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April 2016: Books I’ve Read Recently

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Well last time out as mentioned I decided to try a few new authors. I tried and enjoyed Lisa Unger, Jeff Abbott and then Gregg Hurwitz.

I decided to try out at least one new author every month, while also reading more by the authors that I’ve discovered – and then my regular dose of authors whose books I will blindly purchase and read every month.

Here’s what I read in March:

The Wayward Pines Trilogy: A friend of mine had been telling me about this series after the TV show was first made so I picked them up but never got around to reading them till now. WOW WOW WOW. I can’t even begin to describe how much I loved these. I started the first book, Pines, on a Friday night at 6pm and I had finished it by 10pm. I then read Wayward the very next day however with a flight coming up I saved the last one, The Last Town, until the flight and it was the best flight ever. I enjoyed all three of these books immensly and would highly, highly recommend them.

Back Blast: The latest Gray Man novel by Mark Greaney. After reading the disappointing latest Sam Capra book, I was worried about this one but holy crap did I ever not have to be. This was AMAZING. Just an incredible non stop action book and it might just be my favourite novel in the Court Genry series – although #1 is probably just slightly better. We were able to find out what the shoot to kill deal was and now begins a whole new chapter for the Gray Man.

Tell No Lies and They’re Watching by Gregg Hurwitz: One of the new authors I tried recently and wanted to read more. Of the two, I would recommend Tell No Lies the most. It was a tremendous thriller that kept me guessing throughout the book and I was pleasantly surprised with the outcome. They’re Watching was also good.

Far From True: The second novel in the Promise Falls Trilogy by Linwood Barclay. The usual amazing stuff from Linwood. Seriously one of the best authors I’ve ever read.

Rogue Lawyer: I stopped reading John Grisham a few years ago as I was tired of the way he interjected his politics into his books. I decided to give this one a try though and I was very surprised how much I liked it. His writing style is absolutely excellent and it reminded my why I loved Grisham growing up. I got hooked on it and went back and read my favourite Grisham novel of all time, The King of Torts and I also read one of the books I skipped, The Racketeer. That was a very good one too.

What have you guys read recently?

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One Response to “April 2016: Books I’ve Read Recently”

  1. Oswaldo Reyes: 8 years ago

    The ALEX HAWKE series by Ted Bell is one of the best series written today.If you are a fan of Mitch Rapp,Scot Harvath ,Jack Reacher , Gabriel Allon ,will Robie and Robin Monarch, these great characters that we love ,then wait till you meet Alex Hawke. I was reading an article on the website , when i was introduced to Ted Bell and his series Hawke, his character was the feature character and the article basicly said that if you had not read a book on the hawke series you were missing out on a great book series.I am avid reader and book collector .Thrillers is my genre.All the characters i just mentioned ,i have read al their books and have their entire book series in my personal and private library in my home.I immediately taught , i would check this series out.I went out and purchased book 1 in the series and i was immediately hooked after 3 chapters.The series is so good i ordered the entire series online.My friends ,i honestly recommend this series to all the readers like myself ,who love to read and enjoy books that are impossible to put down.If you have not read HAWKE by Ted Bell ,get it today.


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