LitStack Review: Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal

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Ghost Talkers Mary Robinette Kowal Tor Books Release Date:  August 16, 2016 ISBN 978-0-7653-7825-5 Mary Robinette Kowal is the absolute queen of historical speculative fiction. First, in her Glamourist Histories series, she invokes Regency England but with a twist – her England includes an elegant magic, known as “glamour”, which […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Eleanor & Park, and Second Chances

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I wanted to read Eleanor & Park to discover what all the fuss was about.  I have to preface this with saying that I love living in Minnesota.  It’s vibrant, progressive, practical… for the most part.  That’s why it really surprises and disappoints me when something that seems just wrong […]

Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish by David Rakoff

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Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish David Rakoff Doubleday Release Date: July 16, 2013 ISBN 978-0-385-53521-2 If anyone had told me that I would be reading a novel that was completely written in verse, I would have rolled my eyes in a “heaven help us” gesture.  Epic poems are certainly […]