Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 31

YA or not YA? Qwillery review of Masks hits on a salient point

I haven’t been posting about all the reviews Masks has been getting because there have been quite a lot of them–more than I’m used to, and a function, I think, of this being my first hardcover release and getting some early favorable attention from the likes of Publishers Weekly and RT Book Reviews. There’s also …

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Dec 29

Masks named to Fantasy Faction’s list of best fantasy novels of 2013

This is nice: Masks has been named to Fantasy Faction’s list of the top 25 fantasy novels of 2013. And I get compared to Garth Nix, which is an honour anytime. Marc Aplin writes: Masks is a book that took me by complete surprise. Not since the likes of Lirael or Sabriel have I enjoyed …

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Dec 01

Good review for Masks in Locus Magazine

Locus Magazine, the news magazine of the science fiction/fantasy field, has a good review of Masks in its December issue. The review isn’t online, but Faren Miller begins: “Masks, first in a fantasy series by E.C. Blake…chronicles the trials of a Gifted though largely untrained teenage heroine in an exotic, perilous world of magic, after …

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