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New Titles

  • A Man Called Ove
  • Fredrik Backman
  • The Seekers
  • Wanda Brunstetter
  • Dead Cold Brew
  • Cleo Coyle
  • The Rising
  • Heather Graham
  • The Nowhere Man
  • Gregg Hurwitz
  • Ring of Fire
  • Brad Taylor

New Youth

  • Everyone We've Been
  • Sarah Everett
  • Roseblood
  • A.G. Howard
  • Egg
  • Kevin Henkes
  • Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story
  • Nora Baskin
  • A Greyhound, A Groundhog
  • Emily Jenkins
  • A Furry Fiasco
  • Paul Jacobs

New Movies

  • The Accountant - R
  • The Secret Life of Pets - PG
  • The Dressmaker - R
  • Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life - PG
  • Jason Bourne - PG13
  • The Light Between Oceans - PG13