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Chicks in Chainmail Mass Market Paperback – August 1, 1995
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Fun, tongue in cheek, satire of traditional fantasy adventures. Short stories are fast reads. Nice mix of well and lesser known authors. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Erin Doherty-Lucas
This humorous anthology of feminist sword and sorcery starts out with a series of extremely strong and witty offerings but in the last half of the book the quality declines. Read morePublished 22 months ago by L. King
Very nice collection of Fantasy stories starring lovely ladies. These stories are awesome. I had this in hardcover years ago but have since lost it. This paperback is very nice. Read morePublished on October 17, 2012 by RJ the Great Cat Lover
Overall, I'd say the book was decent, neither outstanding nor terrible. The introduction had me laughing out loud. The rest was just ok, some of the stories were downright boring. Read morePublished on November 27, 2010 by Julie
I read Science Fiction.
I enjoy fantasy
I enjoy and learn from SCIENCE Fiction.
I avoid Horror. Read more
I have to be honest when I say it was the cover of the book that sold me. Despite not having too many scantily clad babes in chainmail bikinis I still liked the stories. Read morePublished on July 14, 2008 by C. Stalmer
There are a few half-decent entertaining works in this book. In fact about half of them are average, mildly entertaining stories. Read morePublished on October 3, 2004 by David Hood
I bought this because I like fantasy short stories and I thought the title was funny. There were only 3 stories I actually liked; TEACHER'S PET/Josepha Sherman, WERE-WENCH/Jan... Read morePublished on November 19, 2002