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Year Published: 2009

The Big sleep [Motion picture 1946]

L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more.

Year Published: 2015

A Path Appears

A follow-up film to the critically acclaimed and critically discussed Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide and will focus on violence against women across the Americas.

Year Published: 2011

Get real! wise women speak

Year Published: 2005

The heiress and her chateau Carolands of California

Harriet Pullman Carolan, heiress to the Pullman railroad car company fortune, constructed the 98-room chateau Carolands in 1915-16. Willis Polk supervised construction of the American Renaissance-design residence, which is an adaptation of Vaux le Vicomte, and also a prototype for the Palace of Versailles. In the early 1950s, Countess Lillian Remillard Dandini acquired the chateau and the six remaining acres of land.

Laura McKenzie's traveler- Cambodia

Year Published: 2013

Levitated Mass

Doug Pray's film is the story of a 340-ton granite boulder that was moved from a quarry in Riverside to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and mounted atop the walls of a gigantic slot in the earth. The massive artwork, titled Levitated Mass, is the latest 'land sculpture' by one of America's most exciting and misunderstood artists, Michael Heizer. Heizer's work brings the entire expanse of art history to life.

Year Published: 2005

Hercules

Presents a much darker and somber tale of the "Son of Zeus." Hated by his Mother Alcmene, High Priestess to Hera and twin brother Iphicles they both unsuccessfully manifest a plot to kill Hercules. They even enlist the aide of his new wife Megara and his three young sons. When their plan fails and results in the deaths of the three children, Hercules is blamed and is banished from the Kingdom. In an attempt to redeem himself he agrees to be tested by his betrayers and undertakes a series of all

Touring the world's capital cities- Havana- the capital of Cuba

Year Published: 2015

Fortitude

Citizens living in Fortitude, an Arctic town hailed as the safest place on Earth, are rocked to the core by the murder of one of their own. A detective is quickly flown in from out-of-town to assist the local Chief of Police with the investigation of the town's first-ever violent crime and the two men must work together despite the deep mistrust each has for the other.

Year Published: 2012

CM Punk best in the world.

Since proclaiming himself to the world to be the best in the WWE, CM Punk has fought to prove his statement true. This first-ever documentary focusing on the wrestler called 'The Voice of the Voiceless' traces his path from his early success on ECW to his present position as one of the best wrestlers in the WWE.

Year Published: 2015

Rx- The Quiet Revolution

Description: In this inspiring 90-minute documentary, filmmaker David Grubin - the son of a general practitioner - takes his camera across America from Maine to Alaska to introduce us to a diverse group of doctors, nurses, and health care professionals who are transforming the way we receive our medical care: lowering costs by placing the patient at the center of their practice.

Year Published: 1979

Meteor

A five-mile-wide meteor is careening across space on a collision course with Earth.

Year Published: 2015

Killing Jesus

Based on the New York Times best seller by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, the film is an epic motion picture event chronicling the life and death of Jesus as never before. This thought-provoking account adds new context to the story of Jesus and the conflicts that led to his demise.

Year Published: 2011

I'm not judgin'-- I'm just sayin'

"I'm not judgin...I'm just sayin brings you more of Mark Lundholm's trademark humor, with a blend of edgy, in-your-face comedy and hilarious stories, mixed in with a motivating and inspiring message from someone who has truly 'been there, done that' and lived to tell about it"--Container.

Year Published: 2015

The merchant of four seasons

This despairing yet mordantly funny film charts the decline of a self-destructive former policeman and war veteran struggling to make ends meet for his family by working as a fruit vendor.

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

Seveneves - A Novel

Five thousand years later after a catastrophic event rendered the Earth a ticking time bomb, the progeny of a handful of outer space explorers--seven distinct races now three billion strong--embark on yet another audacious journey: to return to Earth.

