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List updated: 08/04/17
Next update: 08/11/17
DB 87049 Hurricane Force: A Miss Fortune Mystery – By Jana DeLeon – A HURRICANE BLOWS THROUGH SINFUL, LOUISIANA, BRINGING A SHOWER OF COUNTERFEIT MONEY. WHEN THE MONEY IS LINKED BACK TO AHMAD, THE ARMS DEALER WHO ISSUED THE KILL ORDER ON CIA ASSASSIN FORTUNE REDDING, EVERYONE IS WORRIED THAT HER NEMESIS MAY BE FAR TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2015.

DB 87255 The Nowhere Man - By Gregg Hurwitz - AS IN ORPHAN X (DB 83654), EVAN SMOAK CONTINUES SAVING PEOPLE'S LIVES VIA PAY-IT-FORWARD REFERRALS, UNTIL HE IS SNATCHED OFF THE STREET. HIS KIDNAPPER KNOWS SMOAK IS VALUABLE, BUT NOT HIS TRUE IDENTITY. SMOAK MUST ACCOMPLISH AN IMPOSSIBLE ESCAPE IN TIME TO SAVE HIS NEXT CLIENT. VIOLENCE AND STRONG LANGUAGE. 2017
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DB 87267 How I Became A North Korean – By Krys Lee – YONGJU IS FROM A PRIVILEGED NORTH KOREAN FAMILY, JANGMI LIVES ON THE STREETS OF NORTH KOREA, AND CHINESE-AMERICAN TEEN DANNY HAS RUN AWAY FROM HOME. THE TRIO FIND THEIR FATES INTERTWINED IN A SMALL CHINESE VILLAGE ACROSS THE BORDER FROM NORTH KOREA. SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016.

DB 87261 Beyond Human: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Extending Our Lives – By Eve Herold – EXAMINATION OF TECHNOLOGIES AT THE INTERSECTION OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, MEDICINE, COMPUTING, MICROELECTRONICS, ENGINEERING, NANOTECHNOLOGY, CELLULAR AND GENE THERAPIES, AND ROBOTICS. PRESENTS THEORETICAL FUTURE CASE STUDIES, SURVEYS RESEARCH CONDUCTED IN THE TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-FIRST CENTURIES, AND SUGGESTS POLICY PROPOSALS FOR DEALING WITH THE POTENTIAL OF EXTENDED LIVES. 2016
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DB 87319 In The Land Of Giants: A Journey Through The Dark Ages – By Max Adams - AN ARCHAEOLOGIST EXPLORES BRITAIN'S LOST EARLY MEDIEVAL PAST--THE FIVE CENTURIES BETWEEN THE END OF ROMAN BRITAIN AND THE DEATH OF ALFRED THE GREAT--BY WALKING ITS PATHS AND EXPLORING ITS LASTING IMPRINT ON THE LAND. INCLUDES TEN WALKING NARRATIVES THAT FORM FREE-STANDING CHAPTERS. 2016.

DB 87342 Way Of The Strangers: Encounters With The Islamic State – By Graeme Wood –USING INTERVIEWS, THE AUTHOR PROVIDES CHARACTER STUDIES OF A VARIETY OF ISIS SUPPORTERS, RECRUITERS, AND SYMPATHIZERS, INCLUDING AN EGYPTIAN TAILOR WHO WANTS TO LIVE UNDER SHARIAH LAW, A JAPANESE CONVERT WHO BELIEVES THAT THE ERADICATION OF BORDERS IS A RELIGIOUS IMPERATIVE, AND AN AUSTRALIAN PREACHER WHO TRANSLATES THE GROUP'S SERMONS AND THREATS INTO ENGLISH. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 86909 Junie B. Jones: First Ever Musical Edition! – By Barbara Park - COMPILATION OF JUNIE B., FIRST GRADER (AT LAST!) AND FIFTEEN SONGS FROM JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL. MELODIES INCLUDE: "TOP SECRET PERSONAL BEESWAX," "LUCILLE, CAMILLE, CHENILLE," "YOU CAN BE MY FRIEND," "TIME TO MAKE A DRAWING," "YOU NEED GLASSES," AND MORE. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES K-3. 2017.

DB 87335 The Murdere’s Ape – By Jakob Wegelius - WHEN HER BEST FRIEND, THE SAILOR HENRY, IS FALSELY ACCUSED OF MURDER, A GORILLA NAMED SALLY VISITS THE RUN-DOWN DOCKS OF LISBON, EMBARKS ON A JOURNEY ACROSS THE SEVEN SEAS, AND CALLS ON THE MAHARAJA OF BHAPUR'S MAGNIFICENT COURT--ALL TO CLEAR HENRY'S NAME. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2017.

DB 87201 Samurai Rising: The Epic Life Of Minamoto Yoshitsune – By Pamela Turner DOCUMENTS THE TRUE STORY OF THE LEGENDARY SAMURAI MINAMOTO YOSHITSUNE (1159-1189), WHO WAS RAISED IN THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE ENEMIES WHO KILLED HIS FATHER. LATER, YOSHITSUNE WAS SENT TO LIVE IN A MONASTERY WHERE, AGAINST THE ODDS, HE LEARNED AND PERFECTED HIS FIGHTING SKILLS. FOR GRADES 6-9 AND OLDER READERS. 2016.