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Robert Thompson is the creator of Fantasy Book Critic. Before FBC, he worked in the music industry editing Kings of A&R and as an A&R scout for Warner Bros.
An avid reader as far back as he can remember, Robert grew up on comic books and horror novels before Tolkien flamed his passion for fantasy. Favorite authors range from Steven Erikson, George R.R. Martin, Jacqueline Carey and Robin Hobb to Dean Koontz, Clive Barker, James Rollins, Charlie Huston and many others.
Besides reading and music, Robert also loves video games, football, and art. He lives in the state of Washington with his wife Annie and their children Zane and Kayla.
About Liviu Suciu:
Liviu Suciu hails from Bucharest, Romania where he was born and lived for twenty-one years before leaving the country with a passion for free speech and access to information.
Liviu’s tastes as a reader are vast and diverse, ranging from 19th/early 20th century classics, French adventure novels and all things Roman to historical fiction and contemporary science fiction and fantasy.
David Weber, Peter Hamilton, K.J. Parker, Joe Abercrombie and Steven Saylor are among Liviu’s favorite contemporary authors, while other favorites include Yasunari Kawabata, Erich Maria Remarque, Mika Waltari, Vintila Corbul, Alexandre Dumas, Jules Verne and Karl May.
Besides reviewing an insane number of books for FBC, Liviu also helps with editing and posting Monthly Spotlights.
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Cindy Hannikman holds a Bachlor's degree in Communications and Literature, and is an active member of the library community. She was also a panel member for the Cybil Awards two years running and is a moderator/discussion leader for the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club on Goodreads.
Cindy’s interests include fantasy, YA novels and children’s literature with Terry Brooks, R.A. Salvatore, James Barclay, and L.E. Modesitt, Jr. among her favorite authors.
By day, Cindy works as an online freelance content writer for websites and helping with Internet marketing. When she isn't working or reading, Cindy loves to pursue dance, pogo and play on the Wii. Cindy currently lives in the state of Washington.
In addition to the usual Reviews, Cindy provides a ton of behind-the-scenes work for FBC including editing, website maintenance/design, and setting up/running FBC’s Facebook page.
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Born and raised in Mumbai, India. Mihir Wanchoo is a physician and a Masters graduate. He is an avid book collector and longtime reader of fantasy, thrillers and Indian mythology with additional interests in historical fiction and urban fantasy.
Favorite writers include Jeffrey Deaver, John Connolly, Douglas Preston, David Gemmell, Sarah Ash, George R.R. Martin, James Clemens/James Rollins, Jim Butcher, Ilona Andrews, Tad Williams and many others.
Mihir is also a diehard fan of the Indian Cricket team and Chelsea Football Club. Mihir currently lives in Buffalo with his patient and loving wife, and is ever looking forward to discovering new authors and old books.
Mihir is the newest member of the FBC team and helps out with Reviews, Interviews and managing FBC’s Facebook page as well as the Twitter page.
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