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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. - Aesop.

 

October 27th is National Make A Difference day. Start by being kind, and go from there! 

Be Kind
Pat Zietlow Miller, Jen Hill
E Mil
Kindness Is Contagious [DVD] ; Directed By David Gaz.
David Gaz, Catherine Ryan Hyde, publisher Docurama (Firm)
177.7 Kin
Cara's Kindness
Kristi Yamaguchi, John Lee
E Yam
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Adventures In Friendship [DVD]
Bob Walsh, Fred Rogers
Children
Each Kindness
Jacqueline Woodson, Earl B. Lewis, illustrator
E Woo
On Kindness
Adam Phillips, Barbara Taylor
177.7 Phi
Field Notes On The Compassionate Life: A Search For The Soul Of Kindness
Marc Barasch
177.7 Bar
The Compassionate Mind: A New Approach To Life's Challenges
Paul Gilbert
177.7 Gil
Humble & Kind
Tim McGraw
811 McG
The Kindness Challenge : Thirty Days To Improve Any Relationship
Shaunti Feldhahn
158.2 Fel
Kindfulness
1951- author Ajahn Brahm, Josh Bartok
294.34 Aja
The Kindness Diaries: One Man's Quest To Ignite Goodwill And Transform Lives Around The World [Large Print]
Leon Logothetis
LP 910.41 Log
Kindness
Jane Belk Moncure, Linda Hohag
E Mon
The Year Of The Sheep : Tales From The Chinese Zodiac
Oliver Clyde Chin, Alina Chau
E Chi
Kindness : A Treasury Of Buddhist Wisdom For Children And Parents
Sarah Conover, Valerie Wahl
J 294.3 Kin
Wonder [Audiobook]
R. J Palacio, Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd, Diana Steele
J FIC Pal
Kindness Boomerang : How To Save The World (And Yourself) Through 365 Daily Acts
Orly Wahba
177.7 Wah

Pat Zietlow Miller, Jen Hill
Description: When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate contemplates how to make her feel better and what it means to be kind. From asking the new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, this moving and thoughtful story explores what a child can do to be kind, and how each act, big or small, can make a difference or at least help a friend.
Call Number: E Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Kristi Yamaguchi, John Lee
Description: When Cara the Cat helps a friend at the ice skating rink, she asks that he pay the kindness forward, and soon Cara's kindness is passed all around the town.
Call Number: E Yam
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Jacqueline Woodson, Earl B. Lewis, illustrator
Description: When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her.
Call Number: E Woo
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Marc Barasch
Call Number: 177.7 Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Tim McGraw
Description: Illustrated verse reminds readers of the simple power of being grateful, honest, polite, humble, and kind.
Call Number: 811 McG
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
1951- author Ajahn Brahm, Josh Bartok
Description: Mindfulness is not enough. When we add kindness to mindfulness we get 'kindfulness,' a new approach to meditation. Kindfulness is the cause of relaxation. It brings ease to the body, to the mind, and to the world. Kindfulness allows healing to happen. So don't just be mindful, be kindful! Brahm brings alive and makes accessible powerful tools transformation. This volume is a quick start guide for living a life of joy and compassion.--From statement supplied by publisher.
Call Number: 294.34 Aja
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Jane Belk Moncure, Linda Hohag
Description: Explores the nature of kindness.
Call Number: E Mon
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Sarah Conover, Valerie Wahl
Description: A book of sayings and stories about the Buddha and his teachings, collected during the thousands of years since he lived.
Call Number: J 294.3 Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Orly Wahba
Description: "Kindness Boomerang contains 365 daily acts, one for each day of the year, accompanied by inspirational quotes, personal stories on the power of paying it forward, and tangible steps to change your outlook on life. This book empowers you to bring positivity into your everyday life and the lives of those around you. Wahba invites you to practice kindness in relationships, kindness with yourself, kindness with nature and kindness in many more forms. This book is a call to action for anyone who wants to live a more connected and fulfilling life."--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 177.7 Wah
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
David Gaz, Catherine Ryan Hyde, publisher Docurama (Firm)
Description: The documentary began with an article about James Fowler and his research concerning the viral nature of kindness. Fowler demonstrated that if you are kind to one person, they will be kind to four other people, and that each of those four people will be kind to four more people, and so on and so on. With this in mind, the general consensus amongst researchers in this arena is that we are hardwired to cooperate with one another.
Call Number: 177.7 Kin
Format: DVD
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Bob Walsh, Fred Rogers
Description: Mister Rogers teaches children about the value of kindness and cooperation among friends and about love.
Call Number: Children
Format: DVD
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Adam Phillips, Barbara Taylor
Call Number: 177.7 Phi
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Paul Gilbert
Call Number: 177.7 Gil
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Shaunti Feldhahn
Description: You want to show more kindness and generosity, but sometimes you're just tired, stretched, and frustrated. Besides, would small actions make that big a difference? Feldhahn says Yes! She shows you how kindness can change any relationship, make your life easier and better, and transform our culture. With self-assessments, day-to-day tips, a 30-day challenge, and specific kindness ideas, this book can make your toughest relationships better and your good relationships great-- starting today.
Call Number: 158.2 Fel
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Leon Logothetis
Description: The journey of one man who sets out to circumnavigate the globe on a vintage motorbike fueled by kindness. Follow the journey of a former stockbroker who leaves his unfulfilling desk job in search of a meaningful life. He sets out from Los Angeles on a vintage motorbike, determined to circumnavigate the globe surviving only on the kindness of strangers. Incredibly, he makes his way across the U.S., through Europe, India, Cambodia, and Vietnam, and finally to Canada and back to the Hollywood sign, by asking strangers for shelter, food, and gas. Again and again, he's won over by the generosity of humanity, from the homeless man who shares his blanket to the poor farmer who helps him with his broken down bike, and the HIV-positive mother who takes him in and feeds him. At each stop, he finds a way to give back to these unsuspecting Good Samaritans in life-changing ways, by rebuilding their homes, paying for their schooling, and leaving behind gifts big and small. The Kindness Diaries will introduce you to a world of adventure, renew your faith in the bonds that connect people, and inspire you to accept and generate kindness in your own life--Excerpted from statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: LP 910.41 Log
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
Oliver Clyde Chin, Alina Chau
Description: "The lamb Sydney befriends the shepherd girl Zhi, as well as other animals of the Chinese lunar calendar, and demonstrates the qualities of a kind heart. "--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: E Chi
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
R. J Palacio, Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd, Diana Steele
Description: Auggie Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school, until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and is nervous about being the new kid at school. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances?
Call Number: J FIC Pal
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Oct 9, 2018
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Nothin' Like A Lady Time Traveler

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In honor of Doctor Who's new female Doctor, we give you the very best in Lady Time Travelers.

 

A Murder In Time : A Novel
Julie McElwain
FIC McE
Passenger [Audiobook]
Alexandra Bracken, Saskia Maarleveld
YA FIC Bra
A Wrinkle In Time [Audiobook]
Madeleine L'Engle, Hope Davis
J FIC LEn
Primeval: Volume 1, Disc 1-2 [DVD]
Tim Haines, Adrian Hodges, Cameron McAllister, Douglas Henshall, James Murray
SciFi/Fantasy
Continuum: Season One [DVD]
Rachel Nichols, Victor Webster, Erik Knudsen, Simon Davis Barry, Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
SciFi/Fantasy
Rewind
Carolyn O'doherty
YA FIC ODo
Doomsday Book
Connie Willis
FIC Wil
The Berenstain Bears: Long, Long Ago
Mike Berenstain, Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain
E Ber
Gods, Monsters, And The Lucky Peach
Kelly (Science fiction writer) Robson
FIC Rob
The Eyre Affair
Jasper Fforde
FIC Ffo
Human Croquet
Kate Atkinson
FIC Atk
The Impossible Lives Of Greta Wells
Andrew Sean Greer
FIC Gre
Hurricane Heroes In Texas
Mary Pope Osborne, AG Ford
J FIC Osb
The Jane Austen Project
Kathleen Flynn
FIC Fly
Just One Damned Thing After Another
Jodi Taylor
FIC Tay
The Rise And Fall Of D.O.D.O. [Audiobook]
Neal Stephenson, Nicole Galland, Laurence Bouvard, Shelley Atkinson, Laural Merlington
FIC Ste
Lost In Austen [DVD]
Kate McKerrell, Guy Andrews, Dan Zeff, Jemima Rooper, Alex Kingston
Comedy
Timeless: Season One, Discs 1 & 2 [DVD]
Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett, Goran Visnjic, Universal Television (Firm)
SciFi/Fantasy
Paper Girls: 1
Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matthew Wilson, Jared K. Fletcher
FIC Vau
Woman On The Edge Of Time
Marge Piercy
FIC Pie
Paris Adrift
E. J. Swift
FIC Swi

Julie McElwain
Description: Beautiful and brilliant, Kendra Donovan is a rising star at the FBI. Yet her path to professional success hits a speed bump during a disastrous raid where half her team is murdered, a mole in the FBI is uncovered and she herself is severely wounded. As soon as she recovers, she goes rogue and travels to England to assassinate the man responsible for the deaths of her teammates. While fleeing from an unexpected assassin herself, Kendra escapes into a stairwell that promises sanctuary but when she stumbles out again, she is in the same place - Aldrich Castle - but in a different time: 1815, to be exact. Mistaken for a lady's maid hired to help with weekend guests, Kendra is forced to quickly adapt to the time period until she can figure out how she got there; and, more importantly, how to get back home. However, after the body of a young girl is found on the extensive grounds of the county estate, she starts to feel there's some purpose to her bizarre circumstances. Stripped of her twenty-first century tools, Kendra must use her wits alone in order to unmask a cunning madman.
Call Number: FIC McE
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Madeleine L'Engle, Hope Davis
Description: Meg and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for her father, who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.
Call Number: J FIC LEn
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Rachel Nichols, Victor Webster, Erik Knudsen, Simon Davis Barry, Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Description: In the year 2077, the ruthless leaders of the terrorist group Liber8 escape execution by time traveling to 2012, taking tough-as-nails cop Kiera Cameron with them. A stranger in a strange land, Kiera poses as a government agent and joins forces with police detective Carlos Fonnegra and teen tech wizard Alec Sadler to capture the terrorists before they can alter the future and turn the world upside down.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Connie Willis
Description: A crisis linking the past and future, strands an Oxford student in the most dangerous year of the Middle Ages.
Call Number: FIC Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Kelly (Science fiction writer) Robson
Description: Earth has just begun to recover from worldwide ecological disasters. Minh is part of the generation that first moved back up to the surface of the Earth from the underground hells, to reclaim humanity's ancestral habitat. She's spent her entire life restoring river ecosystems, but lately the kind of long-term restoration projects Minh works on have been stalled due to the invention of time travel. When she gets the opportunity take a team to 2000 BC to survey the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, she jumps at the chance to uncover the secrets of the shadowy think tank that controls time travel technology.
Call Number: FIC Rob
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Kate Atkinson
Description: The narrator, Isobel, 16, is a time traveller, while her brother is afraid of abduction by aliens. They are abandoned by their parents, then seven years later the father returns with a new wife. Where is mother? The grandmother who looks after them won't answer. A
Call Number: FIC Atk
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Mary Pope Osborne, AG Ford
Description: "Jack and Annie travel in the magic tree house to Galveston, Texas on September 8, 1900--the day of the worst natural disaster in US history"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Osb
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Jodi Taylor
Description: Behind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary's Institute of Historical Research, a different kind of academic work is taking place. Just don't call it "time travel"-these historians "investigate major historical events in contemporary time." And they aren't your harmless eccentrics either; a more accurate description, as they ricochet around history, might be unintentional disaster-magnets. The first thing you learn on the job at St. Mary's is that one wrong move and history will fight back-sometimes in particularly nasty ways. But, as new recruit Madeleine Maxwell soon discovers, it's not only history they're often fighting.
Call Number: FIC Tay
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Kate McKerrell, Guy Andrews, Dan Zeff, Jemima Rooper, Alex Kingston
Description: Amanda Price gets propelled into the scheming 19th century world of Pride and Prejudice while the book's Elizabeth Bennet is hurled into hers. As the plot unfolds, Amanda triggers new romantic twists and turns as she tries to help the Bennet sisters nab husbands and even manages to captivate the tantalizing Mr. Darcy. But what about Elizabeth, and what will become of one of the world's greatest love stories?
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matthew Wilson, Jared K. Fletcher
Description: In the early hours after Halloween on 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and supernatural mysteries collide in this series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood -- back cover.
Call Number: FIC Vau
Format: Book
Date Added: May 24, 2018
E. J. Swift
Description: Determined to escape her old life, misfit and student geologist Hallie packs up her life in England and heads to Paris. She falls in with the eclectic expat community as a bartender at the notorious Millie's, located next to the Moulin Rouge. Here she meets Gabriela, a bartender who guides her through this strange nocturnal world, and begins to find a new family. But Millie's is not all that it seems: a bird warns Hallie to get her feathers in order, a mysterious woman shows up claiming to be a chronometrist, and Gabriela is inexplicably unable to leave Paris. Then Hallie discovers a time portal located in the keg room. Over the next nine months, irate customers will be the least of her concerns, as she navigates time-faring through the city's turbulent past and future, falling in love, and coming to terms with her own precarious sense of self.
Call Number: FIC Swi
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Alexandra Bracken, Saskia Maarleveld
Description: Violin prodigy Etta Spencer had big plans for her future, but a tragedy has put her once-bright career at risk. Closely tied to her musical skill, however, is a mysterious power she doesn't even know she has. When her two talents collide during a stressful performance, Etta is drawn back hundreds of years through time.
Call Number: YA FIC Bra
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Tim Haines, Adrian Hodges, Cameron McAllister, Douglas Henshall, James Murray
Description: An evolutionary zoologist discovers prehistoric creatures alive and well in the present day. Unexplained anomalies are ripping holes in the fabric of time, allowing dinosaurs to escape the past and roam the modern world.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Carolyn O'doherty
Call Number: YA FIC ODo
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Mike Berenstain, Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain
Description: The Bear family travels back in time, and what a sight it is. They get to see mummies up close in ancient Egypt, cheer loudly during a medieval jousting match, dine at the very first Thanksgiving, and more.
Call Number: E Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Jasper Fforde
Description: In a world where one can literally get lost in literature, Thursday Next, a Special Operative in literary detection tries to stop the world's Third Most Wanted criminal from kidnapping characters, including Jane Eyre.
Call Number: FIC Ffo
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Andrew Sean Greer
Description: After the death of her beloved twin brother, Felix, and the breakup with her longtime lover, Nathan, Greta Wells embarks on a radical psychiatric treatment to alleviate her suffocating depression. But the treatment has unexpected effects, and Greta finds herself transported to the lives she might have had if she'd been born in different eras.
Call Number: FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Kathleen Flynn
Description: "Perfect for fans of Jane Austen, this engrossing debut novel offers an unusual twist on the legacy of one of the world's most celebrated and beloved authors: two researchers from the future are sent back in time to meet Jane and recover a suspected unpublished novel."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Fly
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Neal Stephenson, Nicole Galland, Laurence Bouvard, Shelley Atkinson, Laural Merlington
Description: When Melisande Stokes, an expert in linguistics and languages, accidently meets military intelligence operator Tristan Lyons in a hallway at Harvard University, it is the beginning of a chain of events that will alter their lives and human history itself. Tristan needs Mel to translate some very old documents, which, if authentic, are earth-shattering. They prove that magic actually existed and was practiced for centuries. Something about the modern world "jams" the "frequencies" used by magic, and it's up to Tristan to find out why. And so the Department of Diachronic Operations (D.O.D.O.) gets cracking on its real mission: to develop a device that can bring magic back and send Diachronic Operatives back in time to keep it alive.
Call Number: FIC Ste
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett, Goran Visnjic, Universal Television (Firm)
Description: Intent on destroying America, by changing history, a mysterious criminal, Flynn, steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine. The only hope of stopping him lies with an unexpected team: Lucy, a history professor; Wyatt, a soldier; and Rufus, a scientist, who must use the machine's prototype to travel back in time to ensure critical events remain unchanged.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Marge Piercy
Description: Connie Ramos, a Chicana woman in her mid-thirties, who is living in New York and labeled insane, is committed to a mental institution. But the truth is that Connie is overwhelmingly sane, heroically sane, and tuned in to the future. Connie is able to communicate with the year 2137. Two totally different ways of life are competing. One is beautiful - communal, nonsexist, environmentally pure, open to ritual and magic. The other is a horror - totalitarian, exploitative, rigidly technological. In Connie's struggle to keep the institution's doctors from forcing her into a brain control operation, we find the timeless struggle between beauty and terror, between good and evil, with an astonishing outcome.
Call Number: FIC Pie
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
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Audiobooks for Family Roadtrips

