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Michaels, Fern

Summary: Learning that a deceased former client's young prodigy son is being increasingly subjected to danger by greedy caregivers, Isabelle summons the Sisterhood to protect the boy and search for one of their own who has gone missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Obama, Michelle

18 holds on 1 copy

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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio, Inc. 2018

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Groom, Winston

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Summary: Best-selling author Winston Groom tells the complex story of how Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin--the three iconic and vastly different Allied leaders--aligned to win World War II and created a new world order. By the end of World War II, 59 nations were arrayed against the axis powers, but three great Allied leaders--Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Feehan, Christine

Summary: Timur Amurov has one purpose in life: protect his family at all costs. With lethal skills honed from a violent upbringing, Timur is a leopard shifter who sees any newcomers as possible threats--and the petite blond barista who his sister-in-law, Evangeline, has hired to work in her bakery is definitely hiding something. While Timur still needs to determine if Ashe is an enemy, he does know that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FEE

O'Reilly, Bill

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Killing the SS is the story of the espionage and daring waged by self-styled "Nazi hunters." This determined and disparate group included a French husband and wife team, an American lawyer who served in the army on D-Day, a German prosecutor who had signed an oath to the Nazi Party, Israeli Mossad agents, and a death camp survivor. Over decades, these men and women scoured the world, tracking...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio book, Henry Holt & Company 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.5318 ORE

Hawking, Stephen

Summary: Stephen Hawking was one of the greatest minds of our time and a figure of inspiration after defying his ALS diagnosis at age twenty-one. He is known for both his breakthroughs in theoretical physics as well as his ability to make complex concepts accessible for all, and was beloved for his mischievous sense of humor. Within these pages, he provides his personal views on our biggest challenges...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 501 HAW

Obama, Michelle

15 holds on 1 copy

Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States 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—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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Robb, J. D.

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: When Paul Rogan sets off a bomb at his office, killing eleven people, no one can understand why. He was a loving husband and father, with everything to live for. Then his wife and daughter are found chained up in the family home, and everything becomes clear. Rogan had been given a horrifying choice-- set off the bomb, or see his loved ones suffer and die. Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ROB

Brown, Brené

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Explores how to cultivate daring leaders by recognizing and developing the potential in people, sharing power, aligning authority with accountability, and not avoiding difficult conversations or situations.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Orlean, Susan

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Summary: Reopens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, the 1986 Los Angeles Public Library fire, while exploring the crucial role that libraries play in modern American culture.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, Simon and Schuster Audio 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 027 ORL

Hilderbrand, Elin

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Irene Steele's idyllic life-house, husband, family-is shattered when she is woken up by a late-night phone call. Her beloved husband has been found dead, but before Irene can process this tragic news, she must confront the perplexing details of her husband's death. He was found on St. John's island, a tropical paradise far removed from their suburban life. Leaving the cold winter behind, Irene...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIL

Patterson, James

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: An anonymous tip about a crime in Upper Manhattan proves to be a setup. An officer is taken down--and, despite the attackers' efforts, it's not Michael Bennett. New York's top cop is not the only one at risk. One of Bennett's children sustains a mysterious injury. And a series of murders follows, each with a distinct signature, alerting Bennett to the presence of a professional killer with a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Lamott, Anne

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "I am stockpiling antibiotics for the Apocalypse, even as I await the blossoming of paperwhites on the windowsill in the kitchen," Anne Lamott admits at the beginning of Almost Everything. Despair and uncertainty surround us: in the news, in our families, and in ourselves. But even when life is at its bleakest--when we are, as she puts it, "doomed, stunned, exhausted, and over-caffeinated"--the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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Boot, Max

Summary: As nativism, xenophobia, vile racism, and assaults on the rule of law threaten the very fabric of our nation, [this book] presents an urgent defense of American democracy. Pronouncing Mexican immigrants to be "rapists," Donald Trump announced his 2015 presidential bid, causing Max Boot to think he was watching a dystopian science-fiction movie. The respected conservative historian couldn't...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.52 BOO

Woodward, Bob

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Bob Woodward reveals the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Air...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.933092 WOO

Brown, Brené

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Leadership is not about titles, status, and power over people. A leader is anyone who holds herself or himself accountable for recognizing the potential in people and ideas and developing that potential. When we dare to lead, we don't pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don't see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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O'Connor, Ian

Summary: Bill Belichick is perhaps the most fascinating figure in the NFL--the infamously dour face of one of the winningest franchises in sports. As head coach of the New England Patriots, he's led the team to five Super Bowl championship trophies. In this revelatory new and robust biography, readers will come to understand and see Belichick's full life in football, from watching Naval Academy games as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Lepore, Jill

Summary: In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation. The American experiment rests on three ideas -"these truths," Jefferson called them-political equality, natural rights, and the sovereignty of the people. And it rests, too, "on a dedication to inquiry, fearless and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking. Social media are transforming war, crime, and diplomacy. Terrorists can broadcast attacks, "Twitter wars" produce real-world...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Neggers, Carla

Summary: The murder of a federal prosecutor with an art forgery in his hotel room draws FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan and HIT, their small, elite Boston-based team, into a high-stakes hunt for an assassin who has killed before and will kill again. The high-stakes hunt draws on Emma's expertise in art crimes and her past as a novice with a convent specializing in art conservation, on Colin's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2018

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Tyson, Neil deGrasse

Summary: An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 523.01 TYS

Harari, Yuval N.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Yuval Noah Harari turns to the present, helping listeners make sense of the most pressing issues facing humankind today.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Macy, Beth

Summary: In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into an epicenter of America's twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. The first to chart the tragic spread of prescription and street drugs from distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs, disparate cities, and once-idyllic farm towns, a trajectory that explains how the crisis persisted for so long and became so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Hanson, Rick

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Dr. Rick Hanson shows you how to develop twelve vital inner strengths hardwired into your own nervous system. Then no matter what life throws at you, you'll be able to feel less stressed, pursue opportunities with confidence, and stay calm and centered in the face of adversity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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