Posts made in October, 2009

Book Review: Shadows of the Emerald City, edited by J.W. Schnarr

Posted by on Oct 14, 2009 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

By Jennifer Brozek Sometimes it is not enough to return to childhood favorites and simply enjoy them. Sometimes, those of us with just the right twist to our brains like to return to old stories and reread them in a new light… an emerald light… tainted by something wholly evil and corrupt. This is exactly what J.W. Schnarr did as the editor of the Shadows of the Emerald City anthology from Northern Frights Publishing. Shadows of the Emerald City showcases nineteen stories set in the fabled land of Oz. However, this is not the Oz your grandmother grew up with—or you for that matter. Seen through the refracted lens of a broken emerald, this Oz is not a land of Technicolor...

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