Category Archives: Fantasy

Top 13 SciFi/Fantasy Picks of 2007

Having read over 150 books this year, narrowing down my favorites was extremely hard. So I’ve kept the list limited to those published in 2007. Here are my top 13 SciFi/Fantasy picks of 2007:

1. Scent of Shadows: The First Sign of the Zodiac, by Vicki Pettersson
Reviewed here: http://scifichick.com/?p=168

2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by JK Rowling
Reviewed here: http://scifichick.com/?p=312

3. Bitterwood, by James Maxey
Reviewed here: http://scifichick.com/?p=281

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Territory

Territory

Territory, by Emma Bull, gives a magical take on the Old West.

One night Jesse Fox follows a horse thief into Tombstone. He believes it will just be a short stay, but someone has plans for him. And there is more behind the thriving mining community than meets the eye. When a stagecoach robbery goes awry, circumstances go from bad to worse when one of the noted Earp brothers is suspected to be involved.

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Book Review: Goblin Quest

Goblin Quest

Goblin Quest, by Jim C. Hines, is a uniquely clever and witty fantasy debut.

Jig is a small, even for a goblin, and often gets ridiculed by his peers. While patrolling through neighboring tunnels, Jig stumbles upon a group of adventurers. Captured for his knowledge of the underground tunnel system, Jig is forced to join the group and their search for the Rod of Creation. Legend says that the Rod was made by a dangerous Necromancer and is now supposedly held in a dragon’s lair.

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