Friday, July 8, 2016

Summer Reading-Week 2





1st to Die
1st to Die
By Patterson, James
2001-03 - Little Brown and Company
9780316666008 Check Our Catalog


A sizzling new thriller series by master suspense novelist Patterson features four career women--the Women's Murder Club--who track down a killer who's murdering newlyweds in San Francisco. NBC is scheduled to air a major two-part miniseries based on "1st To Die" during sweeps week in May 2001.
HPL patron: An easy read that keeps you guessing what will happen next. 100% …More


Along Came a Spider
Along Came a Spider
By Patterson, James
2005-03 - Little Brown and Company
9780316693646 Check Our Catalog


Gary Soneji is a mild-mannered mathematics teacher at a Washington, D.C., private school for the children of the political and social elite. He's so popular that the kids all call him "Mr Chips". And he's very, very smart. Growing up, he always knew he was smarter than the rest of them - he knew that the Great Ones always fooled everybody. He kidnaps Maggie Rose, the golden-haired daughter of a …More


Cross Justice
Cross Justice
By Patterson, James
2015-11 - Little Brown and Company
9780316407045 Check Our Catalog


When his cousin is accused of a heinous crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown for the first time in over three decades. As he tries to prove his cousin's innocence in a town where everyone seems to be on the take, Cross unearths a family secret that forces him to question everything he's ever known. Chasing a ghost he believed was long dead, Cross gets pulled into a case that …More


Witch & Wizard
Witch & Wizard
By Patterson, James
Author Charbonnet, Gabrielle
2010-10 - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
9780316038348 Check Our Catalog


The instant #1 "New York Times"-bestselling novel about two teens battling the cruelest totalitarian regime imaginable--with magic.
HPL patron: A brother, Whit, and a sister, Wisty, were imprisoned for being a witch and a wizard. They didn't know what was going on in the beginning, but by the end they were successfully using their powers to save others accused from "The …More


Eden in Winter
Eden in Winter
By Patterson, Richard North
2014-07 - Quercus Books
9781623651473 Check Our Catalog

Number one "New York Times" best-selling author Richard North Patterson, author of more than twenty novels, including "Degree of Guilt" and "Silent Witness," returns with the dramatic conclusion to the Blaine trilogy: "Eden in Winter, " the final volume that completes the story begun in "Fall from Grace" and "Loss of Innocence."

Two months after the suspicious and much-publicized death
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Celtic Cross Stitch Designs
Celtic Cross Stitch Designs
By Phillipson, Carol
2000-12 - Guild of Master Craftsman Publications
9781861081445 Check Our Catalog

With more than 100 traditional Celtic themes plus projects for a series of attractive household items, this manual is an embroiderer's delight. Making this celebration of color, texture, and needlework easy to utilize are wonderfully helpful charts, technical advice, and photographs. Embroider a cushion with four knotwork variations; a "Stanwick Man," taken from a bronze horse-head mount found in …More


Wild Magic
Wild Magic
By Pierce, Tamora
2015-09 - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
9781481440226 Check Our Catalog


Now available in these rack-sized editions, Pierce's acclaimed books set in the magical medieval world of Tortall give longtime fans and new converts a chance to discover a land of enchantment, legend, and adventure.
HPL patron: A young girl, Daine, gets hired on with Onva to help tend the ponies along with her own pony, Cloud. Throughout the book Daine learns that even …More


Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off Cookbook: Recipes from America's Favorite Cooking Contest
Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off Cookbook: Recipes from America's Favorite Cooking Contest
By Tlusty, Lois
Photographer Swarbrick, Andy
2008-10 - John Wiley & Sons
9780470194423 Check Our Catalog


"The newest $1 million Pillsbury Bake-Off(R) winner is..."
With that dramatic announcement, another talented amateur cook earns a place of honor in America's most prestigious culinary competition. Now, with Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off(R)Cookbook, you can discover for yourself just what it takes to be a Bake-Off(R) champion.
Inside, you'll find more than 400 Bake-Off(R) recipes that …More


Pillsbury Complete Cookbook: Recipes from America's Most Trusted Kitchens
Pillsbury Complete Cookbook: Recipes from America's Most Trusted Kitchens
By Pillsbury
2006-04 - John Wiley & Sons
9780471753124 Check Our Catalog


Here is the all-purpose cookbook you'll use again and again, filled with recipes you'll love from the name you know and trust-Pillsbury. Nearly 1,000 up-to-date recipes, all triple-tested in Pillsbury's famous kitchens More than 300 color photos of step-by-step techniques and finished dishes Cooking Basics chapter with key information on kitchen tools, ingredients, nutrition and more Wide range …More


Pillsbury Fast & Healthy Cookbook: Delicious Family Meals in 30 Minutes or Less
Pillsbury Fast & Healthy Cookbook: Delicious Family Meals in 30 Minutes or Less
By Pillsbury
2009-03 - Wiley Publishing
9780470287446 Check Our Catalog


In the latest addition to the Pillsbury home cook's library, Pillsbury: Fast and Healthy Cookbook presents 350 of the best recipes from Pillsbury's Fast and Healthy magazine and proves how simple and appealing healthy eating can be. Presented in the same style as the magazine, Pillsbury: Fast and Healthy Cookbook provides recipes (most 30 minutes or less to prepare!), informative sidebars, tips …More


