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After the shot drops

New YA Books - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:03
by Ribay, Randy,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
325 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F RIB
Summary Told from alternating perspectives, Bunny takes a basketball scholarship to an elite private school to help his family, leaving behind Nasir, his best friend, in their tough Philadelphia neighborhood.

Are you sleeping

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Barber, Kathleen,
Publisher Gallery Books, 2017.
First Gallery books hardcover edition.
326 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F BAR
Summary "Serial meets Ruth Ware's In A Dark, Dark Wood in this inventive and twisty psychological thriller about a mega-hit podcast that reopens a long-closed murder case--and threatens to unravel the carefully constructed life of the victim's daughter"--

Exhibit Alexandra : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Bell, Natasha,
Publisher Crown, [2018]
First American edition.
311 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F BELL
Summary An abducted woman held against her will in a room suffers tortuous worries about her husband and children, who, in the wake of unsettling evidence, are led to believe she has been killed.

If I live

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Blackstock, Terri, 1957-
Publisher Zondervan, [2018]
331 pages ; 23 cm.
Call Number F BLA
Summary "Casey Cox is still on the run after being indicted for murder. The hunt that began with her bloody footprints escalates, and she's running out of places to hide. Her face is all over the news, and her disguises are no longer enough. It's only a matter of time before someone recognizes her. Dylan Roberts, the investigator who once hunted her, is now her only hope. Terrifying attempts on Dylan's life could force Casey out of hiding. The clock is ticking on both their lives, but exposing the real killers is more complicated than they knew. Amassing the evidence to convict their enemies draws Dylan and Casey together, but their relationship has consequences. Will one life have to be sacrificed to protect the other?"--Dust jacket.

The flight attendant : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Bohjalian, Chris, 1962-
Publisher Doubleday, [2018]
First edition.
356 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F BOH
Summary "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man - and no idea what happened. Cassandra Bowden is no stranger to hungover mornings. She's a binge drinker, her job with the airline making it easy to find adventure, and the occasional blackouts seem to be inevitable. She lives with them, and the accompanying self-loathing. When she awakes in a Dubai hotel room, she tries to piece the previous night back together, counting the minutes until she has to catch her crew shuttle to the airport. She quietly slides out of bed, careful not to aggravate her already pounding head, and looks at the man she spent the night with. She sees his dark hair. His utter stillness. And blood, a slick, still wet pool on the crisp white sheets. Afraid to call the police - she's a single woman alone in a hotel room far from home - Cassie begins to lie. She lies as she joins the other flight attendants and pilots in the van. She lies on the way to Paris as she works the first class cabin. She lies to the FBI agents in New York who meet her at the gate. Soon it's too late to come clean--or face the truth about what really happened back in Dubai. Could she have killed him? If not, who did? Set amid the captivating world of those whose lives unfold at forty thousand feet, The Flight Attendant unveils a spellbinding story of memory, of the giddy pleasures of alcohol and the devastating consequences of addiction, and of murder far from home"--

The rising sea : a novel from the NUMA files

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Cussler, Clive,
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018] ©2018
406 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number F CUS
Summary An alarming rise in the world's sea levels--much larger than could be accounted for by glacier melt--sends Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala, and the rest of the NUMA scientific team rocketing around the globe in search of answers. What they find at the bottom of the East China Sea, however, is even worse than they imagined: a diabolical plan to upset the Pacific balance of power--and in the process displace as many as a billion people. A rare alloy unlike anything else on earth, a pair of five-hundred-year-old Japanese talismans, an assassin so violent even the Yakuza has disowned him, an audacious technological breakthrough that will become a very personal nightmare for Kurt Austin - from the shark-filled waters of Asia to the high-tech streets of Tokyo to a forbidden secret island, the NUMA team must risk everything to head off the coming catastrophe.

