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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 03/17/17
Next update: 03/24/17
DB 85573 The Hike – By Drew Magary – BEN LEAVES HIS HOTEL FOR WHAT HE THINKS WILL BE A SHORT WALK IN THE NEARBY WOODS AND GETS LOST. HE ENCOUNTERS MEN WEARING THE SKINS OF DOGS, A CANNIBAL GIANTESS, AND TALKING ANIMALS, ALL WHILE BEING TOLD HE MUST STAY ON THE PATH OR DIE. VIOLENCE AND STRONG LANGUAGE. 2016.

DB 85603 Hystopia - By David Means - IN THIS ALTERNATIVE HISTORY, PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS NOT ASSASSINATED, BUT AMERICA STILL HAS TO DEAL WITH THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE VIETNAM WAR. THE PSYCH CORPS WAS INVENTED TO ERASE THE TRAUMATIC MEMORIES OF RETURNING SOLDIERS, BUT NOT EVERYONE AGREES TO THE PROCEDURE, INCLUDING ONE SAVAGE KILLER. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85605 High Heat – By Richard Castle – THE BEHEADING OF A JOURNALIST--CARRIED OUT BY A NEW YORK CITY GROUP PLEDGING FEALTY TO ISIS--BECOMES MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER CASE FOR NYPD CAPTAIN NIKKI HEAT WHEN THE KILLERS ANNOUNCE THEIR NEXT TARGET IS HER HUSBAND, MAGAZINE WRITER JAMESON ROOK. MEANWHILE, NIKKI SWEARS SHE GLIMPSED HER LONG-DEAD MOTHER. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85607 The Apartment– By S.L. Grey – MARRIED COUPLE MARK AND STEPH GO ON VACATION TO RELAX AFTER A TRAUMATIZING BREAK-IN AT HOME. USING A POPULAR HOUSE-SWAPPING WEBSITE, THEY SWITCH PLACES WITH A PARISIAN COUPLE. THEIR PERFECT HOLIDAY SOON TAKES A DEADLY TURN, HOWEVER, AS DARK SECRETS FROM MARK'S PAST EMERGE. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85608 The Trespasser – By Tana French - DETECTIVE ANTOINETTE CONWAY'S PARTNER, STEPHEN MORAN, IS THE ONLY PERSON WHO SEEMS GLAD SHE'S JOINED THE MURDER SQUAD. THEY'RE WORKING WHAT LOOKS LIKE A LOVERS'-QUARREL-GONE-BAD CASE. BLOND, PRETTY AISLINN MURRAY IS DEAD IN HER CATALOG-PERFECT LIVING ROOM, NEXT TO A ROMANTIC DINNER SETTING. BUT ANTOINETTE'S SEEN HER SOMEWHERE BEFORE. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85591 The Mirror Test: America At War in Iraq And Afghanistan – By Kael J. Weston –AN EXAMINATION OF THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN WARFARE AND DIPLOMACY AS WELL AS A CLOSE LOOK AT HOW AMERICA IS VIEWED BOTH BY OTHERS AND BY ITSELF, PARTICULARLY WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF CONFLICTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST IN THE EARLY TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85592 Patient H. M.: A Story Of Memory, Madness And Family Secrets – By Luke Dittrich - EXPLAINS HOW, IN 1953, THE AUTHOR'S GRANDFATHER PERFORMED A RADICAL NEW VERSION OF THE THEN-COMMON LOBOTOMY ON TWENTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD FACTORY WORKER HENRY MOLAISON, WHO HAD SEVERE EPILEPSY. THE OPERATION FAILED, LEAVING HIM UNABLE TO CREATE LONG-TERM MEMORIES. OVER THE NEXT SIXTY YEARS, HE BECAME THE MOST-STUDIED NEUROSCIENCE PATIENT IN HISTORY. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85595 The Red Bandanna –By Tom Rinaldi - IN 2001, WELLES CROWTHER WAS A YOUNG MAN WORKING IN THE WORLD TRADE CENTER. WHEN THE TOWERS CAME DOWN ON SEPTEMBER 11, PEOPLE WHO SURVIVED DESCRIBED BEING HELPED TO SAFETY BY CROWTHER, WHO DID NOT HIMSELF SURVIVE THE ATTACK, IDENTIFYING HIM BY HIS SIGNATURE RED BANDANNA. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85599 I’ve Got Sand In All The Wrong Places– By Lisa Scottoline And Francesca Serritella – COLLECTION OF HUMOROUS ESSAYS BY THIS MOTHER-DAUGHTER WRITING TEAM CHRONICLES A YEAR IN THEIR LIVES IN PHILADELPHIA AND MANHATTAN. TOPICS INCLUDE SUCH THINGS AS DATING, BOOK TOURS, AND PETS, BUT ALSO ADDRESSES DARKER TOPICS LIKE HATE MAIL AND CONTEMPLATING DEATH. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.