Tuesday, April 26, 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 the more popular titles being released today.

Starring: Toni Collette
Summary: A darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul, reveals an irreverently twisted side to the holiday.  The horror-comedy tells the story of young Max, who turns his back on Christmas as his dysfunctional family comes together and comically clashes over the holidays.  When they accidentally unleash the wrath of Krampus, an ancient entity from European folklore, all hell breaks loose and beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own.

Ride Along 2
Starring: Ice Cube
Summary: Friction continues between rookie cop Ben Barber and his seasoned partner (and future brother-in-law) James Payton.  After discovering a mysterious flash drive during an arrest, the pair travels to Miami to hunt down a local drug lord with the help of a savvy detective.

Extreme Prey (Lucas Davenport Series #26)
Author: John Sandford
Summary: After the events in "Gathering Prey," Lucas Davenport finds himself in a very unusual situation - no longer employed by the Minnesota BCA.  His friend, the governor, is just cranking up a presidential campaign, though, and he invites Lucas to come along as part of his campaign staff.  "Should be fun!" he says, and it kind of is - until they find they have a shadow: an armed man intent on killing the governor...and anyone who gets in the way.

Hide Away (Eve Duncan Series #20)
Author: Iris Johansen
Summary: World-famous forensic sculptor Eve Duncan has landed in a well-guarded hospital room in Carmel, California.  But hidden danger looms for Eve, her beloved Joe Quinn, and Cara Delaney, the young girl they've both sworn to protect.  With Cara's enemies on the move, Eve has no choice but to flee the hospital - no matter what the doctors say.  Her protective instincts in full gear, she decides that their best chance of survival is to get out of the country.  She turns to her daughter, Jane MacGuire, for help.

The Raven King (The Raven Cycle #4)
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
Summary: All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love's death.  She doesn't believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore.

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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