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Year Published: 2014

Difret

From executive producer Angelina Jolie Pitt comes the award-winning drama based on the inspirational true story of a young Ethiopian girl and a tenacious lawyer embroiled in a life-or-death clash between cultural traditions and their country's advancement of equal rights. When 14-year-old Hirut is abducted in her rural village's tradition of kidnapping women for marriage, she fights back, accidentally killing her captor and intended husband.

Year Published: 2015

Message from Hiroshima

Through interviews with survivors, provides an inside look at life and culture in the city of Hiroshima before the first atomic bomb was dropped.

Year Published: 1962

Rome adventure

Year Published: 2015

Coat of Many Colors

A television movie event based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton's remarkable upbringing in rural Tennessee. This once-in-a-lifetime special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat, vividly described in the well-known song of the film's title that helped make Parton who she is today. Set in the Tennessee Great Smokey Mountains in 1955.

Year Published: 2016

Playin' for love

Coach Banks is used to calling all the shots for his championship high school basketball team and in his own love life. But that's about to change when he meets, Talisa McCoy, the mother of a star player, new to Jackson high. She's a beautiful, strong-willed single mom, with her own ideas on a winning team, and the perfect man. Now, this coach will have to learn a few new plays if he's going to stay in the game.

Year Published: 2015

Jesse Stone - Lost in Paradise

Jesse investigates the grim works of a serial killer in Boston and becomes concerned with a wayward teen in Paradise.

Year Published: 2015

Turn- Washington's Spies Season 02

It's 1777 as the second season begins, with the rebellious colonists under the leadership of Gen. Washington reeling from the loss of Philadelphia to the British. As such, the efforts of spy Abraham Woodhull and his coconspirators become especially important, as he pretends to be a loyal Tory while seeking to ferret out information about the occupying force's plans.

Year Published: 2015

Macbeth

A thrilling interpretation of one of Shakespeare's most famous and compelling characters, Macbeth is a dramatic re-imagining of the realities of war-torn times and a tale of all-consuming passion and ambition.

Year Published: 2016

Shelter

Hannah and Tahir fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Shelter explores how they got there, and as they learn about their pasts they realize they need each other to build a future.

Year Published: 2015

Bill Nye's Global Meltdown

Scientist Bill Nye examines the Earth's warming temperatures through the prism of the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Ultimately Dr. Schwarzenegger encourages Bill to find solutions in science, and Bill heads to Silicon Valley to explore the ways technology companies like Google and Tesla are taking the lead in mapping out a clean energy future that can save the planet.

Year Published: 2015

Joy

A wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, pave the road in this intense emotional and human comedy about becoming a true boss of family and enterprise facing a world of unforgiving commerce.

Year Published: 2012

10 to midnight / Kinjite, forbidden subjects

"10 to Midnight: Charles Bronson plays a tough L.A. cop whose daughter is stalked by a cunning sex-killer. Kinjite (forbidden subjects): ...Charles Bronson is a vice squad veteran forced to battle his own racial prejudices when he's assigned to track down a young, Japanese girl enslaved by a vicious child prostitution ring."--Container.

Year Published: 2016

This changes everything

Year Published: 2016

Cathe Friedrich's ICE low impact sweat

Year Published: 2015

CSI- cyber. the first season

Special Agent Avery Ryan heads the Cyber Crime Division of the FBI, a unit at the forefront of solving illegal activities that start in the mind, live online, and play out in the real world. While other agents search for criminals in dark homes and alleys, Ryan and her team search the 'dark net', a place deep in the bowels of the Web where criminals are anonymous, money is untraceable and where everything is for sale with just a keystroke.

New eBook & Audiobook Downloads

Spark joy an illustrated master class on the art of organizing and tidying up

Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has revolutionized homes--and lives--across the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her acclaimed KonMari Method, with step-by-step folding illustrations for everything from shirts to socks, plus drawings of perfectly organized drawers and closets. She also provides advice on frequently asked questions, such as whether to keep "necessary" items that may not bring you joy. With guidance on specific categ

The vanishing game

While attending an amusement park under the new ownership of their friend Daisy, Joe and Frank investigate the disappearance of a patron who was last seen riding a hit attraction, an event that has threatened Daisy's family's livelihood.

Mission Hurricane

Who is the Outcast and why is he threatening the lives of innocent people? Book 3 reveals a shocking secret that will send Amy and Dan -- and the world -- reeling.

