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List updated:11/17/17
Next update:12/01/17
DB 88021 Dear Amy – By Helen Callaghan - CAMBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER MARGOT LEWIS ALSO WRITES AN ADVICE COLUMN. AFTER HER STUDENT KATIE BROWNE GOES MISSING, MARGOT BEGINS RECEIVING WRITTEN PLEAS FOR HELP FROM BETHAN AVERY, WHO WAS NEVER FOUND AFTER SHE TOO WENT MISSING--TWO DECADES EARLIER. VIOLENCE, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016.

DB 87929 The Egyptologist - By Arthur Phillips - TO CEMENT HIS CAREER, OXFORD-EDUCATED EGYPTOLOGIST RALPH TRILIPUSH USES HIS AMERICAN FIANCEE'S MONEY TO EXCAVATE THE SANDS OF EGYPT'S DESERT IN PURSUIT OF A THEORY BASED ON BITS OF EROTIC HIEROGLYPHS. MEANWHILE, AUSTRALIAN DETECTIVE HAROLD FERRELL IS ON THE HUNT FOR A MURDERER AND ENTERS TRILIPUSH'S ORBIT. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2004.

DB 87832 Blue Lightning – By Ann Cleeves - A WOMAN'S BODY IS DISCOVERED AT THE RENOWNED FAIR ISLE'S BIRD OBSERVATORY, WITH FEATHERS THREADED THROUGH HER HAIR. SHETLAND DETECTIVE JIMMY PEREZ--WITH ONLY HIS FIANCEE TO HELP HIM--SOON REALIZES THAT THIS IS A MURDER OF COLD AND CALCULATED INTENTION. SOME VIOLENCE, SOME STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2010.

DB 87939 Precious And Grace – By Alexander McCall Smith - A CANADIAN WOMAN APPROACHES PRECIOUS RAMOTSWE, BOTSWANA'S PREMIER LADY DETECTIVE, WITH A COMPLEX CASE: THE YOUNG WOMAN SPENT PART OF HER CHILDHOOD IN BOTSWANA AND NEEDS HELP FINDING A LONG-LOST ACQUAINTANCE. BUT MUCH TIME HAS PASSED, AND HER MEMORY YIELDS FEW CLUES. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 87817 Encounters With Rikki: From Hurrican Katrina Rescue To Exceptional Therapy Dog – By Julie Strauss Bettinger - AFTER HURRICANE KATRINA, CHUCK AND PATTY MITCHELL RESCUED GOLDEN-RETRIEVER PUPPY RIKKI. THEY SOON REALIZED SHE WAS INCREDIBLY ATTUNED TO HUMAN EMOTIONS AND WOULD MAKE A GREAT THERAPY DOG. DISCUSSES THEIR EXPERIENCE TRAINING RIKKI AND HOW SHE HAS HELPED THOSE DEALING WITH TRAUMA. 2016.

DB 87637 A Spectacle Of Glory: God’s Light Shining Through Me Every Day – By Joni Eareckson Tada – QUADRIPLEGIC WHO DEALS WITH CHRONIC PAIN PRESENTS A DAILY DEVOTIONAL FOCUSING ON ALLOWING GOD TO SHOWCASE GLORY THROUGH THE READER. ADDRESSES DISCOURAGEMENT, ANXIETY, FACING HARDSHIPS, PERSEVERING, AND MORE. 2016.

DB 87805 Mollie’s War: The Letters Of A World War II WAC In Europe – By Mollie Weinstein And Cyndee Schaffer – A MEMOIR IN LETTERS DESCRIBING THE LIFE OF A WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS ENLISTEE DURING WORLD WAR II. INCLUDES HER TIME AT BASIC TRAINING UNTIL HER RETURN TO AMERICAN SHORES, PROVIDING A LOOK AT LIFE FOR UNIFORMED WOMEN DURING THIS PERIOD. 2010.

DB 87806 The People And The Books: 18 Classics Of Jewish Literature – By Adam Kirsch - POET EXAMINES JEWISH LITERARY TRADITION TO UNDERSTAND CENTRAL QUESTIONS AND THEMES REPEATED THROUGH JEWISH HISTORY AND CULTURE, SUCH AS THE NATURE OF GOD AND THE PROMISED LAND. DISCUSSES THE BOOKS OF DEUTERONOMY AND ESTHER FROM THE BIBLE AND WORKS BY FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS, MAIMONIDES, GLUCKEL OF HAMELN, AND MORE. 2016.

DB 88254 World At War, 1944: Magic Tree House Super Edition, Book 1 – By Mary Pope Osborne - JACK AND ANNIE ARE TRANSPORTED TO 1944 EUROPE, WHERE THEY PARACHUTE BEHIND ENEMY LINES IN NORMANDY, FRANCE, TO HELP ALLIED FORCES DURING ONE OF HISTORY'S DARKEST MOMENTS. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 2-4. 2017.