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Monday, August 19, 2019

Hot This Week: August 19

As the kids get ready to head back to school, the live-action Pokemon movie takes top honors on this week's movie list. The soundtrack to the latest Descendants movie is the top debut in music, and a new single propels Tool's classic album Aenima onto the chart 23 years after its release. New novels from James Patterson and Ruth Ware are the top debuts in fiction, while Toni Morrison's passing spurs interest in her recent essay collection.

Movies 
  1. Pokemon Detective Pikachu (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. The Curse of La Llorona (Blu-ray)
  3. Long Shot (Blu-ray)
  4. The Intruder (Blu-ray)
  5. Shazam! (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Alita: Battle Angel (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. UglyDolls (Blu-ray)
  8. Hellboy (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Breakthrough (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Pet Sematary (Blu-ray | 4K)
CD
  1. Ed Sheeran, No. 6 Collaborations Project
  2. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  3. Chris Brown, Indigo
  4. NF, The Search
  5. Descendants 3 Soundtrack
  6. Lizzo, Cuz I Love You
  7. Tool, Aenima
  8. Tyler Childers, Country Squire
  9. Khalid, Free Spirit
  10. Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. The Inn, James Patterson and Candice Fox
  3. The Turn of the Key, Ruth Ware
  4. One Good Deed, David Baldacci
  5. Outfox, Sandra Brown
  6. The Nickel Boys, Colson Whitehead
  7. A Dangerous Man, Robert Crais
  8. Summer of '69, Elin Hilderbrand
  9. Chances Are..., Richard Russo
  10. City of Girls, Elizabeth Gilbert
Non-Fiction 
  1. Educated, Tara Westover
  2. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  3. Three Women, Lisa Taddeo
  4. The Pioneers, David McCullough
  5. Unfreedom of the Press, Mark R. Levin
  6. The Source of Self-Regard, Toni Morrison
  7. The Second Mountain, David Brooks
  8. The Moment of Lift, Melinda Gates
  9. Bad Blood, John Carreyrou
  10. American Carnage, Tim Alberta

Monday, August 12, 2019

Hot This Week: August 12

Three new movies make this week's list, led by the Seth Rogan/Charlize Theron comedy Long Shot. In music, the fourth album from rapper NF tops the chart, with a new disc from Of Monsters and Men joining as well. In fiction, Delia Owens reclaims the top spot, while new novels from Pierce Brown, Catherine Coulter, and Richard Russo make their debuts.

Movies 
  1. Long Shot (Blu-ray)
  2. The Intruder (Blu-ray)
  3. Shazam! (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Alita: Battle Angel (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Hellboy (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. UglyDolls (Blu-ray)
  7. Breakthrough (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Pet Sematary (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Little (Blu-ray)
  10. Dumbo (Blu-ray | 4K)
CD
  1. NF, The Search
  2. Ed Sheeran, No. 6 Collaborations Project
  3. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  4. Chris Brown, Indigo
  5. Lizzo, Cuz I Love You
  6. Of Monsters and Men, Fever Dream
  7. Khalid, Free Spirit
  8. Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes
  9. Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
  10. Luke Combs, This One's for You
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. One Good Deed, David Baldacci
  3. The Nickel Boys, Colson Whitehead
  4. Dark Age, Pierce Brown
  5. Summer of '69, Elin Hilderbrand
  6. Labyrinth, Catherine Coulter
  7. Chances Are..., Richard Russo
  8. Under Currents, Nora Roberts
  9. City of Girls, Elizabeth Gilbert
  10. Ask Again, Yes, Mary Beth Keane
Non-Fiction 
  1. Educated, Tara Westover
  2. Three Women, Lisa Taddeo
  3. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  4. Unfreedom of the Press, Mark R. Levin
  5. The Pioneers, David McCullough
  6. The Second Mountain, David Brooks
  7. American Carnage, Tim Alberta
  8. Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
  9. America's Reluctant Prince, Steven M. Gillon
  10. The Moment of Lift, Melinda Gates

Monday, August 5, 2019

Hot This Week: August 5

We move into August with not a ton of movement on our lists of hot titles. Three new titles in movies represent the biggest change of the week, with sci-fi flicks Alita: Battle Angel and Hellboy coming in just behind Shazam! at the top. Ed Sheeran holds onto #1 on the music chart, with the new Lion King soundtrack making its first appearance. In fiction, David Baldacci manages to dislodge Delia Owens from the top spot, with Timothy Zahn bringing a beloved Star Wars character back for another round down the list.

Movies 
  1. Shazam! (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Alita: Battle Angel (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Hellboy (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Breakthrough (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Pet Sematary (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Little (Blu-ray)
  7. Dumbo (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Missing Link (Blu-ray)
  9. Captain Marvel (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Us (Blu-ray | 4K)
CD
  1. Ed Sheeran, No. 6 Collaborations Project
  2. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  3. Chris Brown, Indigo
  4. Lizzo, Cuz I Love You
  5. Khalid, Free Spirit
  6. Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
  7. Luke Combs, This One's for You
  8. The Lion King Soundtrack
  9. Jonas Brothers, Happiness Begins
  10. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Soundtrack
Fiction
  1. One Good Deed, David Baldacci
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  3. The Nickel Boys, Colson Whitehead
  4. Thrawn: Treason, Timothy Zahn
  5. Summer of '69, Elin Hilderbrand
  6. Under Currents, Nora Roberts
  7. Window on the Bay, Debbie Macomber
  8. City of Girls, Elizabeth Gilbert
  9. Ask Again, Yes, Mary Beth Keane
  10. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
Non-Fiction 
  1. Educated, Tara Westover
  2. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  3. The Pioneers, David McCullough
  4. Three Women, Lisa Taddeo
  5. Unfreedom of the Press, Mark R. Levin
  6. American Carnage, Tim Alberta
  7. America's Reluctant Prince, Steven M. Gillon
  8. The Moment of Lift, Melinda Gates
  9. Alone at Dawn, Dan Schilling and Lori Chapman Longfritz
  10. The Second Mountain, David Brooks