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List updated: 04/21/17
Next update: 04/28/17
DB 85441 Prairie State Friends, Books 1-3 – By Wanda Brustetter –THREE ROMANCES SET IN AN AMISH COMMUNITY IN ILLINOIS, WRITTEN IN 2015 AND 2016. IN THE DECISION, JONAH MILLER HAD A BROKEN HEART WHEN HE LEFT PENNSYLVANIA, BUT WHEN HE MOVES TO ILLINOIS AND MEETS ELAINE, HE MIGHT JUST LOVE AGAIN. ALSO INCLUDES THE GIFT AND THE RESTORATION. 2016

DB 85458 Fire Of Heaven Trilogy - By Bill Myers - THREE NOVELS, WRITTEN BETWEEN 1996 AND 1999, THAT TRACE THE RESULTS OF AN EXPERIMENT TO RECREATE THE BLOOD OF CHRIST. IN BLOOD OF HEAVEN, DEATH ROW INMATE MICHAEL COLEMAN AGREES TO BE A CARRIER. ALSO INCLUDES THRESHOLD AND FIRE OF HEAVEN. SOME VIOLENCE. 1999.

DB 85298 Good Girls – By Glen Hirschberg – FOLLOWING THE EVENTS OF MOTHERLESS CHILD (DB 79511), JESS IS STILL PURSUED BY THE VAMPIRE KNOWN AS THE WHISTLER. COLLEGE STUDENT REBECCA ATTRACTS THE ATTENTION OF THE WHISTLER, WHO SETS HER ON A PATH THAT INTERSECTS JESS AND HER FAMILY. VIOLENCE, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016
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DB 86600 The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble To Get Inside Our Heads– By Tim Wu – AUTHOR OF THE MASTER SWITCH (DB 73418) EXAMINES THE WAYS ADVERTISING, MARKETING, AND PROPAGANDA ARE DESIGNED TO ATTRACT ATTENTION. TRACES THE BUSINESS MODELS FROM NINETEENTH-CENTURY BROADSHEETS TO WARTIME PROPAGANDA IN PRINT AND OVER THE AIR TO THE INTERNET AND VISUAL MEDIA IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 86292 The Good Girls Revolt: How The Women Of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses And Changed The Workplace – By Lynn Povich - FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF THE 1970 ANTIDISCRIMINATION SUIT BROUGHT BY FORTY-SIX OF THE FEMALE EMPLOYEES OF NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE WHO BELIEVED WOMEN WERE NOT GIVEN OPPORTUNITIES TO ADVANCE. POVICH STARTED AT THE MAGAZINE AS A SECRETARY AND RESEARCHER AND HELPED ORGANIZE THE "REVOLT." BASIS OF 2016 TV SHOW. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2012.

DB 86299 Genghis Khan And The Quest For God: How The World’s Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom – By Jack Weatherford – ANTHROPOLOGIST DETAILS THE RISE OF GENGHIS KHAN (C. 1162-1227), HIS PERSONAL NON-RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHIES, AND HIS METHODS OF GOVERNMENT TO ENFORCE RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE ACROSS HIS EMPIRE. EXPLORES THE IMPACT OF THESE GOVERNING ATTITUDES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND ITS CONSTITUTION. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 86033 John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit – By James Traub - BIOGRAPHY OF THE SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES--AND SON OF THE SECOND--JOHN QUINCY ADAMS (1767-1848). DISCUSSES HIS EARLY LIFE AS THE SON OF A FOUNDING FATHER, FORAYS INTO POLITICAL LIFE--INCLUDING ROLES AS AMBASSADOR AND SECRETARY OF STATE--PRESIDENCY, FAMILY LIFE, AND THE IMPACT OF HIS PERSONALITY ON POLITICAL AMBITIONS. 2016.

DB 84473 The Oxford companion To Shakespeare –Edited By Michael Dobson And Others –SECOND EDITION OF REFERENCE WORK, ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 2001, ON THE PLAYS AND LEGACY OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564?-1616). INCLUDES ALPHABETICAL ENTRIES ON MAJOR THEMES, PERSONAGES, SITES, TERMS, AND MORE ASSOCIATED WITH SHAKESPEARE AND HIS WORKS, AS WELL AS OVERVIEWS OF THE PLAYS. 2015

DB 86602 On Living –By Kerry Egan - CHAPLAIN SHARES HER EXPERIENCES WORKING WITH PEOPLE IN HOSPICE AND THEIR FAMILIES. DISCUSSES THE SPIRITUAL IMPACT OF DYING, EXAMINING THE MEANING OF ONE'S OWN LIFE, AND THE WAYS HER WORK HAS AFFECTED HER OWN HEALING PROCESS FOLLOWING A TRAUMATIC MEDICAL PROCEDURE. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.