Grisham, John

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The Reckoning

Highly recommended for fiction collections and especially for Grisham and William Faulkner fans, as well as those who enjoy historical fiction and stories set in the South.
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The Rooster Bar

While this is not his best work, Grisham has something important to say here, making this a worthwhile listen. ["Grisham's solid and smart narrative highlights the myriad issues regarding the underemployed workforce and the graduate school scam that many readers may have experienced. The author's many fans will want this": LJ Xpress Reviews 9/15/17 review of the Knopf hc.]
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Camino Island

A theft of priceless books from a library, a book dealer who dabbles in the black market of stolen manuscripts, and a novelist who is recruited for a daring mission all add up to what sounds like the ideal beach read...
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The Whistler

This captivating and suspenseful tale offers a welcome reminder of how Grisham expertly and entertainingly interweaves his story line with the mechanics of the legal process. [See Prepub Alert, 4/25/16.]
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Rogue Lawyer

Highly recommended for libraries where Grisham's other titles circulate well. ["Grisham devotees will enjoy a compelling and convincing plot propelled by a memorable protagonist who constantly defends his roguish actions and justifies his unconventional behavior": LJ 9/1/15 review of the Doubleday hc.]
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Rogue Lawyer

Grisham devotees will enjoy a compelling and convincing plot propelled by a memorable protagonist who constantly defends his roguish actions and justifies his unconventional behavior. [See Prepub Alert, 4/27/15.]
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Sycamore Row

Grisham's works are always in high demand, and patrons will not be disappointed.
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The Litigators

Grisham makes the law seem interesting and accessible, yet it is the relationship among the characters, not the legal drama, that is this story's true heart. Audie Award winner Dennis Boutsikaris does an excellent job of portraying the offbeat characters. [The Doubleday hc, published in October, was a New York Times best seller.—Ed.]

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