New DVDs

movie nightThe Age of Adaline: Remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence until a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance, and Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.

Home: A lovable misfit from another planet meets a girl named Tip. The two unlikely friends embark on the greatest journey of all time.

Walking Dead: the complete fifth season: The group crosses paths with a mysterious priest and takes shelter in his church. As Daryl and Carol follow a lead to the whereabouts of Beth, the others begin to realize that they’re being hunted and prepare to face off against the cannibals of Terminus.

The Magnificent Seven: Fed up with being brutalized and impoverished because of outlaw raids led by a merciless brigand, the besieged citizens of a small Mexican town hire seven American gunslingers to stave off the marauders once and for all.

Cinderella: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.  Outlines how the American economic system is failing, with increasing income inequality and a shrinking middle class, and reveals how a market designed for broad prosperity can reverse the trend toward diminished opportunity. Outlines how the American economic system is failing, with increasing income inequality and a shrinking middle class, and reveals how a market designed for broad prosperity can reverse the trend toward diminished opportunity. Outlines how the American economic system is failing, with increasing income inequality and a shrinking middle class, and reveals how a market designed for broad prosperity can reverse the trend toward diminished opportunity.

True Story: After journalist Michael Finkel is fired from The New York Times for embellishing a story, he learns that accused murderer Christian Longo has been claiming to be him. Finkel begins interviewing Longo in prison, but soon, the men find themselves in an eerie game of cat and mouse.

Rosewater: A Tehran-born journalist based in London, Maziar Bahari returns to Iran to cover the 2009 presidential election and its ensuing riots. He is detained by Iranian forces who relentlessly interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.

Far From the Madding Crowd: Bathsheba Everdene is an independent woman who attracts three different suitors: a sheep farmer; a dashing soldier; and a prosperous, older bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba’s passions explores the nature of relationships, love and resilience.

Hot Pursuit: An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.

The Longest Ride: The star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City’s art world. Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple.

New Nonfiction

new bookwormBig Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert: Encourages readers to embrace curiosity and let go of needless suffering, tackle what we most love, and face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives.

Killing Reagan by Bill O’Reilly: Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman’s bullet came within inches of his heart. His recovery was nothing short of remarkable — but Reagan was grievously injured, forcing him to encounter a challenge that few men ever face.

I Brake for Yard Sales by Lara Spencer: Spencer explains how to rescue, recycle, and reinvent secondhand items and details the simple fixes that turn someone else’s trash into your instant heirloom.

Zero Belly Diet by David Zinczenko: Shows how to deactivate your fat genes, rev up your metabolism, banish bloat, and balance your digestive health, allowing you to easily lean, strong stomach muscle and strip away unwanted belly fat without sacrificing calories or spending hours at the gym.

Saving Capitalism: for the many, not the few by Robert Reich: Outlines how the American economic system is failing, with increasing income inequality and a shrinking middle class, and reveals how a market designed for broad prosperity can reverse the trend toward diminished opportunity.  Outlines how the American economic system is failing, with increasing income inequality and a shrinking middle class, and reveals how a market designed for broad prosperity can reverse the trend toward diminished opportunity. Outlines how the American economic system is failing, with increasing income inequality and a shrinking middle class, and reveals how a market designed for broad prosperity can reverse the trend toward diminished opportunity. Outlines how the American economic system is failing, with increasing income inequality and a shrinking middle class, and reveals how a market designed for broad prosperity can reverse the trend toward diminished opportunity.

Tough Choices by Carly Fiorina: A memoir of Carly Fiorina’s unprecedented rise through the corporate ranks of companies such as HP and AT&T. Finally, fired by a dysfunctional board of directors, she became a face on the nightly news.

The Speech by Bernard Sanders: Presents the Vermont Senator’s speech in which he spoke for eight and a half hours to call to action the middle class in an effort to save themselves by becoming informed, organized, and prepared to take on the special interests in Washington.

Never enough: Donald Trump and the pursuit of success by Michael D’Antonio: Takes a look at the career of Donald Trump and how, despite a number of setbacks, he is able to continue on with success despite his glaring personality flaws.

It is about Islam by Glenn Beck: From the barbarians of ISIS to the terror tactics of Al-Qaeda and its offshoots, to the impending threat of a nuclear Iran, the conflict with Muslim terrorists will not end until we face the truth about those who find their inspiration and justification in the religion itself.

