November New Releases & Best Sellers 

November New Releases & Best Sellers



Fiction

 

Elevation by Stephen King

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A man who is losing weight without getting thinner forms an unlikely alliance with his neighbors who are dealing with prejudices.

 

The Reckoning by John Grisham

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A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.

 

Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly

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Detective Renée Ballard teams up with the retired detective Harry Bosch, who is working on a cold case.

 

Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

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Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.

 

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

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Intertwined stories of two families who live in different centuries on the same street corner in Vineland, N.J.

 

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

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The sequel to "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" follows Annie on her heavenly journey.

 

A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

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The lives of patients, doctors and activists intersect when a gunman holds them all hostage in a woman's health center in Mississippi.

 

Ambush by James Patterson and James O. Born

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Michael Bennett discovers that an assassin is targeting him and his family.

 

Holy Ghost by John Sandford

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Virgil Flowers investigates shootings in a Minnesota town following an attempt to revive its ailing economy.

 

The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton

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A century-old mystery at the Birchwood Manor on the Thames connects the lives of an archivist and artist.

 

The Witch Elm by Tana French

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After Toby Hennessy retreats to his family’s ancestral home, a skull discovered in the backyard exposes his family's past.

 

Vince Flynn: Red War by Kyle Mills

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When the Russian prime minister plots to invade the Baltics, only Mitch Rapp can stop him.

 

Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand

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Irene Steele uncovers her husband’s secret life on a Caribbean island following his death.

 

Alice Isn't Dead by Joseph Fink

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Keisha Taylor takes a job as a long-haul truck driver to search for her missing wife.

 

Alaskan Holiday by Debbie Macomber

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A Seattleite cook stuck in remote Ponder, Alaska, grapples with her feelings for the local swordsmith.

 

Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami

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The discovery of an unseen work in an artist’s attic unleashes a series of bizarre occurrences that a painter must navigate.

 

The Fox by Frederick Forsyth

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A young British hacker's skills are used for risky espionage operations.

 

When We Were Young by Karen Kingsbury

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The reality of Noah and Emily Carter’s marriage is different from the one curated for their social media followers.

 

Desperate Measures by Stuart Woods

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The 47th book in the Stone Barrington series.


Nonfiction

 

Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz

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The story of the New York band who went from performing hardcore punk music to hip hop stardom.

 

Killing the SS by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

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A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler’s inner circle.

 

A Ship of Fools by Tucker Carlson

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The Fox News anchor argues that America’s ruling class is out of touch with everyday citizens.

 

The Mamba Mentality by Kobe Bryant

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The former Los Angeles Lakers player describes various skills and techniques he used on the court.

 

Almost Everything by Anne Lamott

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Brief explorations into finding hope and wisdom in times of despair and uncertainty.

 

Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking

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A collection of essays from the late scientist’s personal archive that address 10 imponderables.

 

I Might Regret This by Abbi Jacobson

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A collection of anecdotes and reflections from the co-creator of “Broad City.”

 

The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis

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The author of "The Big Short" examines how the Trump administration staffs its federal agencies.

 

Shade by Pete Souza

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The former White House photographer juxtaposes pictures of former President Obama with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.

 

Presidents of War by Michael Beschloss

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How American presidents waged wars and expanded the power of the executive branch.

 

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

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The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library provides a backdrop to the evolution and purpose of libraries.

 

My Love Story by Tina Turner with Deborah Davis and Dominik Wichmann

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The 12-time Grammy Award-winner describes her road to fame and reflects on difficult personal experiences.

 

The Big Fella by Jane Leavy

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A biography of the baseball legend Babe Ruth.

 

This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps

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A memoir by the actress and host of the late-night talk show “Busy Tonight.”

 

In the Hurricane's Eye by Nathaniel Philbrick

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Important battles that led to the end of the American Revolution.