Three Day Summer

In this summer romance, two teens find unexpected harmony amid the crowd at a legendary music festival. Michael is unsure about most things. Go to college? Enlist in the military? Break up with his girlfriend? All big question marks. He is living for the moment, and all he wants is a few days at the biggest concert of the summer. Cora lives in the town hosting the music festival. She's volunteering in the medical tent. She's like that, always the good girl. But there is something in the air at

From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess

Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison is a completely average twelve-year-old: average height, average weight, average brown hair of average length, average brown skin and average hazel eyes. The only things about her that aren't average are her name (too long and princess themed), her ability to draw animals (useful for her future career as a wildlife illustrator), and the fact that she is a half-orphan who has never met her father and is forced to live with her aunt and uncle (who treat he

Eighth Grave After Dark

With twelve hellhounds after her, pregnant Charley Davidson takes refuge at the only place she thinks they can't get to her: the grounds of an abandoned convent. But after months of being cooped up there, Charley is ready to pop. Both metaphorically and literally since she is now roughly the size of a beached whale. Fortunately, a new case has captured her attention, one that involves a murder on the very grounds the team has taken shelter upon. A decades-old murder of the newly-vowed nun she k

Beach Town

Greer Hennessy is a struggling movie location scout. Her last location shoot ended in disaster when a film crew destroyed property on an avocado grove. And Greer ended up with the blame.Now Greer has been given one more chance--a shot at finding the perfect undiscovered beach town for a big budget movie. She zeroes in on a sleepy Florida panhandle town. There's one motel, a marina, a long stretch of pristine beach and an old fishing pier with a community casino--which will be perfect for the fil

Thor's Serpents

For fans of Percy Jackson and the Olympians Thirteen-year-olds Matt, Laurie, and Fen have beaten near-impossible odds to assemble their fellow descendants of the Norse Gods and complete epic quests. Their biggest challenge lies ahead: battling the fierce monsters working to bring about the apocalypse. But when they learn that Matt must fight the Midgard Serpent alone and Fen and Laurie are pulled in other directions, the friends realize they can't take every step of this journey together. Matt

The bone tree - a novel

A follow-up to Natchez Burning finds Southern lawyer Penn Cage desperately struggling to protect his father from false charges and corrupt officers by confronting the puppet master behind the Double Eagles terrorist group.

Season on the Brink

A Season on the Brink Knight granted Feinstein an unprecedented inside look at college basketball -- with complete access to every moment of the season. Feinstein saw and heard it all -- practices, team meetings, strategy sessions, and mid-game huddles -- during Knight's struggle to avoid a losing season. A Season on the Brink not only captures the drama and pressure of big-time college basketball but paints a vivid portrait of a complex, brilliant coach walking a fine line between genius and m

Minecrafter The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft & Other Building Games

-- Minecraft is owned by Mojang AB; and other company names and/or trademarks mentioned in this book are the property of their respective companies and are used for identification purposes only.

Our Souls at Night A novel

In Holt, Colorado, widower Louis Waters is initially thrown when the widowed Addie Moore suggests that they spend time together, in bed, to stave off loneliness, but soon they are exchanging the confidences and memories. This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.

Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories

A collection of short stories from the #1 -- Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories Featuring the same chills and heart-pounding drama we've come to expect from a Mary Higgins Clark title, and including an exclusive author's introduction, Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories is a spine-tingling read and glimpse into the evolution of the remarkable career of the "Queen of Suspense."

The fellowship for alien detection

Author Kevin Emerson channels Frank Cottrell Boyce in this tween sci-fi adventure about two kids from opposite sides of the country who find themselves on a road trip to save the world from an impending alien attack. Haley and Dodger have nothing in common. But that was before they learned about the strange, unexplainable phenomena in Juliette, Arizona. Before they both received summer research grants from a mysterious foundation and discovered their theories about extraterrestrial life were cor

The Orphan Army

Milo's Louisiana bayou is overrun with alien bug invaders and magical creatures in this start to a breathtaking series from bestselling author Jonathan Maberry. In a world filled with Bugs—monsters that ceaselessly ravage the Earth—Milo Silk has a hard time keeping his dreams separate from reality. So he keeps them locked up in his dream journal and hopes they'll never come to pass. But too often, they do—like when his father disappeared three years ago. Lately, the Witch of the World has been

