Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Crossing by Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch retired from the police; forced into it by being suspended for a minor infraction. He hired his brother, Mickey Haller, the so called Lincoln Lawyer, to sue the LAPD and so when he gets a call from Mickey … Continue reading

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Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

On July 20, 1910, two suspects wanted for murder, boarded the SS Montrose in Antwerp.  The ship was bound for Quebec City, Canada and   three hours into the voyage, as Captain Henry George Kendall was making his rounds, he … Continue reading

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The Promise by Robert Crais

Elvis Cole was hired to find Amy Breslyn who has vanished.  She had recently lost her son, a rising journalist who was killed in a terrorist bombing incident overseas.  Although she was grieving she seemed to be coping with this … Continue reading

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Triggers: Creating Behavior Change That Lasts – Becoming the Person You Want To Be by Marshall Goldsmith

So, how are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? Have you exercised like you promised yourself you would? Are you eating healthier, like you said you would? What about the other commitments you made; like being nicer to that … Continue reading

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Year End Summary for 2015

It seems incredible that another year has passed and it is time again for my annual Year End Summary!  2015 was a great year for reading.  I read 94 books this year and as intended, I did increase my non … Continue reading

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