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The ebb tide

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 20:58
by Lewis, Beverly, 1949-
Publisher Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2017]
328 pages ; 23 cm
Call Number F LEW
Summary When a well-to-do family asks Sallie Riehl to be their daughter's nanny for the summer at their Cape May, New Jersey, vacation home, she jumps at the chance to broaden her horizons beyond the Lancaster County Amish community where she grew up. Curious by nature, Sallie loves reading and learning, and she fears that her chances of making a good match with an Amish farmer will be hampered because of it. Though she loves taking care of nine-year-old Autumn Weaver during the week, Sallie has free time on the weekends to enjoy the shore. It is there that she meets Edward Kreider, a young marine biology student who talks freely about all he's learning and asks about her interests, unlike the guys she grew up with. Sallie wonders if this is the kind of relationship she's been longing for. Then again, Ed isn't from her community--and he's Mennonite, not Amish. Sallie is afraid of what her parents would think about her new friendship. But that's not all she's fearful of. When unexpected danger threatens Autumn, Sallie will have to put her fears aside. Will this be a summer to remember, or one to forget?

The silent land

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 20:58
by Spencer, Sally,
Publisher Severn House, 2016.
First USA edition.
312 pages ; 23 cm.
Call Number F SPE
Summary Spanning 80 tumultuous years, the incredible story of a peasant girl who became the Red Princess of the Russian Revolution. Anna Mayakovsky is now a penniless old woman living in London, but no one can take away the vivid memories of her past: the Count who lifted her out of poverty; the Count?s son, Misha, whose baby she bore; Paul, the ruthless factory owner who became her lover and her deadliest enemy; Sasha, the tough but gentle peasant who converted her to revolution. And her aristocratic husband whom she adored, but could never love as completely as a woman should love her man.

Reckless [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:58
by McBride, Martina.
Publisher Nash Icon, [2016]
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD C&W MCB

Life with no words

New Nonfiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:58
by Lewis, Alby Lee,
Publisher Lulu Publishing Services, 2016. © 2016
xix, 119 pages : black and white photographs ; 23 cm.
Call Number 371.9144 LEW
Summary "When Alby was born into poverty on Cristmas Day 1940, one woudl think his biggest challenge to overcome would be hunger. But as Alby matured and began attending school, no one --not even his teachers-- realized he was harboring a shameful secret. Alby culd not read and he had no idea why." --

The complete guide to fasting : heal your body through intermittent, alternate-day, and extended fasting

New Nonfiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:58
by Fung, Jason,
Publisher Victory Belt Publishing, 2016.
304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Call Number 613.25 FUN

The joy of hygge : how to bring everyday pleasure and Danish coziness into your life

New Nonfiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:58
by Jackson, Jonny,
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing, 2017. ©2016
First Skyhorse Publishing edition.
140 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Call Number 747.094 JAC
Summary The Danish word hygge is one of those beautiful words that doesn't directly translate into English, but it more or less means comfort, warmth or togetherness. Hygge is the feeling you get when you are cuddled up on a sofa with a loved one, in warm knitted socks, in front of the fire, when it is dark, cold and stormy outside. It that feeling when you are sharing good, comfort food with your closest friends, by candle light and exchanging easy conversation. It is those cold, crisp blue sky mornings when the light through your window is just right. Denmark is arguably the happiest nation in the world and living the hygge way is largely responsible. Danes focus on the small things that really matter, like spending more quality time with friends and family and enjoying the good things in life.

The return

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:57
by Fisher, Suzanne Woods,
Publisher Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2017]
331 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number F FIS
Summary As the Amish settle in America, Tessa wishes Hans would notice her. When tragedy strikes--close to home and close to her heart--she discovers the cost of true love.

An augmented fourth : a novel of the lord of Low End

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:57
by McMillen, Tony,
Publisher Worder Horde, 2017 ©2017
First edition
195 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F MCM
Summary "Codger Burton, bassist and lyricist for Frivolous Black, the heaviest heavy metal band to ever come out of the UK, awakens to find his hotel snowed in, his band mates evacuated, and monsters roaming the halls. Looks like Codger picked the wrong week to quit using cocaine." --

I wish I was like you

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:57
by Miskowski, S. P.,
Publisher JournalStone Publishing, 2017. ©2017.
1st Journal Stone edition
249 pages ; 23 cm
Call Number F MIS
Summary "Greta didn't set out to solve a murder. But if the first thing you see when you come home after a long day at a lousy job is your own dead body, it can make even the most cynical non-starter in 1994 Seattle take an interest. Refusing the believe her dead eyes, the one-time theater editor at the city's least noteworthy periodical - now a bitter ghost haunting the streets and busways of the Emerald City - will happily break every rule of crime fiction to tell her story and prove she didn't die a lame-ass, suicidal Cobain imitator. If Greta manages to figure out who really killed her, in the process? That's just an extra shot in her overpriced espresso." --

The dark net : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:57
by Percy, Benjamin,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. ©2017
xii, 256 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F PER
Summary "The Dark Net is real. An anonymous and often criminal arena that exists in the secret, far reaches of the Web, some use it to manage Bitcoins, pirate movies and music, or traffic in drugs and stolen goods. And now, an ancient darkness is gathering there as well. These demons are threatening to spread virally into the real world unless they can be stopped by members of a ragtag crew: Twelve-year-old Hannah, who has been fitted with the Oculus, a high-tech visual prosthetic to combat her blindness, wonders why she sees shadows surrounding some people. A technophobic journalist named Lela has stumbled upon a story nobody wants her to uncover. Mike Juniper--a one-time child evangelist who suffers from personal and literal demons--has an arsenal of weapons stored in the basement of the homeless shelter he runs. And Derek, a hacker with a cause, believes himself a soldier of the Internet, part of a cyber army akin to Anonymous.They have no idea what the Dark Net really contains"--

