An interesting short story collection; all well told and interesting without requiring buy-in from previous works. There’s a lot of twisted fairy tales, but a number of other great story styles too.
The Traveler and the Tale
Snow in Summer
Speaking to the Wind
The Thirteenth Fey
Journey into the Dark
The Sleep of Trees
The Uncorking of Uncle Finn
The Gift of the Magicians
The Singer and the Song
Belle Bloody Merciless Dame
Words of Power
Under The Hill
Creationism: An Illustrated Lecture
Dick W. and His Pussy – A brief, fun farce
Become a Warrior – An interesting tale about being left behind when war comes… and making your own terms for dealing with it.
Memoirs of a Bottle Djinn – A fun little story about giving wishes back and commitment
A Ghost of an Affair – An odd time travelish story, with great place feel
Sister Emily’s Lightship – An interesting episode from a quiet life, very influenced by the author’s location and exposure to Emily Dickinson.