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Category Archives: Harper Books
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. The featured title this week is Human Remains by Elizabeth Haynes: Paperback: 464 pages Publisher: Harper Paperbacks (August 20, 2013) ISBN-10: 006227676X Source: Publisher Despite the fact she doesn’t have many friends, Annabel would […]
Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Harper; First Edition edition (June 11, 2013) ISBN-10: 0062112244 Source: Publisher In Simon Van Booy’s most recent masterpiece, he explores how characters that are seemingly unrelated are tied together, responsible for one another’s fate.The one thing that ties each of these individuals together is a seemingly insignificant act of kindness, an […]
Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: Harper (April 23, 2013) ISBN-10: 9780062105622 Source: Publisher Nineteen-year-old Maya Nidal has grown up in Berkley, living with her grandparents after being deserted by her mother and all but forgotten by her father. Her grandmother, Nidia, is a force to be reckoned with. A strongly independent woman, she rebuilt her life […]
Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Harper (March 5, 2013) ISBN-10: 0062184849 Source: Publisher Ashaunt Point, Massachusetts has been a quiet, relaxing home to generations of the Porter family. When the Army arrives in 1942 using the Point as a look-out for enemy submarines, that quiet solace is abandoned. That summer, the lives of three of the […]
Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Harper Paperbacks (March 12, 2013) ISBN-10: 0062197339 Source: Publisher Genevieve is following her dream of leaving the hectic London life, buying a houseboat to fix up and live on for the next year. She invites old friends from London as well as more recent ones to a “boat-warming” party. Genevieve loves her new home, finding […]
Mass Market Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Harper (November 27, 2012) ISBN-10: 0062133470 Source: Publisher FBI special agent Sydney Fitzpatrick, a skilled forensic artist, has been asked to sketch the composite of an individual involved in a murder. Yet when the witness is murdered just minutes after the drawing is complete, Sydney realizes that drawing is […]
Reading level: Ages 13 and up Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Balzer + Bray (September 18, 2012) ISBN-10: 0062118781 Source: Publisher Best friends Meg and Minnie have been invited to an exclusive house party on Henry Island. The two friends are looking forward to the weekend’s activities and the time spent together before Meg heads off […]
Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Harper; Reprint edition (July 10, 2012) ISBN-10: 0062206281 Source: Publisher Set in Barcelona in 1957, The Prisoner of Heaven shares the story of Daniel Sempere, his wife, Bea, and their new son. It is nearly Christmas and family friend Fermin Romero de Torres is about to be wed. One would think […]
Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Harper (May 15, 2012) ISBN-10: 0062107968 Source: Publisher Nora Cunningham is married to the youngest attorney general in Massachusetts state history. On the surface she appears to have a perfect life with two daughters, Annie and Ella. This perfect life is shattered when news of her husband’s infidelity is spread like […]