Robert B. Parker's Kickback

P.I. Spenser, knight-errant of the Back Bay, returns in this stellar addition to the iconic New York Times What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened.   This is Blackburn, Massachusetts, where zero tolerance for minors is a way of life.   Leading the movement is tough-a

Miss Julia lays down the law - a novel

"It's November and Miss Julia is looking forward to some quiet time before the holidays. That is until snobby Connie Clayborn and her rich husband move to town. At first, Miss Julia and the other ladies are pleased to be invited over for coffee, but the afternoon turns into a slap in the face when their hostess spouts nonstop criticism about Abbotsville. Why, how dare she? Days later, Miss Julia decides to confront Connie woman to woman, but when she arrives, Connie is lying on the kitchen floor

New Fiction Books

Letters to the lost

"An accomplished novel from a talented writer, Letters to the Lost is a stunning, emotional love story. Iona Grey's prose is warm, evocative, and immediately engaging; her characters become so real you can't bear to let them go. "I promised to love you forever, in a time when I didn't know if I'd live to see the start of another week. Now it looks like forever is finally running out. I never stopped loving you. I tried, for the sake of my own sanity, but I never even got close, and I never stop

Never Never

Layer cake

Hawk

Raptor's communications expert, Staff Sergeant Brian "Hawk" Bledsoe, is struggling with his inner demons, leaving him on the verge of an "other than honorable" discharge. Plagued with corrupted intel, Raptor team continues to track down the terrorist playing chess with their lives. Afghan pilot Fekiria Haidary is devastated when a systems glitch on her aircraft forces a weapons launch on a safe target. And when the deadly bombing separates Hawk from the team, he must make an impossible choice: s

Brokedown cowboy

When his friend Felicity Foster, who needs a place to stay, moves in with him temporarily, widowed rancher Connor Garrett , unable to resist temptation, takes their friendship to a whole new level, which changes everything for both of them.

Dietland

"A fresh and provocative debut novel about a reclusive young woman saving up for weight loss surgery when she gets drawn into a shadowy feminist guerilla group called "Jennifer"--equal parts Bridget Jones's Diary and Fight Club"--

Jack pine - a novel of the Northwoods

When the sixteen year old daughter of a prominent attorney is raped in a woodshed and a logger found shot the next morning, Deputy Sheriff Reuger London becomes embroiled in a war between environmentalists, the Ojibwa Indians fighting for their timber rights, and the ruthless son of a powerful logger. Ben Johnson is the biggest logger in the Northwoods and his son Cliff will soon take over the business. Logging is dying a slow death from environmental restrictions and all that's left are the scr

Love overboard

Stephanie Lowe agrees to help out on a voyage of Ivan Rasmussen's Maine coastal cruise, and she goes from considering him "Ivan the Terrible" to falling for his looks, touch, and heart.

Wicked Embers - A Souls of Fire Novel

Coming of Age at the End of Days

Bad blood

"For Seth Garrett, there's no such thing as too rich or too beautiful. His family taught him that anything less than the best simply isn't an option. Now he's out to prove he can be the most successful Garrett--and Rachel McNeal fits the bill. She's pretty, hard-working, good in bed--and willing to finance his dreams. He thinks she's perfect wife material--until he meets her relatives and discovers they're far from perfect. No problem, Seth's got a truly flawless replacement lined up to give him

When men betray - a novel

Call on me

The Jezebel remedy

When an unpopular local dies in a suspicious accident, the husband-and-wife legal team of Joe and Lisa Stone are entangled in a corporate conspiracy that threatens their lives and Lisa's desperate secret.