Brimstone
Brimstone
By Preston, Douglas
Author Child, Lincoln
Read by Brick, Scott
2011-12 - Hachette Audio
9781611139389 Check Our Catalog


Art critic Jeremy Grove is found dead, his face frozen in a mask of terror. His body temperature is grotesquely high; he is discovered in a room barricaded from the inside; the smell of brimstone is everywhere... and the unmistakable imprint of a claw is burned into the wall. As more bodies are discovered - their only connection the bizarre but identical manner of death - the world begins to …More


Hollow City
Hollow City
By Riggs, Ransom
2014-01 - Quirk Books
9781594746123 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Delaware Diamonds Award (2015)

Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London (circa 1940), the "peculiar" capital of the world. …More


Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War
By Roach, Mary
2016-06 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393245448 Check Our Catalog


Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries panic, exhaustion, heat, noise and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them. Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a study on hearing loss and survivability in combat. She visits the fashion design studio of U.S. Army Natick Labs and learns why a …More


Beavers
Beavers
By Rue, Leonard Lee, III
Author Rue III, Leonard Lee
2002-05 - Voyageur Press (MN)
9780896585485 Check Our Catalog

72 pages, 50 color photos, The book describes the beaver & adaptations, its works on dams, lodges, burrows, channels, and canals, and how they build and maintain them. The book also discusses how they breed, birth, and raise their young, as well as what beavers eat in the summer and fall, and what they prepare for winter. There is also a chapter on the relationship with humans and brief historical …More


Steelheart
Steelheart
By Sanderson, Brandon
2013-09 - Delacorte Press
9780385743563 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Beehive Awards (2016), Black-Eyed Susan Award (2016), Evergreen Young Adult Book Award (2016), Florida Teens Read (2016), Gateway Readers Award (2016), Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers (2015), Kentucky Bluegrass Award (2015), Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice (2016), Rhode Island Teen Book Award (2015), Sequoyah Book Awards (2016), South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (2016), Tayshas Reading (2014), Texas Lone Star Reading List (2015), Young Reader's Choice Award (2016)


The author of the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling Mistborn trilogy begins a new series. At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic, a human with superhuman powers. Now, 10 years later, he joins the Reckoners, people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny.
HPL patron: For fantasy lovers this is a great read. The characters are …More


Mother, Can You Not?
Mother, Can You Not?
By Siegel, Kate
2016-04 - Crown Archetype
9781101907047 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: Hysterical!
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Thicker Than Water: A British Police Procedural Set in 1970s
Thicker Than Water: A British Police Procedural Set in 1970s
By Spencer, Sally
2016-02 - Severn House Publishers
9780727885616 Check Our Catalog

"DCI Monika Paniatowski investigates a case that could be the making or, more likely, breaking of her career "

DCI Monika Paniatowski has only been back from maternity leave for three days when she is called in to investigate a nightmare of a case. Not only is the murder victim a mother of three small children, but her husband is a wealthy politician. Monika knows that if she can't
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Red Cat
Red Cat
By Spiegelman, Peter
2007-02 - Alfred A. Knopf
9780307263162 Check Our Catalog

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The third riveting installment in Spiegelman's thrilling series of novels features brooding New York City private investigator John March, who must defend his older brother from a woman--now a stalker--he met on the Internet.
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Property of a Noblewoman
Property of a Noblewoman
By Steel, Danielle
2016-03 - Delacorte Press
9780345531063 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: Typical Steel-but you might learn a bit about jewelry.
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Seven Arrows
Seven Arrows
By Storm, Hyemyohsts
Author Storm, Hyemeyohsts
1985-05 - Ballantine Books
9780345329011 Check Our Catalog

A heartbreaking story of victory, defeat, and of a spiritual search in a profane world, this is the story of Night Bear and his people. It is the tale of the land they cherish and the lives they hold sacred, lived until the enemy can no longer be stopped, and the dead have few left to weep for them. …More


Life
Life
By Sullivan, Leo
2006-01 - Triple Crown Publications
9780976234999 Check Our Catalog

Hope Evans is an eccentric college student, born and raised in Miami's notorious Pork and Beans Projects. All her life, Hope has dreamed of becoming a lawyer and one day helping her people out of ghetto oppression. By some uncanny fate, Hope meets the handsome thug, Life, in the midst of his desperate attempts to elude a massive police manhunt. Their brief encounter leads to a liaison of lust and …More


Supernatural and Philosophy: Metaphysics and Monsters... for Idjits
Supernatural and Philosophy: Metaphysics and Monsters... for Idjits
By Foresman, Galen
Editor Irwin, William
2013-10 - Wiley-Blackwell
9781118615959 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: Moral arguments surrounding the TV series Supernatural. What makes it right or wrong to kill monsters, and how do we define what a monster is.
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Rare Objects
Rare Objects
By Tessaro, Kathleen
2016-04 - Harper
9780062357540 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: Lovely writing-Boston Brahmins during the 30's and a wannabe antique store secretary.
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The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific
The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific
By Theroux, Paul
2006-12 - Mariner Books
9780618658985 Check Our Catalog

In one of his most exotic and breathtaking journeys, the intrepid traveler Paul Theroux ventures to the South Pacific, exploring fifty-one islands by collapsible kayak. Beginning in New Zealand's rain forests and ultimately coming to shore thousands of miles away in Hawaii, Theroux paddles alone over isolated atolls, through dirty harbors and shark-filled waters, and along treacherous coastlines. …More