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Reviewed in the United States 🇺🇸 on July 31, 2022
This anthology is perfect for a mood reader like me. Hidden between these pages are stories filled with action, adventure, humor, mythical creatures, and deep, thought provoking experiences. And the best part is, it contains beautiful illustrations.
Gems of Fae and Foolery by Alice Ivinya has one of the best last lines I've read in a long time, and I will probably still giggle whenever I think about it in the future.
The Lucky Tortoise by Ben Lang filled me with nostalgia. It reminded me of the way my grandmother used to tell her stories filled with wise animals and valuable lifelessons.
Feather Green by Jennifer Kropf had me on the edge of my seat the entire time and I cannot wait to see where the story of Estheryn and King Xerxes will lead.
Apple and the Dead Forest by Xander Cross was beautifully descriptive and combined adventure, mythical creatures and the deeper meaning of life perfectly.
To Snare a Prince by Sky Sommers had me cackling like a witch quite a few times. In my defense, it does contain a talking raccoon, a magical hut, animals with all kinds of ailments, and a six headed dragon with indigestion. Fans of the Magic Mirrors Series by this author won't want to miss this one. Greta finds her prince charming, even though he breathes fire, eats things he shouldn't and didn't give her much of a choice in the matter.
In Blood of the Unicorn by NDT Casale a wish turns out to be dangerous, placing a kingdom in danger and forcing the princess to fight for everything she holds dear. Lucky for her, love proves to be even more powerful than the darkest magic.
Dimension of the Sasquatch by Donna White gave me Lara Croft vibes, hopping from one dimension to the next to go on fantastic adventures accompanied by an adorable little girl Bigfoot, who learned sign language to bridge the communication barrier.
The Fern Flower by Elena Shelest is one of those stories that stays with you long after you've read it. This story evoked such powerful emotions from me that it is hard to describe. All I can say is that you should read it yourself to appreciate the extraordinary talent this author pocesses to make you truly feel.
Astrid V. J. always manages to weave magical stories filled with valuable lifelessons. Willow Daughter is no exception, and I enjoyed this story immensely.
One Fair Eve by Lindsey Hall is the perfect example of 'you should be careful what you wish for', especially if it drives you to make bargains with the Fae.
Ten fantastic stories, ten talented authors, and one noble cause - saving our beautiful Rainforests.