LitStack Review: Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

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Every Heart a Doorway Seanan McGuire Tor.com Release Date:  April 5, 2016 ISBN 978-0-7653-8550-5 I’m just going to come out and say it:  this little book is pert’ near perfect. You’ve heard the tales, of fairy abductions and changelings, of witches’ tricks and those children who simply disappeared, never to be seen again.  Children cross [….]

LitStack Review: Envy of Angels by Mark Wallace

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Envy of Angels Matt Wallace Tor.com Release Date:  October 20, 2015 ISBN 978-0-7653-8528-4 What a strange, perverse, hilarious and utterly entertaining little book this is! Sin du Jour is a private catering and events company based in Long Island City.  Run by Chef Byron “Bronko” Luck, a former purveyor of a group of wildly popular [….]

LitStack Review: Shadowman: Follow Me Boy by Delilah S. Dawson

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Shadowman: Follow Me Boy (Kindle Worlds Novella) Delilah S. Dawson Amazon Digital Services, Inc. ASIN: B00DET5KYK   An old street woman gives Alyssa Myles, Jack Boniface’s friend (and Shadowman’s abettor!) a vial of perfume called Follow Me Boy. Alyssa brings the mysterious potion with her to the museum for dinner with Jack. Opening the vial [….]

The Tent by Kealan Patrick Burke

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The Tent Kealan Patrick Burke Amazon Digital Services Publication Date: April 20, 2013 Kealan Patrick Burke is a winner of the Bram Stoker Prize (awarded by the Horror Writer’s Association) and has been called “One of the most clever and original talents in contemporary horror” by Booklist.  But with Horror not really my genre-of-choice, I [….]

Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente

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Six-Gun Snow White Catherynne M. Valente Subterranean Press First Edition: February 28, 2013 ISBN 978-1-59606-552-9 The Brothers Grimm never saw this one coming. Author Catherynne M. Valente has taken the age old fairy tale of Snow White, infused it with images and archetypes of the Old West and threaded it with Native American folklore.  The [….]

LitStack Review: The New Hunger by Isaac Marion

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The New Hunger Isaac Marion Zola Books ISBN13 – 9781939126047 —♦— Not to sound like a hipster, but I dug zombies long before they were cool. The first zombie flick I saw was Dawn of the Dead, the George Romero classic, followed by the sequel Day of the Dead, featuring the first real undead hero, [….]