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10/20/2014 - 11:41am

Descent Cover
Jay R Bonansinga
Fred Berman, narrator
Out of the ashes of its dark past, Woodbury, Georgia, becomes an oasis of safety amidst the plague of the walking dead, a town reborn in the wake of its former tyrannical leader, Philip Blake, aka The Governor. Blake's legacy of madness haunts every nook and cranny of this little walled community, but Lilly Caul and a small ragtag band of survivors are determined to overcome their traumatic past... despite the fact that a super-herd is closing in on them.
FIC Bon
Oct 14, 2014
Full measure: a novel Cover
T. Jefferson Parker
Dan Green, narrator
Patrick Norris has seen the worst that Afghanistan has to offer-excruciating heat, bitter cold, and death waiting behind every rock as comrades are blown to pieces by bombs and snipers. He returns home exhilarated by his new freedom and eager to realize his dream of a sport fishing business. But he is shocked to learn that the avocado ranch his family has owned for generations in the foothills of San Diego has been destroyed by a massive wildfire and the parents he loves are facing ruin.
FIC Par
Oct 7, 2014
Ghost wanted Cover
Carolyn G Hart
Ann Marie Lee, narrator
Bailey Ruth's supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts a college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone's making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library, destroying a gargoyle, and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine's reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches the irrepressible redhead Bailey Ruth to investigate.
FIC Har
Oct 7, 2014
Gravity's rainbow Cover
Thomas Pynchon
George Guidall
A few months after the Germans' secret V-2 rocket bombs begin falling on London, British Intelligence discovers that a map of the city pinpointing the sexual conquests of one Lieutenant Tyrone Slothrop, U.S. Army, corresponds identically to a map showing hte V02 impact sites. The implications of this discovery will launch Slothrop on an amazing journey across war-torn Europe, fleeing an international cabal of military-industrial superpowers, in search of the mysterious Rocket 00000.
FIC Pyn
Oct 20, 2014
Laughter Therapy. Funny for a living Cover
Ophira Eisenberg
National Public Radio (U.S.)
This extended session of Laughter Therapy explores the history of all things funny, presenting a cornucopia of comedy from the pioneers of vaudeville and the silent film era, to the wildly creative innovators that transformed television in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, to the modern practitioners that continue to bend the boundaries of comedy today. Chronically serious? Prepare to be cured by this collection of revealing profiles and interviews with some of the funniest personalities ever. Featuring Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Groucho Marx, Sid Caesar, Ernie Kovacs, Bob and Ray, Imogene Coca, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Bob Newhart, Jonathan Winters, Bill Cosby, Phyllis Diller, Joan Rivers, Jerry Seinfeld, Conan O'Brien, Amy Poehler, Margaret Cho, Jim Gaffigan, Sarah Silverman.
791.4475 Lau
Oct 7, 2014
Murder in Pigalle Cover
Cara Black
Meredith Mitchell, narrator
June, 1998. Paris's sticky summer heat is even more oppressive than usual as rowdy French football fans riot in anticipation of the World Cup. Private Investigator Aimee Leduc has been trying to slow down her hectic lifestyle, take on only computer security assignments, and maybe try to learn how to cook (quelle catastrophe!). She's vowed not to let herself get involved in any more dangerous shenanigans--she's five months' pregnant and has the baby's well-being to think about now, too. But all of her best intentions to live the quiet life fall away when disaster strikes close to home. A serial rapist has been terrorizing Paris's Pigalle neighborhood, following teenage girls home from junior high school and attacking them in their own houses. It is sad and frightening but has nothing to do with Aimee--until Zazie, the 14-year-old daughter of the proprietor of Aimee's favorite cafe, disappears. The police aren't mobilizing quickly enough and when Zazie's desperate parents approach Aimee for help, she knows she couldn't say no even if she wanted to. In the frantic race against time that ensues, Aimee discovers a terrifying secret neighborhood history that will leave lives in the whole quartier upended.
