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LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it 8 months ago
Loved it. Wonderful collection. There might be one or two stories that aren't quite as strong as the rest, but it hardly matters. They are imaginative, well-constructed, and a great deal of fun. I particularly enjoyed the stories who owe a debt of inspiration to the Brontes, Austen and Trollop. I'm ...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 1 year ago
(Orthodox readers, this is not an Orthodox book, despite the title! I’ll talk about this a bit more below but I wanted to make it clear right away.) (Everyone: There are spoilers for Icon below. I couldn’t talk about what I wanted to in this book without spoiling it, I’m sorry, please don’t read any...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Anthology. Average rating is 3.52 stars. There were a few I skipped because of violence against children, there were a few stinkers but quite a few good ones so worth the read. 1. Wild ride by Carrie Vaughn. A lonely man finds out he's got a horrible disease and discovers a way to get a cure. Then h...
The Reading Jackalope
The Reading Jackalope rated it 1 year ago
Standout stories in this collection are: Valente's Badgirl, The Deadman, And the Wheel of Fortune, which I initially thought ended poorly but has continued to haunt me long after I finished the story. Seasons of Glass and Iron by Amal El-Mohtar, which takes two fairy tales and combines them into an ...
Muccamukk rated it 1 year ago
This really is the other half of Persona, to the point where there's no recap of any kind, and if you haven't read the previous book since it came out, well, hope you remember who everyone was. I mostly managed to catch up, but it felt less like a story of its own and more as picking up the threads ...
spocksbro rated it 1 year ago
Aliens: Recent Encounters is a decent collection of stories, most dealing with the consequences of encounters between humans and aliens [duh]. I picked it off the new-book shelf at one of my libraries because I saw that it contained works from some of my favorites - Ursula K. Le Guin, Caitlín R. Kie...
Gene rated it 2 years ago
Please note: this review will be updated as I read more stories from the anthology.So as I mentioned this is an anthology of short fantasy stories. The collection consists of the following:Bone Eaters by Glen Cook.The tale takes part between the second and the third books of the main series. A whole...
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it 2 years ago
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
I thought Persona was a fascinating book with a fascinating premise and I went into it hoping that the characters lived up to the premise and luckily, they pretty much did. I saw the book mentioned by one of the authors I follow on Twitter (I get a lot of good recs this way, I have to say) and s...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 2 years ago
Catwoman in charge of a mafia family.
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