LJ Media | Review Alert, December 2017

Below is a list of Audio and Video titles to be reviewed in the December 2017 issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience. Also included are titles recently reviewed as online-only Xpress Reviews and in our LJ Reviews e-newsletter.

Starred reviews are indicated with **.

PUBLISHERS: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038.

AUDIO

Fiction

**Adebayo, Ayobami. Stay with Me. digital download. 8 hrs. Books on Tape. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9781524781835. $66.50. F

Barton, Fiona. The Child. 9 CDs. 11:27 hrs. Recorded Bks. May 2017. ISBN 9781524779924. $40. digital download. F

Brown, Dale. Price of Duty. (Patrick McLanahan, Bk. 21). 11 CDs. 14:10 hrs. Brilliance. May 2017. ISBN 9781511322409. $34.99. 1 MP3-CD, digital download. F

Follett, Ken. A Column of Fire. (Kingsbridge, Bk. 3). 24 CDs. 30:19 hrs. Books on Tape. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9780525497165. $70. digital download. F

Gordon, Alexia. Death in D Minor. (Gethsemane Brown Mysteries, Bk. 2). 7 CDs. 8:23 hrs. Dreamscape. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781520078229. $59.99. 1 MP3-CD. F

Hamilton, Steve. Exit Strategy. (Nick Mason, Bk. 2). 6 CDs. 7:43 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9780451483607. $35. digital download. F

Hanks, Tom. Uncommon Type: Some Stories. 8 CDs. 11:30 hrs. Books on Tape. Oct. 2017. ISBN 9781101923634. $54. digital download. F

Henry, Patti Callahan. The Bookshop at Water’s End. digital download. 10:29 hrs. Books on Tape. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781524779337. $76. F

Lodge, Hillary Manton. Jane of Austin. 8 CDs. 10:17 hrs. Dreamscape. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781520077079. $59.99. 2 MP3-CDs. F

Minato, Kanae. Penance. tr. from Japanese by Philip Gabriel. 7 CDs. 7:18 hrs. Hachette Audio. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781478973478. $30. digital download. F

**Ng, Celeste. Little Fires Everywhere. 9 CDs. 11:28 hrs. Books on Tape. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9780525498087. $40. digital download. F

Peterson, Tracie & Kimberley Woodhouse. In the Shadow of Denali. 7 CDs. 8:30 hrs. Recorded Bks. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781501941780. $77.75. digital download. F

Sims, Michael. Frankenstein Dreams: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Science Fiction. 11 CDs. 13:30 hrs. HighBridge. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9781681687933. $34.99. digital download. F

Ware, Ruth. The Lying Game. 11 CDs. 13:39 hrs. Recorded Bks. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781508232735. $39.99. digital download. F

**Yoon, Paul. The Mountain. 5 CDs. 5:15 hrs. HighBridge. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9781681686714. $29.99. digital download. F

Nonfiction

Blum, Ben. Ranger Games: A Story of Soldiers, Family and an Inexplicable Crime. 13 CDs. 16:04 hrs. Books on Tape. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9780804166072. $45. digital download. BIOG

Brown, Brené. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage To Stand Alone. 4 CDs. 4:12 hrs. Books on Tape. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9780525494904. $30. digital download. SOC SCI

Svec, Carol. Balance: A Dizzying Journey Through the Science of Our Most Delicate Sense. 7 CDs. 8 hrs. Tantor Audio. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9781541408814. $39.99. SCI

Walters, Alice. Coming to My Senses. 8 CDs. 8:59 hrs. Books on Tape. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9780525496496. $35. digital download. memoir

Williams, Joseph A. The Sunken Gold: A Story of World War I Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History. 9 CDs. 10:30 hrs. HighBridge. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9781681688190. $34.99. digital download. hist

VIDEO

FICTION

**Barry Lyndon. 2 discs. 184+ min. Stanley Kubrick, Criterion Collection. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433714. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433707. $39.95. F

House: Two Stories; Limited Edition. 191+ min. Steve Miner & Ethan Wiley, dist. by Arrow Video c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2017. Blu-ray UPC 760137976486. $59.95. Horror Comedy

Murdoch Mysteries: Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas. 89+ min. T.W. Peacocke, dist. by Acorn TV, www.acorn.tv. 2017. DVD UPC 054961257096. $24.99; Blu-ray UPC 054961257799. $24.99. SDH subtitles. F

Rake: Series 2. 3 discs. 462+ min. Peter Duncan & others, dist. by Acorn TV, www.acorn.tv. 2017. DVD UPC 054961258093. $39.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

Wentworth: Season 3. 4 discs. 580+ min. Kevin Carlin & others, dist. by Acorn TV, www.acorn.tv. 2017. DVD UPC 054961253890. $59.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

Wolf Guy. 86+ min. Kazuhiko Yamaguchi, dist. by Arrow Video c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2017. Blu-ray/DVD combo UPC 760137985785. $39.95. Horror/SF

ARTS & HUMANITIES

Tyrus: The Tyrus Wong Story. 77 min. Pamela Tom, dist. by Good Docs, www.gooddocs.net. 2017. DVD $129; acad. libs. $349; streaming/DVD $559. Public performance. ART-GENERAL

