Saturday, September 5, 2015

Summer Reading-What Muskegon is reading this summer






Murder and Mendelssohn
Murder and Mendelssohn
By Greenwood, Kerry
2014-05 - Poisoned Pen Press
9781464202483 Check Our Catalog
To the accompaniment of heavenly choirs singing, the fearless Miss Phryne Fisher returns in her 20th adventure with musical score in hand. An orchestral conductor has been found dead and Detective Inspector Jack Robinson needs the delightfully incisive and sophisticated Miss Fisher's assistance to enter a world in which he is truly lost. Hugh Tregennis, not much liked by anyone, has been murdered …More


The Girl at Midnight
The Girl at Midnight
By Grey, Melissa
2015-04 - Delacorte Press
9780385744652 Check Our Catalog
STAR] "Sparks fly...This first novel will please fans of Cassandra Clare and "Game of Thrones" watchers with its remarkable world building; richly developed characters... and] a breathtaking climax that...cannot come soon enough "" "Booklist, " Starred

For fans of Cassandra Clare's "City of Bones" and Laini Taylor's "Daughter of Smoke & Bone," "The Girl at Midnight" is the story of a
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Cane and Abe
Cane and Abe
By Grippando, James
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


At the Water's Edge
At the Water's Edge
By Gruen, Sara
2015-03 - Spiegel & Grau
9780385523233 Check Our Catalog
"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER

In this thrilling new novel from the author of "Water for Elephants, " Sara Gruen again demonstrates her talent for creating spellbinding period pieces. "At the Water's Edge "is a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman's awakening as she experiences the devastation of World War II in a tiny village in the Scottish Highlands.
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Puzzled Indemnity: A Puzzle Lady Mystery
Puzzled Indemnity: A Puzzle Lady Mystery
By Hall, Parnell
2015-01 - Minotaur Books
9781250027177 Check Our Catalog

It's been a cold, lonely winter for Cora Felton. Long distance has cooled the Puzzle Lady's on-again-off-again affair with Sergeant Crowley, and the only case Chief Harper has for her to investigate is a routine liquor store robbery. So when attorney friend Becky Baldwin asks her to check out whether Brittney Wells' philandering husband is planning to kill her to collect on a million dollar, …More


North of Nowhere
North of Nowhere
By Hamilton, Steve
2013-04 - Minotaur Books
9781250029249 Check Our Catalog
It's summertime in Paradise, Michigan, and reclusive Alex McKnight is playing poker when three masked men arrive at the bar/restaurant where he hangs out. The private detective is forced to realize that not only is there no place to hide, but sometimes that can be a blessing. …More


A Stolen Season
A Stolen Season
By Hamilton, Steve
2014-05 - Minotaur Books
9781250048493 Check Our Catalog
The seventh in the series by an Edgar Award-winning author escalates with all the unrelenting tension and furious energy that have won Hamilton a special place in crime fiction. …More


Thrifty: Living the Frugal Life with Style
Thrifty: Living the Frugal Life with Style
By Harris, Marjorie
2010-05 - House of Anansi Press
9780887848322 Check Our Catalog
Best-selling author Marjorie Harris offers a timely and entertaining guide to living the richly frugal life. From tips on how to haggle to becoming a frugal fashionista, maintaining your home on a budget, and thrifty gardening, travel, and entertainment, Harris provides essential guidelines to living a quality life on less. Written in her trademark witty, engaging, and accessible style, "Thrifty" …More


Shadow of the Raven
Shadow of the Raven
By Harris, Tessa
2015-01 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758293398 Check Our Catalog
Ensconced in the woods of rural England, 1784, American anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone hunts for justice amid a maelstrom of madness, murder, and social upheaval. . .
In the notorious mental hospital known as Bedlam, Dr. Thomas Silkstone seeks out a patient with whom he is on intimate terms. But he is unprepared for the state in which he finds Lady Lydia Farrell. Shocked into action, Thomas …More


Don't Go Home
Don't Go Home
By Hart, Carolyn
2015-05 - Berkley Books
9780425276549 Check Our Catalog
Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, is hosting a party to celebrate successful Southern literary icon and former Broward's Rock resident Alex Griffith and his bestselling new novel, "Don't Go Home." But after the local paper announces that Griffith aims to reveal the real-life inspirations behind his characters, perhaps the author should take his own advice. Not everyone …More


Heir to the Jedi: Star Wars
Heir to the Jedi: Star Wars
By Hearne, Kevin
2015-11 - Lucas Books
9780345544865 Check Our Catalog
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . . ."

A thrilling new adventure set between "A New Hope" and "The Empire Strikes Back, "and for the first time ever written entirely from Luke Skywalker's first-person point of view.

