#SPFBO Final Round

Posted On 5 November 2016

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November is upon us and so is the second stage of the SPFBO, – the Self Published Fantasy Blog off organised by Mark Lawrence.  All the details can be found here.

There can be only one and we are now down to the final 10 books and what a gorgeous looking bunch of books!

I’ve listed the final entries below and linked the titles to the Goodreads synopsis.  At this stage of the competition each blogger will read and score all the other nine books put forward within a six month timeframe.  Here are the final books:


Fionn: Defence of Ráth Bládhma (The Fionn mac Cumhaill Series #1) by  Brian O’Sullivan 

Larcout (Fire Born, Blood Blessed Book 1), by K.A. Krantz

Paternus by Dyrk Ashton

The Moonlight War by S.K.S. Perry 

Outpost by F T McKinstry  my review here

The Music Box Girl, by K.A. Stewart 

The Path of Flames (Chronicles of the Black Gate #1)

The Grey Bastards by Jonathan French

Assassin’s Charge (Echoes of Imara) by Claire Frank

The Shadow Soul (A Dance of Dragons #1).by Kaitlyn Davis 



11 Responses to “#SPFBO Final Round”

  1. jessicabookworm

    Good luck and happy reading with this final batch of books 🙂

    • @lynnsbooks

      Thanks Jessica – hopefully these will all be wonderful reads.
      Lynn 😀

  2. sjhigbee

    You’re right – they all look fab. All the best with your final reading round and I very much hope you have a fantastic time reading some awesome books…

  3. H.D. Lynn

    Paternus looks like the one I want to read the most.

  4. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    Thank you for the reminder that I need to put together a Phase 2 intro post too. Gotta showcase the final ten and congratulate the authors! I’m very excited to start digging in, all of these books look great.

  5. Sunday Post – 6th November 2016 | Brainfluff

    […] that have caught my attention during the last week, in no particular order: #SPFBO Final Round https://lynns-books.com/2016/11/05/spfbo-final-round/ For those of you who don’t know the acronym stands for Self Published Fantasy Blog Off, which is […]

  6. Lisa (@TenaciousReader)

    This is the round I find most interesting, hearing opinions on each of these final books from all the reviewers!

    • @lynnsbooks

      Both of the rounds are so completely different tbh! The first round, when you’re selecting your book it can become a bit tense. The second round is a bit more relaxed in that respect. You’ve made your choice by then and no going back and you kind of relax into thinking that all the offers going forward must be good reads plus it’s really intriguing watching the differing opinions emerge.
      Lynn 😀

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