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The late show [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 19:16
by Connelly, Michael, 1956-
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2017]
8 audio discs (approximately 9 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F CON
Summary "Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn. Against orders and her own partner's wishes, she works both cases by day while maintaining her shift by night. As the cases entwine they pull her closer to her own demons and the reason she won't give up her job no matter what the department throws at her"--

Cyberspies [CD sound recording]: the secret history of surveillance, hacking, and digital

New Books on CD - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 19:16
by Corera, Gordon,
Publisher Blackstone Audio, [2016]
15 audio discs (18 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 327.120 COR
Summary The previously untold, and previously highly classified, story of the conflux of espionage and technology, a compelling narrative rich with astonishing revelations taking readers from World War II to the Internet age. As the digital era becomes increasingly pervasive, the intertwining forces of computers and espionage are reshaping the entire world; what was once the preserve of a few intelligence agencies now affects us all.

Assassination classroom. 20, Time to graduate

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:13
by Matsui, Yūsei, 1981-
Publisher VIZ Media, LLC, [2018]
Shonen Jump advanced manga edition.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Call Number GN YA F MAT
Summary What does a pathetic class of misfits have in their arsenal to combat their schoolteacher's alien technology, bizarre powers and...tentacles?! Ever caught yourself screaming, "I could just kill that teacher"?What would it take to justify such antisocial behavior and weeks of detention? Especially if he's the best teacher you've ever had? Giving you an "F" on a quiz? Mispronouncing your name during roll call...again? How about blowing up the moon and threatening to do the same to Mother Earth--unless you take him out first?! Plus a reward of a cool 100 million from the Ministry of Defense!Okay, now that you're committed... How are you going to pull this off? What does your pathetic class of misfits have in their arsenal to combat Teach's alien technology, bizarre powers and...tentacles?!The battle for Koro Sensei's life against a multinational operation's soldiers and weaponry is difficult enough, but now his creator, mad scientist Yanagisawa, and and his former protégé, Grim Reaper II, join the battle to destroy him--and they've both had major enhancements! But the stakes abruptly change when a 3-E student is fatally caught in the crossfire... If there's one thing that enrages 3-E's teacher, it's harming--let alone killing--his students! Koro Sensei's fury and ingenuity know no bounds, even as fate inexorably catches up to him.

Fire force. 08

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:13
by Ōkubo, Atsushi,
Publisher Kodansha Comics, [2017]
191 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Call Number GN YA F OKU
Summary Shinra is reunited with a member of his family, who turns out to be working with the enemy.

One piece. Vol. 85, Liar

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:13
by Oda, Eiichirō, 1975-
Publisher VIZ Media LLC, 2018. ©2018
Shonen jump manga edition.
169 pages, 18 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm.
Regular print
Call Number GN YA F ODA
Summary "Join Monkey D. Luffy and his swashbuckling crew in their search for the ultimate treasure, One Piece! As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally gained the power to stretch like rubber ... at the cost of never being able to swim again! Years, later, Luffy sets off in search of the "One Piece," said to be the greatest treasure in the world ... With Sanji forced into a political marriage by his scheming family, Luffy and members of the Straw Hats enter enemy territory to try to rescue him. But up against Big Mom, an Emperor of the Sea, do they even stand a chance?."--

Yamada-kun and the seven witches. 15

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:13
by Yoshikawa, Miki,
Publisher Kodansha Comics, [2017]
186 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Call Number GN YA F YOS

Batman vs. Two Face [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:13
by Jelenic, Michael,
Publisher Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (72 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number J DVD F BAT
Summary Using King Tut as a pawn, the mysterious crime boss known only as Two Face, stages a daring crime wave that baffles Batman and Robin and threatens all of Gotham City! Will Bruce Wayne suspect that his closest friend could also be Batman's greatest enemy? With Catwoman's help, can The Caped Crusaders discover the secret identity of this devious Jekyll/Hyde hoodlum before he discovers theirs?

Death of an honest man [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:13
by Beaton, M. C.,
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2018]
5 audio discs (5 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number XX(1665226.2)
Summary "Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English. Paul had moved to a house in Cnothan, a sour village on Hamish's beat. He attended church in Lochdubh. He told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat and in these days of increasing obesity it was her duty to show a good example. Angela Brody was told her detective stories were pap for the masses and it was time she wrote literature instead. He accused Hamish of having dyed his fiery red hair. He told Jessie Currie, who repeated all the last words of her twin sister, that she needed psychiatric help. 'I speak as I find', he bragged. Voices saying, 'I could kill that man', could be heard from Lochdubh to Cnothan. And someone did. Now Hamish is faced with a bewildering array of suspects."--

