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ON TELEVISION Grimm Season 2 premieres on NBC Major Crimes a spinoff of The Closer premieres on TNT

COMING TO DVD The Raid: Redemption starring Iko Uwais and Ananda George

AUDIOBOOKS The Kingmaker’s Daughter by Philippa Gregory

aug15

AT THE THEATERS

aug16 aug17

IN REMEMBRANCE

The Reverend’s Wife by Kimberla Lawson Roby

Insane Clown Posse The Mighty Death Pop (PA)

The Expendables 2 the sequel to the 2010 hit The Expendables

aug18

COMING TO DVD

aug19

ON TELEVISION

Incubus Incubus HQ Live Yellowcard Southern Air

AT THE THEATERS

Sparkle a remake of the 1976 film stars Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston in her last film

And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman

Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac Various Artists

Elvis Presley died 35 years ago

ParaNorman a new animated film from the creators of Corpse Bride and Coraline

The Inn at Rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber

COMING TO CD

The Odd Life of Timothy Green from Disney, about a boy born in the garden of a childless couple

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The Hunger Games 2nd highest grossing film worldwide in 2012 with $683 million

Copper a new cop show set in New York City in the 1860s premieres on BBC America


HOT TELEVISION

DVD & Blu-ray

TV viewers are spending more and more time watching entire seasons of their favorite TV shows in marathon sessions – with some

sessions lasting twenty hours or more. Take advantage of this unique phenomenon and order these popular sets for your library today!

30 Rock Season 6

Mad Men Season 5

Mike & Molly

Starring: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan Emmy winners Tina Fey as showrunner Liz Lemon and Alec Baldwin as corporate executive Jack Donaghy in this behind-the-scenes romp about sketch show TGS. It’s a season of video obituaries, cross-dressing love, page showdowns, Canadian births, and other strange events from executive producer Lorne Michaels. TV14 (2011) Comedy

Starring: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks Jon Hamm and the rest of the awardwinning cast continue to mesmerize as they adapt to changing times, social revolution, and a radical world. Lust is back. Adultery is back. Deception is back. NR 611 min. (2012) Drama

1 Emmy Award Nomination

3 Emmy Award Nominations

9 Emmy Award Nominations

DVD

ISBN N/A

DVD (WS) 10000713...............$42.99 (4 Discs)

Starring: Billy Gardell, Melissa McCarthy, Katy Mixon Wedding bells are ringing for Mike and Molly and Molly’s in a tizzy over the wedding plans! Not surprisingly, Mike doesn’t get what all the fuss is about. His-and-her versions of wedding planning woes are at the heart of the second season. NR 462 min. (2011) Comedy

Blu-ray (WS) 10001480...............$42.99 (3 Discs)

DVD

Available October 16

Available September 11

ISBN N/A

10728143...............$42.99 (3 Discs)

Complete Second Season

ISBN N/A

Available August 21 ISBN N/A

(WS) 10729101...............$38.99 (3 Discs)

The Big Bang Theory

Magic City

Modern Family

Golden Globe TV Series Actor Johnny Galecki; 3 Emmy Award Nominations

Starring: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco Regarding the opposite sex, they’re on a steep learning curve. In every other sense, they’re geniuses. Join physicists Leonard and Sheldon as they ponder black holes, chemical deviations, girls, and other mysteries of the universe. NR 529 min. (2011) Comedy

Starring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olga Kurylenko, Steven Strait Miami Beach, 1959. Ike Evans rings in the New Year at his Miramar Playa Hotel. The Kennedys, the mob, and the CIA all hold court here. To finance his dream, Ike sold his soul to mob boss Ben ‘The Butcher’ Diamond. Nothing at the Miramar Playa is what it seems. As Ike’s world threatens to implode, he fights for his family, and the Miramar Playa. TVMA 419 min. (2012) Drama

Golden Globe Award Best Comedy TV Series; SAG Award Best Comedy Ensemble Cast; 9 Emmy Award Nominations

Available September 11

Available October 2

Available September 18

Complete Fifth Season

DVD

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The Complete First Season

(WS) 10729095...............$38.99 (3 Discs)

DVD

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(WS) 10000690...............$38.99 (3 Discs)

