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Year Published: 2011

Sgt. frog - season 1

Keroro is Sergeant Frog, the leader of a platoon of warriors sent to conquer planet Earth. But when the amphibious invaders discover how much humans enjoy dissecting their comrades, the troops are scattered, the mission is aborted, and Keroro is abandoned. Now this once proud soldier spends more time wielding a vacuum than he does the weapons of war.

Year Published: 2013

Home decorating - tricks & techniques

Decorating on a budget sometimes means 'sew it yourself.' Creative home decorating projects are the perfect complement to any room in your home. You will love learning resourceful solutions to your home decor sewing dilemmas, plus tips and tricks that will change the way you sew for your home.

Year Published: 2014

The prince

A retired Las Vegas crime boss and single father is forced to team up with his best friend to return to the crime world when his daughter is kidnapped by an old rival.

Year Published: 2014

The good witch's family [Motion picture - 2011].

Life is going well for Cassie as she settles into marriage with Middleton Police Chief Jake Russell and as stepmom to Brandon and Lori. But evil soon blows into town in the form of Cassie's long-lost cousin Abigail, who whips up wickedness like a tornado. The once peaceful Russell family bickers night and day; Jake is fired after an argument with the Mayor over a bridge expansion; and Martha, the Mayor's wife and town busy body, walks out on her long marriage.

Year Published: 2014

A people uncounted - the untold story of the Roma

Story of the Roma, commonly referred to as Gypsies, a people who have been both romanticized and vilified in popular culture. The Roma have endured centuries of intolerance and persecution in Europe, most notably the Holocaust genocide where an estimated 500,000 were murdered. A People Uncounted documents their culturally rich yet often difficult lives, and demonstrates how their present state has been deeply shaped by the tragedies of the past. Filmed in 11 countries and featuring dozens of Rom

Year Published: 2013

Vitality

An exciting journey into the nature of what true health is and how we can attain it individually. The problems of the broken medical system revolve around trying to constantly fix problems that emerge from how we live. Medical experts from around the world weigh in as we explore the simple solutions that can drastically change our relationships with our bodies. Vitality is more than merely the absence of disease, it means being able to live life fully and thrive in the world.

Year Published: 2013

Nazi megaweapons

In the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. Nazi Mega Weapons follows a group of experts on a dark journey through Europe's mountains, forests and beaches to uncover engineering secrets that have lain hidden for decades and the stories of the men that designed them.

Year Published: 2013

Mastering statistics volume 2

Continue the Mastering Statistics Series with step-by-step video lessons and worked problems. Discuss random variables, probability distributions, z-scores, area under the distribution, and much more.

Year Published: 2014

Hakkenden - Eight dogs of the east. Season 1 collection

When their village was wiped out five years ago, there were only three young survivors: Shino Inuzuka, Sosuke Inukawa, and the girl Hamaji. Through a quirk of fate, both boys share the same peony-shaped birthmark. Genpachi Inukai and Kobungo Inuta were raised hundreds of miles away as foster brothers, but they too share the same birthmark. When they went north as part of the army three years ago, they went to confront demons and came back forever transformed.

Year Published: 2014

The musketeers. Season 1

On the streets of seventeenth century Paris, law and order is an idea more than a reality. In addition to being King Louis XIII's personal bodyguards, Athos, Aramis, Porthos, and their new friend D'Artagnan, stand resolutely for social justice, honor, valor, love, and for the thrill of it all. They must fight to maintain order and protect their King and Queen against the worst intentions of the ruthless Cardinal Richelieu and his secret weapon, Milady.

Year Published: 2013

Fine woodworking 16 - tablesaw techniques

Owner of the world's largest woodworking school, Marc Adams never compromises on safety and knows a multitude of ways to tap the full potential of the tablesaw. Here, he demonstrates surefire tablesaw techniques developed over decades, including: safety guidelines, understanding kickback and preventing it, upgrades every saw needs, using sleds and accessories, ripping, crosscutting, joint-cutting techniques, and more. The right way to use a tablesaw is the safe way.

Year Published: 2013

Madonna - mdna world tour

Madonna's MDNA World Tour was the most successful tour of 2012 and played to sold out crowds in 29 countries. The Material Girl spent six months personally editing footage from 80 shows and 30 cameras.

Year Published: 2004

Stepford wives

Year Published: 2014

Neighbors [Motion picture, 2014]

New parents Mac and Kelly are living the American Dream, complete with a baby girl and a new home in the suburbs. Still, they want to believe that they are still cool, so when they discover that their new next-door neighbors are dozens of fraternity brothers-led by charismatic Teddy-they try to play along. But when the parties grow increasingly more epic, both sides begin to fend for their turf. The sabotage escalates into extreme one-upmanship, beginning an epic Greek war for the ages.

