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Monday, March 30, 2020

Hot This Week: March 30

The latest action-packed Jumanji installment bursts onto our list this week with a #1 debut. In music, the new album from former One Direction member Niall Horan is the only newcomer to the chart. Fiction sees a new novel from Harlan Coben, as well as the novelization of the blockbuster conclusion to the Star Wars Skywalker saga, while most titles hold strong in nonfiction.

Movies
  1. Jumanji: The Next Level (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Spies in Disguise (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Knives Out (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Richard Jewell (Blu-ray)
  5. Uncut Gems (Blu-ray)
  6. Charlie's Angels (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Bombshell (Blu-ray)
  8. Midway (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Frozen II (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Ford v Ferrari (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. Lil Baby, My Turn
  2. Niall Horan, Heartbreak Weather
  3. Jhene Aiko, Chilombo
  4. Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
  5. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  6. Justin Bieber, Changes
  7. Frozen II Soundtrack
  8. BTS, Map of the Soul: 7
  9. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  10. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. The Boy from the Woods, Harlan Coben
  3. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins
  4. The Mirror & the Light, Hilary Mantel
  5. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker by Rae Carson
  6. In Five Years, Rebecca Serle
  7. Blindside, James Patterson and James O. Born
  8. Journey of the Pharaohs, Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
  9. My Dark Vanessa, Kate Elizabeth Russell
  10. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
Nonfiction
  1. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  2. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson
  3. Educated, Tara Westover
  4. Open Book, Jessica Simpson and Kevin Carr O'Leary
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  7. John Adams Under Fire, Dan Abrams and David Fisher
  8. Unknown Valor, Martha MacCallum and Ronald J. Drez
  9. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, Lori Gottlieb
  10. Capital and Ideology, Thomas Piketty

Thursday, March 26, 2020

hoopla Introduces FREE Bonus Borrows

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic weighs heavily on our communities, schools, and libraries. hoopla Digital is thinking of our library partners and our patrons as we navigate this together.

With so many libraries and schools closed, and millions of Americans staying at home, access to digital content and education has taken on an even greater importance. Midwest Tape, hoopla Digital, and Dreamscape are committed to helping this content remain accessible.

The hoopla Digital team has created a special Bonus Borrows collection of over 1,100 of our top titles, including new releases and hoopla favorites. This will help our partner Libraries continue to provide high-quality content and resources to their community, at no cost to their systems.

As part of the Midwest Tape commitment to our Library partners and their communities, hoopla Digital and Dreamscape, the Library-First Publisher, are funding the costs associated with the hoopla Bonus Borrows program.

This curated collection highlights several of hoopla’s top-circulating titles and includes enriching content designed to help families take care of themselves at this time, and maybe learn a new skill, with guides on stress management, DIY activities, cookbooks, home fitness, and homeschool education. You can view the curated collection here.

Dreamscape titles in this collection include titles from New York Times bestselling authors like Lisa Jewell and Martha Grimes and award-winning books and video like The Kiss Quotient (Goodreads’ Romance Book of the Year) and Drum Dream Girl (ALA Carnegie Medal winner).

Bonus Borrows titles are available for unlimited borrows and will have no impact on patrons' regular monthly borrowing limit. In addition to these titles, they will also continue to have regular access to hoopla’s collection of over 750,000 eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music albums, comics, and more.

We know reading and other forms of home entertainment can provide immense comfort in times of uncertainty. We remain committed to providing top content in our hoopla Digital collection. Thank you to all our Library partners for your continued impact on your communities even in these difficult times.

Please give us a call at 1-800-875-2785 or email info@midwesttape.com if there is anything we can assist you with—our Customer Service team is working remotely and ready to help with your needs.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Hot This Week: March 23

Movie lovers have four new titles to pick from this week, led by the animated hit Spies in Disguise. Singer Jhene Aiko and K-pop band NCT 127 land new albums on the music chart. Hilary Mantel leads five new novels on the fiction list with the conclusion to her Booker Prize-winning Thomas Cromwell series. In nonfiction, new books by Glennon Doyle and Thomas Piketty make their debuts.

