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Table of Contents: MAGIC CITY: RECENT SPELLS Edited by Paula Guran

Prime Books has posted the table of contents for the upcoming anthology Magic City: Recent Spells edited by Paula Guran:

Here’s the book description:

Bright lights, big city… magic spells, witchcraft, wizardry, fairies, devilry, and more. Urban living, at least in fantasy fiction, is full of both magical wonder and dark enchantment. Street kids may have supernatural beings to protect them or have such powers themselves. Brujeria may be part of your way of life. Crimes can be caused (and solved) with occult arts and even a losing sports team’s “curse” can be lifted with wizardry. And be careful of what cab you call – it might take you on a journey beyond belief! Some of the best stories of urban enchantment from the last few years is gathered in one volume full of hex appeal and arcane arts.

Here’s the alphabetical table of contents and a larger cover…

  1. “Paranormal Romance” by Christopher Barzak
  2. “The Slaughtered Lamb” by Elizabeth Bear
  3. “The Land of Heart’s Desire” by Holly Black
  4. “Seeing Eye” by Patricia Briggs
  5. “De la Tierra” by Emma Bull
  6. “Curses” by Jim Butcher
  7. “Dog Boys” by Charles de Lint
  8. “Snake Charmer” by Amanda Downum
  9. “Street Wizard” by Simon R. Green
  10. “-30-” by Caitlín R. Kiernan
  11. “Stone Man” by Nancy Kress
  12. “Pearlywhite” Mark Laidlaw & John Shirley
  13. “In the Stacks” by Scott Lynch
  14. “Spellcaster 2.0” by Jonathan Maberry
  15. “Kabu Kabu” by Nnedi Okorafor
  16. “Stray Magic” by Diana Peterfreund
  17. “The Woman Who Walked with Dogs” by Mary Rosenblum”
  18. “Wallamelon” by Nisi Shawl
  19. “Grand Central Park” by Delia Sherman
  20. “Words” by Angela Slatter
  21. “Alchemy” by Lucy Sussex
  22. “A Voice Like a Hole” by Catherynne M. Valente
  23. “The Arcane Art of Misdirection” by Carrie Vaughn
  24. “Thief of Precious Things” by A.C. Wise

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Prime Books (May 7, 2014)
  • ISBN-10: 1607014270
  • ISBN-13: 978-1607014270
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