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“The Princess and the Frog” by Barbara Davies from Myth and Magic: Queer Fairy Tales from Bold Strokes Books, 2014. Edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman. I was on the edge of my seat through most of this tale. I fell hard for the adorable pairing of Princess Margery...

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“The Red Shoes” by Alex Stitt from Myth and Magic: Queer Fairy Tales from Bold Strokes Books, 2014. Edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman. It’s 1936 in the South. The nation is still caught in the grip of the Great Depression, but the mayor’s daughter is of marrying...

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“Sneewitchen (Snow White)” by E. J. Gahagan from Myth and Magic: Queer Fairy Tales from Bold Strokes Books, 2014. Edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman. I liked this story, although it veered away from the source material very early on and never met back up with it....

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“Final Escape” by Stacia Seaman from Myth and Magic: Queer Fairy Tales from Bold Strokes Books, 2014. Edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman. Undoubtedly someone is going to have a problem with this story because it’s “dark”. I am not one of them. I was the person who...

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“Goldie and the Three Bears” by Sasha Payne from Myth and Magic: Queer Fairy Tales, Bold Strokes Books, 2014. Edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman. The first time I read this too much of my attention was spent deciphering its noir flair, and I was also thrown by the...