October New Releases 

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Post by Kristin S. 

Recent New York Times Bestsellers (month of September):

Fiction

 

Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

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The fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series. Detectives Strike and Ellacott investigate a crime a young man may have witnessed as a child.

   

Juror #3 by James Patterson and Nancy Allen

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Ruby Bozarth defends a college football star charged in a felony case complicated by a second murder.

   

Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness

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During his lover's journey to immortality, a vampire's past returns to haunt them both.

   

Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini

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A father reflects on the life he and his son left behind in Syria, and the dangers of the journey before them.

   

Shadow Tyrants by Clive Cussler

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Juan Cabrillo and his crew fight two destructive adversaries.

 

Leverage in Death by J. D. Robb

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Lieutenant Eve Dallas investigates a mysterious act of terror.

 

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

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In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

 

In His Father's Footsteps by Danielle Steel

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The son of two Holocaust survivors struggles to become his own person after his marriage falls apart.

 

The Forbidden Door by Dean Koontz

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Jane Hawk, a former F.B.I. agent, must stop a secret group using mind-control technology.

 

The Fall of Gondolin by J. R. R. Tolkien

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Thousands of years before the events of “The Lord of the Rings,” a hero named Tuor visits a secret city. Edited by Christopher Tolkien.

 

The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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The final volume of the author's novel set in the Cemetery of Forgotten Books. Alicia Gris uncovers a conspiracy in Spanish history.

 

Robert B. Parker's Colorblind by Reed Farrel Coleman

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Police chief Jesse Stone works to solve racially motivated crimes and to clear the department's first black female deputy.

 

Depth of Winter by Craig Johnson

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Sheriff Longmire takes on the head of a drug cartel in a remote area of the northern Mexican desert.

 

Dark Sentinel by Christine Feehan

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The 32nd book in the Carpathian series. Andor Katona tries to convince Lorraine Peters of their immortal bond.

 

Timeless by R. A. Salvatore

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Zaknafein and Drizzt must overcome their differences to protect their loved ones.

 

Field of Bones by J. A. Jance

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Sherriff Joanna Brady oversees the complex investigation of a multiple homicide.

 

Stygian by Sherrilyn Kenyon

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The 29th book in the Dark-Hunter series. A trained slayer forms alliances with enemies.

 

Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews

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The 10th book in the Kate Daniels series. After starting a family with a former Beast Lord, Kate faces the threat of war from an ancient enemy.


Nonfiction

 

Fear by Bob Woodward

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Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.

 

In Pieces by Sally Field

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A memoir by the two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award winner.

 

Leadership by Doris Kearns Goodwin

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The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.

 

These Truths by Jill Lepore

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An investigation of truth in America traced through its intertwining histories of politics, law, technology and journalism.

 

Accessory to War by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang

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Observations of the two-way relationship between science and military power.

 

Addicted to Outrage by Glenn Beck

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The conservative commentator encourages self-reflection and personal responsibility by Americans across the political spectrum.

 

The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

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An investigation of cultural trends that the authors argue are failing the next generation.

 

Every Day is Extra by John Kerry

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A memoir by the former Massachusetts senator, secretary of state and 2004 Democratic presidential nominee.

 

The Spy and the Traitor by Ben Macintyre

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The story of Oleg Gordievsky, a K.G.B. spy who secretly worked for the British intelligence service, and Aldrich Ames, a C.I.A. officer who was a K.G.B. double agent.

 

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

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Technological, political and social issues in the modern era, and the choices individuals might consider in facing them.

 

Contempt by Ken Starr

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The former independent counsel recounts his investigation of the Clinton administration and its outcomes.

 

Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

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A memoir about the author's difficult relationship with her father, Steve Jobs.

 

We Fed an Island by Jose Andres with Richard Wolffe

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The chef and humanitarian describes his mission to feed residents of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

 

The Good Neighbor by Maxwell King

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The personal, professional and artistic life of Fred Rogers, the creator and star of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

 

Big Game by Mark Leibovich

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The New York Times Magazine’s chief national correspondent examines professional football’s current economic success and cultural dominance.

 

Fashion Climbing by Bill Cunningham

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The New York Times fashion and society photographer's posthumous memoir.

 

Aware by Daniel Siegel

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A look at the science that supports the effectiveness of meditation.

 

Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas

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The former New York Times columnist examines the new gilded age and the failures of modern philanthropy.

