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ENGLISH FICTION

AFTER ALICE
Author:   MAGUIRE, GREGORY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08529
  1 volume in 1 container

Ada, a friend of Alice's from Alice's Adventure in Wonderland,
(DB 50842), falls down the same hole Alice recently disappeared into.
As she searches for her friend, Ada encounters many of the same
inhabitants of Wonderland, including the Cheshire Cat, the March
Hare, and the Mad Hatter. 2015.

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AND SOMETIMES I WONDER ABOUT YOU: A LEONID MCGILL MYSTERY
Author:   MOSLEY, WALTER
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: LEONID MCGILL    5

LB  08484
  1 volume in 1 container

Leonid's wife is trying to recover from an attempted suicide, which
puts a damper on his affair with his girlfriend. Meanwhile, Leonid
turns down a request to track down Hiram Stent's cousin, who is
inheriting millions; but then Leonid's office is broken into and Hiram
is found dead. Violence, strong language and explicit descriptions of
sex. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

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APACHE RANSOM: A TALL MAN WESTERN
Author:   FISHER, CLAY, 1912-1991
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: TALL MAN WESTERN    5

LB  08491
  1 volume in 1 container

Ben Allison from The Tall Men (RC 31490) promises a dying mother that
he will escort her son home to his father, the governor of Texas. But
Apache warriors capture the boy and demand weapons for his release.
Some strong language. 1974.

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BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY
Author:   PENNY, LOUISE
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: CHIEF INSPECTOR ARMAND GAMACHE    8

LB  08507
  1 volume in 1 container

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his protege Jean-Guy Beauvoir
travel to the remote monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, where
twenty-three cloistered monks mourn the recent murder of the
twenty-fourth, choirmaster Brother Mathieu. Mathieu had recruited the
best singers to join the monastery for its main focus--singing
Gregorian chants. Some strong language. 2012.

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BERTIE'S GUIDE TO LIFE AND MOTHERS
Author:   MCCALL SMITH, ALEXANDER, 1948-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: 44 SCOTLAND STREET    9

LB  08483
  1 volume in 1 container

Newlywed painter and sometime somnambulist Angus Lordie might be
sleepwalking his way into trouble with Animal Welfare when he lets
his dog Cyril drink a bit too much lager at the local bar. The
long-suffering Bertie, on the cusp of his seventh birthday party,
has taken to dreaming about his eighteenth, a time when he will be
able to avoid the indignity of unwanted girl attendees and the looming
threat of a gender-neutral doll from his domineering mother, Irene.
Matthew and Elspeth struggle to care for their triplets, contending
with Danish au pairs and dubious dukes to boot, while the narcissistic
Bruce faces his greatest challenge yet in the form of an over-eager
waxologist. Unrated. 2013.

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COAL RIVER
Author:   WISEMAN, ELLEN MARIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08498
  1 volume in 1 container

"As a child, Emma Malloy left isolated Coal River, Pennsylvania,
vowing never to return. Now, orphaned and penniless at nineteen, she
accepts a train ticket from her aunt and uncle and travels back to the
rough-hewn community. Treated like a servant by her relatives, Emma
works for free in the company store. There, miners and their
impoverished families must pay inflated prices for food, clothing, and
tolls while those who owe money are turned away to starve. Though
Emma's actions draw ire from the mine owner and police captain, they
lead to an alliance with a charismatic miner who offers to help her
expose the truth. And as the lines blur between what is legal and
what is just, Emma must risk everything to follow her conscience". -
Provided by publisher. Unrated. 2015.

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COLORLESS TSUKURU TAZAKI AND HIS YEARS OF PILGRIMAGE
Author:   MURAKAMI, HARUKI, 1949-
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  08527
  1 volume in 1 container

With the encouragement of his new girlfriend Sara, thirty-six-year-old
engineer Tsukuru Tazaki embarks on a journey to seek out people he
once considered his friends in an attempt to understand why he was
ostracized sixteen years ago. Translated from Japanese. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some violence. Commercial audiobook.
Bestseller. 2014.

