Monday, August 8, 2016

Summer Reading-Week 5-Monday





Falling Into Bed with a Duke
Falling Into Bed with a Duke
By Heath, Lorraine
2015-10 - Avon Books
9780062391018 Check Our Catalog


In the first in a dazzling new series, New York Times bestselling author Lorraine Heath introduces the Hellions of Havisham three charismatic rogues destined to lose their hearts . . .
After six unsuccessful Seasons, Miss Minerva Dodger chooses spinsterhood over fortune-hungry suitors. But thanks to the Nightingale Club, she can at least enjoy one night of pleasure. At that notorious …More


I'm with Stupid
I'm with Stupid
By Herbach, Geoff
2013-05 - Sourcebooks Fire
9781402277917 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (2015)


It's nerd-turned-jock Felton Reinstein's last year before college, and the choices he makes now will affect the rest of his life. That's a lot of pressure. Before leaving home forever, Felton will have to figure out just who he is, even if, sometimes, it sucks to be him.
HPL patron: Great book!
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Summer People
Summer People
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2014-08 - Center Point
9781628992076 Check Our Catalog

The beauty of a summer retreat hides an ominous and complex family secret in this powerful novel that brings to mind "The Pilot's Wife" by Anita Shreve and Ann Packer's "The Dive from Clausen's Pier, " from the author of "The Beach Club" and "Nantucket Nights." …More


Sayonara Slam
Sayonara Slam
By Hirahara, Naomi
2016-04 - Prospect Park Books
9781938849732 Check Our Catalog

" Hirahara has a keen eye for the telling detail and an assured sense of character.

Los Angeles Times"

At Dodger Stadium it's Japan vs. Korea in the World Baseball Classic, but before the first pitch is thrown, Mas Arai finds himself in the middle of a murder. Mysteries layer atop mysteries in this sixth in the award-winning series featuring the most unlikely of sleuths, an
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Gloriana
Gloriana
By Huizenga, Kevin
2012-06 - Drawn & Quarterly
9781770460614 Check Our Catalog


Formally innovative explorations bring poetry to the quotidian

In "Gloriana," Kevin Huizenga exposes the mechanics that underpin everyday life. His protagonist, Glenn Ganges, has conversations about dish soap and library visits that are both faithful depictions of the mundane interactions we all have and so much more: existential dissections of the units that construct our lives.
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Daring
Daring
By Hunter, Jillian
2014-06 - Gallery Books
9781476777245 Check Our Catalog

Connor Buchanan, Lord Advocate of Scotland, was called a protector of the innocent by some, and a heartless scoundrel by others. And Maggie Saunders was called an angel for her acts of kindness. But when Connor finds her breaking into his house, she's nothing but trouble--until a dangerous secret draws them together and they must risk everything to obey the laws of love. …More


Female Hustler
Female Hustler
By King, Joy Deja
2014-10 - King Productions
9780991389032 Check Our Catalog

Angel is the daughter of Nico Carter, the one that wasn't born with a silver spoon in her mouth. Instead of inheriting a life of luxury, she lived hers in poverty. But being the child of a notorious Kingpin, Angel has the spirit of a hustler running through her blood. She uses those skills to change her destiny. Because all Angel sees, is the money. …More


Female Hustler Part 2
Female Hustler Part 2
By King, Joy Deja
2015-09 - King Productions
9781942217107 Check Our Catalog

Angel lost the grandmother who raised her and the man who had been her mentor. With so much pain, finding happiness seemed out of reach, until she fell in love with boxing champ Darien Blaze. That romance quickly comes to an abrupt end when the one man she always yearned to have a relationship with enters her life, the father she never knew, Nico Carter. Nico brings a storm of chaos that will …More


Nico Carter: Men of the Bitch Series
Nico Carter: Men of the Bitch Series
By King, Joy Deja
2015-01 - King Productions
9781942217084 Check Our Catalog

The first installment of Men Of The Bitch Series follows the journey of Nico Carter...
Nico Carter is the epitome of a Boss. He learned not only how to survive amongst the deadliest criminals but how to rise to the top, from growing up in the gritty streets of Brooklyn. Nico used those survival tactics to become the leader of a multi million-dollar drug empire. But with money and power, come …More


Rich or Famous Part 3: Love or Stardom
Rich or Famous Part 3: Love or Stardom
By King, Joy Deja
2015-03 - King Productions
9780991389056 Check Our Catalog

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Ride Wit' Me
Ride Wit' Me
By King, Deja
2009-09 - Young Diamond Book
9780975581193 Check Our Catalog

Mercedes, 16, is rich and black; she attends an exclusive private boarding school on the East Coast but returns home to her family's mansion in the Chicago suburbs every summer. She knows that her father is an entrepreneur, but he dismisses questions about his business with a simple, Mo' money, mo' problems (some readers will recognize this quote as the title of a Notorious BIG song and, as a …More


Ride Wit' Me Part 2
Ride Wit' Me Part 2
By King, Joy Deja
2015-04 - Young Diamond Book
9780986004568 Check Our Catalog

The Romeo and Juliet of the streets are back in Ride Wit' Me part 2. Mercedes and Dalvin are fighting to keep their love intact and make it down the isle. Will the two lovebirds be able to overcome their obstacles and finally become husband and wife? Find out in this next installment. …More


