Friday, August 17, 2012

Summer Reading Week 8


Welcome to the results of Week 8 of Summer Reading 2012.  We have 365 people signed up.  This week 45 people read 169 books (4 submitted entries for the first time this week.)  So far, 151 people have read 1040 books!



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A Turn in the Road
A Turn in the Road
By Macomber, Debbie
2011-04 - Mira Books
9780778329831 Check Our Catalog

From beloved bestselling author Macomber comes a new novel in her heartwarming Blossom Street series. Three generations of women--Bethanne Hamlin, her daughter Annie, and her former mother-in-law Ruth--drive from Seattle to Florida. They have their maps and directions, but this is a trip that could change their lives forever. …More


The Unexpected Husband: Jury of His PeersAny Sunday
The Unexpected Husband: Jury of His PeersAny Sunday
By Macomber, Debbie
2012-05 - Mira Books
9780778313410 Check Our Catalog

This two-in-one volume by a "New York Times"-bestselling author features stories of two women who find love in unexpected places . . . like a jury room and a doctor's office. Includes "Jury of His Peers" and "Any Sunday." Reissue. …More


You... Again
You... Again
By Macomber, Debbie
2011-12 - Mira Books
9780778312994 Check Our Catalog

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Capitol Murder: A Novel of Suspense
Capitol Murder: A Novel of Suspense
By Margolin, Phillip M.
2012-04 - Harper
9780062069887 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times"-bestselling author Margolin brings back reader favorites--private investigator Dana Cutler and lawyer Brad Miller--in this exciting new installment in his Washington Trilogy. …More


A Game of Thrones
A Game of Thrones
By Martin, George R. R.
1997-08 - Spectra Books
9780553573404 Check Our Catalog

"A Game of Thrones is a contemporary masterpiece of fantasy. The cold is returning to Winterfell, where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime. A time of conflict has arisen in the Stark family, as they are pulled from the safety of their home into a whirlpool of tragedy, betrayal, assassination, plots and counterplots. Each decision and action carries with it the potential for conflict as several prominent families, comprised of lords, ladies, soldiers, sorcerers, assassins and bastards, are pulled together in the most deadly game of all--the game of thrones. …More


Lord of the Isles
Lord of the Isles
By Mazzuca, Debbie
2010-04 - Zebra Books
9781420110050 Check Our Catalog

Mazzuca delivers a breathtaking debut with a sensual time-travel romance set in Scotland. Delightful. A wonderful debut!--"New York Times"-bestselling author Hannah Howell. Original. …More


Buried in Buttercream
Buried in Buttercream
By McKevett, G. A.
2012-04 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758238122 Check Our Catalog

Savannah Reid, the only plus-size sleuth in the world, can't escape murder even on her big day. After her wedding has been rescheduled three times, Savannah wakes up to find her wedding planner dead and she wonders if marital bliss is in the cards. …More


Dancing at the Harvest Moon
Dancing at the Harvest Moon
By McKinnon, K. C.
1999-03 - Fawcett Books
9780449005279 Check Our Catalog

At 45, Maggie has been abandoned by her husband for a younger woman. But some old letters in the attic from the first love of her life remind her of the precious summers she spent at the Harvest Moon dance hall so many years ago. Now she is returning to Little Bear Lake, to the peace of the northern wilderness, hoping to recapture the woman she once was--and the woman she knows she could be again. But time has changed the place she knew. …More


Journey to Riverbend
Journey to Riverbend
By McLaughlin, Henry
2011-01 - Tyndale House Publishers
9781414339429 Check Our Catalog

When word reaches town that Sam Carstairs, one of the most ruthless men on the frontier, has been kidnapped on the stagecoach home, Michael Archer offers to join the search party formed by the local sheriff. With a budding romance behind him and a dangerous rescue ahead of him, he sets out on the trail, determined to complete his journey no matter the cost. …More


Fade
Fade
By McMann, Lisa
2010-01 - Simon Pulse
9781416974482 Check Our Catalog

In this dark and sexy sequel to the "New York Times" bestseller "Wake," disturbing things are happening at Fieldridge High, yet nobody's talking. When Janie taps into a classmate's violent nightmares, the case finally breaks open--but nothing goes as planned. …More


Wake
Wake
By McMann, Lisa
2008-12 - Simon Pulse
9781416974475 Check Our Catalog 2009 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Top Teen

For 17-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people's dreams is getting old. Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone. For the first time, Janie is more than a witness to someone else's twisted psyche--she is a participant. …More


A Down Chic
A Down Chic
By McNeal, Mallori
2005-08 - Triple Crown Publications
9780976234944 Check Our Catalog


An ok book.
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The Set Up: The Sequel to a Down Chick
The Set Up: The Sequel to a Down Chick
By McNeal, Mallori
2007-11 - Triple Crown Publications
9780979951701 Check Our Catalog