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DESPERATE HOUSEDOGS
Author:   ABBEY, SPARKLE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PAMPERED PETS    1

LB  08544
  1 volume in 1 container

When Caro Lamont, psychologist turned pet therapist, makes a house
call in posh southern California, to help Kevin Blackstone with his
two misbehaving German Shepherds, she expects frantic dogs and a
frantic dog owner. What she doesn't expect is that two hours later
the police will find Kevin dead, and as the last person to see him
alive she is a person of interest. Unrated. 2015.

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FIFTY SHADES OF GREYHOUND
Author:   ABBEY, SPARKLE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PAMPERED PETS    5

LB  08532
  1 volume in 1 container

Caro Lamont, Laguna Beach's favorite pet therapist, is thrilled
to support the elite fundraising gala for Greys Matter,a SoCal
greyhound rescue group. The guests are clad in shades of grey,
champagne and donations are flowing, and fifty gorgeous greyhounds
are in attendance. But before the evening ends, a stranger in
their midst is dead. Caro sets out to help identify the mystery
guest, but soon finds herself in the doghouse with homicide
detective Judd Malone, and federal agent John Milner. Unrated. 2015.

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GALLOWAY
Author:   L'AMOUR, LOUIS, 1908-1988
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SACKETTS   14

LB  08466
  1 volume in 1 container

LB  08619
  1 volume in 1 container

Flagan Sackett finds himself a fugitive in the mountains with
only his wits as defense against the Apache warriors and the
hungry wolves stalking him.

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GET FLUFFY
Author:   ABBEY, SPARKLE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PAMPERED PETS    2

LB  08535
  1 volume in 1 container

Disgraced Texas beauty queen Melinda (Mel) Langston owns Laguna
Beach's Bow Wow Boutique.  Mona Michaels, Mel's most despised
client, owns a star dog, Fluffy, who is worth millions. When
Mona is found whacked in the head with Fluffy's daytime Emmy,
everyone wants Fluffy. But someone won't stop at murder to get
the pooch. Secrets. Blackmail. Mel tackles the case like a dog
with a bone. But can she dig up the truth before the killer buries
her? Unrated. 2015.

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GIRL FROM SUMMER HILL
Author:   DEVERAUX, JUDE
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: SUMMER HILL    1

LB  08471
  1 volume in 1 container

The theater group in Summer Hill, Virginia, is mounting a production
of Pride and Prejudice, and local chef Casey Reddick gets talked into
taking the role of Lizzie. She meets movie star Tate Donovan, the
actor playing Darcy, and sparks fly. Explicit descriptions of sex and
some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2016.

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HARRIET WOLF'S SEVENTH BOOK OF WONDERS
Author:   BAGGOTT, JULIANNA
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  08495
  1 volume in 1 container

Years after the death of novelist Harriet Wolf, her daughter and
granddaughters, Eleanor, Tilton, and Ruth, gather with the hope of
discovering the rumored final book of the series that made Harriet
famous. As they search, family secrets and legacies are revealed.
Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Commercial
audiobook. 2015.

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HEARTSONG COTTAGE
Author:   MARCH, EMILY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08497
  1 volume in 1 container

Two weary strangers rest their burdens and find love in Eternity
Springs, a small town in the Colorado Rockies. Unrated. 2015.

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HEARTWOOD
Author:   PLAIN, BELVA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WERNER FAMILY SAGA    5

LB  08464
  1 volume in 1 container

1980. Professor Iris Stern, from Evergreen (DB/RC 12393), worries
about her three grown children, including Laura, who is contemplating
a divorce. Meanwhile, Iris's husband Theo is recovering from a heart
attack--and debating whether to reveal a family secret. 2011.

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HOME SAFE
Author:   BERG, ELIZABETH
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08469
  1 volume in 1 container

The husband of Chicago author Helen Ames passes away unexpectedly and
she becomes overly dependent on her adult daughter. In need of
additional income, Helen decides to teach a writing workshop for
adults. With assistance from her students, and a developing love
interest, Helen embarks upon a new life. 2009.

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INDISCREET
Author:   BALOGH, MARY
S/P/V: Heavy sex;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08554
  1 volume in 1 container

Lady Catherine is banished to a small village after an illicit love
affair. For five long years, she lives an anonymous but contented
life. Unexpectedly, Viscount Rawleigh, the rake twin brother of the
local landlord, comes to visit. Some explicit descriptions of sex.
1997.

