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by Kiernan, Denise LGE-TYPE 975.688 KIERNAN

The Last Castle : The Epic Story Of Love, Loss, And American Royalty In The Nation's Largest Home

Documents the story of the Gilded Age mansion Biltmore, tracing George Vanderbilt's construction of his European-style estate and the efforts of his bride, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, to become its protector in the face of changing fortunes and times.…

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by Phillips, Carly PHILLIP
by Norris, Gloria B NORRIS NORRIS
by Quinn, Kate QUINN

Mistress Of Rome

Beautiful and musical Judaean slave Thea attempts to survive and prosper in first century Rome despite a spiteful mistress, a broken love affair with a gladiator, and, most dangerous of all, an interested Emperor.…

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by Quinn, Kate QUINN
by Erdrich, Louise B ERDRICH ERDRICH

The Blue Jay's Dance : A Birth Year

A novelist writes of her experiences during a 12 month period through pregnancy, new motherhood, and return to writing.…

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FEATURE

The House On Garibaldi Street

A true-life political thriller that dramatizes the 1960 capture in Argentina of the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, by the Israelis.…

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FOREIGN
FEATURE

The American Side

Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by enigmatic scientist, Nikola Tesla.…

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by Miller, Madeline MILLER
by Gessen, Keith LGE-TYPE GESSEN

The Prisoner Of Limnos : A Fantasy Novella In The World Of The Five Gods

Penric and Nikys receive a letter from a friend warning them that Nikys's mother has been taken hostage, and the pair set out to rescue her --…

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by Althouse, David LGE-TYPE ALTHOUS
by Sims, Cliff 973.933 SIMS

Team Of Vipers : My 500 Extraordinary Days In The Trump White House

Offers a first-hand account of the author's time in the Trump White House, discussing the infighting and leaking he witnessed first-hand and his role in the president's successes and disasters.…

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B-LOPEZ ANTONIO
COMEDY
910.22 TRAVEL

The Travel Book : A Journey Through Every Country In The World

A pictorial guide to travel around the world features 850 full-color photographs and descriptions of 230 countries, all organized alphabetically for easy access, along with key facts, maps, cultural insights, and travel tips for each nation.…

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by Duncan, Francis LGE-TYPE DUNCAN

Murder Has A Motive

"Amateur sleuth Mordecai Tremaine must solve a small-town mystery before the next victim takes their final bow"--…

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by Dobson, Melanie LGE-TYPE DOBSON
by Alexander, Sara LGE-TYPE ALEXAND
by Woods, Stuart LGE-TYPE WOODS
by Barbash, Tom LGE-TYPE BARBASH
by Hoag, Tami LGE-TYPE HOAG
by Carr, Robyn LGE-TYPE CARR
by Hendricks, Greer LGE-TYPE HENDRIC
by Clark, Mindy Starns LGE-TYPE CLARK
by Stanley, Thomas J. 650.1097 STANLEY

The Millionaire Next Door : The Surprising Secrets Of America's Wealthy

Reveals that the accumulation of wealth in the United States is most often done through hard work, diligent savings, and living a frugal lifestyle.…

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FEATURE

Ocean's Eight

Debbie Ocean gathers a crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.…

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COMEDY

Back To The Future

When teenager Marty McFly is blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown, he finds himself mixed up in a time-shattering chain reaction that could vaporize his future, and leave him trapped in the past.…

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495.1834 MANDARI

Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary

Presents a phrasebook covering basic Mandarin Chinese language words and phrases for common situations.…

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by Juniper, Tony 333.7 JUNIPER

How We're F***ing Up Our Planet

An easy-to-understand overview of the state of our planet and its future, using eye-opening and accessible charts, graphs, and infographics.…

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031.02 RIPLEYS
by Schulz, Carolyn 746.9 SCHULZ
by Bradford, Barbara Taylor LGE-TYPE BRADFOR
by Braithwaite, Oyinkan LGE-TYPE BRAITHW
by Burke, James Lee LGE-TYPE BURKE
by Benedict, Marie LGE-TYPE BENEDIC
by Michaels, Fern LGE-TYPE MICHAEL
by Cannon, Joanna LGE-TYPE CANNON
by Krentz, Jayne Ann LGE-TYPE KRENTZ
by Jewell, Lisa LGE-TYPE JEWELL
by Harris, Kamala D. LGE-TYPE B HARRIS HARRIS
by Taylor, Brad LGE-TYPE TAYLOR
by Bardugo, Leigh. YA BARDUGO

