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Older, Malka

Summary: The future of democracy must evolve or die. The last time Information held an election, a global network outage, two counts of sabotage by major world governments, and a devastating earthquake almost shook micro-democracy apart. Five years later, it's time to vote again, and the system that has ensured global peace for 25 years is more vulnerable than ever. Unknown enemies are attacking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A Tom Doherty Associates Book 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OLD

Mbue, Imbolo

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: "'We should have known the end was near.' So begins Imbolo Mbue's exquisite and devastating novel How Beautiful We Were. Set in the fictional African village of Kosawa, it tells the story of a people living in fear amidst environmental degradation wrought by a large and powerful American oil company. Pipeline spills have rendered farmlands infertile. Children are dying from drinking toxic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MBU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MBU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MBU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MBU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Mbue 2020

Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: "'We should have known the end was near.' So begins Imbolo Mbue's exquisite and devastating novel How Beautiful We Were. Set in the fictional African village of Kosawa, it tells the story of a people living in fear amidst environmental degradation wrought by a large and powerful American oil company. Pipeline spills have rendered farmlands infertile. Children are dying from drinking toxic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC MBU

Grisham, John.

Summary: When a judge returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste in a small Mississippi town, the company's billionaire owner seeks to influence the appeal process by using his money to "buy" a seat on the state Supreme Court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468 FIC GRI

Finder, Joseph.

Summary: Nick Heller comes to the aid of family friend Marshall Marcus, whose daughter Alexandra, has been kidnapped and held captive in an underground crypt, but as Nick digs deeper into Marshall's life, he finds that his criminal activities have left behind scores of enemies that reach to the highest levels of government.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Finder 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M FIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS FIN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY FIN

Bell, Matt

Summary: "In the vein of Neal Stephenson and Jeff VanderMeer, an epic speculative novel from Young Lions Fiction Award-finalist Matt Bell, a breakout book that explores climate change, manifest destiny, humanity's unchecked exploitation of natural resources, and the small but powerful magic contained within every single apple"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL

Abrams, Stacey

Summary: Avery Keene, a brilliant young law clerk for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn, is doing her best to hold her life together. When the shocking news breaks that Justice Wynn, the cantankerous swing vote on many current high-profile cases, has slipped into a coma, Avery's life turns upside down. She is immediately notified that Justice Wynn has left instructions for her to serve as his legal...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC ABR

Finder, Joseph.

Summary: Private investigator Nick Heller returns home to Boston to start up his own business. His first job is to quickly find Alexandra, the eighteen-year-old daughter of a hedge fund tycoon who has been kidnapped. Worse, Alexandra, who Nick has known since she was a baby, is buried alive and the entire ordeal is being streamed over the Internet. As Nick investigates, he discovers Marshall Marcus,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M FIN

Vaca, Julian R.

Summary: "In a gripping and stunning coming-of-age novel, Julian R. Vaca reimagines a 1987 world where memories are as valuable as gold. In a reimagined 1987, mankind's ability to remember has deteriorated. To fight memory loss, men and women rely on artificial recall by storing memories on tapes and playing them back. Society's elite, dubbed recollectors, are able to retain "three-quarter memories" on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC VAC

Muller, Marcia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MUL

Finder, Joseph.

Summary: Despised after a massive layoff at his company, corporate CEO Nick Conover protects his two children from local hostilities but finds things spinning out of control when a stalker threatens his family and Nick is blamed for a murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FIN

Daheim, Mary.

Summary: When Alpine's newspaper, "The Advocate," narrowly escapes a potential hostile takeover, Emma Lord finds herself on the top of the suspect list when the person behind the bid turns up dead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M DAH

Frey, Stephen W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Hart, Rob

Summary: Zinnia never thought she'd be infiltrating Cloud. But now she's undercover, inside the walls, risking it all to ferret out the company's darkest secrets. And Paxton, with his ordinary little hopes and fears? He just might make the perfect pawn--if she can bear to sacrifice him. him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Abrams, Stacey

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: "An inside-Washington thriller about an ambitious law clerk thrown into a life-or-death treasure hunt with major national implications when the Supreme Court justice she works for slips into a sudden coma"-- Avery Keene, a law clerk for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn, is doing her best to excel in an arduous job with the court while also dealing with a troubled family. When the news breaks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ABR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Abrams 2021

Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: In the African village of Kosawa, people live in fear amidst environmental degradation wrought by a large and powerful American oil company. Pipeline spills have rendered farmlands infertile. Children are dying from drinking toxic water. Promises of clean up and financial reparations to the villagers are made, and ignored. The country's government, led by a corrupt, brazen dictator, exists to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kollin, Dani.

Summary: Brilliant 21st century tycoon Justin Cord was brought from cryogenic storage into a 24th-century society where people own stock in one another, safeguarding each other's welfare only out of economic self-interest. This is anathema to the defiantly individualistic Cord, who leads the outer edges of the solar system to form a new government and revolt against the core worlds of Earth and Mars.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Older, Malka

Summary: "After the last controversial global election, the global infomocracy that has ensured thirty years of world peace is fraying at the edges. As the new Supermajority government struggles to establish its legitimacy, agents of Information across the globe strive to keep the peace and maintain the flows of data that feed the new world order. In the newly-incorporated DarFur, a governor dies in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A Tom Doherty Associates Book 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OLD

Emrys, Ruthanna

Summary: "A literary descendent of Ursula K. Le Guin, Ruthanna Emrys crafts a novel of extraterrestrial diplomacy and urgent climate repair bursting with quiet, tenuous hope and an underlying warmth. A Half-Built Garden depicts a world worth building towards, a humanity worth saving from itself, and an alien community worth entering with open arms. It's not the easiest future to build, but it's one that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tordotcom, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EMR

Rotella, Sebastian

Summary: Valentine Pescatore returns from Buenos Aires to American soil, investigating the merciless killing of a group of women in a motel room. At first, the crime seems to be a straightforward case of gangsters battling for territory. Soon, however, the motive is revealed to be much deeper and more sinister: a single witness who knows too much is being hunted, at any cost. His case converges with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Woods, Stuart

Summary: Teddy Fay has donned a new disguise as a stuntman and actor starring in Centurion Studios' newest film. When the picture's leading lady begins receiving blackmail threats, Teddy is in the perfect position to investigate, and it soon becomes clear that the villains have more in their sights than just money.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Teschner, John

Summary: ""An enthralling tale of disappearances, deaths, dark secrets, and corporate evil." -Douglas Preston, #1 bestselling co-author of the Agent Pendergast series Nothing stays hidden forever... Two men, unified by a string of disappearances and deaths, search for answers-and salvation-in the jungles of Kaua'i. Together, they must navigate the overlapping and complicated lines between a close-knit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge, A Tom Doherty Associates Book 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TES
1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TES

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TES

Haig, Brian.

Summary: After Jack Wiley rallies corporate giant Capitol Group in an attempt to take over a small company that has developed an armor-reinforcing polymer that could change the course of modern warfare, he and the Capitol Group find themselves embroiled in the greatest scandal ever seen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAI

Kollin, Dani.

Summary: Resurrected following the death of Justin Cord, the unincorporated man, O'Toole has become a powerful political figure determined to win the civil war against the inner planets at almost any cost, although the war has been going badly, nothing is predictable, even the behavior of artificial intelligences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOL

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