Friday, July 21, 2017

HPL Adult Summer Reading



Styles of Seduction
Styles of Seduction
By Thomas, Jacquelin
2013-08 - Kimani Press
9780373863211 Check Our Catalog

Manhattan's most successful, cutting-edge designer, Kyle Hamilton, has a flair for what's hot and hip in the city's competitive fashion world. And with his sensual good looks, the dedicated bachelor has his choice of any womanNexcept Zoe Sinclair, the one who got away. Original. …More


Teach Me Tonight
Teach Me Tonight
By Thomas, Jacquelin
2009-10 - Kimani Press
9780373861330 Check Our Catalog

Sorority girl Tamara Hodges has never forgotten her tutor Micah Ross. And their class reunion offers her an opportunity to make amends. But Micah's after revenge for Tamara's cruel rejection years ago--until a night of blazing passion changes everything. Original. …More


Natural Beauty with Coconut Oil: 50 Homemade Beauty Recipes Using Nature's Perfect Ingredient
Natural Beauty with Coconut Oil: 50 Homemade Beauty Recipes Using Nature's Perfect Ingredient
By Bee, Lucy
Photographer Loftus, David
2017-01 - Quadrille Publishing
9781849498944 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: I love coconut oil! Great, easy recipes were included in the book. Why pay for chemical products when we can easily make beauty products?
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Indestructible: One Man's Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWII
Indestructible: One Man's Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWII
By Bruning, John R.
2016-10 - Hachette Books
9780316339407 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Excellent. What a family ma and warrior. My kind of WWII hero.
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The Bitter Kingdom
The Bitter Kingdom
By Carson, Rae
2013-08 - Greenwillow Books
9780062026545 Check Our Catalog


In the epic conclusion to Carson's Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy, 17-year-old sorcerer-queen Elisa will travel into the unknown realm of the enemy to win back her true love, save her country, and uncover the final secrets of her destiny.
HPL patron: This series had me hooked from the very beginning till the very end. It was nearly impossible to put …More


Doctor Sleep
Doctor Sleep
By King, Stephen
2013-09 - Scribner Book Company
9781476727653 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Bram Stoker Awards (2013), Iowa High School Book Award (2016)


Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, "The Shining," in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals.
HPL patron: What happened to Danny Torrence from The Shining? Find out-great …More


Insomnia
Insomnia
By King, Stephen
2016-02 - Gallery Books
9781501144226 Check Our Catalog

Ralph's insomnia gets worse when Ed Deepneau gets out of control. Ed is obsessed with the notion that Derry is becoming the new Armageddon and that time is ticking away for the residents. An evil of unimaginable proportions has began and Ralph has the one chance to beat it. …More


Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall, and the Birth of the New Berlin
Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall, and the Birth of the New Berlin
By Hockenos, Paul
2017-05 - New Press
9781620971956 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: The author describes how the musicians and artists were decisive in finally bringing down the Berlin Wall. He gives equal credit to those in both East and West Berlin. In my view, I thought there were many factors leading to the demise of the Wall and he gives the counter-culture too much credit.
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Christmas in Alaska: Mail-Order Bride\The Snow Bride
Christmas in Alaska: Mail-Order Bride\The Snow Bride
By Macomber, Debbie
2016-10 - Mira Books
9780778319139 Check Our Catalog


TWO CHRISTMAS WEDDINGS--IN ALASKA
Gold River, Alaska, isn't your average town. After being jilted by her fiance, Caroline Myers ends up there--thanks to her matchmaking aunts, who send her on what appears to be a vacation. Not surprisingly, they have something different in mind. Something that involves spending a snowy Christmas in handsome Paul Trevor's home--as his …More


A Man's Heart
A Man's Heart
By Macomber, Debbie
2014-01 - Mira Books
9780778315872 Check Our Catalog


www.DebbieMacomber.com
There's an old saying about the way to a man's heart
Meghan O'Day and Grey Carlyle couldn't be more different. He's a sophisticated professor of literature; she's a waitress with a high-school education and a love of the classics. He returns time and again to the diner where she worksand it's not just for the coffee and pie Or even for the conversation.
No, it has …More


Powers That Be
Powers That Be
By McCaffrey, Anne
Author Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann
1994-05 - Del Rey Books
9780345387790 Check Our Catalog