Movies
  1. Spies in Disguise (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Uncut Gems (Blu-ray)
  3. Knives Out (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Charlie's Angels (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Frozen II (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Bombshell (Blu-ray)
  7. Midway (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Ford v Ferrari (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. 21 Bridges (Blu-ray)
  10. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. Jhene Aiko, Chilombo
  2. Lil Baby, My Turn
  3. NCT 127, NCT #127: Neo Zone, The 2nd Album
  4. Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
  5. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  6. BTS, Map of the Soul: 7
  7. Justin Bieber, Changes
  8. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  9. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  10. Pop Smoke, Meet the Woo, v.2
Fiction
  1. The Mirror & the Light, Hilary Mantel
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  3. Journey of the Pharaohs, Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
  4. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins
  5. A Good Neighborhood, Therese Anne Fowler
  6. My Dark Vanessa, Kate Elizabeth Russell
  7. Long Range, C.J. Box
  8. Blindside, James Patterson and James O. Born
  9. The Numbers Game, Danielle Steel
  10. In Five Years, Rebecca Serle
Nonfiction
  1. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  2. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson
  3. Educated, Tara Westover
  4. Open Book, Jessica Simpson and Kevin Carr O'Leary
  5. Unknown Valor, Martha MacCallum and Ronald J. Drez
  6. Capital and Ideology, Thomas Piketty
  7. John Adams Under Fire, Dan Abrams and David Fisher
  8. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  9. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  10. The MAGA Doctrine, Charlie Kirk

Monday, March 16, 2020

Hot This Week: March 16

We know this is a strange and difficult time. We also know that libraries and librarians are doing their best to keep their communities safe and still provide whatever services and/or materials they can under the circumstances. Please reach out to us here at Midwest Tape if there is anything we can do to assist you. In the meantime, we will try to keep our normal schedule of communication about media titles and other goings-on of interest to libraries.

Movies
  1. Frozen II (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Knives Out (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Midway (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Queen & Slim (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Ford v Ferrari (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. 21 Bridges (Blu-ray)
  7. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Dark Waters (Blu-ray)
  9. Playing with Fire (Blu-ray)
  10. Joker (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. Lil Baby, My Turn
  2. BTS, Map of the Soul: 7
  3. James Taylor, American Standard
  4. Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
  5. Justin Bieber, Changes
  6. Five Finger Death Punch, F8
  7. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  8. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  9. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  10. Pop Smoke, Meet the Woo, v.2
Fiction
  1. Long Range, C.J. Box
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  3. The Numbers Game, Danielle Steel
  4. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins
  5. Blindside, James Patterson and James O. Born
  6. You Are Not Alone, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  7. Writers & Lovers, Lily King
  8. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  9. The Night Watchman, Louise Erdrich
  10. Such a Fun Age, Kiley Reid
Nonfiction
  1. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson
  2. Unknown Valor, Martha MacCallum and Ronald J. Drez
  3. Educated, Tara Westover
  4. The MAGA Doctrine, Charlie Kirk
  5. Open Book, Jessica Simpson and Kevin Carr O'Leary
  6. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  7. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  8. John Adams Under Fire, Dan Abrams and David Fisher
  9. Dark Towers, David Enrich
  10. Until the End of Time, Brian Greene

Monday, March 9, 2020

Hot This Week: March 9

All our top titles are new this week. In movies, the blockbuster murder mystery Knives Out edges out the sequel to Frozen for top honors. In music, K-pop sensation BTS tops the chart, followed by new music from Ozzy Osbourne. A new James Patterson novel leads five new titles in fiction, while bestselling author Erik Larson's look at London during the Blitz leads four in nonfiction.

Movies
  1. Knives Out (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Frozen II (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Midway (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. 21 Bridges (Blu-ray)
  5. Ford v Ferrari (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Playing with Fire (Blu-ray)
  8. Joker (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Doctor Sleep (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Jojo Rabbit (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. BTS, Map of the Soul: 7
  2. Ozzy Osbourne, Ordinary Man
  3. Justin Bieber, Changes
  4. Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
  5. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  6. Pop Smoke, Meet the Woo, v.2
  7. Trippie Redd, A Love Letter to You 4
  8. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  9. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  10. Frozen II Soundtrack
Fiction
  1. Blindside, James Patterson and James O. Born
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  3. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins
  4. The Warsaw Protocol, Steve Berry
  5. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  6. Coconut Layer Cake Murder, Joanne Fluke
  7. Apeirogon, Colum McCann
  8. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  9. Such a Fun Age, Kiley Reid
  10. The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes
Nonfiction
  1. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson
  2. Unknown Valor, Martha MacCallum and Ronald J. Drez
  3. Open Book, Jessica Simpson and Kevin Carr O'Leary
  4. Educated, Tara Westover
  5. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  6. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  7. Until the End of Time, Brian Greene
  8. Profiles in Corruption, Peter Schweizer
  9. Dark Towers, David Enrich
  10. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, Lori Gottlieb

Monday, March 2, 2020

Hot This Week: March 2

If you and your patrons are looking for new movies, we have good news: there are four great ones popping up on our list for the first time this week. Multiplatinum pop star Justin Bieber tops the music chart with two other new albums also making the list. In fiction, new novels from Preston and Child and Mary Kubica make their debuts, while nonfiction sees an examination of shady financial dealings jump to the top.