King Of Scars

When the dark magical force within him challenges his effort to forge new alliances and build a defense against a new threat, Nikolai Lantsov, the young king of Ravka, embarks on a journey to his country's most magical places to vanquish it.…

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by Cawthon, Scott YA CAWTHON
by Chee, Traci YA CHEE
by Matharu, Taran YA MATHARU

The Outcast

Stable boy Arcturus accidentally becomes Hominum's first common summoner and is whisked away to Vocans Academy, but before he can settle in he must choose a side or watch the Empire crumble.…

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by McCullough, Joy YA MCCULLO
by Roehrig, Caleb YA ROEHRIG

Death Prefers Blondes

Teen celebrity socialite Margo leads a double life as a cat burglar with a crew of four kickboxing drag queens, but when a big job goes belly-up, each one of them must rely on their special skills to survive the night.…

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by Stamper, Vesper YA STAMPER

What The Night Sings : A Novel

Liberated from Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945, sixteen-year-old Gerta tries to make a new life for herself, aided by Lev, a fellow survivor, and Michah, who helps Jews reach Palestine.…

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by Preston, Douglas J. LGE-TYPE PRESTON
by Feltman, Amy FELTMAN
by Manley, Curtis E523.4 MANLEY

Just Right : Searching For The Goldilocks Planet

Follow a young girl as she explores questions about the wondrous search for another Goldilocks planet.…

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by Shaiman, Marc SOUNDTRACK SHAIMAN

Mary Poppins Returns :

Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, the team behind the musical Hairspray, create magical music moments for Mary Poppins's return to the big screen. Included are performances by cast including Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.…

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by Bradley, Charles POP BRADLEY
by Crowder, David RELIGIOUS CROWDER
by Daigle, Lauren HOLIDAY DAIGLE
by Posner, Mike ROCK POSNER
by Rolling Stones ROCK ROLLING
by XXXTentacion RAP XXXTENT
by Frantz, Laura FRANTZ

A Bound Heart

"Their stations could not have been more different: a Scottish laird and a simple lass. When a tragedy forces both to colonial Virginia as indentured servants, can a love thwarted by tradition come to life in a new land?" --…

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by Barkley, Callie J BARKLEY

Marion Takes A Break

When a broken ankle forces Marion to withdraw from the horse show, she finds a way to stay active by helping her friends at the Critter Club animal shelter find homes for a litter of kittens.…

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by McKenzie, Paige YA MCKENZI

The Sacrifice Of Sunshine Girl

Sunshine Griffith, a luiseach who talks to ghosts and is a benevolent spirit guide for humans, must determine who or what is working against her and the other luiseach.…

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by Morgan, Kass YA MORGAN
by Groff, Lauren GROFF

Delicate Edible Birds And Other Stories

Groff follows up The Monsters of Templeton with this innovative and beautifully written collection that covers a wide swath of humanity, from east coast resort towns, to the early 20th century flu epidemic, to WWII Europe.…

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by Morricone, Ennio SOUNDTRACK MORRICO
by Hart, Beth BLUES HART
by Moondoggies (Musical Group) ROCK MOONDOG
by Sweatshirt, Earl RAP SWEATSH
ANIMATED

Sword Of The Stranger

During the Sengoku, or Warring States, period in Japan, a nameless samurai defends a young boy and his dog from the Ming dynasty's hired assassins.…

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SCI-FI
FOREIGN
TELEVISION

Top Of The Lake : China Girl

When the unidentified body of an Asian girl washes up on Bondi Beach, Detective Robin Griffin must find the killer.…

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FEATURE
by Inglis, Lucy. 362.293 INGLIS

Milk Of Paradise : A History Of Opium

Presents an authoritative history of opium from ancient Mesopotamia to the modern era that explores its many uses and controversies, covering subjects ranging from the heroin underworld to the development of synthetic opiates.…

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by Parker, Morgan 811.6 PARKER
FEATURE

The Paper Store

A former college student writing papers for money becomes romantically involved with one of her clients.…

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TELEVISION

Barry.

