New Nonfiction Titles

You are the Universe by Deppak Chopra: Deepak Chopra joins forces with leading physicist Menas Kafatos to explore some of the most important and baffling questions about our place in the world.

Cop Under Fire by David Clarke: America has become increasingly divided and polarized  with growing animosity toward law enforcement professionals, government corruption, disregard for the constitution, and racial tension. Sheriff David Clarke asserts that we need to stop blaming others and take ownership for our family, community, and country. We must face our problems and turn to God for solutions.

Avery by Ken Kratz: The lead prosecutor of the Steven Avery murder case–popularized by the hit series Making a Murderer–provides the full record of the case–including evidence never before revealed–which he believes makes Steven Avery’s guilt much more clear than the TV series did.

Washington’s Farewell by John P. Avlon: Fearful for the country’s future, Washington pled with his countrymen to resist hyper-partisanship and foreign alliances. He called for unity among “citizens by birth or choice,” defended religious pluralism, called for national education. His message to the country was urgent, and Avlon offers important insight into Washington’s his final public days.

The Telomere Effect by Elizabeth Blackburn: While many factors contribute to aging and illness, Nobel Prize-winning Doctor Elizabeth Blackburn discovered biological markers, called telomerase, the enzyme that replenishes telomeres, which protect our DNA, and that there are things we can do to improve and lengthen our telomeres to keep us vital and disease-free. Have you wondered why some 60-year olds look and feel like 40-year-olds and why some 40-year-olds look and feel like 60-year-olds? While many factors contribute to aging and illness, Nobel Prize-winning Doctor Elizabeth Blackburn discovered biological markers, called telomerase, the enzyme that replenishes telomeres, which protect our DNA Dr. Blackburn discovered that the length and health of one’s telomeres provides a biological basis for the long hypothesized mind-body connection. But perhaps more importantly, along with leading health Psychologist, Dr. Elissa Epel, discovered that there are things we can do to improve and lengthen our telomeres to keep us vital and disease-free

The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy Tyson: The event that launched the civil rights movement–the 1955 lynching of young Emmett Till–now reexamined by an award-winning author with access to never-before-heard accounts from those involved as well as recently recovered court transcripts from the trial.

All the Real Indians Died Off by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz: Shows how myths about Native Americans are rooted in the fears and prejudice of European settlers and in the larger political agendas of a settler state aimed at acquiring Indigenous land and are tied to narratives of erasure and disappearance. This book challenges readers to rethink what they have been taught about Native Americans and history.

The Making of the President 2016 by Robert J. Stone: From Roger Stone, a New York Times bestselling author, longtime political adviser and friend to Donald Trump, and consummate Republican strategist, comes the first in-depth examination of how Trump’s campaign tapped into the national mood to deliver a stunning victory that almost no one saw coming.

Unlocking Lyme by William Rawls: Through a personal struggle with Lyme disease, Dr. Rawls studied every possible option for overcoming it. Ultimately, he got well by embracing a holistic approach that has helped thousands of people unlock their recovery potential.

New YA Fiction

King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard: With Mare powerless as a prisoner of Maven Calore, the boy she once loved, her rebel Reds continue to organize and train as they prepare for war, while exiled prince Cal sets out to rescue Maven from captivity.

Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken: Etta Spencer didn’t know she was a traveler until the day she emerged both miles and years from her home. Now, robbed of the powerful object that was her only hope of saving her mother, Etta finds herself stranded once more. Suddenly questioning everything she’s been fighting for, Etta must choose a path, one that could transform her future.

Caraval by Stephanie Garber: After her marriage is arranged, Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the legendary, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over. But this year, Scarlett’s long-dreamt-of invitation finally arrives. It turns out that this season’s Caraval revolves around Tella, Scarlett’s sister, and whoever finds her first is the winner.

The Chess Queen Enigma by Colleen Gleason: In 1889 London, vampire-hunter Evaline Stoker and investigator Mina Holmes once again join forces at the request of the Princess of Wales–this time their mission is to escort and protect a princess who is part of a trade mission from Betrovia, a country which has had a rocky relationship with England.

Meritorium by Joel Ohman: Charley has escaped from Meritropolis, but in his quest to take down the system that has taken his brother from him, he must go through Meritorium, a city where gladiatorial games of life or death combat are waged between High Scores and Low Scores, man and beast.

The Battle of Hackham Heath by John Flanagan: As Morgarath recruits an army of Wargals, Halt ventures into enemy territory to uncover the extent of Morgarath’s plan of attack.

The King Slayer by Virginia Boecker: Set in an alternative 16th-century England, former witch hunter Elizabeth Grey is hiding out in the magical town of Harrow, avoiding the price put on her head by Lord Blackwell, and gearing up for a war that will test her both physically and emotionally.

Hawkwing’s Journey by Erin Hunter: Set just before the events of the books in A Vision of Shadows, this Super Edition follows Hawkwing, deputy of SkyClan, on a journey that will change the fate of all five warrior Clans.

Scythe by Neal Schusterman: In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (‘gleaned’) by professional reapers (‘scythes’), two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe–a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn’t.

New Fiction

A Perilous Undertaking by Deanna Raybourn: Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution.

Infamy by Robert Tannenbaum: 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.

Below the Belt by Stuart Woods: Newly ensconced in his Santa Fe abode with a lovely female companion, Stone Barrington receives a call from an old friend requesting a delicate favor. A situation has arisen that could escalate into an explosive quagmire, and only someone with Stone’s stealth and subtlety can contain the damage.

Fatal by John Lescroart: At forty-four Kate loves her life, she’s happily married to her husband Ron. Everything changes, however, when she and Ron meet another couple, Peter and Jill, and Kate is suddenly overcome with desire for Peter. What begins as an innocent crush develops into a dangerous obsession and Kate’s fixation on Peter results in one intense, passionate encounter between the two.

Robert B. Parker’s Revelation by Robert Knott: Territorial marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch figured things had finally settled down in Appaloosa when Boston Bill Black’s murder charge was dropped. But all that changed when Augustus Noble Driggs was transferred to a stateside penitentiary just across the border from Mexico.

Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner: Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash’s older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, Sharlah is about to be adopted by FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner. Then reports of an armed suspect shooting his way through the wilds of Oregon. As Quincy and Rainie race to assist, they are forced to confront mounting evidence that the shooter may be Sharlah’s older brother.

The Woman in Blue by Elly Griffiths: A  vision of the Virgin Mary foreshadows a string of cold-blooded murders, revealing a dark current of religious fanaticism in an old medieval town.

New Fiction

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware: Lo Blacklock, is on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. But as the week wears on, Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a dark and terrifying nightmare: a woman being thrown overboard. The problem? All passengers remain accounted for–and so, the ship sails on as if nothing has happened, despite Lo’s insistence that something has gone terribly wrong.

The Missing by Caroline Erikkson: When Alex and four-year-old Smilla disappear on an ordinary outing to a lake, Greta struggles to determine if they all are in danger or if she is losing her grip on reality.

The Prisoner by Alex Berenson: Evidence is mounting that someone high up in the CIA is doing the unthinkable–passing messages to ISIS, alerting them to planned operations. In order to find out the mole’s identity without alerting him, Wells will have to reassume his former identity as an al Qaeda jihadi, get captured, and go undercover to befriend an ISIS prisoner in a secret Bulgarian prison.

Golden Son by Pierce Brown: Risking everything to transform himself and breach Gold society, Darrow has battled to survive the cutthroat rivalries that breed Society’s mightiest warriors, climbed the ranks, and waited patiently to unleash the revolution that will tear the hierarchy apart from within.

Magpie Speaks by R. Allen Chappell: Old Man Paul T’Sosie must confront the curse that has long affected his family and friends. Who will live, and who will die, when push comes to shove among the Hataalli of the clan. And, who can say what evil lurks among the Yeenalldiooshii.

The Rising by Heather Garham: Alex Chin’s parents were murdered and he is being hunted. Now he and his tutor race to figure out why Alex is in danger. The answer lies with a secret buried deep in his past, a secret his parents died to protect.

Echoes in Death by J.D. Robb: After a party in New York, Lieutenant Eve Dallas rides home with her billionaire husband. Not far away, a woman retires to her bedroom with her husband–and walks into a brutal nightmare. Their paths are about to collide … When the young woman–dazed, naked, and bloody–wanders in front of their car, Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action.

Rather be the Devil by Ian Rankin: John Rebus, as incapable of settling into his retirement as he is of playing by the rules, investigates a cold case from the 1970s involving a gorgeous and wealthy female socialite who was found dead in a bedroom at one of Edinburgh’s most luxurious hotels.

The Second First Time by Elisa Lorello: Novelists Jonathan Moss and Sage Merriweather should be a perfect match, but an ill-fated attempt at taking their relationship to the next level fail and their friendship crumbles. One year later, however, Jonathan invites Sage on a do-over road trip from Phoenix to Tacoma–the same trip that ended before it began the year before.

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.