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Year Published: 2011

All 6 Ed Sullivan shows the Rolling Stones

Now fans can see the Rolling Stones as they've seldom seen them - young, edgy, and electrifying - and on their way to conquering the world. This deluxe 2-DVD collector's edition features all six Ed Sullivan Show episodes starring the Rolling Stones, who perform seventeen of their greatest hits. This is the first time these full shows have ever been released. Also included in these full episodes are performances by Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, the Muppets, Tom Jones, the ordinal commercials

Year Published: 2014

Print the legend

Looks at the advent of 3D printing, profiling the pioneering company MakerBot Industries and its founder Bre Pettis.

Year Published: 2015

Stop the pounding heart

Sara is a young girl raised in a family of goat farmers. Her parents homeschool their twelve children, rigorously following the precepts of the Bible. Like her sisters, Sara is taught to be a devout woman, subservient to men, while keeping her emotional and physical purity intact until marriage. When Sara meets Colby, a young amateur bull rider, she is thrown into crisis, questioning the only way of life she has ever known.

Year Published: 2015

Merchants of doubt

Inspired by the book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, the film takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities, yet have the aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change.

Year Published: 2015

First peoples

200,000 years ago we took our first steps in Africa. Today there are seven billion of us living across the planet. How did our ancestors spread from continent to continent? This is a global detective story, featuring the latest archaeological discoveries and genetic research. On each continent, we track down the earliest members of our species, Homo sapiens. Who were these First Peoples? What drove them to the ends of the earth?

Year Published: 2015

Inside college admissions. Program 4, Your freshman year- tips to survive and thrive in college

Getting accepted at the college of your choice is one thing. Succeeding in college is another. In this video, Admissions Consultant Hanna Stotland (a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School) provides advice about how to make the most of your college experience, both academically and socially, from the first day you set foot on campus.

Year Published: 2015

American Ballet Theatre - a history

Ric Burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, grueling rehearsals, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and more.

Year Published: 2013

Sweet and low-down

When a young trombonist is given the opportunity of a lifetime to play with Benny Goodman's Orchestra, his growing ego threatens to sabotage him.

Year Published: 2015

Eat with me

Tired of her bland marriage, Emma moves in with her son Elliot, who is a chef at a failing Chinese restaurant. He is also gay, and Emma's distaste and denial over this has made them strangers to each other. But now, as she indulges herself with the encouragement of a new friend, and Elliot confronts his fears of intimacy, mother and son find ways to communicate with food where words fail.

Year Published: 2014

Summer of Blood

Writer/Director Onur Tukel stars as the monumentally lazy, socially oblivious and commitment-shy Erik Sparrow, who is dumped by his career-woman girlfriend when he rejects her rather charitable marriage proposal. Feeling lost, he turns to a disastrous string of online dates that successively eat away at his already-deteriorating confidence. That is, until a lanky vampire turns him into an undead lady-killer, with a maniacal sex drive matched only by his frenzied need to feed on blood.

Year Published: 2015

Harlock - space pirate

Many years into the future, battle has been raging across the galaxies as 500 billion humans, whose forebears were exiled from Earth, plan to return to what is still called home. Forced to flee a ravaged Earth, humans have now depleted the corners of the galaxy to which they fled. Earth has now become the most valued and precious resource of all, controlled by the corrupt Gaia Coalition which governs the human race across the different galaxies.

Year Published: 1966

The Night of the Grizzly

Big Jim Cole inherits land in Wyoming and trades his dangerous lawman's life for the comparatively cushy existence of a rancher. But he barely gets his family settled when new dangers plague them. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear nicknamed Satan who keeps killing Cole's livestock.

Year Published: 2015

The affair. Season 1.

It explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher and novelist who is happily married, but resents his dependence on his wealthy father-in-law. Alison is a young waitress trying to piece her life and marriage back together in the wake of a tragedy. The provocative drama unfolds when Alison and Noah meet in Montauk at the end of Long Island.

Year Published: 2015

Wild horses

Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a fifteen-year-old missing person case, and uncovers evidence that suggests that the boy was likely murdered on a ranch belonging to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. When Scott's estranged son unexpectedly returns home during the investigation, Samantha becomes even more convinced that the Briggs family was involved, and will stop at nothing to discover the truth about the boy's death; even putting her own life in jeopardy.

Year Published: 2015

Set fire to the stars

Based on true events. Elijah Wood stars as John Malcolm Brinnin, the New York academic who brought Dylan Thomas to America. Celyn Jones plays the volatile celebrity poet, tormented by anonymity, alcohol and the abyss, who scandalized the Manhattan literati of the fifties and challenged Brinnin's hero worship of his work.

