June 22, 2020: My Top 20 Favorite Thrillers (Novels)!

When I was narrowing down the titles for this Top 20 list, I ended up with a shortlist of over 50 books.  So, after giving it some thought, I elected to divide the genre into Thrillers and Crime/Mystery.  The latter are more police, P.I., and organized crime-focused while the former cover pretty much everything else.…

April 8, 2017: My 5 Favorite Recent Reads!

In a previous blog entry, I ranted about the shit book recommendations put forth by numerous reputable websites.  It would seem that, in many cases, the quality of the work is of much less importance than the connections of the author.  Well, someone recently directed me to BBC.com's "books" section which offers up a monthly…