Saturday, July 16, 2016

Summer Reading Week 4-Saturday





The First Order
The First Order
By Abbott, Jeff
2016-01 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455558414 Check Our Catalog

"Sam Capra is on a one-man mission to find his brother . . .

And to stop a war."

THE FIRST ORDER

Two brothers. One dead, executed by extremists on a grainy video. The other forged into a top undercover agent. But now, Sam Capra has reason to believe that his brother, Danny, may be alive. And if Danny has been living a secret life these past years, where has he
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
By Alexie, Sherman
Illustrator Forney, Ellen
2007-09 - Little, Brown Young Readers
9780316013680 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
American Indian Youth Literature Award (2008), Book Sense Book of the Year Award (2008), Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards (2008), California Young Reader Medal (2010), Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (2008), Colorado Blue Spruce Award (2009), Cybils (2007), Delaware Diamonds Award (2009), Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (2010), Florida Teens Read (2010), Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers (2009), Grand Canyon Reader Award (2010), Green Mountain Book Award (2010), Iowa Teen Award (2010), L.A. Times Book Prize (2007), National Book Awards (2007), Native American Youth Services Literature Award (2008), Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award (2008), Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (2010), Rhode Island Teen Book Award (2009), Sequoyah Book Awards (2010), South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (2010), Tayshas Reading (2009), Volunteer State Book Awards (2010), Washington State Book Award (2008), Young Reader's Choice Award (2010)


Based on the authors own experiences, this first young adult novel by bestselling author Alexie features poignant drawings by acclaimed artist Ellen Forney that reflect the characters art as it chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy attempting to break away from the life he was destined to live.
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The Weekenders
The Weekenders
By Andrews, Mary Kay
2016-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250065940 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Southern style chick lit.
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Cockatiels at Seven
Cockatiels at Seven
By Andrews, Donna
2009-06 - St. Martins Press-3pl
9781250089533 Check Our Catalog

When her old friend Karen drops by with her two-year-old son, Meg Langslow reluctantly agrees to mind him for a few hours. The next morning, when Karen is still MIA, Meg retraces her friend's footsteps and starts to suspect that her disappearance is linked to at least one serious crime. …More


Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon
By Andrews, Donna
2003-02 - Minotaur Books
9780312277314 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Agatha Awards (2003), Dilys Award (2004)

From the author of "Revenge of the Wrought-Iron Flamingos" comes a laugh-aloud adventure where Meg Langslow, working the switchboard temporarily, finds that the company's practical joker really is dead--not just pretending. …More


Forbidden Sister
Forbidden Sister
By Andrews, V. C.
2013-02 - Gallery Books
9781439155066 Check Our Catalog

From bestselling author Andrews comes a story of a young woman in search of her older sister--and the dark truth that threatens to tear her family apart. …More


Ruby
Ruby
By Andrews, V. C.
Author Andrews, Kay
2012-05 - Glly - Gallery Books
9781451697100 Check Our Catalog

The debut of a thrilling new series about the dark, forbidding secrets that change the lives of the Landry family. Ruby is a 15-year-old Cajun girl who lives with her Grandmere Catherine. When the old woman reveals shattering secrets about Ruby's heritage and later dies, Ruby seeks out her father in a house of lies, madness and cruel torment. …More


Love Once Again
Love Once Again
By Vaughn Archer, Devon
2006-06 - Kimani Press
9781583146798 Check Our Catalog

Love works in mysterious and unexpected ways in this story of a man, distraught over the deaths of his wife and daughter, who finds solace--and surprising attraction--from a stranger along the California shoreline. As if heaven sent, they find their lives thrust together. Original. …More


Say It with Roses
Say It with Roses
By Archer, Devon Vaughn
2013-03 - Kimani Press
9780373863006 Check Our Catalog



A new chapter in the book of love?

After being left at the altar in Texas, Madison Wagner is determined to fly solo. The once-burned book reviewer's move to Oregon is difficult, especially when she becomes attracted to the one man she should avoid at all costs. She can't help being irresistibly drawn to rugged and handsome bestselling author Stuart Kendall. If only Stuart's
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Decadent Dreams
Decadent Dreams
By Arthur, A. C.
2013-03 - Kimani Press
9780373863013 Check Our Catalog

"Resist temptation"

It seems as though Belinda Drayson-Jones has it all together. Smart and attractive, she is one of the most talented bakers at Lillian's, her family's famed Chicago patisserie. Belinda is one of those women who never shows up late, never makes a faux pas, never does anything that would raise someone's eyebrows. Yet perfection has its price, and the beautiful Ms.
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Full House Seduction
Full House Seduction
By Arthur, A. C.
2009-08 - Kimani Press
9780373861279 Check Our Catalog

Getting her brother-in-law's casino off the ground is Noelle Vincent's big opportunity. But the attraction sizzling between Noelle and developer Brock Remington makes her wary. With her history of disastrous relationships, can Noelle defy the odds to win a lifetime of love? Original. …More


