Friday, August 18, 2017

Upcoming Events at HPL



ExcelComputer Class-Excel

10:30 am, Saturday, August 19

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-7276 or visit HPL events starting a month in advance to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic-Intro to Excel.  Learn the basics of using a spreadsheet, including opening and saving, entering formulas, and making changes.

View the Eclipse

12:30 pm, Monday, August 21

Watch the eclipse starting at 12:30 pm.  We'll have some viewing options to watch the eclipse on our front steps, and we'll be showing a live feed from NASA of the Total Eclipse in our meeting room starting at 12:30 and ending around 3 pm.  The eclipse starts in Muskegon at 12:56 and ends at 3:41 pm.  The maximum coverage will occur at 2:20 pm. 

Mark KahnyMark Kahny Trio

6:00 pm, Monday, August 21

The Mark Kahny Trio consists of Mark Kahny on keyboard, Mary Rademacher on vocals and rhythm instruments, and Tim Johnson on drums.  Together they play some of the best jazz and cabaret standards in West Michigan.  Both Mark and Mary are West Michigan Jazz Society Musicians of the Year.  Be prepared to dance!
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, August 23

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

publisherComputer Class-Publisher

10:30 am, Saturday, August 26

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-7276 or visit HPL events a month before the program to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic--Intro to Publisher.  Learn how to make posters and signs.

LEGOs

2:00 SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

Beat the heat! Bring the whole family and come into the library for LEGO building fun! The library is cool!


meditationMeditation Workshop

6:00 pm, Monday, August 28

Theresa Bernhardt will lead this meditation workshop.  It is open to anyone who would like to learn how to meditate.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

Movies in the librarySummer Movie Night-"The Walk"

5:30 pm, Tuesday August 29

Come to the library to see the movie “The Walk” (Tightrope walker Philippe Petit crosses back and forth between the Twin Towers in 1974. Petit works to accomplish this feat while dealing with logistical problems and the concern of his loved ones.)  Bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.  The movie runs 123 minutes.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, August 30

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

facebookComputer Class-Facebook

10:30 am, Saturday, September 2

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-8000 or visit our calendar to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
Introduction to Facebook.  Learn how to set up an account, friend people, and post.

LEGO CLUB

2:00 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Come ready to build and play with our collection of Legos. We'll vote on the best model and most creative design. The top winners receive prizes while everyone walks away with candy!

Thursday, August 17, 2017

New Fiction at HPL



Daughters of the Bride
Daughters of the Bride
By Mallery, Susan
2016-07 - Harlequin Books
9780373789719 Check Our Catalog

With Joy, Love and a Little Trepidation, Courtney, Sienna and Rachel Invite You to the Most Emotional Wedding of the Year... Their Mother's
Courtney
The Misfit
As the awkward one, Courtney Watson may not be as together as her sisters, but she excels at one thing--keeping secrets, including her white-hot affair with a sexy music producer. Planning Mom's …More


Secrets of the Tulip Sisters: The Perfect Beach Read of the Summer
Secrets of the Tulip Sisters: The Perfect Beach Read of the Summer
By Mallery, Susan
2017-07 - Harlequin Books
9780373802760 Check Our Catalog
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Daughters of the Bride comes the charming tale about the problem with secrets, the power of love and the unbreakable bond between sisters Kelly Murphy's life as a tulip farmer is pretty routine--up at dawn, off to work, lather, rinse, repeat. But everything changes one sun-washed summer with two …More


Hum If You Don't Know the Words
Hum If You Don't Know the Words
By Marais, Bianca
2017-07 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399575068 Check Our Catalog
Perfect for readers of The Secret Life of Bees and The Help, a perceptive and searing look at Apartheid-era South Africa, told through one unique family brought together by tragedy.


