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Private Paris [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by Patterson, James, 1947-
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2016]
8 audio discs (approximately 9 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F PAT
Summary "When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip filled with fine food and sightseeing. But Jack is quickly pressed into duty after a call from his client Sherman Wilkerson, asking Jack to track down his young granddaughter who is on the run from a brutal drug dealer. Before Jack can locate her, several members of France's cultural elite are found dead--murdered in stunning, symbolic fashion. The only link between the crimes is a mysterious graffiti tag. As religious and ethnic tensions simmer in the City of Lights, only Jack and his Private team can connect the dots before the smoldering powder keg explodes" --

Gnomon : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by Harkaway, Nick, 1972-
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
First American edition.
661 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number XX(1646233.4)
Summary "From the widely acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World and Tigerman, a virtuosic new novel and his most ambitious book yet--equal parts dark comedy, gripping detective story, and mind-bending philosophical puzzle--set in a not-too-distant-future, high-tech surveillance state. In the world of Gnomon, citizens are ceaselessly observed and democracy has reached a pinnacle of "transparency." When suspected dissident Diana Hunter dies in government custody during a routine interrogation, Mielikki Neith, a trusted state inspector, is assigned to the case. Immersing herself in neural recordings of the interrogation, she finds a panorama of characters and events that Hunter gave life to in order to forestall the investigation: a lovelorn financier in Athens who has a mystical experience with a shark; a brilliant alchemist in ancient Carthage confronting the unexpected outcome of her invention; an expat Ethiopian painter in London designing a controversial new video game. In the static between these mysterious visions, Neith begins to catch glimpses of the real Diana Hunter--and, alarmingly, of herself, the staggering consequences of which will reverberate throughout the world. Gnomon is a dazzling, panoramic achievement from one of the most original voices in contemporary fiction"--

Fire sermon : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by Quatro, Jamie,
Publisher Grove Press, 2018.
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
208 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number XX(1641997.2)
Summary "The highly-anticipated, provocative debut novel from the "fearless" (New Yorker) and "distinctive" (San Francisco Chronicle) Jamie Quatro, Fire Sermon charts with bold intimacy and immersive sensuality the life of a married woman in the grip of a magnetic affair"--


New Adult Fiction - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by Self, Will,
Publisher Grove Press, [2018] ©2017
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
617 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number XX(1652359.4)
Summary The life of a psychiatrist affected by Alzheimer's intersects with the life of an emotionally isolated MI6 agent in unexpected ways.


New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:33
by Babra, Neil, 1978-
Publisher Sparknotes, c2008.
vii, 207 p. : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm.
Call Number GN YA 822.33 SHA

The blind

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:33
by Brady, A. F.,
Publisher Park Row Books, [2017]
408 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F BRA
Summary As accomplished Manhattan psychologist Sam James gets pulled into the twisted past of a patient no other therapist is willing to treat, she analyzes her life and confronts her own mental turmoil.


New Adult Fiction - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:33
by Comeau, Joey.
Publisher ECW PRESS, [2017]
175 pages ; 18 cm
Call Number F COM
Summary "Sunday's father is dying of cancer. They've come home to Malagash, on the north shore of Nova Scotia, so he can die where he grew up. Her mother and her brother are both devastated. But devastated isn't good enough. Devastated doesn't fix anything. Sunday has a plan. She's started recording everything her father says. His boring stories. His stupid jokes. Everything. She's recording every single "I love you" right alongside every "Could we turn the heat up in here?" It's all important. Because Sunday is writing a computer virus. A computer virus that will live secretly on the hard drives of millions of people all over the world. A computer virus that will think her father's thoughts and say her father's words. She has thousands of lines of code to write. Cryptography to understand. Exploits to test. She doesn't have time to be sad. Her father is going to live forever"--

Five-carat soul

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:33
by McBride, James, 1957-
Publisher Riverhead Books, 2017.
308 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F MCB
Summary "Exciting new fiction from James McBride, the first since his National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird. The stories in Five-Carat Soul--none of them ever published before--spring from the place where identity, humanity, and history converge. They're funny and poignant, insightful and unpredictable, imaginative and authentic--all told with McBride's unrivaled storytelling skill and meticulous eye for character and detail. McBride explores the ways we learn from the world and the people around us. An antiques dealer discovers that a legendary toy commissioned by Civil War General Robert E. Lee now sits in the home of a black minister in Queens. Five strangers find themselves thrown together and face unexpected judgment. An American president draws inspiration from a conversation he overhears in a stable. And members of The Five-Carat Soul Bottom Bone Band recount stories from their own messy and hilarious lives. As McBride did in his National Book award-winning The Good Lord Bird and his bestselling The Color of Water, he writes with humor and insight about how we struggle to understand who we are in a world we don't fully comprehend. The result is a surprising, perceptive, and evocative collection of stories that is also a moving exploration of our human condition"--

