Saturday, September 3, 2016

Adult Summer Reading - Week 9 - Saturday





Body Into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self-Care
Body Into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self-Care
By Groves, Maria Noel
2016-03 - Storey Publishing
9781612128078 Check Our Catalog

An antacid or an aspirin may soothe your pain, but it doesn't cure the cause of your symptoms. Headaches, indigestion, fatigue, allergies, anxiety, eczema, high blood pressure, and other conditions are clues to a deeper imbalance in your body, and learning to read those clues is a key step in maintaining optimal health. Herbalist Maria Noel Groves shows you how to read your body's signals and …More


The Girl in the Red Coat
The Girl in the Red Coat
By Hamer, Kate
2016-02 - Melville House Publishing
9781612195001 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Costa Book Awards (2015)

Costa Book Award for First Novel finalist

Dagger Award finalist

"Kate Hamer's gripping debut novelimmediately recalls the explosion of similarly titled books and movies, from Stieg Larsson's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo "and its sequels, to "The Girl on the Train" to "Gone Girl" " Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times"

Keeps the reader turning pages at a
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The Rough Guide to New Zealand
The Rough Guide to New Zealand
By Harper, Laura
Author Le Nevez, Catherine
Author Mudd, Tony
2012-09 - Rough Guides Limited
9781405390002 Check Our Catalog

"The Rough Guide to New Zealand" is the definitive guide to the world's adventure capital. Detailed accounts of every attraction, along with crystal-clear maps and plans, will show you the very best New Zealand has to offer from white-sand beaches and vast kauri trees in the north to the hairline fiords and penguin colonies in the south. Expert writers give you the tips you need, for experiencing …More


Redemption Road
Redemption Road
By Hart, John
2016-05 - Thomas Dunne Books
9780312380366 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Very good. Like a trilogy almost in reading through the story line.
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Traces of Guilt
Traces of Guilt
By Henderson, Dee
2016-05 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764218873 Check Our Catalog

A Riveting Cold-Case Mystery from Dee Henderson

Evie Blackwell loves her life as an Illinois State Police Detective . . . mostly. She's very skilled at investigations and has steadily moved up through the ranks. She would like to find Mr. Right, but she has a hard time imagining how marriage could work, considering the demands of her job.

Gabriel Thane is a lifetime
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Exiled to Siberia: A Polish Child's WWII Journey
Exiled to Siberia: A Polish Child's WWII Journey
By Hergt, Klaus
Foreword by Piotrowski, Tadeusz
2000-12 - Crescent Lake Publishing
9780970043207 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Very effectively, Klaus Hergt presents a socio-political/socio-historical picture of how and why Henryk Kireckia and his family came to suffer as they did at the hands of the Soviet system. After his explanation of the socio-historic setup, Klaus Hergt shows the wonderful life Henryk Birecki lived in Eastern Poland for 10 years. In less than 6 months Henryk Birecki …More


Private Lessons
Private Lessons
By Hill, Donna
2010-09 - Kimani Press
9780373861767 Check Our Catalog


Throwing caution to the wind, Naomi Clarke revels in her no-strings fling with Brice Lawrence. But when the Georgia professor returns home, she runs into her summer lover--in her classroom! Original.
HPL patron: Sometimes it's best not to lie.
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Secret Attraction
Secret Attraction
By Hill, Donna
2011-09 - Thorndike Press
9781410441171 Check Our Catalog



The heiress to a political dynasty, Desiree Lawson is more interested in tossing her hat in the ring than in playing the field. But when Desiree's twin decides to play matchmaker in order to find her a suitable date, the serious-minded senator's daughter has a change of heart. Spence Hampton is a charismatic Baton Rouge playboy who is famous for his amorous exploits. He's also the man
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The Bitter Season
The Bitter Season
By Hoag, Tami
2016-01 - Dutton Books
9780525954552 Check Our Catalog

Kovac and Liska take on multiple twisted cases as #1 "New York Times "bestselling author Tami Hoag explores a murder from the past, a murder from the present, and a life that was never meant to be.

As the dreary, bitter weather of late fall descends on Minneapolis, Detective Nikki Liska is restless, already bored with her new assignment to the cold case squad. She misses the rush of
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Heartbreaker
Heartbreaker
By Howard, Linda
2016-03 - Severn House Publishers
9780727885685 Check Our Catalog

"Michelle Cabot has inherited her father's Florida cattle ranch - and a mountain of debt."

To make matters worse, a huge chunk of that debt is owed to the neighbouring rancher, her nemesis John Rafferty.

Nothing shocks Rafferty more than discovering that the spoiled, pampered rich girl he once despised is painstakingly trying to run the Cabot ranch herself, working the land
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I Am Here Now: A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal
I Am Here Now: A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal
By The Mindfulness Project
2016-06 - Tarcherperigee
9780399184444 Check Our Catalog

Mindfulness is the simple and powerful practice of training your attention. It's simple in that it's just about paying attention to what's happening here and now, and powerful because it can keep you from getting lost in thoughts about the future or past, which often generate more stress on top of the real pressures of everyday life.

