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Year Published: 2012

Zeitgeist addendum

Features former 'Economic Hitman' and New York Times bestselling author, John Perkins, along with the Venus Project, an organization for social redesign created by industrial designer Jacque Fresco. Broken into four chapters, the first explains 'Fractional reserve banking' and how debt and bankruptcy are inevitable realities. The second exposes various levels of international corruption via the financial/corporate system.

Year Published: 2014

10-minute belly, butt & thighs tone ups.

Six targeted ten-minute Workouts included with Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced options: Belly; Butt; Thighs; Core; Upper Body; Lower Body.

Year Published: 2015

The retrieval

1864: As war ravages the nation, on the outskirts of the Civil War, it is business as usual for slave-owners and traders. Will is a fatherless thirteen-year-old boy who survives by working with a white bounty hunter gang. They send him to earn the trust of runaway slaves in order to lure them back to the south. On a dangerous mission into the free north to find Nate, a fugitive freedman, things go wrong, and Will and Nate find themselves on the run.

Year Published: 2015

Inherent vice

Year Published: 2014

Masters of Sex - The Complete Second Season

Following Bill's declaration in season one finale, Bill and Virginia resume their professional and personal relationship - both asserting it is to further the cause of their work. Virginia breaks the news to Ethan and Bill tries to be there for Libby and their new baby but finds it hard. Bill is struggling with getting his career back on track and Virginia is still working for Dr. DePaul but hungers for more.

Year Published: 2015

Turnaround Jake

Jacob has to escape from LA after his powerful boss tries to pin a crime on him. When he gets back home to rural Texas he is reminded of the man he used to be.

Year Published: 2014

Carb-loaded - a culture dying to eat

This chronicles what director Lathe Poland learned after he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. He sought to find out why he got sick, because he didn't fit the classic picture of an adult onset diabetes sufferer. He quickly learned that much of what he knew about healthy eating was based on myths or fifty-year-old science. He searches out why Americas modern food culture is killing us. The upside? There is a lot that can be done!

Year Published: 1996

Corpse vanishes

Year Published: 2015

Spare Parts

Four Hispanic high school students organize a robotics club. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and big dreams, this rag tag team goes up against the country's reigning robotics champion, MIT.

Year Published: 2010

Nerdcore for life

"Filmmaker Dan Lamoureux goes underground to shed light on the unlikely hip-hop movement known as nerdcore. Born on the web, nerdcore is hip-hop made by geeks, for geeks. Rapping about comic books, video games, science fiction and other nerd-friendly topics, performers with stage names such as Ytcracker, Optimus Rhyme, MC Router, Beefy and MC Plus +, reveal the rebellious pride at the heart of this fascinating new musical genre"--Container.

Year Published: 2015

The imitation game [Motion picture - 2014]

During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of "gross indecency," an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality - little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern-day computing. Famously leading a motley group of scholars, linguists, chess c

Year Published: 2015

Grantchester. Season 1

It's 1953 and Sidney Chambers is vicar of Grantchester, a village just outside Cambridge, England. Sidney's is a quiet life. He tends to his flock, keeps up with his jazz collection, and does his best to contain his passion for beautiful heiress Amanda Kendall. But when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances, Sidney quickly finds that people confide things in a parish priest that they would never tell police.

Year Published: 2015

Island of lemurs, Madagascar

A spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar. Lemurs arrived there as castaways millions of years ago and evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are now highly endangered. Join trailblazing scientist Patricia Wright on her lifelong mission to help these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world.

Year Published: 1943

Ape man

Year Published: 2015

Atlantis. Season two, part one.

The all-too mortal Jason of the Argonauts and his new friends, Hercules and Pythagoras, reunite to romp again in the BBC's hit family fantasy series. Will Jason finally decode his own destiny, foretold by a cryptic oracle? Mythology roars to life in this playful mix of legend, adventure, comedy and sci-fi.

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

Half Wild

-- TIME ." London's Daily Telegraph ." Discover the story that readers all over the world are raving about.

