New DVDs

movie nightAnt-Man: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats.

Insurgent: Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris’s family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them.

Spy: Susan Cooper is an unassuming, desk bound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to help prevent a global crisis.

Pan: A young boy named Peter is whisked away from his orphanage and spirited off to a fantastical world of pirates, warriors and fairies called Neverland. There, he finds amazing adventures and fights life-or-death battles while trying to uncover the secret of his mother.

War Room: Tony and Elizabeth Jordan’s world is crumbling under the strain of a failing marriage, but their lives take an unexpected turn when Elizabeth’s newest client, Miss Clara, challenges Elizabeth to establish a prayer “war room” and a battle plan of prayer for her family.

The Visit: When Becca and Tyler are sent to their grandparents’ Pennsylvania farm for a week, they quickly discover something is not right with the elderly couple. Faced with strange rules and increasingly frightening behavior, the children soon realize it will take all their wits to make it home alive.

Ricki and the Flash: Ricki, a guitar heroine who gives up everything for her dream of rock n’ roll stardom, now returns home to make things right with her family.

Furious 7: Rogue assassin Deckard Shaw is out for revenge against Dominic Toretto and his crew, following the death of his brother in “Fast & Furious 6.” Before Shaw can do that, Dom plans to take him out first with help from Brian, Ronan, Tej, and Letty.

Get Hard: A millionaire is pegged for fraud and sentenced to time in prison. He turns to a criminal friend to help prepare him to go.

Air: In the near future, breathable air does not exist. Almost all of humanity has vanished, and those chosen to restore society live in a contained state of suspended animation. Two engineers taxed with guarding the last hope for mankind attempt to sustain their own sanity and lives while conducting their vital task.

New Nonfiction

new bookwormBrunch @ Bobby’s by Bobby Flay: One-hundred-forty recipes, starting with lip-smacking cocktails, both spiked and virgin, that fans have come to expect from TV host Bobby flay. Includes flavored syrups, spreads, sandwiches, pancakes, breads, pastries, salads and more.

The Witches by Stacy Schiff: Schiff analyzes the Salem Witch Trials to offer key insights into the role of women in its events while explaining how its tragedies became possible.

Putinism by Walter Laqueur: For two decades Laqueur has been ahead of the curve, predicting events in post-Soviet Russia with uncanny accuracy. In Putinism, he deftly demonstrates how three long-standing pillars of Russian ideology continue to exert a powerful influence on the Russian populace.

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem: In vivid stories that span an entire career, Steinem writes about her time on the campaign trail, her early exposure to social activism in India, and the decades spent organizing ground-up movements in America.

A Fifty-Year Silence by Miranda Richmond: A memoir by a young woman who travels to France to uncover the truth about her grandparents’ mysterious and irrevocable estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences

The Shift by Theresa Brown: Practicing nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown invites readers to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day on a hospital cancer ward.

Relentless Strike by Sean Naylor: Through exclusive interviews, reporter Sean Naylor uses his unique access to reveal how an organization designed in the 1980s for a very limited mission set transformed itself after 9/11 to become the military’s premier weapon in the war against terrorism and how it continues to evolve today.

100 Years of the Best American Short Stories: Collects forty short stories published between 1915 and 2015, from writers that include Ernest Hemingway, John Updike, and Alice Munro that exemplify their era and stand the test of time.

150+ Quick and Easy Furniture Projects: Featuring more than 150 innovative furniture flips and projects, this is a must-have guide for those looking to save money, live greener, and create unique pieces that showcase individual style. All of the stunning projects can be made in no more than a weekend and with standard tools and skills.

New Fiction

new bookwormAnd Sometimes I Wonder About You by Walter Mosely: Investigating the murder of a client he initially refused to help, Leonid navigates difficult personal elements in his own life while uncovering dark secrets about the victim’s old-money family and its missing heiress.

After Alice by Gregory Maguire: Ada, a friend of Alice’s mentioned briefly in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, is off to visit her friend, but arrives a moment too late–and tumbles down the rabbit-hole herself.

