Jenkins & Ramos Take “Fairy Quest” Mainstream

This week BOOM! Studios made a deal with writer Paul Jenkins and artist Humberto Ramos to distribute their Kickstarter-funded comic ...
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Terry Brooks on “Why I Write About Elves”

In 2005, Terry Brooks, literary giant of the Fantastic realm, wrote a piece for Amazon Shorts on the importance of the genre, touching upon how much careful consideration goes into making ...
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The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There, Falling Kingdoms & The Neverending Story

NEW: THE GIRL WHO FELL BENEATH FAIRYLAND AND LED THE REVELS THERE, Book Two in the Fairyland series, by Catherynne M. Valente and illustrated by Ana Juan In Valente’s 2009 book Palimpsest, the ...
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Weird Sisters

The weird sisters, hand in hand,Posters of the sea and land,Thus do go about, about:Thrice to thine and thrice to mineAnd thrice again, to make up nine.Peace! the charm’s wound up.Macbeth ...
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Dodger, Flame of Sevenwaters, Windhaven

NEW: DODGER by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins, 2012) The first thing you should know about Pratchett’s latest book is that it’s one of his rare stories not set in Discworld. That might make Dodger ...
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Into the Woods, Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, The Silmarillion

Usually, the New, Soon, and Classic features on FairyRoom are true to highlighting three books with strong fairy themes, worlds, and/or characters—any touch of fairy qualifies! Today's NS&C post has a ...
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Stormdancer, Dark Currents, and The Book of Three

NEW: STORMDANCER, Book One in the Lotus War series by Jay Kristoff (Tor, 2012) Japanese Steampunk. Right?!? Let that glorious juxtaposition sink in, then read this synopsis — you will realize that you have ...
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Whispers Under Ground, The Diviners, A Spell for Chameleon

NEW: WHISPERS UNDER GROUND, Book Three in the Peter Grant series by Ben Aaronovitch (Del Ray, 2012) This series follows Peter Grant, a young officer in London’s Metropolitan Police who, after encountering a ghost, ...
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It’s a Terry Brooks Kind of Day

Today we're doing a spin on our New, Soon, & Classic series today, and shining the spotlight on Terry Brooks, one of the unequivocal masters of modern fantasy whose new series ...
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Sharps, Widow’s Web, and The House with the Clock in Its Walls

NEW: SHARPS by K. J. Parker (Orbit, 2012) If you haven’t heard of K. J. Parker (I, shamefully, hadn’t), it might be because the author does absolutely no self-promotion. Even after thirteen books, Parker is ...
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