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Year Published: 2015

The Last Kingdom

The re-telling of the valiant story of King Alfred the Great and his desire to unite many separate kingdoms into what would become England. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people reclaimed their land from the invading Vikings and built a place they call home.

Year Published: 2015

Visions [Motion picture - 2015]

Leaving her hectic city lifestyle behind, young mother-to-be Julia joins her husband David at their beautiful new vineyard home only to be plagued by terrifying noises and visions of a sinister hooded figure. No one else hears or sees these hallucinations, not even David, who grows increasingly worried about his wife's well-being. Desperate to prove her sanity, Julia hunts down a local medium who reveals the haunted history of the vineyard in which she now resides.

Year Published: 2015

Uncaged

Orphaned as a child in the wake of a grisly tragedy, Jack was raised alongside his cousin and best friend, Brandon. At age eighteen, however, Jack's otherwise uneventful life takes a sinister turn when he's suddenly plagued by a series of bizarre sleepwalking episodes. After repeatedly waking up in the woods naked with no memory of the night before, Jack straps a camera to himself to document his behavior, and discovers a shocking truth.

Year Published: 2016

Figures in a landscape

Desperate fugitives run for their lives as they are being stalked by a helicopter.

Year Published: 2013

Life Stories - David Attenborough

Renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough has a remarkable treasure trove of stories following his 60-year career with the BBC. This 3-part series will bring to life some of his most memorable. Also includes: The Ark, David Attenborough chooses ten of the most important, and lesser known, animals he would most like to save from extinction.

Year Published: 2016

The leftovers. The complete second season

With Mapleton thrown into chaos at the close of Season one, Season Two finds many of its residents searching for a fresh start. Kevin Garvey retires as police chief and moves his newly formed family to a small Texas town that seems to have been spared from the event that shook the rest of the world.

Year Published: 2015

Concussion

Based on the true story of the doctor who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE in football players, and the uphill battle he faced in bringing the information to the public.

Year Published: 2009

Fat head

Year Published: 2015

The World Made Straight

Set in a rural community heavy with a dark past and dangerous present, the film follows a rebellious young man, Travis, as he struggles to decide between the dark path he is on and the chance at a new life.

Year Published: 2015

Pod

After receiving a cryptic message from their war veteran brother, Ed and Lyla travel up to their isolated family lake house to hold an intervention. But the terror that they encounter is far beyond anything that they could have possibly anticipated.

Year Published: 2016

Wizard Barristers Complete Collection

When the laws of magic are broken, it's the duty of the Police Department's deadly Section 1 to enforce them. But, since even craven maven mages and nefarious necromancers have the right to a fair trial, the job of defending them belongs to the Benmashi, the Wizard Barristers! It's a tricky profession, requiring both arcane ability and a judicious sense of jurisprudence, and at just seventeen, Cecil Sudo is the youngest Benmashi that Butterfly Law has ever employed.

Year Published: 2016

Chi-raq

Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago2s Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.

Year Published: 2014

Mi-5

When a terrorist escapes custody during a routine handover, Will Holloway must team with disgraced MI5 Intelligence Chief Harry Pearce to track him down before an imminent terrorist attack on London.

Year Published: 2016

Meet the Patels

A laugh-out-loud real-life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams and...his parents.

Year Published: 2015

NCIS- New Orleans. The first season.

In a city that keeps surviving disaster; one elite team is dedicated to making our shores a little safer. Dwayne Cassius 1King2 Pride knows every corner of the Crescent City from his days as a deputy. Now, his mission has higher stakes as he leads an elite crew that tackles crimes that threaten national security. The Big Easy is in good hands with a supremely professional team with a passion for justice.

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

Saga. Volume one

Follows the story of a young family trying to survive an interstellar conflict.

Perfectly matched - a novel

Sparks fly when a free-spirited young woman agrees to be a mail-order bride in order to escape the drudgery of farm life--and gets more than she bargained for.

