Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Today's Top Book & DVD Releases

Everyone loves staying on top of the latest releases in books & DVDs, and we receive them on a regular basis at your Abilene Public Library.  Tuesdays are the biggest days of the week as that's when the bulk of all new materials are released for the week.  Join us as we hit the highlights of some of the more popular titles coming to your library.

Ricki and the Flash
Starring: Meryl Streep
Summary: In this film, loaded with music and live performance, Streep stars as Ricki, a guitar heroine who gave up everything for her dream of rock and roll stardom, but is now returning home to make things right with her family.  Streep stars opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer, who plays her fictional daughter; Rick Springfield, who takes on the role of a Flash member in love with Ricki; and Kevin Kline, who portrays Ricki's long-suffering ex-husband. 

No Escape
Starring: Owen Wilson
Summary: How far will one man go to protect the ones he cares about most in the world?  An intense international thriller, centers on an American businessman as he and his family settle in to their new home in Southeast Asia.  Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city. 

American Ultra
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg
Summary: Mike shares a small-town life with his girlfriend Phoebe.  But Mike's sleepy world goes wild after he discovers that he's actually a CIA sleeper agent with lethal fighting skills, and the target of government hitmen.  Mike, the ultimate slacker, transforms into an ultra-attacker as he and Phoebe fight to survive in this exhilarating adventure. 

Cross Justice
Author: James Patterson
Summary: When his cousin is accused of a heinous crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown for the first time in over three decades.  As he tries to prove his cousin's innocence in a town where everyone seems to be on the take, Cross unearths a family secret that forces him to question everything he's ever known.  Chasing a ghost he believed was long dead, Cross gets pulled into a case that has local cops scratching their heads and needing his help: a grisly string of socialite murders.  Now he's hot on the trail of both a brutal killer, and the truth about his own pasts - and the answers he finds might be fatal.

Look out for these titles at your Abilene Public Library and get yourselves on the reserve lists so you don't miss getting your hands on them.  Then stop back each week to see what else will be coming out.

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