A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.…

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TELEVISION

Shetland.

Follows DI Jimmy Perez and his DS, "Tosh" MacIntosh, as they investigate how the cold case of a teenager's murder is linked to their current investigation of a journalist's murder.…

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TELEVISION

Death In Paradise.

A British cop is out of his element after he is sent to the tiny island of Sainte Marie to solve a murder case.…

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by Amend, Bill 741.8973 FOXTROT
by Bauer, Marion Dane E523.18 BAUER
by BÞoll, Heinrich E BOLL

The Fishing Lesson

"A tourist spots a fisherman napping in his boat and tells him what he could achieve if he spent more time fishing, but it's the tourist who ultimately learns something"--…

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by Bozzi, Riccardo E BOZZI

The Forest

"An allegorical view of human life as an exploratory journey through an ancient forest."--…

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A Home In The Barn

Farm animals seek shelter in a big, warm barn during a cold, snowy night.…

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by Cabrera, Cozbi A. E CABRERA
by Clarke, Maxine Beneba E CLARKE
by Coppo, Marianna E COPPO

Petra

A little rock who believes she is a mountain has her perspective changed by a series of movements, including a dog playing fetch, a bird's nest, a pond, and a little girl.…

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by Danis, Naomi E DANIS

I Hate Everyone

"Did you ever wish everyone would go away and leave you alone, and then, change your mind?"--Page 4 of cover.…

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by Frazee, Marla E FRAZEE

Little Brown

"Little Brown is grumpy and lonely at the dog park, until he decides to take matters into his own hands."--…

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by Jonker, Travis E JONKER

The Very Last Castle

Ibb, curious about the lone castle in her town, forms a long-distant friendship with the guard and, despite warnings there is something fearful inside, accepts his invitation to enter.…

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by London, Jonathan E LONDON

Sleep Train

After climbing into bed with his book, a little boy goes on a bedtime adventure as he counts the train cars between the engine and the caboose.…

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by Lukoff, Kyle E LUKOFF

A Storytelling Of Ravens

Introduces the collective names used for various animal groups, including a bloat of hippopotamuses, a tower of giraffes, and a business of ferrets.…

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by Mallery, Sydra E MALLERY

A Most Unusual Day

Caroline is anxious all day at school, nervous about her newly-adopted sister's arrival from far away.…

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by Marino, Gianna E MARINO

If I Had A Horse

If I had a horse, he might be shy, like me. But if I stayed quiet, he'd learn to be my friend. I would have to tame him. I would have to be strong, like him. And he would have to be gentle, like me. And together, we could do anything.…

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by Moriconi, Renato E MORICON
by O'Leary, Sara E OLEARY

Owls Are Good At Keeping Secrets : An Unusual Alphabet

"A book of little-known animal 'facts' -- one for each letter of the alphabet"--…

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by Paul, Baptiste E PAUL

The Field

Children form teams, build a pitch, and play a joyous game of soccer, in a book with English and Creole (as spoken in Saint Lucia) vocabulary words.…

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by Rex, Adam E REX

Are You Scared, Darth Vader?

Although he professes to fear nothing, it turns out that the most-feared villain in the Star Wars universe may not be so fearless after all.…

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by Rubin, Adam E RUBIN
by Seeger, Laura Vaccaro E SEEGER

Blue

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text celebrate the many shades of blue seen during the relationship of a boy and his dog as the boy grows from a baby to an adult.…

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by Tahe, Rose Ann E TAHE

First Laugh : Welcome, Baby!

"A Navaho family welcomes a new baby into the family with love and ceremony, eagerly waiting for that first special laugh. Includes brief description of birth customs in different cultures." --…

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by Trimmer, Christian E TRIMMER
by Vaswani, Neela E VASWANI
by Lloyd, Megan Wagner E LLOYD

Fort-building Time

"An exploration of building forts throughout all four seasons"--…

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by Woodcock, Fiona E WOODCOC

Look

A brother and sister spend an exciting day at the zoo where they find balloons, baboons, kangaroos, and more. Told entirely through illustrations and single words containing a double "O."…

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by Young, Jessica E YOUNG

Play This Book

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text invite the reader to try various instruments and join a band.…

