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Monday, January 18, 2021

Hot This Week: January 18

The sci-fi thriller Skylines joins this week's movie list. Taylor Swift holds onto the top spot (and #7!) in music, with the Weeknd coming back on in advance of his Super Bowl halftime performance coming up on February 7. A Star Wars novel kicking off a previously unexplored timeline tops the fiction list along with two other newcomers, while nonfiction retains a familiar list of strong favorites.

Movies

  1. Honest Thief (Blu-ray)
  2. The War with Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  3. Tenet (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Love and Monsters (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Alone (Blu-ray)
  6. Unhinged (Blu-ray)
  7. Skylines (Blu-ray)
  8. The Craft: Legacy (Blu-ray)
  9. Mulan (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. The New Mutants (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. Taylor Swift, Evermore
  2. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  3. Ariana Grande, Positions
  4. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  5. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  6. Lil Baby, My Turn
  7. Taylor Swift, Folklore
  8. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  9. The Weeknd, After Hours
  10. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
Fiction
  1. Star Wars: Light of the Jedi, Charles Soule
  2. Neighbors, Danielle Steel
  3. The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
  4. The Wife Upstairs, Rachel Hawkins
  5. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  6. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  7. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
  8. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
  9. Ready Player Two, Ernest Cline
  10. The Midnight Library, Matt Haig
Nonfiction
  1. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  2. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  3. Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
  4. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. World of Wonders, Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  7. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson
  8. How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  9. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho
  10. Educated, Tara Westover

Monday, January 11, 2021

Hot This Week: January 11

We ring in 2021 with a whopping eight new movies on our weekly list, including a long-awaited sequel to the beloved 1996 movie The Craft. In music, Taylor Swift's second surprise album, Evermore, gives her two discs in the top five. Three new titles in fiction are led by the sensation The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, while in nonfiction a memoir from actor Matthew McConaughey is the hot newcomer.

Movies

  1. Honest Thief (Blu-ray)
  2. The War with Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  3. Tenet (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Love and Monsters (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Unhinged (Blu-ray)
  6. Alone (Blu-ray)
  7. The Craft: Legacy (Blu-ray)
  8. The Call (Blu-ray)
  9. Mulan (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Jiu Jitsu
Music
  1. Taylor Swift, Evermore
  2. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  3. Ariana Grande, Positions
  4. Taylor Swift, Folklore
  5. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  6. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  7. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  8. Michael Buble, Christmas
  9. Lil Baby, My Turn
  10. Harry Styles, Fine Line
Fiction
  1. The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
  2. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, V.E. Schwab
  3. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  4. Ready Player Two, Ernest Cline
  5. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  6. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
  7. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
  8. The Midnight Library, Matt Haig
  9. Deadly Cross, James Patterson
  10. Daylight, David Baldacci
Nonfiction
  1. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  2. Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
  3. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  4. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. World of Wonders, Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  7. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson
  8. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho
  9. Is This Anything?, Jerry Seinfeld
  10. The Last Days of John Lennon, James Patterson, Casey Sherman, and Dave Wedge

Monday, December 21, 2020

Hot This Week: December 21

Three new movies on this week's list are led by the horror flick The Rental. A new album from Shawn Mendes takes over the music chart, which sees a number of seasonal favorites make an appearance as well. The fiction list stays largely the same, while nonfiction sees two new titles, including an examination of the days leading up to the murder of John Lennon in 1980.

Movies
  1. Unhinged (Blu-ray)
  2. Mulan (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Buddy Games
  4. The New Mutants (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Iron Mask (Blu-ray)
  6. The Rental (Blu-ray)
  7. Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot
  8. Smiley Face Killers (Blu-ray)
  9. 2067 (Blu-ray)
  10. Bill & Ted Face the Music (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Shawn Mendes, Wonder
  2. Ariana Grande, Positions
  3. Michael Buble, Christmas
  4. Carrie Underwood, My Gift
  5. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  6. Nat King Cole, The Christmas Song
  7. Pentatonix, The Best of Pentatonix Christmas
  8. Mariah Carey, Merry Christmas
  9. Taylor Swift, Folklore
  10. Miley Cyrus, Plastic Hearts
Fiction
  1. Ready Player Two, Ernest Cline
  2. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
  3. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  4. Daylight, David Baldacci
  5. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  6. The Law of Innocence, Michael Connelly
  7. The Awakening, Nora Roberts
  8. The Sentinel, Lee Child and Andrew Child
  9. Fortune and Glory, Janet Evanovich
  10. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
Nonfiction
  1. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  2. The Last Days of John Lennon, James Patterson, Casey Sherman, and Dave Wedge
  3. World of Wonders, Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  4. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  5. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  6. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  7. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson
  8. Is This Anything?, Jerry Seinfeld
  9. Modern Warriors, Pete Segseth
  10. Killing Crazy Horse, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Monday, December 7, 2020

