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MUSIC Two classic debut albums are re-released with extra content.

Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Destruction






AUDIOBOOK With Won’t You Be My Neighbor? now in theaters, patrons will want to hear the first full-length biography of the iconic children’s TV host, Fred Rogers.

Geffen • Pop/Rock In 1987, Guns N’ Roses changed the rock landscape with their debut album. This deluxe edition includes the original album as well as a second disc with B-sides, EP tracks, live performances, and several previously unreleased tracks.

GOD’S NOT DEAD The latest installment in this popular video series. A Light in Darkness Starring: David A.R. White, John Corbett, Shane Harper A church destroyed. A congregation silenced. A relationship shattered. Yet even in life’s darkest valleys, a small flame can light the way toward healing and hope. PG 104 min. (2018) $6M Drama

DVD 12087958 $18.74 BLU-RAY+DVD 12087959 $22.49 (2 Discs)

God’s Not Dead 2

Capitol • Pop/Rock The debut album from the Band was a landmark release that brought together elements of rock, country, and other forms of American roots music. This expanded edition offers more insight into one of rock’s greatest albums.

Available August 31 CD 12164766



Available August 21

Parental Advisory, Deluxe Edition, 2 Discs CD 12132124 $19.99

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The Good Neighbor Maxwell King Oasis Audio Biography The first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, telling the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. His personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work, and his decision to walk away from the show to make television for adults, only to return with increasingly sophisticated episodes.

Available September 11 Unabridged • 10 Discs • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 12078685 $28.99

Starring: Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, Ernie Hudson A Christian teacher is forced before a judge for honestly answering a question about Jesus in the classroom. PG 121 min. (2016) $21M Drama DVD 11611429 $8.99 BLU-RAY+DVD 11611430 $12.99

(2 Discs)

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Videos KING KONG Skull Island coming to TV 2019.

STAR WARS The story behind one of Star Wars’ most iconic characters–a blockbuster patrons won’t want to miss!


A Star Wars Story Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke During an adventure into a dark criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion. PG13 135 min. (2018) Action

Coming Soon

DVD 12141547 BLU-RAY+DVD 12141548

Rogue One

A Star Wars Story

Kong Skull Island Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson A diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific, as beautiful as it is treacherous, unaware that they’re crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong. PG13 118 min. (2017) $168M Action DVD 11897711 $14.24 (2 Discs) BLU-RAY+DVD 11897550 $16.99 (2 Discs) 4K+BLU-RAY 11897287 $37.99 (2 Discs)


On National Film Registry Starring: Robert Armstrong, Fay Wray The original 1933 classic in glorious black and white, newly restored, and digitally remastered. NR 104 min. (1933) Adventure 10114129 $12.99


Academy Awards Best Visual Effects, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing Starring: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody Documentary filmmaker Carl Denham sails off to remote Skull Island to film his latest epic with leading lady Ann Darrow. Natives kidnap Ann to use as a sacrifice for Kong, but instead he saves her. PG13 187 min. (2005) $218M Action DVD 10124041 $8.99 BLU-RAY+DVD 11783523 $12.99 (Ultimate Edition, 3 Discs) 4K+BLU-RAY 11883340 $25.99 (Ultimate Edition, 3 Discs)


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Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk PG13 133 min. (2016) $532M Sci-Fi DVD 11792339 $25.99 BLU-RAY+DVD 11792340 $33.99. (3 Discs)

The Last Jedi Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill PG13 152 min. (2017) $620M Sci-Fi DVD 12014429 $22.49 BLU-RAY 12014428 $29.99 (2 Discs) 4K+BLU-RAY 12048652 $32.99 (Ultimate Collector’s Edition, 3 Discs)

Episode VII

The Force Awakens Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac PG13 136 min. (2015) $936M Sci-Fi DVD 11516494 $25.99 BLU-RAY+DVD 11516495 $33.99 (3 Discs)


Episodes I - III Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman Collection includes: Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace (1999, PG); Star Wars - Episode II Attack of the Clones (2002, PG); and Star Wars - Episode III Revenge of the Sith (2005, PG13). PG13 418 min. Sci-Fi BLU-RAY+DVD 11016683 $50.99 (6 Discs)

READY PLAYER ONE Accept your reality.