Year Published: 2012

Nerve center - undercover access

Six episodes of the Nerve Center television series regarding: Indycar Championship; Cirque du Soleil's KA; UPS Worldport; Channel Tunnel; Aalsmeer Flower Auction; Whistler Blackcomb.

Year Published: 2013

A 2nd chance

Maddy Cornell wants to be a top gymnast but lacks the self-confidence she needs to reach her goal. Rival gymnast Chelsea Smith is 'Miss Perfect,' and always seems to win the competitions. But with the help of new coach Kate, Maddy and her teammates try to overcome adversity for a chance to win a place on the National Gymnastics Team. As the competition heats up, the jealousy between Maddy and Chelsea becomes intense. Who will tumble their way to the top?

Year Published: 2012

Love, concord

Fun-loving, popular goofball Gerry is a typical high school student; he plays basketball and video games and is all about the ladies. But being the class clown can be a real bummer when no one takes you seriously on the important stuff.

Year Published: 2013

A christmas tree miracle

When their dad loses his job just before the holidays, the materialistic George family ignores the severity of the situation and continues to live above their means. When the consequences catch up with them, they are left with nothing and nowhere to run. Taken in by an eccentric Christmas tree farmer, the family learns that miracles can come true.

Year Published: 2012

Tabu

A restless retired woman teams up with her deceased neighbor's maid to seek out a man who has a secret connection to her past life as a farm owner at the foothill of Mount Tabu in Africa.

Year Published: 2014

Heavenly sword [Motion picture - 2007]

Nariko's clan has long protected the 'Heavenly Sword,' a god's blade of immense power that drains its wielder of their life force. A power-hungry ruler known as the evil King Bohan seeks to obtain the sword to gain its devastating power. As the impending apocalypse nears, it remains to be seen how long Nariko can resist the sword's deadly curse.

Year Published: 2009

The American heritage series. Disc 10, Episodes 25-26

Examine two aspects of our nation's history. Compare what our founding fathers intended and what is going on in the country today.

Year Published: 2009

The American heritage series. Disc 1, Episodes 1-3

Was our nation was founded to be a secular society or was it was built by God-fearing leaders, believing that biblical principles should form the basis for our Constitution and country?

Year Published: 2003

Assassination tango

Year Published: 2013

Bridge, the - the complete first season

When a murder victim is discovered on the bridge connecting El Paso and Juarez, detective Sonya Cross must work with her Mexican counterpart, Marco Ruiz, to catch a serial killer terrorizing both sides of the border. But their investigation will uncover shocking secrets and relentless danger that neither of them could possibly have imagined.

Year Published: 2014

Begin again

British songwriter Gretta is adrift in Manhattan after getting dumped by her philandering rock star boyfriend. While playing at an open mic night at a local bar, she is discovered by struggling music producer Dan. Sensing her songwriting potential, Dan pushes Gretta to sign with him and record an ambitious outdoors album all across the city.

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

The Front-Line Leader Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up

-- charts a path to better leadership and a more engaged, higher-performing organization.

The Book of Unknown Americans A novel

"A triumph of storytelling. Henríquez pulls us into the lives of her characters with such mastery that we hang on to them just as fiercely as they hang on to one another and their dreams. This passionate, powerful novel will stay with you long after you've turned the final page." —Ben Fountain, author of -- The Book of Unknown Americans This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.

The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.

"Lyrical, shrewd, and daring novelist Nahai...writes with acute emotional and nearly anthropological perception, laser-wit, and deep compassion....With touches of magic realism, extraordinary characters, and a spiraling, multigenerational plot involving fraud, a murder mystery, epic suffering, heroic generosity, women's struggle for freedom, and the clash between East and West, Nahai's mythic, tragic, often beautiful immigrant family saga illuminates timeless questions of prejudice, trauma, inhe

Alpha Immortals Box Set

They're strong, seductive, and supernaturally sexy badboys. Now, in this special box set of seven sizzling novels, meet the hottest immortal beings in this world-or any other . . . TEMPTED BY FATE by Kate Perry:THE LOST by Caridad Piñeiro: Cursed by Satan, Paige will lose her soul unless she can convince shadow warrior Jed to sneak her past the pearly gates.

When Christmas Comes Again An Amish Second Christmas Novella

Katherine knows the first Christmas without Elias will be hard for her and the children. But when a mysterious  --  appears with photographs of her late husband, Katherine begins to wonder what other blessings Christmas could have in store.

