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Review: “Nightmares”, Ed. Ellen Datlow

Pros: Some fantastic stories Cons: Some not-so-fantastic stories Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Editor Ellen Datlow’s collection Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror contains more than 20 horror stories of a wide variety. As usual with an anthology, some

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Review: “The Monstrous”, ed. Ellen Datlow

Pros: Excellent tales of monsters of all kinds Cons: Some still confuse me Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review ebook provided free by publisher for this review. I rarely rate anthologies above a three–maybe a four at most. The thing

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Review: “Black Swan, White Raven,” ed. Datlow and Windling

Pros: Lovely fairy tales for adults Cons: As with nearly all anthologies, quality and tone waver Rating: 4 out of 5 Review e-book provided by Open Road Integrated Media Expected release date: September 30, 2014   The concept behind Black

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Review: “The Cutting Room,” ed. by Ellen Datlow

Pros: Cerebral horror for film buffs Cons: I couldn’t connect emotionally with many of the stories Rating: 3 out of 5 Advance copy provided free by Tachyon Publications via NetGalley. Expected publication date: 10/14/2014.   The Cutting Room: Dark Reflections

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"Silver Birch, Blood Moon," ed. Datlow and Windling

This is one of my favorite anthologies to date, and its exploration of fairy-tales is nothing short of beautiful.

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