Tag: Robin McKinley

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Tough Traveling: Beloved Mounts

Tough Traveling: Beloved Mounts

Each Thursday, inspired by ‘The Tough Guide to Fantasyland’ we have in hand, we shall tour the mystical countryside looking for adventure and fun (and tropes) from all over fantasy. (Hosted by Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn) Beloved Mounts Fantasy is full of “mounts” of various sorts – and full… Read more »

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Tough Traveling: Knights

Tough Traveling: Knights

Tough Travels is a meme hosted by Fantasy Review Barn. Each Thursday, inspired by ‘The Tough Guide to Fantasyland’ we have in hand, we shall tour the mystical countryside looking for adventure and fun (and tropes) from all over fantasy. KNIGHTS Um. Noble rich people on horseback. Come on, you… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/18/14

News & Notes – 10/18/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News The National Book Award finalists for 2014 were announced this week. (National Book Foundation) Richard Flanagan wins the 2014 Man Booker Prize. You can… Read more »

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Shadows, by Robin McKinley

Shadows, by Robin McKinley

Shadows by Robin McKinley Published by Nancy Paulsen Books on September 26, 2013 Genres: Fantasy, YA (Young Adult) Pages: 356 Format: eARC Source: the library Maggie knows something’s off about Val, her mom’s new husband. Val is from Oldworld, where they still use magic, and he won’t have any tech… Read more »

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TOP TEN BEACH READS

TOP TEN BEACH READS

“Top Ten Tuesday” is a weekly blog feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Beach Reads.  This is the first time I’ve participated. First a confession: I don’t really like the beach.  I don’t like being hot, I sunburn quite easily, and I’m… Read more »

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Forthcoming fantasy books (2012)

Forthcoming fantasy books (2012)

Here are some of the fantasy novels due out in the remainder of 2012, in order of their release dates: Home from the Sea (An Elemental Masters Novel), by Mercedes Lackey.  Lackey’s Elemental Masters novels set retold fairy tales in Edwardian/post-WWI England, where wielders of elemental magic live and work… Read more »

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