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New Titles

  • The Fix
  • David Baldacci
  • The Burial Hour
  • Jeffery Deaver
  • No Easy Target
  • Iris Johansen
  • The Horse Dancer
  • Jojo Moyes
  • Two from the Heart
  • James Patterson
  • The Night the Lights Went Out
  • Karen White

New Youth

  • What Girls Are Made Of
  • Elana Arnold
  • Defy the Stars
  • Claudia Gray
  • Splatypus
  • Sudipta Bardhan -Quallen
  • 101 Ways to Gross Out Your Friends
  • Julie Huffman
  • Olivia the Spy
  • Ian Falconer
  • A Legend of Starfire
  • Marissa Burt

New Movies

  • Lion - PG13
  • La La Land - PG13
  • Hidden Figures - PG
  • Passengers - PG13
  • Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them - PG13
  • Sing - PG