New DVDs

On the Basis of Sex: Inspired by the powerful true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On the Basis of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts’ view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth teams up with her husband, Martin Ginsburg, to fight the case that catapults her into one of the most important public figures of our time.

Mortal Engines: Hundreds of years after our civilization was destroyed, a new world has emerged. A mysterious young woman named Hester Shaw leads a band of outcasts in the fight to stop London – now a giant predator city on wheels – from devouring everything in its path.

The Mule: Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80’s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. And even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement or the cartel’s enforcers catch up with him.

Aquaman: Aquaman reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be . . . a king.

A Dog’s Way Home: Based on the beloved best-selling novel, A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a devoted dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.

Bumblebee: Charlie Watson, a teenager trying to find her place in the world, discovers and repairs the battle-scarred robot, who’s disguised as a Volkswagon Beetle. As the Decepticons hunt down the surviving Autobots with the help of a secret agency led by Agent Burns, Bumblebee and Charlie team up to protect the world in an action-packed adventure that’s fun for the whole family.

Green Book: When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism and danger as well as unexpected humanity and humor – they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Mary, Queen of Scots: Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Rivals in power and in love, the two Queens make very different choices about marriage and children. Betrayal, rebellion and conspiracies within each court imperil both Queens – driving them apart as each woman experiences the bitter cost of power.

Welcome to Marwen: When a devastating attack leaves Mark Hogancamp shattered and without his memory, no one expected recovery. But by putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous fantasy world where he draws strength to triumph in the real one. His astonishing art installation becomes a testament to the powerful women who support him on his journey.

New Fiction Titles

The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen: Marrying an Australian pilot during World War I, Emily volunteers to tend the neglected grounds of a Devonshire estate where she finds inspiration and support in an herbalist’s long-forgotten journals.

Secrets at Cedar Cabin by Colleen Coble: USA Today bestselling author Colleen Coble delivers her signature blend of romance and suspense when Brenna Fleming flees to a cabin in Lavender Tides only to discover that everything she believed about herself has been a lie.

The Perfect Alibi by Phillip Margolin: A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of undisputable DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence and threatens both his lawyer and his accuser as he’s sent to prison. Not long after, there’s another rape and the DNA test shows that the same person committed both rapes–which is seemingly impossible since the man convicted of the first rape was in prison at the time of the second one.

The Persian Gamble by Joe Rosenberg: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Kremlin Conspiracy comes this latest international thriller about a terrifying nuclear alliance among three world powers–Russia, Iran, and North Korea–and the man who must halt their deadly strategy.

The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman: Summoned to a run-down former strip joint, LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis and psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware find themselves crashing a wild Saints and Sinners-themed wedding reception. A horrified bridesmaid has discovered the body of a young woman, dressed to impress in pricey haute couture… and accessorized with a grisly red slash around her neck. What’s missing is any means of identification, or a single partygoer who recognizes the victim.

The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths: Clare Cassidy is no stranger to murder. A high school English teacher specializing in the Gothic writer R. M. Holland, she teaches a course on it every year. But when one of Clare’s colleagues and closest friends is found dead, with a line from R. M. Holland’s most famous story, “The Stranger,” left by her body, Clare is horrified to see her life collide with the storylines of her favorite literature. To make matters worse, the police suspect the killer is someone Clare knows.

The home for unwanted girls by Joanna Goodman: In 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate each other with precarious civility–much like Maggie Hughes’ parents. When she becomes pregnant at fifteen, her parents send the baby Elodie to an orphanage where she receives horrible treatment. Seventeen years later, Maggie, married to a businessman eager to start a family, cannot forget the daughter she was forced to abandon, and a chance reconnection spurs a wrenching choice.

Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanna Fluke: The filming of a television special at brokenhearted Hannah Swensen’s bakery is complicated by her shifty ex, an intrusive gang of bodyguards, and an untimely murder that compels her alliance with an old flame.

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by James Marlon: In the first novel in Marlon James’s Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child.

New Fiction Titles

The Malta Exchange by Steve Berry: Former Justice Department operative, Cotton Malone, is at Lake Como, Italy, on the trail of legendary letters between Winston Churchill and Benito Mussolini that disappeared in 1945 and could re-write history. But someone else seems to be after the same letters and, when Malone obtains then loses them, he’s plunged into a hunt that draws the attention of the legendary Knights of Malta.

The Justified Murder by Jude Deveraux: When Janet Beeson’s body is discovered, everyone is shocked by the violence of the attack. The sweet little old woman has been shot, stabbed, and poisoned, but no one can imagine who would want to harm one of the town’s kindest, most helpful residents.