Tunnel of secrets

When Frank and Joe set out to explore caves and tunnels, they dig themselves into some dark and dangerous trouble in this Hardy Boys adventure.When a sinkhole opens up and swallows one of Bayport's historic statues, Frank and Joe suspect something--or someone--shady at play. They jump at the chance to investigate ; Joe as a member of an urban exploration club, and Frank as photographer for the school paper. But in the thick of their search, the boys stumble upon an entire underground city that's

Kings Rising Book Three of the Captive Prince Trilogy

-- From the Trade Paperback edition.

Bound by spells

The Hunter

When Millie learns what Christopher was hired to do, she is torn between the fear in her heart and the fire in her soul. Putting herself in this notorious hunter's arms may be her only path to safety-even if doing so could be the deadliest mistake she's ever made. But how can she resist him? As the heat between her and Christopher burns out of control, danger lurks in the shadows. Is their desire worth the risk? Only the enemy knows what fate has in store...

A sweet misfortune - a novel

Bicycle mystery

While on bicycle trip to their aunt's farm, the four Aldens help solve a mystery.

The Partner A Novel

They watched Danilo Silva for days before they finally grabbed him. He was living alone, a quiet life on a shady street in Brazil; a simple life in a modest home, certainly not one of luxury. Certainly no evidence of the fortune they thought he had stolen. He was much thinner and his face had been altered. He spoke a different language, and spoke it very well.But Danilo had a past with many chapters. Four years earlier he had been Patrick Lanigan, a young partner in a prominent Biloxi law firm.

Peril at Granite Peak

Teenaged detectives Joe and Frank Hardy uncover a plot to sabotage a ski resort.

The Battle of Bayport

While participating in a Revolutionary War reenactment, Frank and Joe learn that there has been a real casualty and set out to investigate the incident.

The dirt on ninth grave

In a small village in New York lives Jane Doe, a girl with no memory of who she is or where she came from. So when she is working at a diner and slowly begins to realize she can see dead people, she's more than a little taken aback. Stranger still are the people entering her life. They seem to know things about her. Things they hide with lies and half-truths. Soon, she senses something far darker. A force that wants to cause her harm, she is sure of it. Her saving grace comes in the form of a ne

Breakdown - An Alex Delaware Novel

Bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman has been universally hailed as the master of psychological suspense, and the blockbuster new thriller featuring Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis confirms his status as today's preeminent practitioner of saber-sharp storytelling.   Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware meets beautiful and emotionally fragile TV actress Zelda Chase when called upon to evaluate her five-year-old son, Ovid. Years later, Alex is unexpectedly reunited with Zelda when she is involuntarily

The Irish trilogy collection

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

New Fiction Books

Miracle man

The spring at Moss Hill

Kylie Shaw finds herself attracted to Russ Colton, a private investigator in Knights Bridge to keep his client a Hollywood costume designer out of trouble.

Six Degrees of Scandal

Three Promises

Cuff Me

Kings rising

Shylock is my name

Wreck and order - a novel

"Decisively aimless, self-destructive, and impulsively in and out of love, Elsie is a young woman who feels stuck. She has a tumultuous relationship with an abusive boyfriend, a dead-end job at a newspaper, and a sharp intelligence that’s constantly at odds with her many bad decisions. When her initial attempts to improve her life go awry, Elsie decides that a dramatic change is the only solution."--

Seize the day

Finally on the right path after ditching a toxic relationship and finding a job he loves, Calvin Jones discovers he has pancreatic cancer and, declining chemotherapy, is determined to live the best life possible while he still can.

At love's bidding

"In 1873, when Boston native Miranda Wimplegate mistakenly auctions off a prized portrait, her grandfather purchases the entire Missouri Ozarks auction house where it was sent. After traveling to the Ozarks to recover it, they make surprising discoveries about their new business"--

Mountains of spices

An allegory about human weakness and strengths comparing the spices in song of Solomon to the fruits of the Spirit.

Poisonous

"Romantic suspense bestseller Allison Brennan returns with her next riveting thriller featuring investigative reporter Max Revere"--

An Irish Christmas

When her son Jaime announces his plans to join the military, Colleen decides it is time for them to take a trip to Ireland, where both reveal secrets that may change their lives.

