(Sci-Fi/Fantasy) Books We Can’t Wait to Read – Spring, 2014

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Well, Litstackers, it doesn’t look like winter is going to hurry on its way. For most of the country, the frigid temperatures and icy streets will be sticking around for a while (yes, even here in the humid south, if you can believe it). What better way to warm up the cold, cold endless nights [….]

YA Books That May or May Not Be YA

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For the past fifteen years or so, Young Adult fiction has surged in both popularity and substance. Long gone are the Sweet Valley Highs and Nancy Drews of the genre. Instead, addiction, mythical, feminist heroes and unrelenting poetic voice has been ushered into the pages of novels targeted at teens. Sure, these are books intended [….]

LitStack Review: ‘Days of Blood and Starlight’ by Laini Taylor

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Days of Blood and Starlight Laini Taylor Little, Brown ISBN-10: 0316133973 November 6, 2012 In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Karou must come to terms with who and what she is, and how far she’ll go to avenge her people. Filled with heartbreak and beauty, mysteries and secrets, [….]

LitStaff Pick: Our Favorite Plot Twists

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Spoilers ahead: Sirius Black was not, in fact, hellbent on killing Harry Potter in Prisoner of Azkaban. Oh and Aaron Stampler in Primal Fear? Well, let’s just say that there was far more behind his quiet stammer and poor-little-country-boy persona than he led us all to believe. Some plot twists we can see coming a [….]

LitStaff Pick: Our Favorite Top Five Must Reads

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  It’s a difficult task, narrowing down the novels that have impacted your life into a small, somewhat abstract list. For many of us, reading a novel, a well written novel, is more than a task set to those merely interested in reading a good book. The novels in this week’s picks are stories so [….]