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Radio silence

New YA Books - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:54
by Oseman, Alice,
Publisher HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017.
First U.S. edition.
474, 13 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F OSE
Summary A studious girl and a quiet, straight-A boy start a controversial podcast together that challenges their courage and forces them to confront issues in the form of backlash and censorship.

Monster trucks [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:54
by Wedge, Chris, 1958-
Publisher Paramount Pictures, [2017]
1 videodisc (104 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY MON
Summary Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp, a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a taste and a talent for speed, Tripp may have just found the key to getting out of town and a most unlikely friend.

Planet Earth II [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:54
by Gunton, Mike, 1957-
Publisher BBC Worldwide, Inc., [2017] [Warner Home Video], [2017]
2 videodiscs (approximately 300 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD 550 PLA 2
Summary In one of the most ambitious landmark series, Planet Earth II allows us to experience the world from the viewpoint of the animals themselves. Traveling through jungles, deserts, mountains, islands, grasslands and cities, this series explores the unique characteristics of Earth's most iconic habitats and the extraordinary ways animals survive within them. New technology has allowed individual stories to be captured in an unparalleled level of detail. For the first time, viewers are immersed in incredible landscapes and share the most dramatic moments in the lives of animals. From spellbinding wildlife spectacle to intimate encounters, Planet Earth II will take you closer than ever before.

To walk invisible: the Brontë sisters [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:54
by Wainwright, Sally, 1964-
Publisher Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë face a bleak future, with their father half-blind, and troubled brother Branwell in decline. As their situation worsens, Charlotte sees that writing could offer a way out. This is the story of the sisters' great novels and their extraordinary battle for recognition.

Arnie : the life of Arnold Palmer

New Biographies - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:54
by Callahan, Tom,
Publisher Harper, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
xiv, 333 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Call Number B PALMER
Summary "In this definitive biography, veteran sportswriter Tom Callahan shines a spotlight on one of the greatest golfers ever to play the game, Arnold Palmer. The winner of more than ninety championships, including four Masters Tournaments, Arnold Palmer was a legend in twentieth century sports: a supremely gifted competitor beloved for his powerful hitting, his nerve on the greens, and his great rapport with fans. Perhaps above all others, Palmer was the reason golf's popularity exploded, as the King of the links helped define golf's golden age along with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. In addition to his talent on the golf course, Palmer was a brilliant entrepreneur off it, and one of the first sportsmen to create his own successful marketing brand. Forging an alliance with sports agent Mark McCormick, Palmer parlayed his popularity into lucrative deals, and helped pave the way for the multi-million-dollar contracts that have become standard for stars across all sports. But beyond his business acumen, Palmer was always a larger-than-life character, and Arnie recounts a host of unforgettable anecdotes from a long life in the spotlight. Tom Callahan knew Palmer well for many years, and now pays tribute to this golfing icon. Filled with great stories from the key people in Palmer's life, Arnie is an entertaining and illuminating portrait of a remarkable man and his extraordinary legacy"--

The day I died : a novel

New Mystery Fiction - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:54
by Rader-Day, Lori, 1973-
Publisher William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
First edition.
408, 10 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number M RAD
Summary Using her skills as a handwriting analyst to assist a local murder and kidnapping investigation, Anna identifies disturbing parallels between the crimes and her own struggles to protect her troubled teen son from her abusive ex.

Three envelopes

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:53
by Hezroni, Nir, 1968-
Publisher Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press, 2017.
First U.S edition.
310 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call Number F HEZ
Summary "Agent 10483 carried out his missions perfectly. Too perfectly. When a top agent in the Israeli Organization receives a disturbing notebook written by the mysterious 10483, supposedly dead for years, he realizes that something went terribly wrong. Is 10483 a psychopath who outwitted his handlers for years? Or was he manipulated by his superiors to carry out the most monstrous assassinations in the history of the state of Israel? And why was he the only agent to receive three envelopes with targeted killing assignments instead of one, as part of a lethal and top secret operation? Was he responsible for locking up his victims and staging their deaths, or was he himself merely the victim of a brilliant scientist whose cutting-edge discoveries enabled her to manipulate his brain waves? Offering a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the technology of high-level intelligence operations, Nir Hezroni's dark thriller is a chilling exploration of the mind of a master killer"--

The delight of being ordinary : a road trip with the Pope and the Dalai Lama

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:53
by Merullo, Roland,
Publisher Doubleday, [2017]
First edition.
xiv, 367 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F MER
Summary Meeting during a highly publicized official visit at the Vatican, the Pope and the Dalai Lama embark on an unsanctioned, undercover vacation through the Italian countryside to rediscover the everyday joys of life.

The horse dancer

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:53
by Moyes, Jojo, 1969-
Publisher Penguin Books, 2017. ©2009
444, 11, 8 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F MOY
Summary When Sarah's grandfather gives her a beautiful horse named Boo--hoping that one day she'll follow in his footsteps to join an elite French riding school, away from their gritty London neighborhood--she quietly trains in city's parks and alleys. But then her grandfather falls ill, and Sarah must juggle horsemanship with school and hospital visits. Natasha, a young lawyer, is reeling after her failed marriage: her professional judgment is being questioned, her new boyfriend is a let-down, and she's forced to share her house with her charismatic ex-husband. Yet when the willful fourteen-year-old Sarah lands in her path, Natasha decides to take the girl under her wing.

City of friends

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:53
by Trollope, Joanna,
Publisher Mantle, 2017. ©2017
329 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F TRO
Summary The day Stacey Grant loses her job feels like the last day of her life. Or at least, the only life she'd ever known. For who was she if not a City high-flyer, Senior Partner at one of the top private equity firms in London? As Stacey starts to reconcile her old life with the new one without professional achievements or meetings, but instead, long days at home with her dog and ailing mother, waiting for her successful husband to come home she at least has The Girls to fall back on. Beth, Melissa and Gaby. The girls, now women, had been best friends from the early days of university right through their working lives, and for all the happiness and heartbreaks in between. But these career women all have personal problems of their own, and when Stacey's redundancy forces a betrayal to emerge that was supposed to remain secret, their long cherished friendships will be pushed to their limits.

