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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 12/19/14

Next update: 01/09/15

Most recent new books list in HMCPL’s Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

 (12/19/14)

DB 79570 Mr. Mercedes – By Stephen King -  JOB-FAIR APPLICANTS ARE MOWED DOWN BY A MAN IN A STOLEN MERCEDES--AND EIGHT DIE. THE KILLER LATER SENDS A LETTER TO EX-COP BILL HODGES, WHO--WITH THE HELP OF TWO OTHERS--IS DETERMINED TO FIND HIM BEFORE HE STRIKES AGAIN. VIOLENCE, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. BESTSELLER.  2014.

DB 79252 Kiss Me, Kill Me - By Allison Brennan - REJECTED BY THE FBI, LUCY KINCAID POURS HERSELF INTO HELPING HER PI BOYFRIEND SEAN ROGAN TRACK DOWN A MISSING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT. THEIR INVESTIGATION SOON BUMPS UP AGAINST THE FBI SEARCH FOR A SERIAL KILLER WHO TARGETS NYC SEX PARTIES. VIOLENCE, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2011.

DB 78937  Blood Hollow; Mercy falls; Copper River - By William Kent Krueger - BOOKS FOUR THROUGH SIX, WRITTEN BETWEEN 2004 AND 2006, FEATURE CORK O'CONNOR--AN EX-CHICAGO COP TRANSPLANTED TO MINNESOTA WITH AN ON-AGAIN-OFF-AGAIN CAREER AS SHERIFF. A HIGH-SCHOOL GIRL GOES MISSING, AN OUT-OF-STATE BUSINESSMAN IS KILLED, AND CORK IS HUNTED BY ASSASSINS. SOME VIOLENCE AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2006.

DB 78996  A Man’s Guide To Healthy Aging: Stay Smart, Strong And Active– By Edward h. Thomas Jr. and Lenard W. Kaye- A MEDICAL SOCIOLOGIST AND A GERONTOLOGIST-SOCIAL WORKER OFFER INFORMATION TO AGING MEN ON SUCH TOPICS AS EATING WELL, REDUCING STRESS, AND STAYING ACTIVE, AND HOW SLEEP, DRUG AND ALCOHOL USE, SPIRITUALITY, AND APPEARANCE AFFECT MENTAL HEALTH. ALSO DISCUSSES SEXUAL INTIMACY, FRIENDSHIP, CAREGIVING, MANAGING CHRONIC DISEASES, AND END-OF-LIFE ISSUES. 2013.

DB 79411  Hustle – By David Tomas Martinez -  COLLECTION OF TWENTY-TWO POEMS WHICH EXPLORE THE EXPERIENCE OF A MEXICAN-AMERICAN YOUNG MAN. "FORGETTING WILLIE JAMES JONES" DESCRIBES A SENSE OF DISCONNECT WHEN A CLASSMATE IS SHOT AND KILLED. SOME VIOLENCE, SOME STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2014.

DB 79206 The Death Of Money: the Coming Collapse Of The International Monetary System – By James Rickards  – ECONOMIST POSITS THERE WILL BE A CURRENCY COLLAPSE SIMILAR TO THOSE WHICH HAPPENED IN 1914, 1939, AND 1971. ANALYZES THE STATE OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, AS WELL AS ITS ECONOMIC CHALLENGERS, INCLUDING CHINA AND RUSSIA. OFFERS POINTS INVESTORS SHOULD BE AWARE OF WHEN EVALUATING RISK. 2014.

DB 79553 The Pilot And The Little Prince: The Life Of Antoine de Saint-Exupery – By Peter Sis - A BIOGRAPHY OF FRENCH WRITER AND AVIATOR ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY. ANTOINE WAS ONE OF THE FIRST PILOTS TO DELIVER MAIL BY PLANE, AND HE WROTE OF THE ADVENTURES THAT LATER INFLUENCED HIS BOOK THE LITTLE PRINCE (DB 44071). FOR GRADES 3-6 AND OLDER READERS. 2014.

DB 79410 How The Meteorite Got To The Museum  – By Jessie Hartland  - RECOUNTS THE STEPS THAT BROUGHT A METEOR FROM OUTER SPACE, ACROSS THE EASTERN US, TO THE ROOF OF A CAR IN PEEKSKILL, NEW YORK IN 1992. LATER, PART OF IT WAS VERIFIED, TESTED, AND EXHIBITED AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. FOR PRESCHOOL-GRADE 2. 2013.

DB 79412 Judy Moody And Stink: The Big Bad Blackout– By Megan McDonald - AS HURRICANE ELMER HITS, JUDY, STINK, AND THE ENTIRE MOODY CLAN HUNKER DOWN AND RIDE OUT THE STORM. BUT WHEN THE POWER GOES OUT, GRANDMA LOU PROPOSES SOME ACTIVITIES TO PASS THE TIME IN THE DARK. FOR GRADES 2-4. 2014.