Adult New Arrivals – Book on CD

April Arrivals

  • CD BOOK 347.73 BHARARA
    Bharara, Preet
    Doing justice : a prosecutor’s thoughts on crime, punishment, and the rule of law
    Summary:By the one-time federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, an important overview of the way the justice system works, and why the rule of law is essential to society. Using case histories, personal experiences and his own inviting writing and teaching style, Preet Bharara shows the thought process people need to best achieve truth and justice in their daily lives and within society. Preet Bharara has spent much of his life examining the legal system, pushing to make it better, and prosecuting those looking to subvert it.
    ISBN:0525595783, 0525595767, 9780525595762, 9780525595786

    Quindlen, Anna
    Nanaville : adventures in grandparenting
    Summary:"Before blogs even existed, Anna Quindlen became a go-to writer on the joys and challenges of family, motherhood, and modern life, in her nationally syndicated column. Now she’s taking the next step and going full nana in the pages of this … book about being a grandmother. Quindlen offers thoughtful and telling observations about her new role, no longer mother and decision-maker but secondary character and support to the parents of her grandson"–Container.
    ISBN:1491546409, 9781491546406

  • CD BOOK 914.55 MAYES
    Mayes, Frances.
    See You in the Piazza
    ISBN:1984845152, 9781984845153

    Bastianich, Lidia Matticchio
    My American dream : a life of love, family, and food

    Obama, Michelle
    Summary:In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private. A deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations.
    ISBN:0525633693, 9780525633693, 0525633677, 9780525633679

    Carty-Williams, Candice
    Summary:Queenie is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. After a messy break up from her white boyfriend, she careens from one questionable decision to another, and finds herself asking all of the questions today’s woman must face in a world trying to answer them for her.
    ISBN:1508277982, 9781508277989

    Coben, Harlan
    Run away
    Summary:"You’ve lost your daughter. She’s addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she’s made it clear that she doesn’t want to be found. Then, by chance, you see her playing guitar in Central Park. But she’s not the girl you remember. This woman is living on the edge, frightened, and clearly in trouble. You don’t stop to think. You approach her, beg her to come home. She runs. And you do the only thing a parent can do: you follow her into a dark and dangerous world you never knew existed. Before you know it, both your family and your life are on the line. And in order to protect your daughter from the evils of that world, you must face them head on"–
    ISBN:1501217763, 9781501217760

    George, Nina
    The book of dreams
    Summary:Comatose after an act of heroism, Henri Skinner revisits memories of his British youth, while a woman from his past forges an unexpected, profound friendship with Henri’s teenage son, Sam.
    ISBN:1984845195, 9781984845191, 1984845179, 9781984845177

    Griffin, Anne
    When all is said : a novel
    Summary:This is the story of Maurice Hannigan, who, over the course of a Saturday night in June, orders five different drinks at the Rainford House Hotel. With each he toasts a person vital to him. His doomed older brother, his troubled sister-in-law, his daughter of fifteen minutes, his son far off in America, and his late, lamented wife. And through these people, the ones who left him behind, he tells the story of his own life, with all its regrets and feuds, loves and triumphs.
    ISBN:1250315824, 9781250315823

    Heller, Peter
    The river : a novel
    Summary:Wynn and Jack have been best friends since freshman orientation, bonded by their shared love of mountains, books, and fishing. Wynn is a gentle giant, a Vermont kid never happier than when his feet are in the water. Jack is more rugged, raised on a ranch in Colorado where sleeping under the stars and cooking on a fire came as naturally to him as breathing. When they decide to canoe the Maskwa River in northern Canada, they anticipate long days of leisurely paddles and picking blueberries and nights of stargazing and reading paperback Westerns. But a wildfire making its way across the forest adds unexpected urgency to the journey. When they hear a man and woman arguing on the fog-shrouded riverbank and decide to warn them about the fire, their search for the pair turns up nothing and no one. But: The next day a man appears on the river, paddling alone. Is this the man they heard? And, if he is, where is the woman?
    ISBN:1984839934, 9781984839930, 1984839918, 9781984839916

