Mark Lawrence has posted the ten Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 2017 finalists. SPFBO began with a 300-book longlist, and every finalist was the top pick out of 30 reviewed by the bloggers named in parentheses.
- Crimson Queen by Alec Hutson (Fantasy Book Critic)
- The War of Undoing by Alex Perry (Pornokitsch)
- Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J. Hayes (Fantasy Book Review)
- Sufficiently Advanced Magic by Andrew Rowe (Bookworm Blues)
- Devil’s Night Dawning by Damien Black (Kitty G)
- Jack Bloodfist:Fixer by James Jakins (Lynn’s Books)
- The Way into Chaos by Harry Connolly (Ventureadlaxre)
- Tiger Lily by K. Bird Lincoln (Qwillery)
- Chaos Trims My Beard by Brett Herman (Fantasy-Faction)
- Pilgrimage to Skara by Jonathan Pembroke (Booknest)
They’re now in phase 2 of the contest, where the participating bloggers are allowed up to 6 months to read and score the other 9 finalists, review their favorite, and lastly, review the winner.
Mark Lawrence started the SPFBO self-published fantasy book contest three years ago.