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Summary: The story follows a young mother who, when on a day trip with her husband and son, commits a startling act of violence and, to her horror, has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the 'who' or the 'what,' but the 'why.' When an investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive, together they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

Summary: Following the murder of a couple by their eleven-year old son, Detective Harry Ambrose returns to his hometown in rural New York to assess the unsettling and heart wrenching crime. He finds himself pitted against those who'll stop at nothing to protect its secrets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

Motz, Anna

Summary: "An examination of the psychology of women who commit violent crimes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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Flock, Elizabeth

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Summary: "Renowned journalist and author of The Furies Elizabeth Flock investigates what few dare to confront, or even the role and necessity of female-led violence in response to systems built against women. In The Furies , Elizabeth Flock examines how three real-life women have used violence to fight back, and how views of women who defend their lives are often distorted by their depictions in media...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 FLO

Love, Melissa Scrivner

Summary: "An astonishing debut crime thriller about an unforgettable woman who combines the genius and ferocity of Lisbeth Salander with the ruthless ambition of Walter White. The Crenshaw Six are a small but up-and-coming gang in South Central LA who have recently been drawn into an escalating war between rival drug cartels. To outsiders, the Crenshaw Six appear to be led by a man named Garcia. but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOV

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOV

Monroe, Rachel

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Summary: In this illuminating exploration of women, violence, and obsession, Rachel Monroe interrogates the appeal of true crime through four narratives of fixation. In the 1940s, a bored heiress began creating dollhouse crime scenes depicting murders, suicides, and accidental deaths. Known as the "Mother of Forensic Science," she revolutionized the field of what was then called legal medicine. In the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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Summary: Examining the truth about celebrity actress Alyssa Milano's initial tweet of the hashtag to the take-down of Hollywood icon Harvey Weinstein, the film takes viewers deep into the rabbit hole of a movement sweeping the nation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DocTV 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Angela is a university student in Madrid writing her thesis about violence in the media. During her research, she comes across a shocking 'snuff' film (a film where a murder is actually committed for the camera) that has apparently been shot on the campus. Investigating further, she uncovers clues that the university's administrators may be involved in an unexplained series of student...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TES

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

De Becker, Gavin

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Covering all the dangerous situations people typically face -- street crime, domestic abuse, violence in the workplace -- de Becker provides real-life examples and offers specific advice on restraining orders, self-defense, and more. But the key to self-protection, he demonstrates, is learning how to trust -- and act on -- our own intuitions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Summary: In a crowded South London apartment building, Penny, a working mom, struggles to keep her wayward daughter, her lazy son and her disillusioned partner on the right path.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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Westover, Tara

Summary: Cómo una educación puede salvar una vida. "Podéis llamarlo transformación. Metamorfosis. Falsedad. Traición. Yo lo llamo una educación." Nacida en las montañas de Idaho, Tara Westover ha crecido en armonía con una naturaleza grandiosa y doblegada a las leyes que establece su padre, un mormón fundamentalista convencido de que el final del mundo es inminente. Ni Tara ni sus hermanos van a la...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lumen 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 WES

Mukwege, Denis

Summary: "From Nobel laureate, world-renowned doctor, and noted human rights activist Dr. Denis Mukwege comes an inspiring clarion call-to-action to confront the scourge of sexual violence and better learn from women's resilience, strength, and power. At the heart of Dr. Mukwege's message will be the voices of the many women he has worked with over the years. Dr. Mukwege will use individual cases to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.82 MUK

Summary: When a ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a soap salesman channel their aggresion into therapeutic "fight clubs", an eccentric woman gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAX

Summary: A terrified Pilar hastily flees from her husband Antonio's rage in the middle of the night with her young son as if her life depends on it. Reaching her sister Ana's house, Pilar breaks down in turmoil. Banging on Ana's front door is Pilar's husband, Antonio, who in a fit of rage screams for Pilar to return home. With ana's support, Pilar is determined to save herself from Antonio's rage. Yet...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TAK

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