Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Adult Summer Reading-Week 8-Tuesday





Winter
Winter
By Meyer, Marissa
2015-11 - Feiwel & Friends
9780312642983 Check Our Catalog


The #1 "New York Times "Bestselling Series
Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana.
Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend--the handsome palace guard, Jacin. …More


Someone Always Knows
Someone Always Knows
By Muller, Marcia
2016-07 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455527953 Check Our Catalog

Finally settled into their new home after losing their house in a fire, and fully established in their new shared offices, private investigator Sharon McCone and her business partner husband Hy are starting to feel comfortable. That calm is shattered when Hy's former colleague Gage Renshaw--a shady troublemaker who they had presumed dead--reappears, and it's unclear what he wants from his …More


Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power
Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power
By Nagorski, Andrew
2013-03 - Simon & Schuster
9781439191019 Check Our Catalog

In this work, Nagorski chronicles Hitler's rise to power and Germany's march to the abyss, as seen by Americans--diplomats, military, expats, visiting authors, Olympic athletes--who watched horrified and up close. …More


The Wicked Will Rise
The Wicked Will Rise
By Paige, Danielle
2015-03 - HarperCollins
9780062280701 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: This series is amazing. You will never look at the Wizard of Oz the same again. You never know what will happen next and i couldn't put the books down! It is dark and mysterious-full of magic and evil. If you are ready for a different, darker Oz-this is for you!
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Untamed
Untamed
By Palmer, Diana
2015-06 - Harlequin Books
9780373788439 Check Our Catalog


Stanton Rourke lives life on the edge. The steely mercenary is dangerous in every wayespecially to Clarisse Carrington's heart. She and Rourke were playmates as children, but she's not the innocent girl he once knew. When tragedy robbed Clarisse of her entire family, her life was changed forever. Besides, she's a grown woman now, and there are secrets that hold her back from succumbing to her …More


The 8th Confession
The 8th Confession
By Patterson, James
Author Paetro, Maxine
2009-04 - Little Brown and Company
9780316043588 Check Our Catalog

When a preacher with a message of hope for the homeless is found brutally executed, reporter Cindy Thomas knows the story could be "huge." Probing deeper into the victim's history, she discovers he may not have been as saintly as everyone thought...

Rich, beautiful, and powerful, Isa and Ethan Bailey were living in the spotlight as San Francisco's perfect couple--until they are found
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The 9th Judgment
The 9th Judgment
By Patterson, James
Author Paetro, Maxine
2010-04 - Little Brown and Company
9780316085083 Check Our Catalog


During an intimate dinner party, a cat burglar breaks into the home of A-list actor Marcus Dowling. When his wife walks in on the thief, the situation quickly teeters out of control, leaving an empty safe and a lifeless body.

The same night, a woman and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down in an abandoned garage. The killer hasn't left a shred of evidence, except for a
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Alex Cross, Run
Alex Cross, Run
By Patterson, James
2013-02 - Little Brown and Company
9780316097512 Check Our Catalog


Detective Alex Cross arrests renowned plastic surgeon Elijah Creem for sleeping with teenage girls. Now, his life ruined, Creem is out of jail, and he's made sure that no one will recognize him--by giving himself a new face.
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Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek
By Patterson, James
1996-01 - Little Brown and Company
9780316693868 Check Our Catalog


Maggie Bradford is one of the most beloved singersongwriters anywhere. She's also the devoted mother of two children. She seems to have it all. And so, how could she have murdered not just one, but two of her husbands? With unrelenting suspense, James Patterson answers that question.
HPL patron: I enjoy the way the book was written as it followed a murder trial. …More


Learning to Ride
Learning to Ride
By Knightley, Erin
Foreword by Patterson, James
2016-07 - Bookshots
9780316276344 Check Our Catalog

"She never wanted to love a cowboy. . . ."

Rodeo king Tanner Callen doesn't want to be tied down. When he sees Madeline Harper at a local honky-tonk and everything about her screams New York, he brings out every trick in his playbook to take her home. But soon he learns that he doesn't just want her for a night and, instead, hopes for forever. . . .

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Little Black Dress
Little Black Dress
By Patterson, James
With Raymond, Emily
2016-07 - Bookshots
9780316276382 Check Our Catalog

Can a little black dress change everything in her life?

Magazine editor Jane Avery spends her nights alone with Netflix and Oreos--until the Dress turns her loose. Suddenly she's surrendering to dark desires, and New York City has become her erotic playground. But what began as a fantasy will go too far . . . and her next conquest could be her last.

