Blackwing by Ed McDonald
 

Blackwing

Review

 
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

 

Browsing all articles tagged with J. K. Rowling.

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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J. K. Rowling is Better than Shakespeare

J. K. Rowling is Better than Shakespeare 

Tell me if you’ve ever read these stories before: – A young male sociopath disapproves of everyone and everything around him, including any of his romantic interests. He changes nothing, learns nothing, and leaves. – It’s the olden days, and terrible things are happening to good people. Terrible things continue to happen for 200 – […]

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All 7 Harry Potter ‘Children’s Edition’ Covers Released

All 7 Harry Potter ‘Children’s Edition’ Covers Released 

Regular readers of Fantasy-Faction will be fully aware that Bloomsbury plan to re-release new editions of Harry Potter later this year. Essentially, the publisher are putting together what they call ‘Children’s Editions’ of the books that are editions that adults and older siblings can give to a new generation of readers. The slogan for this […]

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Harry Potter surfaces after 7 years M.I.A.

Harry Potter surfaces after 7 years M.I.A. 

We haven’t seen Harry Potter for seven years – when he was waving goodbye to his children as they boarded the Hogwarts train at the end of The Deathly Hallows. But, this month, fans are to receive an update on the world’s most famous wizard. In an original piece of writing for the Pottermore website, […]

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Harry Potter Movie Spin-Off is a Trilogy!

Last year we reported that J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was being made into a film. Although we had expectations that it would be more than one movie, it wasn’t confirmed, so we were delighted when Kevin Tsujihara, C.E.O. of Warner Bros, told The New York Times earlier this week that […]

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New Harry Potter Covers for New Generation

It seems that reissuing books with new covers is all the rage right now… Just a few weeks ago we reported that Robin Hobb was getting some cool new covers for her original Farseer Trilogy and that George R.R. Martin was getting some travel-guide looking covers for those who didn’t want to hold a book […]

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JK: ‘Harry Potter should have ended up with Hermione’

It has been a good few years since the final Harry Potter book was released, but J.K. Rowling has rekindled interest in the series by revealing that she feels she made a mistake with the ending and that she now feels the books would have worked better if Harry Potter ended up with Hermione instead […]

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Harry Potter The Musical

Harry Potter The Musical 

Some very interesting news has cropped up and I’d like to share it with our readers: J.K. Rowling is set to join Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender in producing a play set in the world of the Harry Potter franchise. The three have revealed that rather than being an adaption of the eight movies, the play will focus on […]

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New Harry Potter Film Announced

New Harry Potter Film Announced 

Well, we all thought we’d heard the last of the wizarding world of Harry Potter – at least until the remakes (which probably won’t be too far away judging by how quickly Hollywood felt it was OK to reboot spiderman). However, J.K. Rowling has announced there will be a new Harry Potter spin-off film and […]

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J.K. Rowling’s Next Book Is Coming…and It’s For Adults!

J.K. Rowling’s Next Book Is Coming…and It’s For Adults! 

Well, let us all be honest, we’ve been wondering what on Earth J. K. Rowling will write next and who will be publishing it…now we know! Little, Brown Book Group announces that the new novel for adults by J. K. Rowling is entitled The Casual Vacancy. The book will be published worldwide in the English […]

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling
4.5

So, after my previous Harry Potter review, I had another look at my copies of Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Yeah, turns out I got the ACTUAL copies from Hogwart’s library. Who knew, eh? Though I imagine the fact one book has been trying to gnaw on my […]

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Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling

Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling
5

It’s amazing what you’ll find in your personal library when you look around, isn’t it? While perusing through my bookshelves for something to review, I came across a pair of books that I frankly didn’t even know were part of my collection. I had hinted in my previous review for the first Harry Potter novel […]

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