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New Titles

  • In the Midst of Winter
  • Isabel Allende
  • End Game
  • David Baldacci
  • Typhoon Fury
  • Clive Cussler
  • In This Moment
  • Karen Kingsbury
  • Oathbringer
  • Brandon Sanderson
  • The People vs. Alex Cross
  • James Patterson

New Youth

  • Fragile Like Us
  • Sara Barnard
  • Turtles All the Way Down
  • John Green
  • Thelma the Unicorn
  • Aaron Blabey
  • The Silver Mask
  • Holly Black
  • You Must Bring a Hat
  • Simon Philip
  • Lights, Camera, Middle School
  • Jennifer Holm

New Movies

  • The Collection - TVMA
  • Atomic Blonde - R
  • The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature - PG
  • Cars 3 - G
  • The Glass Castle - PG13
  • The Emoji Movie - PG