Saving Simon How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion

In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, -- Saving Simon   -- —John Grogan, author of -- — -- —Maureen Corrigan, National Public Radio's Fresh Air From the Hardcover edition.

The Great Grisby Two Thousand Years of Literary, Royal, Philosophical, and Artistic Dog Lovers and Their Exceptional Animals

A scholar, psychoanalyst, and cultural critic explores the multifaceted role dogs play in our world in this charming bestiary of dogs from literature, lore, and life.While gradually unveiling her eight-year love affair with her French bulldog, Grisby, Mikita Brottman ruminates on the singular bond between dogs and humans. Why do prevailing attitudes warn us against loving our pet "too much"? Is her relationship with Grisby nourishing or dysfunctional, commonplace or unique? Challenging the assum

Winter street - a novel

In bestseller Elin Hilderbrand's first Christmas novel, a family gathers on Nantucket for a holiday filled with surprises. Kelley Quinn is the owner of Nantucket's Winter Street Inn and the proud father of four, all of them grown and living in varying states of disarray. Patrick, the eldest, is a hedge fund manager with a guilty conscience. Kevin, a bartender, is secretly sleeping with a French housekeeper named Isabelle. Ava, a school teacher, is finally dating the perfect guy but can't get him

Off Course Inside the Mad, Muddy World of Obstacle Course Racing

A fun, funny, fist-pumping romp through the thriving new fitness culture of obstacle course racing Off Course, Outside journalist and endurance athlete Erin Beresini dives straight into this strange world to reveal a new subculture of military-inspired amateur competition and the industry that's rapidly growing to support it. Having reached a crossroads in her own athletic pursuits, Beresini embarked on a journey to train and compete in several obstacle races herself, culminating in the world's

The Heal Your Gut Cookbook Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Intestinal Health Using the GAPS Diet

With more than two hundred straightforward, nutrient-dense, and appealing recipes, -- In -- The Heal Your Gut Cookbook is a must-have if you are following the GAPS Diet, considering the GAPS Diet, or simply looking to improve your digestive health and—by extension—your physical and mental well-being.

The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free 125 Savory and Sweet Recipes Using 6 Fail-Proof Flour Blends

In her second cookbook, Blackbird Bakery's Karen Morgan tackles the fundamental secrets to gluten-free delicious recipes: the six flour blends and getting them right. The Everyday Art of Gluten-FreeThe Everyday Art of Gluten-Free empowers its readers to make virtually any recipe into a delicious, gluten-free version.

War Dogs Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love

Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up, his weapon raised. At the handler's command, the dog charged their attacker. There was the flash of steel, the blur of fur, and the sound of a single shot; the handler watched his dog take a bullet. During the weeks it would take the dog to heal, the handler never left its side. The dog had saved his life. Loyal and cour

Unraveled

Autonomous. Independent. Dangerous.

Darling Beast

-- OUT OF ASH, DESIRE FLARES Though scorching passion draws them together, Apollo knows that Lily is keeping secrets. When his past catches up with him, he's forced to make a choice: his love for Lily . . . or the explosive truth that will set him free.

Flintlock- Gut-Shot

-- $10,000. That's bounty on the head of the most hated man in Texas--the man that Flintlock has been hired to guard. The crime was the brutal murder of a young school-teacher. The verdict was not guilty for lack of evidence. And the suspected killer's first guard was murdered by a shotgun blast. What makes Flintlock believe in this man's innocence? Call it a gut instinct. Or call maybe just a hankering for a fight. Because Flintlock knows that some very powerful and dangerous people are trying

Raising the Rent

Rent boy rule number one: Never fall in love with a customer.Life as a rent boy is not a long-term career goal for Nathan, who's determined to get an education. But when he turns up for his first day at college he's horrified to find his English teacher is one of his regular customers: Stephen, the one Nathan dubbed The Voice for his educated, honeyed tones.Stephen's just as shocked to see Nathan sitting in his class, not to mention terrified he's about to be exposed as having paid for sex with

Rise A Soldier, a Dream, and a Promise Kept

-- is inspiring, quintessentially American, and will resonate with anyone who has ever fought for what they what they wanted.

