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Bad men and wicked women

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:01
by Dickey, Eric Jerome,
Publisher Dutton, [2018]
370 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number F DIC
Summary "Affairs of the heart can be lethal in New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey's latest sensual, thrilling novel. As a low-level enforcer in Los Angeles, Ken Swift knows danger, but nowhere does he feel it more than in his tangled romances. Divorced from one woman, in love with another, and wrestling with a strong desire to get to know a third, his life is far from perfect, and it becomes all the more complicated when his troubled daughter resurfaces on the same day as a major job. Margaux is pregnant, bitter, and desperate: she needs $50,000 immediately, and she isn't above blackmailing Ken to get it. Yet even as the tension-filled father/daughter reunion escalates into a clashing of wills and desires that spread far beyond their family, Ken's latest contract spirals quickly out of control, and he finds it is not only his daughter looking to seek revenge. With the strong characters, heart-pounding action, and intense passion he is known for, New York Times bestseller Eric Jerome Dickey lays bare a tale of lust and angst that will leave readers breathless"--

Shattered mirror

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:01
by Johansen, Iris,
Publisher St. Martin's Press, 2018.
First edition.
339 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F JOH
Summary Eve Duncan receives a package containing a skull-- and instructions for Eve to do her work reconstructing it. When she does, a beautiful woman's face emerges. But when Eve is introduced to the dead woman's mirror image, a game is on where her twin's life hangs in the balance.

The first family

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:01
by Palmer, Michael, 1942-2013,
Publisher St. Martin's Press, 2018.
First edition.
342 pages : 24 cm
Books
Call Number F PAL
Summary President Geoffrey Hilliard and his family live in the ever-present glare of the political limelight, with relentless scrutiny of their daily lives. The White House is not an easy place to grow up, so when the President's son Cam, a sixteen-year-old chess champion, experiences extreme fatigue, moodiness, and an uncharacteristic violent outburst, doctors are quick to dismiss his troubles as teen angst. But Secret Service agent Karen Ray, whose job is to guard the president's family with her life, is convinced Cam's issues are serious -- serious enough to summon her physician ex-husband for a second opinion. Dr. Lee Blackwood's concerns are dismissed by the president's team -- until Cam gets sicker. Lee must make a diagnosis from a puzzling array of symptoms he's never seen before. His only clue is a patient named Susie Banks, a young musical prodigy who seems to be suffering from the same baffling condition as Cam. Hospitalized after an attempt on her life by a determined killer, Susie's jeopardy escalates as Cam's condition takes on a terrifying new dimension. Is someone trying to murder the President's son? As Lee and Karen race for a cure to Cam's mysterious and deadly disease, they begin to uncover betrayals that breach the highest levels of national security.

After Anna

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:01
by Scottoline, Lisa,
Publisher St. Martin's Press, 2018.
First edition.
390 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number F SCO
Summary "Nobody cuts deeper than family... Noah Alderman, a doctor and a widower, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie, and for the first time in a long time he and his son are happy. But their lives are turned upside down when Maggie's daughter Anna moves in with them. Anna is a gorgeous seventeen-year-old who balks at living under their rules though Maggie, ecstatic to have her daughter back, ignores the red flags that hint at the trouble that is brewing. Events take a deadly turn when Anna is murdered and Noah is accused of the crime. Maggie must face not only the devastation of losing her only daughter, but the realization that her daughter's murder was at the hands of a husband she loves. New information sends Maggie searching for the truth, leading her to discover something darker than she could have ever imagined" --

Paterson [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 00:56
by Jarmusch, Jim, 1953-
Publisher Universal, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 119 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA PAT
Summary Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey - they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, observing the city as it drifts across his windshield and overhearing fragments of conversation swirling around him; he writes poetry into a notebook; he walks his dog; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer. He goes home to his wife, Laura. By contrast, Laura's world is ever changing.

Killers of the Flower Moon [CD sound recording] : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI

New Books on CD - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:56
by Grann, David,
Publisher ℗2017 Books on Tape : Random House Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
7 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 976.6004 GRA
Summary In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, they began to be killed off. One Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, watched as her family was murdered. David Grann revisits a shocking series of crimes in which dozens of people were murdered in cold blood. The book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as each step in the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals. But more than that, it is a searing indictment of the callousness and prejudice toward Native Americans that allowed the murderers to operate with impunity for so long.

