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Year Published: 2013

One in a million [Motion picture - 1937]

An American theatrical manager discovers a Swiss skater preparing for the Olympics in Switzerland and brings her to Madison Square to her a star on the ice-show circuit.

Year Published: 1970

The Confession

The master of the political thriller became an instant phenomenon after the mammoth success of Z, and he quickly followed it with the perhaps even more riveting. Based on a harrowing true story, influential Czechoslovak dignitary who, in the early fifties, was abducted, imprisoned, and interrogated by fellow members of his country's Communist ruling party, their intentions vague, their methods terrifying.

Year Published: 2014

Cold War Roadshow

The story of one of the most bizarre episodes in the annals of modern history: the unprecedented trip across America in 1959 by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, the world leader of communism and America's arch nemesis. The visit was an opportunity to halt the escalating threats of the Cold War and chart a new course toward peaceful coexistence. For the American press, it was the media story of the year.

Year Published: 2012

WWE Cm Punk - Best in the World

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

Year Published: 2013

These Final Hours

A self obsessed man makes his way to a huge crazy party on the last day of Earth but ends up saving the life of a little girl who is searching for her father. Their relationship ultimately leads him on the path to redemption.

Year Published: 1999

Surviving the game

Ice-T is Mason, a homeless man recruited by a band of wealthy hunters to lead an expedition into the Pacific Northwest. But on the first day of the hunt, he discovers a lethal surprise ... he's the prey.

Year Published: 2015

Building wonders

In Building Wonders, Nova presents three groundbreaking shows that investigate engineering mysteries of the ancient world with the help of dramatic hands-on experiments. Modern architects use medieval tools to examine the Lost City of Petra in the middle of Jordan's desert, the vast Roman Colosseum, and Turkey's 1,500 year-old cathedral dome, Hagia Sophia.

Year Published: 2014

Believe Me

Sam stands on stage as thousands of fans go wild. Smart, charismatic, handsome, he moves them with his message, and when he calls for donations to his charity, the money pours in. Only thing is, Sam doesn't believe a word he's saying. Just months earlier, Sam was a typical college senior focused on keg stands, hookups and graduation. But when a surprise tuition bill threatens his dream of law school and leaves him thousands of dollars in the hole, he's forced to think outside the box.

Year Published: 2014

New Worlds

Set during the tumultuous time of North American colonization, this gripping drama follows the lives of four young people: Abe Goffe, Beth Fanshawe, Ned Hawkins, and Hope Russell, as they fight for a better future in the wilderness of the New World and back home in England.

Year Published: 2014

Globe Trekker - Switzerland

Join Brianna Barnes as she explores the pristine beauty, rich history, and fascinating people of Switzerland.

Year Published: 2015

Cancer- The Emperor of All Maladies

Spurred by a personal tragedy, America's foremost documentarian is tackling cancer. Ken Burns examines cancer with a cellular biologist's precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion. The series artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate verite film; and a scientific and investigative report.

Year Published: 2015

Nature - The Last Orangutan Eden

Scientists in the jungles of Northern Sumatra study and document a unique social band of wild orangutans, and provide an intimate, clear picture of how these apes spend their days and nights and interact with each other.

Year Published: 2014

Wild Tales

Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters cross the thin line that divides civilization and barbarism. A lover's betrayal, a return to the repressed past and the violence woven into everyday encounters drive the characters to madness as they cede to the undeniable pleasure of losing control.

Year Published: 2015

Jupiter Ascending

Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning toilets and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along.

Year Published: 2014

The Devil's Hand

Six girls are born on the sixth day of the sixth month, setting in motion an ancient prophecy. On their eighteenth birthday, one of the girls will become the devil's hand. As the day nears, the young women begin to disappear. Threatened by the town's religious leader, the remaining girl's father races to uncover the chilling truth.

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

The Black Reckoning

-- The Emerald Atlas The adventures of siblings Kate, Michael, and Emma come to a stunning conclusion when they must find the last Book of Beginning—the Book of Death—before the Dire Magnus does, for when all three books are united, their combined power will be unstoppable. Soon Emma is on a journey to places both worldly and otherworldly, confronting terrifying monsters and ghosts, and what is darkest within herself. As the fabric of time begins to fray, she becomes the final piece of an ext

Inside the O'Briens A Novel

From the -- The San Francisco Chronicle), Lisa Genova has once again delivered a novel as powerful and unforgettable as the human insights at its core.

