New DVDs

Deepwater Horizon: For the one hundred and twenty-six people aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, April 20, 2010, began like any normal day. Before day’s end, the world would bear witness to one of the greatest man-made disasters in United States history. It reveals the brave acts of the men and women who rose to the challenge and risked everything to lead others to safety.

Trolls: When their village is invaded by the grumpy Bergens, two mismatched friends must work together in perfect harmony to save the day. Featuring hit songs performed by Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and more.

Jack Reacher Never Go Back: Based on Lee Child’s bestselling novel Never Go Back. Jack Reacher, the itinerant problem-solver, is accused of murder and learns that he may have a child he has never met.

Inferno: When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world’s population.

Doc Martin Series 7: In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa.

Outlander Season 2: Altering the course of history presents challenges that begin to weigh on the very fabric of their relationship – but, armed with the knowledge of what lies ahead, Claire and Jamie must race to prevent a doomed Highland uprising and the extinction of Scottish life as they know it.

Loving: The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

The Girl on the Train: Rachel is unemployed and devastated by a recent divorce. She fills her time with drinking, riding the commuter train, and fantasizing about a seemingly perfect couple the train passes by every day. Then one morning, Rachel sees something shocking that unravels her and entangles her in an unfolding mystery.

In a Valley of Violence: Paul is a lone drifter who wanders into the forgotten town of Denton, Texas, dubbed by the locals as the valley of violence. There, he picks a fight with the wrong man, an inevitable act of violence that starts a disastrous chain reaction and drags the whole town into the crosshairs.

Jason Bourne: Jason Bourne, the CIA’s most dangerous former operative, now remembers who he truly is and comes out of hiding to uncover more hidden truths about his past.

 

New Nonfiction

Bellevue by David Oshinsky: A history of the iconic public hospital on New York City’s East Side describes the changes in American medicine from 1730 to modern times as it traces the building’s origins as an almshouse and pesthouse to its current status as a revered place of first-class care

Indefensible by Michael Griesbach: An insider exposes the shocking facts deliberately left out of the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer–and argues persuasively that Steven Avery was rightfully convicted in the 2005 killing of Teresa Halbach.

The Engine 2 Seven Day Rescue Diet by Rip Esselstyn: A follow-up to “The Engine 2 Diet” outlines a seven-day vegetarian program designed for rapid weight loss and lower cholesterol, triglyceride, and blood-pressure counts.

The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes: This book explains what research shows about addiction to sweets, clarifies arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss, and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar.

The Pink Ribbon Journey by Gilbert Newman: The Pink Ribbon Journey will take you from the very beginning of a breast cancer journey, from what symptoms to look out for, through the practical aspects of breast cancer that affects you to your best chance of staying cancer free.

Voices of Nebraska: In celebration of its seventy-fifth anniversary, the University of Nebraska Press has collected an anthology of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry written by Nebraska under-graduate college students and high school seniors in the theme of “Diverse Landscapes, Diverse Peoples.”

I Wrote This For You: pleasefindthis by Lain Thomas: An acclaimed exploration of hauntingly beautiful words, photography and emotion that’s unique to each person that reads it. This book gathers together nearly 200 of the most beautiful entries into four distinct chapters; Sun, Moon, Stars, Rain that focuses on a different facet of life, love, loss, beginnings and endings

The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston: Douglas Preston takes readers on an adventure deep into the Honduran jungle in this riveting, danger-filled true story about the discovery of an ancient lost civilization.

Three Days in January by Bret Baier: Explores the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower through the lens of his last three days in office in January 1961, revealing him to be a model of strong yet principled leadership.

Settle For More by Megyn Kelly: A top-rated cable news anchor presents a revelatory memoir that also imparts the values and lessons that have shaped her career, describing her tough-love family, her father’s early death, the news events that led to her anchor position, and her ongoing feud with Donald Trump.

