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Short Story Saturday: Heaps of Pearl by Seanan McGuire

While Heaps of Pearl is set in a distant past, I would strongly recommend waiting to read it until after you’ve finished The Winter Long (book eight). What happens within this short helps to explain those events, and thus it’s fairly riddled with spoilers! Continue reading

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Short Story Saturday: Forbid the Sea by Seanan McGuire

Forbid the Sea is set years before Tybalt had ever met October – long before she was even born. Here the King of Cats is young, lonely, and still so very driven. This is a version of Tybalt we don’t see too often, especially as he is clearly still working out what it means to be king. Continue reading

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Short Story Saturday: No Sooner Met by Seanan McGuire

No Sooner Met is set after the events of Ashes of Honor, and trust me – you’ll want to read this one in order. Or if you’re like me, much later. My point is, don’t read it before book six! There will be spoilers. Consider yourself warned. Continue reading

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Short Story Saturday: Rat-Catcher by Seanan McGuire

Tybalt. Written by Seanan McGuire, this short story takes place before the main events of October Daye and thus before the first novel even occurs. Continue reading

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Review: Alias Space and Other Stories by Kelly Robson

Alias Space and Other Stories is an anthology that collects the best short stories written by Kelly Robson. They are mostly science fiction short stories, which admittedly is half the reason this anthology caught my eye (that and the amazing cover). Continue reading

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Review: When a Stranger Comes to Town

When a Stranger Comes to Town is a collection of mystery and thriller short stories and was edited by Michael Koryta. Though I imagine it’s the promise of another Joe Hill short story that will have caught many reader’s attention (as well as all of the other amazing authors in this anthology). Continue reading

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Review: Vesely Academy by Silvana G. Sanchez

Vesely Academy is the first novel in the Academy of Extraordinary Creatures: A Paranormal Academy Mini-Series, which is quite a mouthful, isn’t it? This is a prequel for the other series to follow, and it worth checking out for the fantasy and urban fantasy fans in the audience. Continue reading

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Hear Me Roar

Hear Me Roar is the latest short story collection edited and curated by Rhonda Parrish. This time around, the focus is all about strong female leads, and dragons. Of course there had to be dragons involved. Continue reading

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Review: To Hold Up the Sky by Liu Cixin

To Hold Up the Sky is a collection of short stories written by the one and only, Liu Cixin. As with the rest of her works, these stories dive into a world of science fiction that only Liu Cixin could dream up. Continue reading

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Review: A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology

A Universe of Wishes is another amazing anthology that I cannot recommend enough to science fiction and fantasy fans out there. It contains fifteen short stories, all with the single minded focus of celebrated own-voices, diversity, and representation. Continue reading

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