Classics told in a way like never before, Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales is an upcoming compilation of dazzling retellings from the mind of Soman Chainani, intent on appealing to a modern audience. Within its pages are tales of blood and roses, bone-chilling howls in the night, the ugliness of arrogant beauty, the beauty of ugly truths, the magic of love, and more. While some are definitely more impactful than others, each and every yarn is told in such flowing, captivating prose, drawing readers into a realm of nostalgic allure. Structurally repetitive in nature, each is reminiscent of a beloved bedtime story, but oh so very different – charming witches, appalling beauties, the unbreakable bonds of found family, the possibilities found in impossibility, the list goes on and on.
Hey there, everyone! Today I’m taking part in the Helpless: A Short Story Collection Cover Reveal Blitz presented by Storytellers On Tour, and I’m so very exited to be able to help in sharing the cover for Tiffany Christina Lewis’ upcoming multi-genre collection, Helpless: A Short Story Collection! Keep scrolling to see the cover in all its glory and learn more about the book.
Would you be willing to pay the price for forbidden knowledge? The Price is author Lily Hammer’s riveting Dark Fantasy short set in her The One-Horned Heretic universe, and one that had me hooked from the first page. A concise, self-contained tale of the dangers of unearthing what’s meant to remain hidden, this story packs a surprisingly strong punch. Readers are dropped into a world in motion, but there’s plenty of time to get your feet firmly planted on the ground before the race for answers truly begins. Since this book clocks in at 27 pages, I’ll keep my review short and sweet, because this is one that’s better experienced than analyzed. I urge you to give it the attention it deserves.
Today I’m both excited and honored to share with you all the PENULTIMATE entry in The Ordshaw Vignettes by author Phil Williams! Twelve stories, twelve blogs – let’s do this!