I'll stay

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Day, Karen,
Publisher Kensington Books, [2018] ©2018
362 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number F DAY
Summary "During a spring break to Florida, a college friendship sparks a life-changing sacrifice that connects two women forever--even as it shatters their closeness"--

A dangerous game

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Graham, Heather,
Publisher Mira, [2018]
329 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F GRA
Summary Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street. Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can't stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special agent boyfriend would do--he gets the FBI involved. And asks Kieran to keep out of it. But the Finnegans have a knack for getting into trouble, and Kieran won't sit idle when a lead surfaces through her family's pub. Investigating on her own, she uncovers a dangerous group that plays fast and loose with human lives and will stop at nothing to keep their secrets--and they plan to silence Kieran before she can expose their deadly enterprise.

Speak no evil : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Iweala, Uzodinma,
Publisher Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018] ©2018
First edition.
214 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F IWE
Summary On the surface, Niru leads a charmed life. Raised by two attentive parents in Washington, D.C., he's a top student and a track star at his prestigious private high school. Bound for Harvard in the fall, his prospects are bright. But Niru has a painful secret: he is queer--an abominable sin to his conservative Nigerian parents. No one knows except Meredith, his best friend, the daughter of prominent Washington insiders--and the one person who seems not to judge him. When his father accidentally discovers Niru is gay, the fallout is brutal and swift. Coping with troubles of her own, however, Meredith finds that she has little left emotionally to offer him. As the two friends struggle to reconcile their desires against the expectations and institutions that seek to define them, they find themselves speeding toward a future more violent and senseless than they can imagine. Neither will escape unscathed.--from dust jacket.

The listener

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by McCammon, Robert.
Publisher Cemetery Dance Publications, 2018.
First edition.
332 pages ; 23 cm.
Call Number F MCC
Summary 1934. Businesses went under by the hundreds, debt and foreclosures boomed, and breadlines grew in many American cities. In the midst of this misery, some folks explored unscrupulous ways to make money. Angel-faced John Partlow and carnival huckster Ginger LaFrance are among the worst of this lot. Joining together they leave their small time confidence scams behind to attempt an elaborate kidnapping-for-ransom scheme in New Orleans. In a different part of town, Curtis Mayhew, a young black man who works as a redcap for the Union Railroad Station, has a reputation for mending quarrels and misunderstandings among his friends. What those friends don't know is that Curtis has a special talent for listening... and he can sometimes hear things that aren't spoken aloud. One day, Curtis Mayhew's special talent allows him to overhear a child's cry for help, which draws him into the dangerous world of Partlow and LaFrance.

Undiscovered country : a novel inspired by the lives of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by McNees, Kelly O'Connor,
Publisher Pegasus Books, [2018]
284 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F MCN
Summary In 1932, New York City, top reporter Lorena "Hick" Hickok starts each day with a front page byline--and finishes it swigging bourbon and planning her next big scoop. But an assignment to cover FDR's campaign--and write a feature on his wife, Eleanor--turns Hick's hard-won independent life on its ear. Soon her work, and the secret entanglement with the new first lady, will take her from New York and Washington to Scotts Run, West Virginia, where impoverished coal miners' families wait in fear that the New Deal's promised hope will pass them by. Together, Eleanor and Hick imagine how the new town of Arthurdale could change the fate of hundreds of lives. But doing what is right does not come cheap, and Hick will pay in ways she never could have imagined. Undiscovered Country artfully mixes fact and fiction to portray the intense relationship between this unlikely pair. Inspired by the historical record, including the more than three thousand letters Hick and Eleanor exchanged over a span of thirty years, McNees tells this story through Hick's tough, tender, and unforgettable voice. A remarkable portrait of Depression-era America, this novel tells the poignant story of how a love that was forced to remain hidden nevertheless changed history.

The beauty

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Whiteley, Aliya, 1974-
Publisher Titan Books, 2018.
First Titan edition.
197 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F WHI
Summary Somewhere away from the cities and towns, in the Valley of the Rocks, a society of men and boys gather around the fire each night to listen to their history recounted by Nate, the storyteller. Requested most often by the group is the tale of the death of all women.

