Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is all-time favourite authors. Aside from the obvious problem of distilling more than two decades' worth of reading into only ten favourite authors, as I've thought about this post I've realised there are, broadly-speaking, two different ways in … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite Authors

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Top Ten Tuesday – Books for readers who like Jane Austen

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is "Ten books for readers who like ____". I thought carefully about how to fill in that blank, with my first choices (Harry Potter, epic fantasy, etc.) resulting in many of the books I posted about last week. … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Books for readers who like Jane Austen

Fantasy’s Many Sub-Genres

If you're a fan of fantasy, you've probably noticed that fantasy can be broadly divided into two categories, high and low fantasy, and that within those two broad categories there are any number of sub-genres, including historical fantasy, contemporary fantasy, paranormal romance, science fantasy, epic fantasy, urban fantasy and more. And not everyone agrees on … Continue reading Fantasy’s Many Sub-Genres