Cold as ice

Hard Rain

New Nonfiction Books

The forest for the trees - an editor's advice to writers

Maize for the Gods - unearthing the 9,000-year history of corn

"Maize is the world's most productive food and industrial crop--grown in more than 160 countries and on every continent except Antarctica. Maize for the Gods brings together new research by archaeologists, archaeobotanists, plant geneticists, and a host of other specialists as they trace the history of Maize, exploring the complex ways that this single plant and the peoples who domesticated it came to be inextricably entangled with one another over the past nine millennia. From Maize's first app

Hamilton - The Revolution

Untangled - guiding teenage girls through the seven transitions into adulthood

"Lisa Damour, Ph.D., director of the internationally renowned Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls, pulls back the curtain on the teenage years and shows why your daughter's erratic and confusing behavior is actually healthy, necessary, and natural. Untangled explains what's going on, prepares parents for what's to come, and lets them know when it's time to worry,"--Amazon.com.

The perfect meal - the multisensory science of food and dining

" The authors of The Perfect Meal examine all of the elements that contribute to the diner's experience of a meal (primarily at a restaurant) and investigate how each of the diner's senses contributes to their overall multisensory experience. The principal focus of the book is not on flavor perception, but on all of the non-food and beverage factors that have been shown to influence the diner's overall experience.Examples are: the colour of the plate (visual) the shape of the glass (visual/tacti

Vargic's miscellany of curious maps - mapping the modern world

The artist presents sixty-four maps which focus on different aspects of contemporary life in the modern world, including such examples as the map of stereotypes, the map of the Internet, the map of disasters, the map of music, and the map of common foods.

The pregnancy encyclopedia - all your questions answered

Scrum - Novice to Ninja

The Story of Emoji

There Is Life After College

Eat Dat New Orleans - A Guide to the Unique Food Culture of the Crescent City

Practical theology for women - how knowing God makes a difference in our daily lives

Project 2016 for Dummies

Tangle journey - exploring the far reaches of tangle drawing, from simple strokes to color and mixed media

"Find the next step in your zentangle journey, with even more step-by-step techniques and beautiful inspirational drawings! An exciting and in-depth follow up to One Zentangle A Day, Beckah Krahula guides you along with her sure-footed instruction and beautiful examples as she shows you how to take tangle drawing to the next level. From florals and organics to journal drawings and cityscapes, all kinds of experimentation are explored. Gain deeper insights into how tangles can be combined to crea

What your financial advisor isn't telling you - the 10 essential truths you need to know about your money

A "personal finance book that translates financial jargon and enables readers to ask the tough questions to protect their money and their financial well-being."--

New Young Adult Books & Graphic Novels

Nova. Vol. 4, Original sin

The Watcher's eye presents a pair of mysteries: was Nova's father a murderer? And what is the secret origin of the Black Novas? Sam Alexander grieves for the Watcher and turns to a friend for help - Rocket Raccoon! As the secrets of the Black Novas and Sam's dad are revealed, Sam's world is torn apart... but can he come out of this stronger? Plus: When the Alexander home is threatened, there may not be anything that Nova can do to help out.

Noragami - stray god. Volume 9

"Ebisu and Yato finally meet the woman who has what they are looking for, Izanami. She agrees to give them the Word of Yomi if one of them will stay with her forever. Meanwhile, the Heavenly Guard have learned Ebisu's whereabouts, and they are on their way to mete out divine retribution"--Cover.

Rick and Morty. Volume one

"Join the excitement as depraved genius Rick Sanchez embarks on insane adventures with his awkward grandson Morty across the universe and across time. Caught in the crossfire are his teenage granddaughter Summer, his veterinary surgeon daughter Beth, and his hapless son-in-law Jerry. This collection features the first five issues of the comic book series, including "The Wubba Lubba Dub Dub of Wall Street", "Mort-Balls!" and more, along with hilarious mini-comics showcasing the whole family." --B

Grayson. Volume 2, We all die at dawn

"Grayson and Helena Bertinelli, a.k.a. Huntress, join together and take on some of their toughest foes yet. Dick is on a mission to stop Paragon from using the body parts of a dead villain to create something far more sinister, he goes toe-to-toe with the Midnighter, and he and Helena battle foes from their past--the Fist of Cain. Plus, a tie-in to FUTURES END! Collects GRAYSON #5-9, and GRAYSON: FUTURES END #1"--

S.A. - Special A

Whatever Hikari Hanazono has put her mind to do, her top rival, Kei Takishama, always beats her, so she joins the group "Special A," composed of the top seven students of her private high school, in order to finally trounce him.

