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New Large Print Titles- April 2014

April 11th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Take a peek at the newest large print books we have:

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Daring LadiesThe Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott

Eager to escape life on her family’s farm, Alice Barrow moves to Lowell in 1832 and throws herself into the hard work demanded of “the mill girls.”  In spite of the long hours, she discovers a vibrant new life and a true friend—a saucy, strong-willed girl name Lovey Cornell.  But conditions at the factory become increasingly dangerous, and Alice finds the courage to represent the workers and their grievances.  Although mill owner, Hiram Fiske, pays no heed, Alice attracts the attention of his eldest son, the handsome and reserved Samuel Fiske. Their mutual attraction is intense, tempting Alice to dream of a different future for herself.

 

BurnBurn by Julianna Baggott

Inside the Dome, Partridge, having taken his father’s place as leader of the Pures, realizes that things are not as clear as he thought while outside, Pressia and Bradwell continue their efforts to heal the Wretches, unsure if they can still trust their friend Partridge.
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New Adult Books for March 2014

March 19th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:

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2014-03 f accidentAccident
Chris Pavone
Feverishly paging through a disturbing anonymous manuscript that she believes has world-changing potential, New York literary agent Isabel Reed catches the attentions of Copenhagen veteran station chief Hayden Gray, who resolves to keep the book’s secrets from being exposed.

2014-03 f barkBark
Lorrie Moore
A collection of eight short stories includes “Debarking,” in which a recently divorced man struggles to hold himself together as the United States prepares to invade Iraq; and “Foes,” in which a political argument at a Georgetown fundraiser goes awry.

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New DVDs – March 2014

March 14th, 2014 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

New DVDs available at both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library:

New Large Print Books–March 2014

March 11th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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Lost LakeLost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

Suley, Georgia, is home to Lost Lake Cottages and not much else. Which is why it’s the perfect place for newly-widowed Kate and her eccentric eight-year-old daughter Devin to heal. Kate spent one memorable childhood summer at Lost Lake, had her first almost-kiss at Lost Lake, and met a boy named Wes at Lost Lake. It was a place for dreaming. But Kate doesn’t believe in dreams anymore, and her Aunt Eby, Lost Lake’s owner, wants to sell the place and move on. Lost Lake’s magic is gone. As Kate discovers that time has a way of standing still at Lost Lake can she bring the cottages–and her heart–back to life?
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New Adult Books for February 2014

February 24th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:

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2014-02 f after i'm goneAfter I’m Gone
Laura Lippman
Working a 26-year-old cold case involving the murder of a convicted felon’s mistress, retired Baltimore detective Roberto Sanchez becomes tangled up in a web of bitterness, jealousy, and greed that connects five women whose lives will never be the same once the truth is exposed.

2014-02 f alenaAlena
Rachel Pastan
A modern retelling of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca finds an aspiring Midwestern assistant curator haunted by the legacy of her predecessor when she takes a job at a cutting-edge art museum on Cape Cod whose staff is devoted to preserving the memory and methods of Alena.

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New Large Print Books — February 2014

February 14th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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Levels of LifeLevels of Life by Julian Barnes

Presents meditations on the author’s life from the nineteenth-century events that shaped his world to his transformative experiences with ballooning, photography, love, and loss.

 

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