LitStack Review: Nicotine by Nell Zink

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Nicotine Nell Zink Ecco Publishing Release Date:  October 6, 2016 ISBN 978-0-06-244170-6 I get it. Not all books are going to appeal to all people. But I have to admit, I don’t see what all the fuss is about when it comes to Nell Zink’s latest novel, Nicotine. Oh, it’s pleasant enough. Quirky enough, poignant [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Flights of Angels Sing Thee to Thy Rest

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I suppose it could be portrayed as being somewhat spurious – a pale, doughy woman on the far side of middle age sitting in her living room, tears occasionally spilling down her face, listening to Prince’s “Purple Rain” through the earbuds plugged in to her laptop so she could turn the volume up without disturbing [….]

Blog Tour: LitStack Review – Vicious by V.E. Schwab

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Vicious V.E. Schwab Tor Books Publish date:  September 24, 2013 ISBN 978-0-7653-3534-0 Comic books sales have held somewhat steady in the past 15 years, waxing and waning little from year to year, with a few sudden jumps (last year) and slumps (2010).  But super heroes?  They are virtually everywhere.  From movies to TV shows, in [….]

LitStack Review: The World of the End by Ofir Touché Gafla

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The World of the End Ofir Touché Gafla Translated from the Hebrew by Mitch Ginsburg Tor Books English Edition: June 25, 2013 ISBN 978-0-7653-3356-8 If there is any “location” that has been written about more than any other, it would be the place that exists (or doesn’t) once our lives on this mortal coil are [….]