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Mar 3

on television

Mar 4

Audiobooks

Mar 4

Those Who Kill crime drama premiering on AMC featuring Chloë Sevigny as a homicide detective CONTINUED Fitz & the Tantrums perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC Bone Deep by Randy Wayne White The Bootlegger by Clive Cussler & Justin Scott Trouble in Mind by Jeffrery Deaver Bark by Lorrie Moore The Fall of the Governor Part 2 by Robert Kirkman & Jay Bonansinga Black Horizon by James Grippando

Mar 7

coming to cd Rick Ross Mastermind Lea Michele Louder Martina McBride Everlasting Eli Young Band 10,000 Towns American Authors Oh What a Life

on dvd

12 Years a Slave Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender star in the critically acclaimed recounting of Solomon Northup’s struggle for freedom About Time romantic dramedy with a side of time travel, starring Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams

Mar 9

Dallas Buyers Club moving film about a man diagnosed with HIV in 1985, featuring incredible performances by Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto The Grandmaster fictionalized account of the life of lp Man, the martial arts expert that trained the legendary Bruce Lee Oldboy remake of the South Korean cult hit directed by Spike Lee and starring Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Olsen

At the theAters 300: Rise of an Empire follow-up to the epic 2007 film, starring Lena Headey and Rodrigo Santoro The Grand Budapest Hotel director Wes Anderson’s latest offering, starring Ralph Fiennes and Edward Norton Mr. Peabody & Sherman the classic cartoon finds its way to the big screen, starring Ty Burrell and Leslie Mann

on television

Resurrection premiere of the ABC drama centering around a small Missouri town and the sudden reappearance of its deceased Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey highly anticipated look at the Earth’s place in the universe and how it was discovered, simulcast on ten U.S. networks


BOX OFFICE FAVORITES

DVD & Blu-ray

$256 Million box office Available April 8 on DVD & Blu-ray

(Rental) Starring: Ian McKellan, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage Bilbo Baggins continues on in his journey with the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim their lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. PG13 161 min. (2013) Adventure DVD (WS) 11046949....................... $17.99 Blu-ray (WS) 11046956....................... $18.99

“...delivers spectacle by the ton.” - Empire Magazine “...a swift, imposing adventure...” - Chicago Tribune

also Available: The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey

PG13 169 min. (2012) $303M DVD (WS) 10803516.................... $16.99 (2 Discs) Blu-ray (WS) 10803515.................... $21.99 (3 Discs)

$58 Million box office The Nut Job

$30 Million box office Grudge Match (Rental)

Starring: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson Follow the travails of Surly, a mischievous squirrel, and his rat friend Buddy, who plan a nut store heist of outrageous proportions and unwittingly find themselves embroiled in a much more complicated and hilarious adventure. PG 86 min. (2014) Animated “...beautifully animated...”

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kim Basinger Henry ‘Razor’ Sharp and Billy ‘The Kid’ McDonnen are old boxing rivals who come out of retirement for one final match. On their first encounter in decades, their long-festering feud erupts into an unintentionally hilarious melee that instantly goes viral. The sudden social media frenzy transforms their local grudge match into a must-see HBO event. Now, if they can just survive the training, they may actually live to fight again. PG13 113 min. (2013) Comedy

- New York Post

“...a visually inspired effort...” - Toronto Star

“...an excellent group of actors...” - Chicago Sun-Times

Available May 13

(WS) 11054247...........................$22.99 BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 11054220......................................$26.99 (2 Discs)

DVD

“...Rocky Balboa and Jake ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta duking it out at last.” - Los Angeles Times

Available April 8

DVD (WS) 11049787...........................$17.99 Blu-ray (WS) 11049767...........................$18.99

Son of God in theaters now! The Bible

In Memoriam

Ralph Waite

The Epic Miniseries

Starring: Greg Hicks, Paul Brightwell, Diogo Morgado Breathtaking in scope and scale, The Bible features powerful performances, exotic locales, and dazzling visual effects that breathe spectacular life into the dramatic tales of faith and courage from Genesis through Revelation. This historic television event is sure to entertain and inspire the whole family! UNK 440 min. (2013) Drama

Available Now DVD

(4 Discs)

(WS) 10764620....................... $33.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10764648....................... $42.99 (4 Discs)

