Tag Archives Michael Connelly

Top Ten 2016 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get Around To

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Hello and welcome to my first Top Ten Tuesday of 2017.

Last year, I dropped the ball on this meme, and really all memes, but I thought I’d revive at least this one. I ended up with just nine books for this meme, not because I read everything else released last year, but because these books are the only ones I regret missing out on. You can be sure they ended up on my TBR list for 2017.

Top Ten Tuesdays: Top Recent Reads

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Today, the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish have asked us to list our recent 5-star reads.

Since I rarely classify books as 5-stars, let’s face it, no book is perfect, I am instead going to list the top ten books I read and loved recently.

The Lincoln Lawyer – A Book Review

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Mickey Haller is The Lincoln Lawyer, a Los Angeles defense attorney who does most of his work out of the back of his chauffeured Lincoln Town Car. Mickey approaches his job knowing that the law has nothing to do with truth and justice or guilt and innocence. Instead it’s a system to be worked to find a way to get his clients off and make a nice payday in the process.

The Poet

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This is the year of thrillers, it seems. Last year, I read lots of young adult and fantasy, but this is the year of thrillers, and here is one more that I am reviewing for you guys. I spent last night wide awake compulsively turning the last 100 odd pages of The Poet by Michael Connelly, ...

The Good Guy

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Always on the prowl for a good suspense thriller writer ala John Sandford or Michael Connelly, I stumbled onto Dean Koontz, and took a chance on “The Good Guy”. Dean Koontz is not a new author, he has been writing consistently since the late 1970s. It is just that I have not really registered him on ...

Moscow Rules

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I am a big fan of thrillers, in particular if there is any serialization involved (a single character appearing in multiple novels - and there is a particular order in which the books should ideally be read). Some authors and their series thrillers that I enjoy are : Sue Grafton - The Kinsey Millhone Alphabet series Michael ...