Review: Lee Child has delivered another winner
"Past Tense: a Jack Reacher Novel" (Delacorte Press), by Lee Child
While Jack Reacher is exploring the United States, he stumbles on a rural area in New Hampshire and spots a sign with a name that's familiar to him — the town where his father was born.
Savvy shoppers know the best deals to be found Super Bowl weekend are at the Friends of the Columbus Public Library Book Sale.
Book sale hours will be Thursday, Feb. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 4, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Most hardbacks are $1, paperbacks are 50 cents and for this particular sale, all children’s through young adult books are on sale for 25 cents each, because we have so many.
Wiley Cash, J.K. Rowling, Margot Lee Shetterly top lists of popular library checkouts
J.K. Rowling wasn’t a surprise.
Neither was “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” or “The Diary of a Wimpy Kid.”
Books by John Grisham and David Baldacci still are flying off the shelf.
Lee Child and Diane Ackerman were practically shoo-ins.
But unexpected was Wiley Cash’s “A Land More Kind Than Home,” last year’s Spokane is Reading title, and J.A. Jance’s “Downfall: A Brady Novel of Suspense.”
Review: New Lee Child novel is bold and mysterious
"The Midnight Line" (Delacorte Press), by Lee Child
Author Lee Child delivers another classic Jack Reacher tale with "The Midnight Line."
The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US
iBook charts for week ending June 4, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):
Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher
1. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins - 9780735211216 - (Penguin Publishing Group)
2. Come Sundown by Nora Roberts - 9781250123107 - (St. Martin's Press)
3. The Fix by David Baldacci - 9781455586554 - (Grand Central Publishing)
4. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate by Al Franken - 9781455540433 - (Grand Central Publishing)
"No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Short Stories" (Delacorte Press), by Lee Child
Book review: Lee Child story collection fills gaps in Jack Reacher’s life
Fans of Jack Reacher, the protagonist in the thriller series by author Lee Child, automatically knows what the title of this new book, “No Middle Name,” refers to.
Reacher has no middle name, which confuses databases and helps him stay invisible in his nomadic travels.
The new book is a collection of a dozen Lee Child novellas or short stories, all featuring Reacher. Fans of the series will enjoy the collection immensely because the stories fill in gaps in Reacher’s life.
Review: Jack Reacher returns in ‘Night School’
"Night School" (Delacorte Press), by Lee Child
"Night School," featuring Lee Child's enigmatic hero Jack Reacher, goes back to 1996 when Reacher was still in the military.
“Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” NEW
Tom Cruise stars for the second time as the nomadic investigator who must break a former Army colleague out of military prison to unravel a government conspiracy. With Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh, Patrick Hexsxsusinger. Written by Richard Wenk and Edward Zwick & Marshall Herskovitz, based on the book “Never Go Back” by Lee Child. Directed by Zwick. Imax 2D. (1:58) PG-13.
Latest ‘Jack Reacher’: Where there’s a will, Tom Cruise will find a way
The 2012 film “Jack Reacher” didn’t seem like the beginning of anything, but more like a mediocre one-off, something that Tom Cruise was trying out that didn’t quite succeed.
But this second in the series, “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” is of a whole other order. This is a superior, assured action movie — a quality product that makes the case for a franchise.
Oct. 21Boo! A Madea Halloween: Here’s a new gig for Tyler Perry’s versatile character — battling all sorts of paranormal beings while also keeping track of her great-niece (Diamond White). The second Madea movie to be based on something other than a Perry play, this reportedly was inspired by a reference to a fictitious Madea movie in Chris Rock’s “Top Five” in 2014.I’m Not Ashamed: Faith-based drama is drawn from the journals of Rachel Joy Scott, a devout Christian and the first victim of the...