Tag Archives: fantasy

SF Gateway launches ebook store for classic sci-fi and fantasy

If you’re a hardcore sci-fi or fantasy reader, be sure to check out the newly opened SF Gateway website at http://www.sfgateway.com/. At present, there are over fifty authors represented (see full author list here), with more to come over time. … Continue reading

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1,000+ classic sci-fi and fantasy works to be epublished in September

Early last month, publisher Gollancz announced that it was going to publish a new third edition of the “Encyclopedia of Science Fiction” online, and make it free for anyone to access. An executive for Gollancz told FutureBook that it had … Continue reading

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Sci-fi mag experiments with freemium model on Kindle Store

Fantasy & Science Fiction magazine has switched to a freemium subscription model on the Kindle Store. A lot of the blogs that covered this last week sort of glossed over it, I imagine because we’re all getting inured to the … Continue reading

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Angry Robot introduces DRM-free subscription plan: pay flat fee, get every new title for a year

I’m subbing over at the esteemable Teleread blog for the month of July, and I just posted this news over there but thought it was something worth sharing with Booksprung readers as well. Also, it gives me a chance to … Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Books: Vols 1-7 of “The Last Apprentice” by Joseph Delaney

Thomas Ward, the seventh son of a seventh son, is the last hope to replace the man who once protected the local villages from evil. For ages 9-12. Continue reading

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Russian novel retells “The Lord of the Rings” from the bad guys’ POV

Fifteen years ago, Russian paleontologist Kirill Yeskov decided to rewrite Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” for fun. His new version, “The Last Ring-bearer,” assumes that the original story of the Ring of Power is actually a retelling of a … Continue reading

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“The Warlock of Firetop Mountain”: another interactive text adventure hits the Kindle store

This is just a quick note that if you enjoy interactive adventure books — think choose-your-own-adventure, but with an added element of D&D-style dice rolling and hit points — then you might want to try out the new Kindle port … Continue reading

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Today’s bargain book: “Septimus Heap, Book One: Magyk” by Angie Sage

“Septimus Heap, Book One: Magyk” by Angie Sage Price: $0.00 Amazon Summary: For a limited time, discover where the Magyk began, for free. This free ebook includes the complete text of Septimus Heap, Book One: Magyk, as well as excerpts … Continue reading

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