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All the Birds in the Sky - Charlie Jane Anders
Call Number: F ANDERS, C.
ISBN: 9780765379948
Publication Date: 2016-01-26
Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during middle school. After all, the development of magical powers and the invention of a two-second time machine could hardly fail to alarm one's peers and families. But now they're both adults, living in the hipster mecca San Francisco, and the planet is falling apart around them. ... Little do they realize that something bigger than either of them, something begun years ago in their youth, is determined to bring them together--to either save the world, or plunge it into a new dark ages.

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Ancillary Justice - Ann Leckie
Call Number: F LECKIE, A.
ISBN: 9780316246620
Publication Date: 2013-10-01
Now isolated in a single frail human body, Breq, an artificial intelligence that used to have control of a massive starship and its crew of soldiers, tries to adjust to her new humanity while seeking vengeance and answers to her questions.

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Circus Mirandus - Cassie Beasley
Call Number: YD F BEASLEY, C.
ISBN: 9780525428435
Publication Date: 2015-06-02
When he realizes that his grandfather's stories of an enchanted circus are true, Micah Tuttle sets out to find the mysterious Circus Mirandus--and to use its magic to save his grandfather's life.

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The Disappearing Spoon - Sam Kean
Call Number: 546 KEA
ISBN: 9780316051637
Publication Date: 2011-06-06
Examines the stories behind the creation of the periodic table, focusing on the history of gold, carbon, silicon, and neon.

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The Goblin Emperor - Katherine Addison
Call Number: F ADDISON, K.
ISBN: 9780765326997
Publication Date: 2014-04-01
The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant from the Imperial Court and the deadly intrigue that suffuses it. But when his father and three sons in line for the throne are killed in an 'accident,' he has no choice but to take his place as the only surviving rightful heir.

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The Invisible Heart - Russell Roberts
Call Number: F ROBERTS, R.
ISBN: 9780262681353
Publication Date: 2002-02-22
Sam Gordon and Laura Silver, teachers at an exclusive school in Wahsington, D.C. try to overcome their differing political and social beliefs to make their relationship work.

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The Japanese Lover - Isabel Allende
Call Number: F ALLENDE, I.
ISBN: 9781501116971
Publication Date: 2015-11-03
In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There she meets Ichimei Fukuda, the son of the family's Japanese gardener, and between them a tender love blossoms. Following Pearl Harbor, the two are cruelly pulled apart when Ichimei and his family--like thousands of Japanese Americans--are declared enemies by the US government and relocated to internment camps. Throughout their lifetimes, Alma and Ichimei reunite again and again, but theirs is a love they are forever forced to hide from the world. Decades later, Alma is nearing the end of her long and eventful life. Irina Bazili, a care worker struggling to come to terms with her own troubled past, meets the older woman and her grandson, Seth, at Lark House nursing home. As Irina and Seth forge a friendship, they become intrigued by a series of mysterious gifts and letters sent to Alma, and learn about Ichimei and this extraordinary secret passion that has endured for nearly seventy years.

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The Nest - Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Call Number: F SWEENEY, C.
ISBN: 9780062414212
Publication Date: 2016-03-22
A story about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives.

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Pirate Hunters - Robert Kurson
Call Number: 910.45 KUR
ISBN: 9781400063369
Publication Date: 2015-06-16
the account of two divers' quest to uncover the shipwrecked vessel of Joseph Bannister, one of history's most infamous pirates.

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The Revenant - Michael Punke
Call Number: F PUNKE, M.
ISBN: 9781250066626
Publication Date: 2015-01-06
A thrilling tale of betrayal and revenge set against the nineteenth-century American frontier, the astonishing story of real-life trapper and frontiersman Hugh Glass The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Hugh Glass is among the company’s finest men, an experienced frontiersman and an expert tracker. But when a scouting mission puts him face-to-face with a grizzly bear, he is viciously mauled and not expected to survive.

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The Sweet Book of Candy Making - Elizabeth LaBau
Call Number: 641.85 LAB
ISBN: 9781592538102
Publication Date: 2012-09-01
A comprehensive guide to candy making, teaches the basics of different styles of candy, using more than 50 recipes to demonstrate the techniques.

