New Arrivals

  • Sign up for email or RSS notifications of new books, e-books, movies, or music
  • Find out about new materials when they are still on order
  • Place holds on new items before they even go on the shelves
  • Also, check out new music releases to download from Freegal

New Movies & Music

Year Published: 2015

The lookalike

Bobby and Frank are in big trouble. The gorgeous go-between for a major deal just got dead; and she's part of the package.

Year Published: 2015

Miss Meadows [Motion picture - 2014]

Miss Meadows is a school teacher with impeccable manners and grace. However, underneath the candy-sweet exterior hides a ruthless gun-toting vigilante who takes it upon herself to right the wrongs in the world by whatever means necessary. For Miss Meadows, bad behavior is simply unforgivable.

Year Published: 2014

Hangmen also die

Prague 1942. Following the assassination of Nazi "Reich Protector" Heydrich, Masha Novotny, a professor's daughter, hides the culprit in her parents' apartment. When the Gestapo take 400 people hostage in retaliation, Masha's father is among those arrested. The assassin, surgeon Dr. Svoboda, manages to escape. As they search for him the Gestapo also train their sights on Masha.

Year Published: 2014

Barre fitness with Jessica Smith

Year Published: 2008

Fusion of science & spirit, the part 3

How do you define the Soul? Where does the soul reside? Where does it go after we die? What is consciousness? Join top experts as they ponder and show that ancient mystics and native peoples had knowledge of the interconnectedness of all things.

Year Published: 2012

Da vinci's demons - the complete first season

In a world where thought and faith are controlled, one man fights to set knowledge free. Leonardo Da Vinci is tortured by a gift of superhuman genius. He finds himself in a conflict between truth and lies, religion and reason, past and future. His quest for knowledge nearly becomes his undoing, but Da Vinci's genius prevails and he emerges as an unstoppable force that lifts an entire era out of darkness and propels it into light.

Year Published: 2010

The deadly tower

It's the University of Texas campus in Austin, but it seems like a war zone. Gunfire resounds from everywhere. People fall. Others scramble to flee or help the wounded. Meanwhile, from atop the school's landmark Tower, Charles Whitman fires off round after lethal round. The deadly tower is the powerful story of the 1966 event that was at the time the largest one-person murder spree in U.S. history.

Year Published: 2006

Punky Brewster. Season three

Punky Brewster is an orphaned little girl with an indomitable spirit, who, with her faithful dog Brandon, brings light and laughter into the life of a grumpy old photographer, Henry Warnimont.

Year Published: 2014

BarreAmped boot camp - low impact interval fat blasters - 4 workout blasts for a toned body and sleek physique

Presents a collection of workout segments that use classic barre exercises combined with low impact, non-punishing cardio intervals; segments may be done by themselves, mixed and matched, or all together as one complete full-body workout; includes bonus boot camp tutorial.

Year Published: 2015

Not cool

A feature-length coming-of-age comedy that chronicles the first homecoming on Thanksgiving weekend by a handful of college freshmen who are fumbling toward adulthood, written by Dan Schoffer and with the hilarious twist only Shane Dawson could create.

Year Published: 2015

Vice

Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think, and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, she finds herself caught in the crossfire between Julian's mercenaries and a cop who is hellbent on shutting down the resort, stopping the violence once and for all.

Year Published: 2006

The cave [Motion picture - 2005]

While on a dig in a Romanian forest, a group of scientists make a startling find. Dating back to the 13th century, they find a huge abbey, which was built over the entrance to a massive network of subterranean caves. Eager to learn what lies within the caves, the scientists discover to their peril that a large part of the cave system is under water. The scientists hire a team of American spelunkers who are trained in exploring underwater caves. The team is led by brothers Jack and Tyler. Armed w

Year Published: 2014

Hal [Motion picture - 2013]

A scientist creates Hal, an ultra-lifelike robot surrogate, to help ease Kurumi's pain over her boyfriend Hal's accidental death and help her move on in life.

Year Published: 2013

The shift

In one twelve-hour hospital shift in the ER a veteran male nurse, struggling with the haunting guilt of his brother's drowning, is forced to train a new nurse. The two are at odds throughout the story, because, while they both struggle with the spiritual turmoil of right and wrong, they both come to very different philosophies. One plays life-saving nurse. The other plays God and allows patients to die or even helps them to die.

Year Published: 2004

SpaceCamp [Motion picture - 1986]

A group of teenagers attend a summer camp designed to teach them the workings of the NASA space program.

Year Published: 2014

Against the grain - the year mother nature struck back.

An exciting and entertaining program that tells the dramatic and remarkable saga of farming families who are managing their harvest through the most challenging growing seasons in modern history. Now see the worst that Mother Nature has conjured up, and the very best examples of true American determination.

Year Published: 2000

James thurber - the life and hard times

The first major documentary on the life and work of one of America's greatest humorists. Known for his classic short story, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Thurber was a legendary contributor of prose and cartoons to The New Yorker magazine where he worked for many years.