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INVASION OF THE TEARLING
Author:   JOHANSEN, ERIKA
S/P/V: Some sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: QUEEN OF THE TEARLING    2

LB  08526
  1 volume in 1 container

Picking up where Queen of the Tearling (DB 79922) left off, Queen
Kelsea Glynn faces the overwhelming forces of the Red Queen’s armies.
Kelsea also sees visions of a woman who lived in the far past before
the Crossing. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex.
2015.

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KITTY KITTY BANG BANG
Author:   ABBEY, SPARKLE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PAMPERED PETS    3

LB  08534
  1 volume in 1 container

Caro Lamont, pet therapist, and her cousin Melinda Langston, owner
of the BowWow Boutique, pamper the kitties and pooches of Laguna
Beach's elites. Unfortunately, their human clients keep turning up
dead. When Caro's friend and neighbor, Kitty Bardot, is found gunned
down on the Pacific Coast Highway, the police are stumped.  They seem
ready to call the well-loved Hollywood publicist a road-rage
casualty. But when catty tidbits of information start to surface, Caro
is determined to get to the bottom of who killed Kitty. Unrated. 2015.

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LAST WALTZ ON WILD HORSE: A WESTERN QUARTET
Author:   FLYNN, T.T
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08493
  1 volume in 1 container

Contains: "Showdown in blood", "Spawn of the gun pack", "Last of the
fighting O'Days", and "Last waltz on wild horse".
Four western stories featuring men who use their guns to bring law
and order to their communities. Unrated. 2008.

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LONG WAY HOME
Author:   PENNY, LOUISE
S/P/V: Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: CHIEF INSPECTOR ARMAND GAMACHE   10

LB  08506
  1 volume in 1 container

Now happily retired in the village of Three Pines, ex-Chief Inspector
of Homicide Armand Gamache is loath to take on another investigation.
But neighbor Clara Morrow needs his help when her artist husband
doesn't return for their agreed-upon reunion after a year-long
separation. Some violence and some strong language. 2014.

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LOVE IN LOWERCASE
Author:   MIRALLES, FRANCESC
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08563
  1 volume in 1 container

A Barcelona linguistics professor's orderly if lonely existence is
thrown into turmoil when a stray cats enters his life. The search
for the cat's owner forces him to meet his neighbors and reconnects
him with a lost love. Commercial audiobook. Some strong language.
2016.

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MISTLETOE PROMISE
Author:   EVANS, RICHARD PAUL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MISTLETOE COLLECTION    1

LB  08564
  1 volume in 1 container

Three years after Elise divorced her husband for cheating, another
holiday season rolls around, sending her into a funk. Then Nicholas
Derr approaches her in the food court where they both eat and offers a
contract in which they pretend to be in a relationship. Neither
expects the consequences. Bestseller.  2014.

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MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON: A NOVEL
Author:   STROUT, ELIZABETH
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  08482
  1 volume in 1 container

In the hospital, recovering from what should have been a simple
operation, Lucy Barton gets a visit from her estranged mother. While
her mother shares gossip from home, Lucy thinks back on her past and
their difficult relationship. Strong language, some violence, and some
descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2016.

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NAKED EYE
Author:   JOHANSEN, IRIS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08501
  1 volume in 1 container

"How can you catch a killer when everyone thinks he's dead? Kendra
Michaels was instrumental in bringing serial killer Eric Colby to
justice. And yet, despite his apparent execution at San Quentin,
Kendra is convinced that Colby is still alive. The problem is that
she can't prove it. Even her razor-sharp powers of observation-
developed to an amazing capacity during the twenty years she spent
blind and now in constant demand by law enforcement agencies-have
gotten her nowhere. But then a reporter who very publically humiliated
Kendra is murdered. Visiting the crime scene in search of anything
that might link the brutal homicide to Colby, Kendra instead finds
evidence that points to her. Finally Colby's master plan becomes clear
to her: he is framing Kendra for murder. Suspicions mount and Kendra
is thrust into deadly pursuit to clear her name and catch the killer
no one believes exists anymore. A killer who is always nearby,
watching, waiting to make his next move, even as everyone believes
him to be dead. A killer whose trail of destruction is invisible to
the naked eye, despite the carnage he leaves in his wake. It will
take everything Kendra has to find and stop Colby - and save her own
life one more time"--Provided by publisher. Unrated. 2015.