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The Two-Family House - Lynda Cohen Loigman
Call Number: F LOIGMAN, L.
ISBN: 9781250076922
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
Brooklyn, 1947: in the midst of a blizzard, in a two-family brownstone, two babies are born minutes apart to two women. They are sisters by marriage with an impenetrable bond forged before and during that dramatic night; but as the years progress, small cracks start to appear and their once deep friendship begins to unravel. No one knows why, and no one can stop it. One misguided choice; one moment of tragedy. Heartbreak wars with happiness and almost but not quite wins.

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Under Our Skin - Benjamin Watson; Ken Petersen (As told to)
Call Number: 305.8 WAT
ISBN: 9781496413291
Publication Date: 2015-11-17
Can it ever get better? This is the question Benjamin Watson is asking. In a country aflame with the fallout from the racial divide - in which Ferguson, Charleston, and the Confederate flag dominate the national news, daily seeming to rip the wounds open ever wider - is there hope for honest and healing conversation? For finally coming to understand each other on issues that are ultimately about so much more than black and white? An NFL tight end for the New Orleans Saints and a widely read and followed commentator on social media, Watson has taken the Internet by storm with his remarkable insights about some of the most sensitive and charged topics of our day. Now, in Under Our Skin, Watson draws from his own life, his family legacy, and his role as a husband and father to sensitively examine both sides of the race debate and appeal to the power and possibility of faith as a step toward healing.

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Wicked Plants - Amy Stewart; Briony Morrow-Cribbs (Illustrator); Jonathon Rosen (Drawings by)
Call Number: 581.65 STE
ISBN: 9781565126831
Publication Date: 2009-05-21
Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide information on two hundred plants that are deadly, intoxicating, or offensive, and includes illustrations.

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All Stories Are Love Stories - Elizabeth Percer
Call Number: F PERCER, E.
ISBN: 9780062275950
Publication Date: 2016-03-22
The story follows a group of survivors thrown together in the aftermath of two major earthquakes that strike San Francisco within an hour of each other. Avnovel about the power of nature, the resilience of the human spirit, and the enduring strength of love.

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Blue Gemini - Mike Jenne
Call Number: (In Processing)
ISBN: 9781631580475
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
Based on a real secret space program, Blue Gemini combines high-altitude action with edge-of-your-seat storytelling to create a modern Cold War thriller.

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Burn Baby Burn - Meg Medina
Call Number: F MEDINA, M.
ISBN: 9780763674670
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
Nora Lopez is seventeen during the infamous New York summer of 1977, when the city is besieged by arson, a massive blackout, and a serial killer named Son of Sam who shoots young women on the streets. Nora's family life isn't going so well either: her bullying brother, Hector, is growing more threatening by the day, her mother is helpless and falling behind on the rent, and her father calls only on holidays. All Nora wants is to turn eighteen and be on her own. And while there is a cute new guy who started working with her at the deli, is dating even worth the risk when the killer likes picking off couples who stay out too late?

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Calamity - Brandon Sanderson
Call Number: F SANDERSON, B.
ISBN: 9780385743600
Publication Date: 2016-02-16
Book 3 in the Reckoners Series.

David prepares for a confrontation against the High Epic to help his friend, Prof, achieve redemption and embrace his destiny.

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Dark Territory - Fred Kaplan
Call Number: 355.4 KAP
ISBN: 9781476763255
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
The never-before-told story of the computer scientists and the NSA, Pentagon, and White House policymakers who invented and employ the wars of the present and future--the cyber wars where every country can be a major power player and every hacker a mass destroyer, as reported by a Pulitzer Prize winning security and defense journalist.

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Evicted - Matthew Desmond
Call Number: 339.46 DES
ISBN: 9780553447439
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
Examines the fates of eight families struggling to pay their rent in the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, discussing the human cost of America's vast inequality.

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Leviathan Wakes - James S. A. Corey
Call Number: F COREY, J.
ISBN: 9780316129084
Publication Date: 2011-06-15
Book 1 of 6 in the Expanse Series.