Velocity [a novel]

Bill Wile is an easygoing, hardworking guy who leads a quiet, ordinary life. But that is about to change. One evening, after his usual eight-hour bartending shift, he finds a typewritten note under the windshield wiper of his car. If you don't take this note to the police and get them involved, I will kill a lovely blond schoolteacher. If you do take this note to the police, I will instead kill an elderly woman active in charity work. You have four hours to decide. The choice is yours. It seems

False memory

Power Play A Novel

In Northern California two successful CEOs are both indispensable to their growing companies? futures. Both are brilliant at the power game. But the difference between them is huge. One is a man, the other a woman. In this riveting novel, Danielle Steel explores what that means as she takes readers into the rarefied world of those at the pinnacle of international business and reveals the irrevocable choices they make, what drives them, and how others perceive them. The heady drug of power impact

Endangered

"Joe Pickett has lived through plenty of danger, but this time it's his daughter's life at stake-and Joe and his family will be tested as never before"--

Sole survivor

A catastrophic, unexplainable plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead -- no survivors. Among the victims are the wife and two daughters of Joe Carpenter, a Los Angeles Post crime reporter. A year after the crash, still gripped by an almost paralyzing grief, Joe encounters a woman named Rose, who claims to have survived the crash. She holds out the possibility of a secret that will bring Joe peace of mind. But before he can ask any questions, she slips away. Driven now by rage (have the

The good guy

Timothy Carrier is sitting in a bar when the man next to him mistakes him for someone else and hands him an envelope with $10,000. The man leaves after handing Tim a photo of a woman marked for death and her address. Soon the killer arrives believing Tim is the one who wants to hire him.

World gone by - a novel

Late spring, 1943. The world is at war but the American mob is in its heyday. Former crime boss Joe Coughlin now works as a consigliere to the infamous Bartolo Crime Family, effortlessly handling its interests in Tampa, Boston, and Cuba. In the decade since he lost his wife in a cascade of bullets, Joe has made a home for himself and his son, and once again forged everything out of nothing: money, power, a relationship with a beautiful woman, and a privileged place in Tampa's shadowy underworld.

The taking

On the morning that will mark the end of the world they have known, Molly and Niel Sloan awaken to the drumbeat of rain on their roof. It has haunted their sleep, invaded their dreams, and now they rise to find a luminous silvery downpour drenching their small California mountain town. A strange scent hangs faintly in the air, and the young couple cannot shake the sense of something wrong. As hours pass and the rain continues to fall, Molly and Niel listen to disturbing news of extreme weather p

Body trauma a writer's guide to wounds and injuries

The husband

The O'Hurleys collection

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

The Wicked Will Rise

In this sequel to the New York TimesDorothy Must Die, who is good—and who is actually Wicked?My name is Amy Gumm—and I'm the other girl from Kansas.After a tornado swept through my trailer park, I ended up in Oz.But it wasn't like the Oz I knew from books and movies. Dorothy had returned, but she was now a ruthless dictator. Glinda could no longer be called the Good Witch. And the Wicked Witches who were left? They'd joined forces as the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked, and they wanted to recr

Prodigal Son - A Novel.

Twin boys grow up in the same family, in the same town. Dramatically different, they become bitter enemies, even as children. One good, one bad. One leaves his peaceful hometown, but when all else fails, the prodigal son returns, twenty years later. The reunion of brothers, sweet and healing at first, exposes shattering revelations of good and evil. #1 -- Prodigal Son From the Hardcover edition.

Fear nothing

While investigating the death of his mother who was a scientist, Chris Snow discovers she was engaged in secret experiments on a nearby military base, experiments which went wrong and which produced monsters. The next he knows, the monsters come visiting and they are not friendly.

New Fiction Books

Green gauntlet

Bite at first sight

Cassandra Burton wants to study medicine, surgery, healing, and everything related to the human body and its mysteries-and she's willing to rob graves to do it! But a lady can meet dark and dangerous characters lurking around the cemetery. And who could be more fascinating than Rafael Villar, Lord Vampire of London? If she could study his physiology, she could learn so much that would help humans. After all, he's immortal-and Cassandra is now his prisoner...Until she gets close enough to touch A

Chosen prey

Hoping to use a supposedly straightforward case of murder to clear his mind, Deputy Chief Lucas Davenport finds himself matching wits with an ever-escalating serial killer, art history professor, congenial pervert, and sexual predator James Qatar.

