LitStack Review: Signal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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Signal to Noise Silvia Moreno-Garcia Solaris Release Date:  February 10, 2015 ISBN 978-1-78108-299-7 Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s debut novel, Signal to Noise, had been on many “best of the year” fantasy/YA lists for 2015, but it took me a while before getting around to reading it.  I’m glad that I persevered, though; it truly is a finely [….]

LitStack Review: The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine

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The Girls at the Kingfisher Club Genevieve Valentine Atria Books Release Date:  June 3, 2014 ISBN 978-1-4767-3908-3 “The Twelve Dancing Princesses” may not be the most well known of the Brothers Grimm’s German fairy tales.  The story of a king trying to solve the mystery of how twelve princesses of his kingdom continue to escape [….]

Living Long and Prospering: Lady Day and the Prez

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Lady Day and the Prez This week I dug Billie Holiday’s 1956 memoir, Lady Sings the Blues. For some reason I generally don’t go for stuff like this, but — as with Charles Mingus’ autobiography — I had to pick up the book because I figured that someone who spoke so deeply through her music [….]