LitStack Review: Idle Ingredients by Matt Wallace

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Idle Ingredients A Sin du Jour Affair- Book 4 Matt Wallace Tor.com Release Date:  February 7, 2017 ISBN 978-0-7653-9003-5 Idle Ingredients is the fourth book in the Sin du Jour series, which follows the exploits of a premiere paranormal catering company based in Long Island.  These quick, witty novellas by Matt Wallace have indeed been [….]

LitStack Review: Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? by Paul Cornell

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Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? Paul Cornell Pan Books Release Date:  May 19, 2016 ISBN 978-1-4472-7326-4 London detectives James Quill, Tony Costain and Kevin Sefton, and analyst Lisa Ross form a unique team; they have been “gifted” with the Sight – the ability to see the hidden, supernatural side of London.  Its often not a pretty [….]

LitStack Review: Nightwise by R. S. Belcher

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Nightwise R. S. Belcher Tor Books Release Date:  August 18, 2015 ISBN 978-0-7653-7460-8 Wow.  What a difference a bit of experience makes. I read R. S. Belcher’s debut novel, The Six Gun Tarot, shortly after it came out, and was very impressed with this supernatural Western thriller/morality tale, and especially with Mr. Belcher’s skill in [….]

LitStack Review: You’re Never Weird on the Internet (almost) by Felicia Day

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You’re Never Weird on the Internet (almost) Felicia Day Touchstone Books Release Date:  August 11, 2015 ISBN 978-1-4767-8565-3 In 2007, something fun happened on the internet:  The Guild, a web series based on the lives of a group of gamers, posted its first season on You Tube.  The game upon which the series was centered [….]

LitStack Review: Gemini Cell by Myke Cole

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Gemini Cell Myke Cole Ace Books Release Date:  January 27, 2015 ISBN 978-0-425-26964-0 They’re lying to you.  Whoever wrote the back cover copy and the PR blurb-age wants you to think that Gemini Cell, the fourth in Myke Cole’s “Shadow Ops” series (and a precursor to the first three books) is a military sci-fi novel, [….]

Flash Review – We Are All Completely Fine

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We Are All Completely Fine Daryl Gregory Tachyon Publications Release Date:  August 12, 2014 ISBN 978-1-61696-171-8 So…. in the beginning (of this novel) there are five patients and one psychotherapist who meet together once a week for group therapy.  But the patients… let’s just say that they are not your run-of-the-mill mental patients.  Each of [….]

Blog Tour: London Falling by Paul Cornell

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London Falling Paul Cornell Tor Books First Edition:  April 13, 2013 ISBN:  978-0765330277 Two undercover officers, one a veteran, the other a rookie, at odds, suspicious of the other as far as techniques, motivations, loyalties.  Add to that their abrasive, hard-nosed commander, who will battle for every inch even as he feels the war slipping [….]

Dark Currents – Agent of Hel by Jacqueline Carey

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Dark Currents:  Agent of Hel Jaqueline Carey A ROC Book First Edition:  October 2, 2012 ISBN 978-0-451-46478-1 —♦— If you’ve read much of what I’ve had to say here at LitStack then you probably know that I am a huge fan of Jacqueline Carey.  Her Kushiel Legacy series – especially the Phèdre and the Imriel [….]