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Bowker, John

Summary: An essential guide to learning everything you need to know about the history, central practices, and the key teachings of many religions. A compelling and insightful guide for uncovering and understanding a variety of the world's major religions. This book will be the perfect gift for thinkers, borrowers, and students of religious studies and philosophy. Learn new and profound information about...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2021

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Johnstone, William W.

Summary: "It's one of the great mysteries of the Old West. The unexplained disappearance of a hunting party of Prussian nobles who entered the American wilderness--and never returned. Now, years later, the Prussian government demands an explanation. In response, the U.S. Army hires Preacher and Jamie MacCallister to join their search party--along with a band of Prussian soldiers led by the sinister...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pinnacle Books/Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

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Meyer, Joyce

Summary: Discover a powerful and positive mindset each day of the year with uplifting insights and motivational Bible verses provided by #1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer. Find new mercies and blessings each day when you spend time with God: reading His Word, listening, and praying for His direction. When you do, God will strengthen and enable you to handle life peacefully and wisely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: FaithWords 2021

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Roberts, Sheila

Summary: Single mom Lexie Bell hopes to make this first Christmas in their new home special for her six-year-old son, Brock. Festive lights and homemade fudge, check. Friendly neighbors? Uh, no. The reclusive widower next door is more grinchy than nice. But maybe he just needs a reminder of what matters most. At least sharing some holiday cheer with him will distract her from her own lack of romance....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2021

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Hogan, Ruth

Summary: After a lifetime of keeping other people's secrets, fortune teller Madam Burova, before she can have a little piece of life for herself, must fulfill a promise made in the 1970s, when she and her girlfriends were carefree, with their whole lives still before them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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Orpana, Simon

Summary: "What if the biggest barriers to responding to climate change are not technological or governmental but, rather, cultural? In other words, what if we ourselves could help to enact change through a deeper understanding of our petroleum dependency? In a provocative graphic format that draws widely from history, critical theory, and popular culture, Gasoline Dreams explores and challenges the ways...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fordham University Press 2021

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Bosanko, David.

Summary: Make identifying fish easy and enjoyable. This field guide by Dave Bosanko features detailed information about 73 types of Michigan fish, and the book’s waterproof pages make it perfect for the dock or boat. Identify your catches with the intricately detailed fish illustrations, and verify them using the “Similar Species” comparison features. Then read fascinating facts on spawning behavior,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adventure Publications 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 597.097 BOS

Wiseman, Beth

Summary: Sisters Esther and Lizzie have a new employee, Rose Petersheim, to help them tend to The Peony Inn. Though witty and outspoken, Rose's nervous chattering makes her the best match for someone calm and good at listening. Someone like Benjamin, the handyman who recently moved to town. When Esther receives an anonymous love letter and flowers, Rose's love life is no longer the only one capturing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2021

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Patterson, James

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Summary: "Attorney Rhonda Bird returns home after a long estrangement when she learns her father has died. There she makes two important discoveries: her father stopped being an accountant and had opened up a private detective agency, and she has a teenage half sister named Baby. Baby brings in a client to the detective agency, a young man who claims he was abducted. During the course of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing Large Print 2021

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Mallery, Susan

17 holds on 6 copies

Summary: The Somerville sisters believe in love, but they've lost faith it will happen for them. Reggie hasn't been home since the end of the world's shortest engagement. When her parents decide to renew their vows, she buffs up her twinkle to help with the Christmas wedding. Unexpectedly, Toby, her first love, is back too, and the spark between them shines as brightly as ever. In the spirit of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HQN 2021

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Macomber, Debbie

12 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "Lindy Carmichael isn t feeling particularly joyful when she returns home to Wenatchee, Washington, for Christmas. The man she thought was the one has cheated on her with her best friend, and she feels completely devoid of creativity in her graphic-design job. Not even carolers or Christmas cookies can cheer her up but Lindy s mother, Ellen, remembers an old tradition that might lift her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballatine Books 2021

