Tagged: short stories

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...

The Book of Apex - vol. 4

The Book of Apex : Vol 4

Part of the Apex Blog Tour hosted by The Little Red Reviewer The problem I always have with reviewing a collection of short stories is that it is, as described, a collection of different stories. What if you hate one and...

The Book of Apex - vol. 4

Apex blog tour – guest post by Ian Nichols

Welcome to my first part of the Apex Blog Tour, kindly organised by the Little Red Reviewer, celebrating The Book of Apex: Volume Four of Apex Magazine. I’m happy to introduce Ian Nichols who wrote the guest post below on horror...

Bloodstones ed. Amanda Pillar

Bloodstones

A collection of horror stories, edited by Amanda Pillar. Part of my RIP VIII reading. Table of contents Introduction – Seanan McGuire The Bull in winter – Dirk Flinthart Euryale – Nicole Murphy A small bad thing – Penelope Love A...

Galatea by Madeline Miller

Galatea by

Thanks to Andi’s review of The Song of Achilles I learned that Miller had a new short story out. So off I popped to by it. Based on the Greek myth of Pygmalion, a sculptor who carved a woman that the...

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

The Martian Chronicles by

First published in serial form in the 1950s The Martian Chronicles is a collection of short stories that together tell the story of humanity colonising Mars. Almost all the stories are entirely set on Mars, and deal with the effects that...

cracklescape

Significant Dust by

Vanessa works in a roadhouse in an isolated part of Australia. When we first meet her we don’t know why exactly she’s out there, she says she just wants to save some money and then maybe travel. That isn’t all the...

cracklescape

Bajazzle by

Okay, do you remember when I “reviewed” The Isles of the sun and I said that I’d love to hear other people’s thoughts on it? Well that goes double for this story. I really liked it. Was a bit squicked out...

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Brutal women by

Author Kameron Hurley has been getting a bit of coverage in the sff-world lately on account of her debut novel God’s War and to tie in with this publicity a collection of her short stories has been released. Many of these...

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Dark Alchemy [edited] by ,

Magical Tales from Masters of Modern Fantasy ISBN: 9780747590569 There was a witch buried at the edge of the graveyard; it was common knowledge. This is a collection of 18 short stories, and as the title of the collection seems to...