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New titles at Oakhurst library

Adult Fiction

*  Breakdown - Jonathan Kellerman: As Alex Delaware struggles to piece together the brief rise and steep fall of a gorgeous talented actress, he and Milo unveil shattered dreams.

*  Playing with Fire - Tess Gerritsen: In the shadowy shop in Rome, violinist Julia Ansdell happens upon a curious piece of music – the Incendio Waltz – and is immediately entranced by its unusual composition, full of passion, torment, and chilling beauty, and seemingly unknown to the world, the waltz. Its mournful minor key it feverish arpeggios, appear to dance with a strange life of their own. Julia is determined to master the complex work and make its melody heard.

 *  Bull River - Robert B. Parker: Marshall Virgil Cole and Deputy Everett Hitch are on the trail of money of two calculating brothers in a Cain and Abel story that brings revenge to a whole new light.

Adult Non-Fiction

*  The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2016 – Robert B. Thomas: America’s best loved annual and oldest continuously published periodical promises to be “useful” with a pleasant degree of humor. This edition is packed with wit, wisdom, tips, advice, facts, and fun.

DVDs

*  Woodlawn: The true story In 1973, a spiritual awakening captured the heart of nearly every player on the Woodlawn High School football team. Their dedication to love and unity, in a newly desegregated school filled with racism and hate, leads to the largest high school football game played in the torn city of Birmingham, Alabama, and the rise of superstar, Tony Nathan.

*  The Immigrant: Two sister’s sail to New York from their native Poland in search of a new start and to find the American dream.

*  23 Blast: This is based on the true story of Travis Freeman. When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a protected life or summon the courage to continue playing football with the encouragement of his friends and determined coach.

Young Adult

*  The Misshapes The Coming Storm - Alex Flynn: Some people have powers. Some people do not. And some people may just change the world. Sarah Robertson is one of those people. Doolittle Falls is no ordinary town, and 15 year-old Sarah is no ordinary girl - she can control the weather with her emotions.

 *  Shipstar - Larry Niven and Gregory Benford: This book tells a thrilling adventure of a human expedition to another star system that is jeopardized by an encounter with an immense artifact in interstellar space.

Juvenile Fiction

*  Wagon Wheels - Barbara Brenner: Shortly after the Civil War a black family travels to Kansas to take advantage of the free land offered through the Homestead Act.

Picture Books

 The Shy Creatures - David Mack: What does a shy girl want to be when she grows up? This is a picture book to read aloud with creatures big and small.

The Oakhurst branch library, located at 49044 Civic Circle Drive, is open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Thursday, and 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday.

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