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#SPFBO Review: The Path of Flames by Phil Tucker

Phase 2 of The Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 2016 is officially underway! For the six-month period from November 1, 2016 to the end of April 2017, we will be reviewing the ten finalists chosen by the blogger judges from the first phase of the competition. For full details and the list of books, see our SPFBO 2016 […]

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#SPFBO Book Review: The Grey Bastards by Jonathan French

Phase 2 of The Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 2016 is officially underway! For the six-month period from November 1, 2016 to the end of May 2017, we will be reviewing the ten finalists chosen by the blogger judges from the first phase of the competition. For full details and the list of books, see our SPFBO 2016 […]

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#SPFBO Book Review: Outpost by F.T. McKinstry

Phase 2 of The Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 2016 is officially underway! For the six-month period from November 1, 2016 to the end of May 2017, we will be reviewing the ten finalists chosen by the blogger judges from the first phase of the competition. For full details and the list of books, see our SPFBO 2016 […]

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Begin #SPFBO Phase 2: A Spotlight on the Final Ten

In case you are just joining us now for the coverage of the 2016 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off, The BiblioSanctum is part of a panel of ten blogs acting as judges to choose the winning book from out of 300 entries submitted this year. The first phase of SPFBO ended last month, which resulted in ten […]

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And the BiblioSanctum #SPFBO Finalist is…

Since revealing our short list in the summer, we have been busy reading and reviewing our top six books in order to determine who will submit for the final rounds of the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off. While each of us has read all six of the books, we have posted reviews for two of those books […]

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#SPFBO: The Warlock and the Wolf by Delfy Hall

After selecting our shortlist, the Bibliosanctum team is taking a closer look at our potential finalists. We are busy reading the six books left on our original list of thirty and then each of us will review two of them. Stay tuned for our follow up discussion on all of our picks to see who we […]

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#SPFBO Book Review: Assassin’s Charge by Claire Frank

After selecting our shortlist, the Bibliosanctum team is taking a closer look at our potential finalists. We are busy reading the six books left on our original list of thirty and then each of us will review two of them. Stay tuned for our follow up discussion on all of our picks to see who we […]

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#SPFBO2: Our Shortlist!

As we continue on into the third month of the great Self-Published Fantasy Blog-off 2, we’d like to thank everyone for their patience. Things have been definitely happening behind the scenes here! For the past 10 weeks or so, the reviewers of The BiblioSanctum have been busy poring through pages, scrutinizing details, taking copious amounts […]

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#SPFBO: Cover Lover

The great 2016 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off is underway! We here at the BiblioSanctum are currently as busy as bees reading through the first five chapters of each book and comparing notes, and every day that goes by we’re getting closer to narrowing down the field to the handful we’ll be selecting for fuller reads. In […]

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#SPFBO: The Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 2016!

A little more than a year ago, author Mark Lawrence had a discussion on the matter of writers and self-promotion, later musing that: “…as a new author, particularly a self-published one, it is desperately hard to be heard. It’s a signal-to-noise problem. Who knows how many Name of the Winds or [fill in your favourite] […]

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