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Pigeoneers

Year Published: 2013

Jfk remembered- 50 years later

Fifty years after his assassination, John F. Kennedy is still remembered as one of the greatest presidents in United States history. This inspiring documentary recounts the historic moments, accomplishments, and challenges of his presidency during an era of change.

Year Published: 1958

Two men in manhattan

The dark shadows of New York come to life in this rarely-seen, moody, jazz-soaked noir classic. A film by the great Jean-Pierre Melville, who cast himself as a journalist on an ethically fraught mission to track down a missing French diplomat.

Year Published: 2012

Tabu

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

Year Published: 1983

Careful he might hear you

During the turmoil of the Depression, a young boy becomes a pawn in a bitter family rivalry. Estranged from his father and orphaned by his bohemian novelist mother after naming him PS, he is caught in an elaborate web of deceit between two aunts.

Year Published: 2007

Bring it on. In it to win it

A high school senior, determined to lead her team to victory at an important cheer camp competition, falls for one of the rival cheerleaders without knowing it. Will she be able to win the competition and get the guy?

Year Published: 2014

The expendables 3

Barney and the rest of the team come face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, who years ago co-founded the team with Barney. Stonebanks became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill, or so he thought. Stonebanks now is making it his mission to end the team, but Barney has other plans. Barney decides that he has to fight old blood with new blood, and brings in a new era of team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster, and more tech-savvy.

Year Published: 1957

Witness for the prosecution

When a wealthy widow is found murdered, her married lover is accused of the crime. His only hope for acquittal is the testimony of his wife, proving his alibi. However, she has some secrets of her own to reveal.

Year Published: 2013

33 great cities of europe

Travel with acclaimed filmmaker Marlin Darrah, as he visits Europe's most beloved cities and regions. Darrah captures the cultures, histories, and architectures of the world's most traveled continent.

Year Published: 2014

How we got to now

Join best-selling author Steven Johnson to hear extraordinary stories behind remarkable ideas that made modern life possible, the unsung heroes who brought them about, and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations triggered.

Year Published: 2013

15 capital cities to check out before you check out

A thirteen-hour travelogue that is a passport to truly cosmopolitan adventures. Presenting the most dazzling destinations on the globe, it provides in-depth exploration of all the sights on the civilized traveler's bucket list. Featuring stunning footage and valuable insights into each capital's distinctive customs, cuisine, architecture and landscape. It pairs friendly, knowledgeable narration with the folkloric music that captures the heartbeat of each region.

Year Published: 2013

Sara bareilles- brave enough - live at the variety playhouse

Captures Sara's entire performance and features set highlight and never-before-released Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Sara's breathtaking version of Elton John's classic track. Filmed live at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, GA during her first-ever sold out tour.

Year Published: 2013

Andean knitting

Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez learned from one of the last traditional knitters in her village in the highlands of Peru. Since then the skills and styles of Andean knitting have been revived in Nilda's community and throughout the world. Join Nilda in a workshop that traces the traditions, techniques, and tools of knitting in the Andean Highlands. Focusing on the region's beautiful and distinctive chullo hats, Nilda demonstrates Andean knitting step by step.

Year Published: 2013

A 2nd chance

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

Year Published: 2012

All is bright

Lie, cheat, steal. It's all part of the holiday spirit for ex-con Dennis and fast talker Rene when they try to make a quick buck selling Christmas trees in New York. For Dennis it's a chance to go straight, and for his best friend and former partner-in-crime, Rene, it's a chance to make some easy cash so he can marry Dennis's ex-wife. But for two not-very-bright guys now stuck together on the cold streets of Brooklyn, this holiday season may bring some of the most unexpected miracles of all.

Year Published: 2014

Chinese puzzle

A 40-year-old father of two still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves from Paris to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him, so he decides to move there as well.

Year Published: 2006

L'Italiana in Algeri

"The Bey wishes to rid himself of his wife Elvira, planning to marry her off to Lindoro, and bids Haly find him an Italian girl. Lindoro, meanwhile, is in love with Isabella, who is taken prisoner by Haly, with her companion Taddeo, who now pretends to be her uncle. Lindoro is offered his freedom to return to Italy, if he will take Elvira with him. Isabella and Lindoro recognise each other, and she refuses the advances of the Bey, demanding that Lindoro, as an Italian, should be ordered to stay

Year Published: 2011

Sgt. frog - season 1

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

Year Published: 1984

Irreconcilable differences

Aspiring writers Albert and Lucy meet on a rainy night and fall in love. Happily married with a beautiful little daughter, their simple life starts crumbling down as Albert's career in Hollywood prospers and he falls in love with his leading actress. Growing up and seeing her loving parents go from love to hate, nine-year old Casey has had enough and is tired of being emotionally and physically ignored by her parents so she hires a lawyer and tries to divorce them on Irreconcilable Differences.