Blu-ray (WS) 10001471...............$46.99 (3 Discs)

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ISBN 0780689828

Season 3

Starring: Ed O’Neill, Ty Burrell, Sofia Vergara As the extended Pritchett/Dunphy clan faces an uproariously unpredictable array of family vacations, holiday hassles, troublesome in-laws, and surprising secrets, they still somehow manage to thrive together as one big, loving family. NR 484 min. (2011) Comedy DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10738351...............$42.99 (3 Discs)

Blu-ray (WS) 10738982...............$50.99 (3 Discs) ISBN N/A

The most anticipated release of the summer! Order now, don’t miss out!

DVD available August 18 PG13 142 min. $407 Million Box Office DVD (WS) 10715553............$23.99 (2 Discs) Blu-ray (WS) 10715554............$29.99 (2 Discs)

Songs from District 12 and Beyond “3 out of 5… A dour Appalachian future, starring Arcade Fire and Taylor Swift.” - Rolling Stone CD  10000176............ $13.99

The Score

Eight-time Academy Award nominee James Newton Howard presents the thrilling score to one of the most anticipated films of 2012, the big-screen adaptation of The Hunger Games. CD  10714344............ $17.99

Must-have audiobooks

Unabridged • 9 Discs Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10222783........... $39.99 ISBN 9780545091022

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picks of the week LOL

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore, Ashley Greene A teenage girl is navigating through the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship, while dodging her protective mother. PG13 100 min. (2011) Comedy

Get the Gringo

Starring: Peter Stormare, Dean Norris A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 10-year-old boy. R 96 min. (2012) Action DVD (WS) 10728128.........$19.99 ISBN N/A

“A must watch...”

Blu-ray (WS) 10728171.........$25.99

- Filmitown.com

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“...Gibson is clearly back in his element...”

DVD

- Sydney Morning Herald

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Blu-ray (WS) 10728815...............$21.99

“A lively, non-PC caperthriller...” - Guardian (U.K.)

Brownstones to Red Dirt

Kids from Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy projects and orphans from Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war have one thing in common: no one gives them a chance. Brownstones to Red Dirt, a feature-length documentary, tells the story of how these lost groups find one another through a pen pal program that not only shapes their lives, but also shows them that even if they can’t count on the world, they can count on each other. UNK 85 min. (2010) Documentary DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10726866...............$24.99

Oslo, August 31st (Norwegian) Starring: Anders Danielsen Lie, Hans Olav Brenner, Ingrid Olava Anders will soon complete his drug rehabilitation in the countryside. As part of the program, he is allowed to go into the city for a job interview. But he takes advantage of the leave and stays in the city, drifting around, meeting people he hasn’t seen in a long while. UNK 96 min. (2012) Drama

Available September 25 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10724202...............$26.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10724083...............$30.99 ISBN N/A

“Seek it out.

You can thank me later.”

- Rolling Stone

“...nothing short of riveting.” - Philadelphia Inquirer Blu-ray (WS) 10739225...............$33.99 ISBN N/A

The Snowtown Murders

2011 Cannes Film Festival Critic’s Week Special Mention, FIPRESCI Prize Special Mention Starring: Louise Harris, Daniel Henshall, Lucas Pittaway Based on horrifying crimes discovered in Snowtown, Australia, in 1999. The film follows a mother raising her three boys in a poor suburb. She takes up with a new man, hoping for security but instead welcoming a vicious predator into her home. NR 120 min. (2011) Horror

“Genuinely disturbing.” - A.O. Scott “Unmissable!” - The Telegraph

Pink Ribbons, Inc

- Rolling Stone

Starring: Anna Paquin, Mark Ruffalo, Matt Damon A New York high school student feels certain that she played a role in a traffic accident that has claimed a woman’s life. In her attempts to set things right, she’s met with opposition at every step. R 150 min. (2011) Drama

“...a quietly stunning masterpiece…” - Film Journal

Damsels in Distress

“...an exhilarating gift of a comedy.”

