17 October, 2021

LitStaff Picks

The Fictional Places We’d Love to Call Home

Fiction is an amazing tool of escapism. With it, we dive into worlds that exist only in the writer's mind, breathing air that is clouded...

Book Endings We’d Like to Change

It's happened to you before. You're invested in a great book, in the flux and flow of a twisting plot, of multidimensional characters that make...

The Books We Wished Had Sequels

Sometimes, when we love a great book, we feel the smallest bit of dissatisfaction at the idea that one, perhaps two books, will be all...

LitStaff Pick: Characters We Really, Really Hate

Some people, for whatever reason, rub us the wrong way. It happens in fiction as well. There are some characters that are so annoying, perhaps...

LitStaff Pick: ‘I Wish My Favorite Author Would Write…’

The books closest to our hearts become a part of us. We love them for various reasons, and  when a story is great, we tend...

LitStack Reviews

LitStack Review| A Terrible Fall of Angels

A Terrible Fall of Angels, by Laurell K. Hamilton I admit it. I was one of those readers who initially enjoyed Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita...

Litstack Review – Blind Man’s Bluff, by James Tate Hill

Blind Man's Bluff: A Memoir, by James Tate Hill W. W. Norton & Company August 3, 2021 978-0-393-86717-6 “I wasn’t a big fan of the...

LitStack Review | Speak, Okinawa: A Memoir by Elizabeth Miki Brina

Speak, Okinawa: A Memoir, by Elizabeth Miki BrinaKnopfFebruary 23, 2021978-0525657347 A child’s relationship with their parents can be difficult, especially when the parents come from...

LitStack Review | A Woman is No Man: A Novel, by Etaf Rum

A Woman is No Man: A Novel, by Etaf Rum (Harper, 2019) “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” So...

LitStack Review: Silence of the Solari by Michael Johnston

Silence of the SolariBook Two of The Amber Throne SeriesMichael Johnston In 2017, Michael Johnston introduced his Amber Throne series with the novel Solari, which...

LitStack Review: Silver by Linda Nagata

Silver (Inverted Frontier Book 2) Linda Nagata Mythic Island Press Release Date: November 19, 2019 I simply do not have enough superlatives in my vocabulary...