Skip To Main Content

blipscomb's blog

New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:06/15/18
Next update:06/29/18
DB 90304 A Land Of Permanent Goodbyes – By Atia Abawi - AFTER THEIR HOME IN SYRIA IS BOMBED, TAREQ, HIS FATHER, AND HIS YOUNGER SISTER SEEK SHELTER. THEY STAY WITH THEIR EXTENDED FAMILY IN RAQQA, A STRONGHOLD FOR THE MILITANT GROUP DAESH, AND LATER TRAVEL AS REFUGEES ABROAD. VIOLENCE. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2018.

Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:06/08/18
Next update:06/15/18
DB 88957 Plague Land – By Alex Scarrow -AN UNIDENTIFIED VIRUS WIPES OUT MOST OF THE EARTH'S POPULATION BY LIQUEFYING PEOPLE'S BODIES. LEON, HIS MOTHER, AND YOUNGER SISTER GRACE, WHO JUST MOVED TO LONDON FROM NEW YORK, RUN FOR THEIR LIVES AMID THE CHAOS. VIOLENCE AND STRONG LANGUAGE. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:06/01/18
Next update:06/08/18
DB 87989 Everless – By Sara Holland - IN A LAND WHERE THE RICH HOARD TIME, JULES EMBER RETURNS TO THE EVERLESS ESTATE WHERE SHE AND HER FATHER BARELY ESCAPED WITH THEIR LIVES. DESPERATION DRIVES JULES TO FIND WORK THERE DURING THE ROYAL WEDDING PREPARATIONS, BUT HER RETURN THREATENS THEIR SAFETY. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2018.

Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:05/18/18
Next update:06/01/18
DB 86961 The Immortalists – By Chloe Benjamin - IN 1969 NEW YORK CITY, THE FOUR GOLD CHILDREN MEET A PSYCHIC WHO TELLS THEM EACH THE DATE THEY WILL DIE. THEY EACH GROW UP AND LIVE THEIR LIVES, BUT ALWAYS WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE PSYCHIC'S PROPHECY HANGING OVER THEM. STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2018.

Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:05/04/18
Next update:05/11/18
DB 89888 Radio Free Vermont: A Fable Of Resistance – By Bill McKibben - SEVENTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD VERN BARCLAY RUNS RADIO FREE VERMONT, A PIRATE RADIO STATION ADVOCATING FOR VERMONT TO SECEDE FROM THE UNITED STATES. WITH HELP FROM HIS COMPUTER -ADEPT ASSISTANT, PERRY ALTERSON, VERN EVADES THE LAW AS AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR HIM. 2017

Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:04/27/18
Next update:05/04/18
DB 89876 Every Breath You Take: An Under Suspicion Novel – By Mary Higgins Clark And Alafair Burke - LAURIE MORAN, PRODUCER OF THE TRUE CRIME TELEVISION SERIES UNDER SUSPICION, IS IRRITATED BY HER NEW SHOW HOST RYAN NICHOLS'S INSISTENCE THAT THEY TAKE ON THE THREE-YEAR-OLD MET GALA MURDER OF WEALTHY VIRGINIA WAKELING. VIRGINIA'S MUCH YOUNGER BOYFRIEND, WHO IS RYAN'S PERSONAL TRAINER, WANTS TO CLEAR HIS NAME. 2017.

Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:04/20/18
Next update:04/27/18
DB 89740 The Burning Girl – By Claire Messud - JULIA AND CASSIE HAVE BEEN BEST FRIENDS MOST OF THEIR CHILDHOOD. THEY DRIFT APART AS THEY ENTER SEVENTH GRADE, WITH CASSIE INCREASINGLY INVOLVED IN RISKY BEHAVIOR WITH DRUGS, ALCOHOL, AND BOYS. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. BESTSELLER. 2017.

Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:04/13/18
Next update:04/20/18
DB 89418 The Room Of White Fire – By Parker T. Jefferson - PI ROLAND FORD IS ASKED TO LOCATE AN AIR FORCE VETERAN WHO HAS ESCAPED FROM A MENTAL INSTITUTION. AS HE HEARS A DIFFERENT STORY FROM EVERYONE INVOLVED, FORD SOON REALIZES THAT A SHROUD OF SECRECY HANGS OVER THE DISAPPEARANCE OF CLAY HICKMAN. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2017.

Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:04/06/18
Next update:04/13/18
DB 89336 The Rift – By Nina Allan - AS SISTERS SELENA AND JULIE GROW OLDER, THEY BEGIN TO GROW APART. THEN JULIE GOES MISSING. WHEN SHE REAPPEARS TWENTY YEARS LATER, SHE TELLS AN INCREDIBLE STORY ABOUT SPENDING THE INTERVENING YEARS ON ANOTHER PLANET. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2017.

Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated:03/23/18
Next update:04/06/18
DB 89217 The Reason You’re Alive – By Matthew Quick - AFTER SURGERY FOR A BRAIN TUMOR, IRASCIBLE VIETNAM VET DAVID GRANGER RECONNECTS WITH HIS SON AND GRANDDAUGHTER. STILL HAUNTED BY HIS WARTIME EXPERIENCES, HE IS DETERMINED TO RETURN A WAR SOUVENIR TO A FELLOW VET. VIOLENCE, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2017.

Pages