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Lucy (Blu-ray + DVD + DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet)    More Info  Borrow
From Universal Studios.
Amazon rank #22
 
From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history. Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. Lucy also stars Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman.

 
The Boxtrolls    More Info  Borrow
From Universal Studios.
Amazon rank #79
 
From the creators of Coraline and ParaNorman comes a magical family adventure about heroes in all shapes and sizes: The Boxtrolls. Quirky, mischievous and good-hearted, these box-wearing creatures have lovingly raised a human boy named "Eggs" (voiced by Isaac Hempstead Wright) in a charming cavern below the bustling streets of Cheesebridge. But when evil Archibald Snatcher (voiced by Ben Kingsley) decides to capture the lovable misfits, it's up to Eggs and his feisty young friend, Winnie (voiced by Elle Fanning,) to save the Boxtrolls.
Saint Odd: An Odd Thomas Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Dean Koontz. From Bantam.
 (240 reviews)  Amazon rank #241
 
The end is nigh! Prepare for the highly anticipated finale of the Odd Thomas series—starring “one of the most remarkable and appealing characters in current fiction” (The Virginian-Pilot)—from #1 New York Times bestselling Dean Koontz, “one of the master storytellers of this or any age” (The Tampa Tribune).
I Totally Funniest: A Middle School Story (I Funny)    More Info  Borrow
By James Patterson. From Little, Brown and Company.
 (1 review)  Amazon rank #298
 
Jamie Grimm is back and better than ever in the third episode of James Patterson's bestselling I FUNNY series. Finding himself one step closer to his dream of being the best kid comic in the world, Jamie faces his biggest challenge yet.

After scoring big on national TV in the semifinals contest, everyone back home is jumping on the Jamie Grimm bandwagon, and all the attention might be going to his head.

Story Time is Cancelled Mon, Jan 26

Parents, please remember that when Henry County Public Schools are not in session due to the weather that Story Time is cancelled. We hope to see all our Story Time families on Friday at 10 am.

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Gone Girl    More Info  Borrow
From 20th Century Fox.
Amazon rank #11
 
On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question. Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?

 
Boyhood    More Info  Borrow
From Paramount.
Amazon rank #57
 
Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a boy named Mason, who ages from 6-18 years old on screen. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents.
Private Vegas    More Info  Borrow
By James Patterson. From Little, Brown and Company.
 (7 reviews)  Amazon rank #567
 
Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds--especially those with a secret to hide, or a life to leave behind. It's the perfect location for Lester Olsen's lucrative business. He gets to treat gorgeous, young women to five-star restaurants, splashy shows, and limo rides--and then he teaches them how to kill. Private Jack Morgan spends most of his time in Los Angeles, where his top investigation firm has its headquarters.
A Perfectly Messed-Up Story    More Info  Borrow
By Patrick McDonnell. From Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.
 (109 reviews)  Amazon rank #2,045
 
In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, bestselling author and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell creates a funny, engaging, and almost perfect story about embracing life's messes.

Little Louie's story keeps getting messed up, and he's not happy about it! What's the point of telling his tale if he can't tell it perfectly? But when he stops and takes a deep breath, he realizes that everything is actually just fine, and his story is a good one--imperfections and all.

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The Girl on the Train: A Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Paula Hawkins. From Riverhead Hardcover.
 (270 reviews)  Amazon rank #8
 
A debut psychological thriller about a woman who becomes emotionally entangled in a murder investigation because of something she witnesses on her daily commute.

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and every night. Every day she rattles over the same track junctions, flashes past the same stretch of cozy suburban homes. And every day she stops at the same signal and she sees the same couple, breakfasting on their roof deck, living the perfect life that Rachel craves for herself—a lifestyle she recently lost.


 
No Good Deed    More Info  Borrow
From Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Amazon rank #151
 
Terri (Taraji P. Henson) is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin (Idris Elba), a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished as she finds herself fighting for survival when he invades her home and terrorizes her family.
Firefight (The Reckoners)    More Info  Borrow
By Brandon Sanderson. From Delacorte Press.
 (257 reviews)  Amazon rank #213
 
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Words of Radiance, coauthor of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, and creator of the internationally bestselling Mistborn Trilogy, Brandon Sanderson presents the second book in the Reckoners series: Firefight, the sequel to the #1 bestseller Steelheart.

They told David it was impossible—that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet, Steelheart—invincible, immortal, unconquerable—is dead. And he died by David’s hand.

Eliminating Steelheart was supposed to make life more simple.

Get On Up    More Info  Borrow
From Universal Studios.
Amazon rank #243
 
In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42's Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get On Up. Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves, and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. Boseman is joined in the drama by Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Craig Robinson, Octavia Spencer, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter and Jill Scott.

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Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers    More Info  Borrow
By David Perlmutter. From Little, Brown and Company.
 (612 reviews)  Amazon rank #139
 
The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health.

Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.

Longmire: The Complete Second Season    More Info  Borrow
By Craig Johnson. From Warner Home Video.
Amazon rank #1,345
 
Sheriff Walt Longmire is back in the saddle and dedicated to serving his community after coming to terms with the devastating loss of his wife. Walt's reign as Sheriff hangs in the balance as he fights for re-election against rival Branch. Vic is visited by the ghost of a past she'd rather forget. Walt's daughter Cady searches for answers about her mother's murder, while Walt's possible connection to the death of his wife's killer threatens to draw his friend Henry Standing Bear into the mix.
The Trip To Italy    More Info  Borrow
From Ifc Independent Film.
Amazon rank #1,368
The Following: Season 2    More Info  Borrow
From Warner Home Video.
Amazon rank #1,742
 
Golden Globe winner and Emmy® nominee Kevin Bacon and UK's James Purefoy (Rome) star in this hit psychological thriller from Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries, Scream). Heading into its intense, spellbinding second season, the show catches up with a healthy and healed Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) a year after the tragic events of last season. Following a horrific new murder spree, the FBI calls on Ryan and Mike Weston (Shawn Ashmore) to speak with the lone survivor, Lily Gray (Connie Nielsen), in order to help them solve the case.
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