Thanks to my increased shelf space, I may be holding onto a few more of my more iffy paperbacks (the ones I probably won't ever reread again but might), but I still have a large enough stack of "to-be-gotten-rid-of"s to continue my Saturday book giveaways for a while yet.
This Saturday, I confess and offer up for sacrifice one of my guilty pleasures of the 90s:
Five books by Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton is kind of like John Grisham, a very talented professional in his original career who turned to writing and churned out entertaining if not terribly literary potboilers. I still occasionally enjoy Grisham's legal thrillers, and I always enjoyed Crichton's sci-fi/techno-thrillers, but the hackwork was more obvious in some of his books, particularly Sphere and Congo, and he also turned into a bit of a crank later in life, before he passed away in 2008.
Like Grisham, just about everything Michael Crichton wrote was turned into a movie, including all of the books I am giving away:
- The Andromeda Strain
- Eaters of the Dead
- Jurassic Park
- Disclosure (hardcover)
So, if you are a Michael Crichton fan (or would like to become one), all you have to do is comment below.
1. Only ask for these books if you actually intend to read them. Consider posting a review here on bookish, though this is not obligatory.
2. I will choose one winner by pseudo-random arcane means.
3. You must PM me your address if you are chosen.
4. U.S. only.
I will choose someone by Friday, and post more books next Saturday.