Fantasy & Sci-Fi: Highlights of the Week #7


Wondering what’s new this week? Well here are the highlights on what has caught my eye. Come take a gander at the weekly book picks, content for readers, and more for all who love Fantasy and Sci-Fi.

Did you know?

Today is the first day of winter, although for some of us, winter has already arrived. So happy first day of winter, whether you are braving the cold or basking in the heat.

Book Picks

Disclaimer: This is merely a list that has caught my attention. In no way can I ensure the quality is up to your standards. The choice to explore this content is entirely your call.

Dead Rising By Debra Dunbar [Fantasy]

 In this riveting fantasy, disgruntled Solaria takes a side job researching a mysterious symbol for a vampire family. Discovering a terrifying prophecy of death and despair, the reluctant Templar takes to the streets to defend Baltimore from certain doom.


Sixth Cycle By Darren Wearmouth and Carl Sinclair [Science Fiction]

 Jake wakes from cryogenic sleep to find a world ravaged by time and many evils. As Earth’s resources dwindle, he must fight for survival before humanity gasps its dying breath.


Reviews and Other Stuff by Ria on Bibliotropic

I heard it was good, but have still yet to see it. Maybe when it’s out on Netflix if ever it is.

I keep seeing the advertisement for the game. I was never really into Final Fantasy, but I did play FFX and see FF Advent Children. Cloud seems cool, and his story-line is interesting.

This story reminds me of Killjoys (the sci-fi series) a little.

An insight that many people can relate to.

Again, heard good things but I wasn’t super excited about this one. Maybe I’ll be wishing I’d seen it sooner once I watch it eventually.

Content for Readers

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Don’t miss out on your chance for it!

I feel the same way. I haven’t gotten into any podcasts yet, and I prefer reading or watching the video. For now anyway.

My favourites were The Troll Hunter and The Enemy Within.

Mischievous. I think my version sounds better xD

Other Fun Stuff

Skallagrim on Youtube

Bastard swords are one of my favorites.

Alexsoo’s Updates

Book and Author News

The Knight’s Order is doing pretty well. It now has 400+ sales to its name. Thank you eveyone for your interest, and I’m thinking about some goodies I can maybe provide in the future: Q/A about the story, comics, etc. If you have any ideas feel free to let me know.

Book 2 is coming together don’t worry. I’ve been planning, writing, rewriting. I’ve heard that the sequel is more difficult than the first book, and I’m beginning to think they’re right.

Relaxation and Fun

I’ve started playing Witcher 2 recently (giving Oblivion a little break). The game was on my list for a while but I finally got into it. I really like creating my own characters, so I was disappointed when that wasn’t possible. This is the first time I’m learning about the story, but I’m liking Geralt now and I can see why people enjoy this series so much. And yes I know I’m behind because Witcher 3 is out -____-


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