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Bewildering Stories’
Fourth Quarterly Review, 2008

Editors’ Choices: issues 308-318

Short Stories
The Order of the Hot Potato

All titles are links.

page 1
Part I Novel, Novellas, Serials, Memoirs, Departments
page 2
Part II Poetry and Short Poetry
Part III Flash Fiction, The Quarter’s Best Issues
page 3

Selections are listed in alphabetical order by author.
Multiple titles are in chronological order.

Part IV : Short Stories

euhal allen, The Lake County Blarney Stone
Kate Aton-Osias, Ghost Between Moments
Kaalii Cargill, Behold the Garrohoth
Daniel S. Connolly, The Luck of the Beekeeper
Rob Crandall, Never Alone
David Dunwoody, Ministry
Bertil Falk Clark Gilbert, The Day of Concern
Gary Inbinder, The Unanswered Question
Dwight Krauss, Face to Face
Terence Kuch, The Dragon’s Will
Richard K. Lyon, Strangers on the Night Train
Sue Parman, Tom Cat and the Bone Lady
Robert H. Prestridge, Cycle
Carol Reid, Wondergirls
Catfish Russ, The Favor
John Vieczorek, Birdman
Eric Watts, Friendly Fire
Lewayne L. White, Worlds Apart
Sonya Zalubowski, Sleep in the Bed You Make

Part V : The Order of the Hot Potato

And now, since “Bewildering” Stories is a friend of the unconventional, here are the ten most controversial works of the quarter, the ones on which the review editors did not reach a consensus for one reason or another. One of the titles appears in the Editors’ Choices; the rest do not.

The titles are listed in descending order with the most controversial first. The links lead to the issues in which they appear.

  1. Anna Ruiz, The Lotus Eaters and the Cloud People
  2. Oonah V Joslin, Don’t Grow on Trees
  3. Rob Crandall, Never Alone
  4. Zosimo Quibilan, Jr., Rembo
  5. Oonah V Joslin, Magical Thinking
  6. Will Gray, Through the Mud
  7. Anna Ruiz, Return of the Beloved
  8. Adelaide B. Shaw, The Friendliest Little Town in the Northeast
  9. Gloria Watts, The Seascape
  10. Rebecca D. Elswick, What’s Yours Is Mine

The Hottest-Potato Issues of the Quarter

As a special treat, Bewildering Stories links to
the three most controversial issues of the quarter:

  1. The Öort Cloud
  2. The Kuiper Belt
  3. The Asteroid Belt

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