New YA Titles

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge

Hocus Pocus and the All New Sequel by A.W. Janatha: Diving once more into the world of witches, this electrifying two-part young adult novel, released on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1993 film, marks a new era of Hocus Pocus. Fans will be spellbound by a fresh retelling of the original film, followed by the all-new sequel that continues the story with the next generation of Salem teens.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.

Tower of Dawn by Sarah Maas: Chaol and Nesryn visit Antica hoping the legendary healers of the Torre Cesme can enable Chaol to walk again, and to persuade the rulers to ally with them to save Erilea.

Wild Card by Marie Lu: Teenage hacker Emika Chen embarks on a mission to unravel a sinister plot and is forced to join forces with a shadowy organization known as the Blackcoats.

The Red Fox Clan by John Flanagan: The mysterious Red Fox Clan, a group of anarchists all donning fox masks, have threatened Castle Araluen and question Princess Cassandra’s and Princess Madelyn’s succession to the throne. Will they succeed in unseating Cassandra and Madelyn and take the throne for themselves?

As Old as Time by Liz Braswell: In an alternate take on the classic fairy tale, Belle, trapped in the Beast’s enchanted castle, discovers that her estranged mother was the one who placed a spell on the Beast so many years ago.

Cemetery Girl: Haunted: She was drugged, dumped in a cemetery, and left for dead. Ever since, she’s been living in a crypt in Dunhill Cemetery, or hiding out in her late friend Lucinda’s house, afraid to go public for fear her would-be-killer would find her to finish the job. Now, with a mysterious investigator and hardened killers on her trail, Calexa’s true identity is about to be revealed, but will she live long enough to learn her real name?

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab: Ever since her near-fatal drowning, Cassidy has been able to pull back the “Veil” that separates the living from the dead. And now her parents are filming a TV series about the world’s most haunted places, starting with Edinburgh with its graveyards, castles, and restless phantoms–and Cass and her personal ghost companion, Jacob, are about to find out that a city of old ghosts can be a very dangerous place indeed.

Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell: In an alternate take on the classic fairy tale, the prince falls asleep and Aurora must escape the magical world created in her own dreams.

New DVD Titles

RBG: At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. RBG explores Ginsburg’s life and career.

Ocean’s 8: Debbie Ocean has been concocting the greatest heist of her career. It will require the best in the field, including her former partner in crime, Lou, and a crew of specialists. Their target: $150 million in diamonds that will adorn the neck of a famous actress at the event of the year, the Met Gala. The plan appears rock-solid, but it needs to be flawless for them to get in and get away – all in plain sight.

A Wrinkle in Time: Based on the timeless classic and filled with spectacle, warmth and heart, this celebrated film follows an ordinary girl’s epic journey home, with the ultimate triumph of love.

Paterno: Paints a compelling portrait of Penn State’s longtime head football coach, Joe Paterno, as he is embroiled in the infamous Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

Avengers: Infinity War: An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe where The Avengers and Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos.

Tag: For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade – risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry, “You’re It!” Based on a true story, this outrageous comedy shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing.

Hurricane Heist: As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate the U.S. Mint facility. Their plan, to steal $600 million and escape using the Category 5 hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time – and the hurricane – to save the hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble.

God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness: After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that opens old wounds and forces them to address the issues that pulled them apart.

Overboard: After unjustly firing housekeeper Kate and refusing to pay her, rich boy Leonardo falls overboard and wakes up on the Oregon Coast – with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital, and to get payback, convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work – for the first time in his life. But with Leonardo’s billionaire family hot on their trail and the possibility of his memory returning at any moment, Kate’s fun might not last.

Breaking In: Gabrielle Union stars as a woman who will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick, and especially no man inside can match a mother with a mission when she is dead set on breaking in.

New Fiction Titles

The Hope Jar by Wanda Brunstetter: Michelle Taylor is not who her new family in Lancaster County believes her to be. Once homeless and hopeless, Michelle has come to love her new Amish friends and even considers the idea of romance among them. Finding an old blue jar filled with handwritten thoughts, quotes, and prayers encourages Michelle’s budding faith–but she also finds herself feeling conflicted. How can she tell the truth without hurting the ones she has truly come to love?

Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pierce: When Emmy becomes typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird, she reads poignant notes from women who may have Gone Too Far with the wrong men, or who can’t bear to let their children be evacuated, and she is unable to resist responding.