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

Lioness Rampant

From Tamora Pierce, the final book in the Song of the Lioness Quartet, honored with the Margaret A. Edwards Award. Having achieved her dream of becoming the first female knight errant, Alanna of Trebond is not sure what to do next. She has triumphed in countless bloody battles, and her adventures are already legendary. Perhaps being a knight errant is not all that Alanna needs…but Alanna must push her uncertainty aside when she is challenged with the impossible. She must recover the Dominion Jew

House beautiful

House Beautiful is the home design magazine that puts the reader and her lifestyle, tastes, and dreams first. We believe everyone has a beautiful house in them and know that only you can make yours beautiful. We're simply here to help you discover and create the home that makes you smile. We promise: We will always be warm and welcoming; We will inspire, not dictate; We will respect you for the individual you are; We will never suggest that one style fits all; We will surprise and delight you wi

My Brother Is a Superhero

-- he'sBut when Star Guy gets into super-size trouble, it's up to Luke—and his intrepid neighbor, Lara—to rescue his big brother and, with a little luck, help him save the world.

The Potter's Lady (Refined by Love Book #2)

Engaging History and Romance from Bestselling Author Judith Miller When Rose McKay convinces her brother, Ewan, to invest in a pottery business, she's determined to assist him in making the venture a success. Having just graduated from the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, she believes she can design pieces that will sell well. In her efforts to help the pottery flourish, Rose reconnects with Joshua Harkness, who oversees his own family's pottery works in a nearby town. Rylan Campbell

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Midwest living

Unleashed A Kate Turner, DVM Mystery

Dr. Kate Turner is happy with her new life in Oak Falls, upstate New York. Working as a relief veterinarian at a small house-call practice, she truly enjoys helping her patients. -- Questions end in the police arresting young kennel helper Eugene. The fragile friendship between Kate and police officer Luke Gianetti frays as she ignores his advice and keeps asking questions. House calls provide gossip and clues, some helpful, some not so much, as she treats her animal patients. Did Claire's rec

Who Let the Dog Out?

A lawyer by day-and then only when he's forced to take on new cases-Andy Carpenter's true passion is the Tara Foundation, the dog rescue organization he runs with his friend Willie Miller. So it's frightening when Willie calls him to say the alarm has gone off at the foundation building, and there's clearly been a break-in. It turns out that a recently rescued dog, nicknamed Cheyenne since her arrival at the foundation, has been stolen. Andy and Willie track the missing dog to a house in downtow

10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, second edition The Breakthrough Program for Overcoming Your Child's Difficult Behavior

Occasional clashes between parents and children are not uncommon, but when defiant behavior—including tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity—becomes chronic, it causes big problems within the family. In 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child In this updated edition, parents will learn how to face new challenges, including defiance resulting from excessive technology use (even to the point of addiction) and the stress of modern family life. Dr. Bernstein explains what causes defiance in

Not by Sight

Gripping Sophomore Novel from a Rising Historical Romance Talent With Britain caught up in WWI, Jack Benningham, heir to the Earl of Stonebrooke, has declared himself a conscientious objector. Instead, he secretly works for the Crown by tracking down German spies on British soil, his wild reputation and society status serving as a foolproof cover. Blinded by patriotism and concern for her brother on the front lines, wealthy suffragette Grace Mabry will do whatever it takes to assist her countr

The Last Minute

Sam Capra must commit an impossible assassination--or he will lose the only person in the world who matters to him . . .Sam Capra has one reason to live: to rescue his baby son from the people who abducted him. An ex-CIA agent, Sam now owns bars around the world as cover for his real mission-working undercover for a secret network as mysterious as it is powerful, while using his skills to find his child. Now the kidnappers have offered a deadly deal: they'll surrender Sam's child...if Sam finds

The Shy Little Kitten

-- The Shy Little Kitten, From the Trade Paperback edition.

About Face

"Michaels is at her storytelling best here." -- -- About FaceWhen Dr. Blake Hunter discovers Casey Edwards wandering along a Sweetwater, Georgia, road, she's a woman without a past, her memory stripped of the terrifying events that shattered her innocence a decade ago. The scrap of paper she clutches in her hand bears the address to Swan House, the magnificent mansion where Casey's mother lives with her mysteriously ailing husband. But "home" turns out to be anything but a safe

Flash Boys- A Wall Street Revolt

#1 -- New York TimesIn Michael Lewis's game-changing bestseller, a small group of Wall Street iconoclasts realize that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders. They band together—some of them walking away from seven-figure salaries—to investigate, expose, and reform the insidious new ways that Wall Street generates profits. If you have any contact with the market, even a retirement account, this story is happening to you.

