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Publisher Description

Magic and mischief are here!  A collection of fantasy and science fiction short stories featuring dragons, aliens, humor, and a few characters with magic who just can't stay out of trouble if their life depends on it.

Includes the following short stories:

"Valentine's Oops"

When Donovan finds out his best friend's little sister wants to cast a love potion on him, he knows he has to escape a fate worse than death.

"To Catch a Leprechaun"

It's really tough to catch a leprechaun.  Especially when sisters get in the way.

"The Goose That Laid Golden Easter Eggs"

The family has a magical new goose.  One that quacks and clucks and moos and lays golden eggs.  So what happens when Junior feeds it his sister's watch?

"Little House in the Crater"

When the author's grandma told her to write something more like Little House on the Prairie . . . this . . . probably wasn't what she had in mind.

"Mirror Image"

Maria's mirror image just decided to visit her.  Which might be a little more dangerous than either of them expected.

"The Reason Why My Paper is Late"

It was all because of the alien abduction.  Honest!

"Glass Beads"

If the aliens can get the humans into a bad negotiating position, they'll have it made.

"The Silent Princess"

Princess Selenna's deaf.  How was she supposed to know she was making a deal with a frog when she dropped her golden ball in the moat?

"The Body-Borrower"

The puppy will not stop borrowing Tasha's body while she's astral projecting!

"Unexpected Lastborn"

Annie will never forget the day her mother snubbed the witch.

Includes the following funny drabbles (100 word short stories):

"Computer Gremlins"
"The Dark Lord's Genie"
"The Day of Shoulder Angels"
"Miss Galaxy"
"Way Too Familiar"
"Standardized Testing"
"Dragon Bait"
"Easy Target"
"The Librarian is In"
"Identical Twits"
"The Hunt"
"Imaginary Fiend"
"Karmic Balance"
"The Open Source Time-Travel App"

And the following poems:

"The Toddler's Lament" (both in poem form and in an illustrated version called "I Do Not Want to Take a Nap")
"Knock Three Times"
"Pixie Eggs"
"One Midsummer's Night"
"The Kraken"

Laugh your way through these short stories and share your favorites with family.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
July 27
Emily Martha Sorensen
Draft2Digital, LLC

Customer Reviews

TFDrifterJJRX ,

Perfect shorts for your odd moments.

Magic and Mischief by Emily Martha Sorensen

Started: 29 July 2018.
Finished: 30 July 2018.

Perfect shorts for your odd moments !

I find myself wondering just where EMS s world is. The characters whether youngsters or adult seem to be able to fit into the flow of the stories.

Even the gremlins seem well adjusted for living in her world. There s even one who sings (or would we be listening to EMS s singing ?!?!)

The dragon on the front cover appears to be as mystified as the rest of us, looking around at the bemusing sight, as he crosses the threshold leading in to the book.

He sort of has that look like he s going to try to solve what doesn t seem to be correct to his way of thinking. You ve probably have some idea, go into a situation and could swear that you ve been there before, but it looked nothing like this, I bet if you showed up you d have some-being to explore with.

Even having dragons around, I ve just got one, nay, a few questions: Where about is this world? Are they accepting visitors/emigration applicants? I think it sounds like a good interesting retirement place for those of us who don t want to just be a bump on a log.

D-reader ,

Fun stories

Emily Martha Sorensen has interesting plots and clever characters. I plan on using her stories to inspire my students’ creativity.

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