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New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Patterson, James, 1947-
Publisher Little, Brown and Company, 2015
First Edition.
368, 13 pages ; 25 cm.
Call Number F PAT
Summary "New Yorkers aren't easily intimidated, but someone is doing their best to scare them, badly: why? After two inexplicable high-tech attacks, the city that never sleeps is on edge. Detective Michael Bennett, along with his old pal, the FBI's Emily Parker, have to catch the shadowy criminals who claim responsibility--but they're as good at concealing their identities as they are at wreaking havoc. In the wake of a shocking assassination, Bennett begins to suspect that these mysterious events are just the prelude to the biggest threat of all. Soon he's racing against the clock, and against the most destructive enemy he's faced yet, to save his beloved city--before everyone's worst nightmare becomes a reality"--

Sideswiped : an Off the Map novel

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Riley, Lia,
Publisher Forever, 2015. ©2014
First trade paperback edition.
x, 299 pages ; 21 cm.
Call Number F RIL
Summary After a summer romance with Australian Bran Lockhart, Talia Stolfi decides to leave California and visit him in Australia, while Bran is determined to do everything he can to convince her to stay permanently.

You were there before my eyes : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Riva, Maria
Publisher Pegasus Books, 2017. ©2017
First Pegasus Books edition.
420 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F RIV
Summary Sweeping and panoramic, You Were There Before My Eyes is the epic and intimate story of a young woman who chafes at the stifling routine and tradition of her small, turn-of-the-century Italian village. When an opportunity presents itself for her to emigrate to America, her hunger for escape compels her to leave everything behind for the gleaming promises that await her and her young husband in Mr. Ford's factories. Determine to survive, and perhaps even thrive, young Jane finds herself navigating not just a new language and country, but a world poised upon the edge of economic and social revolution--and war. As Jane searches for inner fulfillment while building a young family, the tide of history ebbs and flows. From the chaos of Ellis Island to the melting pot of industrial Detroit, You Were There Before My Eyes spills over with colorful characters and vivid period details. Maria Riva paints an authentic portrait of immigrant America and poignantly captures the ever evolving nature of the American dream--From Amazon.com

The outsiders

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Seymour, Gerald,
Publisher Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2015.
First U.S. edition.
390 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F SEY
Summary "MI5 officer Winnie Monks has never forgotten--or forgiven--the death of a young agent on her team at the hands of a former Russian Army major turned gangster. Now, ten years later, she learns that the Major is travelling to a villa on the popular Spanish holiday destination Costa del Sol, and she asks permission to send in a surveillance unit. They find an empty property near the Major's: the Villa Paraiso. It's perfect to spy from--and as a base for Winnie's darker, less official, plans. But it turns out the villa isn't deserted"--

The silent land

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Spencer, Sally,
Publisher Severn House, 2016.
First USA edition.
312 pages ; 23 cm.
Call Number F SPE
Summary Spanning 80 tumultuous years, the incredible story of a peasant girl who became the Red Princess of the Russian Revolution. Anna Mayakovsky is now a penniless old woman living in London, but no one can take away the vivid memories of her past: the Count who lifted her out of poverty; the Count?s son, Misha, whose baby she bore; Paul, the ruthless factory owner who became her lover and her deadliest enemy; Sasha, the tough but gentle peasant who converted her to revolution. And her aristocratic husband whom she adored, but could never love as completely as a woman should love her man.

All days are night

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Stamm, Peter, 1963-
Publisher Other Press, 2014.
185 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F STA
Summary "All Days are Night is the story of Gillian, a successful and beautiful TV host, content with her marriage to Matthias, even if she feels restless at times. One night following an argument, the couple has a terrible car accident: Matthias, who is drunk, hits a deer on the wet road and dies in the crash. Gillian wakes up in the hospital completely disfigured. Only slowly, after many twists and turns, does she put her life back together, and reconnects with a love interest from the past who becomes a possible future, or so it seems."--from cover, page [2].

Past perfect : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Steel, Danielle,
Publisher Delacorte Press, [2017]
First edition.
282 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F STE
Summary What's so perfect about the past for Sybil and Blake Gregory, a successful Manhattan couple with three children who land in San Francisco when Blake impulsively accepts the job of a lifetime as CEO of a start-up? The family moves into a grand, surprisingly affordable Pacific Heights mansion and soon meets the affable Butterfield family, who lived there a century ago. Of course the Butterfields are ghosts, and only the Gregorys can see them, but that doesn't keep the two families from leading a charmed life together.

The verdict

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Stone, Nick, 1966-
Publisher Pegasus Crime, 2015.
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
499 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F STO
Summary Taking a high-profile murder case that may make his career, Terry Flynt is forced to confront secrets from the past when he discovers that his millionaire client, who is a former friend, brutally betrayed him years earlier.

Sign Wave

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Vachss, Andrew H.
Publisher Pantheon Books, [2015]
First edition.
253 pages ; 25 cm.
Call Number F VAC
Summary When a calculating predator threatens his loved ones, mercenary soldier Dell attempts to track down a killer who possesses an uncanny talent for disguise.

