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Bowman, Akemi Dawn

Summary: Murdered on the way to her high school graduation party, eighteen-year-old Nami Miyamoto finds herself in an afterlife ruled by Ophelia, a virtual assistant planning to eradicate human existence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2021

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Mackintosh, Clare

Summary: Two years ago, Tom and Caroline Johnson committed suicide, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their adult daughter Anna is struggling to come to terms with her parents' deaths, unable to comprehend why they chose to end their lives. Now with a young baby herself, she feels her mother's presence keenly and is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as Anna...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2018

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

Giles, Jeff

Summary: "X is determined to break the lords' hold on him once and for all, but being stripped of his power pushes him toward a darkness he's never experienced and a past he's never known. The secrets that surface could be the key to reuniting X and Zoe ... or they could mean the destruction of everything they have been fighting for"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

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

Inagaki, Riichiro

Summary: Imagine waking to a world where every last human has been mysteriously turned to stone...One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millenia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he/s not alone! His science-loving friend Senku's been up and running for a few months and he's got a few months and he's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ MEDIA 2018

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Summary: The true story of a nationally recognized medium's life and work, that helps answer our most profound questions about life after death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Timeless Media Group 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Talking 2006

Summary: Based on a true account and New York Times best-selling book comes the feature film adaption. Don Piper experienced love, joy and life like he₂d never known during the 90 minutes he was declared dead after a traffic accident. But when he finally wakes in the hospital, Heaven's bliss was replaced by excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With the support of his family and community, Don clings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 90 RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ni

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Summary: "If you could choose only one memory to hold on to for eternity, what would it be? That's the question at the heart of Hirokazu Kore-eda's revelatory international breakthrough, a bittersweet fantasia in which the recently deceased find themselves in a limbo where they must select a single cherished moment from their life to be recreated on film for them to take into the next world. After...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: After a Nazi bomb raid on an English port town, a group of passengers aboard a luxury liner see their tickets are stamped for passage to heaven. And hell.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY BET

Summary: For millennia, the culture of the ancient Egyptians has fascinated historians and spiritual seekers. The 20th anniversary edition of this seminal work includes all-new material analysing the progress in modern Egyptology. Written some 3,500 years ago, the Papyrus of Ani is the best-preserved example of Egyptian thought. Including full-colour hieroglyphic images paired with an acclaimed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2015

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 299.31 EGY

Summary: Joe Pendleton, a Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally goes to heaven after a car accident, and returns to earth in the body of another man who was a corporate giant. After deciding to resume his place with the Rams (by purchasing the team), Pendleton must also deal with the consequences of the former businessman's actions. Loose remake of Here Comes Mr. Jordan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 1999

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY HEA

Kain, Jamie.

Summary: When teenaged Sarah dies in a sudden and puzzling accident, sending her two sisters into a tailspin of grief and confusion, Sarah wakes up in the afterlife and must piece together how she got there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2014

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Oku, Hiroya

Summary: "The tide of the alien war has turned in humanity's favor, and victory may be at hand. Gantz warriors aboard the orbiting alien mothership expect a desperate battle against the last alien defenders, but they couldn't expect to be given the answers to all their questions by the aliens themselves?"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Manga 2015

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 GAN

Summary: After he dies suddenly, the hapless advertising executive Daniel Miller finds himself in Judgment City, a gleaming way station where the newly deceased must prove they lived a life of sufficient courage to advance in their journey through the universe. As the self-doubting Daniel struggles to make his case, a budding relationship with the uninhibited Julia offers him a chance to finally feel...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DEF

Taylor, Devon

Summary: Rhett awakens in the afterlife after a car accident, and is recruited to join the crew of the Harbinger, a colossal seafaring vessel tasked with ferrying the souls of the dead. To where exactly, no one knows. But the crew must get the souls there, and along the way protect them from vicious soul-eating monsters that will stop at nothing to take the ship-- and all of its occupants. As the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2018

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Albom, Mitch

Summary: Fifteen years ago, in Mitch Albom's beloved novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the world fell in love with Eddie, a grizzled war veteran- turned-amusement park mechanic who died saving the life of a young girl named Annie. Eddie's journey to heaven taught him that every life matters. Now, in this magical sequel, Albom reveals Annie's story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALB

Summary: Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience, giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FLA

Albom, Mitch

Summary: The accident that killed Eddie left an indelible mark on Annie. It took her left hand, which needed to be surgically reattached. Injured, scarred, and unable to remember why, Annie's life is forever changed by a guilt-ravaged mother who whisks her away from the world she knew. Bullied by her peers and haunted by something she cannot recall, Annie struggles to find acceptance as she grows. When,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Luxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ALB

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FICTION ALB

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Albom 2018

Zevin, Gabrielle.

Summary: After fifteen-year-old Liz Hall is hit by a taxi and killed, she finds herself in a place that is both like and unlike Earth, where she must adjust to her new status and figure out how to "live."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2005

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

Summary: A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2017

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EXP

Summary: University lecturer Robert Bridge feels skeptical about all things paranormal until he meets Alison Mundy, who has seen and heard spirits since she was a child. Robert thinks she's the real deal, a genuine psychic who risks her life to help people heal from relationships torn apart by death. He's in for a shock, though, when Allison tries to help him accept the accidental killing of his own son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

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Summary: It sucks being dead. Sucks even more to be trapped in a surreal afterlife caught between the living and the dead, with a mysterious, violent Angel. A group of rough-and-tumble teens grab every weapon they can get their hands on to give Heaven hell! High-caliber action and locked-and-loaded comedy meet on a rock and roll battleground in Angel Beats!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentai Filmworks 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME ANG

Summary: Dark, irreverent and wickedly funny, this critically acclaimed comedy follows a college dropout who's about to find her purpose ... in the afterlife!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DEA

Summary: Story about the continuing challenge of being a teenage grim reaper. All the problems of a human teenager and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DEA

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Summary: This evocative character study tells the story of a young American fashion assistant and spiritual medium who is living in Paris and searching for signs of an afterlife following the sudden death of her twin brother. A stirring depiction of grief in the form of a psychological thriller, and a chilling meditation on modern modes of communication and the way we mourn those we love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PER

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