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Downton Abbey Season 4

RCA Records • Pop/Rock

Starring: Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern

Two years after releasing the chart-topping Femme Fatale, Britney Spears returns with her eighth studio album. Along with the single Work Bitch, the album includes collaborations with Sia, William Orbit, and will.i.am.

Available December 3 Parental Advisory CD 11037434.................... $14.99 Edited Version CD 11037435.................... $14.99

The sweeping Downton Abbey saga continues, beginning six months after the unexpected death of Matthew Crawley, heir to Downton Abbey, husband to Lady Mary, and brand new father to a baby boy and successor, in a car accident. Nonetheless, life goes on at Downton Abbey and the Crawleys are beginning to snap out of it. UNK (2013) Drama

“...well-performed, beautifully scripted...the making of a classic that will last for a long time to come.” - The Independent

Available January 28 DVD

(WS) 11028786............. $57.99 (3 Discs)

Blu-ray (WS) 11028847............. $63.99 (3 Discs)

Read by Mark Meadows

Brilliance Audio, Inc. NY Times Bestseller Fiction It is 1866, and Walter Moody

has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On the stormy night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes.

Available January 7 Unabridged • 25 Discs Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11038310............ $59.99 ISBN 9781480592582


picks of the week

canadian interest

CANADIAN TALENT SPOTLIGHT Happy Birthday, Rachel McAdams

Passion

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace At a Berlin ad agency, an outgoing American and her nononsense European colleague engage in an escalating personal and professional rivalry that quickly becomes a deadly power struggle. UNK 101 min. (2012) Drama “...sleek and enjoyable...” - A.O. Scott “...a spellbinding thriller.” - Roger Ebert “...a serpentine, gorgeously orchestrated gathering of all of De Palma’s pet themes and conceits.” - Slant Magazine DVD

DVD & Blu-ray

Doc Martin Series 6 Starring: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa. UNK 384 min. Drama

Available December 10 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 11037826............. $45.99 (2 Discs)

(WS) 11023778............. $28.99

ISBN 1417239468

Blu-ray (WS) 11024122............. $29.99 ISBN 1417239476

To the Wonder

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko A romantic drama about men and women grappling with love and its many phases and seasons, passion, sympathy, obligation, sorrow, and indecision, and the way these forces merge together and drift apart, transforming, destroying, and reinventing the lives they touch. 14A 113 min. (2012) Drama “A beautiful, heartfelt and raw piece of work.” - The Playlist DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10972708............. $31.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10972665............. $29.99 ISBN N/A

SPOTLIGHT IN CANADA Cottage Country Starring: Malin Akerman, Tyler Labine, Lucy Punch Todd wants everything to be just perfect at the family cottage where he plans to propose to Cammie. But things go awry with the arrival of Todd’s slacker brother Salinger and his free-spirited girlfriend Masha. 14A 91 min. (2013) Action

Available December 17 DVD

ISBN N/A

11039979............. $23.99

Arctic Air Season 2

Starring: Adam Beach, Pascale Hutton, Kevin McNulty Season two continues the adventure series set in the Arctic, about a maverick airline and the unconventional family who runs it. UNK (2013) Adventure

Available January 7 DVD

ISBN N/A

11039977............. $29.99

Lilyhammer Season 1 Starring: Steven Van Zandt, Marian Saastad Ottesen, Trond Fausa A New York mobster goes into hiding in rural Lillehammer in Norway after testifying against his former associates. UNK 378 min. (2012) Drama

Available December 3 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 11026113............. $19.99 (2 Discs)

Blu-ray (WS) 11026080............. $29.99 (2 Discs) ISBN N/A

Sightseers

Starring: Alice Lowe, Kenneth Hadley, Steve Oram Chris wants to show his girlfriend Tina his world and he wants to do it his way, on a journey through the British Isles in his beloved caravan. Tina’s led a sheltered life and there are things Chris simply needs her to see. But it doesn’t take long for annoying tourists, overbooked camp sites, and Tina’s meddling mother to spoil Chris’s dream. 14A 88 min. (2012) Adventure “Funny disturbing, sly and sharp.” - Los Angeles Times “...the movie has undercurrents of genuine and very British weirdness.” - Boston Globe

Available December 10 DVD

(WS) 11037825............. $28.99

ISBN 0788617400

european union film festival toronto 2013: November 14-27 Bullhead (Dutch) Screening at this year’s film fest Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeroen Perceval, Jeanne Dandoy Domineering cattle farmer Jacky Vanmarsenille, constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, initiates a shady deal with a notorious mafioso meat trader. When an investigating federal agent is assassinated, Jacky must confront his demons and face the far-reaching consequences of his decisions. UNK 124 min. (2011) Drama “A career-defining, powerfully physical lead performance.”

