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Beautiful broken [sound recording]

New Music - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 06:28
by Heart (Musical group),
Publisher Concord Records, [2016]
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP HEA

Gorbachev : his life and times

New Biographies - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 06:28
by Taubman, William,
Publisher W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2017]
First edition.
xxv, 852 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number B GORBACHEV

Batman. Vol. 3, I am Bane

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by King, Tom, 1978-
Publisher DC Comics, [2017] ©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Books
Call Number GN YA F BAT
Summary "The man who has physically tested the Dark Knight like no one before is back to finally break the Bat for good. Can a battered, exhausted Batman fend off one of his greatest foes? Plus, catch up with Catwoman as she and the Dark Knight battle a collection of villains and plan for the future!"--

Genuine fraud

New YA Books - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Lockhart, E.,
Publisher Delacorte Press, [2017].
First edition.
264 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F LOC
Summary Told through flashbacks, Genuine Fraud is the story of best friends Jule and Imogen, orphaned outcasts who will do almost anything to attain a happy, wealthy life.

The blood card

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Griffiths, Elly,
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. ©2016
First U.S. edition.
372 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number M GRI
Summary "In this nail-biting transatlantic mystery, threat of mass violence looms over Elizabeth II's coronation--can Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto crack the case and save the crown?"--

Proof of life : a J.P. Beaumont novel

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Jance, Judith A.,
Publisher William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
352 pages ; 24 cm.
Books
Call Number M JAN
Summary "Before he retired, J. P. Beaumont had looked forward to having his days all to himself. But too much free time doesn't suit a man used to brushing close to danger. When his longtime nemesis, retired Seattle crime reporter Maxwell Cole, dies in whats officially deemed to be an accidental fire, Beau is astonished to be dragged into the investigation at the request of none other than the deceased victim himself. In the process Beau learns that just because a long-ago case was solved doesn't mean it's over. Caught up in a situation where old actions and grudges can hold dangerous consequences in the present, Beau is forced to operate outside the familiar world of law enforcement. While seeking justice for his frenemy and healing for a long fractured family, he comes face to face with an implacable enemy who has spent decades hiding in plain sight"--From publisher's description.

A tale of two kitties : a magical cats mystery

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Kelly, Sofie, 1958-
Publisher Berkley Prime Crime, 2017.
First edition.
vii, 326 pages ; 22 cm.
Books
Call Number M KEL
Summary "In this charming mystery from the bestselling author of Paws and Effect, two magical cats have powers of detection that prove indispensable to librarian Kathleen Paulson"--

Death by his grace

New Mystery Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Quartey, Kwei,
Publisher Soho Crime, [2017]
257 pages ; 21 cm.
Books
Call Number M QUA
Summary "Katherine Yeboah's marriage to Solomon Vanderpuye is all the talk of Accra high society. But when it becomes apparent that Katherine is infertile, Solomon's extended family accuses her of being a witch, hounding her until the relationship is so soured Solomon feels compelled to order Katherine out of the house they shared. Alone on her last night there, Katherine is brutally murdered by an intruder wielding a machete. Chief Inspector Darko Dawson of the Ghanaian federal police has personal as well as professional reasons to find the killer fast: Katherine was the first cousin of his wife, Christine, who is devastated by the tragedy. As Darko investigates, he discovers that many people close to Katherine had powerful motives to kill her, including: Solomon, her husband; James Bentsi-Enchill, her lawyer and ex-lover; and her filthy rich pastor, Bishop Clem Howard-Mills. In order to expose the truth, Darko must confront the pivotal role religion plays in Ghana--and wrestle with his old demons the investigation stirs up"--

Dead woman walking

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Bolton, S. J.,
Publisher Minotaur Books, 2017.
First U.S. edition.
363 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F BOL
Summary Just before dawn in the hills near the Scottish border, a man murders a young woman. At the same time, a hot-air balloon crashes out of the sky. There's just one survivor. She's seen the killer's face - but he's also seen hers. And he won't rest until he's eliminated the only witness to his crime. Alone, scared, trusting no one, she's running to where she feels safe - but it could be the most dangerous place of all--

The Christmas blessing

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Carlson, Melody,
Publisher Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2017]
167 pages ; 23 cm
Books
Call Number F CAR
Summary When she receives the news in late 1944 that her baby's father was shot down in the South Pacific, Amelia Richards loses hope. Jobless and broke, she has nowhere to turn for help but her infant's paternal grandparents. The only problem is, they don't know that she-- or their grandson-- exists. When Amelia discovers that the family is wealthy and influential, dare she disclose the truth of her relationship with their son?

