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List updated: 01/06/17
Next update: 01/13/17
DB 85056 Bedrock Faith– By Eric Charles May – GERALD "STEW POT" REEVES RETURNS FROM PRISON TO LIVE WITH HIS MOTHER IN CHICAGO. PREVIOUSLY A FRIGHTENING DELINQUENT, HE ANNOUNCES HE HAS EXPERIENCED A RELIGIOUS AWAKENING AND APPOINTS HIMSELF THE MORAL JUDGE OF THE PARKLAND NEIGHBORHOOD. HIS MANY PRONOUNCEMENTS LEAVE TURMOIL IN THEIR WAKE. SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2014.

DB 85107 Julia Vanishes - By Catherine Egan - POSSESSING AN ABILITY TO GO UNNOTICED WHENEVER SHE DESIRES, JULIA CONCEALS HER MAGIC IN A CITY WHERE IT IS BANNED. SHE POSES AS A GRAND LADY'S HOUSEMAID TO SPY ON THE SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES THERE, BUT THE SITUATION QUICKLY UNRAVELS. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 85113 Disengaged – By Mischa Hiller – JULIAN RUNS A SUCCESSFUL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY. A NEW CONTRACT BRINGS CONCERNS, HOWEVER, ABOUT WHERE THE MONEY IS COMING FROM AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES THE SOFTWARE MIGHT BE USED. JULIAN SOON FINDS HIMSELF CAUGHT IN A DEADLY GAME BETWEEN WARRING NATIONS AND COMPETING INTERESTS. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2015.

DB 851531 Buried Secrets: Thin Ice – By Irene Hannon – TWO ROMANTIC SUSPENSE NOVELS WRITTEN IN 2015 AND 2016. BURIED SECRETS HAS CHICAGO HOMICIDE DETECTIVE LISA GRANT DOWNSHIFTING TO SMALL-TOWN POLICE CHIEF. WHEN A SKELETON IS FOUND, DETECTIVE MAC MCGREGOR IS SENT TO ASSIST. IN THIN ICE, A WOMAN GETS A LETTER FROM THE SISTER SHE THOUGHT DEAD. SOME VIOLENCE. 2016
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DB 85132 A Trip To The Stars – By Nicholas Christopher - AT A VISIT TO A PLANETARIUM WITH HIS AUNT ALMA IN 1965, TEN-YEAR-OLD LOREN IS KIDNAPPED. FOR THE NEXT FIFTEEN YEARS, THEIR LIVES UNFOLD SEPARATELY BUT REMAIN INTERTWINED, AS ALMA NEVER STOPS LOOKING FOR THE BOY. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2000.

DB 84862 The Surrender Experiment: My Journey Into Life’s Imperfections – By Michael Singer – AUTHOR OF THE UNTETHERED SOUL (DB 75469) CHRONICLES HIS SEARCH FOR ENLIGHTENMENT. FROM HIS YEARS' LIVING ALONE IN THE WOODS TO FOUNDING A BILLION-DOLLAR COMPANY, HIS PHILOSOPHY HAS BEEN TO SIMPLY LET LIFE UNFOLD AND LIVE IN THE MOMENT. 2015

DB 84866 First Women: The Grace And Power Of America’s Modern First Ladies –By Kate Anderson Brower - AUTHOR OF THE RESIDENCE (DB 82761) CONSIDERS THE ROLE OF THE FIRST LADY OF THE UNITED STATES THROUGH PROFILES OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY, LADY BIRD JOHNSON, PAT NIXON, BETTY FORD, ROSALYNN CARTER, NANCY REAGAN, BARBARA BUSH, HILLARY CLINTON, LAURA BUSH, AND MICHELLE OBAMA. DISCUSSES PRESSURES AND JOYS. BESTSELLER. 2016.

DB 84867 Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers And Their Extraordinary Story Of Courage, Defiance, And Hope – By Wendy Holden – ACCOUNT OF THREE WOMEN SENT TO THE AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP WHILE PREGNANT. RACHEL, PRISKA, AND ANKA ALL CONCEAL THEIR CONDITION. THEY ARE WORKED AND STARVED NEARLY TO DEATH, LIVING IN DAILY FEAR OF THEIR PREGNANCIES BEING DETECTED. THEN, THEY ARE SENT TO THE MAUTHAUSEN CAMP, A HELLISH SEVENTEEN-DAY TRAIN JOURNEY AWAY. VIOLENCE. 2015.

DB 84261 The Big Question: Why We Can’t Stop Talking About Science, Faith, And God – By Alister McGrath - PROFESSOR OF SCIENCE AND RELIGION AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY EXAMINES THE INTERCONNECTION OF SCIENCE AND FAITH, USING STORIES, ANALOGIES, AND PERSONAL ACCOUNTS. DISCUSSES THE POSSIBILITY OF FAITH BEING HARDWIRED IN HUMANS, THE LIMITATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC EXPLORATION, AND THE FEEDBACK BETWEEN THE TWO FIELDS ALLOWING FOR GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD. 2015