LitStack Review: Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

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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 a space mission gone awry.  But it’s also a murder mystery, with many moving parts. Both aspects of the book feed off the other, and both are equally riveting. Crewman [….]

LitStack Review: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet Becky Chambers Harper Voyager Release Date: July 5, 2016 ISBN 978-0-06-244413-4 We’ve all heard the T.S. Elliot quote, in one form or another: “The journey, Not the destination matters…” In Becky Chambers’ debut novel, this adage is beautifully rendered while still maintaining a story that builds towards [….]

LitStack Review: The Long Cosmos by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

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The Long Cosmos Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter HarperCollins Release Date:  June 14, 2016 ISBN 978-0-06-229737-2 I will admit a bit of trepidation in agreeing to review The Long Cosmos, the fifth and concluding book in the internationally best selling Long Earth series, penned by venerated authors Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter.  Not only had [….]

LitStack Review – Zer0es by Chuck Wendig

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Zer0es Chuck Wendig HARPER Voyager Release Date:  August 8, 2015 ISBN 978-0-06-235155-5 Having heard of author Chuck Wendig for quite some time, but never having read any of his works, I felt that the release of his newest cyber thriller, Zer0es, would be the perfect opportunity to get my feet wet in his oeuvre (!), [….]

LitStack Review: The Trials by Linda Nagata

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The Trials Linda Nagata Saga Press Release Date:  August 18, 2015 ISBN 978-1-4814-4095-0 NOTE:  This review, by necessity, contains spoilers for the first book in the series, The Red:  First Light. The Trials is the second book of Linda Nagata’s marvelous military sci-fi series, “The Red Trilogy”.  It picks up about five months after The [….]