When Joy Came to Stay
When Joy Came to Stay
By Kingsbury, Karen
2006-09 - Multnomah Books
9781590527511 Check Our Catalog

"When Joy Came to Stay" is the heart-wrenching story of one woman's escape from the shadows of clinical depression. Maggie Stovall is trapped inside a person she spent years carefully crafting. Now the truth about who she is and what she has done is bursting to the surface and sending Maggie into a spiral of despair. …More


Siddhartha's Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment
Siddhartha's Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment
By Kingsland, James
2016-04 - William Morrow & Company
9780062403858 Check Our Catalog


By the longtime Guardian science journalist, a groundbreaking exploration of the science of enlightenment and mental wellness, illuminated by twin perspectives, ancient and modern: the spiritual wisdom of Siddhartha Gautama and the revelations of today's scientists, who are confirming the Buddha's profound insights into the human mind
In the fifth century BCE, in northern India, Siddhartha, …More


A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
By Klebold, Sue
Introduction by Solomon, Andrew
2016-02 - Crown Publishing Group (NY)
9781101902752 Check Our Catalog


On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course of minutes, they would kill twelve students and a teacher and wound twenty-four others before taking their own lives.

For the last sixteen years, Sue Klebold, Dylan's mother, has lived with the indescribable grief and shame of that day. How could her child, the
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Deaths-Head Revisited
Deaths-Head Revisited
By Kneece, Mark
Author Serling, Rod
Illustrator Lie, Chris
2009-05 - Walker & Company
9780802797223 Check Our Catalog


Location: Dachau concentration camp, years after World War II. A retired German SS captain returns to reminisce about his days in power--until he finds himself at the mercy of those he tortured, on trial by those who died at his hands. Justice will finally be served . . . in the Twilight Zone. One of most ground-breaking shows in the history of television, "The Twilight Zone "has become a …More


The Midnight Sun
The Midnight Sun
By Kneece, Mark
Illustrator Spay, Anthony
Created by Serling, Rod
2009-05 - Walker & Company
9780802797209 Check Our Catalog


In a time not unlike our own, two women are among the last people left behind in New York City, struggling to survive as the thermometer reaches an unbearable 140. Almost overnight, modern-day conveniences have become luxuries and humans are pushed to their limits. As the climate grows more hostile, could these be the final days of life on Earth?
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The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street
The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street
By Serling, Rod
Adapted by Kneece, Mark
Illustrator Ellis, Rich
2008-12 - Walker & Company
9780802797131 Check Our Catalog

Maple Street--late on a Saturday afternoon a mysterious flash of light results in a power outage. But this is no ordinary power failure, and the neighbors on Maple Street will soon find themselves in the dark with an enemy of their own creation . . . in the Twilight Zone. …More


The Odyssey of Flight 33
The Odyssey of Flight 33
By Serling, Rod
Adapted by Kneece, Mark
Illustrator Grabe, Robert
2008-12 - Walker & Company
9780802797186 Check Our Catalog

Transocean Flight 33 departs London bound for New York as scheduled. But a mysterious tailwind sends them far off course, hurtling back and forth through time. Can the crew hitch a ride in hyperspace and get the passengers back to their own time? …More


Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
By Carmon, Irin
Author Knizhnik, Shana
2015-10 - Dey Street Books
9780062415837 Check Our Catalog


You can't spell truth without Ruth.Only Ruth Bader Ginsburg can judge me.The Ruth will set you free.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg never asked for fame she was just trying to make the world a little better and a little freer. But along the way, the feminist pioneer's searing dissents and steely strength have inspired millions. Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader …More


Strange Creations: Aberrant Ideas of Human Origin from Ancient Astronauts to Aquatic Apes
Strange Creations: Aberrant Ideas of Human Origin from Ancient Astronauts to Aquatic Apes
By Kossy, Donna
2001-06 - Feral House
9780922915651 Check Our Catalog

Charles Darwin wasn't the only one to come up with a contemporary explanation for the origin of human beings. Homespun fantasies and myths abound -- the imaginative creations of dreamers, cult leaders, amateur scientists, racists, and rogues.
Among the theorists this collection introduces are the eccentric English lord who believes that men are a cross between extraterrestrials and their Martian …More


Light in Shadow
Light in Shadow
By Krentz, Jayne Ann
2003-09 - Jove Books
9780515136180 Check Our Catalog


Krentz's "New York Times" bestselling tale of false identities, double crosses, and daring passions involves a successful interior designer who senses that one of her clients may be hiding a dark secret.
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Lost and Found
Lost and Found
By Krentz, Jayne Ann
2001-10 - Jove Books
9780515131741 Check Our Catalog

Cady Biggs's knowledge of art and antiques is useful to Mack Easton and his low-profile company, Lost and Found, to find missing treasures for high-paying clients. A sudden tragedy puts Cady in charge of her family's prestigious art and antiques gallery. Strange developments soon lead Cady to ask for help from Mack. Instead of tracking down missing masterpieces, they'll be hunting for a killer. …More


Faith
Faith
By Larks, Michelle
2010-05 - Urban Books
9781601628787 Check Our Catalog

The only thing missing from Monet and Marcus Caldwell's blessed life is a child. Then the unthinkable happens--Monet is assaulted. She later finds out she's pregnant. Monet's faith perseveres in the face of great adversity as she holds on to God's unchanging hand. …More