7 Film Awards

“Remarkable! Compelling! Gripping!” - Los Angeles Times Available September 18

“It’s delightful...” - Roger Ebert

Margaret

ONLY SOLD AS A DVD/BLU-RAY COMBO

“We can change the world...and make it a better place.” – Destiny, 10, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

Starring: Greta Gerwig, Adam Brody Three girls set out to change the maledominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus, and to rescue their fellow students from depression, grunge, and low standards of every kind. PG13 99 min. (2011) Adventure

DVD & Blu-ray

DVD

ISBN N/A

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Pink ribbons are everywhere: T-shirts, hats, yogurt cups, KFC buckets, car ads, NFL stadiums—the list goes on and on. They make people feel good, as if engaged in a successful battle against breast cancer. But who is really benefitting? UNK 98 min. (2011) Documentary

“Revelatory. Deserves to be seen.” - New York Times

“Uncannily prescient and enduringly timely.”

Available August 14 DVD

(WS) 10728360...............$24.99

ISBN 0788615858

Where Do We Go Now? (Arabic)

4 Film Awards including Cannes Film Festival Prize of the Ecumenical Jury Special Mention Starring: Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Leyla Hakim, Nadine Labaki A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village. PG13 110 min. (2011) Comedy

“...brave and startlingly funny...” - Wall Street Journal

- Washington Post

“A likeable comedy with heart and brains.” - Empire Magazine

Available September 25

Available September 11

DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10737181...............$27.99

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Blu-ray (WS) 10730587...............$39.99 ISBN N/A

Kill List

Starring: Neil Maskell, Michael Smiley After a hit job in Kiev left him physically and mentally scarred, an ex-soldier and present contract killer is pressured by his partner into taking a new assignment. As he enters into a bizarre and disturbing world, his fear and paranoia send him toward a point of no return. NR 95 min. (2011) Horror

“...gets under your skin and stays there.” - Boston Globe “It’s remarkably clever and resourceful filmmaking...” - MSN Movies

Available August 14 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10728359...............$24.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10728347...............$25.99 ISBN 0788615823

The Salt of Life (Italian) Starring: Gianni Di Gregorio, Valeria De Franciscis, Alfonso Santagata A middle-aged retiree has become invisible to all the women of Rome, regardless of age or relation. Watching his codger friends snare beautiful young girlfriends on the sun-kissed cobblestones of Trastevere, Giovanni tries his polite, utterly gracious best to generate some kind of extracurricular love life. NR 90 min. (2012) Comedy

The Woman in the Fifth

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas American novelist Tom Ricks arrives in Paris determined to renew a relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. When a longed-for meeting goes poorly, he ends up in a seedy hostel on the outskirts of the city. R 85 min. (2011) Suspense

“Hawke’s performance is his nerviest and most sincere in a decade.” - Village Voice

“Rueful, funny and wise...” - Los Angeles Times

“Hypnotic!” - Hollywood Reporter

“Critic’s pick.” - New York Times

Available September 18

Available September 18 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10729477...............$29.99

DVD

ISBN 1422921735

10739433...............$25.99


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FOREIGN Attack of the Killer Backpacks (German)

Starring: Eva Balkenhol, Alexandra Desoi, Gerrit Reinecke A serial killer is kidnapping young girls as they walk home from school, and the only thing that all the victims have in common is that they were all wearing backpacks. NR 78 min. (2012) Horror

Available August 21 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10723467...............$19.99

Six year-old Nansal finds a little dog in a cave along the cliffs and names him Zochor (‘Spot’). When Nansal’s father refuses to let her keep the dog, she defies him and spends the next few weeks trying to keep her four-legged friend a secret from her dad. Spot eventually proves his worth by saving the life of the family’s youngest son. G 93 min. (2005) (Germany) Drama

Available September 11 ISBN N/A

(WS) 10717958...............$29.99

Starring: Saharath Sangkapreecha, Piyathida Woramusik Based on the true story of a gated community that was shut down after a series of mysterious deaths and paranormal occurrences. When a family moves to Ladda Land, an upscale housing development, they discover life in their new neighborhood isn’t so perfect as they encounter a series of terrifying, paranormal events that drives them to the edge of insanity. UNK 117 min. (2011) Horror

Available Now DVD

10728230...............$14.99

The Liquidator (Russian)

