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Katz, Jackson.

Summary: Jackson Katz is an American hero! With integrity and courage, he has taken his message--that the epidemic of violence against women is a men's issue--into athletic terms, the military and frat houses across the country. His book explains carefully and convincingly why--and how--men can become part of the solution, and work with women to build a world in which everyone is safer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.8 KAT

Summary: An investigation into the disputed cause of death of black activist Sandra Bland, who died in police custody in Waller County, Texas, after a routine traffic stop by state trooper Brian Encinia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SAY

Fielding, Joy.

Summary: "Deeply shaken after a brutal attack, Bailey Carpenter struggles to reclaim control over what had once seemed like a neatly-ordered life. Unable to face her job, her friends, or even the world outside her apartment, Bailey is trapped with her thoughts, replaying the attack in a desperate search for a detail that will help the police uncover the identity of her unknown assailant. Bailey sees her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

Fielding, Joy.

Summary: "A special investigator for a hotshot Miami law firm, Bailey Carpenter is fearless-- until she's attacked and nearly killed while on an assignment. Now nightmares merge into her waking hours and she's unable to venture beyond her front door without panicking. Soon Bailey finds a new use for her idle binoculars: casually observing from her window neighboring buildings and other people's lives....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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

Castillo, Linda

Summary: A deadly fire resulting in the death of an Amish teen exposes the dark side of the community to which Chief of Police Kate Burkholder once belonged.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2018

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

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

Black, Saul

Summary: "Critically acclaimed author Saul Black returns with a heart-racing thriller in which a brutal murder forces one woman to reckon with her own past--and her future. On a hot summer night, a watchful neighbor locks eyes with an intruder and unwittingly alerts the police to a vicious crime scene next door: a lavish master bedroom where a man lies dead. Next to him, his wife is bleeding out onto...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Graham, Heather

Summary: Someone is murdering beautiful young women in the New York area and displaying them in mausoleums and underground tombs. The FBI is handling the case, with Special Agent Craig Frasier as lead. Kieran Finnegan, forensic psychologist and part owner of Finnegan's, her family's pub, is consulting on the case. Craig and Kieran are a couple who've worked together on more than one occasion. On this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Graham 2017

Glass, Emma

Summary: Something has happened to Peach. Staggering around the town streets in the aftermath of an assault, Peach feels a trickle of blood down her legs, a lingering smell of her anonymous attacker on her skin. It hurts to walk, but she manages to make her way to her home, where she stumbles into another oddly nightmarish reality: Her parents can't seem to comprehend that anything has happened to their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLA

Hill, Anita

Summary: "From the woman who gave the landmark testimony against Clarence Thomas as a sexual menace, a new manifesto about the origins and course of gender violence in our society; a combination of memoir, personal accounts, law, and social analysis, and a powerful call to arms from one of our most prominent and poised survivors. In 1991, Anita Hill began something that's still unfinished work. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 HIL

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Rose, Jacqueline

Summary: We see it in the streets, where black people are dying at the hands of the police. We see it in our courts, whose scales are tipped toward the powerful. What about the violence behind closed doors? Rose examines violence from postapartheid South Africa to Trump's White House; trans rights, sexual assault, and the #MeToo movement. Is violence always gendered and, if so, always in the same way?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.88 ROS

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: 2021

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Castillo, Linda

Summary: A deadly fire exposes the dark side of Amish life in this harrowing new thriller in the New York Times bestselling series. When a historic barn burns to the ground in the middle of the night, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigate. At first, it looks like an accident, but when the body of eighteen-year-old Daniel Gingerich is found inside--burned alive--Kate suspects...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAS

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M CAS

Ritchie, Andrea J

Summary: Invisible No More is a timely examination of how Black women, Indigenous women, and women of color experience racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement. Placing stories of individual women?such as Sandra Bland, Rekia Boyd, Dajerria Becton, Monica Jones, and Mya Hall?in the broader context of the twin epidemics of police violence and mass incarceration, it documents the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 RIT

Solnit, Rebecca

Summary: In her comic, scathing essay "Men Explain Things to Me," Rebecca Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don't, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the gender wars works, airing some of her own hilariously awful encounters. She ends on a serious note-- because the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 SOL

Summary: The gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the brutal reign of ISIS. These women and children are Yazidis, a religious minority that have been targeted by ISIS for particularly brutal treatment, as ISIS tries to impose upon them what it claims is a pure version of Islam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ESC

Chavez, Heather

Summary: When veterinarian Cassie Larkin sees a man and woman fighting on the side of the road she calls 911. She then gets out of her minivan and chases after the violent man, trying to help his victim. He turns on her and spits out an ominous threat: 'Let her die, and I'll let you live' and then steals her car. Now he has her name, her address, and he knows about her children. The next day--...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Graham, Heather

Summary: "Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street. Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can't stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION GRA

Black, Saul.

Summary: "When the two strangers turn up at Rowena Cooper's isolated Colorado farmhouse, she knows instantly that it's the end of everything. For the two haunted and driven men, on the other hand, it's just another stop on a long and bloody journey. And they still have many miles to go, and victims to sacrifice, before their work is done. For San Francisco homicide detective Valerie Hart, their trail of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Black 2015

Summary: "Inspired by the global #MeToo Movement, Drawing Power : Women's Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival is a collection of original, nonfiction comics drawn by more than 60 female cartoonists from around the world. Featuring such noted creators as Emil Ferris, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, MariNaomi, Liana Finck, and Ebony Flowers the anthology's contributors comprise a diverse group of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2019

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

Summary: This documentary follows Oksana Shachko and the activities of renowned topless female activist group, FEMEN.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2015

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Carter, Jimmy

Summary: "The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. His urgent report covers a system of discrimination that extends to every nation. Women are deprived of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.3 CAR

Haynes, Elizabeth

Summary: When her handsome new neighbor encourages her to confront her fears, Catherine Bailey, the victim of a violent attack at the hands of a man whose good looks hid a violent nature, finally believes in the possibility a normal life until one phone call changes everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAY

Haynes, Elizabeth

Summary: When her handsome new neighbor encourages her to confront her fears, Catherine Bailey, the victim of a violent attack at the hands of a man whose good looks hid a dark, violent nature, finally believes in the possibility of love and a normal life until one phone call changes everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2012

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

Heing, Bridey

Summary: With the promise of glorious holy war and a wife, more than 20,000 foreign fighters flowed into Iraq and Syria, leaving the Islamic State hard-pressed to provide enough wives for the fighters. With the number of foreign women estimated at a few hundred, ISIS has turned to draconian measures like slavery, temporary marriages, and even child brides. Women captives of the group who managed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.4 HEI

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