LitStack Review: The Standard Grand by Jay Baron Nicorvo

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The Standard Grand Jay Baron Nicorvo St. Martin’s Press Release Date:  April 24, 2017 ISBN 978-1-25010-894-4 It’s rare when an author is able to take characters that are not exactly admirable, and makes them beautifully memorable, especially when the author does not shy away from that which makes them, well, objectionable. It’s also rare to [….]

LitStack Review: The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley

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The Mirror Empire (The Worldbreaker Saga, Book 1) Kameron Hurley Angry Robot Release Date:  August 26, 2014 ISBN 978-0-85766-556-0 It only took one book for me to expect great things from Kameron Hurley:  the first of her “Bel Dame Apocrypha” trilogy, God’s War (published January 2011).  It was a challenging book, brutal, full of gristle, [….]