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Monday, February 22, 2021

Hot This Week: February 22

We move toward the end of February with plenty of new titles your patrons will be looking for. Two new movies are led by the thriller Greenland, starring Gerard Butler and Morena Baccarin. The first greatest hits compilation from the Weeknd edges out the new album from Foo Fighters as the top newcomer in music. In fiction, two new novels are led by the latest from J.D. Robb, while James Patterson's collaborative examination of American military life takes over the top spot in nonfiction.

Movies

  1. Greenland (Blu-ray)
  2. Let Him Go (Blu-ray)
  3. Freaky (Blu-ray)
  4. Breach
  5. Come Play (Blu-ray)
  6. Honest Thief (Blu-ray)
  7. The War with Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  8. Wander
  9. Tenet (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Synchronic (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album
  2. The Weeknd, The Highlights
  3. Foo Fighters, Medicine at Midnight
  4. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  5. Ariana Grande, Positions
  6. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  7. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  8. Morgan Wallen, If I Know Me
  9. Taylor Swift, Evermore
  10. Lil Baby, My Turn
Fiction
  1. The Four Winds, Kristin Hannah
  2. Faithless in Death, J.D Robb
  3. The Midnight Library, Matt Haig
  4. The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
  5. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, V.E. Schwab
  6. The Russian, James Patterson and James O. Born
  7. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  8. The Paris Library, Janet Skeslien Charles
  9. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
  10. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
Nonfiction
  1. Walk in My Combat Boots, James Patterson, Matt Eversmann, and Chris Mooney
  2. Just As I Am, Cicely Tyson
  3. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  4. Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
  5. Unmasked, Andy Ngo
  6. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  7. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  8. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  9. How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  10. Extraterrestrial, Avi Loeb

Monday, February 15, 2021

Hot This Week: February 15

Three new movies break onto this week's list, including Let Him Go (starring Kevin Costner and Diane Lane) and Breach (starring Bruce Willis) at the top. In music, the Weeknd jumped up to #3 following his buzzworthy halftime show performance. The fiction list includes new audiobooks from Kristin Hannah, Jane Harper, James Patterson, and Lauren Fox, while the lone debut in nonfiction is from journalist Andy Ngo.

Movies

  1. Let Him Go (Blu-ray)
  2. Breach
  3. Come Play (Blu-ray)
  4. Honest Thief (Blu-ray)
  5. The War with Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  6. Synchronic (Blu-ray)
  7. Wander
  8. Wild Mountain Thyme
  9. Born a Champion (Blu-ray)
  10. Tenet (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album
  2. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  3. The Weeknd, After Hours
  4. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  5. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  6. Taylor Swift, Evermore
  7. Lil Baby, My Turn
  8. Ariana Grande, Positions
  9. Machine Gun Kelly, Tickets to My Downfall
  10. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
Fiction
  1. The Four Winds, Kristin Hannah
  2. The Survivors, Jane Harper
  3. The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
  4. The Russian, James Patterson and James O. Born
  5. The Midnight Library, Matt Haig
  6. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, V.E. Schwab
  7. Send for Me, Lauren Fox
  8. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  9. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
  10. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
Nonfiction
  1. Just As I Am, Cicely Tyson
  2. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  3. Unmasked, Andy Ngo
  4. Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
  5. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  6. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  7. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  8. How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  9. Extraterrestrial, Avi Loeb
  10. The Devil You Know, Charles M. Blow

Monday, February 8, 2021

Hot This Week: February 8

Two new movies make this week's list, including the horror flick Come Play at the top. In music, a collaborative album from Latin superstars Anuel AA and Ozuna makes its debut. Last week's fiction titles hold strong for another week, while four newcomers in nonfiction include a memoir from late actress Cicely Tyson.