- Variety DVD (WS) 10722109............. $28.99 ISBN N/A

Blu-ray (WS) 10722145............. $29.99 ISBN N/A

Franklin Ultimate Collection

Franklin is a young turtle who, along with his animal friends, learns how he fits in the world and how the world fits him. Like most children, Franklin learns by making mistakes. When he fibs, gets lost, or acts bossy, he usually finds solutions himself, learning lessons the Franklin way, but also having fun in the process. UNK 120 min. Children’s DVD

ISBN N/A

11028522............. $11.99

The Strange Case of Angelica

(Portuguese)

Screened at EUFFT 2012 Starring: Pilar Lopez De Ayala, Ricardo Trepa Late one night, Isaac is summoned by a wealthy family to take the last photograph of a young bride, Angelica, who mysteriously passed away. When he looks through his lens, the young woman appears to come to life. From that moment, Isaac will be haunted by Angelica day and night. UNK 97 min. (2010) Drama “A magical masterpiece.” - Los Angeles Times DVD

(WS) 10494858............. $34.99

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$34.99

ISBN 0781513545 ISBN 0781513766


POPULAR YOUNG ADULT DYSTOPIAN TITLES The Hunger Games 7 Teen Choice Awards

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete. 14A 142 min. (2012) $408M Action

Catching Fire Soundtrack

DVD (WS) 10728312...............$26.99 (2 Discs) Blu-ray (WS) 10728315...............$28.99 (2 Discs)

Republic / Universal Soundtracks Catching Fire is the second soundtrack to the blockbuster book and movie trilogy.

Hunger Games

CD 11030069......$16.99

Songs from District 12 and Beyond Universal Republic • Soundtracks One of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2012 arrives with an equally exciting soundtrack that includes Taylor Swift’s collaboration with the Civil Wars, Safe & Sound. CD 10000176............ $16.99

The Hunger Games Audiobook Suzanne Collins Unabridged • 9 Discs 10222783...................... $39.99 ISBN 9780545091022

Mockingjay

Catching Fire

Audiobook Suzanne Collins

Audiobook Suzanne Collins

Unabridged • 10 Discs 10423044...................... $39.99 ISBN 9780545101424

Unabridged • 10 Discs 10287231...................... $39.99 ISBN 9780545101417

Catching Fire Score Republic Records • Soundtracks The action and excitement featured in one of the most anticipated sequels is reflected in an equally epic and emotional score.

Available November 25 CD 11032779......... $16.99

#1 NY Times Bestseller Veronica Roth Allegiant

Champion

Prodigy

Unabridged • 9 Discs 11012079...................... $59.99

Unabridged • 9 Discs 11012080...................... $59.99

A Legend Novel Marie Lu ISBN 9781629230085

The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered. So when offered a chance to explore the world, Tris is ready. Perhaps she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories. But Tris’s new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature while facing impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice, and love.

A Legend Novel Marie Lu

Unabridged • 10 Discs 10790820...................... $29.99

ISBN 9781629230108

ISBN 9781624063237

The Divergent Trilogy

Ender’s Game Alive

Ender’s Game

Unabridged • 6 Discs 11007051...................... $14.99

Unabridged • 9 Discs 10232708...................... $39.99

Orson Scott Card ISBN 9781480523210

Orson Scott Card ISBN 9781427205261

What if your whole world was a lie? What if a single revelation— like a single choice— changed everything? The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth’s #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent.

Divergent Veronica Roth

Unabridged • 9 Discs 10012301...................... $22.99 ISBN 9781624061547

Insurgent Veronica Roth

Unabridged • 9 Discs 10012302...................... $22.99 ISBN 9781624061578


Gord Bamford

Field Study

Sony Music Entertainment Canada, Inc. • Country Gord Bamford continues to deliver passionate performances while connecting with listeners with his fifth album. Along with a guest appearance from Joe Diffie on the title track, it includes the single When Your Lips Are So Close. CD 11040098......................$11.99

Nine Mile Records • Pop/Rock Field Study is the new project from former Parlour Steps frontman Caleb Stull. Stull recruited some of Vancouver’s best backing musicians to record an album that retains the feel from his previous work while pushing sonic boundaries. CD 11029513..................... $14.99

Isabel Bayrakdarian & Manitoba Chamber Orchestra

Funeral Circle

Country Junkie

Feverland

Funeral Circle

Troubadour and the Nightingale

MCO Records • Classical The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and Canadian soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian transport the listener to the Middle Ages through music inspired by thirteenth century female troubadours. CD 11037758..................... $22.99

B.o.B.