The Christmas Cookie Cookbook All the Rules and Delicious Recipes to Start Your Own Holiday Cookie Club

The Christmas Cookie Cookbook For almost twenty years, Ann Pearlman and a dozen of her friends have been in a Christmas Cookie Club founded by Marybeth Bayer. Every year at the same time, they gather at her house to exchange cookies, wine, and laughs. Now, with The Christmas Cookie Cookbook, The recipes and the inspiration are all here in one complete guide for cookie club hopefuls. With a diverse selection of not only Christmas cookies, but Chanukah and Ramadan cookies too, there's a treat in

New England Soup Factory Cookbook More Than 100 Recipes from the Nation's Best Purveyor of Fine Soup

More than 100 of the best soup recipes Boston has to offer accompanied by fun stories and beautiful full-color photography.

A Change of Lace

As a new school year begins, everyone and everything starts to change. Can Zoey keep up? Includes "Sew Zoey" blog posts and fashion illustrations. In the ninth book in the Sew Zoey series, quite a few people have a change of heart—and clothes. One of Zoey's frenemies asks for Zoey's help choosing a back-to-school outfit. Zoey's friend Priti shows up to school with a new look and gets mixed reviews. And Kate is nursing a swimming injury, so she suddenly has tons of free time…and wants to spend i

H2O

.27 is a number Ruby hates.It's a number that marks the percentage of the population that has survived. It's a number that means she's one of the "lucky" few still standing. And it's a number that says her father is probably dead. Against all odds, Ruby has survived the catastrophic onset of the killer rain. Two weeks after the radio started broadcasting the warning, "It's in the rain. It's fatal and there's no cure," the drinkable water is running out. Ruby's left with two options: persevere on

Ghost Wanted

Ghostly gumshoe Bailey Ruth Raeburn of Heaven's Department of Good Intentions is checking out a troubling disturbance in Adelaide, Oklahoma. But what seems at first like simple vandalism won't be an open-and-shut case… Bailey Ruth's supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts Adelaide's college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone's making mischief after

The Best American Sports Writing 2014

-- hand-selected the very best sports journalism of the past year.

Blue Horses Poems

In this stunning collection of new poems, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has defined her life?s work, describing with wonder both the everyday and the unaffected beauty of nature. Herons, sparrows, owls, and kingfishers flit across the page in meditations on love, artistry, and impermanence. Whether considering a bird?s nest, the seeming patience of oak trees, or the artworks of Franz Marc, Oliver reminds us of the transformative power of attention and how much can be contained wi

Sweet Unrest

For as long as she can remember, Lucy Aimes has been plagued by a dark, recurring dream of drowning. But when her family moves to an old plantation outside New Orleans, she starts having intense new dreams, vivid scenes of a bygone era filled with people she shouldn't know but does. Searching for answers to her haunting visions, Lucy reluctantly descends into the city's mystical culture. What she finds is Alex, a charming but mysterious boy who behaves as if they've known each other forever. Lu

New Fiction Books

The bargain

It's 1971 and nineteen-year-old Betsie Troyer's life has been governed by the predictable patterns of her Amish community. Suddenly, the life that she has grown to love is falling apart. Her parents have secretly fled the community and she and her sister could be shunned if anyone finds out. To make matters worse, Betsie has already promised to board with an Englisher family to learn a trade. That means living with a hippie, learning the ways of the world, and putting her good reputation at

The gilded web

Fleeing the heat and crowds of a London ballroom, innocent Alexandra Purnell seeks refuge outside, only to be whisked away by Edmond, Earl of Amberley, who rescues her from certain scandal by offering her marriage.

Fear has a name - the Crittendon files

It was more than a break-in. More than a stalking. It was personal. When a stalker targets his family, journalist Jack Crittendon must uncover who the person is and what his motives are--if he is to protect the ones he loves. It will lead Crittendon intoa world of behind-closed-door secrets and faith gone awry, as does his investigation of a missing pastor, whose apparent suicide is more than it appears. Each move Crittendon makes weaves him tighter and tighter into a web of lies, greed, hypo

Motherless

The king and queen of Comezón

Comezo´n: It's more than an itch. It's a longstanding desire that will never be fulfilled. And, in this novel by award-winning author Denise Cha´vez, it is also a border town in New Mexico whose denizens' longings are as powerful as they are, all too often, impossible.

As long as you love me

After flunking out of college and losing her scholarship, twenty-one-year-old Lauren Barrett returns home to Nebraska where she finds an ally in Rob Conrad, her best friend's older brother, and together they try to figure out their futures.

