Tag Archives | short stories

Selkie Stories Are for Losers
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Read online at Strange Horizons Our unnamed narrator is a teenage girl, working in a restaurant after her mother left, […]

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 […]

Apex blog tour – guest post by Ian Nichols
The Book of Apex - vol. 4

Welcome to my first part of the Apex Blog Tour, kindly organised by the Little Red Reviewer, celebrating The Book […]

Bloodstones
Bloodstones ed. Amanda Pillar

A collection of horror stories, edited by Amanda Pillar. Part of my RIP VIII reading. Table of contents Introduction – […]

Galatea
Galatea by Madeline Miller

Thanks to Andi’s review of The Song of Achilles I learned that Miller had a new short story out. So […]

The Ballad of the Wayfaring Stranger and the Dead Man’s Whore

via Metafilter Inspired by classic American murder ballads and folk songs such as In the pines and Knoxville Girl this […]

The Martian Chronicles
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

First published in serial form in the 1950s The Martian Chronicles is a collection of short stories that together tell […]

Rappacini’s daughter [essay]
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This week’s essay for my Coursera Course got a 5. W00t Beatrice, Beatrice, let down your hair. Giovanni is not […]

Significant Dust
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Vanessa works in a roadhouse in an isolated part of Australia. When we first meet her we don’t know why […]

Bajazzle
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Okay, do you remember when I “reviewed” The Isles of the sun and I said that I’d love to hear […]

Brutal women

Author Kameron Hurley has been getting a bit of coverage in the sff-world lately on account of her debut novel […]

Dark Alchemy [edited]

Magical Tales from Masters of Modern Fantasy ISBN: 9780747590569 There was a witch buried at the edge of the graveyard; […]