Happy New Year! Another plague-ridden year for the world meant another ideal one for page-turning pursuits. My Goodreads account tells me I finished 21 books in 2021, the majority novels and several published during the calendar year. Joining the “best of” lists making the rounds, please find below my favorite books read over the past […]
Past month or so got you down? Want to escape from it all? Feel like getting lost in someone else’s problems bigger than your own? William Landay’s powerful courtroom page-turner Defending Jacob might just be the cure for you. The Case: Assistant district attorney Andy Barber heads a high-profile murder trial of a brutally slain teen-aged […]
Politics, terrorism, and sports collide in this riveting debut novel by American diplomat and former sportswriter Kirk Wolcott, prompting a crucial question for our time: How far is too far when trying to change the world?