1928-2014

The Bodyguard • R

Letters To God • PG

Carnivale Complete 2nd Season

The Stone Killer • R

DVD (WS) 10637849.................... $25.99 (4 Discs)

Waltons Complete 1st Season • NR

DVD

(WS) 10099076....................... $5.99

• TVMA

Cliffhanger • R DVD

(WS) 10028621....................... $8.99

Crash And Burn/Robot Wars • R DVD

(WS) 10480019.................... $12.99

Gabe The Cupid Dog • NR DVD

(WS) 10006660.................... $14.99

DVD DVD

(WS) 10439262....................... $5.99 (WS) 10499782.................... $20.99

DVD 10063147.................... $23.99 (5 Discs)

Waltons Complete 9th Season • NR DVD 10256888.................... $33.99 (3 Discs)

The Waltons Movie Collection • NR DVD 10354574.................... $33.99 (3 Discs)


12 Years a Slave and Gravity win big at 2014 BAFTA awards

Best British Film • Best Director Alfonso Cuaron Best Cinematography • Best Original Music Best Sound • Best Visual Effects

Gravity (Rental)

Starring: George Clooney, Sandra Bullock

“...jawdropping special effects and visual artistry...” - Newsday

“...a blistering, brilliant, straight-up classic.”

- Rolling Stone

Available Now

Available March 4

DVD (WS) 11031491........................ $17.99 Blu-ray (WS) 11031448........................ $18.99

Best Supporting Actress Jennifer Lawrence Best Original Screenplay Best Make-Up/Hair

Starring: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. R 138 min. (2013) $138M Drama

Available March 18

Best Film Best Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. R 134 min. (2013) $47M Drama

Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. On a seemingly routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky spiraling out into the blackness. PG13 91 min. (2013) $266M Drama

American Hustle

12 Years a Slave

DVD (WS) 11035218...............$22.99 Blu-ray (WS) 11035220...............$29.99

Blue Jasmine

Captain Phillips

Best Actress Cate Blanchett

Best Supporting Actor Barkhad Abdi

“Blanchett is beyond brilliant…”

“The film rips right along and never relinquishes its grip.” - Hollywood Reporter

Available Now

Available Now

Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S. cargo ship Maersk Alabama. PG13 134 min. (2013) $107M Action

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard After everything in her life falls to pieces, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister Ginger’s humble apartment in San Francisco. PG13 98 min. (2013) $33M Comedy - San Francisco Chronicle

DVD (WS) 11040195...............$23.99 Blu-ray (WS) 11040188...............$26.99

DVD (WS) 11032633...............$23.99 BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 11032638................................$30.99 (2 Discs)

The Great Gatsby

Philomena

Rush

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan Upcoming writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. He is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. PG13 142 min. (2013) $143M Drama “The best attempt yet to capture the essence of the novel.”

Starring: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark In 1952, a young Philomena was sent to the convent of Roscrea in Ireland after giving birth to her first child. When her son became a toddler, the nuns sent him to America for adoption. PG13 98 min. (2013) $29M Drama “It’s a wonderfully memorable performance by one of the acting world’s greats.” - USA Today

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl, Olivia Wilde Based on the true story of a spectacular sporting rivalry between English playboy James Hunt and his structured, intelligent opponent, Austrian driver Niki Lauda. R 123 min. (2013) $27M Action “...ranks among the best movies about auto racing ever made...” - Richard Roeper

DVD (WS) 11048970...............$23.99 BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 11048951................................$30.99 (2 Discs)

Best Costume Design Best Production Design

- Richard Roeper DVD (WS) 11007342...............$16.99 (Special Edition, 2 Discs) BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 11007344................................$21.99 (2 Discs)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Editing

Available April 15

Available Now

DVD (WS) 11044870...............$22.99 Blu-ray (WS) 11044901...............$26.99

DVD (WS) 11029304...............$22.99 BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 11029326................................$26.99 (2 Discs)

Frozen

The Great Beauty

The Act of Killing

Best Animated Feature Film

Best Foreign Film

Best Documentary

Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna teams up with mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna’s sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. PG 102 min. (2013) $361M Children’s

Available March 18 DVD (WS) 11044275...............$22.99 BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 11044201................................$29.99 (2 Discs)

