New at the Orem Library

Teen

content.chilifresh Red QueenVictoria Aveyard

When her latent supernatural powers manifest in front of a noble court, Mare, a thief in a world divided between commoners and superhumans, is forced to assume the role of lost princess before risking everything to help a growing rebellion.

content.chilifresh-1 Finding Mr. Brightside, Jay Clark

Abram and Juliette have lived down the street from each other all their lives but had no connection until Juliette’s mother and Abram’s father had an affair that ended in a deadly car crash, then a year later, the teens begin a tentative relationship while picking up their prescription medications.

51olNH42HNL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_ The Unlikely Hero of Room 138,  Teresa Toten

Adam not only is trying to understand his OCD, while trying to balance his relationship with his divorced parents, but he’s also trying to navigate through the issues that teenagers normally face, namely the perils of young love.

eBooks

content.chilifresh-2 The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins

Rachel is a washed-up thirty-something who creates a fantasy about the seemingly perfect couple she sees during her daily train ride into London. When the woman goes missing, Rachel manages to insert herself into the investigation of the woman’s disappearance. In the vein of Gone Girl, this dark psychological thriller is fast-paced and features some very unreliable narrators.

blazingworld The Blazing WorldSiri Hustsvedt

A provocative tale told through a series of scholarly texts draws on notebooks and conflicting accounts about the life and work of an acclaimed artist who after years of being marginalized conceals her female identity behind three male fronts.

51DqoDFuU7L._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_ A Kim Jong-II Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator’s Rise to PowerPaul Fischer

Before becoming the world’s most notorious dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea’s Ministry for Propaganda and its film studios. Conceiving every movie made, he acted as producer and screenwriter. Despite this control, he was underwhelmed by the available talent and took drastic steps, ordering the kidnapping of Choi Eun-Hee (Madam Choi) – South Korea’s most famous actress – and her ex-husband Shin Sang-Ok, the country’s most famous filmmaker.

DVDs

unbroken_australian_poster-600x888 Unbroken, DR 19283

Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Available on Blu-ray and DVD.

interstellar-poster Interstellar, SF 19079

With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. Available on Blu-ray and DVD.

MV5BMTY4MzQ4OTY3NF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNjM5MDI3MjE@._V1_SX640_SY720_ Into the Woods, MU 19034

A modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel, all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them. Available on Blu-ray and DVD.

 

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