Miner Jim Holden, managing a crew making runs from the rings of Saturn to stations of the Belt, comes across an abandoned ship, and, after learning a deadly secret, must team up with detective Miller, who was hired to look for the daughter of a very rich couple who may hold the key to everything, in order to protect the universe and himself.

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Abaddon's Gate - James S. A. Corey
Call Number: F COREY, J.
ISBN: 9780316129077
Publication Date: 2013-06-04
Book 3 of 6 in the Expanse Series.

Jim Holden and the crew of the Rocinante are part of a flotilla of scientific and military ships going out to examine an alien artifact that has built a massive structure outside the orbit of Uranus, but behind the scenes, a complex plot is unfolding, with the destruction of Holden at its core.

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The First Time She Drowned - Kerry Kletter
Call Number: F KLETTER, K.
ISBN: 9780399171031
Publication Date: 2016-03-15
Committed to a mental hospital against her will for something she claims she did not do, Cassie O'Malley signs herself out against medical advice when she turns eighteen and tries to start over at college, until her estranged mother appears, throwing everything Cassie believes about herself into question.

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The Girl from Everywhere - Heidi Heilig
Call Number: F HEILIG, H.
ISBN: 9780062380753
Publication Date: 2016-02-16
Sixteen-year-old Nix has sailed across the globe and through centuries aboard her time-traveling father's ship. But when he gambles with her very existence, it all may come to an end.

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford
Call Number: F FORD, J.
ISBN: 9780345505330
Publication Date: 2009-01-27
Henry Lee, a Chinese-American in Seattle, loses his wife to cancer and recalls his youth, when he and his Japanese-American friend, Keiko, spent time together during WWII--before Keiko and her family were interred at a camp--and deals with generational difficulties between himself and his father and college-age son.

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In Real Life - Jessica Love
Call Number: F LOVE, J.
ISBN: 9781250064714
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
How can your life change when you break the rules every now and then? Hannah Cho is about to find out when she impulsively decides to road trip to Las Vegas, her older sister and BFF in tow, to surprise Nick Cooper and finally declare her more-than-friend feelings for him.

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The Invasion of the Tearling - Erika Johansen
Call Number: F JOHANSEN, E.
ISBN: 9780062290397
Publication Date: 2015-06-09
Book 2 of 3 in Queen of the Tearling Series.

The evil kingdom of Mortmesne invades the Tearling, with dire consequences for Kelsea and her realm.

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Liars and Losers Like Us - Ami Allen-Vath
Call Number: F ALLEN-VATH, A.
ISBN: 9781634501842
Publication Date: 2016-03-22
For seventeen-year-old Bree Hughes, it’s easier said than done when gossip, grief, and the opportunity to fail at love are practically high-fiving her in the hallways of Belmont High.

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The Opposite of Everyone - Joshilyn Jackson
Call Number: F JACKSON, J.
ISBN: 9780062105684
Publication Date: 2016-02-16
After being placed in foster care, Paula Vauss grows up to become a tough divorce attorney only to have her life thrown into chaos by an astonishing revelation and a cryptic message from the mother she has not seen in years.

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Playing to the Edge - Michael V. Hayden
Call Number: 327.1273 HAY
ISBN: 9781594206566
Publication Date: 2016-02-23
General Michael Hayden, who was director of the Central Intelligence Agency in the last three years of the Bush administration and also a former director of the National Security Agency, describes America's war on intelligence and his guiding principle of "playing to the edge."

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Salt to the Sea - Ruta Sepetys
Call Number: F SEPETYS, R
ISBN: 9780399160301
Publication Date: 2016-02-02
As World War II draws to a close, refugees try to escape the war's final dangers, only to find themselves aboard a ship with a target on its hull.

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Save Me, Kurt Cobain - Jenny Manzer
Call Number: F MANZER, J.
ISBN: 9780553521269
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
A chance discovery makes Nico, fifteen, believe that not only is Kurt Cobain, lead singer of the 1990s grung band Nirvana, still alive, but that he might be her real father.