Year Published: 2014

Tosca's kiss = Il bacio di Tosca

Captures the world of the "Casa di Riposa" in Milan, the world's first nursing home for retired opera singers, founded by composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1896. Featuring Giuseppe Manacchini, Leonida Bellon, Salvatore Locapo, Giovanni Erminio Puligheddu, and Sara Scuderi, its inhabitants are singers many of whom had significant careers on the opera stage, re-living and re-enacting their triumphant roles of the glorious past.

Year Published: 2013

Paper dream

For as long as she can remember, Christy Davis has dreamed of being a mother, but things haven't worked out the way she imagined them as a young girl. When hopes of getting pregnant seem impossible, she and her husband Matt turn to adoption, but will that be enough to fill their longing for a child? Includes bonus films Flame On and Aaron.

Year Published: 2014

Admiral. the- roaring currents

The story of Korean history's most astonishing military victory by its greatly revered strategist, Admiral Yi Sunshin, who lures over 300 Japanese ships into a deadly trap where they meet their fate against only thirteen battle ships.

Year Published: 2014

The overnighters

An intimate portrait of job-seekers desperately chasing the broken American Dream to the tiny oil boom town of Williston, North Dakota. With the town lacking the infrastructure to house the overflow of migrants, a local pastor starts the controversial 'overnighters' program, allowing down-and-out workers a place to sleep at the church. His well-meaning project immediately runs into resistance with his community, forcing the clergyman to make a decision which leads to profound consequences.

Year Published: 2015

The captive

Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing indications seem to indicate that she's still alive. Her parents, detectives, and Cassandra herself will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

Year Published: 2013

The immigrant

Ewa Cybulski and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland in search of a new start and the American dream. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution.

Year Published: 2014

Cooper & Hemingway - the true gen

Ernest Hemingway's extraordinary life and career has been exhaustively, but less thoroughly examined is his fascinating friendship with film icon Gary Cooper. The liberal, best-known writer of the 20th century and the tight-lipped, all-American "common man" were complete opposites and yet the best of friends for over 20 years.

Year Published: 2015

Longmire. The complete third season.

Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire is back in the saddle for a third thrilling season. After winning his heated re-election as Absaroka County sheriff vs. his ambitious deputy Branch Connally, Walt now faces a stampede of problems both personal and professional. Last season, Walt and his deputies each braved a storm and did it nobly. But for every storm, there is an aftermath.

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

Ellie and the Good-Luck Pig

The Critter Club cares for a precocious pig that might just be giving Ellie good luck in the tenth book of the Critter Club series. When The Critter Club takes in an abandoned pig named Plum, the girls are really excited. They've never had a pig at the club before! They love learning how to take care of Plum. And they especially love watching Ms. Sullivan's dog, Rufus, interact with the pig. But no one is happier about the club's guest than Ellie. Soon after Plum arrives, Ellie starts having

The Knitting Answer Book, 2nd Edition Solutions to Every Problem You’ll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You’ll Ever Ask

Margaret Radcliffe's classic Q&A guide is better than ever! This thoroughly revised and updated new edition gives expert answers to scores of new questions that knitters have asked since the first edition was published. You'll find more than a dozen new cast ons and bind offs; new techniques for beading and knitting backwards; tips for making smooth stripes when knitting in the round and for measuring gauge on tricky fabrics, such as ribbing and lace; fresh information on interpreting patterns a

Deadlock

High-octane adventures continue in the eighth book of the H.I.V.E. series, and the team of supremely talented criminals is forced to question everything they know about life as villains. Otto and Raven are desperate to rescue their friends from the clutches of Anastasia Furan, head of the evil Disciples organization. First they must track down the location of the Glasshouse, the prison where Furan trains children to become ruthless assassins. But Otto is also being hunted. In the three months s

Girl in a Band A Memoir

For many, Kim Gordon, vocalist, bassist and founding member of Sonic Youth, has always been the epitome of cool. Sonic Youth is one of the most influential and successful bands to emerge from the post-punk New York scene, and their legacy continues to loom large over the landscape of indie rock and American pop culture. Almost as celebrated as the band's defiantly dissonant sound was the marriage between Gordon and her husband, fellow Sonic Youth founder and lead guitarist Thurston Moore. So whe

A Harvest of Hope ( Book #2)

Miriam Hastings has her future plans in place... But Trygve Knutson is intent on changing them. Just a few short weeks into her year-long training at the Blessing Hospital, Miriam Hastings is called home to Chicago, where her mother is gravely ill. With siblings to care for, Miriam pleads to be allowed to finish her training in Chicago. Her nursing supervisor grants her a brief reprieve but extracts a promise that Miriam will return to Blessing and fulfill her one-year commitment. While in Ch

Three kingdoms. Part 1, The Sacred Oath, an epic Chinese tale of loyalty and war in a dynamic new translation

"The Three Kingdoms is the epic saga of loyalty and treachery, brotherhood and rivalry--and the deeds of legendary heroes and villains during one of the most tumultuous periods in Chinese history. Considered the greatest of the "Four Great Classics" of Chinese literature, The Three Kingdoms is still read by millions in China and throughout Asia. In addition to being considered a great work of literature, many Chinese read it as a guide to success in life and business and many foreigners read it

Chains

If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl? As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate become the property of a malicious New York City couple, the Locktons, who have no sympathy for the American Revolution and even less for Ruth and Isabel. When Isabel meets Curzon, a slave with ties to the Patriots, he encourages her to spy on he

