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New Mystery Fiction - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:51
by Dugoni, Robert,
Publisher Thomas & Mercer, [2017]
368 pages ; 21 cm.
Books
Call Number M DUG

Marrow Island

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:47
by Smith, Alexis M,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. ©2016
xi, 244 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number F SMI

Against all odds [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 08:47
by Steel, Danielle,
Publisher Recorded Books, ℗2017.
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (9 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F STE
Summary Taking chances is part of life, but when you bet your future against the odds, it's a high-risk game. Kate Madison's stylish resale shop has been a big SoHo success, supporting her and her four kids since her husband's untimely death. Now they are grown and ready to forge lives of their own. And they all choose to play against the odds, to their mother's dismay. Isabelle, a dedicated attorney, is in line to make partner at her Wall Street firm when she falls for a client she represents in a criminal case. She tells herself she can make a life with him, but can she? Julie, a young designer, meets a man who seems too good to be true and falls under his spell. She marries him quickly, gives up her job, and moves to Los Angeles to be at his side but is all what it seems? Justin is a struggling writer who pushes for children with his partner before they're financially or emotionally ready. Will the strain on the relationship take too high a toll? And Willie, the youngest, a tech expert, makes a choice that shocks them all, with a woman twelve years older. Kate, loving, supportive, and outspoken, can't keep her children from playing against the odds. Can the odds be beaten? Not often, as her children have to learn for themselves. For Kate, the hardest lesson will be that she can't protect the children she loves from the choices they make, but can only love them as they make them.

Nearly Nero : the adventures of Claudius Lyon, the man who would be Wolfe

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 08:47
by Estleman, Loren D.,
Publisher Tyrus Books, [2017]
First Tyrus Books hardcover edition.
190 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number M EST
Summary Based on the Nero Wolfe series one of the longest running, critically acclaimed, and bestselling series in the crime fiction world a collection of Nero Wolfe inspired crime stories from one of the most prominent crime writers of his era. From 1934 until his death in 1976, Rex Stout entertained the world with the exploits of Nero Wolfe the eccentric, orchid-breeding detective genius as related by Archie Goodwin, his irreverent legman. Nearly Nero is an affectionate, tongue-in-cheek homage to Stout's greatest creation. Claudius Lyon is a fanatic admirer of Wolfe. He has retrofitted himself and his townhouse after Wolfe's and has hired a man named Arnie Woodbine to serve as his Archie Goodwin. However, Lyon's naiveté and Woodbine's larcenous nature constantly put them in jeopardy more than Wolfe and Goodwin ever faced. Somehow the imitator manages to find a solution from every problem. But can he and his assistant keep up this pretense for long?

Mother Land

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 08:47
by Theroux, Paul,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.
509 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number F THE
Summary Jay, one of seven living children, contemplates his mother's influence on the family and his life, as he struggles with her disappointment in him and suspects she may have sabotaged a budding relationship.

Wonder Woman. Vol. 3, The truth

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Rucka, Greg,
Publisher DC Comics, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Books
Call Number GN YA F WON
Summary "Diana's search for the truth about herself, her history, and her home Themyscira, takes her on a journey into darkness. But the price of understanding may be one sacrifice too many for Wonder Woman"--

Dress codes for small towns

New YA Books - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Stevens, Courtney C.
Publisher Harper Teen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
First edition.
337 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F STE
Summary Rebelling against the role others believe she should conform to, Billie McCaffrey struggles with her feelings for two of her friends. As the tomboy daughter of the town's preacher, Billie McCaffrey would rather wear sweats, build furniture, and get into trouble with her solid group of friends: Woods, Mash, Davey, Fifty, and Janie Lee. When Janie Lee confesses to Billie that she's in love with Woods, Billie realizes that she is also in love with Woods... and maybe with Janie Lee, too. She keeps her conflicting feelings to herself as she comes to terms with the gray areas of love, gender, and friendship.

Aftermath [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Lester, Elliott,
Publisher Lions Gate Entertainment, Inc., [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 94 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD F AFTERMATH
Summary Two strangers' lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Based on the airline accident that occurred in July of 2002 and on the events that took place 478 days later.

Chuck [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Falardeau, Philippe,
Publisher Paramount Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen, Theatrical version.
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA C
Summary He was the pride of Bayonne, New Jersey, a man who went fifteen rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa. Before all that, Chuck Wepner was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight when, in 1975, he was chosen to take on The Greatest in a highly publicized title match.

Feed [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Bertelsen, Tommy,
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (96 min.) sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD F FEED
Summary Olivia and Matthew Grey, eighteen-year-old twins born into a world of privilege and high expectations. There are almost no boundaries between them; even their dreams are connected.