The Liar

The extraordinary new novel by the #1 New York Times  Shelby Foxworth lost her husband. Then she lost her illusions …   The man who took her from Tennessee to an exclusive Philadelphia suburb left her in crippling debt. He was an adulterer and a liar, and when Shelby tracks down his safe-deposit box, she finds multiple IDs. The man she loved wasn't just dead. He never really existed.   Shelby takes her three-year-old daughter and heads south to seek comfort in her hometown, where she meets someo

The Last Dragonslayer The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 1

In the good old days, magic was indispensable—it could both save a kingdom and clear a clogged drain. But now magic is fading: drain cleaner is cheaper than a spell, and magic carpets are used for pizza delivery. Fifteen-year-old foundling Jennifer Strange runs Kazam, an employment agency for magicians—but it's hard to stay in business when magic is drying up. And then the visions start, predicting the death of the world's last dragon at the hands of an unnamed Dragonslayer. If the visions are t

The Residence Inside the Private World of the White House

America's first families are among the most private public figures on earth. From the mystique of the glamorous Kennedys to the tumult that surrounded Bill and Hillary Clinton during the president's impeachment to the historic yet polarizing residency of Barack and Michelle Obama, each new administration brings a unique set of personalities to the White House—and a new set of challenges to the fiercely loyal and hardworking people who serve them: the White House residence staff.No one understand

None of the Above

A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she's intersex . . . and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school. Incredibly compelling and sensitively told, None of the Above is a thought-provoking novel that explores what it means to be a boy, a girl, or something in between.What if everything you knew about yourself changed in an instant?When Kristin Lattimer is voted homecoming queen, it seems like another piece of her ideal life has fallen into place. She's a

The Dream Lover - A Novel

"George Sand was a 19th century French novelist known not only for her novels but even more for her scandalous behavior. After leaving her estranged husband, Sand moved to Paris where she wrote, wore men's clothing, smoked cigars, and had love affairs with famous men and an actress named Marie. In an era of incredible artistic talent, Sand was the most famous female writer of her time. Her lovers and friends included Frederic Chopin, Gustave Flaubert, Franz Liszt, Eugene Delacroix, Victor Hugo,

Blood on Snow A novel

From the internationally acclaimed author of the Harry Hole novels—a fast, tight, darkly lyrical stand-alone novel that has at its center the perfectly sympathetic antihero: an Oslo contract killer who draws us into an unexpected meditation on death and love. This is the story of Olav: an extremely talented "fixer" for one of Oslo's most powerful crime bosses. But Olav is also an unusually complicated fixer. He has a capacity for love that is as far-reaching as is his gift for murder. He is ou

Anastasia and Her Sisters

There's a heavy price to pay for royalty in this compelling—and true—story of Anastasia Romanov and fellow grand duchesses of Russia, from an award-winning novelist. It's summer in 1914 and the Romanovs are aboard the Standart Life inside the palace is far from a fairy tale. The girls' younger brother suffers from an excruciatingly painful and deadly blood disease, and their parents have chosen to shield the Russian people from the severity of the future tsar's condition. The secrets and strai

The Duke's Disaster

Noah Winters, Duke of Anselm, exercises the pragmatism for which he's infamous when his preferred choice of bride cries off, and her companion, Lady Thea Collins, becomes his next choice for his duchess. Lady Thea's mature, sensible and even rather attractive-what could possibly go wrong?As a lady fallen on hard times, Thea doesn't expect tender sentiments from His Grace, but she does wish Noah had courted her trust, lest her past turn their hastily arranged marriage into a life of shared regret

Hot Pursuit

-- From the Hardcover edition.

Emma- A Modern Retelling

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series deftly escorts Jane Austen's beloved, meddlesome heroine into the twenty-first century in this delightfully inventive retelling.   The summer after university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to the village of Highbury to prepare for the launch of her interior design business. As she cultivates grand plans for the future, she re-enters the household of her hypochondriac father, who has been living alone on a steady diet of vegeta

Liars, Inc.

