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Selected New Books & DVDs: June 2019

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Queenie

25-year-old Queenie Jenkins is a Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures while fitting into neither.  As Queenie careens from one bad decision to another, she struggles with all the questions today's woman must try to answer.  Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

The Perfect Couple

Hours before a lush oceanfront wedding in Nantucket Harbor, a body is discovered, and everyone in the wedding party is suddenly a suspect...
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

The Friend: a Novel

When a woman unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, she finds herself burdened with the unwanted dog he has left behind. Elegiac and searching, The Friend is both a meditation on loss and a celebration of human-canine devotion.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Beautiful Bad

Traveling from the Balkans to England to post-9/11 New York, the novel tells the story of a devoted wife, a loving husband and a chilling murder that no one saw coming.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

Wicked Saints

In a world of dangerous magic, a girl who can speak to gods, a prince who must learn whom to trust, and a boy with a monstrous secret seek to assassinate the king and stop a centuries-long war.
Available at the Milton Campus library.

The Pandora Room

Chilling exploration of what happens when the original Pandora's Box is discovered in an ancient subterranean city, stirring international conflict and exposing an American archeological team to curses and the terror of a legendary plague.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Ghost Wall: A Novel

In the north of England, Silvie and her family are taking an anthropology course that involves living as if they are ancient Britons. Students survive by the tools and knowledge of the Iron Age, including its most savage traditions...
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

LeBron, Inc: The Making of a Billion-Dollar Athlete

Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Life Will Be the Death of Me

Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Sky Without Stars

Wen the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. Now the poor starve in the streets and a rebel group is emerging. A thief and a general will shape the future of the planet.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The Trauma Cleaner

Fascinating biography of one of the people responsible for tidying up homes in the wake of natural―and unnatural―catastrophes, including homicides, suicides, fires, floods, hoarders and addicts.
Available at the Milton Campus library.

The Inbetween Days

Rosie Cooke is 'in between.' In between consciousness and oblivion. Life and death. She can't even remember how she ended up in a coma. But as memories start to return, she just might discover that she has much to live for.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

DVDs

Green Book

Bouncer Tony Lip is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South. They must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans.
Available at the Pensacola, Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Cameron is sent to a gay conversion therapy center run by the severe Reverend Rick. The center teaches repentance for same sex attraction.
Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

Shoplifters

On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty and a penchant for petty theft. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upset their tenuous, below-the-radar existence.
Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.