FIC Bla
Oct 3, 2014
New frontiers: a collection of tales about the past, the present, and the future Cover
Ben Bova
Paul Boehmer, narrator
Gabrielle De Cuir, narrator
Alex Hyde-White, narrator
Stefan Rudnicki, narrator
Fourteen visions of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Frontiers of time and space, as well as frontiers of courage, devotion, love, hate, and the outer limits of the human spirit. From the Baghdad of the Arabian Nights to a vast interstellar empire thousands of years in the future, from the Vatican to a one-man vessel drifting in the vast emptiness of the Asteroid Belt, from virtual reality duels to the subtle intricacies of time travel and a golf tournament on the Moon, here are tales of scoundrels and heroes, scientists and explorers, aliens and artificial intelligences, and even a young Albert Einstein.
FIC Bov
Oct 9, 2014
Nora Webster: a novel Cover
Colm Tóibín
Fiona Shaw, narrator
Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born. And now she fears she may be drawn back into it. Wounded, strong-willed, clinging to secrecy in a tiny community where everyone knows your business, Nora is drowning in her own sorrow and blind to the suffering of her young sons, who have lost their father. Yet she has moments of stunning empathy and kindness.
FIC Toi
Oct 7, 2014
Seventh grave and no body Cover
Darynda Jones
Lorelei King, narrator
Twelve of the deadliest beasts ever forged in the fires of hell have escaped onto our plane, and they want nothing more than to rip out the jugular of Charley Davidson and serve her lifeless, mangled body to Satan for dinner. So there's that. But Charley's father has disappeared, and the more she retraces his last steps, the more she learns he was conducting an investigation of his own, one that has Charley questioning everything she's ever known about him.
FIC Jon
Oct 20, 2014
Shopaholic to the stars: [a novel] Cover
Sophie Kinsella
Clare Corbett, narrator
Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) has stars in her eyes. She and her daughter, Minnie, have joined husband Luke in LA. Luke is there to help manage the career of famous actress Sage Seymour, and Becky is convinced she is destined to be Sage's personal stylist, and to every A-list celebrity in Hollywood! Things become complicated when Becky joins the team of Sage's archrival. How will charming and supportive Luke deal with this conflict? Will what Becky wants most end up hurting those she loves most?
FIC Kin
Oct 20, 2014
The summer wind Cover
Mary Alice Monroe
It's midsummer, and Eudora, nicknamed Dora, is staying at Sea Breeze, the family's ancestral home on Sullivan's Island. For years, Dora has played the role of the perfect wife and mother in a loveless marriage. Now her husband has filed for divorce, her child is diagnosed with autism, and her house is on the market. Dora's facade collapses under the weight of her grief, and she suffers broken heart syndrome. Mamaw and the girls rally around Dora, but it's up to Dora to heal herself.
FIC Mon
Oct 7, 2014
Winter Street Cover
Elin Hilderbrand
Erin Bennett, narrator
A family Christmas gathering at Kelley Quinn's Nantucket inn is thrown into turmoil by his four adult children's personal dramas and the discovery of his second wife's infidelity.
FIC Hil
Oct 14, 2014
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Jay R Bonansinga
Fred Berman, narrator
FIC Bon
Ben Bova
Paul Boehmer, narrator
Gabrielle De Cuir, narrator
Alex Hyde-White, narrator
Stefan Rudnicki, narrator
FIC Bov
T. Jefferson Parker
Dan Green, narrator
FIC Par
Colm Tóibín
Fiona Shaw, narrator
FIC Toi
Carolyn G Hart
Ann Marie Lee, narrator
FIC Har
Darynda Jones
Lorelei King, narrator
FIC Jon
Thomas Pynchon
George Guidall
FIC Pyn
Sophie Kinsella
Clare Corbett, narrator
FIC Kin
Ophira Eisenberg
National Public Radio (U.S.)
791.4475 Lau
Mary Alice Monroe
FIC Mon
Cara Black
Meredith Mitchell, narrator
FIC Bla
Elin Hilderbrand
Erin Bennett, narrator
FIC Hil