Tagged: shape-shifter

Fudoki by Kij Johnson 0

Fudoki by

Princess Harueme is dying. She can feel it, a great weight inside her, so she is preparing for death. Emptying out old trunks, burning the notebooks she has spent a lifetime filling. Reading old letters and poems, remembering her life, and,...

selkie

Selkie Stories Are for Losers by

Read online at Strange Horizons Our unnamed narrator is a teenage girl, working in a restaurant after her mother left, trying to get her father to understand that she isn’t interested in college. All she cares about is getting to a...

Apex Magazine Cover art by Emma Rios

Jackalope Wives by

I’m terrible at reading magazines I have discovered. I have a subscription to Apex and I don’t think I’ve read more than one or two stories over the past year. But when Ursula Vernon has a story, well, I gotta read...

Red Moon by Benjamin Percy

Red Moon by

Part of this year’s RIP reading The first recorded mention of lycans was in the 7th century. The result of a prion disease, similar to CJD or mad cow disease, spread through blood. Today, in modern America, the lycan is very...

Wolf at the door by J Damask

Wolf at the door by

The Jan Xu Adventures : book 1 Jan Xu’s sister is coming home. It should be a reason to celebrate. They were very close when they were younger, but then Marianne left, headed to London to study law and Jan has...

Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan

The Brides of Rollrock Island by

Also published as Sea-Hearts Misskaella isn’t as pretty and slim as her sisters, but as she grows she discovers that she has a power. She has an answer to their endless teasing, mean and spite-filled ways. She can call a person...

Stray

Stray by

Okay, first off the cover to this is awful. Really, it is. And second of all, I did have huge problems with this book. But I’ll get to them later, first off lets re-cap!. Faythe Sanders is not your average college...

Danse Macabre

Danse Macabre by

ISBN: 1841494747 #14 in the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter verse Read for the RIP Challenge See also: Voracious Reader ; It’s not the heat, it’s the humanity It all went downhill so quickly in this series. The first few books were...

Broken

Broken by

As the sixth book book in a series it helps if you’ve read the previous novels by Armstrong, but it isn’t essential. However, I’ve read them all, and enjoyed them. They aren’t “serious fiction” but they are well-written with humour and good characterisation. Perfect easy reading without being trash.

Underworld: Evolution

Underworld: Evolution dir. by

I’ll admit to being a fan of the first Underworld film. Not that it was a great film or anything, but it had style and an interesting premise. Although the execution was lacking it still kept me entertained enough to buy...