Monday, August 26, 2013

Summer Reading Week 10

Summer Reading 2013
Here are the results of Week 10.  This week 25 people submitted entries, and 3 were new!  They read 102 books.  So far 114 people have submitted 964 entries, and 216 people have registered.



Remember Me When: A Women of Hope Novel
Remember Me When: A Women of Hope Novel
By Aiken, Ginny
2013-06 - Faithwords
9780892968473 Check Our Catalog

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The Hit
The Hit
By Baldacci, David
2013-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455521210 Check Our Catalog

Government assassin Will Robie returns in #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Baldacci's next blockbuster thriller! …More


Fuse
Fuse
By Baggott, Julianna
2013-02 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455503087 Check Our Catalog

In a post-apocalyptic world where those who dwell within the Dome are safe, and those who live outside struggle to survive, Pressia decodes secrets from the past in an effort to set the Wretches free of their fusings forever. …More


The Elegance of the Hedgehog
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
By Barbery, Muriel
Read by Rosenblat, Barbara
Read by Morris, Cassandra
2009-06 - Highbridge Company
9781598879254 Check Our Catalog

An enchanting "New York Times" and international bestseller about life, art, literature, philosophy, culture, class, privilege, and power, seen through the eyes of a 54-year old French concierge and a precocious but troubled 12-year-old girl. A moving, funny, triumphant novel that exalts the quiet victories of the inconspicuous among us. …More


Death of Yesterday
Death of Yesterday
By Beaton, M. C.
2013-03 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455504763 Check Our Catalog

When a local woman tells Sergeant Hamish Macbeth that she doesn't remember what happened the previous evening, he doesn't begin to worry. But when her body is discovered, Hamish is forced to investigate a crime that the only known witness--now dead--had forgotten. …More


The Field Guide to North American Hauntings: Everything You Need to Know about Encountering Over 100 Ghosts, Phantoms, and Spectral Entities
The Field Guide to North American Hauntings: Everything You Need to Know about Encountering Over 100 Ghosts, Phantoms, and Spectral Entities
By Blackman, W. Haden
1998-10 - Three Rivers Press (CA)
9780609800218 Check Our Catalog

From headless phantoms and screaming specters to invisible poltergeists and disembodied voices, ghosts occupy our homes, infest cemeteries and graveyards, lurk in nearby caves and forests, and even wander city streets. However, despite the wealth of sightings, aspiring ghost hunters have few resources.
Now, for the first time, here is a fully functioning field guide for those courageous investigators who wish to observe and interact with supernatural beings and the spirit world. Drawn from all available evidence, including recent research and sightings, modern urban legends, and Native American mythology and North American folklore, this book describes in detail over 100 haunted sites and their resident specters.
Brimming with useful advice and practical tips for the ghost hunter, The Field Guide to North American Hauntings provides vital information for those seeking to encounter ghosts. Whether exploring the lonely cells of Alcatraz or the desolate stretch of road known as Route 666, or searching for specters at the White House, ghost hunters will always be prepared with The Field Guide to North American Hauntings.
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Ghost Hunting in Haunted Cemeteries: A How-To Guide
Ghost Hunting in Haunted Cemeteries: A How-To Guide
By Broome, Fiona
2009-10 - Createspace
9781448664429 Check Our Catalog

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Fade Out
Fade Out
By Caine, Rachel
2009-11 - Signet Book
9780451228666 Check Our Catalog

Without the evil vampire Bishop ruling over the town of Morganville, the resident vampires have made major concessions to the human population. With their newfound freedoms, Claire Danvers and her friends are almost starting to feel comfortable again--almost. Original. …More


Kiss of Death: The Morganville Vampires
Kiss of Death: The Morganville Vampires
By Caine, Rachel
2010-04 - Signet Book
9780451229731 Check Our Catalog

