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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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Books arrived!

fa00bbade7b217429d54220a53018091 (1)Shortly after I came home from work today the doorbell rang and a postman delivered not just one amazon packaged but two. For some crazy reason one was shipped from Italy while the other was from Germany. The ways of amazon is miseries. Inside was four books out of the five I had ordered, the last one is on its way. But anyway, yeah books!

I was actually just ordering one book a few weeks ago, but it was so cheap it seemed silly not to order some more and there were some books I wanted.

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