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Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976.
Publisher Criterion Collection, [2004]
Two-DVD special edition.
2 videodiscs (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Video DVD
Summary When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down. The story is based on the Düsseldorf child murders of 1929.

The only thing worse than me is you

New YA Books - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 09:28
by Anderson, Lily, 1988-
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin, 2016.
First edition.
viii, 339 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F AND
Summary After years of competing against each other, Trixie and Ben form a fandom-based tentative friendship when their best friends start dating each other, but after Trixie's friend gets expelled for cheating they have to choose which side they are on.

Storks [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 18:20
by Stoller, Nicholas,
Publisher Warner Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (87 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY STO
Summary Storks used to deliver babies, they now deliver packages for a global internet store. Junior, top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine which produces an unauthorized baby girl! Desperately Junior must deliver the bundle of joy before his boss finds out. Get ready for this wild revealing journey that could make more than one family whole and restore the storks' true mission in the world.

The fix

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:18
by Baldacci, David,
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2017. ©2017
First edition.
420 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F BAL
Summary "Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters. A man shoots a woman execution-style on a crowded sidewalk, then turns the gun on himself. Even with Decker's extraordinary powers of observation and deduction, the killing is baffling. Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter--a family man with a successful consulting business--and his victim, a schoolteacher. Nor is there a hint of any possible motive for the attack. Enter Harper Brown. An agent of the Defense Intelligence Agency, she orders Decker to back off the case. The murder is part of an open DIA investigation, one so classified that Decker and his team aren't cleared for it. But they learn that the DIA believes solving the murder is now a matter of urgent national security. Critical information may have been leaked to a hostile government--or worse, an international terrorist group--and an attack may be imminent. Decker's never been one to follow the rules, especially with the stakes so high. Forced into an uneasy alliance with Agent Brown, Decker remains laser focused on only one goal: solving the case before it's too late"--Amazon.com.

Finding Gideon

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:18
by Dickey, Eric Jerome,
Publisher Dutton, [2017]
First edition.
372 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F DIC
Summary "As a hit man from the time he was very young, money, women, and danger have always ruled Gideon's life; but for the first time, the job is taking its toll. Neither Gideon nor the city of Buenos Aires has recovered from the mayhem caused during Gideon's last job. But before the dust has settled and the bodies have been buried, Gideon calls in backup--including the lovely Hawks, with whom Gideon has heated memories--to launch his biggest act of revenge yet. one he believes will destroy his adversary, Midnight, once and for all. Yet Midnight and his second-in-command, the beautiful and ruthless Señorita Raven, are launching their own revenge, assembling a team of mercenaries the likes of which the world has never seen"--

Curtain of death : a clandestine operations novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:18
by Griffin, W. E. B.,
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2016]
467 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F GRI
Summary January 1946: Two WACs leave an officers' club in Munich, and four Soviet NKGB agents kidnap them at knifepoint in the parking lot and shove them in the back of an ambulance. That is the agents' first mistake, and their last. One of the WACs, a blond woman improbably named Claudette Colbert, works for the new Directorate of Central Intelligence, and three of the men end up dead and the fourth wounded. The "incident," however, will send shock waves rippling up and down the line and have major repercussions not only for her, but for her boss, James Cronley, Chief DCI-Europe, and for everybody involved in their still-evolving enterprise. For, though the Germans may have been defeated, Cronley and his company are on the front lines of an entirely different kind of war now. The enemy has changed, the rules have changed - and the stakes have never been higher.