While learning to live in the moment, the joyful
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Great Book of Tattoo Designs: More Than 500 Body Art Designs
Great Book of Tattoo Designs: More Than 500 Body Art Designs
By Irish, Lora S.
2007-05 - Fox Chapel Publishing
9781565233324 Check Our Catalog

Presenting appealing and high-quality designs, this collection of tattoo artwork includes an extensive breadth of styles--including fantasy, Celtic, pagan, gothic, sacred, oriental, and mythical. Whether used individually, in combination, or as inspiration for original designs, this resource provides designs ideal for personal expression. From dancing dragons and Aztec Indians to fairies and …More


Last Night in Twisted River
Last Night in Twisted River
By Irving, John
2009-10 - Knopf Canada
9780307398369 Check Our Catalog

In a story spanning five decades, "Last Night in Twisted River" depicts the recent half-century in the United States as "a living replica of Coos County, where lethal hatreds were generally permitted to run their course." What further distinguishes "Last Night in Twisted River" is the author's unmistakable voice--the inimitable voice of an accomplished storyteller. …More


Partner in Crime
Partner in Crime
By Jance, J. A.
2002-08 - William Morrow & Company
9780380977307 Check Our Catalog

Two of Jance's most compelling characters come together in this suspenseful novel. When the Washington State attorney general's star witness is brutally murdered in Arizona--Sheriff Joanna Brady's turf--the AG sends his newest investigator, former homicide detective J.P. Beaumont. …More


Come Rain or Come Shine
Come Rain or Come Shine
By Karon, Jan
2015-09 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399167454 Check Our Catalog

#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Jan Karon returns with the story readers have been waiting for.

Over the course of ten Mitford novels, fans have kept a special place in their hearts for Dooley Kavanagh, first seen in "At Home in Mitford "as a barefoot, freckle-faced boy in filthy overalls.

Now, Father Tim Kavanagh's adopted son has graduated from vet school and
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Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good
Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good
By Karon, Jan
2014-09 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399167447 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Christy Awards (2015)

After five hectic years of retirement from Lord's Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from a so-called pleasure trip to the land of his Irish ancestors. …More


Empress Josephine
Empress Josephine
By Knapton, Ernest John
2013-10 - Harvard University Press
9780674188747 Check Our Catalog

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Secret Sisters
Secret Sisters
By Krentz, Jayne Ann
2015-12 - Berkley Books
9780399174483 Check Our Catalog

No one does romantic suspense better than Jayne Ann Krentz. Now, the New York Times bestselling author of "Trust No One" and "River Road" delivers a novel that twists and turns into a read that will leave you breathless.

Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters until a secret tore them apart. Now it might take them to their graves.

They knew his name, the man who
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A Study in Sable
A Study in Sable
By Lackey, Mercedes
2016-06 - Daw Books
9780756408725 Check Our Catalog

Psychic Nan Killian and Medium Sarah Lyon-White along with their clever birds, the raven Neville and the parrot Grey have been agents of Lord Alderscroft, the Elemental Fire Master known as the Wizard of London, since leaving school. Now, Lord Alderscroft assigns them another commission: to work with the famous man living at 221 Baker Street but not the one in flat B. They are to assist the man …More


Crafting with Wood Pallets: Projects for Rustic Furniture, Decor, Art, Gifts and More
Crafting with Wood Pallets: Projects for Rustic Furniture, Decor, Art, Gifts and More
By Lamb, Becky
2015-10 - Ulysses Press
9781612434889 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Fun and easy to do.
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The Waters of Eternal Youth
The Waters of Eternal Youth
By Leon, Donna
2016-03 - Atlantic Monthly Press
9780802124807 Check Our Catalog

In Donna Leon's Commissario Guido Brunetti series, the Venetian inspector has been called on to investigate many things, from shocking to petty crimes. But in "The Waters of Eternal Youth," the 25th novel in this celebrated series, Brunetti finds himself drawn into a case that may not be a case at all.

Fifteen years ago, a teenage girl fell into a canal late at night. Unable to swim,
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Willful Behavior
Willful Behavior
By Leon, Donna
2010-08 - Penguin Books
9780143117582 Check Our Catalog

Commissario Guido Brunetti dredges up dark secrets from Italy's anti-Semitic past in his captivating 11th case. …More


How to Meditate: A Guide to Self-Discovery
How to Meditate: A Guide to Self-Discovery
By LeShan, Lawrence
1999-09 - Little Brown and Company
9780316880626 Check Our Catalog

This bestselling guide is being reissued on its 25th anniversary, offering a realistic and straightforward approach to achieving inner peace, stress relief and increased self-knowledge. …More


Line of Duty
Line of Duty
By Lovelace, Merline
1996-11 - Onyx Books
9780451406712 Check Our Catalog

Air Force Lt. Colonel Brenna Duggan investigates the mysterious death of a member of her squadron in this novel of deception, passion, and betrayal. Brenna and the man's young widow begin their search for the truth--a search that will lead them deep into a violent world and to men who will kill to keep their dirty secrets. …More