Shadow Kingdom Records Pop/Rock Hailing from the icy mountains of Canada, Funeral Circle is a young and hungry band that is writing some of the very best epic doom metal songs heard today. Their self-titled album is loud, heavy, and raw with outstanding vocals. CD 11035273...................... $17.99

JUST ANNOUNCED CDs Neil Young

Underground Luxury

Live at the Cellar Door

Atlantic • Rap/Hip-Hop B.o.B. is back with his third studio album, which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s Strange Clouds. It includes the singles Ready, which features a guest appearance from Future, and Headband, which sees verses from 2 Chainz.

Reprise • Pop/Rock For the first time Neil Young’s historic 1970 performances at the Cellar Door in Washington, D.C. are made available on CD. Included in the set is a rare piano version of Cinnamon Girl.

MUSIC Sons of Anarchy star Katey Sagal releases a new album while the show unveils its third collection of music.

Katey Sagal Covered

Entertainment One Music Pop/Rock

Katey Sagal is best known for her roles on Married with Children and Sons of Anarchy. For this album she performs a collection of classic cover songs that includes a guest appearance from Jackson Browne.

Available Now CD 11032323.................. $18.99

Songs of Anarchy Volume 3

Columbia • Soundtracks The top-rated cable series delivers its third collection of songs. Along with Leonard Cohen’s Come Healing, the soundtrack includes performances from the Forest Rangers, Audra Mae, and show star Katey Sagal.

Available December 17

Available December 10

Parental Advisory CD 11038446......................$16.99 Edited Version CD 11038445......................$16.99

CD 11037442...................... $18.99

Available December 3

The Hobbit

The Music of Nashville

Songs of Anarchy

WaterTower Music • Soundtracks Three-time Academy Awardwinning composer Howard Shore has created all the music for the big-screen adaptations for The Lord of the Rings. He continues with an epic score for the second part of the new Hobbit film trilogy.

Big Machine Records Soundtracks Each week musical creativity and drama take center stage on the hit series Nashville. The third soundtrack to come from the show includes performances from Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, and the young duo Lennon & Maisy.

The Desolation of Smaug Score

Available December 10 2 Discs CD 11037676......................$16.99

Muse

Live at Rome Olympic Stadium Warner Bros. • Pop/Rock On July 6, 2013, Muse brought their spectacular live show to over 60,000 fans at Rome’s Olympic Stadium. This CD/DVD combo captures this memorable and dazzling concert experience in both sight and sound.

Available December 3 CD 11038794......................$21.99

Season 2 Volume 1

Includes new Ed Sheeran track

Available December 10 CD 11037665......................$16.99

Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas Soundtrack

Motown • Soundtracks Madea’s latest big-screen adventure comes complete with a soundtrack featuring new tracks and classic holiday staples from Mariah Carey, James Brown, Kelly Rowland, Ashanti, and more.

Available November 25 CD 11038442......................$16.99

CD 11038443......................$16.99

Music from Sons of Anarchy

Columbia • Soundtracks For four seasons, Sons of Anarchy has been capturing the attention of audiences with gripping tales surrounding one man’s role in a motorcycle gang. Now musical highlights from the series have been brought together on one CD. CD 10600059......................$16.99

Songs of Anarchy Volume 2

Columbia • Soundtracks The second installment of music to FX’s highest rated series features new renditions of classic tunes such as Higher Ground. It kicks off with a never-before-heard recording of Sympathy for the Devil by iconic rock band Jane’s Addiction. CD 10016166......................$19.99


December 2013 LibraryReads List Hunted Innocence

Dean Koontz

Brilliance Audio, Inc. Fiction He lives in solitude

beneath the city, an exile from a world that will destroy him if he is ever seen. She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found. But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives.

Available January 7 Unabridged • 9 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11009860............ $36.99

My Age of Anxiety

Scott Stossel

Random House, Inc. Non-Fiction “Starred Review: Powerful,

eye-opening and funny.” - Kirkus Reviews

Available December 31

Unabridged • 8 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10880032............ $39.99

The Supreme Macaroni Company

Adriana Trigiani Harper Collins Publishers Fiction Valentine Roncalli is

finally getting her fairytale ending on the roof of the Angelini Shoe Company. Gianluca Vechiarelli is the man of her dreams. But is life ever easy? Once the whirlwind of the wedding dies down, Valentine quickly realizes that juggling her beloved shoe company with marriage and an upcoming family will be the most difficult balancing act she’s had to learn.

