Tag Archives: Book of the day

Collaborations Can Be As Easy as 1-2-3 / Author Steven Womack

Writing with someone else is tricky. Most writers have their own toys, their own ideas, and they like to write in their own way. How do you keep the other person from being an intrusion rather than a partner? How … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blogger Series, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Killer Nashville’s Featured Books / Thursday, February 27, 2014 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

DEATH CANYON by David Riley Bertsch KILLER’S ISLAND by Anna Jansson THE LAST TIME I DIED by Joe Nelms Dear Murderous Reader – This week my reading was all over the place. I went from a mystery-western, to a Swedish version of a … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Books / Friday, February 14, 2014 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

DEATH NELL by Mary Grace Murphy FRAME-UP by Jill Elizabeth Nelson LOVE IS MURDER by Sandra Brown MEGAN’S MARK by Lora Leigh MOTIVE FOR MURDER by Carol J. Post SCORCHED by Laura Griffin THE SEARCH by Nora Roberts SILENCE by Debra Webb SWEET SURRENDER by Maya Banks TELL ME by … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Books / Monday, February 10, 2014 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Beewitched by Hannah Reed Books, Cooks, and Crooks by Lucy Arlington Days of Wine and Roquefort by Avery Aames   Three must reads from Berkley Prime Crime’s lineup. Part 1 of 3. Dear Murderous Reader – It doesn’t get any better than Berkley Prime … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Books / Wednesday, October 23, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Killer’s Art by Marji Jungstedt The Girl in Berlin by Elizabeth Wilson Death on Demand by Paul Thomas Styx & Stone by James W. Ziskin Today’s Killer Nashville Featured Books take me around the world, but they all have two things in common: non-stop … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book / Friday, October 4, 2013 / “Roots: The Saga of an American Family” by Alex Haley / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

As abhorrent as I have always viewed slavery, this book actually made me feel it. Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley Like most of Americans in the 1970s, I was riveted to the mini-series “Roots.”  Also probably … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book / Friday, September 27, 2013 / “SNAFU” by Glen C. Allison / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Discover why I’m a new fan of Glen C. Allison’s messed-up protagonist in SNAFU. SNAFU by Glen C. Allison For years I have been a friend of Glen C. Allison; now, I’m a fan. Glen has created an incredible series with New … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book / Thursday, September 26, 2013 / “A Killing At Cotton Hill” by Terry Shames / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

A retired chief of police is pulled into the investigation of an old friend in a Texas small town in A Killing at Cotton Hill, a debut novel you won’t want to miss. A Killing At Cotton Hill by Terry Shames This … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book / Wednesday, September 18, 2013 / “Theodore Boone: The Accused” by John Grisham / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

A young wannabe lawyer finds himself on the wrong side of the law in “Theodore Boone: The Accused” by John Grisham. Read my review. Theodore Boone: The Accused by John Grisham I grew up reading John Grisham books.  Now my son … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book / Monday, September 16, 2013 / “Until She Comes Home” by Lori Roy / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

A murder and disappearance destroy the essence of a once-respectable neighborhood in “Until She Comes Home” by Lori Roy. Until She Comes Home by Lori Roy Winning an Edgar for your first novel is a hard setup for your second one.  … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book / Thursday, September 5, 2013 / “Tell Me” by Lisa Jackson / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Who murdered a pregnant teenage girl? Her mother is not talking. Tell Me by Lisa Jackson Thriller author Lisa Jackson’s new book “Tell Me” sucked me in and disabled me like a snakebite.  Out of nowhere, from the first page of … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Fictional Serial Killer / Criminologist & Author R. Barri Flowers

Many of today’s bestselling mystery and thriller novels revolve around serial killers. Makes sense as this type of killer seems to appeal most to the fear factor in us, or the bogeyman or bogeywoman come to fictional life, waiting to … Continue reading

Posted in Forensics, Guest Blogger Series, Law Enforcement, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book / Wednesday, July 24, 2013 / “The Deadly Streets” by Harlan Ellison / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

A collection of stories every short story writer and reader should know about:  Harlan Ellison’s The Deadly Streets. The Deadly Streets by Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press is the epitome of cool.  I have thought so for years.  Books such as The Deadly Streets a … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Books / Tuesday, June 23, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

The senseless murder of children in Africa, an Amish love affair, a woman’s heart-tugging self-discovery, the financial industry’s crooked corporate deals, and the death of a police officer. Here are some books I think you might find of interest. Some I have … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Books / Friday, June 19, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