Year Published: 2013

Big picture, the - rethinking dyslexia

Personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson and financier Charles Schwab. Directed by James Redford, the film not only clears up the misconceptions about the condition, but also paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with it. Proving that dyslexia is a neurological issue and not a character flaw.

Year Published: 2014

Billy Crystal 700 Sundays

Spanning several decades beginning in the 1950s, Crystal reminisces about what it was like growing up in a loving Jewish family in Long Beach, LI. He recalls the numerous eclectic relatives who inspired him, the huge influence of jazz on his family, his passion for the New York Yankees, and much more.

Year Published: 2009

Kennedy assassination, the - 24 hours after

A look at the tragedy of President John F. Kennedy's assassination from the point of view of Lyndon B. Johnson, who went from Vice President to the leader of the free world in an instant. Based on the book by Steven M. Gillon.

Year Published: 2014

Firestorm

Year Published: 2014

Singham returns

Singham, the pre-eminent example of an honest and righteous police officer who challenged Jaykant Shikre's powerful planning and force in the city of Goa, is now ready to out-roar his power in the city of Mumbai.

Year Published: 2010

Happythankyoumoreplease

A sharp comedy centered on a group of 20-something New Yorkers struggling to figure out themselves, their lives, and their loves. Featuring a brilliant young cast and music from breaking indie musicians, it deftly captures the uncertainty and angst of what it is to be young, vulnerable, and desperate to find out who you are - or, perhaps more importantly, who you want to be.

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

The Birds of Pandemonium

-- The Birds of Pandemonium "Delightful . . . full of wonderful accounts of bird behavior, demonstrating caring, learning, sociability, adaptability, and a will to live. Its appeal is ageless, her descriptions riveting, and her devotion to the birds remarkable." — "A remarkable book. Reading about the birds of Pandemonium will make you laugh and cry; it will make you see more clearly the need to take care of our planet; and it will confirm that one person with a passion can make a difference." —

A Gift to Remember A Novel

-- A Gift from Tiffany's One day, when cycling to work, Darcy accidentally crashes into a sharply dressed gentleman walking his dog. He is knocked out cold, rushed to hospital and the poor pup gets left behind. Wracked with guilt, Darcy takes the dog and makes plans to reunite him with his owner, Aidan. As she discovers the mysterious stranger's world of books, travel, adventure and all the wonderful things she's ever dreamed about, Darcy builds a picture of this man and wonders if he could be T

Without You, There Is No Us My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite

-- Without you, there is no motherland. Without you, there is no us. Life at PUST is lonely and claustrophobic, especially for Suki, whose letters are read by censors and who must hide her notes and photographs not only from her minders but from her colleagues—evangelical Christian missionaries who don't know or choose to ignore that Suki doesn't share their faith. As the weeks pass, she is mystified by how easily her students lie, unnerved by their obedience to the regime. At the same time, the

Blood from a Stone A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Blood from a Stone brings Donna Leon's celebrated character Commissario Guido Brunetti back on the scene: On a cold Venetian night shortly before Christmas, a street vendor is killed in a scuffle in Campo San Stefano. The closest witnesses to the event are the tourists who had been browsing the man's wares before his death-fake handbags of every designer label. The dead man is one of the many African immigrants purveying goods outside normal shop hours and trading without a work permit. Like eve

Sweet Christmas Homemade Peppermints, Sugar Cake, Chocolate-Almond Toffee, Eggnog Fudge, and Other Sweet Treats and Decorations

-- The Star-Ledger �Kid-friendly magical recipes for holiday treats and instructions for wonderful decorations.� �The Stir

His Christmas Pleasure

Anything can happen at Christmas! When her father threatens to marry Abigail Montross off to a man twice her age (and with thirteen children!), she decides to elope instead with the irresistibly handsome Barón de Vasconia. She knows all about his notorious reputation. He is the most seductive man in all of London, but he's vowed to protect her, so she allows herself to be tempted into his bed, promising to guard her heart at all costs.Andres believes he's entered into nothing more than a marriag