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Somewhere Out There - Amy Hatvany
Call Number: F HATVANY, A.
ISBN: 9781476704432
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
What happens when two sisters who were torn apart when their young mother abandoned them and grew up in tragically different circumstances reunite thirty-five years later to find her? For readers who love Jodi Picoult, acclaimed author Amy Hatvany fearlessly explores complex family issues in her gripping, provocative new novel.

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The Steep and Thorny Way - Cat Winters
Call Number: F WINTERS, C.
ISBN: 9781419719158
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
A sixteen-year-old biracial girl in rural Oregon in the 1920s searches for the truth about her father's death while avoiding trouble from the Ku Klux Klan in this YA historical novel inspired by Shakespeare's 'Hamlet.'

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Structures - J. E. Gordon
Call Number: 624.17 GOR
ISBN: 0306812835
Publication Date: 2003-07-10
Explains the engineering designs that keep buildings, suspension bridges, dams, or skyscrapers from falling down.

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Writing My Wrongs - Shaka Senghor
Call Number: 365.6 SEN
ISBN: 9781101907290
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
In 1991, Shaka Senghor was sent to prison for second-degree murder. Today, he is a lecturer at the University of Michigan, a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and an inspiration to thousands. In life, it's not how you start that matters, it's how you finish. Writing My Wrongs is a redemption story told through a stunningly human portrait of what it's like to grow up in the gravitational pull of poverty, violence, fear, and hopelessness. This book is an unforgettable tale of forgiveness and hope, one that reminds us that our worst deeds don't define who we are or what we can contribute to the world. And it's a lasting testament to the power of compassion, prayer, and unconditional love, for reaching those whom society has forgotten.

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Tell Me Three Things - Julie Buxbaum
Call Number: F BUXBAUM, J.
ISBN: 9780553535648
Publication Date: 2016-04-05
Sixteen-year old Jessie, still grieving over her mother's death, must move from Chicago to "The Valley," with a new stepfamily but no new friends until an anonymous fellow student emails and offers to help her navigate the school's treacherous social waters.

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American Pain - John Temple
Call Number: 362.29 TEM
ISBN: 9781493007387
Publication Date: 2015-09-29
Tells the story of a young felon who used a Florida pain clinic and its doctors to distribute massive quantities of oxycodone that fed North America's insatiable narcotics addition.


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America's Original Sin - Jim Wallis; Bryan Stevenson (Foreword by)
Call Number: 305.8 WAL
ISBN: 9781587433429
Publication Date: 2016-01-19
America's problem with race has deep roots, with the country's foundation tied to the near extermination of one race of people and the enslavement of another. Racism is truly our nation's original sin.

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Anna and the Swallow Man - Gavriel Savit
Call Number: F SAVIT, G.
ISBN: 9780553513349
Publication Date: 2016-01-26
When her university professor father is sent by the Gestapo to a concentration camp, seven-year-old Anna travels the Polish countryside with the mysterious Swallow Man during World War II.

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Batman: the Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 1 - Bill Finger; Gardner F. Fox; Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Call Number: 741.5 FIN
ISBN: 9781401260095
Publication Date: 2015-11-24
The stories that catapulted Batman to legendary status are collected here in a single, massive volume. These original stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-56, BATMAN #1-7, NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR COMICS #2, WORLD'S BEST COMICS #1 and WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #2-3 include the origin of the Dark Knight, as well as the debuts of Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Professor Hugo Strange, The Joker, Catwoman and more! BATMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 1 features the work of such luminaries as Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Jerry Robinson and more!

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Empire of Fear - Andrew Hosken
Call Number: 956.1 HOS
ISBN: 9781780748061
Publication Date: 2015-09-15
Explores the history of Islamic State, discussing their ideology, exterminationist methods, their goals and how they might be defeated.

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Guantánamo Diary - Mohamedou Ould Slahi; Larry Siems (Editor, Introduction by)
Call Number: 958.104 SLA
ISBN: 9780316328685
Publication Date: 2015-01-20
Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered released by a federal judge, the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the United States plans to let him go. Three years into his captivity Slahi began a diary, recounting his life before he disappeared into U.S. custody and daily life as a detainee ...

