Monday, June 22, 2015

Adult Summer Reading-What Muskegon is Reading


The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
By Tolkien, J. R. R.
Notes by Anderson, Douglas A.
1999-09 - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
9780618002214 Check Our Catalog

Whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in his hobbit-hole by a wizard and a company of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of a large and very dangerous dragon. Illustrations.
HPL patron:  Very good.  Better than the movies.
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Amber and Ashes
Amber and Ashes
By Weis, Margaret
2005-07 - Wizards of the Coast
9780786937424 Check Our Catalog

Taking up where the War of Souls series left off with the central character Mina, this new trilogy by the "New York Times" bestselling author also explores the chaos that is post-war Krynn.

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Amber and Iron
Amber and Iron
By Weis, Margaret
2006-11 - Wizards of the Coast
9780786940868 Check Our Catalog
Former monk Rhys leads a powerful alliance in an attempt to find some way to destroy the Beloved, the fearsome movement of undead caught in the terrifying grip of the Lord of Death. Original. …More


Friendly Fire
Friendly Fire
By Wood, Brian
Illustrator Burchielli, Riccardo
Introduction by Ford, John G.
2008-03 - Vertigo
9781401216627 Check Our Catalog
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DMZ, Volume 5: The Hidden War
DMZ, Volume 5: The Hidden War
By Wood, Brian
Illustrator Burchielli, Riccardo
Illustrator Zezelj, Danijel
2008-08 - Vertigo
9781401218331 Check Our Catalog
This fifth volume in the critically acclaimed series looks at life during wartime--America's 21st-century Civil War. …More


DMZ: On the Ground
DMZ: On the Ground
By Wood, Brian
2006-06 - Vertigo
9781401210625 Check Our Catalog
DMZ created by Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli. …More


DMZ: Public Works: Volume 3
DMZ: Public Works: Volume 3
By Wood, Brian
Illustrator Burchielli, Riccardo
Introduction by Doctorow, Cory
2007-09 - Vertigo
9781401214760 Check Our Catalog
In Volume 3, collecting issues 13-17, Matty severs his ties to the "Liberty News" and becomes a free agent. He soon finds himself in over his head as he goes undercover and infiltrates a terrorist cell determined to disrupt any and all construction sites trying to rebuild the city. …More


Body of a Journalist: Volume 2
Body of a Journalist: Volume 2
By Wood, Brian
Illustrator Burchielli, Riccardo
2007-02 - Vertigo
9781401212476 Check Our Catalog
America's worst nightmare has come true. Having neglected the threat of anti-establishment militias, the U.S. government is in danger of losing control. Middle America has violently risen up, coming to a standstill at Manhattan or, as the world now knows it, the DMZ. Matty Roth, a naive, aspiring photojournalist, lands a dream gig following a veteran war journalist into the heart of the DMZ. …More


Blood in the Snow
Blood in the Snow
By Wood, Brian
Illustrator Lolos, Vasilis
Illustrator Zezelj, Danijel
2010-03 - Vertigo
9781401226206 Check Our Catalog
This volume collects all of the NORTHLANDERS short stories (issues 9, 10, 17, 18, 19 and 20). Exploring everything from the art of Viking single combat, to the role of women in the Viking world, this volume also includes the return of the original Northlanders artist Davide Gianfelice to illustrate a coda to Volume 1. …More



Northlanders Vol. 01: Sven the Returned
Northlanders Vol. 01: Sven the Returned
By Wood, Brian
Illustrator Gianfelice, Davide
2008-10 - Vertigo
9781401219185 Check Our Catalog
When Sven of Orkney - now relocated to the sophisticated city of Constantinople - learns of his father's death, he returns home in hope of inheriting a fortune. But what he discovers is treachery: his father has been murdered by his Uncle Gorm, who has stolen Sven's birthright. Is Sven still Viking enough to reclaim what is rightfully his? …More