Thursday, September 15, 2016

Adult Summer Reading - Week 9 - Thursday





Forgive Me
Forgive Me
By Palmer, Daniel
2016-05 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758293473 Check Our Catalog

In a heart-pounding thriller from one of the most innovative voices in contemporary suspense, a woman unravels the shocking truth about her parents, her past, and a life built upon an unthinkable lie.

AtDeRose & Associates Private Investigators in Virginia, Angie DeRose strives to find and rescue endangered runaways--work that stands in stark contrast to her own safe, idyllic
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The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
By Patrick, Phaedra
2016-05 - Mira Books
9780778319337 Check Our Catalog


"Phaedra Patrick understands the soul. Eccentric, charming, and wise The Curious Charms is not just for those who are mourning over love or the past. This book will illuminate your heart." Nina George, New York Times bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop

Don't miss this curiously charming debut In this hauntingly beautiful story of love, loneliness and self-discovery,
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1st to Die
1st to Die
By Patterson, James
2001-03 - Little Brown and Company
9780316666008 Check Our Catalog


A sizzling new thriller series by master suspense novelist Patterson features four career women--the Women's Murder Club--who track down a killer who's murdering newlyweds in San Francisco. NBC is scheduled to air a major two-part miniseries based on "1st To Die" during sweeps week in May 2001.
HPL patron: Well written from every angle. 4 women come together from …More


10th Anniversary
10th Anniversary
By Patterson, James
Author Paetro, Maxine
2011-05 - Little Brown and Company
9780316036269 Check Our Catalog

Detective Lindsay Boxer's long-awaited wedding celebration becomes a distant memory when she is called to investigate a horrendous crime: a badly injured teenage girl is left for dead, and her newborn baby is nowhere to be found. Lindsay discovers that not only is there no trace of the criminals--but that the victim may be keeping secrets as well. …More


Black Friday
Black Friday
By Patterson, James
2000-04 - Warner Books
9780446609326 Check Our Catalog


A string of #1 blockbusters from Along Came a Spider to Cat & Mouse. Now read James Patterson's BLACK FRIDAY.
The breathtaking suspense of Kiss the Girls and the authenticity of N.Y.P.D. Blue: Welcome to James Patterson's classic superthriller, BLACK FRIDAY. A courageous federal agent, a powerful and resourceful woman lawyer -- only they can possibly stop the unspeakable from …More


Four Blind Mice
Four Blind Mice
By Patterson, James
2002-11 - Hachette International
9780316147866 Check Our Catalog


Alex Cross is on his way to resign from the Police Department when his partner John Sampson shows up at his door. One of Sampson's oldest friends has been framed for murder and, worse yet, is subject to the insular laws of the U.S. Army. The evidence is strong enough to send him to the gas chamber. Cross and Sampson plunge into a case where military codes of honor conceal dark currents of …More


Rutland Place
Rutland Place
By Perry, Anne
2010-01 - Ballantine Books
9780345514035 Check Our Catalog

London's most unusual sleuthing team, Inspector Thomas Pitt and his wife, Charlotte, just cannot seem to stay away from trouble. When Charlotte learns of her mother's distress in losing a locket with a compromising picture, she has no idea that it's just the beginning of a series of bizarre events that will end in sudden death. For hidden behind the sumptuous elegance of Rutland Place, where …More


Amazing Hairstyles: From Easy to Elegant
Amazing Hairstyles: From Easy to Elegant
By Porter, Rebecca
2014-10 - Plain Sight Publishing
9781462115037 Check Our Catalog

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Reaper Man
Reaper Man
By Pratchett, Terry
2013-11 - Gollancz
9781473200111 Check Our Catalog

When the Grim Reaper begins to ponder the existential, his Discworld bosses send him off with best wishes and a well-earned gold watch. Death is now having the time of his life, but like every cutback in public service, Death's demise soon leads to chaos and unrest. The 11th novel of Pratchett's Discworld series. (August) …More


Unseen Academicals
Unseen Academicals
By Pratchett, Terence David John
Author Pratchett, Terry
2009-10 - Harper
9780061161704 Check Our Catalog


Discworld lives on. In this latest novel, Terry Pratchett delivers the trademark insight and humor readers the world over have come to expect from the purely funniest English writer since Wodehouse ("Washington Post Book World").
HPL patron: I listed to the playaway-the story is very entertaining and though the story is part of the Discworld series, you don't have to be …More


The Stash Plan: Your 21-Day Guide to Shed Weight, Feel Great, and Take Charge of Your Health
The Stash Plan: Your 21-Day Guide to Shed Weight, Feel Great, and Take Charge of Your Health
By Prepon, Laura
Author Troy, Elizabeth
2016-03 - Touchstone Books
9781501123092 Check Our Catalog

The instant New York Times bestseller

From Laura Prepon, star of Orange Is the New Black, and integrative nutritionist Elizabeth Troy comes an exciting 21-day plan combining the latest in food science with ancient dietary wisdom, to shed stubborn weight for good and achieve overall wellness.