One Wish

www.robyncarr.com#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr delivers another smart, funny, emotional novel about the complexities of life in the small Oregon town of Thunder Point

Shaun the Sheep- The Beast of Soggy Moor

One dark, misty night at Mossy Bottom Farm, a starving creature creeps silently through the farmyard, waiting to feed. Well, actually, it's just Bitzer the sheepdog with a growling stomach, holding his clipboard as he checks on the flock and chickens. But wait—what's that howl that's making his fur stand on end? Is it Shaun the sheep playing one of his pranks? The Farmer practicing his trombone? Suddenly the moon appears, and there it is: a hulking shadow on the side of the barn that must be the

Paper Things

When Ari's mother died four years ago, she had two final wishes: that Ari and her older brother, Gage, would stay together always, and that Ari would go to Carter, the middle school for gifted students. So when nineteen-year-old Gage decides he can no longer live with their bossy guardian, Janna, Ari knows she has to go with him. But it's been two months, and Gage still hasn't found them an apartment. He and Ari have been "couch surfing," staying with Gage's friend in a tiny apartment, crashing

Supernatural - your guide through the unexplained, the unearthly and the unknown

Presents information about supernatural phenomena such as vampires, doppelgangers, witches, Odic forces, Atlantis, UFOs, and crop circles.

Cook Your Butt Off! Lose Up to a Pound a Day with Fat-Burning Foods and Gluten-Free Recipes

Turn the kitchen into your gym! #1 New York Times Cardio Cooking is a uniquely engineered type of cooking formulated to help readers burn calories and lose weight while they cook. That's right--for the first time, Rocco turns dinnertime into workout time, showing how to burn calories automatically in the kitchen. These delicious, easy-to-follow recipes were tested for calorie content and calorie burn. It includes 75 all new recipes based on foods that are sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, hig

Mark of the Thief

Jennifer A. Nielsen, author of the NYT and USA TODAY bestselling Ascendance Trilogy, has woven an electrifying tale of greed and power, magic and destiny, and one boy's courage at the heart of it all. -- Now, with the deadly power of the bulla pulsing through his veins, Nic is determined to become free. But instead, he finds himself at the center of a ruthless conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and spark the Praetor War, a battle to destroy Rome from within. Traitors and spies lurk at every tur

The Buried Giant A novel

-- From the Hardcover edition.

10th Anniversary

Detective Lindsay Boxer's wedding plans are strained when a teenage mom is left for dead and her newborn is missing. Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Yuki Castellano is in the midst of the daunting case and her career rests on making sure a woman who is accused of murdering her husband is found guilty. When Lindsay discovers that the defendant might be innocent, it puts her at odds with her best friend, Yuki, and her boss, who needs her to focus on the missing child.

Thomas & friends. Thomas gets a snowplow

Winter is coming and Thomas, being a small engine, needs to put on his snowplow. Thomas hates his snowplow; he thinks it makes him look funny, and when he has it on, the other, bigger engines tease him. But Thomas saves the day when a big storm comes up and Toby is stuck on his branch line. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Bound by Flames A Night Prince Novel

The climactic third novel in New York Times bestselling author Jeaniene Frost's Night Prince series finds Vlad and his newly turned bride, Leila, at odds with each other—and vulnerable to the one vampire powerful enough to end the Dark Prince's reign . . .Play with fire, pay the priceLeila's years on the carnie circuit were certainly an education. What she didn't learn: how to be a vampire, or how to be married to the most famous vampire of them all. Adjusting to both has Leila teetering on a kn

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Think yourself back in years, my friends. . . .It's New Year's Eve in Camelot, where King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, and all their good Knights wait breathlessly for an extravagant feast to begin. Suddenly, a strange and frightening Knight bursts into the hall — a giant of a man, green from head to toe, who mockingly challenges the Court to a shocking game. Only the chivalrous Sir Gawain dares to take on the hideous Green Knight. But over the unexpected course of his test, will Gawain prove as bra

Derek Jeter's Ultimate Baseball Guide 2015

The ultimate, fact-filled collector's guide from legendary sports icon and role model Derek Jeter! No matter their favorite team or player, young sports fans can look to baseball legend Derek Jeter for information on America's national pastime. Derek Jeter's Ultimate Baseball Guide 2015 is jam-packed with facts about each of the thirty Major League teams. Brief team histories are peppered with Jeter's handwritten notes and interwoven with cool trivia, covering everything from the sport's start

The Road

-- National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A New York TimesOne of the Best Books of the Year The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Denver Post, The Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Times, New York, People, Rocky Mountain News, Time, The Village Voice, The Washington Post The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is

Shivers!- The Pirate Who's Afraid of Everything

Meet Shivers, the scaredy-est pirate to ever sail the Seven Seas. Along with his best friend, Margo, and his loyal fishevil!) You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll never eat snails again. So put on your pantaloons, batten down the hatches, and join Shivers on his first (but still very dangerous) adventure.Comic book–like illustrations in each chapter bring Shivers to life and invite even the most reluctant readers to join the adventure.

My Weirdest School #1- Mr. Cooper Is Super!