My True Love Gave To Me Twelve Holiday Stories

If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you're going to fall in love with My True Love Gave to Me

Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe A Novel

The Woman Code 20 Powerful Keys to Unlock Your Life

Every woman lives by a code, whether she realizes it or not. It informs how she treats others and herself, how much she expects of herself, and how far she is willing to go in order to find success. But is the code we're living by truly helping us create the lives of purpose and fulfillment we desire? Or are we sacrificing the deeper things for mere achievement? In this inspiring book, Sophia A. Nelson calls women to live out a powerful life code that will lead them to purposeful and successfu

Learning to Bake Allergen-Free A Crash Course for Busy Parents on Baking without Wheat, Gluten, Dairy, Eggs, Soy or Nuts

Has your child been diagnosed with food allergies? If so, help is here! Colette Martin has been there too: When her son Patrick was diagnosed with multiple food allergies in 2001, she had to learn all-new ways to feed him—and especially to make baked goods that he both could and would eat. -- Learning to Bake Allergen-Free will give you the knowledge, skills, recipes, and confidence to make food that your family can safely eat—and that they'll love!

The Spiritglass Charade- A Stoker & Holmes Novel

After the Affair of the Clockwork Scarab, Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes are eager to help Princess Alix with a new case. Seventeen-year-old Willa Aston is obsessed with spiritual mediums, convinced she is speaking with her mother from beyond the grave. What seems like a case of spiritualist fraud quickly devolves into something far more menacing: someone is trying to make Willa "appear lunatic," using an innocent-looking spiritglass to control her. The list of clues piles up: an unexpected murd

A Moment of Passion

A lady in the ballroom…a lover in the bedroom.The Ladies Book of Pleasures, Book 2When Lady Jacinda unwraps a scandalous birthday gift, she's sure the anonymous giver is playing a cruel joke. The Ladies Book of Pleasures may be responsible for one gossiped-about marriage, but for a lady ruined by a rogue and shunned by society, Jacinda is doomed to a lonely, loveless future.Worse, as she pages through the volume of passionate promises, she is observed by the wicked and dangerous Duke of Carnthor

Alpha Divided

Life has been crazy since Tessa McCaide moved to Texas. She's gone from being a normal-ish girl with visions to a super-powered werewolf. She's fought off vampires and broken a nearly unbreakable curse. And she's got a hot mate, Dastien Laurent, to keep her busy. Things are looking up until the full moon ceremony rolls around. Before Tessa can strengthen her bond with Dastien, the local coven crashes the gates, demanding that Tessa—their heir apparent—be returned. If the pack wants to avoid a w

Inside Syria The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect

Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. Through vivid, on-the-ground accounts and interviews with both rebel leaders and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Erlich gives the reader a better understanding of this momentous power struggle and why it matters. Through his many contacts inside Syria, the author reveals who is supporting Assad and why; he describes the agendas of the rebel factions;

The Great Holiday Slow Cooker Book 32 Easy, Delicious Recipes Worth Celebrating in Every Size of Machine

-- Wake Up for the Big Day: • -- Main Course Celebrations: • Vegetable Sides and Mains: • Desserts: Even when you're playing host to a crowd, now you can make batches of soup, side dishes, and even spectacular main courses without crowding your oven.

WTF, Evolution?! A Theory of Unintelligible Design

We all have our off days. Why should Evolution be any different? Maybe Evolution got carried away with an idea that was just a little too crazy—like having the Regal Horned Lizard defend itself by shooting three-foot streams of blood from its eyes Mara Grunbaum is a very smart, very funny science writer who celebrates the best—or, really, the worst—of Evolution's blunders. Here are more than 100 outlandish mammals, reptiles, insects, fish, birds, and other creatures whose very existence leaves

Of Scars and Stardust

After the attack that leaves her little sister, Ella, close to death in a snowy cornfield, Claire Graham is sent to live with her aunt in Manhattan to cope. But the guilt of letting Ella walk home alone that night still torments Claire, and she senses the violence that preyed on her sister hiding around every corner. Her shrink calls it a phobia. Claire calls it the truth. When Ella vanishes two years later, Claire has no choice but to return to Amble, Ohio, and face her shattered family. Her o

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a visionary leader whose conquests joined backward Europe with the flourishing cultures of Asia to trigger a global awakening, an unprecedented explosion of technologies, trade, and ideas. In -- Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World From the Hardcover edi

