Ghost story about a ghost story. Meta ghost?

Uncanny Magazine Issue 25: November/December 2018Uncanny Magazine Issue 25: November/December 2018 by Lynne M. Thomas
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Review for “The Thing About Ghost Stories“ by Naomi Kritzer, 22 pages, ★★½☆☆

“The most interesting thing about ghost stories is that almost everyone has one.“

A story about a woman collecting ghost stories. Meh. A bit rambling, not quite boring but nothing interesting for me. Her mother‘s Alzheimers and her changing relationship with her was the only redeeming feature, but it was too little to matter.

Can be read for free here: https://uncannymagazine.com/article/t…

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Review for “The Rose MacGregor Drinking and Admiration Society,” by T. Kingfisher, 1.885 words, 4 pages, ★★★½☆

“There was a land of elven halls and hollows, … there was a campfire, and around it sat a half-dozen men, and a great bull selkie, and a horse the color of night..“

Normally humans fall for the fey and pine after them…

It was ok. Not sure what makes it so special that it gets nominated for a Hugo award.

Can be read for free here: https://uncannymagazine.com/article/t…

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Good riddance for some…

Uncanny Magazine Issue 23: July/August 2018Uncanny Magazine Issue 23: July/August 2018 by Lynne M. Thomas
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Review for “The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat“ by Brooke Bolander

Entertaining take on fairytales, with unusual protagonists.

“Once upon a time, long, long, long, long, long, long, ago, there were three raptor sisters, hatched beneath a lucky star. They lived in a wood together, they stole sheep and cattle together, and all in all, there was no tighter-knit hunting pride of matriarchal dromaeosauridae between the mountains and the sea.“

Nothing too surprising, an easy read. Enjoyable.

Can be read for free here: https://uncannymagazine.com/article/t…

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Pining and appreciation…

Uncanny Magazine Issue 25: November/December 2018Uncanny Magazine Issue 25: November/December 2018 by Lynne M. Thomas
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Review for “The Rose MacGregor Drinking and Admiration Society,” by T. Kingfisher, 1.885 words, 4 pages, ★★★½☆

“There was a land of elven halls and hollows, … there was a campfire, and around it sat a half-dozen men, and a great bull selkie, and a horse the color of night..“

Normally humans fall for the fey and pine after them…

It was ok. Not sure what makes it so special that it gets nominated for a Hugo award.

Can be read for free here: https://uncannymagazine.com/article/t…

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Parallels

Uncanny Magazine Issue 21: March/April 2018Uncanny Magazine Issue 21: March/April 2018 by Lynne M. Thomas
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Review for: And Yet by A. T. Greenblatt, 4.620 words, ~10 pages, ★★★¾☆

A Haunted House. Or rather a house with doors leading to parallel universes. Lovely ending, but generally not my kind of thing.

2018 Nebula Award Finalists / Short Story

Can be read for free here: https://uncannymagazine.com/article/a…
Author‘s website: https://atgreenblatt.com

Persistent gods

Uncanny Magazine Issue 2: January/February 2015Uncanny Magazine Issue 2: January/February 2015 by Lynne M. Thomas
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

„Nalendar“ by Ann Leckie

“Umri searched her memory for advise on being rid of a persistent god.“

Those pesky gods, not keeping their promises and dragging people into their business. Umri has enough problems (one, specifically) on her own…

What a fun read! If I wasn‘t a big fan of Ann Leckie already, this might have done it.

Can be found here at Uncanny Magazine:
https://uncannymagazine.com/article/n…

And the interview going with it:
http://uncannymagazine.com/article/in…

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Transform yourself!

Small Changes Over Long Periods of TimeSmall Changes Over Long Periods of Time by K.M. Szpara
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

“I am trying to piss against a wall when the vampire bites me.
As first sentences go, this is a pretty good one!

Not bad. An alternative world, where vampires are a known part of society, combined with a trans characters. Unusual, thought provoking, slightly sexy. I am curious to know, what those small changes could turn out to be. I have ideas, obviously.

Hugo Awards 2018 Novelette Nominee

Story can be found here: https://uncannymagazine.com/article/s…

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