A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

Title: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings : 15 Retellings of Asian Myths and Legends
By: Ellen Oh, Elise Chapman
Published: 2018
Call #: YA Fiction Thousan

This is a magical collection of short stories.  Each piece is inspired by an Asian myth, legend or tale.  There’s a wonderful mix of genres and time periods from sci-fi with androids to a feast with ghosts in present day.  While each story is a quick read; each one pulls you into its right away. Whatever, you’re in the mood for you’ll find a story to match it.  An added bonus after each story there’s additional insight into the myth, legend or tale behind it.


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