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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...
This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: A Lush Historical Epic, Humanistic Cyberpunk, and Myths Reimagined

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: A Lush Historical Epic, Humanistic Cyberpunk, and Myths Reimagined

The Prophet of the Termite God, by Clark Thomas Carlton This long-in-coming sequel to Clark Thomas Carlton’s 2011 novel Prophets of the Ghost Ants...
A Collision of History and Memory: Guy Gavriel Kay Discusses His New Novel A Brightness Long Ago

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A Collision of History and Memory: Guy Gavriel Kay Discusses His New Novel A Brightness Long Ago

In A Brightness Long Ago, the latest novel by Guy Gavriel Kay, longtime readers will encounter the elements they’ve come to expect: Epic historical...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2016

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2016

And we thought choosing the best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015 was tough. Not only was 2016 an outstanding year for wholly new entertainments...
Alt-World Takes on 5 Familiar Empires

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Alt-World Takes on 5 Familiar Empires

“His very existence was improbable, inexplicable, and altogether bewildering. He was an insoluble problem. It was inconceivable how he had existed, how...
New Book Roundup: Victorian Futures, Points of Light in a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland, and a Werewolf in Oxford

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New Book Roundup: Victorian Futures, Points of Light in a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland, and a Werewolf in Oxford

This week would be a major event for SF/F if the only book coming out was the long-awaited new fantasy from Guy Gavriel Kay. But there’s a lot more...
Children of Earth and Sky Is an Epic Story About Why Stories Matter

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Children of Earth and Sky Is an Epic Story About Why Stories Matter

Is there anything better than a new book by a favorite author—that pleasant feeling of near certainty that it is going to give you exactly what you...
Guest Post: Ilana C. Myer’s Top 5 Totally Involving Fantasy Protagonists

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Guest Post: Ilana C. Myer’s Top 5 Totally Involving Fantasy Protagonists

Amid epic battles and dazzling spells, the best fantasy is often about people. In some novels the protagonists are so complex, their development so...
Last Song Before Night and 6 More Standalone Fantasies

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Last Song Before Night and 6 More Standalone Fantasies

Ilana C. Myer’s lovely, lyrical debut, Last Song Before Night, is the great white whale of modern fiction: a standalone fantasy novel. While Myer has...
Cover Reveal: Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

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Cover Reveal: Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

Since the 1984 publication of The Summer Tree, his debut novel and the first in the now-classic trilogy The Fionavar Tapestry, Guy Gavriel Kay has been...

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Throwback Thursday: Guy Gavriel Kay and the Intimate Historical Epic

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Throwback Thursday: Guy Gavriel Kay and the Intimate Historical Epic

I was never supposed to find Guy Gavriel Kay. I was 16 or so, it was a Saturday, and I had entered the bookstore with a plan—find and devour whatever...

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