Mean Margaret

Unconditional kindness is the key in this National Book Award Finalist from the author of The Wainscott Weasel Margaret is a mean, cranky human toddler from a family of nine. She is such a pain that her beleaguered parents chuck her out, and she's on her own, grousing and grumping until two caring woodchucks, Phoebe and Fred, take Margaret in as their own. But despite their love, Margaret continues to wreak havoc with her loud, destructive ways, ruining the burrow and shrieking nonstop. Soon th

An Affair Before Christmas

Magic under the mistletoe . . .One spectacular Christmas, Lady Perdita Selby, known to her friends and family as Poppy, met the man she thought she would love forever. The devilishly attractive Duke of Fletcher was the perfect match for the innocent, breathtakingly beautiful young Englishwoman, and theirs was the most romantic wedding she had ever seen. Four years later, Poppy and the duke have become the toast of the ton . . . but behind closed doors the spark of their love affair has burned ou

How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness

-- The Wealth of Nations Most economists have never read it, and for most of his life, Russ Roberts was no exception. But when he finally picked up the book by the founder of his field, he realized he'd stumbled upon what might be the greatest self-help book that almost no one has read. In How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life By reinvigorating Smith's neglected classic, Roberts provides us with an invaluable look at human behavior through the lens of one of history's greatest minds.

Christmas in Cowboy Country

"A master storyteller. . .one of the world's most popular novelists." –The Des Moines Register The greatest gift is love. . .Ski instructor Annie Bennett doesn't have time to miss the twinkling lights and holiday parties in Aspen and Vail. With her older brothers gone and winter just around the corner, her parents need help with their sprawling Colorado ranch. The most wonderful time of the year isn't always easy for a lot of the folks in their town, but Annie does her best--until the tall,

Various States of Undress- Virginia

When the president's daughter risks everything with her sexy new boss, they're bound to find themselves in Various States of Undress!If she had it her way, Virginia Fulton—daughter of the President of the United States—would spend more time dancing in Manhattan's nightclubs than working in its skyscrapers. Tired of dodging paparazzi, she needs a change. And a real chance. So when she finds herself in the arms of sexy, persuasive Dexter Cameron, who presents her with the opportunity of a lifetime

What It Is Like to Go to War

-- Matterhorn In 1968, at the age of twenty-three, Karl Marlantes was dropped into the highland jungle of Vietnam, an inexperienced lieutenant in command of a platoon of forty Marines who would live or die by his decisions. Marlantes survived, but like many of his brothers in arms, he has spent the last forty years dealing with his war experience. In -- Matterhorn

Slippery Slopes

Romances are questioned and friendships tested in the second installment of the Chalet Girls seriesAt Europe's hottest ski resort, life is never drama free. This time, the Chalet Girls—Melissa, Harley, and Lily (a.k.a. Dove)—find their bond with one another on the line. Melissa's feelings are split between two guys, and Lily's heart is still with her boyfriend on the faraway island of Nevis. When Harley gets a chance to go to that very locale and learns secrets about Lily, the limits of the girl

New Fiction Books

The sons

The ambassadors

The man within

He had protected her as a child, filled all her teenaged fantasies, and as a woman, he stole her heart. Only to break it. Now, fifteen months later, the news has released. The man she loves is one of the genetically altered Feline Breeds who have shocked the world with their presence. He's also her mate. The mark on her neck attests to that. The fire that rages in her heart and body further proves it. But he hadn't wanted her then; does he really want her now? Deceit and treachery, born in the p

Never love a highlander

To salvage the uneasy alliance between two clans, Caelen McCabe, putting family loyalty above all else, marries Rionna McDonald, his brother's jilted bride, and as they form a tentative--and passionate--bond, a battle for the McCabe legacy is ignited.

Wyoming strong

When fate intervenes and brings them together on neighboring Wyoming ranches, archenemies Wolf Patterson and Sara Brandon cast their differences aside when they see each other in a whole new light as love takes root between them.

An island Christmas - a novel

Felicia returns to her family's home on Nantucket to marry her adventurous, rugged boyfriend, Archie. Wondering if her handsome neighbor Steven Hardy might be a more suitable son-in-law, Jilly's mother embarks on a secret matchmaking campaign for Felicia and the dashing stockbroker. As the big day approaches and Jilly's older daughter, Lauren, appears with rambunctious kids in tow, tensions in the household are high. Enter a charming but mischievous cat named Jock.