Good me bad me : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Land, Ali,
Publisher Flatiron Books, 2017.
First U.S. edition.
292 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F LAN
Summary "INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER HOW FAR DOES THE APPLE REALLY FALL FROM THE TREE? Milly's mother is a serial killer. Though Milly loves her mother, the only way to make her stop was to turn her in to the police. Milly is given a fresh start: a new identity, a home with an affluent foster family, and a spot at an exclusive private school. But Milly has secrets, and life at her new home becomes complicated. Her foster sister, Phoebe, starts to bully her. A teacher betrays her trust. And her new best friend tempts her into behaving badly. They have no idea who they are dealing with. As her mother's trial looms, with Milly as the star witness, Milly starts to wonder how much of her is nature, how much of her is nurture, and whether she is doomed to turn out like her mother after all. When tensions rise and Milly feels trapped by her shiny new life, she has to decide: Will she be good? Or is she bad? She is, after all, her mother's daughter"--

Enemy of the state : a Mitch Rapp novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Mills, Kyle, 1966-
Publisher Emily Bestler Books/Atria, 2017.
First Emily Bestler books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
388 pages ; 25 cm.
Books
Call Number F FLY

George and Lizzie : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Pearl, Nancy,
Publisher Touchstone, 2017.
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
278 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F PEA
Summary "From "America's librarian" and NPR books commentator Nancy Pearl comes an emotionally riveting debut novel about an unlikely marriage at a crossroads. George and Lizzie have radically different understandings of what love and marriage should be. George grew up in a warm and loving family--his father an orthodontist, his mother a stay-at-home mom--while Lizzie grew up as the only child of two famous psychologists, who viewed her more as an in-house experiment than a child to love. Over the course of their marriage, nothing has changed--George is happy; Lizzie remains ... unfulfilled. When a shameful secret from Lizzie's past resurfaces, she'll need to face her fears in order to accept the true nature of the relationship she and George have built over a decade together. With pitch-perfect prose and compassion and humor to spare, George and Lizzie is an intimate story of new and past loves, the scars of childhood, and an imperfect marriage at its defining moments"--

Secrets in death

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Robb, J. D., 1950-
Publisher St. Martin's Press, 2017.
First edition.
370 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F ROB
Summary "Lt. Eve Dallas must separate rumors from reality when a woman who traffics in other people's secrets is silenced. The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it's not the kind of bar where a lot of blood gets spilled. But that's exactly what happens one cold February evening. The mortally wounded woman is Larinda Mars, a self-described "social information reporter," or as most people would call it, a professional gossip. As it turns out, she was keeping the most shocking stories quiet, for profitable use in her side business as a blackmailer. Setting her sights on rich, prominent marks, she'd find out what they most wanted to keep hidden and then bleed them dry. Now someone's done the same to her, literally--with a knife to the brachial artery. Eve didn't like Larinda Mars. But she likes murder even less. To find justice for this victim, she'll have to plunge into the dirty little secrets of all the people Larinda Mars victimized herself. But along the way, she may be exposed to some information she really didn't want to know..."--