(Italian)

Starring: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, he unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life. UNK 141 min. (2013) $2M Comedy

Available March 25

(Indonesian)

The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass killings in the style of the American movies they love. NR 122 min. (2013) (Denmark) CRITERION COLLECTION

DVD (WS) 11052291...............$18.99 (2 Discs) BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 11049058................................$29.99 (3 Discs)

“...one of the most extraordinary films you’ll ever encounter...” - Boston Globe

Available Now DVD (WS) 11031425...............$23.99 (2 Discs) Blu-ray (WS) 11031336...............$25.99 (2 Discs)


coming soon

to dvd and blu-ray

The Lego Movie Starring: Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Berry Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure, is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant. PG 100 min. (2014)

“...an animated comedy that never stops surprising you.” - Entertainment Weekly

“...wickedly smart and funny free-for-all…” - Rolling Stone

SOUNDTRACK also AVAILABLE

The Lego Movie Score

Mark Mothersbaugh WaterTower Music • Soundtracks Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh adds to his list of composing credits with the score for the epic big-screen adventure for the whole family. Also included is the song Everything Is Awesome, which is performed by Tegan and Sara. CD 11049969......................$12.99

Lego - Hero Factory Rise Of The Rookies DVD (WS) 10450598......................... $12.99

Lego - Legends Of Chima: The Lion, The Crocodile And The Power Of Chi DVD (WS) 11039929......................... $16.99

Lego - Legends Of Chima: The Power Of The Chi DVD (WS) 10868600......................... $12.99

Lego - Ninjago And Hero Factory Collection DVD (WS) 11054344......................... $22.99

Lego - The Adventures Of Clutch Powers DVD (WS) 10366881........................... $8.99

Lego Batman The Movie DC Super Heroes Unite DVD (WS) 10983717......................... $16.99

Lego - Ninjago Masters Of Spinjitzu DVD (WS) 10700442......................... $12.99

Lego - Ninjago Masters Of Spinjitzu: Rise Of The Green Ninja DVD (WS) 10011571......................... $12.99

Lego Ninjago Masters Of SPINJITZU Season 1 DVD (WS) 10723233......................... $16.99

Lego Ninjago Masters Of Spinjitzu Season 2 DVD (WS) 10061606......................... $16.99

Lego Star Wars The Empire Strikes Out DVD (WS) 10088833......................... $12.99

Lego Star Wars The Padawan Menace

Lego Star Wars The Yoda Chronicles

blu-ray/DVD combo (WS) 10646589.................................. $12.99

DVD (WS) 11056901......................... $12.99

Available March 11


Non-fiction releases

non-fiction

Spotlight

NFL Super Bowl XLVIII Champions

Seattle Seahawks Takes viewers down the sidelines, on the field, and into the locker room with exclusive access to all the vivid sounds and images of every game in the memorable 20132014 season of the Seattle Seahawks, coupled with exciting extra content detailing stories from the year, media day at Super Bowl XLVIII, and the thrilling Lombardi Trophy presentation. UNK 180 min. Sports

11059285...............$24.99

Blu-ray

11059293...............$29.99

ISBN N/A ISBN N/A

Season 5 Volume 2

Season 5 continues to explore the fascinating field of alien research. Did intelligent aliens roam the Earth thousands of years ago? Were structures created to worship or guide them? Do they walk among us now? UNK 352 min. Documentary

Available March 4

DVD (WS) 11048874...............$16.99 (3 Discs) ISBN N/A

Blu-ray (WS) 11051301...............$16.99 (3 Discs) ISBN N/A

The Science of Measurement

Since our ancestors first counted the passing seasons, humans have used measurement to help master and understand our world. Hosted by the engaging Oxford mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, this program shows how measurements have shaped the course of history, science, and civilization, and changed every aspect of our daily lives. UNK 177 min. Documentary

Available March 4 DVD

Ancient Aliens

“Fascinating...engaging...compelling...” - The Guardian (U.K.)

