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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
Description:

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
Description:

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
Series:
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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
Series:
Description:

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
Series:
Description:

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
Series:
Description:

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
Series:
Description:

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
Series:
Description:

"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
Series:
Description:

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
Series:
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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
Series:
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The Best of Punch Cartoons in Colour

New to the Collection - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Best of Punch Cartoons in Colour
Author:
Imprint: London : : Prion
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2327438.1)
Format: Book
Series:
Description:

The finest cartoons from the legendary Punch magazine in one collection. The Best of Punch Cartoons is a superb new book. This, the biggest collection of cartoons ever published from the most famous humour magazine of them all, is packed with superb gags and beautiful artwork by some of the world's finest artists of the past two centuries. The page size is huge, showing the cartoon art off in the best possible manner. And at more than 600 pages, this book is an essential purchase for any fan of cartoons, visual humour or of the legendary Punch magazine. The cartoons are portrayed in chronological order, from 1841 to the end of the twentieth century, with special features on themes that inspired Punch's artists, the magazine's famed political cartoons - the 'Big Cuts' - and some of the magazine's most prominent cartoonists.



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The Opposite of Loneliness

New to the Collection - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Opposite of Loneliness / Essays & Stories
Author: Keegan, Marina
Imprint: New York : : Scribner
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
Series:
Description:

"An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world's attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegan's star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at the New York Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at The New Yorker. Tragically, five days after graduation, Marina died in a car crash. As her family, friends, and classmates, deep in grief, joined to create a memorial service for Marina, her deeply affecting last essay for The Yale Daily News, "The Opposite of Loneliness," went viral, receiving more than 1.4 million hits. Even though she was just twenty-two years old when she died, Marina left behind a rich, deeply expansive trove of prose that, like her title essay, capture the hope, uncertainty, and possibility of her generation. Her short story, "Cold Pastoral," was published in NewYorker.com just months after her death. The Opposite of Loneliness is an assemblage of Marina's essays and stories, which, like The Last Lecture, articulate the universal struggle that all of us face as we figure out what we aspire to be, and how we harness our talents to impact the world"--[]



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The Color Master

New to the Collection - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Color Master / Stories
Author: Bender, Aimee
Imprint: Waterville, Maine : : Thorndike Press
Call #: F BENDER, A.
Format: Large Print
Series: Thorndike Press large print basic series, Thorndike Press large print basic
Description:

In this collection, Bender's unique talents sparkle brilliantly in stories about people searching for connection through love, sex, and family ... while navigating the often painful realities of their lives. A traumatic event unfolds when a girl with flowing hair of golden wheat appears in an apple orchard, where a group of people await her. A woman plays out a prostitution fantasy with her husband and finds she cannot go back to her old sex life. An ugly woman marries an ogre and struggles to decide if she should stay with him after he mistakenly eats their children. Two sisters travel deep into Malaysia, where one learns the art of mending tigers who have been ripped to shreds.[]



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The Science of Herself

New to the Collection - Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Science of Herself / Plus, "The Motherhood Statement" ; And, "The Pelican Bar" ; And, "More Exuberant than Is Strictly Tasteful" : Outspoken Interview ; And, "The Further Adventures of the Invisible Man"
Author: Fowler, Karen Joy
Imprint: Oakland, Calif. : : PM Press
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
Series: PM Press outspoken authors series
Description:

This collection of short stories--part of PM Press's Outspoken Author's series--features a historical science fiction narrative of England's first female paleontologist, but also includes other tales of family woes, invisibility, and an interview with the author.[]



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The Frangipani Hotel

New to the Collection - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: The Frangipani Hotel
Author: Kupersmith, Violet
Imprint: New York : : Spiegel & Grau
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
Series:
Description:

A collection of linked short stories about ghosts and hauntings in modern Vietnam and in the Vietnamese-American community. Some are inspired by old Vietnamese legends but reimagined in the post-1975 world--Provided by publisher.



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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Academy Award-nominated Animation

New to the Collection - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 11:00pm
Title: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Academy Award-nominated Animation / Golden Gems
Author:
Imprint: Burbank, California : : Warner Home Video
Call #: J ON ORDER
Format: DVD
Series:
Description:

Collection of short animated films from several studios that have either won an Academy award or been nominated for the award, featuring characters such as Tom & Jerry and Bugs Bunny.



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Nashville

New to the Collection - Sun, 12/29/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Nashville
Author:
Imprint: [Irvington, New York] : : The Criterion Collection
Call #: DVD FEATURE FILM NAS
Format: DVD
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) , The Criterion collection
Description:

A cornerstone of 1970s American filmmaking from Robert Altman, Nashville weaves the stories of 24 characters--from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress--into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and musical. It showcases Altman's ability to get to the heart of American life via its eccentric byways, and barrels forward to an unforgettable conclusion.



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Poucette

New to the Collection - Sun, 12/29/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Poucette
Author: Andersen, H. C.
Imprint: [Paris] : : Flammarion
Call #: J ON ORDER XX(2322999.1)
Format: Book
Series: Collection "Les albums du Père Castor"
Description:



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Nashville

New to the Collection - Sun, 12/29/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Nashville
Author:
Imprint: [Irvington, New York] : : The Criterion Collection
Call #: BLU-RAY FEATURE FILM NAS
Format: Blu-ray Disc
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) , The Criterion collection
Description:

A cornerstone of 1970s American filmmaking from Robert Altman, Nashville weaves the stories of 24 characters--from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress--into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and musical. It showcases Altman's ability to get to the heart of American life via its eccentric byways, and barrels forward to an unforgettable conclusion.



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