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Two kinds of truth [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 07:18
by Connelly, Michael, 1956-
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2017]
9 audio discs (approximately 10 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M CON
Summary Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando police and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous big-business world of prescription drug abuse. Meanwhile, an old case from Bosch's LAPD days comes back to haunt him when a long-imprisoned killer claims Harry framed him and seems to have new evidence to prove it. Bosch left the LAPD on bad terms, so his former colleagues aren't keen to protect his reputation. He must fend for himself in clearing his name and keeping a clever killer in prison. The two unrelated cases wind across each other like strands of barbed wire. Along the way Bosch discovers that there are two kinds of truth: the kind that sets you free and the kind that leaves you buried in darkness.

Mind game [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 07:18
by Johansen, Iris,
Publisher Recorded Books, Llc, [2017]
12 audio discs (approximately 14 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F JOH
Summary "Mind Game takes Jane MacGuire back to Scotland where she continues her search for the treasure she's been chasing for years. But now she's being plagued by dreams of a girl in danger. Who is this girl, and what is she trying to tell Jane? And will Jane figure it out before it's too late -- for her and the mysterious young woman? Things are further complicated when Seth Caleb comes back into Jane's life. This time he's the one in trouble, and Jane will find herself pulled unexpectedly into his world as she fights to save him. With the adventure, intrigue, and explosive energy that Iris Johansen fans love, Mind Game is a high-octane thriller that readers won't be able to put down." -- From Amazon.com

The midnight line : a Jack Reacher novel

New Mystery Fiction - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 07:18
by Child, Lee
Publisher Delacorte Press, [2017]
First edition.
368 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number M CHI
Summary "Reacher rides the bus north from Milwaukee. At a comfort stop in Wisconsin dairy country he takes a stroll. Among the cheap junk in a pawn shop window he notices a West Point class ring for sale. It's tiny. A woman cadet's ring. Why would she pawn it? Reacher knows what Serena Sanderson must have gone through to get it. He fights through a biker gang and a South Dakota gangster, following the trail of the ring to the emptiness of Wyoming, in search of Major Sanderson. Is she OK?"--

The trouble with twelfth grave

New Mystery Fiction - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 07:18
by Jones, Darynda,
Publisher St. Martin's Press, 2017.
First edition.
ix, 289 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F JON
Summary Ever since Reyes Farrow escaped from a hell dimension in which Charley Davidson accidentally trapped him, the son of Satan has been brimstone-bent on destroying the world his heavenly Brother created. His volatile tendencies have put Charley in a bit of a pickle. But that's not the only briny vegetable on her plate. While trying to domesticate the feral being that used to be her husband, she also has to deal with her everyday life of annoying all manner of beings--some corporeal, some not so much--as she struggles to right the wrongs of society. Only this time she's not uncovering a murder. This time she's covering one up. Add to that her new occupation of keeping a startup PI venture--the indomitable mystery-solving team of Amber Kowalski and Quentin Rutherford--out of trouble and dealing with the Vatican's inquiries into her beloved daughter, and Charley is on the brink of throwing in the towel and becoming a professional shopper. Or possibly a live mannequin. But when someone starts attacking humans who are sensitive to the supernatural world, Charley knows it's time to let loose her razor sharp claws. Then again, her number one suspect is the dark entity she's loved for centuries. So the question becomes: Can she tame the unruly beast before it destroys everything she's worked so hard to protect?

The house of unexpected sisters

New Mystery Fiction - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 07:18
by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-
Publisher Pantheon Books, [2017]
First edition.
227 pages ; 25 cm.
Call Number M MCC
Summary "Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investigate, but soon discovers unexpected information that causes her to reluctantly change her views about the case. Other surprises await our intrepid proprietress in the course of her inquiries. Mma Ramotswe is puzzled when she happens to hear of a local nurse named Mingie Ramotswe. She thought she knew everybody by the name of Ramotswe, and that they were all related. Who is this mystery lady? Then, she is alerted by Mma Potokwani that an unpleasant figure from her past has recently been spotted in town. Mma Ramotswe does her best to avoid the man, but it seems that he may have returned to Botswana specifically to seek her out. What could he want from her? With the generosity and good humor that guide all her endeavors, Mma Ramotswe will untangle these questions for herself and for her loved ones, ultimately bringing to light important truths about friendship and family--both the one you're born with and the one you choose"--

A Christmas return : a novel

New Mystery Fiction - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 07:18
by Perry, Anne,
Publisher Ballantine Books, [2017]
First edition.
176 pages ; 20 cm
Call Number M PER
Summary "As Charlotte Pitt's grandmother Mariah Ellison finds herself investigating a long-unsolved slaying, it becomes clear that grappling with intrigue and foul play runs in the family. A festive Christmas package left on Mariah's doorstep contains an ominous present, sparking memories of a twenty-year-old murder that shattered her friendship with the victim's widow. Though the gift is a bitter reminder of that tragic time, in the spirit of the season Mariah travels to Surrey in hopes of reconciling with her estranged friend and solving the crime that drove them apart. On arrival, Mariah joins forces with the murdered man's grandson, a sleuth in his own right who's discovered promising evidence as well as a suspect. But Surrey's picturesque hills conceal dark doings and shocking revelations that could make the holiday anything but calm and bright"--

Even if it kills her : a Bailey Weggins mystery

New Mystery Fiction - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 07:18
by White, Kate, 1950-
Publisher Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
First edition.
428 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number M WHI

What the night sings : a novel

New YA Books - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:19
by Stamper, Vesper,
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf, [2018] ©2018
First edition.
266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call Number YA F STA
Summary Liberated from Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945, Gerta has lost her family and everything she knew. Without her Papa, her music, or even her true identity, she must move past the task of surviving and onto living her life. Gerta meets Lev, a fellow teen survivor, and Michah, who helps Jews reach Palestine. With a newfound Jewish identity she never knew she had, and a return to the life of music she thought she lost forever, Gerta must choose how to build a new future.

