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Galaxy Bookshop : the future of fantasy 2011 by Sofia Morales

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Presented at Dragons in the Metcalfe a readers advisory seminar 9 March 2011

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Galaxy Bookshop : the future of fantasy 2011 by Sofia Morales

  1. 1. Dragons in the Metcalfe
  2. 4. <ul><li>Science Fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Horror </li></ul><ul><li>Paranormal Romance </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Dark Fantasy </li></ul><ul><li>Comic Fantasy </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Fantasy </li></ul><ul><li>Epic Fantasy </li></ul><ul><li>Young Adult Fantasy </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Jim Butcher </li></ul><ul><li>Simon R Green </li></ul><ul><li>Patricia Briggs </li></ul><ul><li>Ilona Andrews </li></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><li>Kylie Chan: The Dark Heavens and Wudang </li></ul><ul><li>Anton Strout </li></ul><ul><li>Seanan Maguire </li></ul><ul><li>Rob Thurman </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas E Sniegoski </li></ul>
  6. 9. <ul><li>Tom Holt </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Rankin </li></ul><ul><li>Jim C Hines </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa Shearin </li></ul>Terry Pratchett
  7. 10. Any NewTerry Pratchett
  8. 11. <ul><li>The ENTIRE Terry Pratchett </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Asprin </li></ul><ul><li>Piers Anthony </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>Gormenghast </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Moorcock </li></ul><ul><li>Fritz Leiber </li></ul><ul><li>James Clemens </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen Leather </li></ul><ul><li>Kate Griffin </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Kirstin Cashore </li></ul><ul><li>Suzanne Collins </li></ul><ul><li>Julie Kagawa </li></ul><ul><li>Holly Black </li></ul><ul><li>Melissa Marr </li></ul>
  11. 14. More from Suzanne Another Kirstin Cashore? The next Rowling or Meyer?
  12. 15. <ul><li>The ‘Once Upon a Time’ series </li></ul><ul><li>Derek Landy </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Riordan </li></ul><ul><li>James Patterson </li></ul><ul><li>Jonathan Stroud </li></ul><ul><li>Cassandra Clare </li></ul><ul><li>Henry Neff </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Scott </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Pryor </li></ul><ul><li>Celine Kiernan </li></ul><ul><li>Garth Nix </li></ul><ul><li>John Flanagan </li></ul>
  13. 16. <ul><li>One persons quest, usually over several, lengthy books, to achieve something great, usually when the whole world is at stake </li></ul><ul><li>Many trials, many characters, a vast land and a magic system </li></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>Joe Abercrombie </li></ul><ul><li>Terry Goodkind </li></ul><ul><li>Raymond Feist </li></ul><ul><li>Peter V Brett </li></ul><ul><li>Michelle Sagara-West </li></ul><ul><li>Sherwood Smith </li></ul>Stephen Donaldson David Eddings Robin Hobb
  15. 19. <ul><li>The essential Dragonlance: The Chronicles </li></ul><ul><li>Forgotten Realms: Drizzit Do’Urden- The Dark Elf Trilogy </li></ul>
  16. 22. <ul><li>Conan </li></ul><ul><li>Robert E Howard </li></ul><ul><li>David Gemmell </li></ul><ul><li>Who will fill </li></ul><ul><li>the void? </li></ul>
  17. 23. <ul><li>Gail Carriger </li></ul><ul><li>Mermaids? </li></ul><ul><li>Zombies? </li></ul><ul><li>Minotaurs? </li></ul>
  18. 24. <ul><li>Decide or determine what authors you want </li></ul><ul><li>Which series? </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-order </li></ul><ul><li>Keep an eye on the e-resources we have </li></ul><ul><li>Question time </li></ul>
  19. 25. <ul><li>And I hope to hear from you soon! </li></ul><ul><li>EMAIL ME ON: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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