Unabridged Chick

I'm Audra, a 30-something married lesbian. I love interesting heroines, gorgeous prose, place as character, and the occasional werewolf.
Apex Magazine Issue 20 - Catherynne M. Valente,  Seanan McGuire,  Douglas F. Warrick,  Mary Robinette Kowal,  Preston Grassman,  Mike Allen I loved two of the three stories in this volume. "The Tolling of Pavlov's Bells" by Seanan McGuire was straight up awesome -- classic scifi thriller. If you enjoy this story, you'll be pleased to learn that Seanan McGuire also writes as Mira Grant and her book Feed seems to take on some of the issues featured in this short story.Mary Robinette Kowal is a new favorite author of mine; I haven't met a story of hers I haven't adored. "Tomorrow and Tomorrow" is very insidious -- the horror sneaks up on you all of a sudden. I'm a wimp when it comes to truly gruesome things but Kowal's writing is creepy enough to give me goosebumps but not gross enough to make me want to heave.