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Nevertheless : a memoir

New Biographies - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:49
by Baldwin, Alec, 1958-
Publisher Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
First edition.
x, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Call Number B BALDWIN
Summary Over the past three decades, Alec Baldwin has established himself as one of Hollywood's most gifted, hilarious, and controversial leading men. From his work in popular movies, including Beetlejuice, Working Girl, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Cooler, and Martin Scorsese's The Departed to his role as Jack Donaghy on Tina Fey's irreverent series 30 Rock, for which he won two Emmys, three Golden Globes, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards, and as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, he's both a household name and a deeply respected actor.

Secrets of Cavendon

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:49
by Bradford, Barbara Taylor, 1933-
Publisher St. Martin's Press, 2017.
First edition.
390 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F BRA
Summary It's the summer of 1949, and things have run smoothly at Cavendon Hall for years, with very few quarrels, dramas, or upsets between the two families. But since the end of World War II, changes have arrived at Cavendon. A new generation is at the helm, and also at the forefront of new scandal and intrigue. With romance, betrayal, heartbreak, and possible murder threatening to tear them apart, the Inghams and Swanns will have to find a way to come together and protect one another in the face of threats they never could have predicted.

The burial hour : a Lincoln Rhyme novel

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:49
by Deaver, Jeffery,
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2017. ©2017
First edition.
464 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number M DEA
Summary "A businessman snatched from an Upper East Side street in broad daylight. A miniature hangman's noose left at the scene. A nine-year-old girl, the only witness to the crime. With a crime scene this puzzling, forensic expertise of the highest order is absolutely essential. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are called in to investigate. Soon the case takes a stranger turn: a recording surfaces of the victim being slowly hanged, his desperate gasps the backdrop to an eerie piece of music. The video is marked as the work of The Composer ... Despite their best efforts, the suspect gets away. So when a similar kidnapping occurs on a dusty road outside Naples, Italy, Rhyme and Sachs don't hesitate to rejoin the hunt. But the search is now a complex case of international cooperation--and not all those involved may be who they seem. Sachs and Rhyme find themselves playing a dangerous game, with lives all across the globe hanging in the balance"--

Death at Thorburn Hall : a Drew Farthering mystery

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:49
by Deering, Julianna,
Publisher Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2017]
329 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F DEE
Summary Drew Farthering finds a new mystery on his hands when he arrives at Thorburn Hall in Scotland for the 1935 British Open. His host, Lord Rainsby, asks Drew to investigate a suspected embezzler and then dies in a suspicious accident the next day. Thorburn Hall is full of guests with motives for the killing. Can Drew discover the killer among them?

Vengeance : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:49
by Gingrich, Newt,
Publisher Center Street, 2017.
First edition.
412 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F GIN
Summary When a terrorist crashes a truck loaded with explosives into her Washington, D.C. wedding, Major Brooke Grant resolves to track down the master terrorist responsible and joins a clandestine CIA team under the leadership of an unorthodox new commander-in-chief.

Without merit : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:49
by Hoover, Colleen,
Publisher Atria Books, 2017.
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call Number F HOO
Summary "From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us and November 9 comes a moving and haunting novel of family, love, and the power of the truth. In Colleen Hoover's gripping novel, reminiscent of the bestselling works of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes, a young woman decides to reveal the dark secrets of her seemingly-happy family before she leaves them behind, but when her escape plan fails, she must deal with the staggering consequences of telling the truth"--

Unquiet spirits : a Sherlock Holmes adventure

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:49
by MacBird, Bonnie,
Publisher Collins Crime Club, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017. ©2017
xiii, 497 pages ; 25 cm.
Call Number F MAC
Summary London. December 1889. Fresh from debunking a "ghostly" hound in Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes has returned to London, only to find himself the target of a deadly vendetta. A beautiful client arrives with a tale of ghosts, kidnapping and dynamite on a whisky estate in Scotland, but brother Mycroft trumps all with an urgent assignment in the South of France. On the fabled Riviera, Holmes and Watson encounter treachery, explosions, rival French Detective Jean Vidocq... and a terrible discovery. This propels the duo northward to the snowy highlands. There, in a "haunted" castle and among the copper dinosaurs of a great whisky distillery, they and their young client face mortal danger, and Holmes realizes all three cases have blended into a single, deadly conundrum. In order to solve the mystery, the ultimate rational thinker must confront a ghost from his own past. But Sherlock Holmes does not believe in ghosts...or does he?

