LitStack Review: The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

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The Wanderers Meg Howrey G. P. Putnam’s Sons Release Date:  March 14, 2017 ISBN 978-0-3995-7473-4 This book…wow. I read a lot of books; a lot of good books. But this one? Wow. The Wanderers is a work of fiction but it feels real, taking place in the imminent present day surrounding the final training simulation [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Wherein Andy Weir Blows My Mind (well, kinda sorta)

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I didn’t know anything about Andy Weir until I read his novel, The Martian.  It even took me a while to read the book; for some reason, I would check it out of the library, then let it sit around until it was time to return it.  I think this was because there was a [….]

LitStack Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

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The Martian Andy Weir Crown Publishers Release Date:  February 11, 2014 (self published in 2011) ISBN 978-0-8041-3902-1 Now, wait just one gosh darned minute. Three times – three times! – Andy Weir’s The Martian has crossed my desk, and each time I passed on reading it because I had heard that it was too technical, [….]