Tag: terry reviews

  • Terry Reviews: The Martian

    Terry Reviews: The Martian

    The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 5 of 5 stars This month’s book recommendation is The Martian by Andy Weir. We read this book for our old booksellers and authors book club, and Judine and I were unable to attend. This is the astronaut stranded on Mars story, a familiar concept to those of […]

  • Terry Reviews: Annihilation

    Terry Reviews: Annihilation

    Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer My rating: 5 of 5 stars My recommendation this month goes to Jeff Vandermeer’s “Annihilation.” This is a book about a doomed expedition following on the heels of other expeditions into country that has proven to be all but impenetrable and which appears to change those who go into it. The […]

  • Terry Reviews: Red Rising

    Terry Reviews: Red Rising

    Red Rising by Pierce Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is odd for me, but I am going to recommend a book that isn’t even out yet. I read the ARC, and I was captivated enough to want to alert you to its publishing date in January 2014. The book is Red Rising […]

  • Terry Reviews: The Maid’s Version

    Terry Reviews: The Maid’s Version

    The Maid’s Version by Daniel Woodrell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Many of you may remember a movie called Winter’s Bone, if only for the fact that it was Jennifer Lawrence’s first big role. What you might not know is that first it was a book by a writer named Daniel Woodrell. His latest […]

  • Terry Reviews: The Work of Elmore Leonard

    Terry Reviews: The Work of Elmore Leonard

    Pronto by Elmore Leonard My rating: 5 of 5 stars My book recommendation for this month is not “a” book recommendation, but a body of work. Like many writers, I want to pay tribute to Elmore Leonard, who recently passed away. He was for me the quintessential writer of quirky, engaging and thoroughly believable dialogue. […]