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Indecent exposure [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:39
by Woods, Stuart,
Publisher Books on Tape ; Penguin Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
6 audio discs (approximately 7 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F WOO
Summary "As an eligible bachelor, man-about-town, and mover in the highest social echelons, Stone Barrington has always been the subject of interest and gossip. But when he's unwittingly thrust into the limelight, he finds himself scrambling to take cover. Before too long, Stone's fending off pesky nuisances left and right, and making personal arrangements so surreptitiously it would take a covert operative to unearth them. Unfortunately, Stone soon discovers that these efforts only increase the persistence of the most troublesome pests ... and when he runs afoul of a particularly tenacious lady, he'll be struggling to protect not just his reputation, but his life"--

Lullaby road : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:39
by Anderson, James (Novelist),
Publisher Crown, [2018]
First edition.
305 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number XX(1647365.1)
Summary "A trucker sets out to protect an abandoned child in the Utah desert...Winter has come to Route 117, a remote road through the high desert of Utah trafficked only by eccentrics, fugitives, and those looking to escape the world. Local truck driver Ben Jones, still in mourning over a heartbreaking loss, is just trying to get through another season of treacherous roads and sudden snowfall without an accident. But then he finds a mute Hispanic child who has been abandoned at a seedy truck stop along his route, far from civilization and bearing a note that simply reads "Please Ben. Watch my son. His name is Juan" And then at the bottom, a few more hastily scribbled words. "Bad Trouble. Tell no one.". Despite deep misgivings, and without any hint of who this child is or the grave danger he's facing, Ben takes the child with him in his truck and sets out into an environment that is as dangerous as it is beautiful and silent. From that moment forward, nothing will ever be the same. Not for Ben. Not for the child. And not for anyone along the seemingly empty stretch of road known as Route 117"--

Isaiah's daughter : a novel of prophets & kings

New Adult Fiction - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:39
by Andrews, Mesu, 1963-
Publisher WaterBrook, 2018.
First Edition.
xi, 387 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number XX(1654894.1)
Summary "In this epic Biblical narrative, ideal for fans of The Bible miniseries, ayoung woman taken into the prophet Isaiah's household rises to capture the heart of the future king. Isaiah adopts Ishma, giving her a new name--Zibah, delight of the Lord--thereby ensuring her royal pedigree. Ishma came to the prophet's home, devastated after watching her family destroyed and living as a captive. But as the years pass, Zibah's lively spirit wins Prince Hezekiah's favor, a boy determined to rebuild the kingdom his father has nearly destroyed. But loving this man will awake in her all the fears and pain of her past and she must turn to the only One who can give life, calm her fears, and deliver a nation. "Andrews (The Pharaoh's Daughter) offers her unique brand of in-depth Bible knowledge and storytelling flair... [she] is gifted at bringing the past to life..."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)"-- "The Bible jumps to life in this spellbinding narrative drawn from verses in the books of 2 Kings and Isaiah, bringing the troubled kingdoms that followed Solomon's reign into focus and particularly a young woman being raised by the prophet Isaiah"--

Amish brides

New Adult Fiction - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:39
by Beckstrand, Jennifer,
Publisher Kensington Books, [2017]
329 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number F AMI
Summary "Three brides prepare for their weddings according to uniquely Amish traditions in three novella"--

Beneath the mountain : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:39
by D'Andrea, Luca, 1979-
Publisher HarperCollins [2018] ©2018
First U.S. edition.
390 pages : map ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number XX(1651012.4)
Summary New York City native Jeremiah Salinger is one half of a hot-shot documentary-making team. He and his partner, Mike, made a reality show about roadies that skyrocketed them to fame. But now Salinger's left that all behind, to move with his wife, Annelise, and young daughter, Clara, to the remote part of Italy where Annelise grew up, the Alto Adige. Nestled in the Dolomites, this breathtaking, rural region that was once part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire remains more Austro than Italian. Locals speak a strange, ancient dialect, Ladino, and root for Germany (against Italy) in the World Cup. Annelise's small town, Siebenhoch, is close-knit to say the least and does not take kindly to out-of-towners. When Salinger decides to make a documentary about the mountain rescue group, the mission goes horribly awry, leaving him the only survivor. He blames himself, and so, it seems, does everyone else in Siebenhoch. Spiraling into a deep depression, he begins having terrible, recurrent nightmares. Only his little girl Clara can put a smile on his face. But when he takes Clara to the Bletterbach Gorge, a canyon rich in fossil remains, he accidentally overhears a conversation that gives his life renewed focus. In 1985, three students were murdered there, their bodies savaged, limbs severed and strewn by a killer who was never found. Although Salinger knows this is a tightlipped community, one where he is definitely persona non grata, he becomes obsessed with solving this mystery and is convinced it is all that can keep him sane. And as Salinger unearths the long kept secrets of this small town, one by one, the terrifying truth is eventually revealed about the horrifying crime that marked an entire village.--page 4 of cover.