Amina is back and ready for a fresh start! Things have been so mixed up in her life for so long, and now all she wants is to put the pieces back together and be complete. But will that be possible with all the secrets of the past? Regret and heartbreak come hand in hand when Amina discovers hidden secrets about the man who she gave three years of her life for and for a moment, happily-ever-after seems impossible. Join Amina on a journey of more drama and emotion than even she ever expected as she masterminds "The Set Up "that will win her back her man and her happiness.
It was just ok.
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Almost Heaven
Almost Heaven
By McNaught, Judith
1991-06 - Pocket Books
9780671742553 Check Our Catalog

Elizabeth Cameron's uncle--guardian of her estate--forces the scandal-ridden young woman to choose from three unlikely suitors. But the one she fancies sees her as a flirt; and she fears he is a fortune hunter. From London's salons to Scotland's highlands, Almost Heaven weaves a heart-capturing spell of romance. …More


Texas Fury/Texas Sunrise
Texas Fury/Texas Sunrise
By Michaels, Fern
2012-04 - Ballantine Books
9780345533012 Check Our Catalog

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Texas Heat
Texas Heat
By Michaels, Fern
1993-02 - Ivy Books
9780345331007 Check Our Catalog

Maggie, the daugher of Moss and Bill Coleman, has invited all the passionate family, plus several hundred guests, to a July 4th barbecue to celebrate the new sense of family pride she's determined to forge. But whether its ambition, jealousy, rivalry, or passion, each Coleman has a drama of his or her own to face, and each will feed the flames of TEXAS HEAT. …More


Texas Rich
Texas Rich
By Michaels, Fern
1987-03 - Ballantine Books
9780345335401 Check Our Catalog

The first in Fern Michaels' best-selling Texas series, TEXAS RICH introduces us to passionately compelling Billie Ames. Young Billie was naive but a real knockout when she met Moss Coleman at the Philadelphia Navy Yard during World War II. Within a few months she was pregnant and married to him. It was a marriage that brought Billie--and her mother, Agnes--across the country to Austin, to a 250,000-acre spread called Sunbridge, and into the world of the Texas rich. …More


The Last Day of the War
The Last Day of the War
By Mitchell, Judith Claire
2005-06 - Anchor Books
9780385722018 Check Our Catalog


A BookPage Notable Title
Wonderful perspective of history and time in another personal view.  Works great all the way through with the characters and storyline-great read.

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Into the Dreaming (with Bonus Material)
Into the Dreaming (with Bonus Material)
By Moning, Karen Marie
2012-04 - Delacorte Press
9780345535221 Check Our Catalog

When an ancient tapestry bearing the likeness of her beloved Highlander Aedan MacKinnon arrives on her doorstep, romance novelist Jane Sillee is whisked back in time to fifteenth-century Scotland, to the castle of Dun Haakon on the isle of Skye, where she is given one chance to save her dream lover ... or lose him forever to the Unseelie king. …More


The Night Circus
The Night Circus
By Morgenstern, Erin
2011-09 - Doubleday Books
9780385534635 Check Our Catalog 2012 Alex Award Winner

To enter the black-and-white-striped tents of Le Cirque des Reves is to enter a world where objects really do turn into birds and people really do disappear. Even though visitors believe the performances are all illusion, they are obsessively drawn to this extraordinary night circus. Those who run and perform in the circus are its lifeblood. Marco Alisdair runs the operation from London as assistant to the eccentric proprietor. Celia Bowen holds it all together from her role as illusionist. As magicians, Marco and Celia are bound to each other in a deadly competition of powers, creating ever more fantastical venues for circus goers to marvel at. But falling in love was never part of the game, and the players struggle to extricate themselves from this contest while keeping the circus afloat. …More


The River Queen: A Water Wheel Novel
The River Queen: A Water Wheel Novel
By Morris, Gilbert
2011-11 - B&H Publishing Group
9781433673207 Check Our Catalog

Beloved historical romance novelist Morris discovers inspiration aboard an 1850 riverboat where a prideful woman and a drunkard captain seek restoration and find it, by God's grace, in each other. 352 pp. …More


The River Rose: A Water Wheel Novel
The River Rose: A Water Wheel Novel
By Morris, Gilbert
2012-06 - B&H Publishing Group
9781433673214 Check Our Catalog

When two very different people jointly inherit the same steamboat in Memphis during the mid-19th century, their shared need for a new livelihood steers them toward falling in love. …More


The Eternal Engagement
The Eternal Engagement
By Morrison, Mary B.
2011-07 - Dafina Books
9780758222633 Check Our Catalog

From a "New York Times"-bestselling author comes a moving, unforgettable story of lives at a crossroads, love lost and found, and the price of secrets. …More