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List updated: 09/01/17
Next update: 09/08/17
DB 87006 Trail Of Echoes – By Rachel Howzell Hall –LAPD HOMICIDE DETECTIVE ELOUISE NORTON INVESTIGATES THE MURDER OF A GIRL FOUND AT A PARK. THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD CHANITA WAS FROM THE SAME HOUSING PROJECT THAT ELOUISE GREW UP IN AND--LIKE ELOUISE--SEEMED DESTINED TO GET OUT. MEANWHILE, OTHER SIMILAR GIRLS HAVE BEEN REPORTED MISSING. STRONG LANGUAGE, SOME VIOLENCE, AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016.

DB 87213 The Lost Girls - By Heather Young - JUSTINE HAS JUST REALIZED HOW CONTROLLING HER BOYFRIEND IS WHEN SHE LEARNS SHE HAS INHERITED HER GREAT AUNT LUCY'S MINNESOTA LAKE HOUSE. SHE SNATCHES HER TWO DAUGHTERS AND FLEES TO THE HOUSE, WHERE LUCY'S JOURNALS REVEAL A 1935 FAMILY TRAGEDY. SOME VIOLENCE, SOME STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016.

DB 87272 We Are All Made Of Stars – By Rowan Coleman – NIGHT NURSE STELLA ASSISTS HOSPICE PATIENTS WITH WRITING LETTERS TO THEIR LOVED ONES THAT WILL BE SENT AFTER THEY'VE DIED. STELLA IS UNSURE HOW TO RECONNECT WITH HER VETERAN HUSBAND, BUT ONE PATIENT'S LETTER FORCES HER TO RECONSIDER RULES. SOME VIOLENCE, SOME STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2015.

DB 87237 The Curse Of Cash – By Kenneth Rogoff – FORMER CHIEF ECONOMIST FOR THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND ARGUES FOR THE ELIMINATION OF PAPER MONEY. DISCUSSES THE DRAWBACKS OF CASH WITH REGARD TO CRIMINAL ENTERPRISES--INCLUDING TAX EVASION, ILLICIT DRUGS, AND NATIONAL SECURITY--THE EFFECT ON NATIONAL INTEREST RATES, AND THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL CURRENCIES. 2016.

DB 87244 Northmen: The Viking Saga, AD 793 - 1241 – By John Haywood - AN EXAMINATION OF THE VIKINGS WITHIN THEIR WIDER GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT, FROM THEIR PREHISTORIC PAGAN ORIGINS TO THEIR TRANSFORMATION INTO CHRISTIAN EUROPEANS. FOCUSES ON KEY EVENTS, SUCH AS THE SACK OF LINDISFARNE IN 793 AND THE ASSASSINATION OF SAGA-WRITER SNORRI STURLUSON IN 1241. 2015.

DB 87702 The Death And Life Of The Great Lakes – By Dan Egan – WISCONSIN JOURNALIST EXAMINES THE ECOLOGICAL IMPACT OF DENSE HUMAN HABITATION ON THE GREAT LAKES, WHICH CONTAIN TWENTY PERCENT OF THE EARTH'S FRESH WATER. DISCUSSES INDUSTRIAL PRACTICES, INVASIVE SPECIES, CONNECTIONS BETWEEN THE LAKES AND THE OCEAN, AND MORE. PRESENTS POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF THE LAKES. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2017.

DB 85491 This Is Not A Werewolf Story – By Sandra Evans –WHEN A NEW STUDENT AT A BOARDING SCHOOL BECOMES THE TARGET OF THE BULLYING GYM TEACHER, QUIET STUDENT RAUL FINALLY SPEAKS UP ON HIS BEHALF. BUT RAUL HAS SECRETS THAT INVOLVE THE MAGIC OF THE FOREST AND SUNSETS. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2016.

DB 87385 Beneath – By Roland Smith - PAT O'TOOLE ALWAYS IDOLIZED HIS OLDER BROTHER, COOP, RIGHT UP UNTIL THE DAY COOP RAN AWAY FROM THEIR HOME JUST OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D. C. AFTER EXCHANGING RECORDED MESSAGES WITH HIS BROTHER, COOP MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEARS IN NEW YORK, AND PAT RUSHES OFF, DETERMINED TO FIND HIM. FOR GRADES 6-9. 2015.

DB 87405 5 Giraffes – By Anne Innis Dagg - PROFILES OF FIVE UNIQUE GIRAFFES FROM BOTH CAPTIVITY AND THE WILD. INCLUDES INFORMATION ON THEIR EVOLUTION, DIET, AND SOCIAL LIFE. HIGHLIGHTS THE UNUSUAL BODY PARTS OF GIRAFFES, FROM THEIR LONG NECKS TO THEIR FOUR STOMACHS. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2016.