Life under Apartheid has created a secure future for Robin Conrad, a ten-year-old white girl living with her parents in 1970s Johannesburg. In the same nation but worlds
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A Stardance Summer: An Eternity Springs Novel
A Stardance Summer: An Eternity Springs Novel
By March, Emily
2017-06 - St. Martin's Press
9781250131683 Check Our Catalog

Return to the beloved small town of Eternity Springs in the newest installment of Emily March's New York Times bestselling series with A Stardance Summer.
Sometimes the end of one road

Brick Callahan enjoys every minute of chaos at his campground, Stardance Ranch, especially after the Tornado Alleycats arrive for an extended summer stay. The members of
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Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club)
Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club)
By Mbue, Imbolo
2016-08 - Random House
9780812998481 Check Our Catalog
A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream--the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy
New York Times Bestseller - Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award - Longlisted for the PEN/Open Book Award - An ALA …More


A Distant View of Everything: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (11)
A Distant View of Everything: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (11)
By McCall Smith, Alexander
2017-07 - Pantheon Books
9780307908940 Check Our Catalog
When a matchmaker begins to question her latest match, Isabel Dalhousie is called upon to help.
A new baby brings an abundance of joy to Isabel and her husband, Jamie--but almost-four-year-old Charlie is none too keen on his newborn brother. In fact, he refuses to acknowledge Magnus, and Isabel must find a way to impress upon her older son the patience and understanding that have served as …More


The White Feather Murders
The White Feather Murders
By McMillan, Rachel
2017-05 - Harvest House Publishers
9780736966443 Check Our Catalog

Uncommon Heroes...or Unsuspecting Victims?
Toronto, 1914. Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts never could have imagined their crime-solving skills would set them up as emblems of female empowerment in a city preparing to enter World War I at the behest of Great Britain. Yet, despite their popularity, the lady detectives can't avoid the unrest infiltrating every level of …More


The Great Passage
The Great Passage
By Miura, Shion
Translator Winters Carpenter, Juliet
2017-06 - Amazon Publishing
9781477823071 Check Our Catalog

A charmingly warm and hopeful story of love, friendship, and the power of human connection. Award-winning Japanese author Shion Miura's novel is a reminder that a life dedicated to passion is a life well lived.
Inspired as a boy by the multiple meanings to be found for a single word in the dictionary, Kohei Araki is devoted to the notion that a dictionary is a boat to carry us …More


The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues
The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues
By Moore, Edward Kelsey
2017-06 - Henry Holt & Company
9781250107947 Check Our Catalog

From the author of the bestselling The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat, The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues, an exuberant and poignant new novel of passions, family, and forgiveness
When a late life love affair blooms between Mr. Forrest Payne, the owner of the Pink Slipper Gentleman's Club, and Miss Beatrice Jordan, famous for stationing herself at the …More


The Captain's Daughter
The Captain's Daughter
By Moore, Meg Mitchell
2017-07 - Doubleday Books
9780385541251 Check Our Catalog
PEOPLE magazine says: "Don't miss this heartfelt story about paths not taken."



For fans of Elin Hilderbrand and Emma Straub comes an emotionally gripping novel about a woman who returns to her hometown in coastal Maine and finds herself pondering the age-old question of what could have been

Growing up in Little Harbor, Maine, the daughter of a …More


Refuge: A Novel
Refuge: A Novel
By Nayeri, Dina
2017-07 - Riverhead Books
9781594487057 Check Our Catalog
The moving lifetime relationship between a father and a daughter, seen through the prism of global immigration and the contemporary refugee experience.
An Iranian girl escapes to America as a child, but her father stays behind. Over twenty years, as she transforms from confused immigrant to overachieving Westerner to sophisticated European transplant, daughter and father know each other …More


Over Maya Dead Body
Over Maya Dead Body
By Orchard, Sandra
2017-07 - Fleming H. Revell Company
9780800728892 Check Our Catalog
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Defender
Defender
By Palmer, Diana
2017-05 - Harlequin Books
9780373801978 Check Our Catalog

The man who shattered her trust is back to protect her...
New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer delivers a breathtaking story of second-chance love
When Paul Fiore disappeared from Isabel Grayling's life, he told himself it was for all the right reasons. She was young and innocent, and he was her millionaire father's lowly employee. Three …More


Detective Cross
Detective Cross
By Patterson, James
2017-05 - Bookshots
9780316469760 Check Our Catalog
The suspect is your patient, Dr. Cross.

