Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices by Jenn Northington, Swapna Krishna

Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices

Jenn Northington, Swapna Krishna with Preeti Chhibber (Contributor), Alexander Chee (Contributor), Ken Liu (Contributor), Sarah MacLean (Contributor), Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Contributor), Jessica Plummer (Contributor), Anthony Rapp (Contributor), Waubgeshig Rice (Contributor), Alex Segura (Contributor), Nisi Shawl (Contributor), S. Zainab Williams (Contributor), Roshani Chokshi (Contributor), Sive Doyle (Contributor), Maria Dahvana Headley (Contributor), Ausma Zehanat Khan (Contributor), Daniel M. Lavery (Contributor)

Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices

Jenn Northington, Swapna Krishna with Preeti Chhibber (Contributor), Alexander Chee (Contributor), Ken Liu (Contributor), Sarah MacLean (Contributor), Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Contributor), Jessica Plummer (Contributor), Anthony Rapp (Contributor), Waubgeshig Rice (Contributor), Alex Segura (Contributor), Nisi Shawl (Contributor), S. Zainab Williams (Contributor), Roshani Chokshi (Contributor), Sive Doyle (Contributor), Maria Dahvana Headley (Contributor), Ausma Zehanat Khan (Contributor), Daniel M. Lavery (Contributor)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ short stories adventurous challenging emotional medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2021

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From the vast lore surrounding King Arthur, Camelot, and the Knights of the Round Table, comes an anthology of gender-bent, race-bent, LGBTQIA+ inclusive retellings. Here you’ll find the Lady of the Lake reimagined as an albino Ugandan sorceres...
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Summary of 139 reviews

Moods

adventurous 90%
emotional 45%
mysterious 39%
reflective 29%
funny 23%
hopeful 23%
challenging 21%
dark 21%
lighthearted 21%
inspiring 19%
sad 13%
relaxing 7%
tense 7%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 18%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Character: 23% | N/A: 7% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 39% | N/A: 29% | Yes: 26% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 36% | N/A: 21%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 16% | No: 4%

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3.74

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