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After the Fire

New to the Collection - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: After the Fire / A Memoir in Poetry and Prose
Author: Jance, Judith A.
Imprint: [New York] : : Harper Audio
Call #: Downloadable Audiobook
Format: Downloadable Audiobook
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New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance's heartrending collection of poetry and essays recounts a dark chapter of her own life, her first marriage to an alcoholic a powerful look at the emotional cost of addiction and an inspiring story of courage and triumph in the wake of crushing defeat Before she found fame as a bestselling mystery author, Judith Jance wrestled with the anguish of being married to an alcoholic. For years she channeled her pain into words, composing the poems in this moving volume, first published in 1984, a year before her debut novel. In searing and direct language, After the Fire chronicles the collapse of Jance's first marriage under the weight of her husband's addiction--and her own unwitting denial and codependence while she struggled to find herself. "I will not be the price of your redemption," she wrote then. "I will not pay my life to ransom yours." An intimate, deeply personal look into a wrenching time in Jance's life, After the Fire is a portrait of addiction and its insidious effects on lives and love. It illuminates universal truths about unbearable loss and finding the courage to carry on, and offers inspiration and profound insight into the heart and work of a beloved bestselling author.[]



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The Supermodel and the Brillo Box

New to the Collection - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Supermodel and the Brillo Box / Back Stories and Peculiar Economics From the World of Contemporary Art
Author: Thompson, Donald N.
Imprint: New York : : Palgrave Macmillan
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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Where to Eat Around the World

New to the Collection - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Where to Eat Around the World
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Imprint: New York : : Travel + Leisure
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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There's no denying that food is an essential part of travel. Whether you're indulging in the familiar (a just-baked croissant at a boulangerie in Paris) or experiencing a new taste (a tagine in the souks of Marrakesh), the memory of that first bite often lingers long after the last. As part of its editorial mission--to spur readers to explore the globe and equip them with advice they can trust--Travel + Leisure presents Where to Eat Around the World, a collection of stories to aid you on your quest for the next great meal.[]



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The Public Library

New to the Collection - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Public Library / A Photographic Essay
Author: Dawson, Robert
Imprint: New York : : Princeton Architectural Press
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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Paper Lantern

New to the Collection - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Paper Lantern / Love Stories
Author: Dybek, Stuart
Imprint: New York : : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Call #: F DYBEK, S.
Format: Book
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A collection of short love stories set in gritty urban environments.



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Shots Fired

New to the Collection - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Shots Fired / Stories From Joe Pickett Country
Author: Box, C. J.
Imprint: New York : : G.P. Putnam's Sons
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
Series: Box, C. J. Joe Pickett novel, Joe Pickett novels
Description:

The author of the Joe Pickett novels presents 10 suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well -- and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there -- in a collection that includes four stories that feature Pickett himself.



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Four

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Four / A Divergent Collection
Author: Roth, Veronica
Imprint: New York, New York : : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Call #: J ON ORDER (3 COPIES)
Format: Book
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A collection of four pre-Divergent stories plus three additional scenes from Divergent, all told from Tobias's point of view, that follow Tobias's transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions, and the weeks after he meets Tris Prior.



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The Christmas Cookie Collection

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Christmas Cookie Collection
Author: Wilde, Lori
Imprint: [New York] : : Harper Audio
Call #: Downloadable Audiobook
Format: Downloadable Audiobook
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The New York Times Bestselling Author of The First Love Cookie Club returns to Twilight, Texas, with one brand-new story and three stories never before in print! There's a legend in Twilight, Texas. It says that if on Christmas you sleep with kismet cookies under your pillow and dream of your one true love, he will be your destiny. Carrie, Raylene, Christine, and Flynn are all members of the Christmas Cookie Club. Each has a story to tell, and each discovers the miracles of the season and the power of love. Carrie: Reconnects with her high school sweetheart ... the only man she's ever loved. Raylene: Discovers that the daughter she gave away at birth is living right in Twilight... Christine: Has given up on love... until the man of her dreams walks through her shop door. Grace: It's Christmas Eve and Flynn and Jesse Calloway are thrilled to be expecting a new baby. Then Flynn's car hits a patch of ice, and Jesse must move earth... and heaven... to save her and their unborn child.[]



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Glory, Glory

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Glory, Glory / Snowbound with the Bodyguard / by Carla Cassidy
Author: Miller, Linda Lael
Imprint: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : : Harlequin Books
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
Series: H bestselling author collection, Harlequin bestselling author collection
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Prodigal Son

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Prodigal Son
Author: Mallery, Susan
Imprint: [New York, New York : Harlequin Books
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
Series: H bestselling author collection, Harlequin Bestselling Author Collection
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Prodigal son: When Jack Hanson's father past away he left his company in Jack's hands. The problem is that his father's company is in trouble, and Jack is the only one who can save it. Jack hires Samantha Edwards an old school friend to help him. However, Samantha and Jack use to be more than just friends.[]