Movies

  1. Come Play (Blu-ray)
  2. Synchronic (Blu-ray)
  3. Honest Thief (Blu-ray)
  4. Wander
  5. The War with Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  6. Born a Champion (Blu-ray)
  7. Tenet (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Spell (Blu-ray)
  9. Love and Monsters (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Dreamland (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album
  2. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  3. Taylor Swift, Evermore
  4. The Weeknd, After Hours
  5. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  6. Ariana Grande, Positions
  7. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  8. Lil Baby, My Turn
  9. Anuel AA & Ozuna, Los Dioses
  10. Taylor Swift, Folklore
Fiction
  1. The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
  2. The Midnight Library, Matt Haig
  3. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, V.E. Schwab
  4. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  5. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  6. Neighbors, Danielle Steel
  7. Ready Player Two, Ernest Cline
  8. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
  9. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
  10. Before She Disappeared, Lisa Gardner
Nonfiction
  1. Just As I Am, Cicely Tyson
  2. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  3. Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
  4. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  5. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  6. Extraterrestrial, Avi Loeb
  7. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  8. The Devil You Know, Charles M. Blow
  9. How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  10. Girl with No Job, Claudia Oshry

Monday, February 1, 2021

Hot This Week: February 1

Welcome to February! We're ringing in the shortest month of the year with four new movies on our list, including Synchronic and Wander at the top. Morgan Wallen hangs onto the coveted #1 spot in music, with a new album from popsters Why Don't We making its debut. A new thriller from Lisa Gardner is the week's only newcomer in fiction, while familiar favorites hold strong in nonfiction.

Movies

  1. Synchronic (Blu-ray)
  2. Wander
  3. Honest Thief (Blu-ray)
  4. The War with Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  5. Spell (Blu-ray)
  6. Tenet (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Dreamland (Blu-ray)
  8. Love and Monsters (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Parallel
  10. Unhinged (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album
  2. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  3. Why Don't We, The Good Times and the Bad Ones
  4. Taylor Swift, Evermore
  5. Ariana Grande, Positions
  6. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  7. The Weeknd, After Hours
  8. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  9. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  10. Lil Baby, My Turn
Fiction
  1. The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
  2. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, V.E. Schwab
  3. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  4. The Midnight Library, Matt Haig
  5. Neighbors, Danielle Steel
  6. Before She Disappeared, Lisa Gardner
  7. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  8. Ready Player Two, Ernest Cline
  9. Star Wars: Light of the Jedi, Charles Soule
  10. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
Nonfiction
  1. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  2. Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
  3. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  4. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  7. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho
  8. World of Wonders, Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  9. You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey, Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar
  10. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson

Monday, January 25, 2021

Hot This Week: January 25

Two new movies make this week's list, with Honest Thief hanging onto the top spot for a second consecutive week. A two-disc, 30-track new album from country star Morgan Wallen lands at #1 in music, with a new album from Barry Gibb making the chart as well. A new thriller from Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child is the only newcomer in fiction, while an examination of everyday racism from comedian Amber Ruffin and her sister joins the nonfiction list.

Movies
  1. Honest Thief (Blu-ray)
  2. Spell (Blu-ray)
  3. The War with Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  4. Tenet (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Love and Monsters (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Jungleland
  7. Alone (Blu-ray)
  8. Unhinged (Blu-ray)
  9. Mulan (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. The Craft: Legacy (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album
  2. Taylor Swift, Evermore
  3. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  4. The Weeknd, After Hours
  5. Ariana Grande, Positions
  6. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  7. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  8. Lil Baby, My Turn
  9. Taylor Swift, Folklore
  10. Barry Gibb, Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers' Songbook Volume 1
Fiction
  1. The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
  2. The Scorpion's Tail, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
  3. Neighbors, Danielle Steel
  4. Star Wars: Light of the Jedi, Charles Soule
  5. The Midnight Library, Matt Haig
  6. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  7. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, V.E. Schwab
  8. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
  9. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  10. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
Nonfiction
  1. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  2. Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
  3. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  4. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  7. You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey, Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar
  8. The Answer Is..., Alex Trebek
  9. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho
  10. World of Wonders, Aimee Nezhukumatathil