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Selected New Books & DVDs: July 2020

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The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires

"Steel Magnolias" meets "Dracula" in this '90s-set horror novel about a women's book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town.            Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

Black Widow: A Sad-Funny Journey Through Grief

Leslie Gray Steeler is not cut out for widowhood. Her tender, hilarious book looks at widowhood through the prism of race and aging, and ultimately affirms the power of love.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Tiny Habits: Small Changes That Change Everything

Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

The Night Watchman

In 1953, Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at a factory near a North Dakota Indian Reservation. After an odd government proclamation about Indians, he must persuade the U.S. government to honor treaties that protect their tribe's already picked-over lands.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Naked Came the Florida Man

During his scenic tour of Florida cemeteries, Serge A. Storm runs across a tale of a bogeyman hiding among the graves. Could it be the famous Naked Florida Man?
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Smacked: A Story of White-Collar Addiction and Tragedy

Shortly after their divorce, Eilene Zimmerman noticed her ex-husband's erratic behavior, weight loss and constant exhaustion. Months later, she finds him dead. In her book, she explores how a man she thought she knew became a drug addict...
Available at the Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.

Stealth: The Secret Contest to Invent Invisible Aircraft

Available at the Milton Campus library.

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism and Change the World

Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Oona Out of Order

At midnight on her 19th birthday, Oona Lockhart passes out and wakes up trapped in the body of a 51-year-old. Thus begins Oona living life out of order—every January 1st going forward, at 12:01 am, she wakes up as herself in a different year of life.
Available at the Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.

Sharks in the Time of Saviors

In 1995, 7-year old Nainoa Flores is saved from drowning by a shark. His rescue is seen as a sign of favor from ancient Hawaiian gods, and Nainoa exhibits puzzling new abilities, which are as much a curse as a blessing.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

The Chill: A Novel

In far upstate New York, a drowned village lays beneath the dark, still waters of the Chilewaukee reservoir ("The Chill"). But a dark prophecy remains, and sacrifices must be made. Who will be next?
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris

Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

DVDs

Terminator: Dark Fate

Decades after Sarah Connor Judgment Day, a lethal new Terminator is sent to eliminate the future leader of the resistance. She teams up with an unexpected ally (Arnold Schwarzenegger) to stop the deadliest Terminator yet.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from home to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler. Tyler, a small-time outlaw on the run, becomes Zak's unlikely coach and ally.
Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

Hot Zone, Season 1

Inspired by the true story about the origins of Ebola.
A highly infectious and deadly virus from central Africa arrived on U.S. soil in 1989. When this killer suddenly appeared in lab monkeys in Washington, D.C., there was no known cure.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.