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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014

We have a program today at 4:00 P.M. about Medicare. If you’re about to be eligible or if you have questions about Medicare, its parts, and how it works, this is a program you’ll want to hear.

NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries)



Magnum P.I. Seasons 1-8

Heaven Is for Real

Weeds Seasons 1 and 2

The Lightkeepers


Lovely, Still


Orphan Black: Season One

The Grove

Pretty Little Liars: Season One and Two

Nurse Jackie: Seasons One and Two

The Tudors: Seasons One and Two

The Shield: Seasons One and Two


Cop Town by Karin Slaughter (CD F SLA)

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (CD F TAR)

Large Print

Tattler’s Branch by Jan Watson (LTE F WAT)

Natchez Burning by Greg Iles (LTE F ILE Law.1)


A Wolf Called Romeo by Nick Jans (636.9773092 JAN)

Give Me a Fast Ship by Tim McGrath (973.3 MCG)


Hounded by David Rosenfelt (F ROS Car.12)

“Andy Carpenter isn’t sure what to think when he gets a mysterious phone call from a good friend, policeman Pete Stanton, asking him to drop everything, drive to an unfamiliar address, and bring his girlfriend, Laurie Collins. He certainly isn’t expecting to show up at a crime scene. But that’s exactly where he arrives - at the house where Pete has just discovered the body of ex-convict Danny Balfour.”

Man in the Empty Suit by Sean Ferrel (F FER)

“Say you’re a time traveler, and you’re celebrating the 100th year of your birth. But you encounter the body of your forty-year-old self, dead of a gunshot wound to the head at your birthday party. As the older versions of yourself at the party point out, the onus is on you to figure out what went wrong - you have one year to stop yourself from being murdered, or you’re all goners.”

A Change of Plans by Nora Roberts (F ROB)

“Celebrity magazine reporter Lee Radcliffe is at the top of her game when she scores an exclusive interview with bestselling horror writer Hunter Brown. But the notoriously private author has one condition: the interview must be conducted over the course of a camping trip. Lee will do anything to get the story, but after some one-on-one time with her ruggedly handsome interviewee, she finds the only thing she wants an exclusive his heart.”

The Heist by Daniel Silva (F SIL All.)

“Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva’s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue.”

Remains of Innocence by J. A. Jance (F JAN Bra.16)

“An old woman, a hoarder, is dying of emphysema in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. In cleaning out her house, her daughter, Liza Machett, discovers a fortune in hundred dollar bills hidden in the tall stacks of books and magazines that crowd every corner. Tracing the money’s origins will take Liza on a journey that will end in Cochise County, where Sheriff Joanna Brady is embroiled in a personal mystery of her own. A man she considers a family friend is found dead at the bottom of a hole in a limestone cavern near Bisbee.”

Target America by Scott McEwen (F MCE Sni.2)

“When Chechen terrorists manage to smuggle a Cold War era Russian nuke across the Mexican-American border, the President is forced to reactivate the only unit capable of stopping them: Navy SEAL sniper Gil Shannon and his brash team of SEALs and Delta Force fighters.”

The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan (F SUL)

“. . . a gorgeous, sprawling novel about marriage - about those who marry in a white heat of passion, those who marry for partnership and comfort, and those who live together, love each other, and have absolutely no intention of ruining it all with a wedding.”

Act of War by Brad Thor (F THO Har.12)

“After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There’s just one problem—no one knows if she can be trusted. But when six exchange students go missing, two airplane passengers trade places, and one political-asylum seeker is arrested, a deadly chain of events is set in motion.”

Last to Know by Elizabeth Adler (F ADL)

“Detective Harry Jordan sees his lake home as a respite from solving crimes on the streets of Boston. One night, he’s walking the lake when the night is rocked by an explosion: the Havnel house is engulfed in a conflagration and young Bea Havnel is seen fleeing, hair on fire, plunging into the lake. She survives but her mother does not, and Harry is pulled into the investigation.”

A Bride for Noah by Lori Copeland (F COP Sea.1)

“It’s 1851, and Evie Lawrence is penniless and heartbroken after a failed romance. When a kind elderly man announces his plan to move west and make his fortune, Evie jumps at the chance to go with him and start a new life. In the Northwest, she meets Noah Hughes, a handsome young man who has gambled everything he owns on the chance to make a fresh start. Living the rugged life of a lumberjack, he too is determined to one day make his fortune. The last thing he’s looking for is a why can’t he get Evie out of his mind?”

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