Welcome to the results of Week 6 of Summer Reading 2012. We have 357 people signed up. This week 41 people read 134 books (17 submitted entries for the first time this week.) So far, 392 people have read 757 books!
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The Norse King's Daughter
2011-09 - Avon Books
9780061673511 Check Our Catalog
The third book in this fantastic and fun new Viking series from a "New York Times"- and "USA Today"-bestsellling author. Original. …More
Sweeter Savage Love
2006-08 - Love Spell
9780505522122 Check Our Catalog
Modern-day psychologist Harriet Ginoza is cast back to the Old South, and meets her dream lover. But to her disappointment, Etienne Baptiste refuses to ravish her--or fulfill her other secret wishes. Reissue. …More
This Year's Christmas Present
Author Bangs, Nina
Author Joy, Dara
2008-10 - Love Spell
9780505527905 Check Our Catalog
Contemporary holiday tales by three bestselling authors are gathered in this special collection that is sure to remind readers of the greatest gift of all: love. Includes the stories Man with a Golden Bow by Bangs, Fever by Sandra Hill, and Santa Reads Romance by Dara Joy. Original. …More
Down the Darkest Road
2011-12 - Dutton Books
9780525952398 Check Our Catalog
Hoag returns once more to Oak Knoll for the third installment of her bestselling series. Through Leone's pioneering, science-based investigatory skills, Hoag explores the early days of forensic police work. And through the chilling case at the heart of "Down the Darkest Road," she hooks ever more readers into the meticulously crafted, all-too-terrifying world of Oak Knoll, where the scariest secrets of all can be found . . . Down the Darkest Road. …More
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty
Read by Jackson, Joshilyn
2012-01 - Hachette Audio
9781611139921 Check Our Catalog
A GROWN-UP KIND OF PRETTY is a powerful saga of three generations of women, plagued by hardships and torn by a devastating secret, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of family. Fifteen-year-old Mosey Slocumb-spirited, sassy, and on the cusp of womanhood-is shaken when a small grave is unearthed in the backyard, and determined to figure out why it's there. Liza, her stroke-ravaged mother, is haunted by choices she made as a teenager. But it is Jenny, Mosey's strong and big-hearted grandmother, whose maternal love braids together the strands of the women's shared past--and who will stop at nothing to defend their future. …More
Afterword by Jakes, John
1999-06 - Signet Book
9780451197016 Check Our Catalog
America's master storyteller first introduced readers to the Crown family in "Homeland." As the second generation comes of age, the Crowns strive to find their place in a turbulent America at the dawn of a new century. From the speedways of Detroit to the glamour of young Hollywood to the daring heights of early aviation, theirs is a story of passion and adventure, glory and ambition. …More
The Magnificent Rogue
2012-04 - Bantam
9780345536464 Check Our Catalog
From the glittering courts of Elizabethan England to the storm-tossed cliffs of the Scottish Highlands comes a dazzling tale of seduction, danger, and desire by one of America's bestselling and beloved authors. Reissue. …More
1983-11 - Signet Book
9780451160447 Check Our Catalog
Arnie Cunningham is in love with his car. Christine, the car, is in complete control. "Vintage King . . . breathtaking, awesome. Carries such momentum the reader must force himself to slow down."--"New York Times Book Review" …More
The Long Walk
Author Bachman, Stephen
Author Bachman, Richard
2001-01 - Turtleback Books
9780613173506 Check Our Catalog
On the first day of May, 100 teenage boys meet for an event known throughout the country as "The Long Walk." If you break the rules, you get three warnings. If you exceed your limit, what happens is absolutely terrifying. Reissue.
1996-06 - Signet Book
9780451186362 Check Our Catalog
Rose Daniels saw the single drop of blood on the bed sheet -- and knew she must escape from her macabre marriage before it was too late.
But escape was not as easy as fleeing to a new city, picking a new name, finding a new job, lucking out with a new man. Her husband, Norman, was a cop, with a cop's training, a cop's technology, a cop's bloodhound instincts. And even worse, Norman was -- well, Norman. Rose knew she had been married to a savage brute. Now she realized she was being tracked down by a terrifying monster -- but the only place she found to hide could be the most dangerous of all.... …More
Coming Home: A Story of Undying Hope
2012-06 - Zondervan
9780310266983 Check Our Catalog
As the Baxter's make plans to come together for a summer lakeside reunion, the unthinkable happens. When the family rallies together, memories come to light that bring healing and hope during a time when darkness might have the final word. From bestselling author Karen Kingsbury, Coming Home---a stand-alone novel---can serve as either a grand introduction or a beautiful conclusion in the saga of the Baxter Family. …More
2010-03 - Dial Press
9780385342032 Check Our Catalog
Lara Lington has always had an overactive imagination, but suddenly that imagination seems to be in overdrive. Normal, professional, twenty-something young women don't get visited by ghosts. Or do they? …More
Everything You Need to Survive the Apocalypse
2012-01 - Simon Pulse
9781442423886 Check Our Catalog
Phillip's sophomore year is off to a rough start. One of his best friends ditches him for a group of douchebags. His track coach singles him out for personalized, torturous training sessions. And his dad decides to clean out all of the emergency supplies from the basement, even though the world could end in disaster at any moment...and even though those supplies are all Phillip has left of his dead mom. Not that he wants to talk about that.
