 

Don’t Show, Don’t Tell

Guest Blog by K. C. Alexander

 

Browsing all articles tagged with Garth Nix.

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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Clariel by Garth Nix

Clariel by Garth Nix
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Clariel is the newest addition to Garth Nix’s Abhorsen series, which also contains Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen, and several novellas and short stories. It’s one of my favorite series, full stop. I’ve never been particularly into zombie stories, but the world of the Abhorsen is captivating. Necromancers, Charter mages, and free magic users all exist behind […]

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Rogues edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois

Rogues edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
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G.R.R.M. states in his introduction that’s the “Rogues is not meant to be a fantasy anthology” but I picked it up for the authors that I knew from being a fantasy reader, and I believe most readers will, so that’s where I will focus. The character type is so ingrained in the fantasy genre and […]

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Clariel Officially Due for Release – Cover Revealed

Clariel Officially Due for Release – Cover Revealed 

Garth Nix was one of the first fantasy authors I was lucky enough to stumble upon (way back in about 1999). The series, and one I ended up reading about 10 times over the years, was known in the UK as ‘The Old Kingdom’. It was made up of three books (Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen). The […]

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Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome edited by Stephen Jones

Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome edited by Stephen Jones
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Reading fairy tales can be more thrilling than visiting haunted houses and dungeon attractions. So how scary are fairy tales? Fairy tales and legends had a very long oral history before they began appearing in print. Although all countries have their own tales and legends, reflecting their beliefs and character, many of them have a […]

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Old Kingdom Trilogy by Garth Nix

Old Kingdom Trilogy by Garth Nix
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Many of you may not have heard of this series. I picked it up by complete chance about five or six years ago when visiting a relative. I forgot the book I was currently reading (Magicians’ Guild) and was kinda bored over the weekend there. Still having five days left on my trip, I walked […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Reading List for 2011

Fantasy-Faction’s Reading List for 2011 

Well we are approaching the end of the year. *sigh* And in 2010 I didn’t read nearly as much as I was intending to. In order to ensure this doesn’t happen again, for 2011 I am putting together a reading list of the best fantasy novels. These are books that people have been telling me […]

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