Welcome to Summer Reading 2011! This week 237 people signed up for the program and received a nifty book bag. There are still some left, so hurry in to sign up while supplies last!
This week, 45 people read 103 books!
| || Deception |
2010-03 - Ballantine Books
9780345505675 Check Our Catalog
Just when readers think Jonathan Kellerman has taken his spellbinding tales of mystery and psychological suspense to the limit, with "Deception" he takes a bold leap into terrifying and uncharted new territory. …More
| || Texas Standoff |
2010-09 - Forge
9780765325792 Check Our Catalog
In the ninth and final novel in the Texas Ranger series, Ranger Andy Pickard and his partner, Logan Daggett, are sent to central Texas to investigate a series of killings and cattle thefts. …More
| || The 100 Best Great Lakes Shipwrecks: Volume 1 |
2003-06 - Seawolf Communications
9780968143728 Check Our Catalog
| || The 100 Best Great Lakes Shipwrecks: Volume 2 |
2003-06 - Seawolf Communications
9780968143735 Check Our Catalog
| || Sackett: The Sacketts |
1981-01 - Bantam
9780553276848 Check Our Catalog
William Tell Sackett had followed a different path from his younger brothers, but his name, like theirs, was spoken with respect and just a little fear. Where Orrin had brought law and order from New Mexico to the plains of Montana, backed up by the gunfighting talents of his brother Tye, Tell Sackett's destiny drew him to Texas after he had to kill a man. There, in the high, lonesome country, he came upon a vein of pure gold. All he'd wanted was enough to buy a ranch, but he soon learned that gold had ways of its own with men. …More
| || The Sackett Brand: The Sacketts |
1985-10 - Bantam
9780553276855 Check Our Catalog
In The Sackett Brand, Louis L'Amour spins the story of a courageous man who must face overwhelming odds to track down a killer.
Tell Sackett and his bride, Ange, came to Arizona to build a home and start a family. But on Black Mesa something goes terribly wrong. Tell is ambushed and badly injured. When he finally manages to drag himself back to where he left Ange, she is gone. Desperate, cold, hungry, and with no way to defend himself, Tell is stalked like a wounded animal. Hiding from his attackers, his rage and frustration mounting, he tries to figure out who the men are, why they are trying to kill him, and what has happened to his wife. Discovering the truth will be risky. And when he finally does, it will be their turn to run. …More
| || Damage |
2011-01 - Dutton Books
9780525951766 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title
From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Treasure Hunt" and "A Plague of Secrets" comes an explosive look at the seductive power of revenge and the terrible costs of justice. …More
| || Her Millionaire Marine |
2004-05 - Silhouette Books
9780373197200 Check Our Catalog
| || 1022 Evergreen Place |
2010-09 - Wheeler Publishing
9781410428332 Check Our Catalog
| || I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell |
2010-10 - Citadel Press
9780806534442 Check Our Catalog
Embraced as a celebration of modern-day debauchery or denounced as a kick in the groin to political correctness, Max's funny, uncensored, outrageous, and irresistible #1 "New York Times" bestseller is now available in a signed limited-edition hardcover.
HPL patron: This was so funny I loved it.
| || Damia |
1993-02 - ACE Charter
9780441135561 Check Our Catalog
The fabulous sequel to McCaffrey's New York Times bestseller The Rowan. Unquestionably the most brilliant--and most impetuous--of the Rowan's children, Damia is determined to make her own way in the world. As she embarks on her quest, she's stung by a vision of an impending invasion--an invasion of such magnitude that even the Rowan cannot prevent it. …More
| || Damia's Children |
1994-02 - ACE Charter
9780441000074 Check Our Catalog
The children of the legendary Damia are coming of age and learning to master their own remarkable powers of telepathy. Each has a special Talent, and their combined abilities are even greater than those of their powerful mother. Now they must face the next generation of their enemy--an alien race more insect than human. …More
| || Lyon's Pride |
1995-02 - Ace Books
9780441001415 Check Our Catalog
The extraordinary new novel in the bestselling Rowan saga. The children of Damia and Afra Lyon are blessed with the paranormal powers that have distinguished their family and protected peaceful races for generations. But now the peace is threatened by the alien Hivers, whose world has been destroyed, and who randomly slaughter entire populations, as they seek a new home. …More
| || Every Sistah Wants It |
2005-11 - St. Martin's Griffin
9780312348779 Check Our Catalog
Octavia Longbow has a complicated life. A job as a producer at Dallas' top radio station. An international hip-hop star for an ex-boyfriend. A handsome new man without a penny in his pocket. A group of strong-willed girlfriends who aren't afraid to share their opinions about everything under the sun. And a genius for revenge. " McGlothin eloquently depicts the yearning that dwells within us all...men and women alike." - "RAWSISTAZ Reviews" on "Every Sistah Wants It"
"[A] new and refreshing voice in the world of contemporary African-American fiction." - QBR on "What' s A Woman to Do?"
