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Year Published: 2016

Suspects - Series 1 & 2

In this unique police procedural drama, DS Jack Weston, DC Charlie Steele, and DI Martha Bellamy investigate a series of crimes in modern-day London. The nine episodes are unscripted, and the actors improvise all dialogue. From missing person's reports to murders and drug overdoses, this fascinating drama explores both the mysteries involved in police work and the relationships between the investigators.

Year Published: 2015

How to Change the World

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never-before-seen archives that bring their extraordinary world to life, How to Change the World is the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement.

Year Published: 2014

Bridal Wave

A soon-to-be bride is planning her dream wedding to a well-off doctor at a beautiful resort. Although his family doesn't care much for her, she's trying to make the most of the situation. When she meets a charming local right before the wedding, she must decide which man she should be with; the man that can provide for her financially or the man that really understands her.

Year Published: 2016

Log Horizon 2- Collection 2

Having cleared the Abyssal Shaft, the members of the raiding party have returned to Akihabara to consider their next options. First, though, there's an unexpected lesson in history as the founder of the Debauchery Tea Party, the legendary Kanami, resurfaces with an extremely peculiar entourage and some even more stunning revelations about connections to the outside. But the ramifications of this will have to wait.

Year Published: 2016

100, The - The Complete Third Season

Reunited with the survivors of the space-station Ark that fell to Earth, Clarke Griffin and her band of juvenile delinquents have faced death at every turn: from a world transformed by radiation to the fierce Grounders who somehow managed to survive it, and the double-dealing Mountain Men from the fortified Mount Weather, whose civilized environment masked a horrible secret.

Year Published: 2016

Risen

Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.

Year Published: 2015

That's Not Us

Three twenty-something couples; gay, lesbian and straight, travel to an upstate New York beach house to enjoy the last days of summer, but what was meant to be a fun, carefree retreat transforms into an intimate exploration of sex and commitment. Moment-to-moment, relationships are tested as tensions between the couples and friends begin to simmer.

Year Published: 2016

Jane got a gun

Young and pretty with a soul of pure steel, Jane Hammond is a good girl married to one of the worst baddies in town. When her husband Bill turns against his own gang, the vicious Bishop Boys, and returns home barely alive with eight bullets in his back, Jane knows it's time to ditch the dress for a pair of pants and strap on her own gun.

Year Published: 2014

Labyrinth of Lies

A principled young prosecutor in post-WWII Germany uncovers inconvenient truths about his country's recent past.

Year Published: 2016

London Has Fallen

After the British Prime Minister passes away under mysterious circumstances, his funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world. However, what starts out as the most protected event on Earth turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. Only three people have any hope of stopping it: the President of the United States, his formidable Secret Service head, and an English MI-6 agent who rightly trusts no one.

Year Published: 2015

Selected

The truths and challenges of public urban education as seen through the lives of high school students at Whitney Young High School. This Chicago public school began as a dream to create a fully integrated school in a racially divided city, and within a riot-ravaged neighborhood in the 1970s.

Year Published: 2011

Sympathy for delicious

Year Published: 1997

Landmarks of early film

A compilation of the very earliest films from the first projections of moving images to the advent of the feature film, an area of film history often underseen, underappreciated and understudied. Includes films from Pathe fre´nes, Vitagraph Co., Biograph Co., and Keystone Film Co. Includes films by Thomas Edison, Louis Lumie`re, Edwin S. Porter, George Me´lie`s, Charles Pathe´, Ferdinand Zecca, Max Linder, D.W. Griffith, and Henry Lehrman.

Year Published: 2016

The Other Side of the Door

A family lives an idyllic existence abroad until a tragic accident takes the life of their young son. The inconsolable mother learns of an ancient ritual that will bring him back to say a final goodbye. She travels to an ancient temple, where a door serves as a mysterious portal between two worlds. But when she disobeys a sacred warning to never open that door, she upsets the balance between life and death.