Hot This Week: December 7

We ring in the month of December with five new movies, and with the live-action Mulan back in the top spot. The music chart is taken over by the new album from K-pop heavyweights BTS. In fiction, the sequel to Ernest Cline's 2011 debut smash takes #1, with a new novel from Nora Roberts joining as well. President Obama's memoir holds strong in nonfiction, which sees two new titles join the list.

Movies
  1. Mulan (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Unhinged (Blu-ray)
  3. Buddy Games
  4. The New Mutants (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Iron Mask (Blu-ray)
  6. 2067 (Blu-ray)
  7. Bill & Ted Face the Music (Blu-ray)
  8. Antebellum (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Paydirt
  10. After We Collided (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. BTS, BE
  2. Ariana Grande, Positions
  3. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  4. Taylor Swift, Folklore
  5. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  6. Chris Stapleton, Starting Over
  7. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  8. Carrie Underwood, My Gift
  9. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  10. AC/DC, Power Up
Fiction
  1. Ready Player Two, Ernest Cline
  2. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  3. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
  4. Daylight, David Baldacci
  5. The Awakening, Nora Roberts
  6. The Law of Innocence, Michael Connelly
  7. The Sentinel, Lee Child and Andrew Child
  8. Fortune and Glory, Janet Evanovich
  9. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  10. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
Nonfiction
  1. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  2. Dolly Parton, Songteller, Dolly Parton
  3. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  4. No Time Like the Future, Michael J. Fox
  5. Modern Warriors, Pete Segseth
  6. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  7. Is This Anything?, Jerry Seinfeld
  8. Saving Freedom, Joe Scarborough
  9. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  10. The Answer Is..., Alex Trebek

Monday, November 30, 2020

Hot This Week: November 30

We close out the month of November with some great new titles to share with your patrons. In movies, five new titles include the X-Men spinoff The New Mutants. The music chart sees hard rockers AC/DC claim the top spot, followed by a new album from multi-platinum country star Chris Stapleton. David Baldacci leads four new novels on the fiction list, while nonfiction's four new titles are from Barack Obama, Dolly Parton, Michael J. Fox, and Ree Drummond.

Movies
  1. Unhinged (Blu-ray)
  2. Mulan (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. The New Mutants (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Bill & Ted Face the Music (Blu-ray)
  5. Antebellum (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Relic (Blu-ray)
  7. Death of Me (Blu-ray)
  8. Friendsgiving (Blu-ray)
  9. Mortal (Blu-ray)
  10. Ava (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. AC/DC, Power Up
  2. Chris Stapleton, Starting Over
  3. Ariana Grande, Positions
  4. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  5. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  6. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  7. Queen, Greatest Hits
  8. Lil Baby, My Turn
  9. Fleetwood Mac, Rumours
  10. Harry Styles, Fine Line
Fiction
  1. Daylight, David Baldacci
  2. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
  3. The Law of Innocence, Michael Connelly
  4. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  5. All That Glitters, Danielle Steel
  6. The Sentinel, Lee Child and Andrew Child
  7. Fortune and Glory, Janet Evanovich
  8. Tom Clancy: Shadow of the Dragon, Marc Cameron
  9. Piece of My Heart, Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
  10. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
Nonfiction
  1. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  2. Dolly Parton, Songteller, Dolly Parton
  3. No Time Like the Future, Michael J. Fox
  4. Frontier Follies, Ree Drummond
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  7. The Answer Is..., Alex Trebek
  8. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  9. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho
  10. Is This Anything?, Jerry Seinfeld