Once and always

Once and Always is a brand-new contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt, writing as Julia Harper. Filled with laughs-a-minute, this sexy novel will appeal to fans of Jill Shalvis, Kristan Higgins, and Rachel Gibson. "Is there a problem, officer?" Small-town cop Sam West certainly doesn't mind a routine traffic stop--speeding ticket, stern warning, and "sayonara." And with a whopper of a blizzard closing in, that's all he has time for. But the lawbreaker he pulls

Wild wood - a novel

"For fans of Diana Galbaldon's Outlander series comes a gripping and passionate new historical novel. Intrigue, ancient secrets, fairy tales, and the glorious scenery of the Scottish borders drive the story of a woman who must find out who she really is. Jesse Marley calls herself a realist; she's all about the here and now. But in the month before Charles and Diana's wedding in 1981 all her certainties are blown aside by events she cannot control. First she finds out she's adopted. Then she's r

Pleasured

When his daughter falls gravely ill, Damon, the Earl of Mardoun, turns to the village healer, Meg, for help, and as she nurses his beloved daughter back to health, he loses his heart to the proud beauty and must choose between marrying for duty and marrying for love.

Paris red - a novel

Last things - a novel

"Grace's father believes in science and builds his daughter a dollhouse with lights that really work. Grace's mother takes her skinny-dipping in the lake and teaches her about African hyena men who devour their wives in their sleep. Grace's world, of fact and fiction, marvels and madness, is slowly unraveling because her family is coming apart before her eyes. Now eight-year-old Grace must choose between her two very different, very flawed parents, a choice that will take her on a dizzying journ

The wisdom of perversity - a novel

"Brian and Jeff were best friends, growing up together in New York City in the late 1960s. Then something happened that drove a wedge between them, ending both their friendship and their childhood, something that neither ever spoke about--at least until their shared secret resurfaced some forty years later, forcing them to reunite and, along with Jeff's cousin Julie, to face the consequences of their years of silence"--Dust jacket flap.

Contrition

Learning that she has a long-lost twin sister who shares their father's artistic ability, Dorie goes undercover as a fellow nun in order to introduce her holy sister's works to the world.

The anchoress - a novel

"A debut novel, set in 1255, about a young woman who chooses to become an anchoress, which means shutting herself away in a small cell by the side of the village church for the rest of her life and devoting herself to prayer"--

Shot in the Back

Pretty ugly

"From a writer/producer of Family Guy, a satirical look at a dysfunctional southern family complete with an overbearing stage mom, a 9 year-old pageant queen, a cheating husband, his teenage girlfriend, a crazy grandmother, and Jesus. After eight-and-a-half years and three hundred twenty-three pageants, Miranda Miller has become the ultimate stage mother. Her mission in life is to see that her nine-year-old daughter, Bailey, continues to be one of the most successful child pageant contestants i

Driving heat

"Single father and bus driver Byron Carter meets the woman of his dreams in Cynthia Hall and sets out to prove to her that even though he is not the upscale professional she had in mind, he is a loving and passionate man who can bring her happiness that money can't buy."--

The tapestry - a novel

"The next page-turner in the award-winning Joanna Stafford series takes place in the heart of the Tudor court, as the gutsy former novice risks everything to defy the most powerful men of her era. After her priory in Dartford is closed--collateral damage in tyrannical King Henry VIII's quest to overthrow the Catholic Church--Joanna resolves to live a quiet and honorable life weaving tapestries, shunning dangerous quests and conspiracies. Until she is summoned to Whitehall Palace, where her tapes

New Nonfiction Books

Government gridlock

I found my friends - the oral history of Nirvana

"I found my friends recreates the short and tempestuous times of Nirvana through the musicians and producers who played and interacted with the band. The guides for this trip didn't just watch the life of this legendary band--they lived it. Soulsby interviewed over 150 musicians from bands that played and toured with Nirvana, including well-known alternative bands like Dinosaur Jr., The Dead Kennedys, and Butthole Surfers, as well as scores of smaller, but no less fascinating bands. In this grou

The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands & the Garden Route

After Woodstock - the true story of a Belgian movie, an Israeli wedding, and a Manhattan breakdown

This is Orson Welles

Conversations reveal Welles's feelings about films, theater, the radio and television industries, and various other directors and stars

The art of work - a proven path to discovering what you were meant to do

Draws on personal experience, current research, and compelling case studies to counsel readers on how to pursue and achieve a career that is both purposeful and fulfilling.

Arduino in Easy Steps

Inside ISIS - the brutal rise of a terrorist army

By embedding himself behind enemy lines, Hall provides a riveting narrative based on firsthand experience and personal interviews. He goes beyond the vicious jihadis, to reveal a generation of chaos, and uncover a volatile region engulfed in turmoil. Hall reveals why ISIS is a problem that will define the Middle East - and the West - for decades to come.