Major Yanaba Maddock wasn't much good to the company anymore. With lungs practically destroyed by poison gas in a military debacle, she could barely breathe without coughing, much less do anything the least bit strenuous. But it wasn't the company's way to discard those they might still find some use for...and so they retired Yana to the icy planet Petaybee to do their spying. Strange things …More


The Blood Gospel: The Order of the Sanguines Series
The Blood Gospel: The Order of the Sanguines Series
By Rollins, James
Author Cantrell, Rebecca
2013-01 - William Morrow & Company
9780061991042 Check Our Catalog

In his first-ever collaboration, "New York Times"-bestselling author Rollins combines his skill for cutting-edge science and historical mystery with award-winning novelist Cantrell's talent for haunting suspense and sensual atmosphere in a gothic tale about an ancient order and the hunt for a miraculous book. …More


All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor
All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor
By Stratton, Donald
Author Gire, Ken
2016-11 - William Morrow & Company
9780062645357 Check Our Catalog


THE FIRST MEMOIR BY A USS ARIZONA SURVIVOR: Donald Stratton, one of the battleship's five living heroes, delivers an "epic,"* "powerful,"** and "intimate"** eyewitness account of Pearl Harbor and his unforgettable return to the fight. A TOP-TEN NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
At 8:06 a.m. on December 7, 1941, Seaman First Class Donald …More


Mother Land
Mother Land
By Theroux, Paul
2017-05 - Houghton Mifflin
9780618839322 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Sometimes funny, but 528 pages about one's mother and family. Didn't like it.
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A French Wedding
A French Wedding
By Tunnicliffe, Hannah
2017-06 - Doubleday Books
9780385541848 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: A light summer read set in France about a group of friends who met in college. The outsider and chef/baker, Juliette, had a knack for bringing everyone, everything together. The fact that I love kouign-amann, and she bakes it to perfection, endeared me to her and the story.
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The Testament
The Testament
By Lustbader, Eric Van
2006-09 - Forge
9780765314635 Check Our Catalog

Braverman Shaw--RBravoS to his friends--always knew his father had secrets. But not until Dexter Shaw dies does Bravo discover that his father belonged to a hidden sect that has guarded a lost Testament that could shake Christianity to its foundations. …More


Remembering Detroit's Olympia Stadium
Remembering Detroit's Olympia Stadium
By Wimmer, Robert
2001-12 - Arcadia Library Editions
9781531613174 Check Our Catalog

For over a half century Olympia Stadium was THE entertainment venue in Detroit. Almost every major sports and entertainment event was played there. The major tenant was the Detroit Red Wings. Most of the major touring ice shows also skated at the Olympia; great entertainers such as Elvis, the Beatles, KISS, Isaac Hayes, Alice Cooper, Lawrence Welk, John Denver, the Lone Ranger, and the …More


Spell Bound
Spell Bound
By Armstrong, Kelley
2011-07 - Dutton Books
9780525952206 Check Our Catalog

In a story that will change the shape of the Otherworld forever, "New York Times"-bestselling author Armstrong gathers Elena, Clay, Paige, Lucas, Jamie, Hope, and other beloved characters, who soon learn that the greatest threat to supernaturals just may come from within. …More


Waking the Witch
Waking the Witch
By Armstrong, Kelley
2010-07 - Dutton Books
9780525951780 Check Our Catalog

One of the most popular writers of paranormal fiction and a #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author returns with a rollicking new novel in her Otherworld series. …More


Britt-Marie Was Here
Britt-Marie Was Here
By Backman, Fredrik
2016-05 - Atria Books
9781501142536 Check Our Catalog

The bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry returns with an irresistible novel about finding love and second chances in the most unlikely of places.

Britt-Marie can't stand mess. A disorganized cutlery drawer ranks high on her list of unforgivable sins. She begins her day at 6 a.m., because only lunatics wake up later
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Ruin and Rising
Ruin and Rising
By Bardugo, Leigh
2014-06 - Henry Holt & Company
9780805094619 Check Our Catalog

The stunning conclusion to the Grisha Trilogy. The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. …More


Siege and Storm
Siege and Storm
By Bardugo, Leigh
2013-06 - Henry Holt & Company
9780805094602 Check Our Catalog

Hunted across the True Sea and haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land, all while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret, in this follow-up to the "New York Times" bestseller "Shadow and Bone." …More


Etched in Bone
Etched in Bone
By Bishop, Anne
2017-03 - Roc
9780451474490 Check Our Catalog

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Anne Bishop returns to her world of the Others, as humans struggle to survive in the shadow of shapeshifters and vampires far more powerful than themselves...



