Saturday, 24 March 2012

Recent Releases: Witches

Recently released from Prime Books is the fab looking Witches: Wicked, Wild & Wonderful edited by Paula Guran.

The blurb:

"Surrounded by the aura of magic, witches have captured our imaginations for millennia and fascinate us now more than ever.

"No longer confined to the image of a hexing old crone, witches can be kindly healers and protectors, tough modern urban heroines, holders of forbidden knowledge, sweetly domestic spellcasters, darkly domineering, sexy enchantresses, ancient sorceresses, modern Wiccans, empowered or persecuted, possessors of supernatural abilities that can be used for good or evil—or perhaps only perceived as such.

"Welcome to the world of witchery in many guises: wicked, wild, and wonderful. Includes two original, never-published stories.

With stories from: Elizabeth Bear, Lean Bobet, Neil Gaiman, Theodora Goss, Nancy Holder, Ellen Klages, Mercedes Lackey, Ursula K. Le Guin, Margo Lanagan, Tanith Lee, Madeleine L’Engle, Kelly Link, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Andre Norton, Richard Parks, T.A. Pratt, Linda Robertson, Delia Sherman, Cory Skerry, Cynthia Ward, Don Webb, Leslie What & Jane Yolen.

Definitely one to go on the read pile so watch out for the review!

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