"Not all those who wander are lost."
-J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
"Never run from anything immortal. It attracts their attention."
-Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn
"Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day."
-Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues
“People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes."
-Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings
"Friends can betray you, but with an old enemy, you always know where you stand."
-Raymond E. Feist, Krondor: The Betrayal
"Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times."
-Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear
"Fortunately, where reason failed, blind panic served well enough."
-N.K. Jemisin, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
"Darkness shields as much as it threatens."
-R. Scott Bakker, The Judging Eye
"So there's an iPhone app for fighting zombies. Interesting.”
-Amelia Beamer, The Loving Dead
“Twenty percent? What am I, your waiter? I got you five vampires, not a BLT.”
-Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“I'm steel-toed boots in a ballet-slipper world.”
-Richard Kadrey, Sandman Slim
“Love is a tempestuous mistress. And none of us shall ever master her.”
-Lisa Ann Sandell, Song of the Sparrow
“His head was an hour-glass; it could stow an idea, but it had to do it a grain at a time, not the whole idea at once.”
-Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
“Why is it that what we do know can save us, but what we don't know can kill us?”
-T.A. Barron, Ultimate Magic
“Fairy Tales always have a happy ending.” “That depends... on whether you are Rumpelstiltskin or the Queen.”
-Jane Yolen, Briar Rose
“There's really nothing quite like someone's wanting you dead to make you want to go on living.”
-Roger Zelazny, This Immortal
“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
"Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?" "That is the only time a man can be brave."
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
“Ah, pay no heed if your enemies laugh. They'll not be able to once you lop off their heads.”
-Christopher Paolini, Eragon, Eldest & Brisingr

Sword and Sorceress Series

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Sword and Sorceress I
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Marion Zimmer Bradley's "Sword and Sorceress" series has always featured the best in contempor...

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Sword and Sorceress II
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Sword and Sorceress III
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Sword and Sorceress IV
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Sword and Sorceress V
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Sword and Sorceress VI
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Sword and Sorceress VII
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Sword and Sorceress VIII
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Sword and Sorceress IX
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

A collection of stories of women of power includes tales by such fantasy greats as Mercedes...

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Sword and Sorceress X
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

In these stories written by such masters of the fantasy genre as Mercedes Lackey, Diana Paxson...

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Sword and Sorceress XI
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

A new collection of more than twenty original fantasy tales about strong, heroic women-...

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Sword and Sorceress XII
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

A collection of stories highlights women of power, including a sorceress, a seeress, and a...

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Sword and Sorceress XIII
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

A continuation of the popular anthology series of contemporary women's fantasy, featuring...

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Sword and Sorceress XIV
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Marion Zimmer Bradley's "Sword & Sorceress" series has always presented the best in...

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Sword and Sorceress XV
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword and Sorceress series has always featured the best in contemporar...

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Sword and Sorceress XVI
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

The sixteenth volume of Sword & Sorceress includes 25 all-original stories of strong,...

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Sword and Sorceress XVII
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Brand-New, All-Original stories of sword-wielding and spellcasting by Diana Paxson, Deborah...

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Sword and Sorceress XVIII
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Here are twenty all-new, all-original tales of strong, heroic women-female warriors and...

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Sword and Sorceress XIX
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Before her death in 1999, Marion Zimmer Bradley had prepared volumes 19 and 20 of the ever...

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Sword and Sorceress XX
Edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley

It's the 20th anthology featuringfantasy's fiercest sword-swinging, magic-slinging females. ...

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Sword and Sorceress XXI
Edited by Diana L. Paxson

The Sword and Sorceress series continues with this thrilling 21st edition of all-original...

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Sword and Sorceress XXII
Edited by Elisabeth Waters

Women of magic and valor...

For over two decades, the late Marion Zimmer Bradley, bes...

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Sword and Sorceress XXIII
Edited by Elisabeth Waters

Women of power and enchantment...

For over two decades, the late Marion Zimmer Bradley,...

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Sword and Sorceress XXIV
Edited by Elisabeth Waters

For over two decades, the late Marion Zimmer Bradley, best-selling and beloved author, discove...

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Sword and Sorceress XXV
Edited by Elisabeth Waters

Women of Strength and Courage...

For over two decades, the late Marion Zimmer Bradley...

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Sword and Sorceress XXVI
Edited by Elisabeth Waters

Women of Sorcery and Conquest...

For over two decades, the late Marion Zimmer Bradley,...

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