Monday, December 10, 2007

One Good, One Not So Good (To Me...)


'Four Blind Mice' by James Patterson. The actual plot is not of much interest, nor is how the criminals were caught. What sells the Patterson books is the violence, the sadism, the sex--and short chapters for those with short attention spans. Moreover, because of this, I suspect the Patterson books will not be long remembered. Readers still read Sherlock Holmes, Philo Vance, etc., and they will be doing so when the Cross books are in the dustbin.

'Home to Holly Springs' by Jan Karon. I cannot explain why, but Jan Karon reminds me of one of my other favorite writers: Pearl Buck. I think it is because both of them show--through their writing--a deep sense of love for humanity. Home to Holly Springs is a great read--a book you will want to read again. Like of lot of Karon's writing, there is a bit of mystery to it, there is gentle humor, and a satisfying conclusion. I cannot wait for the next Father Tim book. Check below for the Coupon Code to receive a Discount on either of these two eBook Titles.

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Alex Cross returns in the most harrowing case of his career-one that risks the life of his closest friend and partner, John Sampson. Alex Cross is on his way to resign from the Washington Police Force when his partner and oldest friend, John Sampson, knocks on the door, desperate.
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Home to Holly Springs eBook edition by Karon, Jan
Readers of the nine bestselling Mitford novels have been captivated by Jan Karon's "gift for illuminating the struggles that creep into everyday lives-along with a vividly imagined world" (People). They learned quickly that "after you've spent time in Mitford, you'll want to come back" (Chicago Tribune).
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