The Champion: A Story of America’s First Film Town. 2 discs. color & b/w. 3+ hrs. w/booklet. dist. by Milestone Films, www.milestonefilms.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781933920818. $34.99. FILM

Gospel According to Al Green. 94+ min. Robert Mugge, dist. by MVD Visual, www.MVDb2b.com. 2017. Blu-Ray UPC 760137968580. $19.95. MUSIC

Under the Turban. 90 min. In English, Italian, Punjabi, & Spanish w/English subtitles. Satinder Garcha, dist. by Cinema Libre Studio, www.cinemalibrestudio.com. 2017. DVD UPC 881394125520. $19.95. Closed-captioned. REL

SOCIAL SCIENCES

A Tale of Two Cities. 84 min. Robert Nugent & Peng Hui, dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2017. DVD UPC 818506021265. $24.99; public performance $199.99. Closed-captioned. COMM/INT AFFAIRS

**Oyster Factory (Kati Kouba). 145 min. In Japanese & Mandarin w/English subtitles. Kazuhiro Soda, dist. by Passion River www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 888295575997. $59.95. Public performance. INT AFFAIRS

**Tickling Giants. 111 min. Sara Taksler, dist. by Tugg Edu, www.edu.tugg.com. 2017. DVD $95; acad. libs. $395; streaming at www.edu@tugg.com from $125. Public performance. INT AFFAIRS/HUMOR

The Draft and the Vietnam Generation. 49 min. Beth Sanders, www.thedraftproject.com/store. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781532333415. $45; acad. libs. $299. Public performance. MILITARY HIST/POL SCI

The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets. 60 min. Melody Shemtov, dist. by Bullfrog Films, www.bullfrogfilms.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781941545751. $295 (Rental: $95). Public performance; SDH subtitles. POL SCI/SOC SCI

Feeling Wanted. 14 min.; My Identity. 11 min.; Family Rewritten. 13 min. Yasmin Mistry, dist. by Foster Care Film, www.info@fostercarefilm.com. ea. vol: DVD $69.99 w/study guide. Public performance. SOC SCI

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

**An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. 97+ min. Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk, dist. by Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment, www.paramount.com. 2017. DVD UPC 032429285317. $21.99; Blu-ray UPC 032429285324. $26.99. SDH subtitles. Rated: PG. ENVIRONMENT

Straws. 32 min. Linda Booker, dist. by Video Project, www.videoproject.com. 2017. DVD $89; acad. libs. $145; w/DSL $245. Public performance; closed-captioned. ENVIRONMENT

FAST SCANS: TOP FOREIGN & INDIE PICKS

Churchill. color. 105+ min. Cohen Media Group. 2017. DVD UPC 741952839590. $25.99; Blu-ray UPC 741952839699. $30.99. Rated: PG.

A Fish Called Wanda (Special Edition). color. 108+ min. Arrow Video. 1988. Blu-ray UPC 760137044086. $39.95. Rated: R.

The Hero. color. 97+ min. Lionsgate. 2017. DVD UPC 031398270270. $19.98; Blu-ray UPC 031398270300. $24.99. Rated: R. 

The Miracle Worker. b/w. 106 min. Olive Films. 1962. DVD UPC 887090138017. $19.95; Blu-ray UPC 887090138116. $29.95.

Personal Shopper. color. 105+ min. Criterion Collection. 2016. DVD ISBN 9781681433691. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781682433684. $39.95. Rated: R. 

TRAILERS: WHAT’S COMING ON DVD/BLU-RAY

The Breakfast Club. 2 discs. 97+ min. John Hughes, dist. by Criterion Collection. Jan. 2018. DVD ISBN 9781681433844. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433837. $39.95. DRAMA

Félicité. 129+ min. In Lingala & French w/English subtitles. Alain Gomis, dist. by Strand Releasing. Jan. 2018. DVD UPC 712267371327. $27.99. DRAMA

I, Daniel Blake. 2 discs. 100+ min. Ken Loach, dist. by Criterion Collection. Jan. 2018. DVD ISBN 9781681433929. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433912. $39.95. DRAMA 

Only the Brave. 133+ min. Joseph Kosinski, dist. by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Jan. 2018. DVD UPC 043396514713. $30.99; Blu-ray UPC 043396514706. $34.99. DRAMA 

Rebel in the Rye. 106+ min. Danny Strong, dist. by Shout! Factory. Jan. 2018. DVD UPC 826663183627. $11.99; Blu-ray UPC 826663183634. $17.99. Rated: PG-13. DRAMA

The Sultan and the Saint. 60 min. Alex Kronemer, dist. by PBS. Jan. 2018. DVD ISBN 9781531703707. $24.99. HIST

Westfront 1918. b/w. 96+ min. In German w/English subtitles. G.W. Pabst, dist. by Criterion Collection. Jan. 2018. DVD ISBN 9781681433943. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433936. $39.95. DRAMA

Young Mr. Lincoln. 2 discs. b/w. 100+ min.  John Ford, dist. by Criterion Collection. Jan. 2018. DVD ISBN 9781681433905. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433899. $39.95. DRAMA

 

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