Starring: Aitzhanov Berik, Vinnie Jones, Aziz Beyshenaliev After the death of his journalist brother, the life of an ex-special forces soldier turned bodyguard changes dramatically. It becomes clear that his brother was murdered and those responsible for his death are very powerful people. He wants revenge and begins to hunt down and ‘liquidate’ those responsible for his brother’s death. UNK 97 min. (2011) (Kazakhstan) Action

Available Now DVD

ISBN N/A

Monsieur Lazhar

Starring: Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Synnove Macody Lund Roger, an accomplished headhunter by day and art thief when opportunity knocks, decides to risk it all to get his hands on an extremely valuable painting, and in doing so discovers something which makes him a hunted man. R 100 min. (2011) Action

14 Film Awards including 6 Genie Awards Starring: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nelisse, Emilien Neron At a Montreal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed. PG13 94 min. (2011) $2M Comedy

Available August 28 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10724540...............$26.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10724608...............$25.99 ISBN N/A

The Hunter (Farsi)

Starring: Rafi Pitts, Mitra Hajjar Tragedy strikes as a wife and daughter are accidentally killed. In an act of vengeance, a young man randomly kills two police officers. He escapes to the forest, where he is arrested by two other officers. The three men are surrounded by trees, a desolate landscape where the boundaries between the hunter and the hunted are difficult to perceive. UR 92 min. (2010) (Iran) Suspense DVD (WS) 10724768...............$29.99 ISBN N/A

Starring: Ezequiel Tronconi, Guadalupe Docampo Esteban returns after years of absence to the place where he spent his childhood summers. He returns looking for his father, Cacho. But Cacho, who has formed a new family in La Tigra, is always on the road. However, while he waits, Esteban meets Vero, a childhood friend that has grown up to become a beautiful woman. NR 98 min. (2009) (Argentina) Comedy

Available August 21 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10723468...............$19.99

A Cannes Film Festival official selection

Julio tells his girlfriend he has a job transcribing a novel, when he’s actually writing his own work. Looking for inspiration, he revisits an old romance and gets involved again. Based on an internationally acclaimed novella, Bonsai is a study of the lies we tell ourselves. NR 96 min. (2012) (Chile) Drama

Available August 21 DVD (WS) 10725890............. $27.99 ISBN N/A

“Witty...sensual...delightful!” — Empire

“‘Monsieur Lazhar’ is good. Really good.” - Washington Post

Available August 28

10726698...............$29.99

Blu-ray

10726745...............$29.99

DVD

ISBN N/A ISBN N/A

Post Mortem

New DVD Releases Tuesday, August 14

(Spanish)

Starring: Alfredo Castro In Chile, 1973, during the last days of Salvador Allende’s presidency, an employee at a Morgue’s recording office falls for a burlesque dancer who mysteriously disappears. NR 98 min. (2012) Drama

Available August 21 ISBN N/A

(Spanish)

Starring: Diego Noguera, Nathalia Galgani, Gabriela Arancibia

(French)

DVD

La Tigra, Chaco

(Spanish) A Story of Love, Books, and Blah, Blah, Blah

(WS) 10728231...............$14.99

Headhunters (Norwegian)

FOREIGN SPOTLIGHT

Ladda Land (Thai)

ISBN N/A

The Cave of the Yellow Dog (Mongolian)

DVD

DVD RELEASES

(WS) 10725472...............$29.99

A Separation (Persian)

54 Film Awards including 2012 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film Starring: Peyman Moadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat A married couple is faced with a difficult decision—to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer’s disease. PG13 123 min. (2011) $8M Drama

“Tensely involving Iranian drama...” - Hollywood Reporter

Available August 21 DVD

ISBN N/A

(WS) 10727231...............$23.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10727161...............$26.99 ISBN 1893967778

The Raid Redemption

R 101 min. (2011) $4M Action “...the year’s most turbo-charged film.” - USA Today DVD

ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10725894................. $23.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10725897................. $26.99 ISBN# N/A

Sophie & Sheba

PG 103 min. (2010) Drama DVD

ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10726723................ $24.99