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It's All Your Fault - Paul Rudnick
Call Number: F RUDNICK, P.
ISBN: 9780545464284
Publication Date: 2016-01-26
Seventeen-year-old Caitlin Singleberry is a proper Christian teenager and member of a family singing group, but today she has been given a truly impossible assignment--keep her cousin Heller Harrigan, Hollywood wild child, out of trouble for the last weekend before her first big movie debuts.

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The Marvels - Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
Call Number: YD F SELZNICK, B.
ISBN: 9780545448680
Publication Date: 2015-09-15
In 1766, a boy, Billy Marvel, is shipwrecked, rescued, and goes on to find a brilliant family of actors that flourishes in London until 1900--and nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis, runs away from home, seeking refuge with his uncle in London, and is captivated by the Marvel house, with its portraits and ghostly presences.

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The One and Only Ivan - Katherine Applegate; Patricia Castelao (Illustrator)
Call Number: YD F APPLEGATE, K.
ISBN: 9780061992278
Publication Date: 2015-01-06
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

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Parkour Strength Training - Ryan Ford; Ben Musholt
Call Number: 613.71 FOR
ISBN: 9781517670894
Publication Date: 2016-01-02
Accelerate your athletic development with three fundamental bodyweight exercises. Promote the flexibility and mobility necessary for safe obstacle-based fitness. Prepare and condition your joints to avoid injuries. Train safely outdoors. Remedy the common faults and errors that plague parkour newcomers. Incorporate ground-based exercises, such as quadrupedal movement, bounding, and jumping into your workouts. Use low obstacles such as benches, handrails, and walls for full-body strength training. Fly over barriers using three basic vaults. Mount, traverse, and overcome head-high walls and bar structures. Master proper climb-up technique using many supplemental exercises. Design an effective strength training program. Combine skill-based drills and games to become a more well-rounded practitioner. Dominate obstacle courses.

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics - Carlo Rovelli
Call Number: 530 ROV
ISBN: 9780399184413
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
An introduction to modern physics by a founder of the loop quantum gravity theory shares seven succinct lessons on topics ranging from general relativity and quantum mechanics to elementary particles and black holes.

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The Translator - Daoud Hari
Call Number: 962.404 HAR
ISBN: 9780812979176
Publication Date: 2009-01-13
Daoud Hari recounts his efforts to educate the world about the brutal genocide taking place in Darfur, describing how he takes journalists into the heart of the country to reveal the horror his people face on a daily basis and discussing how he has helped survivors find food, water, and safety.

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The Ultimate Parkour and Freerunning - Ilona E Gerling; Alexander Pache; Jane Whitfield
Call Number: 796.046 WIT
ISBN: 9781841263199
Publication Date: 2011-04-15
Presents step-by-step instructions and illustrations that guide readers through basic parkour and free running techniques and movements, and offers tips for indoor and outdoor training.

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We Are the Ants - Shaun David Hutchinson
Call Number: F HUTCHISON, S.
ISBN: 9781481449632
Publication Date: 2016-01-19
Abducted by aliens periodically throughout his youth, Henry Denton is informed by his erstwhile captors that they will end the world in 144 days unless he stops them by deciding that humanity is worth saving.

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When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi; Abraham Verghese (Foreword by)
Call Number: 616.994 KAL
ISBN: 9780812988406
Publication Date: 2016-01-12
At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated.

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After You - Jojo Moyes
Call Number: F MOYES, J.
ISBN: 9780525426592
Publication Date: 2015-09-29
How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living? Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling without him. When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family, she can't help but feel she's right back where she started. Her body heals, but Lou herself knows that she needs to be kick-started back to life.

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Be Frank with Me - Julia Claiborne Johnson
Call Number: F JOHNSON, J.
ISBN: 9780062413710
Publication Date: 2016-02-02
Reclusive author M.M. "Mimi" Banning has been holed up in her Bel Air mansion for years after her finances were destroyed in a Ponzi scheme, but a chance encounter with a new assistant for Frank, her nine-year-old son, changes the dynamic of Mimi's relationship with him forever.

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Boys among Men - Jonathan Abrams
Call Number: 796.323 ABR
ISBN: 9780804139250
Publication Date: 2016-03-15
The definitive, never-before-told story of the prep-to-pro generation, those basketball prodigies who from 1995 to 2005 made the jump directly from high school to the NBA.