On the edge - a novel

"Sabine is the most mercurial woman Peter Thorpe has ever known. Such is his desire for her that he overturns his whole life--his disillusioned merchant-banker's life--and leaves everything behind, not caring that his lover is of no fixed address, nor that his search for her will take him to the beating heart of New Ageism in northern California. Each of his fellow seekers is in hot pursuit of that elusive something (happiness?), and in their eccentric company Peter stumbles across vistas he had

Seventh grave and no body

"Twelve. Twelve of the deadliest beasts ever forged in the fires of hell have escaped onto our plane, and they want nothing more than to rip out the jugular of Charley Davidson and serve her lifeless, mangled body to Satan for dinner. So there's that. But Charley has more on her plate than a mob of testy hellhounds. For one thing, her father has disappeared, and the more she retraces his last steps, the more she learns he was conducting an investigation of his own, one that has Charley questioni

Love unscripted

The Christmas bouquet

"For the very driven medical student Caitlyn Winters, catching the bridal bouquet at a Christmas wedding has set off a chain reaction that she's sure is more curse than blessing. Not only has she fallen in love with family medicine resident Noah McIlroy, but an unexpected pregnancy threatens her well-laid plans for the future. It doesn't help that Noah--with a whole lot of help from her O'Brien relatives--is completely on board with the prospect of marriage and happily-ever-after. It takes a who

The remedy for love - a novel

They're calling for the "Storm of the Century," and in western Maine, that means something. So Eric closes his law office early and heads to the grocery store. But when an unkempt and seemingly unstable young woman in line comes up short on cash, a kind of old-school charity takes hold of his heart--twenty bucks and a ride home; that's the least he can do. Trouble is, Danielle doesn't really have a home. She's squatting in a cabin deep in the woods: no electricity, no plumbing, no heat. Eric, wi

Saint Brigid's bones - a Celtic adventure

"In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent's patron saint. In ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive. When the bones of Brigid go missing from their church, the theft threatens to destroy all they have worked for. No one knows the danger they face better than Sister Deirdre, a young nun torn betw

Orient express - an entertainment

Rose

The year is 1872. The place is Wigan, England, a coal town where rich mine owners live lavishly alongside miners no better than slaves. Into this dark, complicated world comes Jonathan Blair, who has accepted a commission to find a missing man. When he begins his search every road leads back to one woman, a haughty, vixenish pit girl named Rose. With her fiery hair and skirts pinned up over trousers, she cares nothing for a society that calls her unnatural, scandalous, erotic. As Rose and Blair

Conversations

"Daily conversations in outdoor cafe´s with cultured friends can help make reality a little more real. Unfortunately, however, during one such conversation, one man spots a gold Rolex watch on a TV soap opera's goatherd. This seemingly small absurdity sets off alarms: strange sensations of deception, distress, and incipient madness. The two men's uneasiness soon becomes a nightmare as the TV adventure advances with a real-life plot -- involving a mutant strain of killer algae -- to take over the

New Nonfiction Books

Good dog - true stories of love, loss, and loyalty

"Inspired by Garden & Gun magazine's popular Good Dog column, [this is a] collection of true stories celebrating the unique relationship between humans and their canine companions, penned by some of today's top writers, including Jon Meacham, Roy Blount, Jr, Dominique Browning, and P.J. O'Rourke"--Amazon.com.

Kingdom conspiracy - returning to the radical mission of the local church

Sci-fi chronicles - a visual history of the galaxy's greatest science fiction

This book is the definitive encyclopedia for the science fiction fanatic. From Barbarella to Blade Runner, from Solaris to Star Wars, and from 1984 to 2001, Sci-Fi Chronicles seeks out 200 of the greatest galactic creations. Presented in an arresting blend of incisive text, infographic timelines, and stunning photographs, each chronologically arranged entry features an entertaining overview written by a science fiction expert, plus: The lifespan of sci-fi creations, for example, from book to mov

Make up - your life guide to beauty, style, and success--online and off

Ever since she posted her first makeup tutorial on YouTube, she has dedicated herself to inspire millions by using makeup as a tool for transformation and self expression.

