Fast Five with Edoardo Ballerini

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Catching up with narrator Edoardo Ballerini

“Doom” Returns | Games, Gamers, & Gaming, June 15, 2016

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As game design technology grows more sophisticated, old favorites are reimagined with better developed stories, more robust graphics, and new gameplay mechanics. This gives us a chance to breathe new life into the games we love the most. The latest such franchise to get this treatment is Doom.

Murder Times Two, Malick’s “New World,” Resnais’s “Night and Fog,” & More | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray, June 1, 2016

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From The Adderall Diaries to My Golden Days and The New World

Musical Arrangements | Music Matters, June 1, 2016

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Pam Swaidner, manager of cataloging and metadata at the Indianapolis Public Library, and Lhisa Reish, senior cataloging specialist at Timberland Regional Library, WA, talk about the choices their libraries have made regarding music cataloging and why.

LJ Media Reviews: June 1, 2016

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Tracy Chevalier plants her latest title At the Edge of the Orchard; a historic arts program provided Enough To Live On

Bicycle Thieves, L’Inhumaine, Paulette, the Tavianis, & Ulee’s Gold | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks, May 15, 2016

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The restored masterwork Bicycle Thieves is an essential holding; L’Inhumaine should pique the interest of serious film buffs; from the neorealistic to the magical, The Taviani Brothers give off a folk tale aura; a lovely, low-key Ulee’s Gold

We Love Paris | LJ Video Reviews, May 15, 2016

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Maison Close is recommended for those who like period dramas with a psychological edge; Thérèse Raquin presents an absorbing tale that will appeal to those who favor melodrama.

Delving into Dark Souls III | Games, Gamers, & Gaming, May 15, 2016

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Dark Souls III may scare away less practiced and casual gamers, but it is still an experience worth trying. This is a game that belongs in your collection and in your patrons’ hands.

Audiobooks by Edghill, Gerritsen, and Sanderson, plus a Memoir from Tweedy | Xpress Reviews

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An excellent biblical choice from Edghill, Gerritsen blends a strong historical narrative with a contemporary suspense plot, epic high fantasy series with action, magic, deception, and politics from Sanderson, African American physician Tweedy on health care

The Art of Narrating: Marc Thompson & Cassandra Campbell

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Marc Thompson and Cassandra Campbell discuss preparation for and the process of narration audiobooks