A dark and twisted psychological tale that will keep readers guessing, perfect for fans of I Hunt Killers and Gone Girl.Max Cantrell has never been a big fan of the truth, so when the opportunity arises to sell forged permission slips and cover stories to his classmates, it sounds like a good way to make a little money. So with the help of his friend Preston and his girlfriend, Parvati, Max starts Liars, Inc. Suddenly everybody needs something, and the cash starts pouring in. Who knew lying coul

Hausfrau A Novel

-- Praise for -- —NPR's -- — -- — -- —Los Angeles Magazine   "(Hausfrau "Madame Bovary *Glamour From the Hardcover edition.

Angela's ashes a memoir

New Fiction Books

Song of the vagabond bird - a story of obsession

Canoe

Hover

Breaking nova

Martin Marten - a novel

"Dave is fourteen years old, living with his family in a cabin on Oregon's Mount Hood (or as Dave prefers to call it, like the Native Americans once did, Wy'east). He is entering high school, adulthood on the horizon not far off in distance, and contemplating a future away from his mother, father, and his precocious younger sister. And Dave is not the only one approaching adulthood and its freedoms on Wy'east that summer. Martin, a pine marten (a small animal of the deep woods, of the otter/mink

Positive - a novel

"Anyone can be positive . . . The tattooed plus sign on Finnegan's hand marks him as a Positive. At any time, the zombie virus could explode in his body, turning him from a rational human into a ravenous monster. His only chance of a normal life is to survive the last two years of the potential incubation period. If he reaches his twenty-first birthday without an incident, he'll be cleared. Until then, Finn must go to a special facility for positives, segregated from society to keep the healthy

The basement quilt - introducing the Colebridge Community - a novel

"The unique find of a quilt expands the number of Anne's family members"--Provided by publisher.

First Impressions

Discount - a novel

"Set in the American Southwest forty miles north of Jua´rez,...[the] novel follows a group of customers and employees through the twenty-four hour work cycle as they seek comfort and sustenance inside of the cinderblock walls of a classic American institution--The Superstore."--Publisher.

Home to you

When he is stranded at his family's cabin with a beautiful visitor named Kendall during a Nor'easter, Jackson Sullivan III hides his true identity as they share more than they dreamed, but when the truth comes out, the woman he has come to love may not be able to forgive his betrayal.

In the Company of Educated Men

Mistress of melody

Saving Quinton

"From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Breaking Nova comes a gripping story about what it takes to save the one you love. Nova Reed can't forget him-Quinton Carter, the boy with the honey-brown eyes who made her realize she deserved more than an empty life. His pain was so similar to her own. But Nova has been coming to terms with her past and healing, while Quinton is out there somewhere, sinking deeper. She's determined to find him and help him. before it's too late. Nova has hau

Confess - a novel

At age twenty-one, Auburn Reed has already lost everything important to her. In her fight to rebuild her shattered life, she has her goals in sight and there is no room for mistakes. But when she walks into a Dallas art studio in search of a job, she doesn't expect to find a deep attraction to the enigmatic artist who works there, Owen Gentry. For once, Auburn takes a chance and puts her heart in control, only to discover that Owen is keeping a major secret from coming out. The magnitude of his

China rich girlfriend - a novel

"Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians, is back with a wickedly funny new novel of social climbing, secret e-mails, art-world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu, engaged to marry Asia's most eligible bachelor, discovers her birthfather. On the eve of her wedding to Nicholas Young, heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Asia, Rachel should be over the moon. She has a flawless Asscher-cut diamond from JAR, a wedding dress she lo

New Nonfiction Books

Rocket science for the rest of us - cutting-edge concepts made simple

Presents a common-sense guide to astronomy and astrophysics that provides comprehensive explanations of such topics as black holes, antimatter, and space exploration.

The complete guide to bathrooms - design, update, remodel, improve, do-it-yourself.

"Detailed step-by-step photos and how-to information for all of the most common bathroom remodeling and repair projects"--

Canoeing wild rivers - the 30th anniversary guide to Expedition canoeing in North America

10% Human - How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

Better on toast - happiness on a slice of bread - 70 irresistible recipes

"Better on Toast features delicious, quick, easy-to-follow recipes for toasts with every possible topping-- from hot to cold and savory to sweet. Anyone can make delicious toasts, no matter his or her level of experience or kitchen size. Whether you use thick-cut French bread, slices of whole wheat, or her gluten-free bread recipe, Jill puts emphasis on flavor, using quality, wholesome ingredients to make each recipe stand out"--Excerpt from Amazon.com.

