Beginnings and Endings

Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings: these are the stuff fairy tale, myth, folklore that have drawn us in for centuries. Fifteen bestselling acclaimed authors reimagine mythology East South Asia short stories by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, passionate. Compiled We Need Diverse Books’s Ellen Oh Elsie Chapman, included this exquisite collection are: Renée Ahdieh, Sona Charaipotra, Preeti Chhibber, Roshani Chokshi, Aliette de Bodard, Melissa la Cruz, Julie Kagawa, Rahul Kanakia, Lori M. Lee, E. C. Myers, Cindy Pon, Aisha Saeed, Shveta Thakrar, Alyssa Wong. A mountain loses her heart. Two sisters transform into birds to escape captivity. young man learns true meaning sacrifice. woman takes up mother’s mantle leads dead their final resting place. From fantasy science fiction contemporary, from romance tales revenge, will beguile readers start finish. For fans Neil Gaiman’s Unnatural Creatures Ameriie’s New York Times–bestselling Because You Love Hate Me.