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J031 WORLD
by Brockmann, Suzanne BROCKMA
WAR

Uncommon Valor

A man tries to find his son, who is listed as "missing in action" in Laos, with the help of five of his son's Marine buddies.…

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by Hirt, Douglas LGE-TYPE HIRT
FOREIGN
917.7311 FODORS
917.286 FODORS
by Klassen, Julie LGE-TYPE KLASSEN
by Mansell, Jill MANSELL
by Sabatier, Grant 332.024 SABATIE

Financial Freedom : A Proven Path To All The Money You Will Ever Need

"Money is unlimited. Time is not. Become financially independent as fast as possible"--…

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COMEDY

Man On The Moon

A stunning portrayal of the late Andy Kaufman.…

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FEATURE

Fast & Furious

Undercover FBI agent Brian O'Conner teams up with fugitive Dominic Toretto, who is seeking revenge for the death of a loved one, to bring down a shared enemy.…

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by Penny, Louise LGE-TYPE PENNY
by Jones, Sandie LGE-TYPE JONES
by Bernard, Emily B BERNARD BERNARD
by Page, Diamond Dallas 158.1 PAGE

Positively Unstoppable : The Art Of Owning It

A guide to finding inspiration for profound life change draws on lessons from the author's own struggle to find his calling and shares powerful transformation stories, goal-setting guides, a sample workout, and eating plans.…

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by Obama, Michelle B-OBAMA OBAMA
HORROR
COMEDY
HORROR

Hell Fest

A masked serial killer turns a horror-themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.…

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FEATURE

What They Had

Bridget returns home to Chicago at her brother's urging to deal with her ailing mother and their father's reluctance to let go of their life together.…

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by McFarland, Clive E MCFARLA
by Paul, Miranda E PAUL

10 Little Ninjas

From ten little ninjas sneaking out of bed to one cuddlebug asleep on the spread, rhyming text provides a count-down to bedtime.…

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by Sciolino, Elaine LGE-TYPE B-SCIOLINO SCIOLIN
ROCK BEATLES
by Brogan, Tracy BROGAN

My Kind Of Forever : A Trillium Bay Novel

Trillium Bay's youngest mayor finds solace from the challenges of her new job in the arms of a handsome island visitor who may have an unsavory past --…

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by Mao, Sally Wen 811.6 MAO
J TELEVISION

SpongeBob SquarePants.

The adventures of nautical sea sponge SpongeBob Squarepants and his freinds in the underwater town of Bikini Bottom.…

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J TELEVISION

SpongeBob SquarePants.

The adventures of nautical sea sponge SpongeBob Squarepants and his friends in the underwater town of Bikini Bottom.…

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J SONGS SESAME

Sesame Street : N Is For Numbers!

Join your favorite Sesame Street characters in these songs about numbers.…

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FEATURE

Monsters And Men

The aftermath of a black man being killing by a police officer. The story is told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act. A high school baseball phenomenon and an African-American police officer were inspired to take a stand.…

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TELEVISION

The Doctor Blake Mysteries.

After being away for thirty years, a doctor returns to his home town to take over his father's medical practice in 1950s Australia.…

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An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn

Lulu Danger's unsatisfying marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform a special event.…

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by Sansom, C. J. SANSOM

Tombland

When a distant relative of Princess Elizabeth is found dead, Matthew Shardlake is sent to investigate the murder, which may have connections reaching to a peasant rebellion sweeping the country.…

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by Mellencamp, John ROCK MELLENC
by Moriarty, Liane LGE-TYPE MORIART
J TELEVISION

Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated.

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Incorporated gang travel to Crystal Cove, a haunted town, to solve some of the local mysteries.…

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J TELEVISION

SpongeBob SquarePants.

