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Barbershop: The Next Cut [videorecording].

New Feature Film DVDs - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 23:55
by Cube, Ice
Publisher Warner, 2016.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY BAR
Summary It's been more than ten years since our last appointment at Calvin's Barbershop. Calvin and his longtime crew are still there, but the shop has undergone some major changes. Most noticeably, our once male-dominated sanctuary is now co-ed. The ladies bring their own flavor, drama and gossip to the shop challenging the fellas at every turn. Despite the good times and camaraderie within the shop, the surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse. "A cut above."--Hollywood Reporter "'The Next Cut' is a true love letter to Chicago, but one that doesn't ignore the hard truth about the problems the city still faces."--New York Daily News "...a funny movie, but also a serious movie, and - who knows? - maybe an important one."--San Francisco Chronicle

American character : a history of the epic struggle between individual liberty and the common good

New Nonfiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 20:53
by Woodard, Colin, 1968-
Publisher Viking, [2016]
308 pages : map ; 24 cm
Call Number 323.44 WOO
Summary "Explores the ongoing debates throughout history between the fight for individual rights and the community as a whole, from discussions that took place at the Constitutional Convention, through the Civil War, all the way up to the modern Tea Party"--NoveList.

The disappeared [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 17:53
by Sanders, Peter, 1969-
Publisher Eight Twelve Productions, c2007.
[Full screen].
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary "The Disappeared" relives the horrors of Argentina's Dirty War (1976-83) through the experience of Horacio Pietragalla (aka Cesar Castillo), a young man raised by the maid of the officer who kidnapped him after the murder of his parents by the military. The film follows Horacio as he reconstructs the cause for which his real parents gave their lives, and, through this search, reclaims his true identity. The video personalizes the tragedy that ravaged the country for seven years and exposes polarized views on state-driven terrorism in groundbreaking interviews with top officials and military figures.

Agatha Christie's Poirot. The movie collection, set 3 [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 17:53
by Suchet, David.
Publisher Distributed by Acorn Media, ©2004.
3 videodiscs (309 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Visual Materials
Summary "Sleuth superb! Three spellbinding feature-length episodes from the hit TV series seen on PBS and A&E. David Suchet stars as Agatha Christie's incomparable sleuth, who roots out evil with old-fashioned brain power and a little help from his friends. Set in the Art Deco elegance of 1930s England, each mysterious adventure is a treat for the eyes and the intellect." -- Back of container.

'Tis the season [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 14:52
by Smith, Jordan, 1993-
Publisher Republic Records, [2016]
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD CHR SMI

Fire force. 06

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:52
by Ōkubo, Atsushi,
Publisher Kodansha Comics, 2017.
199 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Call Number GN YA F OKU
Summary " Company 8 has come to Asakusa to investigate the Evangelist, but Company 7's captain suspects them of creating artificial Infernals! The White Hoods have set a trap for Company 8, inciting riots and setting the whole town ablaze. And in the midst of the chaos, a new type of Infernal rears its ugly head..."--Pg.4 of cover.

Overwatch : anthology. Volume 1

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:52
by Brooks, Robert,
Publisher Dark Horse Books, [2017].
First edition.
1 volume (unpaged) ; color illustrations ; 27 cm
Call Number GN YA F OVE
Summary "This collection of twelve short stories depicts the backstories of Overwatch's heroes"--

Twinkle stars. 3

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:52
by Takaya, Natsuki, 1973-
Publisher Yen Press, 2017.
First Yen Press edition.
378 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Call Number GN YA F TAK
Summary It's the day of the fireworks display, and Chihiro's come down with a fever! At Saki's recommendation, a worried Sakuya decides to visit him. How will he react, and what will happen when Sakuya finds out about the sorrowful past he left behind in Tokyo?

