Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.
This week’s prompt is all about novellas and short stories. I like a good novella, but I don’t think I have read enough to pick my top 10 favourite ones, so instead, I’m going with some of the great short stories I’ve read in the past few year. Though I have to admit it was difficult to choose only 10.
Overall Rating of the Anthology: 3 Stars ★★★☆☆
Best of the Bunch
- Halfway People by Karen Joy Fowler
- Beyond the Naked Eye by Rachel Swirsky
- Good Hunting by Ken Liu
An overall very good collection of fairy tale, with each author adding his or her own unique twist to some well-known and some not very known tales. Read on for a more detailed review of each story.
Rating: 4 Stars ★★★★☆
Warrior Women is an anthology edited by Paula Guran that puts women front and center. There are many ways to be a warrior and many ways to tell the story of one. This anthology collects a variety of stories, arranged around five different themes: Swords (&Spears&Arrows&Axes) & Sorcery, Just Yesterday & Perhaps Just Beyond Tomorrow, Somewhere Between Myth & Possibility, Space Aria and Will No War End All War?