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Title The minotaur takes his own sweet time

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 7:59am
Title The minotaur takes his own sweet time
Author Sherrill, Steven, 1961- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary In The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time, M has moved north, from a life of kitchens and trailer parks, to that of Civil War re-enactor at a run-down living history park in the dying blue-collar rustbelt of central Pennsylvania. Though he dies now, in uniform, on a regular basis, M’s world, his daily struggles, remain unchanged. Isolation. Loneliness.

Title Are you sure, Mother Bear?

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 7:59am
Title Are you sure, Mother Bear?
Author Hest, Amy, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary On the first night of winter, Little Miss Bear will not go to sleep. She simply refuses. "Winter is for sleeping, " Mother Bear tells her. "But why, Mother?" Little Miss asks. "Because that's what bears do. All bears sleep, all winter long." All winter long is much too long for Little Miss Bear. She is going to miss her stars and her moon, and she is going to miss rolling on hills. Most of all, she is going to miss Mother Bear. But Mother finds a special way to assure her that they will all be there waiting for her--the stars, the moon, the hills, and especially Mother Bear--when she wakes in the spring.

Title Frightlopedia : an encyclopedia of everything scary, creepy, and spine-chilling, from arachnids to zombies

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 7:59am
Title Frightlopedia :
Author Winterbottom, Julie, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Discover Borneo’s Gomantong Cave, where literally millions of bats, cockroaches, spiders, and rats coexist—in pitch darkness. Learn about mythical creatures like the Mongolian Death Worm—and scarily real ones like killer bees, which were accidentally created by scientists in the 1950s. Visit New Orleans’s Beauregard-Keyes house, where Civil War soldiers are said to still clash in the front hall. Plus ghost stories from around the world, a cross-cultural study of vampires, and how to transform into a zombie with makeup. Each entry includes a “Fright Meter” measurement from 1 to 3, because while being scared is fun, everyone has their limit"--Amazon.com.

Title Tek

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 7:59am
Title Tek
Author McDonnell, Patrick, 1956- author, illustrator.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Caveboy Tek is obsessed with his electronic devices and ignores the world around him, until his family and friends hatch a plan to get him to unplug.

Title Star Wars : galactic maps : an illustrated atlas of the Star Wars universe

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 7:59am
Title Star Wars :
Author Fortune, Emil, author.
Edition: First United States hardcover edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Illustrated in full color, this stunning book of maps covers everything from Endor and Naboo to Tatooine and Yavin 4, taking in the epic stories, strange creatures, and planets of a galaxy far, far away. With dozens of maps, star charts, character profiles, and a timeline of the entire saga, it is the perfect guide for any explorer!"--Page 4 of cover.

Title Star Wars: Rogue One : the ultimate visual guide

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 7:59am
Title Star Wars: Rogue One :
Author Hidalgo, Pablo, author.
Edition: First American edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "This exciting reference format accompanies the eagerly anticipated, first-ever standalone Star Wars™ movie: Rogue One. This beautifully detailed title features in-depth character profiles, plus 5 newly commissioned and fully annotated cross-sections of vehicles and mapped-out locations. With clear and authoritative text, this book is packed with essential information—and presented alongside stunning stills from the movie."--Amazon.

Title Creed : what christians believe and why.

Sun, 12/25/2016 - 7:52am
Title Creed :
Author Hamilton, Adam, 1964- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "What do I believe? For Christians and others seeking faith, some powerful answers to this questions are expressed in the Apostle's Creed, a historic statement of foundational Christian faith. In this compelling book Adam Hamilton explores what we believe and why." --provided by publisher.

Title The stranger

Sun, 12/25/2016 - 7:52am
Title The stranger
Author Ferrandez, Jacques, author, illustrator.
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016, 2013
Format: Books
Summary The day his mother dies, Meursault notices that it is very hot on the bus that is taking him from Algiers to the retirement home where his mother lived; so hot that he falls asleep. Later, while waiting for the wake to begin, the harsh electric lights in the room make him extremely uncomfortable, so he gratefully accepts the coffee the caretaker offers him and smokes a cigarette. The same burning sun that so oppresses him during the funeral walk will once again blind the calm, reserved Meursault as he walks along a deserted beach a few days later--leading him to commit an irreparable act.

Title Battle of the bands

Sun, 12/25/2016 - 7:52am
Title Battle of the bands
Author Calonita, Jen, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: VIP ; 2
Format: Books
Summary Twelve-year old Mackenzie "Mac" Lowell accompanies her favorite boy band, Perfect Storm, on another road trip and chronicles her experiences on tour.

Title Diwali : festival of lights

Sun, 12/25/2016 - 7:52am
Title Diwali :
Author Singh, Rina, 1955- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Orca origins
Format: Books

Title Superman. American alien

Sun, 12/25/2016 - 7:52am
Title Superman. American alien
Author Landis, Max, 1985- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Hollywood screenwriter and Eisner Award nominee Max Landis (Chronicle, American Ultra, Adventures of Superman) joins forces with top comics artists including Jock, Francis Manapul and Jae Lee to bring you Superman: American Alien, a new epic that chronicles the life of Clark Kent and his development into the archetypal hero he will eventually become. But these are not the stories of the iconic "Superman" as you know him, but of the soft-spoken, charming, often-funny Kansas farm-boy behind the Man of Steel. With the tone of each issue ranging from heartwarming and simple, to frighteningly gritty and violent, to sexy, sun-kissed and funny, Superman: American Alien is unlike anything you've seen before. Collects Superman, American Alien #1-7"--Provided by publisher.

Title Dog Man unleashed

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 7:48am
Title Dog Man unleashed
Author Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author, illustrator.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. If only the Chief would throw him a bone every once and a while...Dog Man needs to dry up the drool, dust away the dander, and roll out of the refuse if he's going to impress the Chief, and he needs to do it fast! Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Can the canine crime biter unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purrfect crime?

Title How cities work : explore the city inside, outside and underground

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 7:48am
Title How cities work :
Author Hancock, James Gulliver, author, illustrator.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Lonely Planet kids
Format: Books
Summary From the sewers to the skyscrapers--reveal the secret workings of the city. Lift the flaps to see inside buildings, and unfold the pages to find out what's going on above your head and under your feet.

Title Spider from Mars : my life with Bowie

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 7:44am
Title Spider from Mars :
Author Woodmansey, Mick, author.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

Title The Magdalen girls

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 7:44am
Title The Magdalen girls
Author Alexander, V. S., author.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary When her beauty provokes a lustful revelation from a young priest, sixteen-year-old Teagan is sent to one of Dublin's Magdalen Laundries for fallen women, where she befriends two other girls who help her endure the harsh captivity.

Title THE BURIAL HOUR

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 7:41am
Title THE BURIAL HOUR
Author Deaver, Jeffery
Format: Books

Title Fast and Loose

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 7:41am
Title Fast and Loose
Author Woods, Stuart.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

Title THE FIX

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 7:41am
Title THE FIX
Author Baldacci, David
Format: Books

Title Golden prey.

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 7:41am
Title Golden prey.
Author Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-
Format: Books

Title FINDING GIDEON.

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 7:41am
Title FINDING GIDEON.
Author Dickey, Eric Jerome
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

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