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Mike Pihlman

I am the Director of ForCarol.com a 501c3 non-profit that awards college scholarships to Tracy, CA scholars in honor of my daughter's best friend, and our part-time daughter, Carol Phan who we lost on Sept 18, 2010.

I am a: Book Review (TracyReaderDad.com), Technology (TechyMike.com), and Movie Review (ForCarol.com) blogger.

June 2017 Thrillers

Lots of new books this month.  Enjoy! The Suffering Tree by Elle Cosimano One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus Shadow Man by Alan Drew Back to Brooklyn by Lawrence Kelter Red Sky by Chris Goff The Clock Strikes Nun by Alice Loweecey The Girls’ Weekend […]

“Foreign Influence” by Brad Thor

Genre: Thriller Inner Mongolia An elite force under the direction of a man with liver spotted hands in London obliterates a secret military base (designated 243). Unbeknownst to the world, a horrifying worldwide terror network has just changed hands. Chicago A woman walking home from an after work […]

Book Drop for Literacy

Authors. Readers. Publishers. Fellow Nerds & Geeks. Help TracyReaderDad help ForCarol.com by donating (tax deductible) a book that will be set free into the wilds of Tracy, CA for Literacy in Carol’s memory. Once or twice a week I drop a new (or used) book someplace in Tracy, […]

April 2017 Thrillers

Lots of new books this month.  Happy Reading!! False Security by Elizabeth Goddard Cold Secrets by Toni Anderson Duplicity by Jane Haseldine Bad Boy Boogie by Thomas Pluck Blind to Sin by Dave White Missouri Homegrown by Jesse James Kennedy Shooting Creek and Other Stories by Scott Loring […]

“Off the Grid” by C. J. Box

Genre: Thriller Nate Romanowski and Liv Brannan have been living off the grid after the events in “Endangered”. Nate is happy to fly his falcons and live the simple life. Unfortunately, Liv’s mother gets sick and Liv needed to call her to arrange for a visit. These phone […]

“Memory Man” by David Baldacci

Genre: Thriller This is the first book in the Amos Decker series. When Amos Decker was 22 years old, his pro football debut changed his life forever.  On the first play, Amos was the recipient of a vicious hit that killed him. He was resuscitated, twice, and recovered, […]

“The Lost Order” by Steve Berry

Genre: Thriller / Historical Fiction “The Lost Order” is an ARC sent to me by the publishers. It is due in “stores” on April 4, 2017 and is the 12th book in the Cotton Malone series. 1865, Smithsonian Institution Angus “Cotton” Adams is a former illustrator at the […]

March 2017 Thrillers

A bunch of new releases for March 2017.  Happy Reading. 🙂 Invasion: Ice Hammer (Book 1) by Basil Sands Besieged by A. J. Tata Before Sunrise by Rick Mofina Korrosion by Peter Beck Her True Match (X-OPS 6) by Paige Tyler The Housewife Assassin’s Terrorist TV Guide by […]