After a human uprising was brutally put down by the Elders--a primitive and lethal form of the Others--the few cities left under human control are
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The Shadow Queen
The Shadow Queen
By Bishop, Anne
2009-03 - Roc
9780451462541 Check Our Catalog

Dena Nehele is a land decimated by its past. Now, only 100 Warlord Princes stand--without a leader and without hope--in the seventh book in the Black Jewels series. …More

Upcoming Events at HPL


internetComputer Class-Intro to the Internet

10:30 am- 12:00 pm, Saturday, July 22

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-8000 or visit HPL Events starting a month in advance to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
Intro to the Internet.  Learn how to "surf the net" and find your away around cyberspace.  

OZOBOTS

SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2:00 PM

Discover these minirobots new to the library! They are small but mighty. We'll learn how to program them to do many different tasks from driving forwards to dancing. No robot experience is required!


STORYTIME!

MONDAY, JULY 24, 6:45 PM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


Summer Movie Night-"Arrival"

5:30 pm, Tuesday July 25

Come to the library to see the movie “Arrival” (A linguist tries to communicate with aliens who have suddenly arrived at various locations on Earth.)  Bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.  The movie runs 116 minutes.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, July 26

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

STORYTIME!

THURSDAY, JULY 27, 10:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


emailComputer Class-Intro to Email

10:30 am- 12:00 pm, Saturday, July 29

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-8000 or visit HPL Events starting a month in advance to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic--Email.  Learn how to set up and use an email account.

LEGOs

SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2:00 PM

Put your architect mind to the test and design your own Lego creation. You have an hour to build and then we'll vote on the best results. Winners take home a prize!


meditationMeditation Workshop

6:00 pm, Monday, July 31

Theresa Bernhardt will lead this meditation workshop.  It is open to anyone who would like to learn how to meditate.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

STORYTIME!

MONDAY, JULY 31, 6:45 PM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


THERE WILL BE NO STORYTIME DURING AUGUST


tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, August 2

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

KID'S FLEA MARKET!

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

On the Lawn of the Hackley Administration Building

 Registration is REQUIRED. Call 231-722-8014 to sign up.

Come Sell-a-brate the end of the Summer Reading Program! Here's your chance to turn your old toys, books, and games into fun and a little bit of spending money. Not sure what to sell? No worries! We suggest old books, collectibles, stuffed animals, puzzles, and hand-made crafts. We also wouldn't say no to baked goods or the traditional lemonade stand. Make sure you don't charge more than 50 cents per item! Children run their own booths (adult help is recommended) and keep what they earn. The event will move to August 4 in the event of rain. Interested sellers should bring their own tables, chairs, or beach blankets to sell from as well as money to make change.



WordComputer Class-Intro to Word

10:30 am- 12:00 pm, Saturday, August 5

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-8000 or visit HPL Events starting a month in advance to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This week's topic-Word:  Learn the basics of word processing, including opening and saving a document, entering text and making changes.  

Thursday, July 20, 2017

HPL Adult Summer Reading



Final Target
Final Target
By Gilstrap, John
2017-06 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496712691 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: I gave up after 75 pages. Cartel against kids led by CIA agents in Mexico. Story didn't make it for me.
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
By Grann, David
2017-04 - Doubleday Books
9780385534246 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Excellent book and good history. Important telling of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma being killed one at a time for their oil money. The creation of the FBI stopped this.
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Shadow of the Wolf
Shadow of the Wolf
By Hall, Tim
2015-05 - David Fickling Books
9780545816649 Check Our Catalog

Forget everything you've ever heard about Robin Hood.

Robin Loxley is seven years old when his parents disappear without a trace. Years later the great love of his life, Marian, is also taken from him. Driven by these mysteries, and this anguish, Robin follows a darkening path into the ancient heart of Sherwood Forest. What he encounters there will leave him transformed . . .