Suicide squad [sound recording]: the album.

New Music - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 05:53
by Atlantic Recording Corporation,
Publisher Atlantic, [2016] ℗2016 ©2016
[Explicit version].
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD SOU SUI

11.22.63 [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:52
by Carpenter, Bridget, 1975-
Publisher Warner Home Video, [2016] ©2016.
2 videodiscs (approximately 439 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary On November 22, 1963, President Kennedy was killed in Dallas and the world changed forever. But what if it could be changed back? James Franco stars as Jake Epping, an English teacher who accepts the monumental mission of trying to prevent the assassination of JFK. Luckily, he has the help of Sadie Dunhill (Sarah Gadon), a resourceful librarian who's trying to reconcile secrets of her own. This thriller offers a mind-bending, emotional thrill ride unlike any other.

How we got to now [CD sound recording] : six innovations that made the modern world

New Books on CD - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:51
by Johnson, Steven, 1968-
Publisher Penguin Audio, 2014. ©2014
5 audio discs (6 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 338.064 JOH
Summary A new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. The history of innovation over centuries tracing facets of modern life from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences. Filled with surprising stories of accidental genius and brilliant mistakes; from the French publisher who invented the phonograph before Edison but forgot to include playback, to the Hollywood movie star who helped invent the technology behind Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Long black veil : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:51
by Boylan, Jennifer Finney, 1958-
Publisher Crown, [2017]
First edition.
290 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F BOY
Summary When the body of a college friend is discovered twenty years after her disappearance, Judith, the only witness who can testify to the innocence of the chief suspect, is forced to confront dark secrets from her past that compromise the healthy life she has built for her family.

The shadow land : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:51
by Kostova, Elizabeth,
Publisher Ballantine Books, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
478 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F KOS
Summary "A young American woman, Alexandra Boyd, has traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria, hoping that life abroad will salve the wounds left by the loss of her beloved brother. Soon after arriving in this elegant East European city, however, she helps an elderly couple into a taxi--and realizes too late that she has accidentally kept one of their bags. Inside she finds an ornately carved wooden box engraved with a name: Stoyan Lazarov. Raising the hinged lid, she discovers that she is holding an urn filled with human ashes. As Alexandra sets out to locate the family and return this precious item, she will first have to uncover the secrets of a talented musician who was shattered by oppression--and she will find out all too quickly that this knowledge is fraught with its own danger. Kostova's new novel is a tale of immense scope that delves into the horrors of a century and traverses the culture and landscape of this mysterious country. Suspenseful and beautifully written, it explores the power of stories, the pull of the past, and the hope and meaning that can sometimes be found in the aftermath of loss"--

The chapel car bride

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:51
by Miller, Judith, 1944-
Publisher Bethany House, [2017] ©2017
341 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F MIL
Summary "With her penchant for seeing the best in everyone, Hope Irvine sees a world full of good people in hard places. When her father accepts a position traveling in a chapel car as an on-the-rail missionary, she is determined to join him in his efforts and put her musical skills to good use by serving the mining families of West Virginia, saving their souls, and bettering their lives. Luke Hughes shares Hope's love of music and her love of God, but as a poor miner he knows he can offer her no future. Still, the notes she sings resonate in his heart. When she begins to travel with a young mine manager to neighboring counties, Luke can hardly suppress his jealousy. It isn't until he begins to suspect these missions of mercy might be the mine manager's cover for illegal purposes, though, that Luke feels justified in speaking up. But how can he discover the truth without hurting Hope or, worse, putting her in danger?"--Amazon.com.

If we were villains

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:51
by Rio, M. L.,
Publisher Flatiron Books, 2017.
First U.S. edition.
358 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F RIO
Summary As one of seven young actors studying Shakespeare at an elite arts college, Oliver and his friends play the same roles onstage and off: hero, villain, tyrant, temptress. But when the casting changes, and the secondary characters usurp the stars, the plays spill dangerously over into life, and one of them is found dead. The rest face their greatest acting challenge yet: convincing the police, and themselves, that they are blameless.

No one is coming to save us : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:51
by Watts, Stephanie Powell,
Publisher Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
371 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F WAT
Summary "JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina, to build his dream house and to pursue his high school sweetheart, Ava. But as he reenters his former world, where factories are in decline and the legacy of Jim Crow is still felt, he's startled to find that the people he once knew and loved have changed just as much as he has. Ava is now married and desperate for a baby, though she can't seem to carry one to term. Her husband, Henry, has grown distant, frustrated by the demise of the furniture industry, which has outsourced to China and stripped the area of jobs. Ava's mother, Sylvia, caters to and meddles with the lives of those around her, trying to fill the void left by her absent son. And Don, Sylvia's unworthy but charming husband, just won't stop hanging around. JJ's return--and his plans to build a huge mansion overlooking Pinewood and woo Ava--not only unsettles their family, but stirs up the entire town"--Jacket flap.

The night the lights went out

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:51
by White, Karen (Karen S.),
Publisher Berkley, 2017. ©2017
First edition.
406 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F WHI
Summary "After a newly divorced mother of two moves to an affluent Atlanta suburb with her children, she becomes involved in the secrets and scandals lurking behind the façades of the seemingly perfect families who live there ... secrets that someone would kill to keep hidden"--

Swiat kobiety

Magazines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 08:52
Publisher [Interia.pl]
volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Call Number XX(1617920.1) JAN 2017