Thursday, August 25, 2016

Summer Reading Week 8-Thursday





Divorcing the Devil
Divorcing the Devil
By Abrams, Dwan
2008-05 - Urban Books
9781601629609 Check Our Catalog

A psychoanalyst finds her professional and personal lives clashing . . . withdangerous results. …More


Arisa, Volume 1
Arisa, Volume 1
By Ando, Natsumi
2012-10 - Kodansha Comics
9781612623351 Check Our Catalog

MY SISTER'S SECRETS

Tsubasa thinks that her pretty and popular twin sister, Arisa, has the perfect life. Everyone at school loves Arisa-unlike the hot-tempered Tsubasa, whose nickname is "The Demon Princess." But when Arisa attempts suicide, Tsubasa learns that her seemingly perfect sister has been keeping some dark secrets. Now Tsubasa is going undercover at school - disguised as
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Seinfeldia: How a Show about Nothing Changed Everything
Seinfeldia: How a Show about Nothing Changed Everything
By Armstrong, Jennifer Keishin
2016-07 - Simon & Schuster
9781476756103 Check Our Catalog

Her book, as if she were a marine biologist, is a deep dive...Perhaps the highest praise I can give "Seinfeldia" is that it made me want to buy a loaf of marbled rye and start watching again, from the beginning. Dwight Garner, "The New York Times Book Review"

The hilarious behind-the-scenes story of two guys who went out for coffee and dreamed up "Seinfeld" the cultural sensation that
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Yotsuba&!, Volume 1
Yotsuba&!, Volume 1
By Azuma, Kiyohiko
2009-09 - Yen Press
9780316073875 Check Our Catalog

"First published in Japan in 2003 by Media Works Inc., Tokyo"-- Colophon. …More


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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Indiscreet
Indiscreet
By Balogh, Mary
2016-03 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410487872 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Not one of Mary Balogh's better works. The book dragged on forever.
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The Widow
The Widow
By Barton, Fiona
2016-02 - New American Library
9781101990261 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Chilling-considering I have small granddaughters I almost had to stop reading it.
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Death of a Chimney Sweep
Death of a Chimney Sweep
By Beaton, M. C.
2011-03 - Wheeler Publishing
9781410433664 Check Our Catalog

In the isolated villages in the very north of Scotland villagers still rely on the services of itinerant chimney sweep Pete Ray and his old-fashioned brushes. Pete is always able to find work in the highlands until one day when Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices blood dripping onto the floor of a villager's fireplace and a dead body stuffed inside the chimney. The entire town of Lochdubh is …More


Hood Misfits, Volume 1
Hood Misfits, Volume 1
By Brick & Storm
2014-08 - Urban Books
9781601626257 Check Our Catalog

Sixteen-year-old Diamond "Ray-Ray" Jenkins has it made in the shade, until one wrong move by her parents turns their lives upside down. Their secret of taking from the wrong Street King in the Trap, Damien Orlando, has now put her in peril. Their deaths signal an end to Diamond's semi-perfect life, putting her in the hands of evil. Her only salvation is to learn the game, and to put her trust in a …More


Adam's Fall
Adam's Fall
By Brown, Sandra
1994-11 - Fanfare
9780553567687 Check Our Catalog

For the past few years, Lilah Mason has watched her sister find love, get married, and have children, while she's been more than content to channel her energies into her career. A physical therapist with an unsinkable spirit and unwavering compassion, she's one of the best in the field. But when Lilah takes on a demanding new case, her patient's life isn't the only one transformed. Her new …More


Above and Beyond
Above and Beyond
By Brown, Sandra
2014-03 - Severn House Publishers
9780727883377 Check Our Catalog

"LETTERS OF LOVE"
The letters Kyla sent to her husband, Sergeant Richard Stroud, stationed a world away, spoke of a love that stretched across the ocean and held the young couple together. But when tragedy ended their marriage too soon, Kyla was left a widow with a newborn son. And Richard left behind only a metal box filled with his wife's declarations of love.
Trevor Rule had been …More


Another Dawn
Another Dawn
By Brown, Sandra
2014-03 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455581467 Check Our Catalog

Betrayal had ruined Banner Coleman's wedding day, and on her wedding night she was a jilted bride. …More


Best Kept Secrets
Best Kept Secrets
By Brown, Sandra
2014-03 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455550760 Check Our Catalog

In this specially priced classic suspense from the "New York Times" bestseller, one woman risks everything to find her mother's killer. …More


Breakfast in Bed
Breakfast in Bed
By Brown, Sandra
1996-11 - Fanfare
9780553571585 Check Our Catalog

Hurt one too many times in the past, Sloan Fairchild isn't interested in love. Instead, she pours all her energy into running her elegant bed-and-breakfast

inn. But when her best friend asks her to house her fiance for a month, Sloan opens the doors of Fairchild House to Carter Madison...and meets a man who turns her world--and her concept of herself--upside down.

