WWW: June 8, 2011

Everything from sarcastic authors to beautiful art is represented in today’s selections. Hope you all enjoy. In the coming weeks, if you find something interesting you think everyone should read, drop me a line via the contact form and let me know, or just post it below. Let’s get started:fantasy book reviews science fiction book reviews

1) Sam Sykes abuses err… interviews Andrew P. Mayer: Sam Sykes seems to be confused about how to interview people. Whatever the reason… it’s brilliant.

fantasy book reviews science fiction book reviews2) Tim Powers: ‘I don’t have to make anything up’: A nice interview with the author of On Stranger Tides. I had no idea the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie was based off a real book.

3) 10 fantasy sagas more wrong than Twilight: An amusing look at a few notable and not so notable fantasies that challenge Twilight on the scale of wrongness.

4) Suvudu Interviews Peter David: Peter David writes everything: movies, TV shows, comics, fantasy, scifi. His Star Trek and Babylon 5 novelizations are considered some of the best.

5) New Riyria Revelations Covers: The story behind Michael Sullivan and his Riyria Revelations seriesfantasy book reviews science fiction book reviews is almost as wonderful as the books are. These are amazing covers. Read our reviews here.

6) Fan Art: It Doesn’t Suck: Aidan displays a few amazing pieces of fan art. The April O’Neil took my breath away. Gorgeous.


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JUSTIN BLAZIER (on FanLit’s staff September 2009 – September 2012) Like many fantasy enthusiasts, Justin cut his teeth on Tolkien. Due to lack of space, his small public library would often give him their donated SFF books. Justin lives in a small home near the river with his wife, their baby daughter, and Norman, a mildly smelly dog. He doesn’t have much time for reviewing anymore, but he still shows up here occasionally to let us know how he feels about stuff.

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3 comments

  1. Learning that the new Pirates movie was based on a Powers book has actually made me way more psyched to see it. Curse you, empty wallet!

  2. “Weakling, Defend Yourself!” is hilarious!

  3. Yes, totally hilarious, and I love the array of pretty female steampunk writers followed by a picture of Mayer, and Sykes going, “one of these things is not like the other” ;)

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