The good widow : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:39
by Fenton, Liz,
Publisher Lake Union Publishing, [2017]
290 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number F FEN
Summary Elementary school teacher Jacqueline Jacks Morales's marriage was far from perfect, but even in its ups and downs it was predictable. Familiar. Or at least she thought it was, until two police officers showed up at her door with devastating news. Her husband of eight years, the one who should have been on a business trip to Kansas, had suffered a fatal car accident in Hawaii. And he wasn't alone.

Eternal life : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:39
by Horn, Dara, 1977-
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2018]
First edition.
236 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number XX(1646227.2)
Summary Ever since she made a deal to save her son's life in Roman-occupied Jerusalem, Rachel has been doomed to live eternally, but as her descendants develop new technologies for immortality, she realizes that, for them to live fully, she must die. "What would it really mean to live forever? Rachel is a woman with a problem: she can`t die. Her recent troubles--widowhood, a failing business, an unemployed middle-aged son--are only the latest in a litany spanning dozens of countries, scores of marriages, and hundreds of children. In the 2,000 years since she made a spiritual bargain to save the life of her first son back in Roman-occupied Jerusalem, she's tried everything to free herself, and only one other person in the world understands: a man she once loved passionately, who has been stalking her through the centuries, convinced they belong together forever. But as the twenty-first century begins and her children and grandchildren--consumed with immortality in their own ways, from the frontiers of digital currency to genetic engineering--develop new technologies that could change her fate and theirs, Rachel knows she must find a way out. Gripping, hilarious, and profoundly moving. Eternal Life celebrates the bonds between generations, the power of faith, the purpose of death, and the reasons for being alive."--Dust jacket.

The afterlives

New Adult Fiction - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:39
by Pierce, Thomas, 1982-
Publisher Riverhead Books, 2018.
366 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number XX(1641972.2)
Summary ""Ridiculously good" (The New York Times) authorThomas Pierce's debut novel is a funny, poignant love story that answers the question: What happens after we die? (Lots of stuff, it turns out). Jim Byrd died. Technically. For a few minutes. The diagnosis: heart attack at age thirty. Revived with no memory of any tunnels, lights, or angels, Jim wonders what--if anything--awaits us on the other side. Then a ghost shows up. Maybe. Jim and his new wife, Annie, find themselves tangling with holograms, psychics, messages from the beyond, and a machine that connects the living and the dead. As Jim and Annie journey through history and fumble through faith, they confront the specter of loss that looms for anyone who dares to fall in love. Funny, fiercely original, and gracefully moving, The Afterliveswill haunt you. In a good way"-- "A spiritual love story that asks the question: what happens after we die? Set in a parallel USA"--

Bone tomahawk [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by Zahler, S. Craig,
Publisher Image Entertainment, [2015]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 132 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION BON
Summary Four men from a settlement in the old West must ride to the edge of civilization to find some local townspeople who have been abducted. What they find is an evil beyond imagination and an enemy so brutal, they will never be the same again.

Happy death day [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by Blum, Jason,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (96 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1659039.2)
Summary A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity.

Jane got a gun [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by O'Connor, Gavin,
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION JAN
Summary Young and pretty with a soul of pure steel, Jane Hammond is a good girl married to one of the worst baddies in town. When her husband Bill turns against his own gang, the vicious Bishop Boys, and returns home barely alive with eight bullets in his back, Jane knows it's time to ditch the dress for a pair of pants and strap on her own gun.

So B. it [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by Gyllenhaal, Stephen,
Publisher Cinedigm, [2018]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD SO
Summary Based on the New York Times Best-selling novel, a young prodigy named Heidi has a lucky streak that has a way of pointing her in the right direction. When a mysterious word in her mother's vocabulary begins to haunt her, Heidi's thirst for the truth leads her on a cross-country journey in search of the secrets of her past.

The Snowman [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by Alfredson, Tomas, 1965-
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1659046.2)
Summary When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

Private Paris [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
by Patterson, James, 1947-
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2016]
Unabridged.
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
Books
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
Books
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"--

Phone

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
Books
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.

Hamlet

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.
Books
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
Books
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.

Malagash

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:33
by Comeau, Joey.
Publisher ECW PRESS, [2017]
175 pages ; 18 cm
Books
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"--

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