Snowden [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Stone, Oliver,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (135 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA SNO
Summary The incredible untold story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others.

We're all alright! [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Cheap Trick (Musical group),
Publisher Big Machine, [2017]
Deluxe edition.
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD 781.66 CHE

Tomorrow forever [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Sweet, Matthew, 1964-
Publisher S. Matthew Sweet, [2017] ℗2017
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD 781.66 SWE

Close to home

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Dugoni, Robert,
Publisher Thomas & Mercer, [2017]
368 pages ; 21 cm.
Books
Call Number XX(1638900.3)

Back to Brooklyn

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:46
by Kelter, Lawrence,
Publisher Down & Out Books, 2017.
338 pages ; 22 cm.
Books
Call Number F KEL
Summary Gambini is back! Hot on the heels of rescuing his cousin Bill and Bill’s friend, Stan from an Alabama electric chair, our wildly inappropriate hero, Vincent Gambini heads home to Brooklyn where he attempts to establish a successful law career. Meanwhile, Lisa aches to have a wedding band placed around her finger and her biological clock is still ticking away like mad. Vinny and Lisa have been together ten long years. She’s waited so very patiently for him to complete law school and pass the bar. Winning his first case was the last piece of the puzzle, and now nothing can stand in the way of true love, except that between them they don’t have two nickels to rub together, and Vinny is about as romantic as a box of frogs.

Tom Clancy True faith and allegiance [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 02:46
by Greaney, Mark,
Publisher Books on Tape ; Random House Audio, [2016]
Unabridged.
16 audio discs (19 hr., 38 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F CLA
Summary It begins with a family dinner in Princeton, New Jersey. After months at sea, U.S. Navy Commander Scott Hagan, captain of the USS James Greer, is on leave when he is attacked by an armed man in a crowded restaurant. Hagan is shot, but he manages to fight off the attacker. Though severely wounded, the gunman reveals he is a Russian whose brother was killed when his submarine was destroyed by Commander Hagan's ship. Hagan demands to know how the would-be assassin knew his exact location, but the man dies before he says more. As more deadly events involving American military and intelligence personnel follow, all over the globe, it becomes clear that there has been some kind of massive information breach and that a wide array of America's most dangerous enemies have made a weapon of the stolen data. With U.S. intelligence agencies potentially compromised, it's up to John Clark and the rest of The Campus to track the leak to its source.

The chemist [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 02:46
by Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-
Publisher Blackstone Audio : Hachette Book Group, [2016]
Unabridged
16 audio discs (17 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F MEY
Summary "An ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life. She used to work for the U.S. government, but very few people ever knew that. An expert in her field, she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn't even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without warning. Now, she rarely stays in the same place or uses the same name for long. They've killed the only other person she trusted, but something she knows still poses a threat. They want her dead, and soon. When her former handler offers her a way out, she realizes it's her only chance to erase the giant target on her back. But it means taking one last job for her ex-employers. To her horror, the information she acquires only makes her situation more dangerous. Resolving to meet the threat head on, she prepares for the toughest fight of her life, but finds herself falling for a man who can only complicate her likelihood of survival. As she sees her choices being rapidly whittled down, she must apply her unique talents in ways she never dreamed of"--Amazon.com

The mistress [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 02:46
by Steel, Danielle,
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
6 audio discs (approximately 7 hours, 40 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F STE
Summary "A dazzling contemporary novel that interweaves the lives of a Russian mistress and the young French painter who falls in love with her. Set in the South of France, London, and Paris, a gorgeous, innocent mistress of a Russian oligarch gradually finds independence via her own efforts and through her friendship with the artist son of a world-renowned painter and his devoted muse/now restaurateur mother, reminiscent of Picasso and La Colombe D'or in St-Paul-de-Vence. A glamorous, elegant story that will resonate with Steel's audience, with an element of intrigue that will keep readers turning the pages"--

Our little sister [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 20:45
by Koreeda, Hirokazu, 1962-
Publisher Sony Pictures Classics, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP OUR
Summary Three sisters, Sachi, Yoshino and Chika, live together in the city of Kamakura, Japan. When their father, absent from the family home for the last fifteen years, dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral and meet their shy, teenage half sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees and a new life of joyful discovery begins for the four siblings.

Le boucher [DVD videorecording] = The butcher.

Foreign Films - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 20:45
by Chabrol, Claude, 1930-2010.
Publisher Pathfinder Home Entertainment, c2003.
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE BOU
Summary In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress avoids attachments but strikes up a congenial friendship with the charmingly passionate local butcher, a veteran of Indochina. As a serial killer spreads terror throughout the countryside, the effort of these two people to come back from their emotional islands to some kind of mutual understanding and reality builds from oblique tenderness and humor to shattering tragedy.

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