New DVDs

Baywatch: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.

Kong: Skull Island: reimagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a compelling, original adventure. In the film, a diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific, as beautiful as it is treacherous, unaware they’re crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong.

Transformers: The Last Knight: Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving humanity’s future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

The Vietnam War by Ken Burns: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Alien: Covenant: When a ship carrying two thousand humans setting out to colonize a distant planet encounters a system failure, they land on a moon and discover a race of hostile aliens.

The Dark Tower: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

47 Meters Down: Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

Wonder Woman: Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

The Mummy: Thought safely entombed deep beneath the desert, an ancient princess whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day. Her malevolence has grown over millennia and with it come terrors that defy human comprehension.

Call of the Midwife: Season Six: When the rather austere Sister Ursula is appointed the new head of Nonnatus House, Sister Julienne finds herself demoted and working back alongside the midwives as an ordinary member of staff. And she is not the only one to face challenges closer to home.

New Fiction Titles

The Romanov Ransom by Clive Cussler: Treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo’s search for a Romanov fortune brings them into perilous contact with an ambitious neo-Nazi clan. This quest is greater than anything they have ever done–it is their chance to make someone answer for unspeakable crimes, and to prevent them from happening again.

The Summer That Made Us by Robyn Carr: For the Hempsteads, two sisters who married two brothers and had three daughters each, summers were idyllic. Until an accidental drowning. Torn apart, none of the Hempstead women speak of what happened that summer. But one woman is determined to draw her family together again, and the only way that can happen is to return to the lake and face the truth.

Charlatans by Robin Cook: When anesthesia-related deaths start to occur at Boston Memorial Hospital, chief resident Noah is forced to question all of the residents on his staff. With his own job and credibility now in jeopardy, Noah must decide which doctor is at fault and who he can believe–before any more lives are lost.

Enigma by Catherine Coulter: Working with Agent Cam Wittier (Insidious) and New York-based former Special Forces agent Jack Cabot, they must race against the clock to catch an international criminal and solve the enigma of the man called John Doe. It’s international intrigue at the highest levels and they know they have to succeed or national security is compromised.

The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille: After five years in the Army, thirty-five-year-old Mac has left his life of danger and adventure behind him. But when a lawyer heavily involved with anti-Castro groups, approaches Mac for a fishing tournament in Cuba – to be accompanied by a covert mission and sizable paycheck – Mac’s interest is piqued. If he accepts this job, he’ll either walk away rich – or not at all.

Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner: Detective Manon Bradshaw handles only cold cases. But the man died just yards from the police station, so Manon can’t help taking an interest. When the case begins to circle in on Manon’s home and her family, she finds herself pitted against the colleagues she once held dear: Davy Walker and Harriet Harper.

The Western Star by Craig Johnson: An old Vietnam photograph–along with an upcoming parole hearing for one of the most dangerous men Walt has encountered in a lifetime of law enforcement–hurtles the sheriff into a head-on collision of past and present, placing him and everyone he cares about squarely on the tracks of runaway revenge.

The Store by James Patterson: Living in a world where all needs are anticipated and delivered by a powerful convenience retailer known as The Store, New York writers Jacob and Megan go undercover to expose The Store’s secrets in ways that risk their lives.

New Fiction Titles

Proof of Life by J.A. Jance: When J. P. Beaumont’s longtime nemesis, retired Seattle crime reporter Maxwell Cole, dies in what’s officially deemed to be an accidental fire, Beau is astonished to be dragged into the investigation at the request of none other than the deceased victim himself. In the process Beau learns that just because a long-ago case was solved doesn’t mean it’s over.

The Seagull by Ann Cleeves: A visit to her local prison brings DI Vera Stanhope face to face with an old enemy: former detective superintendent, and now inmate, John Brace. Now, Brace promises Vera information about the disappearance of Robbie Marshall, a notorious wheeler-dealer who disappeared in the mid-nineties, if she will look out for his daughter and grandchildren.

Seeing Red by Sandra Brown: When her interview with Major Franklin Trapper, who led survivors of a bombing to safety twenty-five years earlier, goes wrong, Kerra Bailey joins forces with his estranged son John to uncover the truth about the event.

