New Large Print Books for Adults
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Large Print books for adults.
The Midnight Library
"'Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices... Would you have done anything different, if you had the chance to undo your regrets?' A dazzling novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived, from the internationally bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and How To Stop Time. Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains...
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"As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to our assigned seats for a performance. The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power--which groups have it and which do not. In this book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of...
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Robert B. Parker's Someone to Watch Over Me
Ten years ago, Spenser helped a teenage girl named Mattie Sullivan find her mother's killer. Now Mattie is a college student with a side job working for the tough but tender private eye. In her first big case, Mattie links the exploitation of dozens of girls to an eccentric billionaire and his sadistic henchwoman. Spenser and trusted ally Hawk must again watch out for Mattie as she unravels a massive sex-trafficking ring that will take them from Boston to Boca Raton to the Bahamas, crossing paths with an old enemy of Spenser's--the Gray Man--for a final epic showdown.
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Before She Disappeared
Frankie Elkin is a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will--searching out missing people the world has stopped looking for. When the police have given up and the public no longer remembers, Frankie starts looking. A new case brings her to Mattapan, a Boston neighborhood with a rough reputation. She is searching for Angelique Badeau, a Haitian teenager who vanished from her high school. Resistance from the Boston police department and the victim's wary family tells Frankie she's on her own. But Frankie will stop at nothing to discover...
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In the aftermath of a NASA rocket launch gone terribly wrong, Captain Calli Chase comes face-to-face with her missing twin sister - as well as the startling truth of who they really are. Now, a top secret program put in motion years ago has spun out of control, and only Calli can redirect its course. Aided by cutting-edge technologies, the NASA investigator and scientist turned Space Force pilot sets out on a frantic search for the missing link between the sabotaged rocket launch and her predetermined destiny ... a search that someone else seems very interested in stopping. From NASA...
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"Stone Barrington is settling in for some downtime in New York City when an anonymous enemy makes himself known. This nameless foe's threats hit close to home, and before Stone can retaliate, the fearsome messages turn into very real consequences. With the help of old friends--and a lovely new tech-savvy acquaintance--Stone sets out to unravel the fatal agenda. But as the web of adversaries expands, Stone realizes that no place is safe, and he'll have to flush out the mastermind before he and those closest to him are silenced for good..."--
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For the Sisterhood, there's a special satisfaction that comes with helping a friend in need, especially when it's someone as dear as Charlotte Hansen. Myra Rutledge's childhood friend has spent tens of thousands of dollars on remedies to boost longevity. But far from improving her health, the medications seem to be destroying it. Myra becomes suspicious of the trio of doctors in charge of the program, especially once the Sisterhood's investigations reveal that one patient has died and another lapsed into a coma. While those in their care suffer, the three doctors - located in London, Aspen and New York...
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Eighteen-year-old Evelyn Jones lands a job in small-town Alaska, working for a man in his isolated mountain home. Then Donald White disappears, leaving Evie to face charges of a brutal double murder. Convicted, she faces life in prison--until fate sends her on the run. Evie's escape leaves her scarred and in hiding, isolated from her family, working under an alias at a wilderness camp. Bent on justice, she searches for the killer who slaughters without remorse. At last, the day comes when Donald White returns. Evie emerges from hiding, and the fugitive becomes the hunter. Now Evelyn must untangle the...
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"Jonathan Collins is a relatively young man when he loses a leg in the Civil War, but he quickly learns to cope. He carves his own wooden leg, then he turns his skills to making coffins and, finally, undertaking. Since both trades are best plied where there's a constant need, he sets up shop in violent towns, and in one of those towns he meets Wild Bill Hickock. These towns are no place for a lonely man, so Jon, now nicknamed "Pinebox," relocates to Utah, meets a girl, and learns real carpentry; but then his hopes for the future are...
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Is it possible to grow older without getting sicker? Can you look and feel fifty through your eighties and nineties? Barzilai's life's work is tackling the challenges of aging to delay and prevent the onset of all age-related diseases including 'the big four': diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer's. His studies include SuperAgers: individuals who maintain active lives well into their nineties and even beyond-- and reached that ripe old age never having experienced cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, or cognitive decline. Here Barzilai reveals the secrets his team has unlocked about SuperAgers and the scientific discoveries that show we can...
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