With more than 8 million books sold, My Weird School really gets kids reading!In this first book in the hilarious new My Weirdest School series, part of the internationally bestselling My Weird School series, A.J.'s third-grade teacher, Mr. Granite, is retiring after a million hundred years. It turns out the new teacher, Mr. Cooper, is even weirder than Mr. Granite! One day he's Rat Man and he teaches about rodents. The next day he's Lava Man and he teaches about volcanoes. But what happens when

Half a Man

From a young age, Michael was both fascinated by and afraid of his grandfather. Grandpa's ship was torpedoed during the Second World War, leaving him with terrible burns. Every time he came to stay, Michael was warned by his mother that he must not stare, he must not make too much noise, he must not ask Grandpa any questions about his past. As he grows older, Michael stays with his grandfather during the summer holidays and learns the story behind Grandpa's injuries, finally getting to know the

Raising Chickens For Dummies

Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methodsRaising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and stor

After Birth

A widely acclaimed young writer's fierce new novel, in which childbirth and new motherhood are as high stakes a proving ground as any combat zoneWe Need to Talk About Kevin and Anne Enright's The Gathering, this is a daring and resonant novel from one of our most visceral writers.

New Fiction Books

A Conard County baby

"On the run from her overbearing family and a fiance´ with more menace than love in his eyes, Hope Conroy finally took refuge in Conard County, Wyoming. A place of safety, maybe even possibility. But what could a former--and pregnant!--socialite do to keep a roof over her head? Divorced rancher Cash Cashford never expected to be raising an angry tween all by himself. Something about Hope told him immediately that she was what his daughter needed. And since the new nanny had secrets, he vowed to

Take down

To keep his team out of jail, Billy Cunningham, who knows how to rip off every casino in Las Vegas, agrees to help stop a family of thieves from taking down a casino while running his own con on the casino's owner and his violent wife.

Night at the fiestas - stories

Exploring the themes of race, class, and coming-of-age, a collection of stories about growing up in a land shaped by love, loss, and violence introduces a cast of characters who protect, betray, wound, undermine, bolster, define, and ultimately, save each other.

Summer campaign

The infernal - a novel

When a badly burned boy is discovered in the desert, an interrogator works to extract his confession through torture, but what the interrogator extracts instead are the channeled voices of the players in the War on Terror.

The girls of Mischief Bay

Three women in fairly happy marriages, question the sacrifices they make, the choices to support their spouses, to take control of their own needs, and settle for the humdrum lifestyle they are accustomed to. Together they bond and make the changes in their lives that afford everyone some happiness and empowerment.

Secrets

Jennifer Wesley again needs protection from ex-Navy SEAL Brodie McGuire, so they retreat to his family's Texas ranch for protection, only to find their feelings for one another rekindled while Brodie tries to keep them both safe.

You can trust me - a novel

"From Sophie McKenzie, bestselling and award-winning author of Girl, Missing and Sister, Missing On a quiet, gray, Saturday morning, Livy arrives at her best friend Julia's flat for a lunch date only to find her dead. Though all the evidence supports it, Livy cannot accept the official ruling of suicide; the Julia she remembers was loud, inappropriate, joyful, outrageous and loving, not depressed. The suspicious circumstances cause Livy to dig further, and she is suddenly forced to confront a h

Prodigal son - a novel

"Fraternal twin brothers Peter and Michael McDowell have spent a lifetime competing for success and affection before that competition turned into an all-out war and made the brothers mortal enemies. While both Peter and Michael have grown into successful adults, they never managed to leave behind the animosity that took root in their childhood. With the collapse of his career and his marriage, Peter sees no other option than to move into the lake cottage his parents left him in their will--a pla

Rebel

Defying the queen's orders, Kella O'Toole sets off for Pictish territory with her foster brother Alyn, a disillusioned priest who questions his calling, on a perilous adventure that threatens their lives and the future of Albion.

Dark debt - a Chicagoland vampires novel

"A vampire never gets old. But neither do his enemies. When a figure from Ethan's dark past makes a splashy debut in Chicago, Merit and her Master don't know whether he's friend or foe. But they'll have to figure out soon, because trouble is brewing in the Windy City. At an exclusive society soiree attended by the upper echelons of the human and supernatural worlds, Merit and Ethan barely stop the assassination of a guest. When the target turns out to be a shady businessman with a criminal edge,

Dorothy Parker drank here

"The acid-tongued Dorothy Parker is back and haunting the halls of the Algonquin with her piercing wit, audacious voice, and unexpectedly tender wisdom. Heavenly peace? No, thank you. Dorothy Parker would rather wander the famous halls of the Algonquin Hotel, drink in hand, searching for someone, anyone, who will keep her company on this side of eternity. After forty years she thinks she's found the perfect candidate in Ted Shriver, a brilliant literary voice of the 1970s, silenced early in a pr

The return

"It's been a year since Seth made the deal with the gods that pledged his life to them. And so far, the jobs they've given him have been violent and bloody--which is kind of all right with him. But now Apollo has something else in mind for Seth. He's got to play protector while keeping his hands and fingers off, and for someone who really has a problem with restraint, this new assignment might be the most challenging yet. Josie has no idea what this crazy hot guy's deal might be, but it's a