The forgotten queen

From her earliest days, Margaret Tudor knows she will not have the luxury of choosing a husband. As daughter of Henry VII, her duty is to gain alliances for England. Barely out of girlhood, Margaret is married by proxy to James IV and travels to Edinburgh to become Queen of Scotland. Despite her doubts, Margaret falls under the spell of her adopted home. But she has rivals. While Jamie is an affectionate husband, he is not a faithful one. And providing an heir cannot guarantee Margaret's safety

A girl of the Limberlost

The bitter season

"#1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag returns to the bestselling series of her career with a Kovac and Liska case that will delight fans and new readers alike. A murder from the past. A murder from the present. And a life that was never meant to be... As the dreary, bitter weather of late fall descends on Minneapolis, Detective Nikki Liska is restless. After moving to the cold case squad in order to spend more time with her sons, she misses the rush of pulling an all-nighter, the sense

River of secrets

The amnesiac patient in the makeshift Amazon hospital looks familiar to visiting American nurse Amy Graham. This isn't the first time she's seen those blue-gray eyes, the hard lines of his handsome face. When Amy sees his birthmark, she knows exactly who he is: Micah McKnight, the presumed-dead Navy SEAL. Her best friend's brother. The man her own mother set up to die. Amy can't bear to tell him the dangerous truth about his hidden past. But her secrets are about to explode, because now someone

Hard Knocks an Ultimate novella

In the stunning prequel novella to her new mixed martial arts series, New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster brings together an elite fighter and the woman he's determined to win. Power. Brute strength. Unforgettable moves. It's no wonder Harper Gates hasn't been able to get her fling with Gage "Savage" Ringer out of her head. Months have passed since she laid eyes--or any other body parts--on him. Months without a word of contact ... until, sidelined by injury, he comes back to town. Sta

A little salty to cut the sweet [Southern stories of faith, family, and fifteen pounds of bacon]

There's nothing quite like family-for good or bad. But in a world where we sometimes know more about the Kardashians than we do the people sleeping right down the hall, it's easy to forget that walking through life with our family offers all sorts of joy wrapped up in the seemingly mundane. There's even a little bit of sacred sitting smack-dab in the middle of the ordinary. And since time's-a-wastin', we need to be careful that we don't take our people-and their stories-for granted. Whether it's

Shingaling - a wonder story

Over 2 million people have read the New York Times bestseller Wonder and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. Readers have also been given a special look at another side of Auggie's story with The Julian Chapter and a peek at his life before Beecher Prep in Pluto. In Shingaling, the third Wonder Story, they'll read about life as a fifth grader at Beecher Prep through the eyes of Charlotte, the girl who had been chosen to be Auggie's "welcome" buddy

Mission Hurricane

Who is the Outcast and why is he threatening the lives of innocent people? Book 3 reveals a shocking secret that will send Amy and Dan -- and the world -- reeling.

Daughter of fortune - a novel

A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel.

The curse of the ancient emerald

First a priceless painting disappears from the museum; then two ancient samurai swords vanish from a private collection. A string of robberies has hit Bayport, and all signs point to "the Phantom," a recently released ex-con who last struck more than twenty years ago. There's only one problem: the Phantom has vanished into thin air, and not even Frank and Joe Hardy can track him down.

Ring of secrets

Master of deception

The penultimate installment to Jude Watson's Star Wars: The Last of the Jedi series. The planet of Alderaan is a peaceful one... and Senator Bail wants to keep it that way. But the presence of the Empire is starting to cast a shadow over their tranquility - as spies and traitors infiltrate the corridors of power. Alderaan holds a secret - a secret on which the future existence of the Jedi depends. Under strict instructions from the Emperor, double agent Ferus Olin must both uncover this secret a

The dirt on ninth grave

In a small village in New York lives Jane Doe, a girl with no memory of who she is or where she came from. So when she is working at a diner and slowly begins to realize she can see dead people, she's more than a little taken aback. Stranger still are the people entering her life. They seem to know things about her. Things they hide with lies and half-truths. Soon, she senses something far darker. A force that wants to cause her harm, she is sure of it. Her saving grace comes in the form of a ne

New Fiction Books

Named of the dragon

The invitation to spend a few days in Wales was one that Lynette was only to happy to accept - the deciding factor being the chance to meet Booker-Prize nominee James Swift. But stories she hears lead her to the past that will change her life forever.