New Fiction

The Nowhere Man by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz: Evan Smoak was raised off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets–i.e., assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the program, but the new head of the Orphan program hasn’t forgotten about him and is using all of his assets–including the remaining Orphans–to track down and eliminate Smoak.

Curtain of Death by W.E.B. Griffin: January 1946: Two WACs leave an officers’ club in Munich, and four Soviet NKGB agents kidnap them at knifepoint. That is the agents’ first mistake, and their last. The “incident,” however, will send shock waves rippling up and down the line and have major repercussions for everybody involved.

 Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle: Clare Cosi sheds tears of joy when her NYPD detective boyfriend surprises her with an engagement ring. But her bridal bliss is put on hold when a chilling mystery brings a wave of deadly danger to those she holds dear.

Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth: Living on a violent planet where everyone develops a unique power meant to shape the future, Akos and Cyra, youths from enemy nations, resent gifts that render them vulnerable to others’ control before they become unlikely survival partners.

The Old Man by Thomas Perry: To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree. But most sixty-year-old widowers don’t have multiple driver’s licenses, savings stockpiled in banks across the country, and a bugout kit with two Beretta Nanos. Most have not spent decades on the run, and soon Chase must reawaken his survival instincts to contend with the history he has spent his adult life trying to escape.

Ring of Fire by Brad Taylor: Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill come face-to-face with an insidious threat to strike terror into the heart of America. The information Pike and Jennifer uncover will put them on the trail of the imminent threat, but it’s one that they might be unable to stop. Called Ring of Fire, it will cause unimaginable destruction across the United States, and it’s already in motion.

The Wicked City by Beatriz Williams: Moving into the building that once hid a speakeasy, Ella Hawthorne uncovers the Jazz Age story of a scandalous love triangle involving redheaded flapper Gin Kelly, a rugged Prohibition agent, and a wealthy debonair Princetonian.

Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer: As Jacob and Julia Bloch and their three sons are forced to confront the distances between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living, a catastrophic earthquake sets in motion a quickly escalating conflict in the Middle East. At stake is the meaning of home and the fundamental question of how much aliveness one can bear.

New Fiction

Never Never by James Patterson: Investigating the disappearance of a worker in an isolated mine deep inside the desolate Australian outback–the never never– Harriet uncovers an insular society that has sprung up around the mine. It’s a world full of easy money, plenty of immoral ways to spend it, and no shortage of suspects.

The Seventh Plague by James Rollins: Professor Harold McCabe emerges frantic and delirious from the Sudanese desert, and then dies. After the autopsy reveals someone began to mummify the professor’s body while he was still alive, the medical team falls ill with an unknown disease that spreads quickly, and Painter Crowes is left with a disturbing question – did the Professor find what he was searching for?

The Mistress by Danielle Steel: Discovered on a freezing Moscow street by a Russian billionaire, Natasha has lived for seven years under his protection, immersed in rarefied luxury, while he pursues his activities in a dark world that she guesses at but never sees. Natasha’s job is to keep Vladimir happy, ask no questions, and be discreet. She knows her place, and the rules.

The Midnight Bell by Jack Higgins: Former president Jake Cazalet receives a warning. He is recuperating on a diving trip after successfully helping Sean Dillon and the rest of the “Prime Minister’s private army” defeat an Al Qaeda operation in London. But though AQ may be weakened and facing competition from other terrorist upstarts, it is far from dead–and it intends to prove it.

Egg Drop Dead by Laura Childs: Maintaining good personal relationships with their suppliers is one of the secrets of the Cackleberry Club Café’s success, so Suzanne doesn’t mind going out to Mike Mullen’s dairy farm to pick up some wheels of cheese… But when she arrives, Mike’s nowhere to be found. The Then she discovers a bloodcurdling sight–the farmer’s dead body.

Apes and Angels by Ben Bova: A wave of death is spreading through the Milky Way galaxy. Every world it touched was wiped clean of all life. Now, guided by the ancient intelligent machines called the Predecessors, men and women from Earth seek out those precious, rare worlds that harbor intelligent species, determined to save them from the doom that is hurtling toward them.