How to catch a prince

"Prince Stephen came to America to escape responsibility. But what he found complicates his life more than ever. Corina Del Rey is happy with her life in Melbourne, Florida. She spends her days engrossed in her career as a journalist and has her sights set on climbing the corporate ladder -- if for no other reason, to distract herself from her dissolving family. But when she is confronted with the past she fought so hard to put behind her, she struggles to make sense of her future. Prince Stephe

Can't find my way home

Brynn Wilder must confront a dark and dangerous walk back into her traumatic past. Eighteen years ago, twelve-year-old Brynn Wilder's life changed forever when her father and a teenage girl were severely injured in a brutal attack in the woods. Jonah Wilder died, but fifteen-year-old Tessa Cavanaugh survived to tell the world about her horrific ordeal, and Brynn's devoted father was soon identified as the infamous Genessa Point serial killer. Brynn and her family fled the town, and Brynn swore n

New Nonfiction Books

US foreign policy

The interstellar age - inside the forty-year Voyager mission

"The story of the men and women who drove the Voyager spacecraft mission- told by a scientist who was there from the beginning. The Voyager spacecraft are our farthest-flung emissaries-11.3 billion miles away from the crew who built and still operate them, decades since their launch. Voyager 1 left the solar system in 2012; its sister craft, Voyager 2, will do so in 2015. The fantastic journey began in 1977, before the first episode of Cosmos aired. The mission was planned as a grand tour beyond

How to paint with watercolours - mastering the use of water paints with step-by-step techniques and projects, in over 200 photographs

In Montmartre - Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art

The anger management workbook - use the STOP method to replace destructive responses with constructive behavior

"Out-of-control anger can destroy relationships, reputations, careers--even your health. But Dr. Robert Nay knows from extensive clinical experience that nearly anyone can learn to manage anger constructively--with enough practice. This systematic workbook builds core anger management skills using interactive exercises that readers can tailor to their own needs. Dr. Nay provides practical tools for identifying anger triggers, recognizing the different faces of anger, replacing aggression with ap

Goddesses Never Age - The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Well-Being

Cook your butt off! - lose up to a pound a day with fat-burning foods and gluten-free recipes

Offers a fourteen-day accelerated weight loss plan built around foods that are lactose-free, gluten-free, free of refined sugars, high in prebiotics and probiotics, and support the body's acid-alkaline balance, with meal plans and easy-to-follow recipes.

The triumph & tragedy of Lyndon Johnson - the White House years

Describes Johnson's obsession with Vietnam and his manipulation of Congress and the economy to achieve his goals.

The Broad Fork - Recipes for the Wide World of Vegetables and Fruits

Stanley easy home drywall repairs

Everyday easy

Core Java for the impatient

The release of Java SE 8 introduced significant enhancements that impact the Core Java technologies and APIs at the heart of the Java platform. Many old Java idioms are no longer required and new features like lambda expressions will increase programmer productivity, but navigating these changes can be challenging. Core Java for the Impatient is a complete but concise guide to Java SE 8. Written by Cay Horstmann -- the author of Java SE 8 for the Really Impatient and Core Java, the classic, two-

Performing under pressure - the science of doing your best when it matters most

"Nobody performs better under pressure. Regardless of the task, pressure ruthlessly diminishes our judgment, decision-making, attention, dexterity, and performance in every professional and personal arena. The authors introduce us to the concept of pressure management, offering empirically tested short term and long term solutions to help us overcome the debilitating effects of pressure. The reality is, pressure makes us do worse, and sometimes leads us to fail utterly. But there are things we c

No Better Friend - One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII

Lord, is it warfare? - teach me to stand - a devotional study on spiritual victory

Syria - a history of the last hundred years

Gods, graves, and scholars - the story of archaeology

A highly-readable introduction to archeology that details the expeditions and work of individuals who made such important discoveries as Troy, Pompeii, Teotihuacan, and the Tower of Babel

The miracle of Father Kapaun - priest, soldier, and Korean War hero

Presents the life of the American Catholic priest who served as a chaplain in the Korean War, describing his heroic behavior as a prisoner of war which resulted in his being awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously in 2013.

Seven minutes to fit - 50 anytime, anywhere interval workouts

Star Trek- These Are the Voyages TOS Season 2 - Season Two

A scientist in wonderland - a memoir of searching for truth and finding trouble

I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on TV - memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man

A "memoir of growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris"--Amazon.com.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964

Healthy happy vegan kitchen

Pulp Kitchen Cookbook - How to Turn Juiced Pulp into Inspired Dishes

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

My little monster. 2, Big bother

"Haru's big brother suddenly appears with unclear motives. What is clear is Haru's hatred for his big brother. Haru disappears at the sight of his big brother and Mizutani is left with even more questions about Haru. What are her feelings for him? How can she make him like her? And what is the deal with his big brother?"--

A bride's story. 6

Forming. II

"Civilization, but not quite as we know it, has started to take shape. And now, in the continuing chaos, the world and most of its inhabitants have brandished their swords and, in various fashions, have charged onto the battlefield."--

Nisekoi- False Love 9

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal. Volume 6, Sins revealed

After Kaito and Shark battle Shadow, a truth about the Numbers War is revealed, while it is also discovered that Yuma's friend Astral came to destroy the world and that Dr. Faker is not dead after all.

