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Scream [sound recording]

New Music - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 09:26
by Jackson, Michael, 1958-2009
Publisher Legacy, [2017] ℗2017
1 audio disc (1:09:18) : CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP JAC
Summary "This album celebrates the king of pop, Michael Jackson, and his love for the Halloween season"--From container insert.

Her last day : a Jessie Cole thriller

New Mystery Fiction - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 09:26
by Ragan, Theresa,
Publisher Thomas & Mercer [2017]
305 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number M RAG
Summary Ten years ago, PI Jessie Cole and reporter Ben Morrison each suffered a tragedy that changed their lives--and now these two strangers are about to share a nightmare. For Jessie, who makes her living finding missing persons, no case has consumed her more than the disappearance of her younger sister, Sophie. But left alone to raise Sophie's daughter, she realizes that solving the case has become an unhealthy obsession. For Ben, a horrific car accident resulted in scars both physical and emotional--and amnesia that has made his life a mystery. But curiously, out of his shattered memories, there's one person he recognizes without a doubt: Jessie's sister. He just doesn't know why. Yet. But Sophie isn't the only phantom drawing Jessie and Ben together. An elusive serial murderer known as the Heartless Killer has reemerged from the shadows. His next move will cut even deeper into Jessie's worst fears. And for Ben, what happens this time is going to be unforgettable.

Behind the scenes!!. 05

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:26
by Hatori, Bisco,
Publisher VIZ Media, 2018.
Shojo beat edition.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Call Number GN YA F HAT
Summary Ranmaru Kurisu comes from a family of hardy, rough-and-tumble fisherfolk and he sticks out at home like a delicate, artistic sore thumb. It s given him a raging inferiority complex and a permanently pessimistic outlook. Now that he's in college, he's hoping to find a sense of belonging. But after a whole life of being left out, does he even know how to fit in?!

Food wars!. 22

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:26
by Tsukuda, Yuto, 1989-
Publisher VIZ Media, LLC, 2018.
Shonen Jump manga edition.
1 volume : chiefly black and white illustrations ; 20 cm.
Call Number GN YA F TSU
Summary Soma Yukihira s old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father s culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school! Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And can he convince the beautiful, domineering heiress of the school that he belongs there at all?!

Re:ZERO : starting life in another world. 2, Chapter 3: truth of zero

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:26
by Nagatsuki, Tappei, 1987-
Publisher Yen Press, 2018.
Forst Yen Press edition: January 2018
156 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Call Number GN YA F NAG
Summary "Subaru continues to support Emilia in her campaign to become the new Queen of Lugunica. But another candidate shows up, and it's the last person Subaru expected!" --

Man of the woods

New Music - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:26
by Timberlake, Justin, 1981-
Publisher RCA, [2018] ℗2018
1 audio disc (1 hr., 5 sec., 54 sec.) : CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD 781.64 TIM

Full battle rattle : my story as the longest-serving special forces A-Team soldier in American history

New Biographies - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:26
by Lahidji, Changiz, 1950-
Publisher St. Martin's Press, [2018] ©2018
First edition
viii, 290 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Call Number XX(1651380.2)
Summary Publisher Annotation: Over 100 combat missions, 24 years as a Green Beret―Full Battle Rattle tells the legend of a soldier who served America in every war since Vietnam. 304pp., 75K.

The atomic city girls

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:26
by Beard, Janet,
Publisher William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
First edition.
353, 18 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Call Number XX(1647464.2)

The house of impossible beauties

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:26
by Cassara, Joseph,
Publisher Ecco, [2018]
First edition.
400 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number XX(1642004.5)
Summary "A gritty and gorgeous debut that follows a cast of gay and transgender club kids navigating the Harlem ball scene of the 80s and 90s, inspired by the real House of Xtravaganza made famous by the seminal documentary "Paris is Burning""--

Mrs. : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:26
by Macy, Caitlin,
Publisher Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
First edition.
343 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number XX(1659274.4)

The matchmaker brides collection : nine matchmakers have the tables of romance turned on them

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 00:25
by Brandmeyer, Diana Lesire. Homegrown bride.
Publisher Barbour Books, [2017] ©2017
477 pages ; 23 cm
Call Number F MAT
Summary Escape to the late 1800s and meet nine women who bring couples together but are slow to detect romance with one of the men in their own lives

Evolve [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:24
by Imagine Dragons (Musical group),
Publisher KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records, [2017]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP IMA

