Teen & YA

Jack leaned down into the cab. “Are you okay?”  “Fine,” Anna said, as though saying it could make it true. “Are you ready?”  She wrapped both arms around the man and lifted. He felt lighter than he should have, much…Read more

SF & Fantasy

Grave Importance
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Grave Importance

Vivian Shaw

It had been Ruthven who’d introduced her to several of her extremely helpful friends, some of whom were currently sitting around Greta’s conference table and drinking tea out of mismatched but cheerful mugs. Outside it continued to pour; two out…Read more

Teen & YA

The shorter seer extended her hand to my mother. “Come.”  Mother stepped up to the speaker’s mound. The Aurat bent down and placed one hand on her forehead, one at her wrist. Her lips moved, but I couldn’t hear what…Read more

Lifestyle

Horror Stories
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Horror Stories

Liz Phair

I’m driving down to Oak Park to pick up my misanthropic friend Peter. We’re going on a road trip, heading back to college for our one-year reunion. I’m surprised he wants to party at our alma mater so soon after…Read more