LitStack Review: The Doubt Factory by Paolo Bacigalupi

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The Doubt Factory Paolo Bacigalupi Little, Brown and Company Release Date:  October 14, 2014 ISBN 978-0-316-22075-0 Paolo Bacigalupi has written, among other things, a gritty, dystopian award winning adult novel about the fallout from dangers of genetic manipulation of crops (The Wind-up Girl), a somewhat silly but also very smart middle grade novel (Zombie Baseball [….]

LitStack Review: Lock In by John Scalzi

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Lock In John Scalzi Tor Books Release Date:  August 26, 2014 ISBN 978-0-7653-7586-5 It just isn’t right. Every time I read a synopsis of a new John Scalzi book, I think to myself, this just ain’t gonna work.  It’s either too simplistic of a premise (Redshirts), or too convoluted of a premise (Old Man’s War), [….]