Tuesday, November 25, 2014

What to read while waiting for...




Revival
Revival
By King, Stephen
2014-11 - Scribner Book Company
9781476770383 Check Our Catalog A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life.
In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

The Book of Illusions
The Book of Illusions
By Auster, Paul
2009-10 - Picador USA
9780312429010 Check Our Catalog In this rich and emotionally charged work, a man's obsession with a silent film star sends him on a journey into a shadowy world of lies, illusions, and unexpected love. …More


Conversations with the Devil
Conversations with the Devil
By Rovin, Jeff
2007-03 - Forge
9780765307033 Check Our Catalog "New York Times "bestselling author Jeff Rovin has held readers in breathless suspense with his "Tom Clancy's Op-Center "novels. He has created compelling characters with vividly rendered emotions and actions. His page-turning thrillers have addressed questions of good and evil in our times. Now, Rovin confronts the question of Good and Evil on the ultimate battleground. A human soul hangs in the …More


The Armageddon Rag
The Armageddon Rag
By Martin, George R. R.
2007-01 - Spectra Books
9780553383072 Check Our Catalog Onetime underground journalist Sandy Blair has traveled far from his radical roots in the '60s--until the bizarre and brutal murder of a millionaire rock promoter draws him back. As Sandy sets out to investigate the crime, he finds himself on a magical mystery tour of the pent-up passions of his generation. For a new messiah has resurrected the once legendary rock band Nazgul--but with an …More


Dead Souls
Dead Souls
By Laimo, Michael
2012-07 - Odium Media
9780615669472 Check Our Catalog Johnny Petrie has just inherited an estate in Maine, but when he arrives to claim the house, he learns of the past owner's attempts to find eternal life through a macabre ritual--a ritual he is still trying to complete, even after his death. Original. …More


All the Lovely Bad Ones
All the Lovely Bad Ones
By Hahn, Mary Downing
2009-08 - Houghton Mifflin
9780547248783 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Nene Award (2014) Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (2010) Virginia Readers Choice Award (2012)

When Travis and his sister, Corey, learn that their grandmother's quiet Vermont inn has a history of ghost sightings, they decide to do a little "haunting" of their own. But their thoughtless games awaken something dangerous, something that should have stayed asleep.
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