Category Archives: Recommendations

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 … Continue reading

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The Rush of Betrayal: Absolution (Book Two)—Free on kindle this weekend!

Hey everyone! Just wanted to let you all know that our friend Shawn Wickersheim’s novel The Rush of Betrayal: Absolution (Book Two) is free this weekend for your kindle. Be sure to pick it up if you haven’t already. I’m … Continue reading

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World Within One Book

I confess that I have a fondness, a weakness for single volume fantasy novels, and it is a fondness that nagged at me all throughout childhood until I finally embraced it in my 20s. Like many other fantasy readers, I … Continue reading

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2013 – A Year in SFF – June’s Picks

Favorite picks from the year? We’re going to go with what I’ve read/seen, because as the whole mom-type person my to be read and to be watched lists are forever a mile long. What was your favorite fantasy/sci-fi book you … Continue reading

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2013: A Year in SFF – Lisa’s Picks

It’s nearing the end of 2013, and that means it’s time to take a look back at some of our favorite things from the past year. What were some of your favorite Fantasy or Science Fiction works from the year? … Continue reading

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The Desolation of Smaug: A Discussion of Expectations

It is not often I see a movie close enough to release to be able to review it, but there seems to be an exception to this rule when it comes to the Middle-Earth movies. I saw Fellowship of the … Continue reading

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Movie Recommendation: Hansel and Gretel (2007)

No, I’m not going back on my rants against Disneyfucation of good folk and fairy tales with this review. That’s something I can’t ever see happening. No, this time I’m here to tell you of a regrettably little-known Korean horror … Continue reading

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