Buddy [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 03/10/2018 - 15:54
by Tyldum, Morten.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Pub., [2003]
1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary Kristoffer's love life is on the rocks. But what can you expect from a guy who likes to videotape himself and his friends pulling outrageous stunts? So when Kristoffer's video diary winds up at a popular TV show, it's not just his love life that turns upside down. A vibrant young cast explores the true meaning of friendship and love in a heart-warming story about hijinks, crazy roommates and reality television.

Man overboard [CD sound recording] : an Ali Reynolds novel

New Books on CD - Sat, 03/10/2018 - 03:53
by Jance, Judith A.,
Publisher Audioworks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, [2017]
9 audio discs (approximately 10 hrs., 30 min.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M JAN
Summary "Cybersecurity expert Roger McGeary finally has his life back on track after years of struggling with depression. But when he falls from the balcony of his suite on an all-expenses-paid cruise, the police quickly dismiss it as "death by misadventure," a vague phrase leaving much to interpretation. Unsatisfied, Roger's tough-as-nails aunt, Julia Miller, is determined to find answers and closure. By contacting Roger's childhood friend Stuart Ramey to help her solve the mystery of his fate, Julia unwittingly sets up a collision course with a serial killer. Stuart, his sidekick Cami Lee, and journalist turned amateur sleuth Ali Reynolds put the full resources of cutting edge online security firm High Noon Enterprises into learning the truth about Roger's death. With Cami on the high seas investigating the ship from which Roger disappeared, Stuart stays tied to his computer, locked in a battle of wits and technology against an unusually twisted adversary. Aided by Frigg, an artificial intelligence companion of his own creation, the killer targets victims who have lost parents to suicide and attempts to drive them to the same tragic end. When the heartless killer and his cyber accomplice set their sights on Stuart, High Noon must race against time to save him and countless others"--

Hidden figures [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sat, 03/10/2018 - 00:53
by Melfi, Theodore,
Publisher Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 127 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA HID
Summary As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.

Lion [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sat, 03/10/2018 - 00:53
by Davis, Garth (Director),
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 118 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA LIO
Summary Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.

Walking with the enemy [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sat, 03/10/2018 - 00:53
by Schmidt, Mark,
Publisher 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION WAL
Summary Based on a true story, it is an unforgettable film of love, courage and sacrifice. During the final months of World War II in Hungary, a young man sets out to find his displaced family by using a stolen Nazi uniform to pose as an officer. On a journey filled with suspense and danger, he undertakes extraordinary measures to save his family and thousands of lives from the enemy.

Black Panther. Book 4, Avengers of the New World, part one

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 09:52
by Coates, Ta-Nehisi,
Publisher Marvel Comics [2017] ©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Call Number GN YA F BLA
Summary Where next for the Black Panther? Long ago - before Black Panthers, before Wakanda, before time itself - there were only the Orishas! The pantheon of gods and goddesses from which the world as we know it was manifested: Thoth. Pt ah. Mujaji. Kokou. And Bast, the Panther Goddess. But now, when Wakanda faces turmoil they are silent. Where have all the gods of Wakanda gone? T'Challa means to find out...

UQ holder! Vol. 12

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 09:52
by Akamatsu, Ken.
Publisher Kodansha Comics, an imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, Ltd., [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Call Number GN YA F AKA

Wonder Woman. Vol. 4, Godwatch

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 09:52
by Rucka, Greg,
Publisher DC Comics, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Call Number GN YA F WON
Summary "Princess Diana--Wonder Woman--is a hero to the world. But there are those who see her very differently. And one of those, Veronica Cale, the leader of the all-powerful Godwatch, will stop at nothing to use Diana to get what she wants: revenge on the gods themselves! As the story unfolds from year to year, bridging the gap between the YEAR ONE story to present day, Wonder Woman faces off against not just scheming Cale, but also the powerful witch Circe and her own former friend Barbara Ann Minerva, now known as the Cheetah!"--