Flash Review: Weighing Shadows by Lisa Goldstein

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Weighing Shadows Lisa Goldstein Night Shade Books Release Date:  November 3, 2015 ISBN 978-1-59780-840-8 In Weighing Shadows,  we meet Ann Decker, a down on her luck former foster kid working in a dead end job at rinky-dink Sam’s Computer Solutions.  Ann’s fortunes seem to change, however, when she is recruited – supposedly for her computer [….]

LitStack Review: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David Shafer

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot  David Shafer Little, Brown and Company Release Date:  August 5, 2014 Awfully clever of David Shafer to title his debut novel about international information espionage Whiskey Tango Foxtrot;  more than once I found myself exclaiming, “WTF?”  Not in an exasperated, obscene way, but more in a “okay, what just happened here?” way.  [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – the Crux of the Biscuit

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Every time I hear someone keening about the threat that some new technology, gadget, application, movement or fad poses to another long established tradition, product or process, I think of something that the great actor and pop culture philosopher Stephen Fry said (via Twitter, no doubt):  “Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.” He’s [….]