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American drifter [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:03
by Graham, Heather,
Publisher Macmillan Audio, [2017]
7 audio discs (8 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F GRA
Summary A young veteran of the US Army, River Roulet is struggling to shake the horrors of his past. Desperate to distract himself from the images haunting him daily, River abandons the world he knows and flees to the country he's always dreamed of visiting: Brazil. There, he meets the enchanting Natal, an impassioned journalist and free spirit, who lives with the gangster that rules much of Rio. As their romance blossoms, River and Natal flee together into the interior of Brazil, where they are pursued by the sadistic drug lord, Tio Amato, and his men. When River is forced to kill one of those men, the chase becomes even deadlier. Not only is the powerful drug boss after them, the Brazilian government is on their trail as well.

Crime scene [CD sound recording] : a novel

New Books on CD - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:03
by Kellerman, Jonathan,
Publisher Penguin Random House, [2017]
8 audio discs (9 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M KEL
Summary "Eccentric, reclusive Walter Rennert lies cold at the bottom of his stairs. At first glance the scene looks straightforward: a once-respected psychology professor, done in by booze and a bad heart. But his daughter Tatiana insists that her father has been murdered, and she persuades Clay to take a closer look. What emerges is a history of scandal and violence, and an experimentgone horribly wrong that ended in the brutal murder of a coed. And when Clay learns that a colleague of Rennert's died in a nearly identical manner, he begins to question everything in the official record"--

In this moment : the Baxter family / [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:03
by Kingsbury, Karen,
Publisher Audioworks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017. ℗2017
8 audio discs (approximately 10.5 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F KIN
Summary Hamilton High Principal Wendell Quinn is tired of the violence, drug abuse, teen pregnancies, and low expectations at his Indianapolis school. A single father of four, Quinn is a Christian and a family man. He wants to see change in his community, so he starts a voluntary after-school Bible Study and prayer program. He knows he is risking his job by leading the program, but the high turnout at every meeting encourages him.

The people vs. Alex Cross [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:03
by Patterson, James, 1947-
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2017]
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F PAT
Summary "The charges: explosive. Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law -- until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defense. But will a jury see it that way? The evidence: shocking. As Cross fights for his professional life and his freedom, his former partner John Sampson brings him a gruesome, titillating video tied to the mysterious disappearances of several young girls. Despite his suspension from the department, Cross can't say no to Sampson. The illicit investigation leads them to the darkest corners of the Internet, where murder is just another form of entertainment. The People vs. Alex Cross: the trial of the century. As the prosecution presents its case, and the nation watches, even those closest to Cross begin to doubt his innocence. If he can't convince his own family that he didn't pull the trigger with intent to kill, how can he hope to persuade a jury? But even with everything on the line, Cross will do whatever it takes to stop a dangerous criminal ... even if he can't save himself"--

Artemis [CD sound recording]: a novel

New Books on CD - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:03
by Weir, Andy,
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2017]
8 audio discs (8 hr. 59 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD SCI WEI
Summary Augmenting her limited income by smuggling contraband to survive on the Moon's wealthy city of Artemis, Jazz agrees to commit what seems to be a perfect, lucrative crime, only to find herself embroiled in a conspiracy for control of the city.

Breaking free : how I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult, and my father, Warren Jeffs

New Biographies - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:03
by Jeffs, Rachel,
Publisher Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
First edition.
viii, 285 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Call Number B JEFFS

Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right

New Nonfiction - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:03
by Hochschild, Arlie Russell, 1940-
Publisher New Press, 2016.
xii, 351 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Call Number 320.52 HOC
Summary "In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country--a stronghold of the conservative right. As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless finds common ground and quickly warms to the people she meets--among them a Tea Party activist whose town has been swallowed by a sinkhole caused by a drilling accident--people whose concerns are actually ones that all Americans share: the desire for community, the embrace of family, and hopes for their children. Strangers in Their Own Land goes beyond the commonplace liberal idea that these are people who have been duped into voting against their own interests. Instead, Hochschild finds lives ripped apart by stagnant wages, a loss of home, an elusive American dream--and political choices and views that make sense in the context of their lives. Hochschild draws on her expert knowledge of the sociology of emotion to help us understand what it feels like to live in "red" America. Along the way she finds answers to one of the crucial questions of contemporary American politics: why do the people who would seem to benefit most from "liberal" government intervention abhor the very idea?"--

