Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Summer Reading Week 8


Summer Reading 2013Here are the results of Week 8.  This week 29 people submitted entries, and 5 were new!  They read 119 books.  So far 107 people have submitted 779 entries, and 215 people have registered,69 just this week.



Hit List
Hit List
By Hamilton, Laurell K.
2012-05 - Jove Books
9780515150896 Check Our Catalog

The #1 "New York Times"-bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series continues. Word has leaked to Anita Blake that hitmen are headed for St. Louis--and that she, Jean-Claude, and Richard are the targets. …More


The Harlequin
The Harlequin
By Hamilton, Laurell K.
2008-05 - Jove Books
9780515144611 Check Our Catalog

From the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author comes this latest Anita Blake novel in which the vampire hunter faces the challenge of her life. …More


Incubus Dreams
Incubus Dreams
By Hamilton, Laurell K.
2005-10 - Jove Books
9780515139754 Check Our Catalog

In the latest novel in Hamilton's "New York Times" bestselling series, a vampire serial killer who preys on strippers is on the loose. Called in to consult on the case, Anita Blake fears her judgment may be clouded by a conflict of interest and does something unprecedented--she calls for help. …More


Dead and Buried
Dead and Buried
By Harrington, Kim
2013-01 - Point
9780545333023 Check Our Catalog

Jade loves the house she's just moved into with her family. She doesn't even mind being the new girl at the high school: It's a fresh start, and there's that one guy with the dreamy blue eyes. . . . but then things begin happening. Strange, otherworldly things. …More


Montana Cowboy
Montana Cowboy
By Hart, Jillian
2012-06 - Love Inspired
9780373877515 Check Our Catalog

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Intentions
Intentions
By Heiligman, Deborah
2012-08 - Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
9780375868610 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

After 15-year-old Rachel overhears her rabbi committing infidelity, she must come to terms with the fact that adults make mistakes, tooNand that she is old enough to be held responsible for her own mistakes. …More


Silver Girl
Silver Girl
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2011-11 - Reagan Arthur Books
9780316099677 Check Our Catalog

Meredith Martin Delinn just lost everything because her husband cheated rich investors out of billions of dollars. Desperate and facing homelessness, Meredith receives a call from her old best friend, Constance Flute. Connie's had recent worries of her own, and the two depart for a summer on Nantucket in an attempt to heal. But the island can't offer complete escape. 432 pp. …More


The Alibi Man
The Alibi Man
By Hoag, Tami
2007-03 - Bantam Books
9780553802016 Check Our Catalog

The Rqueen of the crime thrillerS ("New York Post") brings back Elena Estes, heroine of the "New York Times" bestselling "Dark Horse." …More


Looking for Me
Looking for Me
By Hoffman, Beth
2013-05 - Pamela Dorman Books
9780670025831 Check Our Catalog

A Southern novel of family and antiques from the bestselling author of the beloved "Saving CeeCee Honeycutt." Hoffman rekindles her flair for evocative Southern settings and the inimitable eccentrics in a compelling new novel. …More


Placebo: A Jevin Banks Novel
Placebo: A Jevin Banks Novel
By James, Steven
2012-11 - Fleming H. Revell Company
9780800719340 Check Our Catalog


Bestselling author launches a new series introducing a documentary filmmaker who stumbles upon the sinister conspiracies behind the headlines and finds his own life at risk.
HPL patron:  Looking forward to the next book.  Love the Bower files by same author.
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Detroit Breakdown
Detroit Breakdown
By Johnson, D. E.
Author Johnson, Larry
2012-09 - Minotaur Books
9781250006622 Check Our Catalog

Will Anderson and Elizabeth Hume are called to the vast Eloise Insane Asylum outside of Detroit, where Elizabeth's cousin Robbie is a patient and now a murder suspect. The victim, like three others before him at the asylum in recent months, was killed with the infamous "Punjab lasso," the murder weapon of the Phantom of the Opera. Certain of Robbie's innocence, they begin an investigation with the help of Detective Riordan. Will has himself committed to the asylum to investigate from the inside, and Elizabeth volunteers at Eloise and questions people outside the asylum. While Will endures horrific conditions in his search for the killer, Elizabeth and Riordan follow the trail of a murder suspect all the way to Kalamazoo, where they realize the killer might still be at Eloise, putting Will in extreme danger. They race back to Detroit, but will they arrive in time to save Will and bring the killer to justice? …More


Motor City Shakedown
Motor City Shakedown
By Johnson, D. E.
2011-09 - Minotaur Books
9780312644574 Check Our Catalog

Set in Detroit in 1911, Johnson's vibrant follow-up to The Detroit Electric Scheme delivers razor-sharp depictions of the motor city. …More