Jump Start Foundation

The jewelry recipe book - transforming ordinary materials into stylish and distinctive earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and pins

How to read the Bible and still be a Christian - struggling with divine violence from Genesis through Revelation

Explains how to reconcile inconsistencies between scriptural depictions of a loving and vengeful God, sharing insights into the contrasting personalities of respective biblical writers.

Ming - 50 years that changed China

Sickened - the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood

The author describes growing up as the victim of Munchausen by proxy, a form of child abuse in which her mother invented or caused a series of illnesses and ailments, and her struggle to escape her mother's problems to rebuild her life.

ISIS exposed - beheadings, slavery, and the hellish reality of radical Islam

"Terrorism expert Erick Stakelbeck pulls back the curtain on ISIS, the violent terrorist organization spreading death and hate in the Middle East. The rise of ISIS took the White House by complete surprise: President Obama called the group "JV," then was forced to reassess when ISIS began executing innocent American journalists. Now radicalized Americans and Europeans are joining ISIS' ranks. So who is ISIS? How powerful are they, and are they a threat to the homeland? Stakelbeck, a veteran nati

Sew pretty for little girls - over 20 simple sewing projects in timeless floral prints

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

Monster Musume. Volume 6 - everyday life with monster girls

"Just when Kimihito thought his supernatural harem couldn't get any bigger--along comes the strangest monster girl yet! She wears a long black coat, sports a scythe, and has no head! Is she the Grim Reaper, or something worse?!"--Page [4] of cover.

Part-time Princesses

Alex + Ada. Volume 2

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

Archie - the married life. Book 5

Akame Ga Kill! 2

World Trigger 5

Attack on Titan 4 - Before the Fall

Jojo's Bizarre Adventures 2 - Phantom Blood

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's. Volume 7, Last draw of destiny!!

As Goodwin's battle against Jack Atlas reaches its end, Crow Hogan releases the other duelists in order to help Yusei in his fight against the Skeleton Knight, but they may be too late.

Akira. Book six

As Tetsuo begins losing control of his abilities, the military's forces converge on Neo-Tokyo for the final confrontation.

Say I love you. 6

"Mei Tachibana was once filled with anxiety over her blossoming relationship with popular boy Yamato Kurosawa. Would she know what to do in a romantic relationship? How would she deal with rivals like Aiko and Megumi, while handling her own insecurities? Mei's managed to get over her fears with Kai's help, but now Kai has an unexpected confession to make that might throw everything back into doubt" --

Roche Limit 1

John Constantine, Hellblazer. 4, The family man

"Constantine attempts a vacation after recent events, but as usual, things don't go as planned. Plus, Constantine must uncover the mystery of the murderous Family Man."--Amazon.com.

Nisekoi- False Love 9

Deadly class. Volume 2, 1988 kids of the black hole / Rick Remender, writer, co-creator ; Wes Craig, artist, co-creator ; Lee Loughridge, colorist ; Rus Wooton, letterer, logo design ; Sebastian Girner, editor.

Marcus Lopez Arguello is learning the craft of killing at Kings Dominion Atelier of the Deadly Arts when his childhood secrets are threatened to be revealed.

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

The remedy for love

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

Disclaimer

Three may keep a secret - an endurance mystery

"Haunted by a brutal event from her past, retired teacher Grace is hired to research the dark history of the small town of Endurance in the wake of two murders, a local celebration, and her growing attraction to her employer."--

Mason the mankiller

"His Honor Newland Pontiff III, late of Exeter Territorial Prison, now presides over a vast tract of land with the ambitious town of Cayuse Falls at its center, a town he intends to transform into the "Washington of the West." But a demon from his past haunts the horizon, and time is running short. Mason the Mankiller, vigilante hero to the downtrodden, has come out of retirement to settle one last score ? the only one that ever mattered."--

Capital Dames - The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868

The shocking secret of a guest at the wedding

"Jackson Quincy Graham Channing is a New York City banker, and Lady Theodosia "Teddy" Winslow is a wedding planner to the finest families in England. A mutually beneficial fake engagement causes complications, revelations, schemes, and finally true love"--

As close as sisters

"Since the age of twelve, McKenzie Arnold has spent every summer at Albany Beach, Delaware, with her best friends Aurora, Janine, and Lilly. The seaside house teems with thirty years of memories--some wonderful, others painful--and secrets never divulgedbeyond its walls. This summer may be the last they spend together"--