The women in the castle [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:56
by Shattuck, Jessica
Publisher Harper Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
11 audio discs (12.50 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F SHA
Summary Amid the ashes of Nazi Germany's defeat, Marianne von Lingenfels returns to the once-grand castle of her husband's ancestors, an imposing stone fortress now fallen into ruin following years of war. The widow of a resister murdered in the failed July 20, 1944, plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Marianne plans to uphold the promise she made to her husband's brave conspirators: to find and protect their wives, her fellow resistance widows. First Marianne rescues six-year-old Martin, the son of her dearest childhood friend, from a Nazi reeducation home. Together, they make their way across the smoldering wreckage of their homeland to Berlin, where Martin's mother, the beautiful and naive Benita, has fallen into the hands of occupying Red Army soldiers. Then she locates Ania, another resister's wife, and her two boys, now refugees languishing in one of the many camps that house the millions displaced by the war. As Marianne assembles this makeshift family from the ruins of her husband's resistance movement, she is certain their shared pain and circumstances will hold them together. But she quickly discovers that the black-and-white, highly principled world of her privileged past has become infinitely more complicated, filled with secrets and dark passions that threaten to tear them apart. Eventually, all three women must come to terms with the choices that have defined their lives before, during, and after the war--each with their own unique share of challenges.

Anything is possible [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:56
by Strout, Elizabeth,
Publisher Random House Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F STR
Summary "Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others. Here are two sisters: One trades self-respect for a wealthy husband while the other finds in the pages of a book a kindred spirit who changes her life. The janitor at the local school has his faith tested in an encounter with an isolated man he has come to help; a grown daughter longs for mother love even as she comes to accept her mother's happiness in a foreign country; and the adult Lucy Barton (the heroine of My Name Is Lucy Barton, the author's celebrated New York Times bestseller) returns to visit her siblings after seventeen years of absence. Reverberating with the deep bonds of family, and the hope that comes with reconciliation, Anything Is Possible again underscores Elizabeth Strout's place as one of America's most respected and cherished authors."--Amazon.com.

Astrophysics for people in a hurry [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:56
by Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Publisher Blackstone Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
3 audio discs (approximately 3 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 523.01 TYS
Summary "The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in tasty chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day. While you wait for your morning coffee to brew, for the bus, the train, or a plane to arrive, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will reveal just what you need to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines: from the Big Bang to black holes, from quarks to quantum mechanics, and from the search for planets to the search for life in the universe"--

This fight is our fight [CD sound recording] : the battle to save America's middle class

New Books on CD - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:56
by Warren, Elizabeth,
Publisher Macmillan Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
9 audio discs (10.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 305.55 WAR
Summary "Senator Elizabeth Warren has long been an outspoken champion of America's middle class, and by the time the people of Massachusetts elected her in 2012, she had become one of the country's leading progressive voices. Now, at a perilous moment for our nation, she has written a book that is at once an illuminating account of how we built the strongest middle class in history, a scathing indictment of those who have spent the past thirty-five years undermining working families, and a rousing call to action. Warren grew up in Oklahoma, and she's never forgotten how difficult it was for her mother and father to hold on at the ragged edge of the middle class. An educational system that offered opportunities for all made it possible for her to achieve her dream of going to college, becoming a teacher, and, later, attending law school. But today, for many, these kinds of opportunities are gone, and a government that once looked out for working families is instead captive to the rich and powerful. More than seventy-five years ago, President Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal ushered in an age of widespread prosperity; in the 1980s, President Ronald Reagan reversed course and sold the country on the disastrous fiction called trickledown economics. Now, with the election of Donald Trump--a con artist who promised to drain the swamp of special interests and then surrounded himself with billionaires and lobbyists-the middle class is being pushed ever closer to collapse. Written in the candid, high-spirited voice that is Warren's trademark, This Fight Is Our Fight tells eye-opening stories about her battles in the Senate and vividly describes the experiences of hardworking Americans who have too often been given the short end of the stick. Elizabeth Warren has had enough of phony promises and a government that no longer serves its people-she won't sit down, she won't be silenced, and she will fight back."--Jacket.

