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Devils within

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:37
by Henson, S. F. (Sarah F.),
Publisher Sky Pony Press, [2017]
First edition.
395 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F HEN
Summary "Killing isn't supposed to be easy. But it is. It's the after that's hard to deal with. Nate was eight the first time he stabbed someone; he was eleven when he earned his red laces--a prize for spilling blood for "the cause." And he was fourteen when he murdered his father (and the leader of The Fort, a notorious white supremacist compound) in self-defense, landing in a treatment center while the state searched for his next of kin. Now, in the custody of an uncle he never knew existed, who wants nothing to do with him, Nate just wants to disappear. Enrolled in a new school under a false name, so no one from The Fort can find him, he struggles to forge a new life, trying to learn how to navigate a world where people of different races interact without enmity. But he can't stop awful thoughts from popping into his head, or help the way he shivers with a desire to commit violence. He wants to be different--he just doesn't know where to start. Then he meets Brandon, a person The Fort conditioned Nate to despise on sight. But Brandon's also the first person to treat him like a human instead of a monster. Brandon could never understand Nate's dark past, so Nate keeps quiet. And it works for a while. But all too soon, Nate's worlds crash together, and he must decide between his own survival and standing for what's right, even ifit isn't easy. Even if society will never be able to forgive him for his sins. Like a teen American History X, S.F. Henson's Devils Within is gut-wrenching, thought-provoking, no-holds-barred look at the plague of white supremacy in contemporary American culture that may have you examining your own soul." --dust jacket.

The ruined house : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:37
by Namdar, Ruby, 1964-
Publisher Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017.
First edition.
514 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F NAM
Summary Andrew P. Cohen, a successful NYU professor of comparative culture, is suddenly plagued with strange and inexplicable visions of an ancient religious ritual. As his superficially perfect world begins to unravel, he is forced to question his beliefs. Interspersed throughout the novel are pages from an ancient (pseudo)Talmudic text, harking back to the golden age of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Hidden in this frenzied, semi-opaque other narrative lies the mysterious key to understanding the drama of Andrew's life.

Count to ten : a Private novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:37
by Patterson, James, 1947-
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, [2017] ©2016
368 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number F PAT
Summary Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust. Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or break them. Plastic barrels containing dissolved human remains have been found in the basement of a house in an upmarket area of South Delhi. But this isn't just any house; this property belongs to the state government. With the crime scene in lockdown and information suppressed by the authorities, delving too deep could make Santosh a target to be eliminated.

The Austen escape

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:37
by Reay, Katherine, 1970-
Publisher Thomas Nelson, [2017]
xiv, 305 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F REA
Summary After years of following her best friend's lead, Mary Davies finds a whimsical trip back to Austen's Regency England paves the way towards a new future.

A kind of freedom : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:37
by Sexton, Margaret Wilkerson,
Publisher Counterpoint, 2017.
First Counterpoint hardcover edition.
230 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F SEX
Summary "Evelyn is a Creole woman who comes of age in New Orleans at the height of World War II. Her family inhabits the upper echelon of Black society, and when she falls for no-account Renard, she is forced to choose between her life of privilege and the man she loves. In 1982, Evelyn's daughter, Jackie, is a frazzled single mother grappling with her absent husband's drug addiction. Just as she comes to terms with his abandoning the family, he returns, ready to resume their old life. Jackie's son, T.C., loves the creative process of growing marijuana more than the weed itself. He was a square before Hurricane Katrina, but the New Orleans he knew didn't survive the storm. Fresh out of a four-month stint for drug charges, T.C. decides to start over--until an old friend convinces him to stake his new beginning on one last deal. For Evelyn, Jim Crow is an ongoing reality, and in its wake new threats spring up to haunt her descendants. A Kind of Freedom is an urgent novel that explores the legacy of racial disparity in the South through a poignant and redemptive family history"-- Dust jacket.

The missing

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:37
by Taylor, C. L., 1973-
Publisher William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017.
First William Morrow paperback edition.
469, 12 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number F TAY

An inconvenient sequel [CD sound recording] : truth to power : your action handbook to learn the science, find your voice, and help solve the climate crisis

New Books on CD - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Gore, Al, 1948-
Publisher Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017.
4 audio discs (approximately 4.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 363.73874 GOR
Summary "...a daring call to action that details how the future of human civilization is under threat--and offers concrete advice for making your voice heard in the fight to solve the climate crisis at a moment when the solutions we need are emerging around the world."--Provided by publisher.

Christmas at Carnton

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Alexander, Tamera,
Publisher Thomas Nelson, [2017]
x, 245 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F ALE
Summary Recently widowed Aletta Prescott is struggling to hold herself together. A chance meeting with a wounded soldier during America's Civil War changes her life forever.