Diary of an Oxygen Thief by Anonymous: Say Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic advertising executive and Lolita was a photographer’s assistant. He’s blinded by love; she by ambition. Purporting to be an autobiography, this book is honest, hilarious and heartrending, but above all a very real account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us.

The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P.D. James: Four previously uncollected stories include two featuring the author’s popular detective hero, Adam Dalgliesh, in his early years.

 

New Fiction

This Was a Man by Jeffrey Archer: In a devastating twist, tragedy engulfs the Clifton family when one of them receives a shocking diagnosis that will throw all their lives into turmoil.

The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly: A reclusive billionaire is nearing the end of his life and is haunted by one regret. Desperate to know whether he has an heir, the dying magnate hires Bosch. As Bosch begins to uncover the haunting story – and finds uncanny links to his own past – he knows he cannot rest until he knows the truth.

The Inheritance by Charles Finch: Charles Lenox has received a cryptic plea for help from an old Harrow schoolmate, Gerald Leigh, but when he looks into the matter he finds that his friend has suddenly disappeared.

Faithful by Alice Hoffman: Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl, until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. In New York City she finds a circle of lost and found souls–including an angel who’s been watching over her ever since that fateful icy night.

When All the Girls Have Gone by Jayne Ann Krentz: When Charlotte Sawyer is unable to contact her step-sister, Jocelyn, to tell her that one her closest friends was found dead, she discovers that Jocelyn has vanished. Beautiful, brilliant–and reckless–Jocelyn has gone off the grid before, but never like this. In a desperate effort to find her, Charlotte joins forces with Max Cutler, a struggling P.I.

The Award by Danielle Steel: Gaëlle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin to occur. She is shocked and powerless when French gendarmes take away her closest friend, Rebekah Feldmann, and her family for deportation to an unknown, ominous fate.

Infamy by Robert Tanenbaum: New York District Attorney Butch Karp and his crime-fighting wife, Marlene, place their lives in danger to seek justice for a murdered FBI associate while exposing security-compromising corruption at the highest levels of government.

Sex, Lies, and Serious Money by Stuart Wood: Fresh off the runway at Teterboro, Stone Barrington arrives home to find an unexpected new client on his doorstep, anxiously soliciting his help. But everything is not as it seems, when the client reveals the true nature of his recent turn of fortune.

The Spy by Coelho Paulo: A novel of Mata Hari’s final days, as written by the woman herself while accused of espionage.

 

New YA Fiction

Heartless by Marissa Meyer: In this prequel to Alice in Wonderland, Cath would rather open a bakery and marry for love than accept a proposal from the King of Hearts, especially after meeting the handsome and mysterious court jester.

The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan: Just when Magnus thinks life at Hotel Valhalla has returned to normal, friends go missing, a hallmate is creating chaos, and a certain object belonging to Thor is still missing.

Empire of Storms by Sarah Maas: The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find themselves at odds with those who don’t. As the kingdoms of Erilea fracture around her, enemies must become allies if Aelin is to keep those she loves from falling to the dark forces.

The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics: While living in her family’s Victorian mansion, Lucy and her cousin, Margaret, begin to hear voices coming from the walls of the old house.

Twisted Palace by Erin Watt: Ella Harper has met every challenge that life has thrown her way. She’s tough, resilient, and willing to do whatever it takes to defend the people she loves, but the challenge of a long-lost father and a boyfriend whose life is on the line might be too much for even Ella to overcome.

Double Down by Jeff Kinney: The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his creative side. As if that’s not scary enough, Halloween’s just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea.

The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia: Romeo and Juliet meets The Fast and the Furious in this edgy romance set in the suburbs of Washington, DC.

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black: In the town of Fairfold, where humans and faeries exist side by side, a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives awakes after generations of sleep in a glass coffin in the woods, causing Hazel to be swept up in new love, shift her loyalties, feel the fresh sting of betrayal, and to make a secret sacrifice to the faerie king.

