What I Read: January 2012

Written by Dan Malone

I haven’t read much the past couple of months, but I managed to get a little downtime in December, and I poured through quite a lot of books.

I finished Andy McNabs “Nick Stone” series of novels, with Zero Hour. At least I thought I did, until I realized his latest one, Dead Centre, was already out in the UK! So I picked it up there, and plan on reading that very soon.
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Book Review: Soft Target by Stephen Hunter (It SUCKED)

Written by Dan Malone

In all my years of reading, I’ve never seen an author fall so far from grace as I have Stephen Hunter. Hunter wrote one of the best series of books in the original Bob Lee Swagger trilogy. He also had some additionally great books like the Earl Swagger Trilogy, Dirty White Boys and The Day Before Midnight.

All those books are amazing, and at the top of my “if I was stranded on a desert island” book list.

Since then, everything Hunter has put out has been very poor. Then there’s Soft Target, which is utter trash. (more…)

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Book Review: The Litigators by John Grisham

Written by Dan Malone

I must confess that I swore off reading any more John Grisham novels. Grisham was one of my favourite authors for the longest time – and the first book I ever read after kids/teen fiction was The Client.

I quickly read all other Grisham books he had written, then was an avid purchaser of all John Grisham books every year. However I felt Grisham peaked with the King of Torts. I felt the Last Juror and the Broker were weak. The Associate left me highly disappointed as it built up very well and then completely fizzled out at the end. (more…)

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Ringing in the New Year with New Books

Written by Jenny Brady on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

With the new year comes a lot of new books! For January 3rd, we have new books by Simon R. Green, Val McDermid, Andrew Clements and John T. Lescroart! To help you in your book shopping with that Christmas money you received from Great Aunt Gladys, we’ve got a link to the best price available for you. (more…)

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Order of Lord John Books


The Lord John Grey series is a spin-off of the Outlander series by American novelist Diana Gabaldon. After making appearances in Dragonfly in Amber, the Lord John Grey character appeared in subsequent Outlander novels Voyager, Drums of Autumn, A Breath of Snow and Ashes and An Echo in the Bone. (more…)

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