The silent corner [CD sound recording] : a novel of suspense

New Books on CD - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:24
by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
Publisher Recorded Books, Llc, 2017.
12 audio discs (14.25 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F KOO
Summary "I very much need to be dead." These are the chilling words left behind by a man who had everything to live for--but took his own life. In the aftermath, his widow, Jane Hawk, does what all her grief, fear, and fury demand: find the truth, no matter what. People of talent and accomplishment, people admired and happy and sound of mind, have been committing suicide in surprising numbers. When Jane seeks to learn why, she becomes the most-wanted fugitive in America. Her powerful enemies are protecting a secret so important--so terrifying--that they will exterminate anyone in their way. But all their power and viciousness may not be enough to stop a woman as clever as they are cold-blooded, as relentless as they are ruthless and who is driven by a righteous rage they can never comprehend. Because it is born of love.

DC Comics Bombshells. Volume 5, The death of illusion

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:24
by Bennett, Marguerite,
Publisher DC Comics, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Call Number GN YA F DC
Summary "As World War II rages across Europe, the Bombshells battle new enemies showing up out of the woodwork... and a Bombshell we haven't seen since the Battle of Berlin shows up to help! The incredibly popular DC Collectibles line is brought to life in these stories that reimagine the course of history!"--

Grant [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:24
by Chernow, Ron
Publisher Penguin Audio, 2017.
38 audio discs (approximately 48 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD B GRANT
Summary "Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. But these stereotypes don't come close to capturing him, as Ron Chernow shows in his masterful biography, the first to provide a complete understanding of the general and president whose fortunes rose and fell with dizzying speed and frequency. Before the Civil War, Grant was flailing. His business ventures had ended dismally, and despite distinguished service in the Mexican War, he ended up resigning from the army in disgrace amid recurring accusations of drunkenness. But in war, Grant began to realize his remarkable potential, soaring through the ranks of the Union army, prevailing at the Battle of Shiloh and in the Vicksburg campaign, and ultimately defeating the legendary Confederate general Robert E. Lee. Along the way, Grant endeared himself to President Lincoln and became his most trusted general and the strategic genius of the war effort. Grant's military fame translated into a two-term presidency, but one plagued by corruption scandals involving his closest staff members. More important, he sought freedom and justice for black Americans, working to crush the Ku Klux Klan and earning the admiration of Frederick Douglass, who called him 'the vigilant, firm, impartial, and wise protector of my race.' After Grant's presidency, he was again brought low by a dashing young swindler on Wall Street, only to resuscitate his image by working with Mark Twain to publish his memoirs, which are recognized as a masterpiece of the genre. With lucidity, breadth, and meticulousness, Chernow finds the threads that bind these disparate stories together, shedding new light on the man whom Walt Whitman described as 'nothing heroic... and yet the greatest hero.' Chernow's probing portrait of Grant's lifelong struggle with alcoholism transforms our understanding of the man at the deepest level. This is America's greatest biographer, bringing movingly to life one of our finest but most underappreciated presidents. The definitive biography, 'Grant' is a grand synthesis of painstaking research and literary brilliance that makes sense of all sides of Grant's life, explaining how this simple midwesterner could at once be so ordinary and so extraordinary."--Provided by publisher.

Manhattan Beach [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:24
by Egan, Jennifer,
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017.
12 audio discs (approximately 15 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F EGA
Summary "Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Naval Yard, where women are allowed to hold jobs that had always belonged to men. She becomes the first female diver, the most dangerous and exclusive of occupations, repairing the ships that will help America win the war. She is the sole provider for her mother, a farm girl who had a brief and glamorous career with the Ziegfeld Follies, and her lovely, severely disabled sister. At a nightclub, she chances to meet Dexter Styles again, and she begins to understand the complexity of her father's life, the reasons he might have vanished. Mesmerizing, hauntingly beautiful, with the pace and atmosphere of a noir thriller, Egan's first historical novel is a masterpiece, a deft, startling, intimate exploration of a transformative moment in the lives of women and men, America and the world"--

