If These Walls Could Talk: Detroit Tigers: Stories from the Detroit Tigers' Dugout, Locker Room, and Press Box
With Isenberg, Mike
Foreword by Dombrowski, David
2014-04 - Triumph Books (IL)
9781600789274 Check Our Catalog
HPL patron: Transports you into the clubhouse, onto the field, and into the broadcast booth with many stories about some of the biggest names in baseball. I enjoyed getting an insider's perspective. A must read for Tigers' fans.
Red, White, and Blue
1998-10 - HarperCollins Publishers
9780060176082 Check Our Catalog
Now, with her eighth novel, Susan Isaacs has written her finest work yet. "Red, White and Blue" tells the story of two ordinary Americans who find it within themselves to become extraordinary heroes.
Charlie Blair of Wyoming and Lauren Miller of New York start out as strangers. They are drawn together by an appalling hate crime and by their mutual passion for justice. Yet they share …More
The Summer Prince
Johnson, Alaya Dawn
2013-03 - Arthur A. Levine Books
9780545417792 Check Our Catalog
Cybils (2013), Indies Choice Book Awards (2014), Lambda Literary Awards (2014), Locus Awards (2014), National Book Awards (2013)
In a Brazil of the distant future, June Costa falls in love with Enki, a fellow artist and rebel against the strict limits of the legendary pyramid city of Palmares Trs' matriarchal government, knowing that, like all Summer Kings before him, Enki is destined to die.
HPL patron: Powerful-fresh-this author promises great things if her first novel is …More
Thai Cooking Made Easy: Discover the Exotic Tastes of Thailand with Over 60 Fabulous Step-By-Step Recipes
2005-11 - Southwater Publishing
9781844762019 Check Our Catalog
Johnston, Emily Kate
2015-03 - Carolrhoda Books
9781467739092 Check Our Catalog
1996-04 - Avon Books
9780380775736 Check Our Catalog
Released from the sanctuary of a French convent, highborn, tempestuous Katherine FitzGerald sets sail for her beloved Ireland--only to find herself prisoner of the infamous pirate known to the Elizabethans as the Master of the Seas.
The pirate captain is Liam O'Neill, favored by Elizabeth the Queen. A hardened court player, he is determined to win …More
Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
Kalish, Mildred Armstrong
2008-04 - Bantam
9780553384246 Check Our Catalog
The Three Pillars of Zen
Kapleau, Roshi Philip
1989-02 - Anchor Books
9780385260930 Check Our Catalog
2007-08 - Tyndale House Publishers
9780842387484 Check Our Catalog
A New Beginning
Hollywood actor Dayne Matthews and Katy Hart are married and living in Bloomington, Indiana, where Dayne has found a solution to his on-camera love scenes-he wants Katy to star in his next film. Katy wins the part and is cast opposite her superstar husband. The story of a small-town girl's dream come true is too much for the press to resist, and in an effort to …More
Spanish Verbs for Dummies
2006-01 - For Dummies
9780471768722 Check Our Catalog
With over 325 million speakers, Spanish is in a virtual dead heat with English as the second most popular spoken language. This easy-to-follow guide shows readers how to successfully conjugate verbs, providing easy, entertaining exercises and answer keys to reinforce different grammatical rules. More than just a dictionary-style list of …More
Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace
2014-11 - Riverhead Books
9781594486296 Check Our Catalog
Anne Lamott writes about faith, family, and community in essays that are both wise and irreverent. It's an approach that has become her trademark. Now in "Small Victories," Lamott offers a new message of hope that celebrates the triumph …More
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
2015-03 - Crown Publishing Group (NY)
9780307408860 Check Our Catalog
HPL patron: In typical Larson fashion-true history that reads like fiction, never boring. I now understand more about the beginnings of WWI.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Retiring Early
Joint Author Lee, Dee
Foreword by Phillips, Don
2001-01 - Penguin Putnam
9780028640129 Check Our Catalog
2015-04 - Flux
9780738743387 Check Our Catalog
A rising star in the weightless combat sport of zeroboxing, Carr "the Raptor" Luka dreams of winning the championship title. Recognizing his talent, the Zero Gravity Fighting Association assigns Risha, an ambitious and beautiful Martian colonist, to be his brandhelm--a personal marketing strategist. It isn't long before she's made Carr into a popular celebrity and stolen his heart along the …More
Go Set a Watchman
2015-07 - Harper
9780062409850 Check Our Catalog
From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch "Scout" returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise's …More
2015-05 - Atria Books
9781476709215 Check Our Catalog
Late one night, a teenage African American foster child named Tanya Paulson plummets to her death from the overpass above San Francisco's Stockton tunnel. But did she fall...or was she …More
7 Things Your Teenager Won't Tell You: And How to Talk about Them Anyway
Author Deutsch, Robin M.
2005-03 - Ballantine Books
9780812969597 Check Our Catalog
YES, YOU CAN" TALK WITH YOUR TEENAGER
Every teenager keeps secrets. If you're like most parents, you worry about what your kids don't tell you. In this guide to keeping pace-and peace-with teens, authors Jenifer Lippincott and Robin Deutsch offer a deceptively simple plan for talking to your kids that's based on a simple set of rules: Teens need to stay safe, show respect, and keep …More
A Court of Thorns and Roses
Maas, Sarah J.
2015-05 - Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
9781619634442 Check Our Catalog
THE INSTANT "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER
When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin--one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.
As she dwells on his estate, …More
Taken by the Laird
2009-09 - Avon Books
9780061667886 Check Our Catalog
2012-07 - Wheeler Publishing
9781410449092 Check Our Catalog
What If Someone I Know Is Gay?: Answers to Questions about What It Means to Be Gay and Lesbian
2007-09 - Simon Pulse
9781416949701 Check Our Catalog
Originally published in 2000, this groundbreaking title that has candidly answered teens questions about sexuality is now updated and repackaged.
HPL patron: This was a great book of questions/answers about what it means to be gay/lesbian. Eric Marcus gave good solid answers to many questions that people have such as: 1)How does one know if they …More
Invincible: The 10 Lies You Learn Growing Up with Domestic Violence, and the Truths to Set You Free
Martin, Brian F.
Foreword by Robbins, Anthony
2014-09 - Perigee Books
9780399166570 Check Our Catalog
HPL patron: The author makes some very interesting points regarding the issues related to domestic abuse and the lasting affects of same. I admire his generosity (donating the proceeds from sales of the book), however, the book is not particularly well written. Is the target audience children, perhaps?
2009-09 - Strebor Books
9781593091736 Check Our Catalog
In this fast-paced, sexually charged thriller, a newly appointed judge is caught up in a gritty case involving a brutally murdered woman as well as a blackmail scheme involving an overzealous femme fatale determined to sleep her way to the top of Detroit's society page.
HPL patron: Great!! I watch him on TV every Monday-Friday!!
Confessions of a French Baker: Breadmaking Secrets, Tips, and Recipes
Author Auzet, Gerard
2005-10 - Alfred A. Knopf
9781400044740 Check Our Catalog