Dark side of the moon

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Wood, Les (Writer of fiction and poetry),
Publisher Freight Books, [2016]. ©2016
317 pages ; 20 cm
Call Number M WOO
Summary Boddice, a crime lord looking over his shoulder for good reason, has assembled an unlikely band of misfit crooks. Their job is to steal a famous diamond worth millions, known as The Dark Side of the Moon. Despite the odds, the crew's self-serving squabbles and their natural incompetence, the plan progresses. As events build to an explosive climax no one really knows who is playing who. Full of twists and turns and laugh-out-loud moments, this is a hugely enjoyable romp from entirely the criminal's point-of-view, with not a single cop in sight.

Abracadabra : a novel

New Mystery Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:12
by Kranes, David,
Publisher University of Nevada Press, [2018]
241 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F KRA

Sing [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 08:12
by Jennings, Garth,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Special edition.
1 videodisc (108 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY SIN
Summary Sing stars Buster Moon, an eternally optimistic koala who puts on the world's greatest singing competition to save his crumbling theater; Rosita, an overworked and underappreciated mother of 25 piglets desperate to unleash her inner diva; Ash, a punk rock porcupine with a beautiful voice behind her prickly exterior; and Johnny, a young gangster gorilla looking to break free of his family's felonies. Sing is the musical comedy event of the year!

Nitro Mountain

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 08:12
by Johnson, Lee Clay,
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
First edition.
207 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F JOH
Summary "Set in a bitterly benighted, mine-polluted corner of Virginia, Nitro Mountain follows a group of people bound together by alcohol, small-time crime and music. There's Leon, a hapless bass player who can embroil himself in trouble just by getting out of bed in the morning. And his would-be girlfriend, Jennifer, who's living with Arnett, the town's most dangerous thug-- and hoping Leon will help her poison him. And there's Arnett himself, a psychopath for the ages-- albeit so charming and deranged, so strikingly authentic, that he arrests the reader's attention at first sight and holds it fast. His mirror image, a singer-songwriter named Jones, has his own moral issues, though at least he's trying to be a good man. The bright if battered soul who pulls us through this story is Jennifer, a vulnerable yet strong woman struggling heroically to survive the endemic hopelessness and violence that have surrounded her since birth"--Dust jacket flap.

One-punch man. 13

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 05:12
by ONE, 1986-
Publisher VIZ Media, LLC, [2018]
Shonen Jump manga edition.
176 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm.
Call Number GN YA F ONE
Summary Life gets pretty boring when you can beat the snot out of any villain with just one punch. Nothing about Saitama passes the eyeball test when it comes to superheroes, from his lifeless expression to his bald head to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking guy has a not-so-average problem--he just can't seem to find an opponent strong enough to take on! Class-A heroes struggle in their fight against the giant monster Multieyed Octopus. Wait, is that Class-S hero Flashy Flash joining the fight?! Unfazed, the Monster Association continues ramping up its attacks, but its goal remains a mystery. Meanwhile, the martial arts tournament reaches the semifinals!.


New YA Books - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 05:12
by Turtschaninoff, Maria, 1977-
Publisher Amulet Books, 2018.
375 pages ; 23 cm.
Call Number YA F TUR
Summary Told in alternating points of view, Kabira, Garai, and the other First Sisters share a history of years of sexual violence, oppression, and exploitation at the hands of the vizier Iskan, whose dark powers originate from his control of the sacred spring at his palace at Ohaddin, before the women are able to escape and establish the female haven of Red Abbey on the island of Menos.

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (DVD) [videorecording].

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 05:12
Publisher Shout Factory, 2018.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 76 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1667471.1)
Summary Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, teenager Dinky and her friends hatch a dangerous plan to escape in the hope of finding a better life. Meanwhile, her old friend Birdboy has shut himself off from the world, pursued by the police and haunted by demon tormentors. But unbeknownst to anyone, he contains a secret inside him that could change the world forever. Based on his own graphic novel, a darkly comic, mind-bending fantasy.

Inner Beauty (DVD) [videorecording].

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 05:12
by Taylor, Kristi
Publisher Maverick Entertainment Group, 2018.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1668596.1)
Summary Claire, who has been dealing with self-esteem issues since childhoodand an ongoing battle with obesity, meets a man who tells her she is beautiful inside and out and that greater beauty comes from within.

American Utopia (CD) [sound recording]

New Music - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 05:12
by Byrne, David.
Publisher Nonesuch, 2018.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Summary Over the last year, David Byrne has been collecting stories and items that all either embody or identify examples of things that inspire optimism. It recognizes the darkness and complexity of today while showcasing alternatives to despair.

Both Sides of the Sky [sound recording]

New Music - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 05:12
by Hendrix, Jimi.
Publisher Sony Music, 2018.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Summary Jimi Hendrix's mastery of studio technology is put on display with the final installment in the trilogy of releases that opened up the archives. Ten of the thirteen tracks featured here have never been released.

Tearing at the Seams (CD) [sound recording]

New Music - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 05:12
by Rateliff, Nathaniel.
Publisher Stax, 2018.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number XX(1667623.1)
Summary Includes the songs Shoe Boot; A Little Honey; Babe I know; and more.