Year Published: 2001

Everlasting piece

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

Extreme prey - a novel

The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from #1 New York Times   After the events in Gathering Prey, Lucas Davenport finds himself in a very unusual situation—no longer employed by the Minnesota BCA. His friend the governor is just cranking up a presidential campaign, though, and he invites Lucas to come along as part of his campaign staff. "Should be fun!" he says, and it kind of is—until they find they have a shadow: an armed man intent on killing the governor . . . and anyone who gets

Fire Bound

The #1 New York Times  Flame-haired Lissa Piner is a skilled glass blower whose delicate gift conceals a burning inner strength that can destroy as exquisitely as it can create. Commissioned to design chandeliers for a string of luxury hotels, her remarkable skills have taken her to Italy. But Lissa's real mission there is a secret. For her entire life has been a lie, leading to a chance to avenge a terrible wrong.   Enlisted as her bodyguard is Casmir Prakenskii, a trained assassin living off

I Will Find You A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her

Setting out to uncover the story of her attacker, Connors embarked on a journey to find out who he was, where he came from, who his friends were and what his life was like. What she discovers stretches beyond one violent man's story and back into her own, interweaving a narrative about strength and survival with one about rape culture and violence in America.

A Buccaneer at Heart

Wanting to settle down after a decade of captaining diplomatic and covert missions for the crown, Captain Robert Frobisher takes a final assignment in West Africa gathering information against a slaver camp, where he falls for a woman trying to find and rescue her missing brother.

The Earl Takes All

One summer night, Edward Alcott gives in to temptation and kisses Lady Julia Kenney in a dark garden. However, the passion she stirs within him is best left in the shadows as she weds his twin, the Earl of Greyling. But when tragedy strikes, to honor the vow he makes to his dying brother, Edward must pretend to be Greyling until the countess delivers her babe.After her husband returns from a two-month sojourn, Julia finds him changed. Bolder, more daring, and more wicked—even if he does limit th

New Fiction Books

Dating tips for the unemployed

"Iris Smyles's Dating Tips for the Unemployed is an urban odyssey, a wistful, wise, and wry look back at a young woman trying to find her home in the world. "Iris," the narrator and heroine, guides the reader through twenty-four episodes from her life, pausing now and then for meditations on love, sex, work, loneliness, insomnia, arctic exploration, cannibalism, the Higgs boson, Greek mythology, memory, costumes parties, time travel, Rocky I, II, V, IV, VI, and III respectively, literary immort

Vinegar girl - The taming of the shrew retold

Anne Tyler's retelling of the Shakespeare play "The taming of the shrew."

Robert Ludlum's the Bourne Enigma

The pursuit

In her pursuit of the man who kidnapped her partner, Nick Fox, Kate O'Hare follows the trail of evidence to an ex-Serbian military officer who is planning a deadly crime with a lucrative payout.

The innocent have nothing to fear - a novel

"In this election caper from a leading political operative and commentator, a cynical campaign manager finds his family skeletons coming out of the closet on the eve of the convention"--

The storyteller - a novel

Becoming friends with Josef Weber, an old man who is particularly loved in her community, Sage Singer is shocked when one day he asks her to kill him and reveals why he deserves to die, causing her to question her beliefs.

The defense

""If you're a fan of John Grisham, Scott Turow, and Brad Meltzer, then you will be a fan of Steve Cavanagh's The Defense."--Nelson DeMille, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Radiant Angel Eddie Flynn used to be a con artist. Then he became a lawyer. Turns out the two aren't that different. Former con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn gave up the law a year ago after a disastrous case, and he vowed never to step foot in a courtroom again. But now he doesn't have a choice. The head of the Rus

Over your dead body

John and Brooke are on their own, hitchhiking from town to town as they hunt the last of the Withered through the Midwest - but the Withered are hunting them back, and the FBI is close behind. With each new town, each new truck stop, each new highway, they get closer to a vicious killer who defies every principle of profiling and prediction John knows how to use. Meanwhile, Brooke's fractured psyche flips in and out of lucidity, manifesting new names and thoughts and memories every day, until at

Dark Chaos

The sport of kings

"A contemporary portrait of a family subsumed by the scars of slavery"--

Hell's gate - a thriller

"1944. As war rages in Europe and the Pacific, Army Intel makes a shocking discovery: a 300-foot Japanese sub marooned and empty, deep in the Brazilian interior. A team of Army Rangers sent to investigate has already gone missing. Now, the military sendsCaptain R. J. MacCready, a wisecracking, brilliant scientific jack-of-all-trades to learn why the Japanese are there-and what they're planning. Parachuting deep into the heart of Central Brazil, one of the most remote regions on the planet, Mac i

Daughter of Albion

Festival of fear

Presents a collection of twelve horror stories.

