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LARGE PRINT 230.01 JAK
Don’t drop the mic : the power of your words can change the world 
/ T.D. Jakes with Dr. Frank Thomas

Bishop Jakes speaks to readers about communication and how the ways we speak and interact with others can be part of our everyday ministries. Drawing lessons from Scripture and his own life, Jakes gives career advice for those who have or want to grow into a speaking career, but he also provides clear direction and insight for everyone who gives presentations, writes emails, or talks to other people in their job or home life. The heart of this book is really about how we can communicate more clearly to build community and share the hope of Christ in our everyday lives. The more adept we become at using all available resources to convey our message, the greater our impact.

LARGE PRINT 364.106 ORE

Killing the mob : the fight against organized crime in America / by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard

Covering the period from the 1930s to the 1980s, O’Reilly and Dugard trace the prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-Face Nelson. In addition, the authors highlight the creation of the Mafia Commission, the power struggles within the “Five Families,” the growth of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, the mob battles to control Cuba, Las Vegas and Hollywood, as well as the personal war between the U.S. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and legendary Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa. (Available in regular print, an a Audiobook/CD, a downloadable AudioBook, and a downloadable ebook on Libby/Overdrive.)

LARGE PRINT FICTION CAREY
The Swallowed man 
/ by Edward Carey

In the small Tuscan town of Collodi, a lonely woodcarver longs for the companionship of a son. One day, “as if the wood commanded me,” Giuseppe–better known as Geppetto–carves for himself a pinewood boy, a marionette he hopes to take on tour worldwide. But when his handsome new creation comes magically to life, Geppetto screams . . . and the boy, Pinocchio, leaps from his arms and escapes into the night. Though he returns the next day, the wily boy torments his father, challenging his authority and making up stories–whereupon his nose, the very nose his father carved, grows before his eyes like an antler. When the boy disappears after one last fight, the father follows a rumor to the coast and out into the sea, where he is swallowed by a great fish–and consumed by guilt. He hunkers in the creature’s belly awaiting the day when he will reconcile with the son he drove away. With all the charm, atmosphere, and emotional depth for which Edward Carey is known–and featuring his trademark fantastical illustrations–The Swallowed Man is a parable of parenthood, loss, and letting go, from a creative mind on a par with Gregory Maguire & Tim Burton.

LARGE PRINT FICTION HARPER
The survivors 
/ Jane Harper

Coming home dredges up deeply buried secrets in The Survivors, a thrilling mystery by New York Times bestselling author Jane Harper Kieran Elliott’s life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to the small coastal community he once called home. Kieran’s parents are struggling in a town where fortunes are forged by the sea. Between them all is his absent brother, Finn. When a body is discovered on the beach, long-held secrets threaten to emerge. A sunken wreck, a missing girl, and questions that have never washed away. (Also available in regular print, as a downloadable Audio Book and an ebook on Libby/OverDrive.)

LARGE PRINT FICTION HEMINGWAY
The Hemingway stories : as featured in the film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick 
/ Ernest Hemingway ; selected and introduced by Tobias Wolff

This intimate portrait of Hemingway–who brilliantly captured the complexities of the human condition in spare and profound prose, and whose work remains deeply influential in literature and culture–interweaves a close study of biographical events with excerpts from his work. The Hemingway Stories is the subject of a major documentary by award winning filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, and features Hemingway’s most significant short stories in chronological order, so viewers of the film as well as fans old and new can follow the trajectory of his impressive life and career. Includes Hemingway’s beloved classics, such as “The Short and Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” “Up in Michigan,” “Indian Camp,” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”. The power of the Ernest Hemingway’s revolutionary style is perhaps most striking in his short stories, and here readers can encounter the tales that created the legend: stories of men and women in love and in war and on the hunt, stories of a lost generation born into a fractured time.

LARGE PRINT FICTION ROSNAY
Flowers of darkness 
/ Tatiana de Rosnay

Flowers of Darkness explores how artificial intelligence tampers with love, sex, and the basis of artistic creation in a new future Paris. CASA is a brand new artist residency in an ultra-modern apartment, with a view of all of Paris. A dream for any novelist in search of tranquility. But is this residency a dream or a nightmare? Since moving in, Clarissa Katsef has had ominous discomfort, the feeling of being watched. Who is behind CASA? Is Clarissa right to be wary or does she too easily give in to paranoia, falling victim to an overly fertile imagination? Meanwhile, Clarissa is still haunted by the betrayal that led her to divorce. Staying true to her favorite themes-the imprint of the place, the weight of secrets-de Rosnay weaves an intrigue of thrilling suspense to explore the threats hanging over a precious asset: our privacy. (Also available in regular print and as a downloadable ebook on Libby/Overdrive.)

LARGE PRINT FICTION SWANSON
Every vow you break : a novel 
/ Peter Swanson

Abigail Baskin never thought she’d fall in love with a millionaire. Then she met Bruce Lamb. He’s a good guy, stable, level-headed, kind–a refreshing twist from her previous relationships. But right before the wedding, Abigail has a makes a horrible mistake on her bachelorette weekend. She puts the incident–and the sexy guy who wouldn’t give her his real name–out of her mind, and now believes she wants to be with Bruce for the rest of her life. Then the mysterious stranger suddenly appears–and Abigail’s future life and happiness are turned upside down. Does she tell Bruce and ruin their idyllic honeymoon–and possibly their marriage? Or should she handle this psychopathic stalker on her own? To make the situation worse, strange things begin to happen. She sees a terrified woman in the night shadows, and no one at the resort seems to believe anything is amiss…including her perfect new husband. (Also available in regular print, as a downloadable Audio Book and an ebook on Libby/OverDrive.)

LARGE PRINT FICTION TAYLOR
American traitor 
/ Brad Taylor

Pike Logan must pull two major world powers back from the brink of war in the latest pulse-pounding thriller from New York Times bestselling author and former Special Forces officer Brad Taylor. (Also available in regular print, as a downloadable Audio Book and an ebook on Libby/OverDrive.)

JJ: 9/9/2021

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