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NIGHTINGALE
Author:   HANNAH, KRISTIN
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  08499
  1 volume in 1 container

France, 1939. Vianne Mauriac sends her husband off to war, while her
younger sister Isabelle runs off to Paris, claiming an affair. Once
there, Isabelle becomes involved in the Resistance. Vianne's home is
occupied by the invading Nazis. Violence and some descriptions of sex.
Bestseller.  2015.

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NOVEL HABITS OF HAPPINESS
Author:   MCCALL SMITH, ALEXANDER, 1948-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: ISABEL DALHOUSIE MYSTERY   10

LB  08470
  1 volume in 1 container

"The ever-delightful, insatiably curious Edinburgh philosopher and
amateur sleuth returns to take on a case unlike any she's had before -
this one with paranormal implications...From a small town outside
Edinburgh comes the news that a young boy has been recounting vivid
recollections of a past life: a perfect description of an island off
the coast of Scotland which he couldn't possibly know, and a house
there, where he claims to have spent his former life. When the boy's
mother asks Isabel to investigate his claims, she feels she must help
them learn the truth, she and her husband Jamie and their son Charlie
set off for the island. But finding the house the boy described only
leads to more complicated questions. And when she learns about the
unusual story of the family who lived there, Isabel is suddenly
faced with a situation of extraordinary delicacy that will require
all of her skills both as sleuth and philosopher." - provided by
publisher. Unrated. 2015.

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PANGUITCH
Author:   GREY, ZANE, 1872-1939
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08315
  1 volume in 1 container

Horse-wrangler Chane Weymer heads for the rugged canyons of Utah to
find Panquitch, a beautiful wild stallion.  On his way he runs into
Bent Mannerube, who captures and sells wild horses but brutally
abuses them in order to hike profits.  With the help of Indians,
Chane manages to defeat the evil designs of Mannerube and his gang.
Note: originally published as Wild Horse Mesa (two versions are linked
in ACCESS).

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PARIS KEY
Author:   BLACKWELL, JULIET
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08496
  1 volume in 1 container

Genevieve Martin returns to Paris, where she spent one magical summer
as a locksmith's apprentice as a girl, and discovers secrets about
her family that could change her forever. Unrated. 2015.

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PLAYING WITH FIRE
Author:   GERRITSEN, TESS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08502
  1 volume in 1 container

"Imagine if you were home alone and your three-year-old daughter
violently attacked you. Julia doesn't understand what is happening to
her daughter, but she thinks she knows what's causing it. She is
terrified for Lily, and for herself, but what scares her more is that
no one believes her. If she is going to help Lily, she will have to
find the answers alone, embarking on a search that will take her half
way around the world, to Venice. There, Julia uncovers a heart
breaking, long buried tale of tragedy and devastation - a discovery
that puts her in serious danger. Some people will do anything in their
power to keep the truth silent...whatever the cost." - Provided by
tessgerritsen.com. Unrated. 2015.

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SHADOW OF THE GUN: A WESTERN DUO
Author:   PATTEN, LEWIS B
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08487
  1 volume in 1 container

Contains "The Killing" and "Shadow of the Gun".
"The Killing" opens with Rudy Coulter dead, shot by Arch Dorrance
in a jealous rage when Arch had come home to find his wife in
Rudy's arms. Dorrance's act is considered justified and he is
acquitted. The Coulter family objects to the verdict, and when Arch
Dorrance is found hanging from the limb of a tree, Guy Coulter, father
of the clan, is the prime suspect. Knox Coulter, Guy's son and Rudy's
brother, finds proof that points toward the real killers, but the
sheriff is already on his way to Coulter's ranch with a posse to
dispense his own form of justice.
The "Shadow of the Gun" was upon Curt McVey's face. Three years ago,
he had killed Ross Kellerman, owner of the largest ranch in the
district, in a gunfight. then he had left town and his girl, Ellen
Santangelo, behind. Now Ellen is engaged to Sheriff Wade Daugherty and
Curt McVey has returned with the attitude that the two owes him for
having rid it of a range hog and he expects to collect. With the
help of Gil Rennick, he plans to grab the Kellermans' ranch and
win back Ellen, even at the price of another killing. Wade Daugherty
is right in the middle of it with everything to lose when the
tension becomes explosive. Unrated. 2007.

