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20 Books for the New Fantasy Reader

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20 Books for the New Fantasy Reader

Fantasy can be a difficult genre for beginners to penetrate, and in a sense, that’s fitting. The foundations of the genre rely on invention and...

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8 Spells, Potions and Objects in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince That Will Make You Wish Magic Was Real

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8 Spells, Potions and Objects in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince That Will Make You Wish Magic Was Real

Behind every fictional bad guy is the dark and troubled past that made him this way. Lord Voldemort of the Harry Potter series (aka, the most villainous...
Powering Your Writing Through Discovery: An Interview with Bryce Moore

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Powering Your Writing Through Discovery: An Interview with Bryce Moore

For better or for worse, our memories shape who are. So imagine having the power to steal them from other people—from the memories they cherish, to...
8 Fantastical Destinations We Wish We Could Visit This Summer

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8 Fantastical Destinations We Wish We Could Visit This Summer

This post is sponsored by Rosetta Stone. Summer is a time for two things: reading and traveling. Luckily, the two go hand in hand. As a matter of fact, one...

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Smoke Puts All Your Darkest Sins on Display

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Smoke Puts All Your Darkest Sins on Display

Lust and sin, prim propriety, class inequality, and the roiling dirtiness of the industrial age are all themes ever so thoroughly explored in Victorian...
The Immortals Author Jordanna Max Brodsky on the Danger of Dissing Alexander Hamilton

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The Immortals Author Jordanna Max Brodsky on the Danger of Dissing Alexander Hamilton

Jordanna Max Brodsky’s debut fantasy novel, The Immortals, takes place in a world in which the gods walk among us. A long time ago, isolated New...
6 Literary Fiction Novels Invaded by Mythical Creatures

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6 Literary Fiction Novels Invaded by Mythical Creatures

Some readers grow up relishing stories about fantastical creatures, and then set such books aside for more realistic reads when they’re adults. But...
The Amazing Arden and 5 More Fabulous Lady Magicians

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The Amazing Arden and 5 More Fabulous Lady Magicians

I love stories about magic and magicians. (My bio offers a clue why…) One of my favorite novels is Susanna Clarke’s  Jonathan Strange & Mr....
Which Game of Thrones House Do You Belong To?

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Which Game of Thrones House Do You Belong To?

There are few fates worse than belonging to a noble family in Westeros. The odds of dying in your sleep at a ripe old age are slimmer than Dolorous Edd...

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Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant and the Coming Gray Genre

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Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant and the Coming Gray Genre

If, while strolling through a bookstore or clicking around on the web, you’ve recently laid eyes on the cover for Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried...
Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes Is the Next Must-Read YA Fantasy

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Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes Is the Next Must-Read YA Fantasy

“You are an ember in the ashes, Elias Veturius. You will spark and burn, ravage and destroy. You cannot change it. You cannot stop it.” “You are...
An Ember in the Ashes Author Sabaa Tahir on the 5 Books That Made Her a Writer

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An Ember in the Ashes Author Sabaa Tahir on the 5 Books That Made Her a Writer

Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes, a bloody fantasy series starter set in the fully fledged world of the Martial Empire, combines epic storytelling...

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