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We know those long hours in the car on roadtrips don't always fly by as fast as we want them to. Check out some of these audiobooks to make the time go faster!

28 Days: Moments In Black History That Changed The World [Audiobook]
Charles R. Smith, Dion Graham, William Jackson Harper, Zainab Jah, January LaVoy
J 973.0496 Smi
The Bad Beginning [Audiobook]
Lemony Snicket, Tim Curry
J FIC Sni
Behold The Bold Umbrellaphant: And Other Poems [Audiobook]
Jack Prelutsky
J 811.54 Pre
The Children's Homer [Audiobook]
Padraic Colum, Simon Vance
J 883 Col
Blizzard Of Glass: The Halifax Explosion Of 1917 [Audiobook]
Sally M Walker, Paul Michael
J 971.6 Wal
The Fairy Ring, Or Elsie And Frances Fool The World [Audiobook]
Mary Losure, Nicola Barber
J 398.4 Los
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid [Audiobook]
Jeff Kinney, Ramon de Ocampo, Claudia Howard, Recorded Books
J FIC Kin
The Graveyard Book [Audiobook]
Neil Gaiman, Béla Fleck
J FIC Gai
Egg & Spoon [Audiobook]
Gregory Maguire, Michael Page
YA FIC Mag
The Gruffalo [Audiobook]
Julia Donaldson, Imelda Staunton
E Don
Judy Moody And The Bucket List [Audiobook]
Megan McDonald, Amy Rubinate
J FIC McD
The Hobbit [Audiobook]
J. R. R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
FIC Tol
Julie Andrews' Collection Of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies [Audiobook]
Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton
J 808.81 Jul
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency [Audiobook]
Daniel Manus Pinkwater
J FIC Pin
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics [Audiobook]
Chris Grabenstein, Jesse Bernstein
J FIC Gra
The House At Pooh Corner [Audiobook]
A. A. Milne, Finty Williams, Geoffrey Palmer, Michael Williams, Stephen Fry
J FIC Mil
Ramona The Brave [Audiobook]
Beverly Cleary, Stockard Channing
J FIC Cle
The Red Pyramid [Audiobook]
Rick Riordan, Kevin R Free, Katherine Kellgren
J FIC Rio
Redwall [Audiobook]
Brian Jacques
J FIC Jac
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World [Audiobook]
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Abigail Revasch, Tara Sands
J FIC Hal
Star Wars: The Force Awakens: A Junior Novel [Audiobook]
Michael Kogge, Jonathan Davis (Narrator)
J FIC Kog
The Voice That Challenged A Nation [Audiobook]
Russell Freedman, Sharon Washington
JB And

Charles R. Smith, Dion Graham, William Jackson Harper, Zainab Jah, January LaVoy
Description: "An extraordinary cast of narrators presents, day-by-day, descriptions of men, women and events that have been vital in African-American history." --Container.
Call Number: J 973.0496 Smi
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 31, 2018
Jack Prelutsky
Description: A collection of humorous poems from three of Jack Prelutsky's books: Behold the bold umprellaphant, Scranimals, and What a day it was at school.
Call Number: J 811.54 Pre
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 31, 2018
Sally M Walker, Paul Michael
Description: Recounts the story from World War I in which two towns were leveled and almost two thousand people killed following the collision of two warships in Halifax Harbour and a blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow in the area.
Call Number: J 971.6 Wal
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 31, 2018
Jeff Kinney, Ramon de Ocampo, Claudia Howard, Recorded Books
Description: Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.
Call Number: J FIC Kin
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Gregory Maguire, Michael Page
Description: Elena lives in the poor Russian countryside. Her father is dead and her brothers have been forced into the Tsar's army. Her mother is dying, and there is no food. But then a train arrives carrying untold wealth, a cornucopia of food, and a noble family; a family that includes Ekaterina, a girl of Elena's age. When the two girls meet, an adventure is set in motion that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and Baba Yaga, the witch of Russian folklore.
Call Number: YA FIC Mag
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Megan McDonald, Amy Rubinate
Description: Discovering Grandma Lou's mysterious "bucket list" of things that she wants to do in her lifetime, Judy Moody is inspired to create a list of her own goals, from learning to do a cartwheel to visiting Antarctica.
Call Number: J FIC McD
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton
Description: Offers poems, lullabies, and songs from various writers and artists, including William Wordsworth and Jack Pretlusky.
Call Number: J 808.81 Jul
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 31, 2018
Chris Grabenstein, Jesse Bernstein
Description: "Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever Library Olympics ... but someone is trying to censor what the kids are reading"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Gra
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Beverly Cleary, Stockard Channing
Description: Six-year-old Ramona tries to cope with an unsympathetic first-grade teacher.
Call Number: J FIC Cle
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Brian Jacques
Description: The hero of this enthralling tale is Matthias, a young mouse who must rise above his fears and failures to save his friends at Redwall Abbey.
Call Number: J FIC Jac
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Michael Kogge, Jonathan Davis (Narrator)
Description: Many years have passed since the Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker and the Rebel Alliance were victorious over the evil Empire, and the galaxy has been at peace. But now a darkness is rising. The brave men and women of the Resistance must stand against Kylo Ren and the villainous First Order.
Call Number: J FIC Kog
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Lemony Snicket, Tim Curry
Description: After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune.
Call Number: J FIC Sni
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Padraic Colum, Simon Vance
Description: A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.
Call Number: J 883 Col
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 31, 2018
Mary Losure, Nicola Barber
Description: Frances was nine when she first saw the fairies. Nobody but Frances saw them, so her cousin Elsie painted paper fairies and took photographs of them 'dancing' around Frances to make the grown-ups stop teasing. The girls promised they would never tell that the photos weren't real. But how were they supposed to know that their photographs would fall into the hands of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? And who would have dreamed that the man believed ardently in fairies, and wanted very much to see one?
Call Number: J 398.4 Los
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 31, 2018
Neil Gaiman, Béla Fleck
Description: After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.
Call Number: J FIC Gai
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Julia Donaldson, Imelda Staunton
Description: A clever mouse uses the threat of a terrifying creature to keep from being eaten by a fox, an owl, and a snake--only to have to outwit that creature as well.
Call Number: E Don
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
J. R. R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Description: Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.
Call Number: FIC Tol
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Daniel Manus Pinkwater
Description: Arthur goes to pick up the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner but comes back with a 260-pound chicken.
Call Number: J FIC Pin
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 31, 2018
A. A. Milne, Finty Williams, Geoffrey Palmer, Michael Williams, Stephen Fry
Description: Originally written in 1928, A.A. Milne introduces Tigger, Pooh, Christopher Robin, and the rest of gang as they embark on exciting adventures in Hundred Acre Wood.
Call Number: J FIC Mil
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Rick Riordan, Kevin R Free, Katherine Kellgren
Description: Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived in London, her brother has traveled with their father, Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a research experiment at the museum to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. To stop the evil deity, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey.
Call Number: J FIC Rio
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Abigail Revasch, Tara Sands
Description: After Doreen uses her extraordinary powers to stop a group of troublemakers, she becomes a full-fledged superhero called Squirrel Girl.
Call Number: J FIC Hal
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 26, 2018
Russell Freedman, Sharon Washington
Description: In the mid-1930's, Marian Anderson was a famed vocalist who had been applauded by European royalty and welcomed at the White House. But, because of her race, she was denied the right to sing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. This is the story of her resulting involvement in the civil rights movement of the time.
Call Number: JB And
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 31, 2018
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Resources for Dementia and Alzheimer's

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GRRL has numerous resources on dementia and Alzheimer's, including those geared towards caregivers and family members

Alive Inside [DVD]
Michael Rossato-Bennett, Alexandra McDougald, Regina Kulik Scully, Dan Cohen, Bobby McFerrin
615.85154 Ali
Coping With Behavior Change In Dementia : A Family Caregiver's Guide
Beth Spencer, Laurie White
362.19 Spe
Alzheimer's & Dementia For Dummies
American Geriatrics Society, Health in Aging Foundation
616.831 Alz
Dad's Last Hunt
Sharon (Sharon L.) Larson, Mike D Larson
362.19 Lar
Alzheimer's, Every Minute Counts [DVD]
Elizabeth Arledge, Doug Quade, Ben McCoy, John E. Low, PBS Distribution (Firm)
616.8311 Alz
Defeating Dementia : What You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's And Other Forms Of Dementia
Richard Furman
616.831 Fur
Brain Fitness Kit #01 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #1
Diet For The Mind : The Latest Science On What To Eat To Prevent Alzheimer's And Cognitive Decline-- From The Creator Of The Mind Diet
Martha Clare Morris, Laura Morris
616.831 Mor
Brain Fitness Kit #02 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #2
Grandma's Box Of Memories : Helping Grandma To Remember
Jean Demetris, Alex Demetris
E Dem
Brain Fitness Kit #03 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #3
Living Well With Dementia : The Importance Of The Person And The Environment For Wellbeing
Shibley Rahman
362.19 Rah
Brain Fitness Kit #04 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #4
Optimizing Brain Fitness [Kit]
Richard M. Restak, Teaching Company
KIT 612.82 Res
Brain Fitness Kit #05 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #5
Outsmarting Alzheimer's : What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk
K. S. Kosik, Alisa Bowman, Reader's Digest Association
616.831 Kos
Brain Fitness Kit #06 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #6
Saturdays With Hitchcock
Ellen Wittlinger
J FIC Wit
Brain Fitness Kit #07 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #7
The 36-Hour Day : A Family Guide To Caring For People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, And Memory Loss
Nancy L. Mace, Peter V. Rabins
616.831 Mac 2017
Brain Fitness Kit #08 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #8
The Alzheimer's Antidote : Using A Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet To Fight Alzheimer's Disease, Memory Loss, And Cognitive Decline
Amy Berger
616.831 Ber
Brain Fitness Kit #09 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #9
The Dementia Caregiver : A Guide To Caring For Someone With Alzheimer's Disease And Other Neurocognitive Disorders
Marc E Agronin
616.83 Agr
Brain Fitness Kit #10 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #10
The End Of Alzheimer's : The First Program To Prevent And Reverse Cognitive Decline
Dale E. Bredesen
616.8311 Bre
Brain Fitness Kit #11 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #11
The Mindspan Diet : Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Minimize Memory Loss, And Keep Your Brain Young
Preston Estep
616.831 Est
Brain Fitness Kit #12 [Kit]
Brain Fitness Kit #12
The Spectrum Of Hope : An Optimistic And New Approach To Alzheimer's Disease And Other Dementias
Gayatri Devi
616.8311 Dev
Caring For A Loved One With Dementia : A Mindfulness-Based Guide For Reducing Stress And Making The Best Of Your Journey Together
Marguerite Manteau-Rao
616.83 Man
When Your Parent Becomes Your Child : A Journey Of Faith Through My Mother's Dementia
Ken Abraham
362.19 Abr
Chicken Soup For The Soul : Living With Alzheimer's & Other Dementias : 101 Stories Of Caregiving, Coping, And Compassion
Amy Newmark, Angela Timashenka Geiger
362.19 Chi