The golden son - a novel

From the beloved author of "Secret Daughter" comes a moving new novel of a young man at the crossroads of life. Anil is the first person in his family to leave India, the first to attend college, the first to become a doctor. Half a world away in Dallas, Texas, he is caught up in his new life, experiencing all the freedoms and temptations of American culture: he tastes alcohol for the first time, falls in love, and learns firsthand about his adopted country's alluring, dangerous contradictions.

Step by step

Three years after a tragic accident left her a widow, ER nurse Taylor Cabot is determined to move on, checking off one item on her survival list after another. Her relationship with a handsome plastic surgeon even gives her hope for the last point--"fallin love again." At least until crisis chaplain Seth Donovan steps back into her life, reawakening unanswered questions about her husband's death. While in San Diego to train community volunteers, Seth hopes to learn why Taylor is backing away fro

Louisiana saves the library

"For Louisiana Richardson, desperate times call for crazy-like-a-fox measures. As the new librarian at Alligator Bayou Parish's struggling library, she's returning to her Southern roots and facing trouble hotter than fresh cornbread out of the oven. Somehow, she's got to draw readers back in and prove the library is still vital--even as domineering parish board head Mrs. Gunderson plans to shut it down for good. If that means Louise has to resort to some unconventional methods--like outrageous i

Hearth song

"Bravura Lambert has a daughter to raise, a tumbledown house to restore, and a struggling business to run. She doesn't have time to cry over a husband who only shows up when he needs money. She also doesn't need Tonk Redhawk, a Native American artist and wild horse jockey, interfering in her life. So what if he's charming and helpful and makes her autistic five-year-old giggle until she can't stand up? Bravura's husband, Dane, was once all those things too. When Dane returns to find Tonk's horse

The drum within

"Santa Fe detective Denise Aragon must outsmart and outrun corrupt lawyers and judges to stop a celebrity artist who kills for his supplies. The latest victim is the wife of a man she hates: the cold-hearted criminal lawyer, Walter Fager. For the first time in his life he wants the police to succeed. But his twisted prote´ge´, Marcy Thornton, gleefully defends the killer using maneuvers Fager never imagined. Aragon pits lawyer against lawyer to keep her case on life support and enlists the FBI t

Great stories of the American West

Stories on gunslingers and cowpunchers. The collection includes Dorothy Johnson's Lost Sister, on a white girl raised by Indians.

Verdict in the Desert

The feathered bone

In pre-Katrina New Orleans, Amanda Salassi is the chaperone for her daughter's sixth grade field trip when her daughter's best friend goes missing, sending her family into a downward spiral of grief, while Amanda goes on a personal journey in search of the girl, and answers.

Orchard Grove

"Sometimes fences make for nice neighbors. Other times they hide the evil within. Orchard Grove is a town like any other, with quiet neighborhoods and apple groves... though Ethan, the depressed screenplay writer, and his secretive wife, Susan, would tell you differently. So too would the seductive serial killer living right next door, ..."--Dust jacket, p. [2]

Glory Over Everything - Beyond the Kitchen House

The illegal - a novel

Keita Ali is on the run. He is desperate to flee Zantoroland, a mountainous black island that produces the fastest marathoners in the world. Keita signs on with notorious marathon agent Anton Hamm, who provides Keita with a chance to run the Boston marathon in return for a huge cut of the winning purse. But when Keita fails to place among the top finishers, rather than being sent back to his own country, he goes into hiding in Freedom State a wealthy nation that has elected a government bent on

No ordinary life

"Suzanne Redfearn delivers another gripping page-turner in her latest novel, a story about a young mother's fight to protect her children from the dangerous world of Hollywood. Faye Martin never expected her husband to abandon her and her three children...or that she'd have to struggle every day to make ends meet. So when her four-year-old daughter is discovered through a YouTube video and offered a starring role on a television series, it seems like her prayers have been answered. But when the

