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Chicks in Chainmail

Chicks in ChainmailTitle:  Chicks in Chainmail
Editor: Esther M. Friesner
Short story anthology
Genre: Humor, fantasy, portal fantasy, magic realism, feminism, fairytale, historical fantasy, fairytales, metafiction, mythology, high fantasy, epic fantasy,

I just got Chicks in Chainmail in the mail today, I ordered it after reading Tansy Rayner Roberts great post On Influence. I wanted to read some of the older works in the genre (this is 20 years old by now) so I decided to order it. I am reading the stories as part of my  100 Short Stories in 2014 challenge.

Don’t let the cover fool you, this is a feminist book, but it is is feminism with a big smile on it’s face and a wink. It is clever and it is funny.

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Reading: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 7

15817091Title: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 7
Published: April 18th 2013 by Night Shade Books
Format: Short Story Anthology
Read:  August 16th 2013 –
Status: First reading
Genre: Urban fantasy, fantasy, science fiction, horror, steampunk, weird fiction, magic realism etc.

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Reading: Glitter & Mayhem

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Published: August 21st 2013 by Apex Publications
Format: Short Story Anthology
Read:  September 9th – November 28th 2013
Status: First reading
Genre: Urban fantasy, fantasy, science fiction, horror, mythology, fairy tale
Website: Glitter & Mayhem

I got this on kindle for $4.99 which I think is an amazing price for over twenty stories. Some of them by my favourite authors. There are stories by  Tansy Rayner Roberts, Seanan McGuire and Diana Rowland. I could not, not get this.

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