Game of Thrones got you down? Waiting in despair for Doors of Stone? Do you fear getting caught up in a fantastical world and then discovering that the series isn’t complete yet? The fantasy genre has loads of books and subgenres to offer, as well as authors with varying writing speeds. Below are a few of my favourite fantasy series that are complete and totally binge-able.
Happy Monday, you guys! As I mentioned last Friday, I have been in a little reading slump, so I don’t have a review prepared for you today. So instead, I thought I’d bring back one of my favourite posts. It’s time for Part Two of the Beginner’s Guide to Science Fiction!
I've been thinking about doing this for awhile. Science fiction is such an incredibly rich genre, but it's hard to figure out where to start! Whether you've been a fan of sci-fi TV and movies or just curious to dip a toe into a new genre, I promise that there's something out there for you!
I absolutely adore Neil Gaiman – he’s one of my favorite living writers. With the success of Amazon’s adaptation of American Gods, I feel like there are people out there who have never read his books but would like to start. Here’s your quick guide to Gaiman! If you want to start with The … Continue reading A Guide to Reading Neil Gaiman
So I recently completed my dissertation on Chinese science fiction and whether or not English-language publishers were missing out on a gap in the market (spoiler alert: results are inconclusive). I've had a fair few people ask me for recommendations from my reading list, so I thought I'd post about it here.
So you love A Song of Ice and Fire, but the TV show is ending, the sixth book is nowhere in sight, and the Cersei-shaped gap in your heart grows ever wider. Here are some books to get you through, all based on what you love best about Game of Thrones. I like it … Continue reading Recommended Reads: Game of Thrones Edition
Reading is one of our greatest forms of escapism, and what better way to escape than to fall into a fairy tale? We all know our Disney and Brothers Grimm, but if you want a departure from your childhood tales, look no further! Whether you want a short story or a full length novel, here are … Continue reading A Fairy Tale Reading List