Category: Bookish

Brandon Sanderson

July 30, 2011 Bookish 0

Calling Wot derivative of Tolkien is like calling Tolkien derivative of Beowulf. True, but missing the point entirely. Brandon on Twitter - 30 March 2010 2:37 pm Brandon Sanderson is a high fantasy author. His works include the Mistborn trilogy, The Stromlight Archive saga and stand alone novels Elantris and Warbreaker. He was also chosen to continue the epic (in every sense of the word) The Wheel of Time (WoT) series written by Robert Jordan after his (Jordan’s) death.


What is speculative fiction?

July 26, 2011 Bookish 0

I started this blog with the intention of doing two things: Documenting the books I read and sharing them with others Conducting a genre study for Speculative Fiction Most people who have read the blog always ask one thing: what IS speculative fiction? A quick Google search proved useless on…


Matthew Reilly

July 21, 2011 Bookish 0

For whatever reason, fantasy fiction has settled into the quasi-medieval, with magic, wizards and all that. I think it’s more than that, it’s magic grounded in a certain logic. It creates rules. You can’t just have magic to zap you out of trouble whenever you need it. ~ Matthew Reilly…