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Selected New Books & DVDs: January 2020

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Waste Tide

Mimi is a "waste girl", a member of the lowest caste on Silicon Isle, the global capital for electronic waste recycling. When a virus is unleashed on the island, war erupts between the rich and the poor, between humanity's past and its future.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments from the Bronze Age to Nuclear Near Misses

The creator of "Hardcore History" looks at apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame the challenges of the future.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The Secrets We Kept: A Novel

At the height of the Cold War, two secretaries at the CIA are given the assignment of a lifetime. Their mission: to smuggle Doctor Zhivago out of the USSR, where no one dare publish it...
Available at the Pensacola and Warrington Campus libraries.

Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel

An elderly couple have made financial mistakes, and now they owe big money to some very bad people. Jack Reacher vows to make things right--no matter what.
Available at the Milton and Pensacola Campus libraries.

Underland: A Deep Time Journey

"Exploration of the Earth’s underworlds....Unforgettable stories of descent made across history by explorers, artists, cavers, divers, mourners, dreamers, and murderers."
Available at the Milton Campus library.

Travel with Purpose: A Field Guide to Voluntourism

Available at the Milton Campus library.

Don't Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles

How today’s largest tech companies are hijacking our data, our livelihoods, our social fabric, and our minds—from an acclaimed CNN analyst.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Dear Girls: Secrets and Advice for Living Your Best Life

Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Inland: A Novel

In the lawless Arizona Territory in 1893, an extraordinary relationship emerges between Nora the frontierswoman and Lurie, an outlaw tormented by ghosts who want something from him.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The Ungrateful Refugee

Nayeri confronts notions like undesirable immigrants, vs. “good” immigrants. She questions Western governments' bias towards certain kinds of danger when screening potential immigrants.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

Broke Millennial Takes on Investing

Available at the Milton Campus library.

Red at the Bone: A Novel

"Two families from different social classes are joined together by an unexpected pregnancy and the child that it produces."
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
Available at the Pensacola and Warrington Campus libraries.

DVDs

Level 16

Trapped in a prison-like boarding school, teens Vivien iand Sophia embark on a dangerous search to uncover the horrifying truth behind their imprisonment.
Available at the Milton Campus library.

Poldark

1800: The world welcomes a new century, but all is not well in Cornwall. When an old friend emerges with a plea for help, Ross challenges the establishment again, drawing the Poldarks into greater danger than ever before.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Run the Race

Brothers Zach and David have just lost their parents and struggle to build a better life together. When football star Zach is injured, David takes up competitive track to salvage the brothers' hopes for a better future.
Available at the Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.