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Zero Day by David Baldacci

A book review of ‘Zero Day’ by David Baldacci The latest offering from David Baldacci is Zero Day. The novel boasts the introduction of a new character: John Puller, which is always exciting as character creation is one Baldacci’s biggest talents. He has created some pure gems in the past …

The Rainmaker by John Grisham

A book review of ‘The Rainmaker’ by John Grisham I thought I was getting used to John Grisham having read most of his novels, until I picked this one up. The novel has an almost stagnant start, where everything seems to go wrong, all at once, to Rudy Baylor – …

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

A book review of “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel This book will challenge your imagination and tempt your curiosity. It actually had me searching to see if there was any truth in it, until I read the final few chapters, and I then understood. It is an adventure similar …

Split Second by David Baldacci

A book review of ‘Split Second’ by David Baldacci I’m not sure why I make a habit of reading sequential books in the wrong order. 🙂 (I did the same thing with The Camel Club). Split Second is the prequel to Simple Genius. It is the foundation of the relationship …

Nothing to Lose by Lee Child

A book review of ‘Nothing to Lose’ by Lee Child This was the second “Jack Reacher novel” (the character created by Lee Child) I have read and I didn’t enjoy it that much (see ‘Persuader‘ which I think was a better book). The whole premise behind the character of Jack …

The Street Lawyer by John Grisham

A book review of The Street Lawyer by John Grisham The setting of this novel is quite similar to a few of Grisham’s other books (The Firm, The Associate) in that it revolves around a powerful, big-money Law Firm, billing hours and churning out huge paycheques. However, while there are …

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Bear Grylls’ Autobiography: Mud, Sweat and Tears

I received Bear Grylls’ autobiography “Mud, Sweat and Tears” as a gift last year, and I enjoyed it immensely. I’m really a huge fan of his, and I always become re-inspired to get outside after watching one of his shows (or after reading his autobiography). The book covers the story …

The Camel Club by David Baldacci

A book review of “The Camel Club” by David Baldacci I just recently finished reading The Camel Club by David Baldacci, which is the prequel to The Collectors. Even though I enjoyed the book quite a bit, and got through it pretty quickly, it just didn’t seem to have that …