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Sleeper

New YA Books - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:51
by Cadenhead, MacKenzie,
Publisher Sourcebooks Fire, [2017]
264 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number YA F CAD
Summary A sleep disorder causes Sarah to act out her dreams, including nearly killing the school's "queen bee," but when she and new friend Wes try an experimental drug cure, they discover they can now control other dreamers.

Brave deeds : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:51
by Abrams, David, 1963-
Publisher Black Cat, 2017.
First American paperback edition.
256 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number F ABR
Summary "From Fobbit author David Abrams, Brave Deeds is a powerful novel of war, brotherhood, and America. Spanning eight hours, the novel follows a squad of six AWOL soldiers as they attempt to cross war-torn Baghdad on foot to attend the funeral of their leader, Staff Sergeant Rafe Morgan. In an inhospitable landscape, these men recall the most ancient of warriors while portraying a cross section of twenty-first century America--sometimes strong, sometimes weak, but subject to the same human flaws as all of us. Drew is reliable in the field, but unfaithful at home. Cheever, overweight and whining, is a friend to no one--least of all, himself. Specialist Olijandro, or O, is distracted by dangerous romantic thoughts of his ex-wife. Fish's propensity for violence is what drew him to the military and could be a catalyst for the day's events. Park is the quiet one, but his quick thinking may make him the day's hero. And platoon commander Dmitri "Arrow" Arogapoulos, is stalwart, yet troubled with questions about his own identity and sexuality. As the six march across Baghdad, their complicated histories, hopes, and fears are told in a chorus of voices that merge into a powerful portrait of the modern war zone and the deepest concerns of us all, military and civilian alike. Moving, thoughtful, funny, and smart, Brave Deeds is a gripping story of combat and of brotherhood, and an important addition to the oeuvre of contemporary war fiction"--

Let the dead speak

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:51
by Casey, Jane (Jane E.)
Publisher Minotaur Books, 2017.
First U.S. edition.
342 pages ; 25 cm.
Books
Call Number M CAS
Summary "When eighteen-year-old Chloe Emery returns to her West London home she finds her mother missing, the house covered in blood. Everything points to murder, except for one thing: there's no sign of the body. London detective Maeve Kerrigan and the homicide team turn their attention to the neighbours. The ultra-religious Norrises are acting suspiciously; their teenage daughter and Chloe Emery definitely have something to hide. Then there's William Turner, once accused of stabbing a schoolmate and the neighborhood's favorite criminal. Is he merely a scapegoat, or is there more behind the charismatic façade? As a body fails to materialize, Maeve must piece together a patchwork of testimonies and accusations. Who is lying, and who is not? And soon Maeve starts to realize that not only will the answer lead to Kate Emery, but more lives may hang in the balance. With Let the Dead Speak, Jane Casey returns with another taut, richly drawn novel that will grip readers from the opening pages to the stunning conclusion"--

A killer harvest : a thriller

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:51
by Cleave, Paul, 1974-
Publisher Atria Books, 2017.
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
386 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number M CLE
Summary A blind teenager receives a corneal donation and begins to see and feel memories from their previous owner, a homicide detective who was also his father.

Deadfall

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:51
by Fairstein, Linda A.,
Publisher Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017] ©2017
385 pages : map ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number M FAI
Summary Hunting a killer within New York's urban jungle becomes the biggest case of Alexandra Cooper's career in New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein's latest unputdownable thriller. A wild heart beats within New York City. Amid concrete and skyscrapers, the Wildlife Conservation Society works to preserve and protect the animal kingdom both within and beyond the borders of the five boroughs. But dangerous creatures don't always have claws and fangs, as Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper and NYPD detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace know all too well. Predators lurk close to home, and in the aftermath of the shocking drive-by murder of an important city employee--someone Alex has worked with for years--the trio must discover who the bigger snake is: the killer or the victim. Investigations into the death provide more questions than answers, as a tangled mess of secrets slowly comes to light. From bribes to secret societies, from big-game hunting to the illegal animal trade, from New York City zoos to behind closed doors in government buildings, Alex will have her work cut out for her if she wants to uncover the truth--and uphold the integrity of the office she has so proudly served--

