Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Today's Top Book & DVD Releases

Everyone loves staying on top of the latest in books & DVDs and we receive them on a regular basis at your library.  Join us as we hit the highlights of some of the more popular titles being released today.

The Forest
Starring: Natalie Dormer
Summary: A woman goes into Japan's Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror.

Justice League vs Teen Titans
Starring: Christopher Gorham
Summary: Soon after Damian joins the Teen Titans as Robin, a rift develops between the Justice League and the Titans over Raven, whom the JL sees as being in league with her father, the demon Trigon, while the Titans see her as his victim.  Soon the rift turns into an all-out war, as the Titans take it upon themselves to protect Raven from the League, while thwarting Trigon's plans to create a hell on Earth.

Author: Leila Meacham
Summary: Texas in the early 1900s, its inhabitants still traveling by horseback and barely familiar with the telephone, was on the cusp of an oil boom that, unbeknownst to its residents, would spark a period of dramatic changes an economic growth.  In the midst of this transformative time in Southern history, two unforgettable characters emerge and find their fates irrevocably intertwined: Samantha Gordon, the privileged heiress to the sprawling Las Tres Lomas cattle ranch near Fort Worth, and Nathan Holloway, a sweet-natured and charming farm boy from far north Texas.  As changes sweep the rustic countryside, Samantha and Nathan's connection drives this narrative compulsively forward as they love, lose, and betray.

The Obsession
Author: Nora Roberts
Summary: Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods.  In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, she revealed the horrible extent of her father's crimes and made him infamous.  No matter how close she gets to happiness, she can't outrun the sins of Thomas David Bowes.  Not a successful photographer, under a different last name, she's found a place thousands of miles away to call her own.  But the sins of her father can become an obsession, and, as she's learned time and time again, her past is never more than a nightmare away.

Most Wanted
Author: Lisa Scottoline
Summary: When a woman and her husband, desperate for a baby, find themselves unable to conceive, they decide to take further steps.  Since it is the husband who is infertile, the heroine decides to use a donor.  And all seems to be well.  Three months pass and she is happily pregnant.  But a shocking revelation occurs when she discovers that a man arrested for a series of brutal murders is her donor - the biological father of the child she is carrying.  Delving deeper to uncover the truth, the heroine must face her worst fears, and confront a terrifying truth.

Look for these great titles at your Abilene Public Library and get yourselves on the reserve lists so you're certain to keep up with some of the popular releases of the week.

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