27 January, 2023

LitStack Picks!

The Hats Worn by the Hat in Flannery O’Connor’s “Everything That Rises Must Converge”

(O’Connor, Flannery. “Everything That Rises Must Converge.” The Complete Stories. New York: Farrar, 1993. 405-420. "Everything That Rises Must Converge," p.405 View on Amazon That...

The Incredible Tolkien-ness of Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

I had love expectations for Amazon’s Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. It is based mostly on the Second Age of Middle Earth,...

In Their Prime – 5 Novels from the 1970s You Must Read

Introduction The 1970s was a decade of change and upheaval for the United States. With the Vietnam War still raging, protests spilling from campuses onto...

5 Great Monologues in Literature

The Words That Trap Our Attention The things we remember most in our favorite novels are the words that trap our attention, secure a place...

Our Favorite Shakespearean Quotes

Despite the controversy surrounding his authorship and even the rumors spread about his life, Shakespeare is still an artist whose works, whose life, spans the...

LitStack Reviews

In Case You Missed It Review: Violet by Scott Thomas

“Something is not quite right.” This is a phrase I used for nearly 25 years teaching creative writing to students at a state college in...

Featured Author Review: The Night of Demons and Saints by Menna van Praag

We continue our November celebration of the launch of book two in Menna van Praag's Sisters Grimm series with Sharon's review of The Night of...

LitStack’s Featured Author Review: The Sisters Grimm by Menna van Praag

This month, we're celebrating the immensely talented Menna van Praag and the launch of the second book in her Sisters Grimm series, Night of Demons...

LitStack Review | When Franny Stands Up, by Eden Robins

I’ll be honest – I almost didn’t commit to this book. It seemed too close to Amazon Prime’s delightful series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel:  in...

LitStack Review | Head Wounds: Sparrow

Head Wounds: SparrowWritten by Brian BuccellatoStory by Robert Johnson and John AlveyArt by Christian Ward A Long Time Coming Okay, I admit it. I’m easily...

LitStack Review: The Chaos Agents

Author: F. Fox North Title: The Chaos Agents (Baron & Eddie Book 1) Summary: Told in four inter-connecting narratives from the mid 50s through the...