What lurks beneath

New Nonfiction Books

Undemocratic - how unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats are stealing your liberty and freedom

"Jay Sekulow--one of America's most influential attorneys--explores the current political landscape in which bureaucracy has taken over our government and provides a practical roadmap to help take back our personal liberties. From Ellis Island to the Supreme Court in just two generations, Jay Sekulow is on a mission to defend the American right to individual freedom--and he will protect it from any threat, even if that includes our current administration. According to Jay, the warning signs we

Secrets from beyond the grave

An international evangelist brings his unique blend of Bible knowledge, prophecy and spiritual insight to the topic of the afterlife, in a comprehensive examination of hell, paradise, heaven, and what happens after death.

Tackling selective mutism - a guide for professionals and parents

Universal principles of design - 125 ways to enhance usability, influence perception, increase appeal, make better design decisions, and teach through design

This volume is a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of visual design elements and principles. Organized alphabetically, it pairs clear explanations of every design concept with visual examples of the concepts applied in practice.

Find Momo coast to coast - my dog is taking a road trip, can you find him?

Readers are provided with one hundred photographs of landscapes, houses, bridges, and other scenes and asked to find the border collie, Momo.

1000 incredible costume & cosplay ideas - a showcase of creative characters from anime, manga, video games, movies, comics and more!

Provides a broad and detailed glimpse into the ingenious artistry and attention to detail behind some of the most fabulous costumes you can find.

Goggles & dust - images from cycling's glory days

"Drawn from the one of the world’s finest collections of cycling artifacts, Goggles & Dust collects over 100 stunning photographs from competitive cycling’s heyday. Spanning the 1920s and '30s, Goggles & Dust: Images from Cycling’s Glory Days celebrates the grit and determination of the bicycle racing pioneers who established the records, traditions, and distinct flavors of Europe’s most hallowed races."--

The time mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told - a memoir

A history of the unmarried

A collection of poems contemplating the complexity of love and marriage.

The uses of the body

Experiencing Rush - a listener's companion

Living your yoga - finding the spiritual in everyday life

The Right Way to Lose a War - America in an Age of Unwinnable Conflicts

Dreams at the threshold - guidance, comfort, and healing at the end of life

The complete thyroid health & diet guide - understanding and managing thyroid disease

One of every eight women has a thyroid disorder, an incidence five to eight times higher than men. The thyroid produces the "master hormone" that controls everything in the body. One of the biggest reasons the thyroid slows down is because of iodine deficiency and aging. The wide-spread use of medications delivers poor outcomes. Many patients with thyroid disorders are desperate for help, looking for alternatives to conventional medicine. This book provides a thorough understanding of why the th

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

Henshin

These short stories, presented here for the first time in English, bring a unique vision of life in Japan to the page; among them the lives of a kid with peculiar superpowers, a lonely girl discovering herself in the big city, and a businessman on a long night out.

Avengers - Ultron unbound

"More powerful than ever before, the mechanical menace has declared himself...the ultimate Ultron! And he's upgraded from targeting merely mankind to eliminating all life on Earth. But Ultron doesn't intend to inherit the world alone. Which of the women of the West Coast Avengers will he take as the basis for his metallic mate, known as War Toy? As the Whackos regroup in the wake of a blistering assault, Ultron finds that the path to true love doesn't run smoothly -- even for ruthless robots.

Gangsta. Volume 5

The Hunters and the Destroyers continue to rampage through the city, toying with their prey and piling atrocity upon atrocity. With no time to mourn their fallen, the Paulklee Guild are forced to fend off their enemies' increasingly deadly attacks. The surviving members mobilize to fight back, and despite the terrible losses, hope is kept alive in the form of old vows honored and new ones made.

Casanova. Vol. 3, Avaritia

"Casanova Quinn scrambles across time and space to purge universes infected by the ultimate evil -- him. When Casanova discovers the secret identity of the insane and villainous Newman Xeno, his mission changes dramatically and what began as a transdimensional assault of total annihilation becomes a single assassination, repeated endlessly, until the whole of the multiverse exists Xeno-free" -- Cover.

