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A million little things [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 19:00
by Mallery, Susan
Publisher Harlequin Audio, [2017] ©2017
8 audio discs (approximately 10 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM MAL
Summary "Zoe Saldivar is more than just single--she's ALONE. She recently broke up with her longtime boyfriend, she works from home and her best friend Jen is so obsessed with her baby that she has practically abandoned their friendship. The day Zoe accidentally traps herself in her attic with her hungry-looking cat, she realizes that it's up to her to stop living in isolation. Her seemingly empty life takes a sudden turn for the complicated--her first new friend is Jen's widowed mom, Pam. The only guy to give her butterflies in a very long time is Jen's brother. And meanwhile, Pam is being very deliberately seduced by Zoe's own smooth-as-tequila father. Pam's flustered, Jen's annoyed and Zoe is beginning to think "alone" doesn't sound so bad, after all"--

Sugar Pine trail [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 19:00
by Thayne, RaeAnne,
Publisher Harlequin Audio, [2017]
7 audio discs (8 1/4 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM THA
Summary An unlikely attraction brings comfort, joy and unforgettable romance this holiday season!

Murder in an English village : a Beryl and Edwina Mystery

New Mystery Fiction - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 19:00
by Ellicott, Jessica,
Publisher Kensington Publishing Corp., 2017.
First Kensington Harcover Edition.
294 pages : 22 cm.
Call Number M ELL
Summary As friends, the boisterous and brash American Beryl couldn't be less alike than the prim and proper British Edwina. But as sleuths in an England recovering from the Great War, they're the perfect match. 1920: Flying in the face of convention, legendary American adventuress Beryl Helliwell never fails to surprise and shock. The last thing her adoring public would expect is that she craves some peace and quiet. The humdrum hamlet of Walmsley Parva in the English countryside seems just the ticket. And, honestly, until America comes to its senses and repeals Prohibition, Beryl has no intention of returning stateside and subjecting herself to bathtub gin. For over three decades, Edwina Davenport has lived comfortably in Walmsley Parva, but the post-World War I bust has left her in dire financial straits and forced her to advertise for a lodger. When her long-lost school chum Beryl arrives on her doorstep-actually crashes into it in her red motorcar-Edwina welcomes her old friend as her new roommate. But her idyllic hometown has a hidden sinister side, and when the two friends are drawn in, they decide to set up shop as private inquiry agents, helping Edwina to make ends meet and satisfying Beryl's thirst for adventure. Now this odd couple will need to put their heads together to catch a killer-before this sleepy English village becomes their final resting place.

Easy errors : a Posadas County mystery

New Mystery Fiction - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 19:00
by Havill, Steven,
Publisher Poisoned Pen Press, 2017.
First edition.
250 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Call Number M HAV
Summary The 22nd Posadas County Mystery, is a prequel to the prequel of the series, One Perfect Shot. It explores the younger Gastner, introduces Sheriff Eduardo Salcido, and traces the development of series stalwarts. When the first Posadas County mystery, Heartshot, published in 1991, Bill Gastner was the county Undersheriff. Over time Bill became Sheriff, then retired, and Robert Torrez took over the top spot. But what were Torrez's first days as a rookie officer like? Terrible! It's 1986. Undersheriff Bill Gastner is enjoying his usual insomnia alone inside his old adobe when jolted by a horrendous noise. Dreading what he will find, he hastens to the nearby interstate exit where a violent crash has occurred. Not only is the vehicle that struck the support pillars totaled and the driver and a passenger crushed inside, a dead boy has been ejected. As the appalled Gastner recognizes the youth and swings into action, the first deputy to join him at the scene is rookie Robert Torrez, the department's newest hire. Before Gastner can head him off, Torrez sees that the boy is his spirited younger brother. And the girl crushed inside the SUV is a younger sister. The driver of the Suburban, also dead, is the assistant District Attorney's teenaged son. Two local family tragedies. A shaken couple reports that when the Suburban, careening at nearly 100 miles an hour, passed them on the interstate, activity inside hinted at its occupants' panic. Were the three dead kids running from someone-or something-rather than speeding? Further investigation reveals that a fourth teen should have been in the vehicle, but is now missing. Where had the four kids been? And why? It appears they'd lied to their parents. Following his usual meticulous procedure, Gastner traces the vehicle's path to a remote canyon with attractive caves. The discovery he makes there balloons the case and introduces possible murder. Yet with a lack of witnesses hampering Sheriff Salcido, Gastner, Torrez, and other deputies, errors working the case can too easily be made.

Nothing can possibly go wrong

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 03:59
by Shen, Prudence.
Publisher First Second Books, c2013.
1st ed.
279 p. : chiefly ill. ; 22 cm.
Call Number GN YA F SHE

Glow of death

New Mystery Fiction - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 03:59
by Cleland, Jane K.,
Publisher Minotaur Books, 2016.
First edition.
291 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number M CLE
Summary After delightedly appraising a genuine Tiffany lamp for a wealthy, Rock Point couple, Josie Prescott is dismayed when the wife is killed and she learns that both the identity of the victim and the story about the lamp were carefully constructed lies. Angry about being deceived, Josie digs for the truth, and discovers the case is far more complicated than she imagined--

Out of bounds

New Mystery Fiction - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 03:59
by McDermid, Val,
Publisher Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016.
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
421 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number M MCD
Summary "When a teenage joyrider crashes a stolen car and ends up in a coma, a routine DNA test reveals a connection to an unsolved murder from twenty-two years before. It's a cold case that should be straightforward. But it's as twisted as the DNA helix itself. Meanwhile, Karen is mired in grief and guilt after the death of her partner. She finds herself irresistibly drawn to another mystery that she has no business investigating, a mystery that has its roots in a terrorist bombing two decades ago. Karen's intuition is telling her something doesn't add up. But is she onto something? Or has she, as her boss has been anticipating, gone too far this time?"--

Boy & the world [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
by Abreu, Alê, 1971-
Publisher Universal Pictures, [2016]
1 videodisc (81 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary Cuca's cozy rural life in Brazil is shattered when his father leaves for the city. Determined to reunite his family, he embarks on a journey into civilization, where despite the harsh life and industrialized landscape, he finds that peoples' hearts continue to beat together in song.

