M is for Magic is a fun book of short stories that are a good introduction to Neil Gaiman's unique writing style.
While the collection didn't contain any stories that I found completely dull, which is often the case in anthologies, there were two standouts that have stayed with me long after I had finished M is for Magic.
The first short The Case of Four and Twenty Blackbirds, is a brilliant fairy-tale character crime noir that induced plenty of laughs and Gaiman had perfectly captured the voice of a 1920's detective narrative.
Another standout for me was the short, somewhat ambiguous, yet nonetheless creepy Don't Ask Jack. In fact, quite a few of Gaiman's stories benefit from withheld information. For example, just where did those girls come from in How To Talk to Girls At Parties?
Another thing I liked about M is for Magic is that it was the right size! With 11 stories that vary in length, although none reaching novella proportions, I found that I could fit in reading a short before getting back to other errands that I had to complete. It was perfect "just in case I finish all the other books I have with me" while I was round Matthew's a couple of weeks ago, and provided a momentary distraction from job applications!
So give it a go, there's a one in eleven chance that you'll find a story you like!