Friday, August 26, 2016

Adult Summer Reading-Week 8-Friday





Beauty and the Billionaire: Billionaire Boys Club Novel
Beauty and the Billionaire: Billionaire Boys Club Novel
By Clare, Jessica
2014-10 - Berkley Books
9780425269145 Check Our Catalog

The Billionaire Boys Club is a secret society of six men who are incredibly wealthy but not always so successful when it comes to love

Real-estate tycoon Hunter Buchanan has a dark past that's left him scarred and living as a recluse on his family's palatial estate. Hunter is ready to give up on love until he spots an enigmatic red-haired beauty and comes up with an elaborate scheme to
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Stranded with a Billionaire
Stranded with a Billionaire
By Clare, Jessica
2014-07 - Berkley Books
9780425269077 Check Our Catalog

"The Billionaire Boys Club is a secret society of six men who have vowed success at any cost. Not all of them are old money, but all of them are incredibly wealthy. They're just not always as successful when it comes to love "

Billionaire Logan Hawkings needs a vacation.

He's had a rough time after the death of his father and the betrayal of his fiancee. But with a visit to
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Freecurrent: The Legacy
Freecurrent: The Legacy
By Compton, Deanna J.
2016-04 - Igh Publishing
9780991475537 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Love reading local authors and this is a great fantasy book for male and female alike. The characters are well developed and I fell in love with all of them. There is action, mystery, suspense, and humor in this book and it kept me wanting more. This is the first in a trilogy and I can't wait to read the rest.
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Twisted Stitches: 30 Corrupt Cross Stitch and Embroidery Designs
Twisted Stitches: 30 Corrupt Cross Stitch and Embroidery Designs
By Davison, Phil
2011-04 - North Light Books
9781440309335 Check Our Catalog

For crafters who like their stitching with a twist, this book provides original designs with a wicked spin, and reworks cute craft imagery, including genuine vintage embroidery motifs, so that they cross over to the dark side. Think pretty rose bouquets with a gun poking out, a cute row of ducklings followed by a fox chomping on the straggler, or an old-fashioned teddy bear with a stake through …More


The New Strong-Willed Child
The New Strong-Willed Child
By Dobson, James
2014-09 - Tyndale Momentum
9781414391342 Check Our Catalog


2005 Gold Medallion Award finalist! Dr. James Dobson has completely rewritten, updated, and expanded his classic best seller "The Strong-Willed Child" for a new generation of parents and teachers. The New Strong-Willed Child follows on the heels of Dr. Dobson's phenomenal best seller "Bringing Up Boys." It offers practical how-to advice on raising difficult-to-handle children and incorporates …More


Always Watching
Always Watching
By Eason, Lynette
2016-02 - Fleming H. Revell Company
9780800723262 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: Really good. Can't wait for the next book to come out.
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Don't Look Back
Don't Look Back
By Eason, Lynette
2012-01 - Thorndike Press
9781410442543 Check Our Catalog

A lovely but broken forensic anthropologist confronts her fears in this spine-tingling romantic suspense. …More


When a Heart Stops
When a Heart Stops
By Eason, Lynette
2012-10 - Fleming H. Revell Company
9780800720087 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Carol Award (2013)

Spunky and outgoing, nothing much bothers medical examiner Serena Hopkins--except for the thought of falling in love again. But when a serial killer is picking off her former classmates, Serena's life becomes intertwined with her old high school crush, FBI agent Dominic Allen. Is the secret she's keeping putting her next on the killer's hit list? Can she trust Dominic with the truth before it's …More


When the Smoke Clears
When the Smoke Clears
By Eason, Lynette
2012-02 - Fleming H. Revell Company
9780800720070 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Christian Book Award (2013)


In this thrilling novel of romantic suspense, smokejumper Alexia Allen returns home to face her past only to find a long-buried secret that threatens her life.
HPL patron: Great book, kept you interested till the end. Can't wait to read the next one.
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The Nuremberg Legacy: How the Nazi War Crimes Trials Changed the Course of History
The Nuremberg Legacy: How the Nazi War Crimes Trials Changed the Course of History
By Ehrenfreund, Norbert
2007-10 - Palgrave MacMillan
9781403979650 Check Our Catalog


A front-row look at the Nuremberg trials and how they changed the course of history
HPL patron: A different and informative view of the trial. He is a Jewish journalist, lawyer, and a judge and gives a unique perspective. Also, the difference between the European and American system of trial is brought out. Also, the infighting is discussed.
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Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth
Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth
By Eker, T. Harv
2005-02 - HarperBusiness
9780060763282 Check Our Catalog


For the first time, the secrets, principles, and techniques of Eker's popular personal success seminars are captured on the page for readers across North America. Eker teaches people how to play the inner game of money so that they not only achieve financial success, but keep it once they have it.
HPL patron: Lots of rules and action plans to try to convince yourself that …More


Murder in the Merchant's Hall
Murder in the Merchant's Hall
By Emerson, Kathy Lynn
2015-12 - Severn House Publishers
9780727885388 Check Our Catalog

"The intriguing new mystery featuring Tudor sleuth, Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey."