An anonymous caller has promised to set off deadly bombs in Washington, DC. A cruel hoax or the real deal? By the time Alex Cross and his wife, Bree Stone, uncover the chilling truth, it may already be too late....

BookShotsLIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON

    Novels you can devour in a few …More

Private: Gold
Private: Gold
By Patterson, James
With MacKenzie, Jassy
2017-05 - Bookshots
9780316438711 Check Our Catalog
Money. Betrayal. Murder.That's a Private conversation.

Hired to protect a visiting American woman, Private Johannesburg's Joey Montague is hoping for a routine job looking after a nervous tourist. After the apparent suicide of his business partner, he can't handle much more. But this case is not what it seems--and neither is his partner's death.

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Monster
Monster
By Peretti, Frank E.
Author Stanley, Charles F.
2005-04 - Thomas Nelson Publishers
084991180X Check Our Catalog
Miles away from the hectic city, Reed and Rebecca hike into the beautiful Northwestern woods. They're surrounded by gorgeous mountains, waterfalls, and hundreds of acres of unspoiled wilderness. But something--or someone--begins closing in on them, and it's killing everyone in its path without remorse. …More


The Painted Queen: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
The Painted Queen: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
By Peters, Elizabeth
Author Hess, Joan
2017-07 - William Morrow & Company
9780062083517 Check Our Catalog

Egypt, 1912--Amelia Peabody and her dashing archeologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson, are once again in danger as they search for a priceless, stolen bust of legendary Queen Nefertiti and Amelia finds herself the target of assassins in this long-awaited, eagerly anticipated final installment of Elizabeth Peters' bestselling, beloved mystery series.
Arriving in Cairo for another thrilling …More


Fierce Kingdom
Fierce Kingdom
By Phillips, Gin
2017-07 - Viking
9780735224278 Check Our Catalog
"Warning: you'll finish this in one sitting." -TheSkimm
"Expertly made thriller . . . clever and irresistible." --The New York Times
An electrifying novel about the primal and unyielding bond between a mother and her son, and the lengths she'll go to protect him.
The zoo is nearly empty as Joan and her four-year-old son soak up the last few moments of playtime. They are …More


Bed-Stuy Is Burning
Bed-Stuy Is Burning
By Platzer, Brian
2017-07 - Atria Books
9781501146954 Check Our Catalog
"Platzer's take on race, religion, class, and politics--all the subjects you're not supposed to discuss--is sure to get people talking." --Vanity Fair
Do the Right Thing meets The Bonfire of the Vanities, in this "thrilling debut novel about marriage, gentrification, parenthood, race, and the dangerous bargains we make with ourselves" (Ann Packer, New York Times …More


Endgame
Endgame
By Pronzini, Bill
2017-06 - Forge
9780765388186 Check Our Catalog

The Nameless Detective has taken many cases over the years... and this is one for the books.
Or rather, two cases that will test his agency's resources. Love is in the air...more to the point, love gone awry. One case involves a woman whose husband died accidentally in a remote cabin in the Sierras. The wife isn't buying that her husband was alone, and is determined to find out his …More


The Reason You're Alive
The Reason You're Alive
By Quick, Matthew
2017-07 - Harper
9780062424303 Check Our Catalog

The New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook offers a timely novel featuring his most fascinating character yet, a Vietnam vet embarking on a quixotic crusade to track down his nemesis from the war.
After sixty-eight-year-old David Granger crashes his BMW, medical tests reveal a brain tumor that he readily attributes to his wartime Agent Orange …More


Two Nights
Two Nights
By Reichs, Kathy
2017-07 - Bantam
9780345544070 Check Our Catalog
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A standalone thriller featuring a "tough-talking, scarred heroine"* from the author of the Temperance Brennan series, the basis for the hit TV show Bones.
Meet Sunday Night, a woman with physical and psychological scars, and a killer instinct. . . .
Sunnie has spent years running from her past, burying secrets and building a life in which …More


The Marriage Pact
The Marriage Pact
By Richmond, Michelle
2017-07 - Bantam
9780385343299 Check Our Catalog
How far is too far when it comes to protecting your marriage? Find out in this relentlessly paced novel of psychological suspense for anyone who loved The Couple Next Door.
"Gripping, thought-provoking, and irresistible."--Dean Koontz
Newlyweds Alice and Jake are a picture-perfect couple. Alice, once a singer in a well-known rock band, is now a successful …More


