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Every breath you take / [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:11
by Clark, Mary Higgins,
Publisher Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017.
6 audio discs (approximately 7 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M CLA
Summary "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke are back with their fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series; Every Breath You Take follows television producer's Laurie Moran investigation of the unsolved Met Gala murder-in which a wealthy widow was pushed to her death from the famous museum's rooftop.

Franklin D. Roosevelt [CD sound recording] : a political life

New Books on CD - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:11
by Dallek, Robert.
Publisher Penguin Random House Audio Publishing, [2017]
24 audio discs (30 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 973.917 DAL
Summary A fresh look at the many compelling questions that have attracted all his biographers: how did a man who came from so privileged a background become the greatest presidential champion of the country's needy? How did someone who never won recognition for his intellect foster revolutionary changes in the country's economic and social institutions? How did Roosevelt work such a profound change in the country's foreign relations. While all Roosevelt's biographers agree that the onset of polio at the age of thirty-nine endowed him with a much greater sense of humanity, Dallek sees the affliction as an insufficient explanation for his transformation into a masterful politician who would win an unprecedented four presidential terms, initiate landmark reforms that changed the American industrial system, and transform an isolationist country into an international superpower.

Barking up the wrong tree / [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:11
by McKinlay, Jenn.
Publisher Dreamscape Media, 2017.
9 audio discs (11 hr., 2 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM MCK
Summary The second book in the Bluff Point romance series returns to Bluff Point, Maine, where one woman finds love with the help of an adorable golden retriever.

Serenity Harbor [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:11
by Thayne, RaeAnne,
Publisher Harlequin Audio, [2017]
7 audio discs (8 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM THA
Summary Computer tech millionaire Bowie Callahan is about the last person that schoolteacher Katrina Bailey wants to work for. As far as she can see, he's arrogant, entitled, and not up to the task of caring for his young half brother, Milo. But Kat is, especially if it brings her closer to her goal of adopting an orphaned little girl. As her kindness and patience work wonders with Milo, she realizes there's more to sexy, wary Bo than she'd ever realized.

President McKinley : architect of the American century

New Biographies - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:11
by Merry, Robert W., 1946-
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2017.
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
x, 608 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call Number XX(1625796.4)
Summary "In this great American story, acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley, which loses out to the brilliant and flamboyant Theodore Roosevelt who succeeded him after his assassination. He portrays McKinley as a chief executive of consequence whose low place in the presidential rankings does not reflect his enduring accomplishments and the stamp he put on the country's future role in the world. Republican President William McKinley in his two terms as president (1897 - 1901) transformed America. He established the US as an imperial power. Although he does not register large in either public memory or in historians' rankings, in this revealing account, Robert W. Merry unfolds the mystery of how this bland man managed so much powerful change. McKinley settled decades of monetary controversy by taking the country to a strict gold standard; in the Spanish-American war he kicked Spain out of the Caribbean and liberated Cuba from Spain; in the Pacific he acquired Hawaii and the Philippines through war and diplomacy; he developed the doctrine of "fair trade"; forced the "Open Door" to China; forged our "special relationship" with Great Britain. In short, he established the non-colonial imperialism that took America into global preeminence. He expanded executive power and managed public opinion through his quiet manipulation of the press. McKinley paved the way for the bold and flamboyant leadership of his famous successor, Teddy Roosevelt, who built on his accomplishments (and got credit for them). Merry writes movingly about McKinley's admirable personal life, from his simple Midwestern upbringing to his Civil War heroism to his brave comportment just moments before his death by assassination (it was only six months into his second term when he was shot). Lively, definitive, and eye-opening, President McKinley resurrects this overlooked president and places him squarely on the list of one of the most important"--

Written in blood

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:10
by Green, Layton,
Publisher Seventh Street Books, an imprint of Prometheus Books 2017.
pages cm
Call Number M GRE
Summary "Detective Joe "Preach" Everson, a prison chaplain turned police officer, is coming home. After a decade tracking down killers in Atlanta, and with a reputation as one of the finest homicide detectives in the city, his career derailed when he suffered a mental breakdown during the investigation of a serial killer who was targeting children. No sooner does Preach arrive at home in Creekville, North Carolina--a bohemian community near Chapel Hill--than a local bookstore owner is brutally killed, the first murder in a decade. The only officer with homicide experience, Preach is assigned to the case and makes a shocking discovery: the bookstore owner has been murdered in exactly the same manner as the pawnbroker in Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment. With the help of Ariana Hale, a law student and bibliophile who knew the victim, Preach investigates the local writer's community. As their questions increase, a second body is found, this time eerily resembling the crime scene in a famous Edgar Allan Poe novella. Preach and Ariana realize that their adversary is an intelligent, literate killer with a mind as devious as it is disturbed. And one or both of them may be his next target"-- "A career homicide detective returns to his small hometown and is soon asked to investigate a series of local murders with a perverse literary twist"--

The engagement plot

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:10
by Phillips, Krista,
Publisher Shiloh Run Press, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. / [2017] ©2017
316 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F PHI
Summary A faith-filled romantic comedy with a unique twist on reality show romance. Six months ago William stole Hanna's heart and then shattered it on television in front of millions of people. Now he is on her home turf in Minnesota begging her to forgive him -- and to pretend to be his fianceé! Despite Hanna's objections and the growing media frenzy, neither of them can fight their growing attraction.

Spring garden

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 04:10
by Shibasaki, Tomoka, 1973-
Publisher Pushkin Press, 2017.
154 pages ; 20 cm
Call Number F SHI
Summary "Divorced and cut off from his family, Taro lives alone in one of the few occupied apartments in his block, a block that is to be torn down as soon as the remaining tenants leave. Since the death of his father, Taro keeps to himself, but is soon drawn into an unusual relationship with the woman upstairs, Nishi, as she passes on the strange tale of the sky-blue house next door. First discovered by Nishi in the little-known photo-book 'Spring Garden', the sky-blue house soon becomes a focus for both Nishi and Taro: of what is lost, of what has been destroyed, and of what hope may yet lie in the future for both of them, if only they can seize it." -- Provided by publisher.

See how they run

New YA Books - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 22:06
by Carter, Ally,
Publisher Scholastic Press, 2016. ©2016
First edition.
323 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number YA F CAR
Summary Grace Blakely believed that finding the truth about her mother's murder would finally give her peace, but now she knows that it is only the beginning of the secrets that will dominate her life--and make her a target on Embassy Row in Adria.

Looking for Alaska

New YA Books - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 22:06
by Green, John, 1977-
Publisher Dutton Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]. ©2005
Special 10th anniversary edition.
350 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F GRE
Summary Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.

Four : a divergent collection

New YA Books - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 22:06
by Roth, Veronica
Publisher Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]
First edition.
xiv, 285 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number YA F ROT
Summary A collection of four pre-Divergent stories plus three additional scenes from Divergent, all told from Tobias's point of view, that follow Tobias's transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions, and the weeks after he meets Tris Prior.

Aim higher [sound recording]

New Music - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:03
by Browns (Gospel group : Shelly Brown),
Publisher StowTown Records, [2015] ℗2015
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD REL BRO

Rock n roll [sound recording]

New Music - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:03
by Buckcherry (Musical group),
Publisher F-BOMB Records, [2015]
[Explicit version]
1 audio disc (37 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP BUC

Amor & pasion [sound recording]

New Music - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:03
by Divo (Musical group),
Publisher Syco Music, [2015] ℗2015
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD SOU IL

Loco de amor [sound recording]

New Music - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:03
by Juanes,
Publisher Universal Music Latino, [2014]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD WOR JUA

A quien quiera escuchar [sound recording]

New Music - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:03
by Martin, Ricky
Publisher Sony Music Latin, [2015]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD WOR MAR

Right here right now [sound recording]

New Music - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:03
by Sparks, Jordin,
Publisher Louder Than Life ; 19 Recordings Ltd., [2015] ℗2015
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP SPA

Sinatra : the chairman

New Biographies - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:03
by Kaplan, James, 1951-
Publisher Doubleday, [2015] ©2015
First edition.
979 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call Number B SINATRA
Summary Presents a behind-the-scenes examination of the life and career of the legendary performer that offers insight into his prolific accomplishments, multidimensional character, and complex relationships.

Uncovered : how I left Hasidic life and finally came home : a memoir

New Biographies - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:03
by Lax, Leah,
Publisher She Writes Press, 2015.
348 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number B LAX
Summary In Uncovered, Leah Lax tells her story--beginning as a young teen who left her liberal, secular home for life as a Hasidic Jew and ending as a forty-something woman who has to abandon the only world she's known for thirty years in order to achieve personal freedom. In understated, crystalline prose, Lax details her experiences with arranged marriage, fundamentalist faith, and motherhood during her years with the Hasidim, and explores how her creative, sexual, and spiritual longings simmer beneath the surface throughout her time there. The first memoir to tell of a gay woman who spent years in the Hasidic fold, Uncovered is the moving story of Lax's journey toward finding a home where she truly belongs.

Strange gods : a mystery

New Mystery Fiction - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:03
by Alfieri, Annamaria,
Publisher Minotaur Books, 2014.
First edition.
viii, 274 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number M ALF
Summary "In early 20th century British East Africa, there are rules for the British and different ones for the Africans. Vera McIntosh, the daughter of Scottish missionaries, doesn't feel she belongs to either group; having grown up in Africa, she is not interested in being the well-bred Scottish woman her mother would like her to be. More than anything she dreams of seeing again the handsome police officer she's danced with. But more grisly circumstances bring Justin Tolliver to her family's home. The body of Vera's uncle, Dr. Josiah Pennyman, is found with a tribesman's spear in his back. Tolliver, an idealistic Assistant District Superintendent of Police, is assigned to the case. He first focuses on Gichinga Mbura, a Kikuyu medicine man who has been known to hatefully condemn Pennyman because Pennyman's cures are increasingly preferred over his. But the spear belonged to the Maasai tribe, not Kikuyu, and it's doubtful Mbura would have used it to kill his enemy. Tolliver's superior wants him to arrest the medicine man and be done with it, but Tolliver pleads that he have the chance to prove the man's guilt. With the help of Kwai Libazo, a tribal lieutenant, Tolliver discovers that others had reasons to hate Pennyman as well, and the list of suspects grows. "--