Sing Your Pleasure
Sing Your Pleasure
By Arthur, A. C.
2010-09 - Kimani Press
9780373861774 Check Our Catalog

Jennifer Quinn is stunned when she lands a recording contract. Even more thrilling, she'll be working with power producer Akil Hutton. Despite Akil's gruff attitude, Jen can't stop thinking about him. She never dreams the feeling is mutual. Original. …More


Summer Heat
Summer Heat
By Arthur, A. C.
2010-07 - Kimani Press
9780373861736 Check Our Catalog


P.I. Sam Desdune hasn't been able to forget art dealer Karena Lakefield. When she needs help to clear her family's name, Sam seizes the chance to accompany her to Brazil and they both get caught up in a passion that leaves them scorched. Original.
HPL patron: Summer heat is a good way to warm up those cold summer nights.
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Touch of Fate
Touch of Fate
By Arthur, A. C.
2011-06 - Kimani Press
9780373862177 Check Our Catalog

Writing romance novels has fulfilled Deena Lakefield's most intimate fantasies. But the rising author has yet to find her real-life hero--until she is seduced by hunky tycoon Maxwell Donovan. Original. …More


Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn
Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn
By Atkins, Ace
2016-05 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399170850 Check Our Catalog

Boston PI Spenser faces a hot case and a personal crisis in the latest adventure in the iconic "New York Times" bestselling series from author Ace Atkins.

The fire at a boarded-up Catholic church raged hot and fast, lighting up Boston's South End and killing three firefighters who were trapped in the inferno. A year later, as the city prepares to honor their sacrifice, there are still
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Britt-Marie Was Here
Britt-Marie Was Here
By Backman, Fredrik
2016-05 - Atria Books
9781501142536 Check Our Catalog

The bestselling author of" A Man Called Ove "and "My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry" returns with an irresistible novel about finding love and second chances in the most unlikely of places.

Britt-Marie can't stand mess. A disorganized cutlery drawer ranks high on her list of unforgivable sins. She begins her day at 6 a.m., because only lunatics wake up later than that.
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A Man Called Ove
A Man Called Ove
By Backman, Fredrik
2014-07 - Atria Books
9781476738017 Check Our Catalog

Read the "New York Times" bestseller that has taken the world by storm

In this charming debut ("People") from one of Sweden's most successful authors, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars
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The Last Mile
The Last Mile
By Baldacci, David
2016-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455586455 Check Our Catalog

In his #1 "New York Times "bestseller "Memory Man," David Baldacci introduced the extraordinary detective Amos Decker-the man who can forget nothing. Now, Decker returns in a spectacular new thriller . . .

THE LAST MILE

Convicted murderer Melvin Mars is counting down the last hours before his execution--for the violent killing of his parents twenty years earlier--when he's
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The Sixth Man
The Sixth Man
By Baldacci, David
2011-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446573108 Check Our Catalog

Sean King and Michelle Maxwell dig into the past of an alleged serial killer, but the more they investigate, the harder it is to separate fact from fiction. Each new revelation pushes them to the limit, and this deadly case might be the one that leaves the duo permanently parted. …More


One Night Stand
One Night Stand
By Banks, Kendall
2011-03 - Life Changing Books
9781934230268 Check Our Catalog

The author of "Rich Girls" presents an explosive urban novel about a jilted woman seeking revenge on those who have double-crossed her. …More


Betrayal of the Trust
Betrayal of the Trust
By Esdaile Banks, Leslie
2004-11 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758207333 Check Our Catalog

The goal that has driven Laura through an Ivy League university to a career on Wall Street, and home again is finally within reach: bringing down the Price family. They are to blame for a smear campaign that drove her father to commit suicide 20 years ago, and she's prepared to exact revenge. …More


The Luzern Photograph: A Noir Thriller
The Luzern Photograph: A Noir Thriller
By Bayer, William
2016-01 - Severn House Publishers
9780727885463 Check Our Catalog

"In this fascinating psychological neo-noir mystery, a notorious late 19th-century photograph provides the key to a contemporary murder."

In 1882, the young Lou Andreas-Salome, writer, psychoanalyst and femme fatale, appears with Friedrich Nietzche and another man in a bizarre photograph taken in Luzern, Switzerland. Over thirty years later, an intense art student in Freud's Vienna
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Death of a Nurse
Death of a Nurse
By Beaton, M. C.
2016-02 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455558254 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: I keep saying I'll never read another Hamish MacBeth mystery. I said it again when I finished this one.
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And After the Fire
And After the Fire
By Belfer, Lauren
2016-05 - Harper
9780062428516 Check Our Catalog


The New York Times-bestselling author of A Fierce Radiance and City of Light returns with a new powerful and passionate novel inspired by historical events about two women, one European and one American, and the mysterious choral masterpiece by Johann Sebastian Bach that changes both their lives.
In the ruins of Germany in 1945, at the end of World War II, American soldier Henry Sachs takes a …More