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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Glenn Beck
Publisher: Threshold Editions; Original edition (2013, Apr 30th).
When our founding fathers secured the Constitutional “right of the people to keep and bear arms,” they also added the admonition that this right SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED. It is the only time this phrase appears in the Bill of Rights. So why aren’t more people listening? History has proven that guns are essential to self-defense and liberty—but tragedy is a powerful force and has led many to believe that guns are the enemy, that the Second Amendment is outdated, and that more restrictions or outright bans on firearms will somehow solve everything. They are wrong. In CONTROL, Glenn Beck presents a passionate, fact-based case for guns that reveals why gun control isn’t really about controlling guns at all; it’s about controlling us. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (2013, Apr 1st).
The irresistible, ever-curious, and always best-selling Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to the invisible realm we carry around inside.“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and every bit as surreal as the universe of zero gravity explored in Packing for Mars. Why is crunchy food so appealing? Why is it so hard to find words for flavors and smells? Why doesn’t the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before your stomach bursts? Can constipation kill you? Did it kill Elvis? In Gulp we meet scientists who tackle the questions no one else thinks of—or has the courage to ask. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Kristin Hannah
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (2013, Apr 23rd).
Once, a long time ago, I walked down a night-darkened road called Firefly Lane, all alone, on the worst night of my life, and I found a kindred spirit. That was our beginning. More than thirty years ago. TullyandKate. You and me against the world. Best friends forever. But stories end, don’t they? You lose the people you love and you have to find a way to go on. . . . Tully Hart has always been larger than life, a woman fueled by big dreams and driven by memories of a painful past. She thinks she can overcome anything until her best friend, Kate Ryan, dies. Tully tries to fulfill her deathbed promise to Kate---to be there for Kate’s children---but Tully knows nothing about family or motherhood or taking care of people. Sixteen-year-old Marah Ryan is devastated by her mother’s death. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Charles Graeber
Publisher: Twelve (2013, Apr 15th).
After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed "The Angel of Death" by the media. But Cullen was no mercy killer, nor was he a simple monster. He was a favorite son, husband, beloved father, best friend, and celebrated caregiver. Implicated in the deaths of as many as 300 patients, he was also perhaps the most prolific serial killer in American history. Cullen's murderous career in the world's most trusted profession spanned sixteen years and nine hospitals across New Jersey and Pennsylvania. When, in March of 2006, Charles Cullen was marched from his final sentencing in an Allentown, Pennsylvania, courthouse into a waiting police van, it seemed certain that the chilling secrets of his life, career, and capture would disappear with him. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Sherryl Woods
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Harlequin MIRA (2013, Apr 30th).
When life gets complicated, New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods proves familyand lovecan make all the differenceFacing a personal crisis, ambitious and driven Gabriella Castle retreats to the welcoming arms of her family. Everything she's worked for has been yanked out from under her, and she seeks the serenity of her grandmother's home on the North Carolina coast. With difficult decisions to make about her future, the last thing she wants is an unexpected love.Wade Johnson fell for Gabi the first time he saw her. It's not the only time he's found himself in the role of knight in shining armor, but Gabi isn't looking for a rescuer. To get her to stay, Wade will need a whole lot of patience and gentle persuasion and maybe the soothing sound of wind chimes on a summer breeze. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Donna Leon
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press (2013, Apr 2nd).
In The Golden Egg, as the first leaves of autumn begin to fall, Vice Questore Patta asks Brunetti to look into a minor shop-keeping violation committed by the mayor’s future daughter-in-law. Brunetti has no interest in helping his boss amass political favors, but he has little choice but to comply. Then Brunetti’s wife, Paola, comes to him with a request of her own. The mentally handicapped man who worked at their dry cleaner has just died of a sleeping pill overdose, and Paola loathes the idea that he lived and died without anyone noticing him, or helping him.Brunetti begins to investigate the death and is surprised when he finds nothing on the man: no birth certificate, no passport, no driver’s license, no credit cards. As far as the Italian government is concerned, he never existed. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Publisher: Uni Dist Corp. (Mca) (2000, Jan 1st).
Steve Butler (Matt Damon), an ambitious salesperson for a natural gas corporation, has no doubt his persuasive skills will convince a small Pennsylvania town to allow hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in their backyards. But when an environmental activist (John Krasinski, The Office) tries to stop Butler's efforts--and woos a local teacher (Rosemarie DeWitt, Your Sister's Sister) that Butler feels attracted to--Butler's confidence starts to unravel. On the surface, Promised Land seems like a political exposé, but it's really a character study; Damon brims with confidence but slowly reveals doubt and conflict within. The supporting performances are excellent, including Hal Holbrook as a skeptical science teacher and the ever-superb Frances McDormand, both flinty and vulnerable as Butler's sales partner. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Robyn Carr
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Harlequin MIRA (2013, Mar 26th).
From Robyn Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the popular Virgin River novels, comes Thunder Pointthe highly anticipated new series that will make you laugh, make you sigh, and make you fall in love with a small town filled with people you'll never forget.Nestled on the Oregon coast is a small town of rocky beaches and rugged charm. Locals love the land's unspoiled beauty. Developers see it as a potential gold mine. When newcomer Hank Cooper learns he's been left an old friend's entire beachfront property, he finds himself with a community's destiny in his hands.Cooper has never been a man to settle in one place, and Thunder Point was supposed to be just another quick stop. But Cooper finds himself getting involved with the town. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Alicia M. Long
Publisher: Beaver's Pond Press (2012, Sep 4th).
"America's Hottest New Political Book" - CNN ''Too good not to share.'' - The Hill "Devil Wears Prada Meets US Senate." - US News and World Report ''Wickedly funny...eye-opening...saucy novel about the crazy co-workers, high-maintenance politicians, and over-the-top entourages that can only be found inside the beltway...a taste of humor from Capitol Hill." - Yahoo! Finance "Capitol Hell" is worth a good laugh" - Roll Call ''Readers will be particularly fascinated by the authors' antics and the senator's peccadilloes.'' - Minneapolis Star Tribune ''Hilarious and insightful.'' - Austin Daily Herald "Jones and Long write seamlessly, and ... incidents in the book are hilarious" - St. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Seena B. Frost
Publisher: Hanford Mead Publisters, Inc.; 1st edition (2010, Nov 1st).
SoulCollage® is an accessible collage process with practical applications that has a growing international community. It's easy to learn and it's inexpensive. Best of all, it inspires individual creativity and encourages good communication in families and groups. SoulCollage® is adaptable to many contexts and groups. Anyone can enjoy the multi-leveled, creative process. All you need is a good pair of scissors, pre-cut mat board cards, images you can find anywhere, and glue! When you have made some cards, you can consult them, asking important life questions and letting your cards speak your own intuitive wisdom back to you. SoulCollage® is fun to share with friends and in groups for personal enjoyment and self-discovery or to work with professionally, as a trained SoulCollage® Facilitator. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Nathaniel Philbrick; Chris Sorensen; Recorded Books, LLC.
Publisher: Recorded Books... (2013, Jan 1st).
Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from citizens to vigilantes. After the Boston Tea Party, British and American soldiers and Massachusetts residents have maneuvered around each other until April 19, when violence erupts at Lexington and Concord. In June, with the city cut off from supplies by a British blockade and Patriot militia poised in siege, skirmishes give way to war in the Battle of Bunker Hill. Read more... moreMore Info | Check Availability