Desert remains : a Gus Parker and Alex Mills novel

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:51
by Cooper, Steven, 1961-
Publisher Seventh Street Books, an imprint of Prometheus Books, 2017.
400 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number M COO
Summary "Someone is filling the desert caves around Phoenix with bodies--a madman who, in a taunting ritual, is leaving behind a record of his crimes etched into the stone. With no leads and no suspects, Detective Alex Mills sees a case spinning out of control. City leaders want the case solved yesterday, and another detective wants to elbow Mills out of the way. As the body count rises, Mills turns to Gus Parker, an "intuitive medium" whose murky visions sometimes point to real clues. It's an unorthodox approach, but Mills is desperate. When Parker is brought to the crime scenes, he sees visions of a house on fire and a screaming child. But what does it mean? He struggles to interpret his psychic messages, knowing that the killer is one step ahead and that in this vast desert, the next murder could happen anywhere. Nor does it help that he's always been unlucky in love and now finds himself the prey of a lovelorn stalker. She is throwing him off his game. Someone will win this contest, and both Parker and Mills fear it will be the cunning, ruthless killer, who is able to use the trackless landscape as a cover for his brutal crimes"--

Hide and seek : a Detective Helen Grace thriller

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:51
by Arlidge, M. J.
Publisher Berkley, 2017.
Berkley trade paperback edition.
404 pages ; 21 cm.
Call Number F ARL
Summary "As one of HM Prison Holloway's most high-profile new inmates, Helen Grace has a target on her back and nowhere to hide. She has made a long list of enemies over the course of her career--some are incarcerated within these very walls. When one of Helen's fellow prisoners is found mutilated and murdered in her own locked cell, it's clear that the killer is someone on the inside. But time is running out for Helen as she races to expose the person who framed her, and the body count in the prison starts to climb. Helen will need to draw on all her investigative skills and instincts to catch the serial killer behind these murders and discover the truth--unless the killer finds her first"--

The trick : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:51
by Bergmann, Emanuel, 1972-
Publisher Atria Books, 2017.
First Atria books hardcover edition.
375 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F BER
Summary "Sweeping between Prague during World War II and modern day Los Angeles, this deeply moving debut follows a young Jewish man in 1934 who falls in love and joins the circus as the country descends into war. Decades later, a young boy seeks out the now cynical, elderly magician in the hopes that his spells might keep his family together. Prague, 1934: The fifteen-year-old rabbi's son Moshe Goldenhirsch marvels at the legendary circus magician known as the Half-Moon Man. Unexpectedly, he falls madly in love with the magician's delightful assistant, spurring him to run away from home to join the circus, which is slowly making its way to Germany as war looms on the horizon. Soon, he becomes a world-renowned magician known as the Great Zabbatini, even sought after by Adolf Hitler. But when Moshe is discovered to be a Jew, only his special talent can save him from perishing in a concentration camp. Los Angeles, 2007: Ten-year-old Max Cohn is convinced that magic can bring his estranged parents back together before they divorce. So one night he climbs out of his bedroom window in search of the Great Zabbatini, certain this powerful magician has the power to reunite his family"--

The last to see me : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:51
by Dressler, Mylène, 1963-
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]
First editon.
264 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F DRE
Summary "In a small logging town in northern California, young Emma Rose Finnis was born and died. Now, no one remembers her hardworking life and her grand dreams--but she remembers. She remembers everything. Emma Rose is still here, one hundred years after her death . . . and she doesn't plan on leaving. But when a determined hunter arrives with instructions to "clean" Emma Rose out of her haunt, the stately Lambry mansion, death suddenly isn't the worst fate imaginable. Emma Rose refuses to be hounded from the only place she's ever found peace, even if it means waging a war on the living . . . and the dead"--Amazon.com.

The deep dark descending

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:51
by Eskens, Allen, 1963-
Publisher Seventh Street Books, an imprint of Prometheus Books, 2017.
285 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number F ESK
Summary "Homicide Detective Max Rupert never fully accepted his wife's death, even when he believed that a reckless hit and run driver was the cause. But when he learns that in fact she was murdered, he devotes himself to hunting down her killers. Most of his life he had thought of himself as a decent man. But now he's so consumed with thoughts of retribution that he questions whether he will take that last step and enact the vengeance he longs for. On a frozen lake near the US-Canadian border, he wrestles with a decision that could change his life forever, as his hatred threatens to turn him into the kind of person he has spent a career bringing to justice"--