Ready Player One Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. PG13 140 min. (2018) $137M Action

Available July 24

DVD 12087954 $17.24 (Rental) BLU-RAY 12087955 $18.74 (Rental) 4K+BLU-RAY 12141879 $34.49 (2 Discs)

With the popularity of Ready Player One, it’s game on with related gamer-themed movies your patrons will love! Gamer Starring: Gerard Butler, Kyra Sedgwick, John Leguizamo R 95 min. (2009) $21M Action DVD 10355978 $8.99 BLU-RAY 10355981 $12.99 (Special Edition, 2-Disc)

Tron Starring: Jeff Bridges, David Warner, Bruce Boxleitner PG 96 min. (1982) $33M Sci-Fi DVD 10472651 $12.99 (Special Edition, 2-Disc) BLU-RAY+DVD 10472652 $16.99 (2 Discs)

Tron Legacy Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, Garrett Hedlund PG 126 min. (2010) $172M Sci-Fi DVD 10472318 $12.99 BLU-RAY+DVD 10472319 $16.99 (2 Discs)

First time available on Audio!

Audiobooks The story behind the popular Netflix series.

The Bad Beginning Lemony Snicket

Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants Action When their latest prank drives their science teacher over the edge, their clueless principal, Mr. Krupp, quickly hires a replacement: Professor Pippy P. Poopypants. Of course, George and Harold can’t resist making fun of the Professor’s silly name.

Available July 31 Unabridged • 1 Disc • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 12069929 $24.99

Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets Action • Unabridged • 1 Disc AUDIOBOOK 12069927 $24.99

Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space Action • Unabridged • 1 Disc AUDIOBOOK 12069928 $24.99

The Adventures of Captain Underpants Action • Unabridged • 1 Disc AUDIOBOOK 12069926 $24.99

The latest in the Fear Street series

You May Now Kill the Bride Harper Collins Publishers Young Adult Three new novels set in the perennially popular Fear Street world, published to coincide with the release of three original Fear Street movies.

Available July 24 Unabridged • 9 Discs Simultaneous Release Replacements Availalble AUDIOBOOK 12032112 $44.99

Harper Collins Publishers Fantasy After their parents pass in a horrible house fire, the three affluent Baudelaire children, Klaus, Sunny, and Violet, are left homeless, saddened, and vulnerable. But their troubles have just begun as the miserable Count Olaf is their appointed legal guardian.

Book Sense Book of the Year Unabridged • 3 Discs AUDIOBOOK 11446000 $14.99

Little Women fans will love the story behind the classic tale.

Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy Anne Boyd Rioux

First time available on Audio!

Jumanji Chris Van Allsburg Dreamscape Media, LLC Action The Caldecott Medal winner about an ordinary-looking board game that plunges its players into surreal adventure is beloved by families everywhere.

Available September 18 Unabridged • 1 Disc AUDIOBOOK 12131721 $31.99

Also Available Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle PG13 (2017) DVD BLU-RAY 4K+BLU-RAY

$393M Adventure 12018029 $23.24 12018028 $26.24 12051045 $34.49 (2 Discs)

Mary Poppins returns this Christmas with Emily Blunt to star! Make sure your patrons can listen to the original classic tale.

Mary Poppins P. L. Travers

HighBridge Company Biography As the beloved classic celebrates its 150th anniversary, discover the story of the novel that captured the imaginations of generations of girls.

Available August 21 Unabridged • 10 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Availalble AUDIOBOOK 12142318 $39.99

Blackstone Audio, Inc. Fantasy It all starts when their new nanny is blown onto their doorstep, carrying an umbrella and a magic carpetbag. Who else but Mary Poppins can slide up banisters, pull an entire armchair out of an empty carpetbag, and make a dose of medicine taste like delicious lime-juice cordial? Unabridged • 3 Discs AUDIOBOOK 11015913


Goosebumps #2 in theaters October 12

Escape from Shudder Mansion Children’s Riley and Scarlett receive an assignment from their teacher. Everyone needs to do a documentary about something exciting they experienced. Mrs. Stermon gives them suggestions and shows them a brochure about a scary old house on the edge of town, called Shudder Mansion.

Available July 25 Unabridged • 3 Discs • Simultaneous Release AUDIOBOOK 12157364 $24.99

Midwest Tape Exclusives

I Am Slappy’s Evil Twin Children’s. Unabridged • 3 Discs AUDIOBOOK 11966569 $29.99

Please Do Not Feed the Weirdo Children’s Unabridged • 3 Discs AUDIOBOOK 12059891 $29.99


Music 2018 Reissues Revist a McCartney rare gem before the release of his new album.

Paul McCartney Thrillington Capitol • Pop/Rock Credited to the pseudonym Percy ‘Thrills’ Thrillington, a fictitious socialite whose activities were chronicled in UK newspaper ads, the album was actually a fully reimagined instrumental lounge/jazz version of Paul and Linda McCartney’s Ram. CD 12101030


Also Available September 7

Egypt Station Capitol • Pop/Rock CD 12159083 $13.99

Miles Davis Ascenseur Pour L’échafaud

Luke Combs This One’s for You Too

Verve • Soundtracks Originally released in 1958, this soundtrack is not only a landmark in movie music, but also one in Miles Davis’s discography. This reissue expands on the original album with alternate takes of many of the album’s tracks.

