LitStack Review: ‘The Tropic of Serpents’ by Marie Brennan

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The Tropic of Serpents: A Memoir of Lady Trent Marie Brennan Tor Release Date:  March 4, 2014 ISBN 978-0-7653-3197-7 Lady Trent is back, as feisty as ever.  We first met her as a young woman in A Natural History of Dragons, where she was grappling with a burning curiosity considered unseemly in a gentlewoman of [….]

‘Hunger Games’-Themed Camp Opens In Florida

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File this one under “Wait…really?” NPR is reporting on a a Hunger Games-themed camp for kids in Florida. A Hunger -themed summer camp that culminates in a tournament at which children fight to the “death” (not literally, of course) has opened in Florida. The camp hosted by the Country Day in Largo is inspired by [….]

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

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The Orphan Master’s Son Adam Johnson Random House First Edition:  January 10, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-679-64399-9 Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Orphan Master’s Son tells the compelling tale of one “John Doe” struggling to survive in the midst of what is perhaps the world’s most rigid totalitarian regime:  North Korea.  While the [….]