New Books on CD and MP-3 for November
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Shatner rules : your guide to understanding the Shatnerverse and the world at large -- William Shatner has had a million lives, it seems, since he played James Tiberius Kirk on Star Trek. In fact, he's become an icon adored as much for being William Shatner as for his many starring roles. Shatner Rules gives his many fans a glimpse inside the genius of this unpredictable star. With insight, wisdom, and, of course, a heavy dose of humor, Mr. Shatner reveals the truth behind his persona and his own career longevity.
Son of Stone -- Stone Barrington has returned to New York City after an eventful reunion with his former lover, Arrington Calder. But Barrington's plans for earning some extra cash from the law firm of Woodman & Weld go awry when Calder introduces him to the son he unknowingly fathered years before.
Carrion comfort -- Plunging into the darkest corners of 20th-century history, Simmons weaves fact with the fantastic to reveal a secret society of beings that may--or may not--exist behind the world's most horrible and violent events.
Reign of madness -- Upon the death of Queen Isabella, Juana of Castile ascends to the Spanish throne. But her reign is fraught with danger as her husband, Philippe the Handsome, and her father, King Ferdinand II, both vie for the crown and control of a vast empire.
Going home : finding peace when pets die -- Katz addresses the difficult but necessary process of saying goodbye to a devoted companion, and offers comfort, wisdom, and a way forward from sorrow to acceptance.
On borrowed time -- Proposing to his girlfriend Jen and accompanying her to Kendrick Falls in spite of rumors that no man has ever gone to the falls with Jen and come back the same, Richard suffers a car accident on the journey only to discover that Jen has disappeared.
Feast day of fools -- Interviewing an alcoholic Native American who witnessed a murder along the Texas-Mexico border, Sheriff Hack Holland and his deputy, Sam Tibbs, recognize the work of serial killer Preacher Jack Collins in an investigation that is assisted by the enigmatic Anton Ling.
Much ado about vampires -- Corazon Ferreira is a jaded woman. Turns out she was a vampire's mate in a past life. And no matter how distractingly gorgeous he is, she just can't get the image of him killing someone out of her head. But when her life depends on him, Corazon's going to have to stop overthinking things--and start trusting her heart.
Theodora : actress, empress, whore -- Theodora of Constantinople started as an actress and prostitute and rose to become the empress of Rome and a saint in the Orthodox Church. Roman historian Procopius publicly praised her piety and saintliness while his Secret History gave salacious details of her stage act and maligned her as ruthless and power hungry. So who was Theodora? Feisty and quick-witted, by the time she was fifteen she was both a mother and the biggest star of the Hippodrome. And that was only the beginning.
Steve Jobs -- Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues, the author has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.
Race -- The year is 1910, and wealthy newspaper magnate Preston Whiteway has put up $50,000 for the first aviator to cross America in fewer than 50 days. Josephine Frost takes up the challenge and has more than enough moxie to claim the prize. But when her husband murders her lover, and then goes after her, Josephine will need the help of Detective Isaac Bell if she's to avoid the ultimate crash and burn.
Socrates : a man for our times -- Johnson draws from little-known resources to construct a fascinating account of one of history's greatest thinkers. Socrates transcended class limitations in Athens during the fifth century B.C. to develop ideas that still shape the way we think about the human body and soul, including the workings of the human mind.
Clark Howard's living large in lean times : 250+ ways to buy smarter, spend smarter, and save money -- From successful entrepreneur and television host Clark Howard comes the ultimate guide to saving money and taking small, manageable steps toward independence and wealth.
Heat rises -- During the coldest winter in recent memory, Nikki Heat is sent to the scene of an unusual murder. Her subsequent investigation uncovers an unnerving conspiracy involving the NYPD elite, and when she gets too close to the truth, Nikki is kicked off the force. With nowhere left to turn and targeted by killers, Nikki calls on the help of reporter Jameson Rook.
Nanjing requiem -- During the 1937 attack on Nanjing, American missionary and women's college dean Minnie Vautrin decides to remain at her school during a violent Japanese attack that renders the school a refugee center for ten thousand women and children.
The night circus -- A circus, titled Le Cirque des Rêves, comes to town out of the blue and without warning. Within its tents, young magicians Celia and Marco compete to be the best, having done so since childhood. However, under the backdrop of their intense rivalry, a blossoming romance develops.
The dog who knew too much -- Canine narrator Chet and his human companion Bernie search for a missing child at a wilderness camp. The mother thinks the boy was snatched by his father--her ex. But Chet's sniffing sends the case in a different direction.