Tuesday, August 12, 2014

What to read will waiting for...



The Heist
The Heist
By Silva, Daniel
2014-07 - Harper
9780062320056 Check Our Catalog
A fallen spyA missing masterpieceA daring missionThe Heist
Legendary spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece by Veronese when he receives an urgent summons from the Italian police. The eccentric London art dealer Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling murder scene in Lake Como, and is being held as a suspect. To save his friend, Gabriel must …More


Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
By Tartt, Donna
2013-10 - Little Brown and Company
9780316055437 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
ALA Notable Books (2014), Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence (2014), Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (2014), National Book Critics Circle Award (2013), Pulitzer Prize (2014)

"The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel. A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he …More


The Art Forger
The Art Forger
By Shapiro, Barbara
Author Shapiro, B. A.
2012-10 - Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
9781616201326 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Macavity Award (2013), New England Book Award (2013)


In 1990, 13 works of art worth today more than $500 million were stolen from a museum in Boston. It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history, and Claire Roth, a struggling young artist, is about to discover that there's more to this crime than meets the eye.
HPL patron:  …More


The Marseille Caper
The Marseille Caper
By Mayle, Peter
2012-11 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307594198 Check Our Catalog Lovable rogue and sleuth extraordinaire Sam Levitt is back in another beguiling, as-only-Peter-Mayle-can-write-it romp through the South of France. …More


The Thomas Crown Affair
The Thomas Crown Affair
By McTiernan, John
2011-01 - Tcfhe/MGM
0883904210023 Check Our Catalog This sexy game of cat and mouse pits a millionaire who steals for thrills against a beautiful insurance agent who's torn between turning him in and joining him. …More


Stealing Mona Lisa
Stealing Mona Lisa
By Morton, Carson
2012-10 - Minotaur Books
9781250015730 Check Our Catalog The charming Eduardo de Valfierno makes a very respectable living in Argentina fleecing the nouveau rich--they pay him to steal valuable pieces of art, and Valfierno sells them flawless forgeries instead. But when Eduardo meets the beautiful Mrs. Hart on his latest con, he takes a risk that forces him back to the city he loved and left behind--Paris. …More