The promised Neverland. 1, Grace Field House

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:03
by Shirai, Kaiu,
Publisher VIZ Media, LLC, [2017] ©2016
Shonen Jump manga edition.
183 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Call Number GN YA F SHI
Summary "Emma, Norman and Ray are the brightest kids at the Grace Field House orphanage. And under the care of the woman they refer to as 'Mom,' all the kids have enjoyed a comfortable life. Good food, clean clothes and the perfect environment to learn-- what more could an orphan ask for? One day, though, Emma and Norman uncover the dark truth of the outside world they are forbidden from seeing"--Page [4] of cover.

After the shot drops

New YA Books - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:03
by Ribay, Randy,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
325 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F RIB
Summary Told from alternating perspectives, Bunny takes a basketball scholarship to an elite private school to help his family, leaving behind Nasir, his best friend, in their tough Philadelphia neighborhood.

Are you sleeping

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Barber, Kathleen,
Publisher Gallery Books, 2017.
First Gallery books hardcover edition.
326 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F BAR
Summary "Serial meets Ruth Ware's In A Dark, Dark Wood in this inventive and twisty psychological thriller about a mega-hit podcast that reopens a long-closed murder case--and threatens to unravel the carefully constructed life of the victim's daughter"--

Exhibit Alexandra : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Bell, Natasha,
Publisher Crown, [2018]
First American edition.
311 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F BELL
Summary An abducted woman held against her will in a room suffers tortuous worries about her husband and children, who, in the wake of unsettling evidence, are led to believe she has been killed.

If I live

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Blackstock, Terri, 1957-
Publisher Zondervan, [2018]
331 pages ; 23 cm.
Call Number F BLA
Summary "Casey Cox is still on the run after being indicted for murder. The hunt that began with her bloody footprints escalates, and she's running out of places to hide. Her face is all over the news, and her disguises are no longer enough. It's only a matter of time before someone recognizes her. Dylan Roberts, the investigator who once hunted her, is now her only hope. Terrifying attempts on Dylan's life could force Casey out of hiding. The clock is ticking on both their lives, but exposing the real killers is more complicated than they knew. Amassing the evidence to convict their enemies draws Dylan and Casey together, but their relationship has consequences. Will one life have to be sacrificed to protect the other?"--Dust jacket.

The flight attendant : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Bohjalian, Chris, 1962-
Publisher Doubleday, [2018]
First edition.
356 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F BOH
Summary "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man - and no idea what happened. Cassandra Bowden is no stranger to hungover mornings. She's a binge drinker, her job with the airline making it easy to find adventure, and the occasional blackouts seem to be inevitable. She lives with them, and the accompanying self-loathing. When she awakes in a Dubai hotel room, she tries to piece the previous night back together, counting the minutes until she has to catch her crew shuttle to the airport. She quietly slides out of bed, careful not to aggravate her already pounding head, and looks at the man she spent the night with. She sees his dark hair. His utter stillness. And blood, a slick, still wet pool on the crisp white sheets. Afraid to call the police - she's a single woman alone in a hotel room far from home - Cassie begins to lie. She lies as she joins the other flight attendants and pilots in the van. She lies on the way to Paris as she works the first class cabin. She lies to the FBI agents in New York who meet her at the gate. Soon it's too late to come clean--or face the truth about what really happened back in Dubai. Could she have killed him? If not, who did? Set amid the captivating world of those whose lives unfold at forty thousand feet, The Flight Attendant unveils a spellbinding story of memory, of the giddy pleasures of alcohol and the devastating consequences of addiction, and of murder far from home"--

The rising sea : a novel from the NUMA files

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Cussler, Clive,
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018] ©2018
406 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number F CUS
Summary An alarming rise in the world's sea levels--much larger than could be accounted for by glacier melt--sends Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala, and the rest of the NUMA scientific team rocketing around the globe in search of answers. What they find at the bottom of the East China Sea, however, is even worse than they imagined: a diabolical plan to upset the Pacific balance of power--and in the process displace as many as a billion people. A rare alloy unlike anything else on earth, a pair of five-hundred-year-old Japanese talismans, an assassin so violent even the Yakuza has disowned him, an audacious technological breakthrough that will become a very personal nightmare for Kurt Austin - from the shark-filled waters of Asia to the high-tech streets of Tokyo to a forbidden secret island, the NUMA team must risk everything to head off the coming catastrophe.

