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Selected New Books & DVDs: December 2019

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Dachshund Through the Snow

This humorous and offbeat novel tells the story of lawyer Andy Carpenter, who helps a needy child with his Christmas wish list: a sweater for his dachshund and the safe return of his missing father.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The Beautiful

In 1872, 17-year-old Celine Rousseau flees Paris for vibrant New Orleans. She finds herself attracted to underworld leader Sébastien Saint Germain, which makes her the next target of a serial killer.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The Toll

In the finale to the trilogy, dictators, prophets, and tensions rise. Will humanity finally be torn asunder by the immortal beings it created?
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World

Left for dead in a dumpster outside Istanbul, streetwalker Tequila Leila enters a 10-minute state of heightened awareness. She remembers her life among society's outcasts.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

To lessen conflict in our lives and world, Gladwell argues that we need better tools to make sense of people we don't know.
Available at the Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.

The River: A Novel

Two college students canoeing in northern Canada. But a wildfire is nearby, endangering not only them but other campers they encounter in the wilderness...
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

The Innocents: A Novel

A brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated cove on Newfoundland's northern coastline. And they have nothing but the family's boat and the little knowledge passed on by their mother and father to help them..
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

To lessen conflict in our lives and world, Gladwell argues that we need better tools to make sense of people we don't know.
Available at the Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.

The Guest House for Young Widows: The Women of ISIS

Thirteen women fell prey to propaganda and emigrated from the west to join the Islamic State. Stripped of their rights, they were married and widowed against their will over and over again.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The Giver of Stars

During the 1930s Depression, Alice Wright feels stifled living in backwoods Kentucky. So she joins a team of women who brave danger delivering books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt's new traveling library--the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky.
Available at the Milton Campus library.

DVDs

The Art of Racing in the Rain

A witty dog named Enzo narrates his racecar driver owner's story of friendship, family and unconditional love.
Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

Rocketman

The incredible story of Elton John's breakthrough years.
Available at the Pensacola, Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

After killing a top assassin, Wick has a 14-million dollar bounty on his head. Now he must evade an army of ruthless hit men on his trail.
Available at the Pensacola, Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.