River of Darkness by Rennie Airth Available in PalsPlus As rural England slowly emerges from the sorrow of World War I, a particularly vicious attack on a household in a small Surrey village leaves five butchered bodies and no explanation for the killings. Sent by Scotland Yard to investigate is Inspector John Madden, a man still recovering from his own war experience and from the deaths of his wife and child. Death of a Ghost by M.C. BeatonMYS BEATON When Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth hears reports of a haunted castle near Drim, he assumes the eerie noises and lights reported by the villagers are just local teenagers going there to smoke pot or, worse, inject themselves with drugs. And what Hamish and Charlie find there is worse than a ghost: a dead body propped against the wall. Ficciones by Jorge Luis BorgesFIC BORGES The most popular collection of short stories by Argentine writer and poet Jorge Luis Borges, often considered the best introduction to his work. So, Anyway by John CleeseB CLEESE Cleese takes readers on a Grand Tour of his ascent in the entertainment world, from his humble beginnings in a sleepy English town and his early comedic days at Cambridge University (with future Python partner Graham Chapman), to the founding of the landmark comedy troupe that would propel him to worldwide renown. Odessa Sea by Clive CusslerFIC CUSSLER Dirk Pitt, the director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, is on the Black Sea, helping to locate a lost Ottoman shipwreck, when he responds to an urgent Mayday--"Under attack!"--from a nearby freighter. But when he and his colleague Al Giordino arrive, there is nobody there. Just dead bodies and a smell of sulfur in the air. The Game of Kings by Dorothy DunnettAvailable in PalsPlus In this first book in the legendary Lymond Chronicles, Francis Crawford of Lymond, traitor, murderer, nobleman, returns to Scotland to redeem his reputation and save his home. Princess Jellyfish by Akiko Higashimura YA GN PRINCESS Tsukimi Kurashita has a strange fascination with jellyfish. She's loved them from a young age and has carried that love with her to her new life in the big city of Tokyo. There, she resides in Amamizukan, a safe-haven for girl geeks who regularly gush over a range of things from trains to Japanese dolls. However, a chance meeting at a pet shop has Tsukimi crossing paths with one of the things that the residents of Amamizukan have been desperately trying to avoid--a beautiful and fashionable woman! Cross the Line by James PattersonFIC PATTERSON After shots pierce the tranquil nighttime calm of Rock Creek Park, a man is dead: what looks at first like road rage might be something much more sinister. But Alex has only just begun asking questions when he's called across town to investigate a new murder, one that hits close to home: Washington's own chief of detectives. And Alex's former boss, beloved mentor of Alex's wife, Bree. March by John LewisYA GN 328.73 L March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston972.85 PRE Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Three quarters of a century later, bestselling author Doug Preston joined a team of scientists on a groundbreaking new quest. The Marvels by Brian SelznickMJ SELZNICK The journey begins at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900. Nearly a century later, runaway Joseph Jervis seeks refuge with an uncle. Albert Nightingale's strange, beautiful house, with its mysterious portraits and ghostly presences, captivates Joseph and leads him on a search for clues about his family, and the past. Head Ball Coach by Steve SpurrierB SPURRIER He's been called brash, cocky, arrogant, pompous, egotistical, and hilarious, but, mostly, he's known as the Head Ball Coach, a self-ordained term introduced to the lexicon of football by none other than the man, himself, Steve Spurrier. He is the only coach who can claim to be the winningest coach at two different SEC schools, and the only person who has won both the Heisman Trophy as a player and a national championship as a coach. Or who has won a Heisman and coached a Heisman winner. Delancey by Molly Wizenberg647.957 Food writer and blogger, Wizenberg, details the journey that she and her husband Brandon took in the building, opening and operating of a successful pizza restaurant named after a street in New York's Lower East Side in the Seattle area. This interesting food memoir makes the reader realize how much hard work, long hours, disruption to one's life and marriage as well as dedication it takes to tackle such a major undertaking. Twenty recipes for simple delicious food round out the book. Download or stream titles with your PalsPlus Library Card. Hoopla is a streaming service for movies, TV shows, documentaries, video games, music and audiobooks. Instantly borrow entertainment and educational material from our website or through the Hoopla app on a tablet or smartphone. The content is always available without waitlists. Need help getting started? Visit the Hoopla help and support page. 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