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Roses Are Red
Roses Are Red
By Patterson, James
2009-11 - Headline
9780755349340 Check Our Catalog

Detective Alex Cross meets his match in this heart-pounding national bestseller, when he pursues the Mastermind, the most brilliant killer he's ever confronted. Bank robbers have been killing Washington, D.C. bank employees and their families when the robbers' instructions are not followed to the letter. Cross takes the case, certain it's no ordinary bank robber at work. …More


The Trial: A Bookshot
The Trial: A Bookshot
By Patterson, James
With Paetro, Maxine
2016-07 - Bookshots
9780316317153 Check Our Catalog

"I'm not on trial. San Francisco is."

An accused murderer called Kingfisher is about to go on trial for his life. Or is he? By unleashing unexpected violence on the lawyers, jurors, and police involved in the case, he has paralyzed the city. Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm.

Now comes a courtroom shocker you will never
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Violets Are Blue
Violets Are Blue
By Patterson, James
2001-11 - Little Brown and Company
9780316693233 Check Our Catalog


Master detective Alex Cross investigates a series of crimes that lead him into the terrifying world of virtual role playing, where people believe they are vampires and sometimes cross the line.
HPL patron: Moving along in sequence of Alex Cross, this book gets a bit more personal view of the psychologist. Who is "The Mastermind"? Who keeps killing people around Dr. …More


Zoo 2
Zoo 2
By Patterson, James
With DiLallo, Max
2016-06 - Bookshots
9780316317122 Check Our Catalog

Will the last humans on Earth please turn out the lights?

James Patterson's "ZOO" was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilization-or end it.

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Break No Bones
Break No Bones
By Reichs, Kathy
2006-07 - Scribner Book Company
9780743233491 Check Our Catalog


Summoned to South Carolina to fill in for a negligent colleague, forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan lands in the middle of a gruesome international scheme--a lucrative trade that deals in body parts and leaves its donors dead.
HPL patron: Another suspenseful fascinating mystery about the forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan-So much better than the TV show. …More


Devoted in Death
Devoted in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2015-09 - Berkley Books
9780399170881 Check Our Catalog

Eve Dallas tracks a couple whose passion is fueled by cold brutality in the newest crime thriller from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "Obsession in Death" and "Festive in Death."

When Lieutenant Eve Dallas examines a body in a downtown Manhattan alleyway, the victim's injuries are so extensive that she almost misses the clue. Carved into the skin is the shape of a heart
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Festive in Death
Festive in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2014-09 - Berkley Books
9780399164446 Check Our Catalog

Eve Dallas deals with a homicide and the holiday season in the latest from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author.

Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn't count the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest.

Lieutenant Eve Dallas soon discovers a lineup of women who'd been loved and left by the narcissistic gym rat. While Dallas sorts
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Obsession in Death
Obsession in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2015-02 - Berkley Books
9780399170874 Check Our Catalog

Lieutenant Eve Dallas walks the thin line between love and hate in this fabulous 40th thriller from #1 "New York Times" bestseller J. D. Robb

Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media. She and her billionaire husband are getting accustomed to being objects of attention, of gossip, of speculation.

But now Eve has become the
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Calamity
Calamity
By Sanderson, Brandon
2016-02 - Delacorte Press
9780385743600 Check Our Catalog

Order the sequel to the #1 "New York Times" bestselling novel "Firefight" today

From the bestselling author of the Mistborn series and "Words of Radiance" comes "Calamity, " the final book in the #1 "New York Times "bestselling Reckoners series: "Steelheart," "Firefight," and "Calamity."

When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David's fate has been tied to their
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Checkmate - The Baddest Chick
Checkmate - The Baddest Chick
By Santiago, Nisa
2012-07 - Melodrama Publishing
9781934157510 Check Our Catalog

Apple, gone but not forgotten while trapped in a Mexican hellhole, is still the most hated chick in New York. With revenge in her heart and murder on her mind, Apple attempts to overcome her situation just in time to reclaim her title as The Baddest Chick in the world. …More


A Case for Romance
A Case for Romance
By Schuster, Melanie
2009-01 - Kimani Press
9780373860982 Check Our Catalog

With all of her responsibilities, Ayanna Walker hasn't had time for romance--until now. While Johnny Phillips wants to share the future with Ayanna, she's thinking it's only a hot summer fling. Can a man planning forever and a woman planning the moment find the right time for love? Original. …More


Let Me Hold You
Let Me Hold You
By Schuster, Melanie
2013-09 - Kimani Press
9780373863273 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Sometimes we have to let go in order to live again.
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Most Wanted
Most Wanted
By Scottoline, Lisa
2016-04 - St. Martin's Press
9781250010131 Check Our Catalog


Spellbinding. Another "tour de force "from Scottoline. It drew me in, in a single breath. Mary Kubica, bestselling author of "The Good Girl"

Donor 3319 Profile:

Tall. Blonde. Blue eyes.

Medical Student.

Wanted for Serial Murder.

Christine Nilsson and her husband, Marcus, are desperate for a baby. Unable to conceive, they find themselves facing a …More