"Both engrossing and entertaining." - "Booklist" on "What' s A Woman to Do" Octavia Longbow is a show producer at "Hot 100," Dallas' top R& B radio station, and she wants what every sistah wants. Alphonzo ' The Radio Gigolo' would love to give it to her but she' s holding out for I. Rome-- a double platinum superstar who' s given her nothing but three years of hot loving and heartache. So when she meets drop-dead gorgeous Legacy Childs after running him over with her car, she develops second thoughts about what love really means.
Cee-Cee Lovely, lady deejay extraordinaire, can get any man she wants-- but Alphonzo has what she needs. Watching him chase after her best friend is hard to do. As if that' s not enough, Alphonso' s been hanging out with Tony Tune, the morning radio host with a private pleasure palace filled with women, a million dollar contract, and more tricks up his sleeve than an out-of-work magician.
If you ever wondered what really goes on down at the radiostation, "Essence" bestselling author Victor McGlothin will take you for a "Hot 100" joy ride into the lives of the wildest deejays on the radio. " What goes on down at the station, stays at the station" ... until now. …More
| || Inside My Heart: Choosing to Live with Passion and Purpose |
2006-09 - Nelson Books
9780785218364 Check Our Catalog
McGraw speaks directly to the heart of every woman and challenges her to recognize and develop her unique role to lead her to satisfaction with herself, her profession, her family, and anything she pursues. …More
| || Blood Promise |
2009-08 - Razorbill
9781595141989 Check Our Catalog
When the Strigoi attack St. Vladimir's Academy, they take some of their victims with them, including Dimitri. He'd rather die than become one of them. Now Rose must abandon her best friend in order to keep her promise to Dimitri. But with everything at stake, how can she possibly destroy the person she loves most?
HPL patron: A good change to add to the seriew with a surprise ending.
| || Shadow Kiss |
2008-11 - Razorbill
9781595141972 Check Our Catalog
Rose Hathaway is close to graduation from St. Vladimir's Academy. Since Mason's death, Rose has had dark flashbacks in the middle of practice, can't concentrate in class, and has terrifying dreams about Lissa. But Rose has an even "bigger" secret --she's in love with Dimitri.
HPL patron: Shadow Kiss was a good book to go with the Vampire Academy series. There was a slow part but it picked back up.
| || She Had It Coming |
2008-08 - Dafina Books
9780758212191 Check Our Catalog
A remarkable talent ("Chicago Sun-Times") delivers a powerful and provocative new page-turner about one woman's search for love in a world where secrets don't always stay hidden, and the choices made in one rash moment can change everything. …More
| || The Butterfly's Daughter |
Monroe, Mary Alice
2011-05 - Gallery Press
9781439170618 Check Our Catalog
Four very different women embark on a transformational journey that follows the migrating monarchs across the United States to Mexico. While taking her grandmother's ashes home to Mexico, Luz attracts a collection of lost women, each seeking change in their lives.
HPL patron: A beautiful journey into the future by way of the past. A few unexpected stops, some unplanned fellow travelers, and a "resurrection" lead finally to an understanding of self and an awakening. Also lots and lots of monarchs!
| || Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World |
With Witter, Bret
2008-09 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446541190 Check Our Catalog
The charming story of Dewey Readmore Books, the beloved library cat of Spencer, Iowa, starts in the worst possible way. Only a few weeks old, on the coldest night of the year, he was stuffed into the returned book slot at the library. For the next 19 years, he never stopped charming the people of Spencer with his enthusiasm, warmth, humility, and, above all, his sixth sense about who needed him most. …More
| || Now and Then |
Parker, Robert B.
2007-11 - Putnam Adult
9780399154416 Check Our Catalog
After a simple case turns into a politically charged investigation, Boston PI Spenser faces his most difficult challenge yet--keeping his cool while his beloved Susan Silverman is in danger. Available in a tall Premium Edition.
HPL patron: Loved it!
| || The Postcard Killers |
Author Marklund, Liza
2010-08 - Little Brown and Company
9780316089517 Check Our Catalog
After his daughter and her boyfriend are murdered in Rome, NYPD detective Jacob Kanon heads to Europe where other young couples have been found dead in various cities. Little connects the murders, other than a postcard to the local newspaper that precedes each new victim. Now Kanon teams up with a Swedish reporter who has just received a postcard in Stockholm--and they think they know where the next victims will be. …More
| || Tick Tock |
Author Ledwidge, Michael
2011-01 - Little Brown and Company
9780316037914 Check Our Catalog
A rash of horrifying crimes tears through New York City, throwing it into complete chaos and terrorizing everyone living there. Immediately, it becomes clear that these offenses are not the work of an amateur, but of a calculating, efficient, and deadly mastermind. All too soon, another appalling murder leads Detective Michael Bennett to a shocking discovery that exposes the killer's pattern and the earth-shattering enormity of his plan. …More