Reckless daughter : a portrait of Joni Mitchell

New Biographies - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:24
by Yaffe, David, 1973-
Publisher Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017. ©2017
First edition.
xvi, 420 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Call Number B MITCHELL
Summary "Joni Mitchell may be the most influential female recording artist and composer of the late twentieth century. In Reckless Daughter, the music critic David Yaffe tells the remarkable, heart-wrenching story of how the blond girl with the guitar became a superstar of folk music in the 1960s, a key figure in the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1970s, and the songwriter who spoke resonantly to, and for, audiences across the country. A Canadian prairie girl, a free-spirited artist, Mitchell never wanted to be a pop star. She was nothing more than "a painter derailed by circumstances," she would explain. And yet, she went on to become a talented self-taught musician and a brilliant bandleader, releasing album after album, each distinctly experimental, challenging, and revealing. Her lyrics captivated listeners with their perceptive language and naked emotion, born out of Mitchell's life, loves, complaints, and prophecies. As an artist whose work deftly balances narrative and musical complexity, she has been admired by such legendary lyricists as Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen and beloved by such groundbreaking jazz musicians as Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Shorter, and Herbie Hancock. Her hits--from "Big Yellow Taxi" to "Both Sides, Now" to "A Case of You"--endure as timeless favorites, and her influence on the generations of singer-songwriters who would follow her, from her devoted fan Prince to Björk, is undeniable. In this intimate biography, drawing on dozens of unprecedented in-person interviews with Mitchell, her childhood friends, and a cast of famous characters, Yaffe reveals the backstory behind the famous songs--from Mitchell's youth in Canada, her bout with polio at age nine, and her early marriage and the child she gave up for adoption, through the love affairs that inspired masterpieces, and up to the present--and shows us why Mitchell has so enthralled her listeners, her lovers, and her friends. Reckless Daughter is the story of an artist and an era that have left an indelible mark on American music."--Jacket.

Calmer, easier, happier screen time : for parents of toddlers to teens: a guide to getting back in charge of technology

New Nonfiction - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:24
by Janis-Norton, Noël,
Publisher Yellow Kite, 2017. ©2016
xiv, 257 pages ; 20 cm
Call Number 649.1 JAN
Summary Do you constantly find yourself battling to stop your kids spending hours in front of a screen? Whether it's a TV, an iPad, a PC or a PlayStation children are spending more and more time absorbed in the digital world and for most parents it's a cause for concern.The most frequent question parenting expert Noel Janis Norton is asked by desperate parents is how to limit and manage screen time. Parents know their children become aggressive and stressed after prolonged time on an electronic device, and they know that it limits their child's willingness to do other activities, yet they are at a loss of what to do about it. In Calmer Easier Happier Screen Time, Noel adapts her proven parenting strategies to this most complex of areas. Using the latest scientific research to show just how addictive the digital world can be for the developing brain of a child, she uses the calmer, easier, happier techniques to help parents wean their children away from their electronic devices and get back in charge.

Killing season : a thriller

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:24
by Kellerman, Faye,
Publisher William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
695 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number M KEL
Summary He went searching for the truth. Now a killer has found him. The more you know, the more there is to fear. Four years ago, fifteen-year-old Ellen Vicksburg went missing in the quiet town of River Remez, New Mexico. Ellen was kind, studious, and universally liked. Her younger brother, Ben, could imagine nothing worse than never knowing what happened to her, until, on the first anniversary of her death, he found her body in a shallow grave by the rivers edge. Ben, now sixteen, is committed to finding the monster who abducted and strangled Ellen. Police believe she was the victim of a psychopath known as the Demon. But Ben--a math geek too smart for his high-school classes--continues to pore over the evidence at the local police precinct, gaining an unlikely ally in his school's popular new girl, Ro Majors. In his sister's files, Ben's analytical mind sees patterns that don't fit, tiny threads that he adds to the clues from other similar unsolved murders. As the body count rises, a picture emerges of an adversary who is as cunning and methodical as he is twisted. At first the police view Ben's investigation with suspicion. Soon his obsession will mark him as a threat. But uncovering the truth may not be enough to keep Ben and those he loves safe from a relentless killer who has nothing left to lose. --Provided by Publisher.

Nail's crossing : a novel

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:24
by Lackey, Kris, 1953-
Publisher Blackstone Publishing, [2017]
208 pages : map ; 24 cm
Call Number M LAC
Summary Tribal Lighthorse policeman Bill Maytubby and county deputy Hannah Bond discover a body in a remote area of Oklahoma, and set out to investigate her murder and recreate her last days. Maytubby and Bond crisscross Oklahoma, meeting a myriad of characters and suspects. Maytubby travels to Louisiana, and uncovers a potential conspiracy. He and Bond eventually reunite in the Chickasaw Nation for a final face-off at Nail's Crossing.