Michael Rossato-Bennett, Alexandra McDougald, Regina Kulik Scully, Dan Cohen, Bobby McFerrin
Description: A joyous cinematic exploration of music's capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music.
Call Number: 615.85154 Ali
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
American Geriatrics Society, Health in Aging Foundation
Description: "If you or someone you love has Alzheimer's Disease or dementia, you may feel frightened, angry, and uncertain about what the future holds. This authoritative resource will answer your questions and serve as your trusted guide. It explains what you're dealing with, what to expect, how the disease progresses, how to talk to doctors, survival tips for caregivers, and much more,"--page [4] of cover.
Call Number: 616.831 Alz
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Elizabeth Arledge, Doug Quade, Ben McCoy, John E. Low, PBS Distribution (Firm)
Description: An urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer's disease. Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer's is also a major and rapidly growing public health crisis. This high-profile PBS documentary powerfully illuminates the social consequences for America unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease.
Call Number: 616.8311 Alz
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #1
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #2
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #3
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #4
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #5
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #6
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #7
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #8
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #9
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #10
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #11
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Call Number: Brain Fitness Kit #12
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Marguerite Manteau-Rao
Description: This is a unique and compassionate guide that offers an effective mindfulness-based dementia care (MBDC) program to help you meet your own needs and lower stress levels while caring for your loved one. This guide provides skills for dealing with the accompanying emotional and physical stress, and offers tools to help you manage your own needs, in addition to the needs of your loved one. In the midst of the pain of caring for someone with dementia, the mindfulness practices in this book will help you find strength and meaning in each moment you spend with your loved one. It addresses both stress reduction and greater ease in providing care. You will learn to approach your care with a calm, centered presence, respond to your loved one instead of reacting, and learn to connect with your loved one beyond their words. You will learn to effectively manage the grief, anger, depression, and other emotions that are often associated with dementia care.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 616.83 Man
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Amy Newmark, Angela Timashenka Geiger
Description: Collects personal accounts from Alzheimer's patients and family members on their individual struggles, providing inspiring and uplifting tales of strength, treatment, and compassion.
Call Number: 362.19 Chi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Beth Spencer, Laurie White
Description: This handbook is intended to help families understand possible causes of common behavior changes and learn to respond more effectively to behaviors. The book includes strategies for the following: challenges with dressing, eating, bathing, toileting, mouth care; agitation, anxiety, anger and aggression; sleep and sundowning; wanting to go home; wandering, walking or pacing; repetitive behaviors; hallucinations, delusions and paranoia; physical intimacy and sexual behavior. There are also sections about communication and problem-solving, a glossary and an extensive list of other resources.
Call Number: 362.19 Spe
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Sharon (Sharon L.) Larson, Mike D Larson
Description: Sharon Larson and her son Mike recount the experiences they had with family Alzheimer's and dementia patients. From their journals they show how the illnesses progressed in grandfather and husband, write what it was like for them as family and caregivers, and discuss sensitive topics surrounding these diseases.
Call Number: 362.19 Lar
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Richard Furman
Description: Drawing from the latest medical research, Dr. Richard Furman helps readers understand dementia and Alzheimer's and shows them how to make lifestyle changes that can reduce the likelihood of developing these diseases.
Call Number: 616.831 Fur
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Martha Clare Morris, Laura Morris
Description: Looks at the role that diet plays in brain health and the prevention of cognitive decline and offers a diet designed to ensure that the brain gets the nutrients it needs to function at its best, along with eighty recipes full of brain nutrients.
Call Number: 616.831 Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Jean Demetris, Alex Demetris
Description: When Grandma starts to become forgetful, Alice and her family create a box of memories to remind her of all the good times they have shared together.
Call Number: E Dem
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Shibley Rahman
Call Number: 362.19 Rah
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Richard M. Restak, Teaching Company
Call Number: KIT 612.82 Res
Format: Kit
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
K. S. Kosik, Alisa Bowman, Reader's Digest Association
Description: "An easy-to-follow, research-based guide to the simple, low-cost lifestyle choices you can make to reduce the risk or slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Develop a personalized plan, including recipes, brain-training games, exercises. Includes advice for caregivers"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 616.831 Kos
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Ellen Wittlinger
Description: Twelve-year-old Maisie feels that she has enough complications in her life: her actor uncle has moved in with her family while he recovers from an accident and her father is not pleased, her grandmother is slipping into dementia but wants to remarry, her mom has been laid off, and her best friend Cyrus, with whom she spends Saturdays watching classic movies, has revealed that he is gay--but Gary, the boy he has a crush on, seems more attracted to Maisie herself.--Provided by Publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Wit
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Nancy L. Mace, Peter V. Rabins
Description: When someone in your family suffers from Alzheimer disease or other related memory loss diseases, both you and your loved one face immense challenges. Mace and Robins provide practical and specific advice to make care easier, improve quality of life, and lift the spirits of a family dealing with Alzheimer disease.
Call Number: 616.831 Mac 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Amy Berger
Description: Based on research that shows that Alzheimer's Disease results from a fuel shortage in the brain, certified nutrition specialist Amy Berger presents a multi-pronged nutrition and lifestyle intervention to combat the disease at its roots.
Call Number: 616.831 Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Marc E Agronin
Description: "Becoming a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's disease or another neurocognitive disorder can be an unexpected, undesirable, underappreciated--and yet noble role. It is heartbreaking to watch someone lose the very cognitive capacities that once helped to define them as a person. But because of the nature of these disorders, the only way to become an effective caregiver and cope with the role's many daily challenges is to become well-informed about the disease. With the right information, resources and tips on caregiving and working with professionals, you can become your own expert at both caring for your charge and taking care of yourself, "--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 616.83 Agr
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Dale E. Bredesen
Description: Everyone knows someone who has survived cancer, but no one knows anyone who has survived Alzheimer's Disease. Dale Bredesen, MD, offers hope to anyone looking to prevent and even reverse Alzheimer's Disease and cognitive decline. Arguing that AD is not one condition, as it is currently treated, but three, Bredesen outlines 36 metabolic factors (micronutrients, hormone levels, sleep) that can trigger "downsizing" in the brain. He then shows us how to rebalance these factors using lifestyle modifications like taking B12, eliminating gluten, or improving oral hygiene.
Call Number: 616.8311 Bre
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Preston Estep
Description: "Studying the diets of the 'Mindspan elite'--those populations that live longest with low levels of dementia--as well as the ways that certain food additiives and ingredients interact with our genes, Dr. Preston Estep explains how the recent slew of popular brains-and-aging books have steered us down the wrong dietary path. Shattering myths about which foods are (and are not) benefitial to our brains, 'The mindspan diet' reveals a simple plan to slow cognitive decline."--Jacket.
Call Number: 616.831 Est
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Gayatri Devi
Description: "By defining Alzheimer's Disease as a spectrum disorder---like autism, it affects different people differently---Dr. Gayatri Devi offers new hope for its millions of sufferers. A neurologist who's been specializing in dementia and memory loss for more than 20 years, Dr. Devi shares the stories of her patients in the kind of narrative medical writing that grips the reader, humanizes the science, and offers equal parts practical wisdom and advice. She explains the importance of an early diagnosis; drugs and therapies that can help manage the disease; and how to cope, from maintaining independence to the best ways to fight depression and apathy. There are chapters on sexuality, genetics, communication, even staying on the job---because through her practice, Dr. Devi knows that the majority of Alzheimer's patients continue to live and work in their communities. They babysit the grandkids, drive to the store (or own the store), serve their clients, or otherwise live fulfilling lives."--Back cover.
Call Number: 616.8311 Dev
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Ken Abraham
Call Number: 362.19 Abr
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
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Welcome to the West - Wild and Otherwise

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Who doesn't long for a home where the buffallo roam and the deer and the antelopes play, occasionally? Check out these selections to give you a taste of life on the wild west side. 

Blood And Thunder: An Epic Of The American West [Large Print]
Hampton Sides
LP 978 Sid
The Calling Of Emily Evans
Janette Oke
FIC Oke
Centennial [Audiobook]
James A. Michener, Larry McKeever
FIC Mic
The Duel [DVD]
Kieran Darcy-Smith, Matt Cook, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Adam Rosenfelt
Western
Deadwood : The Best Writings On The Most Notorious Town In The West
T. D. 1958- Griffith
978.391 Dea
The Last Cowboys : A Pioneer Family In The New West
John (Sports reporter) Branch
791.84 Bra
Death Valley Days: The Complete First Season [DVD]
Gayle Lutz, Stanley Andrews, Jock Mahoney, Gail Davis, Denver Pyle
Western
The Legend Of Caleb York
Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
FIC Spi
Ghostwalkers
Jonathan Maberry
FIC Mab
The Magnificent Seven [DVD]
Nic Pizzolatto, Richard Wenk, Roger Birnbaum, Todd Black, Antoine Fuqua
Western
Greasy Grass: A Story Of The Little Bighorn [Audiobook]
Johnny D. Boggs, Traber Burns, Tanya Eby, Michael Kramer (Narrator), Johnny Heller
FIC Bog
The West. Discs 1-3 [DVD]
Ken Burns, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor, Geoffrey C Ward
978 Wes Discs 1-3
Hickok [DVD]
Timothy Woodward, Michael Lanahan (Screenwriter), Henry Penzi, Chris Nicoletti, Lauren de Normandie
Western
The Western Double [Audiobook]
Max Brand, Eric G Dove
FIC Bra
John Wayne, Western Hero: Twenty Of The Duke's Finest Films [DVD]
John Wayne
Western
Those Jensen Boys!
William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone
FIC Joh
Pony Express Mail-Order Bride
Rhonda Gibson
FIC Gib
Traded [DVD]
Timothy Woodward, Michael Paré, Trace Adkins, Tom Sizemore, Kris Kristofferson
Western
Portlandtown : A Tale Of The Oregon Wyldes
Rob DeBorde
FIC DeB
Unbranded [DVD]
Phillip Baribeau, Jonny Fitzsimons, Thomas Glover, Ben Masters, Ben Thamer
917.804 Ung
Riders Of The Dawn: A Western Duo [Large Print]
Louis L'Amour
LP FIC LAm
Vengeance Road
Erin Bowman
YA FIC Bow
So Far From God : The U.S. War With Mexico, 1846-1848
John S. D. Eisenhower
973.62 Eis
World, Chase Me Down : A Novel
Andrew Hilleman
FIC Hil
The Ballad Of Black Bart [Large Print]
Loren D. Estleman
LP FIC Est
Young Billy Young [DVD]
Burt Kennedy, Max E. Youngstein, Robert Mitchum, Angie Dickinson, Robert Walker
Western
The Calico & Cowboys Romance Collection [Large Print] : 8 Novellas From The Old West Celebrate The Lighthearted Side Of Love
Mary Connealy
LP FIC Con

