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Jack and Joe iBooks

Why I’m Giving Away an Autographed Lee Child Book

What was the highlight of your week? Mine has been hearing the positive reaction from readers to Jack and Joe, my newest Hunt for Jack Reacher Series thriller. I tell you all the time, but I’ll say it again – YOU are the readers I write for. Which makes your positive reactions to my books […]

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Lee Child Make Me

The #MakeMe #JackandJoe Book Giveaway

Okay fellow readers, we have two reasons to celebrate with a giveaway, and both reasons involve new books! (Read on to find out what the $100 value grand prizes are, and how to enter!) Reason to Celebrate #1: My new release, Jack and Joe, just made its debut! Jack and Joe is the newest book […]

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DiMaggio Brothers

Famous Siblings: Who’s Your Favorite?

Is DNA destiny, or is life one big chess game? Even though Jack and Joe Reacher are strikingly similar physically, I think Joe Reacher would prefer to think of life as one big chess game. Jack’s like that, too. He’s strategic, but he also takes control physically of every event, play by play. But when […]

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Brothers make the best of friends

“Everything was a game of chess with him.”- Jack Reacher

Lee Child’s new release, Small Wars, has been out for several days now. Have you finished it yet? I read it immediately! It’s a digital short from the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author. Small Wars takes us back to 1989. What did 1989 look like for you? Some of the top movies that year: […]

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Jack and Joe Reacher

Which Traits Can You Blame on Your DNA?

How many of our traits can we blame on our DNA? Height? Science says yes. But how about competitiveness? Stubbornness? A love of sweets? Below, we’ll look at these four traits and whether or not they’re connected to genes because… Jack and Joe, the new release in my Hunt for Jack Reacher Series… is due out August […]

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Small Wars by Lee Child

1989: A Game-Changer For Jack Reacher

Lee Child’s newest book is now available. Not Make Me, book #20 in the Jack Reacher thriller series, but a new digital short titled Small Wars. Exclusively in ebook format. #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child takes us back to 1989 for this one, which makes it a form of time travel, right? In 1989 Jack […]

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Cicely the Chicken

Chicken To Get $2,500 Prosthetic Leg

How interesting was the last thing you printed? For me, it was a boarding pass. Not very exciting, right? It’s hard to compete with this one: scientists are printing a new leg for a chicken named Cicely. Cicely the chicken was born with limited mobility. Scientists at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary determined that […]

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Rashomon

How to Bring Up The Rashomon Effect At Your Next Party

Simply put, The Rashomon Effect is contradictory interpretations of the same event by different people. The next time you’re at a party and you’re stumped for a conversation topic, try finding a way to bring up The Rashomon Effect.  The conversation can lead in so many different directions, it’s sure to be an interesting and […]

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Photo via Obra

Dubai is 3-D Printing an Entire Building

Looks like budding reporter Jordan Fox was on to something when she told her boss that 3D printers were newsworthy. The news intern pitches a story on the practical uses of 3D printers to her boss in book 4 of False Truth: A Jordan Fox Mystery Serial. (You can find all the books in the False Truth serial HERE.) […]

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Park Bench

Saturday Special: 5 Unusual Phobias

FBI Special Agent Kim Otto of my Hunt for Reacher thrillers has some general rules for personal behavior, similar to the list of Jack Reacher’s Rules. One of Otto’s internal dilemmas is that she’s terrified of riding in planes. A common fear, for sure. But one of her rules is “Ignore the fear and do it […]

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