An undisturbed peace - a novel

Abrahan Bento Sassaporta Naggar has traveled to America from the filthy streets of East London in search of a better life. But Abe's visions of a privileged apprenticeship in the Sassaporta Brothers' empire are soon replaced with the grim reality of indentured servitude in Greensborough, North Carolina. Some fifty miles west, Dark Water of the Mountains leads a life of irreverent solitude. The daughter of a powerful Cherokee chief, it has been nearly twenty years since she renounced her family's

The Yid - a novel

"Moscow, February 1953. A week before Stalin's death, his final pogrom, "one that would forever rid the Motherland of the vermin," is in full swing. Three government goons arrive in the middle of the night to arrest Solomon Shimonovich Levinson, an actor from the defunct State Jewish Theater. But Levinson, though an old man, is a veteran of past wars, and his shocking response to the intruders sets in motion a series of events both zany and deadly as he proceeds to assemble a ragtag group to hel

New Nonfiction Books

Approaching Ali - a reclamation in three acts

"The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali's life after boxing, told through the story of an unexpected friendship, "--Amazon.com.

The culture clash

"A revolutionary new way of understanding the relationship between humans and domestic dogs."--Cover.

Healing oils - 500 formulas for aromatherapy

Unruly equality - U.S. anarchism in the twentieth century

"In this highly accessible social and intellectual history of American anarchism in the United States, Andrew Cornell reveals an amazing continuity and development across the twentieth century. Far from fading away, anarchists dealt with major events such as the rise of Communism, the New Deal, atomic warfare, the black freedom struggle, and a succession of artistic avant-gardes stretching from 1915 to 1975. This book traces U.S. anarchism as it evolved from the creed of poor immigrants militant

Toward a more perfect university

"A renowned academic leader identifies the ways America's great universities should evolve in the decades ahead to maintain their global preeminence and enhance their intellectual stature and social mission as higher education confronts the twenty-first-century developments in technology, humanities, culture, and economics."--Dust jacket.

First Women - The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies

The Jazz harmony book - a course in adding chords to melodies

This book teaches the ideas behind adding chords to melodies. It begins with basic chords and progressions, and moves to more complex ideas. With an introduction and two appendices. Two CDs of additional material.

The evolution of atheism - the politics of a modern movement

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Making Victorian Costumes for Women

The First Congress - how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government

"The First Congress was the most important in US history says prizewinning author and historian Fergus Bordewich, because it established how our government would actually function. Had it failed--as many at the time feared it would--it's possible that the United States as we know it would not exist today,"--NoveList.

Blacksmithing basics for the homestead

Master blacksmith Joe DeLaRonde demonstrates the basic skills and techniques needed to make the tools and accoutrements required for life on the homestead or ranch. Detailed and easy-to-understand instructions, illustrations, and photographs will help the beginning blacksmith set up the forge, get the fire hot enough for welding, and craft the tools needed for blacksmithing.

Failures of imagination - the deadliest threats to our homeland--and how to thwart them

"From the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee, a gripping look at the most dangerous and unexpected threats to our national security--and the actions needed to protect us,"--Amazon.com.

Accidental landscapes

Practical theology for women - how knowing God makes a difference in our daily lives

Storytelling with data - a data visualization guide for business professionals

Presents a guide to creating effective computer graphics for business presentations, with advice on choosing the right visual format, avoiding information overload, using colors to highlight important details, and incorporating elements of storytelling.

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

The sixth gun. Days of the dead

Dragon ball. 3-in-1. Volume 11 - 31, 32, 33

My love story!! 7

page 4 of cover.

Invisible ink - my mother's secret love affair with a famous cartoonist

In graphic novel format, provides an account of the author's quest to learn more about his mother's sixteen-year affair with cartoonist Lawrence Lariar, which she revealed to the family at her husband's deathbed.

