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Fifth Harmony [sound recording]

New Music - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Gucci Mane, 1980-
Publisher Epic Records, [2017]
[Explicit version]
1 audio disc (33 min., 3 sec.) : CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD 781.66 FIF

The Romanov ransom [CD sound recording] : a Sam and Remi Fargo adventure

New Books on CD - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Cussler, Clive,
Publisher Penguin Audio ; Books on Tape, [2017]
9 audio discs (approximately 10 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Summary "In 1918, a ransom of enormous size was paid to free the Romanovs from the Bolsheviks, but, as history knows, the Romanovs died anyway. And the ransom? During World War II, the Nazis stole it from the Russians, and after that--it vanished. Until now. When a modern-day kidnapping captures the attention of husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo, the couple soon learn that these long-lost riches may be back in play, held in trust by the descendants of a Nazi guerrilla faction called the Werewolves. It is their mission to establish the Fourth Reich, and their time is coming soon. As the Fargos follow the trail across Europe, Northern Africa, and South America, they know only one thing. This quest is greater than anything they have ever done--it is their chance to make someone answer for unspeakable crimes, and to prevent them from happening again"--

Proof of life [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Jance, Judith A.,
Publisher HarperCollins, [2017]
10 audio discs (12 hr., 10 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in..
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M JAN
Summary Before he retired, J.P. Beaumont had looked forward to having his days all to himself. But too much free time doesn't suit a man used to brushing close to danger. When his longtime nemesis, retired Seattle crime reporter Maxwell Cole, dies in what's officially deemed to be an accidental fire, Beau is astonished to be dragged into the investigation at the request of none other than the deceased victim himself. In the process, Beau learns that just because a long-ago case was solved does not mean it's over.

The woman in cabin 10 [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Ware, Ruth,
Publisher Audioworks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, [2016] ℗2016
9 audio discs (approximately 11 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F WAR
Summary In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie's works, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage in the picturesque North Sea. At first, Lo's stay is nothing but pleasant: the cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and the guests are elegant. But as the week wears on, frigid winds whip the deck, gray skies fall, and Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a dark and terrifying nightmare: a woman being thrown overboard. The problem? All passengers remain accounted for--and so, the ship sails on as if nothing has happened, despite Lo's desperate attempts to convey that something (or someone) has gone terribly, terribly wrong.

Map of the heart [CD sound recording]: a novel

New Books on CD - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Wiggs, Susan,
Publisher HarperCollins, [2017]
10 audio discs (11 hr, 46 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM WIG
Summary An accomplished photographer, widow, and mother, Camille Palmer is content with the blessings she's enjoyed. When her aging father asks her to go with him to his native France, she has no idea that she's embarking on an adventure that will shake her complacency and utterly transform her.

God's wolf : the life of the most notorious of all crusaders, scourge of Saladin

New Biographies - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Lee, Jeffrey, 1966-
Publisher W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.
First American edition.
332 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Summary In a 2010 terrorist plot, Al-Qaeda hid a bomb in a FedEx shipment addressed to Reynald de Chatillon, a knight who had died centuries ago in the crusades. A reviled figure in Islamic history, often portrayed as the very epitome of brutality, Reynald remains as controversial--and as vividly present in the minds of many in the Middle East--as the story of the crusades themselves. An epic saga set in the midst of a violent clash of civilizations, God's Wolf tells the story of Reynald's staggering rise from lowly soldier to prince of Antioch, one of the crusader kingdoms in the Near East. Jeffrey Lee argues that, despite his brutality, Reynald was a strong military leader and an effective statesman who defended his kingdom against attacks from Byzantines, Armenians, and Muslims. A tale of faith, fanaticism, and brutality, God's Wolf is the fascinating story of an exceptional crusader and a provocative reinterpretation of the crusader era--

Miss D & me : life with the invincible Bette Davis

New Biographies - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Sermak, Kathryn,
Publisher Hachette Books, 2017.
First edition.
viii, 278 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Call Number B SERMAK
Summary The legendary actress's personal assistant recounts their time together, discussing the renaissance of Davis's career in her later years and the public betrayal that nearly killed her.

The songs we know best : John Ashbery's early life

New Biographies - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Roffman, Karin,
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.
First edition.
xv, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call Number BIOG ASHBERY, J.
Summary "A biography focusing on the poet John Ashbery's early life"--

Unstoppable : my life so far

New Biographies - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Sharapova, Maria, 1987-
Publisher Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2017] ©2017
292 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

We are all shipwrecks : a memoir

New Biographies - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Carlisle, Kelly Grey,
Publisher Sourcebooks, [2017]
xi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number XX(1631231.5)
Summary The author discusses her unusual upbringing living on a boat in the LA harbor with her grandparents who owned and operated adult video stores.