To Be Where You Are by Jan Karon: As the Mitford Muse editor stumbles on a quick fix for marital woes and the town grocer falls in love, Father Tim and Cynthia receive an invitation to another wedding. But perhaps the bottom line is this: While a star blinks out in Mitford, another blinks on at Meadowgate, and four-year-old Jack Tyler looks forward to the biggest day of his life–for now and forever.

Enemy of the State by Kyle Mills: After 9/11, When the Saudi king’s own nephew is discovered funding ISIS, the US president suspects that the Saudis never intended to live up to their agreement. He decides that the royalty needs to be sent a message and that Mitch Rapp is just the man to deliver it. The catch? Rapp must do it entirely on his own.

Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner: Detective Manon Bradshaw handles only cold cases. But the man died just yards from the police station, so Manon can’t help taking an interest. When the case begins to circle in on Manon’s home and her family, she finds herself pitted against the colleagues she once held dear: Davy Walker and Harriet Harper.

A Casualty of War by Charles Todd: Though the Great War is nearing its end, the fighting rages on. While waiting for transport back to her post, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis. Bess is alarmed that he believes his distant English cousin, Lieutenant James Travis, shot him. But when it appears that James Travis couldn’t have shot him, the Captain’s sanity is questioned. Still, Bess wonders how such an experienced officer could be so wrong.

Star Wars: Thrawn by Timothy Zahn: Rescued from exile by Imperial soldiers, Thrawn proved to be indispensable to Emperor Palpatine and the Empire. Follow the events that launched the blue-skinned, red-eyed master of military strategy and lethal warfare into the highest realms of power and infamy as Thrawn rises to Admiral.

New Nonfiction Titles

Office 2016 Simplified by Elaine Marmel: the quick, easy, full-color guide to the new features and tools of the latest version of Office. With a clear, highly visual, introductory style of instruction, this book gives you step-by-step directions alongside illustrative screen shots to help you learn Microsoft’s bestselling productivity software.

Killing England by Bill O’Reilly: Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Great Britain’s King George III, the authors chronicle the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the reader from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe.

The Operator by Robert O’Neil: The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O’Neill’s awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career, which included his involvement in attempts to rescue “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and which culminated in those famous three shots that dispatched the world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden.

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer: Schumer mines her past for stories about her teenage years, family, relationships, and sex, and shares the experiences that have shaped who she is–a woman with the courage to bare her soul to stand up for what she believes in, all while making us laugh.

Our Revolution by Bernard Sanders: And for the millions looking to continue the political revolution, Bernie outlines a progressive economic, environmental, racial, and social justice agenda that will create jobs, raise wages, protect the environment, and provide health care for all — and ultimately transform our country and our world for the better.

The Big Lie by Dinesh D’Souza: Dinesh D’Souza reveals: why Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler admired the Democratic Party (and why the fascists and National Socialists identified with the progressive Left); how Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger inspired Nazi racial theorists; how leftist philosophers have intentionally (if covertly) promoted and justified Nazi tactics and the fascist ideal of the all-powerful centralized state; why the anti-free-speech, anti-capitalist, anti-religious-liberty, pro-violence, pro-abortion Democratic Party is a national socialist (Nazi) party in everything but name.

What Happened by Hilary Rodham Clinton: The former secretary of state relates her experiences as the first woman candidate nominated for president by a major party and reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history.

The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce: Combining on-the-ground reporting with intelligent synthesis of the literature and economic analysis, Luce offers a detailed projection of the consequences of the Trump administration, the rise of European populism, and a forward-thinking analysis of what those who believe in enlightenment values must do to defend himself from the multiple onslaughts they face in the coming years.

New Fiction Titles

The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott (Large Print): In Catholic Brooklyn, in the early part of the twentieth century, decorum, superstition, and shame collude to erase a man’s brief existence, and yet his suicide, although never spoken of, reverberates through many lives–testing the limits and the demands of love and sacrifice, of forgiveness and forgetfulness, even through multiple generations.

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter (Large Print): Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn’s happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father–Pikeville’s notorious defense attorney–devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night.

Texas Takedown by Heather Woodhaven (Large Print): Presenting her research findings at an oceanology conference should be marine biologist Isabelle Barrows’ big break — until she spots two men chasing her. With shadowy assailants on her tail, impressing potential investors becomes the least of her concerns. Especially when the men chase her straight into the arms of her high school crush.

The Asphalt Warrior by Gary Reilly: Murph’s world consists mostly of fares and doormen and fellow hacks from the Rocky Mountain Taxicab Company. He has two main goals in life. First, to earn no more than it takes to keep his bohemian lifestyle afloat. Second, never under any circumstances get involved in the lives of his fares. He’s not very good with the first issue and spectacularly bad with the second.

An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry: A Hungarian immigrant is a victim of a gruesome murder. Commander William Monk suspects a local killer, but when another victim is found he begins to think the murderer is an outsider.

The Other Girl by Erica Spindler: From the New York Times bestselling author of Justice for Sara and The First Wife comes The Other Girl, a chilling new thriller about a ritualistic murder of a college professor that sends a small town cop back into the trauma she thought she’d put behind her.

A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena: You’re home making dinner for your husband. You expect him any second. The phone rings–it’s the call you hoped you’d never get. You jump in your car and race to a neighborhood you thought you’d never visit. You peer into the dark, deserted building. You brace yourself for the worst. And then, you remember nothing else.

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett: In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love.

 

New Graphic Novels

The Mystery Knight by Ben Avery: A full-color graphic rendering of the novella set a century before the events of the Game of Thrones series continues the adventures of noble but impoverished hedge knight Duncan and his bold squire and Daenerys’s great-grandfather, the future King Aegon V.

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Book One by Robert Aguirre-Sacasa: On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, the young sorceress Sabrina Spellman finds herself at a crossroads, having to choose between an unearthly destiny and her mortal boyfriend, Harvey. But a foe from her family’s past has arrived in Greendale, Madame Satan, and she has her own deadly agenda.

Tetris by Box Brown: It is, perhaps, the perfect video game. Simple yet addictive, Tetris delivers an irresistible, unending puzzle that has players hooked. Computer scientist Alexey Pajitnov had big ideas about games. In 1984, he created Tetris in his spare time while developing software for the Soviet government. Once Tetris emerged from behind the Iron Curtain, it was an instant hit.

The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen: Every ninety years, twelve gods return as young people. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are all dead. It’s happening now. It’s happening again.

March Book One by John Lewis: March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis’ personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement.

Monstress Volume One by Marjorie Liu: Set in an alternate world of art deco beauty and steampunk horror, Monstress tells the epic story of Maika Halfwolf, a teenage survivor of a cataclysmic war between humans and their hated enemies, the Arcanics. In the face of oppression and terrible danger, Maika is both hunter and hunted, searching for answers about her mysterious past as those who seek to use her remain just one step behind … and all the while, the monster within begins to awaken

Amazing Fantastic Incredible by Stan Lee: In this gorgeously illustrated, full-color graphic memoir, Stan Lee–comic book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel superheroes–shares his iconic legacy and the story of how modern comics came to be.

Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” by Miles Hyman: In a graphic-novel adaptation of the classic spine-tingler, the grandson of the story’s original author depicts the eerie town and their shocking ritual in detailed four-color panels that breathe new life into the iconic tale.

Orange: the complete collection by Ichigo Takano: When sixteen-year-old Takamiya Naho receives a mysterious letter, claiming to be from her twenty-seven-year-old self, her life is suddenly thrown into flux. The letter informs her that a new transfer student by the name of Naruse Kakeru will be joining her class, and to keep her eye on him. What is Naho to make of the letter’s contents and its cryptic warning?

New Fiction Titles

Glass Houses by Louise Penny: When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines, the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. Through rain and sleet, the figure stands unmoving, staring ahead, until it vanishes overnight and a body is discovered. It falls to Gamache to discover if a debt has been paid or levied.

Secrets in Death by J.D. Robb: The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it’s not the kind of bar where a lot of blood gets spilled. But that’s exactly what happens one cold February evening. The mortally wounded woman is Larinda Mars, a self-described “social information reporter,” or as most people would call it, a professional gossip.

Sulfur Springs by William Kent Krueger: Cork O’Connor’s search for a missing man in the Arizona desert puts him at the center of a violent power struggle along the Mexican border, a struggle that might cost Cork everything and everyone he holds most dear.

