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Monday, March 18, 2019

Hot This Week: March 18

It's our last Hot This Week of the winter, and the media titles are warming up along with the weather. There are four new movies on the list, led by the Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne family comedy Instant Family. The music chart is bookended with new discs: the highly anticipated sophomore album from Hozier and a career-spanning hits collection from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. In fiction, five new novels are led by the latest suspense novel from Greg Iles, while three newcomers in non-fiction include a political exploration by Victor Davis Hanson.

Movies 
  1. Instant Family (Blu-ray)
  2. Creed II (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. A Star Is Born (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Bohemian Rhapsody (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Venom (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. The Favourite (Blu-ray)
  7. Robin Hood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Ben Is Back (Blu-ray)
  9. Nobody's Fool (Blu-ray)
  10. The Possession of Hannah Grace (Blu-ray)
CD
  1. Hozier, Wasteland, Baby!
  2. Ariana Grande, Thank U, Next
  3. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born Soundtrack
  4. Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody Soundtrack
  5. Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
  6. Drake, Scorpion
  7. Travis Scott, Astroworld
  8. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Soundtrack
  9. Meek Mill, Championships
  10. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Best of Everything
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. Cemetery Road, Greg Iles
  3. Daisy Jones & the Six, Taylor Jenkins Reid
  4. Silent Night, Danielle Steel
  5. The Chef, James Patterson and Max DiLallo
  6. The Last Romantics, Tara Conklin
  7. The Malta Exchange, Steve Berry
  8. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  9. The Island of Sea Women, Lisa See
  10. The Border, Don Winslow
Non-Fiction
  1. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  2. The Case for Trump, Victor Davis Hanson
  3. Educated, Tara Westover
  4. The Threat, Andrew G. McCabe
  5. Spearhead, Adam Makos
  6. Grateful American, Gary Sinise and Marcus Brotherton
  7. The Universal Christ, Richard Rohr
  8. Mostly Sunny, Janice Dead
  9. The First Conspiracy, Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
  10. The Source of Self-Regard, Toni Morrison

Monday, March 11, 2019

Hot This Week: March 11

There are a scattering of new titles across all media categories this week. Two are in movies, led by the horror flick The Possession of Hannah Grace. Music has the most new entries with three: new albums from Gary Clark Jr., Lil Pump, and Kehlani. Fiction and non-fiction have one new title apiece, with a new novel from Don Winslow and a memoir from fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi.

Movies 
  1. A Star Is Born (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Bohemian Rhapsody (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Robin Hood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. The Possession of Hannah Grace (Blu-ray)
  5. Night School (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Nobody's Fool (Blu-ray)
  7. Mary Queen of Scots (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Overlord (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Widows (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. The Grinch (Blu-ray | 4K)
CD
  1. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born Soundtrack
  2. Ariana Grande, Thank U, Next
  3. Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody Soundtrack
  4. Gary Clark Jr., This Land
  5. Lil Pump, Harverd Dropout
  6. Kehlani, While We Wait
  7. Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
  8. Queen, Greatest Hits: Platinum Collection
  9. Travis Scott, Astroworld
  10. Meek Mill, Championships
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. The Chef, James Patterson and Max DiLallo
  3. The Border, Don Winslow
  4. An Anonymous Girl, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  5. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  6. Nine Perfect Strangers, Liane Moriarty
  7. The Reckoning, John Grisham
  8. Never Tell, Lisa Gardner
  9. Fire and Blood, George R.R. Martin
  10. Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Marlon James
Non-Fiction
  1. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  2. Educated, Tara Westover
  3. The Threat, Andrew G. McCabe
  4. Grateful American, Gary Sinise and Marcus Brotherton
  5. Spearhead, Adam Makos
  6. The Source of Self-Regard, Toni Morrison
  7. The First Conspiracy, Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
  8. I.M., Isaac Mizrahi
  9. Leadership, Doris Kearns Goodwin
  10. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Monday, March 4, 2019

Hot This Week: March 4

Fresh off strong showings at the Academy Awards, A Star Is Born, which is new this week, and Bohemian Rhapsody hold the top two spots on the movie list. Their soundtracks also maintain their high places on the music chart, with a new disc from Florida Georgia Line joining them. A new James Patterson collaboration surges onto the fiction list, while a book from former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe takes over in non-fiction.

