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The proving

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:13
by Lewis, Beverly, 1949-
Publisher Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2017]
342 pages ; 23 cm
Books
Call Number XX(1619112.6)
Summary After five years as an Englisher, Amanda Dienner is shocked to learn her mother has passed away and left her Lancaster County's most popular Amish bed-and-breakfast. What's more, the inn will only truly be hers if Mandy can successfully run it for twelve months. Reluctantly, Mandy accepts the challenge, no matter that it means facing the family she left behind--or that the inn's clientèle expect an Amish hostess! Can Mandy fulfill the terms of her inheritance, or will this prove a dreadful mistake?

Friend request

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:13
by Marshall, Laura,
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2017.
First U.S. edition.
375 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number XX(1637223.3)

The world of tomorrow

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:13
by Mathews, Brendan,
Publisher Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
First edition.
552 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number XX(1621091.3)
Summary Fleeing Ireland for New York City after stealing a small fortune from the IRA, three brothers immerse themselves in the cultural and political tensions of 1939, only to find their lives falling apart when they are tracked down by a hired assassin.

A secret history of witches

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:13
by Morgan, Louisa, 1952-
Publisher Redhook, 2017.
First edition.
484 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number FIC MORGAN
Summary "From early 19th century Brittany to London during the Second World War, five generations of witches fight the battles of their time, deciding how far they are willing to go to protect their family, their heritage, and ultimately, all of our futures. After Grand-mère Ursule gives her life to save her tribe, her magic seems to dies with her. Even so, her family keeps the Old Faith, practicing the spells and rites that have been handed from mother to daughter for generations. Until one day, Ursule's young granddaughter steps into the circle, and magic flows anew"--

Norma : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:13
by Oksanen, Sofi, 1977-
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
First edition.
305 pages 22 cm
Books
Call Number F OKS
Summary "When Anita Naakka jumps in front of an oncoming train, her daughter, Norma, is left alone with the secret they have spent their lives hiding: Norma has supernatural hair, sensitive to the slightest changes in her mood--and the moods of those around her--moving of its own accord, corkscrewing when danger is near. And so it is her hair that alerts her, while she talks with a strange man at her mother's funeral, that her mother may not have taken her own life. Setting out to reconstruct Anita's final months--sifting through puzzling cell phone records, bank statements, video files--Norma begins to realize that her mother knew more about her hair's powers than she let on: a sinister truth beyond Norma's imagining. As Sofi Oksanen leads us ever more deeply into Norma's world, weaving together past and present, she gives us a dark family drama that is a searing portrait of both the exploitation of women's bodies and the extremes to which people will go for the sake of beauty"--

A boy in winter: a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:13
by Seiffert, Rachel,
Publisher Pantheon Books, [2017]
First American edition.
242 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number FIC SEIFFERT, RACHEL
Summary "From the award-winning author of the Booker Prize-short-listed The Dark Room, a startling portrait of the Nazis' arrival in Ukraine as they move to implement the final solution. Otto Pohl, an engineer overseeing construction of a German road in Ukraine, awakens to the unexpected sight of SS men herding hundreds of Jews into an old brick factory. Inside the factory, Ephraim anxiously scans the growing crowd, looking for his two sons. As anxious questions swirl around him--'Where are they taking us? How long will we be gone?'--He can't quell the suspicion that it would be just like his oldest son to hole up somewhere instead of lining up for the Germans, and just like his youngest to follow. Yasia, a farmer's daughter who has come into town to sell produce, sees two young boys slinking through the shadows of the deserted streets and decides to offer them shelter. As these lives become more and more intertwined--Rachel Seiffert's prose rich with a rare compassion, courage, and emotional depth--an unflinching story is told: of survival, of conflicting senses of duty, of the oppressive power of fear and the possibility of courage in the face of terror"--

The other girl

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:13
by Spindler, Erica, 1957-
Publisher St. Martin's Press, 2017.
First edition.
243 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number FIC SPINDLER
Summary Officer Miranda Rader of the Harmony, Louisiana PD is known for her honesty, integrity, and steady hand in a crisis - but that wasn't always so. Miranda comes from the town of Jasper, a place about the size of a good spit on a hot day, and her side of the tracks was the wrong one. She's worked hard to earn the respect of her coworkers and the community. When Miranda and her partner are called to investigate the murder of one of the town's most beloved college professors, they're unprepared for the brutality of the scene. This murder is unlike any they've ever investigated, and just when Miranda thinks she's seen the worst of it, she finds a piece of evidence that chills her to the core: a faded newspaper clipping about that terrible night fifteen years ago. The night she'd buried, along with her past and the girl she'd been back then. Until now that grave had stayed sealed... except for those times, in the deepest part of the night, when the nightmares came: of a crime no one believed happened and the screams of the girl they believed didn't exist.