Dry Bones in the Valley- A Novel

Winner of the 2015 Los Angeles TimesWhen an elderly recluse discovers a corpse on his land, Officer Henry Farrell is drawn into a murder investigation that might tear his sleepy community apart. Tom Bouman's chilling and evocative debut introduces one of the most memorable new characters in detective fiction and uncovers a haunting section of rural Pennsylvania, where gas drilling is bringing new wealth and eroding neighborly trust.

New Fiction Books

Everland

Barbara the slut and other people

"A fresh, honest, and darkly funny debut collection about family, friends, and lovers, and the flaws that make us most human. Fearless, candid, and incredibly funny, Lauren Holmes is a newcomer who writes like a master. She tackles eros and intimacy with a deceptively light touch, a keen awareness of how their nervous systems tangle and sometimes short-circuit, and a genius for revealing our most vulnerable, spirited selves. In "Desert Hearts," a woman takes a job selling sex toys in San Franc

Kill or Die

All that followed - a novel

"It's 2004 in Muriga, a quiet town in Spain's northern Basque Country, a place with more secrets than inhabitants. Five years have passed since the kidnapping and murder of a young local politician--a family man and father--and the town's rhythms have almost returned to normal. But in the aftermath of the Atocha train bombings in Madrid, an act of terrorism that rocked a nation and a world, the townspeople want a reckoning of Muriga's own troubled past: Everyone knows who pulled the trigger five

The secrets of Lake Road - a novel

"A haunting story about the destructive power of secrets, The Secrets of Lake Road is an accomplished and gripping suspenseful women's fiction debut"--

The lower quarter

Rolling like thunder

Suspicions

The Greek Commands His Mistress

Black glass - short fictions

"First published in 1998 ... and now reissued with the addition of a prefatory essay, Black Glass showcases the ... talents of this prizewinning author. In fifteen ... tales, Fowler lets her wit and vision roam freely, turning accepted norms inside out and fairy tales upside down--pushing us to reconsider our unquestioned verities and proving once again that she is among our most subversive writers"--Dust jacket flap.

The Prince and I

A taste of sugar

Days of awe - a novel

The hummingbird house

In this eagerly anticipated spin off from Donna Ball's beloved Ladybug Farm series, Paul Slater and Derrick Anderson set about opening the Hummingbird House B&B with their usual style and flair, only to find that they may have taken on more than they bargained for. Despite constant coaching from their friends Cici, Bridget and Lindsay, they don't seem to be able to do anything right. Before they know how it happened, they are at odds with their teenage housekeeper, overwhelmed by a zany spiritua

Baby, you're the best

Blake Crystal has the best of almost everything. She's at the top of her game at work, she has four wonderful daughters, and at fifty, she's more financially secure than she's ever been. In and out of the bedroom, her new younger lover takes her in breathtaking directions that force her to make decisions she never imagined...

New Nonfiction Books

Auto repair & maintenance

Cars continue to be more complicated and more costly to repair. Expert, Dave Stribling, gives readers the basic knowledge and a lot of know-how in "Idiot's Guides: Auto Repair and Maintenance." Dozens of step-by-step, full-color photos and illustrations make DIY car repairs and maintenance so much easier, regardless of make or model. And when a repair calls for an expert, this book gives readers the knowledge they need to avoid unnecessary repairs and cost."

Turning into dwelling - poems

Sew jelly roll quilts and gifts

Your own terms - a woman's guide to taking charge of any negotiation

Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2016.

Provides detailed profiles of financial aid awards for higher education, covering such topics as eligibility, number of awards, amount of award, application requirements, and deadlines for applications.

Wondering who you are - a memoir

After her husband suffers amnesia following cancer surgery, the author describes their attemps to rebuild their marriage and her own struggles to regain her sense of self and identity.

Black ice - the Val James story

Lead Belly - the Smithsonian Folkways collection.

From the swamplands of Louisiana, the prisons of Texas, and the streets of New York City, Lead Belly and his music became cornerstones of American folk music and touchstones of African American cultural legacy.

Creating your vintage hallowe'en - the folklore, traditions, and some crafty makes

Full of spooky artworks, ephemera, vintage inspired makes, rhymes and stories, Creating your Vintage Hallowe'en celebrates the folklore and traditions surrounding this delightfully unique holiday. Read how folk used to celebrate with dressing up, fortune telling games, parties, and much pleasurable spookiness, and recreate your own vintage Hallowe'en with old fashioned projects, including a carved Jack o' lantern, a witch costume, and fun decorations for your home. Creating your Vintage Hallowe'

A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes

"The first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, from antiquity to the current era. Rescher introduces the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher's anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes--from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics"--

The fabulous future? - America and the world in 2040

The hurried child - growing up too fast too soon

Charts the baby-boom generation's obsession with raising successful children and the adverse results experienced by youngsters asked to do too much too soon, and offers advice on avoiding this syndrome.

