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Yesterday's Dreams
The Smoking Poet reviews
There is much good to be found between the covers of Yesterday’s Dreams, from the rich Celtic myth to well-defined characters — a sympathetic protagonist and dark...
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Sails and Sorcery
Grasping For the Wind: book reviews, fantasy, and life's little jottings reviews
A few other notable authors who I had not heard of before, but whose stories I enjoyed Renee Stern (Hostage), Chris Stout (a chilling tale called The Medusa),...
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Sails and Sorcery
The Fantasy Review reviews
If you enjoy any combination of short stories, nautical fantasy and new authors then I would suggest checking out this new anthology.
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Sails and Sorcery
The Fix, Short Fiction Reviews reviews
In “Consigned to the Sea” by Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Sionna and her daughter, Kate, have been captured by North Sea pirates who want Sionna to show them a course...
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Bad-Ass Faeries
Wild Violet Vol VI, Issue 3 - Mortal Coil reviews
The editors of Bad-Ass Faeries have collected stories about faeries much edgier than the sparkle-winged Tinkerbelles who dominate popular culture, returning the...
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Bad-Ass Faeries
The Huntress Reviews (cross posted on Amazon.co.uk) reviews
So here are nineteen Faery tales which in no way resemble the cute little faeries of our childhood. Some stories are written better than others, but all of them...
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Bad-Ass Faeries
Small Press Reviews reviews
If we were to randomly approach a person on the street, say a construction worker or a no-frills politician, and ask that individual what characteristics a faerie...
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Bad-Ass Faeries
The Harrow: Original Works of Fantasy and Horror, Vol 10, No 7 (2007) reviews
 Standout stories include Elaine Corvidae's "Hollow Dreams," in which Pook runs with a group of homeless kids, empowered but haunted by his halfbreed...
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Bad-Ass Faeries
Tangent Online reviews
"At The Crossroads" by Danielle Ackley-McPhail is one of the true gems in Bad-Ass Faeries. Lance is a half fae, half human motorcycle gang leader. His...
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Bad-Ass Faeries
Horror Reader reviews
If the title brings to mind Tinkerbell with twice as much 'tude and heavy armaments, and you've got this anthology in a nutshell....Overall, I'd have to say this...
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Bookpleasures.com reviews
What do Diana’s studying and painting of Greek and Roman mythology have to do with the surprise ending? You will have to read this well crafted, well-researched...
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The Poet's Quarterly reviews
Why a memoir? Why Daughters of Empire? I'm probably what you'd call an "accidental" memoirist. Although I've always loved reading memoir and have been drawn...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Please Ignore Vera Dietz A.S. King, Knopf, $16.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-375-86586-2 Beginning with the funeral of Charlie Kahn, high school senior Vera's neighbor and...
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Do They Know I'm Running?
Fresh Fiction reviews
"David Corbett's grainy realities bring these characters to life . . . dragging the reader on a journey he or she won't soon forget."
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O, The Oprah Magazine reviews
For his acclaimed debut, Finn, Jon Clinch borrowed from Mark Twain, telling the story of Huckleberry Finn's malicious father. In his masterful and compassionate...
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Amazon reviews
This delightful collection of six short stories and two novellas is set in the mythical realm of Gundarland on a planet named Gundar, which, according to Quense,...
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Genre Go Round Reviews reviews
This is a fun werewolf romance starring two likable leads and a strong support cast; mostly his clan. The story line is fast-paced yet the refreshing scenes occur...
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Long and Short Romance Reviews reviews
Heart of the Highland Wolf embraces the best of what romance has to offer with characters that jump off the pages and into a reader’s heart. The writing is crisp,...
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The Flag Keeper
Good Family Reads reviews
A very easy to read format, a few long words that are very well explained will not only entertain but teach kids of all ages. I was very happy that the Flag Facts...
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Kirkus Reviews reviews
"Anya's Shanghai is richly chaotic, polyglot and packed with refugees. Russian, Yiddish, Hebrew, Mandarin Chinese and Italian pepper the dialogue. Meanwhile,...
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