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A brand-new original anthology series, a companion to the acclaimed Fantasy Magazine, an edgy and sophisticated magazine featuring a diverse spectrum of authors ranging from Holly Phillips and Theodora Goss to Stewart O'Nan and Peter S. Beagle.
Paperback, 170 pages
Published July 2nd 2007 by Prime Books (first published July 1st 2007)
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Althea Ann
Nov 28, 2012 Althea Ann rated it liked it
“Like your fantasy edgy, modern, and sophisticated?” OK, if that’s not a pretentious, self-congratulatory tagline, I don’t know what is. But the stories collected here aren’t bad. This slim volume seems to be aimed at getting people to subscribe to ‘Fantasy’ magazine (Now ‘Lightspeed’).

**** Goosegirl – Margaret Ronald. A very effective re-telling of the old fairytale of a princess and a goose-herder who switch places on the way to meet the princess’ betrothed. Although this is a many-times-told
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Shane Noble
Oct 06, 2016 Shane Noble rated it liked it
Not a bad collection of short stories, but nothing to get too excited about.

"Goosegirl" by Margaret Ronald. Not bad, but it left me with more questions than answers. 2/5
"All the Growing Time" by Becca De La Rosa. Intriguing premise. 3/5
"Somewhere Beneath Those Waves is My Home" by Sarah Monette. Bit of a cliched premise, but handled well. 4/5
"Shalott" by Samantha Henderson. Arthur, meet aliens. 3/5
"Bone Mother" by Maura McHugh. Where did Dracula come from? 4/5
"The Greats Come A-Callin'" by Lisa
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Kate
Feb 03, 2011 Kate rated it really liked it
This collection had many amusing and different story subjects. From fairy-tale twists, Arthurian aliens, persistent imaginary friends, and dead relatives who take up your workspace. It could have actually had more tales included, since it's a relatively short anthology. Also some stories had actions that seemed unclear. But that didn't deflect much from the overall feel of each piece.
Roger Royer
Sep 30, 2013 Roger Royer rated it really liked it
Shelves: short-stories
I enjoy short stories for the most part and some of these where very good others though needed to be a tad longer and have more to them. I am going to mail this book out as soon as I can to a friend and see what they think if they read it.
Scott
Jun 24, 2011 Scott rated it liked it
Slim collection of stories intended to serve as an introduction to Fantasy Magazine (although the stories are all original to this volume). Pretty good reads.
Tal
Nov 08, 2008 Tal rated it really liked it
Shelves: sf-fantasy
i won this in a raffle at Octocon 08, and really liked it. it's a collection of stories from Fantasy magazine (which i am now considering a subscription).

they were varied but all very good.
Samuel Lubell
Anthology of stories from Fantasy magazine. Very good collection.
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Sean A. Wallace (born January 1, 1976) is an award-winning American science fiction and fantasy anthologist, editor, and publisher best known for his work on Prime Books and for co-editing two magazines, Clarkesworld Magazine, and Fantasy Magazine. He has been nominated a number of times by both the Hugo Awards and the World Fantasy Awards, won two Hugo Awards and one World Fantasy Award, and has ...more
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