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YA Fantasy Showdown! Team Urban VS Team Epic: TEAM EPIC

Team Epic: Why I Love Epic Fantasy! Erica Cameron – Island of Exiles (The Ryogan Chronicles, #1): Why do I love epic fantasy? It’s a blank slate. We can erase all of our preconceived notions of society and law and even science, throwing all of that over the side of a cliff. Epic fantasy lets us push humanity well past the breaking point with ever more impossible landscapes and situations. It lets us see what we could be if only we let ourselves get there. Plus, epic fantasy is, well, epic!   Book Description: In Khya’s world, every breath is…

YA Showdown! Team Urban VS Team Epic: Urban Version!

Team Urban: Why I Love Urban Fantasy!   Brenda Drake – Guardian of Secrets (Library Jumpers, #2): I’m such a fan of Urban Fantasy for many reasons, but mostly because writers can take our normal world and, either secret or not, add a dash of the fantastical to it. With mystical creatures hiding from humans or living side by side with them, deliciously nefarious things can happen. There’s just something extraordinary about urban fantasy. It’s the ability of the writer to look at something normal in the human world and mix it up. Changing a simple book into something that…

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