Gangster nation : a novel

New Mystery Fiction - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Goldberg, Tod,
Publisher Counterpoint Press, [2017]
pages ; cm
Call Number M GOL
Summary " Gangster Nation is a razor. It will slice you open and reveal your insides. And like the best of Tod Goldberg's work, it'll show you everything you are at your core." --Brad Meltzer, New York Times bestselling author of The President's Shadow It's been two years since the events of Gangsterland , when legendary Chicago hitman Sal Cupertine disappeared into the guise of Vegas Rabbi David Cohen. It's September of 2001 and for David, everything is coming up gold: Temple membership is on the rise, the new private school is raking it in, and the mortuary and cemetery--where Cohen has been laundering bodies for the mob--is minting cash. But Sal wants out. He's got money stashed in safe-deposit boxes all over the city. He's looking at places to escape to, Mexico or maybe Argentina. He only needs to make it through the High Holidays, and he'll have enough money to slip away, grab his wife and kid, and start fresh. Across the country, former FBI agent Matthew Drew is now running security for an Indian Casino outside of Milwaukee, spending his off-time stalking members of The Family, looking for vengeance for the murder of his former partner. So when Sal's cousin stumbles into the casino one night, Matthew takes the law into his own hands--again--touching off a series of events that will have Rabbi Cohen running for his life, trapped in Las Vegas, with the law, society, and the post-9/11 world closing in around him. Gangster Nation is a thrilling follow-up to Gangsterland , an unexpected, page-turning examination of the seedy foundations of American life. With the wit and gritty glamor that defines his writing, Goldberg traces how the things we most value in our lives--home, health, even our spiritual lives--have been built on the enterprises of criminals.

Beach, breeze, bloodshed

New Mystery Fiction - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:39
by Keyse-Walker, John,
Publisher Minotaur Books, 2017.
First edition.
294 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number M KEY
Summary " Sun, Sand, Murder by John Keyse-Walker is a winner. It is written with the coral clarity of a Caribbean atoll, and evokes an edgy rhythm that suits the protagonist, Teddy Creque, and his wholly authentic domain, the Virgin Islands."--Randy Wayne White After barely surviving the first criminal investigation in living memory on the sun-drenched British Virgin island of Anegada, Constable Teddy Creque has spent the past six months trying to weather the aftermath, and move on with his life. Now, with a promotion and a medal of honor, he's newly committed to the job. So when a young woman dies in a shark attack off the coast of a neighboring island, Virgin Gorda, Teddy is happy to help when Deputy Commissioner Howard Lane orders him to capture the man-eater. But when Teddy arrives on Virgin Gorda, he begins to suspect there was human foul play involved, too. After all, the sharks around the idyllic island aren't known for attacking humans, and there are some oddities at the scene. Unfortunately, while Teddy is convinced that the woman's death wasn't accidental, not everyone on the island takes kindly to his meddling, and he's forced to be creative in his pursuit of justice. In unfamiliar territory, and with his sole witness a silent child who communicates in unorthodox ways, Teddy must earn the trust of the reserved residents of the touristy island, tangle with a loquacious parrot, and follow the clues which might lead him directly into the path of a killer. John Keyse-Walker, the winner of the 2015 Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award, has written another taut, witty mystery that will keep readers mesmerized from the opening page to the stunning conclusion.

Pure McCartney [sound recording].

New Music - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:39
by McCartney, Paul,
Publisher Hear Music, [2016]
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP MCC

Remember us to life [sound recording]

New Music - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 03:38
by Spektor, Regina,
Publisher Sire, [2016]
1 audio disc (47 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP SPE

Walk away

New Mystery Fiction - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 00:38
by Hawken, Sam,
Publisher Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
First edition.
323 pages ; 25 cm.
Call Number M HAW
Summary Camaro Espinoza, a former combat medic with a mysterious past, struggles to rescue her sister and niece from an abusive boyfriend who is being assisted by his brother, an unhinged ex-Special Forces operative.

Behind her eyes : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 00:38
by Pinborough, Sarah, 1972-
Publisher Flatiron Books, 2017.
First U.S. edition.
306 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F PIN
Summary "Only two can keep a secret if one of them is dead. David and Adele seem like the ideal pair. He's a successful psychiatrist, she is his picture-perfect wife who adores him. But why is he so controlling? And why is she keeping things hidden? As Louise, David's new secretary, is drawn into their orbit, she uncovers more puzzling questions than answers. The only thing that is crystal clear is that something in this marriage is very, very wrong. But Louise can't guess how wrong--and how far a person might go to protect their marriage's secrets"--

The nightingale [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:37
by Li, Baotian, 1946-
Publisher Kino Lorber, [2016]
1 videodisc (100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary Two individuals explore the edge of traditional China. They also learn new values and the importance of family and tradition.

Run boy run. [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:37
by Danquart, Pepe,
Publisher Menemsha Films, [2016]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary A superlative saga of courage and compassion, it tells the extraordinary true story of a Polish boy who seeks the kindness of others in his solitary struggle to outlast the Nazi occupation and keep alive his Jewish faith.

Amazon Web Services in action

New Nonfiction - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:36
by Wittig, Michael, 1987-
Publisher Manning, [2016]
xxv, 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call Number 004.6782 AMA

Ghostbusters [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 09:35
by Feig, Paul,
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 117 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY GHO
Summary Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.