Large Print Books for Adults

 

This is a broad list of adult large print books available to check out from Wolfner Library.

 

 

 

To order any of these titles, contact the library by email, mail or phone. You may also request these titles online through WolfPAC. Happy Reading!

  

July 2018

 

Against the Law: A Western Duo by Ray Hogan

LP 33138

In two western stories (One More Hill to Hell and Against the Law), two men must face the moral dilemma of following the instructions of those who pay their wages or doing what they know is right even though it will cost their lives if they fail. Reprint. 16 pt. Times New Roman. Unrated. 2013.

 

Artemis by Andy Weir

LP 33119

The setting is Artemis, a city on the moon where a young woman named Jazz is a smuggler and a courier trying to eke out a living. Adventure unfolds as Jazz is asked to do a different sort of job by her millionaire employer. He asks her to sabotage the mining operation that provides the city’s entire oxygen requirements. She works out a plan, but several calamities befall and all is not what it seems. Jazz must risk her life to save the city that is her home. A fast paced adventure from start to nail-biting finish! Strong language. Bestseller. 2017.

 

Camino Island: A Novel by John Grisham

LP 33155

Thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault below Princeton University's Firestone Library. Bruce Cable owns a bookstore in a sleepy resort town on Florida's Camino Island and dabbles in stolen books and manuscripts. Young novelist Mercer Mann is commissioned by a mysterious woman to learn Cable's secrets. Violence, descriptions of sex, and strong language. 2017.

 

Dark in Death by J. D. Robb

LP 33197

An actress is killed with an icepick while watching a classic movie in a theater. Homicide detective Dallas is visited by a distraught novelist who published that exact murder scene. And this isn't the first plot of hers to be copied. Eve Dallas, book 46. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2018.

 

Doctor's Lady by Jody Hedlund

LP 33597

Priscilla knew God wanted her to be a missionary, not a wife. The missionary board declares the only way she can serve is to be married, and so she embarks on a marriage in name only... a marriage that will test her spirit... and the new longings of her heart. 16 pt. Plantin. 2011.

 

Elementary, She Read by Vicki Delany

LP 33107

Gemma Doyle, manager of the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium, finds herself investigating a real-life mystery when she and her best friend, Jayne Wilson, stumble upon a dead body. Unrated. 16 pt. Plantin. Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery, book 1. 2017.

 

Enchantress of Numbers: A Novel of Ada Lovelace by Jennifer Chiaverini

LP 33125

Rigorously educated in mathematics and science by her mother, the only legitimate child of brilliant Romantic poet Lord Byron is introduced into London society as a highly eligible heiress before forging a deep bond with inventor Charles Babbage and using her unique talents to become the world's first computer programmer. 16 pt. Plantin. 2017.

 

Galloway's Gamble by Howard Weinstein

LP 33167

Cara Galloway, owner of the saloon in Serenity Falls, Texas, raises her sons, Jamey and Jake, as a single mother. As adults, the brothers set out to seek their fortune at poker tables across the west. Cheated out of a fortune, they return to Texas to find their hometown threatened by a land-grabbing cattle king and a shady banker. Can they cook up a scheme to outfox dirty-dealing scoundrels and save Serenity Falls--without getting themselves killed? Unrated. 2017.

 

I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott

LP 33131

As the daughter of a respected general, Elizabeth Schuyler is accustomed to socializing with dignitaries and soldiers. But no visitor to her parents' Home has affected her as strongly as Alexander Hamilton, a charismatic, ambitious aide to George Washington. They marry quickly, and despite the tumult of the American Revolution, Eliza is confident in her brilliant husband and in her role as his helpmate. But it is in the aftermath of war, as Hamilton becomes one of the country’s most important figures that she truly comes into her own. Unrated. 16 pt. Plantin. 2017.

 

In the Enemy's House: The Secret Saga of the FBI Agent and the Code Breaker who caught the Russian Spies by Howard Blum

LP 33174

The New York Times best-selling author of Dark Invasion and The Last Goodnight chronicles the incredible true story of a critical, recently declassified counterintelligence mission and two remarkable agents whose story has been called the greatest secret of the Cold War. Unrated. 16 pt. Plantin. 2018.

 

Iron Gold by Pierce Brown

LP 33177

A decade after the Rising, war still plagues Darrow's world. Meanwhile, a young Red girl flees a refugee camp, an ex-soldier is forced to steal something valuable, and Lysander au Lune wanders the stars in exile. Sequel to Morning Star (DB 84278). Unrated. 2018.

 

Jack 1939 by Francine Mathews

LP 33634

Tapped by President Franklin Roosevelt to travel to Europe and learn what the Nazis are planning, twenty-two-year-old John F. Kennedy, son of the U.S. ambassador to Britain, joins the president's efforts to stop the flow of German money that is influencing the 1940 U.S. election. Unrated. 16 pt. Plantin. 2012.

 

The Library at the Edge of the World: A Novel by Felicity Hayes-McCoy

LP 33186

Librarian Hanna Casey returns to her hometown on the west coast of Ireland after divorcing her cheating husband. She renovates a small cottage and takes over the route for the mobile library van, but there are developments afoot that could ruin the life she is trying to build. Some strong language. 16 pt. Plantin. 2016.

 

Lines of Defense by Barry Siegel

LP 32110

Investigating a house fire that claimed the lives of a local retiree and a young girl, Douglas Bard, a sheriff's department detective with a reputation for dogged determination, puts his job on the line as he searches for the cause of the deaths. Unrated. 16 pt. Plantin. 2002.