Citrus - secret love affair with sister. Volume 2

I was a child - a child

"An illustrated memoir by New Yorker cartoonist Bruce Eric Kaplan"--

The woods. Vol. 2, The swarm

"On October 16, 2013, 437 students, 52 teachers, and 24 additional staff from Bay Point Preparatory High School in suburban Milwaukee, WI vanished without a trace. Countless light years away, far outside the bounds of the charted universe, 513 people find themselves in the middle of an ancient, primordial wilderness. Where are they? Why are they there? The answers will prove stranger than anyone could possibly imagine. Catch a glimpse of Bay Point Preparatory High School before the fateful event

Robert Moses - master builder of New York City

From the subway to the skyscraper, from Manhattan's financial district to the Long Island suburbs, every inch of New York tells the story of one man's mind: Robert Moses, the architect who designed it all. Now, in Pierre Christin and Olivier Balez's new graphic biography, the rest of Robert's story will be told.

Aama. 1, The smell of warm dust

In the distant future, Verloc Nim wakes up in the middle of nowhere suffering from complete amnesia. He remembers nothing of his former life. But when he is handed his diary by a robot-ape called Churchill, he is able to revisit his past. His life, he discovers, has been a miserable one. He lost his business, his family, and his friends because he refused the technological advancements of society. The eye implants, the pharyngeal filters, the genetic modifications--he went without all these. He

Voice over! - Seiyu Academy. Vol. 1

Hime Kino's dream is to one day do voice acting like her hero Sakura Aoyama from the Lovely Blazers anime, and getting accepted to the prestigious Holly Academy's voice actor department is the first step in the right direction! But Himes gruff voice has earned her the scorn of teachers and students alike. To make matters worse, Sakuras grouchy son, Senri, is in Hime's class, and he seems determined to stomp on her dreams.

Gangsta. Volume 2

Stumptown Investigations, Portland, Oregon - the case of the king of clubs

The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage - with interesting & curious anecdotes of celebrated and distinguished characters, fully illustrating a variety of instructive and amusing scenes; as performed within and without the remarkable Difference E

Presents an alternate history in which Charles Babbage and Ada, Countess of Lovelace, build the "Difference Engine" and use it to explore the wilder realms of mathematics and fight crime for the sake of both London and science.

Millennium snow 2-in-1 edition. Volume 2

Seventeen-year-old Chiyuki Matsuoka was born with heart problems, and her doctors say she won't live to see the next snow. Toya is an 18-year-old vampire who hates blood and refuses to make the traditional partnership with a human, whose life-giving blood would keep them both alive for a thousand years.

C.o.w.l. 2 - The Greater Good

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

The devil and Lou Prophet

Traitor's storm

Day shift

"There is no such thing as bad publicity, except in Midnight, Texas, where the residents like to keep to themselves. Even in a town full of secretive people, Olivia Charity is an enigma. She lives with the vampire Lemuel, but no one knows what she does; they only know that she's beautiful and dangerous. Psychic Manfred Bernardo finds out just how dangerous when he goes on a working weekend to Dallas and sees Olivia there with a couple who are both found dead the next day. To make matters worse,

Legend - a harrowing story from the Vietnam War of one Green Beret's heroic mission to rescue a special forces team caught behind enemy lines

From the bestselling author of Fearless, the dramatic and unforgettable story of Roy Benavidez, a Green Beret in Vietnam who is known among special operations forces members today by a single word: "Legend." Legend tells the heroic story of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company, and Benavidez's nearly suicidal rescue mission that saved eight lives and ultimately earned Benavidez a nomination for the Congressional Medal of Honor.

The Cavendon women - a novel

Provided by publisher.

Brain maker - the power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain--for life

Identifies the role of intestinal bacteria in brain health, outlining easy-to-follow dietary strategies for preserving later-in-life brain functions by improving gut ecology.

