Ron’s #1: The Appeal by John Grisham

January 20, 2015 0

Under normal circumstances, I’d be embarrassed by coming out with a Grisham right out of the gate. However, I’m coming off of a vacation, and Grisham is my go-to guy for brainless fun. I’m not so sure the The Appeal is one of Grisham’s best. I recently watched the documentary, Hot […]

Ron’s #49: The Summons by John Grisham

December 25, 2011 0

My guilty pleasure is reading John Grisham novels on vacation. Don’t judge me. This was one of his weakest ones so far. The story tells of a young attorney (don’t they all?) who finds three million dollars cash in his recently deceased father’s office. He spends three hundred pages trying […]

Mark’s #15 – The Associate by John Grisham (422 pages)

April 5, 2011 1

The Associate is a fast-paced lawyer/spy novel in classic Grisham style.  After reading East of Eden by Steinbeck, the difference between good literature and ‘mind candy’ could not be more striking.  This book certainly isn’t going to make you think deeply about life… but it was fun, intriguing, and fast-paced […]