Sloan
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Breath of Scandal
Breath of Scandal
By Brown, Sandra
2015-03 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455529841 Check Our Catalog

On a rainy Southern night, Jade Sperry endured a young woman's worst nightmare at the hands of three local hell-raisers. Robbed of her youthful ideals and at the center of scandal and tragedy, Jade ran as far and as fast as she could. Someday, somehow, she'd return--exacting a just revenge, freeing herself from her enemies' grasp, and, perhaps, fulfilling a lost promise of love. Unabridged. 13 …More


The Devil's Own
The Devil's Own
By Brown, Sandra
2015-10 - Severn House Publishers
9780727885197 Check Our Catalog

Kerry Bishop was desperate. She needed to find someone--anyone--who could help her lead her young charges through the dangerous Montenegro jungles. Linc O'Neal had seemed the perfect candidate. Only, he wanted no part of the deal.

Taking care of his own risky business was proving trouble enough. He loathed the idea of escorting nine orphans a prim do-gooder on their hazardous escape.
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Heaven's Price
Heaven's Price
By Brown, Sandra
2007-05 - Bantam Books
9780553590173 Check Our Catalog

Embracing a life most people only dream about, Blair devotes her days as well as her nights to dancing on Broadway. Now an injury has sent her to a small town for six long months of recuperation. There, Blair is caught off guard by her attraction to her new landlord, Sean Garrett, in this classic tale of romance now available at a special low price. Reissue. …More


Seduction by Design
Seduction by Design
By Brown, Sandra
2002-03 - Warner Books (NY)
9780446603102 Check Our Catalog

A devoted executive with an amusement park in the Great Smokyy Mountains in Tennessee, Hailey Ashton's tough exterior hides a fragmented self-image that dashes any hope for a love life. Hailey soon meets Tyler Scott, the dynamic new owner of the park. He sees past her facade to the real woman hiding behind it, but Hailey's own doubts and fears may be what jeopardizes her only chance at total …More


Heaven's Price/Breakfast in Bed/Send No Flowers
Heaven's Price/Breakfast in Bed/Send No Flowers
By Brown, Sandra
2007-04 - Wings Books
9780517229538 Check Our Catalog

Three Southern settings, three unique adventures, three complete bestsellers--"Heaven's Price," "Breakfast in Bed," and "Send No Flowers"--make up this one satisfying volume of romance novels by bestselling author Sandra Brown. …More


The Silken Web
The Silken Web
By Brown, Sandra
2012-09 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455522842 Check Our Catalog

One woman, two men...all trapped in THE SILKEN WEB: KATHLEEN, a young sophisticate marrying one man while still in love with another -- and hiding her turmoil behind her elegance. ERIK, a talented videographer who let Kathleen know he found women easy to seduce, but not to marry. SETH, the wealthy heir to a department store fortune who could give Kathleen everything she wanted...except true …More


Temptation's Kiss
Temptation's Kiss
By Brown, Sandra
2005-04 - Warner Books
9780446616799 Check Our Catalog

Megan Lambert has buried herself in her work as sales manager at a TV station. Her biggest client is the ad agency run by Josh Bennett, her late husband's former boss. But since they shared a passionate kiss before her wedding, she has avoided him. Now Josh wants to reclaim their passion. …More


Tidings of Great Joy
Tidings of Great Joy
By Brown, Sandra
1999-11 - Bantam Books
9780553576009 Check Our Catalog

From the author who knows all the secrets of a woman's heart comes a tantalizing tale of holiday romance--as a young woman discovers how a night of passion can change your life, and your dreams, forever....

Ria Lavender is the last woman in the world to be swept away by a smooth line and a seductive smile. A talented architect, she's just beginning to savor the fruits of her success
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Tomorrow's Promise
Tomorrow's Promise
By Brown, Sandra
2000-06 - Mira Books
9781551666013 Check Our Catalog

New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown offers a poignant tale of courage, commitment and the strength of love in the face of life's greatest uncertainties.
It happened the way attraction happens best: suddenly, passionately, unforgettably. High above the ground on a crowded flight to Washington, D.C., radio personality Keely Preston felt the irresistible pull of Congressman Dax …More



From Kiss to Queen
From Kiss to Queen
By Chapman, Janet
2016-07 - Jove Books
9780515155198 Check Our Catalog

A new romance from the "New York Times" bestselling author of the Spellbound Falls novels...

Jane Abbott knows that she's nobody special, so instead of looking for romance she's hunting partridge in the Maine woods when a plane crashes into a nearby pond. Diving in to save the pilot, Jane instinctively gives him air by way of a lifesaving kiss, and leads him to safety through a barrage
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