LitStack Review: The Adjacent by Christopher Priest

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The Adjacent Christopher Priest Titan Books Publication Date: June 20, 2013 ISBN 978-1-78116-943-8 The Adjacent was a frustrating read.  A glorious, wondrous, frustrating read. You see, I’m not all that good with puzzles.  Things that are linear, sure, but when they start jumping around and requiring sideways or deductive reasoning based on conclusions that are [….]

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 [….]