Two Lost Boys
Two Lost Boys
By Robertson, Linda
2017-05 - Titan Books (UK)
9781785652783 Check Our Catalog


Janet Moodie has spent years as a death row appeals attorney. Overworked and recently widowed, she's had her fill of hopeless cases, and is determined that this will be her last. Her client is Marion 'Andy' Hardy, convicted along with his brother Emory of the rape and murder of two women. But Emory received a life sentence while Andy got the death penalty, labeled the ringleader
…More


The Wild Woman's Guide to Traveling the World
The Wild Woman's Guide to Traveling the World
By Rockaway, Kristin
2017-06 - Center Street
9781455597536 Check Our Catalog
Fans of Sophie Kinsella and The Devil Wears Prada will love this smart, sexy debut novel of wanderlust.
Objectively, Sophie is a success: she's got a coveted job at a top consulting firm, a Manhattan apartment, and a passport full of stamps. It isn't quite what she dreamed of when she was a teenager dog-earing pages in exotic travel guides, but it's secure. Then her …More

HPL Adult Summer Reading






The Shoemaker's Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
By Trigiani, Adriana
2012-04 - Harper
9780061257094 Check Our Catalog

The beloved "New York Times"-bestselling author returns with the most epic and ambitious novel of her career--a breathtaking multigenerational love story that spans two continents, two World Wars and the quest of two star-crossed lovers to find each other again.
Great story about Italian immigrants finding their way in America in the early 20th …More


The Templars' Last Secret: A Bruno, Chief of Police Novel
The Templars' Last Secret: A Bruno, Chief of Police Novel
By Walker, Martin
2017-06 - Knopf Publishing Group
9781101946800 Check Our Catalog
Bruno, the beloved chief of police in the idyllic French town of St. Denis, is back This time a mysterious death brings ancient secrets to light, and it's up to our hero--and favorite gourmand--to connect the tangled threads of past and present
When a woman's body is found at the foot of a cliff near St. Denis, Bruno suspects a connection to the great ruin that stands on the cliff …More


Old New York
Old New York
By Wharton, Edith
1995-03 - Scribner Book Company
9780020383147 Check Our Catalog
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Age of Innocence come four masterly short novels of New York during the 19th century, revealing with subtle irony the customs and tribal codes that ruled Society. …More


The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared
By Wibberley, Leonard
2015-10 - Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
9781518719493 Check Our Catalog
In Leonard Wibberley's classic political satire, a tiny backwards country decides the only way to survive a sudden economic downturn is to declare war on the United States and lose to get foreign aid - but things don't go according to plan. The Mouse That Roared was made into a successful feature film in 1959 starring Peter Sellers. PRAISE FOR THE BESTSELLING CLASSIC: "As funny as it is charming." …More


The Orphan Keeper
The Orphan Keeper
By Wright, Camron Steve
2016-09 - Shadow Mountain
9781629722245 Check Our Catalog
Based on a remarkable true story

Seven-year-old Chellamuthu's life--and his destiny--is forever changed when he is kidnapped from his village in Southern India and sold to the Lincoln Home for Homeless Children. His family is desperate to find him, and Chellamuthu anxiously tells the Indian orphanage that he is not an orphan, he has a mother who loves him. But he is told not to
…More


Camping and Wilderness Survival: The Ultimate Outdoors Book
Camping and Wilderness Survival: The Ultimate Outdoors Book
By Tawrell, Paul
2001-01 - Falcon Distribution
1896713009 Check Our Catalog
Large-format 352-page encyclopedia of outdoor skills and other essential information for enjoying the outdoors. Covers hundreds of topics, including avoiding getting lost, first aid, clothing, what to take, weather, starting a fire without matches, using compasses and maps, and identifying edible plants. 3,600 illustrations …More