But then Phillip meets Rebekah. Not only is she unconventionally hot and smart, but she has seriously great boobs. And she might like him back.
As Phillip gets closer to Rebekah, he tries harder and harder to turn himself into the kind of person he thinks she wants him to be. But the question is, can he become that person? And does he really want to? …More
Author Kneece, Mark
Illustrator Lie, Chris
2009-05 - Walker & Company
9780802797230 Check Our Catalog
Location: Dachau concentration camp, years after World War II. A retired German SS captain returns to reminisce about his days in power--until he finds himself at the mercy of those he tortured, on trial by those who died at his hands. Justice will finally be served . . . in the Twilight Zone. One of most ground-breaking shows in the history of television, "The Twilight Zone "has become a permanent fixture in pop culture. This new graphic novel series re-imagines the show's most enduring episodes, in all their original uncut glory, originally written by Rod Serling himself, and now adapted for a new generation--a generation that has ridden Disney's Twilight Zone Tower of TerrorTM ride, studied old episodes in school, watched the annual marathons, and paid homage to the show through the many random take-offs that show up in movies and TV shows everywhere. …More
The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street
Illustrator Ellis, Rich
Adapted by Kneece, Mark
2008-12 - Walker & Company
9780802797131 Check Our Catalog
Maple Street--late on a Saturday afternoon a mysterious flash of light results in a power outage. But this is no ordinary power failure, and the neighbors on Maple Street will soon find themselves in the dark with an enemy of their own creation . . . in the Twilight Zone. …More
Light in Shadow
Krentz, Jayne Ann
2003-09 - Jove Books
9780515136180 Check Our Catalog
Krentz's "New York Times" bestselling tale of false identities, double crosses, and daring passions involves a successful interior designer who senses that one of her clients may be hiding a dark secret.
All for You
2012-04 - Jove Books
9780515150650 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title
From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "One Magic Moment"--called Oone of romance's finest writersO ("Oakland Press")--comes an enchanting time-travel romance. Original. …More
Kabbalah for Dummies
2006-11 - For Dummies
9780471915904 Check Our Catalog
"Kabbalah For Dummies" presents a balanced perspective of Kabbalah as an "umbrella" for a complex assemblage of mystical Jewish teachings and codification techniques. "Kabbalah For Dummies" also shows how Kabbalah simultaneously presents an approach to the study of text, the performance of ritual and the experience of worship, as well as how the reader can apply its teaching to everyday life.
Many good introductions to this captivating Jewish mysticism.
The Capture of the Earl of Glencrae
2012-01 - Avon Books
9780062068620 Check Our Catalog
From "New York Times"- and "USA Today"-bestselling author Laurens comes the wild and satisfying conclusion to her trilogy about three Cynster sisters tracking down their perfect matches. Includes a bonus short story. Original. …More
Lewis, C. S.
2003-04 - Scribner Book Company
9780743234917 Check Our Catalog
Pitted against the greatest of human weaknesses, temptation, Dr. Ransom must battle evil on a new world--Perelandra--when it is invaded by an evil force. Will Perelandra succumb to this being's influence or will it throw off the yoke of corruption and achieve a spiritual perfection as yet unknown to man?
Not as interesting as other book I read by this author-laborious at times.
Mr. G: A Novel about the Creation
Lightman, Alan P.
2012-01 - Pantheon Books
9780307379993 Check Our Catalog
"As I remember, I had just woken up from a nap when I decided to create the universe." So begins Lightman's playful and profound new novel, "Mr g," the story of Creation as narrated by God.
The first half is great. The second half is pretty slow.
Liu, Marjorie M.
2009-06 - Ace Books
9780441017300 Check Our Catalog
Demon hunter Maxine Kiss, inked with living tattoos, is on a mission to rescue the man she loves from a bloodthirsty army. To save him, Maxine has only one choice: to lose control--and release her own powers of darkness. Original. …More
The Last Twilight
Liu, Marjorie M.
2011-05 - Avon Books
9780062019875 Check Our Catalog
A young doctor finds herself caught up in a bioweapons plot, and only Amiri, a shape-shifting member of Dirk & Steele, can protect her--and win her heart. …More