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New Large Print Books–January 2015

January 15th, 2015 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·


Let Sleeping Dogs LieLet Sleeping Dogs Lie by Rita Mae Brown

When a body is found in the equine graveyard, “Sister” Jane Arnold and her hounds investigate the murder, but find the case pointing to the complicated relations between three old families.


Fall of GiantsFall of Giants by Ken Follett

Follows the fates of five interrelated families–American, German, Russian, English and Welsh–as they move through the world-shaking dramas of World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage.


New Adult Books for December 2014

December 30th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

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


2014-12 f another night another dayAnother Night, Another Day
Sarah Rayner
Three people are brought together at Moreland’s Clinic, where they reveal their deepest secrets, and confront and console one another as they heal: Karen–about to lose her father, Abby–whose son has autism and needs constant care, and Michael–a family man on the verge of bankruptcy.

2014-12 f betrayedBetrayed
Lisa Scottoline
A follow-up to Accused finds Judy struggling with torn feelings about her best friend Mary DiNunzio’s happiness and racing to the side of her cancer-stricken aunt, Barb, whose close friend, an undocumented worker at a local farm, has died under suspicious circumstances.


New Large Print Titles–December 2014

December 18th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

Christmas in Cowboy CountryChristmas in Cowboy Country by Janet Dailey
Ski instructor Annie Bennett must spend the holidays helping her parents with their big Colorado ranch, but rugged surveyor Marshall Stone becomes a potent distraction.


A Quilt for ChristmasA Quilt for Christmas by Sandra Dallas
Sewing a quilt during the months she waits for her husband to return from the Civil War, Eliza Spooner bonds with other women in the face of a terrible loss and makes a difficult choice when she is asked to help an escaped slave.


Destiny's CaptiveDestiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins
Held captive by a lady pirate, who then hijacks his ship, adventurer Noah Yates sets out after this extraordinary woman whom he is determined to make his wife.


Nantucket SistersNantucket Sisters by Nancy Thayer
The lifelong best friendship between privileged Emma and hardscrabble Maggie is challenged and then cemented by the discovery that both are pregnant by the same man.




Dancing for the DevilDancing with the Devil by Anny Donewald
Recounts the life of a former high-end stripper who fought to leave the sex worker industry after discovering God and currently works to encourage others to find the love of Christ.




We Make BeerWe Make Beer: Inside the Spirit and Artistry of America’s Craft Brewers by Sean Lewis
Explores the evolution and nature of America’s craft brewing movement, from the craftsmen who apply their creativity to expanding the beer landscape to the beverages its brewers have revived, including old English ales and Belgian lambics.

New Adult Books for November 2014

November 28th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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


2014-11 f blood magickBlood Magick
Nora Roberts
A conclusion to the series that began with Dark Witch and Shadow Spell traces the forbidden love between shop owner Branna and world traveler Fin, separated for years, until a storm of shadows threatens everything and they must battle against the evil magic that has haunted their families for centuries.

2014-11 f blue labyrinthBlue Labyrinth
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Investigating the murder of a long-time enemy, with the only clue a piece of turquoise found in the stomach of the deceased, Aloysius Pendergast journeys to an abandoned California mine only to uncover a dark secret from his family’s past and a wickedly clever plot by a vengeful killer.


New Large Print Books–November 2014

November 20th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·


Lucky UsLucky Us by Amy Bloom

Forging a life together after being abandoned by their parents, half sisters Eva and Iris share decades in and out of the spotlight in golden-era Hollywood and mid-twentieth-century Long Island.


Skin GameSkin Game by Jim Butcher

Chicago wizard Harry Dresden must help a hated enemy, Nicodemus Archleone, break into a high security vault to steal something belonging to the Lord of the Underworld in the latest novel of the humorous fantasy series following Cold Days.


Flesh and BloodFlesh and Blood by Patricia Cornwell

Discovering a row of pennies outside of her home just before receiving word that a neighbor has been murdered by a highly skilled sniper, Kay Scarpetta begins a nightmarish pursuit involving seemingly unrelated victims and a shipwreck off the coast of Florida.


New Adult Books for October 2014

October 27th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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


2014-10 f assassination ofAssassination of Margaret Thatcher
Hilary Mantel
The author, a two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize, delivers a collection of contemporary short stories about modern England including monster tales, near-memoir pieces and mini-sagas of family and social fracture, writing about gender, marriage, class, family, and sex.

2014-10 f burnedBurned
Valerie Plame & Sarah Lovett
Believing that a nuclear arms dealer she has pursued throughout her career is behind a devastating explosion at the Louvre and other terrorist incidents, covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson is contacted by her target, who claims that a government insider is actually responsible.