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Monday, January 27, 2020

Hot This Week: January 27

Joker holds onto the top spot in movies for the week while five new additions shake up the rest of the list. A new album from Selena Gomez takes over the music chart for the week. Bestselling author James Patterson's latest collaboration debuts just behind the juggernaut Where the Crawdads Sing in fiction, while a new political examination from journalist Andrea Bernstein is the only nonfiction newcomer.

Movies
  1. Joker (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Gemini Man (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Hustlers (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Judy (Blu-ray)
  7. Rambo: Last Blood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Jexi (Blu-ray)
  9. Ad Astra (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Downton Abbey (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Selena Gomez, Rare
  2. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  3. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  4. Frozen II Soundtrack
  5. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  6. Summer Walker, Over It
  7. Trippie Redd, A Love Letter to You 4
  8. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  9. Taylor Swift, Lover
  10. Camila Cabello, Romance
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. Lost, James Patterson and James O. Born
  3. The Guardians, John Grisham
  4. Moral Compass, Danielle Steel
  5. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  6. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  7. The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes
  8. Long Bright River, Liz Moore
  9. The Institute, Stephen King
  10. A Minute to Midnight, David Baldacci
Nonfiction
  1. Educated, Tara Westover
  2. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  3. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  4. Me, Elton John
  5. The Body, Bill Bryson
  6. Boys & Sex, Peggy Orenstein
  7. American Oligarchs, Andrea Bernstein
  8. Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, Brian Kilmeade
  9. Blowout, Rachel Maddow
  10. Finding Chika, Mitch Albom

Monday, January 20, 2020

Hot This Week: January 20

Our hot list is beginning to heat up after a week of not much movement. Awards season favorite Joker makes its debut atop the movie list, which also sees the addition of the acclaimed The Lighthouse. Post Malone's 2018 album returns to the music chart, creating bookends with him at the top and bottom. New fiction from Danielle Steel, Liz Moore, and Stuart Woods jump onto that list, while Peggy Orenstein's look at the forces that affect young men in relationships makes its debut in nonfiction.

Movies
  1. Joker (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Rambo: Last Blood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Hustlers (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Abominable (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. It: Chapter Two (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Angel Has Fallen (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Ad Astra (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. The Lighthouse (Blu-ray)
  10. Good Boys (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  2. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  3. Frozen II Soundtrack
  4. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  5. Summer Walker, Over It
  6. Trippie Redd, A Love Letter to You 4
  7. Taylor Swift, Lover
  8. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  9. Camila Cabello, Romance
  10. Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. Moral Compass, Danielle Steel
  3. The Guardians, John Grisham
  4. Long Bright River, Liz Moore
  5. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  6. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  7. The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes
  8. Treason, Stuart Woods
  9. The Institute, Stephen King
  10. Criss Cross, James Patterson
Nonfiction
  1. Educated, Tara Westover
  2. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  3. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  4. Me, Elton John
  5. Boys & Sex, Peggy Orenstein
  6. The Body, Bill Bryson
  7. Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, Brian Kilmeade
  8. Blowout, Rachel Maddow
  9. Finding Chika, Mitch Albom
  10. The Book of Gutsy Women, Hillary Rodham and Chelsea Clinton

Monday, January 13, 2020

Hot This Week: January 13

A week of slow movement on our lists provides an opportunity for patrons to catch up with popular titles they may have missed. In movies, the Nic Cage adventure Primal prowls its way onto the list, while in music, the departure of holiday tunes paves the way for the new hit album from Camila Cabello to make the chart for the first time.

