LitStack Rec: ‘Women in Their Beds’ & ‘3 Sections’

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Women in Their Beds — Gina Berriault Her admirers include Richard Ford, Grace Paley and Robert Stone, but American fiction writer Gina Berriault may be one of most revered writers you’ve never heard of. Cynthia Ozick described Berriault as the quintessential writer’s writer—the recipient of professional admiration and “dim public recognition.” Though I’d say she’s a [….]

LitStack Rec: ‘Fruits & Vegetables’ and ‘Renascence and Other Poems’

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Fruits & Vegetables Erica Jong Long before Fear of Flying, before Erica Jong’s now-classic novel described an era with its knowing and irreverent voice, she wrote a small book of poetry titled Fruits & Vegetables (note the ampersand, as we’ll return to that in a moment). Fear of Flying, after it was released in 1973, [….]

You Should Be Reading This: “Twisted Miracles” by AJ Larrieu

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Head’s up, LitStackers. We’ve got a great spotlight on a brand new urban fantasy series by           AJ Larrieu. We’ll have a review of this title and an interview with Larrieu very soon, but wanted you guys to check out the summary and details on this fantastic novel. TWISTED MIRACLES Book 1 of the Shadowminds Series [….]

LitStack’s All Hallow’s Reads Recommendations

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It’s that time of year again! The week of Halloween marks (what we like to think of) as the beginning of the giving season, especially where books are concerned. Started in 2010, by Neil Gaiman All Hallow’s Reads “is a Hallowe’en tradition. It’s simply that in the week of Hallowe’en, or on the night itself, you give [….]

Locus Recommended Reading List

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Need some reading recommendations? The Locus Recommended Reading List for 2011 has just been released. This list covers  everything from SFF novels to short fiction to art books, and can help you get caught up on anything you might have missed in the last calendar year. Congratulations to everyone on the list. Below are the top five novel recommendations. The full [….]