Available November 26 Unabridged • 10 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10986593............ $39.99

Vatican Waltz

Roland Merullo

Blackstone Audio, Inc. Fiction When Cynthia loses her

grandmother, her faith takes a turn for the devout, and she begins experiencing ‘spells’: moments of such intense prayer that she loses herself. Uninterested in a social life, she develops a deep friendship with the parish priest, who encourages her to explore her spells. When he dies in a suspicious accident, the spells intensify and their message begins to take shape. “Starred Review: A page-turning novel...” - Publishers Weekly

Available December 3

Unabridged • 8 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11008999............ $29.99

New! Audiobook Standing Order Plan Available If you are interested in having these titles arrive to you in a monthly cart, contact Erica Messinger at emessinger@cvsmidwesttapes.ca

audiobooks

Maggie Stiefvater Scholastic Ages 8 & Up The adventure

continues in the second audiobook of the epic multiplatform fantasy series.

Available January 7 Unabridged • 5 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11017832............ $29.99 ISBN 9780545648745

The Impossible Knife of Memory

Laurie Halse Anderson

Brilliance Audio, Inc. Ages 12 & Up For the past five

years, Hayley Kincaid and her father, Andy, have been on the road, never staying long in one place as he struggles to escape the demons that have tortured him since his return from Iraq. Now they are back in the town where he grew up so Hayley can attend school. Perhaps, for the first time, Hayley can have a normal life, put aside her own painful memories, even have a relationship with Finn, the hot guy who obviously likes her but is hiding secrets of his own.

Available January 7 Unabridged • 6 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11014914............ $29.99 ISBN 9781480553569

Magic Tree House #51

High Time for Heroes

Mary Pope Osborne Read by Author Random House, Inc., Listening Library Ages 8 & Up Features Jack and

Annie back in Egypt, still seeking the secrets of greatness for Merlin. This time they will meet the great nurse, Florence Nightingale, on her trip to Egypt that served as the inspiration for the choices that made her both famous and beloved.

Available January 7 Unabridged • 2 Discs • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 11004818............ $14.99 ISBN 9780449015384

Tidal

Amanda Hocking

Read by Nicola Barber Macmillan Ages 12 & Up The spellbinding

third book in the Watersong series. With Penn and Lexi determined to kill Gemma and replace her with another siren, Gemma’s life is in grave danger, unless she can break the curse before it’s too late. With the help of Harper and Daniel, she’ll delve deep into her enemies’ mythical past. It’s her only hope of saving everything she holds dear: her family, her life, and her relationship with Alex, the only guy she’s ever loved.

hot new Children’s and young adult

I Even Funnier James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein Read by Frankie Seratch Hachette Audio Ages 9 & Up After winning the

New York state finals in the Planet’s Funniest Kid Comic Contest, Jamie’s off to Boston to compete in the national semi-finals. But when one of his best buddies runs into trouble at school and a sudden family health scare rears its head, Jamie has to put his comedic ambitions on hold and stand by the people he cares about.

Available December 9 Unabridged • 3 Discs • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 11038674............ $17.99 ISBN 9781478925156

Infinity Ring

Behind Enemy Lines

Jennifer A. Nielsen Read by Dion Graham Scholastic Ages 8 & Up Fix the past. Save

the future. Dak, Sera, and Riq involve themselves in one of the most bizarre spy missions in history, and the outcome of World War II hangs in the balance.

Available November 26 Unabridged • 4 Discs • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 11001542............ $24.99 ISBN 9780545600248

Survivors

Chris Tebbetts, Jeff Probst

Read by Charles Carroll Blackstone Audio, Inc. Ages 9 & Up It’s been days since

Buzz, Vanessa, Carter, and Jane were stranded on a deserted island in the middle of the South Pacific. Four kids left to fend for themselves. No adults. No supplies. They’ve managed to make fire and they’ve even found food. But they’ve just lost their only shelter and quite possibly their one chance at being rescued. Now they’ll have to venture even deeper into the jungles of Nowhere Island just to stay alive. Unabridged • 3 Discs • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 11008970............ $19.99 ISBN 9781482944044

We Hold These Truths

Andrew Clements

Read by Adam Stower, Keith Nobbs Simon and Schuster Ages 7 & Up The Keepers of the

Available January 1

School, known to their friends as Ben, Jill, and Robert, have one last chance to save their school before it’s torn down to make room for a seaside amusement park. But their nemeses, Janitors Lyman and Wally, are just as determined to keep the kids out of the way and the demolition on schedule.

Unabridged • 6 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10806795............ $29.99

Unabridged • 2 Discs • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 10868565............ $19.99

ISBN 9781427231604

Available December 17 ISBN 9781442357044

All audiobooks are repackaged by Midwest Tape, LLC and then shipped in Midwest Tape’s exclusive, shelf-ready SoundSafe™ case. Midwest Tape, LLC is a wholly separate and distinct company from the publisher. The publisher’s original packaging and insert materials (if any) also will be shipped with your order.

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