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Fiction

Lady Helen Finds Her SOng.jpg Lady Helen Finds Her Song, Jennifer Moore

Spring 1813 –The exotic splendors of India are legendary, and the colorful sights of her new home in Calcutta immediately captivate eighteen-year-old Lady Helen Porter. Whereas many of her fellow British expatriates despise the culture they see as barbaric, Helen sees excitement in the unusual locale. It is in this vibrant, bustling city that she finds a kindred soul in Captain Michael Rhodes, an Englishman whose lifelong love of India runs deep. Their friendship quickly grows, yet despite their undeniable connection, she could never think of Captain Rhodes as more than a dear friend. Her love, in truth, has been captured by dashing British Lieutenant Arthur Bancroft. This handsome soldier represents the embodiment of all she’s dreamed of in a husband. Preoccupied by her growing affections, Helen never dreams that beneath the glamour of the city, hostilities are reaching a boiling point. When battle ultimately threatens both of the men in her life, she must make a choice: pursue the man who symbolizes her British past, or let herself love a man who promises an unknown future in the land she loves. But amid the casualties of war, will her declaration of love come too late?

the-thousandth-floor The Thousandth Floor, Katharine McGee

A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. Everyone there wants something… and everyone has something to lose. Leda is addicted to drugs she never should have tried, and a boy she never should have touched. Eris faces a betrayal that will tear her family apart. Rylin’s job leads to a new romance and a new life– at the cost of her old one. Watt is a tech genius hired to spy on an upper-floor girl, and caught in a web of lies. Avery is genetically designed to be perfect; she has it all– except the one thing she can never have.

pride-and-politics Pride and Politics, Brittany Larsen

As the daughter of a well-known senator, Summer Knight is all too familiar with the nasty side of politics, and a change of scene is just what she needs. Sunny California seems like the perfect place, complete with the perfect man, Benson Hardy. But as they get to know each other, Summer discovers that Benson is not only in the political scene, but also asks hard questions about her faith, and is part of a series of embarrassing misunderstandings. And there is another handsome charmer waiting to sweep her off her feet. Summer finds herself at a crossroads, trying to decide if she’s willing to set aside her pride for a shot at happiness.

Nonfiction

100-classic-hikes-utah 100 Classic Hikes Utah, Julie K. Trevalyan

100 of the best hikes throughout the state, from the Uintas to Zion National Park.

wonder-woman-the-true Wonder Woman: The True Amazon, Jill Thompson

A Princess Diana unlike any we’ve seen before. As a child, she is spoiled and free to exert her will without restraint, until her selfishness leads to tragic results. Before she can become a hero, she will first have to find redemption.

your-favorite-band Your Favorite Band is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About the Meaning of Life, Steven Hyden

What do your musical choices say about you? Music opinions bring out passionate debate in people, and Hyden focuses on pop music rivalries, from the classic to the very recent, drawing connections to the larger forces surrounding the pairing. Along the way he explores burning out and fading away, gives readers a glimpse into the perennial battle between old and young, and just may prompt you to give your least favorite band another chance.

DVDs

independence-day-resurgence Independence Day: Resurgence, HO 6149/2

Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare people for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring the world back from the brink of extinction.

the-choice The Choice, RO 19089

Travis is a fun-loving, smooth-talking bachelor who’s never considered a serious relationship–until he falls hard for his beautiful new neighbor, Gabby. But when fate threatens Travis and Gabby’s love, Travis must make a choice that will alter their lives forever in this unforgettably moving romance.

ghostbusters Ghostbusters, CO 19357

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.

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