Available March 11 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 11053533...............$34.99

“An inspired mosaic of impressions about this remarkable man and his mind.” - Washington Post

Available April 15 DVD

(WS) 11056404...............$24.99

CRITERION COLLECTION

ISBN 9781604658484

Blu-ray (WS) 11049055...............$33.99 (2 Discs) ISBN 9781604658118

The Untold History of the United States

Do Americans really know and understand the country’s complicated history? How are the small details and forgotten players that influenced some of the biggest events from America’s past recalled? Will children actually get the whole story from reading history books? Created and executive produced by Academy Award-winning writer/director Oliver Stone. NR 796 min. Documentary “...compelling...Highly recommended.” - Video Librarian

Available March 4 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 11045753...............$20.99 (4 Discs)

Blu-ray (WS) 11019145...............$42.99 (4 Discs) ISBN N/A

Available March 11 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 11052239...............$25.99 (3 Discs)

Blu-ray (WS) 11052204...............$33.99 (3 Discs) ISBN N/A

Noah and the Great Ark

The truth behind one of the greatest stories of all time. A collection of three documentaries examines the legend, and the science, of history’s most famous biblical hero and the Ark. Includes: Noah and the Ark: Voyage to a New Beginning; Mega Disasters: Noah’s Great Flood; and Mysteries of the Bible: Noah and the Flood. UNK 135 min. Documentary

DVD

ISBN N/A

11049268...............$12.99

Some of the world’s most active minds came to New York’s Rubin Museum of Art from 2010-2011 to talk about…nothing. Two by two, they partook in probing, inspired conversations about universal questions: what is, what isn’t, and how can we tell? Featuring Ken Burns, Oliver Sacks, Rick Moody, and Brian Cox. UNK 468 min. Documentary

The Vikings

Available March 11

Available March 4

“For conversations about nothing, they are certainly something.” - The Economist

Errol Morris turns his camera on one of the most fascinating men in the world: pioneering astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. An adroitly crafted tale of personal adversity, professional triumph, and cosmological inquiry, Morris’s documentary examines the way the collapse of Hawking’s body has been accompanied by the untrammeled broadening of his imagination. G 84 min. (1991) Documentary

Narrated by: Bryan Cranston

A collection that turns history on its head, breaks down the walls between history and science, and tells the story of the universe form the Big Bang through today. Crisscrossing through time and space, each episode reveals the transformative relationships between science and history that viewers may not have even known existed. TVPG 442 min. (2013) History

Available March 4

Talks About Nothing

A Brief History of Time

Big History

DVD

ISBN N/A

11053534...............$59.99 (3 Discs)

Dark Warriors

History Channel explores the incredible story of the Vikings, providing a mesmerizing look at the warriors who mercilessly raided Europe and altered history forever. Includes three stories: The Vikings: Voyage to America; Leif Ericson: Voyages of a Viking; and Viking Underground. UNK 135 min. History DVD

ISBN N/A

11049271...............$12.99

new releases from At the Edge of Space

Between the blue sky above and the infinite blackness beyond lies a frontier that scientists have only just begun to investigate. NOVA takes viewers on a spectacular exploration of the Earth-space boundary that’s home to some of nature’s most alluring phenomena, including the shimmering aurora, streaking meteors, and more. NR 60 min. Science DVD (WS) 11032148...............$24.99 ISBN 9781608830084

Reportero (Spanish)

Follows a veteran reporter and his colleagues at Zeta, a Tijuana-based independent newsweekly, as they stubbornly ply their trade in one of the deadliest places in the world for members of the media. As the drug war intensifies and the risks to journalists become greater, will the free press be silenced? NR 72 min. (2013) Documentary

“A solidly constructed, well-shot docu about the lethal perils of truth-telling south of the border...” - Variety

Available March 4 DVD

(WS) 11046523...............$24.99

ISBN 9781608830497

Stock up now! Nature Honey Badgers Masters of Mayhem

The honey badger is one of the most fearless animals in the world, renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo, and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions, and snakes. Nature follows three badger specialists in South Africa who take on these masters of mayhem in ways that must be seen to be believed. TVPG 60 min. Documentary

Available March 25 DVD

(WS) 11056397...............$19.99

ISBN 9781608830602

To Catch a Trader

Drawing on exclusively obtained video of hedge fund titan Steven A. Cohen, FBI wiretaps of other hedge fund traders, and interviews with both Wall Street and Justice Department insiders, this film traces the rise of Cohen’s firm, SAC Capital, and goes inside the government’s ongoing, seven-year crackdown on insider trading in the hedge fund industry. UNK 60 min. Documentary

Available March 18 DVD

11056391...............$24.99

ISBN 9781608830787


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The Great Muppet Caper

DVD (W/F) 10121585........................ $13.99

The Muppet Movie

DVD (WS) 10985829......................... $16.99

Muppet Show, The: Season 1

DVD 10107962.................. $25.99 (4 Discs)

Muppet Show, The: Season 2

Muppet Show, The: Season 3

DVD 10169496.................. $25.99 (4 Discs)

DVD 10204545.................. $25.99 (4 Discs)

Add to your Muppets collection with these popular titles!