Macbeth - a play by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth, a general in the king's army, is returning from battle when he comes upon three witches who tell him that one day he'll be king. At first Macbeth dismisses their predictions, but an evil seed takes root in his mind, and soon he is convinced and impatient. At the urging of his wife, he resolves to take the throne by the most direct path: a dagger in the heart of King Duncan. But 'blood will have blood,' and when others grow suspicious of his sudden rise to power, is Macbeth prepared to

All you need is kill

When the alien Mimics invade, Keiji Kiriya is just one of many recruits shoved into a suit of battle armor called a Jacket and sent out to kill. Keiji dies on the battlefield, only to be reborn each morning to fight and die again and again. On his fifth iteration, he gets a message from a mysterious ally -- the female soldier known as the Full Metal Bitch. Is she the key to Keiji's escape or his final death?

Strange fruit. Volume 1, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history

A collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentary on nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books. Among the stories included are: Henry 'Box' Brown, who escaped from slavery by mailing himself to Philadelphia; Alexander Crummel and the Noyes Academy, the first integrated school in America, established in the 1830s; Marshall 'Major' T

Forming. I

A super-mystical epic in which the author details the spawning of worlds, and the trajectory of consciousness on Earth. Volume 1 follows the trials and tribulations of primeval gods and demi-gods as they vie for control of primitive Earth's resources.

Masterful marks - cartoonists who changed the world

"In a first-of-its-kind collection, award-winning illustrators celebrate the lives of the visionary artists who created the world of comic art and altered pop culture forever. No one has told the story of comic art in its own medium, until now. In Masterful Marks, top illustrators--including Drew Friedman, Nora Krug, Denis Kitchen, and Peter Kuper--reveal how sixteen visionary cartoonists overcame massive financial, political, and personal challenges to create a new form of art that now defines

Runaways - the complete collection. Volume 2

Teenage fugitives Nico, Gert, Karolina, Chase and Molly are survivors. After learning their parents were super villains, the kids discover special skills of their own and topple their parents' criminal empire. Now, the Runaways meet Victor Mancha, the unknowing son of another infamous super villain, as a meddling ex-super hero support group tries to force the Runaways off the streets! Meanwhile, one Runaway deals with an unexpected legacy, and the team helps Cloak and Dagger hunt a stalker which

A Certain Scientific Railgun 10

My little monster. 3, Love and war

"Haru confirms his love for Shizuku after a talk with the class rep, Chizuru Oshima (who also has feelings for Haru!). Meanwhile, confused and unsure, Shizuku decides to eliminate her feelings towards Haru so that she can concentrate on school. Will Haru be able to change her mind? The school festival brings chaos and rivalries, and passions ignite!" -- page [4] of cover.

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - graphic novel

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. In graphic novel format.

Alex + Ada. Volume 1

The last thing in the world Alex wanted was an X5, the latest in realistic androids. But after Ada is dropped into his life, he discovers she is more than just a robot.

World trigger. Vol. 2, Befriend thy Neighbor

Ever since meeting Yuma, Osamu has protected the feisty Neighbor's secret through a combination of covering up and taking credit for Yuma's actions. Turns out, though, Yuma isn't the only person Osamu's been protecting. He sets in motion a plan to help his friend Chika, who for mysterious reasons seems to attract Neighbors. And it also becomes clear that Osamu isn't covering for Yuma as well as he thinks.

Skyward. Volume 3, Battle of Three Rivers

Stumptown 3

Deadpool minibus

It all begins with a tale we could only call Daadpool kills the Marvel Universe. (Spoilers!) Imagine a world in which a deadly new voice pipes up inside Wade Wilson's head. A voice that drives him to murderize every other costumed hero and villain -- even the really popular ones, with actual movies! But this Deadpool's bloodlust doesn't stop there. Not when the Ideaverse is full of the fabled icons of classic literature -- you know, the ones your parents read about in books. And not when there a

The end of the fucking world

Follows James and Alyssa, two teenagers living a seemingly typical teen experience as they face the fear of coming adulthood. Forsman tells their story through each character's perspective, jumping between points of view with each chapter. But quickly, this somewhat familiar teenage experience takes a more nihilistic turn as James's character exhibits a rapidly forming sociopathy that threatens both their futures.

Seraph of the end. Vampire reign. 3

With demon-possessed weaponry for fighting the undead in tow, Yuichiro heads to Shinjuku to investigate vampire activity, unaware that his best friend Mika, who is now a vampire, is on his way there as well.

Black Widow. Vol. 1, The finely woven thread

Natasha Romanov, the Black Widow, is on a mission to atone for her past as a KGB assassin. Her methods are dirty, her heart is cold, but her work is flawless. On an undercover assignment in Russia, she finds that the Hand of God is reaching for her - and it's as merciless as its name. Outmatched by the brute force of this powerful new villain, Natasha discovers a deadly globe-spanning plot. It's a race against time, and the Widow has nowhere to turn for answers. The trail of blood and destructio

Skip Beat! 28-29-30 - 3-in-1

John Constantine, Hellblazer. 3, The fear machine

In THE FEAR MACHINE, John Constantine looks for a way to reconnect to humanity -- but how can such a man ever find inner peace? Constantine finds himself encamped with a new-age pagan group that's tapping into their own psychic abilities -- but a defense contractor is out to exploit their powers. Is the company's aim just political, or is it something much more sinister?

