I'm not a big fan of short story anthologies as a rule. They usually leave little room for character or plot development. I picked up "Kicking It
" because it reminded me of the Nancy Sinatra song from the mid 1960s "These Boots Were Made for Walkin." I must say the editors Faith Hunter and Kalayna Price surprised me with this collection.
The stories were assembled around the theme of strong, beautiful women and fancy footwear. Oh, I forgot to mention...the boots and shoes are enchanted and or cursed. The heroines in the stories must use their all their powers to stop evil from winning. The characters range from witches to a descendant of Lucifer. The stories are filled with action, humor and enchanted footwear.
If you like urban fantasy or fancy footwear, this anthology is for you. You will never look at shoes or boots in quite the same way. The book may be found on the New Material Fiction display at your local branch. "Kicking it" may also be requested by clicking here
--Ron A., Weber Road Branch