New people

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:57
by Senna, Danzy,
Publisher Riverhead Books, 2017.
229 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F SEN
Summary As the twentieth century draws to a close, Maria is at the start of a life she never thought possible. She and Khalil, her college sweetheart, are planning their wedding. They are the perfect couple, "King and Queen of the Racially Nebulous Prom." Their skin is the same shade of beige. They live together in a black bohemian enclave in Brooklyn, where Khalil is riding the wave of the first dot-com boom and Maria is plugging away at her dissertation, on the Jonestown massacre. They've even landed a starring role in a documentary about "new people" like them, who are blurring the old boundaries as a brave new era dawns. Everything Maria knows she should want lies before her--yet she can't stop daydreaming about another man, a poet she barely knows.

We now return to regular life : a novel

New YA Books - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
by Wilson, Martin, 1973-
Publisher Dial Books, [2017] ©2017
370 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F WIL
Summary When fourteen-year-old Sam Walsh returns home after three years in the custody of his kidnapper, his older sister Beth and childhood friend Josh must deal with their survivors' guilt, their memories of what really happened the day Sam disappeared, and with the fact that Sam is not the boy they remember, but a troubled teen struggling to re-adapt to normal life.

The whole town's talking [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
by Flagg, Fannie,
Publisher Books on Tape ; Random House Audio, [2016]
10 audio discs (approximately 12 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F FLA
Summary Lordor Nordstrom created, in his wisdom, not only a lively town and a prosperous legacy for himself but also a beautiful final resting place for his family, friends, and neighbors yet to come. "Resting place" turns out to be a bit of a misnomer, however. Odd things begin to happen, and it starts the whole town talking. With her wild imagination, great storytelling, and deep understanding of folly and the human heart, the beloved Fannie Flagg tells an unforgettable story of life, afterlife, and the remarkable goings-on of ordinary people. In The Whole Town's Talking, she reminds us that community is vital, life is a gift, and love never dies.--Provided by publisher.

Faithful [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
by Hoffman, Alice.
Publisher Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio, 2016.
7 sound discs (ca. 8.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F HOF
Summary From the New York Times bestselling author of The Marriage of Opposites and The Dovekeepers comes a soul-searching story about a young woman struggling to redefine herself and the power of love, family, and fate. Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend's future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when a life is turned inside out? When love is something so distant it may as well be a star in the sky? Faithful is the story of a survivor, filled with emotion--from dark suffering to true happiness--a moving portrait of a young woman finding her way in the modern world. A fan of Chinese food, dogs, bookstores, and men she should stay away from, Shelby has to fight her way back to her own future. In New York City she finds a circle of lost and found souls--including an angel who's been watching over her ever since that fateful icy night.

End of watch [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
by King, Stephen, 1947-
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio, [2016] ©2016
12 audio discs (approximately 14 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F KIN
Summary "The spectacular finale to the New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with Mr. Mercedes (winner of the Edgar Award) and Finders Keepers--In End of Watch, the diabolical "Mercedes Killer" drives his enemies to suicide, and if Bill Hodges and Holly Gibney don't figure out a way to stop him, they'll be victims themselves. In Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, something has awakened. Something evil. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of the Mercedes Massacre, where eight people were killed and many more were badly injured, has been in the clinic for five years, in a vegetative state. According to his doctors, anything approaching a complete recovery is unlikely. But behind the drool and stare, Brady is awake, and in possession of deadly new powers that allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital room. Retired police detective Bill Hodges, the unlikely hero of Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers, now runs an investigation agency with his partner, Holly Gibney--the woman who delivered the blow to Hartsfield's head that put him on the brain injury ward. When Bill and Holly are called to a suicide scene with ties to the Mercedes Massacre, they find themselves pulled into their most dangerous case yet, one that will put their lives at risk, as well as those of Bill's heroic young friend Jerome Robinson and his teenage sister, Barbara. Brady Hartsfield is back, and planning revenge not just on Hodges and his friends, but on an entire city. In End of Watch, Stephen King brings the Hodges trilogy to a sublimely terrifying conclusion, combining the detective fiction of Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers with the heart-pounding, supernatural suspense that has been his bestselling trademark. The result is an unnerving look at human vulnerability and chilling suspense. No one does it better than King"--

Sacred Hearts Club [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
by Foster the People (Musical group),
Publisher Columbia, [2017]
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD 781.66 FOS

Power of peace [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
by Isley Brothers,
Publisher Legacy Recordings, [2017]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP ISL

Anthems for the apocalypse [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
by Jackson, Jonathan, 1982-
Publisher MRI, [2017]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP JAC

Soulfire [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
by Little Steven,
Publisher UMe, [2017]
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD 781.66 LIT

Rushing waters [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
by Steel, Danielle,
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2016] Blackstone Audio, Inc. ©2016
7 audio discs (8 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F STE
Summary "A 38-year-old American interior designer based in London and her independent-minded 74-year-old architect mother; a British investment banker in New York to see his ex-wife and young children; a resident ER doctor who experienced Hurricane Sandy when she was a medical student; two young men, 21-year-old NYU students; their friends and others are thrust together when a major hurricane descends upon New York City and wreaks unimaginable chaos and devastation. Yet through the darkness, these characters form unlikely new friendships and together, manage to find hope and revitalization"--