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SHADOW RIDERS: A WESTERN DUO
Author:   SAVAGE, LES
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08494
  1 volume in 1 container

Contains: "Trail of the Lonely Gun" and "Shadow Riders".
In "Trail of the Lonely Gun", a former newspaperman is a fugitive
accused of murder. A judge secretly enlists him to rescue his
daughter, who has been kidnapped by Apaches.
In "Shadow Riders", two brothers arrive in the town of Chinooko to
find that everyone in the area lives in fear, and that the danger is
somehow connected with the Yellowstone country where cattle and
men have been disappearing.
Unrated. 2009.

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TAKEDOWN TWENTY: A STEPHANIE PLUM NOVEL
Author:   EVANOVICH, JANET
S/P/V: Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: STEPHANIE PLUM NOVEL   20

LB  08505
  1 volume in 1 container

Bounty hunter Stephanie and her sidekick Lulu are assigned to bring in
mobster "Uncle Sunny" Eunuch--the godfather of Stephanie's cop
boyfriend. Meanwhile, security expert Ranger needs Stephanie's help
investigating the suspicious death of a bingo buddy of Stephanie's
grandmother. Some violence and some strong language. Bestseller.
2013.

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TAMING OF THE QUEEN
Author:   GREGORY, PHILIPPA
S/P/V: Some sex;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08510
  1 volume in 1 container

Kateryn Parr is enjoying an affair with her new lover, Thomas Seymour,
when King Henry VIII proposes marriage. Believing that it is her duty,
she accepts the offer. She must navigate a treacherous court as she
builds relationships with her stepchildren. Some descriptions of sex.
2015.

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THREE TO GET DEADLY
Author:   EVANOVICH, JANET
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: STEPHANIE PLUM NOVEL    3

LB  08504
  1 volume in 1 container

In this sequel to "Two for the Dough" (RC 42474), bounty hunter
Stephanie Plum is dismayed to be assigned to pick up a neighborhood
favorite, candy store owner Mo Bedemier. Mo was arrested for
"carrying concealed." Although this crime is common in Trenton,
Mo has gone into hiding. Strong language, some violence, and some
descriptions of sex. 1997.

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TREACHERY AT LANCASTER GATE
Author:   PERRY, ANNE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: THOMAS AND CHARLOTTE PITT MYSTERY   31

LB  08550
  1 volume in 1 container

When an explosion in London kills two policemen and seriously injures
three more, many believe that anarchists are the culprits.  But Thomas
Pitt, commander of Special Branch, knows the city's radical groups
well enough to suspect that someone with decidedly more personal
motives lit the deadly fuse. 2016.

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UNTIL THE END OF TIME
Author:   STEEL, DANIELLE
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08463
  1 volume in 1 container

In 1975 Bill and Jenny forego lucrative Manhattan jobs and move to
Wyoming, where Bill becomes a minister. Then tragedy strikes. In 2013
young Amish woman Lillibet sends a manuscript to publisher Robert--and
an unexpected romance commences. Are these two love stories--or one?
Some strong language. Bestseller. Commercial audiobook. 2013.

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WHO DO YOU LOVE
Author:   WEINER, JENNIFER
S/P/V: Some sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08562
  1 volume in 1 container

Rachel and Andrew met in a hospital emergency room when they were
children. Despite their different backgrounds, when they meet again as
teens they fall in love. Throughout their lives they spend time
together and apart, always drawn back to each other. Some strong
language and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller.  2015.