    Iles, Greg
    Cemetery Road
    Summary:Greg Iles delivers an electrifying tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town.
    ISBN:0062824651, 9780062824653

    Kelly, Martha Hall.
    Lost Roses
    Summary:"Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. But when Austria declares war on Serbia and Russia’s Imperial dynasty begins to fall, Eliza escapes back to America, while Sofya and her family flee to their country estate. In need of domestic help, they hire the local fortuneteller’s daughter, Varinka, unknowingly bringing intense danger into their household. On the other side of the Atlantic, Eliza is doing her part to help the White Russian families find safety as they escape the revolution. But when Sofya’s letters suddenly stop coming she fears the worst for her best friend."–
    ISBN:198484539X, 9781984845399, “1984845373 :”, “9781984845375 :”

    Patrick, Phaedra
    The library of lost and found
    Summary:Librarian Martha Storm has always found it easier to connect with books than people–though not for lack of trying. She keeps careful lists of how to help others in her superhero-themed notebook. And yet, sometimes it feels like she’s invisible.
    ISBN:198264687X, 1488255865, 9781488255861, 9781982646875

    Reid, Taylor Jenkins
    Daisy Jones & The Six : a novel
    Summary:"Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go-Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it’s the rock and roll she loves most. By the time she’s twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things. Another band getting noticed is The Six, led by the brooding Billy Dunne. On the eve of their first tour, his girlfriend Camila finds out she’s pregnant, and with the pressure of impending fatherhood and fame, Billy goes a little wild on the road. Daisy and Billy cross paths when a producer realizes the key to supercharged success is to put the two together. What happens next will become the stuff of legend."–
    ISBN:9781984845313, 1984845292, 9781984845290

    Rowley, Steven
    The editor : a novel
    Summary:After years of struggling as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally gets his big break when his novel sells to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jackie, or Mrs. Onassis as she’s known in the office, has fallen in love with James’s candidly autobiographical novel, one that exposes his own dysfunctional family. But when the book’s forthcoming publication threatens to unravel already fragile relationships, both within his family and with his partner, James finds that he can’t bring himself to finish the manuscript.
    ISBN:1984839616, 9781984839619, 1984839594, 9781984839596

    Scottoline, Lisa.
    Someone knows
    Summary:Allie Garvey is heading home to the funeral of a childhood friend. Allie is not only grief-stricken, she’s full of dread. Because going home means seeing the other two people with whom she shares an unbearable secret. Twenty years earlier, a horrific incident shattered the lives of five teenagers, including Allie. Drinking and partying in the woods, they played a dangerous prank that went tragically wrong, turning deadly. The teenagers kept what happened a secret, believing that getting caught would be the worst thing that could happen. But time has taught Allie otherwise. Not getting caught was far worse. Allie has been haunted for two decades by what she and the others did, and by the fact that she never told a soul. The dark secret has eaten away at her, distancing her from everyone she loves, including her husband. Because she wasn’t punished by the law, Allie has punished herself, and it’s a life sentence. Now, Allie stands on the precipice of losing everything. She’s ready for a reckoning, determined to learn how the prank went so horribly wrong. She digs to unearth the truth, but reaches a shocking conclusion that she never saw coming–and neither will the reader.
    ISBN:1984882716, 9781984882714, 1984882694, 9781984882691

    Swanson, Peter
    Before she knew him : a novel
    Summary:Hen and her husband Lloyd have settled into a quiet life in a new house outside of Boston. But when they meet the neighbors next door, that calm begins to erode. Could her neighbor, Matthew, be a killer? The more Hen observes Matthew, the more she suspects he’s planning something. Then one night, when she comes face to face with Matthew in a dark parking lot, she realizes that he knows she’s been watching him, that she’s really on to him. And that this is the beginning of a horrifying nightmare she may not live to escape.
    ISBN:0062883089, 9780062883087, 198260669X, 9781982606695