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Selected New Books & DVDs: May 2019

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Auntie Poldi and the Vineyards of Etna

When fun-loving Auntie Poldi retired to Sicily from Germany, she never dreamt her tranquil days would be interrupted by murder. But Sicily had other plans...
Available at the Milton Campus library.

The Trial of Lizzie Borden: A True Story

When Andrew and Abby Borden were brutally hacked to death in Fall River, Massachusetts, in August 1892, younger daughter Lizzie was arrested. The book is based on courtroom transcripts, unpublished accounts and recently discovered letters by Lizzie herself.
Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

Midnight in Chernobyl: the Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

Drawing on hundreds of interviews, unpublished memoirs and documents from recently-declassified archives, Midnight in Chernobyl brings the nuclear disaster to life through the eyes of the men and women who witnessed it firsthand.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals

Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

The Girl He Used to Know

College student Johnathan loses his heart to the shy and awkward, yet beautiful and brilliant Annika. However, tragedy forces them apart. A decade later, they reconnect. But will their new love story be haunted by the memories of the first one?
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

Bernardo de Gálvez: Spanish Hero of the American Revolution

Fighting on behalf of the United States, Galvez defeated the British at the Siege of Pensacola (1781). The British lost a crucial military base on the Gulf coast, which turned the Revolutionary War in the U.S.' favor.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Outside Looking In: A Novel

Harvard Ph.D. student Fitzhugh Loney and wife Joanie explore the new drug LSD, first as "research," then as devotees in a commune. Is LSD a belief system? Does it allow you to see God?
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

When the Truth Unravels

Four best friends go to prom together, hiding the secret that one of them recently attempted suicide and trying to ensure it never happens again, while also facing their own demons.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The Lost Night: A Novel

Ten years after her beautiful college friend Edie apparently committed suicide, surviving roommate Lindsay wonders if Edie was actually murdered--and, worse, if she herself was involved.
Available at the Milton Campus library.

Indianapolis: The Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History

After delivering parts of the first atomic bomb, "Little Boy," the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed and sunk, killing 300 sailors and setting the rest adrift. Captain Charles McVay III was wrongly court-martialed but finally exonerated after his death. 
Available at the Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.

The Diabetes Code: Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally

Dr. Fung explains that the only way to treat type 2 diabetes effectively is through proper diet and intermittent fasting - not medication. He proposes a new, evidence-based way to break the cycle of high blood glucose and increased insulin resistance.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Florida Man: Poems

Florida Man stories include oddities such as "Florida Man Throws Alligator through Wendy's Drive-Thru Window," but there's more to Florida poet Tyler Gillespie than a punchline. He explores his home state's history, landscape and his own recovery from substance abuse.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

DVDs

Rust Creek

Sawyer is an ambitious college senior with a bright future. While on her way to a job interview, a wrong turn leaves her stranded deep in the Kentucky woods. Suddenly, she finds herself facing her mortality and pursued by a band of ruthless outlaws.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Collette: Based on a True Story

After writing several bestselling novels as a ghostwriter for her husband in Paris, Collette struggles to advance her own authorship, while exploring inventive sexual roles and practices.
Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

If Beale Street Could Talk


Love story set in 1970s Harlem.  Newly engaged couple Tish and Fonny have a beautiful future ahead.  But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he didn't commit...  Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.