Losers Take All by David Klass: At a sports-crazy NJ high school where all kids must play on a team, a group of rebels start a soccer team designed to undermine the jock-culture of the school.

Faceless by Alyssa Sheinmell: Maisie is a normal sixteen-year-old, until an electrical fire caused by a lightning strike leaves her with severe burns, her face partially destroyed–she is lucky enough to get a full face transplant but she soon discovers how much her looks shaped her own identity and her relationship with those around her, including her boyfriend.

New Fiction

The Secret Life of Souls by Jack Ketchum: An Australian cattle dog named Caity must loyally protect her friend, Delia, a beautiful and talented child actress, after she falls victim to a freak accident that wreaks havoc on the entire family, who depend on her for their upscale lifestyle.

Treason by Newt Gingrich: Captain Brooke Grant, Sergeant Walks Many Miles, and Representative Thomas “The Chairman” Stanton have been hunting down Islamic terrorist mastermind, The Falcon, and he has now marked them for death. His terrorists in place in America are training to execute his revenge–and they are happy to die for their cause.

Turbo Twenty-three by Janet Evanovich: Larry Virgil skipped out on his latest court date after he was arrested for hijacking an eighteen-wheeler full of premium bourbon. Fortunately for bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, Larry is just stupid enough to attempt almost the exact same crime again. Only this time he flees the scene, leaving behind a freezer truck loaded with Bogart ice cream and a dead body.

I’ll Take You There by Wally Lamb: Felix runs a Monday night movie club in what was once a vaudeville theater. One evening, while setting up a film in the projectionist booth, he’s confronted by the ghost of Lois Weber, a trailblazing motion picture director from Hollywood’s silent film era. Lois invites Felix to revisit–and in some cases relive–scenes from his past as they are projected onto the big screen.

Island of Glass by Nora Roberts: Three stars–of fire, water, and ice–have fallen from the skies, and now three women and three men have come together to find them. But on the quest for the final star, they’ll discover that possessing it won’t be enough to stop the destruction of themselves–and of their world.

Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis by Anne Rice: In the next installment of the vampire chronicles, Lestat de Lioncourt battles, and ultimately reconciles with, a strange otherworldly form that has somehow taken possession of his undead body and soul.

Night Watch by Iris Johansen: Born blind, Kendra regained her sight thanks to a new medical procedure Her highly-developed senses (honed during her years in the dark) have made her a remarkable investigator, sought after by law-enforcement agencies all over the country. But her newest case finds her uncovering a deadly truth about the shadowy organization that has given her so much.

The Nix by Nathan Hill: An epic novel about a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own.

The Whistler by John Grisham: Lacy is a lawyer whose job is to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. When a corruption case crosses her desk that claims to name a Florida judge has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined. Lacy immediately suspects that this case could be dangerous. Dangerous is one thing. Deadly is something else.

New Nonfiction

The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis: Examines the history of behavioral economics, discussing the theory of Israeli psychologists who wrote the original studies undoing assumptions about the decision-making process and the influence it has had on evidence-based regulation

18 and Life on Skip Row by Sebastian Bach: Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over twenty million records both as the lead singer of Skid Row and as a solo artist. This is the story of a man who achieved his wildest dreams, only to lose his family, and then his home. It is a story of perseverance, of wine, women and song and a man who has made his life on the road and always will.

Drink Like a Woman by Jeanette Hurt: Cocktail marketers and male bartenders like to tell women what we want to drink–and it’s usually fruity, frilly, fancy, and pink. In Drink Like a Woman, Jeanette Hurt shakes up barroom expectations, stirs up some new ideas, and pours a lively collection of feminist cocktails that are just as varied, flavorful, and strong as women are.

Let Me Tell You About Jasper by Dana Perino: Dana knows who the real star in her family is: her Vizsla, Jasper-A.K.A. America’s Dog. She also talks about how dogs bring families together -like Dana’s own, from her career in Washington through her life as a TV star.

