Memory Man

A helmet-to-helmet gridiron collision causing permanent injury plays on the current awareness of football’s inherent violence. But Baldacci turns hyperthymesia and synesthesia into aninteresting if unusual character in his protagonist, Amos Decker, who becomes a cop...

The Martian

There is a reason that this book was made into a major motion picture starring Matt Damon. It’s a splendid story, believable and very personal. If you liked MacGyver, thought Han Solo was the real hero of Star Wars, and enjoyed the designs of Tim the Toolman Taylor,...