Tags: Patrick Rothfuss
News and Links: Nebula Award Nominees and Bringing Back Firefly

This week the Nebula nominees were announced.  The entire list can be viewed by clicking the link, but the nominees for best novel are: The Native Star by M. K. Hobson The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal Echo by Jack McDevitt Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis This year 5 of the 6 nominees are women, which is nice to see since the past […]

Wise Man’s Fear Delay

After reading and enjoying Patrick Rothfuss’s debut The Name of the Wind, many were happy to know that the rest of the series had been completed and each book would come out approximately a year apart. However, it was recently announced that the publication date was being pushed back from March 2008 to April 2009, which upset a lot of people. In this blog post, Rothfuss explains the reason for the delay with the second book in the Kingkiller Chronicle. […]

The Name of the Wind

If you haven’t heard by now, The Name of the Wind is the much-hyped fantasy debut by Patrick Rothfuss and Day One of a trilogy called The Kingkiller Chronicle. I heard so much about this book that I was afraid it wouldn’t live up to my expectations, but it certainly did. The book covers the first day of a three-day long story as related by the main character Kvothe to Chronicler. Kvothe grew up in a troupe of travelling actors […]