A Magical Fish, a Shark Scientist, & an Unexpected Accordion | Early Elementary Audio in October

“Shark Lady” Eugenie Clark was the ocean’s most fearless scientist, E.D. Baker’s Maggie asks a “wish fish” for a new family, and Kate DiCamillo’s Eugenia Lincoln gets a surprise in the mail.

Colin Meloy, Cressida Cowell, & Lumberjanes | Middle Grade Audio in October

Mariko Tamaki’s Lumberjanes have Unicorn Power!, Katherine Paterson’s historical novel follows a 13-year-old literacy teacher in rural Cuba, and Cressida Cowell launches a new series.

Memoirs from Gabrielle Union, Amy Tan, & Khizr Khan | Stephanie’s Picks

Astronaut Scott Kelly discusses his time in space, Gabrielle Union shares her traumas and triumphs, and Gold Star father Khizr Khan describes his family’s love for America.

Malinda Lo, Philip Pullman, & John Green | YA Audio in October

Liara Tamani’s debut finds a young woman navigating tensions between family expectations and her growing sense of self, and Philip Pullman sheds more light on Dust.

Audiobooks: Christine Hyung-Oak Lee | Xpress Reviews

Despite engrossing true-life experiences, Lee’s work ultimately disappoints, though the book was much better received

Certain Women, David Lynch, Rebecca, the Vietnam War | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray

Certain Women in Montana; growing up David Lynch; Téa Leoni as Madame Secretary; Ken Burns documents The Vietnam War; Du Maurier’s 1940 novel, Rebecca; Sam Elliott was born to play The Hero

Celebrating Jane Austen | RA Crossroads

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Austen’s death on July 18, 1817. A proper celebration of the author’s life must begin with her iconic novels.

Audiobooks by Durham, Grant, Grossman, Haskell, Kelly, Mackintosh, Moran, Palm, and Szabó | Xpress Reviews

For those interested in World War II and German life; highly recommended for the foreign and Jewish-themed collections; this will certainly interest film enthusiasts; an awkward kid–turned–polished swan, Kelly handles narration duties as if to the microphone born; highly recommended for all mystery collections; every global citizen with an interest in superb literary fiction will want to open this intriguing Door

From The Breaking Point to The Lovers to La Poison | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray

The Breaking Point casts John Garfield at sea; in Fargo, a husband plans his wife’s demise; punk rocker Vicious and his gal are Sid & Nancy; E.L. Doctorow’s short story Wakefield stars Bryan Cranston

Dheepan, Zombies, Hitchcock, Oscar Winner Pelle, French Musicals | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks

Jacques Audiard’s realistic drama steadily builds toward a Taxi Driver–like denouement; Colm McCarthy’s meagerly distributed theatrical feature deserves a wider audience; Hitchcock’s rare “failure” proves to be more intriguing than some directors’ successes; French New Wave filmmaker Jacques Demy brilliantly embraces Hollywood conventions