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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.

You're gonna love me

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Hatcher, Robin Lee,
Publisher Thomas Nelson, [2017] ©2017
310 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number F HAT
Summary "Who knew fate could twist a tragedy into a second chance at love? Samantha Winters lives her life the way a good accountant should--measured, deliberate, and safe. After watching her father die in a tragic skiing accident, she decided never to allow risk into her life again. But she didn't count on falling for Nick Chastain, who embodies everything she doesn't want in her safely constructed world. Against Samantha's warnings, Nick plans a dangerous kayaking trip over spring break. Furious that he's so careless with his life, she ends their fledgling relationship with harsh words. Two years later, Samantha is desperately in need of a change. When she learns her grandmother has had an accident and is in need of a caretaker, Samantha quickly packs her bags and heads to Thunder Creek, Idaho. But nothing could prepare her for the surprise awaiting her in her grandmother's hospital room. Nick. With the charming backdrop of small-town friends, beloved cousins, and a whole church congregation rooting for them, can they set aside the disastrous ending of their first try at love? Has Nick changed enough to meet Samantha in the middle--and can she realize that a risk in love might be worth taking? Award-winning author Robin Lee Hatcher is back with another beautiful love story that gives two people a second chance at love after a tragic twist of fate"--

Blue Ridge sunrise

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Hunter, Denise, 1968-
Publisher Thomas Nelson, [2017]
329 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number F HUN
Summary "Former free spirit Zoe Collins swore she'd never again set foot in Copper Creek or speak to the man who broke her heart. But return she must when her beloved Granny dies, leaving the family legacy to Zoe--a peach orchard nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains"--

The ladies of Ivy Cottage

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Klassen, Julie, 1964-
Publisher Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2017]
444 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Books
Call Number F KLA

The girl in Times Square

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:55
by Simons, Paullina, 1963-
Publisher William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017. ©2004
600 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number F SIM
Summary Meet Lily Quinn. She is broke, struggling to finish college, pay her rent, find love. Adrift in bustling New York City, the most interesting things in Lily's life happen to the people around her. But Lily loves her aimless life ...until her best friend and roommate Amy disappears. That's when Spencer Patrick O'Malley, a cynical, past his prime NYPD detective with demons of his own, enters Lily's world. And a sudden financial windfall which should bring Lily joy instead becomes an ominous portent of the dark forces gathering around her. But fate isn't finished with Lily. She finds herself fighting for her life as Spencer's search for the missing Amy intensifies, leading Lily to question everything she knew about her friend and family. Startling revelations about the people she loves force her to confront truths that will leave her changed forever.

The fix [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 06:55
by Baldacci, David
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2017] Blackstone Audio
Unabridged.
10 audio discs (12 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F BAL
Summary "Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters. A man shoots a woman execution-style on a crowded sidewalk, then turns the gun on himself. Even with Decker's extraordinary powers of observation and deduction, the killing is baffling. Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter--a family man with a successful consulting business--and his victim, a schoolteacher. Nor is there a hint of any possible motive for the attack. Enter Harper Brown. An agent of the Defense Intelligence Agency, she orders Decker to back off the case. The murder is part of an open DIA investigation, one so classified that Decker and his team aren't cleared for it. But they learn that the DIA believes solving the murder is now a matter of urgent national security. Critical information may have been leaked to a hostile government--or worse, an international terrorist group--and an attack may be imminent. Decker's never been one to follow the rules, especially with the stakes so high. Forced into an uneasy alliance with Agent Brown, Decker remains laser focused on only one goal: solving the case before it's too late"--Amazon.com.

She poured out her heart

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:53
by Thompson, Jean, 1950-
Publisher Blue Rider Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2016]
415 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number F THO
Summary "Tracing the complicated friendship of two very different women who meet in college, She Poured Out Her Heart is a novel of remarkable psychological suspense, crafted by National Book Award finalist Jean Thompson. The night that Jane and Bonnie meet on a college campus sets them on paths forever entwined. Bonnie, the wild and experimental one, always up for anything, has spent the past two decades bouncing between ill-fated relationships, while Jane's seemingly perfect life, perfect husband, and perfect children have all but materialized out of a fantasy. But these appearances contradict the quiet, inescapable doubt Jane feels about her life. One night, in the middle of her own Christmas party, she steps outside into the snow, removes her clothing and shoes, and lies down in the backyard. When she is discovered, nothing is the same for anyone. As Jane begins to have visions and retreat into a private inner world, Bonnie finds herself drawn inevitably into an affair with Jane's husband. Thompson's mastery of complex emotion begets a novel of desire and the nature of love--who we love, how we're loved, and, most important, that we reach urgently and always for a higher love, regardless of our circumstances. She Poured Out Her Heart is a finely wrought, haunting story of female friendship and deception, and the distance in between"--

Heart berries : a memoir

New Biographies - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:53
by Mailhot, Terese Marie,
Publisher Counterpoint Press, [2018]
xvi, 142 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number B MAILHOT
Summary "Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest. Having survived a profoundly dysfunctional upbringing only to find herself hospitalized and facing a dual diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder and bipolar II disorder; Terese Marie Mailhot is given a notebook and begins to write her way out of trauma. The triumphant result is Heart Berries, a memorial for Mailhot's mother, a social worker and activist who had a thing for prisoners; a story of reconciliation with her father--an abusive drunk and a brilliant artist--who was murdered under mysterious circumstances; and an elegy on how difficult it is to love someone while dragging the long shadows of shame. Mailhot trusts the reader to understand that memory isn't exact, but melded to imagination, pain, and what we can bring ourselves to accept. Her unique and at times unsettling voice graphically illustrates her mental state. As she writes, she discovers her own true voice, seizes control of her story, and, in so doing, reestablishes her connection to her family, to her people, and to her place in the world"--

True stories from an unreliable witness : a feminist coming of age

New Biographies - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:53
by Lahti, Christine,
Publisher Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
First edition.
xviii, 200 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number B LAHTI
Summary A collection of interrelated personal stories by the actress best known for her work on such productions as "Chicago Hope" and "The Blacklist" focuses on the milestones of her childhood, early career, and midlife while reflecting on the realities of being a woman in Hollywood.

Battle for Incheon [DVD videorecording] : Operation chromite

New Feature Film DVDs - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 15:46
by Lee, John H. (Director),
Publisher CJ Entertainment, [2017] ©2016
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION OPE
Summary American General Douglas MacArthur sends eight members of the Korean Liaison Office on a secret mission behind North Korean lines to carry out Operation 'X-ray.' This covert operation must succeed so that MacArthur can launch the daring Incheon Landing Operation.This is a fictionalized version of the historical CIA/military intelligence operation 'Trudy Jackson.'

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