Saturday, August 18 The Hunger Games

PG13 142 min. (2012) $407M

DVD (WS) 10715553................ $23.99 (2 Discs) ISBN# N/A

Blu-ray (WS) 10715554................. $29.99 (2 Discs) ISBN# N/A


JUST ANNOUNCED CDs

Dave Matthews Band

Pink

Away from the World

RCA • Pop/Rock Worldwide superstar Pink releases her highly anticipated sixth studio album. The album is Pink’s unique take on the different shades of love: the dark, the light, the happy, and the sad. Available September 18 CD 10001815.......... $12.99 Parental Advisory CD 10001816.......... $12.99 Edited Version

The Truth About Love

RCA Records Label Pop/Rock Dave Matthews Band returns with the follow-up to their 2009 chart-topping album Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King. Away from the World includes the new single Mercy. Available September 11 CD 10000036.......... $12.99

Little Big Town

Ben Folds Five

Tornado

Epic / Legacy • Pop/Rock The era of Bad represented Michael Jackson’s creative ‘coming of age’ as a solo artist in charge of every aspect of his career, from recording to touring to endorsements to merchandising. This was the first album on which nearly all of the songs were written by Michael. It also was the first album in history to produce five consecutive #1 singles.

Available September 18 2 Discs CD 10000740........ $16.99

New Music Releases Tuesday, August 14

Just Tell Me That You Want Me

Tribute to Fleetwood Mac • Various Artists

Hear Music • Pop/Rock CD 10728945............................ $18.99

Incubus • Incubus HQ Live

Legacy Recordings • Pop/Rock

Includes bonus DVD 2 Discs CD 10730850............................ $16.99

Insane Clown Posse • The Mighty Death Pop Psychopathic Records • Rap/Hip-Hop 2 Discs CD 10737299.............................. $14.99

Ben Taylor • Listening

Sun Pedal Recordings • Pop/Rock CD 10737567............................ $15.99

Ray Manzarek & Mic McClure The Piano Poems Live In San Francisco Oglio Entertainment • Jazz CD 10737302............................ $12.99

Legacy Recordings Pop/Rock The groundbreaking pop trio who changed the course of indie rock in the mid-1990s return with The Sound of the Life of the Mind, the group’s first album of new music in 13 years. Available September 18 CD 10000747.......... $11.99

Band of Horses

Melissa Etheridge

Columbia • Pop/Rock The follow-up to 2010’s Grammy-nominated Infinite Arms, Mirage Rock is the first Band of Horses record to be produced by Glyn Johns, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year. Available September 18 CD 10000745.......... $14.99

Island • Pop/Rock Oscar and two-time Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge releases her latest, for which she wrote twelve new songs. Melissa gives some of her most stirring lead guitar work to date. Available September 4 CD 10739618.......... $13.99

Dwight Yoakam

Animal Collective

Warner Music Nashville Country Grammy Award winner Dwight Yoakam releases his first studio album in seven years, 3 Pears. The 12-track release was produced by Yoakam, along with two songs co-produced with Beck: A Heart Like Mine and Missing Heart. Available September 18 CD 10000729.......... $11.99

Domino Recording Company • Pop/Rock Animal Collective returns with their tenth full-length album, which is the follow-up to the widely celebrated Merriweather Post Pavilion. It is also the first album since 2007’s Strawberry Jam to feature all four original band members. Available September 4 CD 10737931.......... $13.99

In Memoriam

Jon Lord 1941—2012

Mirage Rock

4th Street Feeling

3 Pears

Centipede HZ

Yellowcard • Southern Air

Hopeless Records • Pop/Rock CD 10737231............................ $13.99

The Sound of the Life of the Mind

Capitol • Country Grammy-nominated country group Little Big Town releases their fifth album, which includes the number one country single Pontoon. Available September 11 CD 10000986.......... $12.99

English composer, pianist, Hammond organ player, and Deep Purple co-founder Jon Lord passed away July 16. Lord is perhaps best known for his pioneering work in fusing classical forms with rock music and for co-writing many of Deep Purple’s best known songs, including Smoke on the Water, one of the most iconic rock songs of all-time.

Jon Lord

To Notice Such Things Avie • Classical Guest Artists: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra The album is dedicated to the memory of his late friend Sir John Mortimer and contains a six-piece suite for solo flute, piano, and string orchestra as well as three other compositions for the same forces.

