Defending Jacob | William Landay

Defending Jacob | William Landay

Defending Jacob was written by William Landay.  It is his third novel and it looks like it is under development to become a movie.  Defending Jacob is a legal thriller written from the perspective of the father who is an assistant DA.  Landay has an interesting way of telling a story; he was able continue reading

The 500 | Matthew Quirk

The 500 | Matthew Quirk

In an unusual post over at Chicklit Is Not Dead, I read a review of The 500 (Matthew Quirk) and couldn't wait to read it.  This is Matthew Quirk's first novel and it was captivating.  The 500 is reminiscent of The Firm but it involves more powerful players. continue reading

Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn

Sadly I have not gotten through Gone Girl as quickly as I had hoped which is part of the reason this post is a day late.  I have heard so much talk about Gone Girl that I had some pretty high expectations.  As I began reading I felt like I was forcing my way through the book until I got to about the continue reading

In the Woods by Tana French

In the Woods by Tana French

My sister was actually loaned In the Woods  by Tana French by our cousin Chase, but I stole it and read it first...oops! Let me just say, after reading books on my Kindle, it was kind of weird to switch back to a real book!  I found myself annoyed that I had to leave the light on while I read in continue reading

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Last year seemed to be super busy and reading a book that took too much concentration seemed to be more than I could handle.  So…I just now read “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.”  This year I plan to be a much more faithful reader and have actually challenged myself to read 20 books this year, continue reading