Thursday, September 10, 2015

Summer Reading-What Muskegon is reading this summer






Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime
Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime
By Simon, Scott
2015-03 - Flatiron Books
9781250061133 Check Our Catalog

Instant "New York Times" Bestseller

"In a return to the bighearted storytelling that made him a star NPR correspondent, Simon] pays full tribute to the ex-showgirl who...taught her only son to be honest, kind, and entertaining. Be assured, tears will fall."--"People Magazine"

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"In his poignant, funny, intimate memoir of his last days with his mother], Simon
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Home for the Summer
Home for the Summer
By Stewart, Mariah
2012-08 - Wheeler Publishing
9781410449511 Check Our Catalog
From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Hometown Girl" comes the new captivating and heartwarming novel in the Chesapeake Diaries series. Original. …More


Bipolar Disorder: Treatment & Management
Bipolar Disorder: Treatment & Management
By Suppes, Trisha M.
Author Keck, Paul E., Jr.
2008-06 - Compact Clinicals
9781887537261 Check Our Catalog
Extensive diagnostic, treatment, and management information designed especially for physicians. Detailed information on bipolar disorder addresses: …More


Wifey
Wifey
By Swinson, Kiki
2008-10 - Dafina Books
9780758229014 Check Our Catalog
An "Essence"-bestselling author offers a scandalous street-lit tale and shows that no one else stands a chance when a wifey runs the hustle. …More


Summer Breeze
Summer Breeze
By Thayer, Nancy
2012-08 - Center Point
9781611734690 Check Our Catalog
The author of "Beachcombers" and "Heat Wave" tells the wonderfully moving story of three women who forge a unique bond one sun-drenched summer on New England's Dragonfly Lake. …More


Admired: 21 Ways to Double Your Value
Admired: 21 Ways to Double Your Value
By Thompson, Mark C.
Author Thompson, Bonita S.
2013-01 - Evolve Publishing
9780988224582 Check Our Catalog
Imagine how it would feel to be fully valued for what you do best. What if your boss, your customers, and your family really appreciated what you have to offer? How proud would you be if your organisation won the top spot among Fortune Magazines 'Most Admired Companies'? What if Jim Collins rated you a 'Level 5 leader'? In this book, you will find 21 simple and powerful strategies that will help …More


The Rainbow People of God
The Rainbow People of God
By Tutu, Desmond
Author Tutu
Foreword by Mandela, Nelson
1996-08 - Image
9780385483742 Check Our Catalog

"The Rainbow People Of God traces South Africa's glorious victory over apartheid in the writings and speeches of one its central figures, Archbishop Desmond Tutu. From the graveside of Steven Biko to the triumphant inauguration of Nelson Mandela as President of South Africa, Tutu's words and presence helped shape events and led South Africa toward justice and freedom. This astonishing tapestry …More


Crazy Love You
Crazy Love You
By Unger, Lisa
2015-02 - Touchstone Books
9781451691207 Check Our Catalog
No one writes "good scary fun" ("The Washington Post") better than "New York Times "bestselling master of psychological suspense Lisa Unger. With more than 1.7 million books sold in more than thirty countries, it's clear why "USA TODAY "declared that her thrillers "should be on everyone's to-read list."

Falling in love can feel like a dream...or a living nightmare.

Darkness
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A Life Wild and Perilous
A Life Wild and Perilous
By Utley, Robert M.
1997-08 - Henry Holt & Company
9780805033045 Check Our Catalog
Written by the award-winning author of "The Lance and the Shield", this vivid and heroic chronicle about the exploration of the American West tells the story of a small but distinctive group of mountain men whose knowledge and experience of the Transmississippi West extended the national consciousness to continental dimensions. 15 maps. …More


400 Calorie Fix: The Easy New Rule for Permanent Weight Loss!
400 Calorie Fix: The Easy New Rule for Permanent Weight Loss!
By Vaccariello, Liz
Author Hermann, Mindy
Author Prevention, Editors Of
2010-12 - Rodale Books
9781605294940 Check Our Catalog
Most of us don't know how many calories are in the foods we eat. And most of us don't really want to have to count calories. Now "Flat Belly Diet!" author Vaccariello presents "400 Calorie Fix," which makes calorie control easy and delicious with 400 tasty 400-calorie recipes, quick-fix (no-cook) meals, and options that make it simple to dine out. …More


The Jaguar's Children
The Jaguar's Children
By Vaillant, John
2015-01 - Houghton Mifflin
9780544315495 Check Our Catalog
From the best-selling author of "TheTiger" and "The Golden Spruce," this debut novelisa gripping survivalstory of a young man trapped, perhaps fatally, during a border crossing.

