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The family fang [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Bateman, Jason,
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (106 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA FAM
Summary Adult siblings Baxter and Annie, scarred from an unconventional upbringing, return to their family home. When their parents, performance artists famous for elaborate public hoaxes, go missing under troubling circumstances, Baxter and Annie investigate. Unsure whether it's foul play or just another elaborate ruse, nothing can prepare them for what they discover.

X-Men. Apocalypse [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:08
by Singer, Bryan, 1965-
Publisher 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016] ©2016
1 videodisc (144 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION XME
Summary After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

Middle school, the worst years of my life [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:05
by Bowman, Chris (Christopher A.), 1976-
Publisher CBS Films, [2017]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FAMILY MID
Summary Rafe, an imaginative teenager, is tired of his school's obsession with rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, he and his best friends have come up with a plan to break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild.

Oczy mlody [sound recording]

New Music - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:05
by Flaming Lips (Musical group),
Publisher Warner Bros., [2017] ℗2017
[Explicit version].
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP FLA

Orphans of the carnival [CD sound recording]: a novel

New Books on CD - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:05
by Birch, Carol, 1951-
Publisher HighBridge Audio, 2016.
11 audio discs (13 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F BIR
Summary London had the best freaks, always had. The Egyptian Hall, the Promenade of Wonders, the Siamese twins, pinheads, midgets, cannibals, giants, living skeletons, the fat, the hairy, the legless, the armless, the noseless, London had seen it all. In the Hall of Ugliness the competition was stiff. But no one had ever seen anything quite like Julia . . . Pronounced by the most eminent physician of the day to be "a true hybrid wherein the nature of woman presides over that of the brute," Julia Pastrana stood apart from the other carnival acts. She was fluent in English, French and Spanish, an accomplished musician with an exquisite singing voice, equally at ease riding horseback and turning pirouettes--but all anyone noticed was her utterly unusual face. Alternately vilified and celebrated, Julia toured through New Orleans, New York, London, Berlin, Vienna, and Moscow, often hobknobbing with high society as she made her fame and fortune. Beneath the flashy lights and thunderous applause lies a bright, compassionate young woman who only wants people to see beyond her hairy visage--and perhaps, the chance for love. When Julia visits a mysterious shaman in the back alleys of New Orleans, he gives her a potion and says that she'll find a man within the year. Sure enough, Julia soon meets Theodore Lent, a boyishly charming showman who catapults Julia onto the global stage. As they travel the world, the two fall into an easy intimacy, but the question of whether Theo truly cares for Julia or if his management is just a gentler form of exploitation lingers heavily with every kind word and soft embrace.

George Lucas [CD sound recording] : a life

New Books on CD - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:05
by Jones, Brian Jay,
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2016]
15 audio discs (1110 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD B LUCAS
Summary "The best-selling author of Jim Henson: The Biography traces the story of the man behind such blockbuster franchises as Star Wars and Indiana Jones, offering insight into the challenges he overcame and his influential legacy,"--NoveList.

My life, my love, my legacy [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:05
by King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006
Publisher Macmillan Audio, [2017]
12 audio discs (14.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD B KING
Summary "The life story of Coretta Scott King--wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and singular twentieth-century American civil rights activist--as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to one of her closest friends. Born in 1927 to daringly enterprising black parents in the Deep South, Coretta Scott had always felt called to a special purpose. One of the first black scholarship students recruited to Antioch College, a committed pacifist, and a civil rights activist, she was an avowed feminist--a graduate student determined to pursue her own career--when she met Martin Luther King Jr., a Baptist minister insistent that his wife stay home with the children. But in love and devoted to shared Christian beliefs and racial justice goals, she married King, and events promptly thrust her into a maelstrom of history throughout which she was a strategic partner, a standard bearer, a marcher, a negotiator, and a crucial fundraiser in support of world-changing achievements. As a widow and single mother of four, while butting heads with the all-male African American leadership of the times, she championed gay rights and AIDS awareness, founded the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, lobbied for fifteen years to help pass a bill establishing the US national holiday in honor of her slain husband, and was a powerful international presence, serving as a UN ambassador and playing a key role in Nelson Mandela's election. Coretta's is a love story, a family saga, and the memoir of an independent-minded black woman in twentieth-century America, a brave leader who stood committed, proud, forgiving, nonviolent, and hopeful in the face of terrorism and violent hatred every single day of her life"--Provided by publisher.

Fatal [CD sound recording]: a novel

New Books on CD - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:05
by Lescroart, John T.,
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017.
9 audio discs (approximately 10 hrs.) : digital, 1.4 m/s, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F LES
Summary "From New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart, a riveting standalone novel about the unexpected, shattering, and lethal consequences of a one-night stand on a seemingly happily married couple. Kate loves her life. At forty-four, she's happily married to her kind husband, Ron, blessed with two wonderful children, and has a beautiful home in San Francisco. Everything changes, however, when she and Ron attend a dinner party and meet another couple, Peter and Jill. Kate and Peter only exchange a few pleasant words but that night, in bed with her husband, Kate is suddenly overcome with a burning desire for Peter. What begins as an innocent crush soon develops into a dangerous obsession and Kate's fixation on Peter results in one intense, passionate encounter between the two. Confident that her life can now go back to normal, Kate never considers that Peter may not be so willing to move on. Not long after their affair, a masked man barges into the cafe Kate is sitting in with her best friend, firing an assault weapon indiscriminately into the crowd. This tragedy is the first in a series of horrifying events that will show Kate just how grave the consequences of one mistake can be. An explosive story of infidelity, danger, and moral ambiguity"--

Never never [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:05
by Patterson, James, 1947-
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2017]
7 audio discs (8 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F PAT
Summary Detective Harriet Blue of the Sydney Police Department prides herself on an uncanny ability to catch the most deviant of criminals. So when her brother is charged with a brutal string of murders, it rocks her world. Shocked, in denial, and facing uncomfortable questions about how much she knew, Harry is transferred to avoid the media circus. Investigating the disappearance of a worker in an isolated mine deep inside the desolate Australian outback--the Never Never--she uncovers an insular society that has sprung up around the mine. It's a world full of easy money, plenty of immoral ways to spend it, and no shortage of suspects. Still reeling from her investigative failures back home, Harry must get to the bottom of the mine's mysteries before she vanishes into the wilds of the Never Never for good.