What to do to retire successfully - navigating psychological, financial and lifestyle hurdles

A blend of actual retirement scenarios intermingled with healthy, practical advice from a respected neuropsychiatrist, who is a fellow retiree with a wonderfully optimistic glass-half-full philosophy on living a fulfilling retirement life. Dr. Goldstein taps into his financial and psychiatric background as he explores the potential pitfalls of life after career's end, while providing helpful, proven solutions for a feasible and effective adjustment into retirement. He also analyzes how a range o

Build an HTML5 game - a developer's guide with CSS and JavaScript

"A hands-on guide to web game development for programmers interested in building games for web and mobile using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript"--

Healing herbs - a beginner's guide to identifying, foraging, and using medicinal plants

Charlie Palmer's American fare - everyday recipes from my kitchens to yours

"Award-winning chef and restaurateur, Charlie Palmer, is back with a book about favorite American recipes he loves to share with family and friends. Palmer has been at the forefront of great American food since the '80s. Fresh local ingredients, bursts of flavor, and preparation with ease have been the hallmark of his cooking over the years, and this collection includes the best recipes he cooks at home and his restaurants. Included will be over 100 recipes that any cook can make with ease-from

Norse mythology

Discusses various Norse myths, with background information describing the history, geography, religious beliefs, and values of the culture that created the mythology.

Video games and youth

Grow Healthy, Grow Happy - The Whole Baby Guide

Persian mythology

Presents the major gods and themes of Persian mythology.

Nick Drake - remembered for a while

Sheds light on the life and career of the singer-songwriter through photographs, poems, letters, and interviews with family and friends, as well as with Drake himself.

A Falcon Guide Paddling Wisconsin - A Guide to the State's Best Paddling Routes

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

Once upon a time. Out of the past

The Valiant

One piece. Vol. 30, Skypiea part 7 Capriccio

As Kami Eneru plans to obliterate Skypiea with all his unsuspecting followers on it, Nami can only stand by as he wipes out the Straw Hats. Switching allegiances in order to survive, all she can do is hope for a savior. Could the best defense against a deadly lightning bolt from above be a certain rubbery pirate?!"--Publisher.

The Gifted 1 & 2

Spider-Man. The Amazing Spider-Man. Vol. 1.1, Learning to crawl.

He sought revenge ... and found responsibility. From that night on, a new life began. Join Peter Parker as he takes his first steps towards finding his way in the world as Spider-Man. A chapter you never knew about the story you know by heart.

Low. The Delirium of Hope Volume 1, The delirium of hope

Stel Caine, a survivor in a group that has found refuge from the sun in the ocean depths, searches for a new world while her family struggles to maintain their way of life, but when her family is captured by pirates, Stel must do everything she can to rescue them.

Astro City - Family Album

Devils and realist. Vol. 2

Demons Dantalion and Sytry refuse to leave William's side until he chooses one of them to be king of Hell, and it also seems that Stradford School may be haunted.

Lastman. Vol. 1, The stranger

People are puzzled when Richard Aldana, a mysterious stranger who smokes cigarettes and wears a leather jacket, arrives in a medieval town where everyone else is casting spells and weaving tapestries, but when he enrolls in the games he quickly becomes a top contender using only his martial arts prowess.

Sword art online. Progressive. Volume 1

In a deadly virtual world where the players are trapped and the violence is real, loners Kirito and Asuna must band together in order to survive challenges from both within and without.

Angel and Faith- Season Ten 2

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.

Yo Miss - a graphic look at high school

Yo, Miss - a graphic look at high school takes the reader inside John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy, a second-chance high school in New York City, where Lisa Wilde has worked since 1997. A school where all the students are considered at risk, Wildcat offers these teens a ticket t the middle class - a high school diploma. With humor and humanity, Yo, Miss challenges preconceptions of who these kids are and what is needed to help them graduate.

