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The Amazing Mr. Morality

by Aimee Jodoin

Writing is both no nonsense and successfully secretive when it comes to twists and turns. Jacob M. Appel’s seventh short-story collection, "The Amazing Mr. Morality", is filled with wit and intriguing characters. It explores the perils... Read More

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Make Way for Her

by Meg Nola

Katie Cortese’s Make Way for Her and Other Stories offers enticing glimpses of curiously compact, womencentric fictional universes, generally focused on girls, teenagers, women, and the men who affect—but not necessarily... Read More

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A Good Day for Seppuku

by Meg Nola

In Kate Braverman’s "A Good Day for Seppuku", there are few joyous moments or emotional breakthroughs. Characters keep to themselves, drift apart, or abandon each other, and though they may reunite, their meetings are generally... Read More

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Ambiguity Machines

by Danny Gardner

The best science fiction requires a protagonist who normalizes the fantastic to tell their story. Vandana Singh’s Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories achieves this and more, with a bold collection of stories about fate, worth, and... Read More

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Pearls on a Branch

by Meg Nola

Pearls on a Branch: Tales from the Arab World Told by Women is a collection of thirty stories curated by Najla Khoury, who spent years compiling, polishing, and editing these primarily oral works. Retold from generation to generation,... Read More

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