CD 10438153.......... $16.99

Deep Purple

Machine Head Warner Bros. • Pop/Rock The iconic sixth studio album by Deep Purple has often been cited as being influential in the development of the heavy metal music genre. Contains the hit song Smoke on the Water.

CD 10132355.............$7.99


audiobooks

hot new fiction

The Beautiful Mystery

Black Dahlia & White Rose

Read by Ralph Cosham Macmillan Fiction When the renowned choir

Dreamscape Media, LLC Fiction From the title story, which

Louise Penny

director is murdered, the lock on the monastery’s massive wooden door is drawn back to admit Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and Jean-Guy Beauvoir of the Surete du Quebec. There they discover disquiet beneath the silence, discord in the apparent harmony.

Available August 28 Unabridged • 9 Discs • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10715475........... $39.99 ISBN 9781427226099

Joyce Carol Oates

maps the friendship between two beautiful and mysteriously doomed young women in 1940s Los Angeles—Elizabeth Short, known as the ‘Black Dahlia,’ victim of a long-unsolved and particularly brutal murder, and her roommate Norma Jeane Baker, soon to become Marilyn Monroe—to the tale of the wife of a well-to-do businessman who is ravished by, and elopes with, a lover who is a hyena.

Available September 11 Unabridged • 7 Discs Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10734813........... $59.99 ISBN 9781611209617

Death Warmed Over

Kevin J. Anderson

Read by Phil Gigante Brilliance Audio Fiction Ever since the Big Uneasy,

the dead are coming back to ‘life’ and have a bone to pick with the living. All the while trying to figure out who murdered zombie P.I. Dan Chambeaux and his former lounge singer turned ghost girlfriend.

The Forgetting Tree

Tatjana Soli

Read by Joyce Bean Tantor Audio Fiction A breathtaking novel about

the members of a California ranching family, their complicated matriarch, and the enigmatic caretaker who may destroy them.

“A devastatingly awesome novel.” - Nancy Pearl, NPR

Available August 28

Available September 4

Unabridged • 8 Discs • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10718883........... $19.99

Unabridged • 11 Discs • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10737068........... $44.99

ISBN 9781455896400

Return to Willow Lake

Susan Wiggs

Read by Joyce Bean Brilliance Audio, Inc. Fiction Sonnet Romano’s life is

almost perfect. She has the ideal career, the ideal boyfriend, and has just been offered a prestigious fellowship. There’s nothing more a woman wants, except maybe a baby sister? When Sonnet finds out her mother is unexpectedly expecting, and that the pregnancy is high-risk, she puts everything on hold—the job, the fellowship, the boyfriend—and heads home to Avalon.

Available August 28 Unabridged • 11 Discs • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10654826........... $32.99 ISBN 9781455836918

Threats and Promises

Barbara Delinsky

Read by Coleen Marlo Dreamscape Media, LLC Fiction After undergoing plastic

surgery and opening a shop with a friend, Lauren Stevenson was looking forward to starting afresh. Then some peculiar things began to happen. Matt Kruger showed up soon after. He’s handsome, passionate, and says he’s a close friend of her brother’s. But why has Matt appeared now? After all, her brother has been dead for more than a year.

Available September 1 Unabridged • 6 Discs Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10734814........... $59.99 ISBN 9781611209648

ISBN 9781452609096

A Sunless Sea

Anne Perry

Read by Ralph Lister Brilliance Audio Fiction A high-end prostitute is

found brutally murdered on the London docks, and Monk’s quest to discover the truth behind her death leads him down a shocking path, littered with secrets that have been buried since the infamous Opium Wars. Monk must unravel the victim’s link to the widow of a dead doctor, and the doctor’s vanished report on the misuse of opium, before the killer strikes again.

Available August 28 Unabridged • 13 Discs • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10721431........... $29.99 ISBN 9781423372608

The Uninvited

Heather Graham

Read by Luke Daniels Brilliance Audio, Inc. Fiction Agent Tyler Montague

knows his hauntings and his history. But while Allison is skeptical of the newcomer, a second mysterious murder occurs. Has ‘Butcher’ Bedford resurfaced? Or is there another malevolent force at work in Landon Mansion? Wary, yet deeply attracted, Allison has to trust in Tyler and work with him to discover just what uninvited guest—dead or alive—has taken over the house. Or their lives could become history!