Tales by Charles Todd: Charles Todd’s absorbing short stories–‘The Kidnapping,’ ‘The Girl on the Beach,’ ‘Cold Comfort,’ and ‘The Maharani’s Pearls’–featuring everyone’s favorite Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge and intrepid battlefield nurse Bess Crawford.

The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine by Alexander McCall Smith: Precious Ramotswe meets a young boy named Samuel, a troublemaker who is himself in some trouble. Once she learns more about him, Mma Ramotswe feels compelled to step in and help him find his way out of a bad situation.

The Walking Dead: Invasion by Jay R Bonansinga: Out of the ashes of a devastated Woodbury, Georgia, two opposing camps of ragtag survivors are on a collision course.

Son of the Black Sword by Larry Correia: After the War of the Gods, the demons were cast out and fell to the world. Mankind was nearly eradicated by the seemingly unstoppable beasts, until the gods sent the great hero, Ramrowan, to save them.

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham: A nomadic lawyer because of frequent death threats, Sebastian Rudd takes on a case involving a brain-damaged young man accused of murdering two little girls.

Rule of Thieves by C. Greenwood: Returning home, Ilan finds nothing is as she left it. After a year of peace, Skeltai raiders are once again threatening the province, even as the Dimmingwood thieves find themselves betrayed by the praetor.

The Drafter by Kim Harrison: Set in a futuristic Detroit, drafter Peri Reed discovers her name on a list of corrupt operatives and her only hope to learn the truth is to team up with a rogue soldier.

Ghost to the Rescue by Carolyn Hart: Supervisor Wiggins at Heaven’s Department of Good Intentions dispatches the spunky spirit Bailey Ruth to her old hometown of Adelaide, Oklahoma, to help a single mother and struggling writer find some creative solutions to her problems.

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James: A masterful novel framed as a fictional oral history that explores the events and characters surrounding the attempted assassination of Bob Marley during the political turmoil on Jamaica in the late 1970s.

Based on the Book

The Revenant starring Leonardo DiCaprio releases tomorrow. The movie is based on Michael Punke’s novel who is from Torrington, Wyoming! The story is about legendary explorer Hugh Glass, who is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald. Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.

The book has recently been added to the collection, so stop in and check it out before or after seeing the movie!

New Adult Fiction

new bookwormThe Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin: The adventures of Sir Duncan the Tall, and his squire, Egg.

Lake House by Kate Morton: Alice Edevane is sixteen-year-old who loves to write stories. But the mysteries she pens are no match for the one her family is about to endure when the Edevanes discover that their youngest child, eleven-month-old Theo, has vanished without a trace.

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King: Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story.

Crimson Shore by Preston and Child: A secret chamber. A mysterious shipwreck. A murder in the desolate salt marshes. A seemingly straightforward private case turns out to be much more complicated-and sinister-than Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast ever could have anticipated.

Buffalo Trail by Jeff Gruin: Fleeing from his nemesis, Killer Boots, Cash McLendon seeks refuge in Dodge City with a band of buffalo hunters who head south to the Texas panhandle into forbidden Indian Territory.

Home by Nightfall by Charles Finch: It’s London in 1876, and the whole city is abuzz with the enigmatic disappearance of a famous foreign pianist. Lenox has an eye on the matter – as a partner in a now-thriving detective agency, he’s a natural choice to investigate.

Shadow Play by Iris Johansen: When Eve receives a request for help on the reconstruction of the skull of a nine-year-old girl whose body has been buried for eight years, and the ghost of the girl begins communicating with her, Eve finds herself wrapped up in the case more intensely than she could have ever imagined.

Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving: Juan Diego–a fourteen-year-old boy, who was born and grew up in Mexico–has a thirteen-year-old sister. Her name is Lupe, and she thinks she sees what’s coming–specifically, her own future and her brother’s.

Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts: To celebrate the rise of their new queen, three goddesses of the moon created three stars, one of fire, one of ice, one of water. But then they fell from the sky, putting the fate of all worlds in danger. And now three women and three men join forces to pick up the pieces.

Golden Lion by Wilbur Smith: Henry “Hal” Courtney was raised at sea to become the captain of his own ship. Navigating his crew across the waves of danger, Hal sails his ship in search of fortune and treasure and will learn that the more a man achieves, the more he has to lose.