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Burning Midnight - Will McIntyre
Call Number: F MCINTOSH, W.
ISBN: 9780553534108
Publication Date: 2016-02-02
Teens Sully, Hunter, Dom, and Mandy team up in a race against unscrupulous billionaire CEO Alex Holliday to locate a collectible sphere, which may have a very steep price.

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Charlotte Bronte - Claire Harman
Call Number: B BRONTE, C.
ISBN: 9780307962089
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
A biography that places an obsessive, unrequited love at the heart of the writer's life story, transforming her from the tragic figure we have previously known into a smoldering Jane Eyre. Famed for her beloved novels, Charlotte Brontë has been known as well for her insular, tragic family life. This biography delves behind this image to reveal a life in which loss and heartache existed alongside rebellion and fierce ambition.

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Divah - Susannah Appelbaum
Call Number: F APPELBAUM, S.
ISBN: 9781634506748
Publication Date: 2016-03-15
Seventeen-year-old Itzy Nash is spending the summer at the exclusive Carlyle hotel in New York City. But the hotel harbors more than the rich and privileged; it is host to a gorgeous fallen angel, reclusive movie stars, and-Itzy soon learns-demons of the worst sort. When the Queen of the Damned checks in, all Hell breaks loose. Itzy is called upon to save herself-and all of humanity-from the ravages of the Underworld.

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Exit, Pursued by a Bear - E. K. Johnston
Call Number: F JOHNSTON, E.
ISBN: 9781101994580
Publication Date: 2016-03-15
At cheerleading camp, Hermione is drugged and raped, but she is not sure whether it was one of her teammates or a boy on another team--and in the aftermath she has to deal with the rumors in her small Ontario town, the often awkward reaction of her classmates, the rejection of her boyfriend, the discovery that her best friend, Polly, is gay, and above all the need to remember what happened so that the guilty boy can be brought to justice.

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Caliban's War - James S. A. Corey
Call Number: F COREY, J.
ISBN: 9780316129060
Publication Date: 2012-06-26
Book 2 of 6 in the Expanse Series.

James Holden and his crew on the spaceship Rocinante become involved in an alien invasion of the Outer Planets Alliance when they agree to look for a scientist's missing child.

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Cibola Burn - James S. A. Corey
Call Number: F COREY, J.
ISBN: 9780316217620
Publication Date: 2014-06-17
Book 4 of 6 in the Expanse Series

The gates have opened the way to thousands of habitable planets, and the land rush has begun. Settlers stream out from humanity's home planets in a vast, poorly controlled flood, landing on a new world. Among them, the Rocinante, haunted by the vast, posthuman network of the protomolecule as they investigate what destroyed the great intergalactic society that built the gates and the protomolecule

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Firstlife - Gena Showalter
Call Number: F SHOWALTER, G.
ISBN: 9780373211579
Publication Date: 2016-02-23
Tenley 'Ten' Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl...who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents choose where she'll live--after she dies.

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Girl Through Glass - Sari Wilson
Call Number: F WILSON, S.
ISBN: 9780062326270
Publication Date: 2016-01-26
Mira, a ballerina who finds escape from her parent's divorce in the world of competitive New York City ballet, must reconcile her own coming-of-age story with the present-day life of Kate, a professor of dance, who embarks on a risky affair with a student, and how the sacrifices we make for an ideal can destroy--or save--us.

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A Hacked World Order - Adam Segal
Call Number: 327.10285 SEG
ISBN: 9781610394154
Publication Date: 2016-02-23
How governments use the web to wage war and spy on, coerce, and damage each other. These new digital conflicts pose no physical threat-no one has ever died from a cyber attack-but they serve to both threaten and defend the integrity of complex systems like power grids, financial institutions, and security networks. Behind closed doors of foreign ministries, must now respond with greater speed, as almost instantaneously they can reach, educate, or offend millions with just 140 characters.