Holly and Ivy

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:33
by Michaels, Fern,
Publisher Kensington Publishing Corp., 2017.
First Kensington hardcover edition.
261 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F MIC
Summary "The flames of memory always seem to glow a little brighter during the holidays. Perhaps that's why this time of year is so difficult for airline heiress Ivy Macintosh, as she faces thoughts of yet another festive season alone. Since the plane crash that claimed the lives of her husband and two children eight years ago, she's been submerged in grief. When eleven-year-old Holly Greenwood knocks on her door, lost and frightened after a forbidden visit to her singing teacher, Ivy's self-imposed exile is shattered. Holly has an extraordinary voice, and wants nothing more than to perform in an upcoming Christmas musical. Holly's father, Daniel, doesn't allow music in their home, refusing to give a good reason why -- just as he refuses to talk about Holly's mother. Ivy has no idea how closely she and Daniel are linked by their tragic pasts, yet she's drawn to the warmth she senses beneath his gruff exterior. And as Christmas nears, their shared concern for Holly begins to draw Ivy back into the world again... and toward a family who may need her just as much as she needs them"--From Amazon.com

Savage country : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:33
by Olmstead, Robert,
Publisher Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2017.
First edition.
293 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F OLM
Summary "A bankrupt widow embarks on a buffalo hunt in 1873 to try to save her late husband's land, and encounters multiple dangers along the way"--

A legacy of spies [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:33
by Le Carré, John, 1931-
Publisher Penguin Audio, [2017]
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F LEC
Summary Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London, and involved such characters as Alec Leamas, Jim Prideaux, George Smiley and Peter Guillam himself, are to be scrutinized under disturbing criteria by a generation with no memory of the Cold War and no patience with its justifications.

The thirst [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:33
by Nesbø, Jo, 1960-
Publisher Books on Tape ; Random House Audio, [2017] ℗2017
14 audio discs (17 hr., 8 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F NES
Summary In Police--the last novel featuring Jo Nesbø's hard-bitten, maverick Oslo detective--a killer wreaking revenge on the police had Harry Hole fighting for the safety of the people closest to him. Now, in The Thirst, the story continues as Harry is inextricably drawn back into the Oslo police force. A serial murderer has begun targeting Tinder daters--a murderer whose MO reignites Harry's hunt for a nemesis of his past.

47 meters down [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:32
by Roberts, Johannes,
Publisher Lions Gate Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 89 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

Pirates of the Caribbean. Dead men tell no tales [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:32
by Roenning, Joachim, 1972-
Publisher Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2017.
1 videodisc (approximately 129 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION PIR 5
Summary Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea. His only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.

Transformers. The last knight [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:32
by Bay, Michael, 1964-
Publisher Paramount Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 154 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number SCI-FI TRA
Summary Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving humanity's future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

What happened [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:32
by Clinton, Hillary Rodham,
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio / Audioworks, [2017].
14 audio discs (approximately 16.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 328.73 CLI
Summary The former secretary of state relates her experiences as the first woman candidate nominated for president by a major party, discussing the sexism, criticism, and double standards she had to confront, and how she coped with a devastating loss.

Sleeping beauties [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:32
by King, Stephen, 1947-
Publisher Audioworks, imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio, [2017]
21 audio discs (approximately 25 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F KIN
Summary In this spectacular father-son collaboration, Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men? In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place. The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied, or is she a demon who must be slain? Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a women's prison, Sleeping Beauties is wildly provocative and gloriously absorbing.

The girl who takes an eye for an eye [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:32
by Lagercrantz, David
Publisher Random House Audio ; Books on Tape, [2017]
9 audio discs (11 hours) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in..
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F LAG
Summary Lisbeth Salander has been forged by a brutal childhood and horrific abuse. And repeated attempts on her life. The ink embedded in her skin is a constant reminder of her pledge to fight against the injustice she finds on every side. Confinement to the secure unit of a women's prison is intended as a punishment. Instead, Lisbeth finds herself in relative safety. Flodberga is a failing prison, effectively controlled by the inmates, and for a computer hacker of her exceptional gifts there are no boundaries. Mikael Blomkvist makes the long trip to visit every week - and receives a lead to follow for his pains, one that could provide an important expose for Millennium: Salander tells him to check out Leo Mannheimer, a seemingly reputable stockbroker from Stockholm, somehow connected to the long-ago death of a child psychologist - and to the psychiatric unit where Lisbeth was an involuntary patient as a child. Lisbeth knows she is coming closer to solving the mysteries of her early life; and even within the confines of the prison, she feels the deadly influence exerted by her twin sister. Salander will stand up for what she believes in. She will find out the truth. Whatever the cost.

Give more love [sound recording]

New Music - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:32
by Starr, Ringo,
Publisher UMe, [2017] ℗2017
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP STA

This is us [sound recording] : music from the series.

New Music - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:32
Publisher UMe, [2017]
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD SOU THI