Kill Creek by Scott Thomas

I really love that feeling you get when a book casually catches your eye as you stroll through the stacks of books at a library. For some reason that you may not be able to explain, the book just seems like it’s going to be good even though you have never heard of the author. ... Continue Reading →

Abominable by Dan Simmons

Top of the World Mount Everest, top of the world! About a year ago while browsing through titles on Netflix (one of the greatest things ever by the way) I came across a television show called Everest: Beyond the Limit by the Discovery Channel. This series documented expeditions attempting to summit Mount Everest. As an... Continue Reading →

Lee Child’s Jack Reacher Series

After reading the Killing Floor, the first in the Jack Reacher series, I seriously could not believe that I had never read a Lee Child book before.  I mean, here I am writing about all these great books you should try out and I had never read a Lee Child novel. For shame, for shame. ... Continue Reading →

Linwood Barclay’s Never Look Away

Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay is one good book.  From cover to cover, this fictional thriller is a page turner that keeps you guessing as new twists are continuously introduced into the story.  Published in 2010, Canadian author and former Toronto Star editor and columnist Barclay creates an intriguing story that hooks you right... Continue Reading →

The Wheel of Time

Every once in awhile I find I am compelled to deviate from my normal reading tastes and delve into a genre I rarely read.  In this case the genre is fantasy and the books are the Robert Jordan Wheel of Time series.  A few years ago I was over at my buddy Dave’s house and... Continue Reading →

The Goods that is Joe Hill

If you have yet to read any of Joe Hill’s works you are definitely missing out.  I have read two of his books recently and have been thoroughly impressed.  Hill is an award winning storyteller and his thrilling works feature elements of suspense, horror and the macabre.  His latest release Horns is truly unique as... Continue Reading →

Into the Wild

The story of Chris McCandless will captivate you, intrigue      you and at times infuriate you.  Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild is a non-fiction book that tells the tale of 22 year old Chris McCandless, a young man who gave up all of his possessions and savings after graduating college to begin his journey of hitchhiking... Continue Reading →

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