Hitler's first victims - the quest for justice

"Before Germany was engulfed by Nazi dictatorship, it was a constitutional republic. And just before Dachau Concentration Camp became a site of Nazi genocide, it was a state detention center for political prisoners, subject to police authority and due process. The camp began its irrevocable transformation from one to the other following the execution of four Jewish detainees in the spring of 1933. Timothy W. Ryback's ... historical narrative focuses on those first victims of the Holocaust and th

American general - the life and times of William Tecumseh Sherman

Me, Inc. - build an army of one, unleash your inner rock god, win in life and business

The KISS co-founder discusses the entrepreneurial philosophies that have shaped his successes in a range of industries, outlining how to build a solid business strategy, make the most of today's digital tools, and create an effective network and brand.

Yoga and body image - 25 personal stories about beauty, bravery & loving your body

Me, myself, and us - the science of personality and the art of well-being

"In the past few decades, personality psychology has made considerable progress in raising new questions about human nature--and providing some provocative answers. New scientific research has transformed old ideas about personality based on the theories of Freud, Jung, and the humanistic psychologies of the nineteen sixties, which gave rise to the simplistic categorizations of the Meyer-Briggs Inventory and the 'enneagream'. But the general public still knows little about the new science and wh

On his own terms - a life of Nelson Rockefeller

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

Intern - a doctor's initiation

A cardiologist offers an account of his internship and residency at a busy New York City hospital, detailing the brutal hours in a medical establishment that seems to place patients' concerns last, as well as his own experiences on the other side as a patient himself.

The Talmud - a biography - banned, censored and burned - the book they couldn't suppress

Millennial money - how young investors can build a fortune

"Fact: the Millennial Generation will not be able to rely on pensions and social security in retirement. Instead, they will have to save and invest in the global stock market to meet their goals. When it comes to thinking about money, Millennials are, as a generation, different from their parents. They are skeptical of expert advice, yet more committed than baby boomers to passing wealth on to future generations. To build wealth, young people must start investing early and buck conventional mark

How to survive a sharknado and other unnatural disasters - fight back when monsters and mother nature attack

"In the apocalyptic world we live in, Mother Nature is angry. Danger waits at every turn, and catastrophes like the Los Angeles sharknados have taught us that we need to be ready for anything ... But fear not. [This book] is the first and only comprehensive guide to surviving the very worst that Mother Nature can throw our way. Inside this life-saving reference, youll find vital information about dozens of unnatural disasters and ungodly monsters that can injure, maim, or kill you, from arachnoq

1000 juices, green drinks & smoothies

100 foundation recipes with 900 variations for juices, smoothies, milkshakes, slushies, and frappe´s. Includes information on selecting equipment and health benefits of ingredients.

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

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

Paleo dog - give your best friend a long life, healthy weight, and freedom from illness by nurturing his inner wolf

A guide to providing canines with a more protein-and-fat-heavy paleo diet helps readers assess their dogs' diets, and also includes information on training, exercise, massage, and other alternative therapies.

Who we be - the colorization of America

The brewer's tale - a history of the world according to beer

The Vatican Pimpernel - the World War II exploits of the monsignor who saved over 6,500 lives

Once in the West

The thyroid cure - the functional mind-body approach to reversing your autoimmune condition and reclaiming your health

Whiskey distilled - a populist guide to the water of life

Robin Robertson's Vegan Without Borders - Easy Everyday Meals from Around the World

The new Indian slow cooker - recipes for curries, dals, chutneys, masalas, biryani, and more

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

The Punisher. Max. Vol. 2, #13-24.

Locked and loaded with a bevy of bonus material, this deluxe hardcover collects Punisher Max Vol. 3: Mother Russia and Punisher Max Vol. 4: Up Is Down And Black Is White. In Mother Russia, Nicky Fury's got an assignment that needs doing. It's the kind of suicide mission any sane person wouldn't ponder for a second. And there's only one man for the job: the Punisher. Searching for a deadly retrovirus whose sale on the black market could bring the world to its knees, Frank Castle penetrates a Russ

La corda d'oro. Vol. 15

"As Len leaves Japan to study abroad, Kahoko struggles with the changes in her own life. Can she find a way to say farewell to Len before it's too late? Can she ace the upcoming music contest without Len's tutoring--or the help of her magic violin? And what will she do when both Ryotaro and Azuma decide it's time to make a move?"--Amazon.com.

I sense a coldness to your mentoring

Features the clueless antics of The Boss, including a total lack of mentoring skills, ridiculous budget requests, and pointless meetings.

