Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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 popular titles being released today.

Beauty and the Beast
Starring: Emma Watson
Summary: A live-action retelling of the Disney animated classic from 1991.  As before, this fairy tale centers on a young woman named Belle, who is forced to live in an enchanted castle with a prince who is cursed to look like a hideous Beast.  In time, the pair falls in love as Belle learns to see the good man hiding behind the Beast's monstrous exterior.

The Zookeeper's Wife
Starring: Jessica Chastain
Summary: Tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonio and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

Wired
Author: Julie Garwood
Summary: Allison has always had a special talent for computers.  When she's not cleaning up after her troublemaker younger brother, Jason, she spends her days writing code and navigating the intricacies of the Internet.  In fact, she's working on a new program that will revolutionize the tech industry, and when she attends a prominent seminar, word begins to spread.  FBI Agent Liam Scott discovers how brilliant Allison is and wants her to help hunt down a cyber criminal he's been after for two years.  He invites her to tour the bureau's state-of-the-art cybercenter in Boston.  Once she arrives, he thinks he can convince her to join the team.  But Allison doesn't want to work for the government - until Liam makes an offer she can't refuse: work for the FBI for one year, and they will expunge Jason's illustrious criminal record.

Look for these 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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