Published by Sweet Biscuit Publishing LLC on March 2014
Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult
Source: Xpresso Book Tours
What a great anthology! It’s such a great way to meet and hopefully fall in love with new authors.
For the most part this anthology lives up to its name. These are all myths and legends that are being told in an updated and more modern way. Immediately I was able to recognize some of the themes, like figuring out that a girl was a mermaid for instance, so these are not really meant to keep you guessing. They are meant for leisurely, enjoyable reading with a twist. What is really interesting is all the diverse cultures that are represented in just a few stories!
The only downside to some of these is the fact that they are short stories so it was sometimes hard for me to get a real feel for the characters. I am definitely an emotional reader and if those emotions are not touched upon then it effects my enjoyment of the reads. Over all the stories were all quite interesting and I loved that they were so different.
As a whole, I really enjoyed myself. If I had to pick a favorite I would be in between The Maker (creepy yay!) or The Barricades. I think I also liked the Barricades because I know more about the myths of the fae and it was a bit easier to get into.
In short: Enjoyable for a paranormal lover like myself! I even learned a little about some other culture’s legends!