Luke Skywalker's game-changing destruction of the Death Star has made him not only a hero of the
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Hunted
Hunted
By Hearne, Kevin
2013-06 - Del Rey Books
9780345533630 Check Our Catalog
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER

For a two-thousand-year-old Druid, Atticus O'Sullivan is a pretty fast runner. Good thing, because he's being chased by not one but two goddesses of the hunt--Artemis and Diana--for messing with one of their own. Dodging their slings and arrows, Atticus, Granuaile, and his wolfhound Oberon are making a mad dash across modern-day Europe to seek help from a
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Coming Up for Air
Coming Up for Air
By Henry, Patti Callahan
2011-08 - St. Martin's Press
9780312610395 Check Our Catalog
From the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "The Perfect Love Song" comes a beautiful, emotionally engrossing story about marriage and motherhood, loss and longing ("New York Times"-bestselling author Emily Giffin). …More


Cold Shot
Cold Shot
By Henshaw, Mark
2014-05 - Touchstone Books
9781476745572 Check Our Catalog
This ingenious thriller follows two CIA analysts on the hunt for a dangerous Iranian nuclear scientist hell-bent on building a bomb right on America's doorstep.

The USS "Vicksburg" is returning home when the crew comes upon a lifeboat bearing a dead Somali pirate who shows signs of torture. Questions immediately arise: Who is this man, and which ship did he come from? Who tortured him?
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The Baltimore Chronicles Saga
The Baltimore Chronicles Saga
By Hernandez, Treasure
2013-09 - Urban Books
9781601625649 Check Our Catalog
Two brothers . . . Two different sides of the law . . . One hustle.

Derek Fuller and Scar Johnson were separated as young boys in the Baltimore foster care system. When they finally reunited, it didn't matter to them that they were operating on different sides of the law. Derek was a cop, and Scar a notorious drug dealer, but family came first, and these two formed a partnership that
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The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking
The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking
By Hertzberg, Jeff
Author Francois, Zoe
Photographer Gross, Stephen Scott
2013-10 - Thomas Dunne Books
9781250018281 Check Our Catalog

A fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling, ground-breaking Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day--the revolutionary approach to bread-making
With more than half a million copies of their books in print, Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois have proven that people want to bake their own bread, so long as they can do it easily and quickly. Based on fan feedback, Jeff and Zoe have …More


Beautiful Day
Beautiful Day
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2014-03 - Back Bay Books
9780316099769 Check Our Catalog
The Carmichaels and the Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the bride's late mother, who left behind specific instructions for every detail. Everything should be falling into place for the beautiful event--but in reality, loved ones find their own lives crumbling amid scandal and broken hearts. …More


The Island
The Island
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2011-03 - Reagan Arthur Books
9780316043885 Check Our Catalog
A woman, her two daughters, and her sister spend the month of July on Tuckernuck Island off the coast of Nantucket. Secrets and intrigue soon make their way to the surface, as the author of "Nantucket Nights" once again weaves a masterful story of summer suspense. …More


A Summer Affair
A Summer Affair
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2009-06 - Back Bay Books
9780316018616 Check Our Catalog
Hearts break and emotions are pushed to the limit in this riveting story of one woman's attempt to deal with loves past and present, family, business, and high-powered social pressures. A perfect summer cocktail of sex, sun, and scandal.--"Kirkus Reviews." …More


The Vows of Silence: A Simon Serrailler Mystery
The Vows of Silence: A Simon Serrailler Mystery
By Hill, Susan
2009-10 - Overlook Press
9781590202456 Check Our Catalog
In Hill's fourth crime novel featuring Chief Inspector Serrailler, a gunman is terrorizing young women in the cathedral town of Laffterton. Serrailler must determine what--if anything--links the apparently random murders. …More


Secrets to the Grave
Secrets to the Grave
By Hoag, Tami
2010-12 - Dutton Books
9780525951926 Check Our Catalog

A #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author returns with her second thriller in the Deeper Than the Dead microseries, exploring the early days of forensic investigation, the characteristics of innocence--and the nature of evil.
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The Dovekeepers
The Dovekeepers
By Hoffman, Alice
2011-10 - Scribner Book Company
9781451617474 Check Our Catalog

Hoffman weaves a spellbinding tale of four extraordinary, bold, resourceful, and sensuous women, each of whom has come to Masada by a different path. The lives of these four complex and fiercely independent women intersect in desperate days. All are dovekeepers, and all are also keeping secrets--about who they are, where they come from, who fathered them, and who they love. 512 pp. 150,000 …More


Ugly Love
Ugly Love
By Hoover, Colleen
2014-08 - Atria Books
9781476753188 Check Our Catalog
#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Colleen Hoover returns with a new heart-wrenching love story.

When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, she doesn't think it's love at first sight. They wouldn't even go so far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing Tate and Miles have in common is an undeniable mutual attraction. Once their desires are out in the open, they
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Row for Freedom: Crossing an Ocean in Search of Hope
Row for Freedom: Crossing an Ocean in Search of Hope
By Immonen, Julia
With Borlase, Craig
Foreword by Grylls, Bear
2014-09 - Thomas Nelson
9780529101471 Check Our Catalog

HPL patron: In December 2011, five women rowed 3,000 miles acress the Atlantic Ocean to raise awareness of "human trafficking." An interesting read surrounded by an alluring and riveting sea.
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