S·A - special A. Volume 13

" ... Kei's grandfather, determined to keep the boy under his control, traps him in London and makes plans to publicly announce Kei's appointment to president of a company, along with his engagement to the company chairman's daughter. Hikari and the SA gang try to get to London to save him--but with Aoi determined to stop them at all costs, will they make it in time?"--Page 4 of cover.

S·A - special A. Volume 6

Kei's grandfather tries to take him to London during the Kokusen Academy Culture Festival, and when Hikari--who is starting to admit her feelings for Kei--tries to help, she is abducted.

S·A - special A. Volume 7

"Her whole life, Hikari Hanazono has been consumed with the desire to win against her school rival, Kei Takishima --at anything. He always comes out on top no matter what he does, and Hikari is determined to do whatever it takes to beat this guy ... somehow! The Sports Festival rages on, and Hikari has to win if she wants to stay in SA ... but she's not the only one who's sweating. Will Kei risk his reputation to keep Hikari in the fold? Prepare for ruthless battles, nail-biting tension, and the

The inker's shadow

A follow-up to Drawing From Memory recounts the author's coming-of-age at a military academy, where he endured harsh racism before embarking on a journey to discover himself as a Japanese-American artist.

Hexed - [the devil I know]

When the supernatural heroine Lucifer takes a new job, not only is the macabre underbelly of the city exposed, but also the secret that could jeopardize her whole existence. Can Lucifer save herself from being "hexed?"

My hero academia. Vol. 3, All might

A sinister group of villains attacks the first-year U.A. students, but the real target is All Might. Midoriya and his classmates join the battle.

Secret Wars Warzones!  - Guardians of Knowhere

Tsubasa

In Recort, Syaoran gets stuck in a book full of Kurogane's memories, and then the group lands in Tokyo, where Princess Sakura falls into a seemingly endless slumber.

S·A - special A. Volume 17

"Her whole life, Hikari Hanazono has been consumed with the desire to win against her school rival, Kei Takishima--at anything. Kei always comes out on top no matter what he does, and Hikari is determined to beat this guy...somehow! Joy abounds when final exams are over and the students begin to plan for the summer festival. But secretly Hikari is heartbroken--she'll be moving to Kyushu because of her father's job. She can't bring herself to tell Kei and the others. Will she really leave the boy

S.A. - Special A

Whatever Hikari Hanazono has put her mind to do, her top rival, Kei Takishama, always beats her, so she joins the group "Special A," composed of the top seven students of her private high school, in order to finally trounce him.

S·A - special A. Volume 16

"Her whole life, Hikari Hanazono has been consumed with the desire to win against her school rival, Kei Takishima--at anything. Kei always comes out on top no matter what he does, and Hikari is determined to do whatever it takes to beat this guy ... somehow! Hikari's friendship with Iori Tokiwa is causing Kei much anxiety. He hates himself for being jealous yet is still mad at Iori for taking up Hikari's time. But Hikari is dedicated to helping Iori fulfill his dream of becoming a hairdresser. T

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

Trapped by scandal

The someday jar

"Lanie Howard has the perfect life until she finds her old Someday Jar, where she stashed all her childhood wishes. After an attractive stranger saves her from choking, she realizes life is too short for regrets. Now, jar in hand, Lanie decides to carry out those goals, even if it means leaving her 'perfect' life behind"--

Skating on thin ice - a novel

Rising darkness

Sophie Wittenbauer left her strict Mennonite hometown under a cloud of shame. After a rough childhood and poor choices, she had to change her life. At her entry-level newspaper job, Sophie overhears gossip about a prisoner with information on an unsolved crime. The other reporters write it off, but Sophie can't--she knows the prisoner's name. Learning that one of the suspects is hiding out in Sanctuary, Missouri, she takes on a false identity to investigate and meets a young pastor--the very man

The blue guitar

"As he pushes fifty, painter and petty thief Oliver Otway Orme reflects on his life, trying to uncover the answer to how and why things have turned out as they have, excavating memories of family, of places he has called home, and of the way he has apprehended the world around him"--

