Featured Author: Our Exclusive Interview with Lois Lowry

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LitStack’s Featured Author We would like to thank Lois Lowry and her team at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for allowing us to feature her this month. We hope that you will revisit her wonderful backlist as well as her recent release, SON. We were honored to sit down and chat with Mrs. Lowry about her books, [….]

Featured Auhthor Review: ‘Gathering Blue’ by Lois Lowry

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  Gathering Blue Lois Lowry Ember/Random House, Inc. Copyright 2000 ISBN 978-0-440-22949-0 Written seven years after her iconic “children’s” book, The Giver, Lois Lowry returns to a future world in the companion piece, Gathering Blue, but this time, society has not advanced.  Instead, the future appears desolately dystopian, with rigid social mores and traditions even [….]

Featured Author Review: ‘The Giver’ by Lois Lowry

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LITSTACK’S FEATURED AUTHOR REVIEW The Giver Lois Lowry Published in 1993 from Bantam Books “Once, back in the time of the memories…” The Giver is a Newberry Award-winning dystopian novel featuring a child protagonist who is chosen to receive the memories of ages past in order to aid and advise his community in the future.  [….]

Featured Author Review: The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing by Tarquin Hall

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  The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing Tarquin Hall Simon & Schuster, 2010 ISBN-10: 1439172382 — ♦ — Unlike Sharon, (my fellow LitStack contributor), who could actually vouch for the accuracy of Tarquin Hall’s descriptions and provide an interesting introduction, I’ve never been to India. (Yes, I actually want you to click the link and [….]

Featured Author Review: The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall

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  This month, we’re thrilled to host Tarquin Hall as our July Featured Author. Hall is a British writer and journalist. He was born in London, 1969, to an English father and American mother. Hall has spent much of his adult life away from the United Kingdom, living in the United States, Pakistan, India, Kenya [….]