Happy marriage?!. 2

Chiwa Takanashi has married a total stranger---company president Hokuto Mamiya---to get her father out of debt. Hokuto has pledged fidelity to her, but then the tabloids break the news of him dating a famous actress. Though Hokuto has denied having an affair, Chiwa starts confiding her worries to Yu Yagami, a handsome new company recruit. Is the contract they signed the only thing holding their marriage together?

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

Death takes a ride

Farewell to Cedar Key

"Single mom Josie Sullivan adores her Cedar Key home. She has realized her dream of becoming a registered nurse and her daughter, Orli, is turning sixteen. Yet there are some tangled threads in her life. Josie's mother has been diagnosed with cancer and Josie learns that her independence is not as satisfying as she thought"--

Hell on wheels - an Odelia Grey mystery

"When Odelia Grey and her husband, Greg, attend a rugby match to cheer for their quadriplegic friends, the last thing they expect is to witness a murder on the playing court. Complicating matters is their friendship with the killer - and with the second person who turns up dead. It doesn't help that Odelia's pompous boss, Mike Steele, is embroiled in a mystery of his own - one that leaves more than his super-sized ego bruised and battered."--

The mills of God

The sleepy, eccentric Sussex village of Lakehurst suddenly becomes a place of terror and night shadows. After dark, it is not safe to go out, to the consternation of the newly arrived Vicar, trendy young Nick Lawrence, and Inspector Dominic Tennant of the Sussex Police Force. A serial killer is on the loose: one who leaves notes at the scene of his crimes signed "The Acting Light of the World."

Joyful

"Randall Beiler had always planned to marry Elizabeth Nolt. But when he assumes the responsibility for his younger siblings, he ends their courtship. When Elizabeth accepts a job as the Beilers' housekeeper, the young Amish couple will get a second chance at love"--

Rainbow in the cloud - the wisdom and spirit of Maya Angelou

"More than 200 of Dr. Angelou's most pivotal quotes organized in themed sections--from sage advice and beautiful stanzas to humorous quips and pointed observations--drawn from each of her published works and from her social media posts. Also featured are special words of wisdom she shared with her family, handpicked by her son, Guy Johnson"--

Adultery

"Linda has everything, but all she feels is emptiness. So she embarks on an adventure as unexpected as it is daring, and which reawakens a side of her that she thought had disappeared"--

Burned - a Vanessa Pierson novel

"Covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson has dedicated her career to capturing one man: Bhoot, the world's most notorious nuclear arms dealer. That mission has been impeded by the murders of her assets, who were betrayed by a mole within her own agency. When she narrowly escapes death during a devastating explosion at the Louvre, Vanessa immediately suspects that Bhoot was the architect of the brazen terrorist attack. But when a previously unknown militant group claims responsibility for the bomb

Then came life - living with courage, spirit, and gratitude after breast cancer

Challenges women who have had difficult setbacks to connect with their inner strength and approach life optimistically while tracing how the author embraced her second chance at life to reinvent herself.

Robert Ludlum's the Geneva strategy

Jon Smith and the Covert One team begin a worldwide search to recover several high-ranking members of government, including Nick Rendel, a computer software coding expert who possesses confidential passwords and codes that his kidnappers could use to reprogram drones to strike targets within the United States.

The swimmer - a novel

"A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew... In the end, you cannot hide who you are. Klara Wallde´en was raised by her grandparents on a remote archipelago in the Baltic Sea, learning to fish and hunt and sail a boat through a storm. Now, as an EU Parliament aide in Brussels, she is learning how to navigate the treacherous currents of international politics: the lines between friend and enemy, truth and lies. But Klara has accidentally seen something she sho

Mountain to mountain - a journey of adventure and activism for the women of Afghanistan

Being inspired to act can take many forms. For Shannon Galpin, it meant leaving her career, selling her house, launching a nonprofit and committing her life to advancing education and opportunity for women and girls -- focusing on war-torn Afghanistan. In her lyric and honest memoir, Galpin describes her first forays into fundraising, her deep desire to help women and girls, her love for adventure and sports, and her own inspiration.

Silence of the lamb's wool

Blood infernal

"The third installment in the bestselling gothic series, about an ancient order who speak the truth behind Christ's miracles and strive to protect the world from evil"--

Miracle dogs - rescue stories

"Five to seven million companion animals enter shelters every year, and more than half are euthanized due to the lack of space. Professional pet photographer Liz Stavrinides spends much of her time on projects related to animal rescue. Miracle Dogs was born out of her desire to collect and share the stories of the dogs she's met over the years, showcasing the incredible bravery and compassion of both canines and rescuers."--

My life as a foreign country

"In this ... memoir, award-winning poet Brian Turner retraces his war experience--pre-deployment to combat zone, homecoming to aftermath. Free of self-indulgence or self-glorification, his account combines recollection with the imagination's efforts to make reality comprehensible. Across time, he seeks parallels in the histories of others who have gone to war, especially his taciturn grandfather (World War II), father (Cold War), and uncle (Vietnam). Turner also offers something that is truly ra

