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Monday, December 5, 2016

Hot This Week: December 5

The first movie listing of December greets four new titles, including the top two on the list. It's the same number in music, where an incredible roster of heavy hitters debut with new albums. The one new fiction title this week is a solo effort, a new Alex Cross novel, from perennial bestseller James Patterson, while two new non-fiction audiobooks include an oral history of the satirical Daily Show.

DVD
  1. Bad Moms
  2. Mechanic: Resurrection
  3. Finding Dory
  4. Independence Day: Resurgence
  5. The Legend of Tarzan
  6. Hell or High Water
  7. Lights Out
  8. Central Intelligence
  9. Sausage Party
  10. Ice Age: Collision Course
CD
  1. Metallica, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
  2. Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
  3. Miranda Lambert, The Weight of These Wings
  4. Pentatonix, A Pentatonix Christmas
  5. A Tribe Called Quest, We Got It from Here...Thank You 4 Your Service
  6. Trolls Soundtrack
  7. Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Christmas Together
  8. Rae Sremmurd, Sremmlife 2
  9. Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording
  10. Drake, Views
Fiction
  1. Cross the Line, James Patterson
  2. The Whistler, John Grisham
  3. Turbo Twenty-Three, Janet Evanovich
  4. Two by Two, Nicholas Sparks
  5. No Man's Land, David Baldacci
  6. Night School, Lee Child
  7. Small Great Things, Jodi Picoult
  8. The Wrong Side of Goodbye, Michael Connelly
  9. Odessa Sea, Clive and Dirk Cussler
  10. The Chemist, Stephenie Meyer
Non-Fiction
  1. Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  2. Settle for More, Megyn Kelly
  3. The Magnolia Story, Chip and Joanna Gaines
  4. Our Revolution, Bernie Sanders
  5. Thank You for Being Late, Thomas L. Friedman
  6. Scrappy Little Nobody, Anna Kendrick
  7. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance
  8. Hamilton: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
  9. Born a Crime, Trevor Noah
  10. The Daily Show (The Book), Jon Stewart and Chris Smith

Monday, November 28, 2016

Hot This Week: November 28

The blockbuster sequel to the 1996 alien invasion flick Independence Day lands atop the first post-Thanksgiving movie chart. The phenomenal final album from A Tribe Called Quest following the passing of Phife Dawg debuts at #1 in music, which also sees Leonard Cohen's last album make the chart. Six new fiction titles make this week's list, and the non-fiction list includes five new titles as well.

DVD
  1. Independence Day: Resurgence
  2. The Legend of Tarzan
  3. Central Intelligence
  4. Ice Age: Collision Course
  5. Sausage Party
  6. Finding Dory
  7. X-Men: Apocalypse
  8. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
  9. Star Trek Beyond
  10. Ghostbusters
CD
  1. A Tribe Called Quest, We Got It from Here...Thank You 4 Your Service
  2. Pentatonix, A Pentatonix Christmas
  3. Trolls Soundtrack
  4. Rae Sremmurd, Sremmlife 2
  5. Drake, Views
  6. Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording
  7. Leonard Cohen, You Want It Darker
  8. The Chainsmokers, Collage
  9. Sting, 57th & 9th
  10. Suicide Squad: The Album
Fiction
  1. Turbo Twenty-Three, Janet Evanovich
  2. No Man's Land, David Baldacci
  3. The Whistler, John Grisham
  4. Night School, Lee Child
  5. Odessa Sea, Clive and Dirk Cussler
  6. Two by Two, Nicholas Sparks
  7. Chaos, Patricia Cornwell
  8. The Mistletoe Secret, Richard Paul Evans
  9. The Wrong Side of Goodbye, Michael Connelly
  10. Star Wars: Catalyst, James Luceno
Non-Fiction
  1. Settle for More, Megyn Kelly
  2. Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  3. Our Revolution, Bernie Sanders 
  4. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance
  5. Scrappy Little Nobody, Anna Kendrick
  6. The Magnolia Story, Chip and Joanna Gaines
  7. Born a Crime, Trevor Noah
  8. Superficial, Andy Cohen
  9. Hamilton: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
  10. The Book of Joy, Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu

Monday, November 21, 2016

Hot This Week: November 21

Two new titles land atop this week's movie list. On the music chart, six new CDs make their debuts, representing a wide range of styles. A new novel from Lee Child cracks the fiction list, along with a non-Twilight tale from Stephenie Meyer, while some familiar favorites make their way back onto the non-fiction list.

We hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving!

