Christina Henry

Into the Forest: Tales of the Baba Yaga -- Christina Henry, Paperback

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A collection of new and exclusive short stories inspired by the Baba Yaga. Featuring Gwendolyn Kiste, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Mercedes M. Yardley, Monique Snyman, Donna Lynch, Lisa Quigley, and R. J. Joseph, with an introduction by Christina Henry.

Deep in the dark forest, in a cottage that spins on birds' legs behind a fence topped with human skulls, lives the Baba Yaga. A guardian of the water of life, she lives with her sisters and takes to the skies in a giant mortar and pestle, creating tempests as she goes. Those who come across the Baba Baga may find help, or hinderance, or horror. She is wild, she is woman, she is witch-- and these are her tales.

Edited by Lindy Ryan, this collection brings together some of today's leading voices of women-in-horror as they pay tribute to the Baba Yaga, and go Into the Forest.

Perfect for horror fans who can't get enough of folklore and fairy-tale retellings that veer in unexpected directions. -- Booklist Starred Review

Fans of folklore retellings will find plenty to enjoy. -- Publishers Weekly

The stories in Into the Forest collect the guts and bones of some of the world's oldest witch tales and refashion them into something new, beautiful, and gruesome. -- Foreword Reviews

A powerful literary reflection... Outstanding in its diversity and interpretations, Into the Forest is very highly recommended not just for horror collections, but for libraries strong in women's literature, as well as for reader's book groups who would study the legend and realities of the Baba Yaga folktale as it journeys into the heart and soul of women's experiences and psychology. -- Midwest Book Review

Author: Christina Henry
Publisher: Black Spot Books
Published: 11/08/2022
Pages: 300
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.77lbs
Size: 8.04h x 5.27w x 0.65d
ISBN: 9781645481232

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 08/01/2022
Library Journal 09/01/2022 pg. 132
Booklist 09/15/2022 pg. 28
Foreword 10/27/2022

Product Tags:

Anthologies (multiple authors), Black Spot Books, Christina Henry, Collections & Anthologies, Fantasy, Fiction, Fiction - General, Horror fiction, Paperback

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