River House Artists • Country Luke Combs releases a deluxe edition of his certified gold debut album. This reissue comes with five brand new tracks and includes fan favorites She Got the Best of Me; Beautiful Crazy; and Houston, We Have a Problem.

Deluxe Edition, 2 Discs CD 12132720 $29.99

The Cure Mixed Up

3 Discs CD 12040663


The Supremes The Supremes Sing Holland Dozier - Holland Motown Records; • R&B Two-disc expanded edition of the Supremes’ chart-topping album includes a whopping 52 tracks that magnify the scope of a seminal album that made history. It includes 28 tracks heard for the first time via updated mixes and alternate versions, as well as a score of electrifying live performances. Expanded Edition, 2 Discs CD 12127217 $29.99

Dave Alvin King of California Craft Recordings • Country Guest Artists: Rosie Flores, Syd Straw The bestselling, critically acclaimed solo album from Dave Alvin of the Blasters includes the tracks King of California; Fourth of July; and Border Radio. CD 12101042



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Emmylou Harris The Ballad of Sally Rose

Rhino • Pop/Rock The Cure’s 1990 compilation album, which features a mix of singles and remixed tracks, is expanded into a three-disc set that includes sixteen new mixes from frontman Robert Smith.

Rhino/Warner Bros. • Country Released in 1985, this album is based loosely on her short time with influential singersongwriter Gram Parsons, who died in 1973. This reissue features a newly remastered version of the original album along with unreleased demos.

Deluxe Edition, 3 Discs CD 12130224 $21.99

Expanded Edition, 2 Discs CD 12144316 $24.99

Led Zeppelin How the West Was Won

Atlantic Catalog Group Pop/Rock Originally released in 2003, this three-CD live collection captures the band at the height of its formidable powers. Standouts include a 25-plus minute version of Dazed and Confused and a 21-minute medley based around Whole Lotta Love.

CD 12136754

ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS Pink Martini Sympathique Heinz Records Pop/Rock Twenty years after its original release, Pink Martini’s debut album is now presented as bandleader Thomas M. Lauderdale originally envisioned, with the inclusion of Maurice Ravel’s Bolero to the track list.

20th Anniversary Edition CD 12135806


Grateful Dead Anthem of the Sun

Grateful Dead Production Pop/Rock The Grateful Dead’s sophomore album is expanded to include several bonus tracks, including highlights from their October 1967 performance at Winterland in San Francisco.

50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, 2 Discs CD 12127223

Smash Mouth Fush Yu Mang 20th Anniversary Interscope • Pop/Rock Smash Mouth celebrates the twentieth anniversary of their debut album by releasing an expanded edition that includes a remastered version of the original album, four studio B-sides, and the Dave Aude Club Mix of Walking on the Sun.

Parental Advisory, Remastered, 2 Discs CD 12136787



Liz Phair Exile in Guyville

Matador Records Pop/Rock Originally released in 1993, Liz Phair’s debut album is a seminal release and a feminist landmark. Its legendary status has only grown over the years.

25th Anniversary Edition CD 12079659


video picks of the week

First-rate videos sure to be in high demand.

The Only Living Boy in New York Starring: Callum Turner, Jeff Bridges, Kate Beckinsale A recent college graduate discovers that his father is cheating on his mother, only to become smitten with his father’s mistress. He also gets life lessons from his new neighbor. PG 88 min. (2017) Drama

Available August 14 DVD BLU-RAY

12141564 $24.99 12141565 $21.99

$2 million box office

Must-have Star Wars related animation!

A top library-requested title.

Star Wars Rebels Complete Season 4

The rebels must band together to resist the Empire’s vicious plan to hunt down and wipe out the last of the Jedi Knights. Follow the adventures and tribulations of scrappy rebels as they use their wits and ingenuity to outwit the far more powerful Empire. TVY7 367 min. (2017) Children’s

Available July 31 DVD BLU-RAY

Operation Red Sea (Mandarin)

Starring: Yi Zhang, Johnny Huang, Hai-Qing PLA Navy Marine Corps launch a hostage rescue operation in Ihwea and undergo a fierce battle with rebellions and terrorism. NR 139 min. (2018) Action

Available July 24

DVD 12135481 $18.74 BLU-RAY+DVD 12135482 $22.49 (2 Discs)

12156269 $31.49 (3 Discs) 12156268 $38.24 (2 Discs)

$3 million box office

Must-see indie comedy Hollywood Reporter says “hits all the right notes.”

