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Room– Release November 6. Based on the book “Room” by Emma Donoghue. Place a hold on this title here : Room: a novel
A story of the unconditional love between mother and child. Little Jack knows nothing of the world save for the single room in which he was born and raised. Staring: Brie Larson (The Spectacular Now) and William H. Macy (Shameless.)
The 33- Release: November 13. Based on the non-fiction book “Deep Down Dark” by Hector Tobar. Place a hold on this title here: Deep Down Dark.
Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Staring: Antonia Banderas (The Mask of Zorro) and Cote de Pablo (NCIS.)
The Heart of the Sea– Release: December 11. Based on the book “In the Heart of The Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex” by Nathaniel Philstrick. Place a hold on his title here: In the Heart of The Sea
Based on the event which took place in 1820, a whaling vessel is preyed upon by a large sperm whale, stranding the crew for 90 days, thousands of miles away from home. This event would go on to be the inspiration for the classic novel “Moby Dick.” Staring: Chris Hemsworth (Thor,) Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders) and Directed by Ron Howard.
Snowden– Release: Christmas Day. Based on the non-fiction book “The Snowden Files, the Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man” by Luke Harding. The Snowden Files.
The story of CIA employee, Edward Snowden and he leaked thousands of confidential files to the press making him he world’s most wanted man. Staring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Dark Knight Rises and Inception) and Shailene Woodley (The Fault in Our Stars and Divergent.)
The Revenant Release: Christmas Day. Based on the book by the same title, written by Michael Punke. To place a hold on this title click here: The Revenant.
Inspired by true events this is an epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the spirit of man. Legendary explorer, Hugh Glass, is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting party. Can he make it out of the vicious winter alive? Staring Leonardo DiCaprio (The Great Gatsby, The Wolf of Wall Street) and Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises, Mad Max: Fury Road)
For Kids and Teens:
Goosebumps– Release: October 16. Based on the beloved Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine. Place a hold on one of the many titles here: Goosebumps- All Available Titles
When Zach Cooper meets Hanna, the niece of famed writer R.L. Stine, he unknowingly releases all of the writer’s from the books out into their small Maryland town. Will they capture all the monsters and return them to their books before it’s too late? Staring: Jack Black (Kung Fu Panda.)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2- Release: November 20. Based on the final novel of the Young Adult trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Place a hold on this title here: Mockingjay.
The final installment in the blockbuster movie franchise. Katniss Everdeen and the rebels of District 13 lead a revolution against President Snow and The Capitol. Staring: Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games and Silver Linings Playbook,) Philip Seymour Hoffman (Doubt and Capote,) and Elizabeth Banks (Pitch Perfect.)
If you see titles above you are interested in reading, follow the links provided and using your SEKnFind log-in information you can place a hold on the title yourself. If you are having trouble with the SEKnFind website or don’t have a log-in stop by or call the library and we’ll be more than happy to assist you.