Captain Moxley and the Embers of the Empire

New Release Review

 
Livestream Chat with Fonda Lee, Andrea G. Stewart, and K. S. Villoso
 

Fonda Lee, Andrea G. Stewart, and K. S. Villoso

Livestream Chat

 
Blade’s Edge and Traitor’s Hope by Virginia McClain – Cover Redesign Reveal
 

Blade’s Edge and Traitor’s Hope

Cover Redesign Reveal

 

Browsing all articles tagged with Joe Abercrombie.

Joe Abercrombie To Write a YA

Joe Abercrombie To Write a YA 

Hey guys, got some awesome and surprising news for you: Joe Abercrombie is writing a YA in the vein of Twilight! Well, actually, no…that’s a lie. But he is writing a trilogy aimed at younger readers! I know, right? Certainly, it comes as quite a surprise to us here at Fantasy-Faction. Joe’s work has always […]

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The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie

The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie
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One of the many shocks that George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire gave me was how vivid the narration became by writing chapters from the point of view of many different characters. By showing us how people from different backgrounds react to the events of the plot, we get a portrait of […]

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Fantasy-Faction Podcast – Episode 1

Fantasy-Faction Podcast – Episode 1 

Well, it is with great pleasure that I can bring to you, our loyal readers and now listeners, the first ever Fantasy-Faction Podcast! Yes, we’ve been talking about it for a long, long time now, but it’s finally here! With the podcast we wanted to try and do something a little bit different than you […]

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Fantasy-Faction Night @ Blackwell’s – Event Info

Fantasy-Faction Night @ Blackwell’s – Event Info 

When we announced, last week, that Fantasy-Faction is holding a Fantasy Night with our good friends at Blackwell’s Book Shop in London – people were pretty excited. And rightly so, because it’s going to be awesome! Of course, when the announcement was made, things were still being locked down and we were confirming everything with […]

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Meet Joe Abercrombie, Myke Cole and Peter V. Brett in London!

Meet Joe Abercrombie, Myke Cole and Peter V. Brett in London! 

Fantasy-Faction has grown considerably over the last 18 months. We’ve gone from being a blog, that pretty much only the owner’s best friends and close family read, to an incredibly active community that has attracted as many as 20,000 visitors in a single day. Essentially, our staff have put in so much hard work that […]

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(A) Red Country Is Coming

(A) Red Country Is Coming 

“They burned her home. They stole her brother and sister. But vengeance is following. Shy South hoped to bury her bloody past and ride away smiling, but she’ll have to sharpen up some bad old ways to get her family back, and she’s not a woman to flinch from what needs doing. She sets off […]

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A Red Country – Release Date & Teaser

A Red Country – Release Date & Teaser 

Well, in an amazing day for Fantasy-Faction, we’ve got our second exclusive reveal here for you folks. This time though, it isn’t a book cover – it is a teaser trailer and a confirmed release date by the UK publisher. This teaser video indeed looks pretty damned awesome – the full version of it will […]

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Top 10 Anticipated Fantasy Books For 2012 – Part One

Top 10 Anticipated Fantasy Books For 2012 – Part One 

Last year we ran an article where we chose our top 10 most anticipated novels for 2011. It proved overwhelmingly popular, amassing just shy of 20,000 hits! This year we decided to take things a little bit further though. Push a few boundaries. We are going to do it in two phases. Phase one will […]

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The Best Of 2011

The Best Of 2011 

Right, OK! I know we are a little late compared to the other 2011 ‘Best Of’ lists… however, we decided that we would wait until the initial burst of them and then throw up our thoughts after things died down a little 🙂 I also didn’t want to do just a ‘best books’ list, the […]

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Interview with Joe Abercrombie

Interview with Joe Abercrombie 

Over the last few years there are few names that have stood out in Modern Fantasy than that of Joe Abercrombie’s. His original series ‘The First Law Trilogy’ revolved around the misadventures of thinking man’s barbarian Logen Ninefingers. It stimulated minds and tickled funny bones of fantasy fans all around the world. After a successful stand alone […]

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The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie

The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie
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The term ‘gritty’ is quickly becoming overused in fantasy and it’s all thanks to Joe Abercrombie. Certainly, if you look at who earned its first usage and to this day remains at the forefront of ‘gritty fantasy’ it is Mr. Abercrombie. It seems that the term has been on the tip of blogger’s and reviewer’s […]

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Fantasy Book Club – March 2011: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie

Fantasy Book Club – March 2011: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie 

Well, we’ve all finished or at least nearly finished The Name of the Wind and what a book it was! The sequel is of course out this month and where as many of us will be jumping upon that whale of a book (I hear it’s almost 1000 pages!), many more of us are going […]

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