Bachelor girl : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Alkemade, Kim van,
Publisher Touchstone, 2018.
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
405 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F ALKEMADE
Summary "When the owner of the New York Yankees baseball team, Colonel Jacob Ruppert, takes Helen Winthrope, a young actress, under his wing, she thinks it's because of his guilt over her father's accidental death--and so does Albert Kramer, Ruppert's handsome personal secretary. Helen and Albert develop a deepening bond the closer they become to Ruppert, an eccentric millionaire who demands their loyalty in return for his lavish generosity. New York in the Jazz Age is filled with possibilities, especially for the young and single. Yet even as Helen embraces being a "bachelor girl"--a working woman living on her own terms--she finds herself falling in love with Albert, even after he confesses his darkest secret. When Ruppert dies, rumors swirl about his connection to Helen after the stunning revelation that he has left her the bulk of his fortune, which includes Yankee Stadium. But it is only when Ruppert's own secrets are finally revealed that Helen and Albert will be forced to confront the truth about their relationship to him--and to each other. Inspired by factual events that gripped New York City in its heyday, Bachelor Girl is a hidden history gem about family, identity, and love in all its shapes and colors"--

The undertaker's daughter

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Blædel, Sara,
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2018.
First edition.
326 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number BLA
Summary "Already widowed by the age of forty, Ilka Nichols Jensen, a school portrait photographer, leads a modest, regimented, and uneventful life in Copenhagen. Until unexpected news rocks her quiet existence: Her father--who walked out suddenly and inexplicably on the family more than three decades ago--has died. And he's left her something in his will: his funeral home. In Racine, Wisconsin. Clinging to this last shred of communication from the father she hasn't heard from since childhood, Ilka makes an uncharacteristically rash decision and jumps on a plane to Wisconsin. Desperate for a connection to the parent she never really knew, she plans to visit the funeral home and go through her father's things--hoping for some insight into his new life in America--before preparing the business for a quick sale. But when she stumbles on an unsolved murder, and a killer who seems to still be very much alive, the undertaker's daughter realizes she might be in over her head..."--

My name is Venus Black : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Lloyd, Heather, 1964-
Publisher The Dial Press, [2018]
First edition.
352 pages ; 25 cm
Summary "A stirring debut novel about a young woman searching for her kidnapped brother after she commits a terrible crime but longs for redemption. Thirteen-year-old Venus Black, a straitlaced, straight-A student is the last person anyone would expect to get in trouble, but when she is arrested for committing a shocking crime, it is clear that there was more going on in Venus's world than anyone knew. When she is released from a juvenile detention center five years later, she assumes a new identity in the hope of escaping the pain of her past, the mother that disappointed her, and her criminal reputation. Most importantly, she pledges to find her beloved, mentally disabled younger brother, Leo, who was kidnapped while she was gone. A newcomer to fiction, Heather Lloyd crafts a constellation of captivating, fresh voices in this redemptive novel that forces us to question our definitions of right and wrong, the difficulties in starting over, and whether or not it's possible to forgive the family we're born with--and live with the family we choose to be our own"--

The escape artist

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Meltzer, Brad,
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2018. ©2017
First edition.
x, 416 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F MEL
Summary "Who is Nola Brown? Nola is a mystery. Nola is trouble. And Nola is supposed to be dead. Her body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. Her commanding officer verifies she's dead. The US government confirms it. But Jim "Zig" Zigarowski has just found out the truth: Nola is still alive. And on the run. Zig works at Dover Air Force Base, helping put to rest the bodies of those who die on top-secret missions. Nola was a childhood friend of Zig's daughter and someone who once saved his daughter's life. So when Zig realizes Nola is still alive, he's determined to find her. Yet as Zig digs into Nola's past, he learns that trouble follows Nola everywhere she goes. Nola is the US Army's artist-in-residence--a painter and trained soldier who rushes into battle, making art from war's aftermath and sharing observations about today's wars that would otherwise go overlooked. On her last mission, Nola saw something nobody was supposed to see, earning her an enemy unlike any other, one who will do whatever it takes to keep Nola quiet. Together, Nola and Zig will either reveal a sleight of hand being played at the highest levels of power or die trying to uncover the US Army's most mysterious secret--a centuries-old conspiracy that traces back through history to the greatest escape artist of all: Harry Houdini"--

