The Zoo at the Edge of the World by Eric Kahn Gale

“My name?” He snorted. “Names are for men and their pets. I have my toes, my tongue, and my teeth. That’s all the name I need.” Marlin isn’t slow or a mute. What he is, however, is a stutterer and part of the famous Rackham family. He’s the youngest son of the world famous explorer…

The Forest God by Jamie Lackey

“The Forest God would have never before suspected that simple domesticity could be so pleasant. It had never understood humans before, had never gained any insight into why they lived as they did. But now it could see the appeal of a warm hearth, of regular meals, of the company of loved ones.” The forest…