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Elf Love

3.25 of 5 stars 3.25  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Tales of lust, betrayal, murder and... elves.

20 original stories enchant, intrigue, and delight as they explore the theme of "Elf Love" in a variety of genres: fantasy, suspense, romance, noir, humor, and much more.
Kindle Edition, 304 pages
Published by Amazon Digital Services (first published February 1st 2011)
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Hello all-lurid cover, eh? Josie Brown is my oldest niece, and co-founder of Pink Narcissus, a small press. Elf Love is their first offering. J's got a story in it, "Tidings of Comfort and Joy" that was just nominated for a Pushcart Prize. WHOOHOO!
I'm pretty sure this book review is going to end up NSF work, mothers, grandmothers, little sisters, the innocent, the easily offended, people who think fairies are a nice version of Tinkerbell, and people who think fairies are everything Terry Prachett says of them in one of my favorite Discworld quotes:

Elves are wonderful. They provoke wonder.
Elves are marvellous. They cause marvels.
Elves are fantastic. They create fantasies.
Elves are glamorous. They project glamour.
Elves are enchanting.
Jules Jones
Anthology of 20 short stories with the theme of elf love, published by new small press Pink Narcissus Press. This is an ARC I received through the LibraryThing Early reviewers programme.[return][return]While the cover art suggests fantasy-subgenre romance stories, the contents are a good deal more wide-ranging. There's a good sampling of traditional themes about elves, some in modern settings and some not, and the endings cover the full span from happy through bittersweet hope to tragic. The gen ...more
Emma Thompson
I have to admit to something before we start, I applied for this book for a laugh. When I got it, I faceplamed. It looks a lot, from the cover and from the title and from the blurb, like this is one of those thinly disguised pornographic anthologies that normally call themselves "best love stories" or such.

It isn't porn.

I was pretty relieved when I realised this, then again when I realised it had some good stories in and I was going to enjoy it! I have to say that the second half of the book was
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