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Factual Detective Stories

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Five Star Publishing Co. (1941/42); Factual Publishing Co. (Dec-1942); Norman Book Co (1943-1946); Pastime Publications Ltd. (1946-1947); Alval Publishers of Canada Ltd. (1948-1950)


Fanzine. Started as The Monday Evening Ghost; later renamed Fadeaway.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s
Editors:   Robert Jennings

Fads and Fancies

Subtitled "The Smart Sport and Fashions Monthly" contained letters from readers as well as articles and fiction about horses, plus the comic story "The Adventures of Delia".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Utopian Press, 22 Roland Gardens, London SW7

Faerie Magazine

A quarterly print magazine that celebrates all things enchanted - from a scattering of mushrooms in an ancient forest to a sweet, scented gown made only of roses. Each issue features original fiction and poetry.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 2005 – present


Total Issues: 1?

A magazine of short stories and short novels by Black Americans and other voices.

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 1991
Publishers:   C.H. Fairfax, Columbia, Md.
Frequency:   quarterly


Total Issues: 67

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1940 – Jan-1951
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Formats:   small format, 51-63; larger format, 64-67
Pagecounts:   36pp

Fair Library

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1892 – Sep-1892?: Dime Novel Bibliography (Missing: #4, Aug-1892)
Publishers:   Worthington Co., 747 Broadway, NY
Formats:   7 3/8 x 5"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   250
Frequency:   Monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fairy Corner

see under White House Fairy Corner

Fairyland Tales

Total Issues: 902

Contained fairy tales, animal and school stories aimed at children 6-12 years of age.

Issues & Index Sources:  24-Nov-1921 – 25-Nov-1939 (not published 29-May-1926 - 15-Jan-1927)
Publishers:   John Leng, Bank Street, Dundee
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   44pp
Frequency:   fortnightly; weekly

Fairy Tale Review

Total Issues: 11 (as at Aug-2015)

An annual literary journal dedicated to publishing new fairy-tale fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Issues & Index Sources:  2005 – present: FictionMags Index (Missing: all after #8, 2012)
Publishers:   Wayne State University Press
Editors:   Kate Bernheimer
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Faithful Confessions

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1947: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Rayburn Productions, 76 Farleigh Road, London N.6
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp


Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1970 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Mansfield State College, Mansfield, Pennsylvania
Editors:   W.A. Blais (in 1972)
Formats:   tall-digest heavy-paper little-magazine format, perfect-bound
Prices:   $1 (in 1972)
Pagecounts:   148pp

Fame and Fortune

Total Issues: 1197+17+6=1220

Started as a nickel weekly, subtitled "Stories of Boys Who Make Money", which ran short stories and serials, largely reprinted from earlier Tousey publications. Changed to a pulp in 1928 which changed names after 17 issues and then folded after a further 6.

Issues & Index Sources

  6-Oct-1905 – 7-Sep-1928, as Fame and Fortune Weekly: Dime Novel Bibliography (Missing: some secondary stories)
  Oct-1928 – Jun-1929, as Fame and Fortune Magazine: General Fiction Index
  Jul-1929 – Dec-1929, as Fortune Story Magazine: General Fiction Index


  6-Oct-1905 – 10-Aug-1917: Frank Tousey, NY
  17-Aug-1917 – 25-Jun-1926: Harry E. Wolff, NY
  2-Jul-1926 – 7-Sep-1928: Westbury Publishing Co., Inc.
  Oct-1928 – Dec-1929: Street & Smith Publications, Inc.


  6-Oct-1905 – 7-Sep-1928: 6" x 8"
  Oct-1928 – Dec-1929: standard pulp


  6-Oct-1905 – 7-Sep-1928: 5c to 8c
  Oct-1928 – Dec-1929: 15c


  6-Oct-1905 – 7-Sep-1928: 32pp
  Oct-1928 – Dec-1929: 128pp


  6-Oct-1905 – 7-Sep-1928: weekly
  Oct-1928 – Dec-1929: twice-monthly

Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography, The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Family [1961]

"Short stories, 1000 to 3000 words".

Issues & Index Sources:  1961 – ?
Publishers:   Longacre Press Ltd, 161 Fleet St., London EC4
Editors:   Carole Findlater (in 1962)
Frequency:   quarterly

Family Circle (US)

A magazine sold through supermarkets. Began as a freebie, but in 1946 converted to a women's service magazine. Carries occasional fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  1932 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  Harry Evans (at outset)


  1932 – 1945: tabloid
  1946 – present: slick


  5c in 1946


  1932 – 1945: 24pp


  weekly to Sep-1946; then monthly

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Family Circle (UK)

Mostly non-fiction written in-house; publishes short-short stories of women's interest.

Issues & Index Sources:  1964 – 2006
Publishers:   IPC
Editors:   Sue James; Karen Livermore (in 2004)
Frequency:   thirteen a year

The Family Favourite

Total Issues: 58

Incorporated into: Home Companion

Issues & Index Sources:  20-Feb-1915 – 18-Mar-1916
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press

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