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List updated: 11/10/17
Next update: 11/17/17
DB 86676 Crash And Burn – By Fern Michaels - THE SISTERHOOD HAS ALWAYS HAD ONE MISSION: HELPING THE HELPLESS, ESPECIALLY WOMEN. THEIR LATEST CASE PITS NIKKI QUINN AGAINST THE LAW FIRM KNOWN AS THE CHESSMEN. NIKKI TRIES TO HELP A WOMAN GET AWAY FROM HER DOMINEERING HUSBAND. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2016.

DB 86819 The Sixteenth Of June - By Maya Lang - ON THE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HAPPENINGS IN JAMES JOYCE'S ULYSSES, JUNE AND MICHAEL PORTMAN BEGIN THEIR YEARLY CELEBRATION WITH A FUNERAL. THEIR CHILDREN, LEO AND STEPHEN, ARE DEALING WITH THEIR OWN STALLED LIVES. NORA, LEO'S FIANCE AND STEPHEN'S BEST FRIEND, GRIEVES HER OWN MOTHER. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2014.

DB 86527 Pressure – By Brian Keene - WHEN A PORTION OF THE INDIAN OCEAN FLOOR COLLAPSES, FREE DIVER CARRIE ANDERSON AND HER PARTNER ARE CALLED IN TO INVESTIGATE. NOT ONLY WILL SHE FACE CORRUPT OFFICIALS ON LAND, BUT THE HORRORS SHE ENCOUNTERS DEEP IN THE OCEAN COULD SPELL EXTINCTION FOR HUMANKIND. VIOLENCE AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2016.

DB 87898 Showstoppers! The Surprising Backstage Stories Of Broadway’s Most Remarkable Songs – By Gerald Nachman - IN A BROADWAY MUSICAL, THERE ARE USUALLY A COUPLE OF SONGS THAT DEFINE THE SHOW AND LEAVE THE AUDIENCE HUMMING AFTERWARDS. A JOURNALIST INTERVIEWS VARIOUS MUSICAL CREATORS AND PERFORMERS TO LEARN ABOUT THE STORIES BEHIND THOSE FAMOUS SONGS FROM SHOWS SUCH AS CHICAGO, HELLO DOLLY!, EVITA, ANNIE, SOUTH PACIFIC, AND MORE. 2017.

DB 87908 Half Truths: God Helps those Who Help themselves And Other Things The Bible Doesn’t Say – By Adam Hamilton - PASTOR EXPLORES TEACHINGS AND SAYINGS THAT HE BELIEVES CONTAIN SOME TRUTH BUT THAT CAN BE HURTFUL TO PEOPLE. SPECIFICALLY EXAMINES, AMONG OTHER PHRASES, "EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON," "GOD HELPS THOSE WHO HELP THEMSELVES," AND "GOD WON'T GIVE YOU MORE THAN YOU CAN HANDLE."2016.

DB 87911 Krazy: George Herriman, A Life In Black And White– By Michael Tisserand –BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE JOSEPH HERRIMAN (1880-1944), CREATOR OF THE KRAZY KAT CARTOON WHICH RAN FROM 1913 TO 1944. EXAMINES HIS EARLY YEARS IN NEW ORLEANS AND CALIFORNIA, HIS DEVELOPMENT AS AN ARTIST, AND THE IMPACT OF KRAZY KAT. ALSO DISCUSSES RACE, AS HERRIMAN WAS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN WHO PASSED FOR WHITE. 2016.

DB 87812 NanoBots – By Chris Gall – A YOUNG INVENTOR ACCIDENTALLY CREATES A GROUP OF TINY ROBOTS THAT EMPLOY THEIR UNIQUE ABILITIES AND TEAMWORK TO BECOME INCREDIBLY USEFUL--AND MAYBE EVEN CHANGE THE WORLD. INCLUDES AUTHOR'S NOTE ON THE SCIENCE AND USES OF NANOROBOTICS. FOR PRESCHOOL-GRADE 2. 2016.

DB 87854 The Ethan I Was Before – By Ali Standish - AFTER AN ACCIDENT IN BOSTON, TWELVE-YEAR-OLD ETHAN STRUGGLES TO COPE WITH THE AFTERMATH. HIS FAMILY DECIDES TO TRY A FRESH START IN PALM KNOT, GEORGIA. THERE, ETHAN MEETS A SPUNKY GIRL NAMED CORALEE, AND HE WONDERS IF IT IS POSSIBLE TO BE NORMAL AGAIN. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2017.

DB 87878 Chester And Gus – By Cammie McGovern - CHESTER HAS ALWAYS WANTED TO BECOME A SERVICE DOG, BUT WHEN HE FAILS HIS CERTIFICATION TEST, IT SEEMS THAT DREAM WILL NEVER COME TRUE. BUT THEN A FAMILY ADOPTS HIM TO BE A COMPANION FOR THEIR SON, GUS, WHO HAS AUTISM. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2017.