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Monday, January 18, 2021

Hot This Week: January 18

The sci-fi thriller Skylines joins this week's movie list. Taylor Swift holds onto the top spot (and #7!) in music, with the Weeknd coming back on in advance of his Super Bowl halftime performance coming up on February 7. A Star Wars novel kicking off a previously unexplored timeline tops the fiction list along with two other newcomers, while nonfiction retains a familiar list of strong favorites.

Movies

  1. Honest Thief (Blu-ray)
  2. The War with Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  3. Tenet (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Love and Monsters (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Alone (Blu-ray)
  6. Unhinged (Blu-ray)
  7. Skylines (Blu-ray)
  8. The Craft: Legacy (Blu-ray)
  9. Mulan (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. The New Mutants (Blu-ray | 4K)
Music
  1. Taylor Swift, Evermore
  2. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  3. Ariana Grande, Positions
  4. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  5. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  6. Lil Baby, My Turn
  7. Taylor Swift, Folklore
  8. Harry Styles, Fine Line
  9. The Weeknd, After Hours
  10. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
Fiction
  1. Star Wars: Light of the Jedi, Charles Soule
  2. Neighbors, Danielle Steel
  3. The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
  4. The Wife Upstairs, Rachel Hawkins
  5. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  6. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  7. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
  8. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
  9. Ready Player Two, Ernest Cline
  10. The Midnight Library, Matt Haig
Nonfiction
  1. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  2. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  3. Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
  4. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. World of Wonders, Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  7. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson
  8. How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  9. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho
  10. Educated, Tara Westover

Monday, January 11, 2021

Hot This Week: January 11

We ring in 2021 with a whopping eight new movies on our weekly list, including a long-awaited sequel to the beloved 1996 movie The Craft. In music, Taylor Swift's second surprise album, Evermore, gives her two discs in the top five. Three new titles in fiction are led by the sensation The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, while in nonfiction a memoir from actor Matthew McConaughey is the hot newcomer.

Movies

  1. Honest Thief (Blu-ray)
  2. The War with Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  3. Tenet (Blu-ray | 4K)
  4. Love and Monsters (Blu-ray | 4K)
  5. Unhinged (Blu-ray)
  6. Alone (Blu-ray)
  7. The Craft: Legacy (Blu-ray)
  8. The Call (Blu-ray)
  9. Mulan (Blu-ray | 4K)
  10. Jiu Jitsu
Music
  1. Taylor Swift, Evermore
  2. Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon
  3. Ariana Grande, Positions
  4. Taylor Swift, Folklore
  5. Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  6. Eminem, Music to Be Murdered By
  7. Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die
  8. Michael Buble, Christmas
  9. Lil Baby, My Turn
  10. Harry Styles, Fine Line
Fiction
  1. The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
  2. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, V.E. Schwab
  3. The Return, Nicholas Sparks
  4. Ready Player Two, Ernest Cline
  5. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  6. Anxious People, Fredrik Backman
  7. A Time for Mercy, John Grisham
  8. The Midnight Library, Matt Haig
  9. Deadly Cross, James Patterson
  10. Daylight, David Baldacci
Nonfiction
  1. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  2. Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey
  3. Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  4. Caste, Isabel Wilkerson
  5. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  6. World of Wonders, Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  7. The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson
  8. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho
  9. Is This Anything?, Jerry Seinfeld
  10. The Last Days of John Lennon, James Patterson, Casey Sherman, and Dave Wedge