July 2018 - Books To Movies

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This summer, enjoy a double feature of the book AND the movie. We'll let you decide which one is better.


Anthony Burgess, Tom Hollander
Description: Burgess' satire of the present inhumanity of man to man through a futuristic culture where teenagers rule with violence, and includes the final chapter deleted from the first American edition and the introduction to "A Clockwork Orange Resucked."
Call Number: FIC Bur
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
E. M. (Edward Morgan) Forster
Description: Set in the early 1900's. TThe love of a young British woman named Lucy Honeychurch for a British expatriate living in Italy is condemned by her stuffy, middle-class guardians, who prefer an eligible man of their own choosing.
Call Number: FIC For
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Nicholas Sparks
Description: A romance featuring a troublesome teenager in South Carolina who is changed for the better by the love of a girl. She is the angelic daughter of a local minister and the boy joins her in doing good deeds. But she has a secret which will break his heart.
Call Number: FIC Spa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Ian McEwan
Call Number: FIC McE
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Truman Capote
Description: In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a woman whose name has entered the American idiom and whose style is a part of the literary landscape. Holly Golightly knows that nothing bad can ever happen to you at Tiffany's; her poignancy, wit, and naïveté continue to charm.
Call Number: FIC Cap
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Pat McCabe
Description: A drag queen's adventures as a member of the Irish Republican Army. He is Patrick Braden, born of an affair his mother had with a priest, and he works as a prostitute in a small town. Tired of the violence around him he flees to London, only to be recruited by the IRA as a bomber. By the author of Carn.
Call Number: FIC McC
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Philip K Dick
Description: By 2021, the World War had killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remained coveted any living creature, and for people who couldn't afford one, companies built incredibly realistic simulacrae: horses, birds, cats, sheep. They even built humans. Emigrees to Mars received androids so sophisticated it was impossible to tell them from true men or women. Fearful of the havoc these artificial humans could wreak, the government banned them from Earth. But when androids didn't want to be identified, they just blended in. Rick Deckard was an officially sanctioned bounty hunter whose job was to find rogue androids, and to retire them. But cornered, androids tended to fight back, with deadly results
Call Number: FIC Dic
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 2, 2018
Orson Scott Card
Description: After two alien attacks, the world government has started training military geniuses who learn via war games, and Ender Wiggin is such a genius that he knows time is running out.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Jonathan Safran Foer
Description: Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is a precocious Francophile who idolizes Stephen Hawking and plays the tambourine extremely well. He's also a boy struggling to come to terms with his father's death in the World Trade Center attacks. As he searches New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he left behind, Oskar discovers much more than he could have imagined.
Call Number: FIC Foe
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 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: LP FIC Fly
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Joe Hill
Description: After his childhood sweetheart is brutally killed and suspicion falls on him, Ig Parrish goes on a drinking binge and wakes up with horns on his head, hate in his heart, and an incredible new power which he uses in the name of vengeance.
Call Number: FIC Hil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Cornelia Funke, Lynn Redgrave
Description: Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.
Call Number: J FIC Fun
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Janet Evanovich
Description: Out of work and out of money, Stephanie Plum lands a job as bounty hunter and her first prey is, guess who? None other than Joe Morelli, the macho pig who deflowered her in high school and bragged on the lavatory wall of Mario's Sub Shop. Now a cop, he is wanted for murder. The intriguing thing is she still rather fancies him and even more intriguing is that he will save her life.
Call Number: FIC Eva
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Neil Gaiman
Description: In the sleepy English countryside of decades past, there is a town that has stood on a jut of granite for six hundred years. And immediately to the east stands a high stone wall, for which the village is named. Here in the town of Wall, Tristran Thorn has lost his heart to the hauntingly beautiful Victoria Forester. One crisp October night, as they watch, a star falls from the sky, and Victoria promises to marry Tristran if he'll retrieve that star and bring it back for her. It is this promise that sends Tristran through the only gap in the wall, across the meadow, and into the most unforgettable adventure of his life.
Call Number: FIC Gai
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
John Boyne, Michael Maloney
Description: Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.
Call Number: YA FIC Boy
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Lauren Weisberger
Call Number: FIC Wei
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 2, 2018
Peter S Beagle
Description: Schmendrick the Magician and Molly Grue accompany a beautiful unicorn on a search for other members of her nearly extinct species.
Call Number: J FIC Bea
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
Thomas Harris
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 2, 2018
Matthew Quick
Description: During the years he spends in a neural health facility, Pat Peoples formulates a theory about silver linings: he believes his life is a movie produced by God, his mission is to become physically fit and emotionally supportive, and his happy ending will be the return of his estranged wife, Nikki. When Pat meets the tragically widowed and clinically depressed Tiffany, she offers to act as a liaison between him and his wife, if only he will give up watching football, agree to perform in this year’s Dance Away Depression competition, and promise not to tell anyone about their “contract.” All the while, Pat keeps searching for his silver lining.
Call Number: FIC Qui
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 2, 2018
Stephenie Meyer, Young Kim
Description: When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With his porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable. Up until now, he has managed to keep his true identity hidden, but Bella is determined to uncover his dark secret.
Call Number: YA FIC Mey
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 30, 2018
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A Clockwork Orange [Audiobook]
Anthony Burgess, Tom Hollander
FIC Bur
Horns
Joe Hill
FIC Hil
A Room With A View
E. M. (Edward Morgan) Forster
FIC For
Inkheart [Audiobook]
Cornelia Funke, Lynn Redgrave
J FIC Fun
A Walk To Remember
Nicholas Sparks
FIC Spa
One For The Money
Janet Evanovich
FIC Eva
Atonement : Ian Mcewan.
Ian McEwan
FIC McE
Stardust
Neil Gaiman
FIC Gai
Breakfast At Tiffany's, A Short Novel And Three Stories.
Truman Capote
FIC Cap
The Boy In The Striped Pajamas [Audiobook]
John Boyne, Michael Maloney
YA FIC Boy
Breakfast On Pluto
Pat McCabe
FIC McC
The Devil Wears Prada
Lauren Weisberger
FIC Wei
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?
Philip K Dick
FIC Dic
The Last Unicorn
Peter S Beagle
J FIC Bea
Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card
FIC Car
The Silence Of The Lambs
Thomas Harris
FIC Har
Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer
FIC Foe
The Silver Linings Playbook
Matthew Quick
FIC Qui
Gone Girl [Large Print]
Gillian Flynn
LP FIC Fly
Twilight : The Graphic Novel. 01
Stephenie Meyer, Young Kim
YA FIC Mey