Hampton Sides
Call Number: LP 978 Sid
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
James A. Michener, Larry McKeever
Description: This is the story of the land and its people of Lame Bever, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies; of Levi Zendt, fleeing with his child bride from the Pennsylvania Amish; and of the cowboy Jim Lloyd, who falls in love with the wealthy and cultured Englishwoman, Charlotte Seccombe. It is the story of trappers, traders, homesteaders, gold seekers, ranchers, hunters all caught up in the dramatic events and violent conflicts that shaped the destiny of our legendary West.
Call Number: FIC Mic
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
T. D. 1958- Griffith
Call Number: 978.391 Dea
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Gayle Lutz, Stanley Andrews, Jock Mahoney, Gail Davis, Denver Pyle
Description: As introduced by "The Old Ranger, " the eighteen episodes within Season One present dramatic and powerful narratives based on true events. This grounded approach would set it apart from the more stylized presentations that were more common amongst the series' contemporaries. Top-notch writing, acting, and direction combine to present a vision that respects both the actual men and women who lived in and fought for the glorious Old West.
Call Number: Western
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Jonathan Maberry
Description: Welcome to the Deadlands, where steely eyed gunfighters rub shoulders with mad scientists and dark, unnatural forces. Where the Great Quake of 1868 has shattered California into a labyrinth of sea-flooded caverns and a mysterious substance called "ghost rock" fuels exotic steampunk inventions as well as plenty of bloodshed and flying bullets. In Ghostwalkers, a gun for hire, literally haunted by his bloody past, comes to the struggling town of Paradise Falls, where he becomes embroiled in a deadly conflict between the besieged community and a diabolically brilliant alchemist who is building terrible new weapons of mass destruction and an army of the living dead!
Call Number: FIC Mab
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Johnny D. Boggs, Traber Burns, Tanya Eby, Michael Kramer (Narrator), Johnny Heller
Description: The battlefield itself is a character in this retelling of Custer's Last Stand, when George Custer led his soldiers to annihilation at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Montana in 1876. First-person narratives from Indian and white, military and civilian, men and women bring the events to life.
Call Number: FIC Bog
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Timothy Woodward, Michael Lanahan (Screenwriter), Henry Penzi, Chris Nicoletti, Lauren de Normandie
Description: Wild Bill attempts to escape his past by settling in the small town of Abilene, Kansas. The mayor, captivated by Wild Bill's unparalleled gun skills, offers him a job as the town marshal. Wild Bill is soon challenged when a band of outlaws threaten him. Among the outlaws are powerful saloon owner Phil Poe, whose relationship with Bill's ex-lover stirs tension. Poe puts a bounty on Wild Bill's head but with the help of lawman Little Arkansas, Wild Bill sets out to fight the villainous bandits.
Call Number: Western
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
John Wayne
Call Number: Western
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Rhonda Gibson
Description: Needing a home and a husband to help her raise her orphaned nephews, Bella Wilson travels to Wyoming in response to a mail-order bride ad. But when she arrives, she discovers Pony Express rider Philip Young didn't place the ad. With her groom-to-be insisting he is not looking for a wife, Bella must convince him to marry her for the sake of the children. Philip never planned to marry, but he can't possibly turn away a woman in distress and allow her nephews to end up in an orphanage as he once had. A marriage of convenience is the perfect solution. But when he slowly discovers that family life may be what he has been looking for all along, can he convince Bella to give love a chance?
Call Number: FIC Gib
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Rob DeBorde
Description: Henry Macke was not afraid. He remembered what the Marshal could not and now the book was his. He would keep it, study it, would never let it go... he would do these things and more just as soon as he took care of the other thing buried on the hill. The dead man had waited more than a decade, but his legend was not so easily forgotten. He needed only for the young fool to do what came naturally in the presence of so many beautiful words: read. Thus begins Portlandtown, a tale of an extraordinary family forced to do battle with the Hanged Man and his undead horde to save the West.
Call Number: FIC DeB
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Louis L'Amour
Description: "In two western stories, 'Ride, You Tonto Riders' and 'Riders of the Dawn, ' Matt Sabre finds himself drawn into fights over land disputes"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: LP FIC LAm
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
John S. D. Eisenhower
Call Number: 973.62 Eis
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Loren D. Estleman
Description: Between July 1875 and November 1883, a single outlaw robbed the stagecoaches of Wells Fargo in California's Mother Lode country a record of twenty-eight times. Armed with an unloaded shotgun, walking to and from the scenes of the robberies, often for hundreds of miles, and leaving poems behind, the infamous Black Bart was fiercely hunted. Between robberies, Black Bart was known as Charles E. Bolton, a distinguished, middle-aged man who enjoyed San Francisco's entertainments in the company of socialites drawn to his quiet, temperate good nature and upper-class tastes. Meanwhile, James B. Hume, Wells Fargo's legendary chief of detectives, made Bart's apprehension a matter of personal as well as professional interest.
Call Number: LP FIC Est
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Mary Connealy
Description: Calico and denim clash in the Old West. From Texas to Nebraska across the Plains to Montana, love is sneaking up on eight cowboys who begin their relationships on the wrong foot with women. Faced with the challenges of taming the land, enduring harsh weather, and outsmarting outlaws, these couples' faith and love will be tested in exciting ways.
Call Number: LP FIC Con
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Janette Oke
Description: When young Emily Evans had felt God's call to start a church in a pioneer settlement, she never dreamed it would mean going alone.
Call Number: FIC Oke
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Kieran Darcy-Smith, Matt Cook, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Adam Rosenfelt
Description: A Texas ranger investigates a series of murders in a small town and uncovers a dark secret about the town's charismatic leader.
Call Number: Western
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
John (Sports reporter) Branch
Description: Presents a portrait of the Wright family of Smith Mesa and their achievements as successful rodeo champions and cattle ranchers, tracing their battles against natural obstacles and injuries and how the changes of the twenty-first century are challenging their future.
Call Number: 791.84 Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
Description: When a corrupt sheriff tries to take his daughter as his bride and force him to sell his ranch, George Cullen, refusing to go down without a fight, hires the west's toughest gunslinger to destroy his enemy.
Call Number: FIC Spi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Nic Pizzolatto, Richard Wenk, Roger Birnbaum, Todd Black, Antoine Fuqua
Description: The town of Rose Creek is under the deadly control of Bartholomew Bogue, the townspeople are desperate for protection. They find protection in seven outlaws. These seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.
Call Number: Western
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Ken Burns, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor, Geoffrey C Ward
Description: Spanning from the first European advance into the wilderness to the dawn of the 20th century, this series portrays the profound, often devastating impact the onrushing white settlers, adventurers and exploiters had on Native Americans and the land.
Call Number: 978 Wes Discs 1-3
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Max Brand, Eric G Dove
Description: When Samuel Cross was growing up, he was rarely found without a book in his hands and that was the way his mother, a widow, wanted him raised. His uncle, Stephen Larkin, a frontiersman like Sam's father, wanted him to be strong and able to fend for himself, so he would take him into the mountains every summer to teach him how to fight and use a weapon. He proved to be as adept at these subjects as he had been at book learning, but when he was eighteen and his mother died, he took a job working for Chandler, the trader at Fort Bostwick, for whom he was a well-paid clerk and, eventually, watchdog of the business. What he didn't understand was that he looked forward to troublemakers coming into the shop so that he could confront and deal with them. It was during a visit from the district marshal that he learned of Chandler's crooked ways and of his own notoriety and reputation as a safety killer, one who never fights unless he knows that the law is sure to protect him. When the marshal tells him to leave the fort and learn how to live right, Cross decides to head East. His strength and skill with a gun make Cross both friends and enemies on the boat he is taking down the Mississippi. He is saved one night from a fatal stabbing by Charles Granville, a well-to-do Southerner, who recognizes a startling resemblance between himself and Cross. He proposes that Cross repay him by taking part in a daring deceit. Feeling indebted to Granville, Cross agrees and heads to New Orleans. But can Cross actually pull off the masquerade and fool Granville's parents, friends, and especially his beautiful sister, Nancy. And what is behind Granville's desire to have Cross take on the role of himself?
Call Number: FIC Bra
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone
Description: Their father is Luke Jensen, supposedly killed in the Civil War. Their uncle Smoke is one of the fiercest gunfighters the west has ever known. It's no surprise that the inseparable Ace and Chance Jensen have a knack for taking risks--even if they have to blast their way out of them. Chance is a bit of a hothead, good with his gun and his fists. Ace is more of a thinker, sharp as a snake bite and just as deadly quick. Their skills are put to the test when two young ladies ask them to protect their struggling stagecoach line from a ruthless, bloodthirsty mine owner with money, power--and enough hired killers to slaughter half the territory.
Call Number: FIC Joh
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Timothy Woodward, Michael Paré, Trace Adkins, Tom Sizemore, Kris Kristofferson
Description: In 1880s Kansas, sharpshooter turned rancher, Clay Travis, goes from happily married father of two to a man on a mission after the tragic death of his son and the disappearance of his daughter. Determined to bring his daughter home, and to protect what little family he has left, Clay leaves his quiet ranch and heads to Wichita and on to Dodge City with help of unlikely companion Billy, leaving a trail of gun smoke and dead bodies in their wake.
Call Number: Western
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
Phillip Baribeau, Jonny Fitzsimons, Thomas Glover, Ben Masters, Ben Thamer
Description: Sixteen wild horses, five states, four men and 3000 miles. The journey of a lifetime riding from Mexico to Canada through the deepest backcountry in the American West to see the remaining open spaces and prove the worth of 50,000 wild horses and burros currently in holding pens.
Call Number: 917.804 Ung
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Erin Bowman
Description: "When her father is killed by the notorious Rose Riders for a mysterious journal that reveals the secret location of a gold mine, eighteen-year-old Kate Thompson disguises herself as a boy and takes to the gritty plains looking for answers--and justice"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: YA FIC Bow
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Andrew Hilleman
Description: Once the most wanted man in America, Pat Crowe is a forgotten folk hero who captivated the nation as an outlaw for economic justice. World, Chase Me Down resurrects him, telling the electrifying story of the first great crime of the last century: how in 1900 the out-of-work former butcher kidnapped the teenage son of Omaha's wealthiest meatpacking tycoon for a ransom of $25,000 in gold, and then burgled, safe-cracked, and bond-jumped his way across the country and beyond, inciting a manhunt that was dubbed "the thrill of the nation" and a showdown in the court of public opinion between the haves and have-nots--all the while plotting a return to the woman he never stopped loving."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Burt Kennedy, Max E. Youngstein, Robert Mitchum, Angie Dickinson, Robert Walker
Description: An aging but tough-as-nails lawman meets up with Young Billy Young, a fast-draw outlaw on the run after a deadly robbery. Discovering that they have a common enemy, the two men join forces. But it's a partnership that explodes like a keg of TNT when the lawmen discovers a secret that initiates a barroom brawl.
Call Number: Western
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jul 17, 2018
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100 books, 1 winner! Starting on May 22, PBS is putting on The Great American Read, encouraging people all across the country to vote on their favorite novels to decide what is the best book in the U.S. 

We've got all 100  here for you, in case you need to catch up on anything.

1984
George Orwell
FIC Orw
Swan Song
Robert R McCammon
FIC McC
A Confederacy Of Dunces
John Kennedy Toole
FIC Too
Tales Of The City
Armistead Maupin
FIC Mau
A Game Of Thrones
George R. R. Martin
FIC Mar
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain, Claude Lapointe
J FIC Twa
A Prayer For Owen Meany
John Irving
FIC Irv
The Alchemist [Large Print]
Paulo Coelho
LP FIC Coe
A Separate Peace
John Knowles
FIC Kno
The Book Thief
Markus Zusak
YA FIC Zus
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn [Audiobook]
Betty Smith, Anna Fields
FIC Smi
The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao
Junot Díaz
FIC Dia
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland ; And, Through The Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There
Lewis Carroll, Tan Lin, John Tenniel, Lewis Carroll
J FIC Car
The Call Of The Wild ; And, White Fang
Jack London
FIC Lon
Along Came A Spider [Audiobook]
James Patterson, Charles Turner (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Firm), Blackstone Audio
FIC Pat
The Catcher In The Rye
J. D. Salinger
FIC Sal
Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
FIC Adi
The Clan Of The Cave Bear
Jean M Auel
FIC Aue
And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie
FIC Chr
The Coldest Winter Ever
Sister Souljah
FIC Sou
Anne Of Green Gables
L. M. Montgomery
J FIC Mon
The Color Purple
Alice Walker
FIC Wal
Another Country [Audiobook]
James Baldwin, Dion Graham
FIC Bal
The Count Of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas, Peter Washington
FIC Dum
Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand
FIC Ran
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time [Audiobook]
Mark Haddon, Jeff Woodman
FIC Had
Beloved [Large Print]
Toni Morrison
LP FIC Mor
The Da Vinci Code [Large Print]
Dan Brown
LP FIC Bro
Bless Me, Ultima
Rudolfo A Anaya
FIC Ana
The Eye Of The World
Robert Jordan
FIC Jor
Catch-22
Joseph Heller
FIC Hel
The Giver [Large Print]
Lois Lowry
JLP FIC Low
Charlotte's Web [Audiobook]
E. B. White
J FIC Whi
The Godfather
Mario Puzo
FIC Puz
Crime And Punishment
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Constance Garnett
FIC Dos
The Grapes Of Wrath
John Steinbeck
FIC Ste
Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Edith Grossman
FIC Cer
The Great Gatsby [Large Print]
F. Scott Fitzgerald
LP FIC Fit
Dune [Large Print]
Frank Herbert
LP FIC Her
The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood
FIC Atw
Fifty Shades Of Grey
E. L James
FIC Jam
The Help [Large Print]
Kathryn Stockett
LP FIC Sto
Flowers In The Attic
V. C. Andrews
FIC And
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
Douglas Adams
FIC Ada
Frankenstein
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Philippe Munch
FIC She
The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins
YA FIC Col
Ghost [Audiobook]
Jason Reynolds, Guy Lockard, narrator
J FIC Rey
The Hunt For Red October
Tom Clancy
FIC Cla
Gilead
Marilynne Robinson
FIC Rob
The Intuitionist
Colson Whitehead
FIC Whi
Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn
FIC Fly
The Joy Luck Club
Amy Tan
FIC Tan
Gone With The Wind
Margaret Mitchell
FIC Mit
The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe
C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes
J FIC Lew
Great Expectations [Audiobook]
Charles Dickens, John Rafter Lee
FIC Dic
The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Katherine Woods
J FIC Sai
Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift, Michael Seidel
FIC Swi
The Lord Of The Rings
J. R. R. Tolkien
FIC Tol
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone
J. K Rowling, Jim Kay (Illustrator)
J FIC Row
The Lovely Bones
Alice Sebold
FIC Seb
Hatchet
Gary Paulsen
J FIC Pau
The Martian [Audiobook]
Andy Weir, R. C. Bray
FIC Wei
Heart Of Darkness
Joseph Conrad, J. H. Stape
FIC Con
The Notebook
Nicholas Sparks
FIC Spa
Invisible Man
Ralph Ellison
FIC Ell
The Outsiders
S. E Hinton
YA FIC Hin
Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë, New York Public Library
FIC Bro
The Picture Of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde, Tony Ross
FIC Wil
Jurassic Park
Michael Crichton
FIC Cri
The Pilgrim's Progress [Audiobook]
John Bunyan, Robert Whitfield
FIC Bun
Left Behind: A Novel Of The Earth's Last Days [Audiobook]
Tim LaHaye, Richard Ferrone, Jerry B Jenkins
FIC LaH
The Shack [Large Print]
William P Young
LP FIC You
Little Women [Audiobook]
Louisa May Alcott, Susie Berneis
FIC Alc
The Sirens Of Titan
Kurt Vonnegut
FIC Von
Lonesome Dove
Larry McMurtry
FIC McM
The Stand: The Complete And Uncut Edition
Stephen King
FIC Kin
Looking For Alaska
John Green
YA FIC Gre
The Sun Also Rises
Ernest Hemingway
FIC Hem
Memoirs Of A Geisha
Arthur Golden
FIC Gol
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston
FIC Hur
Moby Dick
Herman Melville
FIC Mel
Things Fall Apart [Audiobook]
Chinua Achebe, Peter Francis James
FIC Ach
One Hundred Years Of Solitude [Large Print]
Gabriel García Márquez
LP FIC Gar
This Present Darkness
Frank E Peretti
FIC Per
Outlander
Diana Gabaldon
FIC Gab
To Kill A Mockingbird [Large Print]
Harper Lee
LP FIC Lee
Pillars Of The Earth
Ken Follett
FIC Fol
Twilight
Stephenie Meyer
YA FIC Mey
Prelude To Foundation
Isaac Asimov
FIC Asi
War And Peace
Leo Tolstoy, Anthony Briggs
FIC Tol
Pride And Prejudice: An Annotated Edition
Jane Austen, Patricia Meyer Spacks
823.09 Aus
Watchers [Audiobook]
Dean R. Koontz, J Charles
FIC Koo
Ready Player One [Audiobook]
Ernest Cline, Wil Wheaton
FIC Cli
Where The Red Fern Grows
Wilson Rawls
J FIC Raw
Rebecca
Daphne Du Maurier
FIC Du M
White Teeth
Zadie Smith
FIC Smi
Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse
FIC Hes
Wuthering Heights
Emily Brontë
FIC Bro

