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A princess who makes dangerous bargains with the afterlife. A man desperate to save his wife, no matter the cost. An uber driver for the undead.

Death, whether real or metaphorical, comes for us all. Yet it is not always the end. And in the depths of grieving can be the promise of hope and redemption.

The tales and poems in this anthology explore the depths of love, loss, and
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Kindle Edition, 145 pages
Published October 22nd 2019 by Uncommon Universes Press
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Beka
Oct 19, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)
I won’t be rating this yet as I haven’t read the other stories and poems in finished form, but I will be using this space to try to give any possible trigger/content warnings I can for my story in the collection, “Nothing More Than Death.”

Trigger warning: vague, blink-and-you-miss-it reference to taking one’s own life; lots of discussion around living vs dying. A child’s death is referenced.

Content warning: Some kissing.

Also, for everyone but ESPECIALLY those of you who know me per
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Nicki Chapelway
I'm going to skip rating this book because with any anthology there were stories that I liked much more than others and so that makes it a little hard to decide on an exact rating.

My favorite story was definitely Young Death.

The other stories I liked to varying degrees. All of the stories were masterfully written, containing whole worlds in their small frames, mythologies, and histories. The characters were moving but I hesitated to get very close to them because more oft
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Savannah Grace
Oct 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Okay, first of all—this book may be small, but it is POWERFUL. Every story sings with deeper meaning, and I adored it. Give me a book that makes me think (whilst also meeting the high demands of my short attention span xD) and I’ll love you forever. That’s exactly what A Kind of Death did.

The Poems:
The three poems in this anthology—A Kind of Death, Out of the Sea, and The Mystery—were all lovely and had beautiful imagery, but I’ll admit that The Mystery was my personal favorite. Its simplicity and message were lovely, and ianthology—A
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Bethany A. Jennings is a YA fantasy author, a sandwich aficionado, and forever a night owl. She is endlessly passionate about the power of fiction to shape hearts and cultures and unveil hidden realities. Born in sunny SoCal, Bethany now lives in New England with her husband, four kids, zero pets, and a large and growing collection of imaginary friends. In addition to her fiction writing, she is a ...more