Muppet Treasure Island

DVD (W/F) 10121573........................ $12.99

Muppets From Space

DVD 10038452.................................... $8.99

The Muppets Take Manhattan

The Muppets’ Wizard Of Oz

DVD (W/F) 10047360.......................... $8.99

DVD 10107960.................................. $12.99

The Muppets

2012 Academy Award Best Original Song Starring: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary and Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets’ former stomping grounds. PG 103 min. (2011) $88M

“A funny, wickedly self-aware musical…” - Roger Ebert “...bursts with charm and cheeky humor.” - USA Today DVD

(WS) 10659353........... $16.99

BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 10659355............................ $17.99 (2 Discs)

Mr. Peabody, the most accomplished dog in the world, and his mischievous boy Sherman use their time machine to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man or dog.

IN THEATERS MARCH 7 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Volume 1 UNK 60 min.

DVD 11059072....................... $9.99 Available March 4

Mr. Peabody & Sherman Volume 2 UNK 60 min.

DVD 11059073....................... $9.99 Available March 4

Rocky & Bullwinkle: Season 1 NR

DVD 10062160.................... $12.99 (4 Discs)

Rocky & Bullwinkle: Season 2 UNK 1144 min. DVD 10081804.................... $12.99 (4 Discs)

Rocky & Bullwinkle: Season 3 NR 740 min. DVD 10115100.................... $12.99 (4 Discs)

Order the classic cartoons and movie score!

Rocky & Bullwinkle: Season 4 UNK 418 min. DVD 10438204.................... $16.99 (2 Discs)

Rocky & Bullwinkle: Season 5 UNK 808 min. DVD 10471917.................... $29.99 (4 Discs)

Mr. Peabody & Sherman Score Danny Elfman

Relativity Music 2 • Soundtracks Danny Elfman continues to add to his impressive list of film credits, which includes recent hits like Frankenweenie, with a whimsical score for the 2014 bigscreen adventure from a brilliant canine mind and his young human companion.

Available March 4

CD 11054538......................$11.99


just announced cds

Kermit and his friends return to the big screen with another fun-filled soundtrack.

Muppets Most Wanted Soundtrack

Walt Disney Records Soundtracks The Muppets encounter fun and mayhem in their 2014 big-screen adventure. The film’s soundtrack features classic Muppet songs and performances from the cast. Also included are new original recordings from Oscar winner Bret McKenzie.

Available March 18 CD 11057606......................$13.99

Also Available:

Enrique Iglesias

Kylie Minogue

Republic Records • Pop/Rock Enrique Iglesias returns with a brand new studio album that promises to heat things up. His tenth CD includes the singles I’m a Freak, which features Pitbull, and Loco, which has an appearance by Romeo Santos.

Parlophone • Pop/Rock Dance-pop icon Kylie Minogue returns with her first new studio album since 2010’s Aphrodite. Among the tracks is Beautiful, which is a duet with Enrique Iglesias.

Sex + Love

Walt Disney Records • Pop/Rock

The Muppets make a return to the big screen with a soundtrack that features performances from stars Jason Segel and Amy Adams as well as Muppet reinterpretations of such songs as Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit. CD 10588454......................$13.99

Muppets

CD 11058835......................$16.99

CD 11059231......................$13.99

Francesca Battistelli

Ronnie James Dio This Is Your Life

Rhino Records • Pop/Rock Ronnie James Dio, one of the most celebrated voices in rock, is remembered with performances from some of the biggest heavyweights in music, including Anthrax, Motorhead, Metallica, and many more. CD 11059490......................$16.99

Original Soundtrack

Available March 18

Available March 18

Available April 1

The Muppets

Kiss Me Once

If We’re Honest Fervent Records • Religious Dove Award-winning artist Francesca Battistelli follows up the success of 2011’s Hundred More Years with a brand new studio album. Among the tracks is the hit single Write Your Story.