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

HPL Adult Summer Reading





Ripley's Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird!
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird!
By Believe It or Not!, Ripley's
2016-09 - Ripley Publishing
9781609911652 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: This proves that you're never too old to learn something new.
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Apprentice in Death
Apprentice in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2016-09 - Berkley Books
9781101987971 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Great read as usual.
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Conspiracy in Death
Conspiracy in Death
By Robb, J. D.
1999-03 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425168134 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Rita Awards (2000)

J.D. Robb breaks out with her biggest book yet--and an exciting new look for her Eve Dallas thrillers. When a man is found dead on a New York sidewalk with a laser-perfect hole in his chest, Lieutenant Eve Dallas begins her most challenging manhunt--for a serial killer with a dangerously psychotic mind and a surgeon's skill. …More


Loyalty in Death
Loyalty in Death
By Robb, J. D.
1999-10 - Berkley Publishing Group
042517140X Check Our Catalog

National bestselling author J. D. Robb's phenomenal series has captivated readers nationwide with its tantalizing blend of romance, suspense, and near-future police procedural. New York cop Eve Dallas returns to face her most ingenious foe -- a "secret admirer" who taunts her with letters... and kills without mercy.
An unknown bomber is stalking New York City. He is sending Eve Dallas taunting …More


Midnight in Death: Interlude in Death. by J.D. Robb
Midnight in Death: Interlude in Death. by J.D. Robb
By Robb, J. D.
2012-06 - Piatkus Books
9780749957582 Check Our Catalog

The number-one New York Times bestselling In Death series explodes with intrigue, passion, and suspense. Now, Nora Roberts, writing as J. D. Robb, propels you into the darkest night of Lieutenant Eve Dallasa (TM)s life - when a killer comes to calla ]

Evea (TM)s name has made a Christmas list, but ita (TM)s not for being naughty or nice. Ita (TM)s for putting a serial killer behind
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Witness in Death
Witness in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2000-03 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425173633 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Rita Awards (2001)

Writing as J.D. Robb, Nora Roberts presents the tenth book in a captivating futuristic series. Opening night at New York's New Globe Theater turns from stage scene to crime scene when the leading man is stabbed to death center stage. Eve Dallas is not only the lead detective, she's also a wintess--and when the press discovers her husband owns the theater, the spotlight turns on them. As in "USA …More


In the Blood
In the Blood
By Robinson, Steve
2014-03 - Thomas & Mercer
9781477818527 Check Our Catalog


Two hundred years ago a loyalist family fled to England to escape the American War of Independence and seemingly vanished into thin air. American genealogist Jefferson Tayte is hired to find out what happened, but it soon becomes apparent that a calculated killer is out to stop him.
In the Blood combines a centuries-old mystery with a present-day thriller that brings two people from …More


Gathering Prey: Prey
Gathering Prey: Prey
By Sandford, John
2015-04 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399168796 Check Our Catalog

A terrifying Lucas Davenport thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize-winner John Sandford.

They call them Travelers. They move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes--they just like to stay on the move. And now somebody is killing them.

Lucas Davenport's adopted daughter, Letty, is home from college when she gets a
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Allure of the Game
Allure of the Game
By Santiago, Danielle
2011-05 - Atria Books
9780743277624 Check Our Catalog


Santiago delivers a sexy, action-packed adventure about two sisters whose lives are changed forever as their fate is determined on the mean streets of Harlem.
HPL patron: It was an ok book.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Boating and Sailing, 3rd Edition
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Boating and Sailing, 3rd Edition
By Sargeant, Frank
2005-04 - Alpha Books
9781592573233 Check Our Catalog

"Revised and updated?don?t leave the dock without it!"
Here is an excellent overview of both power boating and sailing that focuses on the techniques shared by both. Solid material any boater will need to know on buying a boat and the cost of ownership, marine power and motors, technology and weather, safety, navigation, and boat handling?as well as expanded coverage on sailing and a brand new …More


Accused: A Rosato & Dinunzio Novel: A Rosato & Associates Novel
Accused: A Rosato & Dinunzio Novel: A Rosato & Associates Novel
By Scottoline, Lisa
2013-10 - St. Martin's Press
9781250027658 Check Our Catalog


