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The space between us [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00
by Chelsom, Peter, 1956-
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (121 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA SPA
Summary Sixteen-year-old Gardner Elliot has lived his whole life with a team of scientists on Mars. He's always longed to see Earth to find the father he's never known and to meet a beautiful street-smart girl named Tulsa he's become friends with online. But when his chance finally comes, doctors discover his heart can't withstand the Earth's atmosphere. Eager to find his father, Gardner and Tulsa escape on a cross-country race against time to unravel the mysteries of how he came to be.

XXX, return of Xander Cage [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00
by Caruso, D. J.
Publisher Paramount Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (106 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number ACTION XXX
Summary The spy thriller finds extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box.

Pollinator [sound recording]

New Music - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Blondie (Musical group),
Publisher BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd., [2017]
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD POP BLO

From a room. Volume 1 [sound recording]

New Music - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Stapleton, Chris (Musician)
Publisher Mercury Nashville, [2017] manufactured and distributed by Universal Music Distribution. ©2017
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD C&W STA

Richard Nixon [CD sound recording] : a life

New Books on CD - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Farrell, John A. (John Aloysius),
Publisher Random House Audio, [2017]
23 audio discs (29 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD B NIXON
Summary Traces Nixon's early political ambitions in his post-military years, his achievements as a senator and vice-president, and his forward-thinking ideas in health care, poverty, civil rights, the environment, and foreign affairs.

An Uncommon Protector. [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Gray, Shelley Shepard.
Publisher HarperCollins Christian, [2017]
7 audio discs (8 hr., 3 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F GRA
Summary Overwhelmed by the responsibilities of running a ranch on her own, Laurel Tracey decides to hire a convict--a man who's just scary enough to take care of squatters and just desperate enough to agree to a one year post.The years following the war have been hard on Laurel Tracey. Both her brother and her father died in battle, and her mother passed away shortly after receiving word of their demise. Laurel has been trying to run her two hundred acre ranch as best she can.When she discovers that squatters have settled in her north pasture and have no intention of leaving, Laurel decides to use the last of her money to free a prisoner from the local jail. If she agrees to offer him room and board for one year, he will have to work for her to pay off his debt.Former soldier Thomas Baker knows he's in trouble when he finds himself jailed because he couldn't pay a few fines. Laurel's offer might be his only ticket out. Though she's everything he ever dreamed of in a woman--sweet and tender-hearted, yet strong--he's determined to remain detached, work hard on her behalf, and count the days until he's free again.But when cattle start dying and the squatters damage a barn, Thomas realizes more than just his freedom is on the line. Laurel needs someone to believe in her and protect her property. And it isn't long before Laurel realizes that Thomas Baker is far more than just a former soldier. He's a trustworthy hero who's survived a terrible past. He needs more than just his freedom, he needs her love and care too.

The girl who knew too much [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Quick, Amanda.
Publisher Recorded Books, 2017.
9 audio discs (10.25 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM QUI
Summary When Hollywood moguls and stars want privacy, they head to an idyllic small town on the coast, where the exclusive Burning Cove Hotel caters to their every need. It's where reporter Irene Glasson finds herself staring down at a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool. The dead woman had a red-hot secret about up-and-coming leading man Nick Tremayne, a scoop that Irene couldn't resist, especially since she's just a rookie at a third-rate gossip rag. But now Irene's investigation into the drowning threatens to tear down the wall of illusion that is so deftly built around the famous actor, and there are powerful men willing to do anything to protect their investment. Seeking the truth, Irene finds herself drawn to a master of deception. Oliver Ward was once a world-famous magician, until he was mysteriously injured during his last performance. Now the owner of the Burning Cove Hotel, he can't let scandal threaten his livelihood, even if it means trusting Irene, a woman who seems to have appeared in Los Angeles out of nowhere four months ago. With Oliver's help, Irene soon learns that the glamorous paradise of Burning Cove hides dark and dangerous secrets. And that the past, always just out of sight could drag them both under.

Reality is not what it seems [CD sound recording] : the journey to quantum gravity

New Books on CD - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Rovelli, Carlo, 1956-
Publisher Penguin Audio, [2017]
5 audio discs (approximately 6 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 530.14 ROV
Summary Traces how the human image of the world has changed throughout history, demonstrating the evolution of the idea of reality while touching on subjects ranging from the Higgs boson to quantum gravity.

A welcome murder : a novel

New Mystery Fiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Yocum, Robin,
Publisher Seventh Street Books, an imprint of Prometheus Books, 2017.
263 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number M YOC
Summary After his unspectacular professional baseball career ends with a knee injury in Toledo, Ohio, Johnny Earl gets busted for selling cocaine. After serving seven years in prison, all he wants to do is return to his hometown of Steubenville, retrieve the drug money he stashed before he went to jail, and start a new life where no one has ever heard of Johnny Earl. However, before he can leave town with his money, Johnny is picked up for questioning in the murder of Rayce Daubner, the FBI informant who had set him up on drug charges in the first place. Then his former prison cellmate shows up--a white supremacist who wants the drug money to help fund an Aryan nation in the wilds of Idaho.--Provided by publisher.

Price of duty

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Brown, Dale, 1956-
Publisher William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
First edition.
xiv, 440 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F BRO
Summary When Russia constructs its most dangerous weapon since the atomic bomb and launches carefully plotted attacks on unsuspecting U.S. and European targets, Brad McLanahan and his Scion team arm themselves with the world's most advanced technological weaponry to prevent a full-scale cyber war.

