Thursday, September 29, 2016

Adult Summer Reading - Week 11 - Thursday





North to Alaska
North to Alaska
By Macomber, Debbie
2014-02 - Mira Books
9780778315988 Check Our Catalog


www.DebbieMacomber.com
North to the Future
That Wintry Feeling
She's not in Kansas anymore Cathy Thompson was betrayed by the man she'd loved, a betrayal that sent her north to a new teaching job and a brand-new life. Now she's fallen in love with the grandeur of Alaskaand with a bush pilot named Grady Jones, who has custody of his young daughter, Angela. He offers Cathy a marriage of …More


Dangerous Women
Dangerous Women
By Martin, George R. R.
Editor Dozois, Gardner
2015-09 - Tor Books
9780765332073 Check Our Catalog


All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by twelve New York Times bestsellers, and seven stories set in the authors' bestselling continuities--including a new "Outlander" story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden's world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin …More


A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
By Martin, George R. R.
Illustrator Gianni, Gary
2015-10 - Bantam
9780345533487 Check Our Catalog

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "LOS ANGELES TIMES "AND"BUZZFEED "Taking place nearly a century before the events of "A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms "compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin's ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire. These never-before-collected adventures recount an age when the …More


The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones
The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones
By Martin, George R. R.
Author Garcia, Elio M., Jr.
Author Antonssen, Linda
2014-10 - Bantam
9780553805444 Check Our Catalog

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER THE NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN HISTORY OF WESTEROS AND THE LANDS BEYOND WITH HUNDREDS OF PAGES OF ALL-NEW MATERIAL FROM GEORGE R. R. MARTIN

If the past is prologue, then George R. R. Martin's masterwork the most inventive and entertaining fantasy saga of our time warrants one hell of an introduction. At long last, it has arrived with ""The World of Ice & Fire"."
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Daring in a Blue Dress
Daring in a Blue Dress
By MacAlister, Katie
2016-06 - Signet Book
9781101990667 Check Our Catalog

Chivalry is far from dead in the third novel in the gut-wrenchingly funny * Matchmaker in Wonderland Romance series.

Stranded in England without money or a ticket home, Mercy Starling takes a job working for a medieval reenactment company. After all, who wouldn't want to pretend to live in the past, wield swords and long bows, and dress up in armor? And the best part of her summer job
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The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker [With CDROM]
The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker [With CDROM]
By Mankoff, Robert
Foreword by Remnick, David
2004-09 - Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
9781579123222 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Book Sense Book of the Year Award (2005)


A BookPage Notable Title

More than a book, this is a bona fide publishing event. The largest-ever collection of "New Yorker cartoons features the best of every decade in book form, plus two easy-to-browse CDs--Windows and Macintosh compatible--with every cartoon ever published in the magazine--more than 68,000 of them!

HPL patron: Having a down day? …More


The Revolving Door of Life
The Revolving Door of Life
By McCall Smith, Alexander
2016-02 - Anchor Books
9781101971918 Check Our Catalog

Excitement abounds when the revolving door of life brings fresh faces and hilarious new developments to the residents of 44 Scotland Street.

Things are looking up for seven-year-old Bertie Pollock. The arrival of his spirited grandmother and the absence of his meddlesome mother who is currently running a book club in a Bedouin harem (don't ask) bring unforeseen blessings: no
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Carousel Court
Carousel Court
By McGinniss, Joe, Jr.
2016-08 - Simon & Schuster
9781476791272 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Wonderful. I feel like Phoebe, lost and alone and trying-but I have no one to save me at the end.
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Circling the Sun
Circling the Sun
By McLain, Paula
2015-07 - Ballantine Books
9780345534187 Check Our Catalog


"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, "BOOKPAGE, "AND "SHELF AWARENESS" "" Paula McLain is considered the new star of historical fiction, and for good reason. Fans of "The Paris Wife" will be captivated by "Circling the Sun, "which . . . is both beautifully written and utterly engrossing. Ann Patchett, "Country Living"

Paula McLain, author of
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Never the Bride
Never the Bride
By McKay, Cheryl
Author Gutteridge, Rene
2009-06 - Waterbrook Press
9780307457905 Check Our Catalog

What girl can't identify with Never the Bride? This is a fabulously funny novel with deep truths embedded in its pages. -Kristin Billerbeck, author of What a Girl Wants

I admire writers who employ words to paint touchable pictures, likable characters, introducing us to instant friends who lead us to unexpected endings. That's why I love Never The Bride. -SQuire Rushnell, author of the
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The Wrangler
The Wrangler
By McKenna, Lindsay
2012-12 - Thorndike Press
9781410452375 Check Our Catalog



After Wall Street collapses, investment banker Griff McPherson trades in his suits and ties for Stetsons and cowboy boots. He returns to the Wyoming ranch he co-owns with his brother, but it's not exactly a happy homecoming. So to prove to everyone, including himself, that that he belongs back in Jackson Hole, he takes a post as a wrangler on another ranch.

