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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles    More Info  Borrow
From Paramount.
Amazon rank #2
 
Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder has an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

 
Guardians of the Galaxy    More Info  Borrow
From Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
Amazon rank #4
 
From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe.
41: A Portrait of My Father    More Info  Borrow
By George W. Bush. From Crown.
Amazon rank #13
 
George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, has authored a personal biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st President.

Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have been written about them. But never before has a President told the story of his father, another President, through his own eyes and in his own words.

The Maze Runner    More Info  Borrow

Amazon rank #14
 
Thomas (Dylan O'Brien), a teenager, arrives in a glade at the center of a giant labyrinth. Like the other youths dumped there before him, he has no memory of his previous life. Thomas quickly becomes part of the group and soon after demonstrates a unique perspective that scores him a promotion to Runner status -- those who patrol the always-changing maze to find an escape route. Together with Teresa (Kaya Scodelario), the only female, Thomas tries to convince his cohorts that he knows a way out.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes    More Info  Borrow

Amazon rank #35
 
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.


 
Everything I Never Told You: A Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Celeste Ng. From Penguin Press HC, The.
 (1,360 reviews)  Amazon rank #55
 
Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet . . . So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother’s bright blue eyes and her father’s jet-black hair.
Back to the Future    More Info  Borrow
From Universal Studios.
Amazon rank #782
 
Dr. Emmett Brown: Then tell me, 'future boy,' who is president in the United States in 1985?
Marty McFly: Ronald Reagan.
Dr. Brown: Ronald Reagan? The actor?! Who's vice president? Jerry Lewis?

Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis topped his breakaway hit Romancing the Stone with this joyous comedy with a dazzling hook: what would it be like to meet your parents in their youth? Billed as a special-effects comedy, the imaginative film (the top box-office smash of 1985) has staying power because of the heart behind Zemeckis and Bob Gale's script.

The 13th Gift: A True Story of a Christmas Miracle    More Info  Borrow
By Joanne Huist Smith. From Harmony.
 (112 reviews)  Amazon rank #1,085
 
For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Greg Kincaid comes The 13th Gift, a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love.

After the unexpected death of her husband, Joanne Huist Smith had no idea how she would keep herself together and be strong for her three children--especially with the holiday season approaching. But 12 days before Christmas, presents begin appearing on her doorstep with notes from their "True Friends."

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The Hundred-Foot Journey    More Info  Borrow
From Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
Amazon rank #48
 
Starring Academy Award(R) winner Helen Mirren (Best Actress, THE QUEEN, 2006), produced by Steven Speilberg, Oprah Winfrey and Julia Blake, and directed by Lasse Hallstr-m (CHOCOLAT), this uplifting story bursts with flavor, passion and heart. When the chill chef proprietress of a Michelin-starred French restaurant in southern France (Mirren) gets wind of a culinary immigrant opening an Indian restaurant just 100 feet from her own, her icy protests escalate to all-out war between the two establishments.
Justified: Season 5    More Info  Borrow
From Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Amazon rank #61
The Expendables 3    More Info  Borrow
From Lionsgate.
Amazon rank #70
The Giver    More Info  Borrow
From Anchor Bay.
Amazon rank #82
 
The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community’s memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community’s secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined – a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most.

December Board Meeting Date Change

The Board of Trustees of the Henry County Public Library will meet on Thursday, December 18th at 5 pm. This change was made because the regularly scheduled meeting falls on a holiday. The Board will return to meeting on the fourth Thursday of the month in January 2015.

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Hope to Die (Alex Cross)    More Info  Borrow
By James Patterson. From Little, Brown and Company.
 (23 reviews)  Amazon rank #29
 
Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. Cross's family--his loving wife Bree, the wise and lively Nana Mama, and his precious children--have been ripped away. Terrified and desperate, Cross must give this mad man what he wants if he has any chance of saving the most important people in his life. The stakes have never been higher: What will Cross sacrifice to save the ones he loves?

 
22 Jump Street    More Info  Borrow
From Sony.
Amazon rank #134
 
After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship.
Llama Llama Jingle Bells    More Info  Borrow
By Anna Dewdney. From Viking Juvenile.
 (2 reviews)  Amazon rank #157
 
It's almost Christmas! Time for gift giving, song singing, and cookie decorating. Llama Llama and Mama celebrate the holidays in this fifth board book by Anna Dewdney.
The Wind Rises    More Info  Borrow
From Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
Amazon rank #348
 
From Academy Award(R)-winning filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki (Best Animated Feature, SPIRITED AWAY, 2002) comes a spellbinding movie beyond compare. Experience "perhaps the greatest animated film the cinema has ever seen" (David Ehrlich, Film.com) on Blu-ray. Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted and unable to be a pilot, he becomes one of the world's most accomplished airplane designers, experiencing key historical events in an epic tale of love, perseverance and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world.
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