One perfect lie

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:49
by Scottoline, Lisa,
Publisher St. Martin's Press, 2017.
First edition.
355 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F SCO
Summary "On the surface, One Perfect Lie tells the tale of the struggling single mother of a high-school pitcher, a shy kid so athletically talented that he's being recruited for a full-ride scholarship to a Division I college, with a future in major-league baseball. But the mother fears that she's losing her grip on her son because he's being lured down a darker path by one of his teammates, a secretly disturbed young man from an affluent family, whose excellent grades and fun-loving manner conceal his violent criminal plans. Add a handsome stranger who comes to town and infiltrates the high school, posing as a teacher but with a hidden agenda all his own. The mix becomes combustible when a beloved faculty member turns up dead as a suicide, in circumstances equally consistent with murder. Only then is the true identity of the fake teacher revealed, and the single mother finds herself engaged in a battle for the future, the soul, and the very life of her only son. One Perfect Lie is a riveting and suspenseful family drama, and by the time you close the book, you will realize that nothing was as it seemed at the beginning"--

Miss Kopp's midnight confessions

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:49
by Stewart, Amy,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. ©2017
374 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number F STE
Summary "The best-selling author of Girl Waits with Gun and Lady Cop Makes Trouble continues her extraordinary journey into the real lives of the forgotten but fabulous Kopp sisters ... Deputy sheriff Constance Kopp is outraged to see young women brought into the Hackensack jail over dubious charges of waywardness, incorrigibility, and moral depravity. The strong-willed, patriotic Edna Heustis, who left home to work in a munitions factory, certainly doesn't belong behind bars. And sixteen-year-old runaway Minnie Davis, with few prospects and fewer friends, shouldn't be publicly shamed and packed off to a state-run reformatory. But such were the laws--and morals--of 1916. Constance uses her authority as deputy sheriff, and occasionally exceeds it, to investigate and defend these women when no one else will. But it's her sister Fleurette who puts Constance's beliefs to the test and forces her to reckon with her own ideas of how a young woman should and shouldn't behave. Against the backdrop of World War I, and drawn once again from the true story of the Kopp sisters, Miss Kopp's Midnight Confessions is a spirited, page-turning story that will delight fans of historical fiction and lighthearted detective fiction alike"--

Unlocked [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 04:44
by Apted, Michael,
Publisher Lions Gate Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION UNL
Summary Alice Racine is a undercover CIA agent charged with preventing an upcoming biological terror attack. But when violence erupts, Alice realizes her CIA colleagues may be trying to eliminate her to cover their tracks. On the run, she must rely on the help of a tough cat burglar to survive - and to save the city from catastrophic devastation

The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 04:44
by Berg, Elizabeth,
Publisher Random House, [2017]
First edition.
222 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F BERG
Summary "Truluv is a moving novel about three people who have lost the person they love most, and must find their way back to happiness. Arthur, a widower, meets Maddy, an angry and friendless teenage girl, while visiting his late wife at the cemetary, where he goes every day for lunch. Against all odds, the two strike up a friendship that pulls them out of a serious rut. They band together with Arthur's nosy neighbor Lucille, to create lives that are truly worth living. Proving that life's most precious moments are sweeter when shared, they go from strangers, to friends, to an untraditional but loving family. Betrayal, loneliness, romance and family are at the heart of this honey of a book, a must-read for fans of Elizabeth Berg's early work. This is a story about life being affirmed at all ages, old and young, and about finding hapiness when hope seems lost. Readers will laugh, cry, and love Truluv"--

The dishonorable Miss DeLancey

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 04:44
by Miller, Carolyn, 1974-,
Publisher Kregel Publications, [2017] ©2017
291 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 22 cm.
Call Number F MIL
Summary Tainted by scandal and forced to leave London for the quiet of Brighton, the Honorable Miss Clara DeLancey is a shadow of her former society self. A chance encounter brings her a healing friendship with the sisters of an injured naval captain. But Clara's mama, the Viscountess Winpoole, is appalled at the new company she's keeping. Captain Benjamin Kemsley is not looking for a wife. But his gallant spirit won't let him ignore the penniless viscount's daughter--not when she so obviously needs to be rescued from the despair that threatens her from day to day. Can he protect his heart and still keep her safe? When they're pushed into the highest echelons of society at the Prince Regent's Brighton Pavilion, this mismatched couple must decide if family honor is more important than their hopes. Can they right the wrongs of the past and find future happiness together--without finances, family support, or royal favor?

