Matthew McConaughey Goes Full Circle with Role Reprisal

Matthew McConaughey Goes Full Circle with Role Reprisal

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Matthew McConaughey will reprise his character, Jake Brigance, in a series adaptation of John Grisham’s latest book about the character titled A Time for Mercy set to premiere on HBO. The book, published last year, follows two other John Grisham books centering around Jake Brigance titled Sycamore Row and A Time to Kill, the latter becoming a breakout role movie for McConaughey. In A Time to Kill, Jake Brigance defends a black man who killed the two white men who raped his daughter. Grisham’s latest novel tells of Brigance defending a man who killed his mother’s boyfriend claiming that he …

The Latest Dirt on Jeanine Cummins’ Novel

The Latest Dirt on Jeanine Cummins’ Novel

Jeanine Cummins’ American Dirt has been deemed one of the most anticipated novels of 2020, included in Oprah Winfrey’s book club, and praised by Stephen King and John Grisham. Today, it’s being slated on twitter by literary fans and critics alike. This dichotomy of its reception puts the novel in a precarious position, with one foot on the side of success and the other in very hot water. When it comes to writing about race, sensitivity is one of the most important factors and Cummins’ latest novel is about Mexican immigrant experience, while Jeanine herself is not Mexican. This has set …

Murder Is in the Air! Top Picks: October Crime and Thrillers

Murder Is in the Air! Top Picks: October Crime and Thrillers

Book Culture

Each week, Bookstr gives you a look at some of the best novels in a particular genre for your continued reading list. Today, we’ll be recommending five of the best fear-inducing Crime and Thrillers that’ll get you in the true October spirit with their scariest horrors, from haunted houses to serial killers.     5-The Secret of Cold Hill by Peter James   Image VIa peterjames   To start off this week’s top picks we are going to talk about the author of bestsellers such as the Roy Grace Books and Match Up, Peter James, who is bringing us a sequel …