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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 07/28/17
Next update: 08/04/17
DB 87102 A Study In Scarlet Women – By Sherry Thomas – CHARLOTTE HOLMES KNEW EARLY ON SHE DIDN'T WANT TO MARRY, BUT HER FATHER BACKED OUT OF HIS PROMISE TO PAY FOR HER EDUCATION. TAKEN IN BY RETIRED ACTRESS MRS. WATSON, CHARLOTTE NOW SOLVES POLICE AND PRIVATE CASES BY PRETENDING TO HAVE AN ILL BROTHER NAMED SHERLOCK. 2016.

DB 87016 A Deafening Silence In Heaven: A Remy Chandler Novel - By Thomas Sniegoski - PI REMY CHANDLER (AKA ARCHANGEL REMIEL) WAS NEARLY ASSASSINATED IN WALKING IN THE MIDST OF FIRE (DB 77412). AS HIS SOUL DRIFTS, HE ENCOUNTERS AN ASPECT OF GOD, WHO SENDS HIM TO WITNESS WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN IF FALLEN ANGELS ARE ALLOWED BACK IN HEAVEN. VIOLENCE AND STRONG LANGUAGE. 2015.

DB 87029 A Lover’s Vow – By Brenda Jackson – WEALTHY BUSINESSMAN DALTON, YOUNGEST OF THE GRANGER BROTHERS, SEEMS TO BELIEVE ALL WOMEN SHOULD FALL INTO HIS ARMS. HE MEETS PI JULES BRADFORD, WHO PROVES TO BE MORE OF A CHALLENGE. THEY MUST WORK TOGETHER TO SAVE THE GRANGER FAMILY. STRONG LANGUAGE, EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX, AND SOME VIOLENCE. 2015
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DB 87002 The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds– By Michael Lewis–AUTHOR OF THE BLIND SIDE (DB 63689) AND MONEYBALL (DB 56245) LOOKS AT THE PERSONALITIES, FRIENDSHIP, AND GROUNDBREAKING WORK OF TWO PSYCHOLOGISTS, DANIEL KAHNEMAN AND AMOS TVERSKY. THE PAIR STUDIED HOW WE USE IRRATIONAL CRITERIA TO MAKE MOST OF THE DECISIONS IN OUR LIVES. BESTSELLER. 2016.

DB 87113 Just Getting Started – By Tony Bennett - LEGENDARY SINGER AND AUTHOR OF LIFE IS A GIFT (DB 76027) SHARES STORIES OF THE MANY PEOPLE--AND A FEW PLACES--WHO INSPIRED AND INFLUENCED HIM. THE FORTY-TWO SHORT PROFILES INCLUDE BOB HOPE, LOUIS ARMSTRONG, FRANK SINATRA, JUDY GARLAND, LADY GAGA, AND HIS PARENTS. 2016.

DB 87017 Love From Boy: Roald Dahl’s Letters To His Mother – Edited By Donald Sturrock –THROUGHOUT MOST OF HIS LIFE, AUTHOR ROALD DAHL WROTE WEEKLY LETTERS TO HIS MOTHER, SOFIE MAGDALENE. THIS COLLECTION OF SOME OF THOSE LETTERS BEGINS WHEN DAHL IS ONLY NINE YEARS OLD AND STRETCHES ACROSS HIS TIME AS A FIGHTER PILOT, DIPLOMAT, AND SPY, AND THE BEGINNING OF HIS OWN FAMILY. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2016.

DB 87252 Two Naomis – By Olugbemisola Rhuday-Parkovich And Aubrey Vernick - WHEN NAOMI MARIE'S MOM AND NAOMI EDITH'S DAD GET SERIOUS ABOUT THEIR RELATIONSHIP, THE TWO GIRLS ARE UNSURE HOW TO DEAL WITH THE CHANGES IN THEIR LIVES. THE TWO BEGIN TO ADAPT AND BOND OVER A COMPUTER-PROGRAMMING CLASS AND DEBATES ABOUT BAKED GOODS. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2016.

DB 87251 Revenge Of The Green Banana – By Jim Murphy - JIMMY MURPHY STARTS SIXTH GRADE DETERMINED TO BE A BETTER STUDENT AND IMPRESS THE BEAUTIFUL KATHY GATHERS, BUT SISTER ANGELICA HAS HIM AND HIS FRIENDS PEGGED AS TROUBLEMAKERS, AND THEY MAY JUST PROVE HER RIGHT. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2017.

DB 86674 To Burp Or Not To Burp – By Dave Williams And Loredana Cunti AN EXAMINATION OF HOW THE HUMAN BODY BEHAVES IN MICROGRAVITY, ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT TOPICS SUCH AS HOW ASTRONAUTS GO TO THE BATHROOM, WHY THEY GROW TALLER, AND WHY BURPING IS RISKY IN SPACE. FOR GRADES 2-4. 2016.