LitStack Review: A Daughter of No Nation by A. M. Dellamonica

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A Daughter of No Nation A. M. Dellamonica Tor Books Release Date:  December 1, 2015 ISBN 978-0-7653-3450-3 A follow-up to her 2014 novel, Child of a Hidden Sea, author A. M. Dellamonica returns us to realm of Stormwrack to continue the story of Sophie Hansa, a young woman from modern day San Francisco who learns [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Kurt Vonnegut and Other Little Streams of Consciousness

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A poster has adorned a room in my house ever since it first served as a nursery for my newborn son.  Printed over a picture of a gaggle of babies is this Kurt Vonnegut quote from God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater: Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the [….]

LitStack Review: Butter by Anne Panning

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Butter Anne Panning Switchgrass Books First Edition:  October 15, 2012 ISBN 978-0-87580-681-5 We usually think of nostalgia as a sentimental warm fuzzy feeling, a wistful desire to return back to what was, when – true or not – things seemed to have been simpler, and “better.”  What is so marvelous with Anne Panning’s novel, Butter, [….]