A Princeton admissions officer, Portia Nathan, who is up for a major promotion, takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption. Also available on Blu-Ray DVD.
Earth has been taken over by aliens in crisp white outfits, with each one taking over a human ‘host’ so the alien race can save the planet. Fewer humans are alive, and young Melanie has been on the run with her kid brother, Jamie, and her Louisiana honey, Jared. The Host opens with Melanie’s capture, and continues on her odyssey as the alien who attempts to overtake her, Wanderer, battles inside Melanie for control of her body and mind. Also available on Blu-Ray DVD.
Two boys, Ellis and his best friend Neckbone, find a mysterious man named Mud hiding out on a deserted island in the Mississippi. Mud tells the boys fantastic stories about his life, including how he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper. The boys agree to help him, but it isn’t long until their small town is besieged by bounty hunters out for blood.
Inspired by a true story, it’s 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship, and war when their all-girl group the Sapphires entertains U.S. troops in Vietnam.
– posted by Ralph, Readers’ Services