George Orwell
Description: The novel depicts Smith's heroic search for an underground movement in revolt against the nightmare that is the State. He now works in the Ministry of Truth falsifying records.
Call Number: FIC Orw
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 5, 2013
John Kennedy Toole
Call Number: FIC Too
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
George R. R. Martin
Description: A tale of court intrigues in the land of Seven Kingdoms, a country "blessed by golden summers that go on for years, and cursed by cruel winters that can last a generation". The cold is returning to Winterfell, where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime. A time of conflict has arisen in the Stark family, as they are pulled from the safety of their home into a whirlpool of tradedy, betrayal, assassination plots and counterplots. Each decision and action carries with it the potential for conflict as several prominent families, comprised of lords, ladies, soldiers, sorcerers, assassins and bastards, are pulled together in the most deadly game of all, the game of thrones.
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
John Irving
Description: In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother. Owen Meany believes he didn't hit the ball by accident. He believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after 1953 is extraordinary and terrifying. He is Irving's most heartbreaking hero.
Call Number: FIC Irv
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 15, 2017
John Knowles
Description: Recalls with psychological insight the maturing of a 16-year-old student at a prepatory school during WWII. Looking back to his youth, the adult Gene Forrester reflects on his life as a student at Devon School in New Hampshire in 1942. Although he is an excellent student, he evies the athleticism and vitality of his friend Phineas, or Finny. unable to cope with this insecurity, Forrester causes Finny to break his leg, sabotaging his athletic career. When the incident is later examined in a mock trial, Finny runs away, reinjures himself, and dies during consequent surgery.
Call Number: FIC Kno
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Betty Smith, Anna Fields
Description: Young Francie Nolan, having inherited both her father's romantic and her mother's practical nature, struggles to survive and thrive growing up in the slums of Brooklyn in the early twentieth century.
Call Number: FIC Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Lewis Carroll, Tan Lin, John Tenniel, Lewis Carroll
Description: A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.
Call Number: J FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
James Patterson, Charles Turner (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Firm), Blackstone Audio
Description: A little girl named Maggie Rose is missing, a family of three in Washington, DC, has been brutally murdered, a beautiful elementary school teacher has been killed, and a psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer has the police, FBI, and Secret Service outsmarted. Even after he's been captured. Gary Soneji wants to commit the crime of the century. Alex Cross is the brilliant homicide detective pitted against him. Jezzie Flanagan is the first female supervisor of the Secret Service, who completes one of the most unusual suspense triangles in any thriller you have ever read. Alex Cross and Jezzie Flanagan are about to have a forbidden love affair at the worst possible time for both of them, because Gary Soneji is playing at the top of his game. The latest of the unspeakable crimes occurs in Alex Cross' precinct. It happens under the noses of Jezzie Flanagan's men. Now Alex Cross must face the ultimate test: how do you outmaneuver a brilliant psychopath?
Call Number: FIC Pat
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Description: "A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Adi
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Agatha Christie
Description: One by one guests are being murdered on a mysterious island and those remaining realize the killer is among them.
Call Number: FIC Chr
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
L. M. Montgomery
Description: Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
Call Number: J FIC Mon
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 11, 2017
James Baldwin, Dion Graham
Description: Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, "Another country" is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at the most elemental and sublime. In a small set of friends, Baldwin imbues the best and worst intentions of liberal America in the early 1970s.
Call Number: FIC Bal
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Ayn Rand
Description: John Galt leads a strike of society's most effective and creative producers in an effort to collapse the collectivist social system in which they live.
Call Number: FIC Ran
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Toni Morrison
Description: Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe's new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement.
Call Number: LP FIC Mor
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Rudolfo A Anaya
Description: Tony faces the daunting prospect of growing up amidst constant religious and cultural uncertainty. His mother is a devoted Catholic, but her influence is challenged by Ultima--a woman with magical healing powers. As Tony follows his own path toward adulthood, he relies on Ultima's wisdom. With her guidance, he is able to forge his unique identity.
Call Number: FIC Ana
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Joseph Heller
Description: Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron on a small island off Italy, a bombadier named Yossarian is frantic and furious because thousands of people he hasn't even met keep trying to kill him. He has decided to live forever, even if he has to die in the attempt.
Call Number: FIC Hel
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
E. B. White
Description: Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.
Call Number: J FIC Whi
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Constance Garnett
Call Number: FIC Dos
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Edith Grossman
Description: The 17th century Spanish masterpiece, one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written and widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through 16th century Spain.
Call Number: FIC Cer
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Frank Herbert
Description: This Hugo and Nebula Award winner tells the sweeping tale of a desert planet called Arrakis, the focus of an intricate power struggle in a byzantine interstellar empire. Arrakis is the sole source of Melange, the "spice of spices." Melange is necessary for interstellar travel and grants psychic powers and longevity, so whoever controls it wields great influence. The troubles begin when stewardship of Arrakis is transferred by the Emperor from the Harkonnen Noble House to House Atreides. The Harkonnens don't want to give up their privilege, though, and through sabotage and treachery they cast young Duke Paul Atreides out into the planet's harsh environment to die. There he falls in with the Fremen, a tribe of desert dwellers who become the basis of the army with which he will reclaim what's rightfully his. Paul Atreides, though, is far more than just a usurped duke. He might be the end product of a very long-term genetic experiment designed to breed a super human; he might be a messiah. His struggle is at the center of a nexus of powerful people and events, and the repercussions will be felt throughout the Imperium. Dune is one of the most famous science fiction novels ever written, and deservedly so. The setting is elaborate and ornate, the plot labyrinthine, the adventures exciting.
Call Number: LP FIC Her
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
E. L James
Description: When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, she finds him attractive, enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly, she tries to put Grey out of her mind -- until he happens to turn up at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time.
Call Number: FIC Jam
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
V. C. Andrews
Description: Chris, Cathy, and the twins are to be kept hidden until their grandfather dies so that their mother will receive a sizeable inheritance, however, years pass and terrifying things occur as the four children grow up in their one room prison.
Call Number: FIC And
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Philippe Munch
Description: A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. Includes illustrated notes throughout the text explaining the historical background of the story.
Call Number: FIC She
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Jason Reynolds, Guy Lockard, narrator
Description: Ghost has a crazy natural talent, but no formal training. If he can stay on track, literally and figuratively, he could be the best sprinter in the city. But Ghost has been running for the wrong reasons, all starting with running away from his father, who, when Ghost was a very little boy, chased him and his mother through their apartment, then down the street, with a loaded gun, aiming to kill. Since then, Ghost has been the one causing problems, and running away from them, until he meets Coach, an ex-Olympic Medalist who blew his own shot at success by using drugs, and who is determined to keep other kids from blowing their shots at life.
Call Number: J FIC Rey
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Marilynne Robinson
Description: In 1956, as a minister approaches the end of his life, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable family secrets.
Call Number: FIC Rob
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Gillian Flynn
Description: On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick's wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren't his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what did really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife?
Call Number: FIC Fly
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
Margaret Mitchell
Call Number: FIC Mit
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
Charles Dickens, John Rafter Lee
Call Number: FIC Dic
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
Jonathan Swift, Michael Seidel
Description: The voyages of an Englishman carry him to such strange places as Lilliput, where people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; an island of sorcerers; and a country ruled by horses.
Call Number: FIC Swi
Format: Book
Date Added: May 26, 2017
J. K Rowling, Jim Kay (Illustrator)
Description: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Call Number: J FIC Row
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Gary Paulsen
Description: After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
Call Number: J FIC Pau
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Joseph Conrad, J. H. Stape
Description: Resting one night on a boat on the River Thames, Charlie Marlow tells his friends about his experiences as a steamboat captain on the River Congo. There, in the heart of Africa, his search for the extraordinary Mr. Kurtz caused him to question his own nature and values-- and the nature and values of his society.
Call Number: FIC Con
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 13, 2017
Ralph Ellison
Description: A Black man's search for success and the American dream leads him out of college to Harlem and a growing sense of personal rejection and social invisibility.
Call Number: FIC Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Charlotte Brontë, New York Public Library
Description: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess at Thornfield Hall, a country estate owned by the mysteriously remote Mr. Rochester.
Call Number: FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Michael Crichton
Description: On a remote island, a wealthy entrepreneur creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening the park to the public, he invites three top scientists and his two grandchildren to experience the park. Their visit becomes frightening when the park's security system breaks down and the dinosaurs break free.
Call Number: FIC Cri
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Tim LaHaye, Richard Ferrone, Jerry B Jenkins
Call Number: FIC LaH
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Louisa May Alcott, Susie Berneis
Description: Based loosely on Louisa May Alcott's own upbringing, Little Women follows the lives of four sisters--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. Each girl has a vision of what their ideal future will bring, though ultimately experiencing, as most young do, something completely different. Originally written as two volumes, the book was a great commercial success and is considered one of the most widely read American novels.
Call Number: FIC Alc
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Larry McMurtry
Description: A love story and an epic of the frontier, Lonesome Dove is the grandest novel ever written about the last, defiant wilderness of America. Richly authentic, beautifully written, Lonesome Dove is a book to make readers laugh, weep, dream and remember. Now a blockbuster television event.
Call Number: FIC McM
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
John Green
Description: Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.
Call Number: YA FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Arthur Golden
Description: A fisherman's daughter in 1930s Japan rises to become a famous geisha. After training, Sayuri's virginity is sold to the highest bidder, then the school finds her a general for a patron. When he dies, she is reunited with the only man she loved.
Call Number: FIC Gol
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Herman Melville
Description: A young seaman joins the crew of the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick.
Call Number: FIC Mel
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Gabriel García Márquez
Description: The novel tells the story of the rise and fall of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. Rich and brilliant, it is a chronicle of life, death, and the tragicomedy of humankind. In the beautiful, ridiculous, and tawdry story of the Buendía family, one sees all of humanity, just as in the history, myths, growth, and decay of Macondo, one sees all of Latin America.
Call Number: LP FIC Gar
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Diana Gabaldon
Description: Hurtled back through time more than two hundred years to 1743 Scotland, Claire Randall finds herself caught in the midst of an unfamiliar world torn apart by violence, pestilence, and revolution and haunted by her growing feelings for a young soldier, James Fraser.
Call Number: FIC Gab
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Ken Follett
Description: In 12th-century England, the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral signals the dawn of a new age. This majestic creation will bond clergy and kings, knights and peasants together in a story of toil, faith, ambition and rivalry.
Call Number: FIC Fol
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Isaac Asimov
Description: When young Hari Seldon arrives on Trantor, he is unaware of the perilous politics that are brewing. After he presents his paper on psychohistory, he becomes the most wanted man in the Empire.
Call Number: FIC Asi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 24, 2018
Jane Austen, Patricia Meyer Spacks
Call Number: 823.09 Aus
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Ernest Cline, Wil Wheaton
Description: Ready Player One takes place in the not-so-distant future--the world has turned into a very bleak place, but luckily there is OASIS, a virtual reality world that is a vast online utopia. People can plug into OASIS to play, go to school, earn money, and even meet other people (or at least they can meet their avatars), and for protagonist Wade Watts it certainly beats passing the time in his grim, poverty-stricken real life. Along with millions of other world-wide citizens, Wade dreams of finding three keys left behind by James Halliday, the now-deceased creator of OASIS and the richest man to have ever lived. The keys are rumored to be hidden inside OASIS, and whoever finds them will inherit Halliday's fortune.
Call Number: FIC Cli
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Daphne Du Maurier
Description: After a brief courtship a young woman becomes the wife of an English aristocrat. The two are deeply in love, but the memory of Max's first wife, Rebecca, still lingers on at Manderley, their country mansion.
Call Number: FIC Du M
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Hermann Hesse
Description: A young man, blessed with loving parents and a safe home in a world where want and neglect abound, leaves this haven in search of himself. He joins the Samanas, a band of wandering ascetics without possessions or earthly ties. His quest unfulfilled, he descends into a life of unbounded luxury and indulgence. Where is truth? Where will his soul find true ease? In denial? In decadence? Or in some truth far greater than himself, so simple, so close to him, yet so obvious that only clear eyes may see it?
Call Number: FIC Hes
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Robert R McCammon
Description: In a nightmarish, post-holocaust world, an ancient evil roams a devastated America, gathering the forces of human greed and madness, searching for a child named Swan who possesses the gift of life.
Call Number: FIC McC
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Armistead Maupin
Call Number: FIC Mau
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Mark Twain, Claude Lapointe
Description: The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century. Includes illustrated notes throughout the text explaining the historical background of the story.
Call Number: J FIC Twa
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Paulo Coelho
Description: "An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasure found within."--Summary from book.
Call Number: LP FIC Coe
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 20, 2018
Markus Zusak
Description: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
Call Number: YA FIC Zus
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Junot Díaz
Description: Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J. R. R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fukœ-the curse that has haunted the Oscar's family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and, above all, ill-starred love. Oscar, still waiting for his first kiss, is just its most recent victim.
Call Number: FIC Dia
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Jack London
Description: Two classic tales of dogs, one part wolf and one a Saint Bernard/Scotch shepherd mix that becomes leader of a wolf pack, as they have adventures in the Yukon wilderness with both humans and other animals.
Call Number: FIC Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
J. D. Salinger
Description: A 16-year old American boy relates in his own words the experiences he goes through at school and after, and reveals with unusual candour the workings of his own mind. What does a boy in his teens think and feel about his teachers, parents, friends and acquaintances?
Call Number: FIC Sal
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Jean M Auel
Description: The Clan of the cave bear is the first of Jean Auel's Earth's Children series. Ayla, a tall, blond, blue-eyed girl lost her family in an earthquake. She is nurtured and protected by some members of the Clan, but there are those who would cast her out because of her strange and threatening ways. Ayla's adventures 25,000 years ago include details of the world as it might have been.
Call Number: FIC Aue
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Sister Souljah
Description: After a black drug dealer goes to jail in Brooklyn, his ruthless 17-year-old daughter takes over his empire. A look at the mores and manners of the black underclass.
Call Number: FIC Sou
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Alice Walker
Description: Set in the period between the world wars, this novel tells of two sisters, their trials, and their survival.
Call Number: FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Alexandre Dumas, Peter Washington
Description: "Sent to prison on a false accusation in 1815, Edmond Dantes escapes many years later and finds a treasure which he uses to exact his revenge."--FantasticFiction.com.
Call Number: FIC Dum
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Mark Haddon, Jeff Woodman
Description: Despite his overhwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.
Call Number: FIC Had
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Dan Brown
Description: While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher. While working to solve the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci--clues visible for all to see--yet ingeniously disguised by the painter. Langdon joins forces with a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, and learns the late curator was involved in the Priory of Sion--an actual secret society whose members included Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci, among others. In a breathless race through Paris, London, and beyond, Langdon and Neveu match wits with a faceless power broker who seems to anticipate their every move. Unless Langdon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine puzzle in time, the Priory's ancient secret--and an explosive historical truth--will be lost forever.
Call Number: LP FIC Bro
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Robert Jordan
Description: In the Second Age, the Dragon subdued the Dark One and his disciples in a mystical prison. The Third Age has begun and the Dragon is gone, but reborn in a boy who doesn't yet know his supreme calling. Time is precious, for the prison decays and the Dark One will soon work his evil. Only the boy can stop him. From his prison, the Dark One wills his warriors to destroy the boy's village. But Moiraine, a servant of the Dragon, comes with her Protector. They fight off the warriors and whisk the boy away. He's destined for Tar-Valon, the island city of the Aes Sedai, where he'll discover his power. Can the Dark One stop his journey?
Call Number: FIC Jor
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Lois Lowry
Description: Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Call Number: JLP FIC Low
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Nov 21, 2017
Mario Puzo
Description: A searing novel of the Mafia underworld, The Godfather introduced readers to the first family of American crime fiction, the Corleones, and the powerful legacy of tradition, blood, and honor that was passed on from father to son. With its themes of the seduction of power, the pitfalls of greed, and family allegiance, it resonated with millions of readers across the world-and became the definitive novel of the virile, violent subculture that remains steeped in intrigue, in controversy, and in our collective consciousness.
Call Number: FIC Puz
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
John Steinbeck
Description: First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California.
Call Number: FIC Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Description: On Long Island in the early 1920s the mysterious Jay Gatsby tries to rekindle his romance with Daisy, a young woman who has married another man, the wealthy and cruel Tom Buchanan.
Call Number: LP FIC Fit
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 24, 2018
Margaret Atwood
Description: Set in the Republic of Gilead, the former United States, during the late twentieth century. The declining birth rates caused by the effects of nuclear fallout and the AIDS epidemic result in a new social structure where all young women who can bear healthy children, are allocated to powerful regime men. This is the story of one of these young women.
Call Number: FIC Atw
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 13, 2016
Kathryn Stockett
Description: Seemingly as different from one another as can be, three women will nonetheless come together for a clandestine project that will put them all at risk. And why? Because they are suffocating within the lines that define their town and their times. And sometimes lines are made to be crossed.
Call Number: LP FIC Sto
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Douglas Adams
Description: Arthur Dent, a refugee from the late planet Earth and his pal from the planet Betelgeuse, Ford Prefect, thumb their way thru comic misadventures throughout the Universe.
Call Number: FIC Ada
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Suzanne Collins
Description: In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
Call Number: YA FIC Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Tom Clancy
Description: A race between the Soviet and American fleets to find an errant Russian submarine.
Call Number: FIC Cla
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Colson Whitehead
Call Number: FIC Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Amy Tan
Description: Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who is telling the story. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk. United in shared unspeakable loss and hope, they call themselves the Joy Luck Club. Rather than sink into tragedy, they choose to gather to raise their spirits and money. Nearly forty years later, one of the members has died, and her daughter has come to take her place, only to learn of her mother's lifelong wish and the tragic way in which it has come true. The revelation of this secret unleashes an urgent need among the women to reach back and remember.
Call Number: FIC Tan
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes
Description: Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
Call Number: J FIC Lew
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Katherine Woods
Description: An aviator, whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert, encounters a little man from a small planet who describes his adventures in the universe, seeking the secret of what is really important in life.
Call Number: J FIC Sai
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
J. R. R. Tolkien
Description: Presents the epic depicting the Great War of the Ring, a struggle between good and evil in Middle-earth, following the odyssey of Frodo the hobbit and his companions on a quest to destroy the Ring of Power.
Call Number: FIC Tol
Format: Book
Date Added: May 26, 2017
Alice Sebold
Description: This is the tale of family, memory, love, and living told by 14-year-old Susie Salmon, who is already in heaven. Through the voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and builds out of her family's grief a hopeful and joyful story.
Call Number: FIC Seb
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Andy Weir, R. C. Bray
Description: Mark Watney was nearly killed by a dust storm on Mars and was abandoned by his crew who thought him dead. Now he's all alone with no way of letting Earth know he's alive, which doesn't matter because his supplies would run out before they'd get there. Either way, the environment or human error will likely kill him first. Not giving in, Mark works to survive, battling obstacle after obstacle, but will it be enough?
Call Number: FIC Wei
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Nicholas Sparks
Description: Scenes from the past and a collection of intensely personal letters tell the story of a long married couple now confined to a nursing home.
Call Number: FIC Spa
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 18, 2010
S. E Hinton
Description: The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.
Call Number: YA FIC Hin
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
Oscar Wilde, Tony Ross
Description: An exquisitely beautiful young man in Victorian England retains his youthful and innocent appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption. Illustrated sidebar notes provide historical background to the text.
Call Number: FIC Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
John Bunyan, Robert Whitfield
Call Number: FIC Bun
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 25, 2018
William P Young
Description: Mackenzie Allen Phillips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later in the midst of his Great Sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend. Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare. What he finds there will change Mack's world forever. In a world where religion seems to grow increasingly irrelevant, "The Shack" wrestles with the timeless question, "Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain?" The answers Mack gets will astound you and perhaps transform you as much as it did him.
Call Number: LP FIC You
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Kurt Vonnegut
Call Number: FIC Von
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Stephen King
Description: Imagine America devastated by a vast killer plague and the group of men and women coming together to make a last stand against it.
Call Number: FIC Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Ernest Hemingway
Description: The story of a group of Americans and English on a sojourn from Paris to Paloma, evokes in poignant detail, life among the expatriates on Paris's Left Bank, during the 1920s and conveys in brutally realistic descriptions the power and danger of bullfighting in Spain.
Call Number: FIC Hem
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Zora Neale Hurston
Description: Janie Crawford, a Southern Black woman in the 1930's, journeys from being a free-spirited girl to a woman of independence and substance.
Call Number: FIC Hur
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Chinua Achebe, Peter Francis James
Description: Okonkwo is a great warrior and one of the powerful men in his village. When white missionaries and government bureaucrats threaten their tribal customs, he takes violent action.
Call Number: FIC Ach
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Frank E Peretti
Description: Ashton is just a typical small town. But when reporter Marshall Hogan and pastor Hank Busche begin to compare notes, they suddenly find themselves fighting a hideous plot to subjugate the townspeople -- and eventurally the entire human race.
Call Number: FIC Per
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Harper Lee
Description: Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer Atticus, has just started school; but her carefree days come to an end when a black man in town is accused of raping a white woman, and her father is the only man willing to defend him.
Call Number: LP FIC Lee
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Stephenie Meyer
Description: When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.
Call Number: YA FIC Mey
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Leo Tolstoy, Anthony Briggs
Description: The monumental Russian classic reflects the life and times of Russian society during the Napoleonic War.
Call Number: FIC Tol
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Dean R. Koontz, J Charles
Description: From a top secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature. And both are on the loose.
Call Number: FIC Koo
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Wilson Rawls
Description: A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart's desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters.
Call Number: J FIC Raw
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Zadie Smith
Description: The story of two North London families - one headed by Archie, the other by Archie's best friend, a Muslim Bengali named Samad Iqbal. Pals since they served together in World War II, Archie and Samad are a decidely unlikely pair.
Call Number: FIC Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
Emily Brontë
Description: A story of love turning in on itself and the violence and misery that result from thwarted longing.
Call Number: FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2018
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Urban Fantasy - Series To Get You Started

