LitStack Review: Ithaca Falls by Steve Thayer

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Ithaca Falls Steve Thayer Conquill Press Release Date:  April 15, 2015 ISBN 978-0-9908461-1-6 I have a couple of confessions to make.  I picked up Steve Thayer’s new novel, Ithaca Falls, for two non-literary reasons.  The first is that the author lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, just over the river from me.  The second is that [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Better Than Winning

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So now we have the brouhaha over how much punishment – if any – should be given to the New England Patriots for using underinflated footballs during the AFC Championship game.  It’s been proven that they did it, even if Head Coach Bill Belichick says he knew nothing about it (of course, no one believes [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Extra Innings: How Do You Play the Game?

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It’s not whether you win or lose It’s how you play the game. From 2004 until 2010, Nick Punto played for the Minnesota Twins (he now plays for the Dodgers, after a stop in Boston and another in St. Louis, where he won a World Series ring).  A utility infielder, he was a favorite of [….]

Five Really Great Sports Books

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Summer is in full swing and with the warmer temperatures, there usually comes a lull in organized sports (except Wimbledon, but you know, tennis?) While you wait for the return of your favorite sports (Go Saints! Give ’em hell, ABs!) we thought we’d help you along with a list of our favorite sports-themed novels. Here [….]

Blog Tour: London Falling by Paul Cornell

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London Falling Paul Cornell Tor Books First Edition:  April 13, 2013 ISBN:  978-0765330277 Two undercover officers, one a veteran, the other a rookie, at odds, suspicious of the other as far as techniques, motivations, loyalties.  Add to that their abrasive, hard-nosed commander, who will battle for every inch even as he feels the war slipping [….]