The best of Knitscene- a collection of simple, stylish, and spirited knits / A Collection of Simple, Stylish, & Spirited Knits

Presents the most popular knitting patterns from Knitscene's first five years for such items as shawls, cardigans, scarves, and hats.

On writing

"Charles Bukowski's stories, poems, and novels have left an enduring mark on our culture. In this collection of correspondence--letters to publishers, editors, friends, and fellow writers--the writer shares his insights on the art of creation." --

Modern Families - Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

Captain Marvel - stay fly

While returning an alien girl to her homeworld, Carol Danvers gets caught in the middle of a galactic uprising, then she becomes the target of a blackmail scheme after investigating the forced resettlement of Rocket Girl's people.

You don't say - short stories, 2004-2013

A celebrity glares. A community burns. A child's heart breaks. A recipe summons a ghost. A dying woman makes her peace. An art form sustains the spirit. A decade of powerful short works. Autobiography, fiction, essay comics, collaborations, and more fill these thoughtful, pitch-black pages, comprising rare and previously unreleased material from 2004-2013.

Ant-Man - prelude.

Recounts how Scott Lang, in an effort to save his daughter, takes up the mantle as the superhero Ant-Man.

Berserk. 16

"Warrior supreme Guts has been marked for sacrifice to the armies of the damned, and now he has the blood of a village's possessed children on his hands - a horde of elf-demons straight out of a fairy-tale fever dream. But now Guts must deal with the Queen of the Elves herself, and though she may be cute as a button, she has hideous power and lethal intent, and in her wake, no one lives happily ever after!"--Page 4 of cover.

Berserk

Guts, the Black Swordsman, is marked with the Brand, which draws the forces of evil to him, but, with a gigantic sword and an elf companion, Guts battles the damned with a vengeance.

Accel world. 04

Haruyuki is faced with the treacherous illusions of Yellow Radio as well as the overwhelming power of the Chrome Disaster armor.

Berserk

Guts, the Black Swordsman, is marked with the Brand, which draws the forces of evil to him, but, with a gigantic sword and an elf companion, Guts battles the damned with a vengeance.

Berserk

Guts, the Black Swordsman, is marked with the Brand, which draws the forces of evil to him, but, with a gigantic sword and an elf companion, Guts battles the damned with a vengeance.

So Cute It Hurts!! 2

The Manhattan Projects. Vol. 5

It's the fifth volume of the world's greatest secret science history, The Manhattan Projects. "The Cold War" reveals the dark days of the 'real' Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of an American President, and the end of the Manhattan Projects-Star City alliance. Collects The Manhattan Projects #21-25.

Ant-Man. [Vol.] 1, Second chance man

"Scott Lang has never exactly been the world's best super hero. Heck, most people don't even think he's been the best Ant-Man! And the last guy invented Ultron and joined the Masters of Evil, so that's saying something. But when Iron Man calls with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Scott's going to get a second chance to be the hero he's always dreamed of becoming! Then, Scott faces off against his old foe the Taskmaster, but who is the mystery villain pulling the strings? And when Ant-Man needs

Food Wars! 7

Pride and prejudice

Berserk. 11

The Hawks must face the Knights of the Black Dog led by the evil Wyald.

Berserk. Vol. 20

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

Things half in shadow

Edward Clark, a successful young Philadelphia crime reporter, is assigned to write a series of exposes on mediums. In 1869, photographs of Civil War dead adorn sitting rooms and grieving families attempt to contact lost loved ones. Edward investigates beautiful young medium Lucy Collins and uncovers her tricks, then learns that she is also talented at blackmail. Since he has a hidden past, Edward agrees to collaborate in exposing only her rivals.

Sweetshop of dreams - a novel with recipes

"Rosie Hopkins's has a comfortable life--until she goes to the country to care for her ailing great aunt Lilian and her old-fashioned sweetshop. As Rosie gets Lilian back on her feet, breathes new life into the shop, and gets to know the mysterious and solitary Stephen, she doesn't want to settle for comfortable"--

Spring chicken - stay young forever (or die trying)

"From acclaimed journalist Bill Gifford comes a roaring journey into the world of anti-aging science in search of answers to a universal obsession: what can be done about getting old? SPRING CHICKEN: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying) SPRING CHICKEN is a full-throttle, high-energy ride through the latest research, popular mythology, and ancient wisdom on mankind's oldest obsession: How can we live longer? And better? In his funny, self-deprecating voice, veteran reporter Bill Gifford takes reade

Crow fair - stories

The friends we keep

"When three friends--Sophie, Eva, and John--are reunited after twenty years, old insecurities, dark secrets, romantic misadventures, and a shocking betrayal threaten to change all of their lives forever."--

Daughter of the regiment

The Final Reveille.

