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 – Be Nice to Josie Day 2017

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Monday is  “Be Nice to Josie Day.” For me, it’s not the first day of Spring, or the 20th of March, it’s the day that, 11 years ago, I took my daughter, Josie, into the doctor’s office for what I thought was the lingering flu. She was pasty, and shaky, she had no energy and although [….]

Richard Adams, 1920 – 2016

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Richard Adams, the author of the iconic children’s book, Watership Down, has died at age 96. He had been ill for some time, but died peacefully at 10:00 pm on Christmas Eve. His daughter, Juliet Johnson, was with her father when he died, and took comfort that they had had a long, loving talk the [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – About this Safety Pin Thing…

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Recently I read an article where a man, who probably thought he was well meaning, attacked those who have started wearing safety pins on their clothing to indicate “you are safe with me” for others who may feel threatened by the current political, and dare I say moral, environment in the United States today. I [….]

LitStack Review: ‘Honor’s Knight’ by Rachel Bach

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Honor’s Knight Rachel Bach Orbit Release Date:  February 25, 2014 ISBN 978-0-316-22108-5 Gosh, I am loving this series so much! Rachel Bach has written a science fiction series, of which Honor’s Knight is the second installment, that mixes space, aliens, fighting, conflict, romance and intrigue in just the right amounts to make it wildly entertaining, [….]