Cloak & silence

"One of the fiercest soldiers the Phrixians have ever produced, Maris Sulle has been an outsider from the moment he was born different from the rest of his family. He grew up with a secret that cost him everything--his birthright, his family, and his military career. In all his life, he's only had one love, and he has sacrificed his own happiness to see his best friend reunited with the woman he loves. But now that his good deed is done, he feels lost and adrift. ... Ture has spent his life hidi

Bright shards of someplace else - stories

The splintered kingdom - a novel

Summer, 1070. Renowned for his valor in the battle for York, Tancred a Dinant is now a lord in his own right, with knights of his own to command and a manor to call home in the turbulent Welsh borderlands. But his hard-fought gains are soon threatened, as a coalition of enemies both old and new prepares to march against King William. With English, Welsh and Viking forces gathering, and war looming, the Normans are forced to make common cause with some unlikely allies in defence of their newly co

The cutting room - dark reflections of the silver screen

A.D. 30 - a novel

"A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine. A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart. The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all. Step back in time to the year of our Lord...A.D. 30. The outcast daughter of one of the most powerful Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is called on to protect the very people who rejected her. When their enemies launch a sudden attack with devastating consequences, Maviah escapes with the help of t

Kingdom of shadows - a novel

I did not kill my husband

Li Xuelian, married to Qin Yuhe, is pregnant with their second child. Happy news? Not in China, with its one-child policy. It is a crime. What is she to do? Her only option is divorcing before the second child is born. "Once the baby has entered into the household registry, we'll marry again. The baby will be born after the divorce, so we'll each have one child when we marry again. No law says couples with one child can't marry." Perfect! Except that after the divorce, Qin marries . . . another

Circus of the damned

Living treasures

"Gu Bao has always cherished a childhood memory of a starving panda who ate a hen in order to nurse her cub. Bao grows up to become a law student at a provincial Chinese university during the tumultuous Tiananmen Square protest in 1989. Falling in love with a dashing young soldier, she promptly finds herself pregnant and faced with the potential end of her academic career. Bao finds out what it feels like to be an endangered species. She searches for her inner strength while exploring the evocat

New Nonfiction Books

Pro - reclaiming abortion rights

The Jane Austen rules - a classic guide to modern love

"What Would Jane Do? What's a strong, independent-minded woman supposed to do in a world of insipid dating guides? Sinead Murphy responds by asking: Who has more time-tested secrets than Jane Austen, whose novels continue to captivate us almost two hundred years later? Whether you can recite paragraphs from Pride and Prejudice or just admired Colin Firth in his wet t-shirt, the romance of Jane Austen's world is one you'll never forget. Does love like that even exist today? Yes, it does. If you l

The paleo cookbook - 90 grain-free, dairy-free recipes the whole family will love

Draws on the author's own skeptical experiments with a paleo diet to outline its basics and potential benefits, providing recipes for grain- and dairy-free options ranging from basil pesto stir-fry to stuffed portobellos.

Elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase

World heritage sites - a complete guide to 981 Unesco world heritage sites.

Take command - lessons in leadership - how to be a first responder in business

Explores "the ability to have clarity of mind and purpose when surrounded by chaos, to operate at peak performance under risk, to be able to see clearly when others are blinded by fear--and act when others are paralyzed, to craft plans even with incomplete information, then execute those plans decisively while still being nimble and adaptable enough to iterate as the terrain changes, to deliver in the clutch, [and] to build teams with high impact, and then inspire those teams to follow you into

Christmas crochet for hearth, home & tree - stockings, ornaments, garlands and more

100 questions & answers about lymphoma

Plenty more - vibrant vegetable cooking from London's Ottolenghi

The birth of the pill - how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution

Immersed in radical feminist politics, scientific ingenuity, establishment opposition, and, ultimately, a sea change in social attitudes, this is the fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.

The Beatles lyrics - the stories behind the music, including the handwritten drafts of more than 100 classic Beatles songs

The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America. For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime -- songs we all know by heart often began as a scribble on the back of an envelope or on hotel stationery. These original documents have ended up scattered across the world at museums and universities and with collectors and friends. Many have never been

The cook's compendium - 250 essential tips, techniques, trade secrets and tasty recipes

Folds in fashion - the art of pleating in clothing design and construction

Detailed instructions for professional dressmakers, designers, wtailors and experienced home sewers for making 24 basic projects that create sophisticated embellishments for contemporary fashion pieces. Only basic sewing tools are required.

Mastering my mistakes in the kitchen - learning to cook with 65 great chefs and over 100 delicious recipes

"An uproarious, inspiring cookbook from the longtime editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, in which the first lady of food spills the secret of her culinary ineptitude, while learning--finally--to cook, side-by-side with some of the greatest chefs working today..."-- From dust jacket.

Caribbean

Presents a guide to the islands of the Caribbean, covering their culture and history and offering information on hotels, resorts, restaurants, attractions, beaches, and outdoor activities.