Limited Release – Tribeca Film Festival debut.

The House of Tomorrow

Bad Samaritan

Love After Love

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Alex Wolff, Nick Offerman The film tells futurist, architect, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller’s incredible story through two teens hoping to get laid, become punk gods, and survive high school. UNK 90 min. (2017) Comedy

Starring: Kerry Condon, David Tennant, Robert Sheehan A pair of burglars stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob. R 110 min. (2018) Suspense

Starring: Andie MacDowell, Chris O’Dowd, Francesca Faridany In the wake of a husband and father’s death, the family members he leaves behind find themselves adrift, and in danger of drifting apart, as they each try to find meaning in a world without the man who held them together. NR 93 min. (2017) Drama

Available August 14 DVD BLU-RAY

12132333 $12.74 12132334 $17.24

Available August 14 DVD BLU-RAY

Starring: Priyanka Chopra, Ann Dowd, Claire Danes A Brooklyn couple has always known that their four-year-old son is more interested in fairy tale princesses than toy cars. But when his preschool director points out that his gender-nonconforming play may be more than a phase, the couple is forced to rethink their roles as parents and spouses. UNK 92 min. (2018) Drama

Available July 24

12130310 $24.99


An informative and important film tackling a timely topic.

A Kid Like Jake

12137967 $13.49 12137968 $14.99

A Disney classic now out of the vault!

Peter Pan

The Walt Disney Signature Collection Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan. G 77 min. (1953) Children’s

Available September 4 DVD

12159030 $22.49

A STARZ hit produced by powerhouse 50 Cent.


The Complete Fourth Season Starring: Lela Loren, Omari Hardwick, Naturi Naughton Season four follows Ghost’s arrest by his ex-girlfriend, AUSA Angela Valdes, for the murder of FBI Agent Greg Knox, a crime he did not commit. NR 580 min. (2017) Drama DVD 12097362 $26.24 (3 Discs)

Available August 28 DVD BLU-RAY

12144527 $12.74 12144528 $17.24 • Weekly July 16, 2018


music picks of the week Beyonce and Jay-Z join forces on their first album together.

The Carters Everything Is Love

Roc Nation Rap/Hip-Hop After joining forces on several singles and two world tours, Jay-Z and Beyonce release their first full-length album as a duo. Fans have been buzzing about this album since its surprise digital release. Parental Advisory CD 12166069 Edited Version CD 12166070


Passenger Runaway

Nettwerk Records Pop/Rock Thanks to his international hit Let Her Go, Passenger has had a wild and wonderful ride across the globe, to sudden worldwide recognition. Now he’s back again with his next album.

Available August 31 CD 12156481

Kira Willey Every Voice

Fireflies Records Children’s Award-winning songwriter, author, and kids’ yoga expert Kira Willey releases her most expansive family album yet. Her fifth album of original songs offers empowering, community-minded encouragement for dreamers.


Musicians pay tribute to a legendary film composer.

Four-time Grammy nominees release their first new album since 2015.

Punch Brothers All Ashore

Available July 20



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Drake Scorpion

Republic Records Rap/Hip-Hop Drake is garnering plenty of headlines with the release of his fifth studio album. Along with the singles God’s Plan and I’m Upset, it features appearances from Jay-Z, Ty Dolla Sign, and posthumous vocals from Michael Jackson. Parental Advisory, 2 Discs CD 12166007 $18.99 Edited Version, 2 Discs CD 12166008 $18.99

The hit series releases a new collection of music.

The Music of Nashville

Sony Classical Classical 2CELLOS, Tina Guo, the Piano Guys, Lindsey Stirling, and David Elton are just some of the artists paying tribute to one of the most iconic composers in movie history.

Big Machine Label Group • Soundtracks The second collection of music from the sixth season of Nashville features tracks from Rhiannon Giddens, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson, Charles Esten, Hayden Panettiere, and other members of the show’s cast.

The Classics Various Artists

Available August 10 $14.99

Renowned songwriter offers up a new collection of original songs.

Lori McKenna The Tree

Nonesuch • Pop/Rock Punch Brothers return with their first album since 2015’s The Phosphorescent Blues. The band wrote all nine songs on the album, which they self-produced and recorded in Los Angeles.

Drake is making headlines with his latest album.

James Horner

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Acclaimed children’s musicians returns with a new album.

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The voice behind the hit Let Her Go returns with new music.