Dance in the Vampire Bund II Scarlet Order 2

Lazarus. Volume 3, Conclave

The world now lies divided not amongst political or geographic boundaries but amongst financial ones. Wealth is power, and that power rests with only a handful of families. As alliances fray and allegiances are tested, these rulers of the world have gathered once more. A conclave has been called, bringing together the leaders, their advisors, and most perilously, their Lazari--the superhuman champions bound to the Families that created them--in one place. While a delicate dance of formality and

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

Truth or Die

Born With Teeth - A Memoir

The dark art - my undercover life in global narco-terrorism

A decorated veteran DEA agent recounts his life-risking undercover missions while revealing the unsettling links he has discovered between narcotics trafficking and terrorism.

The last anniversary

"Sophie Honeywell always wondered if Thomas Gordon was the one she let get away. He was the perfect boyfriend, but on the day he was to propose, she broke his heart. A year later he married his travel agent, while Sophie has been mortifyingly single ever since. Now Thomas is back in her life because Sophie has unexpectedly inherited his aunt Connie's house on Scribbly Gum Island -- home of the famously unsolved Munro Baby mystery" -- publisher website (November 2006).

A God in Ruins

The stranger

The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world.

It's a Long Story - My Life

Gone and done it - a dreamwalker mystery

"Landscaper Baxley Powell discovers a body on her client's property and uses her psychic abilities to investigate the crime, as she communicates with the victim and finds herself stalked by the killer."--

The bracelet

"Foul deeds will rise, though all the earth o'erwhelm them, to men's eyes". Savannah, Georgia -- 1858. Celia Browning dreams of the day when her childhood sweetheart Sutton Mackay comes home to Savannah after two years in Jamaica managing his family's shipping interests. Sutton has all but proposed, and their marriage will unite two of the city's most prominent families. But just as Sutton returns, a newspaper reporter arrives in town, determined to pry into twin tragedies that took place at the

Well read, then dead

When a shy, elderly book club member is murdered, Fort Myers Beach bookstore café owners Mary Cabot and Bridget Mayfield must read between the lines to catch a killer. Includes a recipe.

Solitude creek

"New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver's next blockbuster thriller"--

Brain Maker - The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain for Life

Sometimes the wolf

"Set in the Pacific Northwest, a spellbinding story of family, violence, and unintended consequences"--

The cruiser - a Dan Lenson novel

"On the brink of a nuclear war, Captain Dan Lenson must steer between frightening choices in this military thriller"--

Heaven help Heidi

Recovering from injuries she received from an accident, Heidi Hathaway meets Piper Keyes at an oceanside community. Although the two women are very different through their growing friendship they discover God's grace and mercy.

New Children's Materials

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.

Chase is on the case!

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

Gideon / With Read-aloud Download

Gideon is a small gosling who likes to play so much that he will not stop to take a nap.

Amelia Bedelia is for the birds

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

Splat the cat - I scream for ice cream

Splat is excited to visit an ice cream factory on a field trip, but when things go awry, it is up to him and his classmates to save the day.

Hulk to the rescue

"Avengers must face their biggest enemy yet, the evil Ultron! With an army of robots fighting alongside him, it will take a very special hero to save the day."--Page 4 of cover.

Meet Zarina the pirate fairy / The Pirate Fairy- Meet Zarina the Pirate Fairy

Zarina, a dust-keeper fairy who dreams of making different colors of fairy dust, is faced with having to leave Pixie Hollow.

Birthday mice!

A little mouse's very lively birthday party has the cowboy theme he hoped for.

The best doghouse ever!

The Bubble Guppies build a doghouse for Bubble Puppy.

Bots' best friend

"When the Rescue Bots find a stray dog, they take him home and make him part of the family and the team that protects the good people of Griffin Rock"--

Meet Vidia

When Tinker Bell is accidentally captured by a human girl, Vidia leads the other fairies in a rescue mission to save her.

Meet Fawn, the animal-talent fairy

When Fawn comes across a huge, mysterious creature in the woods, she must convince the other fairies to see his good side.

Big truck show!

When Gil and his friends go to a big truck show, they learn about different trucks, including fire trucks, garbage trucks, and tow trucks.

Friends and foes

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

Meet Tinker Bell / Meet Tinker Bell

Not so sure that she wants to be a tinker fairy, Tinker Bell asks her friends to help her find a new talent--with disastrous results.