“Isn't it odd how much fatter a book gets when you've read it several times?" Mo had said..."As if something were left between the pages every time you read it. Feelings, thoughts, sounds, smells...and then, when you look at the book again many years later, you find yourself there, too, a slightly younger self, slightly different, as if the book had preserved you like a pressed flower...both strange and familiar.”

Cornelia Funke, Inkspell

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday! (2)

"Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection of mine is in the Jack Reacher series. I have read some of Lee Childs work before and I do like his books.


Never go back--but Jack Reacher does, and the past finally catches up with him. Former military cop Jack Reacher makes it all the way from snowbound South Dakota to his destination in northeastern Virginia, near Washington, D.C.:  the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP. The old stone building is the closest thing to a home he ever had. Reacher is there to meet--in person--the new commanding officer, Major Susan Turner, so far just a warm, intriguing voice on the phone. But it isn't Turner behind the CO's desk. And Reacher is hit with two pieces of shocking news, one with serious criminal consequences, and one too personal to even think about. When threatened, you can run or fight. Reacher fights, aiming to find Turner and clear his name, barely a step ahead of the army, and the FBI, and the D.C. Metro police, and four unidentified thugs.

Combining an intricate puzzle of a plot and an exciting chase for truth and justice, Lee Child puts Reacher through his paces--and makes him question who he is, what he's done, and the very future of his untethered life on the open road.

Release Date NZ:  August 30, 2013
Author:  Lee Child
Series:  Jack Reacher
Pages:  440
Country of Publication:  United Kingdom
Imprint:  Bantam Press


  1. This sounds good and I love the cover.
    Thanks for stopping by
    Cricket@ Little Library Muse

  2. I haven't read anything by Lee Child before but I like the sounds of this-I will be keeping my eyes on it!

    Emily @ Falling For YA


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