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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 691

Novel Jackson Bain accepts Jiri’s breakup perhaps a little too readily. Jiri and Lea share a moment of happiness as they plan to marry, but Jiri receives a warning from the future.
Bill Kowaleski, Living Standards
Chapter 7: Jiri Comes of Age
How can a professor plan a wedding when she’s plagued by an unfair parking ticket and a fingerprint-obsessed husband? Channie Greenberg, Right-Sided.

New contributor A. Elizabeth Herting shows that abandonment might drive a young man to join The Boys of Little Round Top, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor J. M. Vogel turns a classic fairytale upside down: Hansel and Gretel: The Teenage Years, part 1; conclusion.
What does parental status mean, anyway, especially when people seem bent on telling you a truly bewildering story? Charles C. Cole, My Gypsy Mother.
Poetry Richard Stevenson, Olgoi Khoskhoi
Gregg Dotoli, Neon Stardust
Robert W. Shmigelsky, The Endless Sea


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes A. Elizabeth Herting and J. M. Vogel.
Discussion Bertrand Cayzac recalls Echoes of Cassandra’s Voices.
Challenge Challenge 690 Response analyzes the culprit in “Dead Ends.”
Challenge 691 looks at two titles and wonders Where’s His Daddy?
The Reading
Alison McBain reviews Ellen Datlow, ed. Lethal Kisses.
The Art
Denny Marshall, Star Maker

A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, This Week’s Sky at a Glance

Randomly selected Bewildering motto:

Randomly selected classic rejection notice:

Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:

“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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