DVD
  1. The Legend of Tarzan
  2. Ice Age: Collision Course
  3. Central Intelligence
  4. Star Trek Beyond
  5. X-Men: Apocalypse
  6. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
  7. Ghostbusters
  8. The Purge: Election Year
  9. Nerve
  10. Free State of Jones
CD
  1. Bon Jovi, This House Is Not for Sale
  2. Alicia Keys, Here
  3. Trolls Soundtrack
  4. Pentatonix, A Pentatonix Christmas
  5. Rae Sremmurd, Sremmlife 2
  6. The Chainsmokers, Collage
  7. NOW That's What I Call Music 60
  8. Drake, Views
  9. Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording
  10. Kenny Chesney, Cosmic Hallelujah
Fiction
  1. Night School, Lee Child
  2. The Whistler, John Grisham
  3. The Wrong Side of Goodbye, Michael Connelly
  4. Two by Two, Nicholas Sparks
  5. The Chemist, Stephenie Meyer 
  6. Small Great Things, Jodi Picoult
  7. This Was a Man, Jeffrey Archer
  8. The Award, Danielle Steel
  9. Vince Flynn: Order to Kill, Kyle Mills
  10. Escape Clause, John Sandford
Non-Fiction
  1. Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  2. The Magnolia Story, Chip and Joanna Gaines
  3. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance
  4. Shaken, Tim Tebow
  5. Hamilton: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
  6. The Book of Joy, Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
  7. Love Warrior, Glennon Doyle Melton
  8. When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi
  9. Filthy Rich, James Patterson, John Connolly, and Tim Malloy
  10. A Life Well Played, Arnold Palmer

Monday, November 14, 2016

Hot This Week: November 14

The ever-popular Star Trek franchise sees its latest blockbuster land atop this week's movie listing. Three new CDs push Lady Gaga from #1 to #4 on the music chart. John Grisham holds onto the top spot in fiction, while new novels from Michael Connelly and Danielle Steel make the list for the first time. Jeff Pearlman's bio of former NFL standout quarterback Brett Favre is the week's only new non-fiction title.

DVD
  1. Star Trek Beyond
  2. Central Intelligence
  3. X-Men: Apocalypse
  4. The Purge: Election Year
  5. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
  6. Ghostbusters
  7. Nerve
  8. Warcraft
  9. Alice Through the Looking Glass
  10. Free State of Jones
CD
  1. Young Jeezy, Trap or Die 3
  2. Kenny Chesney, Cosmic Hallelujah
  3. Avenged Sevenfold, The Stage
  4. Lady Gaga, Joanne
  5. Pentatonix, A Pentatonix Christmas
  6. Drake, Views
  7. Suicide Squad: The Album
  8. Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording
  9. Michael Buble, Nobody But Me
  10. Tove Lo, Lady Wood
Fiction
  1. The Whistler, John Grisham
  2. The Wrong Side of Goodbye, Michael Connelly
  3. Two by Two, Nicholas Sparks
  4. The Award, Danielle Steel
  5. Small Great Things, Jodi Picoult
  6. Vince Flynn: Order to Kill, Kyle Mills
  7. Escape Clause, John Sandford
  8. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware
  9. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
  10. Commonwealth, Ann Patchett
Non-Fiction
  1. Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  2. The Magnolia Story, Chip and Joanna Gaines
  3. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance
  4. Shaken, Tim Tebow
  5. Hamilton: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
  6. Not Dead Yet, Phil Collins
  7. Filthy Rich, James Patterson, John Connolly, and Tim Malloy
  8. The Book of Joy, Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
  9. A Life Well Played, Arnold Palmer
  10. Gunslinger, Jeff Pearlman

Monday, November 7, 2016

Hot This Week: November 7

Looking for new movies? You're in luck, because half of this week's list is new, led by the Kevin Hart/Dwayne Johnson comedy Central Intelligence. There's even more new variety in music, which sees the season's first bit of Christmas cheer on the chart. John Grisham's latest legal thriller takes over the list in fiction, while four debuts in non-fiction include new memoirs from Tim Tebow and Phil Collins.

DVD
  1. Central Intelligence
  2. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
  3. Ghostbusters
  4. The Purge: Election Year
  5. Warcraft
  6. Nerve
  7. Free State of Jones
  8. Alice Through the Looking Glass
  9. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
  10. The Conjuring 2
CD
  1. Lady Gaga, Joanne
  2. Michael Buble, Nobody But Me
  3. Pentatonix, A Pentatonix Christmas
  4. Korn, The Serenity of Suffering
  5. Drake, Views
  6. Chris Tomlin, Never Lose Sight
  7. Suicide Squad: The Album
  8. Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording
  9. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
  10. Leonard Cohen, You Want It Darker
Fiction
  1. The Whistler, John Grisham
  2. Two by Two, Nicholas Sparks
  3. Small Great Things, Jodi Picoult
  4. Escape Clause, John Sandford
  5. Vince Flynn: Order to Kill, Kyle Mills
  6. A Baxter Family Christmas, Karen Kingsbury
  7. Sex, Lies & Serious Money, Stuart Woods
  8. The Blood Mirror, Brent Weeks
  9. The Obsidian Chamber, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
  10. Commonwealth, Ann Patchett
Non-Fiction
  1. The Magnolia Story, Chip and Joanna Gaines
  2. Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  3. Shaken, Tim Tebow
  4. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance
  5. Not Dead Yet, Phil Collins
  6. Hamilton: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
  7. Filthy Rich, James Patterson, John Connolly, and Tim Malloy
  8. Let Me Tell You About Jasper, Dana Perino
  9. A Lowcountry Heart, Pat Conroy
  10. Love Warrior, Glennon Doyle Melton