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Private Arrangements
Private Arrangements
By Jackson, Brenda
2012-01 - Kimani Press
9780373862443 Check Our Catalog

Nikki Cartwright can't believe Jonas Steele has chosen her for a high-profile marketing venture that could make her career. But when they share a kiss so intimate that their desire skyrockets, Nikki knows she must guard her heart against the seductive Phoenix playboy--as if her life depends on it. Original. …More


The Mermaid Chair
The Mermaid Chair
By Kidd, Sue Monk
2005-04 - Viking
9780670033942 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Iowa High School Book Award (2007), Quill Awards (2005)


Reviewed by BookPage

Kidd's stunning debut, "The Secret Life of Bees," spent 77 weeks on "The New York Times" bestseller list. Now, in her much-anticipated new novel, Kidd has woven a transcendent tale that will thrill her legion of fans and cement her reputation as one of the most remarkable writers at work today.

HPL …More


The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees
By Kidd, Sue Monk
2002-10 - Viking Books
9780670032372 Check Our Catalog

A stunning debut, "The Secret Life of Bees" follows a young girl who is taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters. As she enters their mesmerizing secret world of bees and honey, she discovers a place where she can find the single thing her heart longs for most. …More


Robert Ludlum's the Altman Code
Robert Ludlum's the Altman Code
By Ludlum, Robert
Author Lynds, Gayle
2003-11 - Wheeler Publishing
9781587245329 Check Our Catalog


The U.S. Navy covertly tracks a Chinese cargo ship headed for Iraq. Its rumored cargo: several tons of chemicals, enough for Iraq to build a new arsenal of biological weapons. To avoid a diplomatic nightmare, Covert-one must prove this ship is indeed carrying its deadly cargo before it can be stopped. Racing against the clock, Col. Jon Smith uncovers the truth about the ship, a truth that …More


44 Scotland Street
44 Scotland Street
By McCall Smith, Alexander
2005-06 - Anchor Books
1400079446 Check Our Catalog

Bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith brings all the warmth of his extraordinary No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency books and the Sunday Philosophy Club series to this witty novel chronicling the lives of the residents of 44 Scotland Street in Edinburgh. Originally serialized in "The Scotsman, 44 Scotland Street is already an international sensation.

When twenty-year-old Pat rents a
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Battlefield of the Mind Bible: Renew Your Mind Through the Power of God's Word
Battlefield of the Mind Bible: Renew Your Mind Through the Power of God's Word
By Meyer, Joyce
2017-01 - Faithwords
9781455595327 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: This book uses Bible verses to explain happiness and depression. She uses examples from her own life to illustrate this, but I though the book should have been shorter with less repetition.
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If I May
If I May
By Milne, A. A.
Prepared by Classics, 510
2016-01 - Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
9781523668700 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: Here are 41 essays previously published in magazines circa 1920 that show the humor and household problems of that man who brought us Winnie the Pooh. Laugh out loud funny, the problems showed a world view similar to Mark Twain. I wanted to make reprints of "A Hint for Next Christmas" to replace Christmas cards in December.
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The Husband's Secret
The Husband's Secret
By Moriarty, Liane
2013-07 - Amy Einhorn Books
9780399159343 Check Our Catalog

Australian author Moriarty, in her fifth novel (after The Hypnotist's Love Story), puts three women in an impossible situation and doesn't cut them any slack. …More


A Rising Man
A Rising Man
By Mukherjee, Abir
2017-05 - Pegasus Books
9781681774169 Check Our Catalog

The body of a senior official has been found in a filthy sewer, and a note left in his mouth warns the British to quit India, or else. Under tremendous pressure to solve the case before it erupts into increased violence on the streets, Wyndham and his two new colleagues--arrogant Inspector Digby and Sergeant Banerjee, one of the few Indians to be recruited into the new CID--embark on an …More


Murder Games
Murder Games
By Patterson, James
2017-06 - Little Brown and Company
9780316273961 Check Our Catalog



The life Dr. Dylan Reinhart saves may be his own

Dr. Dylan Reinhart wrote the book on criminal behavior. Literally--he's a renowned, bestselling Ivy League expert on the subject. When a copy of his book turns up at a gruesome murder scene--along with a threatening message from the killer--it looks like someone has been taking notes.
Elizabeth Needham is the headstrong …More


Standing Next to History: An Agent's Life Inside the Secret Service
Standing Next to History: An Agent's Life Inside the Secret Service
By Petro, Joseph
With Robinson, Jeffrey
2005-01 - Thomas Dunne Books
9780312332211 Check Our Catalog