My absolute darling

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:13
by Tallent, Gabriel,
Publisher Riverhead Books, 2017.
417 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number FIC TALLENT
Summary "One of the most momentous debuts in years: A transcendent novel that strikes a deep emotional chord, My Absolute Darling combines a page-turning female survival story, an arresting use of language, and a heart-wrenchingly powerful redemptive arc"--

Something like happy

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:13
by Woods, Eva (Novelist),
Publisher Graydon House, [2017] ©2017
424 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number F WOO
Summary "Annie Hebden is stuck. Stuck in her boring job, with her irritating roommate, in a life no thirty-five-year-old would want. But deep down, Annie is still mourning the terrible loss that tore a hole through the perfect existence she'd once taken for granted--and hiding away is safer than remembering what used to be. Until she meets the eccentric Polly Leonard"--Amazon.com.

Seven days dead

New Mystery Fiction - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 12:10
by Farrow, John, 1947-
Publisher Minotaur Books, 2016.
First edition.
298 pages ; 25 cm.
Books
Call Number F FAR
Summary "In Seven Days Dead, a woman races in a small boat through a torrential sea storm to Grand Manan island, located off the coast of Maine. She is determined to reach her dying father's bedside. Meanwhile, detective Cinq-Mars is enjoying vacation with his wife on the island until he's caught up in the investigation of a murder. Long-held secrets start to emerge, and Cinq-Mars begins to wonder if the two deaths are related."--

Charcoal Joe : an Easy Rawlins mystery

New Mystery Fiction - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 12:10
by Mosley, Walter
Publisher Doubleday, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2016.
First edition.
305 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number M MOS
Summary Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks on his door. Mouse is one of the deadliest men in America. And Mouse wants a small favor. He wants Easy to help a man he says is wrongly imprisoned, a friend of Charcoal Joe. Charcoal Joe is a mythical figure in the LA underworld - he pulls all the strings but keeps out of sight. Reluctantly, Easy agrees - he owes Mouse his life. But this is no small favor. It's going to be Easy's deadliest investigation yet. It's going to take him from the beaches of Malibu to the shadiest stretches of Sunset in a frenetic adventure through a wild and unrepentant city.

Fathers and daughters [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Muccino, Gabriele,
Publisher Vertical, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (116 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA FAT
Summary A Pulitzer-winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forget connections of her own.

Guernica [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Alba, Jose,
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA GUE
Summary Spain 1937: An American journalist and a press-office censor form a secret alliance days before a bombing that sets the stage for WWII.

Ma ma [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Medem, Julio, 1958-
Publisher Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (111 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA MA
Summary Just as Magda is diagnosed with breast cancer, she meets Arturo, a devoted husband and father in the midst of unspeakable loss. Their chance encounter leads both down a path of strength, grace, love, and rebirth.

Outlaws and angels [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Mollner, JT,
Publisher Entertainment One Films Canada, [2016] Momentum Pictures, LLC
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION OUT
Summary For seasoned outlaw Henry and his gang of bandits, a high-stakes bank heist turns bloody when they kill a U.S. Marshal in the process. With one of the largest bounties in the history of the American West on their heads, they make their way south and invade the home of a seemingly innocent and unsuspecting frontier family for refuge. As an unexpected game of cat and mouse ensues, this twisted tale leads to seduction, role reversal, and ultimately revenge.

Sunset song [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Davies, Terence, 1945-
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 136 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA SUN
Summary Follows the life of a Scottish farm girl as she searches for her independence against the odds, in an epic rite of passage story set just before the First World War. The war and the struggles she endures test her resolve for love and her idyllic country farm life.

Swiss army man [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Kwan, Daniel,
Publisher Lionsgate, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 97 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY SWI
Summary Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. One day everything changes when a corpse named Manny washes up onshore. The two become fast friends, and ultimately go on an epic adventure that will bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

Teenage mutant ninja turtles. Out of the shadows [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Green, Dave,
Publisher Paramount, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 111 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION TEE
Summary After super villain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.

The family fang [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Bateman, Jason,
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (106 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA FAM
Summary Adult siblings Baxter and Annie, scarred from an unconventional upbringing, return to their family home. When their parents, performance artists famous for elaborate public hoaxes, go missing under troubling circumstances, Baxter and Annie investigate. Unsure whether it's foul play or just another elaborate ruse, nothing can prepare them for what they discover.

X-Men. Apocalypse [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Singer, Bryan, 1965-
Publisher 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016] ©2016
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (144 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION XME
Summary After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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