Spymaster by Brad Thor: Across Europe, a secret organization has begun attacking diplomats. Back in the United States, a foreign ally demands the identity of a highly placed covert asset. In the balance hang the ingredients for all-out war. With his mentor out of the game, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath must take on the role he has spent his career avoiding. But, as with everything else he does, he intends to rewrite the rules–all of them.

The Good Fight by Danielle Steel: Set against the backdrop of the 1960’s and encompassing the remarkable people the protagonist, Meredith, meets, the historic events she witnesses, and the sacrifices she must make, this is the story of a woman changing her world as she herself is changed by it.

Tell The Machine Goodnight by Katie Williams: Pearl’s job is to make people happy. Every day, she provides customers with personalized recommendations for greater contentment. But how does one measure an emotion? Meanwhile, her teenage son, Rhett, finds greater satisfaction in being unhappy. As his mother, Pearl wants nothing more than to help Rhett–but is it for his sake or for hers?

Circe by Madeline Miller: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power–the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.

The Sinners by Ace Atkins: Years ago, Colson’s late uncle had put a drug clan’s patriarch in prison, but now he’s getting out, with revenge, power, and family business on his mind. Cracks are opening all over the county, and shadowy figures are crawling out–and they’re all heading directly for Colson.

The Lost Vintage by Ann Mah: Sweetbitter meets The Nightingale in this page-turner about a woman who returns to her family’s ancestral vineyard in Burgundy to study for her Master of Wine test, and uncovers a lost diary, a forgotten relative, and a secret her family has been keeping since WWII

Texas Ranger by James Patterson: Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates’s law-enforcement skills have carried him from local highway patrolman to the rank of Texas Ranger. A case in Waco has jeopardized Yates’s chances at promotion, and he decides to take time off to recharge. He is named a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife, Anne, and finds himself in search of a killer with one of the most twisted and violent minds he’s ever encountered.

New Fiction Titles

Toucan Keep a Secret by Donna Andrews: After hearing a hammering in the columbarium, Meg finds an elderly parishioner lying dead on the floor of the crypt. The curmudgeonly victim had become disgruntled with the church and ranted all over town about taking back his wife’s ashes. Did someone who had it in for him follow him to the columbarium? Or was the motive grave robbery?

Rescued by David Rosenfelt: Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter is reluctant to take on any more cases. He’d much rather spend his time working for his dog rescue organization, the Tara Foundation, than find himself back in a courtroom. However, when a truck carrying over seventy dogs from the South to the rescue-friendly northeast turns up with a murdered driver, Andy can’t help but get involved.

Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna: When two young sisters disappear from a strip mall parking lot, their devastated mother hires an enigmatic bounty hunter, Alice Vega, to help find the girls. Vega enlists the help of a disgraced former cop, Max Caplan. Cap is a man trying to put his scandal and past behind him and move on, but Vega needs his help to find the girls, and she will not be denied.

The Other Woman by Daniel Silva: Gabriel Allon, the art restorer, spy, and assassin is poised to become chief of Israel’s secret intelligence service. On the eve of his promotion, events lure him into the field for one final operation. ISIS has detonated a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible before he can strike again.

The Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay: Paul Davis is a normal guy until he surprises a murderer disposing of a couple of bodies, nearly dies, and develops PTSD. His wife, Charlotte, desperate to cheer him up, brings home a vintage typewriter. However, the typewriter itself is a problem. Paul swears it’s possessed and types by itself at night. But only Paul can hear the noise coming from downstairs; Charlotte doesn’t hear a thing. And she worries he’s going off the rails.

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan: A sweeping novel that takes us from the elegantly appointed mansions of Manila to islands in the Sulu Sea, from a kidnapping at Hong Kong’s most elite private school to a surprise marriage proposal at an Indian palace, Kevin Kwan’s hilarious, gloriously wicked new novel reveals the long-buried secrets of Asia’s most privileged families and their rich people problems.

Double Blind by Iris Johansen: Kendra Michaels is reluctant to help the FBI until she hears the details: The body was found blocks away from her condo, the man carried envelope with her name on it, and inside was an SD card with what appears to be an innocuous video of a wedding reception. And just one week before the attempted delivery of this mysterious video, the groom in the video was murdered.

A Gathering of Secrets by Linda Castillo: When a historic barn burns to the ground in the middle of the night, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigate. At first, it looks like an accident, but when the body of eighteen-year-old Daniel Gingerich is found inside–burned alive–Kate suspects murder. Who would want a well-liked, hardworking young Amish man dead? As Kate wades through a sea of suspects, she’s confronted by her own violent past and an unthinkable possibility.