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Penny, Louise

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: When Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is asked to provide crowd control at a statistics lecture given at the Université de l'Estrie in Quebec, he is dubious. Why ask the head of homicide to provide security for what sounds like a minor, even mundane lecture? But dangerous ideas about who deserves to live in order for society to thrive are rapidly gaining popularity, fuelled by the research of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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Orlean, Susan

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Summary: 'How we interact with animals has preoccupied philosophers, poets, and naturalists for ages,' writes Susan Orlean. Since the age of six, when Orlean wrote and illustrated a book called Herbert the Near-Sighted Pigeon, she's been drawn to stories about how we live with animals, and how they abide by us. Now, in On Animals, she examines animal-human relationships through the compelling tales she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 591.5 ORL

Howard, Ron

12 holds on 4 copies

Summary: By turns confessional, nostalgic, heartwarming and harrowing, the award-winning filmmaker and his brother, an audience-favorite actor, share their unusual family story of navigating and surviving life as sibling child actors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Ladau, Emily

Summary: "A guide for how to be a thoughtful, informed ally to disabled people, with actionable steps for what to say and do (and what not to do) and how you can help make the world a more accessible place"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 LAD

Meltzer, Jean

Summary: When her publisher insists that she write a Hanukkah romance, Rachel Rubenstein-Goldblatt, a Jewish woman with a secret career as a Christmas romance novelist, unexpectedly finds inspiration when she encounters a childhood aquaintance at the Matzah Ball, a Jewish music celebration on the last night of Hanukkah.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

Novak, Brenda

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: When a near-fatal accident leaves her with a debilitating facial scar, a once-promising Hollywood starlet retreats to her producer's Silver Springs estate to house sit where she discovers she has a handsome new roommate.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC NOV

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Summary: Take the worry out of hosting and get ready to impress with party-planning timelines, complete menus, easy decorations and so much more. Whether you’re planning an evening to watch fireworks, hosting game night, baking a birthday cake, throwing a holiday bash or ringing in the New Year, let this all-new Taste of Home Celebrations be your guide!

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Publisher / Publication Date: RDA Enthusiast Brands, LLC 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 641.568 TAS

Ford, Martin (Martin R.)

Summary: "If you have a smartphone, you have AI in your pocket. It's everywhere online. And it has already changed how doctors diagnose disease as well as how you interact with friends or read the news. But In Rule of the Robots, Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur Martin Ford argues that true disruption is yet to come, as AI ceases to be a tool applied to specific problems, and becomes a utility: the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 006.301 FOR

Lee, Kai-Fu

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "In a groundbreaking blend of science and imagination, the former president of Google China and a leading writer of speculative fiction join forces to answer an urgent question: How will artificial intelligence change our world over the next twenty years? AI will be the defining issue of the twenty-first century, but many people know little about it apart from visions of dystopian robots or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Currency 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 006.3 LEE

Eason, Lynette

Summary: Ava Jackson entered the military shortly after high school, but her mother's illness forced her to request an early discharge. She lost her father while deployed, and there's no way she's going to let her mother die alone. When Ava is attacked after visiting the nursing facility where her mother lives, FBI Special Agent Caden Denning arrives in time to help fight off her attacker. Ava may hold...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2021

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Michaels, Fern

4 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Reuniting for a state-of-the-art cruise during the holidays--one with hundreds of eligible men--four best friends cheer each other on through speed-dating events and shore excursions, but soon discover things not going as planned as they set sail on surprising new adventures.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Graham, Heather.

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Summary: The newest member of the Krewe of Hunters elite paranormal team, FBI agent Ryder Stapleton must enlist the help of a beautiful museum curator with an otherworldly ability to track down a serial arsonist setting first to the streets of New Orleans.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2021

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Ruhl, Sarah

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Summary: "In this poignant and deeply intimate memoir, Sarah Ruhl chronicles her experience with Bell's palsy after giving birth to twins. At night, I dreamed that I could smile. The smile felt effortless in my dreams, the way it did in my childhood. Happily married and in the flush of hard-earned professional success, with her first play opening on Broadway, Sarah Ruhl has just survived a high risk...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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