Year: 2010

Displaced Persons by Ghita Schwarz

Displaced PersonsGhita SchwarzWilliam Morrow/HarperCollinsReleased: August 2010Source: library eBook The last book that I read in 2010 was a good one.  It’s not exactly a superstition, call it more of a goal, but I like to end or start each year with a good reading experience.  I don’t remember […]

The Sherlockian by Graham Moore

Title: The SherlockianAuthor: Graham MoorePublisher: Twelve/Hachette Book GroupPublished: December 1, 2010Source: advance reading copy I’m not a Sherlock Homes fan.  I may have read “The Hound of Baskervilles” way back when, but I wouldn’t bet my life on it.  You’d think I would have looked into the stories […]

Port Mortuary by Patricia Cornwell

Port MortuaryPatricia CornwellPenguin Putnam, November 30, 2010512 pagesSource: review copy Patricia Cornwell is the only writer who has gotten me out of bed during a late night reading frenzy to double check that the doors and windows are locked. She’s also one of the few writers whose release […]

A Very Simple Crime by Grant Jerkins

A Very Simple CrimeGrant JerkinsBerkley Prime Crime, November 2, 2010Source: Review copy I don’t always say yes to a publisher when they contact me and ask if I’d be interested in an advance reader copy of a forthcoming book by a new writer.  Sometimes I’m just not interested […]

My Reading Life by Pat Conroy

My Reading Life by Pat Conroy Publisher: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday Published: November 2, 2010 Hardcover, 352 pages The audio version was simultaneously released and is read by Pat Conroy–what a treat that will be! Please note that this post is based on a bound manuscript requested from the […]