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Over the Rainbow: Folk and Fairy Tales from the Margins

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Fairy tales tell us the stories we need to hear, the truths we need to be aware of. Arising from oral narrative, born of imagination, they are constantly being adapted to fit new cultural contexts. They shapeshift just like their characters. Their plots, motifs, and elements often serving as warnings.
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 30th 2018 by Exile Editions
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Taela Smith
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This collection of stories present interesting re-interpretations of classic fairy tales, and while (for me at least) the anthology was mixed in the sense that I loved some stories and couldn't really care for others, overall it's a good package. Some of the stories that stood out for me include:

- "I Am Not Broken" (F. Patton): A classic fairy tale journey of self-discovery, but with a robot as the main character. Nicely done.

- "Fairest Find" (N. Lavigne): A fresh White retelling of Sleeping Bea
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Nathan Frechette
A brilliantly queer collection of fairy tale and legend retellings.
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