I'll stay

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Day, Karen,
Publisher Kensington Books, [2018] ©2018
362 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number F DAY
Summary "During a spring break to Florida, a college friendship sparks a life-changing sacrifice that connects two women forever--even as it shatters their closeness"--

A dangerous game

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Graham, Heather,
Publisher Mira, [2018]
329 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F GRA
Summary Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street. Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can't stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special agent boyfriend would do--he gets the FBI involved. And asks Kieran to keep out of it. But the Finnegans have a knack for getting into trouble, and Kieran won't sit idle when a lead surfaces through her family's pub. Investigating on her own, she uncovers a dangerous group that plays fast and loose with human lives and will stop at nothing to keep their secrets--and they plan to silence Kieran before she can expose their deadly enterprise.

Speak no evil : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Iweala, Uzodinma,
Publisher Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018] ©2018
First edition.
214 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F IWE
Summary On the surface, Niru leads a charmed life. Raised by two attentive parents in Washington, D.C., he's a top student and a track star at his prestigious private high school. Bound for Harvard in the fall, his prospects are bright. But Niru has a painful secret: he is queer--an abominable sin to his conservative Nigerian parents. No one knows except Meredith, his best friend, the daughter of prominent Washington insiders--and the one person who seems not to judge him. When his father accidentally discovers Niru is gay, the fallout is brutal and swift. Coping with troubles of her own, however, Meredith finds that she has little left emotionally to offer him. As the two friends struggle to reconcile their desires against the expectations and institutions that seek to define them, they find themselves speeding toward a future more violent and senseless than they can imagine. Neither will escape unscathed.--from dust jacket.

The listener

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by McCammon, Robert.
Publisher Cemetery Dance Publications, 2018.
First edition.
332 pages ; 23 cm.
Call Number F MCC
Summary 1934. Businesses went under by the hundreds, debt and foreclosures boomed, and breadlines grew in many American cities. In the midst of this misery, some folks explored unscrupulous ways to make money. Angel-faced John Partlow and carnival huckster Ginger LaFrance are among the worst of this lot. Joining together they leave their small time confidence scams behind to attempt an elaborate kidnapping-for-ransom scheme in New Orleans. In a different part of town, Curtis Mayhew, a young black man who works as a redcap for the Union Railroad Station, has a reputation for mending quarrels and misunderstandings among his friends. What those friends don't know is that Curtis has a special talent for listening... and he can sometimes hear things that aren't spoken aloud. One day, Curtis Mayhew's special talent allows him to overhear a child's cry for help, which draws him into the dangerous world of Partlow and LaFrance.

Undiscovered country : a novel inspired by the lives of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by McNees, Kelly O'Connor,
Publisher Pegasus Books, [2018]
284 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F MCN
Summary In 1932, New York City, top reporter Lorena "Hick" Hickok starts each day with a front page byline--and finishes it swigging bourbon and planning her next big scoop. But an assignment to cover FDR's campaign--and write a feature on his wife, Eleanor--turns Hick's hard-won independent life on its ear. Soon her work, and the secret entanglement with the new first lady, will take her from New York and Washington to Scotts Run, West Virginia, where impoverished coal miners' families wait in fear that the New Deal's promised hope will pass them by. Together, Eleanor and Hick imagine how the new town of Arthurdale could change the fate of hundreds of lives. But doing what is right does not come cheap, and Hick will pay in ways she never could have imagined. Undiscovered Country artfully mixes fact and fiction to portray the intense relationship between this unlikely pair. Inspired by the historical record, including the more than three thousand letters Hick and Eleanor exchanged over a span of thirty years, McNees tells this story through Hick's tough, tender, and unforgettable voice. A remarkable portrait of Depression-era America, this novel tells the poignant story of how a love that was forced to remain hidden nevertheless changed history.

The beauty

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 23:02
by Whiteley, Aliya, 1974-
Publisher Titan Books, 2018.
First Titan edition.
197 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F WHI
Summary Somewhere away from the cities and towns, in the Valley of the Rocks, a society of men and boys gather around the fire each night to listen to their history recounted by Nate, the storyteller. Requested most often by the group is the tale of the death of all women.