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Adult Books

Mary Higgins Clark- All By Myself, Alone

Release Date April 4th

All By Myself, Alone

From amazon.com: Fleeing a disastrous and humiliating arrest of her husband-to-be on the eve of their wedding, Celia Kilbride, a gems and jewelry expert, hopes to escape from public attention by lecturing on a brand-new cruise ship—the Queen Charlotte. On board she meets eighty-six-year-old Lady Emily Haywood, “Lady Em,” as she is known throughout the world. Immensely wealthy, Lady Em is the owner of a priceless emerald necklace that she intends to leave to the Smithsonian after the cruise.

Three days out to sea Lady Em is found dead—and the necklace is missing. Is it the work of her apparently devoted assistant, Brenda Martin, or her lawyer-executor, Roger Pearson, and his wife, Yvonne, both of whom she had invited to join them on the cruise? Or is it Professor Henry Longworth, an acclaimed Shakespeare scholar who is lecturing on board? Or Alan Davidson, a guest on the ship who is planning to spread his wife’s ashes at sea? The list of suspects is large and growing.

Celia, with the help of her new friends Willy and Alvirah Meehan, who are celebrating their forty-fifth wedding anniversary, sets out to find the killer, not realizing that she has put herself in mortal danger before the ship reaches its final destination.


Lisa Scottoline- One Perfect Lie

Release Date April 11th

One Perfect Lie

From amazon.com: On paper, Chris Brennan looks perfect. He's applying for a job as a high school government teacher, he's ready to step in as an assistant baseball coach, and his references are impeccable. But everything about Chris Brennan is a lie.

Susan Sematov is proud of her son Raz, a high school pitcher so athletically talented that he's being recruited for a full-ride scholarship to a Division I college, with a future in major-league baseball. But Raz’s father died only a few months ago, leaving her son in a vulnerable place where any new father figure might influence him for good, or evil.

Heather Larkin is a struggling single mother who lives for her son Justin's baseball games. But Justin is shy, and Heather fears he is being lured down a dark path by one of his teammates, a young man from an affluent family whose fun-loving manner might possibly conceal his violent plans.

Mindy Kostis succumbs to the pressure of being a surgeon's wife by filling her days with social events and too many gin and tonics. But she doesn’t know that her husband and her son, Evan, are keeping secrets from her – secrets that might destroy all of them.

At the center of all of them is Chris Brennan. Why is he there? What does he want? And what is he willing to do to get it?


Timothy Zahn - Thrawn

Release Date April 11th

Thrawn

From amazon.com: One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Galactic Empire, Grand Admiral Thrawn is also one of the most captivating characters in the Star Wars universe, from his introduction in bestselling author Timothy Zahn’s classic Heir to the Empire through his continuing adventures in Dark Force Rising, The Last Command, and beyond. But Thrawn’s origins and the story of his rise in the Imperial ranks have remained mysterious. Now, in Star Wars: Thrawn, Timothy Zahn chronicles the fateful events that launched the blue-skinned, red-eyed master of military strategy and lethal warfare into the highest realms of power—and infamy.


Sara Paretsky- Fallout

Release Date April 18th

Fallout

From amazon.com: To her parents, she's Victoria Iphigenia. To her friends, she's Vic. But to clients seeking her talents as a detective, she's V.I. And her new case will lead her from her native Chicago... and into Kansas, on the trail of a vanished film student and a faded Hollywood star.

Accompanied by her dog, V.I. tracks her quarry through a university town, across fields where missile silos once flourished — and into a past riven by long-simmering racial tensions, a past that holds the key to the crimes of the present. But as the mysteries stack up, so does the body count. And in this, her toughest case, not even V.I. is safe.



Movies

Rogue One

Release Date April 4th

Rogue One

From dvdsrealeasedates.com: Before Luke Skywalker became a Jedi or met Han Solo, Jyn Erso was a rebel amongst rebels who didn't like to play by anyone's rules. When the Rebellion is desperate to find a way to take out Darth Vader and his forces, they use her criminal history to do it. Jyn and a group that includes a swordsman, a droid, and some individuals not allied to any particular side of the conflict, set out to steal the plans for the Death Star to give the Rebellion an edge.


Hidden Figures

Release Date April 11th

Hidden Figures

From dvdsreleasedates.com: A period space-race drama is inspired by the real-life tale of a group of African-American female mathematicians, Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson and Katherine Johnson, who helped put astronaut John Glenn into orbit.


Split

Release Date April 18th

Split

From dvdsreleasedates.com: Kevin struggles with multiple personality disorder. He has manifested at least 23 distinct personalities which range from a harmless boy to some very dangerous criminal minds. One of the more sinister personalities drives him to kidnap and imprison three teenage girls. Once they are in his custody, a new personality called 'The Beast' begins to emerge. The girls must quickly escape this personality's evil clutches by pleading with the more noble personalities and relying on one another.


La La Land

Release Date April 25th

La La Land

From dvdsreleasedates.com: Sick of serving coffee to movie stars, Mia is an aspiring actress rushing around Los Angeles to audition for the big break that will finally let her quit her day job; Sebastian plays jazz piano at dive bars while waiting to be discovered. These two fall head-over-heels in love with each other but when their careers start to take off, their new found success puts their romance to the test. They will have to decide whether living their dreams of fame is worth the heartbreak.


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