The hundred gifts

"The national bestselling author of The Sister Season shares a new novel about a woman who discovers the spirit of the season is truly in the giving.... With the holidays around the corner, empty-nester Bren Epperson realizes that for the first time in decades, she has no large family to cook for, no celebration to create. So she starts teaching a holiday cooking class, and it's a hit--until Virginia Mash, the old lady upstairs, bursts in complaining. Rather than retaliate, Bren suggests that th

Keep moving, and other tips and truths about aging / And Other Tips and Truths About Aging

The first order

"Jeff Abbott returns with the next exciting thriller in his New York Times bestselling Sam Capra series"--

Miracle drug

The infection wasn't supposed to happen, but it did. The treatment was supposed to take care of it, but it didn't. Then Dr. Josh Pearson discovers why--his patients, including the former President of the United States, have been dosed with a different strain of the original virus, one that is universally fatal.

A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes

"When a prank goes horribly wrong, ending up with her old college roommate Ellen Hadley being accused of murder, caterer Bernie Simmons, along with her sister, Libby, enlists the help of Ellen's kids to solve the mystery"--

Scents and sensibility - a Chet and Bernie mystery

Every girl gets confused

"Katie Fisher has a new boyfriend, but her ex is determined to win her back. Now she must choose between the love she thought she lost and the love she stumbled upon in the aftermath"--

The case of the dotty dowager

Henry Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is convinced his mother is losing her marbles. She claims to have seen a corpse on the dining-room floor, but all she has to prove it is a bloodied bobble hat. Worried enough to retain the women of the WISE Enquiries Agency -- one is Welsh, one Irish, one Scottish and one English -- Henry wants the strange matter explained away. But the truth of what happened at the Chellingworth Estate, set in the rolling Welsh countryside near the quaint village o

Wherever there is light

The rain sparrow - a Honey Ridge novel

"A stranger's arrival in a small Southern town stirs up old secrets and new dreams"--

New Children's Materials

Ballet Cat - Dance! dance! underpants!

Ballet Cat and her friend Butter Bear have practiced a dance to perform for an audience, but Butter Bear will need a lot of encouragement to try the super high leaps.

Zach and Lucy and the yoga zoo

Lucy and Zach set up a yoga studio in the basement of their apartment building using potted plants from the lobby, door mats taken from various neighbors, and their very limited knowledge of yoga, on a day when snooty Mrs. Blankenship is giving her book club a tour.

Easter mice!

Four mice enjoy a beautiful spring day as they hunt for Easter eggs.

The quest for the crystal

In order to rescue Lloyd from Morro, Master of Wind, the other ninja must travel underwater to find the all-powerful realm crystal.

The big case

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a fugitive fox con artist and a rookie rabbit cop must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

Snuggle up, ZooBorns!

"What do koala bears, panda bears, sea otters, snow leopards, and people have in common? They all love to snuggle!-- Provided by publisher

Frances dances

Frances loves dancing every day, but when she and her classmates are supposed to dance on stage, Frances gets scared that no one will want to see her dance.

Angelina and the Flower Garden

Splat the cat and the quick chicks

When Splat takes home his class project of fertilized chicken eggs, the eggs hatch and chicks wind up all over the place, forcing Splat to round them all up.

We Save the Music!

Biscuit feeds the pets

Biscuit the puppy finds his own way to help feed the pets at Mr. Gray's Pet Shop.

I love my new toy!

When Elephant accidentally breaks Piggie's new toy, they both experience intense feelings before coming to realize how important their friendship is.

The saggy baggy elephant

Sooki the elephant, who has never seen another animal like himself, tries to shrink his saggy wrinkly skin.

I am going! - an Elephant and Piggie book

Piggie ruins a perfectly good day by telling Gerald the elephant that she is going, sending him into a panic.

Death star battle

Luke Skywalker and the rest of the Rebels rush to destroy the Empire's greatest weapon--the planet-destroying Death Star.