The Modern Fae's Guide to Surviving Humanity

We've all read stories about the fae throughout history but how do these magical creatures make their way through today's world of technology? This collection of short stories showcase a new twist on these supernatural creatures, penned by some of fantasy's best writers. "How Much Salt" shows a selkie seeking out a new home and family while protecting his seal skin. "The Slaughtered Lamb" has a crossdressing werewolf facing a past that had thrown him away. "Hooked" has a fairy utilizing man's obsession with Tinkerbell for her dark purposes, while "Fixed" may have you reconsidering the decision to spay or neuter your animals. These stories ranged from darkly funny to downright creepy, making this book a must read for fan's of fae literature.

Book Blurb for The Modern Fae's Guide to Surviving Humanity

What if the fae were still here, living among us? Perhaps living in secret, doing their best to pass for human? Or perhaps their existence is acknowledged, but they're still struggling to fit in. How have they survived? Are they outcasts clinging to the edges of society, or do their powers ensure success in the mortal realm? Here are fourteen fabulous tales-ranging from humor to dark fantasy-that explore how the creatures of fae are fitting into the modern world.

Night Owl Reviews Apr, 2012 3.50