The girl before : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:05
by Delaney, J P
Publisher Ballantine Books, [2017]
First edition.
336 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number F DEL
Summary "A psychological thriller that spins one woman's seemingly good fortune, and another woman's mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception"--

Home [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 21:01
by Coben, Harlan, 1962-
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2016]
7 audio discs (approximately 9 hours, 5 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M COB
Summary "A decade ago, kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For ten years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally, miraculously arrived: Myron Bolitar and his friend Win believe they have located one of the boys, now a teenager. Where has he been for ten years, and what does he know about the day, more than half a life ago, when he was taken? And most critically: what can he tell Myron and Win about the fate of his missing friend? Drawing on his singular talent, Harlan Coben delivers an explosive and deeply moving thriller about friendship, family, and the meaning of home"--

Flamecaster [CD sound recording]: a Shattered Realms novel

New YA Books on CD - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 12:00
by Chima, Cinda Williams,
Publisher Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2016] ℗2016
11 audio discs (13 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number YA BOCD F CHI
Summary Adrian sul'Han, known as Ash, is a trained healer with a powerful gift of magic-- and a thirst for revenge. Meanwhile, Jenna Bandelow, abandoned at birth, was told the mysterious magemark on the back of her neck would one day make her a target. Thrown together by chance and joined by their hatred of the ruthless king, Ash and Jenna will come to rescue each other in ways they cannot yet imagine.

The happy medium : life lessons from the other side

New Nonfiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:59
by Russo, Kim,
Publisher HarperElixir, [2016]
First edition.
230 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number 133.91 RUS
Summary "The medium star of Lifetime's The Haunting Of shares her personal story and behind-the-scenes details from some of her celebrity seances, counseling readers on how to harness energy from one's surrounding world to gain better understandings of life's biggest questions"--NoveList.

The upside of unrequited

New YA Books - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00
by Albertalli, Becky,
Publisher Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
First edition.
340 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F ALB
Summary Avoiding relationships to protect her sensitive heart, plus-sized Molly supports her once-cynical twin, Cassie, when the latter has her own bout of lovesickness, a situation that is complicated by sibling dynamics and an unexpected romantic triangle.

As old as time

New YA Books - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00
by Braswell, Liz,
Publisher Disney Press, 2016.
First hardcover edition.
484 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number YA F BRA
Summary Belle is a lot of things: smart, resourceful, restless. She longs to escape her poor provincial town for good. She wants to explore the world, despite her father's reluctance to leave their little cottage in case Belle's mother returns -- a mother she barely remembers. Belle also happens to be the captive of a terrifying, angry beast. And that is her primary concern. But when Belle touches the Beast's enchanted rose, intriguing images flood her mind -- images of the mother she believed she would never see again. Stranger still, she sees that her mother is a beautiful Enchantress who cursed the Beast, his castle, and all its inhabitants. Shocked and confused, Belle must work with the Beast to unravel a dark mystery about their families that was twenty-one years in the making. --

A face like glass

New YA Books - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00
by Hardinge, Frances,
Publisher Amulet Books, 2017.
487 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F HAR
Summary When Neverfell, who has no memory, arrives in Caverna, her facial expressions make her very dangerous to the people who live with blank faces or pay dearly to learn to simulate emotions.

Honestly Ben

New YA Books - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00
by Konigsberg, Bill,
Publisher Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017.
First edition.
326 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F KON
Summary Ben Carver returns for the spring semester at the exclusive Natick School in Massachusetts determined to put his relationship with Rafe Goldberg behind him and concentrate on his grades and the award that will mean a full scholarship--but Rafe is still there, there is a girl named Hannah whom he meets in the library, and behind it all is his relationship with his distant, but demanding father.


New YA Books - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00
by Peet, Mal,
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2017.
First U.S. edition.
261, [5] pages ; 23 cm
Call Number YA F PEE
Summary Orphaned as a child and sent to live among religious caretakers in Canada, Beck endures harsh labor and searches for love while traveling back and forth across the American border during the height of the Great Depression.

Just a normal Tuesday

New YA Books - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00
by Turrisi, Kim,
Publisher Kids Can Press, [2017]
252 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number YA F TUR
Summary It was a normal Tuesday until Kai discovered a letter, tucked into a pile of their family's mail, from her older sister, Jen. "If you are reading this, I am already gone." Jen has committed suicide. Dealing with Jen's funeral and with their devastated parents, Kai is also searching for answers. Soon she's caught in a vicious downward spiral, self-medicating and lashing out at the people she loves. When her parents send Kai to the Tree House, a summer camp for grieving teens, she's not a happy camper. Then she begins to share her feelings, find a way forward, even laugh... and fall in love.

The pearl thief

New YA Books - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00
by Wein, Elizabeth,
Publisher Hyperion, 2017.
First edition.
325 pages : illustration, map ; 22 cm
Call Number YA F WEI
Summary Fifteen-year-old Julia Beaufort-Stuart wakes up in a hospital not knowing how she was injured, and soon befriends Euan McEwen, the Scottish Traveller boy who found her, and later, when a body is discovered, she experiences the prejudices his family has endured and tries to keep them from being framed for the crime.