Movies
  1. Rambo: Last Blood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Hustlers (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Abominable (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Angel Has Fallen (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. It: Chapter Two (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Primal (Blu-ray)
  8. Ad Astra (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Good Boys (Blu-ray)
  10. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  2. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  3. Frozen II Soundtrack
  4. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  5. Taylor Swift, Lover
  6. Summer Walker, Over It
  7. Trippie Redd, A Love Letter to You 4
  8. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  9. Camila Cabello, Romance
  10. Lizzo, Cuz I Love You
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. The Guardians, John Grisham
  3. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  4. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  5. Criss Cross, James Patterson
  6. The Institute, Stephen King
  7. The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes
  8. A Minute to Midnight, David Baldacci
  9. Blue Moon, Lee Child
  10. The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates
Nonfiction
  1. Educated, Tara Westover
  2. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  3. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  4. Me, Elton John
  5. The Body, Bill Bryson
  6. Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, Brian Kilmeade
  7. Finding Chika, Mitch Albom
  8. The Book of Gutsy Women, Hillary Rodham and Chelsea Clinton
  9. A Warning, Anonymous
  10. Blowout, Rachel Maddow

Monday, January 6, 2020

Hot This Week: January 6

Welcome to 2020! Our first list of the new year features four new movies, led by the final installment in Sly Stallone's long-running and ever-popular Rambo franchise. Our other formats are still seeing the effects of the holidays, with seasonal music and popular reads holding onto their places.

Movies
  1. Rambo: Last Blood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Abominable (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Hustlers (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Ad Astra (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. It: Chapter Two (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Angel Has Fallen (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Good Boys (Blu-ray)
  10. Overcomer (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  2. Michael Buble, Christmas
  3. Mariah Carey, Merry Christmas
  4. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  5. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  6. Pentatonix, The Best of Pentatonix Christmas
  7. Nat King Cole, The Christmas Song
  8. Frozen II Soundtrack
  9. Taylor Swift, Lover
  10. Frank Sinatra, Ultimate Christmas
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. The Guardians, John Grisham
  3. The Institute, Stephen King
  4. Criss Cross, James Patterson
  5. The Testaments, Margaret Atwood
  6. Blue Moon, Lee Child
  7. A Minute to Midnight, David Baldacci
  8. The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates
  9. Twisted Twenty-Six, Janet Evanovich
  10. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
Nonfiction
  1. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  2. Educated, Tara Westover
  3. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  4. Me, Elton John
  5. Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, Brian Kilmeade
  6. Finding Chika, Mitch Albom
  7. A Warning, Anonymous
  8. Triggered, Donald Trump Jr.
  9. The Body, Bill Bryson
  10. The Book of Gutsy Women, Hillary Rodham and Chelsea Clinton

Monday, December 30, 2019

Hot This Week: December 30

Our final list of 2019 features three new movies, including the conclusion to the hit adaptation of the seminal Stephen King novel It. Harry Styles and Blake Shelton land new albums at the top of the music chart. The holiday season keeps popular favorites on our audiobook lists, but humorist Mo Rocca does land his new book among the nonfiction selections.

Movies
  1. It: Chapter Two (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Hustlers (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Angel Has Fallen (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Ready or Not (Blu-ray)
  6. Good Boys (Blu-ray)
  7. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Dora and the Lost City of Gold (Blu-ray)
  9. The Lion King (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. The Kitchen (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  2. Blake Shelton, Fully Loaded: God's Country
  3. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  4. Frozen II Soundtrack
  5. Michael Buble, Christmas
  6. Pentatonix, The Best of Pentatonix Christmas
  7. Mariah Carey, Merry Christmas
  8. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  9. Taylor Swift, Lover
  10. Nat King Cole, The Christmas Song
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. The Guardians, John Grisham
  3. The Institute, Stephen King
  4. Criss Cross, James Patterson
  5. Blue Moon, Lee Child
  6. A Minute to Midnight, David Baldacci
  7. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  8. Twisted Twenty-Six, Janet Evanovich
  9. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  10. The Testaments, Margaret Atwood
Nonfiction
  1. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  2. Educated, Tara Westover
  3. Me, Elton John
  4. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  5. Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, Brian Kilmeade
  6. The Body, Bill Bryson
  7. A Warning, Anonymous
  8. Mobituaries, Mo Rocca
  9. Triggered, Donald Trump Jr.
  10. Finding Chika, Mitch Albom