Once upon a dream

Imagine me gone - a novel

When Margaret's fiance´, John, is hospitalized for depression, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans, or back away from the suffering it may bring her. She decides to marry him. What follows is the unforgettable story of what unfolds from this act of love and faith. At the heart of it is their eldest son, Michael, a brilliant, anxious music fanatic, and the story of how, over the span of decades, his younger siblings--the responsible Celia and the tightly controlled Alec--struggle along

New Nonfiction Books

The national parks coast to coast - the 100 best hikes

"Explore the crystal clear waters on the Summit Lakes Trail at Lassen Volcanic National Park, take in the expansive views at Shenandoah National Park's Old Rag Mountain, or traverse the sandstone cliffs at Angel's Landing in Zion National Park. Choose your adventure from any of the forty-four national parks profiled throughout the book. This book delivers jaw-dropping photos, detailed hike descriptions and maps, ranger essays, and more, all of which combine to create an intimate look at the best

Peak - secrets from the new science of expertise

Draws on the examples of chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens to outline a powerful approach to learning that enables proficiency through strategic goal setting, self-motivation, and feedback exercises.

365 aircraft you must fly - the most sublime, weird, and outrageous aircraft from the past 100+ years - ... how many do you want to fly?

Aviation expert Robert F. Dorr profiles history's most important, fascinating, and famous aircraft ever made, both military and commercial, including many that were flown during World War II.

ISIS - a history

"The Islamic State has stunned the world with its savagery, destructiveness, and military and recruiting successes. What explains the rise of ISIS and what does it portend for the future of the Middle East? In this book, one of the world's leading authorities on political Islam and jihadism sheds new light on these questions as he provides a unique history of the rise and growth of ISIS. Moving beyond journalistic accounts, Fawaz Gerges provides a clear and compelling account of the deeper condi

Healing Herbs for Women - A Guide to Natural Remedies

The Mormon Jesus - a biography

"The nineteenth-century Mormon prophet Joseph Smith published a new scripture dominated by the figure of Jesus Christ, dictated revelations presented as the words of the Christian savior, spoke of encountering Jesus in visions, and told his followers that their messiah and king would soon return to the earth. From the author of the definitive life of Brigham Young comes a biography of the Mormon Jesus that revises and enriches our understanding of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The next pandemic - on the front lines against humankind's gravest dangers

A former director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lays out his theories on when, where, and how the next major disease outbreak will arrive.

Bigfoot, Yeti, and the Last Neanderthal

The fires of spring - a post-Arab Spring journey through the turbulent new Middle East

"The 'Arab Spring' all started when a young Tunisian fruit-seller set himself on fire in protest of a government official confiscating his apples without cause and slapping his face. The aftermath of that one personal protest grew to become the Middle East movement known as the Arab Spring -- a wave of disparate events that included revolutions, protests, government overthrows, hopeful reform movements, and bloody civil wars. This book will be the first to bring the post Arab Spring world to lig

Sibley birds west - field guide to birds of western North America

"Covering North American species of the Rocky Mountains and west, [offering] a wealth of improvements and updates"--Front flap.

Having a Martha home the Mary way - 31 days to a clean house and a satisfied soul

"We all know the dream: a clean, beautiful home where everything has its perfect place, where guests can feel relaxed and restored, and where we feel a sense of rest. But we all know the reality: many days it just doesn't happen, especially if you're a mom with little ones! When the mess and chaos of everyday life hits, is it possible to create a life-giving home filled with serenity? Sarah Mae wants to let you in on a little secret about being a homemaker: it's not about having a clean house. S

The 10% entrepreneur - live your startup dream without quitting your day job

"What if there was a way to combine the stability of a day job with the excitment of a startup? All of the benefits of entrepreneurship with none of the pitfalls? In the 10% Entrepreneur, Patrick McGinnis show you how, by investing just 10% of your time and resources, you can become an entrepreneur without losing a steady paycheck."-- front flap

The rise and fall of nations - forces of change in the post-crisis world

A reevaluation of economics as a practical art form distills economics into ten succinct rules whole discussing how to recognize political, economic, and social changes that affect everyday life.

Bonjour kale - a memoir of Paris, love, and recipes

A guide to the good life - the ancient art of Stoic joy

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

World War Two - under the shadow of the swastika

Follows the major events of World War II that occured in the European theater of war, from the Nazi's rise to power in the thirties to the invasion of Berlin.