All-Star Tribute

Walt Disney Records • Pop/Rock

The most celebrational, tributational, compilational album from today’s most sensational artists. Chock full of twelve new versions of favorite classic Muppets songs performed by artists like OK Go, Weezer, and Alkaline Trio. CD 10498342......................$13.99

Bob Casale

1952-2014 The guitarist and founding member of Devo passed away on February 17.

CD 11058836......................$11.99

George Michael

MercyMe

Island • Pop/Rock Global superstar George Michael releases his sixth solo album, which was recorded during his 2011-2012 tour. It was coproduced by Michael and the late, legendary Phil Ramone. Includes the single Let Her Down Easy.

Fair Trade/Columbia • Religious MercyMe ended 2013 with the release of the energetic single Shake. That song serves as the introduction to the band’s eighth studio album. It also sees the band taking on some new directions while staying true to their message.

CD 11057626......................$13.99

CD 11060296......................$11.99

Symphonica

Welcome to the New

Available March 18

The Green Album

Available April 22

Available April 8

Barry Manilow

Boy George

Stiletto Entertainment • Pop/Rock For his latest studio album, Barry Manilow delivers sixteen intimate performances of classic show tunes, playing all of the instruments himself. Included are stripped-down performances of My One and Only Love; Some Other Time; and more.

Very Me Records • Pop/Rock After nearly twenty years, the always innovative and entertaining Boy George returns with a brand new studio album, which includes the single My God. Here he takes complete creative control on album that he has called his best yet.

CD 11057593......................$15.99

CD 11059625......................$13.99

Night Songs

Available March 11

This Is What I Do

Available March 25

Arctic Monkeys and One Direction were two of the big winners from the U.K.’s top music prize.

Devo

Arctic Monkeys

One Direction

Warner Bros. • Pop/Rock With their third album, Devo completed their transition into a full-fledged synth-pop band while making a huge impact on mainstream music. Along with the classic hit Whip It, this reissue includes six additional live tracks. CD 10349834......................$10.99

Domino Recording Co. • Pop/Rock Arctic Monkeys release their highly anticipated fifth album, which features eleven new songs and the single R U Mine? The album also includes a guest appearance from Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme.

Columbia Records • Pop/Rock One Direction adds to an already exciting 2013 with the release of their highly anticipated third album. Among the tracks is the single Best Song Ever, which was named the Song of the Summer at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Freedom of Choice

Devo

AM

British Album of the Year and Best British Group “8.0 out of 10.” - Pitchfork CD 11009840......................$11.99

Something for Everybody

Bastille

Warner Bros. • Pop/Rock Devo, creators of the hit song Whip It, returns with their first new album since 1990’s Smooth Noodle Maps. In spring 2010, the sextet performed at the Vancouver Winter Olympics and SXSW in Austin. Includes the single Fresh. CD 10435721........................ $7.99

Virgin • Pop/Rock

Bad Blood Debut from the British synth pop and new wave band from South London. Includes the previously released Flaws and Laura Palmer, as well as Pompeii, which had a number two debut on the U.K. charts.

Best British Breakthrough Act CD 11013229......................$12.99

Midnight Memories

Global Success Award and Best British Video “3 out of 4...” - USA Today CD 11024319......................$12.99

David Bowie The Next Day

Columbia Records • Pop/Rock The Next Day is David Bowie’s 30th studio album and his first new album in 10 years. The music icon presents 14 new tracks, including the songs Dirty Boys; Heat; and title track The Next Day.

Best British Male Solo Artist “4 out of 4...” - USA Today CD 10079672......................$14.99

First New Album in 10 Years


2014 finalists The Golem and the Jinni

Helene Wecker

The Martian

Andy Weir

Read by R. C. Bray Brilliance Audio, Inc.

Read by George Guidall Harper Collins Publishers • Fiction

Available July 8 Unabridged • 16 Discs AUDIOBOOK 11057806............ $55.99 ISBN 9780062355485

Fiction

“Starred Review: An excellent first novel...” - Publishers Weekly “Starred Review.” - Library Journal Unabridged • 9 Discs AUDIOBOOK 11057298............ $49.99 ISBN 9781491523216

Naked Statistics

Charles Wheelan

Read by Jonathan Davis Brilliance Audio, Inc.