Thirty Tigers • Folk Along with writing hits for artists like Reba and Keith Urban, Lori McKenna is an acclaimed artist in her own right. Rolling Stone called her 2014 album, Numbered Doors, one of the 40 Best Country Albums of 2014.

Available July 20 CD 12148163


Season 6 Volume 2 Various Artists

Available July 27 CD 12158756


This husband and wife duo were recently featured on NPR.

The War and Treaty Healing Tide

Strong World Entertainment • Folk The War and Treaty serve up healing and pain robbing with freewheeling joy on a monumental new full-length album. An original tour de force, it swaggers with a confidence only gained by artists who are wholly, proudly themselves.

Available August 10 CD 12160131


A new science fiction adventure from the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Three-Body Trilogy.

audiobook picks of the week ...a compelling read. - Booklist

Ball Lightning Cixin Liu

Believe Me J. P. Delaney

Macmillan Audio Sci-Fi

Random House, Inc. Suspense

NY Times Bestselling Author

NY Times Bestselling Author

Available August 14

Available July 24

Unabridged • 18 Discs Simultaneous Release Replacements Availalble

Unabridged • 8 Discs Simultaneous Release Replacements Availalble

AUDIOBOOK 11945021


AUDIOBOOK 12017602

Darkest Desires Dean Koontz Brilliance Audio, Inc. Suspense

NY Times Bestselling Author

Available August 14 $39.99

...pleasurable, down to the last satisfying twist.

An extraordinary and timely piece of writing.

- Kirkus Reviews

- Kirkus Reviews

Feared Lisa Scottoline

Harbor Me Jacqueline Woodson

Macmillan Audio Mystery

Random House, Inc., Listening Library Children’s

NY Times Bestselling Author

AUDIOBOOK 11954306

AUDIOBOOK 12023136

- Publishers Weekly

AUDIOBOOK $29.99 12096738

AUDIOBOOK $28.99 11945009


- Kirkus Reviews

Unabridged • 6 Discs Replacements Availalble

- Kirkus Reviews

Unabridged • 3 Discs Simultaneous Release

A diverting page-turner.

Harper Collins Publishers Biography

...both funny and highly satisfying.

Available August 7

A courageously intimate memoir...

Sick Porochista Khakpour


NY Times Bestselling Author

Unabridged • 7 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Availalble


AUDIOBOOK 12052032

Macmillan Audio Children’s

Available August 28

Unabridged • 8 Discs Simultaneous Release Replacements Availalble

Unabridged • 6 Discs Simultaneous Release

Royal Crown Meg Cabot

NY Times Bestselling Author

Available August 14

A trilogy of novellas that lead into Dean Koontz’s bestselling novel, Ashley Bell.

An Unwanted Guest Shari Lapena Penguin Audio Suspense

NY Times Bestselling Author

Available August 7 Unabridged • 8 Discs Simultaneous Release • Replacements Availalble

A doctor’s riveting story of loss and hope in the world of cancer.

Cancerland David T. Scadden, MD, Michael D’Antonio Macmillan Audio Science Unabridged • 10 Discs Replacements Availalble AUDIOBOOK $50.99 11888463

AUDIOBOOK 12044007 $39.99 • Weekly July 16, 2018


featured audiobook many plot twists as scares. Lots of fun. - Newsday

The Court Dancer Shin Kyung-Sook


Dreamscape Media, LLC Historical Based on a remarkable true story and filled with luminous characters, this lushly detailed historical novel brings the dramatic final years of the Korean Empire to life.

- Booklist

Available August 7 Unabridged • 10 Discs • Simultaneous Release • Replacements Availalble AUDIOBOOK 12114811 $47.99

Midwest Tape exclusive bestsellers, big title reissues, and more this week!

Starring: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane A harmless game of truth or dare among friends turns deadly when someone, or something, begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare. UR 100 min. (2018) $40M Suspense

Available July 17 DVD BLU-RAY+DVD

Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Pratt As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. PG13 149 min. (2018) Action

Available August 28

DVD 12122350 $22.49 BLU-RAY 12122351 $29.99 4K+BLU-RAY 12166178 $32.24 (2 Discs)

12113071 $22.49 12113072 $26.24 (2 Discs)

Avengers Infinity War Soundtrack Alan Silvestri Hollywood Records CD 12082579


Midwest Tape Weekly July 16, 2018  

Check out this week's selection of hot and buzzworthy DVDs, Blu-rays, audiobooks, and CDs. See a title that interests you? Click on it to vi...

Midwest Tape Weekly July 16, 2018  

Check out this week's selection of hot and buzzworthy DVDs, Blu-rays, audiobooks, and CDs. See a title that interests you? Click on it to vi...