Despite her glowing on-screen presence as the star of That
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Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy
Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy
By Datlow, Ellen
Editor Windling, Terri
2013-03 - Tor Books
9780765332264 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Locus Awards (2014)

An anthology featuring all-original tales of gaslamp fantasy from bestselling and award-winning authors. …More


Second Sight
Second Sight
By Quick, Amanda
2007-03 - Large Print Press
9781594131936 Check Our Catalog

< b>A New York Times Bestselling Author< /b>< P>While photographing artifacts collected by a highly secretive organization founded two centuries earlier by an alchemist, Venetia Milton falls for the alchemist's descendant - and her employer - Gabriel Jones. Together they will face danger and the threat of death to find a centuries-old notebook that has been stolen from the collection Venetia was …More


The Third Circle
The Third Circle
By Quick, Amanda
2008-06 - Thorndike Press
9781410404749 Check Our Catalog

When a powerful hypnotist succumbs to the charms of a talented crystal worker, both of their futures are threatened. Quick's deftly plotted Victorian London romantic thriller ("Seattle Times") is now available in a tall Premium Edition. …More


Chasing Passion: Falling for Rachel\Convincing Alex
Chasing Passion: Falling for Rachel\Convincing Alex
By Roberts, Nora
2016-02 - Silhouette Books
9780373282104 Check Our Catalog


The unforgettable Stanislaskis return in this pair of stories from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts
Falling for Rachel
Landlocked in Manhattan, rugged seaman Zack Muldoon needs a tough, no-nonsense lawyer to save his kid brother's delinquent hide. Public defender Rachel Stanislaski is not what he has in minduntil he discovers there's a lot more to the beautiful, coolheaded …More


The Obsession
The Obsession
By Roberts, Nora
2016-04 - Berkley Books
9780399175169 Check Our Catalog

The riveting new novel from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Liar."

" She stood in the deep, dark woods, breath shallow and cold prickling over her skin despite the hot, heavy air. She took a step back, then two, as the urge to run fell over her. "

Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped
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Stolen: Nightshade\Night Smoke
Stolen: Nightshade\Night Smoke
By Roberts, Nora
2016-05 - Silhouette Books
9780373282135 Check Our Catalog


Two dark and dazzling fan-favorite tales of romantic suspense from #1 New York Times bestselling author
NORA ROBERTS
Nightshade
Colt Nightshade can't believe his luck: he's been partnered on a case with the stunningly beautiful lieutenant Althea Grayson. But Grayson works strictly by the book, and she has no use for Colt's easygoing, renegade style. The case itself is demanding enough, …More


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal Edition Script): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal Edition Script): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production
By Rowling, J. K.
Author Tiffany, John
Author Thorne, Jack
2016-07 - Arthur A. Levine Books
9781338099133 Check Our Catalog

The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London's West End on July 30, 2016.
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Wigfield: The Can-Do Town That Just May Not
Wigfield: The Can-Do Town That Just May Not
By Sedaris, Amy
Author Dinello, Paul
Author Colbert, Stephen
2004-05 - Hyperion Books
9780786886968 Check Our Catalog

Now in paperback comes a hilarious, satirical look at a small town on the verge of extinction, from the comedic team behind "Strangers with Candy." 22 photos throughout. …More


The Art and Skill of Buddhist Meditation: Mindfulness, Concentration, and Insight
The Art and Skill of Buddhist Meditation: Mindfulness, Concentration, and Insight
By Shankman, Richard
2015-11 - New Harbinger Publications
9781626252936 Check Our Catalog

"The Art and Skill of Buddhist Meditation" offers a practical guide to building a strong meditation practice by unifying mindfulness, concentration, and insight into a single, integrated approach.

"Mindfulness" and "insight" clearly knowing what is happening in one's present moment experience and "concentration" the ability of the mind to remain steady and undistracted are foundational
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The Black Widow
The Black Widow
By Silva, Daniel
2016-07 - Harper
9780062320223 Check Our Catalog


Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller
Fascinating, suspenseful, and bated-breath exciting . Silva proves once again that he can rework familiar genre material and bring it to new life.

Publishers Weekly, starred review

Silva builds suspense like a symphony conductor.... A winner on all fronts.

Booklist,
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Boys in the Trees: A Memoir
Boys in the Trees: A Memoir
By Simon, Carly
2015-11 - Flatiron Books
9781250095893 Check Our Catalog


The Instant #1 "New York Times" Bestseller
A People Magazine Top Ten Book of the Year

"Intelligent and captivating. Don't miss it." - "People Magazine"

"One of the best celebrity memoirs of the year." -"The Hollywood Reporter"
Rock Star. Composer and Lyricist. Feminist Icon. Survivor.
Simon's memoir reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied …More


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
By Stevenson, Bryan
2014-10 - Spiegel & Grau
9780812994520 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
ALA Notable Books (2015), Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence (2015), Books for a Better Life (2015), Dayton Literary Peace Prize (2015), In the Margins Book Award (2015), Indies Choice Book Awards (2015), Kirkus Prize (2014), L.A. Times Book Prize (2014), New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association Award (2015)

#1"New York Times "Bestseller - Named one of the Best Books of the Year by "The New York Times The Washington Post The Boston Globe The Seattle Times Esquire Time"

Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction -Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction - Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award - Finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize - Finalist for the "Kirkus Reviews "Prize - An
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House of Mystery, Volume 4: The Beauty of Decay
House of Mystery, Volume 4: The Beauty of Decay
By Sturges, Matthew
Illustrator Andrews, Esao
Illustrator Dell'Edera, Werther
2010-07 - Vertigo
9781401227562 Check Our Catalog

A new storyline, "The Beauty of Decay," begins with this volume!

The House of Mystery has been temporarily relocated to the Space Between, where death rules and the body count continues to rise. Meanwhile, Fig, Peter and Jordan venture out into the city of ghosts to visit the long-abandoned Pathfinder's Academy where the most desperate specters wail and gnash. But the Pathfinder's
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