Non-Fiction Available May 27

Unabridged • 9 Discs AUDIOBOOK 11040386............ $14.99 ISBN 9781480591875

NY Times Bestseller

Stink and the Freaky Frog Freakout

Megan McDonald

Read by Barbara Rosenblat Candlewick on Brilliance Audio

Children’s

Unabridged • 2 Discs AUDIOBOOK 10789300............ $9.99 ISBN 9781469274829

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File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents

Lemony Snicket

Hachette Audio Ages 8 & Up Paintings have been

falling off of walls, a loud and loyal dog has gone missing, a specter has been seen walking the pier at midnight; strange things are happening all over the town of Stain’d-By-The-Sea. Called upon to investigate thirteen suspicious incidents, young Lemony Snicket collects clues, questions witnesses, and cracks every case. Join the investigation and tackle the mysteries alongside Snicket, then turn to the back of the book to see the solution revealed.

Available April 1

Unabridged • 3 Discs • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 11040292............ $17.99

The Finisher

The Here and Now

Read by Nicola Barber Scholastic Ages 12 & Up Vega Jane has

Random House, Inc., Listening Library Ages 12 & Up Seventeen-year-old

David Baldacci

never left the village of Wormwood. But this isn’t unusual. Nobody has ever left the village of Wormwood. At least not until Quentin Herms vanishes into the unknown. Vega knows Quentin didn’t just leave, he was chased. And he’s left behind a very dangerous trail of clues that only she can decode.

Available March 4

Unabridged • 13 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11057179............ $39.99 ISBN 9780545690164

ISBN 9781478981237

Illusion

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Read by Holter Graham Macmillan Ages 12 & Up Nick Gautier is tired

of his destiny. He doesn’t want to be the son of a demon who’s fated to end the world. Nor does he want to see another demon or other preternatural creature who wants to kill or enslave him. He just wants to be normal. When he gets sucked into an alternate reality where his mother has married his mentor and his Atlantean god best friend has become a human geek, he begins to understand that no life is free of pain, and that every person has a specific place in the universe.

Available April 1

Unabridged • 5 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11012919............ $29.99 ISBN 9781427236258

The Last Days of Jesus

Bill O’Reilly

Read by Edward Herrmann Macmillan Young Listeners Ages 9 & Up Packed with

fascinating details, this fast-paced narrative will transport readers back in time. In an exploration of the political and social landscape at the time of Jesus’ life, Bill O’Reilly takes on the questions surrounding his death. Who was involved in the trial and sentencing of Jesus? What circumstances led to his conviction? What were the motivations in killing Jesus?

Available April 1

Unabridged • 4 Discs • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 11040294............ $19.99 ISBN 9781427241115

Ann Brashares

Prenna immigrated to New York when she was twelve. Prenna didn’t come from a different country; she came from a different time, a future in which a mosquitoborne illness has mutated into a pandemic, killing millions and leaving the world in ruins. Prenna and the others who escaped to the present must follow strict rules: never reveal where they’re from, and never interfere with history. But everything changes when she falls for Ethan Jarves.

Available April 8

Unabridged • 7 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11020204............ $49.99 ISBN 9780804121323

Kingdom Keepers VII

Ridley Pearson

Read by MacLeod Andrews Brilliance Audio, Inc. Ages 7 & Up Deception and

Lair of Dreams

Libba Bray

Random House, Inc., Listening Library Ages 12 & Up After a supernatural

betrayal rock the Kingdom Keepers as the merciless group of Disney villains known as the Overtakers stage an unexpected comeback. But a discovery by the Keepers provides them with one hope of victory, a lost icon. It was believed to be gone forever. The Keepers have one last chance to preserve the heart of the Kingdom, Disneyland, from a terrifying destruction decades in the making.

showdown with a serial killer, Evie O’Neill has outed herself as a Diviner. Now that the world knows of her ability to read objects, and therefore read the past, she has become a media darling, earning the title America’s Sweetheart Seer. But not everyone is so accepting of the Diviners’ abilities. Meanwhile, mysterious deaths have been turning up in the city, victims of an unknown sleeping sickness. Can the Diviners descend into the dreamworld and catch a killer?

