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New Large Print Books–November 2014

November 20th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·


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 · No Comments ·

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.


New Large Print Titles–October

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

Here’s a list of the new large print books that have arrived at the library (listed in alphabetical order by author’s last name).




An unprecedented collective features pairings by 23 best-selling and critically acclaimed suspense writers, including John Sandford, F. Paul Wilson and R. L. Stine, who in short high-action stories pit their most popular characters against one another.

no safe house

No Safe House by Linwood Barclay
A troubled family accidentally reconnects with the criminal who saved their lives seven years prior and is propelled into another potentially lethal situation.



New Large Print Books–September 2014

September 29th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

If you enjoy reading large print, here’s a list of the new books we received this month. Click on a title to see if it’s on our shelf.


Last to Know by Elizabeth Adler

When the lakeside getaway where Detective Harry Jordan escapes his stressful job is rocked by an explosion targeting an enigmatic newcomer’s house, Harry discovers that a victim did not die in the explosion and that the son of a famous local author may have seen the killer.


The Eye of Heaven by Clive Cussler

Discovering an artifact-filled, perfectly preserved Viking ship in the ice during an Arctic expedition, Sami and Remi Fargo investigate a legend about a fabled Toltec object, only to be targeted by treasure hunters and crime cartels.



New Adult Books for September 2014

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

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


2014-09 f angels walkingAngels Walking
Karen Kingsbury
When the career that cost him his relationships with loved ones is ended by an injury, former national baseball star Tyler Ames finds a maintenance job at a retirement home where he meets Virginia Hutcheson, a patient with Alzheimer’s who seems to have the answers he is seeking.

2014-09 f blood on the waterBlood on the Water
Anne Perry
Shut out of the investigation of a massive bombing he witnessed that leaves many dead, William Monk takes over when evidence surfaces that the person executed for the crime was innocent, a situation that places him in the center of a violent power struggle for control of the Suez Canal.


New Adult Books for August 2014

August 25th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

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


2014-08 f 6th extinction6th Extinction
James Rollins
When a remote military research station is decimated, Commander Gray Pierce and the Sigma Force must solve a mystery from Antarctica’s distant past using an ancient map that leads them to a new form of death, buried under miles of ice, which could result in mankind’s extinction.

2014-08 f big little liesBig Little Lies
Liane Moriarty
Follows three mothers–Madeline, Celeste, and Jane–each at a crossroads, and their potential involvement in a riot at an annual school trivia night that leaves one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but which evidence shows might have been premeditated.