Class mom : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:51
by Gelman, Laurie,
Publisher Henry Holt and Company, 2017.
First edition.
290 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F GEL
Summary "Jen Dixon is not your typical Kansas City kindergarten class mom-or mom in general. Jen already has two college-age daughters by two different (probably) musicians, and it's her second time around the class mom block with five-year-old Max, this time with a husband and father by her side. Though her best friend and PTA President sees her as the "wisest" candidate for the job (or oldest), not all of the other parents agree. From recording parents' response times to her emails about helping in the classroom, to requesting contributions of "special" brownies for curriculum night, not all of Jen's methods win approval from the other moms. Throw in an old flame from Jen's past, a hyper-sensitive "allergy mom," a surprisingly sexy kindergarten teacher, and an impossible-to-please Real Housewife-wannabe, causing problems at every turn, and the job really becomes much more than she signed up for"--Provided by Publisher.

The grip of it

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:51
by Jemc, Jac, 1983-
Publisher Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2017.
First edition.
276 pages ; 19 cm
Books
Call Number F JEM
Summary "A chilling literary horror novel about a young couple who purchase and live in a haunted house"--

Holding : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:51
by Norton, Graham, 1963-
Publisher Atria Books, 2017.
First American hardcover edition.
264 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number F NOR
Summary "The remote Irish village of Duneen has known little drama but when human remains are discovered on an old farm, suspected to be that of Tommy Burke--a former lover of two different inhabitants--the village's dark past begins to unravel. As the frustrated sergeant PJ Collins struggles to solve a genuine case for the first time in his life, he unearths a community's worth of anger and resentments, secrets and regret"--

Mrs. Fletcher : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:51
by Perrotta, Tom, 1961-
Publisher Scribner, 2017.
First Scribner hardcover edition.
309 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number F PER
Summary "From one of the most popular and bestselling authors of our time, a penetrating and hilarious new novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America's culture wars. Eve Fletcher is trying to figure out what comes next. A forty-six-year-old divorcee whose beloved only child has just left for college, Eve is struggling to adjust to her empty nest when one night her phone lights up with a text message. Sent from an anonymous number, the mysterious sender tells Eve, "U R my MILF!" Over the months that follow, that message comes to obsess Eve. While leading her all-too-placid life--serving as Executive Director of the local senior center by day and taking a community college course on Gender and Society at night--Eve can't curtail her own interest in a porn website called MILFateria.com, which features the erotic exploits of ordinary, middle-aged women like herself. Before long, Eve's online fixations begin to spill over into real life, revealing new romantic possibilities that threaten to upend her quiet suburban existence. Meanwhile, miles away at the state college, Eve's son Brendan--a jock and aspiring frat boy--discovers that his new campus isn't nearly as welcoming to his hard-partying lifestyle as he had imagined. Only a few weeks into his freshman year, Brendan is floundering in a college environment that challenges his white-dude privilege and shames him for his outmoded, chauvinistic ideas of sex. As the New England autumn turns cold, both mother and son find themselves enmeshed in morally fraught situations that come to a head on one fateful November night. Sharp, witty, and provocative, Mrs. Fletcher is a timeless examination of sexuality, identity, parenthood, and the big clarifying mistakes people can make when they're no longer sure of who they are or where they belong"--

Fairy tail. 61

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:51
by Mashima, Hiro, 1977-
Publisher Kodansha Comics, [2017]
187 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Books
Call Number GN YA F MAS
Summary As the most powerful wizards of Fairy Tail face off against the remaining members of The Twelve, their hearts, relationships, and skills will be put to the test. The battle between Erza and Irene reaches an emotional conclusion, Gray shows how far he's willing to go to save his dearest friends, and the love of a father sparks a shocking revelation from August. As Natsu and Zere's showdown approaches, both enemies and friends must ask themselves who their true family is!--Amazon.