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Hour of the Bees - Lindsay Eagar
Call Number: YD F EAGAR, L.
ISBN: 9780763679224
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
Twelve-year-old Carolina — Carol — is spending her summer in the middle of the New Mexico desert, helping her parents move the grandfather she’s never met into a home for people with dementia. This is a captivating novel of family, renewal, and discovering the wonder of the world.

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Infamy - Richard Reeves
Call Number: 940.53 REE
ISBN: 9780805094084
Publication Date: 2015-04-21
Examines the evacuation, relocation and forced imprisonment of more than 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.

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Lady Midnight - Cassandra Clare
Call Number: F CLARE, C.
ISBN: 9781442468351
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
Shadowhunter Emma Carstairs and her parabatai Julian Blackthorn race to stop a demonic plot that threatens Los Angeles.

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Life in Motion - Misty Copeland
Call Number: 792.802 COP
ISBN: 9781476737980
Publication Date: 2014-03-04
Misty Copeland describes her life, ballet training, and becoming the only African American soloist at the American Ballet Theatre.

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Out of Darkness - Ashley Hope Pérez
Call Number: F PEREZ, A.
ISBN: 9781467742023
Publication Date: 2015-09-01
Loosely based on a school explosion that took place in New London, Texas, in 1937, this is the story of two teenagers: Naomi, who is Mexican, and Wash, who is black, and their dealings with race, segregation, love, and the forces that destroy people.

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Rebel of the Sands - Alwyn Hamilton
Call Number: F HAMILTON, A.
ISBN: 9780451477538
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
Amani is desperate to leave the dead-end town of Dustwalk, and she's counting on her sharpshooting skills to help her escape. But after she meets Jin, the mysterious rebel running from the Sultan's army, she unlocks the powerful truth about the desert nation of Miraji...and herself.

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The Secret Language of Sisters - Luanne Rice
Call Number: F RICE, L.
ISBN: 9780545839556
Publication Date: 2016-02-23
Mathilda (Tilly), fourteen, and Ruth Anne (Roo), sixteen, are sisters and best friends in Connecticut, but when Roo crashes her car while texting she is confined to a hospital bed with "locked-in syndrome," aware of her surroundings, but apparently comatose--and Tilly must find a way to communicate with her sister, while dealing with her own sense of guilt.

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The Smell of Other People's Houses - Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
Call Number: F HITCHCOCK, B.
ISBN: 9780553497786
Publication Date: 2016-02-23
Growing up in Alaska in the 1970s isn't like growing up anywhere else: Don't think life is going to be easy. Know your place. And never talk about yourself. Four vivid voices tell intertwining stories of hardship, tragedy, wild luck, and salvation.

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The Sound of Gravel - Ruth Wariner
Call Number: B WARINER, R.
ISBN: 9781250077691
Publication Date: 2016-01-05
Ruth Wariner was the thirty-ninth of her father’s forty-two children. Growing up on a farm in rural Mexico, where authorities turn a blind eye to the practices of her community, Ruth lives in a ramshackle house without indoor plumbing or electricity. At church, preachers teach that God will punish the wicked by destroying the world and that women can only ascend to Heaven by entering into polygamous marriages and giving birth to as many children as possible. Recounted from the innocent and hopeful perspective of a child, The Sound of Gravel is the remarkable memoir of one girl’s fight for peace and love. This is an intimate, gripping tale of triumph, courage, and resilience.

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Stephen Curry: the Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Sharpest Shooters - Clayton Geoffreys
Call Number: 796.323 GEO
ISBN: 1499118090
Publication Date: 2014-04-10
The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Sharpest Shooters, outlines the inspirational story of one of basketball's premier point guards, Stephen Curry. Stephen Curry has had an electrifying basketball career playing in the National Basketball Association. In this short Stephen Curry biography, we will learn about how Steph became the star point guard that he is today.

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The Third Target - Joel C. Rosenberg
Call Number: F ROSENBERG, J.
ISBN: 9781414336275
Publication Date: 2015-01-06
When New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins hears rumors that an al-Qaeda splinter cell--ISIS--has captured a cache of chemical weapons inside Syria, Collins knows this is a story he must pursue at all costs. With tensions already high, the impending visit of the American president to the region could prove to be the spark that sets off an explosion of horrendous proportions.


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