The copyright wars - three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle

Peter Baldwin explains why the copyright wars have always been driven by a fundamental tension. Should copyright assure authors and rights holders lasting claims, much like conventional property rights, as in Continental Europe? Or should copyright be primarily concerned with giving consumers cheap and easy access to a shared culture, as in Britain and America? --Publisher's description.

Fermented vegetables - creative recipes for fermenting 64 vegetables & herbs in krauts, kimchis, brined pickes, chutneys, relishes & pastes

Without you, there is no us - my time with the sons of North Korea's elite

"A ... memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign"--Amazon.com

500 felt objects - contemporary explorations of a versatile material

Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar

A collection of appreciations of bars, some closed, some still in business, that have impacted the authors' lives.

On his own terms - a life of Nelson Rockefeller

The definitive life of one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century, this biography draws on thousands of newly available documents and interviews, including Rockefeller's own unpublished reminiscences. Grandson of oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, Nelson coveted the White House from childhood. Before he was thirty he had helped his father develop Rockefeller Center and his mother establish the Museum of Modern Art. At 32 he was Franklin Roosevelt's wartime coordinator

The dirt

Celebrate thirty years of the world's most notorious rock band with the deluxe collectors' edition of The Dirt-the outrageous, legendary, no-holds-barred autobiography of Mötley Crüe. Fans have gotten glimpses into the band's crazy world of backstage scandals, celebrity love affairs, rollercoaster drug addictions, and immortal music in Mötley Crüe books like Tommyland and The Heroin Diaries, but now the full spectrum of sin and success by Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, and Mick Mars is an op

Losing patience - the problems, alarms and psychological issues of shaken baby syndrome

"All it takes is two or three violent shakes, in as little as five seconds, by an angry parent or caregiver to punish or quiet a crying child. Shaken Baby syndrome (DBD) is the leading cause of abuse-related deaths among infants. nearly one-third of shaken babies die; 80 percent of the survivors suffer permanent brain damage. James Peinkofer, an expert on Shaken Baby Syndrome, provides a major study of famous and recent cases (Virginia Jaspers, Patience Gill, Louise Woodward) and the key medical

The great New Orleans kidnapping case - race, law, and justice in the Reconstruction era

Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

La corda d'oro. Vol. 17

No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular! 5

Phantom Thief Jeanne 5

The Punisher

Collects two stories of the Punisher, including "Mother Russia," in which Nicky Fury sends Frank Castle on a suicide mission searching for a deadly retrovirus whose sale on the black market could bring the world to its knees.

La Corda d'Oro. 17

Kahoko promises to keep Len in her heart while he studies in Europe, but the boys at Seisou Academy seem bent on making her forget about him.

Forever Evil - Blight

"Spinning out of the events of the massive crossover event FOREVER EVIL, comes FOREVER EVIL: BLIGHT! After a battle between the three Justice Leagues, the heroes of the DC Universe--including Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman--have all gone missing. With unspeakable evil called Blight unleashed on the world, it's up to the Justice League Dark, Swamp Thing, Pandora and the Phantom Stranger to try and stop them from destroying everything around them. Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #24-29, TRINITY OF

Star Wars. Volume 4, A shattered hope

"Darth Vader is on a mission to renew fear and discipline in Imperial ranks. Meanwhile, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, and Luke Skywalker try to locate a Rebel spy in distress"--Provided by publisher.

Bleach. Vol. 61, The last days

Think Tank Complete

The nightly news

The graveyard book. Volume 2

The concluding volume of the graphic novel adaptation of the book about a boy, raised by the inhabitants of the local graveyard who rally to protective from a league of villains named Jack who seek to destroy him.

Forever Evil - Rogues Rebellion

"A tie-in to the crossover event FOREVER EVIL! The Rogues--the Flash's gallery of villains--call no man boss, but a new evil threat might not leave them much choice! Will they fall in line, or refuse and risk certain death? Will the Rogues be able to take on the Crime Syndicate together? Written by THE FLASH scribe Brian Buccellato, FOREVER EVIL: ROGUES REBELLION brings the Scarlet Speedster's infamous foes into unfamiliar territory: as heroes! Collects issues #1-6, THE FLASH #23.1 and #23.3"--

La corda d'oro. 15

As Len departs to study abroad, Kahoko faces the challenges of a contest without her tutor and the romantic intentions of Ryotaro and Azuma.

The wedding of Deadpool / Wedding of Deadpool

After Deadpool marries his mystery bride, the couple honeymoons in Japan, and later, the mouthy mercenary must travel to the 1950s to save Nick Fury from a time-traveling Hitler.