Join SpongeBob and his friends with the complete eighth season.…

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by Woods, Stuart LGE-TYPE WOODS
by Rojas Contreras, Ingrid LGE-TYPE ROJAS
by Hannon, Irene LGE-TYPE HANNON

Hidden Peril

"Set in St. Louis, a fair trade shop owner and a local police detective find themselves in the middle of international intrigue and in the sights of a ruthless killer when people connected with the shop begin turning up dead"--…

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by Christie, Chris B CHRISTIE CHRISTI

Let Me Finish : Trump, The Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, And The Power Of In-your-face Politics

The controversial former governor and presidential candidate traces his rise to power through the bare-knuckle politics of New Jersey, describes his long friendship with Donald Trump, and shares insights into the current administration.…

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FEATURE

Assassination Nation

After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos descends and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.…

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by Austin, Lynn N. LGE-TYPE AUSTIN
by Woodsmall, Cindy LGE-TYPE WOODSMA
by Marko, Cyndi J MARKO

Heroes On The Side

When the Blue family travels to New Yolk City, Egg Drop wants to go to the first-ever Sidekick Super-Con--a big party for sidekicks--but Ticklebeak and his Bad Eggs soon chicknap the sidekicks and it is up to Kung Pow Chicken to save them.…

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COMEDY
TELEVISION
COMEDY

The Cable Guy

A cable installer, raised on television sitcoms, wants life to look like "My three sons." And when he meets a single-guy, he sees his chance for some serious male bonding.…

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by Kirkpatrick, Jane LGE-TYPE KIRKPAT
by Abbott, Megan E. LGE-TYPE ABBOTT
by Higgins, Kristan LGE-TYPE HIGGINS
by Knopfler, Mark ROCK KNOPFLE
by Ledgard, J. M. LEDGARD

Submergence : A Novel

James More, held captive by jihadists, and Danielle Flinders, diving in a submersible to the ocean floor, each remember the love they shared and the Christmas they spent together the year before.…

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by Andrews, V. C. ANDREWS
by Conklin, Tara. CONKLIN

The Last Romantics : A Novel

When she is asked about the inspiration behind her iconic work, renowned poet Fiona Skinner recounts the summer her family spent in a middle-class Connecticut town.…

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by L'Amour, Louis LAMOUR

Monument Rock

A newly discovered collection of unpublished short fiction. The stories include The Man from Utah, a marshall's investigation of a series of murders, the work of an apparently respectable individual.…

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SOUNDTRACK STAR
by Metric (Musical Group) ROCK METRIC
by Scribner, Keith SCRIBNE
by Orlean, Susan 020 ORLEAN

The Library Book

Susan Orlean re-opens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling love letter to the beloved institution of libraries.…

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305.409 WOMEN

Women : Our Story

A celebration of the pivotal but less-recognized roles women have played in culture and society reexamines history from a female perspective, from early matriarchal societies through the Suffragette movement and twentieth-century feminism.…

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by Hindman, Jessica Chiccehitto B HINDMAN HINDMAN
FEATURE

We The Animals

Follows the intense family life of three brothers living in the shadow of their parents' passionate love, and their own profound sense of family unity and belonging.…

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TELEVISION

Star Trek, Discovery.

Follow the adventures of the crew of the spaceship Discovery as they travel through the universe and encounter alien life forms.…

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FEATURE
970.00497 NATIVE
by Lalli, Sonya LALLI
by Bowen, Rhys BOWEN
by Goldberg, Lee GOLDBER
by Tudor, C. J. TUDOR

The Hiding Place : A Novel

"A suspense novel about a teacher returning to his hometown"--…

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by Alpert, Herb JAZZ ALPERT
by Halls, Kelly Milner J591.714 HALLS

Death Eaters : Meet Nature's Scavengers

"An in-depth look at the science of decomposition, Death Eaters showcases how and why living things are recycled by the planet and its creatures after death."--…

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by Maynard, Thane E599.635 MAYNARD

Saving Fiona : The Story Of The World's Most Famous Baby Hippo

Describes the life of Fiona, a baby hippopotamus who was born prematurely and raised by humans at the Cincinnati Zoo, and details how the hippo became a worldwide Internet sensation. Includes general information about hippos as a species.…

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B HOUSTON WHITNEY

Whitney

An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.…

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by Kaur, Rupi 811.6 KAUR
by Freeman, Brian FREEMAN
by Salvatore, R. A. SALVATO
by Adam, Claire ADAM
by Land, Stephanie B LAND LAND

Maid : Hard Work, Low Pay, And A Mother's Will To Survive

A journalist describes the years she worked in low-paying domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them.…

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by Hadley, Tessa HADLEY