Movies 
  1. A Star Is Born (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Bohemian Rhapsody (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Robin Hood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Nobody's Fool (Blu-ray)
  5. Overlord (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  7. The Grinch (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Widows (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Searching (Blu-ray)
  10. Skyscraper (Blu-ray | 4K)
CD
  1. Ariana Grande, Thank U, Next
  2. Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody Soundtrack
  3. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born Soundtrack
  4. Florida Georgia Line, Can't Say I Ain't Country
  5. Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
  6. Travis Scott, Astroworld
  7. 21 Savage, I Am > I Was
  8. Meek Mill, Championships
  9. Drake, Scorpion
  10. Avril Lavigne, Head Above Water
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. The Chef, James Patterson and Max DiLallo
  3. Never Tell, Lisa Gardner
  4. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  5. Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Marlon James
  6. An Anonymous Girl, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  7. Connections in Death, J.D. Robb
  8. The Reckoning, John Grisham
  9. Fire and Blood, George R.R. Martin
  10. Circe, Madeline Miller
Non-Fiction
  1. The Threat, Andrew G. McCabe
  2. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  3. Educated, Tara Westover
  4. Spearhead, Adam Makos
  5. Grateful American, Gary Sinise and Marcus Brotherton
  6. Maid, Stephanie Land
  7. The First Conspiracy, Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
  8. The Library Book, Susan Orlean
  9. The Source of Self-Regard, Toni Morrison
  10. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Monday, February 25, 2019

Hot This Week: February 25

The smash hit blockbuster following the life and career of Freddie Mercury and the band Queen tops the week's movie listing. Ariana Grande takes over the music chart with her newest release, while Kacey Musgraves returns following her big Grammy night, including Album of the Year. Yangsze Choo's new novel The Night Tiger debuts on the fiction list, while newcomers in non-fiction include books from actor Gary Sinise and author Toni Morrison, as well as a look at the aftermath of the Parkland shooting from Dave Cullen.

Movies 
  1. Bohemian Rhapsody (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Nobody's Fool (Blu-ray)
  3. The Grinch (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Widows (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. The Girl in the Spider's Web (Blu-ray)
  6. Hunter Killer (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Crazy Rich Asians (Blu-ray)
  8. Happy Death Day (Blu-ray)
  9. The Sisters Brothers (Blu-ray)
  10. A Simple Favor (Blu-ray | 4K)
CD
  1. Ariana Grande, Thank U, Next
  2. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born Soundtrack
  3. Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody Soundtrack
  4. Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
  5. Travis Scott, Astroworld
  6. 21 Savage, I Am > I Was
  7. Drake, Scorpion
  8. Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour
  9. Meek Mill, Championships
  10. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Soundtrack
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Marlon James
  3. Connections in Death, J.D. Robb
  4. An Anonymous Girl, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  5. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  6. The Reckoning, John Grisham
  7. Fire and Blood, George R.R. Martin
  8. The Night Tiger, Yangsze Choo
  9. Liar Liar, James Patterson and Candice Fox
  10. The Wedding Guest, Jonathan Kellerman
Non-Fiction
  1. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  2. Educated, Tara Westover
  3. Grateful American, Gary Sinise and Marcus Brotherton
  4. The First Conspiracy, Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
  5. Maid, Stephanie Land
  6. Let Me Finish, Chris Christie
  7. Team of Vipers, Cliff Sims
  8. The Source of Self-Regard, Toni Morrison
  9. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson
  10. Parkland, Dave Cullen

Monday, February 18, 2019

Hot This Week: February 18

There are plenty of new titles this week in both movies and audiobook fiction. The top three movies are all new, led by the latest adaptation of Dr. Seuss's beloved Christmas story. Half of the fiction list is made up of newcomers, with Alex Michaelides taking the top spot and the buzzed-about fantasy novel from Marlon James making it as well.

Movies 
  1. The Grinch (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Widows (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. The Girl in the Spider's Web (Blu-ray)
  4. Hunter Killer (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. The Sisters Brothers (Blu-ray)
  6. First Man (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. The Hate U Give (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Crazy Rich Asians (Blu-ray)
  9. Venom (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Halloween (Blu-ray | 4K)
CD
  1. 21 Savage, I Am > I Was
  2. Travis Scott, Astroworld
  3. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born Soundtrack
  4. Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
  5. Meek Mill, Championships
  6. Drake, Scorpion
  7. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Soundtrack
  8. Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody Soundtrack
  9. The Greatest Showman Soundtrack
  10. Luke Combs, This One's for You
Fiction
  1. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  3. Connections in Death, J.D. Robb
  4. Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Marlon James
  5. An Anonymous Girl, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  6. The Wedding Guest, Jonathan Kellerman
  7. The Reckoning, John Grisham
  8. Fire and Blood, George R.R. Martin
  9. Liar Liar, James Patterson and Candice Fox
  10. The Last Romantics, Tara Conklin
Non-Fiction
  1. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  2. Educated, Tara Westover
  3. From the Ground Up, Howard Schultz and Joanne Gordon
  4. The First Conspiracy, Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
  5. The Library Book, Susan Orlean
  6. Let Me Finish, Chris Christie
  7. The Truths We Hold, Kamala Harris
  8. Team of Vipers, Cliff Sims
  9. Maid, Stephanie Land
  10. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Yuval Noah Harari