This is the ebook edition of Fantastic Stories #225 (DRM-FREE, .mobi, .epub & PDF) including:
Original Flash Fiction: Weight of the World by José Pablo Iriarte — A sick child’s dangerous trip to a strange new world — Destination: Earth.
Original Flash Fiction: She Opened Her Arms by Amanda C. Davis — A young woman faces an agonizing choice when her wish comes true.
Flash Fiction: A Kite for Sarah by David G. Blake — His love for his daughter was real — even if he was not.
Short Story: Nature Witch by Rebecca Lyons — A wise woman knows there’s a perfect place for everyone — and how to get them there.
Flash Fiction: Nine-Lived Wonders — by Rachael K. Jones An elusive blue-furred cat proves that you’re never too old for bedtime stories.
Reviews: Boys, Mechanics and Love by Carole McDonnell — Carole reviews A Plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen, The Man Who Lived in Inner Space by Arnold FederbushJack, and the films Cuckoo Clock Heart 5 and S.I.N. Theory.
Reviews: The Remake Chronicles: Two Deeply Unstable Spiral Staircases by Adam-Troy Castro — Adam revisits the Shirley Jackson adaptation The Haunting as seen through the eyes of Robert Wise — and Jan de Bont.
Reviews: Area 51 1/2 February, 2015 by Steven Sawicki — Our Alien reviews The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton, The Defenders of Shannara, the High Druid’s Blade by Terry Brooks, Lovers & Fighters, Starships & Dragons by Tom Purdon, Willful Child by Steven Erikson, The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch, and the film Lucy.
Reviews: New & Noteworthy Short Genre Fiction, February, 2015 by Gillian Daniels — Gillian reviews “Kia and Gio” by Daniel José Older, “Returned” by Kat Howard, “A Universal Elegy” by Tang Fei, and “Soft Currency” by Seth Gordon.