Book Review: “The Associate” by John Grisham

Book Review Genre: Thriller Rating:  3.5 Watertowers Kyle McAvoy is looking forward to graduation from Yale Law School. He is the editor of the prestigious "Yale Law Review" and has his pick of lucrative jobs as a law associate.  But his heart is set on helping the poor in Virginia for a few years. His plans … Continue reading Book Review: “The Associate” by John Grisham

John Grisham’s “The Associate”

John Grisham's new book "The Associate" is due in stores today, Jan 27, 2009.   Here is a link to his web site for a quick overview. Go here for my Reviews of some of John Grisham's books (I have read them all, just not reviewed them all).   Looks like my Barnes & Noble … Continue reading John Grisham’s “The Associate”

“The Appeal” by John Grisham

  Genre: Legal Thriller Rating: 4 Water Towers After years of litigation, the small, nearly bankrupt, law firm of Payton & Payton (Mary Grace and Wes) has just won a $41 million lawsuit against New York based Krane Chemical. This is proof that the illegal dumping of chemicals at the Krane plant in Bowmore, Mississippi … Continue reading “The Appeal” by John Grisham

“Playing for Pizza” by John Grisham

Genre: Fiction Buy it! Rating: 5 Water Towers Every now and then John Grisham writes a book that is "off-genre". “Playing for Pizza” is one such novel, and it is a gem. Other off-genre (meaning not a Legal Thriller) John Grisham fiction books are: “A Painted House”, “Skipping Christmas”, and “Bleachers”. All of them are … Continue reading “Playing for Pizza” by John Grisham

“The Innocent Man” by John Grisham

Genre: Non-Fiction Rating: 5 Water Towers I went way out of my normal genre to read John Grisham’s (who also for the first time wrote a non-fiction book)The Innocent Man. If you read only one book this year, read this one. It is a superb story detailing the life of Ron Williamson. If you think … Continue reading “The Innocent Man” by John Grisham