Amour fou [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
by Hausner, Jessica
Publisher Film Movement, [2015]
1 videodisc (96 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary Forever under-appreciated and melancholy, Heinrich is a young poet in Romantic Era Berlin who determines his best way out of despair is to end it all, and he sets about finding a woman to join him in his predetermined departure. Recently diagnosed with a terminal illness, the well-off but unremarkable Henrietta, fascinated by Heinrich's controversial "The Marquise of O," finds his offer intriguing, if a bit strange.

Beloved sisters [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
by Graf, Dominik, 1952-
Publisher Music Box Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 171 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary The story of an unconventional romance between two aristocratic sisters and rebellious poet, Friedrich Schiller, who took the European literary world by storm in the late eighteenth century. As the German Enlightenment flourishes in Weimar, vibrant Caroline von Beulwitz finds herself in an unhappy marriage to provide for her mother and shy younger sister Charlotte von Lengefeld. When both sisters fall for an outspoken writer, their desire ignites a journey of shared passion and creativity.

Leviathan [DVD videorecording] = Leviafan

Foreign Films - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
by Zvi͡agint͡sev, Andreĭ, 1964-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 141 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary Kolya lives in a small fishing town near the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son Roma. The town's corrupt mayor is determined to take away his business, his house, and his land.

'71 [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
by Demange, Yann
Publisher Roadside Attractions LLC, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 99 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary A British soldier is caught behind enemy lines in Belfast 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, he must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien, and deadly landscape.

PK [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
by Hirani, Rajkumar
Publisher Reliance Home Video & Games, a division of Reliance Big Entertainment, [2015]
2 videodiscs (approximately 153 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary A stranger in the city asks questions no one has asked before. Known only by his initials, P.K.'s innocent questions and childlike curiosity will take him on a journey of love, laughter and letting-go.

Timbuktu [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
by Sissako, Abderrahmane
Publisher Cohen Media Group, [2015]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Beauty and the beast [sound recording] : original motion picture soundtrack

New Music - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
by Menken, Alan,
Publisher Walt Disney Records, [2017]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD SOU BEA

10 days in a madhouse [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:58
by Hines, Timothy,
Publisher TriCoast Studios, [2017]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA TEN
Summary It is the stunning true story of journalist Nellie Bly's now-legendary undercover stint in a mental hospital in 1887. This dramatic biopic follows a 23-year-old Bly, a fledgling and preternaturally talented news writer looking to expose rampant abuse, corruption, murder and gross mistreatment of patients at the insane asylum in a mental hospital known as Blackwell's Island. To gain access to the asylum, however, Bly must first convince the requisite authorities that she is insane.

Miss Sloane [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:58
by Madden, John, 1949-
Publisher 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (132 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary In the world of political power brokers, brilliant, ruthless Elizabeth Sloane takes on the most powerful opponent of her career and will do whatever is required to win.

Watch me disappear : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:57
by Brown, Janelle,
Publisher Spiegel & Grau, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
358 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F BRO
Summary "Billie is a beautiful Berkeley mom with a radical past--a teenage runaway from Northern California who took up with a group of environmental activists wanted by the FBI, lived dangerously, but when she meets Jonathan, a tech magazine editor and all around good guy, she settles easily into the life of an eco-conscious, stay-at-home suburban yoga mom. Their daughter Olive, under her mother's watchful gaze, becomes a lovely, introverted, slightly eccentric girl. As she reaches adolescence and needs Billie's full-time attention less, Billie throws herself into extreme sports--marathons, scuba diving, rock climbs, solo hikes. On one of these expeditions, Billie vanishes from the trail--only a hiking boot is found. The family is devastated--a year of intense mourning passes in which they await the closure that a body and a death certificate will bring. Jonathan drinks; Olive grows remote. But then she starts having waking dreams--hallucinations?--in which her very vibrant mother urges the girl to look for her, and Olive begins to believe her mother is still alive and in trouble. Jonathan believes the trauma and anxiety of losing her mother is making Olive ill, until he uncovers a secret that compels him to consider that Billie may not be dead after all and sends him on his own quest for the truth--about Billie, their marriage, and the things people do in the name of love."--

Abiding Mercy : an Amish mercies novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:57
by Reid, Ruth, 1963-
Publisher Thomas Nelson, [2017]
x, 342 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number F REI
Summary "Sixteen-year-old Faith has worked full-time in her parents' restaurant since she finished eighth grade. She loves her Amish community--and the romantic attentions of her longtime friend, Gideon. When her sister seems to be getting too friendly with Englischers, and her parents are in a buggy accident, Faith wants to escape into her dream of joining the church and getting married. But then a local newspaper runs a story about a child named Adriana who was kidnapped fifteen years earlier, and everything Faith has held true comes into question. Suddenly the community Faith has known her whole life seems unreal. Can she even trust her own family? And how will she ever find home again if she no longer belongs in the world she knows best?"--Amazon.com.

Coco [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 03:54
by Unkrich, Lee,
Publisher Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 105 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1667876.6)
Summary Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.