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Revisiting Sophie’s Choice for Banned Books Week

Modern Library Novel Challenge #96Sophie’s ChoiceWilliam StyronVintageISBN-10: 0679736379 ▬ᴥ▬ I first read Sophie’s Choice in a Bantam paperback 1979 edition. The cover montage featured a...

Fantasy Books We’d Loved to See on Film

Book lovers have often had a love/hate relationship with film (the big and small screen alike) adaptations of their most beloved stories. While it's true...

The Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

There's nothing quite like the first read. Whether it's a newborn entry into the Shire or the initial fright of a truly scary horror or...

2022 Hugo Winners Announced

Last night, September 4 in Chicago, the 2022 Hugo winners were announced at Chicon 8, the 80th World Science Fiction Convention. Authors Annalee Newitz and...

Eternals: The Theme is What Resonates

The story structure of Marvel’s Eternals is all wrong according to what I've been taught. I love it anyway If you’ve read any of my...

LitStack Reviews

LitStack ‘In Case You Missed It’ Review: The City & the City by China Miéville

The City & the City China Miéville Del Rey Release Date:  May 26, 2009 ISBN 978-0-345-49751-2 I enjoy exploring literary works whose titles have been...

LitStack Review: Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Six Wakes Mur Lafferty Orbit Books Release Date:  January 31, 2017 ISBN 978-0-316-38968-6 Mur Lafferty's Six Wakes is a science fiction novel about clones and...

LitStack Review: After Atlas by Emma Newman

After Atlas Emma Newman Roc Release Date:  November 8, 2016 ISBN 978-0-425282-40-3 Last year, Emma Newman's novel, Planetfall, chronicled the aftermath of an interstellar expedition...

LitStack Review: Arcadia by Iain Pears

Arcadia Iain Pears Alfred A. Knopf Release Date:  February 9, 2016 ISBN 978-1-101-94682-4 Recently, I attempted to explain the plot of Iain Pears' novel, Arcadia,...

LitStack Review: Ithaca Falls by Steve Thayer

Ithaca Falls Steve Thayer Conquill Press Release Date:  April 15, 2015 ISBN 978-0-9908461-1-6 I have a couple of confessions to make.  I picked up Steve...

LitStack Review: Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

Career of Evil Robert Galbraith Mulholland Books Release Date:  October 20, 2015 ISBN 978-0-316-34993-2 Career of Evil, the third book in the crime thriller series...