Featured Author Review: The Lost by Vicki Pettersson

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The Lost (Celestial Blues, Book 2) Vicki Pettersson Harper Voyager ISBN-10: 0062064657 Griffin Shaw and his wife were both murdered fifty years ago. Now a minor angel, Grif’s been granted permission to solve the mystery of his own death… if he helps the Pure angels guide those souls who might otherwise be Lost. Souls like [….]

Noir-style Comic Set in the World of Pokémon

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From our friends at i09. This one looks so cool! Ray Bruwelheide puts the usually colorful Pokémon in black and white, telling the start of a story that isn’t about battling, but about crime. It’s just getting started, but there’s a lot of promise in Bruwelheide’s approach to the super-powered pocket monsters. The first two [….]

Featured Author Interview: Don Winslow

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This month, we’ve had the pleasure of hosting the criminally talented Don Winslow as our Featured Author. We hope you’ll check out the reviews of his previous and new titles we’ve featured. We’d like to thank Mr. Winslow and his publicity team at Simon and Schuster for their encouragement and support of LitStack. Remember that [….]

LitStack Review: The Gentlemen's Hour by Don Winslow

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    The Gentlemen’s Hour Don Winslow Simon & Schuster ISBN-10: 0434019259 — ♦ — Let’s play “True Confessions.” I’ve never read a detective novel before. I’ve seen quite a few detective films, though I suspect that if I listed them, you’d tell me that they weren’t the good ones. I read comics without regard [….]

LitStaff Pick: Our Favorite Crime Novels

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Not all crime novels are Spillane. Not all in this genre have the desperate, gorgeous dame leaning on a P.I.’s desk, tear-stained cheeks, begging said P.I. to solve her mystery. Sure, those noir-type novels are great, but the genre has come a long, long way. This week we’re discussing our favorite crime novels- those set [….]