Optimal Aging: Get Over Getting Older
Joint Author Velten, Emmett
1998-12 - Open Court Publishing Company
9780812693836 Check Our Catalog
Blackberry Pie Murder
2014-02 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758280374 Check Our Catalog
Cinnamon Roll Murder
Author Swenson, H. L.
2012-03 - Thorndike Press
9781410446190 Check Our Catalog
All the Single Ladies
Frank, Dorothea Benton
2015-06 - William Morrow & Company
9780062132567 Check Our Catalog
In this fast-paced and evocative novel, beloved New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank again takes us deep into the Lowcountry of South Carolina, where three unsuspecting women are brought together by tragedy and mystery
Lisa St. Clair knows a thing or two about weathering storms. A dedicated nurse with a healthy sense of humor, she single-handedly raised her truculent …More
Nice Girls Just Don't Get It: 99 Ways to Win the Respect You Deserve, the Success You've Earned, and the Life You Want
Frankel, Lois P.
Author Frohlinger, Carol
2011-04 - Crown Archetype
9780307590466 Check Our Catalog
Crash & Burn
2015-02 - Dutton Books
9780525954569 Check Our Catalog
"My name is Nicky Frank. Except, most likely, it isn't. "
Nicole Frank shouldn't have been able to survive the car accident, much less crawl up the steep ravine. Not in the dark, not in the rain, not with her injuries. But one …More
My Summer of Southern Discomfort
2008-05 - Harper Paperbacks
9780061236310 Check Our Catalog
The Girl Who Came Home: A Novel of the Titanic
2014-04 - William Morrow & Company
9780062316868 Check Our Catalog
A voyage across the ocean becomes the odyssey of a lifetime for a young Irish woman. . . .
Ireland, 1912 . . .
Fourteen members of a small village set sail on RMS Titanic, hoping to find a better life in America. For seventeen-year-old Maggie Murphy, the journey is bittersweet. Though her future lies in an unknown new place, her heart remains in Ireland with Seamus, the sweetheart she left …More
The Last American Man
2002-06 - Viking
0670030864 Check Our Catalog
Acclaimed journalist and fiction writer Gilbert focuses on the fascinating true story of Eustace Conway, who left his comfortable suburban home at the age of 17 to move into the Appalachian Mountains, where for the last 20 years he has lived off the land.
HPL patron: A biography about Eustace Conway, a primitive mountain man from North Carolina thrust into …More
Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems
2002-11 - William Morrow & Company
9780060099527 Check Our Catalog
Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary_award (2003)
A collection of 50 new poems, sketches, and meditations charts new territory, including popular culture and life in America, the poet's own battle with illness, relationships between mothers and their children, legendary historical figures, the South, the recent terrorist attacks, and Giovanni's own childhood.
HPL patron: I loved the book titled poem as well …More
2014-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385537148 Check Our Catalog
The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer's career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track--until the recession hits and she gets downsized, furloughed, escorted out of the building. Samantha, though, is one of the "lucky" associates. She's offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay, …More
Playing for Pizza
2007-09 - Doubleday Books
9780385525008 Check Our Catalog
Colorado Blue Spruce Award (2009)
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John Grisham's comic novel, Playing For Pizza, is about a one-time American football star who moves to Italy to play for the Parma Panthers and finds himself entangled in a series of cultural misadventures.
HPL patron: Although I am not a great fan of football, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Playing for …More
Cane and Abe
2015-01 - Harper
9780062295392 Check Our Catalog
In this spellbinding new novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author James Grippando, Miami's top prosecutor becomes a prime suspect in his wife's disappearance, which may have a chilling connection to the woman he can't forget.
Unbelievable was the word for her. Samantha Vine was unbelievably beautiful. It was unbelievable that she'd married me. Even more unbelievable that she …More
The Great Leader
2011-10 - Grove Press
9780802119704 Check Our Catalog
It Starts with Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways
Author Hartwig, Melissa
2014-07 - Victory Belt Publishing
9781628600544 Check Our Catalog
7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess
2012-01 - B&H Publishing Group
9781433672965 Check Our Catalog
Christian Retailing's Best (2013)
American life can be excessive, to say the least. That's what Jen Hatmaker had to admit after taking in hurricane victims who commented on the extravagance of her family's upper middle class home. She once considered herself unmotivated by the lure of prosperity, but upon being called "rich" by an undeniably poor child, evidence to the contrary mounted, and a social experiment turned spiritual was …More
2014-01 - Viking Books
9780670015764 Check Our Catalog
Lydia is having a party, one she hosts every year for a group of six women friends who look forward to the annual midwinter bash that has become a cherished ritual in their lives. Over a table laden with dishes, Lydia prepares to make a shattering announcement. When Lydia's announcement shocks them all they rediscover the enduring bonds of friendship and find their lives changing yet again in …More
90-Day Geisha: My Time as a Tokyo Hostess
2009-12 - Pegasus Books
9781605980713 Check Our Catalog
The glamorous adventures--and enticing temptations--of Japanese nightlife are laid bare in this introspective book. A former model guides readers through the largely unreported modern geisha lifestyle.
HPL patron: Dumb book!
2012-05 - Hyperion Books
9781423134220 Check Our Catalog
"The Dead" begins one year "before" the action in "The Enemy," just after the Disaster--a terrible disease that has struck everyone 16 and older, leaving them either dead or a decomposing, flesh-eating creature.
HPL patron: I liked this book. It had lots of action and adventure. The book is about how everyone 16 and older turns to zombies.
2011-05 - Hyperion Books
9781423133124 Check Our Catalog
Teens battle diseased grown-ups in this post-apocalyptic thriller full of unexpected twists and quick-thinking heroes.
HPL patron: I liked this book. It is about how Zombies have ravaged the world and how a gang of kids try to survive.
Cold Cold Heart
2015-01 - Dutton Books
9780525954545 Check Our Catalog
Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until a notorious serial killer tried to add her to his list of victims. Nearly a year has passed since surviving her ordeal, but the physical, emotional, and psychological scars run deep. Struggling with the torment of post-traumatic stress syndrome, plagued …More
The Truth about the Drugs You're Taking, the Sleep You're Missing, the
Sex You're Not Having, and What's Really Making
2015-03 - Penguin Press
9781594205804 Check Our Catalog
HPL patron: Everything you wanted to know about how hormones and our brains sometimes work to make us chics the moody bitches we are sometimes. Learned a lot from this book.
2015-02 - Riverhead Books
9781594205415 Check Our Catalog
HPL patron: While the characters, particlarly Barbara, have all the potential of being clever and intriguing, Hornby's voice in this novel presents everyone with a detached-almost methodical-tone. As such, Funny Girl feels more like a screenplay (depending on an actress to deliver emotion) as oppsed to a novel.
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How to Be Good
2001-07 - Riverhead Books
9781573221931 Check Our Catalog
In a humorous yet uncompromising look at what it takes to have the courage of one's convictions, Hornby reinvents himself as Katie--the consummate liberal, urban mom--whose world is being turned on its ear by the outrageous spiritual transformation of her husband, David.
HPL patron: Normally a book of this size would take me only a few days to complete; …More