Serenity, Firefly class 03-K64 - those left behind

A small Firefly-class starship, Serenity, is crewed by mercenaries and fugitives with a unique brand of honor, who are always searching for a job--legal or not--that will pay them enough to keep afloat.

Attack on Titan - Junior High 2

Ender in exile

Branded a monster by those who feel threatened by his military genius, young Ender Wiggin is suddenly a hero without a home, and, consumed with guilt, Ender must face his own demons and the people who are bent on stripping him of power.

Superman family. Volume 4.

"Superman may be able to stop criminals with ease, but not even he has the skill to keep two ace newshounds and proven mischief-makers like his pal Jimmy Olsen and his girl friend Lois Lane out of trouble. The Daily Planet colleagues and their goofy escapades always manage to keep the Man of Steel on his toes. In these classic Silver Age tales, Jimmy travels back in time to the Old West, grows to be the fattest boy in Metropolis and swaps brains with a gorilla, while Lois feuds with her rival La

Skip Beat! 9 - 3-in-1 Edition

Alice in the country of Clover. Knight's knowledge, 2

Until death do us part. Volume 7

"Through an audience with the leader of the Element Network, Haruka learns more about Mamoru's past"--Page [4] of cover.

Dead boy detectives. Schoolboy Terrors Volume 1, Schoolboy terrors

Boy detectives Edwin Paine and Charles Rowland use the fact that they are dead to help with their investigations, but when they save a girl named Crystal Palace, they open a case that leads to the same school where they died decades earlier.

Alice in the country of clover - Knight's knowledge. 2

During a mandatory assembly in the Country of Clover, Alice plans to untangle her feeling for Ace, while a new love triangle emerges as Elliot starts to fall for Alice.

Above the dreamless dead - World War I in poetry and comics

Presents graphic novel adaptations of twenty works of trench poetry from World War I, including pieces from such poets as Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Rudyard Kipling, and Isaac Rosenberg.

Archie - clash of the new kids

A summertime adventure starring the Archie gang introduces them to fifty new students at Riverdale High who upend the status quo, introduce a greater range of diversity, and share new lessons about friendship and romance.

Alice in the country of clover - Knight's knowledge

When the landmasses shift, Alice and Ace are dragged into the country of clover, leaving Ace without Julius, the one person who keeps him mentally stable.

How to be happy

A collection of literary comics exploring joy, anguish, fear, and loneliness.

Archie. Clash of the new kids

"When a neighboring high school closes its doors, fifty teenagers find themselves without a school. ...And Riverdale High was never the same again! Will Archie, Reggie, Jughead, Betty & Veronica and the rest of the Riverdale High teens be able to coexist with these new students?" Cover, p. [4]

Xxxholic omnibus. 3

Working in the shop of the dimension witch Yuko, Kimihira Watanuki has yet to see a mundane moment. The good, evil and just plain weird all seem to have an unwavering attraction toward Watanuki, though the feeling is not mutual. These daily troubles can vary from crushes by pretty house spirits like the Zashiki-Warashi to cursed grudges, mysterious evils, and man-eating nightmares. Luckily, Watanuki has begrudgingly found an unlikely ally in his rival Do^meki, but could this bring even more chao

Don't stand where the comet is assumed to strike oil

Astro City - Victory

"A major new epic begins featuring Winged Victory, Samaritan, and the Confessor, three of Astro City's most popular heroes. When criminal charges are brought against Winged Victory, the Confessor must investigate and it leads to open combat with Samaritan! Can Astro City's three greatest heroes find a way to work together against this mystery threat? Plus, Winged Victory's origin is revealed at last! Collects ASTRO CITY #7-10 and ASTRO CITY VISITOR'S GUIDE #1"--

No. 6. Volume 9

With Rat critically injured protecting him, Shion finally returns to No. 6. But what he finds there is not the tranquil utopia he left behind, but a city in the grip of panic and chaos. As the 'holy city' collapses in on itself, Shion and Rat put the future of humanity-- and their future together-- on the line in the shocking final volume!"--P. [4] of cover.

Tale of the waning moon. 3

Ryuga has been enchanted by the Spirit of the Last Quarter Moon, Ixto, so he follows him, hoping to meet the conditions that will open the door to his love, but men of all kinds and all moralities are attracted to Ryuga and he struggles to find a way for love to prevail.

Fairy tail. 43

Natsu and his friends must stop the Tartaros demons from murdering Council members in an effort to get their hands on a secret and powerful weapon.

