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New Large Print Books–August 2014

August 19th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

FICTION

The ForsakenThe Forsaken by Ace Atkins

Thirty-six years ago, a nameless black man wandered into Jericho, Mississippi, with nothing but the clothes on his back and a pair of paratrooper boots. Less than two days later, he was accused of rape and murder, hunted down by a self-appointed posse, and lynched. Now evidence has surfaced of his innocence, and county sheriff Quinn Colson sets out not only to identify the stranger’s remains, but to charge those responsible for the lynching. As he starts to uncover old lies and dirty secrets, though, he runs up against fierce opposition from those with the most to lose—and they can play dirty themselves.

 

The CursedThe Cursed by Heather Graham

When a man is murdered behind her place and his spirit asks for her help, Hannah O’Brien calls the FBI’s Krewe of Hunters, an elite unit of paranormal investigators, to solve this present-day case that is linked to a historical mystery involving sunken treasure and a curse.

 

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New Adult Books for July 2014

July 21st, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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

FICTION

2014-07 f american missionAmerican Mission
Matthew Palmer
A story inspired by the U.S. Foreign Service veteran author’s contributions to certifying conflict-free diamonds follows the disgrace of former State Department star Alex Baines, who starts over at a Congo mining facility that is being oppressed by corrupt interests.

2014-07 f book of lifeBook of Life
Deborah Harkness
Historian and witch Diana Bishop and her vampire scientist husband Matthew Clairmont return from a trip to the past still searching for the elusive alchemy tome Ashmole 782 in the final installment of the trilogy after Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night.

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New Large Print Titles–July 2014

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

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Shotgun LovesongsShotgun Lovesongs by Nickloas Butler

Sharing a childhood in small-town Wisconsin before going their separate ways with careers and families, Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny are reunited during a visit marked by culture clashes, respective pursuits of meaning and a woman who inspires passion in each of them

 

GeminiGemini by Carol Cassella

Dr. Charlotte Reese works in the intensive care unit of Seattle’s Beacon Hospital, tending to patients with the most life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Her job is to battle death, to monitor erratic heartbeats, worry over low oxygen levels, and defend against infection and demise.

 

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New Large Print Books–June 2014

June 19th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

FICTION

Scandalous Adventures of the Sister of the BrideThe Scandalous Adventures of the Sister of the Bride by Victoria Alexander

Lady Delilah Hargate and Mr. Samuel Russell spent one unforgettable night together in New York City. Now attending the wedding of her sister and his friend at Millworth Manor, they pretend they have never met before. But delightful grounds, lavish drawing rooms, and secluded corners provide the chance to discover that one night was only the beginning.

 

While Beauty SleptWhile Beauty Slept by Elizabeth Blackwell

And so begins Elise Dalriss’s story. When she hears her great-granddaughter recount a minstrel’s tale about a beautiful princess asleep in a tower, it pushes open a door to the past, a door Elise has long kept locked. For Elise was the companion to the real princess who slumbered–and she is the only one left who knows what actually happened so many years ago. Her story unveils a labyrinth where secrets connect to an inconceivable evil. As only Elise understands all too well, the truth is no fairy tale.

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New Adult Books for June 2014

June 18th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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

FICTION

2014-06 f china dollsChina Dolls
Lisa See
Overcoming respective pasts to audition for showgirl roles at an exclusive San Francisco nightclub, three Asian-American girls rely on each other for survival until the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor causes one of them to be betrayed and sent to an internment camp.

2014-06 f cibola burnCibola Burn
James S. A. Corey
With settlers streaming into new worlds on thousands of recently-discovered habitable planets, Holden and his crew must keep the peace between the land grabbers and the company that technically owns the planets, when a terrible disease then strikes.

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New Adult Books for May 2014

May 15th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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

FICTION

2014-05 f any other nameAny Other Name
Craig Johnson
Investigating a detective’s suspicious suicide in a neighboring county during a bleak high-plains winter, Sheriff Walt Longmire, awaiting the birth of a first grandchild, discovers that the victim might have suppressed information in a missing-persons case.

2014-05 f black lies red bloodBlack Lies, Red Blood
Kjell Eriksson
When her lover, journalist Ander Brant, goes missing and his phone number is discovered in the pocket of the dead body of a homeless man, Swedish police officer Ann Lindell pursues an investigation that requires her to hide the truth about her relationship.

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