Review: The Fixer by Joseph Finder

Monday’s Book Review: The Fixer by Joseph Finder

There’s a reason Joseph Finder is an award-winning, best-selling author: he knows how to tell a deeply compelling story. Despite his proclivity toward writing standalone novels—a relative rarity among career thriller or mystery authors—Finder is adept at delivering a brand-new cast of believable characters for his adventures, and his latest is no exception. The Fixer […]

Reviews of Stephen King

June Reads by Jordan Foster: Reviews of Stephen King and Don Winslow

Now that it’s officially summer—as of June 21—it’s time to plan not only your vacation but, and perhaps more importantly, your vacation reading. Whether you’re in the mood to settle in with new tales from old favorites like Stephen King and Don Winslow or branch out with German screenwriter Sascha Arango’s debut or the first […]

Book Review: Turn of the Mind

Book Review: Turn of the Mind by Alice LaPlante New York: Grove Press, 2012. $15.00 Alice LaPlante’s debut novel, Turn of Mind, is the first work of fiction to win the Wellcome Trust Book Prize for medical writing. This may seem a strange niche for a mystery novel, but LaPlante’s book does not slot easily […]

Book Review: Northwest Angle By William Kent Krueger

Book Review: Northwest Angle By William Kent Krueger New York: Atria Books, 2011. $24.99 Welcome back to northern Minnesota and the quickest, most exciting read closest to the Canadian border. The Northwest Angle is a place of majestic vistas, pristine forests, and ocean-like waters in the Lake of the Woods. And William Kent Krueger’s love […]