Genre: Romantic Thriller Rating: 3.5 WaterTowers This is an Advanced Reading Copy sent to me by Karna Small Bodman. The book will be in stores in May 2009. Samatha Reid works in the White House as part of Homeland Security. Her boss, Greg Barnes, relies […]
Rating: 3 WaterTowers (a more deliberate Frey) Genre: Thriller “The Fourth Order” is a secret government “gray ops” agency that has been activated only four times since the Civil War. The object of the Order is to protect the United States…by any means possible. Including kidnapping, torture, and……… […]
There are 24 Thrillers due to be released this month including “Fault Line” by Barry Eisler (see my review here). Happy Reading!
Rating: 4 WaterTowers “Fault Line” is due in stores in March 2009. I recieved this ARC from Barry Eisler and I thank him for sending it. 🙂 Richard Hilzoy was at the top of the world. He was about to meet with his lawyer, Alex Treven, […]
As you may already have figured out….I’m definitely not one to stop technology from advancing (see my Technical Blog). But there are some things I would like to see stay the same: Newspapers and books being two of the most important. Call me old fashioned. All […]
Rating: 3.5 WaterTowers Jon Land sent me a signed Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) of “Strong Enough to Die” which is due in stores in May 2009. How cool is that? Thank you to Jon! “You believe in God, Belladonna? I asked you that before and you […]
There are 28 Thrillers due to be released this month. Check out the list here. FYI….I am almost done with “Strong Enough to Die”. The review should be up in a day or two (or three). Caitlin Strong rocks. 🙂 Happy Reading!
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). […]
Rating: 3.5 WaterTowers “Show No Fear” is the first Nina Reilly book in about….hmmmm, 4 years? It has been a long wait. I know when I went to meet Perri in 2004, they mentioned that Nina would take a vacation and that they had been working on “Keeper […]
ThrillerWriters.org web site has a list of 22 books due this month with links to each. Check it out here. Happy Reading…. I am almost done with “Show No Fear”. Look for the review this weekend. 🙂
++++ UPDATE Jan 29, 2009: Barry sent the ARC of “Fault Line”. I recieved it yesterday, and will read it as soon as I finish Jon Land’s ARC. TracyReaderDad…a new force to be reckoned with in the “Thriller” genre. How cool is that? 🙂 ++++ […]
This article from CNN states that best selling author Alexandra Penney has fallen victim the the Madoff-Ponzi scheme debacle. Very sad, but, for those of us who can learn from this remember diversification means not putting all your eggs in one basket. The stock market, for example, […]
Genre: Children’s Fantasy Rating: 5 WaterTowers The magic continues. “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” was given to Hermione Granger in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” as one of the items that would help them (Harry, Ron and Hermione) destroy Voldemort. This book was translated from […]
Genre: Mystery Rating: 3.5 WaterTowers In “L is for Lawless”, Kinsey has agreed to help a friend of Henry Pitt’s (remember Henry is Kinsey’s octegenarian landlord). A few months ago, this friend, Johnny Lee died of a heart attack. His son and grandson are now trying to get […]
I stumbled across this article on the increasing sales of the electronic books (E-Books). UPDATE: Jan 6, 2009 Here is another interesting article on this subject on CNN. Amazon’s Kindle appears to have gathered the approval of Oprah (see the post directly below this one) and […]
See this article concerning the cancellation of a book by Holocaust survivors. The person writing it appeared on Oprah’s show more than once. Seems that lately a lot of non-fiction isn’t. Here is some advice: Fiction is a great genre to cover. 🙂