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SF & Fantasy

Why Thomas Covenant Is Important


donaldson-thelastdarkThis week, The Last Dark by Stephen R. Donaldson published.

It is an important book, one many are overlooking. It is the final book in The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, one of fantasy’s most important series of all time. Make the jump to learn why—at least by my opinion.

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New This Month from Del Rey Spectra: September 2013


Check out these hot new titles from Del Rey, Spectra, and Lucas Books!

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New This Month from Del Rey Spectra: June 2013


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SF & Fantasy

Cover: The Last Dark by Stephen R. Donaldson


donaldson-thelastdarkThomas Covenant. Unbeliever. He is one of the most important characters in the genre. So is his Creator. Along with Terry Brooks, Anne McCaffrey, and Barbara Hambly, Stephen R. Donaldson was there at the beginning of Del Rey Books and the modern fantasy boom in the early 80’s.

The final Covenant book, The Last Dark, publishes in October. Make the jump to learn more!

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SF & Fantasy

Suvudu Likes: 2/16/13


brett-daylightThere are some great sci-fi/fantasy bloggers out there, fans who are devoting a lot of time and energy into supporting authors and their readers. Variety is the spice of life, as they say, and with the menagerie of unique and very different individuals out there contributing, it produces a whole that is better than its parts.

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New This Month from Del Rey Spectra: August 2012


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SF & Fantasy

New eBooks: The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant – Unbeliever


donaldson-lordLast week, I took a poll asking, “What characters make up your personality?”

For me, not all of my characters are wholly wholesome. One of them is a downright prick most of the time. Thomas Covenant. Outcast. Leper. Unclean.

The eBooks for Stephen R. Donaldson’s opus are now available! Here’s more about them and why you should read them if you haven’t already!

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SF & Fantasy

Poll: Have You Incorporated Characters Into Your Personality?


wishsong-allanonI have often wondered, how much of the books I read as a child made their way into my personality? The wizard Ingold Inglorion? The orphan Harry Crew? The Druid Allanon? The leper Thomas Covenant? The last gunslinger Roland Deschain? Or the pig-keeper Taran?

How much have I incorporated during those reads? How much have you? Make the jump to read more, vote, and comment!

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SF & Fantasy

What Would Be Your Dream Home Library?


hambly-timeI fell in love with fantasy when I was a teenager. I read a great many Del Rey books at that time. One of those early authors, Barbara Hambly, left an indelible impression upon me.

Through her writing, I discovered my own creative side. What was the first thing I did? I drew up the architectural plans for my own library. Here is how that happened! And what would you do given the same assignment?

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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match 2011: Alvin Maker versus Thomas Covenant


Believer against Unbeliever


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