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Monday, August 23, 2021

Pawn's Gambit by Rob J. Hayes Audiobook review

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Pre-order Pawn’s Gambit over HERE (USA) and HERE (UK)

AUTHOR INFORMATION: Rob J. Hayes was born and brought up in Basingstoke, UK. As a child he was fascinated with Lego, Star Wars and Transformers that fueled his imagination and he spent quite a bit of his growing up years playing around with such. He began writing at the age of fourteen however soon discovered the fallacies of his work. After four years at University studying Zoology and three years working for a string of high street banks as a desk jockey/keyboard monkey. Rob lived on a desert island in Fiji for three months. It was there he re-discovered his love of writing and, more specifically, of writing fantasy.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

We Cry For Blood by Devin Madson - Review

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Guest Post: Top Five Worldbuilding Books For New Authors by M. D. Presley


Deciding what is best in life is only easy if you’re Conan. The rest of us have to consider loads of other factors, especially when you’re making a top-five list. Ask me my top-five movies or albums, and I’d immediately be at a loss. After a few flustered moments I’d then ask if I could drill down a bit, perhaps by making it my top-five movies about prison romances, or maybe top-five songs with “it’ll be alright” in the chorus.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

GUEST POST: Gods And Tyrants by Peter Blaisdell


Monday, August 16, 2021

Audiobook Giveaway: Fae: The Wild Hunt (book I of the Riven Wyrde Saga) by Graham Austin-King


Friday, August 13, 2021

Interview with Cameron Johnston, The author of The Maleficent Seven

About Cameron: Cameron Johnston is the British Fantasy Award and Dragon Awards nominated author of dark fantasy novels The Traitor God and God of Broken Things. He is a swordsman, a gamer, and an enthusiast of archaeology, history and mythology. He loves exploring ancient sites and camping out under the stars by a roaring fire.

Find Cameron online: WebsiteTwitter,

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

Blogtour: The Echoed Realm by A.J. Vrana excerpt & Giveaway


Author info: A. J. Vrana is a Serbian-Canadian academic and writer from Toronto, Canada. She lives with her two rescue cats, Moonstone and Peanut Butter, who nest in her window-side bookshelf and cast judgmental stares at nearby pigeons. Her doctoral research examines the supernatural in modern Japanese and former-Yugoslavian literature and its relationship to violence. When not toiling away at caffeine-fueled, scholarly pursuits, she enjoys jewelry-making, cupcakes, and concocting dark tales to unleash upon the world.

Find A.J. online: Website, Twitter, Instagram

Book Information: The Echoed Realm by A. J. Vrana Published: August 10, 2021 Genre: Contemporary Dark Fantasy-Horror Pages: 444 CW: The book deals with themes of domestic violence, but there are no depictions of domestic violence.

The Exiled Fleet by J.S. Dewes - Review


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OFFICIAL AUTHOR BIO: J.S. Dewes is an author, cinematographer, and video editor with a degree in film production from Columbia College Chicago. Jenny cut her narrative teeth writing scripts for award-winning feature films and shorts which have screened at festivals and conventions all across the United States. A creative at heart, she enjoys video games, drawing, photography, graphic design, Pinterest, and all things visual.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

SPFBO 7: FBC Finalist Announcement


We have chosen our champion, and we’re excited to announce the winner and runners-up.

Monday, August 9, 2021

The Maleficent Seven by Cameron Johnston book review

The Maleficent Seven by Cameron Johnston Book Review

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Sunday, August 8, 2021

Guest Post: Fantasy is a Broad Table by Stephen Aryan

ABOUT STEPHEN: STEPHEN ARYAN is the author of the Age of Darkness and Age of Dread trilogies. His first novel, Battlemage, was a finalist for the David Gemmell Morningstar Award for best debut fantasy novel. It also won the inaugural Hellfest Inferno Award in France. He has previously written a comic book column and reviews for In addition, he has self-published and kickstarted his own comics.

Find Stephen online: WebsiteFacebook

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Saturday, August 7, 2021

SPFBO Semifinalist Review: Gunmetal Gods & Norylska Groans (reviewed by Mihir Wanchoo)


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Thursday, August 5, 2021

To Awaken in Elysium by Raymond St. Elmo review


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AUTHOR INFORMATION: Raymond St. Elmo wandered into a degree in Spanish Literature, which gave no job, just a love of Magic Realism. Moving on to a degree in programming gave him a job and an interest in virtual reality and artificial intelligence, which lead him back into the world of magic realism. Author of many fantasy books, possibly comic, certainly unusual. He lives in Texas.
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Interview with Nicole Willson, the author of Tidepool

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Nicole Willson lives outside of Washington, DC with her husband and her cats. She has been a frequent visitor to small coastal towns located along the Eastern seaboard but has yet to see anything truly alarming emerge from those waters, much to her disappointment. She's hopeful that her lifelong aversion to eating fish or seafood might earn her a little mercy when the hungry ocean gods finally start coming ashore.

Find Nicole online: Website, Twitter, Instagram

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Audiobook Giveaway: Pawn's Gambit by Rob J. Hayes & narrated by Kim Bretton


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Order Pawn’s Gambit over HERE (USA) and HERE (UK)Read Fantasy Book Critic’s review of Pawn’s Gambit
Monday, August 2, 2021

Tidepool by Nicole Willson review

Tidepool by Nicole Willson Book Review

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