Favorite Reads of 2017

I'm perpetually behind on things, constantly catching up on reading, writing, and a myriad of other things and this should come to no surprise to anyone who knows me well, but writing this post has been on my list of things to do for several weeks now. Anyway. Most of these books were not published... Continue Reading →

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My Year in Fantasy Reading – 2017

I'm finishing out the year having read 102 fantasy (speculative fiction) novels and 150 books overall. I did read several fantasy manga (mostly a total re-read of Fruits Basket and whatever was available of The Ancient Magus' Bride), but I didn't include them in the stats here, only novels. Some General Stats 102 novels consisted... 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 →

Underrated Fantasy

There's a bit of a debate going on right now in the r/fantasy sub over on reddit about what people consider 'underrated' novels/authors. After a post talking about how the same few books/authors seem to be discussed frequently in the sub, there's been a rash of posts (including this great response) trying to make an... 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 →

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 →

WtF a Fantasy Podcast #25 – Trilogy, Trilogy, Trilogy

This week on the webcast we got together to talk about our favorite fantasy trilogies. There was much speak on Farseer, LOTR, Merlin trilogy, Kushiel, The Black Magician trilogy, and Memory, Snow, and Thorn. Also, just a reminder that we’re looking for submissions for our next issue coming out in April, so send us your... Continue Reading →

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