This Strange Wilderness by Nancy Plain: Award winning author Nancy Plain brings together the amazing story of John James Audubon’s iconic career and the beautiful images that are his legacy.

Hidden Figures by Margot Shetterly: A group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” calculated the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Among the group were talented African American women, some of the brightest minds of their generation.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils by Valerie Worwood: A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this book contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments.

The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan by David Perlmutter: Perlmutter has created a practical, comprehensive program that lowers the risk for brain ailments while yielding other benefits, such as weight loss, relief from chronic conditions, and total body rejuvenation.

Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich: In the late 1930s, in asylums and hospitals across America, a group of renowned neurosurgeons worked to develop and refine a new class of brain operation–the lobotomy.  The most important test subject to emerge was a 27-year-old factory worker named Henry Molaison, who developed short-term memory loss and was studies extensively for the remainder of his life.

New Fiction

Stripped Bare by Shannon Baker: A cattle rancher investigates the murder of another, copes with her husband’s infidelity, and searches for her missing niece–heiress to a ranch that is a source of friction among locals. Set in Nebraska, specifically the Bar J Steak House in Hay Springs.

The Twenty-three by Linwood Barclay: Hundreds of people are going to the hospital with flu-like symptoms–and dozens have died. A college student has been murdered. The motive for harming the people of Promise Falls points to the number 23– and working out why will bring Duckworth closer to death than he’s ever been before.

Chaos by Patricia Cornwell: On a hot late summer evening in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Kay Scarpetta and her investigative partner, Pete Marina, respond to a call about a dead bicyclist. It appears that a young woman has been attacked with almost superhuman force.

The Whole Town’s Talking by Fannie Flagg: Elmwood Springs, Missouri, is a small town like any other, but something strange is happening at the cemetery. Still Meadows, as it’s called, is anything but still. Odd things begin to happen, and it starts the whole town talking.

Reckless Creed by Alex Kava: Ryder Creed and Maggie O’Dell investigate three mysterious deaths in different parts of the United States. The two find a link between all three deaths, and find may be the most prolific killer the United States has ever known. Nebraska author.

The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer: An ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life.

Swing Time by Zadie Smith: Two brown girls dream of being dancers–but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free. It’s a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never to be revisited, but never quite forgotten, either.

Conclave by Robert Harris: The pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world’s most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next seventy-two hours one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on Earth.

Mistletoe Secret by Richard Paul Evans: Thinking no one is reading, a blogger who calls herself LBH writes about her most personal feelings, especially her overwhelming loneliness. Alex Bartlett cares. He’s reading her posts in Daytona Beach, Florida. Nursing his own broken heart and trust issues, he finds himself falling for this sensitive, vulnerable woman whose feelings mirror his own.

New DVDs

The Conjuring 2: Lorraine and Ed Warren, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Genius: A stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway) and Thomas Wolfe.

Bad Moms: When three overworked and underappreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long-overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self indulgence.

Don’t Breathe: Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn’t as helpless as he seems.

The Legend of Tarzan: Years after leaving with Jane, Tarzan is invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Captain Leon Rom.

Love Finds You in Valentine: Aftering inheriting property in Nebraska, Kennedy, makes arrangements to sell the property. Instead she finds herself drawn to the ranch and to its attractive manager, Derek Sterling. She decides to spend the summer and reconnect with family members, but soon is subjected to harassment by someone who clearly wants her to leave Valentine.

The Shallows: When Nancy is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy’s ingenuity, resourcefulness and fortitude.

Star Trek Beyond: Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation.

Game of Thrones Sixth Season: The struggle of power continues in Westeros, with new forces coming into control in both the North and the South, and a powerful army moves across the sea.

Pete’s Dragon: For years, Mr. Meacham has told tales of the fierce dragon deep in the woods. To his daughter, Grace, these stories are little more than tall tales, until she meets Pete. Pete is a mysterious ten-year-old with no family who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot.