New Fiction

new bookwormThe Scarlet Gospels by Clive Barker: When Harry D’Amour, investigator of all things supernatural, magical and malevolent, happens upon a Lament Configuration – a deeply intricate puzzle box that is rumored to open a doorway to Hell itself – his own demons are replaced by the real thing.

The Rocks by Peter Nichols: Explores a mysterious, catastrophic event that drove two people apart suddenly and absolutely in 1948 that they never spoke again despite living on the same island for sixty years, and how their history shaped the Romeo and Juliet like romance of their children decades later.

The Silence that Speaks by Andrea Kane: Who wants Madeleine Westfield dead? Forensic Instincts’ first order of business is to find out who’s targeting their client, and for member Marc Devereaux, former navy, she’s the only woman he ever loved, and she’s his only weakness.

Piranha by Clive Cussler: Cabrillo and his team struggle to fight back against an enemy who seems to be able to anticipate their every move. They discover that a traitorous American weapons designer now wields extraordinary power, sending the Oregon on a race to stop a catastrophic attack.In 1902, the volcano Mt. Pelée erupts on the island of Martinique, wiping out an entire city of thirty thousand — and sinking a ship carrying a German scientist on the verge of an astonishing breakthrough. More than a century later, Juan Cabrillo will have to deal with that scientist’s legacy. During a covert operation, Cabrillo and the crew meticulously fake the sinking of the Oregon — but when an unknown adversary tracks them down despite their planning and attempts to assassinate them, Cabrillo and his team struggle to fight back against an enemy who seems to be able to anticipate their every move. They discover that a traitorous American weapons designer has completed the German scientist’s work, and now wields extraordinary power, sending the Oregon on a race against time to stop an attack that could lead to one man ruling over the largest empire the world has ever known. In 1902, the volcano Mt. Pelée erupts on the island of Martinique, wiping out an entire city of thirty thousand — and sinking a ship carrying a German scientist on the verge of an astonishing breakthrough. More than a century later, Juan Cabrillo will have to deal with that scientist’s legacy. During a covert operation, Cabrillo and the crew meticulously fake the sinking of the Oregon — but when an unknown adversary tracks them down despite their planning and attempts to assassinate them, Cabrillo and his team struggle to fight back against an enemy who seems to be able to anticipate their every move. They discover that a traitorous American weapons designer has completed the German scientist’s work, and now wields extraordinary power, sending the Oregon on a race against time to stop an attack that could lead to one man ruling over the largest empire the world has ever known.In 1902, the volcano Mt. Pelée erupts on the island of Martinique, wiping out an entire city of thirty thousand — and sinking a ship carrying a German scientist on the verge of an astonishing breakthrough. More than a century later, Juan Cabrillo will have to deal with that scientist’s legacy. During a covert operation, Cabrillo and the crew meticulously fake the sinking of the Oregon — but when an unknown adversary tracks them down despite their planning and attempts to assassinate them, Cabrillo and his team struggle to fight back against an enemy who seems to be able to anticipate their every move. They discover that a traitorous American weapons designer has completed the German scientist’s work, and now wields extraordinary power, sending the Oregon on a race against time to stop an attack that could lead to one man ruling over the largest empire the world has ever known.

Blueprints by Barbara Delinsky: Caroline MacAfee is a skilled carpenter, her daughter Jamie, a talented architect. When life brings sudden changes, both women ask themselves, “Who am I?” as the blueprints they’ve built their lives around suddenly need revising.

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume: In 1987, Miri returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life, when thirty-five years earlier, Miri was fifteen, in love for the first time, and a succession of airplanes fell from the sky, leaving a community reeling. Based on actual events. In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life. Thirty-five years earlier, when Miri was fifteen, and in love for the first time, a succession of airplanes fell from the sky, leaving a community reeling.

Finders Keepers by Stephen King: Morris Bellamy, a vengeful and deranged fan of literature, is out to get a boy named Pete Saubers, who finds the treasure of a secret and unreleased novel by Morris Bellamy’s favorite author who was the victim of a brutal murdered.

Trauma by Michael Palmer: When Carrie Bryant, a neurosurgeon, learns about an experimental program at the VA Medical that could forever cure the emotional and memory trauma of PTSD, she descends into a labyrinth of murder and corruption. And the price Carrie might pay for asking the wrong questions could be her life.

Based on the Book

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars), Paper Towns is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears–leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship–and true love.

This title is available in our collection at YA GRE, and since the movie won’t be released for a few weeks,  there is still time to read it before the movie comes out!

More New DVDs

movie nightThe Women in Black 2: The supernatural terror returns and unspeakable evil sets its sight on new prey when a group of orphaned children are forced to move into the abandoned Eel Marsh House with their caretakers, Eve and Jean.

Serena: In 1929, just as the Depression has hit, George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newlyweds, build a timber empire. With power and influence now in their hands, the Pembertons refuse to let anyone stand in the way of their inflated love and ambitions.

The Loft: Five guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city, a place where they can indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved.

Kingsman: Based upon the acclaimed comic book, the movie tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Jupiter Ascending: Jupiter Jones, and ordinary girl with a dull life, discovers her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.

Identity Thief: Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity.

Focus: Nicky is a seasoned master of misdirection whose former flame, now an accomplished femme fatale, shows up in Buenos Aires in the middle of the high stakes racecar circuit. In the midst of Nicky’s latest, very dangerous scheme, she throws his plans for a loop and the con man off his game.

Savages: Laguna Beach entrepreneurs Ben and Chon raise some of the best marijuana ever developed. Life is idyllic in their Southern California town, until the Mexican Baja Cartel decides to move in and demands that the trio partners with them.

Archie Bunker’s Place Season 1:  Archie’s Place is run by opinionated conservative Archie Bunker and his liberal Jewish business partner Murray Klein. Archie’s ever-present family is a source of both endearment and irritation, and his housekeeper must constantly keep him and his loud mouth in check.Place is a Queens saloon and takeout counter run by opinionated conservative Archie Bunker and his liberal Jewish business partner Murray Klein. Archie’s ever-present family is a source of both endearment and irration, and his housekeeper must constantly keep him and his loud mouth in checkArchie’s Place is a Queens saloon and takeout counter run by opinionated conservative Archie Bunker and his liberal Jewish business partner Murray Klein. Archie’s ever-present family is a source of both endearment and irration, and his housekeeper must constantly keep him and his loud mouth in check.Archie’s Place is a Queens saloon and takeout counter run by opinionated conservative Archie Bunker and his liberal Jewish business partner Murray Klein. Archie’s ever-present family is a source of both endearment and irration, and his housekeeper must constantly keep him and his loud mouth in check.Archie’s Place is a Queens saloon and takeout counter run by opinionated conservative Archie Bunker and his liberal Jewish business partner Murray Klein. Archie’s ever-present family is a source of both endearment and irration, and his housekeeper must constantly keep him and his loud mouth in check.

Classic Cartoons: Contains two huge volumes of classic cartoons including Betty Boop, Popeye, Felix the Cat, Little Lulu, Casper, Mighty Mouse, Mutt and Jeff, Superman, Little Audrey, Baby Huey and more!

 

New DVDs

movie nightBlack or White: The story of a grandfather who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter, but when her paternal grandmother seeks custody with the help of her brother, the little girl is torn between two families who love her deeply.

Captain America: the Winter Soldier: Captain America teams with the Black Widow and a new ally, the Falcon, in a fight for the future of mankind where they must join forces to overthrow their insidious enemy’s most mysterious and powerful weapon yet – the Winter Soldier.

The Gambler: Both a professor and a high-stakes gambler, Jim Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring.

Dumb and Dumber To: Floyd and Harry go on a road trip to find a child Harry never knew he had, and the responsibility neither should ever, ever be given.

Lucy: An action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Whiplash: Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band.

X-Men: Days of Future Past: The X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past to save our future.

Inherent Vice: Private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a loony bin.

Into the Woods: A modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests.

Still Alice: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring.

New Adult Fiction

new bookwormThe Loch by Steve Alten: When a near-death experience forces memories Zachary Wallace buried after a near-drowning as a child to surface, he realizes he holds the key to unlocking the mystery of the Loch Ness monster.

The Bone Tree by Greg Iles: Penn Cage’s father, Dr. Tom Cage, stands accused of murder and each effort to defend him unearths new, shocking secrets, leaving Penn to question whether he ever really knew his father at all.

World Gone By by Dennis Lehane: Working as a consigliore to the Bartolo crime family, traveling between Tampa and Cuba, former crime kingpin Joe Coughlin, who has everything, is forced to pay for his lifetime of sin when the dark truth of his past emerges.

Cold Betrayal J.A. Jance: Ali Reynolds and her longtime friend Sister Anselm investigate after a pregnant girl is hit by a car while trying to run away from a cult known as The Family.

Memory Man by David Baldacci: A man with a perfect memory must solve his own family’s murder.

Your Next Breath by Iris Johansen: Just as Catherine Ling is building a relationship with long lost son, Luke, it seems that someone from Catherine’s past is playing a deadly game with her, and using those she cares about as pawns.

The Daylight Marriage by Heidi Pitlor: After his wife vanishes, Lovell, a climatologist, is forced to examine the trajectory of his marriage through the lens of memory. As he tries to piece together that happened to his wife, readers follow Hannah on a single day when a hasty decision proves irrevocable.

The Liar by Nora Roberts: Shelby Foxworth lost her husband and then realized the man she loved wasn’t just dead. He never really existed. Even in her small town, surrounded by loved ones, danger is closer than she knows, and attempted murder is only the beginning.

Gathering Prey by John Sandford: When his adopted daughter’s friend reports that someone has been killing off a circle of nomadic panhandlers, Lucas Davenport travels to North Dakota, where he encounters a dangerously violent subculture

Garden of Lies by Amanda Quick: When Ursula Kern discovers the body of one of her best secretaries, she immediately suspects murder. But no one, including the police, believes her. So Ursula seeks the help of her newest and most mysterious client, Slater Roxton.

The Second Sister by Marie Bostwick: Years of long workdays as a political campaigner are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey’s boss is entering the White House. But when her estranged sister unexpectedly dies, Lucy is drawn back to her small Wisconsin hometown

The Decision by Wanda Brunstetter: Moving from Pennsylvania, finding rewarding work, and leaving heartbreak behind is the best decision Jonah ever made. But is he ready to consider love again when he meets Elaine Schrock? Will his heart mend when she chooses loyalty over love?

Pride vs. Prejudice by Joan Hess: To exact revenge on the county prosecutor, Claire tracks down the defendant of a murder case, a woman accused of murdering her husband, and vows to help prove her innocence in court.

Falling in Love by Donna Leon: Attending a performance by a opera star he saved in Death at La Fenice, Brunetti learns that the singer is being stalked by an obsessed fan who subsequently attacks a fellow performer.

The Angel Court Affair by Anne Perry: Thomas Pitt is sent to protect Sofia Delacruz, a young and British preacher, but when kidnappers manage to reach Sofia murdering two of her companions in the process, he the message the lovely evangelist was meant to deliver was far more urgent than he knew.

The Love Letters by Beverly Lewis: Marlena Wenger, an aunt from the Beachy Amish caring for her infant niece, finds comfort and hope from an Old Order Amish mother and her family who extend friendship to a homeless man, whose few possessions include a collection of love letters.

Emma by Alexander McCall Smith:The summer after university, Emma returns to Highbury where she will live with her health-conscious father until she is ready to launch her interior-design business. In the meantime, she will do what she does best: offer guidance to those less wise in the ways of the world than herself.

NYPD Red 3 by James Patterson: When a billionaire’s chauffeur is brutally murdered and his son is abducted, NYPD Red Detective Zach Jordan and his ex-girlfriend partner, Kylie MacDonald, realize that their own lives are becoming more threatened as they get closer to solving the case.

A Dangerous Place by Jacqueline Winspear: Arriving in turbulent 1937 Gibraltar in the aftermath of a tragedy, Maisie Dobbs raises the British Secret Service’s suspicions through her involvement in the murder of a Sephardic Jewish photographer.