A Must Read

You have no idea of my excitement. I couldn’t possibly describe it to you even if I tried. I have been waiting for this book for a long time (not that Michelle has not been writing but I’ve been waiting for this particular part of the story!). It had completely dropped off my radar as well – […]

Debut: The Garden of Stones

The Garden of StonesEchoes of the Empire 1Mark Barnes An uneasy peace has existed since the fall of the Awakened Empire centuries ago. Now the hybrid Avān share the land with the people they once conquered: the star-born humans; the spectral, undead Nomads; and what remains of the Elemental Masters. With the Empress-in-Shadows an estranged […]

A Memory of Light

Memories will become Legend. 08.01.13 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOJiyFf8gW4&fs=1&source=uds&w=320&h=266]

Christmas at Booktopia!

The first part of my Christmas Fantasy book list is up at on the Booktopia blog – check it out here. The Science Fiction Christmas list is coming soon so stay tuned 😀 Get reading and get buying people!

In Progress

Mark Lawrence has put up the progress pieces that Jason Chan is doing for the cover of book 3 in his Broken Empire trilogy, The Emperor of Thorns. Looks freaking awesome! But of course we have to wait something like another 10 months before the book is out *mutter, mutter*. Mark Lawrence has become one […]

Trudi Canavan and Booktopia’s Ten Terrifying Questions!

The Traitor QueenTraitor Spy #3By Trudi Canavan The gripping final instalment in Trudi Canavan’s latest epic series, the bestselling Traitor Spy trilogy. Events are building to a climax in Sachaka as Lorkin returns from his exile with the Traitor rebels. The Traitor Queen has given Lorkin the huge task of brokering an alliance between his […]

Mage’s Blood

You may recall I posted about this title back in July (it truly doesn’t feel that long ago) and it had a different cover. That cover has been updated. Mage’s BloodMoontide Quartet #1By David HairBUY IT The Moontide Bridge is about to open. The world trembles on the brink of cataclysm… Most of the time […]

Richard Morgan – excerpt

Richard Morgan, not a new writer but a fairly new – and awesome – voice still in epic fantasy has put up an excerpt of his WiP on his blog. Squee!:_____________________________________________________Visitation Rites He felt the change as soon as he stepped over the threshold of the croft.  It came on like icy water, sprinkling across the […]

Expanding the Possibilities

Sacrifice of the First SheasonBy Peter OrullianREAD IT Sheason (SHAY-son): Members of this Order possess the ability to renderer the Will—influence Forda I’Forza. When the First Ones abandoned their work in Aeshau, they conferred the authority to direct the Will in the interest of men to a select few. The right and privilege to render […]

What’s in a Cover? And Blurb….

Coming this year from Gollancz in the UK, and Orbit in the US (imprints owned by Hachette) is a new novel by Miles Cameron, The Red Knight. Both publishers are taking very different paths in planning how to best sell this book to their markets. Gollancz (due November 2012): The Red KnightTraitor Son #1By Mile […]