Movies
  1. Midway (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. 21 Bridges (Blu-ray)
  3. Ford v Ferrari (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Playing with Fire (Blu-ray)
  6. Jojo Rabbit (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Joker (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Doctor Sleep (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Terminator: Dark Fate (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Gemini Man (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. Justin Bieber, Changes
  2. Tame Impala, The Slow Rush
  3. Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
  4. Monsta X, All About Luv
  5. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  6. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  7. Pop Smoke, Meet the Woo, v.2
  8. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  9. Halsey, Manic
  10. Frozen II Soundtrack
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins
  3. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  4. Golden in Death, J.D. Robb
  5. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  6. A Long Petal of the Sea, Isabel Allende
  7. The Guardians, John Grisham
  8. The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes
  9. Crooked River, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
  10. The Other Mrs., Mary Kubica
Nonfiction
  1. Dark Towers, David Enrich
  2. Open Book, Jessica Simpson and Kevin Carr O'Leary
  3. Profiles in Corruption, Peter Schweizer
  4. Educated, Tara Westover
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  7. Why We're Polarized, Ezra Klein
  8. The Body, Bill Bryson
  9. The Big Goodbye, Sam Wasson
  10. When Time Stopped, Ariana Neumann

Monday, February 24, 2020

Hot This Week: February 24

Ford v Ferrari takes over this week's movie list. In music, new albums by Green Day and Pop Smoke make their debuts, while Roddy Ricch returns to #1. Where the Crawdads Sing retakes the top spot in fiction, while the nonfiction list remains largely unchanged.

Movies
  1. Ford v Ferrari (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Playing with Fire (Blu-ray)
  3. Doctor Sleep (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Joker (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Terminator: Dark Fate (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Gemini Man (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Zombieland: Double Tap (Blu-ray | 4K)
  8. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Harriet (Blu-ray)
  10. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
  2. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  3. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  4. Green Day, Father of All
  5. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  6. Lil Wayne, Funeral
  7. Pop Smoke, Meet the Woo, v.2
  8. Halsey, Manic
  9. Taylor Swift, Lover
  10. Harry Styles, Fine Line
Fiction
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins
  3. Golden in Death, J.D. Robb
  4. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  5. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  6. The Guardians, John Grisham
  7. A Long Petal of the Sea, Isabel Allende
  8. The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes
  9. Dear Edward, Ann Napolitano
  10. Lost, James Patterson and James O. Born
Nonfiction
  1. Open Book, Jessica Simpson and Kevin Carr O'Leary
  2. Profiles in Corruption, Peter Schweizer
  3. Educated, Tara Westover
  4. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  5. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  6. Why We're Polarized, Ezra Klein
  7. The Body, Bill Bryson
  8. The Big Goodbye, Sam Wasson
  9. When Time Stopped, Ariana Neumann
  10. Me and White Supremacy, Layla F. Saad

Monday, February 17, 2020

Hot This Week: February 17

This week's movie list is topped by the John Cena family comedy Playing with Fire. Rap superstar Lil Wayne brings a new album to the top of the music chart, joined by new discs from Russ, Kesha, and Louis Tomlinson. In fiction, a new novel from J.D. Robb is the top newcomer, while in nonfiction, a memoir from Jessica Simpson moves into the top spot.