Silver girl : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Pietrzyk, Leslie, 1961-
Publisher The Unnamed Press, [2018] ©2018
334 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number XX(1661244.3)
Summary A nameless young woman starts her freshman year of college with one goal in mind: survival. Newly transplanted to the big city of chicago, she is one of the rare few to leave her hometown, let alone for a prestigious university. she is not driven by academic ambition, nor is she a social butterfly. Her true gift is an ability to understand the needs of others, and to reflect back the version of themselves they wish to see, rendering herself invisible. She conceals her deeply troubled past - especially from her charismatic yuppie-in-the-making best friend and roommate. For a while, she assimilates, living a new life not in any way her own. But the mask she wears cannot hide her secrets forever, and at some point she will be truly seen, possibly for the first time in her life. Set in the early 80s, against the backdrop of a city terrorized by the Tylenol Killer, a local psychopath rumored to be stuffing cyanide into drugstore meds, Silver Girl is a deftly psychological account of the nuances of sisterhood. Contrasting obsession and longing, need versus desire, Leslie Pietrzyk delves into the ways class and trauma are often enmeshed to dictate one's sense of self, and how a single relationships can sometimes lead to redemption.

Barbed wire heart

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Sharpe, Tess,
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2018.
First edition.
407 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number FIC Sharpe, Tess
Summary "Never cut the drugs--leave them pure. Guns are meant to be shot--keep them loaded. Family is everything--betray them and die. Harley McKenna is the only child of North County's biggest criminal. Duke McKenna's run more guns, cooked more meth, and killed more men than anyone around. Harley's been working for him since she was sixteen--collecting debts, sweet-talking her way out of trouble, and dreading the day he'd deem her ready to rule the rural drug empire he's built. Her time's run out. The Springfields, her family's biggest rivals, are moving in. Years ago, they were responsible for her mother's death, and now they're coming for Duke's only weak spot: his daughter. With a bloody turf war threatening to consume North County, Harley is forced to confront the truth: that her father's violent world will destroy her. Duke's raised her to be deadly--he never counted on her being disloyal. But if Harley wants to survive and protect the people she loves, she's got to take out Duke's operation and the Springfields. Blowing up meth labs is dangerous business, and getting caught will be the end of her, but Harley has one advantage: She is her father's daughter. And McKennas always win. From a powerful new voice in suspense fiction comes the unforgettable story of a young woman facing the most difficult choice of her life: family or freedom"--

Everyone Knows You Go Home

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Sylvester, Natalia
Publisher Amazon Pub 2018
Call Number XX(1668728.2)

The story of our lives

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:37
by Warner, Helen,
Publisher Graydon House, [2018] ©2018
426 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number F WARNER
Summary Every year they have met up for a vacation, but their time away is much more than just a bit of fun. Over time, it has become a lifesaver, as each of them struggles with life's triumphs and tragedies. Sophie, Emily, Amy and Melissa have been best friends since they were girls. They have seen each other through everything--from Sophie's private fear that she doesn't actually want to be a mother despite having two kids, to Amy's perfect-on-the-outside marriage that starts to reveal troubling warning signs, to Melissa's spiraling alcoholism, to questions that are suddenly bubbling up around the paternity of Emily's son. But could a lie that spans just as long as their friendship be the thing that tears them apart?

An uncommon Grace [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 03:37
by MacKay, David,
Publisher Hallmark Channel, [2018]
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD UNC
Summary Grace Connor, a military nurse formerly stationed in Afghanistan, hopes that moving to a farm in rural Ohio will help her recover from the ravages of war. Levi Troyer finds his pacifist beliefs challenged when he discovers his stepfather has been killed and his mother wounded by an unknown intruder. Levi and Grace are thrown together when she comes to his family's rescue and saves his mother's life.

Battlecreek [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 03:37
by Eastwood, Alison, 1972-
Publisher Hannover House, [2018] Medallion Releasing, [2018] ©2017
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1664238.2)
Summary Henry is a loner and a night owl who spends his time at an all-night diner and working the night shift at a gas station. A rare skin disease has forced him to stay out of the sun and kept him under the close watch of his fiery mother, who has sheltered him his entire life. Then one night, a young woman's car breaks down and Henry's life changes forever.

Boruto. Naruto the movie [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 03:37
by Yamashita, Hiroyuki (Film director),
Publisher Viz Media, [2017] Warner Home Video
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ANIME NAR
Summary Several years after the end of the Shinobi War, Naruto's son Boruto is about to enter the Chunin exams alongside Sarada Uchiha and the mysterious Mitsuki.

Crooked house [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 03:37
by Paquet-Brenner, Gilles,
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 115 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD CRO
Summary In Agatha Christie's most twisted tale, a spy-turned-private-detective is lured by his former lover to catch her grandfather's murderer before Scotland Yard exposes dark family secrets.