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Five Glass Slippers – ed. Anne Elisabeth Stengl

This is a collection of – in case it’s not obvious – five stories inspired by or riffing on Cinderella. Usually a collection of stories, whether by one author or several, is hit or miss… unfortunately, this one is pretty … Continue reading

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A Waltz at Midnight – Crista McHugh

Received from Netgalley for review, thank you. This was actually a short story or novella (I find it hard to tell on the Kindle), taking place very soon after the end of the Civil War. It centers on Susanna, who … Continue reading

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The Godmother – Elizabeth Ann Scarborough

This felt a little like Charles de Lint in its exploration of extreme misery and child abuse overlaid with magical assistance.  One thing I will say for de Lint, though, is that at least he never rubbed my face in … Continue reading

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