Yu-Gi-Oh!
Yu-Gi-Oh!
By Takahashi, Kazuki
2007-02 - Viz Media
9781421511122 Check Our Catalog


Tenth-grade loner Yugi always had his head in some game--until he solved the Millennium Puzzle, an Egyptian artifact containing the spirit of a master gambler from the age of the pharaohs! Now, Yugi has become Yu-Gi-Oh--and the Shadow Games has begun.
HPL patron:  Good book.
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Volume 1
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Volume 1
By Yoshida, Shin
Illustrator Miyoshi, Naohito
Concept by Takahashi, Kazuki
2012-06 - Viz Media
9781421549026 Check Our Catalog

In a futuristic city, augmented reality Duels are all the rage. Duelists can interact with their environment and their opponents as never before. With more awesome monsters and unbelievable cards, the future of Yu-Gi-Oh! starts right here. …More


Endurance
Endurance
By Kilborn, Jack
Author Konrath, J. A.
2010-10 - Createspace
9781453885680 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron:  Scary, odd book.
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Joyland
Joyland
By King, Stephen
2013-06 - Hard Case Crime
9781781162644 Check Our Catalog

A stunning new novel from one of the bestselling authors of all time. Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, "Joyland" tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder. …More


Something to Fear
Something to Fear
By Kirkman, Robert
Illustrator Adlard, Charlie
2012-12 - Image Comics
9781607066156 Check Our Catalog

Rick and his band of survivors work to build a larger network of thriving communities, and soon discover that Negan's "Saviors" prove to be a larger threat than they could have fathomed. …More


Robert B. Parker's Ironhorse
Robert B. Parker's Ironhorse
By Knott, Robert
Author Parker, Robert B.
2013-01 - Putnam Adult
9780399158117 Check Our Catalog

Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch have ridden roughshod over rabble-rousers and gun hands. Now as Territorial Marshals, they find themselves traveling by train through the Indian Territories. A simple mission to escort Mexican prisoners to the border turns complicated when the Texas governor and his family climb aboard with $500,000. …More


Unknown Man #89
Unknown Man #89
By Leonard, Elmore
2002-06 - HarperTorch
9780060082215 Check Our Catalog

Motor City process server and ex-thug Jack Ryan is very good at finding people--especially people who don't want to be found. Now he's being offered large bucks to locate a lost lowlife named Robert Leary, a.k.a Bobby Lear. But this hunt is leading Ryan back into very bad company--and into beds where he doesn't belong. And suddenly he's on someone's hit list for some undisclosed reason, with all the big money numbers adding up to double-cross. And if Jack doesn't watch his back, he's going to find himself missing, and presumably very dead. …More


Isadore's Secret: Sin, Murder, and Confession in a Northern Michigan Town
Isadore's Secret: Sin, Murder, and Confession in a Northern Michigan Town
By Link, Mardi
2009-09 - University of Michigan Press
9780472050796 Check Our Catalog 2010 Michigan Notable Book


A gripping account of the mysterious disappearance of a young nun in a northern Michigan town and the national controversy that followed when she turned up dead and buried in the basement of the church
HPL patron:  Excellent Read!
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Hungry Girl 200 Under 200: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories
Hungry Girl 200 Under 200: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories
By Lillien, Lisa
2009-04 - St. Martin's Griffin
9780312556174 Check Our Catalog

The "New York Times"-bestselling Hungry Girl phenomenon continues with this collection that boasts 200 recipes under 200 calories. This easy-to-use cookbook is presented in Lillien's signature wit and style, making these recipes as fun to read as they are to make. …More


Hungry Girl: Recipes and Survival Strategies for Guilt-Free Eating in the Real World
Hungry Girl: Recipes and Survival Strategies for Guilt-Free Eating in the Real World
By Lillien, Lisa
Author Lillien
2008-04 - St. Martin's Griffin
9780312377427 Check Our Catalog

Based on one of the most wildly popular, fastest-growing free daily e-mail subscription services, "Hungry Girl" is a collection of delicious, low-calorie recipes and survival strategies for anyone who wants to have her cake and eat it, too--and still fit into her jeans. 8-page color photo insert. …More


Birthdays for the Dead
Birthdays for the Dead
By MacBride, Stuart
2012-01 - HarperCollins
9780007344178 Check Our Catalog

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Nightmare at 20,000 Feet: Horror Stories
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet: Horror Stories
By Matheson, Richard
Introduction by King, Stephen
2002-01 - Tor Books
9780312878276 Check Our Catalog

Remember that monster on the wing of the airplane? William Shatner saw it on "The Twilight Zone, " John Lithgow saw it in the movie--even Bart Simpson saw it! "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" is just one of many classic Richard Matheson stories in this collection of 20 of his most memorable tales of fear and paranoia. …More