A man on death row, a second wife learning the startling truth about the first, a sister avenging the death of her sister, and how to write a killer thriller.  Here are some books I think you might find of interest. … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “You Cannoli Die Once” by Shelley Costa / Thursday, May 30, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa An Italian food mystery series?  What could be better than this!  Get ready to sit down and indulge. Edgar Award-nominated author Shelley Costa has put the fine touches on the start … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Rapscallion” by James McGee / Tuesday, May 28, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Rapscallion by James McGee It’s the early 1800s and espionage is alive and well in jolly old England. “Rapscallion” by James McGee is the third adventure for Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood and in this installment, without giving … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Green Light For Murder” by Heywood Gould / Saturday, May 18, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Green Light For Murder by Heywood Gould I’ve heard it said that the only good producer is a dead producer.  In “Green Light for Murder”, Heywood Gould takes that literally.  This is a true insider’s look at the … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Dead Insider” by Victoria Houston / Friday, May 17, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Dead Insider by Victoria Houston There is so much to like about Victoria Houston’s new novel, “Dead Insider,” I almost don’t know where to begin. Plot-wise, it is what I might call a suspenseful cozy, or maybe a … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective” by Christine Amsden / Wednesday, May 15, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective by Christine Amsden Nothing delights me more than a new discovery and what delights me even more is that I found it from an independent publisher here in my own backyard, Twilight Times Books in … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Another Sun” by Timothy Williams / Tuesday, May 14, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Another Sun by Timothy Williams I love taking trips to places I’ve never been and I think this is the first novel I’ve read set in Guadeloupe.  It is an underdog tale with a twist. “Another Son” by … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “The House of Special Purpose” by John Boyne / Monday, May 13, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is The House of Special Purpose by John Boyne If you are looking for a page-turning mixture of suspense and betrayal within a well-executed part love story, part historical epic, and part-tragedy, then “The House of Special Purpose” is … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “The Mothers” by Jennifer Gilmore / Friday, May 10, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is The Mothers by Jennifer Gilmore It is amazing how, when one can’t have children, that one sees children and pregnant women everywhere, hears women getting pregnant who didn’t want to be, hears innocent remarks made by family members … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Don’t Go” by Lisa Scottoline / Thursday, May 9, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Don’t Go by Lisa Scottoline Most of the books I read from Lisa Scottoline are series related.  Here’s a standalone you won’t want to miss.  Scottoline is one of the best writers I’ve ever read.  This one goes … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “No Way Back” by Andrew Gross / Wednesday, May 8, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is No Way Back by Andrew Gross In Andrew Gross’s “No Way Back,” a woman has an affair and, while in the illicit situation, her lover is murdered.  In self-defense, she kills the killer, whom she IDs as a … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Blood Trade” by Faith Hunter / Tuesday, May 7, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Blood Trade by Faith Hunter “Blood Trade” is the sixth in the Skinwalker series from USA bestselling author Faith Hunter (also known as writer Gwen Hunter). Jane Yellowrock is a vampire killer who finds herself working for the … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Shadows On a Cape Cod Wedding” by Lea Wait / Monday, May 6, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Shadows On a Cape Cod Wedding – An Antique Print Mystery by Lea Wait A dead body on the beach, a second murder, and the looming hurricane amidst wedding preparations and a number of romantic and social issues … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Final Settlement” by Vicki Doudera / Tuesday, April 30, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Final Settlement by Vicki Doudera If cozies are your thing, you’ll be sold with “Final Settlement” by Vicki Doudera.  This is the fourth installment in her Darby Farr real estate mystery series. I love the characters and the … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Submergence” by J.M. Ledgard / Monday, April 29, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Submergence by J.M. Ledgard J. M. Ledgard’s “Submergence” has figuratively grabbed me by the…neck.  Every few months I read a book like this and it just blows me away.  This novel hit me in the gut. The story … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “The Bone Man” by Wolf Haas / Friday, April 26, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is The Bone Man by Wolf Haas In “The Bone Man” by Wolf Haas, former detective Simon Brenner no sooner gets on the job than his client goes missing.  Foul play (or fowl play – pardon me) is suspected, … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Skin in the Game” by R.P. Finch / Monday, April 22, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Skin in the Game by R.P. Finch The University of West Alabama came upon a prize with R. P. Finch’s first novel “Skin in the Game.” This is a delightfully original and quirky book. Backstabbing deals. Characters’ high … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “The Mystery of Mercy Close” by Marian Keyes / Monday, April 15, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes Page-turning laughs await in the new mystery from Irish author Marian Keyes’ “The Mystery of Mercy Close.” This is the fifth Walsh Sister novel. Helen, the protagonist, is the youngest … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Farewell To Freedom by Sara Blædel / Thursday, April 11, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Farewell To Freedom by Sara Blædel Sara Blædel was voted as Denmark’s most popular novelist three times in a row. That’s no surprise. When it comes to police procedural, she’s always been one of my favorites. “Farewell to Freedom” … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger / Friday, April 5, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger William Ken Krueger’s new deeply human grief-ridden novel “Ordinary Grace” is as much a literary novel as it is a mystery. Told from the point-of-view of a 13-year-old boy, Frank, an about-to-be … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “The Seventh Victim” by Mary Burton / Wednesday, April 3, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is The Seventh Victim by Mary Burton This is a sick, edge-of-your-seat ride with no good end in sight. From the first page you know it is going to be a rollicking ride. Mary Burton’s “The Seventh Victim” blew … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Hunting Daylight” by Piper Maitland / Thursday, March 21, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Hunting Daylight by Piper Maitland I’ve discovered a new series!  Today’s Book of the Day is two-for-one.  Fellow Tennessee writer Michael Lee West has duplicated herself into writing alter ego Piper Maitland.  Berkley sent “Hunting Daylight” by Piper … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Book of the Day / Wednesday, March 20, 2013 / “Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction” by Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd

Today’s featured book is Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd “Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction” by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd provide a rare treat for nonfiction writers.  Here is the chronicle of two men … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day, Setting, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Book of the Day / Tuesday, March 19, 2013 / “Heart of Ice” by P.J. Parrish / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Heart of Ice by P.J. Parrish I save books from P.J. Parrish for when I know I won’t be interrupted. For “Heart of Ice” even sleep had to wait. I can’t say enough superlatives about this writing dynamic … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Dead Letter Day” by Eileen Rendahl / Tuesday, March 12, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Dead Letter Day by Eileen Rendahl A smorgasbord of supernatural characters await in Eileen Rendahl’s well-written “Dead Letter Day.”  Third in the series and a combination of mystery, fantasy, and romance, this novel is an excellent blend of … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Three Graves Full” by Jamie Mason / Friday, March 8, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Three Graves Full by Jamie Mason Bodies buried in the backyard. Well, the front yard, too. And he only killed one of them. Excellently plotted and filled with surprises, it is an unlikely romp of Good Samaritans, curious … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Baksheesh” by Esmahan Aykol, translated by Ruth Whitehouse / Tuesday, March 5, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Baksheesh by Esmahan Aykol, translated by Ruth Whitehouse Bribery can get you many things. Including an apartment where a dead body turns up and you become the main suspect.  Such is the case with Esmahan Aykol’s second book … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth I” by Stephen Alford / Monday, March 4, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth I by Stephen Alford “Assassinations, espionage, torture, spies, double agents, cryptography, indignities. Page turning. Well-researched. This could be a spy novel, but it’s not; it happened. The Elizabethan … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia” by Siddharth Kara / Friday, March 1, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia by Siddharth Kara “Brings new meaning to owing your soul to the company store. A study of debt bondage and violent enslavement of men, women, and children in … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Book of the Day / Thursday, February 28, 2013 / “Black Fridays” by Michael Sears / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Black Fridays by Michael Sears. “Debut novel. Murder, corruption, finances, conspiracy, dead bodies, hedge funds, secret codes, the headiness of power, temptation. A man in the wrong place at the wrong time, trying to redeem his life. Reads … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Book of the Day / Tuesday, February 26, 2013 / “The Incense Game” by Laura Joh Rowland / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is The Incense Game by Laura Joh Rowland. “Here’s my numerical review: 16-15-1. It’s a lottery number you’ll win by. Sixteenth Century mystery. Treacherous politics. History. Culture. An earthquake bringing the city down upon them. Number 15 in Rowland’s … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “And When She Was Good” by Laura Lippman / Monday, February 25, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman. “A mom’s sacrifices for her only child. A mom’s secret Heidi Fleiss life behind a gated community. A suicide that might be murder.  Washington D.C. politicians and power managers. Betrayal. … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Featured Book of the Day / “Splendors and Glooms” by Laura Amy Schlitz / Friday, February 22, 2013 / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz. “I picked it up to give to my son to read and loved it myself. Written by a Newberry Medal Winner who never delivers a less-than-stellar book. A confused little girl. … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Book of the Day / Thursday, February 21, 2013 / “The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies” by David Thomson / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies by David Thomson. A comparative history of moving images from around the world by one of the film world’s best living film authorities. Great prose. Reads like a personal conversation. … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Book of the Day / Wednesday, February 20, 2013 / “Resurrection Express” by Stephen Romano / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is Resurrection Express by Stephen Romano. “Filmic in scope (written by a screenwriter). Debut novel. High-tech code hacking. A dead wife. (Maybe.) The fate of billions of lives. A death run. Action packed with unexpected twists. One you’ll recommend … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Killer Nashville’s Book of the Day / Tuesday, February 19, 2013 / “All the King’s Men” by Robert Penn Warren / Reviewed by Clay Stafford

Today’s featured book is All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren. “A classic. Pulitzer Prize winner. Modern Library’s 36th greatest novel of the 20th Century. The fictional rise of governor Willie Stark and the self-discovery of Jack Burden. Written in the classic voice … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended Books of the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment