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Title Mom, Dad, our books, and me

New Enterprise feed - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 11:07am
Title Mom, Dad, our books, and me
Author Marcotte, Danielle, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Lexile Number AD 510 Lexile.
Summary A young boy revels in learning to read on his own and he begins to notice that reading is all around him, not just in books.

Title The angels' share : a Bourbon kings novel

New Enterprise feed - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 11:07am
Title The angels' share :
Author Ward, J. R., 1969- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: The Bourbon kings ; 2
Format: Books
Summary In Charlemont, Kentucky, the Bradford family is the crème de la crème of high society--just like their exclusive brand of bourbon. And their complicated lives and vast estate are run by a discrete staff who inevitably become embroiled in their affairs. This is especially true now, when the apparent suicide of the family patriarch is starting to look more and more like murder. . .No one is above suspicion--especially the eldest Bradford son, Edward. The bad blood between him and his father is known far and wide, and he is aware that he could be named a suspect. As the investigation into the death intensifies, he keeps himself busy at the bottom of a bottle--as well as with his former horse trainer's daughter. Meanwhile, the family's financial future lies in the perfectly manicured hands of a business rival, a woman who wants Edward all to herself. . .Everything has consequences; everybody has secrets. And few can be trusted. Then, at the very brink of the family's demise, someone thought lost to them forever returns to the fold. Maxwell Bradford has come home. But is he a savior...or the worst of all the sinners?

Title ALWAYS HAPPY HOUR : STORIES

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title ALWAYS HAPPY HOUR :
Author Miller, Mary
Format: Books

Title HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD : STORIES

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD :
Author Moshfegh, Ottessa
Format: Books

Title The science of selling : proven strategies to make your pitch, influence decisions, and close the deal

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title The science of selling :
Author Hoffeld, David, (Economist), author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "The Revolutionary Sales Approach Scientifically Proven to Dramatically Improve Your Sales and Business Success Did you know that nearly half of salespeople fail to meet their quotas every year? Or that many of the most common sales behaviors drive down sales performance? In today's fiercely competitive marketplace you can't afford to lose sales that should be yours. But with so much conflicting advice from self-proclaimed "gurus, " how do you know which sales strategies actually work? Leading sales trainer, researcher and CEO of Hoffeld Group, David Hoffeld, has the answer. Blending cutting-edge research in social psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics, The Science of Selling shows you how to align the way you sell with how our brains naturally form buying decisions, dramatically increasing your ability to earn more sales. Unlike other sales books, which primarily rely on anecdotal evidence and unproven advice, Hoffeld's evidence-based approach connects the dots between science and situations salespeople and business leaders face every day to help you consistently succeed, including proven ways to: - Engage buyers' emotions to increase their receptiveness to you and your ideas - Ask questions that line up with how the brain discloses information - Lock in the incremental commitments that lead to a sale - Create positive influence and reduce the sway of competitors - Discover the underlying causes of objections and neutralize them - Guide buyers through the necessary mental steps to make purchasing decisions Packed with advice and anecdotes, The Science of Selling is an essential resource for anyone looking to succeed in today's cutthroat selling environment, advance their business goals, or boost their ability to influence others"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Sunnylands : america's midcentury masterpiece.

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title Sunnylands :
Author Lyle, Janice.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title Earl

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title Earl
Author Ashe, Katharine
Format: Books

Title Real life family photography : capture love & joy through the ages & stages

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title Real life family photography :
Author Drucker, Amy, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title Citizen Jack How Jack White Built an Empire from the Blues.

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title Citizen Jack
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title In the sounds and seas

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title In the sounds and seas
Author Galloway, Marnie, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary A story without words.

Title The longest day of the future

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title The longest day of the future
Author Varela, Lucas, 1971- author, illustrator.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "In a futuristic megalopolis, two corporate behemoths indulge in a merciless war to eliminate the other, with zero regard for the collateral damage being caused--until the crash of an extraterrestrial spaceship changes everything"--Page 4 of cover.

Title Drinky crow drinks again

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title Drinky crow drinks again
Author Millionaire, Tony, author, illustrator.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Drinky Crow Drinks Again collects more than 200 Maakies strips from the past half-decade for the very first time! Featuring the comical high-seas adventures of a booze-soaked corvid (they don't call him 'Drinky' Crow for nothin’) and his equally-soused simian pal (Uncle Gabby), Maakies blends vaudeville-style humor and a breathtaking line that harkens back to the glory days of the American comic strip."--Amazon.com.

Title Marie Antoinette : phantom queen

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title Marie Antoinette :
Author Goetzinger, Annie, 1951- author, artist.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title Marvel's doctor strange prelude.

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title Marvel's doctor strange prelude.
Author Marvel Comics Group
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title November storm

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title November storm
Author Oldshue, Robert, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Iowa Short Fiction Award
Format: Books
Summary "In each of the stories in Robert Oldshue's debut collection, the characters want to be decent but find that hard to define. In the first story, an elderly couple is told that delivery of their Thanksgiving dinner has been canceled due to an impending blizzard. Unwilling to have guests but nothing to serve them, they make a run to the grocery, hoping to get there and back before the snow, but crash their car into the last of their neighbors. In "The Receiving Line," a male prostitute tricks a closeted suburban schoolteacher only to learn that the trick is on him. "The Field Of Machpelah" features a twenty-something, premed dropout who is guarding a cemetery when a man asks to see his wife's prepaid plot before the hospital disconnects her life support. In "Home Depot," a family uses their foul-mouthed love to survive the birth of a malformed child. A psychiatrist confronts his fear of the past to help a patient in the present in "Mass Mental." In "The Woman On The Road," a twelve-year-old girl negotiates the competing demands of her faith and her family as she is bat mitzvahed in the feminist ferment of the 1980s. The lessons she learns are the lessons learned by a ten-year-old boy in "Fergus B. Fergus," after which, in "Summer Friend," two women and one man renegotiate their sixty-year intimacy when sadly, but inevitably, one of them gets ill. "The Home Of The Holy Assumption" offers a benediction. A quadriplegic goes missing at a nursing home. Was she assumed? In the process of finding out, all are reminded that caring for others, however imperfectly--even laughably--is the only shot at assumption we have. In upstate New York, a November storm is one that comes early in the season. If it catches people off-guard, it can change them in the ways Oldshue's characters are changed by different but equally surprising storms"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Tetris : the games people play

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title Tetris :
Author Brown, Box.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title The Annie Year.

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title The Annie Year.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title Anybody : poems

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title Anybody :
Author Banias, Ari, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "In Anybody, Ari Banias takes up questions of recognition and belonging: how boundaries are drawn and managed, the ways he and she, us and them, here and elsewhere are kept separate, and at what cost identities and selves are forged. Moving through iconic and imagined landscapes, Anybody confronts the strangeness of being alive and of being a restlessly gendered, queer, emotive body. Wherever the poet turns--the cruising spaces of Fire Island, a city lake, a Greek island, a bodega-turned-coffee-shop--he finds the charge of boundedness and signification, the implications of what it means to be a this instead of a that" -- Provided by publisher.

Title The off-season

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title The off-season
Author Levitt, Jen author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title A QUESTION OF MERCY : A NOVEL

New to the Collection - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:01am
Title A QUESTION OF MERCY :
Author Cox, Elizabeth, 1942- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Story River Books
Format: Books
Summary "Adam Finney, a young man who is mentally disabled, faces sterilization and lobotomy in a state-supported asylum. When he is found dead in the French Broad River of rural North Carolina, his teenaged stepsister, Jess, is sought for questioning by their family and the police. Jess's odyssey of escape across four states leads into dark territories of life-and-death moral choices where compassion and grace offer faint illumination but few answers. A Question of Mercy, set in a vivid landscape of the mid-twentieth-century South, is the fifth novel from Robert Penn Warren Award-winning writer Elizabeth Cox. As she challenges notions of individual freedom and responsibility against a backdrop of questionable practices governing treatment of the mentally disabled, she also stretches the breadth and limitations of the human heart to love and to forgive. Jess Booker, on the run and alone, leaves the comfort of her home near Asheville, recklessly trekking through woods and hitchhiking her way to a boarding house intiny Lula, Alabama, a perceived safe haven she once visited with her late mother. Pursued by a mysterious car with a faded "I Like Ike" sticker, Jess is also haunted by memories of her mother's early death, her father's distressing marriage to Adam's mother, the loving bond she was able to form with Adam despite her initial resistance, and her boyfriend Sam's troubling letters from the thick of combat in the Korean War. In Lula, Jess finds, if only briefly, a respite among a curious surrogate family of fellow displaced outsiders banded together under one roof, and there she finds the strength to heed the call homeward to face the questions she cannot answer about her stepbrother's death. Through her vibrant depictions of characters in crisis and of the lush, natural landscapes of her southern settings, Cox brings to the fore the moral, ethical, and seemingly unnatural decisions people face when caring for society's weakest members. Grappling with the powerful bonds of love and family, A Question of Mercyrecognizes the countless ways people come to help one another and the poor choices they can make because of love--choices that challenge the boundaries of human decency and social justice but also choices that can defy what is legal in the course of seeking what is right. Jill McCorkle, a Dos Passos Prize-winning novelist and short story writer and the author of Life after Life, provides a foreword to the novel. "-- Provided by publisher.

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