“Redder Than Blood” by Tanith Lee

Redder Than Blood is an anthology of short stories by Tanith Lee. The stories in the collection are interpretations and variations of familiar fairy tales. They have a grimdark tone that’s reminiscent of the originals, but they take some of the subtext and make it the actual text. These stories have the dark and sensual atmosphereRead more

“Summer and Bird” by Katherine Catmull

Summer and Bird by Katherine Catmull is the story of two little girls who discover the magic in their world.  Their mother is secretly the queen of the birds, and their father is an ornithologist.  Before they were born, the mother’s swan form was locked away, and she has been living as a human everRead more