All Staff Picks

True Betrayals
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Fantastically written book about a young woman finding her way in life. Kelsey Byden’s mother owns a horseracing farm in Virginia. In getting to know the mother she hasn’t seen since she was four, Kelsey learns things she never knew about herself and her family.
Diary of a Wombat
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A wombat describes his daily activities and interactions with his new neighbors.
Day & Age
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The Killers indie, new age sound drives their third album. Lead vocalist and frontman Brandon Flowers has a good set of pipes and wonderfully delivers the funky, upbeat songs.
The Search
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Fiona Bristow loves her life. She makes her living as a dog trainer on Orcas Island. She is even a member of Canine Search and Rescue. And she has the distinction of being the only survivor of a serial killer. She thought it was over when he was put in prison after killing her fiance and his K9 partner, but lately things have begun to happen that will take her down a deadly familiar path.
Castle
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Nathan Fillion plays a best-selling mystery writer who, thanks to his friendship with the mayor, gets to follow around a real New York City detective - and fan - on her cases. With boyish charm and a kid-in-a-candy-store attitude, he quickly wins over Detective Kate Beckett, as well as the others in the precinct, while finding unexpected inspiration for a new book.
Pieces of You
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Jewel's first studio album showcases her top-notch vocals as well as her breezy, folky sound. Songs include: Who Will Save Your Soul, Foolish Games, You Were Meant For Me, Angel Standing By, Adrian, and I'm Sensitive.
The Princess Bride
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Rob Reiner has outdone himself with this magical story of adventure and true love. With a delightful cast and many well-remembered one-liners, full of pirates and swordsmen, this well-developed plot offers enjoyment for the whole family over and over again.
The Office
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The original British series that gave rise to the lighter American version. Cringe-worthy humor coupled with a tender love story. And don’t miss Season Two and the wonderful Christmas Special that wraps it all up.
Whoa, Nelly!
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Nelly Furtado has an amazing voice, as showcased by the songs on her debut album. Such titles as I'm Like a Bird and Turn Off the Light will take you back to the beginning of the new millenium.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
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This adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel will have you laughing and cringing at turns. Lovers of the original will rejoice in the same conversations and social interactions. At the same time, new readers will delight in the gritty addition of zombie mayhem.
Every Little Step
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Mirroring the events in the musical “A Chorus Line,” this documentary follows the audition process for the play’s 2006 Broadway revival.
Stand Up
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Dave Matthews delivers another hit with his sixth studio album. With a mellow sound and heartfelt lyrics, Stand Up is a must-have for any Dave Matthews fan. Songs include: Stand Up (For It), American Baby, and Dreamgirl.
I'd Really Like to Eat a Child
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The story of a crocodile who tires of eating bananas day in and out and decides to look for a new type of meal. But what will happen when he finally does come across a child?
Mister Rogers Talks With Parents
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Complex and difficult parenting concerns are addressed here with Fred Rogers’ characteristic gentleness and clarity.
Codes and Keys
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DeathCab for Cutie's seventh studio album introduces a nearly brand-new sound. Lyricist Ben Gibbard has moved away from the dark feel of past albums. This one contains a quieter, happier mood. DeathCab fans will love this album, as it retains the overall sound and quality that made them fans in the first place. And if you're not a DeathCab fan yet, Codes and Keys will change your mind.
George's Marvelous Medicine
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A delightful story about a boy who decides to get even with his grouchy grandma by giving her a new taste of medicine. George walks through his house putting everything he can find in grandma’s new medicine. But will he finish before it’s too late? And what will happen to Grandma if she tastes this marvelous concoction?
The Dark Side of the Moon
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Pink Floyd's 1973 album has remained one of the truest examples of classic rock for decades. Roger Waters' lyrics are keenly heartfelt and his vocals deliver them with emotion and an earnestness that captivates. All the great hits can be found in this collection, from Money to Time to Us and Them. And don't miss the outstanding vocals of Clare Torry on The Great Gig in the Sky.
Human Clay
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Scott Stapp and Mark Tremonti wrote all the songs on this second album of the band Creed. Songs include: What If, Higher, and With Arms Wide Open.

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