Two and Twenty Dark Tales: Dark Retellings of Mother Goose Rhymes
Edited by Georgia McBride and Michelle Zink
October 16, 2012: Month9Books
"In this anthology, 20 authors explore the dark and hidden meanings behind some of the most beloved Mother Goose nursery rhymes through short story retellings. The dark twists on classic tales range from exploring whether Jack truly fell or if Jill pushed him instead to why Humpty Dumpty, fragile and alone, sat atop so high of a wall. The authors include Nina Berry, Sarwat Chadda, Leigh Fallon, Gretchen McNeil, and Suzanne Young."
I love reading anthologies, especially when I just want to read bits like when I'm traveling or waiting. At the same time, I get to read something from new authors, or authors I haven't read any works before. This one is no different. And it deals with retellings of nursery rhymes! I haven't read any stories along that line so this will be exciting. ;)