The stars are fire

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:18
by Shreve, Anita,
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
First edition.
241 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F SHR
Summary "In October, 1947, after a summer-long drought, fires began near Bar Harbor and raced along the coast of Maine, ravaging two hundred thousand acres--the largest fire in Maine's history. In the southern part of the state, people were forced into the sea to escape the flames. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her husband Gene joins the volunteers fighting to bring the fire under control. Along with her best friend, Rosie, and Rosie's two young children, the women watch in horror as their houses go up in flames, then walk into the ocean as a last resort. They spend the night frantically trying to save their children. When dawn comes, they have miraculously survived, but their lives are forever changed: homeless, penniless, and left to face an uncertain future in a town that no longer exists. As Grace awaits news of her husband's fate, she is thrust into a new world in which she must make a life on her own, beginning with absolutely nothing--she must find work, a home, a way to provide for her children. In the midst of devastating loss, Grace discovers glorious new freedoms--joys and triumphs she could never have expected her narrow life with Gene could contain--and her spirit soars. And then the unthinkable happens, and Grace's bravery is tested as never before"--


New Adult Fiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:18
by Winter, Max,
Publisher Catapult, [2017]
212 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call Number F WIN
Summary For Clay Blackall, a lifelong resident of Providence, Rhode Island, the place has become an obsession. Here live the only people who can explain what happened to his brother, Eli, whose suicide haunts this heartbreaking, hilarious novel-in-fragments. A former movie star impersonates himself; an ex-con looks after a summer home perched atop a rock in the bay; a broken-hearted Salutatorian airs thirteen years worth of dirty laundry at his schools commencement; an adjunct struggles to make room for her homeless and self-absorbed mother while revisiting a salacious high school love affair; a recent widower, with the help of a clever teen, schemes to rid his condos pond of Canada geese. Clay compiles their stories, invasively providing context in the form of footnotes that lead always, somehow, back to Eli. Behind Clays task ? which seems insane, definitely doomed, and, as the pages turn, increasingly suspect ? burns his desire to understand his brother?s death and the city that has defined and ruined them both.

Fast & loose

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:18
by Woods, Stuart,
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2017]
357 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number F WOO
Summary "Stone Barrington is enjoying a boating excursion off the Maine coast when a chance encounter leaves him somewhat the worse for wear. Always able to find the silver lining in even the unhappiest circumstances, Stone is pleased to discover that the authors of his misfortune are, in fact, members of a prestigious family who present a unique business opportunity, and who require a man of Stone's skills to overcome a sticky situation of their own. The acquaintance is fortuitous indeed, for as it turns out, Stone and his new friends have an enemy in common. He's the sort of man who prefers force to finesse, and who regards any professional defeat as a personal and intolerable insult. And when Stone's sly cunning collides with his adversary's hair-trigger-temper, the results are sure to be explosive"--

The founder [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:18
by Hancock, John Lee,
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 115 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA FOU
Summary Tells the true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

Bach trios [sound recording].

New Music - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:18
by Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750,
Publisher Nonesuch, [2017]
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD CLA BAC

The girl in the red coat [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:18
by Hamer, Kate
Publisher Highbridge, [2016]
10 audio discs (approximately 11 hours, 45 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F HAM
Summary Carmel Wakeford becomes separated from her mother at a local children's festival, and is found by a man who claims to be her estranged grandfather. He tells her that her mother has had an accident and that she is to live with him for now. As days become weeks with her new family, 8-year-old Carmel realises that this man believes she has a special gift. While her mother desperately tries to find her, Carmel embarks on an extraordinary journey, one that will make her question who she is, and who she might become.

Money, murder, and Dominick Dunne : a life in several acts

New Biographies - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:18
by Hofler, Robert
Publisher The University of Wisconsin Press, [2017] ©2017
viii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call Number B DUNNE
Summary A revealing biography of Dominick Dunne, the best-selling novelist, celebrity crime reporter, and notorious raconteur, whose public persona hid his participation in the gay subculture of Hollywood and New York.

3D game design with Unreal Engine 4 and Blender : combine the powerful UE4 with Blender to create visually appealing and comprehensive game environments

New Nonfiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:18
by Plowman, Justin.
Publisher Packt Pub., 2016.
ix, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Call Number 006.696 UNR