The Lethal Legacy by Heather Graham: When his cousin’s business partner is found dead on an island he inherited, Special Agent Craig Frasier agrees to investigate with psychologist Kieran Finnegan and they discover that the property comes with strange lore and a blood-soaked past.

I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella: Fixie Farr has always lived by her father’s motto: “Family first.” But ever since her dad passed away, leaving his charming kitchen supply store in the hands of his children, Fixie spends all her time picking up the slack from her siblings instead of striking out on her own. Soon Fixie, Ms. Fixit for everyone else, is torn between her family and the life she really wants.

The First Lady by James Patterson: Sally Grissom is a top secret service agent in charge of the Presidential Protection team. She knows that something is amiss when she is summoned to a private meeting with the President and his Chief of Staff without any witnesses. But she couldn’t have predicted that she’d be forced to take on an investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the First Lady with strict orders to keep it a secret.

The Black Ascot by Charles Todd: Alan Barrington, who has evaded capture for ten years, is the suspect in an appalling murder during Black Ascot, the famous 1910 royal horserace.. His disappearance began a manhunt that consumed Britain for a decade. Now it appears that Barrington has returned to England, giving the Yard a last chance to retrieve its reputation and see justice done.

The Vanishing Man by Charles Finch: Young Charles Lenox is called upon by the Duke of Dorset, one of England’s most revered noblemen, for help. A painting of the Duke’s great-grandfather has been stolen from his private study. As the Dorset family closes ranks to protect its reputation, Lenox uncovers a dark secret that could expose them to unimaginable scandal–and reveals the existence of an artifact, priceless beyond measure, for which the family is willing to risk anything to keep hidden.

Broken Bone China by Laura Childs: Theodosia and Drayton are catering a formal tea at a hot-air balloon rally when a drone appears and deliberately crashes into the balloon next to them, killing all three of its passengers, including Don Kingsley, the CEO of a local software company. Not only do the police suspect Kingsley as the primary target, they learn that he possessed a rare Revolutionary War Union Jack flag that several people were rabidly bidding on. Intrigued, Theodosia begins her own investigation.

New Non Fiction

D.C.’s Dirty Politics by Ben Shapiro: With each passing day that Donald Trump is in the White House, controversial conservative radio host Ben Shapiro sees the social fabric tear before his very eyes. Trump acts; the left overreacts; and Republicans don’t act to shift the playing field. This cycle shrinks the space for rational politics and conversation, and we end up in a “race to the bottom.”

Southern Gambit by Stanley Carpenter: Addresses the Southern Campaign of 1778-81 in the War of American Independence from the British strategic perspective, focusing on Lieutenant-General Charles, Earl Cornwallis’ operations in the Carolinas and Virginia leading to the surrender at Yorktown, Virginia in October 1781.

Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham: The definitive, dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.

Grateful American by Gary Sinise: Gary Sinise shares the never-before-told story of his journey from trouble-making Chicago kid to cofounder of the legendary Steppenwolf Theater Company, world-famous actor, and tireless advocate for America’s active duty defenders, veterans, and first responders.

Where We Go from Here by Bernie Sanders: The Democratic presidential candidate, popular senator, and respected economist traces the first year of the Trump administration and what Sanders and his followers are doing to reinforce the progressive movement.

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer: An anthropologist’s chronicle of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present traces the unprecedented resourcefulness and reinvention of distinctive tribal cultures that assimilated into mainstream life to preserve Native identity.

Wild Bill by Thomas Clavin: James Butler Hickock was known across the frontier as a soldier, Union spy, scout, lawman, gunfighter, gambler, showman, and actor. Wild Bill became a legend, crossing paths with General Custer and Buffalo Bill Cody, as well as Ben Thompson and other young toughs gunning for the sheriff with the quickest draw west of the Mississippi.

The Threat by Andrew McCabe: The former deputy director of the FBI recounts his career; discusses how law enforcement battles terror threats, Russian crime, and attacks by the White House itself on the U.S. Constitution; and offers details of the events leading up to his firing by Donald Trump.

Inheritance by Dani Shapiro: In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA for analysis, Dani Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. Inheritance is the story of a woman’s urgent quest to unlock the story of her own identity, a story that has been scrupulously hidden from her for more than fifty years.

Obstruction of Justice by Luke Rosiak: In the heat of the 2016 election, a family of unvetted Pakistani nationals gained access to the computer files of one in five Democrats in the House of Representatives. They lifted data off the House Network, stone the identity of an intelligence specialist, and sent congressional electronic equipment to foreign officials. And that was only the beginning. Congress and the Justice Department moved to cover up a politically inconvenient hack and the supposed watchdogs in the media turned a blind eye.