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It's that wonderful time of year again when millions of Americans wash their hands, put on their masks, and sit down at their computers...
Daniel Verastiqui
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Providence by Max Barry: The Sarcastiqui Review

It has been a month since I finished reading Providence by Max Barry, and I still can't stop thinking about it. On the surface,...
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We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E.…

I mentioned in a previous Thursday Roundup that I had started reading We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor but that...
Daniel Verastiqui
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Now Available: Brigham Plaza

In the midst of one of the most nightmarish years in my lifetime, I am releasing a new book. If I were a patient...
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Come Closer by Sara Gran: The Sarcastiqui Review

I was doom-scrolling Twitter the other day and like a sudden ray of light through a storm, I saw an ad for Sara Gran's...
Daniel Verastiqui
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But if you’ve got a finskie, won’t you lay…

Everyone's got a side hustle, and mine is writing dystopian cyber-thrillers loosely based on my experiences as a teenage hacker trying to take down...
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Today is a good month to preorder Brigham Plaza

Congratulations! You made it through July 2020. Not a trivial feat. Luckily, your TODO list for August is pretty straightforward. Just put on your...
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Last Call for Advance Book Reviewers

A couple months ago, I set a goal to line up 50 advance reviewers for my newest book, Brigham Plaza. So far, I've only...
Daniel Verastiqui
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Book Review: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

With the exception of the opening scene, Doctor Sleep is not quite the scare fest I was expecting. As the author notes in his...
Daniel Verastiqui
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Book Review: The Institute by Stephen King

Although not on the same prestige level as The Shining or The Stand, The Institute is a damn good book that is simultaneously deliberate...
Daniel Verastiqui
1 min read

Scott Reviews Hybrid Mechanics

Verastiqui’s trademark descriptive style and signature wit is thankfully present throughout the story: clever dialogue, multi-dimensional characters, sexual subtleties and exploring of gender identities,...
Daniel Verastiqui
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Now Available: Hybrid Mechanics

The wait is finally over, my friends. Book Five of the Vinestead Anthology, Hybrid Mechanics, is now available for purchase at Amazon or by...
Daniel Verastiqui
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