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Book Review: The Stoneholding

If a medieval style, classic high fantasy rich in back story and a lived-in, believable world for the characters to inhabit is your kind of read, then you won’t be disappointed by The Stoneholding, the first book in The Legacy of the Stone Harp series by James G. Anderson and Mark Sebanc. Sebanc, who is also known for his work ...

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Book Review: Princes of Sandastre

Cover art for The Princes of Sandastre, a book review on The Fantasy Network News

The Perilous Quest of the Princes of Sandastre begins… It is the year 1403 in the high Middle Ages. King Henry reigns in England, While England smolders with suppressed rebellion, young Simon Branthwaite sets sail across the Atlantic in search of the lost realm of Lyonesse. His quest will take him to Rockall, a land wreathed in legend; a land ...

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Book Review: Light Giver (The Chaos Apostles, Book 1) by Mike Slade

Book Review: Light Giver (The Chaos Apostles, Book 1) by Mike Slade - on The Fantasy Network News

Every generation in the secluded Kingdom of Yanasu, a child is born with the power to heal. Now Kaine, an outsider from a distant continent, finds himself seeking guidance for his newly revealed healing powers…and growing close to Na’Serra, a princess coming into her own fantastic abilities. When a deadly anti-magic cult targets Na’Serra for her developing powers, she and ...

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REVIEW: Dune by Denis Villeneuve

Dune with Timothee Chalamet IMAX premiere scheduled - learn more on The Fantasy Network News

Whoever controls the spice controls the universe… If you’re a fan of DUNE by Frank Herbert, you already know the drill. Young kid with psychic powers flees into exile, only to rise to power by manipulating the spiritual legends of the natives of the planet he’s exiled on. It’s the hero’s journey, twisted by religious dogma, political brouhahas, lots of ...

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Lord of the Rings Series News Heating Up

Lord of the Rings Amazon Series article on TFN

Even though Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series isn’t due to stream across TV screens until this time next year (September-October 2022, at the current estimate), that’s not to say things are staying hush-hush. Tolkien fans can get plenty of cool, fun, and even bizarre updates from behind-the-scenes these days. Here are some of our favorites: Howard Shore and Bear McCreary ...

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GIVE ME AWAY Podcast Reaches Thrilling Conclusion

A screaming spaceship and a world of radical hospitality… What could go wrong? That’s the premise for the superb new science fiction audio drama, Give Me Away, by Gideon Media. With snappy, brainy writing by Mac Rogers (The Message) and directed by Jordana Williams (The Honeycomb Trilogy), Give Me Away is chock-full of what makes sci-fi so well loved—mysterious aliens, troubled people, conspiracies, advanced ...

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Podcast Review: God of Obsidian

People have to cross a bridge to get to Nathan’s house. Crossing to get in is easy. But crossing to get out—as Alice is about to discover—is almost impossible. God of Obsidian is a dark fairy tale about a gaslighting relationship as one woman desperately seeks the story that will take her back across the narrow, dangerous bridge to freedom. As audio ...

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The Earth Moves: A Podcast Review

The Earth Moves podcast review

This review was originally shared by our partners at Recursor.TV. Long-time listener Leo Short finally has the undivided attention of his favorite shock jock Brent Ziff. “This is gonna sound funny,” Leo cautions, but it really isn’t. Doubled over with pain in a Casper, WY, bathroom, he foretells events as catastrophic as they are implausible. Brent humors the poor chump for ...

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Creative Freedom: A Take on the Ayer’s Cut of Suicide Squad

Guest post written by @filmschoolrooki — find them on Twitter. Wanted to share my thoughts on the unreleased Ayer Cut of The Suicide Squad, but first a little about me. As an indie filmmaker on my local scene and what we call the DMV (short for D.C., Maryland & Virginia), I had my creative baptism. Since 2014 I was introduced ...

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Give Me Away: A Sci-Fi Podcast Review

A screaming spaceship and a world of radical hospitality. That’s the tagline concept for Give Me Away, a science fiction audio drama from the podcast team powerhouse, Gideon Media. Written by Mac Rogers, the creator of the highly popular and acclaimed The Message, and directed by Jordana Williams (The Honeycomb Trilogy), Give Me Away is a unique look at finding ...

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