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Wikipedia says

Urban fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy in which the narrative has an urban setting. ... A contemporary setting is not strictly necessary for a work of urban fantasy: works of the genre may also take place in futuristic and historical settings, real or imagined.

We say, these series kick a lot of butt. Check them out! Prepare your binge-reading muscles, it's going to be a wild ride.

Bitten
Kelley Armstrong
FIC Arm
Midnight Crossroad
Charlaine Harris
FIC Har
Blackbirds
Chuck Wendig
FIC Wen
Moon Called
Patricia Briggs
FIC Bri
Dark Currents: Agent Of Hel
Jacqueline Carey
FIC Car
Nightlife
Rob Thurman
FIC Thu
Darkfever [Audiobook]
Karen Marie Moning, Joyce Bean, Brilliance Audio (Firm)
FIC Mon
Sandman Slim [Audiobook]
Richard Kadrey, MacLeod Andrews
FIC Kad
Dead Witch Walking
Kim Harrison
FIC Har
Skinwalker
Faith Hunter
FIC Hun
Discount Armageddon
Seanan McGuire
FIC McG
Some Girls Bite
Chloe Neill
FIC Nei
Greywalker
Kat Richardson
FIC Ric
Something From The Nightside
Simon R. Green
FIC Gre
Guilty Pleasures
Laurell K Hamilton
FIC Ham
Soulless
Gail Carriger
FIC Car
Halfway To The Grave
Jeaniene Frost
FIC Fro
The Dresden Files: Storm Front
Jim Butcher
FIC But
Hounded
Kevin Hearne
FIC Hea
Witchling
Yasmine Galenorn
FIC Gal
Kitty And The Midnight Hour
Carrie Vaughn
FIC Vau
Working For The Devil
Lilith Saintcrow
FIC Sai
Level Grind
Annie Bellet
FIC Bel
Written In Red: A Novel Of The Others
Anne Bishop
FIC Bis
Magic Bites
Ilona Andrews
FIC And

