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Firelight by Ursula K. Le Guin

This is my next review of a nominee for the 2019 Short Story Locus Award.

Published: Summer, 2018 in Paris Review (you can read half of the story at the link provided)

Genre: fantasy short story

Setting: in the world of A Wizard of Earthsea, after that series is over

Summary: Only part of the story is available for free, so I just have a short review for it. The story seems to be about Ged reviewing the highlights of his life, not that he’s old. Continue reading

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Cuisine des Memoires by N. K. Jemisin

This is my next review of a nominee for the 2019 Short Story Locus Award.

Published: 2018 in How Long ’til Black Future Month?, a collection of short stories by N. K. Jemisin

Genre: fantasy

Length: 15 pages

Setting: New Orleans, present day

Summary: Short version: A magical kitchen can produce any historical meal requested Continue reading

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The Dodo Knight by Michelle Rene

I was given a copy of this novella to review (although my views are my own). It’s published by Annorlunda Enterprises, a small-press publisher that focuses on stories that make you think.

Published: 2019 (it comes out today!)

Genre: historical fiction novella

Length: 134 pages

Setting: Victorian England, probably the mid-1800s

Summary: Short version: The story of Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell Continue reading

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