LitStack Review: Brother’s Ruin by Emma Newman

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Brother’s Ruin Industrial Magic, Book #1 Emma Newman Tor.com Release Date:  March 14, 2017 ISBN 978-0-7653-9396-8 It’s probably not politically correct to illustrate something literary by using a television reference, but I couldn’t help but think what a wonderful TV pilot Emma Newman’s first book in her Industrial Magic series, […]

LitStack Review: I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest

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I Am Princess X Cherie Priest Arthur A. Levine Books Release Date:  May 26, 2015 ISBN 978-0-545-62085-7 Is there anything Cherie Priest cannot do? I first got to “know” her through her steampunk alternate history novel Boneshaker, which took me surprise and by storm.  I read three other of her […]

Flash Review – Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

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Through the Woods Emily Carroll Margaret K. McElderry Books Release Date:  July 15, 2014 ISBN 978-1-4424-6596-1 Oh, my goodness.  There are graphic novels.  There are comic books.  There are illustrated stories.  And then there’s Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods. Five stories, with an Introduction and a Conclusion – two mini-stories, […]

LitStack Review: The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories 3 by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and wirrow

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The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories 3 Joseph Gordon-Levitt and wirrow IT Books/hitRECord productions Release Date:  November 5, 2013 ISBN 978-0-06-212165-3 Ever read a book where you had to wait… and wait… and wait to find out what the gist of the dang thing was?  As if the author had […]

Book Nerd Love: Words and Beauty

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Obvious State, a cool shop on Etsy that we discovered, offers some pretty cool pieces for book nerds everywhere. About the shop: “The best thing about paperbacks (apart from the smell, of course) is that when a little jewel of a sentence grabs you, you can underline it. If you’ve […]