The miranda : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:51
by Nicholson, G. J.,
Publisher The Unnamed Press, [2017].
271 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number F NIC
Summary The Miranda is at turns a biting satire about the secrets we keep from our neighbors, and about the invisible and unceasing state of war in which most Westerners unconsciously live. -- amazon.com

The best kind of people : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:51
by Whittall, Zoe,
Publisher Ballantine Books, [2017]
First edition.
430 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F WHI
Summary The Woodburys cherish life in the affluent, bucolic suburb of Avalon Hills, Connecticut. George is a beloved science teacher at the local prep school, a hero who once thwarted a gunman, and his wife, Joan, is a hardworking ER nurse. They have brought up their children in this thriving town of wooded yards and sprawling lakes. Then one night a police car pulls up to the Woodbury home and George is charged with sexual misconduct with students from his daughters school. As he sits in prison awaiting trial and claiming innocence, Joan vaults between denial and rage as friends and neighbors turn cold. Their daughter, seventeen-year-old Sadie, is a popular high school senior who becomes a social outcast and finds refuge in an unexpected place. Her brother, Andrew, a lawyer in New York, returns home to support the family, only to confront unhappy memories from his past. A writer tries to exploit their story, while an unlikely mens rights activist group attempts to recruit Sadie for their cause.

Reign the earth

New YA Books - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 05:50
by Gaughen, A. C,
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2018.
438 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Call Number YA F GAU
Summary Having sacrificed her freedom to establish peace with a neighboring kingdom, Shalia discovers that she has the power to control earth the day she marries Calix, whose only motivation is to eliminate the Elementae.

The sleeping beauty killer [CD sound recording] : an under suspicion novel

New Books on CD - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 05:50
by Clark, Mary Higgins
Publisher Audioworks Simon & Schuster Audio, [2016]
7 audio discs (approximately 8.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M CLA
Summary Casey Carter was convicted of murdering her fiancé -- famed philanthropist Hunter Raleigh III -- fifteen years ago. And Casey claims -- has always claimed -- she's innocent. Although she was charged and served out her sentence in prison, she is still living 'under suspicion.' Her story attracts the attention of Laurie Moran and the Under Suspicion news team - it's Casey's last chance to finally clear her name, and Laurie pledges to exonerate her. An egomaniacal new boss, a relentless gossip columnist who seems to have all the dirt (and a surprising informant), and Casey's longstanding bad reputation: Laurie must face this and more to do what she believes is right, to once and for all prove Casey's innocence -- that is, if she's innocent...The Sleeping Beauty Killer will keep you guessing until the very end.

The Imam of Tawi-Tawi

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 05:50
by Hamilton, Ian, 1946-
Publisher Spiderline, 2018.
375 pages ; 21 cm.
Call Number F HAM
Summary "In the latest novel in the bestselling Ava Lee series, Ava is contracted by a senator in the Philippines to quietly investigate a college on an island province that he suspects is training terrorists. While working with a CIA agent to uncover an international plot, horrific in size and scope, Ava's judgement and morals are tested like never before."--

The Saturday Night Supper Club

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 05:50
by Laureano, Carla,
Publisher Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., [2018]
xii, 401 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number F LAU
Summary Denver chef Rachel Bishop won a James Beard Award and heads up her own fine-dining restaurant-- until she is the target of a smear campaign. Alex Kanin was highlighting the pitfalls of online criticism-- and destroyed the career of a perfect stranger. Plagued by guilt, he agrees to help rebuild Rachel's tarnished image by offering his connections and his home to host an exclusive pop-up dinner party targeted to the Saturday Night Supper Club. As they work together to make the project a success, can Rachel give up her lifelong goals without losing her identity as well?

Believe me : a memoir of love, death, and jazz chickens

New Biographies - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:49
by Izzard, Eddie,
Publisher Blue Rider Press, [2017]
348 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Call Number B IZZARD
Summary "Critically acclaimed, award-winning British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard details his childhood, his first performances on the streets of London, his ascent to worldwide success on stage and screen, and his comedy shows which have won over audiences around the world"--