La corda d'oro. Vol. 16

Kahoko's preparation for her big music competition is hindered by thoughts of Len's impending departure. Time is running out for them to admit how they feel about each other and Kahoko's musical future may suffer if their issues are not resolved.

The Joker - a Celebration of 75 Years.

"Celebrating Batman and Joker's seventy-five years as cultural icons, this hardcover Joker Anthology collects stories from the characters seven decades as the greatest villain in comics"--

Mike Mignola's B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth. Vol. 9, Reign of the black flame

Tomboy - a graphic memoir

Eschewing female stereotypes throughout her early years and failing to gain acceptance on the boys' baseball team, Liz learns to embrace her own views on gender as she comes of age, in an anecdotal graphic novel memoir.

Gandhi - a manga biography

"Through his quietly powerful leadership and influential use of nonviolent resistance in India's struggle against the British Raj, Mahatma Gandhi became one of the most revered figures of the modern era. While history has recorded Gandhi's words and deeds, the man himself has been eclipsed by maxims of virtuosity that seem to have little resonance in our everyday lives. " - cover

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Batman. Zero Year-Dark City Volume 5, Zero Year-Dark City

"Before the Batcave and Robin, the Joker and the Batmobile ... there was ZERO YEAR. The Riddler has plunged Gotham City into darkness. How will a young Dark Knight bring his beloved hometown from the brink of chaos and madness and back into the light? From the critically acclaimed, New York Times #1 best-selling creative team of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, BATMAN VOL. 5: ZERO YEAR--DARK CITY is the concluding volume to Batman's origin story, as you've never seen it before"--

Fatale 5 - Curse the Demon

Uncanny Avengers. Vol. 3, Ragnarok now

"It's the dark origin of the Apocalypse Twins as Kang's true motives are revealed! A secret pact between Ahab and the Red Skull will bring horror to all mutants - but when a deranged Sentry kills an Uncanny Avenger, it's only the first casualty of many! As the Wasp faces the Grim Reaper, the Scarlet Witch confesses her true love and makes an impossible choice. And Sunfire and Rogue must defeat the Apocalypse Twins alone - or watch the end of our world! Wolverine fails mankind, more Avengers die,

Mobile Suit Gundam, the origin. vol. 7 Battle of Loum

The Unwritten. 10, War stories

"The tenth volume of the critically-acclaimed new series from the Eisner-nominated creative team, Mike Carey and Peter Gross is the perfect jumping on point, as Tom Taylor is stranded at the beginning of all creation! Lost in the unwritten scenes of all the world's stories, Tom Taylor is headed back to reality -- and all the gods and beasts and monsters ever imagined can't stop him. But there's a toll on the road that may be too high for him or anyone to pay.."--

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

Cosby - his life and times

The accidental book club

Antiques con - a Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery

Some Enchanted Éclair - a Magical Bakery mystery

American Titan - Searching for John Wayne

The map thief - the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps

Maps have long elicited a special fascination -- both as practical tools and as beautiful works of art. But to collectors the map trade can be cutthroat, with quirky and sometimes disreputable characters in search of a finite number of extremely rare objects. This is the story of antiquarian map dealer E. Forbes Smiley, who for years doubled as a map thief until he was finally arrested for slipping maps out of books in the Yale University library.

Hope to Die

Invisible city

Just months after Rebekah Roberts was born, her mother, a Hasidic Jew from Brooklyn, abandoned her Christian boyfriend and newborn baby for her religion. After college Rebekah moves to New York City to follow her dream of becoming a reporter. Covering the murder of a Hasidic woman, she learns that since the NYPD kowtows to the powerful ultra-Orthodox community, there will be no autopsy and the killer may get away with murder.

The hexed

"Devin Lyle moves into an eighteenth century cabin in the woods of Salem, haunted by dead bodies and ghostly apparitions"--

41 - A Portrait of My Father

Killing Patton - the strange death of World War II's most audacious general / by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.

General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident--and may very well have been an act of assassination. "Killing Patton" takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.

13 hours - the inside account of what really happened in Benghazi

A wolf called Romeo

"The unlikely true story of a six-year friendship between a wild, oddly gentle black wolf and the people and dogs of Juneau, Alaska"--

Cold cold heart

Struggling with PTSD a year after escaping a serial killer, television reporter Dana Nolan uses her investigative skills to reclaim the missing pieces of her life and take another look at the case of her best friend's disappearance after high school graduation.

