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Solitary Man

One Shot
Lee Child

I don’t always interact with the popular culture on a timely basis. This year, though, I find myself hiding in best-selling books. 1,034 more words


Night School by Lee Child

Night School

by Lee Child
Series: Jack Reacher, #21

Hardcover, 369 pg.
Delacorte Press, 2016

Read: January 5, 2016

One of the strengths of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series is the way it bounces around in time — sometimes it’s Reacher’s post-military life, sometimes it’s while he’s serving, sometimes you get a couple of books in a row that are clearly tied together, sometimes it’s impossible to tell what chronological relationship a book has to the rest. 461 more words


JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK (2016) MOVIE REVIEW - I Shouldn't Have Gone Back, You Shouldn't Either

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is a lifeless, paint by numbers action sequel that has Tom Cruise stumbling along looking bored as fuck. It is the sequel to 2012’s ‘Jack Reacher’ which was received fairly well as an above average action flick but in no way warranted a sequel, especially if this is what they had in mind. 729 more words


Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

I’m not going to lie, I enjoyed Jack Reacher in 2012. It had a nice complex-ish story mixed in nicely with good action and style. 421 more words


Okay to ignore writing rules if you’re Lee Child

I’m a freelance editor for individuals and independent publishers. My job is to pinpoint spelling, punctuation, grammar, incomplete sentences, and syntax errors, but the rules are always changing. 276 more words

Violet Carr Moore

Night School (2016) by Lee Child 

A prequel set back in 1996 — Reacher is still in the army, age 35, and he’s moved to an emergency task force because the intelligence services in Europe have plucked a menacing phrase from the air: “The American wants a hundred million dollars.” For what?  310 more words

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Persuader is the name of a type of gun featured in this Jack Reacher novel which is unusual in that it is written in the first person. 299 more words