From Rockefeller to Reagan to the Pope, one of the Secret Service's top agents offers an extraordinary account of protecting the people who made history. 16-page photo insert.
HPL patron: An agent's life guarding the Presiden and other important people while he was in the Secret Service. This book gives an inside look at the inner workings of the top …More


Ceremony in Death
Ceremony in Death
By Robb, J. D.
Author Roberts, Nora
2009-07 - Thorndike Press
9781410416346 Check Our Catalog

In a new age of criminal investigation, Lieutenant Eve Dallas is drawn into the most dangerous case of her career. Every step she takes makes her question her own beliefs of right and wrong--and brings her closer to a confrontation with humanity's most seductive form of evil. J.D. Robb is the pseudonym of bestselling author Nora Roberts. …More


Glory in Death
Glory in Death
By Robb, J. D.
Author Roberts, Nora
2009-05 - Thorndike Press
9781410415424 Check Our Catalog

Investigating the deaths of two beautiful and highly successful women, police lieutenant Eve Dallas discovers a long list of suspects, including her own lover Roarke. …More


Holiday in Death
Holiday in Death
By Robb, J. D.
1998-05 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425163719 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Rita Awards (1999)

No one likes to be alone during the holidays. For New York's most posh dating service, Personally Yours, it is the season to bring lonely hearts together. But Lt. Eve Dallas, on the trail of a ritualistic serial killer, has made a disturbing discovery: all of the victims have been traced to Personally Yours. Eve soon enters an elite world of people searching for their one true love--and one killer …More


Immortal in Death
Immortal in Death
By Robb, J. D.
1996-07 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425153789 Check Our Catalog

When a top model is murdered, police lieutenant Eve Dallas discovers that the world of high fashion thrives on an all-consuming obsession for youth and fame. One that leads from the runway to the dark underworld of New York City, where drugs can be found to fulfill any desire--for any price. J.D. Robb is the pseudonym of New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. …More


Naked in Death
Naked in Death
By Robb, J. D.
1996-06 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425148297 Check Our Catalog

As NYPD Lt. Eve Dallas races to find a serial killer, she becomes very involved with one of the suspects. Her overpowering feelings for a man she barely knows could jeopardize her investigation, her faith in herself--and her life. J.D. Robb is the pseudonym for bestselling author Nora Roberts. …More


Rapture in Death
Rapture in Death
By Robb, J. D.
1996-09 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425155189 Check Our Catalog

When the autopsies of three suspicious suicides reveal small burns on the brains of the victims, Eve's investigation turns to the provocative world of virtual reality games--where the same techniques used to create joy and desire could also prompt the mind to become the weapon of its own destruction. J.D. Robb is the pseudonym of author Nora Roberts. …More


Vengeance in Death
Vengeance in Death
By Robb, J. D.
1997-09 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425160398 Check Our Catalog

Eve is stunned by the vicious nature of a series of murders--and haunted by the cryptic riddles left for her by the killer. The crimes are clearly related, but the investigation stalls until Eve discovers a common link between the victims: her new husband, Roarke. …More


Chesapeake Blue
Chesapeake Blue
By Roberts, Nora
2013-08 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425262771 Check Our Catalog

< b>A #1 New York Times Bestseller< /b>< p>In the long-awaited conclusion to the breathtaking drama of < I>Sea Swept, Rising Tides< /I>, and < I>Inner Harbor< /I>, Nora Roberts returns to Chesapeake Bay and her beloved Quinn family for the story of Seth Quinn. Now a grown man returning from Europe as a successful painter, Seth is settling in Maryland amid the blessed chaos of …More


The Art of Exceptional Living
The Art of Exceptional Living
By Rohn, Jim
Read by Rohn, Jim
2003-03 - Simon & Schuster Audio/Nightingale-Conant
9780743529068 Check Our Catalog


Rohn's classic self-help title is finally available on CD. Here, one of the most inspiring business speakers reveals contemporary success secrets in a way that is both accessible and practical. In this presentation, listeners will learn simple strategies for doing ordinary things extraordinarily and setting one's life on a track for success. 2 CDs.
HPL patron: …More



Trajectory: Stories
Trajectory: Stories
By Russo, Richard
2017-05 - Knopf Publishing Group
9781101947722 Check Our Catalog


HPL patron: I couldn't get interested in story line-some colleges and students. Couldn't get into it.
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