Sunday, November 20, 2011

In My Mailbox {Week 3}

Title: So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction
Series: Anthology
Editor: Steve Berman
Pages: 349
Format: 1st Edition Paperback

Summary: Twenty-two captivating stories where queer culture and fey folklore meet

The legends of Fairyland tell that one should never taste the food or sip the drink, or else risk being caught there forever. But the tempting morsels in So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction are irresistible! Lambda Award-nominated editor Steve Berman brings together acclaimed fantasy writers with some of the brightest names in LGBT fiction to create tales that are moving and magical. These stories of romance and grief, adolescence and identity, struggle and hope will enchant readers who long for a fantastic escape—and a wonderful twist! One sample of this bewitching treat is sure to trap you in its pages! 

From the pains of loss in Holly Black's "The Coat of Stars" to dealing with issues of identity in Richard Bowes's "The Wand's Boy" to Melissa Scott's look at the dangers of love in "Mister Seeley" So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction takes you into worlds that are at once amazing and familiar. With tales that tear and tug at the heart but never cease to enchant, this exciting and unique collection will long last in the minds of readers.

Other authors featured in So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction include:

• Tom Cardamone 
• Catherine Lundoff 
• Craig Laurance Gidney 
• Ruby deBrazier and Cassandra Clare 
• Sarah Monette 
• Kenneth D. Woods 
• Elspeth Potter 
• Aynjel Kaye 
• Laurie J. Marks 
• Christopher Barzak 
• M. Kate Havas 
• Luisa Prieto 
• Carl Vaughn Frick 
• Delia Sherman 
• Sean Meriwether 
• Lynne Jamneck 
• Eugie Foster 
• Joshua Lewis 
• Eric Andrews-Katz

Well-written and engaging, So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction is fantasy at its delightful best.

So excited to read this!! So glad I could find it, too!

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