Les Miserables
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Great music and a great cast make this remade version of the classic French revolutionary tale a must see movie.
Barton Hollow
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John Paul White and Joy Williams are singer/songwriters that make up the Civil Wars. Every track has a different feel with amazing melodies and voices that play off each other perfectly. Favorite tracks: “Falling” and “Poison & Wine”
The Mother Tongue
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Ever wonder where the word snafu originated? Did you ever know you were swearing when you said it? The Mother Tongue is a fun look at the English language and all the weird quirks and eccentricities that make it so fun and so frustrating.
Cinder
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Everyone knows the story of Cinderella and her evil step mother and two horrible step sisters. Things get a little more complicated when you retell the tale and Cinderella becomes just Cinder, a cyborg in futuristic New Beijing. Cinder is a fun new take on the classic tale with drama, mystery, and of course romance with the reinventing of Prince Charming as Prince Kai.
Night Visions
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Imagine Dragons brings a good mix of moods and great lyrics to their CD “Night Vision”. Favorite tracks: “Radioactive” and “Bleeding Out”
Despicable Me
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One of my all-time favorite movies made for kids but enjoyed by adults. Gru and his minions scheme to come up with a great plan to make him the most famous villain, but plans change when three little girls unexpectedly show up at his door. It’s a good movie to checkout before the release of Despicable Me 2 this summer.
An Arsonist's Guide To Writers' Homes In New England
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When Emily Dickinson’s house is accidentally burned to the ground killing two people, Sam Pulsifer sentenced to ten years in prison for his crime. After his release he becomes a victim of bad timing and a prime suspect as several other famous authors’ homes are destroyed. This mystery book is full of humor and intrigue as you follow Sam through his seemingly hopeless set of circumstances.
Shatter Me
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Juliet can kill anyone that comes close, just by the touch of her skin. It is a secret that made her family ashamed of her and caused the society to lock her up in a series of prisons and asylums. When she is finally able to see the world again, a lot has changed and not for the better. With diseases and uprisings threatening to destroy, Juliet must choose a side and choose what version of herself she will become.
Stolen
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Sixteen-year-old Gemma is being watched. Ty has been watching her for a while, until the day he seizes his opportunity and takes her. Stolen is a letter written by a young girl to her kidnapper dealing with the confusion of her feelings toward him and how she survives and eventually escapes to find her family.
The Selection
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Think “The Bachelor,” but at least ten times better and in novel form. A quick, entertaining beginning to a series that promises romantic angst and political intrigue.