Jane Austen's first love

"Visiting her brother in Kent to celebrate his engagement, fifteen-year-old Jane Austen meets wealthy, handsome Edward Taylor. Unsure of her budding relationship, Jane seeks distraction by attempting to correct the pairings of other prospective couples. But when her matchmaking aspirations go awry, Jane discovers the danger of relying on first impressions"--

A life intercepted

"Quarterback Matthew Rising had just been selected #1 pick in the NFL draft when he was falsely accused of a crime and convicted. Twelve years later, he walks out of prison determined to find his wife, win her back and prove his innocence"--

A match of wits

"Zayne and Agatha have always been a match in wits, but will unlikely circumstances convince them they could also be a match made in heaven as they return home to 1880s New York City?"--

One Wish

A match of wits

Four Nights With the Duke

The murder man

Meet London police detective Max Wolfe. Insomniac. Dog lover. Coffee addict. Boxer. Single parent. And every murderer's worst nightmare. Someone has been killing members of London society who appear to have nothing in common. Max follows the killer's bloody trail from the bright lights and backstreets of London to the corridors of power. And when he realizes the victims crossed paths decades ago at their private school, everything changes.

Keepers of the covenant

In one life-changing moment, the lives of the exiles in Babylon are thrown into despair when a decree from the king's palace calls for the annihilation of every Jewish man, woman, and child throughout the empire in less than one year. Ezra, a quiet but brilliant scholar, soon finds himself called upon to become the leader of his people. Forced to rally an army when all his training has been in the Torah, he struggles to bring hope in a time of utter despair, when dreams of the future -- of famil

The golden hour

Appointed director of the new State Department Crisis Reaction Unit, Judd Ryker's mandate is to help the U.S. respond more quickly to foreign crises. But he hadn't reckoned with the interdepartmental turf battles he'd face. Then comes the coup in Mali. He could prove his theory of the Golden Hour: that in the hundred hours following a coup, there's still a chance to reverse the chain of events. But in the real world, those hours move very, very quickly indeed.

New Children's Materials

The circus under the sea

Eddy the electric eel saves the day when the lights in the undersea circus malfunction. Twelfth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children.

Princess pig / A Short Vowel Adventure I

A story about a regal pig helps readers learn about the short i vowel sound and the words that contain it.

Funny bunnies - morning, noon, and night

"Funny bunnies are up with the sun. They really do not want to be late. Funny bunnies are ready for fun. Today is going to be so great!"--Page 4 of cover.

Run, rabbit, run!

Rabbit encounters a series of hungry predators during his walk through the park. Ninth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children.

Olivia and the pet project

Daisy's dog has been behaving badly, and she thinks Olivia's dog, Perry, is to blame! Can Olivia teach Perry some manners, or will they both be sent to the doghouse?

Get that hat!

The wind blows off Lowly's hat. Will Lowly and his friends be able to get the hat back?

Pinkalicious and the pink parakeet

On a class trip to the birdhouse, Pinkalicious discovers that the parakeet has escaped and tries to bring the bird back home.

The monster diner

Humans are very unhappy with the food offered at a monster diner. Thirteenth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children.

3, 2, 1, go!

Told she cannot step over the line to play school with the older girls, Min builds a catapult and flies over it, instead.

Undercover Kid - the Comic Book King

Eight-year-old Maggie Murphy and her younger brother use their grandfather's invention to turn into teenagers for an hour so that they can investigate who is stealing comic books from their father's store.

Oh say can you say?

A collection of nonsensical tongue twisters.

Mr. Mystery

A magician gives a spectacular final performance after deciding to retire. The fifteenth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children.

Tip's tips on friendship

Tip has lots of tips on how to be a good friend. The best part is these tips work just as well whether your friend is an Earthling or a Boov.

Rat attack / A Short Vowel Adventures- a

Gram is making jam for Ann, Fran, and Stan, but the rats, Nat, Pat, and Matt try to steal it.

Ollie the Stomper

Three goslings named Gertie, Gossie, and Ollie have fun stomping around in their bright rubber boots.

Stop that cow!

Lilly the cow's attempts to find adventure away from the farm have unfortunate endings. Seventh in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children.

Dog diary

The fourth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children. In this story, a dog and his human have a very eventful day.

BooBoo

BooBoo the gosling likes to eat from morning until night and thinks everything is "good food"--Well, almost everything!

Moon zoom

Two adventurous mice take a trip to the moon. Eighth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children.

Wet Hen - A Short Vowel Adventure

Good night, Knight

After a tantalizing dream about golden cookies, Knight and his horse embark on a quest for baked goods.

Spring Cleaning

Pirate Pat

The first book in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children. In this story, Pirate Pat appears on a cold, dark night with a treasure map and proceeds to dig over Gran's objections.

Sparky and Tidbit

After receiving a K-9 badge for his birthday, Sparky is eager to prove himself a hero but the only one he can find in trouble is Tidbit, a puppy who just needs help with his reading.

The queen makes a scene

The sixth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children. In this story, a footman and a doctor arrive at the palace in pouring rain to find the queen recovered from her illness.