Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Summer Reading Week 4 Tuesday





Sammy's Hill
Sammy's Hill
By Gore, Kristin
2004-11 - Thorndike Press
9780786270408 Check Our Catalog

< b>An Alternate Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, Doubleday Book Club, and Literary Guild< /b>< P>Idealistic, dedicated to her job as health-care analyst for a U.S. Senator, and a bit of a hypochondriac, Samantha Joyce has a very busy life that leaves little time for romance - until she meets the handsome speechwriter for a rival senator. Before she knows it, she's at the center …More


Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife
Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife
By Hagerty, Barbara Bradley
2016-03 - Riverhead Books
9781594631702 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Interesting info on Alzheimer's and aging research.
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Heat and Light
Heat and Light
By Haigh, Jennifer
2016-05 - Ecco Press
9780061763298 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Very readable, mildly interesting.
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P.S. I Still Love You
P.S. I Still Love You
By Han, Jenny
2015-05 - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
9781442426733 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Jenny Han's book, P. S. I love you, is a sequel, and she did a phenomenal job writing it. Not one minute in thiis book was I every bored. The main character, Lara Jean, had gone through lots of drama just trying to be with Peter and even at one point she starting hanging out with their old friend John. I thought this book was very well written and kept readers on the …More


The Nightingale
The Nightingale
By Hannah, Kristin
Read by Stone, Polly
2015-02 - MacMillan Audio
9781427263285 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: I listened to the Playaway. Beautiful, heart wrenching story-wonderfully narrated. Provides a strong narrative to consider for all war zones-what happens't othe people living in a war zone? When everything changes, how do they cope watching peace fade (or explode) away?
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Dead Ever After
Dead Ever After
By Harris, Charlaine
2013-05 - Ace Books
9781937007881 Check Our Catalog


The final Sookie Stackhouse novel. Sookie finds it easy to turn down the request of former barmaid Arlene when she wants her job back at Merlotte's. After all, Arlene tried to have Sookie killed. But her relationship with Eric is not so clear cut. He and his vampires are keeping their distance . . . and a cold silence.
HPL patron: A delightful wrap up to a truly …More


Wonderful Memories of It S a Wonderful Life
Wonderful Memories of It S a Wonderful Life
By Hawkins, Jimmmy
Author Hawkins, Jimmy
Read by Hawkins, Jimmy
2002-09 - Blackstone Audiobooks
9780786194445 Check Our Catalog


When the movie It's a Wonderful Life opened in December 1946, it captured five Academy Award nominations. It also captured the hearts of millions of Americans. Over the past fifty years, It's a Wonderful Life has become as much a holiday tradition as Thanksgiving dinner and the Christmas tree. For many people, Christmas just isn't complete until they see Jimmy Stewart running down Main Street …More


Before the Fall
Before the Fall
By Hawley, Noah
2016-05 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455561780 Check Our Catalog

From the Emmy, PEN, Peabody, Critics' Choice, and Golden Globe Award-winning creator of the TV show "Fargo" comes "the" thriller of the year.

On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only
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Here's to Us
Here's to Us
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2016-06 - Little Brown and Company
9780316375146 Check Our Catalog



Three romantic rivals. One crowded house. Plenty of room for jealousy.

Laurel Thorpe, Belinda Rowe, and Scarlett Oliver share only two things; a love for the man they all married, Deacon Thorpe--a celebrity chef with an insatiable appetite for life--and a passionate dislike of one another. All three are remarkable, spirited women, but they couldn't be more different.
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Nos4a2
Nos4a2
By Hill, Joe
2013-04 - William Morrow & Company
9780062200570 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Bram Stoker Awards (2013), Locus Awards (2014)

A spine-tingling novel of supernatural suspense from master of horror Hill, the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Heart-Shaped Box" and "Horns." Victoria and Charles can both go to secret worlds, from a secret bridge to a terrifying playground of amusements. Their paths have crossed before, and one is looking for revenge. …More


Heartbreaker
Heartbreaker
By Howard, Linda
2016-03 - Severn House Publishers
9780727885685 Check Our Catalog

When Michelle Cabot inherits her father's Florida ranch, she also inherits a mountain of debt putting her exactly where neighboring rancher John Rafferty wants her. When he offers her a simple "arrangement" that will benefit them both, Michelle is determined to run the ranch on her own. But the tough rancher and feisty beauty are fighting a losing battle against their feelings for each other. …More


Notorious Pleasures
Notorious Pleasures
By Hoyt, Elizabeth
2011-05 - Thorndike Press
9781410437020 Check Our Catalog

Their lives were perfect . . .

Lady Hero Batten, the beautiful sister of the Duke of Wakefield, has everything a woman could want, including the perfect fiance. True, the Marquis of Mandeville is a trifle dull and has no sense of humor, but that doesn't bother Hero. Until she meets his notorious brother . . .

Until they met each other.