The wedding shop [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:13
by Hauck, Rachel, 1960-
Publisher [2016] © 2016
Unabridged, [CD].
11 audio discs (11 hours, 32 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F HAU
Summary "Two women separated by decades. Both set out to help others find their dreams when their own have crumbled. It's the early 1930s, but Cora Scott is walking in stride as a career woman after having inherited her great aunt's wedding shop in Heart's Bend, Tennessee, where brides come from as far away as Birmingham to experience her famed bridal treatment. Meanwhile, Cora is counting down the days until her own true love returns from the river to make her his bride. But days turn into months and months to years. All the while, Birch Good continues to woo Cora and try to show her that while he is solid and dependable, he can sweep her off her feet. More than eighty years later, former Air Force Captain Haley Morgan has returned home to Heart's Bend after finishing her commitment to military service. After the devastating death of her best friend, Tammy, and discovering the truth about the man she loved, Haley is searching for her place in life. When Haley decides to reopen the romantic but abandoned wedding shop where she and Tammy played and dreamed as children, she begins a journey of courage, mystery, and love. As Cora's and Haley's stories intertwine through time in the shadow of the beloved wedding shop, they both discover the power of their own dreams and the magic of everyday love"--

Rebel : my life outside the lines [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:13
by Nolte, Nick,
Publisher Harper Audio, [2018]
7 audio discs (7 3/4 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 791.4302 NOL
Summary The famous actor tells his story; a tale of art, passion, commitment, and addiction. One day he's the sexiest man alive, and another day his face is in the worst mug shot of all time. In a career of fifty years, Nolte has endured. Rising from obscurity to leading roles and Oscar nominations, he has been celebrated and vilified. Despite these ups and downs, Nolte has remained true to the craft, portraying a diverse range of characters with his trademark physicality and indelible gravelly voice.

Foreign bodies

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 04:13
by Edwards, Martin, 1955-
Publisher Poisoned Pen Press, 2018. ©2018
First US trade paperback edition.
252 pages ; 21 cm.
Call Number M FOR
Summary Today translated crime fiction is in vogue-- but this was not always the case. A century before Scandi noir, writers across Europe and beyond were publishing detective stories of high quality. Often these did not appear in English and they have been known only by a small number of experts. This is the first ever collection of classic crime in translation from the golden age of the genre in the 20th century. Many of these stories are exceptionally rare, and several have been translated for the first time to appear in this volume.

After the fire

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 22:11
by Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015,
Publisher Vintage, 2017.
401 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number F MAN
Summary "Fredrik Welin is a seventy-year-old former surgeon who retired in disgrace years ago. He has retreated to a Swedish archipelago, where he lives alone on an island. He swims in the sea every day, cutting a hole in the ice if necessary. He is perfectly content to live out his days in quiet solitude. Until he wakes up one autumn evening to find his house on fire. Fredrik escapes just in time, wearing two left-footed boots. All that remains in the morning is a stinking ruin and evidence of arson. Fredrik cannot imagine why someone would do such a thing. The police are also stumped, and without another suspect, they begin to think Fredrik started the fire himself. Fredrik's peaceful, simple life has slipped away from him. Then, Lisa Modin, a local journalist who wants to write a story about the fire, comes into his life, and she awakens in him something that he thought was long dead. After the Fire is an intimate portrait of a recluse who is forced to open himself up to a world he'd left behind"--

If we make it home : a novel of faith and survival in the Oregon wilderness

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 22:11
by Nelson, Christina Suzann,
Publisher Kregel Publications, [2017] ©2017
272 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number F NEL
Summary "When four college friends graduated from the University of Northwest Oregon, their lives stretched before them, full of promise and vows to stay connected. But life has a way of derailing well-laid plans. Now they haven't spoken in twenty-five years. But against all odds, three of them have found themselves back in the same place-- at their alma mater, wondering how they got there. When they discover their fourth friend, Hope, has died, Jenna, Ireland, and Vicky decide to embark on a wilderness adventure to honor her memory-- and for secret reasons of their own. Jenna wants to show her husband that she's more than a helpless, overweight, middle-aged empty nester. Ireland wants to get back to the nature she loves and hide from the charges being pressed against her. And Vicky wants to show she cares for something besides her ministry-- and put off the disaster waiting at home for as long as possible. They never bargained for the dangers they face in an unforgiving wilderness. Now they'll have to work together if they hope to make it home alive. While the three women fight to survive the elements, their toughest battles may be with themselves" -Amazon.com.

