winner tells the
story of the Essex, the
whaling ship that inspired
Moby Dick. Philbrick proves it’s as gripping a
tale now as it was when the ship sank in 1820.
Drawing from accounts by survivors,
Philbrick describes everything from the ship’s
departure from Nantucket, to the destruction
of the ship by a sperm whale, to the long
months at sea, where the survivors turned to
cannibalism to stay alive. (Item #967475,
Red Queen, by Victoria Aveyard. Mare
Barrow is a red-blooded commoner in a
world full of silver-blooded elites, who are
gifted with supernatural abilities. When
17-year-old Mare appears before the king and
his court, it’s discovered that she, too, has a
power. To hide the fact that a commoner has
a special power, the king betroths her to one
of his sons. From her new position, Mare aids
the newly formed and quickly growing Red
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adult titles that will be in the warehouses.
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Mean Streak, by Sandra Brown. Kidnapping.
Deception. Survival. Throw in an ice storm, a
marriage on the rocks and a bad guy who just
might be a good guy, and you’ve got the ingredients for a true page-turner. When Dr.
Emory Charbonneau goes missing and the
trail is left to grow cold, the police turn to her
husband as the primary suspect. As the events
Staff book picks
unfold, Emory can’t
help but wonder if
her captor is really
her protector. (Item
Brain Games assortment, from Publications
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Available Brain Games titles include Brain
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Print), Mazes (Large Print) and Brain Games
(Large Print). (Item #974841, 2/10)
In the Heart of the Sea, by Nathaniel Phil-
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