 

Them by Ben Sasse

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The Republican senator from Nebraska prescribes human interaction to counteract elevated levels of modern isolation and division.

 

DVD - New Releases (November):

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 Incredibles 2

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Helen is called on to help bring Supers back, and Bob must juggle the daily heroics of home life. But when a new villain arises with a sinister plot, the Parrs meet the challenge together!

 

Christopher Robin

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In this heartwarming Disney tale, Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend Winnie the Pooh, who helps him remember the endless days of wonder and make-believe.

 

BlacKkKlansman

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From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of a hero. An African- American detective takes on a dangerous mission: infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

 

Papillon

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After being framed and ultimately imprisoned on Devil's Island, Henri "Papillon" Charrière (Charlie Hunnam) forms a pact with Louis Dega (Rami Malek) to finance his escape.

 

Loving Pablo

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Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz star in the true story of drug lord Pablo Escobar and his passionate love affair with journalist Virginia Vallejo that led to his downfall.

 

A Crooked Somebody

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When a psychic who craves attention is kidnapped, he uses his unfortunate circumstances as a way of gaining popularity.

 

Destination Wedding

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Two people not meant for anyone are brought together by fate and spend the weekend together at a Destination Wedding.

 

Mara

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A criminal psychologist (Olga Kurylenko) investigating a murder is plunged into a terrifying mystery involving an ancient demon who kills her victims as they sleep.

 

The Meg

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With time running out, rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) must save the crew of a deep-sea submersible from a colossal 75-foot-long prehistoric shark known as the Megalodon.

 
 

Mile 22

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A CIA operative heading an elite, top-secret unit must transport a spy with information crucial to U.S. security before the foreign government chasing him closes in.

 

Alpha

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An epic coming-of-age adventure set in the last Ice Age. A young boy becomes unlikely allies with a lone wolf, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds to survive the harsh wilderness and find their way home before the deadly winter arrives.

 

Juliet, Naked

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Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) develops an unlikely transatlantic romance with the once admired, now washed up, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan's musical obsession.

 

Puzzle

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Agnes has reached her 40s without ever venturing far from home but that changes dramatically when she receives a puzzle as a gift and experiences the heady thrill of doing something she truly enjoys.

 

The Children Act

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As her personal life falls apart, a judge has to decide a difficult case where religious parents of a 17-year-old boy suffering from leukemia refuse to allow the hospital to perform a life-saving blood transfusion.

 

Final Score

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After deadly terrorists abduct his niece at a soccer match, an ex-soldier with lethal fighting skills (Dave Bautista) wages a one-man war to save her and prevent mass destruction.

 

Look Away

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An alienated high school girl switches places with her mirror image, and her evil alter ego embarks on a quest for revenge against all those who caused her pain.

 

Crazy Rich Asians

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When an American-born Chinese woman attends a wedding in Singapore with her boyfriend, she discovers that his family is very wealthy and other women in his social class are trying to date him.

 

Dog Days

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DOG DAYS follows a group of interconnected people in Los Angeles who are brought together by their lovable canine counterparts.

 

Kin

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A recently released ex-con and his adopted younger brother are forced to go on the run. Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a cadre of otherworldly soldiers, their only protection is a found weapon of mysterious ancestry.

 

Blindspotting

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Two friends are made aware of racial differences against the colorful backdrop of a rapidly gentrifying Oakland.

 

Little Italy

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The director of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Miss Congeniality cooks up a sizzling comedy about two lifelong pals (Hayden Christensen, Emma Roberts) whose romance is threatened by their families' rival pizzerias.

 

Searching

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After his sixteen-year-old daughter goes missing, a man breaks into her laptop to find clues about her disappearance.

 

The Little Stranger

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Dr. Faraday (Domhnall Gleeson) travels to attend to a patient whose family's story is about to become disturbingly entwined with his own.

 

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

Posted by svanholb@auroragov.org On 15 November, 2018 at 2:37 PM  

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