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Hillary Clinton’s Reading Choices

Hillary Clinton has been back in the news lately, thanks to the backlash about the outrageously high fees that she commands for speaking engagements, the publication of her new book, and a few choice comments she made about current US foreign policy. 612 more words


This is Positively Eerie

Right now, I am reading a wonderful book by Daniel Silva, one of my favorite authors.  It’s a thriller starring his Israeli spy, Gabriel Allon, and involves the theft of one painting, in the service of finding another famous painting by an Italian Old Master painter.   134 more words


Summer Thrillers ~ Show August 16 and 17


“The Director” by David Ignatius
“Let the Devil Sleep” by John Verdon
“The Heist” by Daniel Silva
“Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting” by John Shiffman… 67 more words

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This Week's Biggest Books at Barnes & Noble


1. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

“A surefire hit… The Aussie author of last year’s runaway hit The Husband’s Secret comes back with another winning and wise novel that intertwines the lives of three women.” -Entertainment Weekly… 706 more words


Review - The Heist by Daniel Silva

Modern thrillers have become ultra-violent testosterone-bulked video-games-in-print.

I don’t say that as an admonishment against such novels, or video games; my favorite thriller is ICE STATION by Matthew Reilly, a guns-blazing-high-body-count action blockbuster; and the MAX PAYNE trilogy of video games, which necessitate the slaying of hundreds, likely thousands, of bad guys, make up some of my fondest gaming memories. 330 more words


Revenge with a side of Spy Craft: The English Girl by Daniel Silva

I don’t usually read spy novels. Once in a while is fine but crime is really not my genre. That being said I has seen a lot of good things about… 258 more words

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