Non-Education Reading Recommendations
The following links to Amazon will take you
to Kindle books and authors that I have read and recommend.
I am an avid reader, averaging about 40-50 books per year. The
books and authors I recommend brought me some pleasure, enlightened
me, or provided me with a sense of wonder. It is a mixed bag, to be
sure. There are included such categories as political and social
opinion, adventure, thrillers, science fiction, history, and mystery.
Read about them and perhaps you'll find a book or two that strikes
These recommendations are in no way meant to ignore the greats such
as Tolstoy, Hemmingway, Steinbeck, Fitzgerald, Harper Lee, or even Capote, but
rather to focus on lesser known, but in my opinion, good writers and
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need one to read and there is a great selection
- If you like thrillers...
Jeremy Robinson - great adventure/thriller stories.
- history at its best
-- they're all great reads.
- one of the premire historians of WWII.
- great mystery and adventure.
- the best Area 51 series ever.
Philip Jose Farmer
- great science fiction, beautifully written and imagined.
J. A. Konrath
- quirky, cool and very entertaining mysteries. One of my "go to"
- Now deceased, but still an excellent writer with contrary views on
J. R. Rain
- vampires with heart, zombies, and lots of good fun, eary reading.
J. Robert Kennedy
- a great new writer of action/adventure stories. I read one and
- Beginning with the Da Vinci Code, I was hooked.
- the Pendergast stories are really great reads.
- The First Bird triology is exceptional.
- You'll never think of Florida in the same way. Beyond funny.
- thought provoking adventures, especially the Brainrush series.
A. G. Riddle
- a great, imaginitive new author.
- wonderful historical fiction.
- really good religious fiction, evil plots and deep secrets within
James Lee Burke
- An extraordinary mystery writer - unforgettable SW Louisana
- one of the very best thriller and mystery writers. Charlie Parker
- the most complex detective in literature.
- Really very interesting mystery and adventure, and an excellent
writer to boot.