The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm by Katherine Vaz, Steve Berman, Nan Fry, Gregory Frost, Ellen Datlow, Holly Black, Delia Sherman, Ellen Steiber, Gregory Maguire, Patricia A. McKillip, Charles de Lint, Bill Congreve, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Tanith Lee, Bruce Glassco, Kelly Link, A.M. Dellamonica, Hiromi Goto, Neil Gaiman, Terri Windling, Jeffrey Ford, Emma Bull

544 pages first pub 2004 (editions)

fiction fantasy short stories young adult adventurous mysterious slow-paced


Faeries, or creatures like them, can be found in almost every culture the world over--benevolent and terrifying, charming and exasperating, shifting shape from country to country, story to story, and moment to moment. In The Faery Reel, acclaimed ...

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adventurous 80%
emotional 60%
mysterious 60%
lighthearted 40%
reflective 40%
dark 20%
funny 20%
inspiring 20%
relaxing 20%


medium 60%
slow 20%
fast 20%

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Diverse cast of characters?

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