Tuesday, May 10, 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 Boy
Starring: Lauren Cohen
Summary: Greta takes a job as a nanny for a young boy in an English village.  Upon her arrival, she discovers that the child is actually a life-size doll that the parents have been suing as a coping mechanism since the death of their eight-year-old son two decades earlier.  After the initial shock wears off, Greta decides to stay and work for the couple, but when she breaks a few strictly enforced rules of their son's care, she begins to suspect the toy may not be a doll at all. 

Author: Linda Howard
Summary: For Morgan Yancy, an operative and team leader in a paramilitary group, nothing comes before his job.  But when he's ambushed and almost killed, his supervisor is determined to find out who's after the members of his elite squad - and why.  Due to worries that this unknown enemy will strike again, Morgan is sent to a remote location and told to lay low and stay vigilant.  But between a tempting housemate he's determined to protect and a deadly threat waiting in the shadows, keeping under the radar is proving to be his most dangerous mission yet. 

Theodore Boone: The Scandal (Theodore Boone Series #6)
Author: John Grisham
Summary: 13-year-old Theodore Boone knows every judge, police officer, and court clerk in Strattenburg.  He has even helped bring a fugitive to justice.  But even a future star lawyer like Theo has to deal with statewide standardized testing.  When an anonymous tip leads the school board to investigate a suspicious increase in scores at another local middle school, Theo finds himself thrust in the middle of a cheating scandal.  With insider knowledge and his future on the line, Theo must follow his keen instinct to do what's right in the newest case for the clever kid lawyer Theo Boone. 

Author: Louise Erdrich
Summary: North Dakota, late summer, 1999.  Landreaux Iron stalks a deer along the edge of the property bordering his own.  He shoots with easy confidence - but when the buck springs away, Landreaux realizes he's hit something else, a blur he saw as he squeezed the trigger.  When he staggers closer, he realizes he killed his neighbor's five-year-old son Dusty Ravich.

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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