Category Archives: Anthology Reviews

Fairy Tales Punk’d edited by Phoebe Darqueling

The retellings included in Fairy Tales Punk’d are quite wide in scope, choosing fairy tales I know and ones new to me as well as more modern folk tales. Their genres vary from sweet retellings to twists with darker, although … Continue reading

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The Year’s Best Science Fiction Vol. 1 Edited by Jonathan Strahan (Part 2)

The Saga Anthology of Science Fiction 2020 As I read through the second half of this book, I found the editor’s focus on current concerns led to several stories with themes and elements in common. I’d expect something like this … Continue reading

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The Year’s Best Science Fiction Vol. 1 Edited by Jonathan Strahan (Part 1)

The Saga Anthology of Science Fiction 2020 Anthologies can be hit or miss depending on the editor’s vision. I picked this one up on NetGalley hoping to see a glimpse of the current short fiction world. What I didn’t expect … Continue reading

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The Queen of Clocks and Other Steampunk Tales edited by Crysta K. Coburn

I rarely review anthologies because not all the stories work for me in most. I was pleasantly surprised to find something to like in all these stories, even the more horrific I usually shy away from. A lot of what … Continue reading

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Mahrime: Mythpunk for Monsters by Penny Blake

…and the longing for all the things that human company ought to bring but seldom does. ~ From the painter’s daughter by Penny Blake This is a collection (mostly reprints) of odd tales, poems, and pieces falling somewhere between with … Continue reading

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