The dandelion field

Broken bonds

Cold Creek, Ohio, is a place with a dark history, especially for the Lockwoods. Now adults, the three Lockwood sisters are still recovering from events that led to the destruction of their family when they were children. Determined to move forward, Tess and Kate are making fresh starts, ready to put bad -- even deadly -- memories to rest and settle happily in the small but booming town. And they're hoping their older sister, Charlene, can do the same. But Char suspects something sinister is bein

Save me

"Daphne Mitchell has always believed in cause and effect, right and wrong, good and bad. The good: her dream job as a doctor; Owen, her childhood sweetheart and now husband; the beautiful farmhouse they're restoring together. In fact, most of her life has been good--until the day Owen comes home early from work to tell her he's fallen head over heels for someone else. Unable to hate him, but also equally incapable of moving forward, Daphne's life hangs in limbo until the day Owen's new girlfrien

The secrets of midwives

"Neva Bradley, a third-generation midwife, is determined to keep the details surrounding her own pregnancy--including the identity of the baby's father--hidden from her family and coworkers for as long as possible. Her mother Grace finds it impossible to let this secret rest. The more Grace prods, the tighter Neva holds to her story, and the more the lifelong differences between private, quiet Neva and open, gregarious Grace strain their relationship. For Floss, Neva's grandmother and a retir

House broken

"A woman skilled at caring for animals must learn to mend the broken relationships in her family"--

Just you wait

David Randall, a private detective short of work, invites his psychic friend Camden into a case. Miss Viola Mitchell, an aging local actress, has recently been reported missing. The Parkland PD's Jordan Finley objects to Randall and Cam inspecting Viola's home, claiming the police don't need their help. Moments later, despite the array of birds and cats perfuming the residence, Cam advises Finley, "Check the basement." Viola is neatly planted there in a square of dirt. Who would kill her? Why? A

The Great West Detective Agency

"When he is mistaken for a detective, gambler Lucas Stanton is hired to find a stolen dog and makes an enemy in a powerful man running for the governor of Colorado. By the author of The Sonora Noose."--

The cattleman meets his match

"Cowboy John Elder needs cattle hands to drive his longhorns to Kansas - he just never figured they'd be wearing petticoats. Traveling with Moira O'Mara and her orphan girls is a mutually beneficial arrangement. And the feisty beauty evokes John's every masculine instinct to protect, defend . . . marry? Moira can't deny that his calm, in-control manner proves comforting. But she's determined not to let anything get in the way of her search for her long-lost brother."--

New Children's Materials

Princess pig

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

Digger and Daisy go to the city

When Daisy the dog and her brother Digger go to the big city, Daisy shops and insists Digger stay beside her or he will get lost, but she will not go into the store that interests him the most.

Pig and Pug

Pig lives on a farm where he is the only animal without a friend until a new creature arrives, Pug, who is not a pig but has a curly tail, snorts, plays in the mud, and just might be a good friend for Pig.

Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Missing Treasure

Rat attack

Gram is making jam. The rats attack! Can Ann, Fran, and Stan save Gram, and the jam?

Froggy is the best

Froggy tries to figure out what he is best at, from soccer to baking a cake to playing the saxophone.

Thomas and friends. Five tank engine tales

Here bound together in one volume are five Step into Reading Step 1 and 2 early readers based on the Thomas & Friends movies.

Cork & Fuzz - spring cleaning

"When Cork tries to boss Fuzz into helping him clean up, both friends learn how to work--and play--together"--

Brownie & Pearl go for a spin

When Brownie and her cat go for a spin in her car, neither one is ready for it to end.

Max finds an egg

Max finds and cares for an egg and, although what emerges is not the dinosaur he had hoped for, he learns that a chicken can be a good friend--and dancer.

Curious George - gymnastics fun

Enjoying gymnastics class so much, George, Allie, and Bill want to practice every day and decide to turn the backyard into a gym.

Star Wars rebels. Hera's phantom flight

Hera, pilot of the rebel space ship Ghost, damages the ship against evil Empire fighters and becomes trapped on an alien planet with mysterious monsters.

The Avengers - reading adventures.

Read six awesome Super Hero stories in this Marvel's Avengers leveled reader collection. Join the action with Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and Nick Fury as they fight against evil and protect humankind!

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.

Ollie

Friends Gossie and Gertie are waiting and waiting for Ollie to hatch. They try poking, listening to, even sitting on top of his egg--but Ollie is Ollie and he will decide when it's time to hatch.