Vampire musician Michael Glass has attracted the attention of a big-time producer who wants him to cut a demo and play some gigs--which means Michael will have to enter the human world. And that means it's going to be a road trip from hell. Original. …More


The Reluctant Assassin
The Reluctant Assassin
By Colfer, Eoin
2013-05 - Hyperion Books
9781423161622 Check Our Catalog

This first book in a new series by the internationally bestselling creator of Artemis Fowl is a high-stakes, high-tech pursuit through time. Think "Oliver Twist" meets "The Matrix." …More


The Striker
The Striker
By Cussler, Clive
Author Scott, Justin
2013-03 - Putnam Adult
9780399161773 Check Our Catalog

Detective Isaac Bell returns in the remarkable new adventure in the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling series. In 1902, Isaac Bell has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident that makes him think that something else is going on. …More


Sweet Salt Air
Sweet Salt Air
By Delinsky, Barbara
2013-06 - St. Martin's Press
9781250007032 Check Our Catalog

From New York Times bestselling author Delinsky comes the story of a woman who has a secret that may save the life of her best friend's husband--or destroy him. What Charlotte and Nicole don't know is that they are each holding a secret that may change their relationship forever. …More


The Cat Dancers
The Cat Dancers
By Deutermann, P. T.
2006-10 - St. Martin's Press
9780312933425 Check Our Catalog


THRILL SEEKER
Dangling silently in front of a cave eighty feet down the cliff's edge, the man snaps a picture of the enraged mountain lion. The furious beast lunges...but the man is gone, back up the rope.
JUSTICE DEALER
When a judge releases two unrepentant killers on a legal technicality, North Carolina police Lieutenant Cam Richter knows facing the victims' grieving families is going to be tough. But when Killer #1 turns up on the Internet riding a homemade electric chair?followed a few days later by Killer #2?Cam thinks despair may have turned to vigilante justice.
MAN EATER
But it doesn't add up, especially when Cam becomes a target. It looks like these vigilantes may also be cops, and he's quickly running out of people to trust. The answers lie deep in the North Carolina wilderness, where Cam must track down this mysterious group of adrenaline-driven "Cat Dancers"--and risk losing everything he has left...
"GRIPPING. . .ORIGINAL AND INTENSE."
"--Book Page"
"FULL OF SURPRISES. . .KEEPS YOU READING PAST YOUR BED TIME."
"--Charlotte Observer"

HPL patron: wonderful read.
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The Last Man
The Last Man
By Deutermann, P. T.
2012-05 - St. Martin's Press
9780312599454 Check Our Catalog

A woman goes missing, sending a young nuclear engineer on a quest deep into the Judean desert to the legendary fortress of Masada, where secrets are concealed. …More


Spider Mountain
Spider Mountain
By Deutermann, P. T.
2008-06 - St. Martin's Press
9780312945930 Check Our Catalog


"Fast-paced... imaginative plotting."--"Publishers Weekly"
Ex-cop Cam Richter agrees to do a favor for a park ranger: investigate the assault of a young woman in a remote area of Appalachia. Since he knows the terrain better than anyone, the victim's family is hoping that Cam can break a case that local cops can't--or maybe don't want to--solve.
"Non-stop action."--mysterylovers.com
Cam has no idea how dangerous his search will become. Because in these parts, Grinny Creigh and her extended clan destroy those who intrude into their web. The Creighs run a smuggling ring, and control just about every thing and one in their neck of the woods. But they also operate a much worse enterprise--one that threatens to harm anyone who comes too close to unleashing the dark secrets of...
"Spider"" Mountain"
"The stuff of series heroes...a battle royal."--"Kirkus Reviews" …More


Moonlight Masquerade
Moonlight Masquerade
By Deveraux, Jude
2013-01 - Pocket Books
9781416509769 Check Our Catalog

