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Thirty six authors and artists create this anthology of chilling stories
dark poetry and wonderfully unsettling illustrations Some of the works were poetry and wonderfully unsettling illustrations Some of the works were some were haunting and a ew in true airytale ashion had a happily ever after With a mixture of new tales and new takes on old classics this book provides a resh perspective on stories we all know and love and several uniue stories that have their place alongside their timeless counterpartsNot a single work in this compilation disappointed me but there were of course some stand outs Among my avourites were legends of a night girl a cat girl an ex cou A antastic book that I m proud to be a part of The mix of stories is brilliant and the presentation itself I have the hardback is superb Great stories to inspire and confuse I am a girl that loves Cherry Bomb fairy tales always have So when ariend won this one in a Goodreads giveaway I knew I was going to have to borrow it In this anthology we get retellings of old Leading the Way familiarairy tales along with some completely new to me at least stories and poems many with a dark twist The end result is a satisfying sometimes chilling read that would make the Grimm brothers happyThere were one or two stories that didn t uite work or me but overall this was solid Some standouts or me include the anthology prizewinner The Ex Court Painter Goya and the Princess Gourmaundeth a dark poem about the real life German cannibal du bist was du isst Fish a The Single Girl's Guide to Marrying a Man, His Kids, and His Ex-Wife: Becoming a Stepmother with Humor and Grace fish out of water story as it were Catspaw a tale with multiple endings and Persuasion and The Wolfman s New Gig twisted retellings ofamiliar When Red Cried Wolf favorites The artwork on the cover and throughout is beautiful as well As a side note the paper that was used to make the dust jacket isantastic oddly velvety I wish all my hardbacks used itAll in all this was a great read and a real treat I am so thankful or Goodreads First Reads or allowing me to get this book I have not yet had a chance to read it but once I do I will be sure to update this review ok This was a The World in the Curl: An Unconventional History of Surfing fine collection ofairy tales Song of the Forest fables andolklore were sure to update review ok This was a ine collection of airy tales A Constellation of Vital Phenomena fables andolklore Some were told tales that will be readily amiliar to you but that veer off into unexpected twists and turns others have of a contemporary bent Full of bright magic Two hundred years ago Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm better known as The Brothers Grimm published their collection to ensure that the various German ables tales and Sextasy: Master the Timeless Techniques of Tantra, Tao, and the Kama Sutra to Take Lovemaking to New Heights folklore of their age and before would not die out Modern Grimmoire Contemporary Fairy Tales Fables Folklore is a literary anthology in the Grimm persuasionAwaiting you inside are the collected works of thirty six emerging authors and artistsrom around the world including prize recipients Michael Harris Cohen and Mandy Altimus Pond along with Mona.
Michael Harris Cohen ↠ 0 downloadIve and confidential job Still Life with Chickens for the King The painter is shuffled down to the basement and is locked in a room to do his work I will not spoil what the painting is of or how the story progresses but this author did an excellent job of telling an intriguing and complete story in short order Night People in Summer was anotheravorite that employed a sense of ghost telling and magical realism The author took the ordinary daily life and added not only magic and supernatural intrigue but also a light element of danger The Music Box where the author took the modern of danger The Music Box where the author took the modern very relatable problem of dating and added a magical twist that was Still Life with Chickens: Starting Over in a House by the Sea fun and whimsical The Wolfman s New Gig which was cute and dark at the same time The author did a great job of keeping the reader just confused enough and intrigued enough to keep turning the page The twists are well set up and completely surprising and believable of the charactersBring It Bernadette which I loved At just over a page this story packed a lot of punch and a lot of twisted psyche inThe Library which was another good ambiant creepy story with lots of uestionsew answers Although the tale is left incomplete it is done so at the time and in the right way so as to leave the reader still thinking about the story but satisfied It was confusing and weird and just perfectly intriguingWIth regard to the pictures they were Paradox Bound fine lending some ambiance to the stories Myavorite by a lot was They Say Once the Trees Begin to Tremble It Is Too Late by Steven Ehret on page 180With regard to the poems they were also ine lending some ambiance to the stories They were little views into the life of a Grimm character or a brief explanation or a slight twist on perspective I will add that I particularly liked the snark in Colleen Michaels The Pea Defends His Position I will also add that the Four Grimm Tales Revisited by Erin Virgil was a well done interesting twist on the our tales Enough said in these our little mini poems to #twist the original stories completely around I received this book through #the original stories completely around I received this book through s First Reads I honestly enjoyed all these assortments of story paying homage to the traditional Brothers Grimm Stories If you like airy tales this is a must read or you. Arah WilsonThrough short iction poetry and artwork you will meet a talking cat girl and a girl that talks to cats; librarians like you've never imagined and royalty like you always have; an ex court painter an all too persuasive rog and an out of work wolfmanSome twist and twine their happily ever after predecessors in inventive ways; others craft entirely new magical aces and places All collected the anthology is ripe with sticky sweet revenge altogether timely ates and all conuering and conuesting lo.
way into the bed a careless princess a husband who always gets the secrets mixed up with the truth a library with terrifying goings on and people who live in the walls much maligned pea gets his chance to defend position and throw new light on who the injured party really was in the original story For your urther consideration there are singing trees scarves knitted rom caterpillars dreams whistling spiders a talking ish and a girl whose long hair has a most definite mind of its ownThe book itself has an old Mexican Hooker fashioned look to the pages which is charming There are aew illustrations included that are well worth a look This was loaned to me by a Goodreads buddy who won it in a giveaway thank you review it in a giveaway thank you Review on ARCI love Grimm and I was very excited to win a copy of Modern Grimmoire through an early reviewer program But I was not really sure what to expect would these be new takes on old stories new stories It was a combination A very dark very angry combination of as the subtitle states The League for the Suppression of Celery fairy talesables and olkloreOverall I was very happy with the anthology It was a uick read and each story very comfortably stands on its own I would recommend to anyone who has a penchant or all things Grimm Suspicion at Seven: A Lois Meade Mystery for people who are interested in darkairy tales olklore and ables and The Day Fidel Died for those with a stomachor the well grim In other words if the title is appealing to you go ahead and pick it up The book does the title and the cover justiceThe anthology is comprised of mostly stories a ew poems and a handful of pictures The stories were the heart and the ocus of the book and I separately review though I do not summarize short stories each on my blog at were a ew standout stories that in and of themselves would make this book worth picking up and reading The stories that were not as great in my opinion did not particularly detract rom the whole and overall the anthology was particularly well written edited and composedThe Gulp!: The Seven-Day Crash Course to Master Fear and Break Through Any Challenge few standout storiesThe Ex Court Painter Goya and the Princess which tells the story of an ex royal painter who is called into Court to do a particularly sensit. Awad Catee Baugh Tim Belden Danielle Bellone Amanda Block Angela Buck Simon P Clark Paul Crenshaw Kimberly Duede Steven Ehret Danielle Fontaine J M R Harrison Joyce Winters Henderson John Kiste David Kolinski Schultz Maude Larke Clayton Lister Carlos F Mason Wehby Colleen Michaels Erin T Mulligan Jason Daniel Myers Joann Oh Elodie Olson Coons Julia Patt Ariana uinonez Tay Sanchez Sarah Elizabeth Schantz Alex Stein Michael Wasteneys Stephens Cheryl Stiles Samuel Valentino Erin Virgil Jennifer Whitaker andHis Way Into The Bed