Kelley Armstrong
Description: Elena Michaels is a self-described "mutt," a werewolf who left her secretive pack in upstate New York for a life among humans. In the year since she relocated to Toronto, she's embarked on a career as a journalist and begun a pleasingly mundane relationship with a decent man. All this is jeopardized when she agrees to help her old packmates hunt some troublesome mutts who are converting common criminals to werewolves and leaving a trail of conspicuous carnage.
Call Number: FIC Arm
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Chuck Wendig
Description: When she hitches a ride with truck driver Louis Darling and foresees his brutal murder, Miriam Black, who knows when people will die, must fight for her own life while she tries to save him.
Call Number: FIC Wen
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Jacqueline Carey
Description: Small town Pemkowet, Mich., is a popular tourist destination for humans. It's also home to a thriving 'eldritch community' of supernatural entities, thanks to the presence of the local underworld controlled by the Norse goddess Hel. Daisy Johanssen, a half-demon trying to dodge her innate attraction to the 'Seven Deadlies' while functioning as Hel's agent on Earth and the local link between the eldritch community and the human police, is called in to help investigate the drowning of a local college boy when signs of both foul play and magical residue are found on the body.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Karen Marie Moning, Joyce Bean, Brilliance Audio (Firm)
Description: MacKayla 'Mac' Lane is on the hunt for answers in Ireland after her sister is mysteriously and brutally murdered. With the ability to peer into the realm of the Fae she closes in on the truth, she realizes there is far more at stake than bringing the killer to justice.
Call Number: FIC Mon
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Kim Harrison
Description: All the creatures of the night gather in "the Hollows" of Cincinnati, to hide, to party, and to feed. Vampires rule the darkness in a predator-eat-predator world rife with dangers beyond imagining - and it's Rachel Morgan's job to keep that world civilized.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2017
Seanan McGuire
Description: Verity Price, who has been trained from birth as a cryptozoologist--a monster hunter--attempts to pursue a career in professional ballroom dance, but dangerous cryptids and an enemy operative keep getting in the way.
Call Number: FIC McG
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 6, 2017
Kat Richardson
Description: Harper Blaine was slogging along as a small-time P.I. when a two-bit perp's savage assault left her dead. For two minutes, to be precise. When Harper comes to in the hospital, she begins to feel a bit ...strange. She sees things that can only be described as weird-shapes emerging from a foggy grey mist, snarling teeth, creatures roaring. But Harper's not crazy. Her "death" has made her a Greywalker-able to move between our world and the mysterious, cross-over zone where things that go bump in the night exist. And her new gift (or curse) is about to drag her into that world of vampires and ghosts, magic and witches, necromancers and sinister artifacts. Whether she likes it or not.
Call Number: FIC Ric
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 6, 2017
Laurell K Hamilton
Description: Introduces the character of Anita Blake, a young necromancer and vampire hunter, who is assigned by the master vampire of the city of St. Louis to find out who is killing the city's vampires and why they are doing it.
Call Number: FIC Ham
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 6, 2017
Jeaniene Frost
Description: Half-vampire Catherine Crawfield pursues the undead with a vengeance in the hope that one of her prey will be the father who ruined her mother's life, but her plans go awry when she is captured by Bones, a vampire bounty hunter.
Call Number: FIC Fro
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Kevin Hearne
Description: Atticus O'Sullivan, the last of the Druids, finds his peaceful life in Arizona shattered by the arrival of an angry Celtic god who wants Atticus's magical sword, forcing Atticus to call upon some unlikely allies for help.
Call Number: FIC Hea
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Carrie Vaughn
Call Number: FIC Vau
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Annie Bellet
Description: "Jade Crow is a sorceress hiding from the most powerful sorcerer in the world: her ex-boyfriend. Gamer. Nerd. Sorceress. Jade Crow lives a quiet life running her comic book and game store in Wylde, Idaho, hiding from a powerful sorcerer who wants to eat her heart and take her powers--her ex-boyfriend Samir. Yet when dark powers threaten her friends' lives, Jade must save them by using magic. But as soon as she does, her nemesis will find her and she won't be able to stand up against him when he comes. This is the collection of the first four volumes of the Hugo Award nominated series: Justice Calling; Murder of Crows; Pack of Lies; and Hunting Season"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bel
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Ilona Andrews
Description: Mercenary Kate Daniels cleans up urban problems of a paranormal kind. But her latest prey, a pack of undead warriors, presents her greatest challenge.
Call Number: FIC And
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Charlaine Harris
Description: Welcome to Midnight, Texas, a town with many boarded-up windows and few full-time inhabitants, located at the crossing of Witch Light Road and Davy Road. It's a pretty standard dried-up western town. There's a pawnshop (someone lives in the basement and is seen only at night). There's a diner (people who are just passing through tend not to linger). And there's new resident Manfred Bernardo, who thinks he's found the perfect place to work in private (and who has secrets of his own). Stop at the one traffic light in town, and everything looks normal. Stay awhile, and learn the truth.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Patricia Briggs
Description: Mercy Thompson's life is not exactly normal. Her next-door neighbor is a werewolf. Her former boss is a gremlin. And she's fixing a VW bus for a vampire. But then, Mercy isn't exactly normal herself.
Call Number: FIC Bri
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Rob Thurman
Call Number: FIC Thu
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 6, 2017
Richard Kadrey, MacLeod Andrews
Description: Working as a sideshow gladiator in Hell after being snatched by demons at the age of nineteen, James Stark escapes and returns to Los Angeles, where he plots to destroy the magic circle that stole his life.
Call Number: FIC Kad
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Oct 6, 2017
Faith Hunter
Description: "Jane Yellowrock is the last of her kind, a skinwalker of Cherokee descent who can turn into any creature she desires--and hunts the undead for a living. But now she's been hired by Katherine Fonteneau, one of the oldest vampires in New Orleans and the madam of Katie's Ladies, to hunt a poerful rogue vampire who's killing other vamps. Amidst a bordello full of real 'ladies of the night,' and a hot Cajun biker with a panther tattoo who stirs her carnal desire, Jane must stay focused and complete her mission or else the next skin she'll need to save may be her own."--p. [4] of cover.
Call Number: FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Chloe Neill
Description: When Merit, a twenty-seven-year-old grad student, accidentally becomes a vampire, she finds herself sucked into a whole new world as she is initiated into Cadogan House, one of the oldest vampire houses in the United States. Unfortunately, Cadogan House is being blamed for some bad behavior with humans and it looks like a war might be on the way.
Call Number: FIC Nei
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 6, 2017
Simon R. Green
Description: "John Taylor is not a private detective per se, but he has a knack for finding lost things. That's why he's been hired to descend into the Nightside, an otherworldly realm in the center of London where fantasy and reality share renting space and the sun never shines."--Fantastic fiction.
Call Number: FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Gail Carriger
Description: Alexia Tarabotti is laboring under a great many social tribulations. First, she has no soul. Second, she's a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette. Where to go from there? From bad to worse apparently, for Alexia accidentally kills the vampire -- and then the appalling Lord Maccon (loud, messy, gorgeous, and werewolf) is sent by Queen Victoria to investigate. With unexpected vampires appearing and expected vampires disappearing, everyone seems to believe Alexia responsible. Can she figure out what is actually happening to London's high society? Will her soulless ability to negate supernatural powers prove useful or just plain embarrassing? Finally, who is the real enemy, and do they have treacle tart?
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Jim Butcher
Description: A modern-day mage and consultant to the police finds his stale life suddenly enlivened by the presence of a rival in the black arts.
Call Number: FIC But
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Yasmine Galenorn
Description: Meet the D'Artigo sisters: half-human, half-faerie, they're savvy-and sexy-operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. But their mixed-blood heritage short-circuits their talents at all the wrong times. Delilah shapeshifts into a tabby cat whenever she's stressed. Menolly's a vampire who's still trying to get the hang of being undead. And Camille is a wicked-good witch, except her magic's as unpredictable as the weather, as her enemies are about to find out-the hard way.
Call Number: FIC Gal
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 6, 2017
Lilith Saintcrow
Description: "When the Devil needs a rogue demon killed, who does he call? The Player: Necromance-for-hire Dante Valentine is choosy about her jobs. Hot tempered and with nerves of steel, she can raise the dead like nobody's business. The Score: The Devil hires Dante to eliminate a rogue demon: Vardimal Santino. In return, he will let her live. It's an offer she can't refuse. The Catch: How do you kill something that can't die?"--Fantastic fiction.
Call Number: FIC Sai
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 6, 2017
Anne Bishop
Description: Enter a world inhabited by the Others, unearthly entities--vampires and shape-shifters among them--who rule the Earth and whose prey are humans. As a blood prophet, Meg Corbyn can see the future when her skin is cut--a gift that feels more like a curse. Meg's Controller keeps her enslaved so he can have full access to her visions. But when she escapes, the only safe place Meg can hide is at the Lakeside Courtyard--a business district operated by the Others. Shape-shifter Simon Wolfgard is reluctant to hire the stranger who inquires about the Human Liaison job. First, he senses she's keeping a secret, and second, she doesn't smell like human prey. Yet a stronger instinct propels him to give Meg the job. And when he learns the truth about Meg and that she's wanted by the government, he'll have to decide if she's worth the fight between humans and the Others that will surely follow.
Call Number: FIC Bis
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
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The internet can seem like a dark and scary place. And what's the deal with hackers and email threats? These books will help guide you through the maze of the internet and keep you informed.

A Parent's Guide To Understanding Social Media: Helping Your Teenager Navigate Life Online
Mark Oestreicher, Adam McLane
004.678 Oes
Logged On And Tuned Out: A Nontechie's Guide To Parenting A Tech-Savvy Generation
Vicki Courtney
248.845 Cou
A Smart Girl's Guide To The Internet: How To Connect With Friends, Find What You Need, And Stay Safe Online
Sharon Cindrich, Ali Douglass
J 004.67 Cin
Love @ First Click: The Ultimate Guide To Online Dating
Laurie Davis
306.73 Dav
AARP Facebook: Tech To Connect [Large Print]
Marsha Collier
LP 006.754 Col
Malware, Rootkits & Botnets: A Beginner's Guide
Christopher C Elisan
005.8 Eli
Cyberphobia: Identity, Trust, Security And The Internet
Edward Lucas
364.168 Luc
Mobile Device Security For Dummies
Rich Campagna, Sibbu Iyer, Ashwin Krishnan
005.8 Cam
Cybersafe: Protecting And Empowering Kids In The Digital World Of Texting, Gaming, And Social Media
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe
004.678 OKe
Safety On The Internet
Lucia Raatma
J 004.67 Raa
Cybersecurity
Melissa Higgins, Michael Regan
YA 364.168 Hig
Super Smart Information Strategies: Online Etiquette And Safety
Phyllis Cornwall
J 004.67 Cor
Digital Assassination: Protecting Your Reputation, Brand, Or Business Against Online Attacks
Richard Torrenzano, Mark Davis
005 Tor
The Berenstain Bears' Computer Trouble
Jan Berenstain, Mike Berenstain
E Ber
Hacked Again
Scott N Schober, Jon Leiberman
364.168 Sch
The Internet Book Of Life: Use The Web To Grow Richer, Smarter, Healthier, And Happier
Irene E. McDermott
025.04 McD
Hacking Exposed Mobile: Security Secrets & Solutions
Neil Bergman, Mike Stanfield, Jason Rouse, Joel Scambray
005.8 Ber
The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy, And Reputation
Saul Levmore, Martha Craven Nussbaum
343.7309 Off
Hacking For Dummies
Kevin Beaver, Richard Stiennon
005.8 Bea 2016
The Smart Girl's Guide To Privacy: Practical Tips For Staying Safe Online
Violet Blue
323.448 Blu
How Personal & Internet Security Works
Preston Gralla
005.8 Gra
Thinking Critically: Online Privacy
Christine Wilcox
YA 323.448 Wil
Information Insecurity: Privacy Under Siege
Brendan January
YA 323.448 Jan
Thinking Critically: Social Networking
Andrea C. Nakaya
YA 006.754 Nak
Internet Safety
Nick Hunter
005.8 Hun
Using The Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies [Large Print]
Linda Criddle, Nancy Muir
LP 005.8 Cri
iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs To Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, And Growing Up
Janell Burley Hofmann
004.678 Hof
Virtual Unreality: Just Because The Internet Told You, How Do You Know It's True?
Charles Seife
025.04 Sei
Learning About Privacy
Martha E. H. Rustad, Gail Saunders-Smith, JoAnne DeLurey Reed
J 323.448 Rus

Mark Oestreicher, Adam McLane
Description: With each passing day, teenagers' lives become increasingly intertwined with social media. How can you as a parent stay informedand involved in healthy ways? How can you help your son or daughtermake wise decisions and remain safe online? A Parent's Guide to Understanding Social Media will equip you to have meaningful conversations with your teenager about the best, wisest ways to get connected while staying safe.--P. [4] of cover.
Call Number: 004.678 Oes
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Sharon Cindrich, Ali Douglass
Description: A guide to using the Internet safely and effectively discusses privacy; dealing with parents; using email, instant messenger, and blogs; coping with cyberbullying; and downloading music legally.
Call Number: J 004.67 Cin
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Marsha Collier
Description: Whether you're a current Facebook member or ready to join the world's largest social network, this guide gives you the know-how to get the most out of your experience--quickly and safely. It shows you how easy it is to set up your account, create your profile, connect with friends and family, share photos, join groups for all your interests, and much more. You'll also find helpful tips and inspiring stories from other 50+ users who used the site to stay connected and have a little fun.
Call Number: LP 006.754 Col
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Edward Lucas
Call Number: 364.168 Luc
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe
Call Number: 004.678 OKe
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Melissa Higgins, Michael Regan
Call Number: YA 364.168 Hig
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Richard Torrenzano, Mark Davis
Description: "Two leading reputation experts reveal how the internet is being used to destroy brands, reputations and even lives, and how to fight back. From false Wikipedia entries, to fake YouTube videos, to Facebook lynch mobs, everyone from CEOs to fashion models, journalists to politicians, restaurateurs to doctors, is open to character assassination in the burgeoning realm of digital media. Two top media experts recount vivid tales of character attacks, provide specific advice on how to counter them, and how to turn the tables on the attackers. Having spent decades preparing for and coping with these issues, Richard Torrenzano and Mark Davis share their secrets on dealing with problems at the top of today's news. Torrenzano and Davis also take a step back to look at how the past might inform our future thinking about character assassination, from the slander wars between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, to predictions on what the end of privacy will mean for civilization"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 005 Tor
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Scott N Schober, Jon Leiberman
Description: Hacked Again details the ins and outs of cybersecurity expert and CEO of a wireless security tech firm, Scott Schober, as he struggles to understand the motives and mayhem behind his being hacked. As a small business owner, family man, and tech pundit, Scott finds himself leading a compromised life. By day, he runs a successful security company and reports on the latest cyber breaches in the hopes of offering solace and security tips to millions of viewers. But, when a mysterious hacker begins to steal thousands from his bank account, go through his trash, and take over his social media identity, Scott stands to lose everything he has worked so hard for. Amidst the backdrop of major breaches, Scott shares tips and best practices for all consumers. Most importantly, he shares his own story of being hacked repeatedly and how he has come to realize that the only thing as important as his own cybersecurity is that of his readers and viewers.--From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 364.168 Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Neil Bergman, Mike Stanfield, Jason Rouse, Joel Scambray
Description: Hacking Exposed Mobile focuses on the security of applications running on mobile devices, specifically mobile phones. This book focuses on Android OS, as well as operating systems from Microsoft and Apple. As businesses rush their mobile products to market and conduct business transactions via mobile devices, vast new security risks, vulnerabilities, and exploits are of great concern. This book addresses all of these issues and provides proven solutions for securing mobile applications and payment systems. It offers strategies for preventing, detecting, and remediating common technology and architecture weaknesses and maintaining tight security controls permanently.--Excerpted from publisher.
Call Number: 005.8 Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Kevin Beaver, Richard Stiennon
Description: Until you can think like a bad guy and recognize the vulnerabilities in your system, you can't build an effective plan to keep your information secure. The book helps you stay on top of the security game!
Call Number: 005.8 Bea 2016
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Preston Gralla
Call Number: 005.8 Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Brendan January
Description: The Internet gives us information, communication options, shopping opportunities, entertainment, and much more---all at the touch of a fingertip and much of it for free. But in exchange for these benefits, we may be losing a basic right: the right to privacy. By clicking to accept website user agreements, we often allow companies to track our activities online and to share our data with outside groups. In addition, the police and government agencies can also track people online---and this tracking is sometimes done secretly, without user agreements or search warrants. Privacy laws and the US Constitution are supposed to protect privacy in the United States, as are laws and conventions in other parts of the world. But judicial and legal systems have not kept pace with technology. Until laws catch up, users enter a legal gray area when they communicate digitally---an arena in which their most private conversations might not be protected from intrusion. Such intrusion can be dangerous: government agencies can use information obtained via digital spying to harass, arrest, or imprison citizens. Other groups can use private digital data to discriminate in banking, retail, housing, and other businesses. Around the world, critics are sounding the alarm about digital privacy. Many have called for stricter controls on data tracking. What rights do you have when it comes to privacy online? How can you be a smart cyber citizen and protect your personal digital data? These questions are at the heart of the Internet privacy debate.
Call Number: YA 323.448 Jan
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Nick Hunter
Call Number: 005.8 Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Janell Burley Hofmann
Description: "As Janell Burley Hofmann, mother of five, wrapped her 13-year-old's iPhone on Christmas Eve, she was overwhelmed by questions: "Will my children learn to sit and wonder without Googling? Should I know their passwords for online accounts? Will they experience the value of personal connection without technology?" To address her concerns, she outlined boundaries and expectations in a contract for her son to sign upon receiving his first cell phone. When Hofmann's editor at The Huffington Post posted the contract, now known as iRules, it resonated on a massive scale and went viral, resulting in a tsunami of media coverage and requests. It quickly became apparent that people across the country were hungry for more. In iRules, Hofmann provides families with the tools they need to find a balance between technology and human interaction through a philosophy she calls Slow Tech Parenting. In the book, she educates parents about the online culture tweens and teens enter the minute they go online, exploring issues like cyberbullying, friend fail, and sexting, as well as helping parents create their own iRules contracts to fit their families' needs. As funny and readable as it is prescriptive, iRules will help parents figure out when to unplug and how to stay in sync with the changing world of technology, while teaching their children self-respect, integrity, and responsibility"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 004.678 Hof
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Martha E. H. Rustad, Gail Saunders-Smith, JoAnne DeLurey Reed
Description: "Introduces readers to the concept of privacy, especially related to the Internet and online safety, such as creating a safe password. Includes a hands-on activity related to media literacy"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J 323.448 Rus
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Vicki Courtney
Call Number: 248.845 Cou
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Laurie Davis
Description: Explains the online dating process, from choosing the right site to creating a profile to sorting through matches, while also offering safety tips and advice on preparing for a first date.
Call Number: 306.73 Dav
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Christopher C Elisan
Call Number: 005.8 Eli
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Rich Campagna, Sibbu Iyer, Ashwin Krishnan
Call Number: 005.8 Cam
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Lucia Raatma
Call Number: J 004.67 Raa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Phyllis Cornwall
Description: Introduces proper online etiquette and safety for children, including cyberbullies, limiting personal information, and being responsible.
Call Number: J 004.67 Cor
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Jan Berenstain, Mike Berenstain
Description: When Papa brings home a computer, the whole family is soon spending all day, every day staring at the screen, which means it is up to Papa to get the Berenstains back into the real world.
Call Number: E Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Irene E. McDermott
Description: "No matter what the goal might be, from financial management and vacation planning to finishing homework and keeping in touch, there are quality Web resources available for free that can help individuals and families--if they know where to look. But who has time to find and evaluate them? This comprehensive, handy guide offers an easy shortcut to all the websites, blogs, online tools, and mobile phone apps that help real people make wise decisions in many aspects of modern living. Each chapter addresses real-life family dilemmas such as how to fix a car, how to find the best price for baby diapers, and even how to find a clinical trial that might save a life."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 025.04 McD
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Saul Levmore, Martha Craven Nussbaum
Call Number: 343.7309 Off
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Violet Blue
Description: "Discusses how to protect personal information from online privacy violations. Covers how to set and store secure passwords, monitor online visibility, safely use social media and apps, and create online profiles. Contains emergency instructions for those who have been hacked or had their identity, phone, or laptop stolen"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 323.448 Blu
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Christine Wilcox
Call Number: YA 323.448 Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Andrea C. Nakaya
Description: Looks at questions related to social networking and its place in society, providing writings from opposing viewpoints intended to encourage critical thinking on how they relate to society, the individual, privacy, and teen safety.
Call Number: YA 006.754 Nak
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Linda Criddle, Nancy Muir
Description: Isn't the internet amazing? But, oh, the risks you've heard about - identity theft, e-mail scams, phony medical information, and more. Here's the guide you need to avoid the hazards with confidence, so you can shop, visit, invest, explore, pay bills, and do dozens of other things online more securely. Experts show you how to keep your computer virus-free, use social networking sites safely, protect your personal information, and keep your grandchildren safe online.
Call Number: LP 005.8 Cri
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
Charles Seife
Description: Seife takes us into the Internet information jungle and cuts a path through the trickery, fakery, and cyber skullduggery that the online world enables. Taking on everything from breaking news coverage and online dating to program trading and that eccentric and unreliable source that is Wikipedia, Seife arms his readers with actual tools--or weapons--for discerning truth from fiction online--Excerpted from publisher.
Call Number: 025.04 Sei
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2017
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Musical Peregrination