 

Midnight Rider by Ralph W. Cotton

LP 33640

Offered 50,000 dollars to help rob a U.S. Treasury Department freight car carrying gold bullion, former Pinkerton detective Avrial "Rock" Rochenbach must gain the confidence of some of the West's most notorious outlaws while protecting his true identity as an undercover U.S. secret service agent. Violence. 16 pt. Plantin. 2012.

 

One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game that brought a Divided Town Together by Amy Bass

LP 33173

The Maine town of Lewiston has become home for thousands of Somali refugees in recent decades. When the high school soccer coach integrated some of these Somali students into the team, it inflamed existing tensions, but also provided opportunities for cultural exchange and understanding. Unrated. 2018.

 

Past Perfect by Danielle Steel

LP 33142

Becoming a mystery writer in the style of the stories she grew up reading after her mother's abandonment, Alex comes of age in a convent orphanage before finding publishing success under a male pseudonym and becoming subject to the consequences of fame and her double life. Unrated. 2017.

 

Refuge Cove by Janet Dailey

LP 33180

A bride on the run from her would-be husband becomes stranded in the Alaska wilderness before accepting help from a rugged bush pilot who would reconnect with his estranged son. A New Americana book. 16 pt. Plantin. Unrated. 2017.

 

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

LP 33109

Three close friends and third-year law students realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. But maybe there's a way out. Strong language and descriptions of sex. 2017.

 

Saving Max by Antoinette Van Heugten

LP 33599

Max Parkman, autistic and whip-smart, emotionally fragile and aggressive, is perfect in his mother's eyes, until he's accused of murder. Attorney Danielle Parkman knows her teenage son Max's behavior has been getting worse--using drugs and lashing out. She can't accept the diagnosis she receives at a top-notch adolescent psychiatric facility that her son is deeply disturbed and dangerous, until she finds Max, unconscious and bloodied, beside a patient who has been brutally stabbed to death. Unrated. 16 pt. Plantin. 2010.

 

Sixkiller, U.S. Marshal the Hour of Death by William W. Johnstone

LP 33157

Taking a job as a hired gun to take down the corrupt and murderous mayor of Ringgold, Wyoming, Sixkiller soon discovers that there is not one decent soul in the town to take over for the power-crazed politician and decides to pit one bad man against the other, praying that the Lord and a Colt will somehow sort them out. Unrated. 16 pt. Times New Roman. 2017.

 

Someone to Love by Mary Balogh

LP 33144

Anna Snow believed herself an orphan until the Earl of Riverdale dies, leaving her his fortune. She meets siblings she never knew she had, but they are hostile to Anna. Only the new earl's guardian, the Duke of Netherby, offers to help her. Westcott series, book 1. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 16 pt. Plantin. 2016.

 

The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias by Gayatri Devi

LP 33151

The neurologist and Director of the New York Memory and Healthy Aging Services redefines Alzheimer’s as a spectrum disorder and offers hope and advice to both those diagnosed and their family members for maintaining dignity, independence and continuing to live fulfilling lives. Unrated. 16 pt. Plantin. 2017.

 

Stranded by Matthew P. Mayo

LP 33134

Based on actual events and told in diary format, this is the harrowing account of young Janette Riker’s struggle to survive the long winter alone. Facing certain death, and with blizzards, frostbite, and gnawing hunger her only companions, she endures repeated attacks by grizzly bears, wolves, and mountain lions. Unrated. 16 pt. Plantin. 2017.

 

Sweet Misfortune by Kevin Alan Milne

LP 33607

For someone who owns a chocolate shop, Sophie Jones is not very sweet. Her life is full of tragedy. Always a realist and a cynic, Sophie knows that nothing lasts forever and is dismayed when Garrett comes back into her life. Garrett has had a change of heart and wants another chance to make her happy. They make an agreement: Garrett will put an ad in the local paper seeking long-term happiness, and if he gets 100 responses that meet Sophie’s exacting standards, she will go out on one last date and hear why he left her. Unrated. 16 pt. Plantin. 2011.

 

Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance by Bill McKibben

LP 33159

Seventy-two-year-old Vern Barclay runs Radio Free Vermont, a pirate radio station advocating for Vermont to secede from the United States. With help from his computer-adept assistant, Perry Alterson, Vern evades the law as authorities search for him. 2017.

  

Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks

LP 33140

Seventeen short stories written by the Oscar-winning actor. An immigrant arrives in NYC after escaping civil war at home. A bowler suddenly gains incredible skill and celebrity. A billionaire discovers romance while searching for acquisitions. Narrated by the author. Unrated. 2017.

 

The Way it Was: My Life with Frank Sinatra by Eliot Weisman

LP 33120

Frank Sinatra's long-time manager and friend, who was one of the singer's most trusted confidantes and advisers, tells the story of the final years of the iconic entertainer from the perspective within his inner circle. Unrated. 2017.

 

What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism by Dan Rather

LP 33172

The Emmy Award-winning veteran journalist shares passionate essays about what it means to be an American and the relevance of patriotism in today's world, exploring subjects ranging from the institutions that support the nation, major events from that past half century and how the country can better unite to secure a collective future. Unrated. 2017.

 

Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay Jayne Ashford

LP 33103

While traveling on the Orient Express in 1928 to escape her failed marriage, Agatha Christie befriends two women who have secrets of their own, and the fateful trip has lasting repercussions on each of their lives. Unrated. 16 pt. Times New Roman. 2017.