When Lina Walkenden is found clutching a bloody knife over the dead body of her brother-in-law and guardian, there's only one person she can turn to for help: her childhood friend Rosamond Jaffrey. Rosamond vows to do all she can to prove Lina's innocence, but when it transpires Lina was being forced into a
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Top Secret Twenty-One: A Stephanie Plum Novel
Top Secret Twenty-One: A Stephanie Plum Novel
By Evanovich, Janet
2014-06 - Bantam
9780345542922 Check Our Catalog


Catch a professional assassin: top priority. Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks: top score. How she'll pull it all off: top secret.
HPL patron:  Same old, same old, and always fun. What other author gets me to laugh out loud.
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Tricky Twenty-Two
Tricky Twenty-Two
By Evanovich, Janet
2015-11 - Bantam
9780345542960 Check Our Catalog

#1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute.

Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper" "of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at
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Wicked Charms
Wicked Charms
By Evanovich, Janet
Author Sutton, Phoef
2015-06 - Bantam
9780553392715 Check Our Catalog

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER

Lizzy and Diesel are back in an all-new wicked adventure from Janet Evanovich and Emmy Award winning co-author Phoef Sutton.

Before he was murdered and mummified nearly a century ago, notorious bootlegger Collier Peg Leg Dazzle discovered and re-hid a famous pirate's treasure somewhere along the coast of New England. A vast collection of gold and
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Dark Promises
Dark Promises
By Feehan, Christine
2016-03 - Berkley Books
9780425277355 Check Our Catalog

Lovers challenge destiny and risk their lives in the new Carpathian novel by the #1 "New York Times" bestselling queen of paranormal romance. *

Gabrielle has had enough of battles, of wars, of seeing the man she's engaged to nearlylose his life when it isn't even his fight.Once Gary was a gentleand very human researcher. Now he's a fearless and lethal Carpathian warrior with the blood
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Japanese-American Internment Camps
Japanese-American Internment Camps
By Grapes, Bryan J.
2001-01 - Greenhaven Press
9780737704136 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: I knew this possibly existed but not to this extent. Hindsight is 20/20 but it is a blot on our history. The personal stories make the book more interesting.
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Tom Clancy: Support and Defend
Tom Clancy: Support and Defend
By Greaney, Mark
2014-07 - Putnam Adult
9780399173349 Check Our Catalog



HPL patron: A very exciting Capus novel. Greeney most definitely has the Tom Clancy style. Fully researched. I would recommend this book to others.
HPL patron: Not this author's best effort. A single character tasked to find an assassin with technology. Too much cyberspace jargon with no explanation, no plot to …More


The Litigators
The Litigators
By Grisham, John
2011-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385535137 Check Our Catalog

The incomparable master of the legal thriller takes us deeper into the labyrinth that is the American justice system, always drawing us in with an irresistible hook, pull-ing the thread of tension tighter and tighter, and then knocking us out with a conclusion that's never "by the book." Maybe that's why, after more than twenty years of consecutive #1 "New York Times" best sellers, a new novel by …More


Sycamore Row
Sycamore Row
By Grisham, John
2013-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385537131 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
L.A. Times Book Prize (2013), Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize (2014), SIBA Book Award (2014)


When wealthy Seth Hubbard hangs himself from a sycamore tree and leaves his fortune to his black maid, Jake Brigance once again finds himself embroiled in a fiercely controversial trial -- a trial that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history.
HPL patron: Very good. A legal thriller with lots of twists and turns in a suicide, …More


Eyes Wide Open
Eyes Wide Open
By Gross, Andrew
2011-07 - William Morrow & Company
9780061655968 Check Our Catalog


A family's long-buried past resurfaces with deadly consequences in this electrifying new thriller from the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Reckless."
HPL patron: Interesting mystery novel-kept my interest up.
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White Witch, Black Curse
White Witch, Black Curse
By Harrison, Kim
2009-02 - Eos
9780061138010 Check Our Catalog


The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Outlaw Demon Wails" returns to the sexy, supernatural adventures of Rachel Morgan.
HPL patron: I love the Hollow Series and each book is a's good as the last. A series that hs them all-vampires, witches, werewolves, elves, fairies, pixies, demons, gargoyles, etc. What's not to love! A must read for fantasy/magic lovers. …More


Spend My Life with You
Spend My Life with You
By Hill, Donna
2011-05 - Thorndike Press
9781410435941 Check Our Catalog

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Fairy Tale
Fairy Tale
By Hunter, Jillian
2006-06 - Pocket Books
9780671001575 Check Our Catalog

Duncan expected to meet resistance when he returned from England to reclaim the clan and lands that were his birthright. But never in his wildest dreams did he imagine a woman like Marsali, a young imp who would do anything to protect her village from an outsider's tyranny. …More