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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 02/10/17
Next update: 02/17/17
DB 85286 The Taxidermist’s Daughter – By Kate Moss – SUSSEX, 1912. THE BODY OF A WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN THE LOCAL CHURCHYARD SPARKS THE DISCOVERY OF HIDDEN AND FORGOTTEN SECRETS. WHEN CONNIE GIFFORD'S FATHER GOES MISSING, SHE MUST RECOVER THE MEMORIES AN ACCIDENT STOLE FROM HER TEN YEARS AGO TO FIND ANSWERS. VIOLENCE AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2014.

DB 885287 Murder In Morningside Heights - By Victoria Thompson - NOW QUITE WEALTHY, FORMER NYC POLICE DETECTIVE FRANK MALLORY HAS OPENED A PRIVATE DETECTIVE AGENCY TO FILL HIS TIME. HIS NEW CLIENTS ARE THE NORTHRUPS OF TARRYTOWN, WHO WANT HIM TO SOLVE THE MURDER OF THEIR DAUGHTER ABIGAIL, A NEW TEACHER AT THE WOMEN'S COLLEGE. HIS WIFE SARAH HELPS INVESTIGATE. 2016

DB 85288 What you Always Wanted – By Kristin Rae - THEATER GEEK MADDIE'S DREAM GUY RESEMBLES THE CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD HEARTTHROB, LIKE GENE KELLY. WHEN JESSE, THE NEW STAR PITCHER OF THE HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM, MOVES IN NEXT DOOR, MADDIE MUST RECONCILE HER FANTASY WITH A POTENTIALLY AMAZING REALITY. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 85313 Once A Crooked Man – By David McCallum – AFTER YOUNG ACTOR HARRY MURPHY MAKES THE MISTAKE OF TRYING TO WARN THE BRUSCHETTI CRIME FAMILY'S INTENDED VICTIM, HE FINDS HIMSELF ALONE IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY, ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE LAW, WITH A SUITCASE FULL OF CASH AND A DANGEROUS MAN ON HIS TRAIL. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85162 Searching For Sappho: The Lost Songs And World Of The First Woman Poet – By Phillip Freeman - CLASSICIST EXAMINES THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE POET SAPPHO OF LESBOS. FOLLOWING THE COURSE OF SAPPHO'S LIFE FROM CHILDHOOD TO DEATH, EVERYDAY LIFE IN ANCIENT GREECE AND WHAT SPECIFICS ARE KNOWN ABOUT SAPPHO'S LIFE ARE EXPLORED. INTERSPERSED THROUGHOUT THE CHAPTERS ARE NEW TRANSLATIONS OF HER POETRY. 2016

DB 85193 Dear Jesus: Seeking His Light In Your Life – By Sarah Young – DEVOTIONAL FROM THE AUTHOR OF JESUS LIVES (DB 85047) EXPLORING THE CONCEPT OF DIALOGUING DIRECTLY WITH JESUS. AT THE END OF EACH ENTRY IS A SERIES OF EXCERPTS FROM SCRIPTURES REGARDING THE TOPIC DISCUSSED. 2007

DB 85213 The Road Taken: The History And Future Of America’s Infrastructure – By Henry Patrosky - CIVIL ENGINEER CHRONICLES THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE UNITED STATES' TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE. ANALYZES THE CHOICES MADE AT DECISION POINTS, THE IMPACT ON THE WAYS COMMUNITIES GREW AND DIED OFF, AND POLICY ISSUES THAT AFFECT MAINTENANCE AND FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THE SYSTEM. 2016

DB 85216 The Lonely City: Adventures In The Art Of Being Alone – By Olivia Lang -WRITER RECOUNTS HER OWN EXPERIENCES IN MOVING TO NEW YORK CITY IN HER MID-THIRTIES AND INTERWEAVES THOSE WITH ANALYSES OF DEPICTIONS IN ART OF SOLITUDE AND LONELINESS IN A CITY SETTING. DISCUSSES THE LIVES OF THE ARTISTS BEHIND THE WORKS AND THE WAYS SOLITUDE INFLUENCED THEIR ART. 2016

DB 85546 Beautiful Blue World – By Suzanne LaFleur - SOFARENDE IS AT WAR, AND THE ARMY IS PAYING FAMILIES WELL TO RECRUIT CHILDREN. IF TWELVE-YEAR-OLD MATHILDE OR HER BEST FRIEND, MEGS, IS CHOSEN, THEY HOPE TO HELP THEIR FAMILIES, BUT THEY FEAR THEY WILL BE SEPARATED FOREVER. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.