The people vs. Alex Cross

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 04:44
by Patterson, James, 1947-
Publisher Little, Brown, 2017.
First edition.
413 pages ; 25 cm.
Call Number XX(1655182.4)
Summary "The charges: explosive. Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law -- until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defense. But will a jury see it that way? The evidence: shocking. As Cross fights for his professional life and his freedom, his former partner John Sampson brings him a gruesome, titillating video tied to the mysterious disappearances of several young girls. Despite his suspension from the department, Cross can't say no to Sampson. The illicit investigation leads them to the darkest corners of the Internet, where murder is just another form of entertainment. The People vs. Alex Cross: the trial of the century. As the prosecution presents its case, and the nation watches, even those closest to Cross begin to doubt his innocence. If he can't convince his own family that he didn't pull the trigger with intent to kill, how can he hope to persuade a jury? But even with everything on the line, Cross will do whatever it takes to stop a dangerous criminal ... even if he can't save himself."--Amazon.com.

The irregular

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 04:43
by Lyle, H. B.,
Publisher Quercus, 2017.
First edtion.
294 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number FIC LYLE
Summary "As an urchin living on the streets of London, he spied for Sherlock Holmes; as a man, he spies on the enemies of the British Empire"--


New YA Books - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:43
by Alexander, Kwame,
Publisher Blink, [2017]
458 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F ALE
Summary Seventeen-year-old Blade, who endeavors to resolve painful issues from his past to navigate the challenges of his former rockstar father's addictions, scathing tabloid rumors, and a protected secret that threatens his own identity.


New YA Books - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:43
by Daniels, April (Young adult author),
Publisher DiversionBooks, 2017. ©2017
First Diversion Books edition.
315 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number YA F DAN
Summary Only nine months after her debut as the superhero Dreadnought, Danny Tozer is already a scarred veteran. Protecting a city the size of New Port is a team-sized job and she's doing it alone. Between her newfound celebrity and her demanding cape duties, Dreadnought is stretched thin, and it's only going to get worse. When she crosses a newly discovered billionaire supervillain, Dreadnought comes under attack from all quarters. From her troubled family life to her disintegrating friendship with Calamity, there's no lever too cruel for this villain to use against her. She might be hard to kill, but there's more than one way to destroy a hero. Before the war is over, Dreadnought will be forced to confront parts of herself she never wanted to acknowledge. And behind it all, an old enemy waits in the wings, ready to unleash a plot that will scar the world forever.

Little monsters

New YA Books - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:43
by Thomas, Kara, 1990-
Publisher Delacorte Press, [2017]
First edition.
324 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number YA F THO
Summary When Kacey moves in with her estranged father and his new family, her new friend goes missing and Kacey finds herself at the center of the investigation.


New Adult Fiction - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:43
by Abel, James,
Publisher Berkley, 2017.
First edition.
340 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number F ABE
Summary "The Amazon rain forest spawns a new terror that will bring the world to its knees in this new Joe Rush bio-thriller. Joe Rush is at an Amazon gold rush to study new forms of malaria when his best friend and partner, Eddie Nakamura, disappears. When learning that many of the sick miners have also vanished, Rush begins a search for Eddie that takes him into the heart of darkness where he must battle for his life, and where he discovers a secret that may change the world. For thousands of miles away, floods of sick people are starting to appear in U.S. hospitals. When the White House admits that it has received terrorist threats, cities across the Northeast begin to shut down. Rush and his team must journey from one of the most remote spots on Earth to one of the busiest, as the clock ticks toward a kind of annihilation not thought possible. They have even less time than they think to solve the mystery, for the danger--as bad as it is--is about to get even worse"--

Amanda wakes up

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:43
by Camerota, Alisyn,
Publisher Viking, [2017]
327 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F CAM
Summary "When Amanda Gallo, fresh from the backwater of local TV, lands the job of her dreams at FAIR News--the coveted morning anchor slot--she's finally made it: a six-figure salary, wardrobe allowance, plenty of on-air face time, and a chance to realize her dreams, not to mention buy herself lunch. Amanda Wakes Up takes off as Amanda feels for the first time that she can make her mom and her best friend proud and think about an actual future with her boyfriend, Charlie. But she finds her journalistic ideals shredded as she struggles to keep up with the issues in a ratings-crazed madhouse--battling for hair and makeup time, coping with her sexist (but scathingly handsome) coanchor, Rob, mixing up the headlines with pajama modeling on the street, and showing Benji Diggs, her media maestro boss, that she's got what it takes. As the news heats up in a hotly contested election season and a wild-card candidate, former Hollywood actor Victor Fluke, appears on the scene, Amanda's pressure-cooker job gets hotter as her personal life unravels. Walking a knife's edge between ambition and survival, and about to break the biggest story of her career, Amanda must decide what she's willing to give up to get ahead--and what she needs to hold on to to save herself"--

Birdcage walk

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:43
by Dunmore, Helen, 1952-2017,
Publisher Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017.
First American hardcover edition.
406 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F DUN