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Christopher M. Lawson

Reading List

"A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever." - Martin Tupper (1810-1889)

To see the list of books I've been reading in 2007, click here!

Authors and Books I Have Enjoyed and Recommend

Midwives by Chris Bohjalian
Chill Factor by Sandra Brown
The Devil's Workshop by Stephen J. Cannell
The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
White Oleander by Janet Fitch
The Color of Law by Mark Giminez
The Caveman's Valentine and The Juror by George Dawes Green
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
She's Come Undone and I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb
The Bottoms and A Fine Dark Line by Joe R. Lansdale
The Ex by John Lutz
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld
The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
 
The above-mentioned novels are among the only ones I've read by each individual author. As time goes by and I read more by them, and enjoy them, they will move into the list below.

David Baldacci, Judy Blume, Dan Brown, Harlan Coben, Michael Connelly, Patricia Cornwell, Diane Mott Davidson, Nelson DeMille, Nicholas Evans, Dick Francis, Lisa Gardner, Tess Gerritsen, James Grippando, John Grisham, David Hale, Thomas Harris, Tami Hoag, Greg Iles, Iris Johannsen, Alex Kava, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Dennis Lehane, John Lescroart, Phillip Margolin, Steve Martini, James Patterson, Richard North Patterson, Robert B. Parker, Nancy Taylor Rosenberg, Lisa Scottoline, Erich Segal, Sidney Sheldon, Anita Shreve, Suzanne Strempek-Shea, Karin Slaughter, Susan R. Sloan, Nicholas Sparks, Scott Turow
My list of contemporary favorite authors. List subject to change.
 
Sheila Burnford, Emily Dickinson, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Robert Frost, William Golding, Ernest Hemingway, Ken Kesey, Harper Lee, George Orwell, J.D. Salinger, William Shakespeare, John Steinbeck, Mark Twain, H.G. Wells
My favorite classic authors/poets.

"A writer's job is to always entertain in the best sense of the word."
Sue Grafton
The Armchair Detective
 
 
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