Man of Destiny by Alonzo Hamby: Presents a biography of FDR with special focus on his political decisions that are still having an impact on us to this day.

Scare up a good BOOOOOOk!

boooooooksHalloween Costumes are available in all sizes for use over Halloween!

Creating Your Vintage Hallowe’en by Marion Paull: Full of spooky artworks, ephemera, vintage inspired makes, rhymes and stories, this book celebrates the folklore and traditions surrounding this delightfully unique holiday.

Candy Corn Murder by Leslie Meier: Covering the town’s annual Giant Pumpkin Fest during the Halloween season, reporter Lucy Stone follows leads to a local general store-turned-Internet hotspot when her husband, Bill, is framed for a friend’s murder.

Black Chalk by Christopher Yates: One game. Six students. Five survivors. It was only ever meant to be a game played by six best friends in their first year at Oxford University. But then the game changed, finally evolving into a vicious struggle with unpredictable and tragic results.

Dance of the Bones by J.A. Jance: Prospector Amos Warren and John Lassiter, his young protégé were close as father and son until a violent argument tore them apart. Amos disappeared, never to be seen again. Years later, his bones were found in the desert, and J. P. Beaumont is on the case.

Secondhand Souls by Christopher Moore: Something really strange is happening in the City by the Bay. People are dying, but their souls are not being collected. Someone, or something, is stealing them and no one knows where they are going, or why, but it has something to do with that big orange bridge.

Devoted in Death by J.D. Robb: Eve Dallas, aided by Roarke and her team, investigates clues surrounding a murder of unusual brutality before pursuing a woman and her ex-con boyfriend who have developed a taste for extreme violence.

Owls: our most charming bird by Matt Sewell: Provides quirky and humorous species specific traits of owls found throughout the world, accompanied by original watercolor illustrations.

Happy Halloween by Terrence Zepke: This book was written for those who love Halloween but don’t have the time or patience to make complicated recipes and elaborate DIY decorations. But if you follow the author’s suggestions it will look like you did!

Where the Bodies Were Buried by T.J. English: A front-row seat at the trial of Whitey Bulger, and an intimate view of the world of organized crime–and law enforcement–that made him the defining Irish American gangster.

Creepy Crochet by Christen Haden: This unique crocheting craft book contains more than 25 patterns for zombies, ninjas, Vikings, vampires, aliens, robots, and even Death himself.

New Fiction

new bookwormThe Man Who Fell from the Sky by Margaret Coel: Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O’Malley engage in a dangerous manhunt involving two Native American victims and Butch Cassidy’s famed hidden treasure.

The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand: Writer Madeline King, an author with writer’s block and a looming deadline, just might find inspiration when her best friend Grace is on the verge of a decision that will irrevocably change her life, and the truth might be even worse than rumor has it.

The English Spy by Daniel Silva: She is an iconic member of the British Royal Family, resented by her former husband and his mother, the Queen of England. When a bomb explodes aboard her holiday yacht, British intelligence turns to one man: legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon.

Who do You Love? By Jennifer Weiner: Rachel Blum and Andy Landis are just eight years old when they meet late one night in an ER waiting room. Over the next three decades, their paths cross in magical and ordinary ways.

Undercover by Danielle Steel: When a gunshot wound disables his arm, DEA Special Agent Marshall Everett, who is restricted from undercover work, finds himself drawn into an unexpected case involving an ambassador’s daughter.

The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny: Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn’t cry wolf. But when the boy disappears, the villagers are faced with the possibility that one of his tall tales might have been true. And so begins a frantic search for the boy and the truth.

Woman with a Gun by Phillip Margolin: Stacey Kim finds herself pulled into the murder investigation of Megan Cahill, suspected of killing her husband, millionaire Raymond Cahill, with the six-shooter on their wedding night.

The Lightning Stones by Jack Du Brul: Philip Mercer visits his old friend and mentor, Abraham Jacobs, head of a research team on climate change and cosmic rays, only to find his dear friend, and the entire research team, have been efficiently executed. Mercer is left seeking answers–and revenge.

Who Let the Dogs Out by David Rosenfelt: Lawyer Andy Carpenter is surprised when Willie Miller, Andy’s partner at their dog rescue operation, calls to say the alarm has gone off at the foundation building. There has clearly been a break-in, and a dog has been stolen and when the dog is found, it is standing right next to a dead body.