The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage - with interesting & curious anecdotes of celebrated and distinguished characters fully illustrating a variety of instructive and amusing scenes; as performed within and without the remarkable difference en

Meet Victorian London's most dynamic duo: Charles Babbage, the unrealized inventor of the computer, and his accomplice, Ada, Countess of Lovelace, the peculiar protoprogrammer and daughter of Lord Byron. When Lovelace translated a description of Babbage's plans for an enormous mechanical calculating machine in 1842, she added annotations three times longer than the original work. Her footnotes contained the first appearance of the general computing theory, a hundred years before an actual comput

Akira. Book 5

With Akira and his mad prime minister ruling the Great Tokyo Empire, the world at largeis gathering its military strength to take on the Empire.

Say I Love You 12

The sixth gun. Dust to death

"Two tales of The Sixth Gun! Two visions of the wild and weird west! Two stories of shamans, the Spirit World, magic pistols, and bounty hunters! Two quests that shape the lives of the heroes and villains of the greatest Old West Fantasy of all time! First, the reclusive witch Buzzard Wife gathers a Hunting Party for a treacherous journey into the fabled Valley of Death. Then, we follow Billjohn O'Henry on a heartbreaking adventure to save his beloved daughter. From the House of Death to a Wild

The sixth gun - sons of the gun

"Bloodthirsty Bill Sumter, Filthy Ben Kinney, Will Arcene, Silas 'Bitter Ridge' Hedgepeth. Since the very first issue of The Sixth Gun, readers have clamored for more information about General Hume's horsemen. What happened to these cutthroats and killers after their master died? Some seek wealth. Some seek redemption. Some seek to forget the horrors they've wrought. Now this untold story of ne'er-do-wells and cursed six shooters can be revealed!" --

Tokyo ghoul. Volume 4

Ghouls live among us, the same as normal people in every way - except their craving for human flesh. Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student until a violent encounter turns him into the first half-human half-ghoul hybrid. Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers. Kaneki meets Shu Tsukiyama, known as The Gourmet for his interesting and sadistic tastes. And Kaneki learns more about what happened to Rize and what it mean

S·A - special A. Volume 8

Hikari finally asks Kei out, but they end up on a double date with Sakura and Jun, and when they finally get a moment alone, Yahiro appears to ruin it.

A silent voice. 5

Despite their tense pasts, Shoya begins to embrace the friend group that used to terrorize Shoko because she couldn't hear. Now that summer vacation is in full swing, the crew can work together to film Tomohiro's eccentric movie. Each fun-filled day lazily passes by, but doubt tugs at Shoya's heavy heart and he is desperate to cling on to meaningful moments before they are gone...

Leaf

This wordless graphic novel follows a man who discovers a leaf that radiates a vibrant light and sets out on a search for answers, along the way meeting a man who knows what is going on in the city's labyrinthine ducts and a woman who classifies and studies obsolete flora.

Ghetto Klown - a graphic novel

"In Ghetto Klown, celebrated performer Leguizamo lays bare his early years in blue collar Queens, his salvation through acting and writing, and his colorful career trajectory. He brings us onto the sets of his films opposite stars such as Al Pacino and Patrick Swayze and with directors such as Baz Lurhrmann and Brian De Palma, while also opening up about his offstage life in love and marriage. In this candid memoir, he offers a strong message of moving beyond self-doubt--and beyond the doubters-

New Large Print Books & Foreign Language Materials

The expatriates - a novel

Three very different American women livie in the same small expat community in Hong Kong. Mercy, a young Korean American and recent Columbia graduate, is adrift, undone by a terrible incident in her recent past. Hilary, a wealthy housewife, is haunted by her struggle to have a child, something she believes could save her foundering marriage. Meanwhile, Margaret, once a happily married mother of three, questions her maternal identity in the wake of a shattering loss. Their lives collide in ways t

Fire and ice

The lake house

"A suspenseful novel involving a mystery writer whose family was devastated when she was sixteen when her infant brother disappeared without a trace. Decades later a young detective from London stumbles upon the ruins of the family's lakeside estate in Cornwall and begins digging into the unsolved case"--

