Book Review: Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin

Earlier this year I read Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin and I still find myself asking just what did it all mean? Looking at other reviews, it seems to be very divisive--either people love it or hate it. I'm in the love camp, but I can't even explain why. But I'm going to try. The... Continue Reading →

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Tor’s Standalone Fantasy Recs

A while back we dedicated an entire podcast to standalone fantasy novels. Why? I think standalone works are notable in a genre dominated by series. For one thing, standalone novels are great for introducing someone to the fantasy genre because they have far less commitment than a trilogy or an even longer series (Malazan and... Continue Reading →

The End. But Not Really.

It's with mixed emotions that we are announcing today the discontinuation of our webzine. The final issue of Way too Fantasy webzine will be released at the end of October with content that has already submitted. In the past year and a half, we've worked hard on putting together issues, editing content, and reaching out... Continue Reading →

WtF a Fantasy Podcast #30 – Lisa & Jen’s Great Big Book Geek-Out

On the webcast today we geek out about books, recent things we’ve bought and read, and awesome places we get books from. Enjoy! As always, feel free to download a copy and listen to our cast on the go!   To download, right click this link and select ‘save link as’. Panelists: June Faramore Lisa... Continue Reading →

WtF a Fantasy Podcast #29 – Currently Reading and Book Hoarding

On this episode of WtF, we talked about our massive book hoarding issues and some of the books we’re currently reading. Some of the things we talked about–Rothfuss, Sanderson, Martin. Book signings and randomness. The Book Thief. Tam Lin. The Lives of Tao. Outlander. The Ocean at the End of the Lane. A bunch of... Continue Reading →

WtF a Fantasy Podcast #28 – Short Stories

On this week’s webcast we chatted about some of our favorite science fiction, fantasy, and horror short stories and why they are so near and dear to us. We talked about quite a few  anthologies and some writers that we feel are really great in short form. Hope you enjoy! As always, feel free to... Continue Reading →

WtF a Fantasy Podcast #27 – Novellas

On last night's webcast we talked about fantasy and science fiction novellas. Kafka's The Metamorphosis was mentioned, along with some of King's work and McCaffrey. We also talked about a lot of novellas collected in The Science Fiction Hall of Fame anthology along with many, many others. Tune in to find out all the details!... Continue Reading →

New webcast tonight!

Hey everyone! We know it's been quiet around here lately, but we've not disappeared, we've just been busy. Tonight we have an all new webcast broadcasting live from our youtube channel at 9pm ET. We'll be talking about some of our favorite SFF novellas, so join us if you can!

WtF a Fantasy Podcast #26 – Stand Alone Fantasy

This week on the webcast we talked about stand alone fantasy novels. Some of the works we discussed:  Little, Big, The Princess Bride, and Elantris. There was also a good bit of talk about Neil Gaiman and Charles de Lint. Tune in below to see what all was brought up, leave us a comment and... Continue Reading →

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