Doctor Who. The snowmen [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:11
by Grant, Richard E., 1957-
Publisher BBC Worldwide ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2013.
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Summary Christmas Eve, 1892, and the falling snow is the stuff of fairytales. When the fairytale becomes a nightmare and a chilling menace threatens Earth, an unorthodox young governess, Clara, calls on the Doctor for help. But the Doctor is in mourning, reclusive and determined not to engage in the problems of the universe. As old friends return, will the Doctor really abandon humankind, or will he fight to save the world and Christmas from the icy clutches of this mysterious menace?

The witches' tree [CD sound recording][

New Books on CD - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:11
by Beaton, M. C.,
Publisher Blackstone Audio, [2017]
6 audio discs (6 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M BEA
Summary When an elderly spinster is murdered, Agatha Raisin rises to the occasion. But Sumpton Harcourt is a small and private village, she finds--a place that poses more questions than answers.

Wake up call [sound recording]

New Music - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:10
by Theory of a Deadman (Musical group)
Publisher Roadrunner Records, [2017]
[Explicit version].
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP THE

The quantum spy : a thriller

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:09
by Ignatius, David, 1950-
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
First edition.
323 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F IGN
Summary A hyper-fast quantum computer is the digital equivalent of a nuclear bomb: whoever possesses one will be able to shred any encryption in existence, effectively owning the digital world. The question is: Who will build it first, the United States or China?The latest of David Ignatius's timely, sharp-eyed espionage novels follows CIA agent Harris Chang into a quantum research lab compromised by a suspected Chinese informant. The breach provokes a mole hunt that is obsessive, destructive, and--above all--uncertain: Do the leaks expose real secrets, or are they false trails meant to deceive the Chinese? Chang soon finds that there is a thin line between loyalty and betrayal, as the investigation leads him down a rabbit hole as dangerous as it is deep. Grounded in the real-world global charge toward technological dominance, The Quantum Spy presents a sophisticated game of cat-and-mouse wired to an exhilarating cyber thriller.

Dark traces

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:09
by Steyn, Martin,
Publisher Catalyst Press ; LAPA Publishers, 2017. ©2017
348 pages ; 20 cm
Call Number M STE
Summary They find her decomposing body in the veld. A teenager. She was raped and tortured for days. She was hanged. She wasn't the first. The South African Police Service's Warrant Officer Jan Magson, estranged from his son and still grieving for his wife, is assigned to the case. He has to look the mothers and fathers in the eye. He has to answer their questions. And he can't. Headlines question the police's ability to protect the community from this evil. A newspaper prints a mother's heart-wrenching letter to the killer. A father offers a substantial reward. And every time another lead reaches a dead end, Magson finds himself looking down at another dead girl, wondering how he's going to make it through the dark traces of yet another night, alone, a service gun at his side.

Sisters first : stories from our wild and wonderful life

New Biographies - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:09
by Hager, Jenna Bush, 1981-
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2017. ©2017
First edition.
xi, 238 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Call Number B BUSH
Summary Born into a political dynasty, Jenna and Barbara Bush grew up in the public eye. As small children, they watched their grandfather become president; just twelve years later they stood by their father's side when he took the same oath. They spent their college years watched over by Secret Service agents and became fodder for the tabloids, with teenage mistakes making national headlines. But the tabloids didn't tell the whole story. In SISTERS FIRST, Jenna and Barbara take readers on a revealing, thoughtful, and deeply personal tour behind the scenes of their lives, as they share stories about their family, their unexpected adventures, their loves and losses, and the sisterly bond that means everything to them.

The shattered lens : a war photographer's true story of captivity and survival in Syria

New Biographies - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:09
by Alpeyrie, Jonathan,
Publisher Atria Books, 2017.
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
260 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Call Number B ALPEYRIE
Summary "Discover a gripping and harrowing tale of war and torture from the man who lived it in this powerful memoir by the celebrated war journalist who not only documented over a dozen conflict zones worldwide but was also captured and held hostage by Syrian rebels in 2013. Capturing history was Jonathan Alpeyrie's job but he never expected to become a news story himself. For a decade, the French American photojournalist had weaved in and out of over a dozen conflict zones. He photographed civilians being chased out of their homes, military trucks roving over bullet-torn battlefields, and too many bodies to count. But on April 29, 2013, during his third assignment to Syria, Alpeyrie was betrayed by his fixer and handed over to a band of Syrian rebels. For eighty-one days he was bound, blindfolded, and beaten. Not too far away, President Bashar al Assad's forces and those in opposition continued their bitter and bloody civil war. Over the course of his captivity, Alpeyrie kept his spirits up and strived to see, without his camera lenses, the humanity in his captors. He took part in their activities, taught them how to swim, prayed with them, and tried learning their language and culture. He also discovered a dormant faith within himself, one that strengthened him throughout the ordeal"--Provided by publisher.