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Peregrination [per-i-gruh-ney-shuh n] : Noun. 2. a course of travel; journey. www.dictionary.com Where will your musical journey take you?

A Band Of Gypsies
Yeux noirs
World Yeu
Oh Susanna
Oh Susanna
Pop Oh
A Chorus Line: Original Broadway Cast Recording
Marvin Hamlisch, James Kirkwood, Nicholas Dante, Edward Kleban, Michael Bennett
Soundtrack Cho
Out Front
Booker Little
Jazz Lit
A Place In The Sun
Tim McGraw
Country McG
Perfect
Half Japanese
Rock Hal
As Best As We Can
SNMNMNM
Rock SNM
Renaissance: The Music Of Josquin Desprez
des Prez Josquin, King's Singers
Vocal Jos
Back On Top
Van Morrison
Rock Mor
Shazam
Move
Rock Mov
Beautiful & Intimate Betrayals
Livid Lover
Rock Liv
Silent Tongues
Cecil Taylor
Jazz Tay
Carmen Sings Monk
Carmen McRae, Thelonious Monk
Jazz McR
Sing Me Home
Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble
Instrumental Ma
Chiquinha Gonzaga
Chiquinha Gonzaga
Intrumental Gon
Small Town Girl
Kellie Pickler
Country Pic
Diz 'N Bird At Carnegie Hall
Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis, Al McKibbon, Joe Harris
Jazz Par
Solo Concerts
Bruce Hornsby
Pop Hor
Django
Modern Jazz Quartet
Jazz Mod
Surf Ride
Art Pepper
Jazz Pep
Elis & Tom
Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elis Regina
World Job
The Greatest Songs Of The Fifties
Barry Manilow, Phyllis McGuire
Pop Man
Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
Cranberries
Rock Cra
The Renaissance Album
New Age Ren
Harem
Sarah Brightman
Pop Bri
The Very Best Of George Howard And Then Some
George Howard
Jazz How
Herbie Mann Plays
Herbie Mann
Jazz Man
Transatlanticism
Death Cab for Cutie
Rock Dea
I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray
Fairfield Four, Elvis Costello, Garrison Keillor, Pam Tillis
Religious Fai
Under Your Sun
Evik James
Rock Jam
Mars: National Geographic Original Series Soundtrack
Nick Cave, Warren Ellis
Soundtrack Mar
Where Stars Are Chariots
ElizaBetz Schauback
Instrumental Sch
Not One Word
Tom Principato
Instrumental Pri
Zaïre 74: The African Artists
Tabu Ley Rochereau, Abumba Masikini, Abéti Masikini, Franco, Miriam Makeba
World Zai
Nueba Yol: Soundtrack
Angel Muñiz
Soundtrack Nue

Yeux noirs
Call Number: World Yeu
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Marvin Hamlisch, James Kirkwood, Nicholas Dante, Edward Kleban, Michael Bennett
Call Number: Soundtrack Cho
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Tim McGraw
Call Number: Country McG
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
SNMNMNM
Call Number: Rock SNM
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
Van Morrison
Call Number: Rock Mor
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Livid Lover
Call Number: Rock Liv
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
Carmen McRae, Thelonious Monk
Call Number: Jazz McR
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Chiquinha Gonzaga
Call Number: Intrumental Gon
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis, Al McKibbon, Joe Harris
Call Number: Jazz Par
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Modern Jazz Quartet
Call Number: Jazz Mod
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elis Regina
Call Number: World Job
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Cranberries
Call Number: Rock Cra
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Sarah Brightman
Call Number: Pop Bri
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Herbie Mann
Call Number: Jazz Man
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
Fairfield Four, Elvis Costello, Garrison Keillor, Pam Tillis
Call Number: Religious Fai
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Nick Cave, Warren Ellis
Call Number: Soundtrack Mar
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Tom Principato
Call Number: Instrumental Pri
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Angel Muñiz
Call Number: Soundtrack Nue
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
Oh Susanna
Call Number: Pop Oh
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
Booker Little
Call Number: Jazz Lit
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
Half Japanese
Call Number: Rock Hal
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
des Prez Josquin, King's Singers
Call Number: Vocal Jos
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Move
Call Number: Rock Mov
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Cecil Taylor
Call Number: Jazz Tay
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble
Call Number: Instrumental Ma
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Sep 18, 2018
Kellie Pickler
Call Number: Country Pic
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Bruce Hornsby
Call Number: Pop Hor
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
Art Pepper
Call Number: Jazz Pep
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Barry Manilow, Phyllis McGuire
Call Number: Pop Man
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Call Number: New Age Ren
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
George Howard
Call Number: Jazz How
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Death Cab for Cutie
Call Number: Rock Dea
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
Evik James
Call Number: Rock Jam
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
ElizaBetz Schauback
Call Number: Instrumental Sch
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2018
Tabu Ley Rochereau, Abumba Masikini, Abéti Masikini, Franco, Miriam Makeba
Call Number: World Zai
Format: Music CD
Date Added: Oct 10, 2018
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Forthcoming Fiction

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These popular fiction books are on order for Great River Regional Library. They have not been published yet, but you will be able to place requests for them in our catalog. Don’t see your favorite author? Try searching on Fantastic Fiction then search our catalog.  If we don’t yet have it on the catalog, Suggest a Title can be used up to 6 months before publication.

An Anonymous Girl
Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
FIC ordered 101018
Broken Ground
Val McDermid
FIC ordered 071918
Blood Oath
Linda A Fairstein
FIC ordered 100418
Eggs On Ice
Laura Childs
FIC ordered 071218
Cemetery Road
Greg Iles
FIC ordered 100418
Moondust Lake
T. Davis Bunn
FIC ordered 071918
I Owe You One : A Novel
Sophie Kinsella
FIC ordered 101018
Searching For You
Jody Hedlund
FIC ordered 071218
Storm Cursed
Patricia Briggs
FIC ordered 100418
Siege Of Stone : Sister Of Darkness
Terry Goodkind
FIC ordered 071218
The Cornwalls Are Gone
James Patterson, Brendan Dubois
FIC ordered 100418
The Enemy Of My Enemy
W. E. B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth
FIC ordered 071918
The Persian Gamble
Joel C Rosenberg
FIC ordered 100418
The Girl In The Glass Box
James Grippando
FIC ordered 091318
When You Are Near
Tracie Peterson
FIC ordered 101018
The House Next Door
James Patterson
FIC ordered 092718
Dark Tribute
Iris Johansen
FIC ordered 100418
California Girls
Susan Mallery
FIC ordered 092018
Run Away
Harlan Coben
FIC ordered 100418
Crucible
James Rollins
FIC ordered 080218
Silent Night
Danielle Steel
FIC ordered 100418
Devil's Daughter : The Ravenels Meet The Wallflowers
Lisa Kleypas
FIC ordered 091318
The Chef
James Patterson, Max DiLallo
FIC ordered 100418
The Burglar
Thomas Perry
FIC ordered 080218
The Fifth Doctrine
Karen Robards
FIC ordered 100418
The New Iberia Blues
James Lee Burke
FIC ordered 080218
The Malta Exchange
Steve Berry
FIC ordered 100418
The Suspect
Fiona Barton
FIC ordered 091318
Wild Card
Stuart Woods
FIC ordered 100418
Verses For The Dead
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
FIC ordered 091318
Wolf Pack
C. J. Box
FIC ordered 100418
With This Pledge
Tamera Alexander
FIC ordered 091318

Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
Description: Being published January 8th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 101018
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 12, 2018
Linda A Fairstein
Description: Being published March 26th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 12, 2018
Greg Iles
Description: Being published March 19th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 12, 2018
Sophie Kinsella
Description: Being published February 19th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 101018
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 12, 2018
Patricia Briggs
Description: Being published March 5th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 12, 2018
James Patterson, Brendan Dubois
Description: Being published March 25th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 12, 2018
Joel C Rosenberg
Description: Being published March 12th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 12, 2018
Tracie Peterson
Description: Being published March 5th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 101018
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 12, 2018
Iris Johansen
Description: Being published March 26th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 5, 2018
Harlan Coben
Description: Being published March 19th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 5, 2018
Danielle Steel
Description: Being published March 5th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 5, 2018
James Patterson, Max DiLallo
Description: Being published February 18th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 5, 2018
Karen Robards
Description: Being published March 19th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 5, 2018
Steve Berry
Description: Being published March 19th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 5, 2018
Stuart Woods
Description: Being published March 26th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 5, 2018
C. J. Box
Description: Being published March 12th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 100418
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 5, 2018
Val McDermid
Description: Being published December 5th, 2018.
Call Number: FIC ordered 071918
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 28, 2018
Laura Childs
Description: Being published December 4th, 2018.
Call Number: FIC ordered 071218
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 28, 2018
T. Davis Bunn
Description: Being published December 18th, 2018.
Call Number: FIC ordered 071918
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 28, 2018
Jody Hedlund
Description: Being published December 4th, 2018.
Call Number: FIC ordered 071218
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 28, 2018
Terry Goodkind
Description: Being published December 31st, 2018.
Call Number: FIC ordered 071218
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 28, 2018
W. E. B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth
Description: Being published December 11th, 2018.
Call Number: FIC ordered 071918
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 28, 2018
James Grippando
Description: Being published February 5th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 091318
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 28, 2018
James Patterson
Description: Being published January 8th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 092718
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 28, 2018
Susan Mallery
Description: Being published February 26th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 092018
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 21, 2018
James Rollins
Description: Being published January 8th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 080218
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 21, 2018
Lisa Kleypas
Description: Being published February 19th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 091318
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 21, 2018
Thomas Perry
Description: Being published January 8th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 080218
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 21, 2018
James Lee Burke
Description: Being published January 8th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 080218
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 21, 2018
Fiona Barton
Description: Being published January 22nd, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 091318
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 21, 2018
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
Description: Being published December 31st, 2018.
Call Number: FIC ordered 091318
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 21, 2018
Tamera Alexander
Description: Being published January 8th, 2019.
Call Number: FIC ordered 091318
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 21, 2018
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