Hector is trapped. The water truck, sealed to hide its human cargo, has broken down. The coyotes have taken all the passengers money for a mechanic and have not returned. Those left behind have no choice but to
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Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems
Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems
By Walker, Alice
Illustrator McCloud, Shiloh
Foreword by McCloud, Shiloh
2010-10 - New World Library
9781577319306 Check Our Catalog

Alice Walker is beloved for her ability to speak her own truth in ways that speak for and about countless others. Here she confronts personal and collective challenges in words that dance, sing, and heal. As Shiloh McCloud describes in her foreword, Walker's poems contain "the death of loved ones and the birth of new ideas, the sorrow of rejection and the deliciousness of love, the sweetness of …More


The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness Into Flowers: New Poems
The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness Into Flowers: New Poems
By Walker, Alice
2013-04 - New Press
9781595588760 Check Our Catalog

In this luminous collection of poems, Walker casts her eye on history, politics, and nature, as well as world figures. In tributes to such people as Jimmy Carter, Gloria Steinem, and the Dalai Lama, she reminds readers of the human capacity to come together and take action.
HPL patron: Love her views on controversial subjects and topics.
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Less Medicine, More Health: Seven Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical Care
Less Medicine, More Health: Seven Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical Care
By Welch, H. Gilbert
2015-03 - Beacon Press (MA)
9780807071649 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: This book is a "must read" for everyone approaching their later years as well as anyone dealing with health care issues. Dr. Welch writes with a clear understanding of how we humans fear dying. Good work, Dr. Welch!!
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Hope on a Tightrope: Words and Wisdom [With CD]
Hope on a Tightrope: Words and Wisdom [With CD]
By West, Cornel
2008-11 - Hay House
9781401921866 Check Our Catalog
Offering openhearted wisdom for modern times, this courageous collection of quotations, speech excerpts, letters, and photographs by the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Democracy Matters" includes an original CD that highlights Dr. West's outstanding spoken-word artistry. …More


Uglies
Uglies
By Westerfeld, Scott
2011-05 - Simon Pulse
9781442419810 Check Our Catalog
The blockbuster--and groundbreaking--bestselling dystopian series from Westerfield gets a whole new look in these fresh, repackaged paperback editions. …More


Cuba Straits
Cuba Straits
By White, Randy Wayne
2015-03 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399158148 Check Our Catalog
The remarkable new novel in the Doc Ford series by "New York Times" bestselling author Randy Wayne White.

Doc Ford's old friend, General Juan Garcia, has gone into the lucrative business of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the U.S. He is also feasting on profits made by buying historical treasures for pennies on the dollar. He prefers what dealers call HPC items high-profile
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500 Wild Game and Fish Recipes
500 Wild Game and Fish Recipes
By Winter, Galen
1994-06 - Willow Creek Press
9781572230088 Check Our Catalog
This generous cookbook demonstrates how to use wild game, fish, and fowl with common (and not so common) ingredients to prepare exciting, memorable meals. Five large chapters are devoted to venison, fish, and game birds, plus elk, bear, moose, muskrat, rabbit, opossum, raccoon and squirrel. …More


A Dangerous Place
A Dangerous Place
By Winspear, Jacqueline
2015-03 - Harper
9780062220554 Check Our Catalog

Maisie Dobbs returns in a powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy: a brutal murder in the British garrison town of Gibraltar leads the investigator into a web of lies, deceit, and danger.
Spring 1937. In the four years since she left England, Maisie Dobbs has experienced love, contentment, stability and the deepest tragedy a woman can endure. Now, all she wants is the peace …More


A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present
By Zinn, Howard
2005-08 - Harper Perennial
9780060838652 Check Our Catalog

In the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of--and in the words of--America's women, factory workers, African Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers, Zinn shows that many of our country's greatest battles were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance.
HPL patron: Incredibly informative! Great for …More