LitStack Review: Fellside by M. R. Carey

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Fellside M. R. Carey Orbit Release Date:  April 5, 2016 ISBN 978-0-316-30028-5 Just what is Fellside, the newest novel from The Girl With All the Gifts author M. R. Carey?  Is it a horror story set inside a women’s penitentiary?  A ghost story of elusive redemption?  A legal thriller where one young lawyer’s dogged determination [….]

LitStack Review: Ghost Moth by Michèle Forbes

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Ghost Moth Michèle Forbes Bellevue Literary Press Release Date:  April 16, 2013 ISBN 978-1-934137-60-4 Ghost Moth is a beautifully deceptive book.  It feels light, ethereal, gentle and precious.  Yet it deals with such momentous issues as religious intolerance, infidelity, illness, death.  The truly perilous moments glance by, whereas innocuous times feel fraught with peril.  Innocence [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – All That You Can’t Leave Behind

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A few weeks ago, a dear friend of mine had to evacuate from his home near Idyllwild, CA, due to a raging forest fire in the San Jacinto mountains.  His house, while not directly at risk, would be threatened if the fire could not be brought under control; residents were asked to leave not only [….]