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Selected New Books & DVDs: Summer 2020

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A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Young Women Who Helped Win World War II

 A group of Wrens (Women's Royal Naval Service) devised a board "game" to reveal the tactics of the deadly German U-boats. The women developed a countermaneuver that helped turn the tide of World War II.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

When We Were Vikings

Zelda, a young woman with cognitive disabilities, finds inspiration in Viking legends and prepares herself to become a hero when her brother gets involved with drug dealers.
Available at the Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.

Everywhere You Don't Belong: A Novel

Claude McKay Love is a young black man dealing with violence and societal pressures on the south side of Chicago. He decides to go to college and find a new life. Is there any safe haven for a young black man in America?
Available at the Pensacola, Milton and Warrington Campus libraries.

Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Progressive Elite

Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

The Girl with the Louding Voice

Adunni, a 14-year-old Nigerian girl, escapes arranged marriage, only to find herself employed as a servant by a sadistic wife and debauched husband. Adunni sets about overcoming her sorry lot and finding her true, "louding" voice.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The World of the Crusades: An Illustrated History

Available at the Warrington Campus library.

Dear Edward: A Novel

A plane crash kills 191 souls on board except a young boy named Edward. Afterwards, he struggles to feel safe again and lead a meaningful life. And he finds an unexpected answer...
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

Dead Astronauts

Human and non-human beings, like a messianic blue fox able to slip through time, live in a nameless City run by the all-powerful Company. Madmen, rebels and ancient creatures vie to determine the fate of Earth...
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

If You Tell: A True Story of Murder and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood

For years, three sisters endured physical and psychic abuse by their mother. Forced to keep her secrets as the price of their survival, they finally escaped a nightmare existence that resulted in multiple murders.
Available at the Milton Campus library.

The Black Cathedral

The story of an enormous cathedral constructed in a marginal, majority-black neighborhood in Cuba. A darkly comic indictment of modern Cuba, gritty but laced with magic.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.

The Missing American

A wealthly widower travels to Ghana to meet his online lover and disappears. To find him, private investigator Emma Djan must dive into a world of fetish priests and ruthless online scammers willing to kill to protect their secrets.
Available at the Warrington Campus library.

DVDs

Joker

Arthur Fleck is bullied in public as he works as a clown-for-hire. His descent into madness and the malicious identity of Joker is hurried along by his mother's failing health and his failed comedy career.
Available at the Pensacola and Milton Campus libraries.

Maiden

The true story of skipper Tracy Edwards and the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World race.
Available at the Milton Campus library.

Ad Astra

Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet.
Available at the Pensacola Campus library.