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz: From the author of the #1 international best seller The Girl in the Spider’s Web: the new book in the Millennium series, which began with Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

The Right Time by Danielle Steel: Alex writes in every spare moment, gripped by the plots and themes and characters that fill her mind. Her secret life as the mysterious and brilliantly successful Alexander Green—and her own life as a talented young woman—expose her to the envious, the arrogant, and Hollywood players who have no idea who she really is.

Map of the Heart by Susan Wiggs: Widowed by tragedy, Camille Palmer has made her peace with the past and settled into the quiet safety of life with her teenage daughter, Julie, in a sleepy coastal town. Then the arrival of a mysterious package breaks open her family’s secret past. In uncovering a hidden history, Camille has no idea that she’s embarking on an adventure that will utterly transform her.

Haunted by James Patterson: Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink. He settles on an idyllic, small town in the beautiful Maine woods, a recommendation from a former colleague. But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the tight-knit community.

Before Evil by Alex Kava: Detective Michael Bennett is ready for a vacation after a series of crises push him, and his family, to the brink. He settles on an idyllic, small town in the beautiful Maine woods, a recommendation from a former colleague. But just when Bennett thinks he can relax, he gets pulled into a case that has shocked the tight-knit community.

Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton: The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y is for Yesterday begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate–and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered.

New Fiction Titles

Victor and Lucy by Victor Lodato: Eight-year-old Edgar Fini remembers nothing of the accident people still whisper about. He only knows that his father is gone, his mother has a limp, and his grandmother believes in ghosts. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, the boy begins a journey into a secret wilderness where nothing is clear: not even the line between the living and the dead.

The Last Tudor by Philipa Gregory: The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen.

Two Nights by Kathy Reichs: A childhood spent in a dangerous cult left Sunday Night with a bone-deep instinct for survival that’s kept her alive but left her mostly friendless. Forced into early retirement from the police force due to an injury, Sunnie retreats from an outside world she doesn’t trust and sees little use for, until a wealthy woman contacts her with a plea to help find her missing granddaughter.

Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown: Olive’s mother disappeared while on a hike. A year later she starts having waking dreams in which her very vibrant mother urges the girl to look for her, and Olive begins to believe her mother is still alive and in trouble. Her father believes the trauma of losing her mother is making Olive ill, until he uncovers a secret that sends him on his own quest for the truth.

Paradise Valley by C.J. Box: Investigator Cassie Dewell has been on a hunt for a serial killer, and has set the perfect trap, but the plan goes horribly wrong. At the same time, Kyle Westergaard, a troubled kid whom Cassie has taken under her wing, has disappeared, and in the same way that two streams converge into a river, Kyle’s disappearance may have a more sinister meaning than anyone realizes.

Gone Gull by Donna Andrews: Meg Langslow is spending the summer at the Biscuit Mountain Craft Center, helping her grandmother Cordelia run the studios. But someone is committing acts of vandalism, threatening to ruin the newly-opened center’s reputation. While Meg is trying to track down the vandal, a body is found in one of the classrooms.

Little White Lies by Ace Atkins: Boston PI Spenser and right hand Hawk follow a con man’s trail of smoke and mirrors in the latest entry of the iconic crime series.

Look Behind You by Iris Johansen: A serial killer is on the loose in San Diego near Kendra Michaels’ home and office. With each kill, he leaves souvenirs of other unsolved serial murder cases in various U.S. cities. The investigators become his newest targets, even as Kendra slowly begins to suspect that one of them may be the killer himself.

Liar by K.L. Slater: Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children. Then Ben meets Amber. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben, but his mother Judi isn’t sure. The further Judi delves into Amber’s personal life, the closer she gets to shocking secrets that could change everything, and Judi must make a decision that could lead to the most disastrous consequences.

New YA Titles

Loved by P.C. Cast: When the Nerd Herd regroups to celebrate Zoey’s eighteenth birthday, they notice signs that Neferet might be stirring once again, so the team must overcome their petty differences and join forces in order to stop a rabid group of red vampires.

Shooter by Walter Dean Myers: Written in the form of interviews, reports, and journal entries, the story of three troubled teenagers ends in a tragic school shooting.

Asking For It by Louise O’Neill: One night, there’s a party. All eyes are on Emma. The next morning, she can’t remember what happened. She doesn’t know why she’s in pain. But everyone else does. Photographs taken at the party show, in explicit detail, what happened to Emma. But people don’t want to believe what is in front of them, especially when the truth concerns the town’s heroes.

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Hunt: Ally’s greatest fear is that everyone will find out she is as dumb as they think she is because she still doesn’t know how to read.

Crazy House by James Patterson: In a future world where teenagers are taken, imprisoned, and forced to fight for their survival, well-behaved Cassie will do whatever it takes to save her rebellious twin sister from Death Row.

What Light by Jay Asher: When Sierra falls for Caleb, a boy who made a terrible mistake years before, she is determined to help him find forgiveness, despite the disapproval and suspicions they meet.

Alex and Eliza by Melissa De la Cruz: When Alex and Eliza meet one fateful night, so begins an epic love story that would forever change the course of American history.

The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan: Leaving the safety of the demigod training ground, a disgraced Apollo embarks on a quest across North America to find a dangerous ancient-world Oracle while navigating the challenges of the evil Triumvirate.

The Beauty of Darkness by Mary Pearson: Princess Lia and her love, Rafe, have escaped Venda and the path before them is winding and dangerous.

New Large Print Titles

 

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt: When her father and stepmother are found murdered on a in 1892, Lizzie Borden immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent. Meanwhile, others in the household have their own motives and stories to tell: Lizzie’s unmarried older sister, a put-upon Irish housemaid, and a boy hired by Lizzie’s uncle to take care of a problem.

Falling Darkness by Karen Harper: Claire Britten’s forensic psychology training never prepared her for a plane crash. Or how to help frightened fellow survivors cope, huddled in two small rafts awaiting rescue. Especially when three of them are your ex-husband, your daughter, and the man you love– whose pursuit by a criminal mastermind forced you all to run in the first place.

Beneath Copper Balls by Colleen Coble: Dispatcher Dana Newell receives a call from her friend Allyson who screams “He’s going to kill me too” before the phone goes dead. Dana immediately dispatches a deputy, but it’s too late. Allyson’s death is ruled an accident, but Dana just doesn’t believe it. She knows Allyson–an investigative reporter–was researching a new story. Did someone want to keep her quiet?

‘Round Midnight by Laura McBride: Spanning the six decades that it took for Las Vegas to grow from a dusty gambling town into the melting-pot metropolis it is today, ‘Round Midnight is the story of four women – one who falls in love, one who gets lucky, one whose heart is broken, and one who chooses happiness – whose lives are transformed at the Midnight Room.

Falling by Jane Green: Emma finds a tiny beach cottage in the small town of Westport, Connecticut. It needs work–lots of work. But it’s the perfect project, if her new landlord, Dominic, is agreeable to the small changes she yearns to make. To Emma, Dominic himself is somewhat of a fixer-upper. But setting down roots doesn’t come easily when two lives as different as their own merge into one.

High Stakes by Fern Michaels: Investigative reporter Dennis West joined forces with the men of the Sisterhood to help fight corruption and greed. Now he and his band are on a mission to help an old friend in danger. It’ll mean going deep undercover, but the men of the Sisterhood are breaking out their most impressive moves to stop a criminal network that’s stayed two steps ahead of justice for too long.

The Ultimatum by Karen Robards: Thief. Manipulator. Con artist. Call it what you will—Bianca St. Ives is the best in the business. Growing up, instead of playing hopscotch, she studied martial arts with sensei masters and dismantled explosives with special-ops retirees. Her father prepped her well to carry on the family business. Now a striking beauty with fierce skills, the prodigy has surpassed the master.

Secrets of the Tulip Sisters by Susan Mallery: Kelly Murphy’s life as a tulip farmer is pretty routine, but everything changes one sun-washed summer with two dramatic homecomings: Griffith Burnett–Tulpen Crossing’s prodigal son, who has set his sights on Kelly–and Olivia, her beautiful, wayward and, as far as Kelly is concerned, unwelcome sister. Tempted by Griffith, annoyed by Olivia, Kelly is overwhelmed by the secrets that were so easy to keep when she was alone.