Misspelled

Misspelled

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by Julie E. Czerneda
     
 

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strange magic...in 17 Fascinating tales of spells gone awry

When it comes to magic, skipping the directions, changing the ingredients, or garbling the words of a spell can lead to unusual consequences-sometimes dire, sometimes comical. Included in these stories are just a few of the possible results: a cybermancer has her spell disk corrupted by some

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strange magic...in 17 Fascinating tales of spells gone awry

When it comes to magic, skipping the directions, changing the ingredients, or garbling the words of a spell can lead to unusual consequences-sometimes dire, sometimes comical. Included in these stories are just a few of the possible results: a cybermancer has her spell disk corrupted by some unexpected input; two students brewing up spells outside the curriculum forgo a critical ingredient; a young woman orders a fairy-tale life, but forgets to read the fine print. Now they're really spellbound...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440633508
Publisher:
DAW
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
807,775
File size:
324 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Biologist Julie E. Czerneda's science fiction has received international acclaim, awards, and best-selling status. She is the author of the popular "Species Imperative" trilogy, the "Web Shifters" series, the "Trade Pact Universe" trilogy and her new "Stratification" novels. She was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her stand-alone novel, In the Company of Others, won Canada's Prix Aurora Award and was a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award for Distinguished SF. Julie lives with her husband and two children in the lake country of central Ontario, under skies so clear they could take seeing the Milky Way for granted, but never do.

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Misspelled 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a really fun read overall. Although, a couple of the stories were not so great. The overall collection was good for a laugh.
jjmachshev More than 1 year ago
Mostly forgettable anthology of seventeen VERY short, mostly amusing stories about spells that go awry. Contributors include: Lesley D Livingston, Kristine Smith, Kevin G. Maclean, Janet Elizabeth Chase, Marc Mackay, Kristen Britain, Kent Pollard, Kell Brown, John Zakour, Rob St. Martin, S.W. Mayse, Doranna Durgin, Morgan S. Brilliant, Kate Paulk, Nathan Azinger, Jim C. Hines, & Shannan Palma. Foreward by Julie E. Czerneda.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a book to remember! each of the stories is a stand alone story, but they were all Great! there were a few of them that got me a couple of funny looks because I was laughing at them hard enough I was crying... It is WELL worth the money to get one and read it.