Mrs. Lee's rose garden - the true story of the founding of Arlington

"The poignant, personal, and unbelievably true story of Mrs. Robert E. Lee and General Montgomery Meigs, and the founding of the Arlington National Cemetery, in the midst of America's greatest struggle--the Civil War"--

Those girls

"Life has never been easy for the three Campbell sisters. Jess, Courtney, and Dani live on a remote ranch in Western Canada where they work hard and try to stay out of the way of their father's temper. One night, a fight gets out of hand and the sisters are forced to go on the run, only to get caught in an even worse nightmare when their truck breaks down in a small town. As events spiral out of control they find themselves in a horrifying situation and are left with no choice but to change thei

Madam President

Her brother's keeper

The tutor

A "novel about love, passion, and ambition that imagines the muse of William Shakespeare and the tumultuous year they spend together"--Amazon.com.

The wood's edge - a novel

"A pre-Revolutionary epic of identity, action, and romance. While their mothers slept, Major Reginald Aubrey trades his own still-born son for one of an Oneida's mother's newborn twin sons. When the truth comes to light years later, can an unlikely friendship forged at the wood's edge provide a way to healing and forgiveness?"--

The guest cottage

"Two single parents accidentally rent the same summer house on Nantucket Island. Determined to make this a summer their kids will always remember, they agree to share the house. But as the summer unfolds and the families grow close, the two must ask themselves if the guest cottage is all they want to share"--

Blue Avenue

Summoned by his old friend, homicide detective Daniel Turner, to identify the trussed-up, naked body of a woman, found wrapped in cellophane amongst a pile of garbage on Blue Avenue, a down-at-heel area of Jacksonville, Florida, businessman William Byrd or "BB" is in for a shock. He recognises the dead woman as Belinda Mabry, the girl with whom he spent an intense and passionate summer twenty-five years before. What's more, as Daniel informs him, she's the third victim to have met such a hideous

New Children's Materials

The shy little kitten

When a mother cat leads her kittens into the barnyard sunshine, one kitten lingers behind and embarks on an adventure, meeting a variety of animals along the way.

Angelina at ballet camp

Star Wars rebels. Always bet on Chopper

After Lando wins Chopper in a card game, the rebels' grumpy old droid helps everyone out when they are attacked by thugs on Lothal.

Misty

Sophie has to make an important delivery to her best friend Stanley. There is just one problem: Stanley has a dog. And Sophie is afraid of dogs. Find out if the power of friendship will be enough to help Sophie confront her fear.

Aaron loves apples and pumpkins

Aaron the alligator cannot seem to do anything right, whether it be playing hide-and-seek, picking apples, or playing football.

Kung Fu Panda. Panda school

When Po is in charge of training the Furious Five, it's more like a vacation for the team, but when the Croc Bandits find a trainer of their own, Po realizes it's time for the team to step up their game.

Rubble to the rescue!

Rubble the puppy tries to be a superhero for a day but finds he still needs a helping paw from the rest of his PAW Patrol friends.

Disney fairies. Meet Rosetta

"Rosetta likes only one other thing almost as much as her flowers--dresses! When the fairies decide to have a fashion show, they invite Rosetta to design her very own dress. Will she be able to flaunt her fairy flair and win the competition?"--Provided by publisher.

Red pandas

Provides information about red pandas, including their diet, life cycle, physical characteristics, behaviors, and habitat.

A pig, a fox, and a box

After finding a box just the right size to hide in, a little fox tries to play some tricks on his big friend, Pig, but things do not work out exactly as he planned.

Angelina at ballet camp

Misty

When her best friend Stanley hurts his arm and misses school, Sophie is given the important job of delivering his card from their class, but she must overcome her fear of his dog to bring it to him.

Pumpkin day!

A boy and his family visit a pumpkin patch, where they ride on a cart, see animals, and pick out a pumpkin that is just right for carving.

Rabbid of the sea

The Rabbids wreak havoc at the beach, where they stir up chaos by modelling starfish and making a hat out of an angry octopus.

Five fin-tastic stories - a collection of five early readers.

Join the Bubble Guppies in five adventures.