Category Archives: Anthology Reviews

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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Writers of the Future Volume 32 Edited by Dave Wolverton

Reviewing an anthology is a difficult task, and I’ll admit I dragged my feet on this one. I read it back in July of last year, but in some ways, this adds a weight to my comments based on which … Continue reading

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A Lady of Many Charms and Other Stories by Heidi Wessman Kneale

I picked up this one-author anthology a while ago because I like the author, but hadn’t had the chance to read it. Then I saw the pre-order notice for Her Endearing Young Charms, a novel I read in earlier draft … Continue reading

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Free Verse and Other Stories by Dario Ciriello

This is a short story collection by Dario Ciriello that contains both new and reprinted stories, one of which I’d already read. I characterize the collection as a series of thought experiments on the concept of universe, whether addressing multiverse … Continue reading

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L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 30 Edited by Dave Wolverton

As with any collection, there were stories here that worked better for me than others, but all of them had some aspect that appealed. It was an overall strong grouping with a few exceptional ones. Collections are difficult to review … Continue reading

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