Tuesday, October 7, 2014

What to read while waiting for...



Edge of Eternity: Book Three of the Century Trilogy
Edge of Eternity: Book Three of the Century Trilogy
By Follett, Ken
2014-09 - Dutton Books
9780525953098 Check Our Catalog Ken Follett's Century Trilogy follows the fortunes of five intertwined families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they make their way through the twentieth century. It has been called "potent, engrossing" ("Publishers Weekly") and "truly epic" ("Huffington Post"). "USA Today "said, "You actually feel like you're there."
"Edge of Eternity," the finale, covers one of the most
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

The Best Laid Plans
The Best Laid Plans
By Sheldon, Sidney
1998-08 - Warner Books (NY)
9780446604086 Check Our Catalog HE WANTED POWER. SHE WANTED REVENGE.
Dear Diary: This morning I met the man I am going to marry. That declaration sets Leslie Stewart on a destiny she could never have imagined. For she is engaged to Oliver Russell, a man fated to rise to the pinnacle of world power, the office of the President of the United States. And, in the aftermath of the shattering betrayal that follows, Leslie will amass …More


Dead Watch
Dead Watch
By Sandford, John
2006-05 - Putnam Publishing Group
9780399153549 Check Our Catalog
From the author of the #1 bestselling Prey novels comes an extraordinary story of murder, passion, and deadly ambition--a political thriller like no other.
HPL patron:  A slow start but keep going.  This is a good, fast moving "drama" with political overtones that embellish the plot.  Enjoy!
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A Fall of Marigolds
A Fall of Marigolds
By Meissner, Susan
2014-02 - New American Library
9780451419910 Check Our Catalog A beautiful scarf, passed down through the generations, connects two women who learn that the weight of the world is made bearable by the love we give away....
September 1911. On Ellis Island in New York Harbor, nurse Clara Wood cannot face returning to Manhattan, where the man she loved fell to his death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Then, while caring for a fevered immigrant whose own
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The Given Day
The Given Day
By Lehane, Dennis
2008-09 - William Morrow & Company
9780688163181 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Indies Choice Book Awards (2009)

Set at the end of the Great War, "The Given Day" offers an unflinching, utterly spectacular family epic that captures the political unrest of a nation caught between a well-patterned past and an unpredictable future. …More


Only Time Will Tell
Only Time Will Tell
By Archer, Jeffrey
2011-08 - St. Martin's Press
9780312539559 Check Our Catalog From the internationally bestselling author of "Kane and Abel" and "A Prisoner of Birth" comes "Only Time Will Tell," the first in an ambitious new series that tells the story of one family across generations, across oceans, from heartbreak to triumph. …More