As Orbit so succinctly put it, “Twenty years. Thirteen books. Forty million fans. And now the final battles approaches.” Orbit have revealed the cover and release date for the final installment in Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, ‘A Memory of Light’, which is set to hit shelves worldwide in January 2013. ‘And it came to [...]
Well would you look at that. 2012 has arrived, and is already starting to fly by. Resolutions have already fallen by the wayside, but the holiday fat is beginning to disappear (hopefully). Work is starting back, school as well, and the days are getting shorter or longer, depending on where you live.
And there is a new crop of books just waiting to be printed, pressed and delivered.
Ryan Lawler and Josh Hill have set out to give you the run down on the best, biggest, and … the rest, of the fantasy books being published in 2012. So have a read, and stick around all week as we build up to their personal choices for Most Anticipated Books of 2012.
This time around it’s those books of 2012 that aren’t necessarily our favourites, but we’ll be reading, enjoying, and looking forward to. They are the big name authors of the year that just miss our cut for Most Anticipated, coming the beginning of next week.
Below is a list of the top 10 science fiction and fantasy audio-books downloaded on www.audible.co.uk during November 2010. Let the Right One In, John Ajvide Lindqvist (Unabridged) Oskar and Eli. In very different ways, they were both victims. Which is why, against the odds, they became friends – and how they came to depend [...]
The 2nd of November will come and bring the release of the penultimate Wheel of Time book, ‘Towers of Midnight’, but if you’re wanting a taste now, Orbit have you covered. “The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long [...]
The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark One’s prison are crumbling. The Pattern itself is unravelling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to boil out of the Blight. Perrin Aybara is haunted by spectres from his past. To prevail, he must find a way to master the wolf within him [...]
Steven Erikson’s Dust of Dreams and Robin Hobb’s Dragon Keeper were the books that we were most looking forward to this year. But luckily the anticipation does not stop there and there are still several titles due out in the next couple of months that are sure to be bestsellers. Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett [...]
The Gathering Storm, the penultimate book in Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, has begun to make its way to some select and privileged reviewers. Jason Denzel is one on the lucky few. As many will already know, the responsibility for finishing the Wheel of Time series was handed over to Brandon Sanderson following Robert [...]
The January 2009 issue of Locus Magazine features: Interviews with Frederik Pohl and Daryl Gregory An obituary and appreciations of Forrest J Ackerman News coverage of the publishing industry’s Black Wednesday A new column by Cory Doctorow, “Writing in the Age of Distraction” Short fiction reviews by Gardner Dozois and Rich Horton, plus reviews by [...]
The film studio Red Eagle Entertainment is making a big bet today as it announces it is starting a video game publishing studio, Red Eagle Games, which will make games based on the epic fantasy “Wheel of Time” novels by Robert Jordan. The books have sold more than 44 million copies worldwide and Red Eagle [...]
Universal Pictures bought The Wheel of Time fantasy series by the late James O. Rigney, Variety reports. Rigney’s series has sold more than 44 million copies. Rigney, who wrote under the pen name Robert Jordan, died last year at the age of 58 while he was in the process of writing the 12th instalment. The [...]