I hate fairyland. Volume 1, Madly ever after

Follow Gert, a forty year old woman stuck in a six year olds body who has been stuck in the magical world of Fairyland for nearly thirty years. Join her and her giant battle-axe on a delightfully blood soaked journey to see who will survive the girl who HATES FAIRYLAND.

12beast. 2

After Touga Eita breaks his magical gauntlet while driving the Gigas away from the harpy settlement, Eita, Aero, and Jawea seek out the mysterious smith of the Labyrinth in order to fix it.

I am a hero. Omnibus 1

Whoosh! - 250 ways to get motion into your drawings

"The best cartoonists jam-pack their work with action that moves the story along. So how do you capture this kind of motion in your work? Whoosh! 250 Ways to Get Motion into Your Drawings can help. Cartoonist and illustrator Carlos Gomes Cabral shares his tips and tricks to help you create attention-grabbing drawings that practically leap off the pages."--provided from Amazon.com.

Your lie in April. 6

With Kaori nowhere to be seen at the gala concert, Kosei is forced to perform alone. As he plays, he confronts painful memories and finds a link connecting him to the audience, his late mother, and even himself. Meanwhile, Tsubaki struggles to find truth within her complicated feelings for Kosie--is he like a little brother to her, a childhood friend, or something more...?

Horimiya - Hori-san and Miyamura-kun. 03

"The longer Hori and Miyamura keep each other's secrets, the closer they get. When Hori blurts out an inadvertent "I like you," will Miyamura respond in kind? Or could the slipup spell the end of their friendship...?" -- page 4 of cover.

Hellboy in Mexico

"In 1956, Hellboy caravans across Mexico--vampire-hunting with luchadores, finding the Aztec Gods, fighting evil turkeys and Frankenstein's monster, and drinking way too much tequila, in the strangest collection of his adventures yet. Hellboy in Mexico collects Hellboy and the Aztec Mummy, Hellboy Gets Married, and Hellboy and the Coffinman Rematch from Dark Horse Presents; Hellboy and the Coffinman from the Hellboy 20th Anniversary Sampler; Hellboy in Mexico one-shot comic: and the original gra

The Amazing Spider-Man. Worldwide, Vol. 1

"The world's greatest superhero goes global! Parker Industries is more successful than ever, with new offices in Shanghai, London and San Francisco. Peter Parker is racking up the frequent-flyer miles--with his "bodyguard" Spider-Man in tow! But success breeds enemies, like the astrological Zodiac who have widened their scope to threaten the entire Earth. Pete isn't neglecting New York--but his new HQ is in the former Baxter Building, and the Human Torch is going to have something to say about t

Nick Fury, agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. [Vol. 1]

Fairy tail master's edition 2.

The dark crystal - creation myths. Volume 2

Spanning a time period from thousands of years in the past to the start of the original film, tells in graphic novel form the definitive origin of the Dark Crystal and recounts the events surrounding the cracking of the crystal.

Everything is teeth

The art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

"Meet Charlie Chan Hock Chye. Now in his early 70s as he looks back on his career, Chan has spent a lifetime making comics in his native Singapore since he was a boy of 16, in 1954. The artist doubles here as both the narrator and the subject matter, as his life story parallels the changes in Singapore over five decades since the war. The evolution of his artwork mirrors the evolution of both his homeland and the comic book medium itself. The myriad art styles employed by Liew go beyond deft sle

Batman Arkham Asylum - a serious house on serious earth

Collects the comic depicting the Joker's rise to power at Arkham Asylum and the ultimatum he issues to Batman, along with supplementary material and a fully annoted script for the original graphic novel.

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

Logan's lady

The time traveler's wife - a novel

Passionately in love, Clare and Henry vow to hold onto each other and their marriage as they struggle with the effects of Chrono-Displacement Disorder, a condition that casts Henry involuntarily into the world of time travel.

The girl who wrote in silk

Heat and Light

The rainbow comes and goes - a mother and son talk about life, love, and loss

Correspondence between the CNN journalist and his celebrated mother, exchanged in the aftermath of the latter's brief illness, shares a rare window into their relationship and the life lessons imparted by an aging mother to her adult son.

The grand tour - the life and music of George Jones

"The George Jones of this heartfelt biography lived hard before finding contentment until he died at eighty-one--a story filled with whiskey, women and drugs but always the saving grace of music."--Publisher's description.

