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The Shining Girls

"A time-traveling serial killer is impossible to trace-- until one of his victims survives. In Depression-era Chicago, Harper Curtis finds a key to a house that opens on to other times. But it comes at a cost. He has to kill the shining girls: bright young women, burning with potential.

The Shining Girls

Lauren Beukes
Adult Fiction - Beukes

"A time-traveling serial killer is impossible to trace-- until one of his victims survives. In Depression-era Chicago, Harper Curtis finds a key to a house that opens on to other times. But it comes at a cost. He has to kill the shining girls: bright young women, burning with potential. He stalks them through their lives across different eras until, in 1989, one of his victims, Kirby Mazrachi, survives and starts hunting him back." The limited series adaptation stars Elizabeth Moss (Apple TV+ TBA).


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The Time Traveler's Wife

"This is the celebrated tale of Henry, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who inadvertently travels through time, and Clare, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course. Their passionate affair endures across a sea of time and captures them in an impossibly romantic trap that tests the strength of fate and basks in the bonds of love" (HBO Max TBA).

The Time Traveler's Wife

Audrey Niffenegger
Adult Fiction - Niffene

"This is the celebrated tale of Henry, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who inadvertently travels through time, and Clare, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course. Their passionate affair endures across a sea of time and captures them in an impossibly romantic trap that tests the strength of fate and basks in the bonds of love" (HBO Max TBA).


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The Terminal List

"Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander James Reece has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his entire team, that was killed in a catastrophic ambush that also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them, in a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government." Chris

The Terminal List

Jack Carr
Adult Fiction - Carr
Series: Terminal list ; 1

"Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander James Reece has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his entire team, that was killed in a catastrophic ambush that also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them, in a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government." Chris Pratt stars as Reece (Amazon TBA).


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Along for the Ride

"When Auden impulsively goes to stay with her father, stepmother, and new baby sister the summer before she starts college, all the trauma of her parents' divorce is revived, even as she is making new friends and having new experiences such as learning to ride a bike and dating" (Netflix TBA).

Along for the Ride

Sarah Dessen
Adult Fiction - Dessen

"When Auden impulsively goes to stay with her father, stepmother, and new baby sister the summer before she starts college, all the trauma of her parents' divorce is revived, even as she is making new friends and having new experiences such as learning to ride a bike and dating" (Netflix TBA).


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The Tiger Rising

"Rob, who passes the time in his rural Florida community by wood carving, is drawn by his spunky but angry friend Sistine into a plan to free a caged tiger" (February 3rd).

The Tiger Rising

Kate DiCamillo
Juvenile & Young Adult Fiction - J DiCamill; Y Di

"Rob, who passes the time in his rural Florida community by wood carving, is drawn by his spunky but angry friend Sistine into a plan to free a caged tiger" (February 3rd).


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My Father's Dragon

"A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island" (Netflix TBA).

My Father's Dragon

Ruth Stiles Gannett
Juvenile Fiction - J Gannett
Series: My father's dragon; 1

"A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island" (Netflix TBA).


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The Amazing Maurice and his educated rodents

"A talking cat, intelligent rats, and a strange boy cooperate in a Pied Piper scam until they try to con the wrong town and are confronted by a deadly evil rat king." The animated adaptation stars the voice of Hugh Laurie as our title character (February 13th).

The Amazing Maurice and his educated rodents

Terry Pratchett
Juvenile & Young Adult Fiction - J Pratche; Y Pr
Series: Discworld (Young adult) ; 1

"A talking cat, intelligent rats, and a strange boy cooperate in a Pied Piper scam until they try to con the wrong town and are confronted by a deadly evil rat king." The animated adaptation stars the voice of Hugh Laurie as our title character (February 13th).


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The Gray Man

"To those who lurk in the shadows, he's known as the Gray Man. He is a legend in the covert realm, moving silently from job to job, accomplishing the impossible and then fading away. And he always hits his target. Always. But there are forces more lethal than Gentry in the world. Forces like money. And power. And there are men who hold these as the only currency worth fighting for. And in their eyes, Gentry has just outlived his usefulness.

The Gray Man

Mark Greaney
Adult Fiction - Greaney
Series: Gray Man thrillers ; 1

"To those who lurk in the shadows, he's known as the Gray Man. He is a legend in the covert realm, moving silently from job to job, accomplishing the impossible and then fading away. And he always hits his target. Always. But there are forces more lethal than Gentry in the world. Forces like money. And power. And there are men who hold these as the only currency worth fighting for. And in their eyes, Gentry has just outlived his usefulness. But Court Gentry is going to prove that, for him, there's no gray area between killing for a living and killing to stay alive." Ryan Gosling stars in this first adaptation, from the Russo Brothers, in a series of thrillers (Netflix TBA).


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Mr. Malcolm's List

"The Honourable Mr. Jeremy Malcolm is searching for a wife, but not just any wife. As the target of matchmaking mothers and desperate debutantes, he's determined to avoid the fortune hunters and find a near-perfect woman, one who will meet the qualifications on his well-crafted list. But after years of searching, he's beginning to despair of ever finding this paragon. Until Selina Dalton arrives in town" (TBA).

Mr. Malcolm's List

Suzanne Allain
Adult Fiction - Allain

"The Honourable Mr. Jeremy Malcolm is searching for a wife, but not just any wife. As the target of matchmaking mothers and desperate debutantes, he's determined to avoid the fortune hunters and find a near-perfect woman, one who will meet the qualifications on his well-crafted list. But after years of searching, he's beginning to despair of ever finding this paragon. Until Selina Dalton arrives in town" (TBA).


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Mothering Sunday : a romance

"From the Booker Award winning author: a luminous, profoundly moving work of fiction that begins with an afternoon tryst in 1924 between a servant girl and the young man of the neighboring house, but then opens to reveal the whole life of a remarkable woman.

Mothering Sunday : a romance

Graham Swift
Adult Fiction - Swift

"From the Booker Award winning author: a luminous, profoundly moving work of fiction that begins with an afternoon tryst in 1924 between a servant girl and the young man of the neighboring house, but then opens to reveal the whole life of a remarkable woman. Twenty-two-year-old Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young), orphaned at birth, has worked as a maid at one English country estate since she was sixteen. And for almost all of those years she has been the secret lover to Paul Sheringham (John O'Connor), the scion of the estate next door..." (February 25th).


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