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Selected New Books & DVDs: July 2019

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Starworld

A popular teen and an artistic loner forge an unlikely bond -- and create an entire universe -- via texts. Loner Sam flies under the radar at school and dreams of studying aerospace engineering. Popular Zoe puts up walls so no one can see her true self: the girl who was abandoned as an infant.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss

Cambridge Professor Chandra is a workaholic. He's told by his doctor to "follow his bliss." So he does, travelling to California, and into the heart of his charming but dysfunctional family...
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Boy Swallows Universe

Exiled in a drug-oppressed refugee suburb in 1980s Australia, a twelve-year-old boy dreams of a career in journalism, while protecting his imprisoned mother from local criminal elements.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Internment

Set in a near-future United States, 17-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom against the internment camp's Director and his guards.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it.
Available at the Milton Campus library.

Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II

Perhaps reacting to her parents' Nazi involvement, this book examines Audrey's early career as an acclaimed young ballerina and her involvement with the Dutch Resistance.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

A Florida State of Mind

A witty history of the state that's always in the news, for everything from alligator attacks to zany crimes.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

Cussy Mary Carter is a member of the Pack Horse Library Project, delivering books to the hill folk of Troublesome, Kentucky. But the hardscrabble Kentuckians are quick to blame a Blue for any trouble in their small town...
Available at the Milton Campus library.

The Art of Losing

Harley Langston discovers her boyfriend, Mike hooking up with her sister, Audrey. She abandons them both in a rage, and when Mike drunkenly drives Audrey home, he crashes--and Audrey ends up in a coma. Unexpectedly, Harley finds a path forward guided by honesty and forgiveness.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia

Thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific and how they got there;
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

We Are the Perfect Girl

In order to win over perfect Greg, Bethany goes on dates with him while witty Aphra coaches her on what to say, but their plan falls apart when Greg uncovers their scheme.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

DVDs

Lizzie

Did Lizzie really kill both her parents in cold blood? Did her father's cruelty provoke a desperate act? Perhaps it was Bridget the maid's influence, whose friendship with Lizzie leads to a forbidden romance.
Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Celebrating the story of the band Queen, their music, and extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history’s most beloved entertainers.
Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

A Star is Born

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. Theirs is a complex journey through the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive. Available at the Pensacola, Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.