Food wars! Shokugeki no soma. Volume 2

Tale of the Waning Moon 3

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

Here comes the ride - the Andi McConnell mysteries

The occasion is the"wedding of the century" at a local estate, and Andi has a five-day, live-in gig transporting the wedding party and Hollywood guests. There's the groom with cell phone welded to his ear; the bride who suspects she'll be murdered at the ceremony; and the over-the-hill, movie star stepmother with an ambitious agenda of her own. There's blackmail, betrayal, and enough hostility and competition to melt that life-sized ice sculpture of the bride and groom. And now there's murder...

The Burning Room

Cooper's Folly

Book Clubbed

You can, you will - 8 undeniable qualities of a winner

To darkness and to death

Antiques con - a Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery

The wonder of all things

A plane crashes into a crowd of spectators at an air show, killing and injuring dozens. A thirteen-year-old girl named Ava is found huddled beneath a pocket of rubble with her best friend. He is injured and bleeding, and when Ava places her hands over him, his wounds heal. Ava has a unique gift: she can cure others' ailments. Now the whole world knows, and Ava is thrust into the spotlight. But Ava's gift costs her her own health, and as she grows weaker, Ava begins searching for an escape.

Last chain on Billie - how one extraordinary elephant escaped the big top

In the wild, Billie would have been free to wander the jungles of Asia surrounded by family. Instead, she was captured as a baby and shipped to America. For decades Billie crisscrossed the country, dazzling audiences while suffering daily neglect and abuse. Told against the backdrop of a glittering but brutal circus world, this is the story of elephants in America, the Elephant Sanctuary, and one resilient elephant who defied the system.

The stories we tell - a novel

Everything I never told you - a novel

The truth about the Harry Quebert affair

The lost key

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

Caught Dead

Sidney Sheldon's chasing tomorrow

"Tracy Whitney never thought she wanted to settle down. With her suave and handsome partner, Jeff Stevens, she'd been responsible for some of the world's most astounding heists, relishing the danger and intensity of life on the wild side. But there is still one thing missing from Tracy's perfect life: a baby. At first "going straight" feels like a new adventure. But as the months pass and Tracy's longed for pregnancy doesn't happen, she finds herself yearning for the adrenaline rush of the old d

Gulliver's Travels

The accidental book club

Around the world in 80 days

For such a time

In 1944, blonde and blue-eyed Jewess Hadassah Benjamin feels abandoned by God when she is saved from a firing squad only to be handed over to a new enemy. Pressed into service by SS-Kommandant Colonel Aric von Schmidt at the transit camp of Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia, she is able to hide behind the false identity of Stella Muller. However, in order to survive and maintain her cover as Aric's secretary, she is forced to stand by as her own people are sent to Auschwitz. Suspecting her employ

Desert god

"On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita -- a freed slave and advisor to the Pharaoh -- devises a plan to destroy Egypt's most feared enemy, the might Hyksos...With the future of the kingdom itself on his shoulders, Taita plunges into a world where the line between loyalty and betrayal shifts like the desert sands, evil waits in the shadows, and death lingers on the edges of darkness." --p. [4] of cover.

A matter of heart

"In 1890s Texas when two very different men enter Jessica's life, will she choose to pursue her dreams of adventure or follow the gentle urgings of her heart?"--

Invisible city

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

Haunted

"Trinity Nichols, Deacon James, and an odd band of FBI agents must work together to solve a series of disturbances so incredible that Trinity, and the town of Sociable, Georgia, will be changed forever"--

A man called Ove

A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.

The Job

New Children's Materials

Holiday Helper

Porky and Bess

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

Annie's pet

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

Meet Periwinkle

Angry Birds Transformers - Deceptihogs Versus Autobirds

Annie - Movie Reader

Big Hero 6. The big battle

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

Big Hero 6. Fight to the finish!

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

Angry Birds Transformers - Robot Birds in Disguise

The Christmas party

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

Splat and Seymour, best friends forevermore

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

Christmas mice!

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

Dixie and the best day ever

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

Pinkalicious - tutu-rrific

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

The best fall of all

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

Waiting is not easy!

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

Ponies love pets!

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

Twice As Silly - Twice As Silly

Santa's little engine

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

Pokémon - let it snow!

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

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

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

Pete the cat and the bad banana

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

Thanksgiving mice!

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

Sofia the first. The missing necklace

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

Mr. Putter & Tabby turn the page

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