The Lawyer's Lawyer is a book worth reading just for its exposure to the talent of James Sheehan. The book reads like something Grisham would have written in his earlier days.
Lisa Gardner is a very talented writer of mystery thrillers. Each of her previous novels have shown growth in her writing skills. However her latest novel, Touch and Go, is a slight step backwards.
The over-the-top adulation of the private sector, which pervades Conscious Capitalism, might be tolerated by readers seeking the secrets of Whole Foods' success. But those looking for rigorous analysis and informed inspiration will be disappointed.
For Amazon, the system began with good intentions as a marketing device for books, but unintended consequences have made it both an unreliable and suspect platform. Worse, it has tempted the unscrupulous.
Suspect, Robert Crais's exceptional new novel, is about a special relationship that leads to mutual resurrection. "This is a story about a man healing a dog and the dog healing the man," said Crais. "It's a two-way street."
If judged on the basic tenets of a romance, Keowee Valley is a satisfying read yet this novel is much richer, much deeper than its cover suggests.
What April Bloomfield has become particularly well known for, though, is her passion for what has come to be called "nose to tail" cooking -- utilizing every possible part of the animal and leaving nothing to waste.
On some level, now that everyone has an opinion, nobody's opinion really matters.
New Year's resolutions are just too severe, and usually impulsive, having been declared on the spot, at midnight, after drinking too much champagne. No wonder they are often dropped to the wayside within a few weeks.
Having read and loved Gabby's previous release, Spirit Junkie, I was super stoked to receive an early copy of her new book, May Cause Miracles, which officially releases on New Year's Day 2013, just in time for many who are inspired to make great new changes in their lives.
The Intercept reads like a first draft, or as if nobody bothered to edit it carefully, because, well, he's Dick Wolf.
Though Mountains Fall is Dale Cramer's third and final book in The Daughters of Caleb Bender series, based on actual events that transpired in the nineteenth century when a group of Amish people fled the United States and set up residence in Mexico.
This is a completely romantic story that is perfect reading during the holiday season. All of White's special talents are on display as she crafts a fascinating plot, and creates indelible characters.
If you're looking for "dream by the fire" escapist reading this holiday season, look no further than the following two books.
Are you looking for a clever murder mystery? One with a unique sense of place and enough quirky characters to make the cast of The Big Bang Theory take notice? Can you deal with a ghost as a central character?
After featuring them on their best seller lists -- mostly via the inclusion of ebooks a little over two years ago -- The New York Times has finally reviewed a self-published book.
by Khaled Hosseini
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
by Ramona Ausubel
by Helene Wecker
Published on April 23rd, 2013