Fantasy Book Critic

Book Reviews, Author Interviews, Giveaways and more…


Posted by cervantor on PM00000030000000031 1, 2008

Hello readers. No news updates today unfortunately. I’m still busy with the move, which is going very well and hopefully by next week we’ll be living in the new place! In the meantime, new posts might be a little infrequent, so to tide you over here’s a little update on the books that are in my review pile, interviews I hope to conduct and a couple of giveaways. As far as the pic above, those are mainly the books that I’ve recently purchased, some personal favorites and copies that I’ve received from publishers/authors since starting Fantasy Book Critic. The rest of my collection is in storage or at my parent’s house :D. Anyways, should be some good stuff coming up in the months ahead and I look forward to spreading the joy! Thanks for reading and much love & respect…


Brandon SandersonThe Well of Ascension (August 21, 2007)
Mark J. FerrariThe Book of Joby (August 21, 2007)
Jeff LongDeeper (August 21, 2007)
Joseph FinderPower Play (August 21, 2007)
Terry BrooksThe Elves of Cintra (August 28, 2007)
Charlie HustonThe Shotgun Rule (August 28, 2007)
Karen MillerThe Innocent Mage (September 1, 2007)
Lilith SaintcrowThe Devil’s Right Hand (September 1, 2007)
Chelsea CainHeartSick (September 4, 2007)
Lian HearnHeaven’s Net Is Wide (September 7, 2007)
Brian RuckleyWinterbirth (September 10, 2007)
David FarlandWorldbinder (September 18, 2007)
Jennifer Lee CarrellInterred With Their Bones (September 20, 2007)
Jon Courtenay GrimwoodEnd of the World Blues (September 25, 2007)
Joe AbercrombieThe Blade Itself (September 30, 2007)
Tara Bray SmithBetwixt (October 1, 2007)
Gary GibsonStealing Light (October 5, 2007 UK, October 1, 2007 USA)
Joe SchreiberEat the Dark (October 16, 2007)
Michael Reaves / Steve PerryStars Wars: Death Star (October 16, 2007)

Robert McCammonSpeaks the Nightbird / The Queen of Bedlam (October 23, 2007)
Robert LiparuloDeadfall (November 6, 2007)
Catherynne M. ValenteThe Orphan’s Tales: In the Cities of Coin and Spice (TBA)
J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Peter DavidDarkness of the Light
Jay LakeMainspring
Emma BullTerritory
Kim HarrisonFor A Few Demons More
Steven EriksonReaper’s Gale
Steven EriksonBlood Follows, The Healthy Dead, The Lees of Laughter’s End
Tim WillocksThe Religion
Ian McDonaldBrasyl
Kay KenyonBright of the Sky
Sean WilliamsThe Blood Debt, The Hanging Mountains
William GibsonSpook Country
Justin AllenSlaves of the Shinar
Conrad WillliamsThe Scalding Rooms
Will ShetterlyThe Gospel of the Knife
Richard TaylorThe Haunting of Cambria
…and a bunch that I can’t remember at the moment, sorry!


Brandon Sanderson
Douglas Clegg
David Gunn
Joe Abercrombie
Brian Ruckley
Catherynne M. Valente
Joel Shepherd


ONE set of Sarah Monette’s books including “Mélusine“, “The Virtu” and “The Mirador
ONE set of Douglas Clegg’s The Vampyricon Trilogy including “The Priest of Blood“, “The Lady of Serpents” and “The Queen of Wolves
FIVE copies of David Gunn’sDeath’s Head


5 Responses to “Updates”

  1. Chris, The Book Swede said

    Moving house can be, in the words of the old Irish poet, a right pain in the arse! I feel for you.

    You’ve got a very good list of upcoming things 🙂 My list is looking good on the review front but no where near you on the interview front. Looking forward to it all.


  2. Robert said


    Well, I love doing interviews, but they can be pretty time-consuming so I don’t do as nearly as many as I would like to 🙂

    I’m looking forward to your Trudi Caravan review btw. I’ve never read anything by her, but I’ve heard lots of good things and have been meaning to pick up some of her books. I hope it’s good!

  3. Katie said

    it’s nice to know I’m not the only person who has stacks of books like that! 🙂

  4. Kailana said

    I have stacks of books like that and I am still always looking closely at others for books.

  5. Robert said

    Well, the pile continues to grow as I patiently await the book shelves that I ordered almost two months back!?!? Hopefully I’ll get them soon…

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