The golden house : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Rushdie, Salman,
Publisher Random House, [2017]
First edition.
380 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F RUS
Summary "When the aristocratic Golden family moves into a self contained pocket of New York City, a park in Greenwich Village called "The Gardens," their past is an absolute mystery. They seem to be hiding in plain sight: Nero Golden, the powerful but shady patriarch, and his sons Petya, a high functioning autistic and recluse; Apu, the successful artist who may or may not be profound; and D, the enchanting youngest son whose gender confusion mirrors the confusion - and possibilities - of the world around him. And finally there is Vasilisa, the Russian beauty who seduces the patriarch to shape their American stories. Our fearless narrator is an aspiring filmmaker who decides the Golden family will be his subject. He gains the trust of this strange family, even as their secrets gradually unfold - love affairs and betrayals, questions of belonging and identity, a murder, an apocalyptic terror attack, a magical, stolen baby, all set against a whirling background in which an insane Presidential Candidate known as only The Joker grows stronger and stronger, and America itself grows mad. And yet The Golden House is a hopeful story, even an inspiring one - a story about the hope that surrounds, and is made brighter by, even the darkest of situations. Overflowing with inventiveness, humor, and a touch of magic, this is a full-throated celebration of human nature, a great American novel, a tale of exile wrapped in a murder mystery, a meditation on the nature of good and evil, a thrilling page turner, and a coming of age story for the ages"--

Séance Infernale : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Skariton, Jonathan,
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
First edition.
296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F SKA
Summary "An extraordinary debut novel--dark, fast-paced, thrilling--set in contemporary and nineteenth-century Europe, the United States, and Scotland, involving the true inventor of moving pictures; his lost film, Séance Infernale, made in Edinburgh in 1888; and a shocking series of crimes terrorizing the city in present time. A riveting story of suspense; a compelling tale of adventure. The time: 2002. Alex Whitman, a movie memorabilia dealer who can find anything, is hired by an eccentric film collector to locate what could be the first film ever made, Séance Infernale. Its creator, Augustin Sekuler, is considered by those who know about movies to be the true inventor of motion pictures--not the Lumiere brothers; or Thomas Edison. In 1890, Sekular had boarded a train from Dijon, headed to Paris, days before he was to present to the world his greatest new invention, the first of its kind--a moving picture machine. Sekuler never arrived at Gare de Lyon station. He and his moving picture machine vanished, never to be heard from again. When Alex Whitman tracks down what might be fragments of Sekuler's famously lost film, questions are raised--about Sekuler, about what happened to him and to his invention, and about the film itself. And the stakes become ratcheted up as the film's riddles lead to a darker, far more dangerous mystery"--

Sourdough : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Sloan, Robin, 1979-
Publisher MCD / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.
First edition.
259 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number F SLO
Summary "A new novel about an underground food community by the author of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore"--

Sing, unburied, sing : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:26
by Ward, Jesmyn,
Publisher Scribner, 2017.
First Scribner hardcover edition.
289 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number F WAR
Summary Living with his grandparents and sister on a Gulf Coast farm, Jojo navigates the challenges of his mother's addictions and his grandmother's cancer before the release of his father from prison prompts a road trip of danger and hope.

How to read your way to heaven : a spiritual reading program for the worst of sinners, the greatest of saints, and everyone in between

New Nonfiction - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 09:24
by Burbach, Vicki,
Publisher Sophia Institute Press, [2016]
xv, 277 pages ; 23 cm
Books
Call Number 248.46 BUR

Public relations

New Adult Fiction - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 09:24
by Heaney, Katie,
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2017.
First edition.
354 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number F HEA
Summary "Young, PR star Rose Reed is thrown into the big leagues when her boss leaves town the day of the firm's meeting with Archie Fox, a young, hot, internationally famous British singer-songwriter. The meeting is going badly until Rose suggests a staged romance with up-and-coming, young indie star Raya. He'll do it, but only if Rose becomes his publicist. As the faux-mance begins to rehabilitate Archie's faltering career, Rose finds his herself having unexpected, inconvenient and definitely unprofessional feelings for the crooner. But do late night texts and impromptu burrito binges mean he feels the same? In the end, Rose will have to decide whether to let her fantasy crush go, or to risk her reputation to be with the charming, handsome, scoundrel-y but sweet pop star she's grown to love"--

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