“Sandman Slim” the Movie!

Pandoracon 2016 guest author Richard Kadrey has recently been optioned by Studio 8 for a film version of his novel Sandman Slim.

“Hunting for Spring” Book Review

Hunters are a lonely breed, and Conor is no exception, until the day he meets Brenna. Even though she slinks in unannounced and kills the wight he was hunting down, the girl’s a mystery and he can’t get that blinding smile or those gorgeous curves off his mind. Since they’re both after the same caster who’s unleashing these monsters, he suggests teaming up, and despite her initial reluctance, the hungry way she scans him down promises something powerful.

However, her secrets have repercussions, and faster than Conor can lift his Glock, he’s drawn into the web of kidnappings and Unseelie mischief, all concealing the machinations of a darker foe—one that plans to bring Philly to ruin.

Riftworld Chronicles Web-series – Review

I totally loved this fresh take on fantasy, and I think you will, too! Riftworld Chronicles is a witty, urban fantasy that centers on a traveler from another world named Alar (Tahmoh Penikett from Dollhouse, Battlestar Galactica) and the sarcastic, wannabe-journalist named Kim he mistakes for a fellow mage after she captures his “essence” and posts […]

An Interview with Gail Carriger

  New York Times Bestselling author Gail Carriger writes comedic steampunk mixed with urban fantasy. Her debut novel, Soulless, won the ALA’s Alex Award. The following books were all bestsellers. She was once an archaeologist and is currently working on her young adult (YA) fiction  Finishing School series, and her adult Custard Protocol series. She […]

Women of Awesomeness: Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter

Anita Blake is the main character in a series of novels by Laurel K. Hamilton. The Anita Blake series came along in the very early days of the Urban Fantasy boom. In many ways Anita Blake shaped what female protagonists of Urban Fantasy heroes have become. In short, Anita can be considered one of the […]

Urban Fantasy 101

Urban fantasy really seemed to blossom around the early 80’s. Authors like Emma Bull and Mercedes Lackey wrote stories about people who appeared fairly mundane being thrust into fantastical situations. Emma Bull’s War for the Oaks (1987) was about a rock musician pulled into the middle of a Faerie war. Mercedes Lackey introduced several books during […]

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