Available April 1

Available April 8

Unabridged • 8 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11040352............ $29.99 ISBN 9781480583979

Unabridged • 15 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11032022............ $59.99 ISBN 9780449808771

Sea of Shadows Rush Revere and the First Patriots

Rush Limbaugh

Read by Author Simon & Schuster Audio Ages 12 & Up Rush Revere is

transported back to the people and events leading up to the American Revolution.

Available March 11

Unabridged • 5 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11060216............ $19.99 ISBN 9781442369214

Kelley Armstrong

HarperCollins Ages 12 & Up Twin sisters Moria

and Ashyn were marked at birth to become the Keeper and the Seeker of Edgewood. Trained in fighting and in the secret rites of the spirits, they lead an annual trip into the Forest of the Dead. But this year, their trip goes dreadfully wrong. It seems that the mythical shadow stalkers are not only real, they have been unleashed in the forest, massacring all who enter. Moria and Asyhn are separated, and strike out to solve the mystery of the shadow stalkers.

Available April 8

Unabridged • 8 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 11057655............ $39.99 ISBN 9780062354921

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Weekly Highlights March 3, 2014

Video New Children’s Videos – Bringing Picture Books to Life

The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau

DVD & Blu-ray: Box Office Hits

DVD: Featuring 2014 BAFTA Winners

Jacques Cousteau was the world’s ambassador of the oceans. His popular TV series brought whales, otters, and dolphins right into people’s living rooms. From the first moment he got a glimpse of what lived under the ocean’s waves, Cousteau was hooked. And so he set sail aboard the Calypso to see the sea. He and his team of scientists invented diving equipment and waterproof cameras. They made films and television shows and wrote books so they could share what they learned. UNK 10 min.

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Available April 22 DVD

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Lawn to Lawn

Not everyone loves lawn ornaments. But Pearl was different. Pearl was their friend, the only human who knew they were real. So when Pearl’s family moves and (shockingly!) leaves their pink flamingo, deer, gnome, and lawn jockey behind, Flo, Betty, Norm, and Jack know what they must do. They must find Pearl no matter how long and perilous the journey. Through cities and suburbs, over mountains and through swamps, the ornaments make their dangerous way. UNK 10 min.

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Doctor Who

Available May 27 DVD

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(WS) 11056697...............$29.99

The Time of the Doctor

A Nation’s Hope

Starring: Matt Smith, JennaLouise Coleman, Peter Capaldi UNK 60 min. (2013) Sci-Fi

The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

On the eve of World War II, African-American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America’s war with Germany. An elegant and powerful picture book biography that centers around the historic fight in which black and white America were able to put aside prejudice and come together to celebrate our nation’s ideals. UNK 10 min.

Available March 4 DVD (WS) 11049069...............$12.99 Blu-ray (WS) 11049041...............$16.99

Available May 13 DVD

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Kevin Hart Image Awards: Entertainer of the Year

Shakira Shakira. RCA • Pop/Rock Global superstar, and The Voice coach, Shakira returns with a brand new studio album. Among the tracks is her hit collaboration with Rihanna, Can’t Remember to Forget You.

Available March 25 CD 11057633.................... $14.99

Ride Along Starring: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his soonto-be brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James’s sister. PG13 100 min. (2014) Comedy “...delivers laughs over action...”

- Associated Press

“...good laughs.” - New York Times

Available May 13

(WS) 11054248...........................$22.99 BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 11054221......................................$26.99 (2 Discs)

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Newbery Honor Now Available on CD

The Year of Billy Miller

Kevin Henkes Read by Dan Bittner Harper Collins Publishers

NY Times Bestseller

Ages 7 & Up When Billy Miller has a mishap at

the statue of the Jolly Green Giant at the end of summer vacation, he ends up with a big lump on his head. What a way to start second grade, with a lump on your head! As the year goes by, though, Billy figures out how to navigate elementary school, how to appreciate his little sister, and how to be a more grown-up and responsible member of the family and a help to his busy working mom and stay-at-home dad.

Available March 18 Unabridged • 2 Discs AUDIOBOOK 11057770............ $19.99 ISBN 9780062355744

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