After being abruptly jilted, Sophie Kincaid flees to the place her friend Kim Aldredge calls heaven on earth. But Sophie's first taste of Edilean is far from heavenly: after her car breaks down on a country road, she is nearly run over by a speeding sports car. A small act of revenge brings some satisfaction, and word quickly spreads that a gorgeous newcomer gave the driver, the notoriously bitter Dr. Reede Aldredge, a dressing down. But it isn't the first time the fiery artist has gone too far for payback; a secret possession she carries with her could shatter her ex-boyfriend's future. Reede Aldredge has secrets, too, including a desire to get closer to the beauty who is turning his dark world upside down. Under the night skies, their masquerade is magic--but will it turn to dust by the light of day? …More


Six White Horses
Six White Horses
By Dold, Gaylord
2002-10 - Minotaur Books
9780312290252 Check Our Catalog

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The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience
The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience
By Downey, Kirstin
2009-03 - Nan A. Talese
9780385513654 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Written with a wit that echoes Frances Perkins's own, award-winning journalist Downey offers a riveting exploration of the woman who was named Secretary of Labor by Franklin Roosevelt in 1933, and how and why Perkins slipped into historical oblivion. …More


Skeleton Lake
Skeleton Lake
By Doogan, Mike
2008-08 - Putnam Adult
9780399154928 Check Our Catalog

Wounded during an investigation and still grieving the loss of his son, Anchorage private detective Nik Kane returns to his first big case, one that's he's never been able to close. …More


Room No. 10
Room No. 10
By Edwardson, Ake
Translator Willson-Broyles, Rachel
2013-03 - Simon & Schuster
9781451608526 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

A fast-paced novel about two murders nearly 20 years apart that involve the same hotel room, from the internationally bestselling author of "Sail of Stone." …More


The Bone Vault
The Bone Vault
By Fairstein, Linda A.
2003-01 - Scribner Book Company
9780743223546 Check Our Catalog

Matters take a deadly turn when the body of a young museum researcher is found in an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus, and it's up to Assistant DA Alex Cooper to penetrate New York's exclusive museum society and track down the mysterious killer. Following her international bestseller "The Deadhouse, " Linda Fairstein sets her new novel at the crossroads of big money, high culture, and murder. …More


Charley's Web
Charley's Web
By Fielding, Joy
2009-03 - Pocket Star Books
9781416527046 Check Our Catalog

Filled with complex characters and a plot rich with intrigue, this suspenseful thriller by a "New York Times"-bestselling author is the story of an ambitious journalist whose foray into the mind of a killer puts her own family in jeopardy. …More


Missing Pieces
Missing Pieces
By Fielding, Joy
1998-07 - Island
9780440222873 Check Our Catalog

How far will a mother go to protect her family from a madman?
An unrivaled master of psychological suspense, Joy Fielding has written her most chilling and intricate novel yet--a compulsively readable look at the razor-thin line between daily domesticity and nerve-shattering terror.
It had to end in blood. Family therapist Kate Sinclair, healer of lost souls, perfect wife and mother, has suddenly become trapped in a nightmare of her own. Her teenage daughter has just discovered sex, lies, and rebellion. Her ex-boyfriend has returned to threaten her marriage. Her once-peaceful hometown is being awakened by chilling headlines: Another woman is missing. Kate can sense the darkness gathering around her, can see the mistakes, the missteps, the missing pieces. She is afraid of what tomorrow will bring.
Enter Colin Friendly, a man on trial for abducting and killing thirteen women--the handsome, "misunderstood" sociopath Kate's troubled sister plans to marry. Colin loves women to death. He can't wait to see Kate and the girls again. One dark night when they are home alone, disarmed, ready for bed...
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The Battle for Skandia
The Battle for Skandia
By Flanagan, John
2008-03 - Philomel Books
9780399244575 Check Our Catalog

The battles and drama are nonstop in this latest installment of Flanagan's epic fantasy. Skandia's borders have been breached, and Araluen is next. If the two kingdoms are to be saved, an unlikely union must be made. …More