LLC quickstart beginner's guide to limited liability companies

New Nonfiction - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:55
by Cohen, Chris,
Publisher [Publisher not identified], 2016.
vii, 138 pages ; 23 cm.
Books
Call Number 346.0668 COH
Summary "Are you thinking about starting up a limited liability company or LLC and you're not sure where to being? LLC is an excellent guide for every entrepreneur. It indicates the advantages that an LLC has over other forms of businesses like sole proprietorships, partnerships and even corporations. You will also learn how to operate within the law and yet avoid unnecessary expenses through taxation and administrative costs. In a nutshell, learn the basics of forming an LLC and the answers to most of the quesions that disturb a new investor." --

Cardcaptor Sakura : clear card. 1

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by CLAMP (Mangaka group)
Publisher Kodansha Comics, an imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC, [2017] ©2017
English edition.
142 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Books
Call Number GN YA F CLA
Summary "Sakura Kinomoto's about to start middle school, and everything's coming up cherry blossoms. Not only has she managed to recapture the scattered Clow Cards and make them her own Sakura Cards, but her sweetheart Syaoran Li has moved from Hong Kong to Tokyo and is going to be attending her school! But her joy is interrupted by a troubling dream in which the cards turn transparent, and when Sakura awakens to discover her dream has become reality, it's clear that her magical adventures are far from over..." -- Page [4] of cover.

Dunkirk [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Nolan, Christopher, 1970-
Publisher Warner Home Video, [2017]
Rental [edition].
1 videodisc (106 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION DUN
Summary A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold.

Mother! [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Aronofsky, Darren,
Publisher Paramount Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (121 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number SUSPENSE MOT
Summary A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

Stronger [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Green, David Gordon, 1975-
Publisher Lionsgate, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 119 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA STR
Summary Inspired by the true story of Jeff Bauman, a working-class Bostonian, who was at the 2013 marathon when the bomb blast occurred and tragically lost both of his legs. After regaining consciousness, Jeff was able to help law enforcement identify one of the bombers, but his own battle had just begun. Jeff's deeply personal journey tests a family's bond and defines a community's pride as he overcomes adversity to become the living embodiment of ''Boston Strong.''

The LEGO Ninjago movie [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Logan, Bob (Screenwriter),
Publisher Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2017
Rental.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY LEG
Summary The young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, that are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, is wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, who also happens to be Lloyd's dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, this showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu.

Victoria & Abdul [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Frears, Stephen,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (111 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA VIC
Summary The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.

The knowledge / [sound recording]

New Music - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Squeeze (Musical group),
Publisher Love Records, [2017]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP SQU

The wisdom of Sundays [CD sound recording] : life-changing insights from super soul conversations

New Books on CD - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Winfrey, Oprah,
Publisher Macmillan Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
4 audio discs (approximately 4 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 204 WIN
Summary Organized into ten chapters, each one representing a powerful step in Oprah's own spiritual journey and introduced with an intimate, personal essay by Oprah herself, this book features selections from the most meaningful conversations between Oprah and some of today's most-admired thought-leaders.

Chord of evil : a Phineas Fox mystery

New Mystery Fiction - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Rayne, Sarah,
Publisher Severn House, 2017. ©2017
First world edition.
252 pages ; 23 cm
Books
Call Number F RAY
Summary Phineas Fox finds it impossible to refuse when his sport-loving neighbor Toby begs for his help in finding out what's happened to his cousin Arabella, who seems to have disappeared without trace. The only clue to her whereabouts is an obscure 1940s' portrait left in her flat, a gift from her godfather, Stefan. The painting depicts the mysterious Christa Klein, Stefan's sister - and an alleged murderess. Was Christa Klein really guilty of a monstrous crime? What exactly happened within brooding Wewelsburg Castle back in 1941? And what does it have to do with Arabella's disappearance? As Phin delves further, he uncovers evidence of a lost piece of music and a devastating wartime secret: an atrocity whose repercussions reach to the present day.

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