Crimes against a book club

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Cooperman, Kathy,
Publisher Lake Union Publishing, [2017] ©2017
310 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number F COO
Summary To make the fast money both best friends need, lawyer Sarah and chemist Annie create an anti-aging face cream to sell to Annie's La Jolla book club, but the illegal ingredient Annie includes could become their undoing.

Mad Richard

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Krueger, Lesley,
Publisher ECW Press Ltd., [2017]
328 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number F KRU
Summary "Called the most promising artist of his generation, handsome, modest, and affectionate, Richard Dadd rubbed shoulders with the great luminaries of the Victorian Age. He grew up along the Medway with Charles Dickens and studied at the Royal Academy Schools under the brilliant and eccentric J.M.W. Turner. Based on Dadd's tragic true story, Mad Richard follows the young artist as he develops his craft, contemplates the nature of art and fame - as he watches Dickens navigate those tricky waters - and ultimately finds himself imprisoned in Bedlam for murder, committed as criminally insane. In 1853, Charlotte Brontë - about to publish her third novel, suffering from unrequited love, and herself wrestling with questions about art and artists, class, obsession and romance - visits Richard at Bedlam and finds an unexpected kinship in his feverish mind and his haunting work. Masterfully slipping through time and memory, Mad Richard maps the artistic temperaments of Charlotte and Richard, weaving their divergent lives together with their shared fears and follies, dreams, and crushing illusions"--

A stranger at Fellsworth

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Ladd, Sarah E.,
Publisher Thomas Nelson, [2017]
328 pages ; 22 cm.
Call Number F LAD
Summary "Sara Ladd delivers another delightful romance in her newest novel, A Stranger at Fellsworth. Filled with an air of mystery and historical charm, this story will keep readers coming back for"--


New Adult Fiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Makumbi, Jennifer Nansubuga,
Publisher Transit Books, [2017]
viii, 443 pages ; 21 cm
Call Number F MAK
Summary 'First published in Kenya in 2014 to critical and popular acclaim, Kintu is a modern classic, a multilayered narrative that reimagines the history of Uganda through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan. Divided into six sections, the novel begins in 1750, when Kintu Kidda sets out for the capital to pledge allegiance to the new leader of the Buganda Kingdom. Along the way, he unleashes a curse that will plague his family for generations. In an ambitious tale of a clan and a nation, Makumbi weaves together the stories of Kintu's descendants as they seek to break from the burden of their shared past and reconcile the inheritance of tradition and the modern world that is their future." --back cover

Amiable with big teeth : a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by McKay, Claude, 1890-1948,
Publisher Penguin Books, [2017] ©2017
xlv, 302 pages ; 24 cm.
Call Number F MCK
Summary "A monumental literary event: the newly discovered final novel by seminal Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay, a rich and multilayered portrayal of life in 1930s Harlem and a historical protest for black freedom The unexpected discovery in 2009 of a completed manuscript of Claude McKay's final novel was celebrated as one of the most significant literary events in recent years. Building on the already extraordinary legacy of McKay's life and work, this colorful, dramatic novel centers on the efforts by Harlem intelligentsia to organize support for the liberation of fascist-controlled Ethiopia, a crucial but largely forgotten event in American history. At once a penetrating satire of political machinations in Depression-era Harlem and a far-reaching story of global intrigue and romance, Amiable with Big Teeth plunges into the concerns, anxieties, hopes, and dreams of African-Americans at a moment of crisis for the soul of Harlem--and America. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators"--


New Adult Fiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:59
by Turow, Scott,
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2017.
First edition.
485 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number F TUR
Summary "Bill ten Boom has walked out on everything he thought was important to him: his career, his wife, Kindle County, even his country. Still, when he is tapped to examine the disappearance of an entire Gypsy refugee camp--unsolved for ten years--he feels drawn to what will become the most elusive case of his career. In order to uncover what happened during the apocalyptic chaos after the Bosnian War, Boom must navigate a host of suspects ranging from Serb paramilitaries to organized crime gangs to the U.S. government, while also maneuvering among the alliances and treacheries of those connected to the case: Morgan Merriwell, a disgraced U.S. Major General; Ferko Rincic, the massacre's sole survivor; and Esma Czarni, an alluring barrister with secrets to protect. A master of the legal thriller, Scott Turow has returned with his most irresistibly confounding and satisfying novel yet"--

October 31, 1517 : Martin Luther and the day that changed the world

New Nonfiction - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 06:00
by Marty, Martin E., 1928-
Publisher Paraclete Press, [2016]
x, 114 pages ; 20 cm
Call Number 248.1 MAR

Broadchurch. The complete third season [DVD videorecording].

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 05:59
by Tennant, David, 1971-
Publisher Momentum Pictures, [2017]
3 videodiscs (approximately 410 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1639317.1)
Summary The final season in the trilogy starts three years on from the last season, and five years on from the start. There is a bold, new crime story, which forces residents to ask themselves whether the town has a crack running through it caused by Danny Latimer₂s death, is this new crime somehow the long-term legacy of that dark moment? The central characters must contend with this possibility as they battle to make hope, friendship, and love triumph over fear and suspicion.

Lowriders [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 05:59
by Montreuil, Ricardo de, 1974-
Publisher Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (99 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1636129.5)
Summary A young street artist in East Los Angeles is caught between his father's obsession with lowrider car culture, his ex-felon brother and his need for self expression.

Megan Leavey [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 05:59
by Cowperthwaite, Gabriela,
Publisher Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
1 videodisc (117 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1631253.3)
Summary Based on the true life story of a young Marine Corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.