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Book cover: Wonder


Author: R.J. Palacio

Summary: Born with a facial deformity that initially prevented his attendance at public school, Auggie Pullman enters the fifth grade at Beecher Prep and struggles with the dynamics of being both new and different, in a sparsely written tale about acceptance and self-esteem.

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In theaters 04/07/2017
Book cover: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

Author: David Grann

Summary: Interweaves the story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who vanished during a 1925 expedition into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, with the author's own adventure-filled quest into the uncharted wilderness to uncover the mysteries surrounding Fawcett's final journey and the secrets of what really lies deep in the Amazon jungle.

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In theaters 04/21/2017
Book cover: Captain Underpants

Captain Underpants

Author: Dav Pilkey

Summary: When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen.

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In theaters 06/02/2017
Book cover: The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower

Author: Stephen King

Summary: The final installment in the epic series completes the quest of Roland Deschain, who works to outmaneuver the increasingly desperate acts of his adversaries and confronts losses within his circle of companions.

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In theaters 07/28/2017
Book cover: It


Author: Stephen King

Summary: It began--and ended--in 1958 when seven desperate children searched in the drains beneath Derry for an evil creature, but in 1985, Mike Hanlon, once one of those children, makes six phone calls and disinters an unremembered promise that sets off the ultimate terror

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In theaters 09/08/2017
Book cover: The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us

Author: Charles Martin

Summary: Stranded in a frigid mountain wilderness after a plane crash, a gifted surgeon and a young magazine writer are forced to rely on each other for survival while confronting painful truths about their personal lives.

In theaters 10/27/2017
Book cover: Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow

Author: Jason Matthews

Summary: Drafted against her will to serve the regime of Vladimir Putin as an intelligence seductress, Dominika Egorova is assigned to operate against first-tour CIA officer Nathaniel Nash, with whom she engages in a charged effort of deception and tradecraft before a forbidden attraction threatens their careers and the security of America's most valuable mole in Moscow.

In theaters 11/10/2017
Book cover: Jungle: a harrowing true story of survival

Jungle: A harrowing true story of survival

Author: Yossi Ghinsberg

Summary: What begins as a dream adventure for four amicable--if hastily met--mochileros (backpackers) quickly becomes a struggle for survival as they unravel under the duress of the jungle. They are an odd mix, to be sure: Marcus, the Swiss mystic; Karl, the shady Austrian geologist; Kevin, the well-intentioned American photographer; and Yossi, the Israeli adventurer

In theaters 12/01/2017