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Warrior Women From fantastic legends and science fictional futures come compelling tales of powerful women—or those who discover strength they did not know they possessed—who fight because they must for what they believe in for those they love to simply survive or who glory in battle itself Fierce or fearful they are courageous and honorable—occasionally unscrupulous and tainted—but all warriors worthy of the nameCONTENTSwords SorceryNorthern Chess by Tanith LeeAnukazi's Daughter by Mary GentleBecome a Warrior by Jane YollenThe Sea Troll's Daughter by Caitlin R KiernanJoenna's Axe by Elaine IsaakLove Among the Talus by Elizabeth BearSoul Case by Nalo HopkinsonJust YesterdayThe Girls from Avenger by Carrie VaughnIn the Loop by Ken LiuDying with her Cheer Pants On by Seanan McGuirePrayer by Robert ReedSomewhere between Myth Possibility England Under the White Witch by Theodora GossThe Lonely Songs of Laren Dorr by George RR MartinThe Knight of Chains the Deuce of Stars by Yoon Ha LeeSpace AriaBoy Twelve by Jessica ReismanThe Application of Hope by Kristine RuschNot That Kind of War by Tanya HuffNaratha's Shadow by Sharon Lee Steve MillerWill No War End All WarEaters by Nancy KressAnd Wash Out by Tides of Ware by An OwomoyelaHand to Hand by Elizabeth MoonThey Tell Me There Will be No Pain by Rachael AcksWonder Maul Doll by Kameron HurleyThe Days of the War as Red as Blood as Dark as Bile by Aliette de Bodard


About the Author: Paula Guran

Paula Guran is senior editor for Prime Books She edited the Juno fantasy imprint from its small press inception through its incarnation as an imprint of Pocket Books She is also senior editor of Prime's soon to launch digital imprint Masue Books Guran edits the annual Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror series as well as a growing number of other anthologies In an earlier life she produced we



10 thoughts on “Warrior Women

  1. says:

    These were very good short stories about strong women in difficult situations Very well written by first class authors from many genres Some stories are from established universes and others are standalone tales The only real disappointment is that almost all of the stories were sad with the endings being just a littl


  2. says:

    This review is based only on the following storiesThe Girls from Avenger by Carrie Vaughn This one made me sad mostly because a man's ego caused great harm I was glad that Em found out what happened just wish the guy was punishedDying with her Cheer Pants On by Seanan McGuire This author does horror in a way to make it seem


  3. says:

    So I only really liked about three stories in the entire anthology The very first one I read Northern Chess by Paula Guran I loved the ending I can't help but chuckle view spoiler even if it's a total trope now that a woman can succeed where a man can't due to the wording of a curse Or you know having someone actually named Nobody


  4. says:

    An anthology of various genres fantasy sci fi space opera etc showcasing females in combat; many reviewers have commented on how sad most of these stories are; these stories chronicle the personal repercussions of war on the individual both physical and spiritual Even the most memorable one based in WW2 The Girls From Avenger ends in a py


  5. says:

    A lot of hits a couple misses and a few I wish I had liked but a well curated anthology nonetheless


  6. says:

    Overall ImpressionA mixed bag as anthologies so often are I much preferred the later sections to the beginning; I wonder if I just don't much like sword and sorcery?I will say that I found the collection to be a little scattered a little unfocused I think it was trying to do too many things at once It also had an overall grim tone Still it was worth a


  7. says:

    This felt like an older anthology but I recognized a lot of the authors in it and I was excited to see a sci fi anthology centered on war but starring women The book is divided into five sections; Swords Spears Arrows Axes and Sorcery focuses on the standard fantasy warriors knights and mages and the like in fantasy worlds The next section Just Yesterday Pe


  8. says:

    uick notes on individual stories as I read themNorthern Chess by Tanith Lee this is well written of course being from Tanith Lee but the plot turns on a fairly hoary line dating back to Macbeth Still a scenic ride'Anukazi's Daughter by Mary GentleBecome a Warrior by Jane YolenThe Sea Troll's Daughter by Caitlin R Kiernan I kinda get a Conan vibe from this one too I'


  9. says:

    Find my full review of all the short stories in this collection on my blogWarrior Women is an anthology edited by Paula Guran that puts women front and center There are many ways to be a warrior and many ways to tell the story of one This anthology collects a variety of stories arranged around five different themes Swords SpearsArrowsAxes Sorcery Just Yesterday Perhaps Ju


  10. says:

    This book was terrible It's an anthology but I couldn't get through it even so The preface was extensive and basically stated in a very long winded way that the editor personally picked out stories that exemplified strong women Sounds goodStory one Lame Seemed well written with a kick butt warrior woman taking on a necromancer's castle when an entire cadre of male knights had fai


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