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List updated: 09/08/17
Next update: 09/15/17
DB 87316 The Dark Flood Rises – By Margaret Drabble – FRAN, AN EXPERT IN HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY--WHO IS ADVANCING IN AGE HERSELF--TRAVELS ACROSS ENGLAND FOR CONFERENCES AND CARING FOR HER FAMILY. HER SON CHRISTOPHER MOURNS THE DEATH OF HIS GIRLFRIEND WHILE MAINTAINING A PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH BENNETT, WHO CONFRONTS HIS OWN ADVANCED AGE IN THE CANARY ISLANDS. 2016.

DB 87403 A Want Of Kindness - By Joanne Limburg - RESTORATION ENGLAND. YOUNG PRINCESS ANNE COMES OF AGE IN THE COURT OF HER UNCLE, KING CHARLES II. TENSIONS RISE WHEN HER CATHOLIC FATHER INHERITS THE THRONE AND THEN IS DEPOSED IN FAVOR OF HER SISTER. ANNE ALSO DEALS WITH PERSONAL TRAGEDY AS SHE TRIES TO BEAR AND RAISE HEALTHY CHILDREN. 2016.

DB 87404 2084: The End Of The World – By Boulem Sansai –BEGINNING IN 2084, THERE IS ONLY THE WORSHIP OF THE GOD YOLAH IN THE KINGDOM OF ABISTAN. SECULAR THOUGHT IS BANNED, AND RELIGION IS ALL. ATI'S DOUBTS ARE GROWING, HOWEVER, AND HE BEGINS A QUEST TO UNDERSTAND THE TRUTH. TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL 2015 FRENCH EDITION. SOME VIOLENCE. 2017.

DB 87587 To Be A Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, And The Futurists Solving The Modest Problem Of Death – By Mark O’Connell – JOURNALIST DELVES INTO THE WORLD OF TRANSHUMANISM BY INVESTIGATING PERSONALITIES INVOLVED IN THE MOVEMENT, THE TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES AIDING THE EXTENSION OF LIFE, AND THE ETHICS OF THE PURSUIT OF IMMORTALITY. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2017.

DB 87321 Ancient Worlds: A Global History Of Antiquity – By Michael Scott - THE AUTHOR EXAMINES A REVOLUTIONARY ERA IN ANCIENT HISTORY THAT OVERTURNED THE OLD ORDER AND LAID THE FOUNDATION FOR THE MODERN WORLD. DISCUSSES SOCIAL CHANGES ACROSS THREE CONTINENTS, NEW FORMS OF GOVERNMENT THAT EMERGED, WARS FOUGHT FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS, AND NEW FAITHS EMPLOYED TO UNIFY VAST EMPIRES. 2016.

DB 87389 Citizen Scientist: Searching For Heroes And Hope In An Age Of Extinction – By Mary Ellen Hannibal – JOURNALIST DISCUSSES HER EXPERIENCES WORKING AS A VOLUNTEER IN SCIENTIFIC FIELDWORK, ASSISTING IN THE COLLECTION OF DATA AND SPECIMENS. DISCUSSES THE HISTORY OF THE CITIZEN SCIENTIST MOVEMENT, HER OWN FAMILY'S HISTORY WITH THIS WORK, AND THE IMPACT OF HER FATHER'S DEATH ON HER OWN CHOICES. 2016.

DB 87452 Like A River Glorious – By Rae Carson – AFTER HER DANGEROUS JOURNEY TO CALIFORNIA, LEE WESTFALL'S MAGICAL POWER TO SENSE GOLD CONTINUES TO GROW. WHEN HER VILLAINOUS UNCLE HIRAM KIDNAPS HER, LEE HOPES HER ABILITY AND HER FRIENDS CAN STOP HIM. SEQUEL TO WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER (DB 83092). SOME VIOLENCE. FOR GRADES 6-9 AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 87457 An Eagle In The Snow – By Michael Morpurgo - ENGLAND, 1940. WHILE STUCK IN A TRAIN TUNNEL AS GERMAN FIGHTER JETS FLY OVERHEAD, YOUNG BARNEY HEARS AN UNLIKELY STORY OF A HIGHLY DECORATED WORLD WAR I SOLDIER WHO ONCE HAD A CHANCE TO KILL YOUNG ADOLF HITLER. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2015.

DB 87488 Slappy Birthday To You: Goosebumps SlappyWorld – By R.L. Stine - IAN GETS A SLAPPY DUMMY FOR HIS BIRTHDAY, AND THINGS GO FROM BAD TO WORSE AS THE DEMONIC SLAPPY COMES TO LIFE AND TAKES CONTROL. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2017.