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A Deadly Grind

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: A Deadly Grind
Author: Hamilton, Victoria
Imprint: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : : Tantor Media
Call #: Downloadable Audiobook
Format: Downloadable Audiobook
Series: Hamilton, Victoria, 1957- author. Vintage kitchen mystery, A vintage kitchen mystery
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When vintage cookware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton spies an original 1920s Hoosier brand kitchen cabinet at an estate auction, it's love at first sight. Despite the protests of her sister that the 19th-century yellow-brick house they share in Michigan is already too cluttered with Jaymie's "junk," she successfully outbids the other buyers and triumphantly takes home her Hoosier.But that night on the summer porch where they've left the Hoosier to be cleaned up, a man is murdered, struck on the head with the steel meat grinder that is part of the cabinet. Who is this stranger-and what was he doing on their porch? Does his death have anything to do with the Hoosier?As the police struggle to determine the man's identity, Jaymie can't help doing a little digging on her own, accompanied by her three-legged Yorkie Poo, Hopalong. But in her bid to uncover the truth about the hidden secrets of the Hoosier, Jaymie may be the one who ends up going, going . . . gone.[]



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Giovanni's Room

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Giovanni's Room
Author: Baldwin, James
Imprint: New York : : Vintage International
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
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Snoopy Cowabunga!

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Snoopy Cowabunga!
Author: Schulz, Charles M.
Imprint: Kansas City, Missouri : : Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
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A new collection of Peanuts classics focused around Snoopy's adventures to master sports intended for humans.[]



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Grace Takes off

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Grace Takes off
Author: Hyzy, Julie A.
Imprint: [S.l.] : : Penguin Group US
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
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A trip to Italy?s Tuscan countryside is a dream come true for curator and manager of Marshfield Manor, Grace Wheaton. At least until her boss?and benefactor of this whirlwind excursion?becomes the target of a murderer? When Grace and her boss, Bennett Marshfield, turn up at the Italian villa of one of his oldest friends, they?re troubled to discover that most of his friend?s impressive art collection?including a prized bronze skull crafted by Picasso?is fake. Someone has been selling the real deals and replacing them with skilled forgeries. Unfortunately, Grace and Bennett have to fly home the next day, so there?s no time to investigate. But their troubles are hardly over. On the plane, Grace catches a woman trying to poison Bennett. The woman, of course, isn?t talking, but by the end of the flight, there are two dead bodies. Now Grace has to wing it to find a mile-high murderer?especially since she suspects Bennett is still in danger?[]



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WANT NOT

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: WANT NOT
Author: Miles, Jonathan
Imprint: BOSTON : : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
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On Thanksgiving Day a freegan couple living off the grid in Manhattan, a once prominent linguist struggling with midlife, and a New Jersey debt-collection magnate with a second chance at getting things right randomly and briefly collide as the weight of their desires ultimately undoes each of them, leaving them to pick up the pieces from what's left behind.[]



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Brown Dog

New to the Collection - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Brown Dog / Novellas
Author: Harrison, Jim
Imprint: [Ashland, Or.] : : Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Call #: Downloadable Audiobook
Format: Downloadable Audiobook
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New York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison is one of Americas most beloved writers, and of all his creations, Brown Dog-- a bawdy, reckless, down-on-his-luck Michigan Indian--has earned cult status with readers in the more than two decades since his first appearance. For the first time, Brown Dog gathers all the Brown Dog novellas, including one never before published, into one volume, the ideal introduction (or reintroduction) to Harrison's irresistible Everyman. In these novellas, BD rescues the preserved body of an Indian from Lake Superior's cold waters, overindulges in food, drink, and women while just scraping by in Michigan's Upper Peninsula; wanders Los Angeles in search of an ersatz Native activist who stole his bearskin; adopts two Native children; and flees the authorities then returns across the Canadian border aboard an Indian rock band's tour bus. The collection culminates with 'He Dog,' never before published, which finds BD marginally employed and still looking for love (or sometimes just a few beers and a roll in the hay) as he goes on a road trip from Michigan to Montana and back, arriving home to the prospect of family stability, and, perhaps, a chance at redemption. Brown Dog underscores Harrison's place as one of America's most irrepressible writers and one of the finest practitioners of the novella form.[]



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The Edge of the Precipice

New to the Collection - Tue, 01/28/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Edge of the Precipice / Why Read Literature in the Digital Age?
Author:
Imprint: Montreal ; Kingston : : McGill-Queen's University Press
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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"Can a case be made for reading literature in the digital age? Does literature still matter in this era of instant information? Is it even possible to advocate for serious, sustained reading with all manner of social media distracting us, fragmenting our concentration, and demanding short, rapid communication? In The Edge of the Precipice, Paul Socken brings together a thoughtful group of writers, editors, philosophers, librarians, archivists, and literary critics from Canada, the US, France, England, South Africa, and Australia to contemplate the state of literature in the twenty-first century. Including essays by outstanding contributors such as Alberto Manguel, Mark Kingwell, Lori Saint-Martin, Sven Birkerts, Katia Grubisic, Drew Nelles, and J. Hillis Miller, this collection presents a range of perspectives about the importance of reading literature today." -- Publisher website.[]



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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

New to the Collection - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry / A Novel
Author: Zevin, Gabrielle
Imprint: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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When his most prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, is stolen, bookstore owner A. J. Fikry begins isolating himself from his friends, family and associates before receiving a mysterious package that compels him to remake his life.[]



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Live in concert

New to the Collection - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Live in concert / the Juilliard Theater, April 29, 1980
Author: Reisenberg, Nadia
Imprint: [New York] : : Roméo Records
Call #: CLASSICAL Collections ReisN Live
Format: Music CD
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Great Beauty

New to the Collection - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Great Beauty
Author:
Imprint: The Criterion Collection
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: DVD
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