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: Archivist Wasp by Nicole Kornher-Stace

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Archivist Wasp Nicole Kornher-Stace Big Mouth House Publishing Release Date:  May 5, 2015 ISBN 978-1-61873-097-8 Wasp isn’t her real name.  But it’s the one given her by the Catchkeep-priest, who oversees all the girls who serve in the goddess Catchkeep’s name, upstart and Archivist alike.  He gave her the name, because it fit and because [….]

Flash Review – The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit

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The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit Graham Joyce Doubleday Release Date:  August 5, 2014 ISBN 978-0-385-53863-3 The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit is a coming of age story – not about a boy becoming a young man; rather, about young man cutting ties from home and courting the consequences of independence in one [….]

LitStack Review: Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson

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Alif the Unseen G. Willow Wilson Grove Press Publication Date: June 19, 2012 ISBN:  978-0-8021-2020-5 I love fantasy literature awards:  the Nebulas, the Hugos, the World Fantasy Awards.  Their nominations are stellar recommendations for fantastic novels that might have otherwise flown under my radar.  When such a list of nominees come out, I head right [….]

Doll Bones by Holly Black

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Doll Bones Holly Black Margaret K. McElderry Books First Edition:  May 7, 2013 ISBN 978-1-4169-6398-1 Now this is the kind of horror story I wish was around when I was a kid.  Instead, I got to obsess on flying monkeys. Zachary Barlow is 12 years old, and even though his body is growing by leaps [….]

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 [….]