Join host Adrian M. Gibson and podcasters Dylan Marsh and Charles M.C. (co-hosts of Friends Talking Fantasy Podcast) as they reminisce on the year that was. During the panel they share their top picks for favorite SFF reads of the year (3 each for a total of 9), reflect on their reading habits in 2022, offer some honorable mentions, officially dub Adrian the ‘Bad Boy of SFF’ and more.
Robert Jackson Bennett
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and authors Robert Jackson Bennett, Leslye Penelope, M.J. Kuhn and Jonathan Nevair as they crack open heists and capers. During the panel they discuss why heists and capers are so damn cool, the fundamental elements of heists, incorporating heist narratives into sci-fi and fantasy worlds, character building, dream heist teams, tropes, “competency porn” and more.
I’m going to start this review with a bold statement: Robert Jackson Bennett’s The Founders Trilogy is one of the best modern fantasy series. Period. From the opening chapter of Foundryside to the closing paragraph of Locklands, the trilogy astounds with its rich history, evocative worldbuilding, complex magic and fearless character development. Out of every book I have read this year, Locklands hit me the hardest. It rocked me to my core, in the best possible way, and that tangle of emotions has lingered with me ever since.
Reflecting on my favorite books of the year is one of my favorite December activities. Here are my top 10 reads in 2021.
What’s up everyone. The end of the year has arrived and with it comes the season of lists. Best movies, TV shows, songs, books, etc. of 2020. Below I have compiled our reviewers’ Top Reads of the year. A majority of covers have links to reviews if you would like to see why we loved […]
Gather round while David chats with author Sam Hawke about life, writing, and her upcoming release, Hollow Empire (The Poison Wars #2), from Tor Books; releasing on 12/1/2020.