The versions of us

"Three different versions of the lives of two people who meet on a street in Cambride are told in this tale of possibilities and consequences that rings across fifty years showing how even the smallest choices can define the course of our lives"--

Killing hour

The Einstein prophecy

"Modern science and primordial supernatural powers collide as war rages in 1944. Struggling to decipher the contents of a sarcophagus from an Egyptian tomb, Lucas and Simone unwittingly release forces for both good and unmitigated evil. The fate of the world hangs on Professor Einstein's secret research and on Lucas's ability to defeat an unholy adversary"--

Someone like you

"Julia Dare is trying to raise her son and run her event-planning business. When a job takes her to the Caliente Springs retreat, she finds she'll be working with Zeke Monroe---her college sweetheart-- and the resort's fate hangs on their success with animportant client's wedding"--

Brush of wings - a novel

"Despite needing a heart transplant, Mary Catherine moves to Uganda to work at an orphanage. The only problem is baseball player Marcus Dillinger, with whom she never meant to fall in love. Neither Marcus nor Mary Catherine's friends Tyler Ames and Sami Dawson know just how serious her condition is. Ultimately his correspondence with Mary Catherine leads him on a desperate mission to rescue her and get her to a US hospital. Meanwhile, Sami and Tyler struggle with issues of their own and the very

The Mandibles - A Family, 2029-2047

Will's true wish

Will Dorning, as an earl's spare, has accepted the thankless duty of managing his rambunctious younger siblings, though Will's only true companions are the dogs he's treasured since boyhood. When aristocratic London is plagued with a series of dognappings, Will's brothers are convinced that he's the only person who can save the stolen canines from an awful fate. Shy, bookish Lady Susannah Haddonfield has no patience with loud, smelly beasts of any species, but must appear to like dogs so as not

Death at the Château Bremont - a Verlaque and Bonnet mystery

When local nobleman E´tienne de Bremont falls to his death from a window of the family cha^teau, it sets the idyllic town of Aix-en-Provence abuzz with humors. Antoine Verlaque, the handsome and seductive chief magistrate of Aix, suspects foul play, and when he discovers that Bremont had been a close friend of his ex-girlfriend Marine, Verlaque turns to her for help. Many of Aix's local citizens could have benefited from Bremont's death. But just as Verlaque is interviewing the main suspects, an

The Dutch girl - renegades of the American Revolution

New Children's Materials

Monkey see, monkey doo

The members of Mystery, Inc. investigate when they learn that a giant gorilla has been causing problems with the monkey exhibit at the zoo.

Football fever

Scooby-Doo - Raging river adventure

Scooby and his friends devise a plan for capturing the phantom eagle that is terrorizing the group on its rafting trip.

The bun - a traditional tale

The Angry Birds movie. Meet the Angry Birds

Red, Bomb, Chuck, and Terrence are Angry Birds who don't fit in with other birds on Bird Island.

Scooby-Doo - Bake-off mayhem

Scooby enters the Country Fair Bake-Off in order to find out which contestant is spoiling the other competitors' desserts.

Curious George - Lemonade stand

When George wants to earn money for a new soccer ball, he decides to open a lemonade stand.

The Berenstain Bears play T-ball

When Brother and Sister Bear help teach some younger cubs how to play T-ball, they learn a lesson in patience.

Marvel cinematic universe - reading rumble.

Read six awesome Super Hero stories in Marvel's leveled reader collection.

The thank you book

"Piggie is determined to thank everyone she knows, but Gerald thinks she will forget someone important"--

Miles from Tomorrowland. How I saved my summer vacation

Miles can't wait for his trip to the beach. But where is all the water?

Marvel cinematic universe - reading rumble.

Collects six stories from the Marvel cinematic universe, including tales in which Captain America works with S.H.I.E.L.D. until his past comes back to haunt him and the Avengers try to stop peacekeeping android Ultron when it goes haywire.

Fancy Nancy, it's backward day!

When Ms. Glass runs out of Backward Day ideas, Nancy comes up with a way to celebrate the day.

Wild predators

The Kratt brothers activate their creature powers to introduce readers to different types of predator animals and how they hunt for prey.

Dinotrux to the rescue!

Ton-Ton is captured by a group of Scraptors. He is trapped! Can Ty and the other Dinotrux work together to save their friend?