NBS recommends revenge revelations
(The Philippine Star) - December 26, 2015 - 9:00am

Rogue lawyer by John Grisham P1,049

MANILA, Philippines - Sebastian Rudd is not your typical street lawyer. He defends people other lawyers won’t go near. Why these clients? Because he believes everyone is entitled to a fair trial, even if he, Sebastian, has to cheat to secure one. He hates injustice, doesn’t like insurance companies, banks, or big corporations; he distrusts all levels of government and laughs at the justice system’s notions of ethical behavior.

Shopaholic to the rescue by Sophie Kinsella P795

Becky is on a major rescue mission! Her father has vanished from Los Angeles on a mysterious quest with her best friend’s husband. Becky’s mum is hysterical; her best friend, Suze, is desperate. Worse, Becky must tolerate an enemy along for the ride, who she’s convinced is up to no good. Becky knows she must marshal all her trademark ingenuity. The result: her most outrageous and daring plan yet! But just when her family needs her more than ever, can Becky pull it off?

Cross justice by James Patterson P649

Alex Cross left his hometown, and some awful family tragedies, for a better life with Nana Mama in Washington, DC. Now his cousin Stefan has been accused of a horrible, unthinkable murder, and Cross drives for the first time in thirty-five years. Back home, he discovers a once proud community down on its luck, and local residents who don’t welcome him with open arms. As Cross steps into his family home, the horrors of his childhood flood back. Chasing his ghosts takes Cross all the way down to the sugarcane fields of Florida, where he gets pulled into a case that has local cops needing his kind of expertise. In Cross Justice, Alex Cross confronts the deadliest — and most personal — case of his career. It’s a propulsive, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride that proves you can go home again — but it just might kill you.

Room (movie tie-in) by Emma Donoghue P315

?To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world… It’s where he was born, it’s where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma it’s the prison where she has been held for seven years. And with Jack’s curiosity building alongside her own desperation, she knows that Room cannot contain either much longer.

Before by Anna Todd P549

Before Hardin met Tessa he was a raging storm. DURING those first moments they met, he realized he needed to keep her for himself — his life depended on it. After they got together, the world would never be the same. Hardin and Tessa’s dramatic love affair became a vortex pulling in everyone around them.

 

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ACIRC ALEX CROSS ANNA TODD AS CROSS BECKY BEFORE HARDIN CROSS EMMA DONOGHUE HARDIN AND TESSA IN CROSS JUSTICE JAMES PATTERSON
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