Air force
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The Dominant
The Dominant
By Me, Tara Sue
2013-08 - New American Library
9780451466235 Check Our Catalog

""THE SUBMISSIVE" IS A MUST READ IF YOU LOVED "50 SHADES OF GREY.""-" The Romance Review "

Now comes "The Dominant, " the continuation of the tantalizing series by Tara Sue Me, which has captivated millions and made its way onto the "New York Times "bestseller list...

Nathaniel West doesn't lose control.

As the playboy CEO of West Industries, he governs the
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The Submissive: The Submissive Series
The Submissive: The Submissive Series
By Me, Tara Sue
2013-06 - New American Library
9780451466228 Check Our Catalog

For the first time in print, the first in "New York Times "bestseller Tara Sue Me's seductive and scandalous series that has enthralled millions...


Abby King has a secret fantasy.

New York knows Nathaniel West as the brilliant and handsome CEO of West Industries, but Abby knows he's more: a sexy and skilled dominant who is looking for a new submissive. Yearning to
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The Training
The Training
By Me, Tara Sue
2013-10 - New American Library
9780451466242 Check Our Catalog

Now, in the enticing continuation of"New York Times"bestselling authorTara Sue Me's Submissive Series, the submissive and her dominant explore just how long they can make the pleasure last

It started with a hidden desire.

Millionaire CEO Nathaniel West has always played by his own strict set of rules, ones he expects everyone to follow especially the women he's dominated in
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Turkey Day Murder
Turkey Day Murder
By Meier, Leslie
Producer Kensington
2000-10 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781575666051 Check Our Catalog

Tinker's Cove has a long history of Thanksgiving festivities, but this year, someone has added murder to the menu, and Lucy intends to discover who left Metinnicut Indian activities Curt Nolar deader than the proverbial Thanksgiving turkey. …More


The First Counsel
The First Counsel
By Meltzer, Brad
2008-08 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446543538 Check Our Catalog

The runaway bestseller that takes us down the rabbit hole of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

John F. Jennedy, Jr., was Lark.

Amy Carter was Dynamo.

Chelsea Clinton was Energy.

Meet Shadow.

Shadow is the Secret Service code name for First Daughter Nora Hartson. And when White House lawyer Michael Garrick begins dating the irresistible Nora, he's
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The Book of Fate
The Book of Fate
By Meltzer, Brad
2008-08 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446543514 Check Our Catalog

Brad Meltzer's #1 New York Times bestseller featuring a two-hundred-year-old code devised by Thomas Jefferson and a present-day conspiracy at the highest level of power .

"Six minutes from now, one of us would be dead. None of us knew it was coming."

So says Wes Holloway, a young presidential aide, about the day he put Ron Boyle, the chief executive's oldest friend, into the
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Dead Even
Dead Even
By Meltzer, Brad
2010-10 - HarperTorch
9780061978128 Check Our Catalog

In this second novel from a "New York Times"-bestselling author, a husband and wife face off in a legal thriller that poses the most chilling question of all: How far would you go to save the one you love? Available in a tall Premium Edition. …More


The Inner Circle
The Inner Circle
By Meltzer, Brad
2011-01 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446577892 Check Our Catalog


Number-one "New York Times"-bestselling author Meltzer returns with a pulse-pounding new novel of lies and deception at the highest levels of government. After reuniting with a childhood crush, a young archivist makes an astonishing discovery in the secret vault of the National Archives, where the president privately reviews classified documents. The two soon find themselves entangled in a …More


The Millionaires
The Millionaires
By Meltzer, Brad
2010-12 - Warner Books
9780446611923 Check Our Catalog

Working at an exclusive bank, the Caruso brothers are faced with an offer they can't refuse--$3 million abandoned in an account no one knows exists. But as soon as they take the cash, a friend is killed and the bank, the Secret Service, and a female P.I. close in. Now on the run, the brothers uncover an explosive secret which will forever change their lives. …More


The Zero Game
The Zero Game
By Meltzer, Brad
2004-01 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446533164 Check Our Catalog

The "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Millionaires" and "The First Counsel" returns to Washington, D.C., with the story of an insider's game that turns deadly. …More


Chasing the North Star
Chasing the North Star
By Morgan, Robert
2016-04 - Algonquin Books
9781565126275 Check Our Catalog

In his latest historical novel, bestselling author Robert Morgan brings to full and vivid life the story of Jonah Williams, who, in 1850, on his eighteenth birthday, flees the South Carolina plantation on which he was born a slave. He takes with him only a few stolen coins, a knife, and the clothes on his back--no shoes, no map, no clear idea of where to head, except north, following a star that …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


The 1916 Irish Rebellion
The 1916 Irish Rebellion
By Nic Dhiarmada, Braiona
Author Nic Dhiarmada, Braiona
2016-03 - University of Notre Dame Press
9780268036140 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Reading this book was a good dose of details for me who used to listen to alot of Irish Rebel music. This book is about a lot more than the 1916 Irish Rebellion. It is about how Ireland was a political powder keg ready to blow and remains so to this day. The 1916 Irish Rebellion had implications far beyond Ireland. Vladimir Lenin was impressed by the Easter Rising …More