LitStack Review: The Rise of Io by Wesley Chu

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The Rise of Io Wesley Chu Angry Robot Release Date: October 4, 2016 ISBN 978-0-85766-525-6 Have you ever been away from something for a while – a favorite restaurant, a fun vacation spot, a go-to shopping center – and returned to find the same old place, but updated, revitalized, fun to get to know all [….]

The World According to Tao (and Wesley Chu)

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    In traditional Chinese philosophy, the Tao is the intuitive knowing of “life” that cannot be grasped full-heartedly as just a concept but is known nonetheless through actual living experience of one’s everyday being.* That’s not the Tao I’m talking about.  Not really. The Tao I’m referring to is an alien being, part of [….]

LitStack’s ‘In Case You Missed It’ Review: The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu

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The Lives of Tao Wesley Chu Angry Robot Release Date:  April 30, 2013 ISBN 978-0-85766-329-0 Ok, raise your hand if you’ve ever wondered, or ever suspected, or even mused that perhaps throughout our history, humanity has been influenced by beings outside our gene pool.  Admit it, you have, right?  Maybe just in fun, and maybe [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – In Reflection After Thanksgiving

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We have a pretty no frills Thanksgiving tradition in my household.  Every year, the family (as many of us as can pull away) loads into the car and we drive about four hours from our house in Minneapolis down to Boone, Iowa.  We usually take a lot of the “peripherals”:  dinner rolls, cranberry sauce, 2 [….]