Gotham Academy second semester. Volume 1, Welcome back

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:51
by Fletcher, Brenden,
Publisher DC Comics, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Books
Call Number GN YA F GOT
Summary "It's the second semester at Gotham Academy, and everything is back to normal. Of course, "normal" for Gotham's top prep school would be considered uncontrollable weirdness anywhere else! First, a bunch of students start walking out of their extracurricular activities with no explanation and signing up for a strange new society--Witch Club! Then, a stolen map of the Academy puts the students on a trail of ancient symbols and hidden chambers. There's plenty for the Detective Club to investigate--but Olive Silverlock is distracted by her new rebel roommate, Amy. Is Maps Mizoguchi right to be suspicious of a bad influence, or just jealous that she's losing her best friend? Plus, Detective Club is joined by the world's greatest detective--Batman!"--Page [4] of cover.

UQ Holder! Volume 11

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:51
by Akamatsu, Ken.
Publisher Kodansha Comics, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Books
Call Number GN YA F AKA
Summary THE CHOSEN PATH After being given permission from Yukihime to leave Senkyōkan, Tōta heads off to participate in the Mahora Martial Arts Tournament. But before the tournament even begins, Tōta receives word that his grandfather has been seen, and vows to rescue him. However, Tōta soon realizes that the situation is even graver than he anticipated, and when Fate offers him a proposition, he is left with a choice. Should he side with Fate to save his grandfather, or with Yukihime, who wants to kill him? Or, is there a third option...' The new sci-fi fantasy epic from the creator of Negima! continues!

Everything now [sound recording]

New Music - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
by Arcade Fire (Musical group)
Publisher EMI Music, [2017]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP ARC

Paranormal [sound recording]

New Music - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
by Cooper, Alice, 1948-
Publisher ear Music, [2017]
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP COO

Paradise valley [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
by Box, C. J.,
Publisher Macmillan Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (10 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F BOX
Summary As Cassie closes in on the serial killer she's been hunting for years, the troubled teen she's taken under her wing goes missing. Cassie must take down a killer who is as ruthless as he is cunning. But can she do it alone, without losing her own humanity or her own life?

Defiance : the extraordinary life of Lady Anne Barnard

New Biographies - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
by Taylor, Stephen, 1948-
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company, 2017.
First American edition.
x, 388 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number B BARNARD

A killer harvest : a thriller

New Mystery Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
by Cleave, Paul, 1974-
Publisher Atria Books, 2017.
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
386 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number M CLE
Summary A blind teenager receives a corneal donation and begins to see and feel memories from their previous owner, a homicide detective who was also his father.

Every day above ground : a Van Shaw novel

New Mystery Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
by Hamilton, Glen Erik,
Publisher William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
First edition.
368 pages ; 24 cm.
Books
Call Number M HAM
Summary Searching for a fortune in hidden gold revealed to him by a terminally ill ex-con, Van Shaw is compelled to rescue the man's innocent daughter from a mysterious predator with ties to an illegal bare-knuckle fighting ring and darker underworld operations.

Crime scene : a novel

New Mystery Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
by Kellerman, Jonathan,
Publisher Ballantine Books, [2017]
First edition.
381 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number M KEL
Summary "Eccentric, reclusive Walter Rennert lies cold at the bottom of his stairs. At first glance the scene looks straightforward: a once-respected psychology professor, done in by booze and a bad heart. But his daughter Tatiana insists that her father has been murdered, and she persuades Clay to take a closer look at the grim facts of Rennert's life" -- Page [4] of cover.

Yesterday

New Mystery Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
by Yap, Felicia,
Publisher Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
First edition.
394 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number M YAP
Summary "How do you solve a murder when you can only remember yesterday? Imagine a world in which classes are divided not by wealth or religion but by how much each group can remember. Monos, the majority, have only one day's worth of memory; elite Duos have two. In this stratified society, where Monos are excluded from holding high office and demanding jobs, Claire and Mark are a rare mixed marriage. Clare is a conscientious Mono housewife, Mark a novelist-turned-politician Duo on the rise. They are a shining example of a new vision of tolerance and equality--until... A beautiful woman is found dead, her body dumped in England's River Cam. The woman is Mark's mistress, and he is the prime suspect in her murder. The detective investigating the case has secrets of his own. So did the victim. And when both the investigator's and the suspect's memories are constantly erased--how can anyone learn the truth? Told from four different perspectives, that of Mark, Claire, the detective on the case, and the victim--Felicia Yap's staggeringly inventive debut leads us on a race against an ever-resetting clock to find the killer"--

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