Griffin Remmington, Lord
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Troublemaker
Troublemaker
By Howard, Linda
2016-05 - William Morrow & Company
9780062418975 Check Our Catalog

From New York Times bestselling author Linda Howard, one of the most recognized and lauded names in romantic suspense, comes a gripping, emotionally intense novel of thrilling tension and a dangerous attraction. …More


Revenge
Revenge
By Jackson, Lisa
2016-02 - Zebra
9781420136036 Check Our Catalog

Dear Reader,

In the early 1990s, I visited eastern Oregon for the first time. Inspired by its breathtaking scenery, I wrote "Love Letters," a trilogy about a town called Rimrock--whose secrets come to light when the patriarch of its wealthiest family is murdered. Now here it is, collected in one volume, with a new cover, and a new title, "Revenge"

Over the years, Jonah
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The Photographer's Wife
The Photographer's Wife
By Joinson, Suzanne
2016-02 - Bloomsbury USA
9781620408308 Check Our Catalog


In 1920s Jerusalem, eleven-year-old Prudence watches her architect father launch an ambitious (and crazy) plan to redesign the Holy City by importing English parks to the desert. He employs a British pilot, William Harrington, to take aerial photographs of the city, and soon Prue becomes uncomfortably aware of the attraction flaring between Harrington and Eleanora, the young English wife of a …More


Delicious Desserts When You Have Diabetes: Over 150 Recipes
Delicious Desserts When You Have Diabetes: Over 150 Recipes
By Kapoor, Sandra
Author Kapoor, Sandy
2003-03 - John Wiley & Sons
9780471441960 Check Our Catalog

Enjoy a wide variety of healthy, yummy desserts
If you have diabetes-or know someone who does-tasty desserts may seem to be a thing of the past. Now, in this remarkable book, professor, chef, and dietitian Sandy Kapoor shows you how to prepare rich and delicious delights that anyone will enjoy! Featuring more than 150 recipes that use readily available ingredients, this easy-to-follow guide …More


Obsession, Deceit and Really Dark Chocolate
Obsession, Deceit and Really Dark Chocolate
By Davis, Kyra
2007-09 - Red Dress Ink
9780373895533 Check Our Catalog

Sophie is enlisted by her friend to spy on her husband, a political campaign adviser who soon winds up dead. But when she plunges into a world of political maneuvering and sexual fetishes, Sophie turns to P.I. (and former boyfriend) Anatoly Darinsky for help. Original. …More


Passion, Betrayal and Killer Highlights
Passion, Betrayal and Killer Highlights
By Davis, Kyra
2007-04 - Red Dress Ink
9780373895526 Check Our Catalog

In this sequel to "Sex, Murder, and a Double Latte," Sophie Katz's sister Leah is the prime suspect in her husband's death. A desperate Sophie enlists the help of sexy private investigator Anatoly Darinsky as she uncovers the sordid details of her not-so-beloved brother-in-law's life. …More


Monster
Monster
By Jonathan Kellerman
1999-12 - Random House
067945960X Check Our Catalog

Dr. Alex Delaware is back! And in Jonathan Kellerman's riveting and ingenious new novel, Monster, he faces one of the most grisly and baffling mysteries of his career: How can a nonfunctional psychotic locked up in a supposedly secure institution for homicidal madmen predict brutal murders in the outside world? Delaware and his friend and partner Detective Milo Sturgis must penetrate this enigma …More


Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel
Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel
By Kellerman, Jonathan
2015-02 - Ballantine Books
9780345541376 Check Our Catalog

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER

Jonathan Kellerman writes razor-sharp novels that cut to the quick. Now comes "Motive, " which pits psychologist Alex Delaware and homicide cop Milo Sturgis against a vicious criminal mind the kind only Kellerman can bring to chilling life.

Even having hundreds of closed cases to his credit can't keep LAPD police lieutenant Milo Sturgis from
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The Murderer's Daughter
The Murderer's Daughter
By Kellerman, Jonathan
2015-08 - Ballantine Books
9780345545312 Check Our Catalog

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER

From thecreator of the acclaimed Alex Delaware series comes a tour de force standalone novel that illustrates perfectly why Jonathan Kellerman has justly earned his reputation as a master of the psychological thriller ("People").

A brilliant, deeply dedicated psychologist, Grace Blades has a gift for treating troubled souls and tormented psyches
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Hidden Bodies
Hidden Bodies
By Kepnes, Caroline
2016-02 - Atria Books
9781476785622 Check Our Catalog

There's something deeply insidious about the storytelling of Caroline Kepnes. As satire of a self-absorbed society, Kepnes hits the mark, cuts deep, and twists the knife. "Entertainment Weekly"

Obsessed. Jessica Knoll, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Luckiest Girl Alive"

Delicious and insane...The plot may be twisty and scintillating, but its Kepnes' wit and style
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You
You
By Kepnes, Caroline
2014-09 - Atria Books
9781476785592 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: Fantastic. Incredibly twisted. The kind of book to get lost in. Joe and Beck are real, seemingly normal on the outside, bound by their own deamons inside. Just way stranger than most. Loved this book!
HPL patron: OMG! Disturbing!
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The Other Side of Silence
The Other Side of Silence
By Kerr, Philip
2016-03 - Marian Wood Books/Putnam
9780399177040 Check Our Catalog

From "New York Times" bestselling author Philip Kerr, the much anticipated return of Bernie Gunther in a series hailed by "The Daily Beast" as the best crime novels around today.
Once I'd been a good detective in Kripo, but that was a while ago, before the criminals wore smart gray uniforms and nearly everyone locked up was innocent. Being a Berlin cop in 1942 was a little like putting down …More