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Aidan Moher is the Hugo Award-winning editor and founder of A Dribble of Ink, and the author of Tide of Shadows and Other Stories. He lives on Vancouver Island with his wife and daughter.

A New Age of Epic Fantasy Dawns in Joe Abercrombie’s A Little Hatred

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A New Age of Epic Fantasy Dawns in Joe Abercrombie’s A Little Hatred

About a decade ago, a then-fresh faced Joe Abercrombie arrived on the fantasy scene with The First Law, a bold, daring, and merciless trilogy that was at...
13 Books for Japanese RPG Fans

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13 Books for Japanese RPG Fans

From Final Fantasy to Phantasy Star, Japanese RPGs have been a huge source of inspiration for a whole generation of science fiction and fantasy writers....
The Ten Thousand Doors of January Is a Novel That Will Change the Way You Look at Stories

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January Is a Novel That Will Change the Way You Look at Stories

Rarely there comes along a book that makes me reconsider my relationship with stories. The Ten Thousand Doors of January, the debut novel of recent Hugo...
This Is How You Lose the Time War Is a Time Travel Romance with Teeth

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This Is How You Lose the Time War Is a Time Travel Romance with Teeth

Universes collide, literally, in This is How You Lose the Time War , a layered, emotionally complex time travel-cum-romance from award-winning...
Shannara’s End Approaches in The Stiehl Assassin

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Shannara’s End Approaches in The Stiehl Assassin

Terry Brooks’s Shannara series is legendary.In the ’70s, a young Brooks built upon the foundation laid by J.R.R. Tolkien, Katherine Kurtz, and Michael...
A Brightness Long Ago Is a Fantasy Epic About the Shaping of History

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A Brightness Long Ago Is a Fantasy Epic About the Shaping of History

I have a few of what I call “rainy day authors,” those writers whose works I savor; their books are so perfect and beautiful that I hold onto them...
Tad Williams’ Empire of Grass Is a Melancholy Fantasy Epic

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Tad Williams’ Empire of Grass Is a Melancholy Fantasy Epic

When Tad Williams first announced plans for a new trilogy returning to Osten Ard—the setting of his landmark Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy—after...
The Multiverse Is Rocked in Ravnica: War of the Spark, the First New Magic: The Gathering Novel in 5 Years

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The Multiverse Is Rocked in Ravnica: War of the Spark, the First New Magic: The Gathering Novel in 5 Years

Magic: The Gathering isn’t just a card game. Thanks to the hardworking creative team at Wizards of the Coast and a truly impressive rank of contributing...
A Fantastic New Space Opera Saga Dawns in Elizabeth Bear’s Ancestral Night

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A Fantastic New Space Opera Saga Dawns in Elizabeth Bear’s Ancestral Night

Elizabeth Bear is a master of disguise. If you’ve spent any time with her enormous back catalog, you know that the only thing you can expect from her...
10 Books to Satisfy Fans of Netflix’s The Dragon Prince

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10 Books to Satisfy Fans of Netflix’s The Dragon Prince

The second season of The Dragon Prince dropped on Netflix last Friday, and epic fantasy fans in the know are comparing notes and excitedly squealing...
Charlie Jane Anders’ The City in the Middle of the Night Is Science Fiction at its Most Human

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Charlie Jane Anders’ The City in the Middle of the Night Is Science Fiction at its Most Human

There’s a hell of a quote from Pulitzer Prize-winner Andrew Sean Greer adorning the cover of The City in the Middle of the Night, the new novel by...
Fantasy’s Finest: An Appreciation of Daniel Abraham’s The Long Price Quartet

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Fantasy’s Finest: An Appreciation of Daniel Abraham’s The Long Price Quartet

In the mid-1990s, you’d be forgiven for assuming the future of epic fantasy would be drawn out to infinity. The most popular series were quite...

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