LitStack Review: Slow River by Nicola Griffith

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Slow River Nicola Griffith Ballantine Books Reissue date:  July 29, 2003 (released 1995) ISBN 978-0-345-39537-5 In 2014, I read a remarkable book by Nicola Griffith, entitled Hild.  It is the fictionalized account of the early years of Hilda of Whitby, later to become Saint Hilda, and is set in medieval Britain (Hild was born in [….]

Flash Review: Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson

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Fortune Smiles Adam Johnson Random House Release Date:  August 18, 2015 ISBN 978-0-8129-9747-7 While this flash review was being written, “Fortune Smiles” was awarded the 2015 National Book Award for Fiction. In a 2010 interview for Electric Lit, author Adam Johnson was asked about the motivation behind his upcoming book, The Orphan Master’s Son (which [….]

LitStack Review – Zer0es by Chuck Wendig

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Zer0es Chuck Wendig HARPER Voyager Release Date:  August 8, 2015 ISBN 978-0-06-235155-5 Having heard of author Chuck Wendig for quite some time, but never having read any of his works, I felt that the release of his newest cyber thriller, Zer0es, would be the perfect opportunity to get my feet wet in his oeuvre (!), [….]