Brooklyn [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:19
by Crowley, John, 1969-
Publisher Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA BRO
Summary An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Ghostbusters [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:19
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.

Mad Max. Fury road [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:19
by Miller, George, 1945 March 3-
Publisher Warner Home Video, [2015]
[Rental edition].
1 videodisc (120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number SCI-FI MAD
Summary A return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, he believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord with his gangs, pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows.

Sing Street [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:19
by Carney, John, 1972-
Publisher the Weinstein Company Home Entertainment, [2016] Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary See 1980s Dublin through the eyes of fourteen-year-old Conor, who is looking for a break from a home strained by his parents' relationship and money troubles while trying to adjust to his new inner-city public school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher. He finds a glimmer of hope in the mysterious, über-cool Raphina. With the aim of winning her heart, he invites her to star in his band's music videos. There's only one problem: he's not part of a band yet.

Suffragette [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:19
by Gavron, Sarah
Publisher Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA SUF
Summary Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life.

Testament of youth [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:19
by Kent, James (Film director),
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 130 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA TES
Summary A powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again; a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.

Whiskey tango foxtrot [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:19
by Ficarra, Glenn,
Publisher Paramount Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (111 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number COMEDY WHI
Summary When reporter Kim Baker's life needs something more, she decides to "shake it all up" by taking an assignment in a war zone. There, in the midst of chaos, she finds the strength she never knew she had.

The ministry of utmost happiness [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:19
by Roy, Arundhati
Publisher Penguin Random House, [2017]
13 audio discs (16 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F ROY
Summary "In a graveyard outside the walls of Old Delhi, a resident unrolls a threadbare Persian carpet. On a concrete sidewalk, a baby suddenly appears, just after midnight. In a snowy valley, a bereaved father writes a letter to his five-year-old daughter about the people who came to her funeral. In a second-floor apartment, a lone woman chain-smokes as she reads through her old notebooks. At the Jannat Guest House, two people who have known each other all their lives sleep with their arms wrapped around each other, as though they have just met. A braided narrative of astonishing force and originality, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is at once a love story and a provocation--a novel as inventive as it is emotionally engaging. It is told with a whisper, in a shout, through joyous tears and sometimes with a bitter laugh. Its heroes, both present and departed, have been broken by the world we live in--and then mended by love. For this reason, they will never surrender. How to tell a shattered story? By slowly becoming everybody. No. By slowly becoming everything. Humane and sensuous, beautifully told, this extraordinary novel demonstrates on every page the miracle of Arundhati Roy's storytelling gifts"--

Funeral in Montova.

New Mystery Fiction - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:18
by Wagner, David P.
Publisher Poisoned Pen Pr 2018.
220 p. 22 cm.
Call Number M WAG
Summary "The body rolled off the planks and slipped into the water with barely a splash, quickly embraced by the steady current flowing toward the city of Mantova. It comes to rest against rocks overlooked by the grim ramparts of Castello di San Giorgio as the river Mincio flows on towards the Po and the Adriatic Sea"--Amazon.com.

The cat of the Baskervilles

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:18
by Delany, Vicki, 1951-
Publisher Crooked Lane Books, 2018. ©2018
First edition.
291 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number M DEL
Summary "Legendary stage and movie star Sir Nigel Bellingham arrives on Cape Cod to star in a stage production of The Hound of the Baskervilles put on by the West London Theater Festival. When Sir Nigel, some of the cast, and the director visit the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop at 222 Baker Street, Gemma Doyle realizes that Sir Nigel is not at all suited to the role. He is long past his prime and an old drunk to boot. The cast, in particular the much younger actor who previously had the role, are not happy, but the show must go on. Before the play opens, Leslie Wilson, mother of Gemma's best friend Jayne, arranges a fundraising afternoon tea to be catered by Mrs. Hudson's Tea Room. The tea is a huge success, but when it's time to leave, Sir Nigel has gone missing--only to be found at the bottom of the rocky cliff, dead. Along with the dead body, Gemma finds evidence incriminating Leslie Wilson. When the police, in the presence of handsome detective Ryan Ashburton and suspicious detective Louise Estrada, focus their attention on Leslie despite the numerous other suspects, the game is once again afoot and it's again up to the highly perceptive Gemma and the ever-confused but loyal Jayne to clear Jayne's mother's name."

The bad daughter : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:18
by Fielding, Joy,
Publisher Ballantine Books, [2018]
First edition.
354 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number XX(1644371.5)
Summary "A hostile relationship with her sister and a complicated past with her father's second wife have kept Robin estranged from her family for many years. But when her father's new family is attacked in their house, with her father, his wife, and young daughter in critical condition in the hospital, she returns home to await their fate and hopefully mend fences. It looks like a random robbery gone awry, but as Robin spends more time with her family members, she learns they all had their secrets -- and one of those secrets may have put them all in horrible danger"--

41 [CD sound recording] : a portrait of my father

New Books on CD - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:18
by Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
Publisher Random House Audio ; Books on Tape, [2014]
7 audio discs (approximately 7 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD B BUSH
Summary George W. Bush covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush's life and career, including his service in the Pacific during World War II, his pioneering work in the Texas oil business, and his political rise as a Congressman, U.S. Representative to China and the United Nations, CIA Director, Vice President, and 41st President of the United States.