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Book Review: We Hunt the Flame (The Sands of Arawiya) by Hafsah Faizal

We Hunt the Flame Series: The Sands of Arawiya, #1 Author: Hafsah Faizal Genre: Fantasy Book Description: People lived because she killed. People died because he lived. Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Patrick LeClerc with The Beckoning Void

Self-published fantasy can be so many things. Yesterday, we had Leslie Conzatti with her SPFBO 8 entree, which was a fairy-tale retelling. Today, we have a fantasy set in Victorian London by history major, Patrick LeClerc: The Beckoning Void. Emelia DuMond is an actress, her skill at adopting and changing her identity lifting her from …

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SPFBO 8 Author and Book Spotlight: Leslie Conzatti with The Princess of Undersea

Welcome back to the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 8 Author and Book Spotlights on Raina Nightingale's Paths of Fantasy, this fine August 10nth, when the Summer is more than half-gone! Today we have Leslie Conzatti with us, featuring her novel, The Princess of Undersea, which was originally intended to be part of an anthology. It also …

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Tales of Hope and Hostages: Author Interview with Anna Tan (Noblebright Spotlight)

Hello! Today, we have Anna Tan with us. She grew up in Malaysia, the country that is not Singapore, and she writes fantastical stories and fairy tales, and has short stories included in various anthologies. Anna is going to talk to us about what the genre of Noblebright means to her, and how that has …

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Book Review: The Wild Court (The Coming of Áed) by E.G. Radcliff

The Wild Court Series: The Coming of Áed, #3 Author: E.G. Radcliff Genre: Fantasy Book Description: What perils await on the other side of the veil? In the seventh year of Áed's reign, night descends on the autumn festival. But a time of revelry turns into one of fiery destruction—as fae pour across the veil …

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SPFBO 8 Author and Book Spotlight: Kyoko M. with The Black Parade

The Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 8 Author and Book Spotlight continues! Today we have Kyoko M. (which is a pretty name) with her SPFBO entree, The Black Parade, an urban fantasy with a down-to-earth protagonist and angel lore. Jordan Amador. 21. New Yorker. Waitress. Mild alcoholic. Murderer. Two years ago, Jordan accidentally shot and killed a …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Hannah E. Carey with The Hunter: Tales of Pern Coen

Hello! The SPFBO (Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off) 8 Spotlights have made it to August! (For more information about the Blog-Off, you can visit the organizer, Mark Lawrence's, page here). Today we have Hannah, who has years of experience running an equine business (in case anyone doesn't know what that means, it's something having to do with …

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The Noble Keeper: Guest Post by Dianne L. Gardner (Noblebright Spotlight)

I put out a call for noblebright or hope punk authors to do a spotlight or guest post! Here's the initial call and page for this series of noblebright spotlights. If you have any input as a reader, check the post out as well and let me know what you like to see! Our first …

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