Tag Archives: short stories

Coming Soon! March 2012

March 2012 has several books that I am interested in, but these are the two that have most caught my attention. Vodník in particular is one I want to read! Vodník Bryce Moore Urban fantasy, young adult March 28, 2012 Tu … Continue reading

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Review: Dark and Stormy Knights edited by P.N. Elrod (part II)

This anthology has been a great introduction to these authors, and I’m both thrilled and dismayed by how much longer my reading list is. Want good urban fantasy? You could do worse than to read Dark and Stormy Knights. Continue reading

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Review: Dark and Stormy Knights, edited by P.N. Elrod (part I)

Let me preface my review by saying that I’ve not read any of these authors before. I have some of their novels on my shelves, waiting to be read, and all of them have works on my TBR list, but I’m coming into these stories as a complete novice to the larger stories they might be related to. Just so you know. Continue reading

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I’m a winner ;)

Thanks to Dina James, I now have a snuggly (if depressingly gray) fleece throw, a yummy smelling candle, hard candies, fake vampire teeth, decaffinated tea, writing supplies of paper, pens, and pencils, and a paper clip holder, AND a surprise copy of The Eternal Kiss: 13 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire, edited by Trisha Telep. Continue reading

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Review: The Amazing Transformation of Wicca Dog by Krista D. Ball

The thing about asking trickster gods for help is that you’re probably not going to get the help that you want or need; if they decide to intercede, it’s going to be on their terms only. Continue reading

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Review: That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made by Eric James Stone

Set in a future in which humans have spread out past Earth’s boundaries into space and encountered alien life, “That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made” is a short piece that explores the intersection of different cultures and belief systems out in the cosmos. Continue reading

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New spec fic pubs added to the sidebar

This is a heads up to let you know that I’ve added a few publications to the side bar, since I didn’t know about them in time for last month’s post on speculative fiction magazines. Some of the new additions: … Continue reading

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Speculative Fiction Magazines

Most of my reading comes in the form of novels or print anthologies. I have a fondness for short stories, though, and in organizing my very long list of bookmarks over the holidays, I realized that I’ve collected links to … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The December release that has me intrigued

Earlier this year I was fascinated by Michael Weingrad’s article over at Jewish Review of Books titled Why There is No Jewish Narnia. I have only a cursory knowledge of most of the world’s religions, so why members of one faith … Continue reading

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Review: Zombies vs. Unicorns, edited by Holly Black & Justine Larbalestier

I thoroughly enjoyed this compilation, both in concept and execution. I have the feeling I’ll be coming back to a few of these stories again and again. Continue reading

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