Movies
  1. Playing with Fire (Blu-ray)
  2. Terminator: Dark Fate (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Doctor Sleep (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Joker (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Gemini Man (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Zombieland: Double Tap (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. Harriet (Blu-ray)
  8. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. The Addams Family (Blu-ray)
  10. Last Christmas (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Lil Wayne, Funeral
  2. Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
  3. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  4. Russ, Shake the Snow Globe
  5. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  6. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  7. Kesha, High Road
  8. Halsey, Manic
  9. Louis Tomlinson, Walls
  10. Taylor Swift, Lover
Fiction
  1. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins
  2. Golden in Death, J.D. Robb
  3. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  4. The Museum of Desire, Jonathan Kellerman
  5. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  6. Lost, James Patterson and James O. Born
  7. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  8. Dear Edward, Ann Napolitano
  9. The Guardians, John Grisham
  10. The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes
Nonfiction
  1. Open Book, Jessica Simpson and Kevin Carr O'Leary
  2. Profiles in Corruption, Peter Schweizer
  3. Educated, Tara Westover
  4. Why We're Polarized, Ezra Klein
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  7. When Time Stopped, Ariana Neumann
  8. The Big Goodbye, Sam Wasson
  9. The Body, Bill Bryson
  10. Me and White Supremacy, Layla F. Saad

Monday, February 10, 2020

Hot This Week: February 10

Three new movies jump onto the list this week, led by James Cameron's return to the Terminator franchise. The physical release of rapper Roddy Ricch's previously digital-only debut album tops the music chart. Lisa Gardner and Ann Napolitano land new novels in fiction, while new books from Ezra Klein and Layla F. Saad debut in nonfiction.

Movies
  1. Terminator: Dark Fate (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Zombieland: Double Tap (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. Gemini Man (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Joker (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Harriet (Blu-ray)
  6. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Blu-ray | 4K)
  7. The Addams Family (Blu-ray)
  8. Motherless Brooklyn (Blu-ray)
  9. Black and Blue (Blu-ray)
  10. Countdown (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
  2. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  3. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  4. Halsey, Manic
  5. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  6. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  7. Lizzo, Cuz I Love You
  8. Frozen II Soundtrack
  9. Summer Walker, Over It
  10. Selena Gomez, Rare
Fiction
  1. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  3. When You See Me, Lisa Gardner
  4. Lost, James Patterson and James O. Born
  5. Dear Edward, Ann Napolitano
  6. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  7. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  8. A Long Petal of the Sea, Isabel Allende
  9. The Guardians, John Grisham
  10. Long Bright River, Liz Moore
Nonfiction
  1. Profiles in Corruption, Peter Schweizer
  2. Educated, Tara Westover
  3. Why We're Polarized, Ezra Klein
  4. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  5. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  6. Me and White Supremacy, Layla F. Saad
  7. The Body, Bill Bryson
  8. The Age of Entitlement, Christopher Caldwell
  9. Me, Elton John
  10. The Impossible First, Colin O'Brady

Monday, February 3, 2020

Hot This Week: February 3

There are plenty of new titles across all of our formats this week, starting with four movies, led by the Zombieland sequel that was ten years in the making. New music from Eminem tops the chart, where it's joined by new discs from Halsey and Little Big Town. The fiction list is topped by the buzzworthy American Dirt from Jeanine Cummins, while nonfiction sees additions from Peter Schweizer, Christopher Caldwell, and Colin O'Brady.

Movies
  1. Zombieland: Double Tap (Blu-ray | 4K)
  2. Gemini Man (Blu-ray | 4K)
  3. The Addams Family (Blu-ray)
  4. Joker (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Blu-ray | 4K)
  6. Black and Blue (Blu-ray)
  7. Countdown (Blu-ray)
  8. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Blu-ray | 4K)
  9. Hustlers (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Jexi (Blu-ray)
Music
  1. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  2. Halsey, Manic
  3. Post Malone, Hollywood's Bleeding
  4. Selena Gomez, Rare
  5. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  6. Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  7. Frozen II Soundtrack
  8. Little Big Town, Nightfall
  9. Summer Walker, Over It
  10. Trippie Redd, A Love Letter to You 4
Fiction
  1. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  3. Lost, James Patterson and James O. Born
  4. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  5. The Guardians, John Grisham
  6. A Long Petal of the Sea, Isabel Allende
  7. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett
  8. Long Bright River, Liz Moore
  9. The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes
  10. Moral Compass, Danielle Steel
Nonfiction
  1. Profiles in Corruption, Peter Schweizer
  2. Educated, Tara Westover
  3. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  4. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  5. The Age of Entitlement, Christopher Caldwell
  6. Me, Elton John
  7. The Body, Bill Bryson
  8. The Impossible First, Colin O'Brady
  9. Boys & Sex, Peggy Orenstein
  10. American Oligarchs, Andrea Bernstein

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