 

DVD - New Releases (October):

Caution: Catalog links below are for preorder/placeholder records and may give 'record not found' errors once DVDs are released. DVDs may still be found using a keyword/title search.

 

The First Purge

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Blumhouse Productions welcomes you to the movement that began as a simple experiment in one isolated community, but spread across the nation: The First Purge.

   

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

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Federal agent Matt Graver calls on the mysterious Alejandro to escalate the drug war in unscrupulous ways.

 

Three Identical Strangers

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Three young men who were all adopted are reunited, and find out that they are triplets who were separated at birth.

 

Leave No Trace

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Will and his daughter have lived off the grid for years until both are put into traditional housing. After clashing with new surroundings, they embark on a journey home.

 

The Catcher was a Spy

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Paul Rudd stars in this true-life thriller about a Boston Red Sox catcher-turned-WWII spy tasked with assassinating a Nazi atomic scientist. With Jeff Daniels, Paul Giamatti.

 

Monster Family

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After Emma Wishbone drags her family to a costume party on Halloween night, they are all cursed by an evil witch and transformed into monsters. Now Emma must fight to keep her Monster Family together and uncover the secret of their curse.

 

Death Race: Beyond Anarchy

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Black Ops specialist infiltrates a federal prison to take down driver Frankenstein in the wildest, bloodiest, Death Race featuring Zach McGowan, Danny Glover and Danny Trejo.

 

Hotel Transylvania 3

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Join Drac, Mavis and all of your favorite monsters for fun and adventure on the high seas as they embark on a monster cruise vacation!

 

Skyscraper

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Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, with his family trapped inside.

 
 

Eighth Grade

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Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school-the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year-before she begins high school.

 

Hotel Artemis

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Set in a riot-torn, near -future Los Angeles, Hotel Artemis follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.

 

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

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On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing edgy, hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a national following and a new lease on life.

 

A Prayer Before Dawn

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The amazing true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in prison Muay Thai tournaments.

 

Ant-Man and the Wasp

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As he struggles to balance his home life and Super Hero duties, Scott Lang finds he must suit up as Ant-Man again, joining the Wasp on an urgent mission to uncover secrets from the past.

 

Unfriended: Dark Web

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A group of friends unwittingly stumble upon the horrific depths of the dark web when they discover a cache of hidden files on a stolen laptop.

 

Down a Dark Hall

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Based on Lois Duncan's young adult thriller, story follows Kit Gordy, a new student at Blackwood Boarding School, who must unlock the mysteries of the school's tragic past.

 

Reprisal

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After surviving a brutal armed robbery, a Cincinnati father (Frank Grillo) teams up with his ex-cop neighbor (Bruce Willis) to track down the ruthless killer and avenge the assault.

 

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

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Join the celebration, sing and dance, and discover how it all began! Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie, the film's original cast returns in this musical sequel.

 

Sorry to Bother You

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Expect the unexpected in Boots Riley's directorial debut, Sorry to Bother You - an outrageously surreal look at capitalism, corporate greed, and fractured workplace dynamics. In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, California, struggling telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe.

 

The Spy Who Dumped Me

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After being dumped by her boyfriend who is a spy, a woman and her friend become embroiled in a conspiracy.

 

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

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When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big! It seems to the Teens that all the major superheroes out there are starring in their own movies—everyone but the Teen Titans, that is! But de facto leader Robin is determined to be seen as a star instead of a sidekick. With a few madcap ideas and a song in their heart, the Teen Titans head to Tinsel Town, certain to pull off their dream. 

 

The Darkest Minds

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After teens with mysterious abilities are detained by the government, Ruby, one of the most powerful, escapes and joins a group of other runaways in a resistance to take back control.

 

Mandy

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When a nightmarish cult attack Red and Mandy, the shocking assault leads to a spiraling, surreal, bloody rampage of all out, mind-altering vengeance.

 

Never Goin' Back

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Angela and Jessie are best friends intent on taking a wild beach trip, but when their roommate loses all their money in a drug scam, the girls - blissfully stoned - go to increasingly daring and absurd lengths to get it back.

 

Sources: The New York Times, Rotten Tomatoes, Amazon, Goodreads, EarlyWord, Novelist, DVDs Release Date

Posted by zsmith@auroragov.org On 08 October, 2018 at 11:03 AM  

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