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WIND/PINBALL: TWO NOVELS
Author:   MURAKAMI, HARUKI, 1949-
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: RAT    1

LB  08528
  1 volume in 1 container

The first two major works by Haruki Murakami, these novels focus on an
unnamed narrator and his friend, the Rat. Wind discusses the craft of
writing, the Japanese student movement, loss, and relationships.
Pinball focuses on the narrator's obsession with pinball and his work
as translator. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 1979.

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YIP/TUCK
Author:   ABBEY, SPARKLE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PAMPERED PETS    4

LB  08533
  1 volume in 1 container

One of Laguna Beach's best-known plastic surgeons may need a new
leash on life. Unless he's just taking a very long nap on the bench
outside Melinda Langston's BowWow Boutique. But when Fluffy lunged
toward Dr. O'Doggie, he rolled off the bench and fell with a thud.
Checking his throat for a pulse, Melinda's fingers brushed
something knotted around his throat. She pulled back his shirt for a
better look. A thin dog leash was wound tightly around his neck.
Identical to the kind Melinda sold at the shop. This was not an
accident. Unrated. 2015.

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ENGLISH NON-FICTION

FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL: LIFE AND DEATH IN A STORM-RAVAGED HOSPITAL
Author:   FINK, SHERI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08512
  1 volume in 1 container

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist reports on the aftermath of 2005's
Hurricane Katrina at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans.
Reconstructs the five days it took to rescue the hospital's staff and
patients and examines the life-and-death decisions made and the
lawsuits that followed. 2013.

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HAD I KNOWN: A MEMOIR OF SURVIVAL
Author:   LUNDEN, JOAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08541
  1 volume in 1 container

Long-time television personality and mother of seven details her
experience with triple-negative breast cancer, with which she was
diagnosed at sixty-three in 2014. Discusses going public with her
battle--including a bald cover shot on People Magazine--and the help
she received along the way. 2015

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LIVING COURAGEOUSLY: YOU CAN FACE ANYTHING, JUST DO IT AFRAID
Author:   MEYER, JOYCE, 1943-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08543
  1 volume in 1 container

Author of God Is Not Mad at You (DB 78167) and Making Good Habits,
Breaking Bad Habits (DB 76697) argues that the best way to overcome
fear is to embrace it. Uses passages from Christian scripture to
illustrate points. Commercial audiobook.    2014.

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ON MY OWN
Author:   REHM, DIANE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08540
  1 volume in 1 container

NPR radio host recounts the drawn-out death of her husband from
Parkinson's disease and her struggle to rebuild her life afterwards.
She focuses on her own experiences, but includes the stories of
widowed friends to provide a range of reactions and coping methods.
Commercial audiobook. 2016.

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SPRING CHICKEN: STAY YOUNG FOREVER (OR DIE TRYING)
Author:   GIFFORD, BILL
S/P/V: Some sex; Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  08514
  1 volume in 1 container

Looks at ancient wisdom, popular mythology, and the latest research on
aging and lifespan--from wrinkles and baldness down to the innermost
workings of cells--and examines how human beings might be able to live
longer, healthier lives. Some violence, some strong language and some
descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

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WEEKENDS WITH DAISY
Author:   LUTTRELL, SHARRON KAHN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08568
  1 volume in 1 container

Having lost her longtime pet dog, Massachusetts journalist Luttrell
volunteers to help train service dogs on the weekends; the rest of the
week, the animals are taught by inmates as part of the Prison PUP
program. Unrated. 2015.

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YEAR OF YES
Author:   RHIMES, SHONDA
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08538
  1 volume in 1 container

The creator of the popular TV shows Grey's Anatomy and Scandal talks
about her natural introversion and how she overcame it. When her
sister says that she never says yes to anything, Rhimes decides to say
yes--especially to things that scare her--for one year. Some strong
language. Bestseller. 2015.

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ORDERING

If you are interested in any of these subjects or titles listed here, please contact a Reader Consultant to order by phone or e-mail: 1-800-252-9605 (toll-free in Texas); 512-463-5458 (Austin area); tbp.services@tsl.texas.gov

Talking Book Program
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
PO Box 12927
Austin TX 78711-2927
1-800-252-9605 (in Texas)
512-463-5458 (in Austin)
512-936-0685 (fax)
Email tbp.services@tsl.texas.gov

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