"New York Times" bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Lisa Scottoline revolutionized crime fiction when she introduced her all-female law firm of Rosato & Associates, thrilling readers with her twisty, fast-paced plots and capturing their hearts with her cast of strong and relatable female characters. Now Bennie Rosato, Mary DiNunzio, Judy Carrier, and Anne Murphy are back with all …More


Damaged
Damaged
By Scottoline, Lisa
2016-08 - St. Martin's Press
9781250099624 Check Our Catalog


"Scottoline writes riveting thrillers that keep me up all night, with plots that twist and turn." -Harlan Coben
One boy. One lawyer. One chance for justice.
Ten-year-old Patrick O'Brien is a natural target at school. Shy, dyslexic, and small for his age, he tries to hide his first-grade reading level from everyone: from his classmates, from the grandfather who cares for him, …More


Prizes
Prizes
By Segal, Erich
1996-05 - Ivy Books
9780804114271 Check Our Catalog

The acclaimed new blockbuster novel by the bestselling author of Love Story and Doctors. Three extraordinary individuals compete for the ultimate glory--the Nobel Prize. …More


Today Will Be Different
Today Will Be Different
By Semple, Maria
2016-10 - Little Brown and Company
9780316403436 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: This story was okay. I listened to the audiobook-the narrator is the same as Where'd You Go Bernadette? and she's very entertaining. I liked that certain characters and places from Semple's previous novels reappeared in this book but the end of this story kind of fell flat for me. I liked it, but not as much as her previous books.
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The Song Rising
The Song Rising
By Shannon, Samantha
2017-03 - Bloomsbury USA
9781632866240 Check Our Catalog


The magnificent new book in the New York Times-bestselling series: a fantastic tale of rebellion and courage against enormous odds.
Following a bloody battle against foes on every side, Paige Mahoney has risen to the dangerous position of Underqueen, ruling over London's criminal population.
But, having turned her back on Jaxon Hall and with vengeful enemies still at …More


The Art Forger
The Art Forger
By Shapiro, Barbara
2012-10 - Algonquin Books
9781616201326 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Macavity Award (2013), New England Book Award (2013)


In 1990, 13 works of art worth today more than $500 million were stolen from a museum in Boston. It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history, and Claire Roth, a struggling young artist, is about to discover that there's more to this crime than meets the eye.
HPL patron:  Excellent!
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Tell Me Your Dreams
Tell Me Your Dreams
By Sheldon, Sidney
1999-08 - Warner Books (NY)
9780446607209 Check Our Catalog

Computer whiz Ashley Patterson is convinced she is being stalked. Coworker Toni Prescott has a penchant for Internet dating and little time for anyone else. And Alette Peters prefers quiet weekends in the arms of a beefcake artist. They know virtually nothing about each other--until the three women are linked by a murder investigation that will lead to one of the most bizarre trials of the …More


Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me about America's Prison Crisis
Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me about America's Prison Crisis
By Smith, Jeff
Editor Bartlett, Tim
2015-09 - St. Martin's Press
9781250058409 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: The true story of a Kentucky Senator sent to prison for a year and a day. Informative look at his experience and the prison system as a whole. Very shocking but interesting book.
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Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
By Croke, Vicki
2014-07 - Random House
9781400069330 Check Our Catalog

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

The remarkable story of James Howard Billy Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world's largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill


Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in 1920, fresh from service in World War I, to a job
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See Me
See Me
By Sparks, Nicholas
2015-10 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455520619 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: Mr. Sparks knows how to tell a story. It doesn't seem to matter what he writes about he sucks me in.
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Against All Odds
Against All Odds
By Steel, Danielle
2017-05 - Delacorte Press
9781101883914 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Wonderful book. Kept my attention through the whole book. Got a little corny a couple of times, but still good.
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Dangerous Games
Dangerous Games
By Steel, Danielle
2017-03 - Delacorte Press
9781101883884 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Good story, relevant with our country today. I found it redundant with the explanation of characters and situations. Ended in a fairly good DS way, predictable.
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Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story
Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story
By Swann, Leonie
Translator Bell, Anthea
2007-06 - Flying Dolphin Press
9780385521116 Check Our Catalog

A witty philosophical murder mystery with a charming twist: the crack detectives are sheep determined to discover who killed their beloved shepherd, in this internationally bestselling tale. …More