Mrs Keppel : mistress to the king

New Nonfiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:18
by Quinn, Tom, 1956-
Publisher Biteback Publishing Ltd, 2016. ©2016
xxvi, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number 941.082 QUI
Summary For Alice Keppel, it was all about appearances. Her precepts were those of the English upper classes: discretion, manners and charm. Nothing else mattered - especially when it came to her infamous affair with King Edward VII. As the King's favourite mistress up until his death in 1910, Alice held significant influence at court and over Edward himself. But it wasn't just Edward she courted: throughout her life, Alice enthusiastically embarked on affairs with bankers, MPs, peers - anybody who could elevate her standing and pay the right price. She was a shrewd courtesan, and her charisma and voracity ensured her both power and money, combined as they were with an aptitude for manipulation. Drawing on a range of sources, including salacious first-hand eyewitness accounts, bestselling author Tom Quinn paints an extraordinary picture of the Edwardian aristocracy, and traces the lives of royal mistresses down to Alice's great-granddaughter, the current Duchess of Cornwall. Both intriguing and astonishing, this is an unadulterated glimpse into a hidden world of scandal, decadence and debauchery.

The great unknown : seven journeys to the frontiers of science

New Nonfiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:18
by Du Sautoy, Marcus
Publisher Viking, [2016]
450 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call Number 500 DUS
Summary "A captivating journey to the outer frontiers of human knowledge by the popular presenter of Netflix's The Story of Math. Ever since the dawn of civilization we have been driven by a desire to know-- to understand the physical world and the laws of nature. But are there limits to human knowledge? This tantalizing question has inspired scientists and functioned as a spur to innovation. Now, Marcus du Sautoy invites us to join him on a journey to the outer reaches of human understanding as there are still lots of deep mysteries waiting to be solved. Are some things beyond the predictive powers of science? Or are those challenges simply the next big discovery waiting to happen? Du Sautoy takes us into the minds of science's greatest innovators and reveals the fraught circumstances of their discoveries. He reminds us that major breakthroughs were often ridiculed at the time of their discovery. And he carries us on a whirlwind tour of seven 'Edges' of knowledge-- chaos theory, matter, quantum physics, the universe, time, consciousness and infinity--grounding a deeply personal exploration in simple concepts like the roll of dice, the notes of a cello, or how a clock measures time"--

The Whole30 cookbook : 150 delicious and totally compliant recipes to help you succeed with the Whole30 and beyond

New Nonfiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:18
by Hartwig, Melissa,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
viii, 311 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Call Number 641.563 HAR
Summary "The groundbreaking Whole30 program has helped countless people transform their lives by bringing them better sleep, more energy, fewer cravings, weight loss, and new healthy habits that last a lifetime. In this cookbook, best-selling author and Whole30 co-creator Melissa Hartwig delivers over 150 all-new recipes to help readers prepare delicious, healthy meals during their Whole30 and beyond" --Publisher's description.

Girl in the water

New Mystery Fiction - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:18
by Marton, Dana.
Publisher [publisher not identified], 2016.
1st ed.
263 pages ; 23 cm
Call Number M MAR
Summary When Ian Slaney lost his family, he lost his heart with them. An Army vet, Ian is a shadow of his former self on the path of self-destruction but his best friend's disappearance in South America pulls him back from the ledge. He rushes to Brazil only to discover that his friend was murdered. The single lead in the case is Daniela, a mysterious beauty very much in need of protection with a host of secrets hidden in a dark past. Ian wants the murderers while Daniela wants to acknowledge the hot sparks of passion between them. But convincing Ian to set aside his protective instincts proves more difficult than teaching a water buffalo to tap dance. As the two of them track down clues to untangle an impossible case, they draw the attention of all the wrong people and danger follows them back to the U.S.

He's my only vampire. 9

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 06:18
by Shouoto, Aya, 1977-
Publisher Yen Press, Hachette Book Group, 2016.
First Yen Press edition.
[132] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Call Number GN YA F SHO
Summary "At long last, Aki has regained his memory. However, he and Kana are faced with a painful truth-- all along, Kana has actually been Eriya's thrall! Amid the chaos, the final Stigma appears, and the bloodred ties that bind the players of the game tighten to a stranglehold!" --

Money monster [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 06:18
by Dubiecki, Daniel, 1977-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary In the real-time high stakes thriller, financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything forcefully takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today's fast-paced, high-tech global markets.