Half bad

In modern-day England, where witches live alongside humans, Nathan, son of a White witch and the most powerful Black witch, must escape captivity before his seventeenth birthday and receive the gifts that will determine his future.

Three wishes

Town in a strawberry swirl

The lost key

"Freshly minted FBI agent Nicholas Drummond is barely out of his Quantico training when he and his partner, Mike Caine, are called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street. Their investigation, however, yields more questions than answers. It quickly becomes clear that the victim, John Pearce, was more than the naval historian and antiquities dealer he appeared to be. What Drummond doesn't know is that buying and selling rare books was Pearce's cover, and that he had devoted his life to discoveri

The strangling on the stage

After she lands a starring role in the local production of George Bernard Shaw's "The Devil's Disciple," Jude's role becomes that of investigator when one of the lead actors is found hanging from the especially-constructed stage gallows during rehearsals.

Rooms

Wealthy Richard Walker has just died, leaving behind his country house full of rooms packed with the detritus of a lifetime. His estranged family -- bitter ex-wife Caroline, troubled teenage son Trenton, and unforgiving daughter Minna -- have arrived for their inheritance. But the Walkers are not alone.

Gray Mountain

"The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's largest law firm. Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, she lost her job, her security, and her future. A week later she was working as an unpaid intern in a legal aid clinic deep in small town Appalachia. There, fo

Land of love and drowning

The skeleton crew - how amateur sleuths are solving America's coldest cases

The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes-wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement -- and one another -- at matching missing persons with unidentified remains. In America today, upwards of forty thousand people are dead and unaccounted for. These murder, suicide, and accident victims, separated from their names, are being adopted by the bizarre online world of amateur sleuths. It's DIY CSI by ordinary citizens equipped only with laptops and

No safe house

Dick Francis's Damage

"Felix Francis is back with another edge-of-your-seat thriller, in the classic Dick Francis tradition. Undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, but as he's tailing his quarry through the Cheltenham Racing Festival, the last thing he expects to witness is a gruesome murder. Could it have something to do with the reason the trainer was banned in the first place-the administration of illegal

New Children's Materials

Pinkalicious - tutu-rrific

When a mix-up causes her to be placed in the big kids' ballet class rather than her best friend Alison's, Pinkalicious tries to hold her own.

Angry Birds Transformers - Deceptihogs Versus Autobirds

Annie's pet

On her way to the pet shop to buy an animal with her birthday money, Annie buys a toy, a collar, a dish, and a leash and discovers that she has no money left for a pet.

Sofia the first. The missing necklace

After the amulet that allows her to understand her animal friends go missing, Sofia sets out to find it before Cedric can use it to take over the kingdom.

Pokémon - let it snow!

Ash and Pikachu get into some trouble when they are caught in a blizzard.

Holiday Helper

Thanksgiving mice!

A group of mice have some problems when they put on a play to commemorate the first Thanksgiving, but everything works out all right in the end.

Angry Birds Transformers - Robot Birds in Disguise

Pete the cat and the bad banana

Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and vows never to eat bananas again, even though he generally likes the fruit.

Dixie and the best day ever

Emma needs to write a poem for a school assignment, but she would rather go outside with Dixie and enjoy a snowy day.

Splat and Seymour, best friends forevermore

While planning a surprise party to show his best friend Seymour how much he values their friendship, Splat keeps so many secrets Seymour doesn't want to be friends anymore.

Meet Periwinkle

The Christmas party

Describes how Anna, Elsa, and the rest of the Arendelle celebrate Christmas.

Santa's little engine

Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends celebrate Christmas on the island of Sodor.

Annie - Movie Reader

Big Hero 6. The big battle

When he finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy San Fransokyo, robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save the city.

Waiting is not easy!

Piggie tells Gerald she has a surprise for him, but it is not there yet, so Gerald must be patient.

Porky and Bess

Despite their differences, Porky the messy pig and Bess the fussy cat are best friends and support each other in all their endeavors, from poetry writing to cake baking.

Dragons - Riders of Berk. How to start a dragon academy

Hiccup must find a way to show the Vikings of Berk how helpful the dragons can be.

Mr. Putter & Tabby turn the page

Mr. Putter and Mrs. Teaberry bring Tabby and Zeke to the library for a special storytime.

Big Hero 6. Fight to the finish!

When he finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy San Fransokyo, robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save the city.

Ponies love pets!

The ponies from the "My Little Pony" series share a special friendship with their pets.

Christmas mice!

A group of mice have fun as they go about their preparations for Christmas.

Twice As Silly - Twice As Silly

The best fall of all

Happy the dog and Honey the cat enjoy playing outside on a fall day.