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The Goldfinch 23 February, 2016

I was in an airport bookshop and saw The Goldfinch on the shelf. I picked it up and glanced at the back cover, decided that yes I would…

Siddhartha 30 January, 2016

I am not sure where I had first heard of Siddhartha , but it has been in the back of my head as a book that I should read at some point…

All the Light We Cannot See 28 January, 2016

All the Light We Cannot See has been constantly recommended to me, it was a top book of the year a couple years ago, as well as a Pulitzer…

The Man in the High Castle 19 January, 2016

Amazon created a TV series semi-based on this book and it was available as part of the Unlimited Kindle reading program on Amazon, so I…

The Moonlit Garden 13 January, 2016

Amazon started a program called Kindle First where you can pick one of six books each month to get for free. Of the six choices for…

Fight Club 11 January, 2016

The movie Fight Club was good, but I always heard that I should read Fight Club as it was much better. Typical. In fact, this is such a…

The Power of the Dog 07 January, 2016

I have seen The Power of the Dog on Amazon for quite some time now; the cover kept drawing my eye and the description was enough to have…

Bull Mountain 02 January, 2016

Another Amazon recommendation that hit the spot, Bull Mountain is a fast paced, well written, crime thriller. The writing style is one…

Year In Review 01 January, 2016

My New Year's resolution for 2015 was to read a book a week. I was successful in doing this in total, even though I did not follow a linear…

Forensics 31 December, 2015

I have always been interested in the criminal justice system both from a fiction and non-fiction perspective. Forensics is a non-fiction…

The Nightingale 28 December, 2015

Even though this book kept popping up on Amazon recommendations and other lists, for some reason every time I read the description I put off…

Furiously Happy 24 December, 2015

In my attempt to read a book a week this year, I have gone through a variety of different strategies to find new things to read. Amazon has…

Ubik 22 December, 2015

Philip K. Dick is widely regarded as one of the top tier science fiction writers of all time. At the same time, he seems to have a bit of…

The Lost Codex 18 December, 2015

After reading a few of the Scot Harvath books by Brad Thor, Amazon recommended The Lost Codex which is part of the OPSIG series by Alan…

The Grownup 16 December, 2015

Gillian Flynn has proven to be one of my favorite authors. I have yet to read something by her that I did not like. This short story, The…

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