The most famous illegal Goose Creek parade

Between the world and me

Friends in high places - a Liberty Lane mystery

Featuring private investigator Liberty Lane September, 1840. Novelist and patron of the arts Lady Blessington has hired Liberty Lane to escort a French gentleman to The Hague. For he has in his possession important papers that will assist in the forthcoming trial of Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, the late emperor's nephew who has failed in an attempt to seize power in France. Plans for the undercover expedition are disrupted however when a body is found hanging in the attic at Gore House, Lady

The good neighbor

"Izzy Lane never thought of herself as a liar. In fact, she's always played by the rules. She's an excellent mother, has loyal friends, and a rich career as a school counselor. Fresh from a new divorce, however, Izzy feels like she needs a little fun. So when, on a whim, she starts a blog it seems like a rather benign indulgence. But as her online quips begin to gain traction, Izzy makes a slip. Somehow a new boyfriend winds his way into the picture. The problem? Izzy makes him up. What, at firs

100 days of happiness - a novel

Where it hurts

Gus Murphy thought he had the world all figured out. A retired Suffolk County cop, Gus had everything a man could want: a great marriage, two kids, a nice house, and the rest of his life ahead of him. But when tragedy strikes, his life is thrown into complete disarray. A gritty, atmospheric new series about the other side of Long Island, far from the wealth of the Hamptons, where real people live - and die.

Rescue road - one man, thirty thousand dogs and a million miles on the last hope highway

NYPD Red 4

An audacious jewel heist. A murdered actress. A killer case for NYPD Red. In a city where crime never sleeps, NYPD Red is the elite task force called in only when a case involves the rich, famous, and connected. Detective Zach Jordan and his partner, Kylie MacDonald--the woman who broke his heart at the police academy--are the best of the best, brilliant and tireless investigators who will stop at nothing to catch a criminal, even if it means antagonizing the same high-flying citizens they're su

Your heart's desire

"After World War II, a war widow starts a new chapter in her life by leaving her office job in Minnesota and moving to California with her nine-year-old son to join her sister's family. With a New Year, a new home, and a new job, is Caroline ready to find new love?"--

Paying the Ferryman

A fool and his Monet - a Serena Jones mystery

"A plucky FBI art crime agent forges her way through a museum of lies to expose the ruthless mastermind behind the recent theft of a priceless painting"--

Mrs. Sinclair's suitcase

New Children's Materials

Death star battle

Luke Skywalker and the rest of the Rebels rush to destroy the Empire's greatest weapon--the planet-destroying Death Star.

Zach and Lucy and the museum of natural wonders

Lucy and her little brother, Zach, collect unusual--and commonplace--items from the park and their neighbors to set up a natural history museum in the basement of their apartment building, hoping that Mrs. Blankenship will not find out and spoil their fun.

Angelina and the Flower Garden

Pete the cat - scuba-cat

As Pete the Cat searches underwater for a seahorse, he comes into contact with all manner of sea creatures.

We Save the Music!

The big case

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a fugitive fox con artist and a rookie rabbit cop must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

The saggy baggy elephant

Sooki the elephant, who has never seen another animal like himself, tries to shrink his saggy wrinkly skin.

The quest for the crystal

In order to rescue Lloyd from Morro, Master of Wind, the other ninja must travel underwater to find the all-powerful realm crystal.

Are you ready to play outside?

Friends Elephant and Piggie are playing outside when it starts to rain, and then they must decide what to do.

Super animals!

Introduces characters from Disneys newest motion picture, "Zootopia," about a city of anthropomorphic animals, where a fugitive fox con artist and a rookie rabbit cop must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

Busy Bug builds a fort

"Busy Bug has a great idea! He wants to build a fort. But how? Then his friend Bitsy Bee stops by. She shows Busy that there are building things all around!"--

Drew the screw

The saw cuts, the hammer hits, and the drill makes holes; so Drew needs a job too.

Zach and Lucy and the yoga zoo

Lucy and Zach set up a yoga studio in the basement of their apartment building using potted plants from the lobby, door mats taken from various neighbors, and their very limited knowledge of yoga, on a day when snooty Mrs. Blankenship is giving her book club a tour.

Kingdom of color

Rapunzel leaves her tower in order to see more colors.

Pinkalicious and Planet Pink

Learning about Planet Pink, Pinkalicious imagines what would happen if an alien Pinktonian paid her a visit.