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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 01/13/17
Next update: 01/20/17
DB 84516 Key West Novels– By Laurence Shames – FOUR NOVELS, WRITTEN BETWEEN 1994 AND 2015, SET IN KEY WEST, FLORIDA, AND FEATURING A CAST OF SCREWBALLS, HUSTLERS, AND WISE GUYS. INCLUDES SCAVENGER REEF, IN WHICH A PAINTER'S DEATH MAKES HIS FRIENDS RICH--UNTIL HE REAPPEARS. ALSO INCLUDES SHOT ON LOCATION, TROPICAL SWAP, AND KEY WEST LUCK. STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME VIOLENCE. 2015.

DB 84687 You Will Know Me - By Megan Abbott - HOW FAR WILL YOU GO TO ACHIEVE A DREAM? THAT'S THE QUESTION A CELEBRATED COACH POSES TO KATIE AND ERIC KNOX AFTER HE SEES THEIR DAUGHTER--A GYMNASTICS PRODIGY AND OLYMPIC HOPEFUL--COMPETE. FOR THE KNOXES THERE ARE NO LIMITS--UNTIL A VIOLENT DEATH ROCKS THEIR CLOSE-KNIT GYMNASTICS COMMUNITY. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85159 Flawed – By Cecelia Ahern - IN A FUTURE SOCIETY WHERE "FLAWED" PEOPLE WHO HAVE COMMITTED CRIMES ARE BRANDED WITH AN "F," SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD CELESTINE MAKES A SPLIT-SECOND DECISION TO HELP AN ELDERLY MAN ON A BUS. AS A RESULT, THE UNJUST SYSTEM CHOOSES TO MAKE AN EXAMPLE OF HER. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 84419 Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories – By Rob Brotherton – A PSYCHOLOGIST LOOKS AT THE ENDURING POWER OF CONSPIRACY THEORIES. HE DELVES INTO WHY WE CONCOCT CONSPIRACY THEORIES AND THEIR EFFECT ON SOCIETY. USING HISTORICAL RESEARCH AND PSYCHOLOGY, HE EXAMINES SOME EXAMPLES OF THE PHENOMENON. 2015

DB 84253 Cyberphobia: Identity, Trust, Security And The Internet – By Edward Lucas - SENIOR EDITOR AT THE ECONOMIST EXAMINES THE CULTURE SURROUNDING CYBERCRIMES--CRIMES INVOLVING COMPUTERS--IN THE EARLY TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. TOPICS INCLUDE HACKERS, IDENTITY THEFT, CORPORATE AND POLITICAL WARFARE USING COMPUTERS, THE DARKNET WHERE ILLEGAL AND MORALLY QUESTIONABLE TRANSACTIONS OCCUR, AND HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND PROTECT ONESELF AGAINST THESE RISKS IN EVERYDAY LIFE. 2015

DB 84455 The Idealist: Aaron Swartz And The Rise Of Free Culture On The Internet – By Justin Peters – JOURNALIST EXAMINES THE LIFE AND ADVOCACY OF AARON SWARTZ (1986-2013), THE HISTORY AND FUTURE OF COPYRIGHT, DATA CURATION AND ARCHIVING IN THE INTERNET AGE, THE OPEN ACCESS MOVEMENT, AND LAWS RELATED TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. DISCUSSES THE AT TIMES COMPETING PHILOSOPHIES BEHIND THESE CONSTRUCTS. 2016

DB 84688 Jacky Ha-Ha – By James Patterson And Chris Grabenstein - TWELVE-YEAR-OLD JACKY "HA-HA" HART'S CLASS-CLOWN ANTICS HELP HER COPE WITH ISSUES AT HOME AND KEEP EVERYONE'S ATTENTION OFF HER STUTTER. BUT WHEN SHE'S REQUIRED TO ACT IN THE SCHOOL PLAY TO APPEASE HER FRUSTRATED TEACHERS, JACKY MUST CONQUER HER FEARS. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2016.
DB 85220 Return To The Isle Of The Lost: A Descendants Novel – By Melissa de la Cruz – CONTENT TO REMAIN IN THE GOOD KINGDOM OF AURADON, THE REFORMED CHILDREN OF DISNEY'S VILLAINS TRY TO IGNORE THE THREATENING MESSAGES THAT THEY MUST RETURN TO THEIR HOMES ON THE ISLE OF THE LOST (DB 82732). BUT THEY WORRY THAT MALEFICENT MAY HAVE ESCAPED. FOR GRADES 3-6 AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 85034 Real Bios, Books 1-5– By Marie Morreale - FIVE SHORT BIOGRAPHIES FEATURING A MUSIC GROUP, AN ACTOR, AN ONLINE CELEBRITY, A SOCCER STAR, AND A BASEBALL PLAYER. PROVIDES THE INSIDE SCOOP ON THEIR LIVES, FUN FACTS, AND MORE. INCLUDES 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER, ANSEL ELGORT, BETHANY MOTA, LIONEL MESSI, AND MIKE TROUT. FOR GRADES 2-4. 2016.