Ralph Compton - vigilante dawn

The unquiet dead

"Detective Esa Khattak is in the midst of his evening prayers when he receives a phone call asking that he and ... Detective Rachel Getty look into the death of a local man who has fallen off a cliff. At first Christopher Drayton's death--which looks like an accident--doesn't seem to warrant a police investigation, especially not from Khattak and Rachel's team, which handles minority-sensitive cases. But it soon comes to light that Drayton might have been living under an assumed name, and he may

Wicked Charms

Early warning ; a novel

Family patriarch Walter Langdon has died, and his children have fanned out across the country. The narrative moves year by year from 1953 to 1986, encompassing Cold War blinkeredness, Sixties rebellion, and escalating wealth into the Eighties.

Taken in

Winning an appearance on a top-rated, New York based morning show means the trip of a lifetime for librarian Tori Sinclair and the Sweet Briar Ladies Society Sewing Circle. Anxious to experience Manhattan with her friends, Tori is less than excited when fellow member Dixie Dunn opts to use the vacation as an opportunity to rendezvous with a man she met online. Still, Tori never imagined her friend would be taken in by a con man specializing in scamming vulnerable older women or that Dixie would

Girl underwater

Avery Delacorte, a sophomore on her university's nationally ranked team, struggles under the weight of new expectations but life is otherwise pretty good. That all changes when Avery's red-eye home for Thanksgiving makes a ditch landing in a mountain lake in the Colorado Rockies. She is one of only five survivors, which includes three little boys and her teammate, Colin Shea. Faced with sub-zero temperatures, minimal supplies, and the dangers of a forbidding nowhere, Avery and Colin must rely on

The unbreakable boy - a father's fear, a son's courage, and a story of unconditional love

"A father shares his autistic son's story and offers inspiration and advice for families facing similar challenges"--

The Devil's Chair

Second life - a novel

New Children's Materials

Daniel feels left out

When Daniel Tiger sees his friends playing together without him, he feels left out, but talking about his feelings with his dad make him feel better.

Andy, also

"Andy, a crabby alligator, is a reluctant friend to Preston, an enthusiastic coyote pup. Three chapters link together to tell the overall story. In 'Andy Also,' Preston decides to re-name himself 'the new Andy.' In 'Clang-Clang-Bing,' the second Andy (Andy, also) goes back to being Preston, and makes a lot of noise. In '100 Rabbits,' Preston asks Andy innumerable questions"--

Splat the cat - I scream for ice cream

Splat can barely sit still during the bus ride. He's imagining the mountain of ice cream he thinks he'll get to eat! But when Splat gets there, that mountain becomes more of an avalanche. It's up to Splat and his classmates to save the day!

Big truck show!

The Bubble Guppies learn about different kinds of trucks.

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.

I am Peter.

"Meet Peter Rabbit, the most daring rabbit in the Lake District!"--Page 2 of book jacket.

Fancy Nancy super secret surprise party

"Shh! Fancy Nancy and her classmates are planning a surprise party--that means it's top secret! Together Nancy and her friends prepare the treats and decorate the classroom for the party. Everything has to be kept super secret. Even the cupcakes have a surprise inside! Will you be able to guess who the party is for?" --

The foolish tortoise

A tortoise realizes the need for a shell after several scary encounters.

Disney fairies. Meet Vidia

Tink is captured by a human. It's up to Vidia and the other fairies to rescue her.

Amelia Bedelia is for the birds

Amelia Bedelia's after-school routine includes playing on her swing set every day, but when she discovers that robins are building a nest atop her slide, she watches them raise a family, instead.

Chase is on the case!

Six heroic puppies come to the aid of Captain Turbot when he gets caught in heavy fog at sea and cannot find the lighthouse.

Who's the boss?

Presents a history of the minions as they search for a new master throughout time, having served a Tyrannosaurus Rex, a caveman, and Napoleon.

Friends and foes

When the peacekeeping android known as Ultron goes haywire and declares war on humankind, it's up to the Avengers to stop his terrible plans.

The best doghouse ever!

The Bubble Guppies build a home for Bubble Puppy.

Lego DC universe super heroes - Last laugh!

When Batman is held captive by the Joker and Lex Luthor, his superhero friends, including Superman, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern, must help save him.