Available August 28 Unabridged • 8 Discs • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10594602........... $29.99 ISBN 9781455863327

In Memoriam

Maeve Binchy

May 28, 1940—July 30, 2012 The Homecoming and Other Stories BBC Audiobooks Non-Fiction Maeve Binchy and BBC Radio present a thrilling collection of four radio dramatizations, including the title story, The Homecoming. Unabridged • 1 Disc AUDIOBOOK 10334781........... $24.99

Minding Frankie Books On Tape Fiction When Noel, a former alcoholic with a big heart, learns that his terminally ill former flame is pregnant with a child she claims is his, he reluctantly agrees to take guardianship of the baby girl once she’s born, even though he suspects he might not be her real father. But with his demons just barely under control, Noel can’t do it alone.

NY Times Bestseller Unabridged • 11 Discs AUDIOBOOK 10621657........... $44.99

No Nightingales, No Snakes BBC Audiobooks Non-Fiction BBC Audio and Maeve Binchy present a collection of dramatized stories featuring contemporary Irishwomen. From a jealous woman’s attempt to throw the perfect dinner party to a couple’s interrupted vacation plans, Binchy’s stories personify the essence of Irish femininity and attitude. Unabridged • 1 Disc AUDIOBOOK 10434505........... $24.99

In Memoriam

Gore Vidal

Oct. 3, 1925—July 31, 2012 The Best Man L.A. Theatre Works Fiction This darkly satirical drama finds two presidential contenders seeking the endorsement of an aging ex-president and explores how personal agendas can change the course of a nation’s destiny. Unabridged • 2 Discs AUDIOBOOK 10337280........... $24.99

Inventing a Nation Recorded Books, LLC Fiction Chronicling the extraordinary accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and John Adams, Vidal reveals how the founding fathers left a lasting influence on American philosophy. Unabridged • 5 Discs AUDIOBOOK 10241662........... $24.99

Point to Point Navigation Recorded Books, LLC Biography Vidal recounts some of his brightest and darkest moments, as well as time shared with a plethora of stars, including John and Jacqueline Kennedy, Tennessee Williams, Eleanor Roosevelt, Orson Welles, Johnny Carson, and others. Unabridged • 7 Discs AUDIOBOOK 10241219........... $34.99

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Glee

The Complete Third Season UNK 961 min. (2011) Comedy

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Fiction In the eastern reaches of the Thames lies the Hispaniola, an inn kept by Jim Hawkins and his son. Late one night, a mysterious girl named Natty arrives on the river with a request for Jim from her father—Long John Silver. Aged and weak, but still possessing a strange power, the pirate proposes Jim and Natty sail to Treasure Island in search of Captain Flint’s hidden bounty. But the thrill of the ocean odyssey gives way to terror as the Nightingale reaches its destination, for it seems Treasure Island is not as uninhabited as it once was.

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Unabridged • 10 Discs • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10000221........... $59.99

August 13, 2012

ISBN 9781611207651

Starred Review “...this worthy follow-up by former British poet laureate Motion has everything…” - Library Journal

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Matchbox Twenty North Atlantic • Pop/Rock North sees Matchbox Twenty driving their pop-rock sound further forward, magnifying the indelible melodies, crafty lyricism, and glorious hooks that have always defined their multi-platinum body of work. North marks Matchbox Twenty’s fourth full-length studio recording and first album in a decade.

Available September 4 CD 10739188........ $18.99

The Land of Stories

Dark Shadows

Starring: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter Imprisoned vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better and are in need of his protection. PG 113 min. (2012) $79M Comedy

“Tim Burton has got his groove back.” - Boston Globe Available October 30 DVD

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Hachette Audio Children’s Through the mysterious powers of a

cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face to face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about. But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought.

AudioFile Editors’ Pick Unabridged • 8 Discs • Replacements Available AUDIOBOOK 10608749........... $22.99 ISBN 9781611133400


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