Saturday, July 9, 2016

Summer Reading Week 2





The Story of Kullervo
The Story of Kullervo
By Tolkien, J.R.R.
Editor Flieger, Verlyn
2016-04 - Houghton Mifflin
9780544706262 Check Our Catalog

"The Story of Kullervo," one of Tolkien's earliest works, published for the first time, with commentary by Verlyn Fleige …More


A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight
A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight
By Toorpakai, Maria
With Holstein, Katharine
2016-05 - Twelve
9781455591411 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: She tells of her life in Pakistan. A true and interesting story. She was good in boy's sports, especially in squash. She was put down by the Taliban and given a death sentence. She escaped and today is an outstanding player of squash.
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An Introduction to Kierkegaard
An Introduction to Kierkegaard
By Vardy, Peter
2012-04 - Baker Academic
9780801047954 Check Our Catalog

The purposes of this book are very similar to Kierkegaard's own purposes, namely: ???????????? To help you think through the meaning and purpose of your life and what Christianity means today. ???????????? To reintroduce Christianity into a world that has largely forgotten what the word means. ???????????? To show the limitation of reason and modern philosophy. …More


The Black Door
The Black Door
By Velvet
2013-06 - Griffin
9780312358259 Check Our Catalog

The hottest sex imaginable happens 24-7 behind The Black Door, a members-only club designed exclusively for the carnal pleasures of some of New York's richest women. …More


Seduction: A Black Door Novel
Seduction: A Black Door Novel
By Velvet
2007-11 - Griffin
9780312358266 Check Our Catalog

Step inside The Black Door, where wicked secrets, scandalous behavior, and steamy drama abound. …More


How Clean Is Your House?: Hundreds of Handy Tips to Make Your Home Sparkle
How Clean Is Your House?: Hundreds of Handy Tips to Make Your Home Sparkle
By Woodburn, Kim
Author MacKenzie, Aggie
2005-08 - Plume Books
9780452286962 Check Our Catalog


The international bestseller "How Clean Is Your House?" is a new kind of cleaning book?full-color, hilarious, and fun. Packed with trade secrets and inventive cleaning solutions, it goes through the house room by room, offering do's and don?ts, step-by- steps, and before-and-after ?grime scene? photographs.
Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie are known as ?the queens of clean? from …More


Animal Crackers: A Gene Luen Yang Collection
Animal Crackers: A Gene Luen Yang Collection
By Yang, Gene Luen
2010-03 - SLG Publishing
9781593621834 Check Our Catalog


"This volume collects Gordon Yamamoto and the king of the geeks and Loyola Chin and the San Peligran order, both previously published by SLG Publishing."--T.p. verso.
HPL patron: There are three short stories in this collection showcasing Yang's early works with an explanation by him at the end of his methods and how he got published. I highly recommend any book by …More


Susana and the Scot
Susana and the Scot
By York, Sabrina
2015-12 - St. Martin's Press
9781250069702 Check Our Catalog


"New York Times bestselling author Sabrina York carries readers back to the wild Scottish Highlands in Susana and the Scot, where the bravest of men surrender to no one-except the boldest of women..."
Scotland, 1813.
A SCANDALOUS TEMPTATION

Andrew Lochlannach is famous for his conquests, on and off the battlefield. When a fellow warrior challenges him to a kissing contest, he
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The Hot Box
The Hot Box
By Zane
2011-08 - Atria Books
9780743499286 Check Our Catalog

"Hot Box" is a baseball drill that can be played with three or more players and two to four bases. The players take turns being fielders and runners, ultimately trying to tag the rest of the players out. In The Hot Box, best friends Milena and Lydia are playing the game with Jacour, Yosef, Glenn, and Phil. The only problem: the men do not realize that they are playing. Milena lives a sheltered and …More